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Preventing Ice Dams

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 6, 2019 10:52:40 AM posted in Damage Prevention, Home Restoration, Water Damage, Home safety, Frozen pipes, Winter Damage, Ice Dams, Roof Damage, Home maintenance, DIY

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Ice dams are a common destructive roofing dilemma materializing during the winter months. Typically roofing concerns arise when snow melts, runs down a rooftop and refreezes near the edges. As a rule ice dams are created by having a warm attic space resulting in a combination of poor attic and roof ventilation. Ice damming can cause extensive damage to your roof, gutters, insulation and interior ice walls therefore it is imperative one learns how to prevent such.

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The Top Causes of Fire Damage

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 2, 2018 10:35:15 AM posted in Fire Damage, Damage Prevention, Home Restoration, Fire Prevention, Fire Safety, Home maintenance

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Fortunately, a house fire is not something that everyone has experienced in their lifetime. Unfortunately, most do not realize that house fires are more common than people think. According to The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) there are more than 360,000 home structure fires each year, resulting in about $6-8 billion dollars in damage.

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Advantage of Hiring a Restoration Contractor vs a General Contractor

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 21, 2017 2:13:06 PM posted in Remodeling and Renovations, Cornerstone Appraisal & Restoration News, Home Restoration

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Residential and commercial disasters can be devastating and no homeowner or business proprietor wants to experience the stress and loss that comes with it. The anxiety and dread that can follow a tragic event hitting your home or place of business can be catastrophic. Naturally those affected by such a calamity will rush to call a general contractor to fix the aforementioned disaster. While this might be an important first step in fixing the issue, one should come to understand and know the difference between a general contractor and a restoration contractor.

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The 12 Disasters of Christmas

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 22, 2016 1:01:59 PM posted in Home Restoration

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On the first day of Christmas, restoration was given to thee:

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Insurance Tips for Home Restoration

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 20, 2016 3:24:25 PM posted in Insurance Coverage, Home Restoration

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If you’ve recently experienced serious property loss due to a fire or flood, dealing with the aftermath of the incident can be rather overwhelming. Your home and possessions have been more than just materialistic items to you, as their cherished values are immeasurable. As one experiences the initial sense of shock and loss, it is crucial to make important decisions at this time ― even though one may feel the least capable of doing so.

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How to Recognize Mold and What to Do About It

[fa icon="calendar'] May 18, 2016 12:00:00 PM posted in Home Restoration

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Discovering that you have mold inside your home can be a stressful experience which can leave many homeowners feeling overwhelmed, feeling uneasy, and even disgusted. But what most people don’t realize is that it is incredibly easy for mold to start to grow inside your home without your knowledge. 

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George to the Rescue

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 31, 2012 9:00:43 PM posted in Cornerstone News, Home Restoration

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Cornerstone Appraisal & Restoration was instrumental in the reconstruction of the Station 100 Plainsboro Rescue Squad, Plainsboro, NJ, supplying construction materials and contributing a spectrum of construction services on the show, “George to the Rescue” starring George Oliphant. 

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