Restoration Contractors in Kansas City

Advantages of Hiring a Professional Restoration Contractor

Be careful who you call for repair when your home or business has suffered severe damage from a fire, storm, flood, sewage leak, or another disaster. There is a big difference between hiring a general contractor and professional restoration contractors in Kansas City. Restoration contractors are specialists in disaster mitigation and reconstruction. At Midwest Comfort Homes, we help people get …

Smoke Damage Restoration in Kansas City

Smoke Damage and Its Effects on You and Your Home

When a fire breaks out, it can quickly spread throughout your home or business, destroying anything in its path. However, even if the fire was contained in a relatively small area, you may still have widespread smoke damage. Smoke damage is deceptively harmful because it often penetrates deep into your home, damaging your walls, HVAC system, carpeting, laminate flooring, etc. …

Storm Damage Restoration in Kansas City

The Hidden Dangers of Storm Damage

Storms and severe weather are two of the most common causes of damage to homes and businesses. However, certain kinds of storm damage can go unnoticed. When a giant tree falls on your roof, it is easy to spot the damage. Minor damage, such as damage resulting from hail or high winds, can be harder to identify but similarly destructive …

Fire Damage Restoration in Kansas City

What to Do After a Fire in Your Home or Business

A fire in your home or business can be devastating. Fortunately, your home or business can often be restored and repaired after a fire. At Midwest Custom Homes, we specialize in restoring homes and businesses after fires, floods, storms, and other disasters. If a fire has recently damaged your home or business and you need fire damage restoration in Kansas …

Home Restoration Contractors

How are Home Restoration Contractors and General Contractors Different?

  Most people understand what a building contractor does. They are often more familiar with general contractors than with home restoration contractors. General contractors are more common and may do anything from new home construction to remodeling. On the other hand, home restoration contractors are essentially specialized general contractors. At Midwest Comfort Homes, we sometimes get asked what makes us …

water flooding wood floors of property

What Are the Classes, Categories, and Colors of Water Damage?

As a home or commercial property owner, you run the risk of facing water damage at one time or another. Water damage is one of the most common reasons for filing an insurance claim, accounting for 24% of all insurance claims.  When dealing with water damage on your property, some fundamental information about the types of damage that can occur …

basement with supports holding ceiling up and floor with water damage, sewage backup, and mold growth

Sewage Clean-Up: Why You Must Get Professional Help

Experiencing sewage backup in basements of residential or commercial properties is never a good situation to be in. However, it doesn’t take much time for the bad situation to become much worse when it comes to sewage.  After heavy rainfall, flooding, or after a big spring thaw, water entering sewers and septic systems can quickly overwhelm them. That leads to …

roof damage caused by storms

Storm Damage and Your Roof: What Kansas and Missouri Property Owners Need to Know

Do you keep an annual maintenance calendar for your property? Does it include one of the most critical parts of your home or business building? National Roofing Week (June 5-11 2022) is designated by the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) as an important educational opportunity on preventative maintenance for homeowners, commercial property owners, and property managers.  According to the NRCA, …

apartment building on fire

Are You Prepared for a Fire at Your Kansas City Metro-Area Apartment Complex? Six Things To Do Before And After A Blaze

As the owner or property manager of a multi-family apartment complex, one of the biggest nightmares imaginable is a fire. Destructive flames can quickly rip through a building, destroying the structure and residents belongings, and cause peril to those who live inside.  Disasters still occur regardless of precautions taken to ensure the building’s security and occupants safety.  Some scary statistics: …