Common Home Damage Scenarios

Home damage can strike unexpectedly, leaving homeowners grappling with the aftermath. At New York Total Damage Restoration (NYTDR), we believe that being informed is the first step to preparedness. In this blog post, we’ll shed light on common home damage scenarios, exploring the nuanced restoration processes and insurance claim considerations associated with each. 1.      Water […]

Mold Matters: Why Quick Remediation is Crucial in NYC

When it comes to your home or business in New York City, mold is not a problem to be taken lightly. The fast-paced lifestyle and unique climate of the city can create the perfect conditions for mold growth. It’s essential to address mold issues promptly and effectively, not only for your health but also for […]

The Different Types of Mold

Mold is a common problem in NYC apartments due to the warm and humid climate. If left untreated, mold spores can cause health issues such as asthma, allergies, and other respiratory problems. It’s important to know what types of mold you may come across in your homes so you can take proactive steps toward prevention […]

Where to Check for Mold before Buying Your Next Home

mold in a house

Each year, thousands of homeowners end up buying houses filled with mold. Mold hides anywhere, which is why it’s so important to know the signs of mold before you buy your next home. The last thing you’d want as a homeowner is to clean up costly mold damage that you could have prevented with a […]

Help Get Insurance to Pay for Water Damage

insurance water damage

Water damage can be one of the most costly types of damage to repair and replace. Rain, floods, and leaks are unavoidable. When an insurance company receives a water damage claim, they will decide whether or not to pay for the claims based on several factors. If the worst happens, you will have to file […]

Should carpet be replaced after water damage?

mold investigation

Flooding, leaks and underfloor burst pipes are some of the ways your carpet may get wet. Water damage is a serious issue that many New York residents deal with. It may be due to old infrastructure and pipes, a result of living in apartment buildings and suffering from a neighbors damage, storms and other weather […]

When Does Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Mold Remediation?

There are few things more difficult than having a problem in your home and not being able to fix it. While smaller issues like appliance breakage or minor repairs can usually be done through tapping into credit cards, more expensive repairs can be challenging to finance. Having a homeowner’s insurance policy for some unexpected repairs […]

Mold vs. Mildew

NYC Homeowner finds mold behind his kitchen cabinets

First and foremost, if you have a mold concern in your home, we highly recommend contacting a licensed professional to identify the fungus. Although mold and mildew can look the same to an untrained eye, there are differences.  The risk of having mold in your home could be harmful to you and your family’s health. […]

Mold Allergy Symptoms

Mold Allergy symptoms

Have you recently come down with what you think is a really bad cold? If your cold symptoms persist for longer than a few days, what you have may not be a cold at all. Was there recently a heavy rainstorm or flood in your area? If so, your home or work area may have […]

How to prevent mold growth after water damage?

MOld after water damage from dampness

Preventing Mold Growth After Water Damage While preventing floods and certain water damages can be hard due to the uncertainty in calamities, mold can be kept at bay. Mold is a particular type of fungi that grows in damp surfaces especially if the surface provides cellulose base to support its growth. The fungi start to […]