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Tuesday 15 June 2021
Posted by: Innovative Restorations 1:33 AM CST

Experiencing water damage in your home or business can be extremely stressful, and most people react by trying to jump to action to clean up the mess immediately.  While it’s crucial to begin mitigating the damage as soon as possible, certain mistakes could cause worse damage to your (more)

Posted by: Innovative Restorations 7:07 AM CST

Following a flood or other water damage, it’s imperative to be able to quickly and accurately assess the extent of the damage to the structure.  For this purpose, restoration professionals use specialized equipment called moisture meters.  A qualified water mitigation technician (more)

Posted by: Innovative Restorations 5:31 AM CST

House fires are a devastating and overwhelming experience.  It can be difficult to know the right steps to take to make sure your home is properly cared for and restored.  Knowing some general dos and don’ts for fire damage restoration can help streamline the process and remove (more)

Monday 15 March 2021
Posted by: Innovative Restorations 5:29 AM CST

Water can be life-giving and helpful in a home, but when unwanted water infiltrates a structure, it can turn dark and destructive.  Water is insidious and sneaky and will creep into every crack and crevice in a home going unnoticed and causing continual problems for long periods.  Hid (more)

Monday 15 February 2021
Posted by: Innovative Restorations 6:38 AM CST

“My house is flooded,” seems like a logical thing to yell frantically through the phone to your insurance agent as water is pouring from the pipe under your sink and spilling across the floor of your kitchen.  Clearly, your kitchen is flooding.  Or is it?  The fact is (more)

Posted by: Innovative Restorations 4:40 AM CST

When you purchase a home, the last thing on your mind is all of the different damage types that it can incur.  When water enters a home, whether from weather, burst pipes, or broken appliances the damage is often extensive and overwhelming.  Water damage left unaddressed can cause a (more)

Posted by: Innovative Restorations 5:29 AM CST

Water damage to your home can be a confusing situation.  You want to get it taken care of immediately to prevent further damage, but you don’t want to actually increase the damage by doing the wrong thing.  Repair and reconstruction of damaged areas of your home cannot take plac (more)

Sunday 15 November 2020
Posted by: Innovative Restorations 8:09 AM CST

TS Eliot’s poem The Hollow Men famously ends with the lines, “this is the way the world ends, not with a bang, but a whimper.”  And while a water damage to your home isn’t the end of the world, it can be devastating and often follows the path of the poem causing dam (more)

Thursday 15 October 2020
Posted by: Innovative Restorations 10:37 AM CST

Crawl spaces are areas of a home that are similar to a basement, but usually smaller.  They are unfinished areas located below the ground floor of the home and are typically vented to the outside of the home.  The two main benefits of a crawl space are cost effectiveness and convenien (more)

Posted by: Innovative Restorations 8:40 AM CST

The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC) is a certification and standard-setting non-profit organization for the inspection, cleaning, and restoration industries. With a board of directors comprised of 15 industry leaders elected by the IICRC shareholders, the (more)