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Hawaii Restoration Services is building an extensive, informative blog for our community to learn from and enjoy. We will detail restoration techniques, all-important tips for homeowners and local businesses, and developments in the restoration industry. 

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3 Ways Exposure to Raw Sewage Can Impact Your Health

With modern plumbing systems, we rarely have to worry about whether the water in our home is clean or full of contaminants. But the truth is, exposure to raw sewage is more common than you may think – and can lead to serious diseases. Whether you have an overflowing toilet or broken sewer main pipe, […]

Best Ways to Remove Mold From Tile Grout

Ceramic tile is a great flooring option, especially when you live in Hawaii. It’s beautiful, it’s durable, it’s resistant to water, and it’s easy to clean. However, one of the major downsides of tile is grout that becomes dirty and gross. The worse scenario is if mold begins to grow on the grout, which is […]

How to Pick the Right Fire Extinguisher For Your Home

The best way to deal with fire or smoke damage is to prevent it from happening in the first place. One of the best ways you can protect your home is by having the correct fire extinguisher readily available – and know how to properly use it. In this article, we’re explain how to choose […]

How to Fix and Prevent Stucco Water Damage

Here in Hawaii, stucco is a popular home exterior finish – and for good reasons. It’s durable, cost-effective, attractive, and virtually maintenance-free. Stucco is also water-resistant, which is good in our climate. However, it’s not water-proof, and it is possible for the material to become water damaged. Typically, early signs of stucco water damage are […]

Smoke Damage: How to Get the Smell Out of Your Home

Having fire and smoke damage in your home can be a traumatic experience. To make matters worse, the smell of smoke can linger for what seems like forever. This constant reminder of the horrible event isn’t just an annoyance, it can also cause health issues such as headaches and nausea. Why smoke smell is difficult […]

3 Keys Addressing Water Damage

Water is essential to our lives. But one thing we could all live without is experiencing water damage in our home or business. Whether it’s flooding from a broken pipe or leak in the roof, any amount of water where it’s not supposed to be can pose a health risk, ruin your personal belongings, and […]

Is it mold or mildew? Learn how to spot the difference

It can be scary when you see a patch of something growing in a damp area of your home, or if you start smelling something strange but can’t find where it’s coming from. The question is, are you dealing with mold or mildew? Both mold and mildew are types of fungus that like to grow in warm, […]

How to Check for Hidden Mold

If you suspect that mold is growing in your home, it could be polluting your indoor air quality, aggravating allergies, and causing immense property damage behind the scenes. First, you need to find it, though. Mold is tricky. It tends to hide underneath floorboards, in the attic, or beneath the crawlspace in your home. Making […]

There are numerous devastating effects of fire damage in your home.

Living in Hawaii is like an adventure each day. There are beautiful beaches surrounding your home, fantastic foods, and natural wonders around every corner. However, because we live on an island, our little community must occasionally deal with disaster. That disaster often comes in the form of house fires or water damage. In the United […]

Is Mold Growth a Problem in Hawaii?

Mold growth is an unfortunate problem that any home can experience, new or old. Because of Hawaii’s climate, humidity and moisture are common issues. Unfortunately, both contribute to common types of mold infestations in homes and businesses. Because mold growth is a frequent concern in Hawaii, knowing how to prevent it is essential when it comes to […]

Dealing With Water Damage in a Beachfront Property in Hawaii

In Hawaii, living on the beach is nothing short of perfect – most of the time. Occasionally, our beautiful islands are battered by tropical storms that cause flooding and destruction, especially to beachfront properties. If that happens, it’s important to know who to call and to act quickly.Here’s how to deal with water damage in your beachfront […]

Dealing with Mold Growth in Oahu, HI

A significant mold infestation can destroy your home – not to mention your health. Mold is tricky, though. You cannot just grab a sponge and scrub away at the growth. This just spreads mold spores in the air with each scrub motion. The reason mold grows is often because of high humidity, moisture levels, or hidden water […]

What to Do in Case of an Appliance Leak

Usually, when you have water damage in your home, it’s evident to the naked eye. You’ll spot the telltale signs of paint blistering, wallpaper peeling, and dark patches on the ceiling. These are all common symptoms of a plumbing leak. However, when an appliance leaks, it can be silent. The source of all your water damage problems […]

How Water Damage Can Affect Your Hawaii Home

In the aftermath of hurricanes and tropical storms during 2018, Hawaii residents have learned that water damage can be powerful and challenging to remedy. Thousands of people endured floods, leading to damaged roads, businesses, and homes. It’s no surprise that these islands are used to water, but they’re not always prepared to handle the damage […]

Types of Water Damage

When it comes to water damage, not every incident falls under the same category. Depending on the severity of the damage and the kind of water that’s involved, different steps may be taken by restoration services. For instance, an appliance leak doesn’t fall in the same category as floodwaters from a storm. To see which kind […]

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