PREVENTING HOME WATER DAMAGE

Preventing home water damage can seem to be redundant and time-consuming, but it definitely beats the alternative. Taking the right preventative measures can save you from the headache of a disastrous water damage. Here are some quick tips to help you make sure the water stays out of your house and how to spot it early on if it already
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Biggest Risks of Flood and Water Damage

Flood and water damage are one of the most potent dangers facing American homeowners today. These are some sobering statistics that prove what a problem this is today. 14,000 homeowners in the United States experience a water and flood damage emergency every day. 98 percent of basements will experience some amount of flooding in their lifetime. 10 percent of homes
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The Myths and the Real Facts about Mold

Mold is one of the most common problems that household owners face. It is also one of the least understood issues out there. Lots of misconceptions fly around about what mold does to us and how dangerous it really is. Let’s take a look at what those myths are and what is really true about mold. Myth #1- All mold
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Dealing with a Wind-Damaged Home

We are currently rounding out the end of summer storm season, but before we know it, it will be winter in the Iowa, and with it comes blizzards, snowstorms, strong winds, and bitter cold. The fact is that wind damage can happen anytime. Storms can be unpredictable, and the winds accompanying them even more so. It goes without saying that
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Where There is Fire There is Smoke

When a fire occurs damaging your property, it can be a devastating disaster for you and your family in the Davenport area. Although a fire can do a lot of damage to your home, sometimes putting out a fire can be just as damaging than the fire itself. Once the fire is put out and the property is safe, fire and
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Summer Brings on the Heat

Now that summer has now arrived, the last thing on your mind is having fire damage to your property. If a fire does happen to your home or other property, it can be very overwhelming for most people. Many of us think that once a fire does happen our home or property, it can no longer be salvaged. However, with
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Mold in Your Home

When we think of mold, the most common discussed topics about it is moisture and the effects mold can cause to our health. It is important for the homeowner or even the renter to be prepared to recognize the presence of mold long before bad health comes in. Also to know the common symptoms of having mold in your home.
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Water damage in Iowa City

Storms, appliances not working properly, drains that are clogged, broken pipes, and fire damage are just a few of the ways your property can suffer water damage. Water can be very problematic when it is finds its way into places you don’t want it. If a pipe burst and it runs under your house into the foundation, it can cause
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Dealing with Water Damage

  Did you know that saltwater requires different tricks and techniques to be removed from your home or business. Saltwater needs special treatment compared to ordinary spill or from any other kind of water damage. Salt can react with insulation on your wires and even react with the wire itself causing major damage. Salt water can react with materials such
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Has Mother Nature Damaged Your Tipton Home?

When Mother Nature gets cantankerous and leaves your world a mess call us! After she leaves you may not be aware of the damage she left behind. Just because everything seems in order does not mean it is. That is where Challis Restoration Services Inc. come in. We serve Clarence, Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Davenport, Tipton, and the surrounding areas
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