What to Do if you Have a Water-Damaged Ceiling

water damageThree steps to get your water damage under control and get back to normal ASAP. 

You’re enjoying a lovely, relaxing evening at home. Maybe you’re sitting in the living room, enjoying a cup of hot cocoa by the fireplace. You lean back against the couch, do a leisurely stretch, look up towards the ceiling, and wait … what’s that bulging, brown spot on your white ceiling? That wasn’t there before! What should you do?

The not-so-great news is this: a new, discolored spot on your ceiling, especially if it’s bulging, means water damage. The better news is, getting to the root of it quickly and having a local, trusted restoration company come out to assess the damage and begin the water damage restoration process immediately can keep a smaller water issue from becoming a much bigger one. Continue reading “What to Do if you Have a Water-Damaged Ceiling”

Five Key Ways to Protect Your Home and Family During a Power Outage

Heed these five tips to keep your home and family safe.

Power outages can happen at any time of year. Whether it’s 90 or -9 degrees outside, tornadoes, strong rain, snow and ice storms can snap power lines, leave your family in the dark and cause a need for storm damage repair to your home. However, power outages can be more than just an inconvenience. They can also pose a health and safety risk to your family. Here’s a list of five key ways to be prepared and keep your family safe should in a power outage. Continue reading “Five Key Ways to Protect Your Home and Family During a Power Outage”

Choosing the Best Restoration Company for Your School

Hays + Sons is the Restoration Company More Schools Trust for Institutional Restoration

institutional restorationAs a school administrator, when it comes to the safety and well being of your students, you can’t take any chances. You need to be ready for anything. A burst pipe is flooding a classroom. Mold is discovered in a janitorial closet. Or worse, a storm, fire or other unexpected event strikes your school. Suddenly, you need help, and you need it immediately.

  • Are all the teachers and administrators in your school system PREPARED to keep your kids SAFE in the event of an emergency?
  • How will you keep your kids actively LEARNING and engaged if your facility is damaged?
  • Who can you trust to get things back to normal ASAP?

You need an institutional property restoration partner who knows the ins and outs of working with school systems and the special requirements of working with budgetary restraints, red tape and sometimes, aging facility infrastructures. More Indiana schools trust Hays + Sons when they need emergency restoration service for their facilities.  Continue reading “Choosing the Best Restoration Company for Your School”