While cleaning up after a grease fire is similar to a common fire, it does pose its own specific complications. Here are seven tips for cleaning up after a grease fire from our fire damage repair experts at Restoration of Greater Charlotte serving the Charlotte area. Vacuum Up Soot The soot left behind by a […]
Just like there are different types of ice cream there are different types of water damage. There are typically three types of water damage: clean, grey, and black water damage. All of these types have the potential to become very dangerous to your health. Don’t treat any type of water damage by yourself because of […]
Because the bathroom is used so frequently, it is a common location of water damage in homes in Charlotte. Keeping up with routine maintenance and cleaning your bathroom can help reduce that risk. By performing regular inspections on bathroom appliances, you can find problems sooner and get them addressed before they lead to major water […]
Finding the right water damage cleanup company can be just as stressful as the water damage itself – especially when there are over 5 pages of companies when you Google ‘water damage cleanup in Charlotte.’ So, how do you know which one you should call? Restoration 1 of Greater Charlotte wants you to understand what […]
Have you ever walked into a store or business and have seen buckets placed under a roof leak? Or maybe you have experienced a minor leak yourself. Perhaps you have a tub that was not placed properly, or a few shingles on your roof that allowed some sneaky water to drip through. Whatever it may […]
When water damage affects your home in Charlotte, the first thing you will probably do is try to determine just how bad the damage is. From small leaks to major floods, all water damage problems should be cleaned up as quickly as possible in order to mitigate further damage. If you are debating whether or […]
If your floors have been devastated by water damage, it’s time to shop for an improvement. If there is a chance that this area will get soaked again, plan ahead by choosing more water resistant materials. The sky’s the limit when it comes to design choices. Many budget friendly products give the look of wood […]
The building industry (and homeowners) learned some valuable lessons from Hurricane Andrew in 1992, Katrina in 2005 and Sandy in 2012. After each hurricane ravaged the coast, each state adopted stricter building codes requiring new or replacement garage doors to be structurally reinforced to withstand higher wind load requirements. Now codes require the doors have […]
If you discover a leak that’s causing water damage, we at Restoration 1 warn that you not wait until the next day to address the issue. Water begins causing damage immediately, and that damage just gets worse as time goes by. The following timeline shows just how quickly water damage can ruin your Charlotte home […]
Has this nightmare ever happened to you? You come home from a family trip late at night and walk into your home only to be shocked that somehow, it’s been flooded. Regardless of where the flooding occurred or how much damage it caused, your initial reaction is probably to crack open the linen closet and […]
Restoration 1, in my experience, is a terrific company! An old dishwasher was, I thought, the cause of a flood of water on the kitchen floor, so I bought a new appliance. The culprit turned out to be a mouse who’d bitten a hole in the outflow tube! To repair the damage to the flooring underneath I was referred to a company who gave me a huge estimate (which they refused to reduce), so I looked online and, thank goodness, decided on Restoration 1. They came the next day, studied the situation, gave me a reasonable assessment saving me several hundred dollars, and began the drying and repair work, ending with much nicer flooring. They were professional, were on time, nice to deal with, and I highly recommend them.
- ASHLEYT M.
November 22 2018
Had a burst pipe in the attic that leaked into a couple bedrooms, the hallway and into part of the kitchen and living room. When I called Todd at Restoration 1 he answered the phone promptly, was very polite and professional, and answered all my questions. It was a Sunday and he said he’d be there in about 90min but made it in closer to an hour. He and a co-worker worked until nearly 10pm on Sun night to take care of the worst of the water. He came back daily for several days to some minor final clean up and to check the progress of the fans and dry out of our house. He was always very professional and very easy to work with. He contacted our insurance and dealt directly with them for the billing. The only downside is that they only do the cleaning/drying…not the repairs. However, if I had water damage in the future I would not hesitate to use them again.
Time is one of the most important things in nearly everything we do. We have to get to work by a certain time, it’s recommended to exercise at least 30 minutes a day, projects have deadlines, and they say it is healthy to go to bed early and get out of bed early. Time never […]
Time is essential for successful water damage cleanup. The longer water damage is present, the worse the damage becomes. The single best thing you can do after your Charlotte home has suffered from water damage is call for professional clean up right away. Here are just 3 reasons why you need to respond as quickly […]