Heavy Rains In Your Forecast? 4 Steps To Take When Cleaning Up From A Flood

With seasonal flooding in full-swing throughout much of the US, it's a good idea to get prepared for the possibility that your home could be affected. Do you know what to do if your home is flooded? Do you know what steps to take to prevent mold growth? If you answered no to either of those questions, here are some steps that will help you through the process: 1. Shut the Power Off [Read More]

3 Categories of Water that Can Damage Your Home

At some point you may have to face the problem of having water damage in your home. Water can be quite dangerous once it gets into a house in large amount, and will require professional help to get rid of it all. The first step is understanding what kind of water damage you have. There are 3 water classifications that you can have during a flood. Clean Water—Category 1 When you have a bathtub that overflowed, an appliance that is leaking water, or a pipe that busted open, you will be dealing with category 1 damage. [Read More]

Four Ways You Can Prevent Foundation Problems and Water Damage In Your Basement

If you have a home on a basement, foundation problems can lead to more than just structural damage. They can also cause leaks and water damage in your basement, which why it is important to protect your home from foundation problems. Here are some of the ways you can improve your foundation and protect your home from some of the common problems that affect homes on basements: 1. Installing an Interior Foundation Drainage System [Read More]

Important Tips For Preparing For Spring Flooding

Have you recently moved to a home in an area that is prone to spring flooding? Are you already preparing for the almost inevitable flood cleanup that will be needed? Here are some tips on how to minimize your potential damage: Stock up on sandbags: The best time to buy empty sandbags is before you actually need them. When your whole area is flooding, people will be flocking to the store to get sandbags and you may be unable to obtain any. [Read More]