Water Damage

What is Water Damage Restoration Service?

What is Water Damage Restoration Service?

What is water damage?  Water damage happens when you have a sudden escape of water into your home or business. These events can be a result of any of the following scenarios like a burst or leaking pipe, equipment malfunction, groundwater intrusion, weather events, flooding, etc. Water Damage Restoration: Is when you respond to water… Read more »

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Home Water Damage Clean Up: Your Questions Answered

Home Water Damage Clean Up: Your Questions Answered

What do you do if your house has water damage? The first thing you want to do is to stop the water from flowing. Before you should attempt to enter the affected areas, you will want to determine if it is safe to enter by recognizing and understanding the following safety hazards: Electrocution – Electrical… Read more »

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Frequently Asked Questions About Mold and Mold Testing

Frequently Asked Questions About Mold and Mold Testing

What is mold? Mold is a naturally occurring microscopic living organism that consumes and decomposes organic materials. Organic materials can include paper, dust, fabric, wood, dirt, plants, food, etc… With mold spores’ ranging in size from 2 -10 microns makes them invisible to the human eye. Mold is critical to our planet as it is… Read more »

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Restoring a Commercial Building After Water Damage

Restoring a Commercial Building After Water Damage

Water damage in any building can be a catastrophic event but when the building is a commercial enterprise it can be debilitating if not handled properly and quickly. The first step in assessing water damage in a commercial environment is performing a risk assessment to determine what risks or potential risks exist to occupants, workers,… Read more »

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Is Water Damage Covered by Home Insurance?

Is Water Damage Covered by Home Insurance?

In most homeowner insurance policies coverage for natural disasters such as wind, hail, fire, or lightning are included in your standard policy that covers your personal property, your dwelling, and personal liability for injury or damages to another property. However, water damage covered by home insurance will usually be subjected to scrutiny by your insurance… Read more »

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Signs of Hidden Water Damage on Your Property

Signs of Hidden Water Damage on Your Property

The problem with hidden water damage is twofold: visually, it can go undetected for a long time and, in doing so; it can seriously damage your home. Long-term water damage can cause the wood to rot around window sills, casements, door frames, and inside walls, it can pose a hidden danger to your health in… Read more »

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How Long Does It Take to Repair Water Damage?

How Long Does It Take to Repair Water Damage?

In the event that your home is damaged by water or ice, calling restoration water damage experts should be one of your first steps to remediate the water damage to your property. There are several questions you may want to consider and the answers may have a short-term or long-term impact on your home and… Read more »

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The Best Way to Keep Pipes From Freezing

The Best Way to Keep Pipes From Freezing

When temperatures drop, frozen pipes are one of the greatest risks to damaging your property. The best way to keep water pipes from freezing is to slow or stop the transfer of heat from the water in them. It is a basic law of physics that when water approaches freezing, it begins to expand. Once… Read more »

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Tips for Home Water Damage Clean Up

Tips for Home Water Damage Clean Up

Water damage to your home can happen quickly and unexpectedly by flooding, a burst pipe, melting ice, ice dams, a leaky roof, etc. When it happens, home water damage clean up can be a challenge, if not outright overwhelming. But the sooner you act, the sooner you can limit the damage to your home. Contact… Read more »

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The Hidden Dangers of Water Damage

The Hidden Dangers of Water Damage

If a pipe bursts in your home or business and hundreds of gallons of water come rushing in at once, it can cause significant property damage. Not only can water ruin furniture, carpets, and equipment in a matter of minutes, within days it can also cause hardwood floors to warp, paint to blister and wallpaper… Read more »

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