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28 10, 2020

7 Common Mold Removal Mistakes and How to Avoid Them


mold removal mistakesDo you notice your wallpaper peeling off? Do you see dark-colored spots around the house? Do you have colds that seem to not want to go away?

These are signs of possible mold problems. Molds are a type of fungus that develops on wet materials. They reproduce through tiny spores that may cause different kinds of health problems like allergies and asthma attacks

Getting rid of molds is doable but can be tricky. Moreover, homeowners tend to commit mold removal mistakes that only make matters worse.

But what exactly are these mistakes that you should avoid at all costs? Continue reading below as we take a look at seven common mistakes in […]

7 Common Mold Removal Mistakes and How to Avoid Them2020-11-06T22:13:34+00:00
21 10, 2020

7 Tips on Choosing a Restoration Company for Water Damage


restoration company

One in 50 homeowners files a freezing or water damage claim each year, which accounts for about 24% of all insurance claims for homeowners. Water damage is frustrating. From burst pipes to an overflowing toilet, water damage takes many forms.

If you’re dealing with water damage, consider hiring a restoration company as a DIY can escalate the issue. Professionals will inspect your home to guide them in fixing water damage in your home. With the many water restoration companies available, you need to be keen when hiring water restoration experts.

Here are the top tips to consider when choosing your ideal restoration company for your home’s water damage.

1. Certified Experts

Your identified water […]

7 Tips on Choosing a Restoration Company for Water Damage2020-11-06T22:10:30+00:00
30 08, 2020

How to Deal with Water Damage to Wood Floors


underwater flooding interior

Each year, 1 out of every 50 homes will file an insurance claim for water damage in the U.S.

By comparison, just 1 in every 400 homes will file a claim for theft.

Water damage is a serious and often devastating occurrence. It can also spell disaster for your beautiful hardwood floors.

If your home has been flooded or experienced a leak, keep reading. We’re showing you what you need to know to deal with water damage to wood floors.

Stop the Water

Before you can even begin to think about water damage restoration, you need to stop the source of the damage.

If you aren’t sure where the water is coming from, it’s time to get to the […]

How to Deal with Water Damage to Wood Floors2020-10-21T19:03:59+00:00
26 08, 2020

Look Out for These 7 Signs of Roof Water Damage


construction worker points to the place where the leaked water, holding the broken roof tileAn insurance claim for water damage will cost a homeowner on average more than $10,000.

That’s why it’s absolutely necessary to detect water damage early before it becomes a major problem with many repairs. When you can spot the signs of roof water damage quickly, you’ll be able to get the professional help you need.

Hopefully, that will be able to save you money in the long run.

The first step is always recognition of the problem. Read on to find the top seven ways to see water damage in your home.

1. Water Spots

One of the most obvious signs of water damage […]

Look Out for These 7 Signs of Roof Water Damage2020-11-09T17:12:08+00:00
23 08, 2020

Mold vs Mildew: What Are the Differences and How Do You Remove Them?


she discovered black mold house.Have you noticed something growing within your house, but you can’t quite put your finger on what it is?

This could be mildew, or even worse, mold. It’s a problem that many homeowners know all too well.

You may have recently had water damage or high humidity. This could mean that you have areas in your house that are prone to developing mildew or mold. It’s important to know the difference and what to do if you find it in your home.

Want to learn more about mold vs mildew? Read on to learn the differences and treatments for these unwanted guests.

Mold vs Mildew: Which is Which?

Mildew is a less harmful type of fungus that often […]

Mold vs Mildew: What Are the Differences and How Do You Remove Them?2020-08-27T18:46:29+00:00
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