First choice Restoration wet concrete dry out
    Drying out a home after water damage is extremely important. Moisture mixed with humidity can lead to more mold, additional damage, and health risks. Everything within the home, from the ceilings to the flooring needs to be properly dried out. This includes any concrete within the home. When […]

Drying Out Concrete

dishwasher leak
  There are a number of reasons that a dishwasher can leak. However, most instances do not require a professional to fix it.  Below are some of the most common causes of a leaking dishwasher and tips to fix the situation.   Before using the dishwasher, the buyer should read […]

When Dishwashers Leak

sewage loss
  Sewage flooding typically happens in the basement or in a bathroom. This type of flooding is a major problem and needs to be addressed immediately. Homeowners can usually clean up most floods on their own, however a sewage cleanup involves many risks that make this a cleanup that homeowners […]

Risks of Cleaning Up After a Sewage Loss

mold hvac
  Mold grows in environments that are moisture laden and that have temperatures between 32 and 120.  This means that HVAC systems are a place where mold can grow. Below are some tips to prevent mold growth in your HVAC system:   Drain Pan Maintenance: Drain pans should be slopped […]

HVAC Mold Prevention

    Pipes in homes can and will freeze if not properly protected. Often times when pipes freeze, they can burst spewing gallons of water into a home. However, there are steps that a homeowner can take to prevent pipes in their home from freezing. How to Prevent Pipes from […]

Preventing Frozen Pipes

              Winters in the Pennsylvania and New Jersey area can be extremely cold and wet. Which can cause damage to homes. Water damage caused by winter weather should be cleaned up by a licensed professional such as First Choice Restoration, LLC.   Top Causes […]

Winter Weather Damage

carpet mold
      When people think of mold they often think of their walls but not their carpets.  Mold can affect many surfaces including carpets.   How Does it Grow? Mold spores are everywhere and all they need to grow is a damp surface, oxygen, and an organic food source.  […]

Preventing Mold in Carpets

                  While we may not live in a direct hurricane path, we still get remnants of hurricane rain and wind. Thus, it is important to know how to minimize the damage to your home.   Preparing your Property There are at least […]

Minimizing Hurricane Damage