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How to Hire the Best Fire Damage Restoration Professional?

If you have ever experienced a fire in your home, you know just how devastating it can be. Not only is there the emotional stress of dealing with the fire damage itself, but there is also the stress of trying to have your home cleaned up and restored to its former...

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Flooded Bathroom? Here Are a Few Essential Recovery Steps

Flooded Bathroom? Here Are a Few Essential Recovery Steps

Flooded Bathroom? Here Are a Few Essential Recovery Steps A flooded bathroom can be a disaster. Not only is it a huge inconvenience, but it can also cause extensive water damage if not dealt with quickly and properly. Ineffective recovery can be disastrous for your...

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What Steps Comprise the Mold Remediation Process?

What Steps Comprise the Mold Remediation Process?

What Steps Comprise the Mold Remediation Process? Let’s face it, mold isn’t a fun topic to think about or deal with. Unfortunately, at times it becomes a necessity to be aware of and know about, especially when it comes to needing mold remediation for your home. Mold...

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5 Tips To Protect Your Marietta Home From Storm Damage

5 Tips To Protect Your Marietta Home From Storm Damage

5 Tips To Protect Your Marietta Home From Storm Damage Residential storm damage is a primary concern for most homeowners. Although Marietta, Georgia is an inland city with less risk, strong storms can still feed off the warm coast and sweep across Georgia, causing...

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When to Call in a Specialist for Mold

When to Call in a Specialist for Mold

When to Call in a Specialist for Mold It is a pain when you discover mold in your home or have reasons to believe it has made its way into your house. Mold can be tricky to handle and can grow and get out of hand before you’ve even noticed. Tackling this problem...

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What to Know About Black Mold After Water Damage

What to Know About Black Mold After Water Damage

What to Know About Black Mold After Water Damage Black mold shows up as a dark green fungus that has a distinct and mildewy smell. This type of mold thrives in dark, damp places which makes it easy for it to grow quickly and spread especially after water damage. This...

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Fire Damage Restoration Timeline

Fire Damage Restoration Timeline

Fire Damage Restoration Timeline After a fire, one would want nothing more than to go back to normal life, recover belongings, and leave the bad memories in the past. No matter how small or large the damage is, there’s always some type of cleanup in the aftermath of a...

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What’s Salvageable and What Isn’t After Water Damage

What’s Salvageable and What Isn’t After Water Damage

What's Salvageable and What Isn't After Water Damage Heavy rain, water leaks, and even severe weather season can lead to damage that can overturn your life. Having to sort through waterlogged possessions is no easy task and doing our best to salvage our precious...

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Checklist After Fire Damage

Checklist After Fire Damage

Checklist After Fire Damage The aftermath of a house fire can be extremely jarring. These unexpected events can leave behind extensive damage both physically and emotionally. It can be difficult to pull yourself out of the shock of what’s happened and create an...

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Timeline for Restoration from Storm Damage

Timeline for Restoration from Storm Damage

Timeline for Restoration from Storm Damage Storm damage is unpredictable and can uproot our lives, leaving plenty to clean up in the months following. The aftermath of a storm can be debilitating and overwhelming. Many of us just want to get back to our routines as...

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How to Protect Your Home from a Busted Pipe

How to Protect Your Home from a Busted Pipe

How to Protect Your Home from a Busted Pipe Pipe bursts are stressful and unwelcomed in the home. Water damage not only causes problems upfront, but also additional problems down the line if they aren’t addressed immediately. Here at Integrity Restoration, we hope to...

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Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Water Damage

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Water Damage

Why You Shouldn't Ignore Water Damage Water should only enter your home where it’s supposed to which means through the pipes that are specifically made for transporting water. If it ends up anywhere else, you have a problem. Water damage can occur through something as...

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What Damage Can a Sewage Backup Cause?

What Damage Can a Sewage Backup Cause?

What Damage Can a Sewage Backup Cause? Sewage backups are not pretty, and these unexpected disasters can wreak havoc on our homes. These backups can occur when the sewer lines become blocked, preventing wastewater from moving through drainage pipes. They should be...

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How Quickly Can Mold Show Up After Water Damage?

How Quickly Can Mold Show Up After Water Damage?

How Quickly Can Mold Show Up After Water Damage? Taking care of your home after a flood or leak isn’t just about addressing the damage that we can see with our eyes, it is also about tackling the problems that can show up later if we aren’t thorough. Mold is a pesky...

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What To Do After a House Fire

What To Do After a House Fire

What To Do After a House Fire A house fire can cause untold damage to your home and your emotional state. The stress can be overwhelming, causing extreme frustration and a sense of being lost or unsure of what to do. Because it can be challenging to know where to...

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Steps to Rebuild After Storm Damage

Steps to Rebuild After Storm Damage

Steps to Rebuild After Storm Damage Storms are the most common hazard in this country. According to the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI), there were 22 weather-related disasters across America last year where damages exceeded $1 billion each. If...

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What Equipment is Used for Water Extraction?

What Equipment is Used for Water Extraction?

What Equipment is Used for Water Extraction? A flooded room with a carpet quickly escalates into a severe problem without intervention. Proper water extraction tools are the key to removing the water before it does its worst damage, but you need to move quickly. A...

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Preventing Kitchen Fires

Preventing Kitchen Fires

Preventing Kitchen Fires Cooking fires start more often than one might imagine, and it is one of the most devastating events a property owner can endure. Fires not only damage the structure of the home but lay waste to precious belongings, heirlooms, and irreplaceable...

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Tips to Help You Prevent Storm Damage to Your Home

Tips to Help You Prevent Storm Damage to Your Home

Tips to Help You Prevent Storm Damage to Your Home Storm damage can have a high emotional and financial cost. It can lead to unexpected expenditures for the purchase of new household materials, of house repairs, and even medical treatment for an injured person. The...

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Who Is Responsible for Water Damage in a Condo?

Who Is Responsible for Water Damage in a Condo?

Who is Responsible for Water Damage in a Condo? Water damage is often unexpected and can result in serious damage. While some of the damage caused by flooding or leaks may be restorable, other problems could be permanent. Damage to personal belongings, such as...

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How Professionals Safely Remove Mold

How Professionals Safely Remove Mold

How Professionals Safely Remove Mold Is there moisture around the pipes, windows, roofs, and flooring? Molds are a typical problem in homes. These spores thrive in a moist environment, fabric, drywall, paints, and upholstery. Experts estimate that 70% of homes have...

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How Are Carpets Restored After A Flood?

How Are Carpets Restored After A Flood?

How are Carpets Restored After a Flood Most people would get upset when a cup or bowl of water spills on any part of their carpet, let alone when a raging flood sweeps water into their home and drenches every corner. Dealing with the aftermath of a flood can be truly...

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Estimating Fire Damage Costs

Estimating Fire Damage Costs

Estimating Fire Damage Costs A fire accident is just that, an accident. No one ever plans that such tragedy could befall them. One might be able to escape with their lives intact. However, it’s still devastating. In the event of a fire outbreak, restoring your home is...

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What is the IICRC?

What is the IICRC?

What is the IICRC? Some people are regarded as first responders for various problems. During a fire, it’d be the firefighters, in an accident, you’d probably call an ambulance, and of course, the police during a robbery. Who do you call when your home is damaged by...

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How Is Fire Damage Cleaned?

How Is Fire Damage Cleaned?

How is Fire Damage Cleaned? The aftermath of a fire on a residential home or commercial property is usually devastating. Not only does it inflict emotional scars on the owners, but it also leaves physical property damaged, sometimes beyond recognition. A widespread...

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How Restoration Can Help Your Home Value

How Restoration Can Help Your Home Value

How Restoration Can Help Your Home Value Weather-related damages on homes are often invisible to the naked eye – but in reality, they can really hurt the value of a house. Other emergencies are much more obvious, but all of them have an impact on home value. That’s...

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Causes of Ceiling Leaks

Causes of Ceiling Leaks

Causes of Ceiling Leaks Buckling plaster, discoloration, and dripping water are all signs of ceiling leaks. And if not handled correctly, it can lead to structural damage and mold growth. However, before stopping the leaks and restoring your ceiling, you must know the...

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How a Restoration Company Can Help Navigate Insurance

How a Restoration Company Can Help Navigate Insurance

How a Restoration Company Can Help Navigate Insurance Facing serious home damage can be a pretty daunting experience. Luckily, if you have a reliable restoration company by your side, navigating insurance claims should be a remarkably easy task. There are two key...

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Common Hidden Storm Damage

Common Hidden Storm Damage

Common Hidden Storm Damage There’s nothing like a good storm to really give your house’s construction a run for its money. If you live in an area that’s prone to experiencing storms and extreme weather, it’s high time you began checking your home for hidden storm...

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Finding a Water Leak in Your Home

Finding a Water Leak in Your Home

Finding a Water Leak in Your Home Water is one of the basic necessities that we all need in our lives. Moreover, every house relies on it as long as it stays in our pipes safely. If the water is not contained where it should be, it can become our enemy that can even...

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Dangers of Water Damage in Your Ceiling

Dangers of Water Damage in Your Ceiling

Dangers of Water Damage in Your Ceiling Many household problems can be frustrating and dangerous at the same time. However, ceiling water damage is undoubtedly one of the most dangerous ones. That’s why water damage ceiling maintenance must take the highest priority....

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What to Do if You Find Mold in Your Home

What to Do if You Find Mold in Your Home

What to do if You Find Mold in Your Home Mold. The very word strikes fear in a homeowner’s heart. The nasty surprise can grow fast — within 24-48 hours of getting wet, mold can sprout on many household materials. Aside from the damage it can cause to your home, 93% of...

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Common Water Leak Spots in Your Home

Common Water Leak Spots in Your Home

Common Water Leak Spots in Your Home One of the most frustrating things that homeowners have to deal with is a home water leak, and it can be difficult to deal with water that ends up leaking in your home. There are also situations where the leaks could end up...

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Finding Mold in Your Home

Finding Mold in Your Home

Finding Mold in Your Home Mold is a really big deal if it shows up in your home. Infants who are exposed to mold in their homes are 3 times more likely to develop asthma. Overall, around 1 in 5 people who have asthma developed it because of mold exposure.In other...

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Choosing A Fire Restoration Company

Choosing A Fire Restoration Company

Choosing a Fire Restoration Company A fire breaking out in your house can lead to significant damage. There are many fire hazards that we work with every day, including gas stoves and perhaps space heaters. When a fire starts, putting it out as soon as possible is the...

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Where and Why Mold Grows in Your Home

Where and Why Mold Grows in Your Home

Where and Why Mold Grows in Your Home Mold can have a detrimental impact on your health. From itchy eyes to breathlessness, it affects everyone differently. While the scale of impact varies, having mold in home is dangerous in any situation. You need to learn how to...

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Tips to Flood-Proof Your Home

Tips to Flood-Proof Your Home

Tips to Flood-Proof Your Home With flooding, your home belongings, furniture, and the building itself are all at risk of damage. Over 14,000 American homes experience a water damage emergency every day.Insurance claims for water damage reach a whopping $10,000 on...

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Protect Your Foundation from Water

Protect Your Foundation from Water

Protect Your Foundation from Water Do you want to avoid water in basement related foundation problems? If so, you’re making a smart decision. Foundation damage can be costly to get fixed. They are also a big hassle, since removing water from a basement and repairing...

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Preparing Your Small Business for a Flood

Preparing Your Small Business for a Flood

Preparing Your Small Business for a Flood Businesses, especially small ones, should always be mindful of risk involved with their undertakings. Natural disasters such as floods are particularly tricky due to their unpredictability. A business flood plan is a great...

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