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Fire Damage Restoration

  • How to Ensure a Fire Restoration Process is Done Correctly and Efficiently A fire can be a devastating experience, causing significant damage to your home, belongings, and sense of security. After the flames have been extinguished and the smoke has cleared, the process of restoring your home can seem overwhelming. However, with the help of STOP ... Continue Reading
  • How to Remove Smoke Odor After a Fire After a fire, most people notice a smoke odor for months. Smoke odor is difficult to remove because it flows literally everywhere the air current travels. Combustion particles can be as small as 2.5 microns. As a point of reference, human hair averages 70 micron diameter. ... Continue Reading
  • What is Salvageable after a fire and What Isn’t? At STOP Restoration we know that a house fire can be a very intimidating experience. After the fire has been extinguished, you may be ready to rush back into the comfort of your home, BUT there is much more work that needs to be done after the fire department leaves. Fire ... Continue Reading


  • My house flooded… NOW WHAT?! Here are some steps to keep in mind if you suffer a water loss in your home. Stop the water! You can usually shut off the fixture but may have to cut off the main valve or even go out to the street and cut it off there. If you’re on a well, you’ll do that at the well ... Continue Reading


  • MOLD. What is it and how do deal with it. A type of fungus known as microbial growth, commonly known as mold, thrives in moist and humid environments. Though some types of mold are not harmful to most humans, other types can produce potentially hazardous mycotoxins. This blog discusses the dangers associated with ... Continue Reading

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  • Top of the Line Training Top of the Line Training Triad STOP Restoration has been serving Winston-Salem and the surrounding communities since 2014, and the STOP franchise itself has been in business for over 40 years! This means that when it comes to fire, water and mold restoration services, there ... Continue Reading
  • Water Damage Mitigation Process Water Damage Mitigation Process A lot of people ask what we do and how things work when we get to a home or business that has had water damage. It can be a very overwhelming time for property owners that have never gone through anything so traumatic previously and may not ... Continue Reading
  • Water Damaged Contents We recently responded to a water loss at the home of an elderly couple and their daughter who is also their full-time caregiver. This resulted in a large contents cleaning job that was too much for the owners to handle themselves. When we arrived, we found that the main ... Continue Reading
  • 3 Basic Principals of Mold Prevention 1) Routine maintenance and cleaning is essential. Mold spores as well as bacteria and viruses can live in common household dust, dirt and grime. You don’t need to be a cleaning guru, but regularly dusting, sweeping, mopping, running the vacuum and cleaning up messes quickly ... Continue Reading

Restoration Companies

  • Do I have a choice in who fixes my house? It's important to understand that you have the ultimate say in who restores your home or business after a disaster. Many insurance companies may try to convince policyholders to use their preferred restoration companies, but this may not always be in your best interest. Here ... Continue Reading


  • Cook Out Safety Most cookouts are defined by setting up the grill outside and preparing our favorites such as burgers, sausages, steaks, hot dogs, and corn on the cob. Let’s be honest, nothing defines the smell of spring and summer quite like the smell of a grill. But when grilling, there ... Continue Reading

Water Damage

  • When it comes to water damage, time is of the essence. Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it you can never get it back. Harvey Mackay Every day, we all make decisions about what we should do and how we should spend our time. Although ... Continue Reading