The 3 Types of Water Damage | Clean Water, Grey Water, & Black Water

Here at Elite Restoration, we handle plenty of water damage situations.  Flooding happens much more often than some people might realize. We know it all too well – it’s the most common problem that people call us in for! Because water damage so common, we like to share tips and prevention methods regarding this devastating dilemma with our customers and community … Read More

How to Prevent House Fires This Winter

How To Prevent A Housefire in Twin Falls

When cold weather starts to creep in at the end of the year, it’s time to start heating your home! By following these tips on fire prevention safety in your home, you can have peace of mind that you’ll stay safe and warm all winter long. Practice Responsible Fireplace Usage Wood, pellet, and gas burning stoves are all excellent home … Read More

Home Maintenance Ideas to Take Care of in The Fall

fall home maintenance

Home Maintenance Ideas for Fall Summer is officially over, and you are probably about ready to hang up the lawn care tools until spring rolls back around. But don’t put them away just yet! Autumn is the ideal season to prepare your lawn for the chilly months ahead. In fact, with autumn’s moderate weather, it is an ideal time to … Read More

How to Tell if Water Damage is Old or New

Water damage is a scary pair of words to most homeowners and quick action is needed, but first, it is vital to figure out if the water damage is new or old. Knowing how long the problem has been taking place can help give clues about serious of a problem you’re facing. Problems that have been happening over a shorter … Read More

Check These 5 Things to Prevent a Bedroom Fire

Any fire in your home is bad, but one of the most dangerous places to have a fire is in the bedroom. Unfortunately, that is where most fires start! Bedroom fires can be fatal, but the good news is that there are many things you can do to avoid fire hazards in the bedroom. We will discuss below the most … Read More

What Causes Outlet Sparks & How to Prevent Them

over-loaded electrical outlet sparking

Although it may be scary to see your outlet spark, a minor one isn’t anything to worry about. A spark occurs each time you plug a device into an outlet, but you usually can’t see it because it happens faster than the naked eye can detect it. Keep in mind that not every spark is dangerous, but the following signifies … Read More

How to Prepare for a Power Outage

man with a flashlight on during a power outage

Power outages can strike suddenly without a care for your plans or activities. One minute you’re watching TV with the lights on and the fan running, the next minute you’re sitting silently in the dark. Most power outages get resolved within a few hours, but they could last a day or more in the worst circumstances. With a little planning … Read More

Why a Leaky Roof Can Cause More Problems Than You Think

Water Damage from Leaking Roof

A leaky roof is one of the easiest home troubles to ignore and procrastinate fixing, but the unfortunate fact is that a leaky roof can lead to much more serious issues than just an annoying drip. In fact, if there’s a leak that you don’t know about, there could be some serious issues brewing in your attic or other parts … Read More

Home Fire Extinguishers: A Beginner’s Guide

home fire extinguisher

A smoke alarm is by far the best home-safety investment you can make. For around $10, a smoke detector can help you literally rest assured that a fire won’t catch you sleeping. But if you’d like to take the next step in fire protection, should you buy a fire extinguisher? Yes, if you know when and how to use it. … Read More

10 Easy Steps to Prevent Storm Damage

storm damage on home

As we enter the summer season, the severity and frequency of bad weather is anyone’s guess. But, inevitably, a lot of homeowners end up dealing with property damage as a result of storms. The most common type of property damage we see is roof and siding damage following heavy winds and hail. And while you can’t control the weather, there’s … Read More