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Types Of Smoke Damage

When a fire affects your home or business, the flames are not the only things that can cause damage. Unfortunately, even after the flames have been put out, smoke damage can continue to impact the conditions inside a building. Depending on the kind of fire, different kinds of smoke damage can be left behind. Each […]

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The Top Five Hidden Dangers Of Fire Damage

Fires cause damage in a variety of ways, some of which are difficult to detect. Furthermore, efforts to extinguish the fire may cause additional damage. In brief, the fire would cause damage due to heat (like melting metal or plastic), and smoke. Extinguishing the fire typically entails breaking windows or doors to gain access, large amounts of […]

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Four Of The Most Challenging Parts Of Water Damage Cleanup

Water damage restoration in Tuscaloosa is no small task. It is a time-consuming, physically-demanding endeavor that is best handled by those with professional experience. Water Damage Restoration In Tuscaloosa From our water damage restoration experts at Restoration 1 of Tuscaloosa, here are four of the most challenging aspects of water damage cleanup that we regularly […]

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Preparing Your Home For Storms To Prevent Flood Damage

Severe weather can come quickly and without warning, and can also bring a flood following it. Heavy rains may cause excess rain to collect in bodies of water and overflow. This amount of rainfall can also be heavy enough that the ground cannot absorb it all quickly enough, causing a flood in your yard. This […]

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Water Damage Restoration On Different Types of Flooring

Whether your home suffers water damage from a leaky pipe or a flooded appliance, one area that is almost always affect is your flooring. Water collects on the floors, and is then left to be absorbed by your flooring material until it is extracted and dried. Regardless of the cause, size, or scope of your […]

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Do Professional Restoration Tools and Equipment Make A Difference In Water Damage Clean Up?

Everyone has cleaned up a spill within the home sometime in your life. Maybe you needed a roll of paper towels, a mop bucket, or a squeegee to get the water out. But for a substantial leak or flood, simple cleaning supplies from under the sink will not be sufficient. Top of the line equipment, […]

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Weather Related Water Damage Cleanup In Tuscaloosa

While the winters are short and cold here in Tuscaloosa, the summers are long, hot, muggy and unpredictable. While we have been spared from major hurricanes, we are in the path of many tropical systems moving into the Central Gulf Coast. The greatest threat from a summer afternoon thunderstorm in Alabama is lightning and localized […]

The Ultimate Water Damage Restoration Guide

Flood damage can be found in any geographical area, regardless of elevation. The common causes of flooding can be due to heavy rainfall, pipe bursts, backed-up sewer lines, or broken fixtures and appliances such as toilets, refrigerators, sinks, and washing machines. When you experience a devastating event such as this, it’s important to reach out to a water damage restoration expert here at Restoration 1 of Tuscaloosa. We have a proven process for cleaning up different categories of water damage that result in your property becoming as good as new, with undetectable signs of previous water damage.

The Ultimate Guide to Mold Remediation Caused By Water Damage

What Is Mold? Mold is one of many types of fungus. Mold is a living organism that can exist in many shapes and colors, living both indoors and outdoors. Molds live in moist environments and the multiply or reproduce by using lightweight spores, capable of moving through air. We come in contact with mold every day, mostly […]

Tragedy Strikes Twice: Resolving issues from two separate floods in the home.

An impending water disaster at the time of purchase This wonderful family found and purchased a home that had already been through a water restoration process with a previous company 6 months prior. All of the hardwood flooring, counter tops, and some drywall had to be removed by the previous mitigation company. Even in this […]