ServiceMaster by Restoration Contractors Receives 2019 Best of Fort Wayne Award

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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

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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

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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

5 Fire Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

Brad LackeyFire Damage Prevention

The holidays bring warmth, togetherness and cheer. During this festive time of year, home fires also spike. Flammable materials become suddenly abundant, including ample decorative lighting, candles, cooking gadgets and indoor Christmas trees. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reports that from 2012 to 2016, firefighters battled an annual 170 house fires that were sparked by Christmas trees. Not only … Read More

Home Checklist to Prevent Water Damage

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Water that seeps into homes and saturates valuable household items results in disastrous water damage. Water-drenched furniture, electronics and appliances are expensive messes to clean up and restore. While water damage is ruinous, homeowners can take steps to prevent the calamities caused by the seemingly harmless agent—water. How Does Water Damage Affect the Home? Severe structural damage is the number … Read More

Step-by-Step Guide for Filing a Water Damage Insurance Claim

Brad LackeyWater Damage

Fort Wayne Custom – Guide for Filing a Water Damage Insurance Claim Experiencing property damage is a stressful situation to deal with but having insurance coverage can help make things a little easier for you. Insurance will cover repair and restoration costs to address the damage that your property has suffered; however, for such costs to be covered, you need … Read More

Effective Fireproofing Tips for Your Home

Brad LackeyFire Damage Prevention

With the amount of damage they can cause, fires have the potential to be one of the most destructive natural disasters. According to Insurance Information Institute, 4.5 millions are at high or extreme risk of wildfire. Not only do a fire’s flames consume everything in their path, but a fire also emits smoke and leaves behind corrosive byproducts that can … Read More