Freezing temps burst pipes and wallets

Below-zero temperatures are in the forecast this week for the Madison, Wisconsin area. Needless to say, you’re likely reaching for those gloves and starting the car early before venturing out into the frigid Wisconsin winter. While it’s difficult to walk out of your cozy home, remember, your home also needs extra protection from the cold. […]

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Water Damaged Hotel – Makes Your Heart Sink

Water Damaged Hotel Imagine you’re the manager of a popular hotel in “The Water Park Capital of the World”, the Wisconsin Dells. The busy season is kicking into high gear and your hotel rooms are filling up by the minute with guests from all over the country, eager to experience gigantic water parks and thrilling […]

Costly decisions on water losses – turning off drying equipment

Hands off! Avoid a costly mistake by understanding the drying process. Recently, one of our Project managers was standing in my office expressing his frustrations about a client who kept, “turning off our equipment”, and, “opening all the windows”, on one of our larger, time sensitive projects. Unfortunately, this is not an uncommon topic to […]

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Don’t let those pipes freeze!

Cold weather is here, whether we like it or not. With temperatures dipping below freezing it’s extremely important that you have your home prepared. If your pipes aren’t well-insulated, it could cause them to freeze and burst. If that happens because pipes freeze, you’re looking at thousands of dollars in water damage to your home […]

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Tips to Prevent Your Home or Business from Flooding

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Water Damage? Identify the Type and Protect Your Health

The Panic of Discovering Water Damage in Your Home Imagine you are in a hurry to get a load of laundry out of the washer and into the dryer before racing off to pick up the kids from school. Jogging down the stairs you turn the corner into the laundry room. It takes a couple […]

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Spring Rains and Flooding Basements

When the hard rains come and your basement is flooded, what can you do? Here are 5 tips until help arrives:

Water damage in a commercial office building in the Madison WI area

The Story of a Water Loss Emergency

Water Loss Emergency It’s 4 o’clock on Sunday afternoon and the phone rings. We have a water loss with three floors partially flooded. They ask, “Can you come and help?” So much for watching TV and relaxing! Actually, this is exactly what it means to be an “emergency response” company. A&J is an emergency response […]

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