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5 Steps to Take If Your House Has Ceiling Water Damage

In this comprehensive post, we’ll go over; The 5 Steps to take if you have ceiling water damage. You’ll also learn; The causes of ceiling water damage Signs of water damage What to do about water damaged ceilings So if you’ve ever asked yourself any of these questions, you’ll love this post!Ceiling water damage can happen in a variety of …

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How to Choose a Water Damage Restoration Company

In this comprehensive post, we’ll go over; How to choose a water damage restoration company. You’ll learn; What to look for in a company. What to do after a flood occurs. Why you should hire a water damage restoration company. So if you’ve ever asked yourself any of these questions, you’ll love this post!Think you’re flood-proof? Think again.  In the …

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Sewer Backup & Flooding: Everything You Should Know!

In this comprehensive post, we’ll go over; The most common causes of sewer backup, how to recognize the issue and what to do. You’ll also learn; How to prevent sewer backup at home So if you’ve ever asked yourself any of these questions, you’ll love this post!Many people think that sewage comes just from the home, like what goes down …

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Washing Machine Water Damage: Causes & Solutions

In this comprehensive post, we’ll go over; The most common causes of washing machine water damage how to prevent it. You’ll also learn; Situations to avoid. Solutions on how to fix washing machine issues. What to do if you already have washing machine water damage. So if you’ve ever wondered why you seem to always have water under the washer, …

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Ice Dam: What They Are & How to Prevent Them!

In this comprehensive post, we’ll go over; What an Ice Dam is, and how to prevent them. You’ll also learn; Where to find them. Solutions and Tips to prevent them. Ice Dam removal. Damage caused by Ice Dams. So if you’ve ever asked yourself any of these questions, you’ll love this post!Being a home or business owner definitely has its …

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Commercial Water Damage: The Top 8 Causes

In this comprehensive post, we’ll go over; The most common causes of commercial water damage. You’ll also learn; The difference between water damage and flood damage Why a certified contractor is best What to expect from the contractor Why Rock Emergency is the best choice So if you find yourself dealing with these issues, you’ll love this post!Commercial Water Damage …

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Winter Water Damage: Top Causes and Preventative Tips

In this comprehensive post, we’ll go over; The top causes of Winter water damage, and how to prevent it. You’ll also learn; What happens if left untreated Tips and Tricks in preventing frozen pipes and ice dams So if you’ve ever wondered about water damage in the winter, and how to prevent it, you’ll love this post!You got the dreaded …

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Flooded Basement? Clean-up and Prevention Tips

In this comprehensive post, we’ll go over; The most common causes for a flooded basement. You’ll also learn; What to do if Your Basement Floods How to Prevent a Flooded Basement The Costs Associated With a Flooded Basement So if you’ve ever asked yourself any of these questions, you’ll love this post!Rochester, NY is home to many people, businesses, and …

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DEALING WITH WATER DAMAGE

A pipe burst, your washing machine broke or it rained a little too much, and suddenly you have your own personal pond down in your basement. Water problems are a nightmare for homeowners, especially when those problems lead to significant flooding. Dealing with water damage or a flood is time-consuming, expensive, and isn’t always covered by homeowners insurance. Depending on …

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DETECT AND PREVENT WATER DAMAGE AND MOLD

Water and Mold Problems Standing water on the floor is easy to see. Less obvious signs of problems include: Unexpected increases in your water bill Stains on walls, floors or ceilings Damaged or warped flooring Warped bottom panels in under-sink cabinets Peeling paint or wallpaper Corrosion on plumbing valves and fittings Deal with water and mold problems as you find …

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HOW THE PROS AT ROCK EMERGENCY TACKLE WATER DAMAGE RESTORATION

The chances of you being able to witness the pros tackle water damage while they take care of a water damage cleanup project aren’t that high unless you’ve had the misfortune of experiencing a flood or burst pipe, and you’re in need of water damage remediation services. However, that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t be aware of the processes taken …

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WHAT MAKES A CATASTROPHIC FLOOD? AND IS CLIMATE CHANGE CAUSING MORE OF THEM?

The first thing to understand: It’s complicated. Each flood is its own phenomenon, tied to the specific circumstances in the area. “Flooding is complex,” Deke Arndt, a climate scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, said Thursday in a briefing on the potentially dire flood season. “It has to do with precipitation falling to the ground,” Mr. Arndt said, “but …

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RECENT FLOODS AND HOW ROCK CAN HELP!

It goes without saying that some rainfall records were surpassed in 2018.  This resulted in lots of unprecedented flooding throughout various parts of the United States. Now, even though we’re already four months into the new year, some states are still experiencing heavy rainfall and in some cases, extreme flooding where towns are now underwater. Places along the Missouri and …

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HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS – PROTECT YOURS!

For many of us, our lives are all about how to protect the people and things we love.  We love our spouses/ significant others, our kids, our family, our pets and at some point, we fall in love with a place that we decide to call home. If you really think about it, our homes are actually one of our …

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CAN YOUR BUSINESS SURVIVE A NATURAL DISASTER?

Can your business survive a natural disaster? Many don’t. More than 30 percent of businesses never reopen their doors after they’ve been closed down by a natural disaster like  hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, or another devastating calamity. A disaster recovery plan and adequate insurance are keys to getting back to business, say the Insurance Information Institute and the Institute for Business …

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM ROCK EMERGENCY

Each year, Thanksgiving affords us the opportunity to reflect on all of the blessings in our lives. While we take the time to express our gratitude for small and big victories this year, we dedicate a special moment to remembering those victims of hurricanes, especially Hurricane Florence that had a devastating impact on the Carolinas. Based on what we’ve seen …

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CONTACT THE BEST DISASTER RELIEF COMPANY IN WAKE OF MAJOR DISASTERS FUELED BY INTENSIFIED GLOBAL WAR

Global warming, according to Wikipedia, is the observed century-scale rise in the average temperature of the Earth’s climate system and its related effects. Thus far, multiple lines of scientific evidence can prove that the climate system is definitely warming. What could this possibly mean for you, living in New York? Well, New York is basically on water, and for uncountable …

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WE’RE HERE IN THE CAROLINAS HELPING WITH THE RECOVERY EFFORTS

At least 42 deaths have been attributed to Hurricane Florence, as of Friday, September 21. In addition, extensive damage to homes and businesses mainly from flooding has been nonstop and is likely to cost billions to clean up, officials say. With the tropical depression now fading, many have started the recovery efforts to clean up and pretty much count their …

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WHY CHOOSE ROCK EMERGENCY FOR YOUR COMMERCIAL/LARGE LOSS RESTORATION PROJECT

Rock Emergency is recognized as one of New York’s most trusted restoration contractors for water damage, fire & smoke cleanup, asbestos abatement, and mold remediation. While we service both residential and commercial clients, our expertise in commercial large loss scenarios is second to none. Large loss is a broad term that basically refers to a situation where a significant amount …

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HOW TO QUICKLY ASSESS AND RECOVER FROM AN INDOOR FLOOD

Indoor flooding can cause thousands of dollars worth of damage to your home, and it’s a nightmare to clean up. Here’s what to do when you notice water damage and how to safely begin the process of remediation. The longer water is allowed to stand, the more severe the damage will be. You must respond to a flooding crisis quickly …

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OUR SPECIAL GIFT TO A LOCAL FAMILY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!

During the Holiday season, no one wants to or should have to deal with any sort of crisis. Unfortunately, disasters sometimes happen. In the spirit of giving back in this season, we recently provided a special gift to one of our clients. After an unfortunate experience with vandalism, their home was completely flooded. They called us in to do flood …