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Prepare Now To Prevent Water Damage Cleanup

Before you take off a road trip, you check the tire pressure. You change the batteries in the smoke alarm every six months. And, after years of training, you almost always remember your reusable bags before a grocery store runs. Since home water damage cleanup can be so expensive, take time now to check some vulnerable areas in your home.
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Four Red Flags Of A Poor Water Damage Cleanup Company

One of the worst things that can happen after your home is ravaged by a flood is hiring a water damage cleanup company that is unreliable, untrustworthy, unqualified, or all three. Don’t let this happen to you! At Challis Restoration in Cedar Rapids, we make it our top priority to provide you with the best quality service available and have
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How To Prevent Water Damage From Leaking Pipes

While leaking pipes may seem like nothing more than an annoyance, over time these leaks can water damage and even flooding in your home. If a pipe leaks in an area where you don’t spend a lot of time, such as the basement or utility room, you may be living with prolonged water damage, which only worsens over time. To
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DIY Water Damage Cleanup – NO!

DIY home improvement projects are all the rage right now. Thanks to countless blogs and videos on YouTube, you can learn to do almost any project. While they may be on the craze,when it comes to water restoration or cleanup projects, it is best to call in the professionals. Water damage can cause lasting and lingering damage to your home
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Proper Water Damage Cleanup in Cedar Rapids

Snowing, Freezing and then Leaking Require Proper Water Damage Cleanup In Cedar Rapids Across eastern Iowa and southwestern Wisconsin, we average about two and a half feet of snow per year. While the beautiful white drifts create wonderful photo opportunities, the freezing temperatures can create dangerous conditions for your Cedar Rapids home. Frozen pipes can lead to leaky pipes and
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2 Biggest Hazards After Water Damage In Cedar Rapids

When water damage is allowed to sit for too long, it can lead to some serious problems.  In fact, there are two major hazards that result from prolonged water exposure in your Cedar Rapids home. At Challis Restoration, we want to make sure that homeowners know why it is so important to get water damage cleaned up as soon as
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Climbing Back Up After Water Damage

Have you ever heard of the nursery rhyme about the little spider that climbs the water spout. In my opinion, that little spider had a lot of courage to try and reach the top of the water spout after being completely washed out! I have a feeling that perhaps he knew what to do in order to survive such things
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Signs Of Basement Water Damage

Water damage in the basement often goes unnoticed until it has become severe. The sooner water damage is found, the easier cleanup and restoration will be. To help catch water damage in your Cedar Rapids home, here are some signs that we at Challis Restoration recommend you should look for in your basement: Cracks in walls, floors, foundation and the
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Coordinating Steps After Water Damage

Hand In Hand Dealing with Water Damage When you call Challis Restoration Services, they rush to the scene of the damage immediately, day or night. Your window of opportunity is so short– mold growth can begin in as little as 48 hours. You need a team to attack the problem quickly, logically and aggressively. Although every water damage situation is
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Water Damage And Mold Growth

When cleaning up after water damage, speed really is key. The longer water and moisture sit in your home, the worse the damage will be. Upon finding water damage, you need to respond quickly and call a restoration team to respond ASAP. The major risks from water damage are structural damage to your home, and severe health reactions or illness
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