We Do More Than Restore Properties. We Restore Peace of Mind.

While we love having a career in which our work benefits others where we live, we hope your property never suffers a disaster. But if it does, you can rely on us to be there to help you through it with compassion and integrity. We’ll work to get you back on your feet again because, above all else, we care about you.

A local family-owned & operated Restoration Contractor since 1986

Our entire restoration team is committed to consistently providing Northeastern NC with the highest level of quality service that ensures our work’s safety and effectiveness. Education and professionalism are what sets us apart from our competitors representing one of our core values. We continually educate our employees on all aspects of professional property restoration through the Institute of Inspections, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC) established standards of care.

An Established Leader in Property Claims Estimation

Our state-of-the-art estimation program Xactimate by Xactware is globally used by the Insurance Industry and certified by the Restoration Industry. Our Xactimate Reports, Digital Photo Library, and Complete Claim Documentation expertise are precisely what our Insurance Customers and Insurance Professionals need throughout all stages of the repair process.

Our Mission is to Exceed the Expectations of Every Customer & Insurance Professional with Outstanding Services.

Authority to Work  ▪  How We Work  ▪  How We Relate to Claim, Procedure, Price

▪ We Work to Legally Validate IICRC Established Standards of Care
▪ Standards of Care Dictate Procedures
▪ Procedures are Priced by Zip Code in Xactimate
▪ We Hold Secondary Damage Liability Protection on Our Services

Certifications & Affilations

NC General Contracting License 35962
Institute of Inspection Cleaning & Restoration (IICRC)
Lead Safe (EPA)
Lead Renovator Cert NC
Outer Banks Home Builders

Stacy Justice

Stacy Justice

Co-Founder, CEO, President

Stacy is a Norfolk, Virginia native and started the corporation with her husband soon after graduation from Old Dominion University in 1985. She runs the business side of Bluewater Restoration while keeping up with her certification skills and a double Master Restorer for Water (WRT) and Fire (FRST) and certified in mold restoration. Furthermore, Stacy holds the commercial license for General Contractor – Builder Class for Bluewater Restoration for North Carolina and Virginia.

Stacy’s role focuses on HR, accounting, marketing, and training. She is not averse to any “dirty” job required to get the work done, but she mainly handles the business administration.  Education is one of her passions. She goes to great lengths to educate, develop, and encourage her workforce so that they are highly qualified, certified, and dedicated to serving our region with pride.

Tara Bernheisel

Tara Bernheisel

General Manager

Tara’s unique experience level of compassionate service and logistical specialty demonstrates her deep commitment to helping those facing catastrophic situations. Her character shines through all her “missions” with customers in need as she both deeply cares about their distress and how to best approach the solution.  Tara joined Bluewater Restoration in 2013 and is a well-respected team leader with a diverse background who is highly certified in the restoration industry.

Raised in central Pennsylvania, Tara enlisted in the PA Army Reserves at the age of 17 as a carpentry masonry specialist, where she learned the fundamentals of construction and remodeling. She soon committed to active-duty Army and was stationed in the Southern Command support battalion, where she engaged in humanitarian missions, including working with three major refugee camps. Tara joined the NC national guard. Before transitioning to the global restoration and indoor environmental industry, she served as a logistics specialist, traveling for 4 years domestically and internationally to help people and businesses cope with emergency disasters.

Roy Bateman

Project Estimator

Roy was raised in Columbia NC and was taught the small-town values of hard work and honesty. Roy graduated from East Carolina University and served as a police officer with the Edenton, Elizabeth City and the NC DMV License and Theft law enforcement agencies where he served a vast array of positions before retiring. After retirement he was a property and casualty insurance agent before coming to Bluewater Restoration. Roy is certified water and structural drying and trained using the Versik/Xactimate program.

Fvalen Alaskey

Operations Manager

Fvalen is the central hub of all the input and output for our day-to-day operations.   Fvalen is the person who will make sure that all of the pieces of the puzzle fit together.  She transplanted to North Carolina in 2015 after her husband retired from the military, wanting a slower pace than Hampton Roads. Fvalen has held many titles, but none as important as a mom to 4 kids. She is always looking for a challenge and likes to think outside of the box. She also does whatever is necessary to help to make sure that things get done, whether that be going out and helping in the field or getting answers to make the customer feel more at ease about a very stressful situation.

Samantha Thelin

Marketing & Social Media Assistant

After graduating from Currituck County High School, Sammie joined the US Navy and became a shipboard Gas Turbine System Mechanic for five years. Upon successfully completing her military duty, Sammie worked for property management companies and is now handling our social media.