Wet Basements With Water Damage Need Immediate Attention
An extended cold season and plenty of Minneapolis snow can build up moisture around your basement, and heavy spring water runoff may soak into the ground around your home, causing a problem for residential properties that have basements. Be proactive by plugging weeping tiles, sealing existing cracks and repairing any visible foundation deterioration before water […]
Making A Fire Escape Plan
One of the most terrifying nightmare for any homeowner is a house fire. When flames threaten your home, you only have minutes to evacuate. Take some time today to prepare a fire escape plan that includes exit locations, items to gather in the event of an evacuation, and a meeting point or communication plan for […]
Got Frozen Pipes?
With another cold snap hitting Minneapolis keep an eye out for frozen pipes in your home or business. If you turn on a faucet and only a trickle comes out, suspect a frozen pipe. Likely places for frozen pipes include against exterior walls or where your water service enters your home through the foundation. Keep […]
Say What? Ice Dams Already In December?!
I originally had planned to write this blog in January when ice dams usually seem to peak. Unfortunately, typical January weather has hit us a little early this year. Between the wet snow fall and plummeting temps, ice dams are already making their appearance around the Twin Cities. Keep your head up Minneapolis, we got […]
What NOT To Do After Water Damage In Minneapolis
Whether you found standing water in your home after being out of town for a week or the bathroom faucet broke off in your hand, you have water damage. What you do in the next few hours has a huge impact on the amount and severity of the damage. Call 24Restore in Minneapolis immediately for […]
Happy Thanksgiving Minneapolis!
So I did a crazy thing over the weekend. I put my Christmas tree up BEFORE Thanksgiving! It has been a tradition my entire life to put it up after the 7th of December, a tradition started by my mom. This was her special way of separating my birthday from Christmas and it stuck with […]
Is Deep Fried Turkey On Your Thanksgiving Menu?
If you have never had it all I can say is what are you waiting for?! As delicious as it is, it is also very dangerous and has been responsible for many garag, decks and home fire damages throughout the years. Frying food is the greatest factor in cooking fires, so educate yourself before you […]
Why Time Is Of The Essence When It Comes To Smoke And Fire Remediation
Fires can happen any time during the year. But it does seem like we have an increased number of fire losses in the colder months. Mainly due to space heaters, candles, fire places, holiday lights and increased baking/cooking for the holidays. Odor removal is typically the most complicated part of smoke, soot and fire remediation. […]
Three Risks Of DIY Water Damage
Many home and property owners in Minneapolis feel like they might be able to save some money following water damage if they handle the cleanup on their own. While it is good to be proactive and get the cleanup process started as soon as possible, we at 24Restore want to remind you that it’s important […]
HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS
Walk Safely Cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and crosswalks. Look left, right and left again when crossing and keep looking as you cross. Put electronic devices down, keep heads up and walk, don’t run, across the street. Teach children to make eye contact with drivers before crossing in front of them. Always […]