Fire Damage Dallas

After The Fire Is Out

June 5, 2014The fire is out, and the smoke has cleared. The fire department is gone, and the home owners are left with a disaster on their hands. It is important to recommend a professional mitigation company that can meet the required professional standards in service while recognizing the importance of extending true compassion and understanding as your Policyholders cope with their loss. After a fire is extinguished, a Policyholder’s
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Wood Floor Install

Drying Concrete – in Flood Situations

May 2, 2014After a water-damage disaster, restoration professionals are concerned with drying everything as quickly as possible and restoring the property to a pre-disaster condition. This includes being aware of the unique properties of concrete, its reaction to flood conditions, and the unique challenges of drying that material. When the walls and contents are dried after flooding or other severe water damage, concrete areas are often assumed to be dried
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Cleaning Contents After A Fire

April 23, 2014Fires destroy billions of dollars of property in the United States and Canada every year. In 2009: •  There were 377,000 residential fires in the United States, or 78% of the total number of structural fires. •  A residential fire occurred every 84 seconds! •  $7,796,000,000 of property losses occurred in residential properties, alone. (Source: National Fire Protection Association Report, August 2010) While some fires are a total
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Crawlspace

Crawl Space Drying

April 11, 2014It is always important to control water entry into buildings – especially crawl spaces. Wet crawl spaces promote the growth of microbes, degrade structural members, attract harmful insects, and cause other types of property damage. If water does enter through a leak, flood, or accident, it should be removed immediately and the affected area completely dried. As with many situations, an ounce of prevention can be worth a
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Can We Save The Carpet?

April 8, 2014A pipe breaks and water is everywhere. The policyholder calls the insurance agent and the restoration process begins. Timing is important. The sooner the policyholder makes the call, the quicker the response will be – and in most cases the lower the total costs of restoration. Though many issues can be discussed involving water damage, this article focuses on just one -the carpet. Of all the dollars spent
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