Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning
Winter made it's preview yesterday and today, here in Eastern Idaho. Area's north of Blackfoot have snow. Idaho Falls Oct 6, 2011 received 3-4 inches. Rigby and Rexburg 1-2 inches. With leaves still on most trees, limbs are broken off and covering the streets in areas of Idaho ......read more
With recent flooding and damage along the East coast of the United States, many home owners are wondering what does home insurance really cover. Check out this article link. Then take time to look at your homeowners policy and then call your agent to do a review. Protect when possible ......read more
A major brush fire is burning south of Pocatello. Here is a link to the story:
Some evacuations have been ordered.
From time to time the world becomes involved in "sign's of the times," Sign's of the end of the world... and so on.
Monday June 27, 2011, we at Henderson Restoration and Cleaning, Inc. will be involved in the "signs of the times" in our own way. Check ......read more
With all the flooding, wind, tornado's, sewer backups, watter run off, etc. What does your insurance cover. It may pay to take some time and review your policy with your insurance agent. Consider replacement costs for personal items and your home.
Here is a link to a great article ......read more
Memorial week-end resulted in cool and wet weather. Rivers and streams are running a flood stage in Eastern Idaho. Firth and Blackfoot area's are seeing flooding along the Snake river. The upper Snake River valley has similiar situations.
Keep in touch with news sources for further details. With any ......read more
We feel that on most days, spring has finally arrived here in Eastern Idaho. If the spring cleaning bug has you getting excited ... check out the following link for our current carpet cleaning deal.
Our post today is the last in this series about fire facts / preventions. In the original article in, " East Idaho Home and Garden" this section points out the need to be prepared.
- Prepare a floor plan of your home showing at least two ways out of each room.
- Sleep with ...
Today's post on fire prevention, "Easily Overlooked Hazards" is from a recent article in East Idaho Home and Garden.
Electricity, the silent servant, can become a silent assassin.
- It is better not ot use extension cords. If you feel you must use one, make sure that it is not ...
Over the past week we have been posting, fire facts, from an article in the "East Idaho Home and Garden" magazine. Today we continue with fire prevention tips and ideas about fire extinguishers.
- Fire extinguishers should be mounted in the kitchen, garage and workshop.
- Purchase an ABC type extinguisher for ...
A continuation of an article in, "Easter Idaho Home and Garden". The importance of smoke detectors.
- Install smoke detectors on every level of your home and outside of sleeping areas.
- Test every detector at least once a month. See the instruction book of each detector for the location of the ...
Continuing with fire facts from an article by Mike Sheehan in East Edaho Home and Garden.
- Smoking is the number one cause of death. A close second is faulty heating equipment.
- Every 20 seconds a fire department responds to a fire somewhere in the nation.
- 75% of fire deaths are ...
We recently ran across an article in the, "East Idaho Home and Garden" magazine. Michhael J. Sheehan has done a great job of publishing information for fire prevention in the home. While mentioned for the home most would apply to business as well.
Over the next few weeks we are ......read more
No one likes a disaster caused by water or fire! One of the most challenging disasters is that of a sewer back.
With spring finally showing signs of staying for a while here in Eastern Idaho after a long, wet and snowy winter. We need to be on the look ......read more
See Ya at the Mall...just took on a whole new meaning for Henderson Restoration and Cleaning, Inc.
Over the week-end, we added a display about our services in the Grand Teton Mall. One side of the display is about, water damage, mold damage and fire / smoke damage. The flip ......read more
Water is an interesting substance. Like many things has a good and bad side. On the not so good side...water damage. Water damage needs attention. If not dried properly, mold can result. With mold damage the cleanup and restoration of damage takes on a whole new scope. Extra care ......read more
Have mold? Call an expert. Don't disturb it or clean it until the expert recommends a solution. If you need help? Our mold certified personnel can help, call 529-5915 in Idaho Falls or 233-5915 in Pocatello.
Eastern Idaho is starting to inch it's way out of winter. Warmer weather and frequent snow flurries are the norm. It's part of spring breaking out.
With constant ups and downs in the weather, the warming and freezing. It's time to watch for melting snow run offs ......read more
Should you have a fire or smoke damage. It's best to throw away any items of packaged food that have been opened. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!
We like to hear how well we are doing! If you have used Henderson Restoration and Cleaning for water, flood, smoke, sewer damage clean-up or carpet cleaning, let us know how we did.
On the main page of www.HRCIdaho.com on the right side we have added an input ......read more
Welcome to February 2011. It's a cold one today and thru most of this week. Wind chill warnings are in effect today (Tuesday the 1st). With wind chills of -20 to -30 in many parts of the Upper Snake River Valley (Idaho Falls north). The lower valley from 0 ......read more
Enjoy your week-end. Bitter cold will return next week in the upper Snake River Valley. Temperatures in the -10 F range. With any wind at all the temperatures will be causing extreme cold.
Take precautions to keep pipes, wells from freezing. If you use space heaters, keep an eye on ......read more
With warmer temperatures over the week-end of January 15th - 16th, 2011 along with additional rain and snow. Our winter wonderland is melting. Even the streets here in Eastern Idaho we can see pavement again!
As snow melts and runs off keep an eye on window wells, gutter down spout flow ......read more
Eastern Idaho, we have more precipitation coming over the next 5-7 days. Along with snow we will get some rain. So we may have melting of snow. With water run off a possibility. Check your home or business to be prepared! Water damages can occur as things warm up.
We ......read more
Here in Eastern Idaho we have a bit of a break in the weather. We have a slight warming trend with snow coming the week-end of Jan 7th - Jan 9th, 2011.
Next Monday (Jan 10 -12, 2011) thru midweek we will have bitter cold again in Idaho Falls, Rexburg, Island ......read more
Frigid, sub zero temperatures have hit Eastern Idaho. Factoring in the wind and we have some very cold weather. -20 to -28 degrees in the upper Snake River Plain. This cold spell is expected to continue thru the week-end. With New Year's day 2011, to be the coldest.
To ......read more
Eastern Idaho will end 2010 with a blast of frigid weather. The New Year's week-end will see temperatures plunge to a minus double digits in Pocatello, Idaho Falls, Blackfoot, Rigby, Rexburg and surrounding areas. That's with out any wind chill factor. With any wind (hard to believe in ......read more
Eastern Idaho is definitely turning into a "Winter Wonderland." Recent snow fall is painting the area, white for the Christmas Season. Along with the beauty of the season, skiing, using the snow machine, cross country or down hill skiing...comes the icy roads and cold temperatures.
If you are headed ......read more
Clean-up of standing water.
Any extraction of standing water or of carpet and padding involved in a water damage project should be done with the very best water extraction tools. Preferably water extraction tools that can pull water from deep within the carpet and padding.
If you have standing water ......read more
If you have fire or smoke damage in your office or home. Here's a tip to help with saving damaged plants.
Clean plant leaves on both sides using clean water (softwater is best).
Our web site: www.hrcidaho.com was recently updated to include a complete list of tip / hints for:
- Water Damage
- Smoke Damage
- Fire Damage
- Sewer Backup
On our main page, in the menu options line: Select Tips. At the Tips page you will see on the top left headlines ......read more
As you "wade" thru the issues of a water damage or flood. Many things occur quickly. The help of professionals during the early stages...called mitigation is critical. We try to minimize the extent of damage. One of things to consider during the dry out phase is to...
Open closet ......read more
Cold weather this week of Thanksgiving brings the possiblity of broken pipes and floods. Here's a tip to help minimize water damages for your pictures, paintings or other art work.
- Move valuable pictures, paintings and art objects to a safe dry place.
Wind chill advisory is in effect for eastern Idaho from November 24th thru November 25th. It's going to be cold and the winds will push the temperature effect even lower. Expect temperatures to be 0 to -12F for the next couple of days.
Take precautions for water damage from ......read more
This Thanksgiving week of 2010 could be a difficult one for travel here in Eastern Idaho. Snow, strong winds and freezing temperatures will affect all of us. In addition to travel plans here are some things to plan for...to prevent fire, smoke and water damage.
- Check out all heating ...
Minimizing damage during a flood or water leak should be second only to safety.
To stop or slow down on going damage to drapes and curtains. The following tip is a great idea. A reminder...use a step ladder or step stool rather than standing on furniture or something not ......read more
The cause of a recent Idaho Falls fire has been determined. The furnace most likely was the source the fire, as was notied by fire investigator. Every one should, as the cold weather hits us...
...check out our furnaces and remove combustible materials around the furnace or heat source. Make ......read more
Recently we seem to be having a rash of home and commercial fires here in Eastern Idaho. While fire can strike at any time of the year. The late fall / winter season brings additional issues that can increase the fires, such as...
- Holiday Season, lights, extra cooking, busy times and ...
When you have a water damage a lot of things happen. Even more critical events need to occur during the evaluation of the damage and dryout. Here a tip to use in the drying process.
Open closet doors and dresser drawers and anything else that can be opened to allow ......read more
When a water damage occurs it's nice to know what you should do. In addition to contacting Henderson Restoration and Cleaning for help, notifying your insurance company, turning off the power to the affected area...here is something that you might want to do.
- Remove wet area rugs, furnishings ...
This simple water damage tip for the 1st Day of November, 2010.
- Prop up wet furniture cushions for even drying.
Wet furniture requires quick professional help to dry properly. One thing you can do, if furniture cushions are wet is to prop them up to allow air flow for even ......read more
With colder days hitting Eastern Idaho. Increased water or flood damages can increase.
Here's todays tip: After turning off the water source (except for sewer backup) and calling Henderson Restoration and Cleaning at 529-5915. Where possible move furniture to a safe area or at least place wood blocks under ......read more
After recent water damages and past experiences,we have the following suggestion: Don't use your household vacuum to remove water. Be it a spill, overflow, sewer backup or a flood.
Weather forecast indicates wet, cold and snow Oct 23-25 week-end. An early winter blast will be hitting eastern Idaho over the next few days.
So, disconnect outside hoses. Install insulated hose bib covers (outside faucets). Check the outside pump house for those who have wells.
Inspect your furnace or heat ......read more
Water Damage Tip #2
After turning off the electricity to the affected area. Turn off of the water source to the home or office or stop the water from coming in. Then give Henderson Restoration and Cleaning a call at 529-5915. We are available 24/7. As you wait for ......read more
Disconnect outside hoses!
It's still great weather here in Eastern Idaho. As we approach mid-October things can change quickly with night time temperatures dropping below freezing. Freezing outside watering hoses attached to hose bibs. (Outside Faucets). This can cause broken pipes just inside the house. Causing flooding.
Here's ......read more
Water Damage Tip #1
Saftey should always be your main concern: Turn off the electrical power to the area of the water damage and in some cases with major flooding the entire house or office.
If you have a water damage locate the source of water. Should your damage be ......read more
A special thanks to all insurance agents, adjustors, plumbers and friends that attended our recent open house on September 24, 2010. We hope each of you had a great lunch and that the water damage, fire and smoke damage, sewer cleanup and restoration displays were educational.
In addition to the ......read more
Every 20 seconds fire departments respond to a fire. With the coming of Fall and Winter take time to check out your home to be safe from fire and smoke damage. Here is a link to a national video that may be of interest to you... http://alturl.com/tk7t5 ......read more
Henderson Restoration and Cleaning, Inc announced today that the current, " Clean your Carpets - Support the Kids" special will be extended to Oct 31, 2010. The extended time provides additional opportunities to support your local schools, teachers and most of all, the kids.
Check out the special at: http://hrcidaho.com ......read more
Henderson's 8th annual Dutch Oven lunch for the Insurance and Plumbing industries will be held on Friday September 24, 2010. Lunch will be served from 11 AM to 1 PM to insurance agents, adjustors and plumbers from the Idaho Falls area and thru out eastern Idaho.
Each year approximately ......read more
1st Choice of Friends and Neighbors...for water damage, smoke loss, sewer backup and mold.
Today begins a new month and a new market season for Henderson Restoration and Cleaning, Inc. We also would like to announce our new marketing slogan, "1st Choice of Friends and Neighbors."
Over the past ......read more
Here's a way to help yourself and your local school: Get your carpets and / or upholstery cleaned and Henderson Cleaning and Restoration will donate 10% of your cleaning cost to a local school of your choice. Here's the detail or visit this link: http://firewaterfloodmold.com/dash/flatpages ......read more
Here's a link to an article on clean homes, carpet, upholstery not really totaly clean. Notice the detail on dust mites and other critters that lurk in your home....read more
With a tight economy still hanging on...and you can't afford new carpet or are concerned about the warranty on your carpet?
"Hot water extraction to refresh carpet texture, performed by a trained, qualified carept care professional, is required at least every 1 1/2 to 2 years for ......read more