Where I live, we have several months out of the year that are packed with devastating storms. These storms have been known to damage entire communities and leave many people's lives turned upside-down. During the days and weeks following these storms, we pull together as a community to help each other rebuild and repair the homes we live in. We have worked alongside some of the best damage contractors in the country. This blog contains a ton of information about the things that we have learned from those contractors during these devastating times each and every year through the worst possible storms.
10 September 2017
While looking to buy any residential property, in the back of your mind you may be wondering how you can be sure that each house doesn't have lurking damage that you'll have to cope with later. You can get professional expertise, but there are things you can notice even during a simple walkthrough. Water damage can be the most pernicious and costly of the problems a house can have; if you want to avoid purchasing properties where this is an issue, check for these five signs:
26 April 2017
One of the problems homeowners face after flooding is that restoration companies might not be able to come out quickly. If the flood was widespread (and not just isolated to your home, as with a burst pipe), restoration companies are going to be very busy trying to save everyone's stuff. As an alternative, you can call in a mitigation company, which will remove the main problems like excess water. However, as you wait for the restoration company to arrive after the mitigation company has finished, you'll need to do a few things to help make the restoration go smoothly.
13 August 2015
Water damage can be an incredibly frustrating problem for many homeowners, especially if you don't detect it until its too late. To help you save some money on water damage repair, here are some tips on how to identify water damage: Identifying Water Damage The first and most important step to dealing with water damage is to catch the water damage before it becomes too severe. The most common cause of water damage is malfunctioning plumbing.
30 July 2015
As you perform your weekly landscaping maintenance, take a moment to look for black staining on your home's stucco exterior. Black staining is a sure sign of a mold problem that requires immediate attention to keep your house and family safe. Here is how you should remove the mold, followed by instructions to prevent its future growth: Stucco Mold Elimination Step 1: The best thing to remove mold on stucco is a simple mixture of one cup of chlorine bleach with one gallon of water.