Preparing for Water Damage Restoration

About 20 percent of all insurance claims are related to water damage of some kind. Damage to property due to floods and excess water can interrupt businesses, resulting in the loss of sales and customers.  The annual cost to insurance companies for water damage is around 2.5 billion dollars.  This is a lot, especially considering about 93% […]

Steps Of The Water Restoration Process

In the event of water damage in your home, the best thing to do is call a water damage restoration company. The first forty-eight hours of a water damage event are when most of the damage to your home will occur. The longer the water sits, the more expensive the cost to repair your home will […]

10 Signs it’s Time to Replace Your Siding to Avoid Water Damage

Water Damage Due to Siding Issues Your home takes quite a beating during the rainy season. Siding’s purpose is to protect the exterior walls of your home, meaning it is supposed to prevent the elements from getting through to the inside of your home. Functional siding is important for the health of your home.   Protect Your Interior with Your […]

Ceiling Water Damage – Common Causes and Repair

When a stain is found on a ceiling, many homeowners may believe that this is a cosmetic issue.  Stains and blemishes on walls and ceilings are unsightly and it is common for homeowners to want these stains to be covered up immediately.  However, stains on ceilings don’t come out of nowhere.  If there is a […]

Flooded Apartment Tenant Rights

Coming home to an apartment flooded with water is a nightmare. What’s worse? A property manager or landlord that is ignorant of or negligent in their responsibilities should their property flood. Protect your family and your possessions by understanding your rights as a tenant should the unthinkable occur. While laws may vary from state to […]

Can Your Water-Damaged Carpet Be Saved?

A water-damaged carpet is not always doomed. You can save your carpet depending on the extent of damage and how long it has been wet. Considering that carpeting can be an expensive investment in homes, saving it is more cost-effective than replacing it. To determine if your carpet can be restored, first determine which type […]

How to Repair Your Home After the First Floor Floods

Renovating a home can be an exciting experience, but repair work? Not so much. When your home is damaged by the destructive nature of water, it can be frustrating and may feel as if you’re taking a few steps back on adding value to your home. However, the repair process is essential to get your […]

Best Way to Protect Your Home from Water Damage

The national average cost to remediate and restore a basement that has suffered water damage is $2,700. That doesn’t even begin to account for the cost of water damage to a roof or other parts of your home. If you live in a flood zone, you should be particularly wary, but water damage can occur anywhere and at […]

Fixing Water-Damaged Hardwood Floors

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Water and wood floors don’t mix. If you’ve got standing water on wood floors, you’ll need to act quickly to avoid further damage and dangerous mold and mildew growth. Wood floors are rarely the same after significant water damage, but you can reduce repair costs with a few simple steps and a little elbow grease. […]

Extra Safety During Flood Alerts

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Floods are one of the most powerful and devastating natural disasters that can occur. While some areas are more prone to floods than others, the fact is that almost anywhere there can be rain, there can also be a flood. Serious floods can range from large and foreboding to smaller flash floods. No matter what […]