What to Do When a Pipe Bursts

January 20, 2020 Why does a pipe burst? Water pipes burst because the water inside them expands as the temperature gets close to freezing, and this causes an increase in pressure inside the pipe. When the pressure gets too high for the pipe to contain, it ruptures. When you know a pipe has burst, here are the steps you need […]

Frozen Pipe Prevention

This year’s polar vortex is expected to bring record-low temperatures to the Chicagoland area, beginning today. We must embrace for this historic cold as we could be enduring temperatures colder than those in Mount Everest and the Arctic. We must not only protect ourselves but also our homes, especially to avoid pipes from freezing and […]

Why You Must Mitigate Water Damage Quickly

Have you recently experienced water damage from a leaking roof, flood, or burst pipe? If so, you need to mitigate quickly! The risk of incurring more damages drastically increases the longer the water sits in your home or business. The sitting water could initiate microbial growth. This water could also cause significant damages to your […]

The Significance of Moisture Testing and Water Mitigation

Certified water restoration professionals, like Restore Restoration, Inc., use moisture and humidity testing to not only determine the amount of moisture intrusion or water damage a property has sustained but to also decipher how to dry the property most effectively and efficiently. The testing reveals hidden pockets of moisture and helps us determine the amount […]