Signs You Might Have Unseen Mold In Your House


Mold is not always a black-and-white problem. Sometimes it is gray, or green. Seriously, all kidding aside, it is metaphorically not black and white. You do not always spot it, nor do you always know that mold is lurking somewhere in your house. However, you can easily spot other signs that mold may be present. LOTS of Tiny Flies Where there is moisture and mold, there is a breeding ground for insects.

17 September 2018

Want To Waterproof Your Basement? Information About Exterior Water Excavation Services


If you have a basement, it can get flooded if you have no protection in place. To prevent this, there are many different types of waterproofing methods you can use. One of these types is exterior water excavation. Below is information about what this is, as well as the benefits this waterproofing method can offer you. Exterior Water Excavation Exterior water excavation uses a waterproof coating or membrane to prevent water from getting into the basement.

18 May 2018

First Call To A Plumber In An Emergency? What To Do After The Call


If you're a young person renting a house and this is the first time ever needed to call a plumber, it's likely that you've got a leak, broken pipe or another immediate problem. You might have called a professional who can fix the problem so that there isn't too much damage, but rather than worrying and calling relatives or friends about the situation, get these things done while you wait.

15 February 2018

How To Clean Water Damaged Hardwood Flooring


Hardwood is a highly durable flooring solution that combines functionality with a natural rustic aesthetic appeal. However, its one main weakness is prolonged water exposure, which can cause all sorts of staining, warping, and damage to your floors. In the event of a leak or flood in your home, your hardwood flooring could be left damaged and marred. Thankfully, there are a couple of things that you can do to help restore the appearance of your hardwood flooring.

26 July 2017

How To Keep Your Pets Safe If Your Home Is Water Damaged


If your home has water damage from a flood, a leak or another issue, you need to ensure your pet is safe while you take steps to mediate the damage or while you wait for a damage contractor to help you. Unfortunately, water damage or flooding can affect animals adversely in a number of ways. Here's what to keep in mind to protect your pet: 1. Water damage to electrical wires could cause fires.

5 February 2016

Health & Structural Damage Precautions To Take When Your Basement Is Flooded


One of the worst disasters homeowners face is when their basements flood. Not only are there health risks due to contamination and electrical shock, a flooded home is extremely susceptible to extensive structural damage. If your home ever experiences a flood, there are several important things to understand before you attempt to remove the water and restore your home back to pre-flood condition. Here's what you need to know. Take precautions for your health

24 August 2015

How To Restore Your Turn Of The Century Home's Moldy And Water-Damaged Wood Floors


Part of the charm of owning a historic home comes from its interior woodwork and original hardwood floors. If you are lucky enough that your turn of the century home's antique woodwork and flooring are still intact, you should do all you can to preserve them, even after a flood or other water damage. Here are some tips to help you clean and repair your home's wood flooring after it has been damaged by water.

19 August 2015