DISASTER PREPAREDNESS, RECOVERY TIPS, and TOP PROS

  • 5 Tips Renters Should Know About Insurance Claims

    5 Tips Renters Should Know About Insurance Claims

    Renters insurance policies are typically very affordable, and  especially when discounts can be applied to the policy for safety and security features or for bundling with other insurance coverages, but it is important to understand the basics in order to help ensure that you will receive its perceived value in the event of a loss. Here are 5 tips to remember that may help you better understand renters insurance policies and claims.  

  • PHOENIX AZ | 5 Top Monsoon Storm Damage Repair and Flood Restoration Contractors

    PHOENIX AZ | 5 Top Monsoon Storm Damage Repair and Flood Restoration Contractors

    When Phoenix, Arizona’s blistering summer temperatures collide with tropical monsoon storm cells the Valley of the Sun’s weather system can quickly become beautifully electric and refreshingly welcome, but powerfully destructive.  An enormous wall of dust often referred to as a Haboob is driven by high winds which can smother visibility and act as a sandblaster to anything in its way. Downpours of heavy rain, funnel clouds, and microbursts not only cause flash flooding, but are also able to dismantle roof systems, collapse building structures, and can deliver baseball sized hail stones.  Booming thunderstorms and awesome displays of lightning may ignite […]

  • HOUSTON TX | 5 Top Water Removal and Flood Damage Restoration Companies

    HOUSTON TX | 5 Top Water Removal and Flood Damage Restoration Companies

    Small plumbing leaks or broken pipes are the most common cause of water damage in both residential and commercial structures in the U.S., but homes along the Gulf of Mexico are additionally threatened by their annual threats of tropical wind storms which may bring severe flooding and extensive property damage. Greater Houston and Harris County, TX has a large number of quality property insurance restoration contractors to serve its dense area which requires them to be prepared for typical emergency service calls requiring water extraction of wet carpet and drywall to complete disaster recovery services due to catastrophic events such […]

  • SCOTTSDALE AZ | 5 Top Mold Removal & Remediation Companies

    SCOTTSDALE AZ | 5 Top Mold Removal & Remediation Companies

    Here are 5 of the best flood restoration companies that provide mold remediation services such as mold removal and water damage repair in Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, and Greater Phoenix, AZ.                                           Your insurance agent or adjuster may make recommendations to you with regard to their preferred contractors, but always do your own research before you hire the company of your choice.   If you find any of these Scottsdale, Arizona water damage restoration contractors not to be in good standing or […]

  • TAMPA FL | 5 Top Water Removal and Flood Damage Restoration Contractors

    TAMPA FL | 5 Top Water Removal and Flood Damage Restoration Contractors

    Small plumbing leaks or broken pipes are the most common cause of water damage in both residential and commercial structures in the U.S., but Southern Florida homes are additionally threatened by their annual threats of tropical wind storms which may bring severe flooding and extensive property damage. Greater Tampa, FL and Hillsborough County has a large number of quality property insurance restoration contractors to serve its dense area which requires them to be prepared for typical emergency service calls requiring water extraction of wet carpet and drywall to complete disaster recovery services due to catastrophic events such as fires, hurricanes, […]

  • Creating a Fire Escape Plan for Your Home

    Creating a Fire Escape Plan for Your Home

    By: Fire Tech Protection Services – Scottsdale, AZ On top of installing a smoke alarm and a fire sprinkler system, you should also come up with a fire escape plan so you know what to do in case of a fire. This plan gives you and your family a smart and safe way to escape the dangers of a fire.   Use the following tips to come up with your own escape plan:   1. Draw a Floor Plan Create a floor plan of your home and mark off all exits. This gives you a chance to map out the […]

  • WATER DAMAGE 411 | Info and Tips of What to Do After a Flood

    WATER DAMAGE 411 | Info and Tips of What to Do After a Flood

    Here’s some emergency flood recovery information and property restoration tips for victims of water, sewage, ice dam, and mold damage to their home or business.  

  • BOISE ID | 5 Top Water Removal and Flood Damage Restoration Companies

    BOISE ID | 5 Top Water Removal and Flood Damage Restoration Companies

    Small plumbing leaks or broken pipes are the most common cause of water damage in both residential and commercial structures in the U.S., but ice damming, rapid snow melt, leaky roofs, and flash flooding can also cause water intrusion, mold growth, and extensive property damage to many homes in the Treasure Valley of Southern Idaho. Ada County and Canyon County, ID has a number of quality property insurance restoration contractors to serve the Greater Boise area which requires them to be prepared for typical emergency service calls requiring water extraction of wet carpet and drywall to complete disaster recovery services […]

  • SEATTLE WA | 5 Top Water Removal & Flood Damage Restoration Companies

    SEATTLE WA | 5 Top Water Removal & Flood Damage Restoration Companies

    Small plumbing leaks or broken pipes are the most common cause of water damage in both residential and commercial structures in the U.S., but Western Washington homes are additionally threatened by the state’s heavy amounts of annual rainfall and spring snow melt which may bring severe flash flooding, mudslides, and extensive property damage. Greater Seattle and King County, WA has a large number of quality property insurance restoration contractors to serve its metropolitan area which requires them to be prepared for typical emergency service calls requiring water extraction of wet carpet and drywall to complete disaster recovery services due to […]

  • LOS ANGELES CA | 5 Top Fire Damage Repair and Smoke Restoration Contractors

    LOS ANGELES CA | 5 Top Fire Damage Repair and Smoke Restoration Contractors

    While cooking or kitchen fires may be considered the most common cause of fire damaged homes in the U.S., and careless smoking accidents are the leading cause of fire-related deaths, the state of California has also become increasingly more susceptible to summer wildfires over recent years due to severe drought. Greater Los Angeles, CA has a large number of quality property insurance restoration contractors in the area to serve its dense area which requires them to be prepared for everyday light smoke cleaning or water removal emergency service calls to catastrophic events such as earthquakes, landslides, flooding, or firestorms. Here […]

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Monsoon Storm Tips and Flood Preparation Sandbags for Mesa, AZ Flooding

The Mesa Fire & Medical Department works with the City of Mesa, AZ to provide free sand and bags for Mesa, Arizona Residents. Learn how you can prepare for unexpected stormy weather. Here is a video from the Mesa Fire and Medical Department that provides helpful tips to property owners needing sandbags to help them prepare for potential flooding and monsoon storms in Arizona.   6 Things for Mesa, AZ Residents to Remember from this Video: Mesa, AZ residents and business owners can go to the MesaAZ.gov website and type in “sandbags” to get the latest information on how and […]

Interstate Restoration Helps Sports Authority Get Back to Business after a Fire | #KeepUpTheGoodWork

Interstate Restoration is a national general contractor that specializes in emergency response for large commercial property losses and is in the business of getting people back to business after incurring a disaster such as a fire, flood, earthquake, or severe storm. With response centers located strategically throughout the country, Interstate can easily respond to any incident anywhere in the nation. WATCH THIS VIDEO and hear how Interstate Restoration helps Sports Authority recover after a fire damages one of their stores in South Carolina.   Helping You Get Back to Business, and Back to Life, After a Disaster (800) 622-6433   This […]

Red Cross Goes Door-to-Door in South Carolina to Help Flood Victims

Red Cross disaster workers are helping with damage assessment – going door-to-door in affected communities to see the damage and determine what help people need.

Steve Gleason’s love letter to New Orleans – Remembering Hurricane Katrina | NFL Network

Published on Aug 31, 2015

Former New Orleans Saint Steve Gleason, who is battling ALS, writes a love letter to the city of New Orleans 10 years after Hurricane Katrina.

House Fire Survival Tips You Must Know | ABC News

Published on Jan 26, 2015 ABC News’ Alex Perez reviews top tips that could save your life during a devastating house fire. See more at www.GoodMorningAmerica.com

PROPERTY INSURANCE 411: Insurance Filing Tips | FEMA

Region 1 Insurance Specialist, Robert Desaulniers offers tips that may help make filing an insurance claim easier. For additional flood claim tips visit www.floodsmart.gov and navigate to “File your claim” under the resources column.

PROPERTY INSURANCE 411: Info and Tips on How to File a Claim | iii Insurance Information Institute

One of the best ways to prepare for a potential disaster and protect your property is to understand your insurance policy and become familiar with the claims process. This short video will provide tips to get you started.

Oklahoma Tornado Recovery: 1 Year Later | American Red Cross

Here are some real stories from disaster victims of the Oklahoma tornadoes in 2013 who are still recovering and being supported by the American Red Cross.

Seat of Your Pants | FEMA

A 30-second public service announcement brought to you by the Ready Campaign and Ad Council. Winging it is not an emergency plan. Talk to your kids about who to call, where to meet, what to pack. Visit ready.gov/kids for tips and information.