Signs Of Hidden Water Leaks

Finding water damage in your home or business is very unsettling. Even worse… not finding water damage until it has become a very serious problem. Hidden water damage is very common because the majority of plumbing is located in areas we cannot see. When water leaks behind walls, in ceilings, and under floor boards, it […]

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Protect Your Small Business From Water Damage

A simple burst pipe or other water-related mishap can be financially devastating for a small business. When a business must close for days to repair the damage, lost revenue can spell ruin. If repairs aren’t taken care of promptly, they can lead to costly mold and structural repairs. If your business experiences a water-related incident, […]

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Four Post-Flood Hazards

The damage from a flood is much more far-reaching than the actual flood itself. There are several different problems that often occur after a flood. To ensure flood damage is effectively restored in your home, it is critical that you take care of these common hazards as well. From our restoration experts at Restore Rite, […]

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3 Ways to Detect Water Damage in the Kitchen

According to the American Insurance Association, water damage is the most frequently filed insurance claim for homeowners. The cause? Usually leaky plumbing. While a small plumbing leak hardly seems catastrophic, it can turn into headaches in a matter of minutes. (Trust us, we’ve been there.) Most often, these “minor” cases of water damage originate in […]

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Preventing Potential Water Problems

In our Idaho Falls homes, we are lucky to have easy access to some of the safest treated water in the world. And we use a lot of it!  Estimates vary, but each person uses about 80 – 100 gallons per day. The largest household use of water is to flush the toilet, followed by […]

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Preventing Mold After Water Damage

A water damage emergency is a situation in which you have no control. However, whether your home suffers from subsequent mold damage IS something that you can effect. Mold needs four things to grow: Moisture (liquid water) Food (typically starch or sugar) Temperature between 41° and 104° Oxygen Mold spores are always present in the […]

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Categories Of Water Damage

Did you know that there are different levels of water categories that you might have to deal with when you have to handle a water damage cleanup situation in Idaho Falls? In fact, there are three different water categories that you should be aware of because some are relatively safe to handle when you are […]

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Avoiding Frozen Pipes In Idaho

Here in Idaho Falls, frigid weather creates havoc with your water supply. When it freezes inside a plumbing line, it expands, increases the pressure inside, and bursts right out of the pipe. As you probably know, you can prevent pipes from cracking during extreme cold by turning on your faucets to allow a slow but […]

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3 Tips For Water Damage Cleanup

Water damage is a difficult situation to discover in your home or business. Typically, a water disaster is unannounced and sometimes is not found for some time. Although long-standing water can cause devastating problems to any property, a water disaster that has just occurred can be extremely damaging as well. The damage caused by water […]

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Prepare Your Home Before You Pack Your Bags

Winterize the Plumbing During Winter Vacations Before you take off for the holidays, take some time to prepare your home. “Winterizing” is the act of preparing a home for vacancy.  The term always applies to water pipes but can also mean general winter insulating improvements. This process prepares the plumbing components so the pipes don’t […]

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