Warning Signs From The Fire Damage Restoration Experts: Electrical Fires

Most house fires can be prevented. Since fires based on electrical malfunctions are so common, one of the best ways to fortify your home against a fire is to know what the warning signs of an electrical fire are. There are many different electrical warning signs to be on the lookout for. Below are four […]

Three Common Mistakes When Dealing With Fire Damage Restoration 

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 fire damage restoration does not begin right away. Here are the 3 most common mistakes homeowners in Winston-Salem make following a fire that can actually cause more damage to […]

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 […]

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. […]

Take Precautions Against Electrical Fires

In March, six people in Winston-Salem lost their home to an electrical fire. After a shorted electrical outlet, firefighters were called in to tame the blaze. However, the fire consumed most of the home and left the owners temporarily homeless. On a larger scale, the U.S. Fire Administration reports about 25,000 electrical fires each year, […]

Removing Mold After Water Damage

Few disasters are more stressful than water damage in your home. There are so many things to take care of, like removing the water, drying everything out, and then replacing damaged materials. We at Restoration 1 of Winston-Salem know it’s a pretty large task to properly restore your home after water damage, and on top […]

Laundry Rooms And Mold Potential

Mold is destructive to the structure of your home and can jeopardize the health of your family. Certain molds can even cause illnesses and allergies. Unfortunately, one room in the middle of your home can become a perfect breeding ground for mildew and mold. If you smell a musty smell, inspect your laundry room: Washing […]