Why Does IICRC Certification Matter?

If you have spent some time browsing our website, chances are you’ll find many places on our page reminding you that our healthy home technicians are certified by the IICRC. You may be thinking to yourself, what is the big deal with certifications for water damage? There is a reason: it’s important for you, or […]

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Water Damage Starts to Destroy Your Home Immediately

Quite often, when we think of water damage, we immediately think of 2 feet deep in water in a basement. This is absolutely true for some cases, but other times its not as clear what exactly is going on and how severe the damage could in fact be. A lot of times, it is the things that are […]

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How to Prepare Your Gutters For Fall

The fall leaves are beautiful this time of year, but the last thing you want to worry about are your gutters being clogged up with leaves and sticks. As a homeowner, I know the gutter situation is often time not the first thing you think about with owning a home. But maintenance and prevention are […]

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Is There Mold In My Attic?

Insight into knowing the how, what, and why mold growth happens in attics. The attic. It’s the age old place for every scary movie- the cobwebs, piles of boxes, the creaking floors, and the mold…. WAIT. Mold? Ok, mold maybe not be creepy scary, but it is a little worrisome when you come across it […]

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Tips to Keep Your Home Safe From Water Damage

Fall and Cold Weather are Approaching      Fall is a great time of the year- back to school, pumpkin lattes,(and lets be honest, pumpkin EVERYTHING) and the infamous rainfall of the Pacific Northwest, but these wonderful things can sometimes be shadowed by a water damage “oops” misfortune in our home. The cold winter season […]

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Prevent Your Washing Machine from Overflowing

Washing machines are not meant to overflow. But when they do, they leave a mess. Soapy water on the entire floor soaking up everything that it comes into contact with is not a joke.  If this happens to you and the overflow is significant, it is well worth it to call a professional like PureDry Restoration […]

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What to do during Flooding Emergency

  What feels like normal rain in the Pacific Northwest…. …can cause extensive damage to house interiors as well as lead to structural damages and other related problems, especially when there is a hidden leak. Water damage restoration can be managed as long as the appropriate approach is followed. Generally, mild water damage is not as […]

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Dealing With Wet Walls/Wet Ceilings

Where Do Wet Walls/Wet Ceilings Come From? Wet walls and wet ceilings can be the result of several different things. Ice and snow buildup on roofs can put a lot of weight and pressure on the top structure. If there is age or unsealed spots on the roof, water can seep through and cause damage […]

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How To Handle Flooded Basements

Where And Why Basement floods are not as uncommon as many would like to believe. You don’t have to live near a body of water prone to flooding to experience a basement flood in your home. Homeowner’s have a very real possibility of experiencing a basement flood and need to be prepared if it does happen […]

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6 Things To Look For In Water Damage Contractors

Certification and Licenses The IICRC is a Standards Developing Organization that certifies employees in the cleaning and restoration industry. You can be sure that your technician is educated, trained, and qualified to take care of the water damage in your home or business if they are certified by the IICRC. You can rest assured that […]

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