Hidden Water Leak?

Water Leak?

A hidden water leak in your home can be a scary and expensive situation. Although the water leak may be hidden, there are often signs that can alert you to a potential problem. Catching a water leak as soon as possible can save you money and possibly prevent greater damage to your home.

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Summer Storm Damage

Storm Damage

Damaging storms can take place any time of the year, but most people associate springtime with rain and storms. Summer can also have storms that may damage your home and property. Damage can come from strong winds, hail or heavy rain. If your home does become damaged by a summer storm, it is important to take quick action to get the damage repaired, as well as to report any damage to your insurance company.

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Sump Pump Failure

Sump Pumps

If your home includes a sump pump, then you’ve prepared yourself for the possibility of water leaking into your home, as well as to prevent flooding in your basement. But what do you do if your sump pump fails to work? If you see signs of water in your basement, then it is time to assess whether your sump pump is working properly. There are several common reasons why a sump pump will fail and diagnosing the problem is the first step in preventing unwanted water from entering your basement or crawl space area.

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Clean Carpet Tips

Tips for Cleaning your Carpets

As many know, carpet must be properly cleaned and maintained in order to keep allergens and dust mites that live in your carpet at bay. Carpet is good at hiding dirt, but don’t be fooled, even though it is hiding, those pollutants are still infiltrating your home. Here we offer several tips for keeping your carpets cleaner, which will not only prolong the life of your carpet, but keep you and your family breathing easier all year long.

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What is Hoarding?

Do you Have a Hoarding Problem?

Most American homes have fallen victim to clutter. Whether you have kids, pets, an at home business, or a busy life, clutter can accumulate over time. For many having a cluttered home is embarrassing and can been seen as messy and disorganized, which does not reflect well on the homeowner. While clutter can be cleaned up and organized fairly quickly, for those that have a compulsive disorder in which they hoard items, the cleanup can be a more dramatic and intense undertaking.

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Do I Need to Have My Home Tested for Mold?

Testing Your Home for Mold

The thought that you could have mold in your home is a scary one. Mold can not only cause health problems, but it can reduce your home’s resale value. Mold can also be costly to remove. There are several telltale signs that your home might contain mold. In addition, any surface that can retain moisture can be susceptible to mold. This includes bathrooms, attics, windows, laundry rooms, kitchens and virtually anywhere that water and/or moisture can enter the home. Basements are especially susceptible to mold growth because being underground they can oftentimes be damp and humid.

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Commercial Carpet Cleaning Tips: How Often Should I Get My Carpets Cleaned?

Getting Your Carpets Cleaned

Commercial businesses see much more foot traffic than households, which means that carpets can become dirtier faster and need cleaning more regularly. You don’t want to wait for visible stains and signs of dirt before getting your carpets cleaned. It is best to be on a regular schedule, just like any other maintenance item in your building. The type of business that occupies your building is also a factor in determining the length of time between cleaning. It isn’t always about the amount of foot traffic, but also about the air quality and cleanliness required. In addition, certain events can trigger the need for carpet cleaning.

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