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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
What does a service restoration company do and why should you hire them? Those are good questions, which we will help explain by telling you what some of our restoration equipment does.
By describing how our equipment operates, you will see why paying the extra money is worth it versus attempting the job yourself. Better to have a job done correctly the first time than to waste time and resources having to redo it.
Without further ado, water extraction and dry ice blasting: (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…)