Flush These Things and You’re Risking Sewer Backup

Flush These Things and You’re Risking Sewer Backup Repeat after us: a toilet is NOT a waste disposal system. Throughout the years, we’ve done restoration work in homes where folks had flushed everything from wads of paper towels to children’s toys and even cellphones. Although it’s tempting for kids - and adults - to send [...]

By | 2017-12-14T16:29:29+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Flush These Things and You’re Risking Sewer Backup

Are You Prepared for the Season of Frozen Pipes?

Record-breaking lows have been sweeping through the nation and that can only mean one thing: winter is coming. Coloradans should brace themselves for freezing conditions in the coming months. Beyond stocking up on firewood and new winter flannels, though, home and business owners should also be preparing their properties for colder weather and taking measures [...]

By | 2017-11-29T20:02:11+00:00 November 28th, 2017|freeze, Water|Comments Off on Are You Prepared for the Season of Frozen Pipes?

Holiday Guests Could Cause Water Damage If You’re Not Careful

Holiday Guests Could Cause Water Damage If You’re Not Careful This Year The holiday season is about coming together with family and friends. For many people, this means hosting family celebrations and get-togethers inside of their homes. While this is an opportunity to enjoy time with loved ones, however, having guests over during the holidays [...]

By | 2017-11-28T18:27:24+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Water|Comments Off on Holiday Guests Could Cause Water Damage If You’re Not Careful

Safety Tips to Keep Your Holidays Free of Fire

Safety Tips to Keep Your Holidays Free of Fire this Year The holidays are upon us! This magical time of the year means getting together and celebrating with family and friends, having fun, and creating memories. The only way to ensure that those memories are all positive, however, is to follow best practices for fire [...]

By | 2017-11-21T17:11:03+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Fire|Comments Off on Safety Tips to Keep Your Holidays Free of Fire

5 Things You Can Do This Weekend to Winterize Your Home

Here are 5 Useful Tips to Winterize Your Home Where has the time gone? We can hardly believe that we are in the final months of 2017 and that winter is just around the corner. For Colorado residents, that means rain, sleet, snow, and ice - and lots of it! Without making the right winter [...]

By | 2017-11-28T00:10:39+00:00 October 31st, 2017|freeze, Residential, Water|Comments Off on 5 Things You Can Do This Weekend to Winterize Your Home

Your Fire Damage Has Been Fixed… But What About Smoke Odors?

Your Fire Damage Has Been Fixed... But What About Smoke Odors? Living through the experience of a house fire is extremely stressful. Once everyone has been declared safe and the fire department has allowed you to re-enter your home, you may feel like you’re in the clear. Unfortunately, this may not be the case. Even [...]

By | 2017-11-21T17:08:06+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Fire, Residential|Comments Off on Your Fire Damage Has Been Fixed… But What About Smoke Odors?

Sprinklers Gone Wild: Dealing With the Aftermath

The Aftermath of Sprinklers Sprinkler systems can be extremely beneficial to Colorado homeowners. Outside sprinklers help to keep lawns grassy and green throughout the warmer months of the year. Fire sprinkler systems are present in many Colorado apartment buildings, condos, and commercial buildings. Some people even choose to have their homes fitted with residential fire sprinkler [...]

By | 2017-11-21T16:47:24+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Residential, Water|Comments Off on Sprinklers Gone Wild: Dealing With the Aftermath

5 Reasons Not to Use the Restoration Company Recommended by Your Insurance Carrier

5 Reasons Not to Use the Restoration Company Recommended by Your Insurance Carrier When disaster strikes, you want to take measures to get your home back to peak conditions ASAP. Whether damages occurred due to water or fire, the effects can be devastating, and the sooner you take action, the better. This doesn’t mean, however, [...]

By | 2017-11-13T19:23:24+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Commercial, Insurance, Residential|Comments Off on 5 Reasons Not to Use the Restoration Company Recommended by Your Insurance Carrier

Asbestos: Let’s Get the Facts Straight

Let’s Get the Facts Straight About the Danger of Asbestos Once upon a time, asbestos was viewed as a “miracle mineral.” When you consider all of the ways in which asbestos can be used for construction, insulation, and fire safety, it’s easy to see why people were so taken with it. While extremely useful, though, [...]

By | 2017-11-21T16:50:40+00:00 September 28th, 2017|asbestos|Comments Off on Asbestos: Let’s Get the Facts Straight

The Dangers of Formaldehyde and What You Can Do

The Dangers of Formaldehyde and What You Can Do If you’ve been keeping up with the news, you may have seen or read about a recent story regarding the discovery of formaldehyde lurking inside of a Colorado home. Just months after moving into a new home, one family learned that the I-joists in their basement [...]

By | 2017-11-28T00:11:49+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Biohazard, Specialty|Comments Off on The Dangers of Formaldehyde and What You Can Do