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What is the Difference Between Mitigation & Restoration?

When disaster strikes, acting quickly and effectively is crucial to minimizing damage and restoring your property to its pre-loss condition. Terms like mitigation, remediation, and restoration are often used interchangeably. Thus, it can be difficult for people who do not work in the industry to understand what each one entails. So, let’s break it down. Mitigation, Remediation, and Restoration Remediation, mitigation, and restoration are three distinct phases in the process. Each addresses damage caused by disasters such as water damage, fire...

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Attic & Crawlspace Inspection

Here at Red Truck Disaster Response in Boise, Idaho, we take the safety and well-being of your home seriously. That’s why we are excited to announce that we now offer free inspections to our valued customers. Your attic and crawlspace may be out of sight. But they play a crucial role in the overall health of your home. From preventing mold growth to maintaining proper insulation, these areas require regular attention. An attic & crawlspace inspection ensures your home...

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Water Damage Insurance Claims

Water damage can strike your home or business when you least expect it. And when it does, the last thing you want to worry about is navigating the complexities of insurance claims. At Red Truck Disaster Response in Boise, Idaho, we are here to guide you through the process, making it as stress-free as possible so that you can focus on getting your life back on track following water damage to your home or business. Assess the Damage Immediately When water...

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Water Damage Restoration

Dealing with water damage can be overwhelming. And, as a restoration company which has been in the industry since 2009, we understand the urgency and importance of addressing it promptly. In this post, we share our expertise and insights on how to handle water damage effectively. Assessment and Safety First When faced with water damage, the first step is to assess the situation and ensure safety. If it is safe to do so, turn off the water source and electricity in...

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Boise, Idaho

At Red Truck Disaster Response, our team has had the privilege of serving this beautiful city for years. As a result, we have fallen in love with its unique charm and resilience. Allow us to share a glimpse of what makes Boise, Idaho, so special. All About Boise Nestled in the Treasure Valley, Boise is a true gem of the Pacific Northwest. The first thing that strikes you is the stunning natural beauty that surrounds us. The Boise River winds its...

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Eagle, idaho, insurance, water damage, water damage restoration

Working With Insurance After Water Damage

When your Eagle home suffers from water damage, your first concern is your family’s safety. Your second question is, “Will my homeowners policy pay for this cleanup?”  It’s not always easy to figure out when water damage is or isn’t covered by your policy because the distinctions are so fine. Review your policy with your insurance agent and work with a water damage restoration team that is very familiar with the industry, like Red Truck.

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boise, idaho, water damage, water damage cleanup, water damage restoration

A Few Simple Ways To Speed Up The Water Damage Restoration Process

Water damage restoration is a very time-sensitive process. Every hour you wait after a flood to begin the water cleanup and restoration process increases the overall damage to your home. Below are a few simple things you can do to speed up the cleanup process. However, it should not be confused that these are the only steps you need to take. It is also essential that you contact a professional cleaning and restoration company such as Red...

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boise, idaho, water damage, water damage cleanup, water damage restoration

Take Care and Prepare to Evacuate

Idaho floods are unpredictable and destructive. We at Red Truck Disaster Response know how floods can cause problems on major infrastructure, cut essential services, destroy property and livelihoods. Although they are usually a result of rain swollen rivers or a burst dam, floods can rush into canyons that have never seen rain. Never ignore an evacuation order— authorities will direct you to leave if you are within the greatest potential path of rising waters....

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boise, water damage, water damage cleanup, water damage repair, water damage restoration

Water Damage: 3 Common Mistakes

Everyone makes mistakes, right? It’s bound to happen, but if you can try to avoid making these mistakes when it comes to water damage cleanup, you will be in a good spot. Waiting too long Having flooding in your home can be a stressful and frustrating situation. It can happen unexpectedly and easily get put on the back burner with many other things on our day to day agendas. Although this is true, you should try your best to make it...

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