Jarvis Restoration Blog: Archive for the ‘Water Damage’ Category

What to Do in Case of Weather-Related Flood Damage to Your Home

Monday, January 16th, 2023

Homeowners in Orange County don’t often worry about flooding damage. The threat of wildfires is far more urgent. But recent heavy rainfalls in Southern California have made the danger of flooding more obvious. Low-lying areas in Orange County were in danger of flooding during these downpours, and we don’t know how much more of this heavy rainfall is headed our way through the rest of the winter.

So now is a good time to address what to do in case your home suffers from weather related flooding damage. We understand how difficult this situation is—you’ll be overwhelmed with emotions and fears, and you’ll likely feel a need to catastrophize, believing the problem simply cannot be resolved. But it can! Take a few deep breaths and follow the right steps and you’ll eventually come out the other side of this disaster.

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Preparing Your Southern California Home for Winter

Monday, November 7th, 2022

If you read this blog title and did a double-take, we can’t blame you. Anyone who visits our website looking for restoration services lives in Orange County, which experiences winter weather temperatures that occasionally drop to the upper 40s. (Brrr!) We don’t get snow or freezing temperatures, and people sometimes go to the beach to celebrate New Years. Why would we need to winterize our homes?

The reason is … we do experience seasonal changes. There’s more rainfall, frost can appear on windows in the mornings, and temperatures in the 40s affect our homes. Since Southern California buildings are constructed without winter as a major concern, they often have thermal deficiencies that lead to higher heating costs, and they can suffer from cold weather damage they aren’t well-prepped to handle.

Here are some So Cal-specific home winterizing tips:

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What to Do Right After Serious Water Damage in Your House

Monday, September 26th, 2022

If you encounter water damage in your house, such as from faulty plumbing, a disconnected washer hose, or water coming in through the roof, you’ll probably feel panicked. This is understandable, but we want you to know that there is help. You don’t have to go through this alone, and eventually you’ll be able to solve the problem.

We offer extensive service for water damage in Orange County, CA. When you need us, we’ll be right there on-site to assess the damage and work on solutions. We’ll work with your insurance agent through the process.

Right now, we want to give you advice about what to do right after your house has sustained water damage.

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Financing Options Through Greensky

Tuesday, April 12th, 2022

Did you know Jarvis offers financing options through GreenSky? This option allows you more flexibility with out-of-pocket restoration services or remodeling upgrades with Jarvis. GreenSky offers two financing options, and both offer attractive benefits that can alleviate potential hardships. By having this flexibility with payment, you can have peace of mind while we recover your home better than before.

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5 Benefits Of Hiring Professionals for Water Damage Restoration

Friday, April 8th, 2022

Water damage can happen in your home or business at any time. The most prominent causes for this are leaking pipes, storms, damaged roof and gutters and seepage from underground and flooding. Water in your home can cause all kinds of damage, including bacteria and mold growth. 

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Water Damage Insurance Tips

Tuesday, October 6th, 2020

Water damage is the the leading property insurance claim and causes the greatest financial expense to insurance companies. These claims are often underpaid, delayed or denied. You must understand your policy coverage so you can take proactive measures to protect from further damage. Here are our tips before filing your water damage insurance claim.

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Tips for California Home Emergencies

Thursday, September 17th, 2020

Southern California residents enjoy the Mediterranean-like weather the area is known for practically year round. However, even the warm coastal climate is subject to the complexities of mother nature. Common natural disasters such as water, fire, or earthquakes can leave devastating damage to your home. By preparing for the worst, homeowners can ensure a safe and efficient recovery process. Here are our top tips to prepare homeowners for California emergencies:

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10 Things to Check Before Buying a New House

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

There are a lot of things to look for before buying a house, and it’s good to get a basic checklist to go over while inspecting the house. It may be overwhelming, but this piece of property is your potential new dwelling, so ensuring its integrity will be beneficial for you in the long run. For good or bad, here is a list of 10 things to check before buying a house.

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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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