But there is a downside to the increased heat, and I’m not just talking about sun burns. When the weather warms, problems arise in houses. Summer heat causes humidity, which then causes mold to grow. (more…)
Insurance vs. Out-of-Pocket
After a fire, flood, mudslide, or other disaster devastates a house, one of the first things that the homeowner thinks is, “How much will this cost me?”
Obviously, this is only after making sure that everyone is safe, but the cost of repair is a crucial element of the stress going forward. (more…)
Did you know, following a flood or fire, your belongings might require our pack-out services even before the restoration process can begin? ServiceMaster Recovery by C2C Restoration has been providing this valuable, yet little known service on a daily basis to many of our clients—for over 30 years!
Tom Tarpinian, Vice President of this division, has been a leader and mentor in the industry for over 30 years. His passion and attention to detail have led this division to prominence in the industry.
If 2012 was any indication, this will be a good year for us. In March 2012, we relaunched our website with updated content, fresh pictures, and an easier to navigate display. These efforts have helped us reach new clients for emergency and non-emergency damage restoration.
Our marketing in 2012 also featured regular blog postings on our website, which included tips, facts, and news. Check out our top 3 picks and click on the link to re-visit them. (more…)
The holidays often involve lavish costumes and decorations, which potentially increase the likelihood of an accident involving fire. In order to stay safe this winter, follow these guidelines for fire prevention. (more…)
The holidays are a joyful time of for family, presents, and general merriment. But they can also be the cause of damage to your home or residence. Here are 5 holiday safety tips to prevent a disaster from turning this festive time of year into a large lump of coal.
1) Inspect your Christmas lights: Many holiday house fires are the cause of frayed or split wires in strands of Christmas lights. It is recommended that you buy new lights every 7-10 years, but at least make sure to inspect them for damage from the elements, rodents, or other harms. (more…)
ServiceMaster Recovery by C2C Restoration follows the guidelines set out by the corporate ServiceMaster and has access to state-of-the-art damage restoration equipment. We are independently run and located in Los Angeles and Ventura counties, but are still proud of the efforts of our East Coast brethren during the Hurricane Sandy crisis.
First of all, they posted a pre-hurricane blog with preparation strategies, like planning evacuation routes, determining a meeting spot, protecting valuables from water damage, boarding up property, stocking emergency supplies, and reviewing insurance coverage. (more…)
Mold is caused by water collecting in walls, floors, or other areas, allowing the mold spores to flourish. Most are not harmful, but some produce mycotoxins that pose health risks, especially with regular exposure in the home. (more…)
We know that household flooding isn’t a huge problem in Los Angeles; it doesn’t rain that often and very few houses have basements. But one threat that doesn’t receive much consideration is the possibility of appliances breaking down and overflowing. It is quite common for water heaters and washing machines to break down and flood, causing water damage to your furniture.
In order to prevent these mishaps from ruining your sofas, chairs, and love seats, ServiceMaster Recovery by C2C Restoration offers tips to prevent you from needing to buy brand new furniture. (more…)
But as any resident will tell you, “when it rains, it floods!” (more…)