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Facts You Should Know About Disaster Damage – Part II

August 19, 2015 | Storm Damage

In the last post about damage facts, we learned different categories of water and causes of damage.  In this next post we’ll discuss the actual process of restoring your home to like new or pre-damaged condition. Damage Restoration Process Done Right Carpet Restoration specializes in revitalizing your home after damage has occurred. With the most up-to-date…

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Facts You Should Know About Disaster Damage

August 14, 2015 | Storm Damage

Disaster damage, the dreaded two words that every property owner hates to hear but most likely has experienced. When there’s a heavy thunderstorm or a drastic change in weather that results in a quick snow melt, this type of home property damage often occurs. Thousands of dollars worth of destruction all due to water. damages…

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Severe Weather Warning – Flash Floods

June and July is prime time for severe weather mayhem in Minnesota; flash floods that give you an indoor pool in your basement or make your favorite watering hole into a literal watering hole. Whatever was remaining of the drought Minnesota had, with the amount of rain and flash flooding there’s been this summer, is…

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Flash Floods and You

Almost exactly one year ago, Minnesota was hit with a flash flood that devastated Minnesotans. Streets were closed; electricity was out, Governor Mark Dayton even wrote Barack Obama requesting disaster declaration. Flash floods are a common occurrence in Minnesota; in fact more Minnesotans are killed by flash floods than any other weather event. With that…

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Handling Insurance Claims

May 23, 2014 | Storm Damage

Done right is a licensed carpet cleaning company that specializes in residential and commercial disaster damage and deflooding. To take the burden from the homeowner, landlord or business owner, Done Right Carpet and Restoration takes over the procedure of contacting your insurance company. You simply need to provide your claim number. Make sure to know what…

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Preventing Storm Damage in Six Steps

May 20, 2014 | Storm Damage

1. Make your gutters are clean of gunk and debris. Gutters are designed to funnel water away from your home, but debris can inhibit that. Clogged gutters can almost guarantee that damage from a storm will occur in your home. 2. Verify your gutter empties water away from your home to prevent your basement from…

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Water Restoration Professionals

September 7, 2012 | Storm Damage

Professionalism in Water Restoration In many circumstances, damage restoration projects begin on an emergency basis. Consequently, at the start of a restoration project, restorers are often compelled to make immediate initial judgments between the need to quickly remove the water and start the drying process, versus the need to accurately identify and remove hazards and…

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Wet Basements In Minnesota Even With a Sump Pump

July 19, 2012 | Storm Damage

Waterproofing System Hazards: When Your Sump Pump Fails Home Repair Articles | August 6, 2011 Can you depend on your sump pump to keep your basement dry and mold-free? While it is an effective waterproofing system, there are a few hazards that could threaten your home if you aren’t careful. Many homeowners use a sump…

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Humidity, Flooding, and Damage Control

July 13, 2012 | Storm Damage

Humidity, Flooding, and Damage Control by: Chris Lontok Humidity control is an important consideration whether you are in a commercial or residential structure. By definition, humidity is the amount of moisture present in the surrounding air, and an excess of moisture can lead to many forms of deterioration for any house or building. Damage from water…

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The Science of Drying

June 27, 2012 | Storm Damage

It’s More Complicated! The water restoration industry uses the term Psychrometry for the science of drying.  This term means that faster rates are achieved when air is warm, dry and fast while also being close to a wet surface, and materials are also made warm to be more permeable.  As materials and the floor begin…

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