Four Common Water Damage Clean Up Mistakes

Upon finding their home or business affected by water damage, many people immediately react by jumping in and cleaning up the mess. Obviously, it’s important to begin the process or restoring your property as soon as possible, but starting before you have taken the necessary steps or know exactly what you are doing could actually […]

Creating a Business Response Plan

Those initial few moments after a water damage emergency happens in your business are critical. Do you know what to do? Does your team know what to do? Do you know who to call? Those are just three of hundreds of questions we can ask ourselves about emergency preparedness in a water damage emergency such as a flood. Ready.gov […]

Avoiding Plumbing Nightmares in Your Indianapolis Business

Stuff happens, right? Just like we have plumbing and water-related mishaps at home, they can happen at work. And, with the volume of people inside our businesses every day – be it, employees or customers – it’s probably even more likely to suffer a mishap at the office than at home. The truth is, most […]

Just Because It’s Cold Outside Doesn’t Mean It Won’t Get Hot: 4 Ways to Protect Your Home Against Winter Fire Damage

With snow on the ground and below freezing temperatures all around, the threat of fires is normally the last thing on anyone’s mind. However, the winter weather does bring with it some unexpected fire hazards. It is mostly the unexpected nature of these threats that makes it likely for these fires to occur. Fortunately, being […]

Preventing Water Damage from the Outside

Water has a way of sneaking up on you when you least expect it, destroying everything in its path, and completely taking over parts of your home. This can cause an immense amount of stress and take a lot of work to get back to normal. It usually takes the work of a certified and insuredprofessional […]

Being Proactive After A Fire

No matter the time of year the threat of fire is always near. A fire can break out at any time, it may come from a careless spark floating on the breeze. It may come from within your home from an unattended fryer or stove. It’s important to be proactive and protect your family and […]

Preventing House Fires

We all know fires can be very dangerous and can start very easily. Don’t forget to take precautions and learn about where and how a fire can simply start in your Indianapolis home. If you do need fire restoration, call the professionals at Total Restoration. Cooking Cooking is always the number one cause of house fires in the […]

Debunking Mold Myths: Mold Cleanup and Remediation

1. Mold is Natural, There’s Nothing to Worry AboutWhile mold may be natural, consistent exposure to it can have an extremely negative effect on one’s health as well as weaken the walls or ceilings in your building causing a safety hazard. Weak structures can be hard to spot and often go unnoticed until it is too […]

Commercial Water Damage

Many commercial owners in Indianapolis know that moisture is often the enemy especially when it can shut your business down. Water is capable of penetrating into any space and can take advantage of every little crack and can cause damage to the structure. It doesn’t matter how moisture has seeped into the building, the response […]

Don’t DIY Fire Damage Cleanup

We live in the days of do-it-yourself home remodels and weekend warriors, it can be tempting to Google a solution to your current house maintenance obstacle. While in some cases it is certainly okay to go the DIY route, there are some home projects you should always leave to the professionals. Fire damage cleanup is […]