Water Damage Restoration

What to Do if Your Water Pipes Burst

If a pipe bursts in your home, there are only a few steps to take to dodamage control. So prepare yourself for an emergency before it happens by checking out the steps below. And if you’re dealing with a burst pipe right now, call our emergency line at 1-800-456-5004 line to help [...]

What to Do if Your House Floods in Sioux Falls

If your house floods here in Sioux Falls, it’s easy to get panicked and confused — especially because whatever you do right after your house floods will greatly affect how much damage is done to your furniture, your carpet, and the overall health of your house. Here’s what you need [...]

Ice Dams 101: What Is an “Ice Dam,” Anyway?

“Ice dam.” Even the name doesn’t sound good. You may have heard that you should prevent ice dams as part of your winter prep Sioux Falls . . . but what does that even mean? Today, we’re telling you everything you need to know about ice dams in South Dakota — what they are, why they’re [...]

Before and After Water Damage in Sioux Falls

When your basement floods, it’s easy to let panic take hold. Thankfully, that’s not what happened to Ron and Marlys. Instead, they made a call to Intek. We got there early, helped them stop the damage, and got their basement fully restored. […]

How to Protect Your Basement from Melting Snow This Spring

Spring in South Dakota can be extremely unpredictable. One day it’s 60 degrees and sunny, the next it’s a snowstorm. C’est la vie, right? One thing we can predict is that the weather will eventually warm up. And when it does, all that snow will start to melt. And for some unfortunate souls, all that melted snow will [...]

The 4 Main Causes of Sump Pump Failure in Sioux Falls

With spring on its way, it’s time to start preparing your home for all those April showers. One of the best ways to guard against basement flooding in Sioux Falls is by making sure your sump pump is working properly. Sump pumps automatically push water away from your home, so they’re crucial for preventing water damage and [...]

Sump Pump Rules: Yankton, Brandon, Brookings and Vermillion

If you need to run your sump pump during the winter, what’s the correct way to handle it? We recently did a post on how to properly address your sump pump in Sioux Falls during the winter, but what about other southeastern South Dakota towns? Here’s a look at proper sump pump procedure for Brandon, [...]