2015

13 Ways To Prevent Water Damage In Your Home

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As a homeowner, you dread the thought of dealing with water damage in your home.  One of the best ways to ensure you never have to deal with water damage, that you can control, is to be proactive and establish preventative measure for inside and outside of your home.  There are several ways you can prevent water damage. Outside If you have an old roof, be sure to inspect it often and replace any missing shingles.

30 November 2015

How To Prevent Mold Growth After A Big Water Leak

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One of the primary reasons it's so important to dry your home out as quickly as possible after damage from a water leak is to prevent mold growth. Once mold is present, the environment in your home becomes toxic, and the cleanup process becomes even harder. If your home has a lot of water damage, consider calling in a professional restoration company. They can supply all the necessary equipment to dry your house out fast.

24 September 2015

Wet Basement? Check These 5 Places For Hidden Mold Growth

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If you have an unfinished basement, you might think you don't have to worry about short-term floods. But if sump pump failure or heavy rains leave water pooling across the basement floor, you could be in for a mold infestation. Here are the 5 places you need to check after the sump pump fails. Behind the washer and dryer. Laundry machines are typically placed against the basement wall. Mold doesn't grow well on concrete, but it loves organic material—such as dryer lint.

18 September 2015