Sump Pump Maintenance Tips

Flooded basement from failed Sump pump

Water damage caused by a failed or malfunctioning sump pump can be among the worst a homeowner ever deals with. When sump pumps fail, it often leads to significant and sudden water intrusion that can have devastating effects on building materials and personal property. By following these sump pump maintenance tips, you can help ensure […]

Fire Safety & Prevention Tips

Fire Safety Tips - Aapex Restoration and Construction with a fire extinguisher

As fire restoration specialists, we spend a lot of time talking about what to do after a fire. Just as important as that is knowing what to do before that can help prevent catastrophic loss or worse. Practice these fire safety and prevention tips to keep your home and your family safe! Have a Plan […]

The 6 Most Common Causes of House Fires

The 6 Most Common Causes of House Fires

According to the NFPA, there are more than 353,000 house fires in the U.S. each year, causing more than 2,600 deaths, 11,000 injuries, and more than $7 billion in property damage. Sadly, the overwhelming majority of these house fires are completely preventable. Many homeowners worry about house fires occurring in their home. They may even […]

Commonly Overlooked Warning Signs of Water Intrusion

Unnoticed water intrusion can cause significant damage over time. While a small leak in your plumbing or a small trickle in your home’s foundation may not seem like it could do much damage, long-term exposure to increased moisture can cause serious deterioration to your home’s building materials and underlying structure. Higher levels of humidity from […]

What Does It Mean to Be an Insurance Company’s “Preferred Vendor”?

If you’ve ever been in the unfortunate position of having to file a claim with your insurance company, you’ve no doubt been given a list of preferred vendors they recommend you work with. Maybe it was even heavily implied that these are the only companies you could use to complete repairs. But have you ever […]