Natural disasters are no laughing matter, and when faced with one, you are often left with only two choices: evacuate the area, or buckle down and prepare for the storm ahead. That preparation hopefully includes setting up “Bug Out Bags” for each member of your family–including of course, your dog. Unfortunately, very few people know to do this– so we have compiled a list of thirteen essential items you should include in your dog’s Bug Out Bag, and the reasons why your canine companion might need them.
Flood damage is just another kind of water damage, right?
When it comes to water damage vs flood damage, flood damage poses higher health risks, can require additional insurance coverage, and can cost more to repair.
But what exactly constitutes flood damage, what constitutes water damage, and why does it matter? Let’s start with the causes. Continue reading
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With the current El Niño season underway, it makes sense for you to wonder about flood insurance in San Diego. What exactly are the benefits of flood insurance? Should you purchase flood insurance for your home or business? If you live in San Diego or anywhere near the Southern California coastline, then you already know that this winter has been a doozy. With record rainfall and freeway closures on Highway 5 earlier this January, flooding and flood preparation seem to be in the forefront of many home and business owner’s minds. And one key element of El Niño preparation is the purchase of flood insurance in San Diego and nearby cities. And yet many businesses and residents stubbornly refuse to purchase flood insurance. We’re here to explore the benefits of flood insurance in San Diego and why it just might be the right choice for you. Continue reading
Flood safety is serious business. Even a minor flood can cause massive damage and serious injury. If you want to prepare yourself, your home, your family, and your finances against a flood, follow these flood safety tips: Continue reading
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When forming your flood safety plan, it’s important to know where to go in order to ensure your family’s safety. If your children are in school, know what to do should a flood occur during school hours. Come up with a designated meeting place for you and your children. Make arrangements with a family member or friend in a nearby town so you have a place to stay, and don’t forget to include your pets in your flood safety plans. Knowing where to go and what to do when a flood occurs is the most critical part of your flood safety agenda – prepare yourself today so you can remain safe. Continue reading
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If you’ve never dealt with a flooded home before, the cleanup process can be a scary prospect. However, before even thinking about restoring your flooded home, it’s vital that you take the following safety precautions.
As the 2015 El Niño winter approaches, it’s important to prepare your home and family for possible flooding. Here are the absolute essentials that every household should cover going into the winter season.
California may be experiencing a drought right now, but in a state that shares a huge border with the ocean, flooding can be a common problem. Storms, tsunamis and industrial accidents can all cause flooding. Even minor flooding can cause serious damage for homes and businesses, requiring extensive water damage restoration. However, major flooding can cause widespread devastation that requires rebuilding whole communities. Continue reading
Floods are nasty business. That’s why flood preparation is crucial. Right now, floods are threatening and destroying communities throughout the country, from Texas and Louisiana to Kansas and Colorado. It seems hard to believe right now, but even California could face floods and landslides this winter if an El Nino event touches down.
We believe there’s no time like the present to make sure your home and family are prepared for the event of a flood, which is why we’re proud to announce the Flood Preparation Scholarship. Read on to see how you or someone you know could win $500 for their education while helping educate others about flood safety.
Think you’re already prepared for the next big flood? Take our flood safety quiz and find out.
Many of you may have already heard about the flood at the San Diego Marriott Marquis on Wednesday, but what you may not have heard is that TSC Restoration is leading the restoration. Right now, our technicians are on the scene and working on extraction. We’ll update this post as the story develops. Continue reading