Water Damage & Restoration

Whether water damage is the result of storm flooding, a sewer back up, a burst pipe or other plumbing leak, MacFawn Fire & Flood Restoration is here to help. Our water restoration experts share helpful information about the water mitigation process, as well as tips to prevent water damage, and simple do’s and don’ts in the event that water damage occurs.

Learn more about our Water Damage Restoration Services in Albany NY, Worcester MA, Tampa FL, Media PA and the surrounding cities and towns, or call us at 877-MACFAWN for 24-hour emergency service.

Worried woman mopping up water from a burst pipe with sponge

Prevent Pipes from Freezing & Bursting

When outside temperatures dip below freezing, the pipes in your home are at risk of freezing and bursting. In fact, pipe bursts are one of the leading causes of winter water damage in Albany NY. And the northeast isn’t the only region affected. Contrary to what you might expect, homes in southern climates are often…
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Top Causes for Water Damage in your Home

Contact a water damage professional immediately if you encounter water or mold damage in your home.   When it comes to water damage, time does not heal all wounds. The secondary destruction that will inevitably take place as time passes causes considerably more damage to your home. Learn the leading causes of water damage to…
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Wall & Cavity Drying

Any type of water damage to your home can bring an array of issues and problems. One that needs to be discussed is the drying process. Traditional equipment for drying is designed to dry the air in the affected room(s) and the surfaces of the materials. This means that any water trapped within materials can…
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Flood Damage vs Water Damage

Flood Damage vs Water Damage: Know the Difference When it Comes to Insurance You may be surprised to learn that your definition of a flood and your insurance company’s definition may be different – and that difference may determine what type of insurance coverage you need for your home or practice. It could also make…
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7 Ways to Help Prevent Basement Flooding

If your basement has ever flooded, or experienced any type of water damage, you know just how stressful it can be. We have seen many different situations that have led to a wet and/or flooded basement. Most of the time you think of water damage to a home or basement coming from the outside, such…
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Water Damage Dos & Don’t

Water damage can occur for many reasons, from sewer backups, burst pipes and broken hot water heaters to floods, storms and hurricanes. The first step should always be to contact a professional water damage restoration company, but while you’re waiting for the professionals to arrive, consider these water damage dos and don’ts. What to Do…
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Water Mitigation and Restoration Process

Water restoration can be as simple as vacuuming up water and drying out a room, or it can involve rebuilding entire sections of your home. What Goes Into Water Restoration? Restoring your home to liveable, pre-damage conditions involves water mitigation, decontamination, and drying. In cases of water damage, it’s important to act fast. Standing water…
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