Brian on December 18th, 2012

The five most destructive storms of 2012   2012 was a year for the books; from a superstorm to a super-hot summer, we’ve seen record after record shattered by Mother Nature. Take a look at the following clips to see some of the year’s most destructive storms and their aftermath—and our tips to help you […]

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Brian on September 27th, 2012

How to Restore Your iPhone After Water Damage PLOP!! Yep. That’s the sound of the unthinkable happening. Your beloved iPhone, the one you caressed like a baby the first week you had it, has hit the water. If you are reading this article — sigh — you know exactly what we’re talking about. Before you […]

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Brian on September 17th, 2012

3 Areas Often Overlooked When Preparing a Home for Flooding from Heavy Rain   Imagine this: Heavy rains brought severe flooding in your neighborhood during the night, leaving the basement of your home a soggy mess by morning. What’s worse, the water shorted out your washer and dryer and you’re not sure if your insurance […]

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Brian on June 29th, 2012

Tips for staying safe with water Although water brings to mind all the fun of summer for your family—running through sprinklers, splashing in the pool and jumping in the lake—it also can be dangerous, even in your own home. At Paul Davis Restoration / Emergency Services of Ocean and Monmouth counties, we know how hazardous […]

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5 Worst Area Mudslides and Other Wet Weather Disasters Have you ever seen video images of a mudslide in action? The power of all that wet soil bearing down on houses and other buildings is immense. Mudslides in the Northeast affect homes in several significant ways: structural damage to the foundation and load bearing walls […]

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Brian on June 4th, 2012

Contact: Dave McFadden and Brian Mullin (732) 886-3001   Water damage risk to structures increases during hurricane season; Paul Davis offers tips to keep families safe   Lakewood, NJ – Hurricane season runs from June through November. It is important to take the time to improve hurricane preparedness, response and recovery to save lives […]

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TeamPDR on April 21st, 2011

Several areas of the country are at heightened risk for flooding due to heavy rains. This excessive amount of rainfall can happen throughout the year, putting your property at risk. Storms over the Pacific Ocean bring heavy rains to the western United States between the months of November and April. Cresting rivers, backed-up storm drains […]

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TeamPDR on January 11th, 2011

Educate Yourself After getting flood insurance, there are several things you can do to minimize losses in your home and ensure your family’s safety. 1. Safeguard your possessions. Create a personal “flood file” containing information about all your possessions and keep it in a secure place, such as a safe deposit box or waterproof container. […]

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Brian on December 24th, 2009

Paul Davis Restoration offers tips to property owners regarding preventing frozen pipes Lakewood, NJ – With the arrival of winter, the number of incidents of water damage as a result of pipes breaking due to sub-freezing temperatures increases. Paul Davis Restoration, Inc., a national franchise company and leading provider of fire and water damage clean […]

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Brian on December 19th, 2009

Ice Dams: Recognition and Prevention.  Here is a simple video demonstrating how ice dams are formed: Ice dams are caused by the interaction of three factors: Ice and snow melt at 35°F. Liquid water freezes at 32°F. Minor temperature differentials can lead to major problems. Layered roof systems such as shakes or shingles do not […]

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