Most water damage is caused by accidents in the home that are preventable. A simple maintenance checkup can stop a leak from causing tens of thousands of dollars in damages. To avoid extensive flood restoration costs , homeowners must identify and prevent these threats to their homes.
House fires can be devastating, but there are steps you can take to prevent them from happening. Taking the necessary precautions will help to keep your home safe and ensure the well-being of your loved ones. Below are a few of the leading causes of house fires.
Corroded pipes not only pose a safety concern to building occupants, but can also contribute to lost business, lost property, and building damage. It is crucial to understand the importance of proper pipe maintenance to avoid further issues incurred by flood damage due to corroded pipes.
A home fire is a nightmare that no one should face alone. Preparation is your greatest bet against a tragedy such as a home fire. Extinguishing the flames is just the beginning of what may seem to be a long road to recovery. However, American Restoration is standing by to help you minimize property damage, recover personal effects, and mitigate financial loss so you and your family have peace of mind.
Winter is here, and with it is icy cold weather. This means homeowners should be aware of the dangers associated with this type of weather. Ice dams are common this time of year and can pose issues for your roof. Ice dams occur when ice builds up on the edge of your roof, creating a barrier that can prevent water from properly draining into your gutters and away from the house. When excessive moisture starts to build up, it can cause water damage to your roof, resulting in water leaks. These leaks can eventually lead to water damage in your home. Even if you don’t experience flooding or any visible water damage, the threat of mold can become a serious health hazard. Here are a few things you should know.
Looking at ways to fireproof your business is essential in keeping your assets protected and creating a safe working environment. Taking the proactive approach for fire prevention is a great way to avoid a disaster and save your business countless costs and damages. Here are a few of the most effective ways to fireproof your business.
At American Restoration, we consider our pets a part of the family. During an emergency, their safety is a great concern. Whether you have a cat who likes to hide under the bed or a dog who bolts for the back door, it is important to have a backup plan in case of a home emergency such as a fire or flood. Follow these pet safety tips to make sure they're taken care of under any circumstances.
While you are decking the halls this holiday season, it is important to keep safety in mind. Although you may not think so, decorating for the holidays can pose dangers to you, your family, and your home. With all the season's cheer, fire safety isn't necessarily at the forefront of one's thoughts. There are, however, simple steps that can help you avoid starting a fire and incurring damage to your home- leaving you and yours to happily celebrate the holiday season.
Mold isn’t something to take lightly. Not only can it cause issues within your home, but it also can cause health problems that range from itching eyes and coughing to more serious allergic reactions, and even permanent lung damage. Although it may seem like it’s easy to detect, mold could be hiding in areas you may not be aware of. It is important to know whether or not your home is at risk, and if so, where it can be found.
We understand that cold weather means potential damage to your home. Our goal is to help educate homeowners on the importance of avoiding the high costs that come with flood restoration services due to the cold weather we experience during the Winter months. A small amount of ice in any type of water pipe can expand and cause the pipe to break. American Restoration advises taking a little time and making a little investment to avoid flooding caused by frozen pipes. Here are a few steps you can take to keep your home safe and flood free this Winter.
The holidays are a time of laughter and enjoying great food with your loved ones. If your family loves a good meal, you will be spending a lot more time in the kitchen preparing food this holiday season. Unfortunately, cooking fires are not as uncommon as you may think during the holidays. Here are a few tips to keep cooking fires at bay.
Now that Fall has hit, the cold weather is on its way, and there's nothing like a cozy fireplace to warm you up. At American Restoration, we want you to stay safe while you are enjoying your fire during these chilly months, so pay attention to these tips.