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After owning the same house for more than 20 years, it came time to decide whether to sell the home or fix it up. And after weeks of contemplation, I realized that I just was not ready to close the door on all the memories held in the home. But I also didn't want to live in a shabby old house anymore. So, I decided to do get involved with some restoration projects – the kitchen, bathrooms, and living room were all updated, as well as the roof. I also redesigned the entire property's landscape to give it a brand new look. Now that everything is complete, I miss the process! So, I thought I would relive some of my favorite projects by sharing ideas, tips, and tricks for renovation that might interest you. Hopefully you'll find the things I have to share inspiring and encouraging.

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Why You Should Have a Professional Restore the Water Damage After Your Home's Been Flooded

by Jonathan Lucas

You can forget about trying to restore the water damage that has been done to your home when there are plenty of professionals out there who can get the job done for you. Following are just a few important reasons to consider having a professional water damage restoration service clean that water damage up for you:

Keep Your Family Safe

One of the most important reasons to consider having a professional restore the water damage in your home is to avoid exposing your family members and pets to dangerous toxins and molds. If the right equipment isn't used to clean up and restore the water damage, or if something important is overlooked during the restoration process, you could end up leaving behind dangerous molds that will continue building up inside your home and could ultimately put your family's health at risk. A professional will have all the equipment needed to get your restoration project completed properly, safely, and efficiently so you won't have to worry about future health risks.

Catch the Small Problems

Another great reason to have a professional restore the water damage that's been done to your home is to make sure that any small problems that might be present are caught and addressed. Unless you're a water restoration specialist yourself, you could easily overlook a small area that's been damaged or think that a space is restored when it really still needs some attention. But when a professional is on the job, you won't have to even consider these possibilities.

Get Back to Your Home Quicker

If the water damage in your home makes it necessary for your family to move out while the damage is restored, you'll appreciate how quickly a professional can get the damage taken care of and get you back into your home. They'll have the manpower and tools that you don't have and can likely restore your home's water damage in just a fraction of the time that it would take you to do it yourself.

Make Insurance Dealings a Bit Easier

Yet another good reason to have a professional restore your home's water damage is to avoid the hassle of having to deal with the insurance company. Your service provider can deal with the insurance company directly and ensure that all of the restoration work that is done to your home is paid for by the insurance company—all you should have to worry about is paying your deductible. And if you do end up having to deal with the insurance company, you can count on your water restoration specialist to walk you through the process.

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