National Preparedness Month – Preparing for an Emergency

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness

Each September, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) sponsors National Preparedness Month. This event reminds the public that disasters, both natural and man-made, can happen at any time both with and without warning. Heavy rain or flooding can not only cause water damage to your home, but can create a very dangerous situation for you and your family. In order …

How to Prevent Water Damage In Your Attic

Jim Bauer Home Maintenance and Repair, Water Damage

Most homeowners, admittedly, don’t go up into their attics very often. For many, it’s a place to store out-of-season holiday decor, old kids clothes, and keepsake boxes filled with photos, artwork, and macaroni necklaces. With such sentiments comes the need for protection from the elements. Unfortunately, because of the low-traffic nature of the space, early warning signs of attic water …

PuroClean: Experience That Makes a Difference

Jim Bauer Company News, Home Maintenance and Repair, Insurance Restoration

With more than 20 years of experience in property mitigation and water-damage restoration services, PuroClean Restoration Specialists has earned a reputation as “The Paramedics of Property Damage.” We service the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex and surrounding areas, offering aid and assistance amidst disaster recovery, knowing behind every loss is a homeowner who needs consolation or a business owner who’s struggling to …

How to Recover from a Natural Disaster

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness, Home Maintenance and Repair, Insurance Restoration

Recovering from a natural disaster can often be more difficult than living through it. Most disasters are quick, over in a few minutes, hours or days. But it can easily be weeks or months of work trying to put your life back together once it has passed. Regardless of which kind of disaster strikes, chances are that your home is …

Frozen Pipes and Warm Weather

Jim Bauer Blog, Insurance Restoration, Water Damage

As the temperatures rise and North Texas enters the spring season, homeowners often head outdoors to prepare their yards for warmer weather. The thought of frozen faucets is likely far from their minds. And with highs in the 70s, it would seem the risk for burst pipes is long gone. However, it’s possible that the real damage from arctic temperatures …

Hoarding and New Year Organization

Jim Bauer Home Maintenance and Repair

At the start of the new year, millions of people set goals to make changes that impact their health, job, finances, family, home and lifestyle. For many people, their New Year’s resolutions include home organization and a promise and commitment to clean up their house and get rid of clutter. For others, the issue of runs a bit deeper and …

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Winter Storm Emergency Preparedness

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness

Even in North Texas, a bad winter storm can come on without much warning and cause damage to your home, leaving you and your family in a difficult and potentially dangerous situation. By preparing for the worst, you will improve your chances of getting through dangerous weather conditions without a catastrophe. Here are some things you can do now to …

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Upgrading Your Home During Emergency Restoration

Jim Bauer Insurance Restoration

If you are a homeowner, you probably have a wish list full of changes or upgrades you would eventually like to make on your home. This is common for those who purchase older homes. It can even be the case for buyers of new homes. Unfortunately, being a homeowner also means dealing with unplanned problems or emergency situations. In the …

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Things To Know: Water Damage and Insurance

Jim Bauer Insurance Restoration

If your home has received water damage, it’s always helpful to have some knowledge under your belt when it comes to dealing with water damage and your insurance company. Knowing exactly what is covered and how to get the help you need will prevent delays, and lessen your time frame as well as stress level when dealing with an insurance claim. Here are …