Fire Damage Restoration in Anchorage: Common Causes

The National Fire Protection Association reported that a fire department responds to a fire every 24 seconds on average every year across the United States, with reports of home fires every 93 seconds. That statistic seems alarming, and it is. Anchorage House fires are devastating and dangerous and occur way too often. Let’s look at […]

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Challenges of Fighting House Fires In Extreme Cold and Snowy Conditions

Constant summer sunshine adds to the laid-back feeling and easy going flow. We love hiking, boating and ziplining to enjoy the great outdoors. In winter, we get out to snowboard and ski but also enjoy the great indoors.  Here in Anchorage, cold-weather operations can be strenuous during the cold winters and long nights. Fighting fires […]

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What Are The Classes and Categories Of Water Damage?

When you have had water damage in your home, you will hear the insurance and restoration professionals refer to the source and severity of the damage. Classification describes the severity of the damage to the home. Category determines how clean the source of the water was. While anyone can have a conversation, only a licensed […]

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Walls & Water Damage in Anchorage

Water damage is notorious for occurring behind walls, under floors, and above ceilings, in places, we cannot see. Though we may not always be able to see the actual water damage itself, it will always leave traces of its presence – you just have to know what to look for. At TCM Restoration, we have […]

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Fire Damage Risks of Heating Appliances in Anchorage

The windstorm that just ravaged through the valley here left 6,400 homes without electricity for a couple of days, resulting in freezing temperature indoors. Many in our area had to result to methods other than a furnace and space heaters to keep warm. One common method of heating homes around here is wood-burning stoves and […]

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Things That Can Leave Your Anchorage Home In Need Of Water Damage Restoration

The last thing you want to have happen to your home is water damage. Unfortunately, water damage is one of the most common disasters that interrupt life here in Anchorage. When you stop to think about all the possible sources and causes of water damage that are in our homes, it really is not all […]

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Common Causes Of House Fires And Damage Restoration

Forest fires in Alaska have broken records in recent years. Just 2 years ago, the McKinley fire took over 3700 acres just 80 miles north of Anchorage. While we do need to be aware and cautious of forest fires here in Anchorage, we also need to be aware and cautious of house fires. Let’s look […]

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Five Steps To Keep Your Appliances From Leaking

For all the usefulness of appliances, they can also cause a lot of damage if you aren’t careful. Appliances like dishwashers, washing machines, and others that use large amounts of water are notorious for causing flooding and water damage. To help you avoid this hazard, here are the five most flood-prone appliances and what you […]

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Planning And Acting When Fire Damage Restoration Is Needed 

Growing up, many of us had the ‘Stop, Drop, and Roll’ lesson so we were ready and prepared to respond if we ever had to deal with the most unfortunate experience of catching on fire. For how much that plan of action was taught, you would have thought catching on fire was a common occurrence! […]

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Fast Responses For Water Damage Cleanup

When your home in Anchorage suffers from water damage, it is important to get it cleaned up quickly to prevent any further damage from occurring. The longer water is left to sit in your home, the worse the damage will be. Water damage compounds quickly, and the water damage cleanup team at TCM Restoration understands […]