Broken Shower Leak Clean Up

Broken Shower Leak Clean Up Many homes have stand up showers installed in their bathrooms for taking showers. A leaky shower door causing water damage occurs often in these homes from short and long term water damage. Let us help you with your Broken Shower Leak Clean Up. We have a process to quickly and safely dry out the water damage, clean up the damage associated with it, and rapidly get your life back to normal. The steps for drying out and cleaning up water damage from a leaky shower … [Read more...]

How to Cleanup a Dishwasher Flood

How to Cleanup a Dishwasher Flood The first step to clean up is to shut the machine off and, if needed, turn the water off to the home to stop further flooding. Most homes have a main water shut off. Many are located in garages or near water heaters. If that can’t be located or you are part of a condo, you can also shut the main valve off from the street. It looks like a small rectangular metal cap near the curb, in most cases. The size is similar to a notebook when you are looking down on it. … [Read more...]

Lead-Safe Certified Company – Dry Express Restoration

Why is it important for a company to be lead-safe certified company? It is very important for companies to be lead certified and Dry Express Restoration is proud to have earned this certification! Lead can be very dangerous and cause health problems if not dealt with properly. Houses that are older than 1978 has a very high chance of being lead content and is mandated by state law to be tested. Having a company that is lead certified assures that the handling of this hazardous material will … [Read more...]

How To Remove Smoke, Ash, and Odor from Your Home from the Wild Fires

San Diego has seen many wildfires in the past and is no stranger to seeing them again.   Wildfires can affect hundreds of homes and engulfed dozens. The damage is extensive. Some questions and answers are below. Q1: Is fire and smoke and ash damage covered by my insurance. A1: If you have insurance, the answer is almost definitely, yes. Q2: Where can I stay when I cannot live in my house and will my insurance pay to have me stay in a hotel? A2: There are several shelters setup for … [Read more...]

Lemon Grove Fire Restoration

Fires commonly occur all over San Diego County! But today, we're going to talk about fires occurring in the city of Lemon Grove. Lemon Grove, CA is a city in San Diego County located in “East County.” As with many homes in the County, kitchens are particularly susceptible to kitchen fire smoke damage due to the nature of cooking, flames, and fires normally happening when preparing food. There are normally more electrical outlets, appliances, and chances for electrical fires in kitchens. … [Read more...]

When and How Do I Get My Home Cleaned from the San Diego Fires

We work with all insurance carriers. Because it is the prime weather and time of year for San Diego Fires, it is super important to be cautious and in preparation mode..  Cal Fire has updates on the conditions and if any fires begin.  Many home owners want to know “is getting smoke and ash and fire damage cleaned up and removed from my home covered by my insurance”? They also want to know “how do I get a company to clean my home from fire damage and work with my insurance company”? Follow our … [Read more...]

Prepare for San Diego Fires

Prepare for San Diego Fires It's Santa Ana season, and with the dry conditions and fires, San Diego County inhabitants need to be ready and have an emergency plan for escape, shelter, insurance, etc. It is also important to have a plan for the aftermath of the fire and how you will restore is to make sure your home is back to its original condition ASAP. Q1: Is fire and smoke and ash damage covered by my insurance. A1: If you have insurance, the answer is almost definitely, yes. Q2: … [Read more...]

San Diego Water Bed Damage

San Diego Water Bed Damage Water beds are great! However, when a water bed bursts, it can be a huge debacle involving, wet carpets, wet drywall, flooded flooring, etc. It is very important to clean a water bed flood properly, as the chemicals inside of water beds can be harmful to anyone in the home if it is not cleaned up and dried out quickly! When a home has a flood due to a water bed burst that causes wet carpets, wet drywall, flooded flooring, etc, it needs to be cleaned up correctly. … [Read more...]

Sewage Clean Up San Diego

Sewage Clean Up San Diego Is your drain line broken? Is your sewer backed up? Is your toilet overflowing? Is a drain seeping into your basement or crawlspace? If any of these situations apply to you, you need local San Diego sewage clean up. What health illnesses and damage to your home will happen if your home does NOT get cleaned properly? What are the steps for cleaning sewage? We outline below the steps. Health problems and illnesses can arise if your sewage is not properly cleaned … [Read more...]

Preventing San Diego Kitchen Fires

Preventing San Diego Kitchen Fires A San Diego kitchen fire is a home disaster that is often very preventable; however, if you experience a kitchen fire, it is still tragic. It only takes a few fairly simple, preventative measures to avoid a kitchen fire and any associated fire damage. 1. Install a smoke detector and check it regularly A smoke detector offers the first signal that there is a problem in the home. While the detector does not have to be in the kitchen (and should not be to avoid … [Read more...]