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Hurricane Isaac 2012- New Orleans, LA

On August 25th 2012 Compleat Restorations sent a hurricane response team south to offer assistance from the potential damage from Hurricane Isaac. At that time Tropical Storm Isaac was slowly making its way through the Atlantic Ocean and heading toward Florida. The team of six set up a base camp in Orlando, FL to wait … Continued

Black Soot – What Is It and Why Is It in My House?

An issue that has plagued homeowners for years, black soot mysteriously damaging and discoloring walls and furniture. Only within the last 20 years has there been hard evidence supporting an cause for black soot deposition (BSD) inside homes. If you notice your once clean air filter is now completely black, and your newly painted walls … Continued

How Property Managers Ace Water Damage Disasters

The Winning Card of Property Management in a Water Damage Savvy property managers know that a water damage restoration project can be a nightmare. Displaced tenants and loss of revenue are of paramount concern, but improper water damage cleaning has further reaching implications such as permanent structural damage and microbial growth that will haunt the property … Continued

What is “Standard of Care” in Commercial Water Damage Restoration?

Commercial Water Damage Restoration is a scientific and responsive process. Each commercial water damage project is fraught with shifting variables. It includes the water source, building materials affected, type of business, and category of water. Moreover, the timeline of water intrusion is also a factor. Adhering to the proper industry Standard of Care provides a … Continued

Tips For Detecting Mold

Let’s talk about mold. More specifically, let’s talk about some important ways to detect it in your home. Believe it or not, mold could be present in your house without you even realizing it, so it’s crucial to know how to properly identify it. Luckily, there are quite a few easy-to-spot signs that you’ve got … Continued


The Importance of Sump Pump Coverage We share these basic steps you can take to reduce your risk exposure this spring: 1. Check your gutters and drains Malfunctioning gutters and drains tend to be the number one issue for wet basements in our industry during the spring. Make sure that gutters are flowing freely and … Continued

Who’s Who in a Property Loss Claim?

Ask anyone who has ever had to file a claim for property damage today. Ask them how simple filing the claim is and you are bound to get a variety of answers.  Many will tell you that it becomes confusing at times. Understanding the insurance policy is daunting in and of itself. Mainly there are … Continued

Running on the Rails

We’re Running on the Rails on Saturday, June 10 to benefit the Ephrata Public Library. The race, hosted by Knead It Massage & Bodyworks, is on the Ephrata Linear Park Trail and has 5k or 10k option. Compleat Restorations is pleased to be an event sponsor. In addition to sponsorship, Compleat employees and friends will … Continued

It feels good to do good

Compleat Restorations is pleased to participate in the BIA Food Drive for the month of May. Employees, guests, and customers are welcome to help with food donations all month. All food donations from Compleat will stay local through Ephrata Area Social Services. EASS is a non-profit organization supporting neighbors in need throughout the Ephrata and … Continued

A New Chapter for a Library

The Ephrata Public Library is a community treasure.  Innovative programming, community resources, and large collections of mixed media make this library an anchor in the Ephrata area. The Book Store (Books N Stuff) is a valuable source of income for the library; however, the supporting auxiliary organization disbanded abruptly and left library staff with the … Continued