Your Garage Doors Protect More Than Your Car
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 […]
Summer Water Damage in Your Garden
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 […]
Dangers of DIY Water Damage Cleanup
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 […]
What Does North Carolina Homeowners Insurance Typically Cover For Water Damage?
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 […]
Saving Valuables After A Disaster
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. […]
Common Causes Of Wet Basements
Water follows the path of least resistance as gravity pulls it downhill. Unfortunately, when excess water accumulates in the bottom floor of your home, your home and possessions can be damaged or destroyed. Often, it is a result of outside water falling as rain or snow that makes its way inside. As little as 1 […]
How Does Water Damage Occur?
If you live in the greater area of Charlotte, North Carolina, you are no stranger to large amounts of water. You may not live right on the coastline, but the ocean is just a four-hour drive away. With the beauty of the ocean comes massive rainstorms, flooding, and hurricanes that can destroy your Charlotte home. […]
Three Sneaky Spots for Hidden Water Damage In Greater Charlotte
Water damage occurs when excess water pools in areas where it shouldn’t. In a perfect world, a tiny leak would be noticed immediately and a restoration team, like Restoration 1, would quickly resolve the problem. However, three areas of your home that are out of sight and out of mind can develop leaks or humidity […]