Posts in the Water Damage Restoration Category

Trying to Stay Dry? Learn How to Protect Your Home from Water Damage

Each year, 1 of every 50 insured homeowners in the United States files a house water damage claim with their insurance company. Some of those claims are for clean water damage, which is caused by leaking plumbing pipes. Another common cause of this water damage is rainwater. With the spring rainy season already in full swing, […]

Tarping a Roof and Other Emergency Repairs to Take Care of After a Storm

It seems like every day there’s breaking news about some sort of major weather event. From devastating hurricanes and tornados, to raging monsoons and bomb cyclones, people all across the United States are impacted by the wrath of Mother Nature.  Are you prepared for the next major storm? When a major storm rolls through, it […]

Flood Damage Restoration: Everything You Need to Know

Between Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, the combined cost in losses was over $270 billion. And while 200 million Americans are at risk of flooding caused by nature, just as many floods occur as a result of household plumbing. Regardless of the reason, cleaning up the mess left on your floor is a time-sensitive process. If you’re […]

In the Calm After the Storm: How to Check Your Home for Storm Damage

When Mother Nature hits, your home is often in the path of destruction. Storm damage, however minor, can cause expensive long-term problems when repairs aren’t carried out quickly. High winds, heavy rain, flooding, and even lightning can all cause damage to your property. From water running down roof beams into the walls to debris damaging windows, […]

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, […]

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 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 […]

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 […]