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Fall Water Damage Disaster Prevention Guide 2021

With Summer coming to an end, Fall is right around the corner. Fall is usually a time when Vancouver residents shut down their barbeques, winterize their gardens, and fold up their lawn chairs. It’s also the best time to start preparing your home for the rainy Vancouver winters. With how quickly the weather changes in Vancouver and the lower mainland, preparing your home for the coming months is crucial. The Incredible Restoration’s Expert Water Damage Restoration Team put these tips together to prepare the inside and outside of your home for fall and winter weather.

This guide will touch upon interior and exterior home preparation for the winter months, to help keep you and your family safe from any possible water damage.

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13 tips to prevent water damage in your home

13 Tips To Prevent Water Damage In Your Home (2021)

Hopefully, this article hasn’t reached you too late, and instead, you are being a responsible homeowner and want to know how to prevent water damage or prevent your house from flooding. Or perhaps someone you know recently had a water damage incident in their home and now you are trying to avoid it from happening in yours. Well, that is what we want to help you with…

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Home at risk for water damage

Is Your Home At Risk For Water Damage?

Water damage and flooding is extremely frustrating and can cost you thousands in repairs if you can’t detect it. 

 

Depending on the type of home you live in…

 

you may be at a higher risk of water damage

 

The age of your home and how it was built plays a big part in the structure and insulation which…

 

could prove to be a source for potential water damage. 

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mold in your home

Guide to Mold in Your Home 2021

What if I told you that the spill you forgot to clean yesterday would get moldy tomorrow?

Did you know, mold inside a home can begin growing in as little as two to three days?

Yeah we know, it’s insane.

Mold in your home is a scary topic considering how it can grow almost everywhere.

Doing a simple google search on the topic could have anyone concerned about their health. 

Finding mold in our homes is concerning enough, but without proper knowledge, assessment, and testing it’s difficult to determine how severe the situation is.

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Safety Gear Guide

Guide To Safety Gear for DIY Water Damage Restoration Projects

With the COVID-19 pandemic requiring most of us to stay and work from home, it seems like there’s no better time to tackle any DIY restoration jobs we have.

However,


When it comes to any property damage restoration, the safety of you and your family comes first.

 

Safety, however, is often overlooked by an amateur restorer. 

 

Before taking on the project, 

 

You should first assess the situation

 

and think of what safety gear (PPE or Personal protective equipment) is appropriate for the project. 

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Dealing with water damage guide

6 Steps For Dealing With A Flood In Your Home in 2021

If you experience a flood in your home or basement in Vancouver, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Richmond, Surrey, Langley or Abbotsford, you might be thinking…

 

My home has flooded and experienced water damage, what do I do?”

 

What if I told you I could give you a checklist of things to do to mitigate water damage in your home?

 

Rainy weather in Vancouver might be making you concerned about the possibility of a flood or leak in your home.

 

Keep in mind that being aware of the risks and possible sources of water damage can be crucial to preventing a flood in your home.

 

By following these tips, you’ll know exactly what to do during a flood in your home.

 

So what do we mean by flooding? Well, the word flooding is loosely interchanged with water damage, and really what it refers to is any kind of water that has leaked, spilled, or intruded into your home and thus causing damage.

 

Anything from a leaking roof, toilet overflow, broken water pipe, excess water from rain, water appearing on your drywall, wet flooring, or a drainage problem causing your bathroom, kitchen, basement, or anywhere in your home to flood are examples of water damage.

 

So, if you happen to find yourself in this situation here are our 6 expert tips for dealing with a flood or water damage in your home.

 

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6 signs to change your water heater

6 Signs To Change Your Water Heater

Water heaters are one of the most common reasons for water damage in your home. Your average water heater only has a lifespan of 10 years. 

 

They experience wear and tear, malfunctions and generally degrades over time. 

 

The last thing you want is to wake up during a cold winter day, hop in the shower and get drenched with freezing cold water. 

 

Trust me. 

 

I’ve had it happen to me and I wouldn’t wish it upon my worst enemy. 

 

That’s why we should consider replacing our water heaters when it’s time. 

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7 Places In Your Home To Inspect For Water Damage

Getting your home inspected can help you find water damage, mold, or other hazards to protect your health and the structure of your home. 

 

However, many of us are extremely busy and might not be able to inspect every inch of our homes for water damage or any other concerns. 

 

Yet, by taking the time to inspect your house every few months, we can save ourselves thousands in repairs and long term problems. 

 

Here’s a simple checklist on how to inspect your home for water damage. 

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Dealing with a flooded basement

11 Expert Steps To Dealing With A Flooded Basement

Flooding in our basements is always unexpected and can make homeowners feel powerless and stressed out.

If your basement is flooding, it needs to be dealt with quickly.

If left unchecked….

Mold can begin to grow within two days. But don’t worry, we’ll provide you with a step by step formula on how to deal with a flooded basement. 

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