Substance Abuse Facts After A Disaster

The dangers of hurricanes, earthquakes and floods can seem clear, with high winds, rising waters or powerful tectonic movements understandably drawing the most concern. But a new study published today found that a natural disaster can also cause lasting damage to a population in another way: through an increased risk of substance abuse. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, warns that people traumatized

Reliable Restoration Releases Strategic Response Plan for Hurricane Matthew

Today Reliable Restoration released a Press Release detailing a strategic plan of action to address any potential damage assistance needed in the wake of Hurricane Matthew’s arrival on the east coast. “At Reliable, our primary concern is, and always will be, the safety and security of people. Once the danger passes, we will are prepared to respond quickly, to assess the damage and begin the process of restoring your properties and lives to normal. To that

300 Miles Away and My Family is the Path of Hurricane Matthew

I am worried. As I sit here to write this blog my thoughts are on my family is in Hurricane Matthew’s path.  My sister-in-law and nephew live in Savannah, right in Matthew’s Category 4 course. Due to my nephew’s job in the field of public service, they cannot evacuate too far from the area.

5 Questions To Ask Your Restoration Company

Who Can You Depend On? Finding a Disaster Restoration Company you can trust is hard, especially in the chaotic aftermath of a disaster. Your first focus is of course on the safety of your family or company employees but, quickly afterward it shifts to halting the damage, salvaging your property and protecting your hard-worked for assets. Knowing the 5 Questions to ask your restoration company can quickly help you identify a service provider who is not only equipped

5 Fall Home Safety Tips…Getting Your Home Prepared

Fall has arrived! Preparing your home for the upcoming cold weather season is starting to cross every homeowner’s mind. But as you begin hauling out the fall decorations and getting your landscaping prepared for the cooler months, there are 5 Fall Home Safety Tips that should be followed to keep you home warm, happy and protected.

We Flipped a Switch! Common Causes of Household Circuit Breaker Trips

We Tripped the Circuit Breaker Again! As homeowners, many of us have learned about our home’s inner workings the hard way, especially when it comes the household electrical system, the main breaker panel. With today’s many electronic devices times every person in the household, overloads via circuit breaker trips are common. However, these annoying electrical boxes are not just there to be your home’s micromanager; they are there for safety.

Charged and Ready! Charging Your Cell Phone Safely

Are you charging your cell phone safely? Many people aren’t. With the most recent news concerning cell phone battery and charging issues, we at Reliable Restoration wanted to share 5-Tips to charging your cell phone safely. View our SlideShare presentation OR Download our PDF below. charged-and-ready

A 4-Day Week Could Have Health Risks

A four-day work week could be hazardous to your health Working a 4-Day work week may sound like a great idea, after all who does not want more family time. But, as research shows squeezing a full work week into four days can have some health risks especially for those who work more than the standard 40-hours work week. While the manufacturing industry has been one of the leaders in encouraging the 30-hours work week (4

Having a Home Storm Shelter When the Tornado Sirens Sound

The Tornado Sirens sound…do you have a home storm shelter? Severe storms and tornadoes can come up quick in the south. Whether preparing for a severe thunderstorm or a tornado, having a home storm shelter in place can not only offer comfort when the lights go out, but can save lives if disaster strikes. Here are a few tips to help you prepare a storm shelter in your home for when the sirens sound.

Can You Hear Me Now? Disaster Communication

Hello…hello? Everyone loves the old Verizon “Can You Hear Me Now?” commercials. Sprint has even parlayed this into a new commercial stream with the former actor. Yet, during an emergency or natural disaster situation, communication is no joking matter. So does your family or business have a Disaster Communication Plan in place? If not, there are some steps you may wish to follow to putting a plan in place.

Empowering The Safety Team Leaders in Your Business

Choosing a Safety Team Leader Choosing a Safety Team Leader for your business is often an arduous task. Normally companies delegate this to a management team member who is already overloaded with the tasks of their current role. OR, is it left up to a volunteer staff member who is ill-equipped to properly embrace this important leadership responsibility. So how does a company choose a candidate that fits into the role and has the aptitude to rally

Water Damage, By an Ice Maker!

Water Damage Extensive Water damage can come at the most unexpected time and by the smallest means. In my case it was a power outage that resulted in the refrigerator being shut off; as a result my well performing ice maker had an open line to pumping GALLONS of water freely into my new home. Sadly after two days of unobstructed water flow I faced expensive Water Damage Restoration to the tune of thousands of

Commercial Building Fire Restoration

The Fire Restoration Call Getting an emergency fire restoration call in the middle of the night is nothing new for the Reliable Restoration team. Our knowledgeable and dedicated professionals take these call personally. So when the staff at Wild Bill’s in Duluth, Ga. contacted us after a recent fire we were ready to jump to the call.