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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)

Posted by: Innovative Restorations 9:46 AM CST

Simply airing out a room or pointing a fan at the floor will not properly dry out an area that has experienced flooding or water damage. Because of water’s fluid properties, it will seep through porous materials to other structures or behind baseboards and drywalls. When you’ve had (more)

Wednesday 15 July 2020
Posted by: Innovative Restorations 11:52 AM CST

Property damage from water, fire, mold, and storms can feel devastating.  There’s a reason they’re called disasters, right?  But did you know that your disaster can actually give your property value a boost in the long run if you have the right homeowner’s coverage and (more)

Monday 15 June 2020
Posted by: Innovative Restorations 6:05 AM CST

When you experience water damage, proper drying isn’t the only reason to call in a professional restoration company.  Not all water damages are created equal, and there are different types of water that pose varying risks to your health.  The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, an (more)

Posted by: Innovative Restorations 4:56 AM CST

When most people think of fire damage, they think of the flames and smoke and odor associated with the fire.  One thing that often gets forgotten is the ensuing damage from putting out the flames.  Water damage after a fire is incredibly common and should always be properly mitigate (more)

Posted by: Innovative Restorations 11:24 PM CST

No matter what climate you live in or what time of year it is, storms are inevitable. And, the unfortunate fact is, where there are storms, there is storm damage. Storms can cause a huge variety of damage to a property, both exteriorly and interiorly.  (more)

Wednesday 15 April 2020
Posted by: Innovative Restorations 7:44 AM CST

Something is hiding in our homes that we use every day, but rarely give a second thought. That is, we don't think about it until it causes problems – our plumbing. The average household needs approximately 100-120 gallons of water per person per day and has a flow rate of 6-12 gallon (more)

Posted by: Innovative Restorations 2:55 AM CST

You are doing the right thing. You are staying "Safer At Home." But then the unexpected happens. Your pipe bursts and causes a flood. Your attempts at yet another home-cooked meal results in a small kitchen fire.    (more)