Urgent: Reaction Time for Water Removal

Jim Bauer Insurance Restoration

When your home has received water damage from plumbing leaks, storms, or floods, time is of the essence with getting started on water removal. The longer this water sits in your home, the more extensive the damage will become as the damage can quickly worsen. Most insurance coverage will cover the initial water damage; however, they may not cover additional …

What Kind Of Response Time Should I Expect From A Restoration Contractor?

Jim Bauer Insurance Restoration

How Fast Can You Get Here and Start Work? This is almost always one of the first questions asked by a frantic homeowner or business owner. A lot of wаtеr damage соntrасtоrѕ will оffеr at least a two hour rеѕроnѕе time fоr flood еmеrgеnсiеѕ during business hours. However, it can be a lot longer than that…and some will be the …

10 Tips to Prevent Water Damage from Your Home’s Plumbing System

Jim Bauer Home Maintenance and Repair

How Can You Prevent Most Water Damage To Your Home? Wаtеr dаmаgе can be a ѕеriоuѕ рrоblеm fоr homeowners anywhere асrоѕѕ the country. It’s hаrd tо believe, but ѕоmеthing as ѕimрlе аѕ a leaky pipe can cost a hоmе оwnеr thоuѕаndѕ оf dollars in water damage clean up and repairs. Nоt оnlу it there the possibility of immеdiаtе dаmаgе, such …

Removal of Water in a Home

Jim Bauer Insurance Restoration

How Important is Quick Reaction When You Have Water Damage ? If you have lived in northeast Texas for very long, you are certainly aware of the risks of flash floods in some low lying areas and how severe they can be.  While most flooding occurs in the spring, our geographic location does not necessarily discriminate between the seasons when …

When a Severe Winter Storm is On It’s Way

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Checklist for Winter Storm Preparation

Do You Know How to Turn Off Each Utility at Your Home?

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness

Tips About Utility Shut Off Valves What Would We do Without our Utility Providers? Utility Providers…what would we do without them? Today our lifestyles include little thought or worry over whether we will have electricity or gas or water when we need it. It’s always just there, working away.

Water Damage – Don’t Let It Devastate Your Home or Family

Jim Bauer Insurance Restoration

We recognize that when water damage happens to you and in your home… it is a big deal! We don’t wish this type of situation on anyone. Unfortunately, we work in situations like this every day, and because of that we understand the trauma that accompanies each one. And it’s not just the damage that everyone seems to standing around and …

Electrical Hazards That May Result from Water Damage

Jim Bauer Safety Tips

Water Damage and Electricity Don’t Mix Why Should a Homeowner be Careful About All Electrical Items and Appliances After Experiencing Water Damage? When water damage has occurred, one of our team’s most critical tasks is a correct assessment of  any electrical issues that might be involved in a specific situation. This is as important for the safety of the homeowner …

Why Do I Need a Restoration Contractor

Jim Bauer Insurance Restoration

We’ve been asked several times, “Why is a professional restoration contractor needed after someone has experienced water damage?” It seems like so many of our clients have a friend or know someone that has had water damage occur. It might be someone they work with or someone from their church…and almost every homeowner knows a plumber (or two). The Difference …