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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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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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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You don’t want to think about it, but it’s always a possibility: sewage flooding can strike your home when you least expect it. Whether pipes burst or your toilet backs up, there’s always the potential for this type of flooding to occur, no matter where you live. If you find yourself dealing with sewage in […]

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Water damage is a problem that most property owners dread. When it rains heavily or snow melts quickly, the risk of this type of damage increases. Water can cause thousands of dollars’ worth of damage by damaging wood furniture, upholstery, electronics, household appliances, and plumbing equipment. Water damage also increases the risk of mold growth, […]

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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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You may have never considered that fire damage and water damage go hand in hand. However, in most cases where there is a house fire, there will be fire damage along with water damage. Here are some of the ways that Cousino Restoration has seen house fires requiring fire and water damage repair in Toledo.  […]

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Accidents are accidents and disasters are disasters by their very nature- they are unplanned and unavoidable. However, even though you can’t control heavy rains, there ARE a few things that you can do to prepare your home and property from excessive damage during the next heavy rain. Revisit Your Roof Your roof is a huge […]

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When your house floods, dirty water wreaks havoc on the underlying structure of the house, your personal belongings, and the health of your family. Flood waters contain many contaminants and lots of mud. High dollar items can get ruined all at once, even with just an inch of water. Cleaning up is a long and […]

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