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  • How Long Should I Run A Dehumidifier After A Water Leak?

    How Long Should I Run A Dehumidifier After A Water Leak?

    You’re dealing with a water leak in your home. This unfortunately means that you’ve got days, if not weeks of work ahead of you. You’ll need to mop and dry up, or worse, pump the water out your home. And once that’s done, you’ll still need to thoroughly dry out the flooded carpet, baseboards, walls,…

  • Does Mold Die When It Dries Out?

    Does Mold Die When It Dries Out?

    Let’s say you’ve had a recent outbreak of mold in your home. Maybe a pipe broke and sprayed water everywhere, or your roof may have had a leak. Whatever the reason, mold spores found new life in the extra moisture inside your home, and started to grow rapidly.

  • How to Tell if Water Damage is New or Old

    How to Tell if Water Damage is New or Old

    Has that water damage always been there? Or did it just happen? It’s wise to figure out if water damage is new or old, so that you know how extensive the damage may be, and what you need to do to stop the water intrusion.

  • How Long Does It Take for Mold to Grow in Wet Carpet?

    How Long Does It Take for Mold to Grow in Wet Carpet?

    If you have experienced a flood or a spill, you may be wondering how long it will take for mold to grow in your carpet. In other words, how long do you have to get this mess cleaned up? Typically, mold growth in carpets begins 24 to 48 hours after they get wet. You should…

  • How to Protect Your Small Business from Fires

    There are few things more devastating to a small business than a fire. But the good news is that most fires can be prevented, and the damage can be minimized if you know what to do. Below are five tips that you can use to help with protecting your small business from fire.

  • Hardwood Floor Water Damage: Causes and Solutions

    Hardwood Floor Water Damage: Causes and Solutions

    Hardwood flooring is a beautiful, modern flooring option that almost all home owners prefer. Unfortunately, these floors are also vulnerable to water damage. In order to keep your flooring in top condition, to protect your investment and home value, you need to prevent water damage to your hardwood floors actively.

  • Home Disaster Prevention: Things to Do Before a Vacation

    Home Disaster Prevention: Things to Do Before a Vacation

    When you’re heading out on vacation, all set to relax for a few days, a week, or more, the last thing you want to worry about is something happening to your home while you’re gone. While you can’t completely prevent disasters, you can do your best to protect your home during vacation. Here are some…

  • How to Maximize Your Water Damage Claim

    How to Maximize Your Water Damage Claim

    Everyone should know how to maximize a water damage claim. When your plumbing springs a leak or the ceiling starts dripping, you may thank your lucky stars that you have homeowners insurance. You’ll be covered for all of the damage when you make a water damage claim—right?

  • Landlord Responsibility for Flood Damage: What You Need to Know

    Landlord Responsibility for Flood Damage: What You Need to Know

    If you rent a property in a flood zone, you probably want to know about your landlord’s responsibility for flood damage. And if you own property, you need to know what you’ll be responsible for if the property ever floods in a storm or as a result of a plumbing leak. What happens in your…

  • TSC Restoration, Inc. Receives Premier Service Award

    At TSC Restoration, Inc., we work hard to make your most stressful floods and fires a little less stressful. Our dedicated rapid response team, compassionate customer service staff, and talented technicians all take pride in helping families get their homes back, and helping businesses get back to business. That’s why we’re proud to receive the…

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