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Who's Who in a Property Loss Claim?
Ask anyone who has ever had to file a claim for property damage how simple filing the claim is and you are bound to get a variety of answers. Many will tell you that it becomes confusing at times. Understanding the insurance policy is daunting in...
Are you prepared for the call of survival?
What if you had to leave, NOW! Could you do it? By William L. “Bill” Harvey You are sitting in your home, perhaps reading a book. There is an emergency responder rapping upon your door telling you to evacuate the premises immediately, could you do...
Equipment set to dry out one of many water damaged hallways at a Comfort Inn.
On January 10, 2017, Compleat Restorations responded to a vaguely familiar water loss on an evening when icy roads seemed to make the notion of an emergency response almost impossible. A hotel in northern Harrisburg had the worst kind of disaster...
Water damaged ceiling
Water damage arises from fire damage, broken pipes, blocked drains, malfunctioning appliances, storms and other causes. The appropriate treatment depends on the nature of the damage. Some water carries contaminates and should be considered hazardous...
Soot damaged teddy bear
It is difficult to think about how the impact of a fire in your home would affect your life. Those who have experienced this will tell you about the little things that they did not consider at first. The fire is out, and your family is safe...
Microbial growth in ceiling of basement, black mold, cleaning mold, kill mold, Mold removal york
Mold is potentially harmful depending upon the age and health of the persons exposed to mold, and the type and quantity of mold present. Mold exists everywhere in nature, but it grows indoors due to high humidity and water intrusion. Do. . . . Call...
Raw sewage and flood waters contain bacteria and other micro-organisms which are extremely hazardous to human health. These can be transmitted by touching contaminated items or by tracking them into uncontaminated areas on shoes. Children and pets...
After smoke and fire damage it is natural to want to jump right in and clean the building and contents. Timely action can be a great help, but incorrect action can jeopardize or impede satisfactory restoration. When fire or smoke damage happens to...
Many have never heard of a puff back. A puff back occurs when an oil burner backfires, sending soot throughout your home or business. It can happen all at once (like a balloon popping) or more gradually (as if someone was holding the end of a...
Restoration services, like cardiologists, are not something customers typically shop around for. Therefore, most customers do not know what to expect since we perform in emergency circumstances. In many ways we are like the cardiologists of...
Compleat Restorations works on water clean up and water damage post hurricanes
The eye of the hurricane is staring at us. This eye, from a distance, sees where we are vulnerable and many times will steer directly to where it can do the most damage. That is how it feels when we experience the devastating effects of the wind and...
The Importance of Sump Pump Coverage We share these basic steps you can take to reduce your risk exposure this spring: 1. Check your gutters and drains – Malfunctioning gutters and drains tend to be the number one issue for wet basements in our...

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