Storm Damage is Devastating to a Community

  storm damage is devastating to a community. storm damage can cause widespread issues in the city and metro areas. The most common natural disaster in Georgia are thunderstorms. Under the right conditions, rainfall from thunderstorms causes flash flooding, killing more people each year than hurricanes, tornadoes or lightning. Lightning is responsible for many fires in the metro area each year and potentially causes fatalities. Hail up to the size of softballs damages cars and windows, and

Frozen Pipes: How To Avoid Damage

You might be familiar with the pop culture adage by now: Winter Is Coming. That means, aside from defending your home from White Walkers and making a thousand lists for the Holiday Season, you might want to think about frozen pipes. Now that fall has arrived we can finally bundle ourselves in scarves, hats, and gloves to drink pumpkin spice everything. As we’ve discussed before, it’s time to prepare your house for the cold weather.

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

Sewage Damage: The Real Threat

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Sewage damage can turn into a critical situation. Every person has experienced a moment of dread where the toilet doesn’t flush. For a moment, time stops, and it feels like the whole world is coming to a slow, disgusting end. Hopefully, unclogging the toilet won’t be an issue. Other times, however, it can be a full on sewage damage disaster—and sometimes more than just physically damaging to your house. A clogged toilet can be a

How To Combat Mold In Your Home

Finding mold in your home is potential disaster. In fact, it can turn into a downright nightmare. Mold in your home can cause severe health problems to the residents of your household particularly young children and the elderly. The maladies mold causes can develop beyond minor issues – black mold can be lethally dangerous. For instance, the trichothecene mycotoxins produced by toxic black mold is neurotoxic. This means they can kill neurons in the brain and impair a person’s mental ability.

Odor Elimination: The Final Cleanse

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A fire is a traumatizing event for anyone and handling the damages afterward can be exhausting.   Aside from repairing any destruction in your house, accounting for lost furniture, and finding solace in the aftermath, there is another crucial element that must be taken care of: odor elimination. As any study will tell you, the stench of smoke will stay in your household for days or weeks after a fire. Scented candles fabric cleaners may

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.