What to Do After a Fire

According to the U.S. Fire Administration, each year there are more than 350,000 house fires which cause over 2,500 deaths and 12,600 injuries in the United States, with direct property losses estimated at $7.3 billion annually. Those are serious statistics. But what if suddenly they are no longer just statistics, and you become an individual number

Smoke Damage in Boca Raton, Florida

A condo in Boca Raton- lovely, comfortable. Until your downstairs neighbor has a fire. Fortunately for a condo-owner in Boca Raton, fire fighters were called before the blaze got out of control and the actual flames impacted her condo. Unfortunately, smoke from below came through her air conditioning unit, providing her with at least equal, if

Toilets, Water Damage and Mold

The toilet. It is very important to us and we all visit it often, but no one wants to really talk or think about it. Not considering it, though, could spell disaster. The truth about toilets, aside from them being necessary for all of us, is that their failures are the second leading source of residential water losses, after

Roof Leak Water Damage

Recently, Joe Taylor Restoration responded to a call for water damage restoration as the result of a roof leak in Boynton Beach, Florida. Unfortunately, the homeowner had not immediately recognized the tell tale signs of roof leak water damage and her garage, kitchen and master bedroom were all affected. Perhaps if she had been aware of

How to Prevent Water Damage While on Vacation

There is so much to think about before you go away on vacation, especially an extended vacation. There are necessities to buy, bags to pack, dogs to kennel, perhaps planes or taxis to schedule, even hair appointments and bank runs to make all before you go. Sure, most of us think to turn off the