Category: Water

Brock Restoration Feb 23 2016

Waiting for the repairman after a storm or flood can be just that — waiting. But choosing to do nothing while waiting could lead to more water getting into the house and mold spreading, causing more damage. Taking a proactive approach to storm or flood damage will slow down or limit the damage done to…

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Brock Restoration Dec 16 2015

Winter is officially here. The temperatures have dropped and the storms are rolling in. Ohio is definitely no exception. Home and apartment owners know that with cold weather comes the damaging effect of it. One of these damaging effects is that of freezing and bursting pipes. How Frozen Pipes Happen To understanding how frozen pipes…

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Brock Restoration Mar 27 2015

As the seasons change, chances for disaster within the home can become even more likely. As winter turns to spring melting snow and changing temperatures can lead to disaster within the home, including water damage and mold. Take the spring cleaning steps necessary to keep your home clean and free of of disaster.   The…

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Brock Restoration Feb 03 2015

View image | gettyimages.com Icicles are a standard part of winter, but the ornate spears of ice hanging from your roof could be part of a larger problem: an ice dam. Ice dams can be problematic in the winter due to their potential to cause roof damage and water damage as they melt. Though the…

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Brock Restoration Jan 12 2015

View image | gettyimages.com Water damage is one of the most common types of disaster affecting homes and businesses. Causes of water damage vary largely and can range from everything from leaking or broken pipes to flooding, appliance malfunction, or even humidity. Water damage is especially damaging because it affects everything. Water can infiltrate virtually…

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Brock Restoration Oct 20 2014

Septic systems and sewers are the two systems that handle and treat black water (waste-water) and grey water (sinks, showers, dishwasher water). While you are unlikely to have a choice between the two for your home, unless your septic based neighborhood is petitioning to switch to sewer, looking at the differences in which the two…

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Brock Restoration Aug 06 2014

A recent water crisis in Toledo forced residents to seek alternative drinking water sources. For over 400,000 people, this past weekend was one without running tap water after a large quantity of toxins were found in the tap water. This weekend ban extended from northwest Ohio to southeast Michigan and is thought to have been…

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Brock Restoration May 19 2014

Ohio and many other Midwestern states have been experiencing severe spring weather lately. Spring storms and the beginning of tornado season has been a reoccurring forecast for many plains states, the deep south, and the Midwest. The latest tornadoes that tore through Oklahoma, Mississippi, and Arkansas are a reminder that severe weather is a seasonal…

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Brock Restoration Apr 21 2014

Disasters are sudden. Even when they are forecasted, disasters are shocking in their power. Because of this, the importance of an emergency response program is high. Planning for the destructive potential for a disaster not only enables you to confront a disaster situation immediately, it can accelerate recovery time. The best form of recovery plan…

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Brock Restoration Apr 03 2014

The natural world spares no place from it’s wrath. While disasters occur everywhere, some places are more or less prone to certain kinds than others. The state of Ohio is one region where natural disasters like earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires, and floods are either entirely unlikely or less likely. The geography of Ohio is such…

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