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April 2020

Basement Water

By |2020-04-30T05:29:13+00:00April 30th, 2020|Flood Restoration|

Unwanted Basement Water Unwanted basement water is usually triggered by a water leak from a broken pipe, drain backup or sump pump failure. It is among one of the most common water related problems in residential and commercial properties. Although water damage in the basement can be worrisome when it manifest it is safe [...]

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Drying a Hardwood Floor after a Flood

By |2020-04-23T02:05:58+00:00April 22nd, 2020|Flood Restoration|

Drying a Hardwood Floor after a Flood When your hardwood floor gets soaked due to flooding, it is urgent that you dry it as quickly as possible. If the water is left standing on the floor or if moisture remains trapped in the floor, extensive damage can occur that may result in the entire [...]

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How to Stay Safe after a Basement Flood

By |2020-04-20T03:24:06+00:00April 20th, 2020|Flood Restoration|

Staying Safe During a Flood It’s every homeowner’s worst nightmare. Flooded homes are the second most common insurance claims made by homeowners every year. Over a 20-year period the chance that you will experience water damage to your home in some shape or form is almost 100 percent guaranteed. So, what do you need [...]

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10 Water Damage Restoration Tips

By |2020-04-17T16:40:52+00:00April 17th, 2020|Flood Restoration|

10 Water Damage Safety Tips Water damage can happen at any time to any home. While homeowners may take many different precautions to prevent water damage or intrusion, water damage is always at the back of you mind. While we cannot promise to prevent water damage from happening, we at Action Extraction have 10 [...]

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What to do After a Sewer Backup

By |2020-04-17T02:54:13+00:00April 17th, 2020|Flood Restoration|

Navigating Through a Sewer Backup Nightmare If you have ever experienced a sewer backup in your home you may have wondered to yourself, what should I do now? Between worrying about lost personal items and the overwhelming smell of raw sewage, most people are not sure what to do after a sewer backup. The [...]

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How to Protect Your Home from Water Damage While on Vacation

By |2020-04-14T05:34:59+00:00April 14th, 2020|Flood Restoration|

Vacation without Fear of Water Damage Many of the calls from frantic homeowners we get are from people returning home from vacation to find their homes in varying states of disarray due to unexpected water damage. You may be wondering  how to protect your home from water damage while on vacation. The easiest solution [...]

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3 Types of Water Damage

By |2020-04-08T03:43:28+00:00April 8th, 2020|Flood Restoration|

Often, when I’m working in homes, I’m asked about different types of water damage. It’s normal for homeowners to ask if their situation could have been worse.  While every flood is a catastrophe in its own right, and for its own reasons, there are 3 types of water damage. Fresh water, storm or ground [...]

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March 2020

6 Steps to Choose the Best Water Cleanup Company

By |2020-03-24T04:03:45+00:00March 24th, 2020|Tips|

Looking at this flooded basement today I had to ask myself, “how could anyone believe they could do the water cleanup themselves?” This present customer said he considered an attempt himself but, figured a professional water restorer would probably do better. Probably!  I am looking at more than just carpet needing water removal service. [...]

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3 Main Reasons Basements Flood

By |2020-03-24T04:33:52+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Flood Restoration|

Most things occur for multiple reasons not just one. This is especially true of things related to property insurance claims made regarding home disasters. Fires can occur from electrical issues, irresponsibility and even arson. Residential water damage manifest when pipes break, appliances malfunctions and toilets overflow as examples of just a few. Because basement [...]

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February 2020

Water Damaged Carpet

By |2020-02-28T06:26:59+00:00February 28th, 2020|Flood Restoration|

Facts about Water Damaged Carpet you Should Know More than 51% of homes in the US have carpet and if they get wet from flood damage can become highly unsanitary. Although it is known that the stomach flu can live up to 4 weeks in an unclean carpet, the detrimental health effects of a [...]

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