Articles about Restoration Services by Thompson Valley Restoration DKI

  • 21/02/2017
    Your Homeowner's Guide to Seasonal Flood and Storm Damage

    As a homeowner, one of the biggest risks to your home and belongings that you should be looking out for is costly water damage. Water damage restoration in Kamloops may be needed if even less than an inch of water finds its way into your basement or crawl space. The Kamloops flood, water, and storm damage restoration team at Thompson Valley Restoration DKI wants to let all homeowners know how to properly prepare for and handle flood and water damage.

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  • 20/02/2017
    Tips to Prevent Wind Damage to Your Home

    Each year, Kamloops falls prey to a number of severe storms. Along with heavy rainfall, these storms often achieve wind speeds of 50 km/h or even more. While wind damage is less a threat than flash floods, Kamloops residents should still be wary of storm damage associated with strong winds. Protecting your home requires some pre-planning, but nothing that lands too far out of orbit from what you should already be doing in terms of home maintenance.

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  • 19/02/2017
    Asbestos: Homeowner’s Guide to Staying Safe

    Asbestos was once used regularly in a variety of building materials, for its tensile strength, fire-proof and insulating properties. Despite it’s almost ‘miraculous’ properties, asbestos poses many serious health risks. The fibres, if airborne and inhaled, can lead to mesothelioma, the scarring of lung tissue, or even cancer of the lungs. It’s important, especially in homes built before 1990, to check for the presence of asbestos. The asbestos removal experts at Thompson Valley Restoration DKI, in Kamloops, have a few suggestions about how best to proceed if you suspect that there is asbestos in your home.

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  • 18/02/2017
    5 Myths about Asbestos Busted

    Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral found throughout much of the world. Though it has some truly remarkable properties, including being resistant to extreme heat, its toxicity and capacity as a carcinogen makes it a dangerous and often lethal substance. Here at Thompson Valley Restoration, we hear much misinformation spouted about asbestos. Because such misrepresentation is potentially fatal, we want to clarify the truth. Here are five common myths about asbestos and the corresponding facts.

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