Top Reasons of Sump Pump Failure
98 percent of basements will have some sort of flooding or water damage in their lifetime, according to restoration industry estimates. Many different reasons can lead to water damage like rain, faulty plumbing, a cracked pipe, sump pump failure, or more; and the damage can be expensive. Install a Sump Pump to Help with Excess […]
Commercial Properties and Mold – Where is it Hiding?
Mold likes to hide in places where no one will find it. It thrives in dark areas with high humidity and doesn’t just limit itself to residential homes. Commercial buildings can also experience problems with mold – especially if it isn’t detected for a long period of time. Let’s look at some favorite hiding places […]
Keep the Sky from Falling – Watch for these Common Causes of Ceiling Damage
Your ceiling’s main purpose is to keep you protected from the elements, temperatures, debris, and the outside in general. A ceiling is also meant to hide our attics and insulation. We don’t typically give our ceilings too much thought, but once our ceilings start to show signs of damage, we need to act quickly to […]
Mystery Solved! Water Leaks In My Kitchen
Let’s look into an actual issue that popped up a few years ago! On New Year’s Day, a call came through from a family member who was house sitting long term and discovered a small water leak in the basement of the home where she was staying. The leak was directly above the kitchen floor. […]
How to Avoid Water Damage from Your Dishwasher
What household is not happy about having a dishwasher? They make our lives easier each time we use them! They save water, and stop us from having to wash dishes by hand. When we think about the amount of dishes a household uses in one day, it’s no wonder the dishwasher is a welcome addition […]
8 Ways to Prepare Your Commercial Building for Coming Cold Weather
Every season has its own need for special maintenance, and that’s especially true when the temperatures start to plummet. Cold weather can wreak havoc on your commercial property, which makes it all the more important to take preventative measures to protect your tenants and your business investment. Commercial Building Fall Maintenance Tips While each commercial […]
Dos and Don’ts When Water Floods Your Home
Melting snow, faulty appliances, burst pipes, and foundation cracks all have one disastrous thing in common: the ability for water to flood your home. Whatever the reason, the bottom line is unwanted water can lead to damage to your property and possessions, not to mention headaches involved with restoring your home back to pre-loss conditions. […]
Stay a Step Ahead of Winter Storms
When the future forecast calls for winter storms, the heavy snowfall, ice, and plummeting temps can mean trouble ahead for your home. Before you bundle up indoors and wait for Mother Nature to do her worst, take a few precautionary steps to protect your home from costly and inconvenient damage. Winter Storm Hazards Many people […]
Prevent Water Damage from Leaky Appliances
Water damage isn’t only caused by high rainfall or when heavy snowfall begins to melt. Your indoor appliances can also be the culprit of indoor flooding and unwanted water. The dishwasher, refrigerator, washer, water softener, water heater, and air conditioner, while modern conveniences able to improve daily life, can all lead to a wet mess.
5 Steps to Prep Your Outdoor Plumbing This Fall
The colorful leaves are dropping from the trees, leaving your outdoor chores filled with related tasks, such as raking the yard and clearing the gutters of newly packed debris. While the leaves may have your attention, don’t let them distract you from taking proper care of your outdoor plumbing.