Blog Posts in Catastrophe Response

From coastal storm flooding to overflowing lakes and rivers, floods are one of the most significant causes of damage to homes and businesses. Floods can have strong currents that tear up roads and wash away cars. They’re also difficult to forecast.  

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Experiencing any type of house flood can be devastating. Not only can flood damage affect your home and property, but it can also be an extremely traumatic event to live through. The good news is that unless your home is completely wiped out (which is rare), your house and most of your...Continue Reading

After experiencing a fire in your home or garage, surveying the damage can be overwhelming. Not only does fire damage cause extensive harm, but the methods to put out the flames also wreak havoc. Fire suppression methods like sprinkler systems and fire hoses can put thousands of gallons of water...Continue Reading

There are suds on the floor and water everywhere. The feeling of coming home to find the washing machine flooded the carpet is one of the worst. Not only are there dangers of electric shock and slipping on the sudsy floor, but after it’s all done, the water damage can continue to harm your home...Continue Reading

Older neighborhoods can be a joy to live in. Beautiful architecture, friendly neighbors, good schools, and big trees. Unfortunately, sometimes those big trees can be a disadvantage too. Especially if one falls and blocks access to the street, takes down electrical wires or, even worse, lands on...Continue Reading

Whether caused by broken pipes, leaking appliances, or storms, flooding can do serious damage to your home. As bad as the obvious effects of flooding can be—watermarks on furniture, wet carpets, staining on walls—you may think most of the problems can be solved by just letting everything dry out...Continue Reading

One of the hardest parts about recovering from a fire is deciding what you can salvage and what you must throw away. It’s heartbreaking to discard damaged items with sentimental value, and it feels like a waste of money to dump food exposed to smoke. However, the cost to restock your pantry and...Continue Reading

After all the flames have been extinguished and the smoke has dissipated, what do you do if your establishment is covered in ashes? Don’t let fire damage cost you your business due to lost productivity and revenue. Have a plan in place to ensure its survival.

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Whether you’re facing the aftermath of a fire, smoke damage or water disaster, you may feel as if your life and home have been turned upside down. Your walls, floors and furniture may all be damaged, as well as those irreplaceable family treasures, furniture pieces, photos and keepsakes, and...Continue Reading