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

Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration

Fire and smoke are not a problem in the right setting, like a campfire or bonfire. But in the wrong setting, like inside a home or business, fire and smoke are a major problem and can cause serious and even total destruction. The Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC), the governing body providing the highest

What to Do About Water Damage

Water is the most common cause of property damage. It can invade your home or business as a result of a natural cause, such as a rainstorm, or one that is man-made, such as faulty plumbing. But regardless of how common or the source, the effects of water damage on a home or business can be devastating. Water, and