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 […]
Charlotte is known for its breathtaking natural beauty and homeowners proudly display some of the most beautiful gardens in the country. Landscaping is a great investment of your time and money; you can add thousands of dollars to your home’s value when you sell it. However, we at Restoration 1 warn that your backyard landscape […]
Water damage restoration is an expensive process. If your Monroe home has received water damage, you are going to have a lot to deal with. Before trying to tackle water damage cleanup on your own, we at Restoration 1 of Greater Charlotte want you to be aware of all the benefits that come with working […]
For many people, purchasing a home is the largest investment they will ever make. Because it is such a big investment, it is important to make sure that our homes are protected from potential hazards, disasters, and damage. This is where Homeowners Insurance comes in. Homeowners insurance is sold as a personal package policy designed […]
Charlotte has such fascinating stories; we can experience history every day– block by block. When the city was founded back in 1768, a large group of colonists, loyal to the British Crown, decided to settle in Charlotte. The intersection of two Native American trading paths is now the intersection of Trade and Tryon in Uptown. […]
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.
Water Damage & Compromised Foundations Compromised foundations are at a higher risk of suffering from water damage in the Greater Charlotte area. A solid foundation keeps your home sound and sturdy. A compromised foundation puts the entire house is at risk for damage. The problem is water can be found all around your home’s foundation. […]
During the water damage restoration process, there are many honest mistakes you can make that will further compound your problems. The best way to avoid these mistakes is to simply know what they are so you can be prepared for them. From our experts at Restoration 1 of Greater Charlotte, here are five of the […]