June Is the Start of Hurricane Season – Here’s How to Prepare

There are few situations more devastating than a hurricane. Though we’re not directly along the coast, the resulting wind, water, and debris from a hurricane can wreak absolute havoc on entire neighborhoods within a matter of minutes. Alongside shattering your home, a hurricane can shatter your life. But being prepared can save you time and […]

What Is the Average Cost of Storm Damage Restoration in Columbus, GA?

Here in Columbus, we’re no strangers to afternoon thunderstorms and bad weather, especially as spring transitions to summer. Trees fall, windows break, and homes need repairs. The question is, how much will homeowners pay to recover from particularly bad weather?There’s no firm answer to that question, unfortunately. Too many factors can impact the price of […]

Is Your Home in Columbus, GA Prepared for Tornado Season 2019?

We all worry about natural disasters touching down close to home. For some, the reality is that these storms happen all the time. Just recently, a severe tornado touched down near Beauregard, AL , where at least 23 were killed and dozens more were injured in the wake. At the time, Governor Kay Ivey declared […]

Why Do Mold Spores Grow in East Alabama?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it’s unclear how many types of mold fungi exist in the world today. The best guess is currently between tens of thousands and over three hundred thousand.Mold is a type of fungi that is found naturally in the environment. It’s all around us: in the […]

Main Causes of Home Fires in East Alabama

A house fire is devastating and one of the worst disasters any homeowner can endure. Many of your possessions are burnt to a crisp. Memories and possessions, and maybe even your entire home, could be lost in the blaze.Here in East Alabama, we are no stranger to house fires. In fact, Alabama is listed as […]

Odor Removal – How to Effectively Get Rid of Bad Smells in Your Home

Let’s face it: our homes smell from time to time! Between kids, pets, and household odors, sometimes they develop and linger longer than we’d like. Well, whether your odors stem from dirty laundry, food, or else anything under the sun, we have you covered when dealing with common household odors. Keep in mind, though, that […]

Frozen Pipes Can Happen in Alabama – Here’s How to Prevent Them

Despite our relatively warm climate, temperatures can drop significantly during the winter. As it grows colder, your home’s plumbing system is going to take the brunt of the damage. When pipes freeze, however, the situation is not as easy as calling in a plumber. A frozen pipe is liable to burst. If that happens, the […]

The Importance of a Mold Inspection After a Major Storm in Alabama

After significant flooding or storm damage, your home may be more susceptible to mold growth, and it can happen at any time of the year. Even a severe thunderstorm can lead to a hole in the roof, which subsequently leads to mold growth in the attic. Excess moisture and water both contribute to the growth […]

Dealing With the Aftermath of Hurricane Michael in East Alabama

If you find your home was damaged by the storm, call Restoration 1 of East Alabama. Our team of experts knows exactly how to deal with water damage and will be ready to help you in this time of need.

Tips for Cleaning Your Home After Water Damage

Water damage is something no homeowner wants do deal with. It doesn’t matter if it was the result of a leaking pipe or a major storm; it doesn’t matter if it was clean water or black water. The reality is that losing your property or personal belongings to water damage and having your life disrupted […]