Post-rain Inspection

Post-rain Inspection

Flood Damage, Mold Damage, Water Damage
Heavy rain can cause permanent damage to your property and disrupt your life. Rain damage can be one of the costliest repairs to a home due to its devastating effect on foundations and contribution to mold developement.  Mold starts growing on rain damage areas within 24 hours. Exposure to mold can cause health problems for some people by irritating the nose, eyes throat or lungs. Breathing airborne mold may trigger symptoms in those with hay fever, asthma and allergies.Heavy rain can overwhelm your home's gutters and downspouts and saturate the soil around your foundation. Even if your house is properly waterproofed, hard-driving rain can seep through windows, doors, and attic vents.And potential water intrusion to your home can become an expensive problem if you don't remedy it right away. Below…
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How to Spot and Prevent Chimney Leaks

How to Spot and Prevent Chimney Leaks

Water Damage
How to Spot and Prevent Chimney LeaksFew things are nicer during the cold weather months than relaxing in front of a warm fire.However, water leaking into your fireplace from undetected chimney leaks is a sure-fire way to ruin a cozy evening – and may even lead to serious water damage and encourage mold growth in your home. (more…)
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Sewer Backups

Sewer Backups

Water Damage
A sewage backup is the stuff of nightmares. In little time at all, your home can suddenly be overwhelmed with fetid water, waste, bacteria and other dangerous and unpleasant elements of sewage. (more…)
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Water Shutoff Valves

Water Shutoff Valves

Water Damage
Water in your home is a significant problem, able to cause costly damage to your home’s structure and its contents. When a water leak occurs, your first step should be to shut off the water to minimize damage. (more…)
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What to Do When Your Water Heater Breaks

What to Do When Your Water Heater Breaks

Water Damage
Imagine waking up to a strange sound. You walk through your home, searching for the source of the popping, hissing, humming or rumbling noises.With further inspection, you realize the sound is coming from straight from your water heater. (more…)
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Is Your Toilet Running? Catch It.

Is Your Toilet Running? Catch It.

Water Damage
You’re probably familiar with that notorious sound that emanates from a constantly running toilet. While certainly annoying, a toilet that runs continuously can also be costly in many ways. From a huge water bill to potential flooding or a damaged septic system, running toilets are often more than just a nuisance. It’s important to know what causes a running toilet, and what you can do to fix it before it becomes a much more serious problem. (more…)
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Prevent Water from Entering Your Home’s Foundation

Prevent Water from Entering Your Home’s Foundation

Flood Damage, Water Damage
When you own a home, one of the last things you want is water damage to your foundation. Unfortunately, it can happen – after storms or floods, when pipes break, or after other disaster strikes. Water seepage through your foundation can cause electrical hazards, lead to dangerous mold and even further undermine your home's foundation itself. (more…)
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Wildfire Smoke Odor in Your Home

Wildfire Smoke Odor in Your Home

Fire Damage, Smoke Damage, Water Damage
Wildfire Smoke Odor in Your HomeWildfires damage forests, fields, farmland, business and large areas of residential neighborhoods.While the fire itself can damage vast areas of land, wildfire smoke is extremely dangerous to humans and animals and it can cause significant damage to your home. (more…)
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