What To Bring During a Fire Evacuation

What To Bring During a Fire Evacuation

Fire season is upon us in California, and fires can move quickly. If you have a fire in your area, it’s best to be prepared even before you’ve been placed on a fire evacuation warning so that if it shifts to an evacuation order you can waste no time getting your loved ones and furry […]

Roof Maintenance to Prevent Water Damage & Floods

Roof Maintenance to Prevent Water Damage & Floods

The roof on your home is a major structural component and when neglected it can result in serious damage and hefty costs to recover. A leaking or compromised roof can cause flooding and water damage throughout your home – ruining furniture, appliances, personal items, and the structural integrity of your home. Sometimes roof damage cannot […]

Can You Keep Operations Running During Commercial Building Restoration?

Can You Keep Operations Running During Commercial Building Restoration?

Damage to your commercial building can be costly from both a repairs standpoint and when it comes to having to shut down operations for repairs. At S&S Restoration our priority is getting you back up and running as efficiently as possible. There are some cases where you must vacate the entire building, but sometimes you […]

Restoring a Historic Home After a Storm

Restoring a Historic Home After a Storm

California is home to many historic homes. As a hotspot for natural disasters that can cause costly damage, the historic home restoration process is complicated. When dealing with historic homes there are often requirements and standards set in place by the city or local government. Storm restoration must be done carefully on a historic home. […]

Benefits of Hiring a Professional Restoration Company

Benefits of Hiring a Professional Restoration Company

Being struck by a fire, flood, storm, or mold can be devastating and costly. It may be challenging to figure out what your first steps are. Whether it’s your home or a commercial building, your first call after disaster strikes should be to a professional restoration company. Regardless of what type of damage is done […]

Asbestos Management During Fire Restoration

Fire Restoration in Asbestos Covered Areas

Asbestos is a building material that is commonly found in insulation, fire retardant, roofing shingles, ceiling and floor tiles, building siding, and other finishes. The material is known for being a strong fiber that is heat resistant, when left alone the fiber is generally not harmful, but when disrupted by demolition work, routine maintenance, or […]

Preparing Your Property for Wildfire Season

Preparing Your Property for Wildfire Season

Wildfire season occurs almost year round in California, however the spring, summer, and early fall seasons see the highest risk of wildfire. Wildfires can be sparked by a weather event such as lightning strike or high wind knocking down power lines, or they can be intentionally set by man. However, regardless of how they start, […]

Seasonal Maintenance for Preventing Water Damage

Seasonal Maintenance for Preventing Water Damage

Water damage can be detrimental to your home or commercial property. When left unchecked, water damage will result in thousands of dollars in damage and potential health issues. Most homeowners insurance covers water damage, but not always, depending on the source of the water damage. The most effective way to avoid the costly impact of […]

What You Need to Know About Mold: Debunking Myths

What You Need to Know About Mold: Debunking Myths

Mold is every building owner’s worst nightmare. Whether you’re a homeowner or run a commercial facility, certain mold strains can be incredibly harmful to human health and cause thousands of dollars in building damage. However, mold is not always something to panic about; while you do not want to just let it grow and coexist […]

Top Natural Disaster Risks in California

Top Natural Disaster Risks in California

Living in California, you’re used to sunny skies and perfect weather, but that does not mean you are immune to natural disasters. Some of the most common natural disasters experienced in California include earthquakes and wildfires. California is located along the Pacific Ring of Fire, with 15,000 earthquake faults running throughout the state – many […]