How Small Space Heaters can be a Big Problem

How Small Space Heaters can be a Big Problem During cold weather months, space heaters are a great way to take the chill out of the air. Even though they may be small in size, they’re capable of producing large amounts of heat, sparing you from having to dial up the thermostat. Unfortunately, a newly […]

Playing Defense: 9 Tips to Protect Your Home from Water Damage

Water damage is one of those home repair issues that can start small but become far worse over time. Here’s how to keep it out of your home in the first place. Water damage is one of the most common and expensive insurance claims. It may only be a matter of time before it strikes your home, […]

Dampness Danger: 9 Things to Know About Black Mold

As a homeowner, the words “black mold” are probably terrifying. Why is black mold so dangerous? Where does it come from? Here’s what you need to know. You work hard to keep your home clean and safe, but black mold is still a worry. That’s because mold can grow in places that are out of sight. […]

How to prepare your home for spring storms

How to Prepare Your Home for Spring Storms Spring means warmer temperatures and blooming flowers, but it can also mean unpredictable weather. During spring, cold air from the north clashes with the humid, warm air from the Gulf of Mexico setting the stage for intense weather. With high winds, flooding, hail, tornadoes and thunderstorms, spring […]

Why You Should Consider Water Restoration Services

Why You Should Consider Water Restoration Services What’s the most destructive force on Earth? The whipping winds of a tornado? The searing flames of a wildfire? Devastating though both may be, they’re not as common – nor as damaging – as water. From the burst pipes caused by extreme cold, to the flooding that destroys […]

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 […]