How Fast Can Water Damage Ruin A Home?

Floods can be devastating to your home. Water is utterly destructive, and a flood is not the only potential cause of indoor water damage. Accidental spills, roof damage, burst pipes, broken appliances, and plumbing leaks can all cause water to drip, stream, and flood into areas where it should not. Clean water also becomes eventually […]

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Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Restoration Contractor

Calamities can strike abruptly, and your home or business is not exempt from the damage such an event can bring. Whether your home or business is flooded because of a burst pipe or damaged by an unexpected fire, your property will require serious repair. As a homeowner, you may be accustomed to fixing minor issues […]

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Reasons Why Fire Damage Restoration Is Better Left To The Pros

If a fire has damaged your home or business, you are probably eager to restore your space and put the incident behind you. But, instead of fixing the area yourself, consider hiring fire restoration professionals with the skill, experience, and equipment needed to erase the aftermath of a fire perfectly. Even if you are a […]

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6 Disaster Restoration Myths in Greater Minneapolis

Natural disasters have the immense power of taking down homes, structures, and surrounding areas in the blink of an eye. The impact of earthquakes, hurricanes, and flooding can be very costly, not to mention the lives of families turned upside down in the wake of the devastation.  Communities can go for days, weeks, and even […]

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Ways to Disinfect and Sanitize Every Room in Your House

With the current COVID-19 pandemic, regular cleaning and disinfecting of your home are integral for keeping a safe level and maintaining a healthy home. Individual-to-individual transmission of the coronavirus poses a significant risk than surface-to-surface transmission. Therefore, the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) recommends frequent cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing of high-touch surfaces daily, regardless of […]

Can Water Damage Cause a Fire? | Restoration 1 Minneapolis

Have floodwaters, a washing machine leakage, or a storm caused water damage in your home? Water damage not only causes health problems like mold growth, but it can also be outright dangerous. One of the issues water damage can lead to is a fire. In this blog post, we look at the dangers of water […]

Dangers of Smoke and Soot to Your Health | Restoration 1

Dangers of Smoke and Soot to Your Health As the old saying goes, where there is smoke there is fire. Everyone is well-aware of the effects a fire can have on a home or other structure, but very few people consider the effects of the smoke and soot created by the fire. While the flames […]

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Mold Exposure Symptoms And Prevention

The presence of home mold is more than unsightly. The word mold alone is enough to send chills down homeowners’ spines. The slimy black spots found on shower curtains, the kitchen drain, the basement floor, and other damp areas around your house can put the people living there at risk of developing respiratory complications, especially […]

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5 Dangers of Basement Mold

Your basement offers the ideal breeding ground for mold. Why? Many basements have poor ventilation and high humidity. The relative humidity is higher because it is underground. Any basement is susceptible, and it’s essential to have the area assessed, tested, and cleaned properly. When left to spread or when disturbed by improper cleaning methods, mold […]

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How To Prepare Your Greater Minneapolis Business For Flash Floods

Most can agree that 2020 has seen its fair share of business and lifestyle interruptions, so make sure you’re prepared for this year’s hurricane season so that your Greater Minneapolis business isn’t faced with a flash-flood disaster as well. Damage from flooding can leave you with lost assets, building damage, and more, all while facing […]