1. Hidden Dangers of a Basement Flood

    If you’ve ever experienced a disaster, your first thought might be to do whatever you need to do to fix the problem as soon as possible. If your basement is flooding, you may think it wise to wade into the water and find the problem. Don’t! Call Disaster Response your local Grand Rapids water restoration company first! If you have a disaster on your hands, contact us right away. However, stick…Read More

  2. Flood Water Safety: Pathogens

    Welcome back to the Disaster Response blog! Lately, on our blog, we have been talking about all things water damage related. We have talked about some of the most deadly floods of history as well as some of the most common causes of water damage. If you missed any of our previous blogs, be sure to catch up, otherwise stay right here to learn more about some important safety tips. If you are in nee…Read More

  3. 4 Top Causes of Water Damage

    Welcome back to the Disaster Response blog — your one stop for all things restoration. Lately, on the blog, we have been talking about some of the deadliest floods throughout history. To learn more about damages caused by the Yangtze river, how the salt marshes of the Netherlands came to be and more, read our last posts. Otherwise stick around to learn some of the top causes of water damage in G…Read More

  4. Deadliest Floods in History — Part 2

    Welcome back to the Disaster Response blog! In our last blog post, we covered some of the most deadly floods of all time including the Johnstown Flood, Central China flood, and others. To learn a little history, be sure to catch up on our last blog post. Otherwise, stick around to learn more about some of the greatest floods. Thankfully, in Grand Rapids we have many safeguards against floods of su…Read More

  5. Deadliest Floods in History — Part 1

    Welcome back to Disaster Response’s blog! Today, we are switching gears from primarily talking about the practicalities associated with flood damage, water damage, and water damage restoration, to cover a bit of history. Water is something that we need to live. It can be deadly if we don’t have it. It can cause damages of catastrophic proportions, and can carry deadly pathogens. Throughout his…Read More

  6. 5 Things You Need to Know About Water Damage

    Welcome back to the Disaster Response blog! On our blog, you can find all that you need to know about anything relating to restoration services including water damage restoration. Anyone can suffer from the effects of water damage; water can damage our Grand Rapids homes over time or in one fell swoop and it can happen if a pipe or plumbing fixture breaks and profusely drips, your washing machine …Read More

  7. Do I Need Flood Insurance?

    Welcome back to the Disaster Response blog! Lately, we have been discussing water damage restoration in the Grand Rapids area and, specifically, how that relates to your homeowners insurance policy. In our last blog post, we began discussing flood insurance and why you might need it. If you have ever needed water damage restoration in your West Michigan home, you will know that the way in which yo…Read More

  8. Is a Flood Covered by My Home Insurance?

    Welcome back to the Disaster Response blog! Lately, we have been covering all things water damage restoration and everything in between. If you have recently experienced a flood, have water damage, and need help, visit the Disaster Response website and contact us! When your basement floods, your dishwasher malfunctions, or you discover that you have a plumbing issue, you need to get help right awa…Read More

  9. Your Insurance Policy & Water Damage Sources

    Welcome to the Disaster Response blog! In our last blog post, we discussed the basic steps of the water damage restoration process. Though the actual process for your West Michigan home or business will vary due to many factors, you can expect the same basic steps. Read our previous blog post to learn about the water damage restoration process, or keep reading to learn about how your insurance com…Read More

  10. What is the Water Damage Restoration Process

    Hello, and welcome back to the Disaster Response blog! Lately, we have been discussing the topic of water damage and the water damage restoration process. Unfortunately, many in the West Michigan area will experience a situation in which they need restoration services. We can’t speak for our competitors, but if you call Disaster Response, we can assure you that we will help you pick up the piece…Read More