How Hard Is Water Damage Restoration Going To Be?


Few issues with your house may come as a bigger shock than suddenly seeing water damage. Fortunately, the water damage restoration process allows many homeowners to get back to normal living fairly fast. Take a look at what will determine how easy or hard that process might be. Type of Water Involved Folks in the water cleanup world, the people you may have to deal with before you start a water restoration effort, classify damaging water in three groups.

16 July 2020

Advantages Of Crawl Space Waterproofing


According to the National Association of Home Builders, of the new construction homes built in 2013, approximately 15 percent were built with a crawl space. There are several advantages to crawl spaces, including providing easier access to plumbing and wiring and the crawl space's cost of construction, when compared to basements. However, just like basements, crawl spaces must be properly waterproofed to prevent unnecessary water damage to the crawl space and the home.

21 January 2020

3 Important Things To Understand About Water Damage


Water damage comes in many different forms. Water damage can occur due to a flood, a leaking pipe, or from a damaged water heater. No matter why the water damage occurred, there are a few truths you need to understand about water damage. Get Help Right Away When you notice that your home has sustained water damage, you need to make sure that you get help right away. Water damage can easily spread and cause more damage if you don't take care of it right away.

27 June 2019

3 Important Actions To Take For Homeowners Dealing With Water Damage


As a homeowner, one problem that's always stressful to deal with is water damage. It can happen when pipes burst and leave you with pools of standing water. To address this problem appropriately, you need to take these actions.  1. Rent Out Submersible Pumps  Before you make any grand plans, you first need to deal with the immediate water in your home. Only then can you see how severe the water damage is and proceed with the correct subsequent steps.

18 November 2018

Why You Need To Call For Professional Fire Damage Services


Whether it was just one room or the majority of your home that was damaged by a fire, you will want to consider calling for the help of companies that offer fire damage services. Before you settle on the idea of doing all of the work on your own, you will want to review some of the reasons why having damage contractors help you would be the best idea. Here are a few of those reasons:

23 June 2018

2 Ways Mold Can Damage Your Home's Wooden Supporting Structures


After finding out that your basement has flooded, you may have already done the work to pump the water out and start repairing any water damaged areas. However, if your wooden support beams were affected by the flood, they may still be at risk of continuing damage once mold starts to grow. Makes Wet Wood Rot Faster Water exposure by itself can make your home's wooden supporting structures rot. However, once mold spores start to sprout and grow inside the wood fibers, the rate at which the wood rots can increase dramatically.

24 February 2018

Beyond The Roof And Home Exteriors: 4 Tips To Finding Exterior Damage That Cause Moisture Problems


The exterior of your home may be the source of leaks and other moisture problems. Look beyond your roof and in places where leaks cause damage, such as flashing, window drip edges, doors and cracks in exterior finishes. If you have a leak problem that is not the roof, here are some tips to help find the problems on exteriors: 1. Hidden Leaks in Decks Because of Failing Flashing

28 June 2017

Need To Waterproof Your Basement? Know These 4 Techniques


If you are planning on using your basement for a living space or storage, it's crucial that you take steps to make sure that no water is able to get in it. Waterproofing can be done to your basement from the structure's exterior during construction, but if that was not done at the time, it may not be an option to do later. That's because existing structures like a garage or proximity to the property line, can make it difficult to excavate the outside of your home.

9 August 2016

Come Home To A Small Flood? Follow These Steps To Limit The Damage


As you go about your day at work, the chances that you are anticipating a disaster at home are slim. But there have been times when people have come home from their daily duties and activities to find a small flood in their laundry room, bathroom or kitchen. If this should happen to you, use this guide to get to work to save what you can before the water damage restoration professionals come.

2 July 2015

Tips For Apartment-Dwellers To Deal With Water Damage


Do you live in an apartment? Has your home recently suffered water damage due to a fire that occurred in a neighbor's apartment? You may be wondering what your next steps should be, in order to minimize your losses. Here are some useful tips on how to deal with your waterlogged apartment: Open all doors and windows: As soon as you're allowed back into your apartment, open every door and window possible.

26 April 2015