If your house is flooding or you all of a sudden find water damage in your home you’re probably wondering “what in sam’s hell do I do”? Well, the first thing you’ll need to do is call a water damage restoration company near you or a plumber.
Unfortunately, even pros need some time to prepare and get to the accident site, so here are the 3 first important things to immediately do about water damage while you wait for us to come to your rescue. Read more “There’s Water Damage In Your Home, What Do You Do?”
My Insurance Won’t Cover It
Many times homeowners assume if they have a small flood in their home the money to clean up and repair the damages will come out of their pocket. This is simply not true. In most cases, your homeowner’s insurance will cover all of the damages. Although each situation is completely unique and different. If you call us we can come out to give you a free estimate. We work with your insurance company to get you the best coverage for your flood.
Read more “6 Myths Uncovered About Water Damage”
When a surge of water invades your home from outside or within, your first thought shouldn’t linger on something irrelevant like what you should have for lunch the next day, instead, your first thought should go towards your safety and the safety of those with you.
Those who are not as knowledgeable about water damage Dallas tend to underestimate it. Every case should be handled with caution and with safety in mind, from the smallest cases such as minor leaks and spills, to the bigger cases like floods and sewage leaks.
For your protection here are five water damage safety tips to remember when you’re experiencing a water damage emergency:
Read more “5 Safety Tips to Remember When You Have Water Damage Dallas”
At Regent Restoration, we take pride in using only the best equipment for your water damage restoration needs. One of our pieces of equipment, an air scrubber, is important to the restoration process. Here’s what you need to know about the air purifier we use to clean the air quality of your home: Read more “Air Scrubbers: What They Are & Why We Use Them”
Smoke damage is sometimes overlooked or considered secondary damage after a destructive fire, but ignoring smoke damage can multiply your costs and result in the loss of belongings that may have been restored if addressed sooner. The longer smoke damage goes unnoticed, the more damage it will cause—much of it irreversible.
Understanding what smoke damage is and how it affects the items in your Dallas home can help you put a stop to its destructive nature. Smoke and soot residues will continue to cause damages long after the fire is out, and the damage only gets worse as more time passes.
Read more “Smoke Damage – What You Need To Know”
Water damage in your home can be sudden. Most people have not experienced a situation like it before. There are often many questions about water damage:
- What does water damage do to my home?
- Can I clean it myself?
- What’s the restoration process like?
To answer these and other water damage questions, we have compiled a list of the top 10 questions customers have asked us about water damage, its effects and what you can do to reduce the risk. Read more “Answering Your Top 10 Water Damage Questions”
Smoke detectors are a crucial part of your safety, so it’s important to know if they’re working or not.Your smoke detector is pretty vocal about what it needs, if you’ll listen. It will give off little alarms or chirp sporadically to let you know that its batteries are low and that they need to be replaced.
Here’s how to check if your smoke detector is working:
Run a Test
Run a test, and warn people you’re about to run it so you don’t give anyone an unnecessary jolt of shock.
Read more “How to Check If Your Smoke Detector Is Working”
A damp crawl space can create a host of problems for homeowners including mold growth and insect and rodent problems. We’re the #1 crawl space drying company in Dallas & Fort. Worth.
Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for water to find its way into crawl spaces, especially in humid climates or during periods of heavy rainfall.
Read more “Crawlspace Drying Tips for Homeowners In Dallas”
Oh no! You turned on your faucet, and only a small amount of water comes out. Do you have frozen pipes?
If you do, knowing what you should do to thaw your pipes and what might actually do more harm than good can mean the difference between a small water damage problem and a large water damage loss.
Here are some tips to help you locate the frozen pipe and how to thaw it to prevent damage to the pipe and to get water flowing again:
If you turn the faucet on in one room and think you have frozen pipes, check all the other faucets in your home. If it’s cold enough for one faucet to freeze, it’s possible that there are multiple frozen pipes that you’ll need to thaw. It’s a good idea to get an understanding of the scale of the problem before you get started.
Read more “What To Do & What Not To Do When You Have Frozen Pipes In Your Home”
Most pipe bursts occur in residential homes during the winter season
Winter brings with it a lot of unpredictability, and you never really know what you might get from year to year. It doesn’t matter if weather experts are predicting warmer than usual weather, or if they are saying it’s going to be a long winter, there’s always going to be at least a few storms that have the potential to bring cold weather that can lead to frozen pipes.
So whether there is a deep freeze that lasts for a few days, or an ice storm that knocks out power for a few hours or more, it’s possible to experience frozen pipes. Preparation is the key to preventing frozen pipes, and now is the time to get started.
Read more “Winter Maintenance Tips & How To Prevent Pipes From Freezing”