Frozen Pipes? 24Restore knows how to take the chill out!
What should you do if a water pipe freezes? You should make sure it never happens again! When the water freezes, it tries to expand inside the pipe. It pushes against the sides of the pipe, as well as any nearby valves, seams and faucets. The freezing action of the water is more than capable […]
Commercial Water Damage
Commercial, Industrial, Hospitals and Government Water Damage Restoration It’s two o’clock in the morning. A valve breaks in your commercial building in Minneapolis, spewing thousands of gallons of water about your business. The damage is incomprehensible. Ensure the right call is made to the right company to maintain the integrity of your commercial building. Commercial […]
What is an Ice Dam?
An ice dam is a ridge of ice that forms at the edge of a roof and prevents melting snow (water) from draining off the roof. The water that backs up behind the dam can leak into a home and cause damage to walls, ceilings, insulation, and other areas. Figure 1 shows a cross section […]
Preventing Ice Dams
If your home had lots of icicles last winter — or worse, ice dams, which can cause meltwater to back up and flow into your house — take steps to prevent potential damage this year. A home-energy auditor or weatherization contractor can identify and fix air leaks and inadequate insulation in your home’s attic that […]
Helping Nicole Curtis “The Rehab Addict”
Last winter when Nicole Curtis “The Rehab Addict” had pipes freeze in Minneapolis home (while she was on vacation) 24 Restore was called in to thaw her home out and do the mitigation side of things before her Crew took over for the Rehab! The episode is called “Too close for comfort”. Season 5, episode […]
What To Do With Water Damage in Minneapolis
From a broken pipe, to excessive rain, waters leaks and flooding can wreak havoc on your Minneapolis home and belongings. Having knowledge on what to do in these situations and having a fast reaction time to the disaster is critical. Know where your water shutoff valve is located, and shut off water as soon […]