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Restoration Company Checklist

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What makes a great Denver Restoration Company?   After a fire, flood, or other emergency in your home or business, you want and need to get help as quickly as possible. However, it can be overwhelming deciding which professional restoration provider in Denver to choose. You may feel pulled in many directions, with your insurance…

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Sewage Backup Guide

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What to Do After Your Sewage Backs Up A backed-up sewer is something every homeowner dreads. Beyond the disgusting odor and mess, raw sewage overflow is incredibly hazardous to your health, and proper cleanup is necessary in order to ensure contaminants don’t remain in your home and on your belongings, just waiting to get members…

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Extinguishing an Electrical Fire

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How to Put Out an Electrical Fire When a fire breaks out in your home, the natural first reaction is often to panic. You may freeze in your tracks, find yourself completely blanking on what you should do, or worse, spring into action and make a snap decision without the proper knowledge, actually making the…

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Water damage in your crawl space?


What to Do With Crawl Space Water Damage The crawl space is an easy area to keep out of sight and out of mind, but a damp or flooded crawl space can cause a variety of problems for homeowners and should not be ignored. Crawl space water damage can lead to structural problems, pest problems,…

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Dealing with Black Mold

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Black Mold Identification and Solutions The term “black mold” strikes fear into any property owner. We’ve all heard that black mold is the worst of the worst, though many of us are unaware of exactly why. Here, we cover what exactly black mold is, how to identify it, what health risks it presents, and how…

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Can I save my carpeting after a flood?

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What to do with your carpet after a flood If you’ve recently experienced flooding in your home, you may be wondering what can and cannot be salvaged. The danger, when it comes to water, is mold. Mold can be very bad news, and can cause everything from mild allergy symptoms to debilitating neurological damage, so…

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How to keep emergency repairs from destroying your finances


Keep Emergency Home Repairs from Wrecking Your Finances Ever notice how issues with your home seem to spring up at the worst moments, such as busted pipe before out-of-town guests arrive or an A/C outage right in the middle of the hottest week of the year? These sudden home repairs can cause you a lot…

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Alternatives to Leaf Burning

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Leaf Burning Hazards, and How to Avoid Them If you own or rent a home with a yard, chances are, you’re no stranger to the frustrating task of getting rid of fallen leaves. Once you’ve finally gotten them raked up, you may start asking yourself “can you burn leaves to make your life easier?” Burning…

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How to Prepare your Home for the Winter Months

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Preparing your Home for Winter With winter just around the corner, and fall storms already rolling in, it’s time to get your home ready for the coldest days of the season. Preparing your home for winter can seem like a daunting endeavor, winter home maintenance is worth it to avoid major crises when things go…

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Fall Cleanup Prevents Water and Mold Damage

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Fall Cleanup Prevents Water and Mold Damage Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer. As days get cooler, thoughts turn to baking pumpkin pie and watching football. Autumn also means that it is time to get your home ready for winter. Most people wait too long and run the risk of property damage. Follow…

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