Ice Dams

Ice dams, the ridge of ice that builds up on roof eaves, are a common wintertime problem for Toledo residents. They cause costly structural damage to houses every year. The shelf of ice and the icicles hanging from the gutters are obvious to the homeowner. What isn’t so apparent is what causes the ice dam. WHAT CAUSES ICE DAMS? […]

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https://www.playitforwardtoydrive.com What Is Play It Forward? Play It Forward is a used toy drive where gently used toys are collected, cleaned, and local charities in Toledo and surrounding areas come and pick out toys needed for their families and facilities. Broken toys are recycled by City Of Perrysburg pilot program for Hasbro and will be there […]

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Originally Posted By WTOL: Link PERRYSBURG, Ohio — Over two inches of rain impacted a portion of our area Saturday, leading to residential flooding and water damage for some home owners. Cousino Restoration in Perrysburg has been dealing with emergency damage situations for decades. Co-owner Michael Cousino said water damage is a problem many homeowners face […]

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A flooded home is bad enough. The last thing you need is to add to the damage and stress by making mistakes in the cleanup process. The good news is that these mistakes are easy to avoid if you are vigilant. However, if you don’t take the cleanup process seriously, you are likely to make […]

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There are too many different causes of house fires to discuss in a single post. However, the vast majority of fires occur from just a few different sources. At Cousino Restoration in Toledo, we witness the aftermath from all different causes of house fires. Here are a few of the most common causes and what […]

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Mold thrives in dark, damp places with little air flow. Problems in your attic can allow mold to flourish. The problem is, is that mold growing up in the attic typically doesn’t stay in the attic. Microscopic airborne mold spores released by growing mold migrate into living spaces below, spreading into the inhabited parts of […]

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When planning a new home, or renovating an existing home, select building materials, furnishings, and plants that resist fire. U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 358,500 home structure fires per year. Better choices can improve or lessen your chances of suffering from fire damage. Next renovation, don’t just repair your home, build […]

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Water damage can come from all sides. Whether it be inside from overflowing bathtubs or outside the home from floods, water can always pose a threat to our residential and commercial buildings. But there are some preventable measures we can take to try to keep water out of our buildings. Below are 6 ways that […]

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Although rivers in Ohio can flood at any time, heavy rains in the spring can cause historic flood conditions. In years past rising waters of the Portage River and Lake Erie have flooded the pier and surrounding areas. Bridges, roads, railways, dams, and property have been washed away. Floods are among Earth’s most common, and […]

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Although water damage can happen year-round, winter gives water damage a variety of outlets that the other seasons don’t offer. Because of this, winter storms cause billions of dollars in damage every year in the United States. Cousino Restoration is here to explain three different types of common winter water damage that can affect your […]

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