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…)
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 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…)
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…)
After an accident, you will be over-whelmed by the devastation. There are many things to do, but one thing you should make sure to fit in is documenting the damage. (more…)
Some of the most difficult decisions you will have to make after a fire tears through your home include determining what items are salvageable and which ones need to be thrown out. Suddenly judging all of the possessions you have accumulated in life is devastating; it’s like saying that you wasted time and money buying these items, just to have them destroyed in an instant.
We cannot reduce the emotional toll that you will feel, but we can give you a few tips for sorting through the rubble. (more…)
ServiceMaster Recovery by C2C Restoration has been in the damage restoration business for two decades and has gotten to know many different insurance agencies. When a fire bursts out, rain storms cause flooding, or another natural or man-made disaster damages your home or business, then you want a restoration team to show up on the scene as soon as possible. We can promise to arrive within four hours of your call, and often quicker. (more…)
You watch as the final flames are extinguished, the smoldering, blackened shell of what you used to call “home” emits wisps of smoke (or is it steam?) into the night sky. You stand beside your wife, who is bending over to consul your crying 5-year-old daughter.
The neighbors have gathered to watch the tragedy unfold and, as the firemen begin to roll up their lengthy hoses, begin the slow walk to the comfort of their houses, leaving behind only whispers of condolence. A few, the ones your wife is close with, have asked if there is anything they can do; provide you with a place to stay, watch Sarah as you make arrangements, cook, give you clothes, offer you an attorney, and just about snything to help. But none of this will get your home repaired. (more…)
The most basic services ServiceMaster Recovery by C2C Restoration provides are fire and water damage restoration, but they are not the only ones. Our blog will highlight some of these additional services from time to time so that you know the full repertoire of our arsenal.