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REPORT: ‘Total Disaster’ With Water Damage (NEWS VIDEO)

By |May 12th, 2015|Blog, community support, Damage Restoration, Flood Damage, Press, Uncategorized, Water damage|

More than a week of nearly steady rain, coupled with a snowstorm and rapid melting, has resulted in thousands of flooded basements in the Denver metro area, CBS Denver reported. “It’s a total disaster just like the Boulder floods,” said Abbotts Fire & Flood spokesman Travis Chancey. The saturated groundwater flooded basements along the Front Range

Check Out These Upcoming Abbotts Sponsored Events

By |April 16th, 2015|Blog, Damage Restoration, Fire Damage, Flood Damage, Natural Disaster, Water damage|

Abbotts is proud to sponsor industry events that bring disaster cleanup and restoration professionals together and promote shared knowledge to benefit the whole community. We recently sponsored the Apartment Association of Metro Denver 2015 Maintenance Olympics, a valuable event that helps all kinds of maintenance professionals hone their skills to better serve the community. Check

In Photos: Anatomy of a Ruptured Frozen Pipe

By |March 27th, 2015|Blog, Damage Restoration, Flood Damage, Mold, Water damage|

During one of this winter’s particularly harsh cold spells, a pipe froze and burst in an office building at the Coca Cola bottling plant on York Street in Denver. The pipe was in the ceiling upstairs, so the water from the ruptured frozen pipe intruded on the floors below, taking the entire building out of

2016 Winterization Starts Now

By |January 8th, 2015|Blog, Do it Yourself, Flood Damage, Mold, Natural Disaster, Water damage|

Frozen but not ruptured? You may not be so lucky next time. Let’s look forward to August: The sun was hot today, but there was shade along the trail, and you laughed with friends a million miles away from the cold of winter. Still, you know it’s time to start prepping your

Forecasters Predict Harsh Winter: Is Your Home and Business Ready?

By |October 21st, 2014|Blog, Do it Yourself, Flood Damage|

Forecasters are predicting a harsh 2014 winter with above-average snowfall and below-average temperatures. We’re experts at cleaning and restoring property after disasters. But we’re human, and seeing so many good people going through tough times takes its toll. That’s why we want to help as many people avoid property disaster as we can. We’ve

Abbotts Water Damage Emergency Action Guide

By |September 14th, 2014|Blog, Do it Yourself, Flood Damage, Water damage|

When flooding strikes, you have to act fast to minimize water damage. The water is rising. What do you do? First, call Abbotts Fire and Flood Restoration to get help on the way. Then follow Abbotts water emergency action guidelines. Abbotts Fire and Flood Restoration will clean up and repair your flooded

Avoid Winter Water Damage From Frozen Pipes With These Tips

By |September 1st, 2014|Blog, Flood Damage|

Detecting frozen pipes that could be broken early can minimize resulting water damage. Summer is giving way to early autumn, but we’re a long way from the snow and ice of January. Still, the average November low temperature in November is 25 degrees fahrenheit. Take advantage of the remaining balmy weather to

Stay High and Dry With These Sump Pump Tips

By |July 1st, 2014|Blog, Do it Yourself, Flood Damage|

Imagine this: You wake up one June morning after a gnarly night of fierce thunderstorms. The sun is shining, and the remaining rain looks more like dew sparkling outside your kitchen window as you enjoy your coffee and think to yourself, “It’s gonna be a good day.” You’re still thinking the day is going

Cleaning up Water Damage in Your Home? Follow These Tips

By |May 5th, 2014|Blog, Damage Restoration, Do it Yourself, Flood Damage, Mold|

The water has receded, and it’s time to act to preserve and restore your property. But what to do first? Where do you start? Depending upon the scope of the water damage, you may want to call a fire and flood restoration professional. Here are some steps you should take in most flooding and

How to Avoid Flood Damage in Your Home

By |February 17th, 2014|Blog, Damage Restoration, Do it Yourself, Flood Damage, Natural Disaster|

We know that floods can happen anywhere. No one could have anticipated the vast residential and commercial damage done in the Colorado floods earlier this year. Therefore, homeowners all over the country would benefit by being prepared. You may be able to avoid serious flood damage by not only taking precautions before a flood