McCardel Restoration in East Lansing, MI
Posted by:  8:09 AM CST

When most people think of fire damage, they think of the flames and smoke and odor associated with the fire. One thing that often gets forgotten is the ensuing damage from putting out the flames. Water damage after a fire is incredibly common and should always be properly mitigated. Water Damage (more)

Posted by:  9:49 AM CST

No matter what climate you live in or what time of year it is, storms are inevitable. And, the unfortunate fact is, where there are storms, there is storm damage. Storms can cause a huge variety of damage to a property, both exteriorly and interiorly. Exterior Storm Damage – What to (more)

Wednesday 15 April 2020
Posted by:  4:43 AM CST

Something is hiding in our homes that we use every day, but rarely give a second thought. That is, we don't think about it until it causes problems – our plumbing. The average household needs approximately 100-120 gallons of water per person per day and has a flow rate of (more)

Posted by:  4:56 AM CST

You are doing the right thing. You are staying Safer At Home. But then the unexpected happens. Your pipe bursts and causes a flood. Your attempts at yet another home-cooked meal results in a small kitchen fire. Whatever your emergency or situation, please know that we are still here for you. (more)

Posted by:  6:47 AM CST

Basements are notorious for attracting unwanted water. Because they’re underground and a common location for plumbing, appliances, and utilities, they’re ripe for water damage. If you find water in your basement, you need to find out where it came from and how to fix it. Common Sources of Water in the (more)

Posted by:  2:00 PM CST

As the nation gears up for the potential of a widespread epidemic from Coronavirus, many business owners and facility managers are left wondering – how can I protect myself and the occupants of the building from this infectious disease? What can I do to take steps to help ensure the health of people who use the building?

Saturday 15 February 2020
Posted by:  5:17 AM CST

You’ve just made it through a tornado or hurricane or massive snowstorm. The dust has cleared, and you’ve managed to assess the damage to your home. You now find yourself wondering if storm damage is covered by your homeowner’s insurance. The short answer: usually. Most types of storm damage are (more)

Posted by:  5:02 PM CST

With all of the recent snow and now rain, many homeowners around the Okemos, Haslett, and East Lansing areas might be glancing at their sump pumps with a worried look. Localized flooding can test even the most robust drainage systems. If you find water in your basement or crawlspace due to (more)

Wednesday 15 January 2020
Posted by:  5:31 AM CST

The holidays are over. You’ve clambered into the attic to store all the decorations and knick-knacks away for another year. It smells mustier than you remember. You pull the cord for the light, and there it is: something is growing up here. It’s covering the rafters and the roof sheathing, (more)