Jarvis Restoration Blog: Archive for the ‘News’ Category

5 Crucial Tips for Older Homes

Tuesday, October 6th, 2020

Many of todays modern homes lack the rustic charm of an older property, which is why many buyers are looking for seasoned homes. However, there are a few extra responsibilities to keep in mind. We’ve gathered 5 crucial tips to help homeowners to prepare, avoid and manage common problems with older homes.

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Tips for Making an Insurance Claim After a Disaster

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Tips for Making an Insurance Claim after a Disaster

If you’ve had a disaster in the home, there are probably a million things running through your mind. Restoring damage, protecting your family, finding the best deal, and contacting your insurance are all necessary next steps—but which one of these should absolutely come first? You may be thinking that you should immediately contact your insurance company if a natural disaster has befallen your home, but this is not always the correct first step to take.

In truth, sometimes homeowners are not always happy with how their insurance company handles the aftermath of a disaster. Since these situations are often confusing and desperate, homeowners are at risk of making hasty decisions that aren’t good for them in the long run. If you don’t want this to happen to you, consider these tips for making an insurance claim following a disaster before you act.

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10 Easy Home Repairs You Can Fix Today

Monday, December 28th, 2015

There are a multitude of traits that many of us share, simply as people and no matter the demographic. For the sake of home repair, however, we’re specifically talking about two of these characteristics. Whether we’re young or old, taking care of the kids at home or suited up in an office, we tend to procrastinate. Moreover, we all love it when we can save a pretty penny on home repair.

While procrastination and penny pinching don’t typically work well together, we’re here to show you how you can walk the line in your own home with these ten quick and easy repair hacks.

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This Season’s El Nino is Inviting More than Just Rain

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

If you’ve been anywhere near your smartphone, laptop, tablet or television in the last few months, you’ve definitely heard about this year’s coming El Niño.

While this weather occurrence is natural and occurs every two to five years either as El Niño or the opposite, La Nina, quite a lot of buzz is being generated due to meteorologists predicting that this year’s El Niño is developing to be very big, very powerful, and very devastating. Before you start stocking up on food and supplies to ride out what the media is promising to be a very serious season, however, there are a few things about the coming weather you should know.

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