The Four Different Types Of Smoke Damage And How To Restore Your Home

Smoke damage is one of the most pervasive and destructive effects of a fire. In fact, the smoke damage from a fire is often more severe than the damage caused by the actual fire. Smoke damage can occur in many different ways. It’s important to understand these differences so you know how to deal with […]

Three Common Mistakes Made When Dealing With Fire Damage

The damage following a fire in your home is daunting. Many homeowners feel the urge to clean up the damage right away and attempt to get their lives back to normal, but most do not know how or where to start. There are certain things that should, and should not, be done, and steps that […]

3 Common Mistakes When Dealing With Fire Damage And Repairs

After the flames of a house fire have dwindled, you would think all the damage has been done. However, the damage can actually get worse if the right actions are not taken in a timely manner. Here are the 3 most common mistakes homeowners in Charlotte make following a fire that can actually lead to […]

The After Effects Of Fire Damage Restoration 

A fire in your Winston-Salem home is devastating. Fires leave little behind, and what is left is often charred and plagued by smoke and soot. Fires are dangerous, even after the flames have been extinguished. Because of the amount of damage and danger left behind from a fire, you should never attempt fire damage restoration […]

Finding Water Damage Before It Leads To Extra Restoration Costs

Unseen water damage can be extremely dangerous to your home and health. Some signs of water damage are easy to identify, while others are not as obvious. Here are some signs you should look for if you suspect water damage in your home: Wet or dark spots on walls and ceilings Flaking and cracking drywall […]

Why Time Is The Most Important When Dealing With Water Damage Cleanup

Time is so very important to each one of us. Sometimes we wish it would go faster, sometimes we wish it would go slower, and sometimes we wish it would just freeze. Unfortunately that isn’t possible. Given time, things can grow, things can mend, and things can be destroyed. Time is always of the essence […]

Common Water Damage Signs To Avoid Major Cleanup In Winston-Salem

Did you know that even a minor leak can cause serious water damage and cleanup to your home in Winston-Salem? Water damage, even as minimal as a leak, can compound and spread very quickly when not addressed immediately, requiring major water damage cleanup. So how can you spot a leak so you can get it […]

Preventing Water Damage Cleanup During The Winter Months

Water damage cleanup is a serious concern during any time of the year. However, the threat of water damage is amplified during the freezing winter months. From our water damage cleanup experts at Restoration 1 of Winston-Salem, here are simple things you can do to keep water damage at bay during the winter months.  Water […]

Three Water Damage Cleanup Steps For Winston-Salem Residents

Water disasters are unpredictable and can happen at any time. Even though it is not possible to know exactly if or when water damage may occur, there are steps that you can take to prevent it from happening. Your home in the Winston-Salem area can be protected from some water disasters if you take a […]

Upgrade Smoke Alarms After A Fire

When you have had a fire in your home, your life gets turned upside down. You experience terror, danger and a whole lot of damage to your home. After the initial trauma passes, you begin to rebuild. You have a unique opportunity to  upgrade the smoke alarm system to increase future protection for your home. […]