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How Dangerous is Asbestos?

February 23, 2024

How Dangerous is Asbestos?

If your home or business hasn’t been renovated since the 1980s, there’s a good chance there are asbestos-containing materials within the building.  Once commonly used across the world as a building material, asbestos is now associated with several health conditions. But how dangerous is asbestos? We explore the origins of asbestos, the health risks, and regulations surrounding use of this mineral.  The Origins of Asbestos Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that has ...

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Vacation Preparation Checklist

January 22, 2024

Vacation Preparation Checklist

Planning a vacation this year? Getting your home ready should be part of your preparation! We've teamed up with our sister brands One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, Mister Sparky Electric, and Screenmobile to put together this handy Vacation Preparation Checklist! Schedule an HVAC tune-up. This ensures there are no surprise HVAC disasters while you are gone. Ensure all vents throughout your home are open and clear so no part of the ...

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How to Keep Claim Costs Down: A Guide to Quick and Effective Water Damage Response

January 17, 2024

How to Keep Claim Costs Down: A Guide to Quick and Effective Water Damage Response

Responding Swiftly to Water Damage Water damage is a silent menace that can wreak havoc on your property if not addressed promptly. Even a slow drip can lead to the wastage of 15 to 20 gallons a day, and a pinhole-sized leak can result in the loss of 100 gallons within 24 hours. Swift response is crucial to mitigating these issues and keeping claim costs down. The Impact of Permeable Materials Permeable materials and contents ...

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Facing Water Damage in Your Home? We’ve Got Some Ways to Streamline the Restoration Process

January 2, 2024

Facing Water Damage in Your Home? We’ve Got Some Ways to Streamline the Restoration Process

A flooded house that leads to extensive water damage can be a homeowner’s worst nightmare. If this happens to your home, there are a few things you can do to contribute to a smoother recovery process for you and your family. Here are some proactive ways you can streamline the repair and restoration process following water damage and make the best of a difficult situation. Know your emergency contact information Keep a list of ...

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6 Tips for Using Your Fireplace this Winter

December 15, 2023

6 Tips for Using Your Fireplace this Winter

As the crisp winter air settles in and the days grow colder, there's nothing quite like the cozy warmth of a crackling fireplace to create a snug and inviting atmosphere in your home. At DRYmedic, we understand the charm and practicality of a well-maintained fireplace. To ensure you enjoy a safe and delightful experience, we've put together six essential tips for using your fireplace this winter. 1. Clean Your Chimney Regularly Before you ...

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Frozen Pipes: How to Prevent Flood Damage to Your Home

December 11, 2023

Frozen Pipes: How to Prevent Flood Damage to Your Home

Frozen pipes are a common problem in winter as temperatures drop below freezing. That’s because as the water in your pipes freezes, it also expands. This puts pressure on your pipes and causes them to split or break, resulting in a flood of water being released into your home when the pipes thaw. Take the following steps to protect your pipes from freezing: Disconnect and drain outdoor hoses and faucets. Take time to disconnect ...

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Locally Owned and Operated - In Your Community, Partnered with Other Local Businesses

November 15, 2023

Locally Owned and Operated - In Your Community, Partnered with Other Local Businesses

Local businesses play an important role in helping their communities thrive. They’re the backbone of their communities and make a positive difference in many ways. That’s why DRYmedic Restoration Services is proud to be a small local business that cares about the communities we serve. Our locations are locally owned and operated, with their owners and employees living and working in their communities. Just like you, they’re invested in seeing their communities ...

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Honoring Veterans and Restoring Lives

November 7, 2023

Honoring Veterans and Restoring Lives

Our country observes Veterans Day each year on November 11 to honor those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces for their service and sacrifice. Originally called Armistice Day, the holiday was originally a way to honor veterans of World War I. Since then, it’s grown into a day to recognize the service of all veterans who have served in times of war and peace. At DRYmedic Restoration Services, many of our ...

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Can I Fix Water Damage Myself?

October 24, 2023

Can I Fix Water Damage Myself?

Water damage can be a major headache for homeowners and business owners alike. Not only can it cause costly damage to your property, but it can also pose serious health risks if not properly addressed. In this article, we'll explore whether you can tackle water damage repair on your own and provide essential steps to consider if you decide to take the DIY route. Assess the Extent of Damage Before diving into the cleanup ...

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The Crucial Importance of Water Damage Restoration

October 10, 2023

The Crucial Importance of Water Damage Restoration

Water is undoubtedly one of the most essential elements for sustaining life, but when it infiltrates our homes and properties unexpectedly, it can wreak havoc. Water damage can occur due to various reasons, including burst pipes, floods, or even simple leaks. As a trusted restoration company, we understand the critical importance of water damage restoration. In this article, we'll delve into the reasons why swift and effective water damage restoration is so vital for ...

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