Sewer gas is a combination of toxic and non-toxic gases that can be hazardous to your health. It is created when gasses from the sewer system, such as methane, ammonia, and hydrogen sulfide, are released into the air. Prolonged exposure to sewer gas can cause serious respiratory and neurological symptoms. Let’s discuss why sewer gas […]
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What Causes Water Pipes to Burst?
Many people ask What Causes Water Pipes to Burst? only after experiencing the damage. Corrosion, frozen water pipes, tree root encroachment, high water pressure, clogs, movement and hammering, and incorrect pipework and pipe layering are some of the reasons why pipes may burst. Burst water pipes can lead to expensive property damage, and what’s more, […]
Water Spigot sprays all over the basement
Winter can be a tough time for homeowners, there are a lot of things that can go wrong when the weather goes below freezing. There are several preventative maintenance that homeowners can do to help pipes from freezing. One of the more common freeze breaks that we find is the water spigot. In the winter […]
Icy your house is flooded
Colorado had a cold snap around the end of December. With temperatures dropping below zero for two days. CMS Restoration got a lot of calls during that period and were slammed. Several weeks after that cold snap, we got a call from a homeowner saying that her entire house was flooded. When we arrived, we […]
Frozen on repeat
CMS Restoration gets several hundred calls a year to go out and look at houses that either the homeowners or insurance companies want us to take a look and see if there is any water damage in the house. Every once in awhile we will get repeat customers and have to go back out and […]
Sink pipe leaks
CMS Restoration sent their water mitigation crew to inspect a leak in the kitchen and to see how far it went. We fount that the source was coming from a split in a connecting corner splitter. The damage had occurred in the kitchen and leaked into the basement. Thankfully the basement was unfinished and the […]