Posts in the Water Damage Restoration Category

7 Most Common Causes of Residential Water Damage

About 40% of all homeowners have experienced a loss from water damage. It can spread contamination, ruin your paint and damage your wood. The good news is that 93% of all water damage could have been prevented with the right knowledge. How can you protect your home from residential water damage? Here are seven ways […]

5 Essential Practices of Home Water Damage Prevention

A single hurricane can cause billions of dollars in damages. Even a smaller storm can cause flooding and destruction to your home. In 2017, 19.5% of property damage claims were related to water damage and freezing incidents. Don’t wait until a storm hits. Instead, you can take the proactive approach and protect your home before it’s […]

How to Recover From Home Water Damage

Nearly 40% of homeowners in the U.S. have incurred losses caused by water damage. Most of these problems are caused by leaky roofs, faulty plumbing, broken washers and water heaters. Natural catastrophes such as massive flooding and hurricanes also ruin houses with different scales of severity. During a water damage disaster, many homeowners feel helpless, […]

How Do Floods Form: The Science and Dangers

There are very few areas in the world where flooding isn’t a concern. Not even mountainous regions are resistant to the devastation of floods. Where there is rain, floods can easily follow. Floods are among the leading causes of global deaths. Flash floods can hit without warning, taking thousands of lives and costing nations billions […]

Tips for Salvaging Flood Damaged Photos

The beginning of the rainy reason marks the beginning of the constant fear of threats of floods and leaks. Experts predict at least five to seven hurricanes to hit the country this year alone. With hurricane chances that high, protecting your home from water damage should be a top priority. Torrential rains can pose many different […]

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, […]