water drainage issue

How to Divert Water Away from Your Home

Do you have a lakefront property without the actual lake and view? If your yard is a soggy mess after a rainstorm, you likely have a water drainage issue. While it may be easy to ignore, damp, wet landscapes can lead to damp, wet basements and bigger problems like water damage and a mold outbreak. […]

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Shawn Anderson

Employee Spotlight: Meet Shawn Anderson

Shawn Anderson joined the Reynolds Restoration Services team in October 2021 as a project manager/estimator for the Harrisburg office. In his role, Shawn manages disaster restoration and reconstruction projects from initial estimate through completion. No stranger to the emergency restoration industry, Shawn joins the team after working as an insurance adjuster in Florida for the […]

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smoke alarm

Top 10 Reasons Your Smoke Alarm Goes Off Randomly

Smoke alarms are a critical part of a fire safety plan for a home and can alert you quickly of a potential fire hazard or risk. A false alarm however can be annoying, especially with the high-pitch chirp going on and on. What causes a faulty smoke alarm? Let’s take a look at the top […]

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attic mold

How to Prevent Attic Mold

Attic mold can take a homeowner by surprise, especially since the attic is a space in a home that is most likely to be ignored. After all, out of sight, out of mind. Homeowners rarely spend time in their attic, aside from a few times a year to store decorations or other household items. When […]

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Employee Spotlight: Meet Craig McConnell

Craig McConnell joined the Reynolds Restoration Services Elkridge team as a project manager in February 2017 and was promoted to branch manager for the office in May 2018. In his current role, Craig is responsible for the oversight and leadership of the Elkridge team, ensuring the staff has the resources and support needed to successfully […]

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How to Prevent Garage Flooding

How to Prevent Garage Flooding

 While most people think of flooded basements, bathrooms, and attics as the main culprit for flood damage, flooded garages can cost just as much to remediate and repair. When severe storms hit, or plumbing fails, garage flooding can cause extensive water damage. Flooding is one of the most catastrophic natural disasters in the United […]

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basement flooding

How to Prevent Basement Flooding

Basement flooding is one of the most frustrating experiences for a homeowner. Basement flooding can cost thousands of dollars in damages, create days and weeks of water remediation and restoration, and in some cases, even dislocate families. As a homeowner, it’s important to take preventative measures to stop basement flooding before it starts. How can […]

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what is white mold

What Is White Mold and Is It Dangerous?

There are many molds that can be found in a home or office, including white mold. White mold isn’t actually a specific type, however, but is rather a broad term that includes many different species. Common white mold includes aspergillus, Cladosporium, and penicillium. White mold looks white and powdery and can appear on many different […]

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Employee Spotlight: Meet Rayna Miller

Accounting Specialist Rayna Miller is one of our most tenured team members and joined the Reynolds Restoration Services family more than 15 years ago. Her role and responsibilities have grown over the years, and she is responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable as well as manages our corporate fleet management program. Managing accounts payable and […]

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Water Damage in a Commercial Building

Water Damage in Commercial Buildings

Commercial building water damage has a greater impact than a water loss at a residential property. Office building water damage is more complex not only because of the size of the property but also because of the complexity of the mechanical systems. When a water loss strikes, the consequences of water damage in a commercial […]

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