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Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Water Damage?

March 8, 2022 6:21 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Buying a home is the biggest investment that just about anyone will ever make. It is a costly and time-consuming endeavor, but it’s well worth it in the end. You have a place to call your own, and you can rest assured knowing that you and your family have a place to know as home. Having such an asset on hand, of course, also means that you now need to protect it, and this can take many forms. You should buy smoke detectors, fire extinguishers and carbon monoxide detectors, for starters—but it goes beyond that. Homeowners insurance is something that... View Article

6 Unexpected Places Mold Can Hide in Your Home

February 22, 2022 6:18 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Over the last two years, keeping our families safe has been more of a priority than ever before. We always want to protect our families by any means necessary, and that includes protecting them from external threats as well as internal. Keeping our houses clean can help minimize the risk of disease, for example, but that might not always be enough, as threats like mold can still spring up. Mold is one of the most difficult threats to catch because it can gain a foothold in places that we don’t necessarily check every day. Mold removal can be a costly... View Article

What You Can Do to Prevent Water Damage in Your Home

February 7, 2022 3:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

You might see a small leak in your home (say, from the roof into the attic) and think it’s no big deal. Maybe you drop a bucket under the leak and wait for it to stop raining. Problem solved, right? Not at all. The reality is that even a small leak can do an immense amount of damage to your home. Leaks can result in structural damage that can jeopardize your safety and be expensive to repair. Let’s look at preventing leaks and how essential water damage restoration is. Protecting the kitchen A common problem spot for water damage is... View Article

Basics of Mold Remediation and How to Avoid Scams

January 24, 2022 3:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Mold remediation is intended to keep residents and homeowners safe by identifying significant mold growth and eradicating it. Mold removal and remediation is now often a part of buying or selling a home—but there are some people who use this as an opportunity to scam people. Let’s take a look at what mold remediation involves and how to avoid dishonest operators. How mold growth occurs in a home If you live in an area where there’s often moisture in the air, the chances of mold growth occurring in the home are much higher. Even homes in areas that are generally... View Article

Seven Signs of Water Damage in Your Home

January 4, 2022 4:31 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

From a leaky pipe to excessive rainfall, water damage happens for a variety of reasons. Regardless of what causes water damage, you’ll need to fix it right away. Unresolved water damage can eventually lead to other problems in the house, like dangerous mold growth. If there’s any good news, it’s that knowing whether you have water damage isn’t a guessing game. These are a few signs that it’s time to call a professional for water damage restoration: Dark spots: A dark stain on a wall or ceiling is always a bad sign. It often indicates a leak coming from one... View Article

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