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Steps For Preventing Flood Damage In Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara residents are no strangers to intense rainfall and flood damage. Just last month the Montecito mudslides took the lives of several residents and destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses. Heavy rainfall dislodged boulders, causing flooding and mudslides along hillsides that were previously damaged by the Thomas fire late last year. Due to the […]

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Mudslide Safety

The recent mudslides in Montecito have left residents of the city in great destruction. Professional mudslide cleanup crews and home and business owners are shocked by the amount of damage the mudslides created and how intense the mudslides were. Property damage due to mudslides is not an extremely common occurrence, but when it does happen […]

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Preventing Fire Damage from a Fireplace

Fireplaces and wood stoves are cozy and warm for the winter. But in order to keep the air healthy and reduce the risk of fire, you need to be aware of how to safely operate them and the risks they pose. Here are some tips on staying safe and healthy all while staying warm this […]

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How Dangerous is a Sewage Leak?

Although water damage originates from many sources, the worst is caused by a sewer backup. Referred to as “black” water due to its unsanitary origin, this disaster can be potentially infectious to humans and contain harmful viruses and bacteria. Special handling and clean-up is required to prevent infection and the spread of disease, and should […]

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Forest Fire Smoke: Hazards & Cleanup

The day we are sitting down to write this blog, the wildfires plaguing Northern California wine country are under control as the winds have finally subsided. Currently, about 11 thousand firefighters are battling 15 large wildfires across about 340 square miles. Thousands of evacuees are finally able to return to their homes; sadly many are […]

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Tips on Salvaging Furniture after Water Damage

Flooding can be a very stressful, very messy situation that we wouldn’t wish upon anyone. Not only is it time-consuming to clean up, but it also has a lot of potential of damaging, or even ruining your personal items, appliances, other household items, and furniture. When sorting through the damages, It can be especially hard to […]

ASR Responds to Hurricane Harvey

ASR Property Restoration’s Hurricane Response Team responded to Houston, Texas, to provide support to fellow DKI franchises and to help those who were impacted by Hurricane Harvey and the catastrophic flooding that followed. As a DKI Member Company, ASR Property Restoration was one of several DKI companies who responded to assist with storm damage cleanup. […]

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6 Steps to Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration

Have you ever spent hours sitting around the bonfire with friends on a beautiful summer evening in Ventura, then spent days wondering why everything smells like smoke still? Getting the smoke smell out of clothing, your hair, and so on can take several days and several washes. Now, imagine the depth of that smoke odor […]

“It Happened to Me” – My House Caught on Fire… A True Story

By Bill Hatch, ASR Director of Operations Originally Published March 2013 As Director of Operations for ASR Construction (specialists in Fire, Water, Sewer, Mold and Reconstruction) and after over 20 years of working with clients who have had major losses due to water and fire damage, I thought I had seen enough to understand what […]

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Fire Damage Restoration in California

Removing smoke smell from home and clothes Even when you feel safe after a fire, the memories linger in your mind as well as your nose. Smoke leaves a distinctive smell that is challenging to remove from your home and your clothing. However, a few techniques and tips will greatly reduce the smell of the […]