Water Damage You Can’t See And Where To Look For It

Access to water is an essential part of a functioning home, but water damage occurs when it leaks out to places that are meant to stay dry. If you could quickly and easily spot the excess water, repairs would be simple. Unfortunately, the damage is often out of sign, hidden behind walls and under floors. …

How to Spot Mold Early On

Knowing the signs of mold in your home or business is essential so you can spot mold early on before it becomes a bigger problem. Mold isn’t always dangerous to your health, but sometimes it is and it can also cause major problems to the structure it’s growing inside of. Addressing a mold problem right …

Kitchen Fire Hazards

There are nearly 350,000 home fires reported annually in the United States, and 49% of them are the result of kitchen fire hazards. Residential and commercial kitchens commonly house extremely flammable liquids like grease, oil, and alcohol. When combined with excessive heat or open flames, these can quickly turn a casual cooking session into a …

What Makes Black Diamond Restoration Different?

Experiencing a fire or any other disaster is devastating and that’s why Black Diamond Restoration is here to help with disaster restoration services. Our team has been proudly serving the Salt Lake Valley for over 20 years, and in that time we’ve learned what it takes to go above and beyond for our customers.  Here’s …

Most Common Places Mold Grows

Mold isn’t something you want growing in your home, and you can identify it more quickly by knowing the most common places mold grows. In addition to being a major eyesore, mold spores can be hazardous to your health and cause severe breathing problems. Here’s a guide to inspecting your home for mold growth so …

Action Cheat Sheet for Frozen Pipes

There’s a chill in the air, and the nights are getting colder as we approach winter and frozen pipes become a real concern. Basement pipes or exposed outdoor pipes are especially susceptible to freezing and can even burst when frozen under the right circumstances. Here’s a look at how to avoiding having your pipes freeze …

Why You Should Be Using A Drain Snake Regularly

You have probably used a drain snake before to remove a clog, but did you know you should be using it more regularly?  Keep reading to find out more. Clog Prevention Rather than wait until the water doesn’t drain out of your tub anymore to remove a clog, why not take care of debris in …

5 Things You Need to Know and do After a Flood

The time after a flood can be critical to mitigating as much water damage as possible. Keep reading for what you should do post-flood.  Flood Safety  Flooding is hazardous, so you must exercise caution. Here are our tips for staying safe during a flood: Stay off bridges over fast-moving water, as moving water can sweep …

5 Frequently Asked Questions About Water Damage

It’s ok to have questions about water damage, especially if you’re a new homeowner who hasn’t had to deal with it much.  Here’s the thing: it’s the last disaster you want to have to deal with in your home or business, and the prospect of taking care of water damage can feel incredibly overwhelming. We …

Different Ways To Dry Out Your Home After Flooding

There are few things more inconvenient than your home flooding, except perhaps trying to take care of things after flooding.  On top of having to deal with all of your items that have been damaged, you also have to find a way to dry out your home, and fast. No one wants that water sitting …