6Nov
Preventing Moldy Carpets

Preventing Moldy Carpets

There’s no question that carpets can be one of the best additions to a home. Along with adding color, they can add warmth, softness, and an overall change to the ambiance of any room. But, they’re also incredibly susceptible to mold. As...Read More

30Oct
The Main Reasons Your Smoke Alarm May Go Off At Random

The Main Reasons Your Smoke Alarm May Go Off At Random

Every house needs smoke detectors in each room. It really is that simple, and failing to install smoke detectors throughout the home can lead to a serious risk of tragedy. Far too often, the news feed is home to reports of deaths that would have...Read More

16Oct
Fighting Mold With Year Round Dehumidifiers

Fighting Mold With Year Round Dehumidifiers

Your home is your castle, there to keep you and your loved ones safe and protected from the elements. But you also have to be sure to take steps to protect your home as well, and while some issues may seem obvious, others can be easily overlooked. A...Read More

26Sep
Water Damage & Your Carpets

Water Damage & Your Carpets

Welcome back to the Disaster Response blog! Lately, on our blog we have been talking about what you should do if you fall victim to a flood. Often, when our clients hear the word “flood,” they picture the devastation left by a hurricane....Read More

19Sep
Water Damage & Your Hardwood Floor - Engineered Hardwood

Water Damage & Your Hardwood Floor - Engineered Hardwood

Welcome back! In the last Disaster Response blog post, we discussed what to do when your hardwood flooring is involved in a watery mess. Today, we want to take the discussion even further and talk about engineered hardwood and how it is more...Read More

15Sep

3 Things You Need to Know About Laminate Flooring Water Damage

If you’ve ever been a victim of a flood, you know how much damage can be caused to your home. Many assume that simply dabbing up the water with a few towels and setting out a fan will do the trick, but this is not the case. If...Read More

12Sep
Water Damage & Your Wood Floor

Water Damage & Your Wood Floor

Welcome back to the Disaster Response blog! In our last post, we discussed the effects of water on laminate flooring. When your home floods catastrophically or damage occurs over time, it affects the various parts of your home differently. As we...Read More

20Aug
What Do I Do In A Flood?

What Do I Do In A Flood?

Welcome back to the Disaster Response blog! In our last blog post, we talked about one aspect of flood water safety: waterborne pathogens. For those that have never encountered flood conditions, it can be easy to assume that as long as you can swim...Read More

5Aug
Hidden Dangers of a Basement Flood

Hidden Dangers of a Basement Flood

If you’ve ever experienced a disaster, your first thought might be to do whatever you need to do to fix the problem as soon as possible. If your basement is flooding, you may think it wise to wade into the water and find the problem....Read More

27Jul
Flood Water Safety : Pathogens

Flood Water Safety : Pathogens

Welcome back to the Disaster Response blog! Lately, on our blog, we have been talking about all things water damage related. We have talked about some of the most deadly floods of history as well as some of the most common causes of water damage. If...Read More

19Jul
4 Top Causes of Water Damage

4 Top Causes of Water Damage

Welcome back to the Disaster Response blog — your one stop for all things restoration. Lately, on the blog, we have been talking about some of the deadliest floods throughout history. To learn more about damages caused by the Yangtze river,...Read More

12Jul
Deadliest Floods in History - Part 2

Deadliest Floods in History - Part 2

Welcome back to the Disaster Response blog! In our last blog post, we covered some of the most deadly floods of all time including the Johnstown Flood, Central China flood, and others. To learn a little history, be sure to catch up on our last blog...Read More

5Jul
Deadliest Floods in History - Part 1

Deadliest Floods in History - Part 1

Welcome back to Disaster Response’s blog! Today, we are switching gears from primarily talking about the practicalities associated with flood damage, water damage, and water damage restoration, to cover a bit of history. Water is something...Read More

15Jun
5 Things You Need to Know About Water Damage

5 Things You Need to Know About Water Damage

Welcome back to the Disaster Response blog! On our blog, you can find all that you need to know about anything relating to restoration services including water damage restoration. Anyone can suffer from the effects of water damage; water can damage...Read More

15May
Do I Need Flood Insurance?

Do I Need Flood Insurance?

Welcome back to the Disaster Response blog! Lately, we have been discussing water damage restoration in the Grand Rapids area and, specifically, how that relates to your homeowners insurance policy. In our last blog post, we began discussing flood...Read More