How to Cleanup and Dry the Inside of a Home from an Outside Sprinkler Flood

Many homes are prone to flooding from outside sprinklers. Examples of flooding from sprinklers may include: 1.  Sprinkler spraying in through a window or door 2.  Sprinkler spraying against an exterior wall that leaks into the home. 3.  Sprinkler causing enough groundwater overflow that it leaches into the home through a slab or wall. 4.…

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

The wild fires are sill ablaze (May 15th, 2014).  There have been several separate fires with wild fires, which have affected 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…

How to Dryout and Cleanup Soaked Cabinets from a Flooded Kitchen

Depending on the type of construction of the cabinetry, they can be very expensive to replace to very, very expensive to replace. Not only for the material but also for the labor to replace them but also the labor to get them to match exactly. We have a process that can save soaked, wet cabinetry…

How to Fix and Cleanup a Flood Home or Crawlspace from an Overflowed or Burst Swimming Pool

Many homes have swimming pools. Some are above ground and the majority are in-ground. There are several issues that happen with these pools that can cause flooding in a home or crawlspace. For example, a swimming pool can leak and cause a slow flood or burst (possibly from an earthquake or from old age or…

How to Fix and Cleanup a Flooded Washing Machine from a Supply Line Tube Burst

Some homes in the area have washing machines within their homes or in their garages. The homes usually have a laundry room that is connected with the rest of the house. The construction is usually wood construction with drywall or plaster on the walls and a variety of floor coverings including tile, carpet, linoleum, wood, laminate,…

How to Dryout and Cleanup A Flood from a Washing Machine Overflow

As with most homes in the area, washing machines are within the building and many times not in the garage. When a flood occurs from an overflowed washing machine it needs to be taken care of differently than a broken water pipe flood in a wall and yet differently than an overflowed toilet sewer backup.…

How to Cleanup a Reverse Osmosis Water Filtration Machine Flood

Many homes have a reverse osmosis machine for filtering their drinking water. These are normally located under a sink. The purpose of them is to remove minerals and contaminants from the water to make the water cleaner to drink. By necessity the small tubes and connections that make up the reverse osmosis filter system in…

How to Cleanup a Flood from a Hot Water Heater

Hot water heaters floods are notorious for causing leaks and floods into homes. Fortunately, many are located in garages where the damage can be confined to just that area. Other times they are on a stand in a garage and adjacent to an interior wall that allows the water to seep or flood into the…