Choosing the Right Fire Damage Restoration Company

A fire can be a devastating tragedy, but it does not have to put an end to your business or force you to move to a new home. There are fire damage restorations companies that can help salvage your property and eliminate hazardous elements from it. Continue reading

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Steps to Take When Expecting a Flood

Natural disasters can strike anywhere and while some may come as a surprise, most incidents come with a warning to help you prepare for the worst. When it comes to flooding in your home or neighborhood, you should take precautions to protect your property and prevent water from entering your premises in the first place. That being said, natural disasters can be extremely destructive to your home. When expecting a flood, it pays knowing what steps to take for effective flood cleanup  and restoration to mitigate losses. Continue reading

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Common Steps Homeowners Tend to Neglect After a Water Damage

Water damage in Edmonton can easily escalate to a catastrophic disaster when immediate actions are not taken. In addition, the cost of cleanup and repair will continue to rise if the damages are not dealt with in a timely manner. When dealing with any kind of water damage, including from a burst pipe, sewer backup, leak, flood or sump pump failure, it is imperative for homeowners to take quick action to reduce potential damages and minimize costs. Continue reading

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How Does Smoke Damage Your Home?

A fire is the last thing that any family would want to deal with. Taking the right steps after a fire and choosing a professional fire and smoke damage restoration company is essential to repairing and restoring your home back to pre-disaster conditions. A fire can cause costly damages to your home. Continue reading

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The Benefits of Asbestos Testing

Asbestos is a toxic and mineral fiber that is featured in rock and soil. It was commonly used in residential and commercial construction materials, mainly for insulation. However, asbestos is extremely harmful to humans as it has been linked to many serious diseases, including asbestosis, lung cancer and mesothelioma. Exposure to asbestos can cause a deadly condition and its presence should not be neglected. If your commercial or residential property was built before the 1990’s, professional asbestos testing must be conducted if you suspect you may have asbestos in your home or you plan on completing repairs or renovations.

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How to Prevent Fire Damage in your Home

A house fire is a devastating disaster that no family wants to experience. Even after the restoration and cleanup takes place, the tragic loss of your personal belongings and destruction created to your home can be overwhelming. After a fire occurs, professional fire damage restoration and cleanup is required to fix the damages that have transpired and restore your home back to pre-disaster conditions. The smell of smoke will linger in your house and on your belongings until smoke remediation is executed by a professional fire damage restoration company. Continue reading

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The Different Categories of Water Damage

There are various types of water damages that can occur in your commercial or residential property. Common causes of water damage include a burst pipe, water damage due to a natural disaster, roof leaks and foundation cracks. Many homeowners and business owners are unaware of the different categories of water damage. Understanding and identifying the type of water damage you are dealing with is essential to having an idea of the restoration that is required and a general estimate for the costs of repair.

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The Cost of a Sewer Backup Cleanup

A sewer backup can cause extensive damage to your residential or commercial property and can be extremely unpleasant to deal with. A sewer backup is categorized as a type 3 water damage, which means that this type of water contains pathogenic agents that can cause serious harm if exposed or ingested. When dealing with a sewage backup, an immediate response is required from a professional water damage restoration company. Sewage contains contaminants that may lead to serious diseases and therefore, effective sanitation, cleaning and restoration of the entire affected area must be executed by professionals. Continue reading

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How to Prevent Water Damage

Water damages can leave your home or business in a horrendous condition. Water damages can destroy the foundation of your home and can cause damages to your furniture, appliances and upholstery. To make matters worse, if water damage is not effectively cleaned up 24-48 following the event, mold and mildew will begin to form. Preventing water damages during natural disasters can be uncontrollable and difficult. That is why we advise home owners and business owners to follow a few steps to reduce the chances of experiencing water damage. Continue reading

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Burst Pipe Repair Cost

Water damages are amongst the most common causes of homeowners’ insurance claims. A burst pipe is a common source of emergency water damage and can create destructive damage to your home or business. Once a burst pipe or frozen pipe is detected, a water damage restoration company must be contacted immediately to mitigate losses. A pipe can burst for many reasons including: Continue reading

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