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Welcome to Flood Damage Pro's blog. The restoration industry can seem complicated when you first encounter it. We're here to offer you a ringside view into the world of water damage restoration, with interesting stories of real-life restorations we've done and tips and information you can trust, because it's coming from our restoration professionals.

Our topics will be diverse, covering anything and everything related to water damage, fire damage, mold remediation, and what these damages have to do with your insurance coverage. Take a look around, and come back and visit us to see what's new.

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NOV 2023

Hidden Water Damage

Hidden water damage can be unseen and generally underrated, but that does not mean it cannot silently occur in different parts of the house and affect the structure of that place. Therefore, knowing those places prone to this issue will help save your residence...
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OCT 2023

Water Damage Recovery: Best Practices

Explore expert insights and essential tips for effective water damage recovery with Flood Damage Pro. Our comprehensive guide empowers you to make informed decisions for a swift and successful post-water damage recovery journey...
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SEP 2023

How Flood Can Damage Your Home?

Floods are among the most common natural disasters, capable of occurring in virtually any environment. Despite efforts to mitigate their impacts, such as through the use of mine dewatering pumps, the outcomes can still be catastrophic...
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SEP 2021

Benefits Of Hiring A Professional Water Damage Company

Water damage, whether from a busted pipe, flooding, or a leaking roof, can be a homeowner's worst nightmare. When a disaster happens, immediate action is required to limit damage and avert subsequent difficulties...
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MAR 2021

Broken Pipe Leaks Damage and Restoration

Though pipe leaks happen mostly during winter, it can also happen almost every day. You never know when your pipes may give in, and since you don't see them - several days (or weeks) may pass until you realize you have a leak. In some cases, you won't know until you see your water bill...
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SEP 2020

What To Do If Your House Floods?

Like many people in the past, you might have arrived home and found that a very unwelcome guest has moved in quickly and departed, leaving chaos and debris in its wake - flood damage. You might be familiar with this visitor because you live in a high-risk flood zone - maybe you know the story all too well of evacuating, but never have experienced any loss personally...
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AUG 2020

Sewage Backup Issues and How to Deal With It

The backing up of sewage waste is undoubtedly one of the most unpleasant scenarios that could occur for any private or corporate property owner. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to predict when such a thing is going to happen...
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JUN 2020

Top 5 causes of commercial water damage in USA

If for instance, your business has suffered water damages, you will probably know how this disaster can prevent you from doing your business. Worse, if you have employees and other staff in the office, they are at risk too...
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APR 2020

COVID-19 Prevention: Why Household Disinfection Is Important These Days

The times we are living in right now are certainly unusual - not only do we have to contend with spending endless hours indoors but we have also become the recipients of daily grim news courtesy of the COVID-19 outbreak. To keep ourselves and our loved ones safe, we are constantly reminded of...
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MAR 2020

Water Damage Risks Around The Home

Water damage at home does not only happen during floods, excessive rainfall, and storms. Leaks, lack of proper home planning and poor maintenance practice also can cause water damage.  Some water damage is preventable, and some isn't. With a little preparation and attention, you can avoid many causes of water damage...
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DEC 2019

Necessary Equipment Used for Water Damage Restoration in Your House

Picture what water can do indoors, in places where it doesn't belong. Water can cause real damage to a home or place of work. The damage doesn't only come from natural disasters like flood damage, which is of course extremely harmful, but from other sources as well...
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JUN 2018

Can Mold Return After Remediation?

If we want to answer this question thoroughly, first we must understand what mold is, how it got there and how to get rid of it. Mold can be defined as fungi which grow in hyphae form. For mold to grow the following conditions must be met...
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SEP 2017

Smelly Carpets Could Mean You Need More than Carpet Cleaning

You know how some places just smell musty and old? Like they haven't been cleaned in a while? What if you enter your home one day and notice that smell? Could it be your carpets went bad in a day, because that smell wasn't there yesterday? That's probably not the case...
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AUG 2017

The Peculiar Case of the Water Heater in the Basement

Waking up is hard to do. You need to get out of your cozy bed, go wash up, get dressed and get some coffee in you before you start your day. Now think of getting out of bed, as hard as that is, walking slowly to the shower, opening the hot water, and waiting for it to run so you can hop in, and...
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JUL 2017

Water Damage Causes at Home and How to Deal with Them

We all know we're surrounded by water. The ocean, lakes, rivers, ponds, and other natural water reserves. But we are also surrounded by human-made waterways - sewers, water mains and pipes, and gutters also fill up with water when it rains...
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JUN 2017

Water Damage Coverage by Homeowners Insurance

If you're a home owner, you probably have a homeowner's insurance policy. If you don't have one, we're pretty sure it's a good idea you have one. The homeowner's insurance is your best coverage from potential damages, from various causes and factors...
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MAY 2017

Preventing Water Damage in Your Home

The best solution to water damage is preventing it from happening. You do not want to deal with water damage, so why not make sure you're as safe as you can be?...
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APR 2017

Storm & Water Damage

Rain & storms can get you wet, even when you are in your home. Sometimes, the roof, walls and foundations meant to protect us from outer nature weather give in. It usually happens when we don't expect it...
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MAR 2017

Oh the Damage a Dishwasher Can Do

Dishwashers are great, but also encompass great water damage potential. Imagine a dishwasher breaking down while working, all full of water. The amount of water flowing would be overwhelming, especially since in most cases the water keeps flowing as the dishwasher doesn't stop the water flow...
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FEB 2017

How to Recover from a Pipe Burst

It might be the sound of dripping water on the ceiling or behind a wall, or a mysterious puddle on the floor. Maybe you've noticed a decrease in water pressure when you turn on the hot water faucet, or no water flow whatsoever. These are all signs that a pipe may have burst...
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JAN 2017

Water Mitigation Professionals

Our water mitigation professionals are trained, certified and experienced in restoring your real estate back in working order in a blink of an eye. Our services and ourselves are available to you seven days a week, any day of the year...
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DEC 2016

Water Damage Insurance Claim Tips

There is nothing insignificant about water damage. No matter whether it was your furniture, walls, carpet, or the very structural integrity of your home that took the hit, it can seriously compromise the market value of your property and even put the health and safety of your family at risk by providing the right conditions for mold and mildew growth...
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NOV 2016

Emergency Water Damage Cleanup Tips

Most homeowners are very surprised by the amount of damage a little water can do. Water from rain and other natural sources can carry germs that will contaminate the environmental quality of your home...
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OCT 2016

Water Damage Clean Up Service

It is in your best interest to get the professional service to handle all of your water damage repair and water damage restoration. Our water damage clean up service has trained staff with long standing experience...
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SEP 2016

How Long Does it Take for Mold to Grow?

Mold infestation and growth often occurs indoors following water damage. Mold, like any other life form, needs water to grow. Extract the water, remove the moisture and you have stopped the mold from growing but you have not eliminated it yet...
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AUG 2016

Emergency Water Removal

It's important that you choose a proper water damage service that understands the process of addressing flooding problems and can offer emergency water extraction when you need it most. As well as the proper methods of water cleanup in your property...
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JUL 2016

Dodging the Domino Effect: Working with Your Insurance after Water Damage

Waking up to find water damage is no fun at all. You should be ready for water damage, since you don't know when it might happen. First thing to do is make sure you're covered by your insurance policy, and the second thing is to know what to do if water damage happens...
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JUN 2016

What Does a Water Damage Restoration Company Do?

When they find out what I do professionally, many people ask me, "What does a water restoration company do?" or "What is water damage restoration?" So let me answer...
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MAY 2016

Black Mold: The Toxic House Guest

You are in your basement when something catches your eye - a black streak on the wall. You look closer. Oh no! Is that mold growing? You begin moving boxes and notice that there is more - a lot more...
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MAR 2016

Four clues you have mold in the house

When was the last time you thought about mold? Weird thought, isn't it. Most people don't spend too much time thinking about mold. They mostly just try to get rid of it - throw away moldy leftovers, bleach or wipe mold off the bathroom walls, paint over a moldy wall corner...
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JAN 2016

Flood Damage Pro - Helping the Community

As the DC and Baltimore metropolitan areas begin to dig out from last weekend's blizzard, there are many homes and businesses that have sustained water damage from the storm. Flood Damage Pro wants to make a difference for someone whose property was damaged...
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