Spring flooding and water damage, Advanced Water Restoration

How to prepare for spring floods and water damage

Splash! Splash! Pitter Patter, Pitter Patter! The sound of little feet running in rain boots across some pavement as a child scouts out and jumps into a puddle. The only thoughts in this child’s mind are, “How big of a splash can I make? I want to find the biggest puddle, EVER!” Rain is inevitable […]

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How to protect important files and documents from water damage

Imagine. Clouds are rolling in; the sky is dark and gloomy. It feels eerie, daunting, and yet weirdly cozy. It is the type of weather that draws you under a blanket with a cup of coffee in hand and a good book in the other. The rain begins to fall, at first it sounds soothing […]

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How to choose a water restoration company in Seattle, WA

What you should look for in hiring a water damage restoration company

Suffering from a flood or fire is already a hectic and stressful enough situation, but on top of the damage itself, you then have to worry about finding a contractor, and in water or fire damage situations… time is of the essence. Here’s a dirty secret about the water damage restoration industry: It’s largely unregulated, and anybody can claim […]

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Keep you drains clean to avoid water damage from flooding, Seattle, WA

Spring cleaning… for your drains to avoid water damage

Spring is finally here! The weather is starting to look up a bit, and pretty soon the birds will be chirping as the replacement to the sounds of freezing rain hitting the windows. It’s officially time to do some Spring Cleaning! The gutters are clean, the windows are shimmering and all of your closets are […]

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Common Causes of Residential Water Damage

Water damage in homes can add up to thousands of dollars in repair costs each year. However, the most common causes of water and flood damage can be prevented with some basic knowledge and tips. We don’t like to think of our homes being destroyed by the elements, but it happens, and when it does, […]

Make Sure You Hire for Complete Restoration (Not Just Flooding Mitigation)

Not just Water Damage Mitigation, but Complete Restoration With flooding you will want to call on the trained and skilled technicians that will mitigate the water problem AND also restore your processions to pre-loss conditions. When you are dealing with flooding you are working with an emergency situation that should only be handled by licensed, […]

Is a preferred provider the best choice?

Before you decide on whether or not to use your insurance company’s “preferred provider”, I will give you a few things to think about before deciding. As you go through your insurance company’s web site, filing your claim or speaking to them on the phone, you will be asked if the damaging water or sewage […]

Why choose Professional Sprinkler System Flood Restoration?

Sprinkler System Flood Restoration When you have a fire that sets off a sprinkler system, the water damage can often times be more extensive than the flood damage. These systems can also cause damage by leaking and oftentimes a property owner won’t find out about the leak until extensive damage has occurred. This is because […]

3 Reasons to get Certified Carpet Cleaning

Certified Carpet Cleaning Just because a carpet cleaning company calls themselves professional, it doesn’t mean they’re certified. There is a large difference between the two, and you’ll want know which category your company falls into before hiring them. There are some questions you can ask that will quickly answer that question. An easy test is […]

The Fundamentals of Crawl Space and Basement Dry-outs

Crawl Space and Basement Dry-outs It is easy to ignore what you cannot see, assuming everything will be fine because you’ve closed the basement door or patched that hole in the siding. Even though you may have fixed the immediate water damage causing problem, it may not have solved the problem entirely. That’s because it doesn’t […]