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Blog - latest RRS NewsBlog articles are continually written for you to stay up-to-date. Rapid wants to provide you with a one-stop information source to keep you prepared! Any problem that involves a business or the home and damaged a family’s well-being should be treated as a serious emergency. This includes water, fire, storm, smoke and many other businesses or home damages, especially when it involves contamination. Numerous things put your property and family at risk this time of year we want to keep you informed of latest articles and links to detailed resources.

We invite you to check out our stories they will give you a better look at our company and offer some fantastic tips for all areas of fire to water damage safety.  If you seek additional information on Fire Safety – check out the Safety Source Blog.

Is a business or home disaster looming?

Protect Investments NOW before it is too late! It is time to schedule a report on grading your deck, roof, trees by your home or business – Would it receive an A, meaning it should give you years of trouble-free service, … Continue reading

Rid Mold

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Extensive water damage after major rains and floods increases the likelihood of mold contamination in buildings. Rapid can assist you to limit exposure to mold and how to identify and prevent mold-related health effects. Some molds are capable of producing … Continue reading

Contents Restoration Division

Contents Restoration Division

Professional contents restoration & procedures surpass standards Rapid Recovery Service Contents Restoration Division specializes in cleaning, deodorizing and restoring contents to pre-loss condition. Especially relevant, Professional contents restoration and cleaning procedures far surpass industry standards. We expedite contents restoration services … Continue reading

Checklist for after a flood or fire

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Compile a list of dates, times and persons who you talk to concerning your claim. Get a copy of your insurance policy. This will define and determine your limits as well as your rights and responsibilities to and from your … Continue reading

Fraser Michigan Fire Damage Restoration Services

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Fraser, Michigan Fire Damage Restoration Services Rapid Recovery Service understands that when a fire happens, your life is instantly disrupted and time is of the essence. Rapid has the experience needed to assist you with your insurance company and repair … Continue reading

What You Need to Know About Mold Remediation

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Mold remediation can become a serious health issue and definitely a problem to deal with, needing a professional set of skills because it is not a simple water intrusion. Timely response is essential when it comes to mold growth, whether it is a simple … Continue reading

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Home insurance Consumer Help You are not legally obliged to take out home insurance but if you have a mortgage, your lender can insist that you have buildings insurance so that you can afford to rebuild your home if it … Continue reading

There are no safe fireworks for consumers – Leave it to the pros!!

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Safe Fireworks? There’s no safe way to use consumer fireworks! Attend public displays put on by trained professionals There’s no safe way to use consumer fireworks. If that sounds a bit Debbie Downer, we get it. Fireworks are festive and even … Continue reading

There are many factors to consider when drying walls and structural materials for water damage restoration.

Structural Drying

Applied Structural Drying (ASD) Rapid Recovery Service utilizes the Applied Structural Drying (ASD) method when removing large amounts of water from a structure and drying walls. Applied Structural Drying uses science to effectively minimize water damage costs by elimating costly … Continue reading

National Council on Fireworks Safety

Fireworks Safety

National Council on Fireworks Safety Urges Consumers to Practice Safe and Responsible Use of Consumer Fireworks During Their Fourth of July Festivities Using consumer fireworks on our nation’s birthday is as traditional as cookouts and parades.  And it is equally … Continue reading

How to Test Home Air Quality

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How to Test Home Air Quality Rapid Recovery Service has certified and experienced mold remediation experts available to quickly evaluate, test, estimate, contain, and remediate mold, mildew, and fungus that may appear in your home, office or commercial building. It … Continue reading

Know what season we are entering? Are you prepared for Tornado Season?

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Tornado Season is generally from April to October. Peak is about mid-June. As climates shift over time from decade to decade, so does the tornado season. In the last 5 years there have been more late season tornados in Michigan … Continue reading

What to Do in High Winds

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High winds are usually associated with storms but there are times that the passing of a storm may cause for a windy day. It is important to know what to do and what not to do before, during, and after … Continue reading

Protect your Business and Home from Wind Damage

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Typically Spring is full of winds and rain so we wanted to keep you posted in March of Safety and how to protect your home or business.  Extreme winds can cause several kinds of damage to a building, threatening you … Continue reading

What You Should Know About WATER DAMAGE!

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The Rapid Recovery Services staff here is pleased to provide you with this consumer information about damage mitigation and how to choose water damage mitigation company. Under the law, it is your right to choose what company will perform work … Continue reading

Mold removal – we are certified to help!!

Mold Damage Remediation

Mold Removal: What every homeowner fears but probably shouldn’t By Kathy Orton J.T. Burton, a real estate agent with Long & Foster, was looking for a home for his growing family. The father of 6-month-old identical twin sons, Burton found what … Continue reading

Learn about Fire Escape Plans

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In the event of a fire, remember that every second counts, so you and your family must always be prepared. Fire escape plans help you get out of your home quickly. In less than 30 seconds, a small flame can get … Continue reading

Summer is HERE! Hope you are Ready for Some of America’s Wildest Weather

Tornadoes, floods, thunderstorm winds, hail, lightning, heat, wildfires, rip currents and tsunamis – summer is three months of danger that can imperil the unprepared. It roars in like a lion and continues to roar across the United States throughout April through … Continue reading

Are You Ready for Thunder and Lightning Storms?

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Would you know how to protect your family from dangerous thunder and lightning storms? The Committee for Severe Weather Awareness encourages everyone to learn what to do to prepare for and recover from natural and home disasters. When thunderstorms threaten your … Continue reading

What to Do During Smoke Damage Cleanup

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What to Do During Smoke Damage Cleanup in Sterling Heights There are many Metro Detroit suburbs that offer a family-friendly environment. For those who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the big city and come home … Continue reading

Sewage Cleanup Procedures

Water Damage

From large to small-scale water disasters, Rapid Recovery Service is committed to restoring your business or home when the unexpected occurs. Finally, Rapid Recovery Service has the capability to handle large-scale losses. However, we are always happy to assist with minor issues … Continue reading

Home Remodeling – Call Rapid!

Home remodeling

Home or Business need a makeover? Rapid offers home remodeling service! Here at Rapid Recovery Service, Not only will we take care of your insurance repair needs due to fire, water, or storm. Rapid is available for your home remodeling!! Are … Continue reading

Will Your Insurance Pay If Vandals Strike?

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Will Your Insurance Pay If Vandals Strike? When people buy homeowner’s insurance, they usually intend for it to cover the home in which they live. That is also the insurance company’s expectation, and most of the time, that is the … Continue reading

Mold Testing Mold Removal

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Mold Testing Mold Removal – With all the water issues that surrounds our Michigan homes and businesses, it is bound to be a serious threat. So what can you do? Rapid Recovery Service has certified and experienced mold remediation experts available to … Continue reading

Storm Hail Wind Damage Restoration, Mount Clemens, Michigan Rapid Recovery Service offers Emergency Weather Damage including Storm, tornado, hail, and Wind Damage Restoration Services: Window Board Ups, Roof Tarps, Temporary Power, Tree Removal, Debris Cleanup, Roof Hail Damage Repair/ Replace. … Continue reading

Storm & Hail Damage Wreaks Havoc Throughout Southwest Michigan

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If you live in Michigan you know the saying…”If you don’t like the weather in Michigan, wait five minutes…” Residents are well aware that staying on top of Michigan’s active weather conditions can be a challenge.

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Mold Damage? It is coming …

Mold Damage Cleanup

Mold Damage – With all the ice and snow that surrounds our Michigan homes and businesses, it is bound to be a serious threat. So what can you do? This depends on the size of the area affected with mold … Continue reading

Water Damage Clinton Township

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Lessen the Stress of Water Damage Clinton Township Any problem that involves the home and compromises a family’s well-being should be treated as an emergency. This includes water damage in the home, especially when it involves flooding. At some point, … Continue reading

Radon Testing!

Radon Testing

Radon is a radioactive gas that has been found in homes all over the United States. It comes from the natural breakdown of uranium in soil, rock and water and gets into the air you breathe. Radon typically moves up … Continue reading

Wind Damage Cleanup & Repair

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Wind Damage Clean up & Repair Wind Damage Restoration, Southeast Michigan  WHEN WIND DAMAGE STRIKES IN MICHIGAN – WE DELIVER RAPID RECOVERY SOLUTIONS High winds from storms create all types of havoc. Wind damage from strong storms can occur at … Continue reading

Are You Ready for a Flood?

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Would you know how to protect your family in the event of a flood? The Committee for Severe Weather Awareness encourages everyone to learn what to do to prepare for and recover from natural and home disasters. Everyone should learn the difference … Continue reading

Reasons to Make the Switch to Green Cleaning

Green Cleaning

This post was provided by Service Master of Northwest Washington State, experts in emergency cleanup and mold remediation. There has never been a larger emphasis on cleanliness than there is today. From the spread of diseases to food bacteria, the … Continue reading

Practical Guide for Fire Damage Restoration in Chesterfield Township MI

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Fire Damage Restoration in Chesterfield Township MI Chesterfield Township is a large city in Macomb County within the state of Michigan. It is a big city with small village vibe and it is a good place to raise a family. Whether … Continue reading

Siding damaged from the weather?

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Is Your Home’s Siding Damaged? Need Repair? 7 signs to let you know if your siding is damaged … Your siding is usually the only thing standing between the elements outside and your interior drywall and insulation.  Each board works … Continue reading

Home maintenance tips to save you money!

Fall maintenance

Home maintenance performed regularly and on schedule provides optimum longevity and helps prevent potential breakdowns or malfunctions. Beyond maintenance procedures for operational sake, the primary (and most important) reason for checking, inspecting, and constantly tuning up your home is to … Continue reading

Water Damage Restoration Services

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Water Damage Restoration Services Water Damage Restoration starts with Rapid Recovery Service. We can maximize your claim of water damage and get you back in your home or business. If you have water damage caused by any intrusion, you’ve come … Continue reading

Spring flood damage cleanup – Michigan

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Spring flood damage cleanup – Michigan Torrential snowfall over the winter with melting snow and spring rainfall made May 2015 the wettest spring on record for Flint with Detroit close behind in second according to the National Weather Authority. Many … Continue reading

Water Damage Macomb County

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 Water Damage Macomb County – Flooded Basement Sewage Cleanup, Sump Pump Failure, Water Removal Rapid Recovery Service provides emergency flood clean up assistance and Water Damage Macomb County for any unexpected flood damage, ranging from minor plumbing leaks to major plumbing … Continue reading

Winter thaw causes expensive Spring Water Damage for Businesses & Homeowners

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Spring has sprung and all Michigan residents are anxious to emerge from one of the coldest winters in history. Business and homeowners need to be careful what they wish for. Everyone thinks that they are ready for warmer spring temperatures, but what most doesn’t realize is that … Continue reading

Home wind damage repair services – Ready to assist

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Home wind damage repair needed thru Southeast Michigan, simply a historical event. The recent windstorm has created havoc to power lines, trees, homes, businesses, and neighborhoods a like. Detroit Edison stated, “This is the largest power outage in history.” Their website … Continue reading

Meet Rapid Recovery Service Owners

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Meet Rapid Recovery Service Owners Special Feature – Colleen & Dave Norris Rapid Recovery Service (RRS) has received several requests to feature a little information about the business and how the operation works behind the scenes. RRS is a Michigan based … Continue reading

12 Key Tips for Hiring Contractors and Builders

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by USAA Members Choosing the right Contractors and Builders is very important – here are some great tips. Every year, thousands of American families face major home damage from tornadoes, hurricanes, fires and other disasters. If you’re one of them, homeowners … Continue reading

Simple Steps for Winter Safety …

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Winter Safety – Know Your Risk Preparing for winter isn’t complicated or expensive. While winter is dangerous, a few simple steps can help you and your family stay safe this season. Here is what NOAA’s National Weather Service (NWS) recommends: … Continue reading

Water Pipes & Flooding in the Winter

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In the dead of winter, power outages can create problems such as pipes freezing and basements flooding, especially if you live in the country and are on a well and septic system. Power outages mean no running water, which leads … Continue reading

Water Damage Cleanup

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Water Damage Cleanup due to the weather is another serious threat again this winter. While outside temperatures have been fluctuating with below freezing temps and then warming up clearing away all the snow and ice. This causes much strain on … Continue reading

Ice dams and frozen pipes

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Winter Water Damage Repair Company working with Home owners & business owners to fix damage caused by Winter Ice dams and frozen pipes! Cold air does a lot more than annoy people: it can wreak havoc on your plumbing and … Continue reading

Emergency Winter Update – Fix Broken Water Pipes

Fix Broken Water Pipes

The recent storms and cold weather have brought our first frozen water pipe questions and disasters of the season here at Rapid Recovery Service . This emergency post of our website will give you some advice about how to prevent … Continue reading

Winter Tips

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A small crack in a door, window, or wall acts like a blow torch in reverse. At near-zero weather, high winds can freeze a nearby pipe even though the surrounding room temperature may be 70 degrees. Fill holes in doors, … Continue reading

As colder weather sets in, possible home fire hazards abound

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Home fire hazards abound as the cold weather sets in It’s the season for fireplaces, candles and space heaters – all of them possible fire hazards. If there is a fire your window to get out alive could be as short … Continue reading

Coping in winter power outages

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First, find out whether the outage is just in your home, or in your neighbourhood. If it is in your home: Turn off and disconnect appliances. Check your fuse box or circuit breakers. If fuses have blown, or circuits have … Continue reading