1) Don’t Burn Your Leaves
In the fall, trees lose their foliage and you are stuck cleaning up the mess. The easiest method, it would seem, is to create a bonfire and burn the leaves. Not only is this illegal in most areas of Los Angeles, it is also very dangerous. (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…)
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…)
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…)
In the damage restoration business, it is important to have an understanding about fire and fire damage. The devastation caused by this element is among the worst imaginable, so every bit of knowledge is important. Here are some facts about fire: (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 offer all sorts of damage restoration services beyond simple clean up and repair. Another way that we help is through board up & tarp services. For a better explanation of what these are and why they are important, read on. (more…)