Water Heater Leaks and Overflows

There is no doubt that hot water heater leaks or overflows will cause extensive damage to your home, but even a water heater pipe dripping or leaking slowly will cause major water damage over time. As the water becomes absorbed into the particle board and swells, it causes the floor to rot and decay. Moreover,Continue reading “Water Heater Leaks and Overflows”

Don’t Forget Your Pets!

Just like other members of the family, pets need to be part of your disaster plan. If you must evacuate, do you know if pets are allowed where you’re planning to stay? If you’re staying home, what will your pet need if your family must survive with basic necessities after the storm? If you evacuateContinue reading “Don’t Forget Your Pets!”

Home Hacks to Withstand the Worst

From hurricanes to tornadoes, to an underestimated amount of rain, sever weather can seriously damage your home. According to the Insurance Information Institute, Superstorm Sandy caused $18.75 billion in insured property losses, and that’s excluding flood insurance claims covered by the US government. In the last five years floods have affected all 50 states. AroundContinue reading “Home Hacks to Withstand the Worst”

House Fire Clean Up

When a disaster like a house fire happens, you may not know what to do next. Who do I call? Where do we go? What do I do now? These questions bay be among the many thoughts running through your mind. Home and business owners may be in shock from the initial devastation. It isContinue reading “House Fire Clean Up”

A Flood Can Affect Your Health

While a flood event can be dangerous and destructive, the moisture left behind can be harmful , as well. For this reason, it’s important to contact a water restoration company right away if you need emergency extraction. The water is not only harmful for your house, but for your own health. Bacterical Infections When waterContinue reading “A Flood Can Affect Your Health”

Protecting Your Home Against A Hurricane

Anytime a hurricane approaches the coast you’re likely to see scenes of people wasting their time and energy “preparing” for the storm. In fact, you might have seen these images so often that you think the folks shown are doing the correct thing. If a hurricane is approaching, forget about: Rushing to a building supplyContinue reading “Protecting Your Home Against A Hurricane”

Dryer Lint Danger

Did you know that by not cleaning your dryer exhaust vent you run the risk of destroying your home? Truth! It is the leading cause of dryer fires. According to the National Fire Protection Agency survey. Americans experienced upwards of 16,000 dryer fires between 2010 – 2014. Lint accumulates in dryer vents and ducts andContinue reading “Dryer Lint Danger”

Protect Yourself from Storm Repair Scams

We are two months into the six month hurricane season and – knock on wood – we’ve had uneventful storms, despite the recent passing of the sixth named storm. That being said, September tends to be the busiest and most dangerous month for hurricane season, so we can’t let down our guards. Forecasters have raisedContinue reading “Protect Yourself from Storm Repair Scams”

The Dangers Of Lightning

What is lightning? Lightning is the flash of light produced by a discharge of atmospheric electricity that occurs within clouds, between clouds or between clouds and the ground. The spark can reach over five miles (eight km) in length, raise the temperature of the air by as much as 50,000 degrees Fahrenheit (27,200 degrees C),Continue reading “The Dangers Of Lightning”

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