How to Prevent Fire and Water Damage in the Fall and Winter

Brad LackeyCleaning Tips and Checklists, Fire Damage Prevention, Water Damage Prevention

Water and Fire Damage Restoration with ServiceMaster by Restoration Contractors

One of the worst aspects about fire and water damage is that both occur year-round, and both may come from natural and man-made causes. But as they can both occur from various sources, there are seasonal trends in where and when they start, such as frozen pipes in the winter and storm damage in the spring and summer. As we … Read More

The Dangers of Living in a Smoke-Damaged Home

Brad LackeyFire Damage

Living in a home after it was recently damaged by a fire produces a hazard for everyone. For more than just being uncomfortable, the need for fire damage restoration is crucial as the presence of smoke can cause smoke pollution. Regardless of the size of the fire, the smoke and soot byproducts can spread throughout the home and compromise the … Read More

ServiceMaster by Restoration Contractors Receives 2019 Best of Fort Wayne Award

Brad LackeyDisaster Projects

ServiceMaster by Restoration Contractors wins Best of Fort Wayne Award

ServiceMaster by Restoration Contractors has been selected for the 2019 Best of Fort Wayne Award in the Fire & Water Damage Restoration category by the Fort Wayne Award Program. Each year, the Fort Wayne Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the … Read More

How to Prevent Flooding This Spring in the Midwest

Brad LackeyFlood Damage, Water Damage Prevention

The arrival of spring is always a relief in the Midwest as the winter brings miserable weather conditions including blistering cold temperatures, subzero wind chills, snow, and ice. It is no wonder that those in the Fort Wayne area and throughout the greater Midwest are happy to feel warmer temperatures and watch the ice and snow disappear. While the weather … Read More

Mold Remediation in Commercial Buildings

Brad LackeyMold Removal

Mold-Remediation-in-Commercial-Buildings

Mold is a common, yet dangerous problem that will not only cause serious property damage, but also negative health effects if the problem is not addressed. It often starts as a result of water damage or excess moisture because the mold spores that exist naturally in the air need a source of moisture to grow. Once mold colonies take hold, … Read More

What to Do and What Not to Do When Dealing with Mold

Brad LackeyDisaster Projects

ServiceMaster-Fort-Wayne-Mold-Removal

Discovering mold growth in your home can be concerning, and it is important to act immediately to prevent it from becoming a greater problem than it already is. Mold growth typically appears if there is a moisture issue in the home because the spores thrive in moist environments. The spores will attach themselves to surfaces it can use as a … Read More

Safety Tips to Protect Yourself from Mold

Brad LackeyMold Removal

Although mold is a natural substance, it is one that can be hazardous to your health and your property. Mold takes hold on common building materials like wood and drywall because they contain cellulose that mold uses as food. When there is a high level of moisture, these surfaces are an ideal spot for mold to begin growing. As the … Read More