Will April snow showers bring May flowers?

water damage minneapolis, water damage cleanup minneapolisI have no doubt that everyone who lives in Minneapolis and surrounding areas are asking themselves this very same question!

I am trying to remain positive but have found myself singing “Snow, snow go away…” !  Unfortunately even worse than April snow showers, a late spring freeze after brief warm-ups can cause damage to pipes leading to water damage and even sewage backups. NO homeowner wants to find their wet bar turned into a soaking wet bar and your ping-pong table into an island.

To help prevent such a disaster check out these 5 very helpful tips and for more information check out some of our recent blogs:

5 Tips To Prevent Spring Flooding

Easy Plumbing Projects For Your Kitchen To Help Prevent Water Damage

Regularly Flushing Water Heaters

Here are 5 tips for keeping your home safe from seepage!

  1. Gutters and Downspouts – Make sure your gutters and downspouts are clean and in good working condition so that when the water melts it is directed away from the home.
  2. Remove Snow – Shovel the snow approximately a few feet away from your home. Keeping as much snow away from your dwelling will lessen the amount of potential water seepage.
  3. Use Window Well Guards – Keep these protected from damage with window well guards. Snow melting in window wells are an easy path for water to leak into your basement.
  4. Caulking – Caulk any cracks in the foundation and areas between sidewalks or driveways and the home to prevent water from intruding and safeguard from any seepage.
  5. Grading/Direct Water Away – Make sure you have a downward slope, to direct water away rather than toward. If you have landscaping around your house, laying heavy plastic under rocks/chip cans further divert water away from your house.

Every homeowner with a basement imagines that horror. If it should happen to you, don’t retreat into a fetal position on your couch and hope for a miracle, call 24Restore! Our highly trained staff is here to help you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year! We will ease the stress of the horror and take care of everything that is needed; 24Restore is the only call you have to make. One of our core values is serving others (the way you want to be served) and that is something that all of our Team Members take pride in!

I am feeling hopeful! I think this is just a little hiccup in the weather and we will be back on track in a couple short weeks!

~ the people ~ the equipment ~ the expertise ~

“24Restore came within an hour of our water damage to assess the problem and restore and reconstruct our kitchen and my office. Everyone from 24Restore was professional, kind and did an outstanding job of damage assessment and restoration.”

- Barbara R.

Your service was excellent. The young man was thorough and very dedicated to completing the job. He’s a good one. I would recommend your services to anyone who need them.

- Keith

Your team has been absolutely amazing, professional, sympathetic and wonderful. They took my mess and made it manageable as I shed a few tears, which they also consoled with empathy. At a time when we have floods and tornados city wide you responded within hours. Thank, I am impressed and I have passed the word on to many.

- Genie

Very good experience……everyone I dealt with through 24 Restore was very professional and very kind.

- Nancy

This note is a note of thanks and appreciation of the services provided…..we could even say our home looks better than before we incurred our water damage…Job well done!

- Jay and Susan

I don’t often take the time to write a follow up complimentary letter. However I was very impressed with 24 Restore and felt they went above and beyond to surpass expectations with WOW service. Thank you for the great service and great job that your team did to get my house back in shape.

- Jane

I have recommended them to many of my friends. They are the only service that I have ever used that always gets my stains out and that clean my carpets beautifully. I can’t say enough good thins about them

- Laura

Thank you for all the work put in to get out home……It would have been an impossible task for us to have accomplished in such a short time. We appreciate all that you have done for us! We are so grateful!

- Ken and Kathe

Yes. I appreciated the ability to funnel all activities thru a one-stop shop proved to be very valuable in a disaster project such as ours demo, construction and finish as well as work directly with insurance company. The team has been professional and those on site have been respectful of our home and schedule.

- Reed

Alex did a great job scheduling, coordinating, and keeping me informed. He made sure that everything was done in a timely manner. I always felt that my job was a priority. All the workmen did a great job and were very polite. I am pleased with the results. I would highly recommend your company!

- Linda – Minneapolis

From the time of initial contact to the time of job completion was 24 hrs. Very pleased with job outcome. Will definitely use you again. If ever in need.

- Kevin – St. Paul

Response time was awesome. We we’re bewildered by what was happening and what needed to be done. 24hr came in and took care of what needed to be done.

- Susan – Plymouth

I thought 24 was very professional and timely work.

- Veronica – Lake Elmo

24Restore was very responsive and did a thorough job plus they cleaned up after themselves.

- Jean – St. Cloud

The job was exceptionally well done. You were recommended to me by Dennis Carlson, a freind and I would definatley refer 24restore to friends and family.

- Jan – Anoka

Very Professional!

- Gordon – Andover

Everyone was on top of everything and got back to me in a reasonable time. Clean up was done absolutely perfect at the end of each job.

- Pam – Arden Hills

The guys who worked here were great, polite, personable and hard workers. They did a great job! So thankful this is over!

- Ron and Jackie – Minneapolis
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