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Surviving the Storm

Regardless of what part of the country you live in, you probably face storm risks periodically. Depending on your locale, your area might frequently be hit with tornadoes, hurricanes, thunderstorms, or floods. When a catastrophe strikes, most people want to return their lives back to normal as quickly as possible. An experienced damage contractor will help you accomplish this goal. This professional can access your property damage, complete necessary repairs, and provide you with a safe, comfortable place to live in again. On this blog, you will learn how to survive your storm by hiring a reputable damage contractor.

How Damaged Bathroom Floors Create a Mold Infestation Risk

Most people are familiar with the standard morning routine of being in a rush to get out of the shower and head to work. However, heavy and fast foot traffic on the tiles outside a shower stall can become loose and the adhesive connecting the edge of the tiles to the side of the shower's base may detach. The problem might not seem like a serious one, but it really is. Read More 

Four Things To Do After You Have A Kitchen Fire In Your Home

Assuming that the fire in your kitchen was large enough that you had to call the fire department and they used water to put out the fire, the following are four things you need to make sure you do. Talk to the fire department supervisor at the scene After the fire is put out, you will need to get an O.K. from the firefighters to reenter your house. You may have to wait a certain amount of time for the smoke to clear out. Read More 

How To Handle Mold

If you've found some mold in your home, perhaps in a bathroom, then you should deal with it as quickly as possible. However, you can't just throw on some old clothes and break out the soap and water. Removing mold requires proper preparation and tools, such as the following: Protective Gear There are two main goals that you need when deciding what to wear when you clean mold. Firstly, you need to protect your lungs. Read More 

Act Fast If You Find A Flood Returning Home From A Vacation

So you were out to dinner, gone for the night, or away on vacation, and you came home to a flooded basement. Who do you call first? The first call you need to make is to a water damage restoration company, to see what you can save or protect in the space. The second call needs to be your home insurance provider. You want to find out quickly if you have flood insurance to cover the damages, and to potentially cover the cost of the damage restoration company. Read More 

Outside Culprits That Can Cause Mold In Your Home

Mold can grow anywhere it can find moisture inside your home. For example, if you leave dirty clothes sitting in a basket or in your washer, mold will eventually start to grow on them. Water leaks in your home, such as leaky plumbing, causes mold, as well as high humidity levels. You should also look outside your home, however, because things like faulty gutters, leaks in your roof, and water at your home's foundation that can cause mold to grow in your home. Read More