Category Archives: Restoration

Tips To Hiring The Right Contractor

The state of Florida requires that contractors be licensed and insured. Do you know the right questions to ask to ensure you and your home are in good hands? Checking the validity of the contractor’s license and insurance, watching out for red flags and agreeing to a contract are all tips you need to know before hiring a contractor. Ensuring a contractor is licensed and insured is easier than [...]
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Getting A Claim Approved: Behind The Scenes!

While going through an insurance claim for home damages, there are a lot of things taking place behind the scenes. We would like to share some insight as to how this is handled, and why AAWR is the best at what we do! 1)      We fax in the Contract, W-9, & Business License when the job begins, and start the follow up process immediately. We also send in Supporting Documentation, including: Risk [...]
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Common Causes of Water Damage – Part 3 – Faulty or Malfunctioning Appliances/HVAC

For our third installment of “Common Causes of Water Damage,” we will be covering faulty or malfunctioning appliances and HVACs. When these problems occur, damage can be incurred quickly. The most common culprits of appliance damage are washing machines and water heaters. Dishwashers and refrigerators are also common contributors. As appliances grow older, their pipes begin to rust and crack. Hoses [...]
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Common Causes of Water Damage – Part 2 – Pipes & Plumbing

Welcome to our second installment of “Common Causes of Water Damage.” Today, we would like to bring to light a very common culprit of water damage: Pipes & Plumbing. There is a lot of plumbing throughout your home! The most common problems occur at or near fixtures such as sinks, toilets, and tubs. Causes of pipe damage include: -          Weather: Pipes can leak, sweat, or freeze, [...]
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Affordable & Simple Rejuvenating Renovations

Change is good. Especially if it’s affordable, simple, and has a largely noticeable impact! Are you getting bored of you kitchen’s tired look, and find yourself in need of some change in scenery? Updating something as simple as your backsplash can give a whole new look to your kitchen. Basic cosmetic additions can change the overall appearance of any space. Upgrade those plain walls into functional [...]
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Common Causes of Water Damage – Part 1 – Stucco Cracks

How can water damage result from stucco damage? Stucco is the surfacing on your walls or moldings that transforms your unsightly drywall into an architectural decoration. When applied stucco hardens, it becomes a very dense and strong solid. Despite its strength, stucco can and does develop cracks and decomposition over time. Cracks around the edges of doors, windows, and other sensitive areas are [...]
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