To keep your home safe from water damage, it is vital to understand how your home can become waterlogged and what you can do to prevent this from happening. At ServiceMaster of Greater Pittsburgh, we have put together a list of the most common causes of water damage, along with how you can avoid these causes and keep your home protected from expensive damage.
It is recommended that flood clean-up be performed within 24 hours after the flooding. The main reason this is what is recommended is due to your safety. It only takes twenty-four hours for bacteria, toxic mold, and pathogens to begin to grow in saturated furniture. This puts your health and the health of your family at risk. Continue reading
The crawl space in your home is where you store seasonal items and other things that you don’t use every day, leaving your crawl space out of sight and out of mind. Water damage to crawl spaces is common, so it is essential to check your crawl space every three months or so to ensure it is dry.
Roof water damage is something that needs to be handled quickly before it can turn into a dangerous, more costly problem. Water damage to your roof will usually appear as discolored spots on your ceiling caused by rings of mold growth caused by moisture.
Whether your drywall is damaged due to a leaky roof, flooding, or condensation from your central air conditioning, repairing water-damaged drywall quickly is crucial. The ceilings and walls of your home need to be sturdy. Water damage can cause your drywall to crumble and fail, so drying, repairing and replacing your drywall after it suffers water damage is crucial.
Water damage to your home or business is not something anyone wants to experience. Below we have listed some different types of hard surface flooring, outlining how each one reacts to water damage to help you learn more about which kind of flooring is more resistant to water damage and which ones don’t hold up as well.
A fire is one of the most devastating accidents that can happen to your home. Fires produce byproducts that can damage your property while also exposing the home’s occupants to long-term health risks. One of the most common consequences of a fire is smoke odor. Continue reading
If you are looking for a job with growth and security, where you will receive in-depth training and be a valued team member, then ServiceMaster is the place for you! We are growing and currently hiring for a range of positions within our company. Continue reading
The devastation caused by water damage is vast. Can you take proactive measures to protect your property? The damage restoration experts at ServiceMaster offer prevention tips so you can safeguard your home today. Continue reading
Now is the time of year when homeowners get serious about clearing out the clutter. With spring cleaning underway, it’s time to dust off those items you haven’t used all year and have a yard sale with your neighbors. Continue reading