Four Facts for Finding the Builder of Your Dreams

We’ve all been there! Whether it be a planned remodel or an emergency fix, at some point or another you’ve had to hire a professional builder. There are hundreds of options out there, but how do you choose which one is best for you? Some criteria are obvious, like checking their portfolio or reviews, but […]

Sump Pump Failures | Top Tips for Prevention

Sump Pump Failures:  Most homeowners forget about the sump pump in the corner of their basement; working hard day and night.  When groundwater around the home is high, this pump will move the water away from the home. This is only successful when the pump is working! When the sump pump is not working, water […]

Ice Dams & Water Damage

Ice Dams If you have ever had an Ice Dam on your house than you should know the damage it can can cause to your roof as well as the interior of your home. Yes the icicles are pretty to look at, but they are a sure sign of pending destruction. First, what is an […]

Preventing Christmas Tree Fires | Fire Restoration Pro Tip

Facts about home holiday fires One of every four home Christmas tree fires is caused by electrical problems.Although Christmas tree fires are not common, when they do occur, they are more likely to be serious.On average, one of every 32 reported home Christmas tree fires results in a death compared to an average of one […]

How To Prevent Sewage Backup: Flood Restoration Pro Tip

Sewage backups and flooded basements can be prevented! Flood Restoration Pro Tip Category 3 (CAT 3) water or black water is what we in the industry refer to as sewage water. MAXWELL follows strict guidelines in many aspects of restoration projects. Our guidelines are set by the IICRC and this is their definition of CAT […]

Roof Replacement & Repair | Roof Damage Restoration Pro Tip

Do You Need Roof Replacement or Repair? One of the ways to tell may surprise you! AGAIN? yes, we recommend that you clean out your gutters twice a year! Look in the gutter bottoms for loose granules that signal your asphalt roof may need replacing. Since we are on the topic of GUTTERS, you know that […]

Roof Inspection How To Inspect For Roof Damage | Roof Restoration Pro Tip

How To Properly Do a Roof Inspection or Hire Us to do A Professional Restoration Company Inspection for you, free of charge. Your roof works hard all year round why not give it some TLC? If you feel comfortable ​walking around on your roof, check to see how it is doing. Are shingles missing or […]

Restoration Repair Prevention: Easy Avoid Costly Restoration Expenses | Restoration Pro Tip

How To: Easy Restoration Repair Prevention Restoration repair prevention: Exterior painting and wood replacement can be very pricey.  But, with proper and constant maintenance, these repairs can be avoided.  When wood is left to the elements, it will began to rot and rot fast. Simple scraping and painting in these areas will prolong wood rot […]