AAA Restoration Blog

February 13, 2022
basement

What to do When Your Basement Starts Flooding

A flooded basement may make even the most self-assured homeowner feel powerless and panicked. Use these helpful hints to determine what to do if your basement floods. Unexpected problems in your house are frequent, so know that you’re not alone […]
February 7, 2022
water

Water Extraction after Disasters, Explained

Water damage is one of the most destructive problems in any residential area. Whether it’s caused by natural disasters, flooding, plumbing leaks, or sewage backups, it can inflict tremendous damage to any home.  It is always a good idea to […]
January 30, 2022
mold

7 Places in Your House Which May Contain Mold

One of the most common living organisms in the world may have taken up residence in your home, and you may not even know it. Mold—the common name for thousands of different types of fungi—can grow wherever moisture and organic […]
January 23, 2022
mold

Preventing Attic Mold: A Handy Guide

You may think that you don’t have to worry about mold in Utah, with its dry climate. But although we’re free of the issue of mold in most places, there are still places in the state where problems can arise. […]
January 16, 2022
fire fighter

Why Smoke Damage Must Also be Addressed After a House Fire

When experiencing a house fire, you are not only dealing with the flames themselves. You also have to consider the fumes it creates. Even after putting off a massive fire, it is more likely to find the smoke staying in […]
January 10, 2022
flooding

3 Common Categories of Water Damage

Protecting your home calls for a lot of research and responsibility. You must know the possible damages you may have to go through, just to ensure that things are well-maintained. One of the most common property damages you may encounter […]
January 2, 2022
mold

7 Common Causes of Mold in Homes

Mold may grow almost everywhere, although it is most typically seen in bathrooms, kitchens, basements, cabinets, and near pipes or ducting. It simply requires a few components to develop and spread throughout your home, the most important of which is […]
December 26, 2021
fire hazard

How to Be Safe From Fire Hazards In the New Year

Make sure that you aren’t caught off guard in the new year with some of the potential fire hazards you can face in your home. After all, no one likes being injured by something as simple as a spark from […]
December 19, 2021
mold

Can Mold Appear During the Winter Season?

If there’s anything we want to avoid when managing a home, it would definitely be mold growth. Many think mold is a seasonal problem, and some might think that mold disappears during cold weather. But the truth is, the temperature […]
December 13, 2021
holiday decor

5 Safety Tips When Decorating for the Holidays

With Christmas nearing, you know what that means—it’s time to bust out the lights and share in the holiday cheer! Although the cold weather is plenty enough to indicate the coming holiday, there’s nothing like decorations to get people in […]
December 5, 2021
fire extinguishers

5 Important Tips to Prevent Water and Fire Damage During the Holidays

Disaster strikes anytime—usually when people least expect it to happen. But before calling the top restoration companies in your area, it’s always great to know that people can prevent some disasters even before they happen. During the holidays, households are […]
November 29, 2021
mold

Black Mold vs Orange Mold

You might’ve assumed that mold is mold, that all molds are the same. That is not true. There are many different types of molds out there, and while they’re all bad, they’re bad in different ways. However, when it comes […]
November 21, 2021
construction

How To Prepare for a Successful Flooring Installation

Flooring installation requires a lot of time and effort. However, no matter how much time and effort you exert, without proper planning, it could still go wrong. By planning out the floor installation, you can do it smoothly without road […]
November 14, 2021
pipes

The Importance of Knowing Where Your Water Shut-Off Valves Are

Your home’s plumbing system contains several water shut-off valves that regulate water flow from pipes that run throughout the house. These valves allow you to cut off the water in an emergency, when repairs are needed, or when your house […]
November 7, 2021
washing machine

How to Eliminate Mold from Your Washing Machines

Just because a washing machine cleans clothes doesn’t mean that it cleans itself. One of the most common household problems is washing machine mold, which resides on the rubber gasket of front-loading machines.  This kind of mold is caused by […]
October 31, 2021
kitchen

Preventing Moldy Appliances—A Guide

Mold can appear in virtually every part of our home. As long as the conditions are met, they may spread, even when we least expect it. The thing about mold is that people think they only appear in damp, moist […]
October 24, 2021
sealant on window seam

Tips on Protecting Your Home from Rising Groundwater

With the changing nature of rainfall patterns in recent years, many areas are experiencing more flooding and increased groundwater. Groundwater can enter your home well before it breaks through the surface.  If you know where to look, you may see […]
October 18, 2021
damaged wall

Identifying Old vs New Water Damage

For every homeowner, water damage can be a nightmare. But before you panic about emerginc signs of water damage in your home, the first thing to do is to determine whether it is new or old. By doing so, you […]
October 11, 2021
carpet

Reducing the Risk of Carpet Mold: A Guide for Homeowners

Mold thrives in the presence of moisture, oxygen, and food sources. Unfortunately, carpeting inside a home has everything that a mold needs to thrive. If you have a carpet in your home, you have to be extra cautious of mold […]
October 4, 2021
door in front of water

Do’s and Don’ts During a Water Damage Emergency

Water as a destructive agent on homes and properties can be very serious. Soaking into structures and parts of a house or building allows it to peel away at surfaces and leave progressive damage over time. Water can come from […]