What flood insurance does and doesn’t cover

What flood insurance does and doesn’t cover Most homeowners assume that their home insurance plans cover flooding, when in truth they do not. Typically, most standard homeowner’s insurance plans do not cover flood damage – whether it be caused by extreme weather or other external forces. Flooding is the most common natural disaster in America, […]

What Does Mold Need to Grow? 6 Things You Need to Prepare For

What Does Mold Need to Grow? 6 Things You Need to Prepare For There is a myriad of health problems associated with mold growth in your home. Additionally, this growth may impact the structural integrity of your home and can be expensive to completely remove. Taking steps to prevent mold from growing in the first place is […]

What to Do After a House Fire: 6 Important Steps to Follow

What to Do After a House Fire: 6 Important Steps to Follow You bought this house thinking you would spend decades there. The last thing you anticipated was losing everything in a house fire.  But that’s what happened–in what felt like the blink of an eye, all of your worldly possessions and precious memories went up […]

Disaster-Proofing 101: 8 Important Things You Need for StormProof Homes

Disaster-Proofing 101: 8 Important Things You Need for StormProof Homes It’s better to prepare for a storm before it happens, but what are the best ways to storm-proof your home? Here are 8 important things you need. When you storm-proof homes, the key thing is preparation. In the majority of cases, when a storm causes damage […]

7 Important Ways Smoke and Soot From a Fire Can Affect Your Home

7 Important Ways Smoke and Soot From a Fire Can Affect Your Home Smoke and soot from a fire can affect your home – and it isn’t just by the smell. Here are 7 important ways your home can be impacted and how to make repairs. In 2016 there were more than 350,000 home structure fires reported […]

Why commercial fire damage restoration is your saving grace in the face of a fire

Why commercial fire damage restoration is your saving grace in the face of a fire Although fire safety and education has become more widely accessible and practiced, fires remain frighteningly common. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), a blaze needing fire department services occurs once every 24 seconds. While many of these fires […]

What causes water pipes to burst in the winter months?

What causes water pipes to burst in the winter months? When temperatures drop below freezing during winter months, exposed pipes become at risk of bursting – resulting in extensive water damage and costly repairs. Contributing factors that cause burst pipes in winter months are water molecule expansion due to freezing temperatures and pressure build up. […]

What is water damage cleanup?

Water Damage Cleanup Process One of the most overwhelming problems a property owner may faces is water damage. Rapid response is key to lessen further damage from occurring and can minimize the need for addition repairs. Water damage can be as minor as a leaky pipe, to severe as a community-wide flood. Although the water […]

Different Types of Mold That Could Be Lurking in Your Home

Ten Types of Mold Found in Homes You’ve heard of black mold, but that’s only one type of mold. If you own a home, then you might find any of these types of mold hiding in your house. Is your home suffering from mold? Mold is more than just an unsightly annoyance, it can pose […]

The First 24 Hours: What You Need to Do to Save a Flooded House

What You Need to Do for Your Flooded House Is your house in danger of flooding? The first 24 hours after water intrusion are critical. Here’s what you need to do to help save your flooded home. What if the fate of your home depended on what you did in the next few minutes? For […]