When a sewer system is overwhelmed with large amounts of water or foreign items, sewer backup can occur, causing substantial damage to the buildings it services. Typically, the effects of this problem are seen in the form of a backup of water and sewage in the basement of a structure. In addition to being extremely difficult and messy to clean up, sewer damage poses risks such as contaminated drinking water and contamination and loss of many porous materials. If you experience a sewer backup, take immediate action in order to salvage affected surfaces, reduce the spread of illness, and restore safety to the area. Continue reading
With the holiday season in full force, nobody needs extra stress in their lives. Water damage might be that last straw you can’t afford. Here are some tips on ways to proactively strengthen your case before disaster strikes and minimize the blow when you’re dealing with the aftermath. Continue reading
If you or a family member struggle with hoarding, you may feel overwhelmed and unsure where to turn!
Understanding hoarding is a good place to start. Hoarding is NOT a result of being disorganized or lazy. Compulsive hoarding is a complex anxiety disorder that makes it difficult for a person to discard or part with possessions, regardless of their value. Continue reading
The tree-lined street or natural shade across your property that once drew you in when you bought your home may now become a source of contention. That’s because falling leaves tend to clog gutters, which leads to water damage.
Water damage is costly, dangerous, and devastating. Here are some common mistakes you should avoid when you’re up to your eyeballs and needing water damage restoration. Continue reading
Nobody expects to deal with a fire to their property, but unfortunately accidents happen. A fire can be terrifying, and the aftermath can disrupt and devastate your life. The key is to act quickly, stay calm and communication is vital throughout the process of restoring your property after a fire. That’s why hiring a professional who has thorough and proven processes for each stage of your fire restoration. Continue reading
Maintaining a home or business is hard work, and keeping tabs on the condition of the structure can be daunting at times; however, if upkeep and inspection are not done on a regular basis, you could be in for some serious, costly damage. Roof integrity is one of the most important structural issues to pay attention to. A damaged or deteriorating roof can allow water to seep into your structure and ultimately cause significant damage. Continue reading
Water can do some pretty nasty things when it gets inside a home or building, and it’s not something that can be ignored. The aftermath of water damage can be devastating if it isn’t quickly and properly addressed. You may be wondering what to do or what to expect if your home or business falls victim to water damage. Below are answers to five of the most important water damage questions you need to ask:
If your home has fallen victim to water damage, you may be left wondering whether or not your homeowner’s insurance policy will cover the damage to your property. The simple answer is that it depends upon how the water damage occurred. Continue reading
In the event of water leakage, flooding, or other water disasters, it is a sure bet that a little bit goes a long way. A small, slow drip and a sudden, significant flood can both do extensive damage to your home and property and present serious health risks if left untreated. In many cases, the safest way to clean up a water mess is to call on the expertise of water damage restoration professionals who can remove the water and affected materials by following a safe and thorough process that eliminates contaminants. Attempting a clean-up on your own is risky because you place yourself in danger of coming in contact with contaminants, and you can’t be sure that you’ve properly removed all dangerous or damaged materials. If you have a persistent water issue in your home or have incurred water damage of any sort on your property, acting quickly to remedy the situation is the best way to limit property damage and protect your family from health issues that arise as a result of neglected water damage. Continue reading