Three Ways Mold Could Sneak Into Your Home Along With Water Damage
27 January 2017
Hidden mold does nobody any good, and it can actually cause all kinds of problems for you and your family, including but not limited to health problems and irritation, damage to the structure of your home and any materials it grows on, extensive repair costs, and even decreasing the value of the home itself should you ever want to sell. So it's a good idea to check occasionally and make sure mold hasn't somehow snuck its way into your home (though not your heart).
Act Quickly to Remove Smoke Stains from Your Carpet and Walls
11 August 2016
While the fire might cause the most irreparable damage, the smoke that comes from the fire can also cause significant damage, including smoke stains. While some smoke stains can never be removed, if you are fast, you may be able to clean and remove other smoke stains to salvage your carpet and walls.
When cleaning soot from walls, you will need to protect yourself. Put on a pair of rubber gloves and safety glasses to protect yourself from the charred remains of your home.
Two Common Questions About Homeowners With Water Damaged Houses
18 February 2016
If you have has been unfortunate enough to suffer extensive water damage, you will need to have it repaired as soon as possible to ensure that the damage is limited. Unfortunately, delaying water damage repairs can give time for rot and mold to develop, which will greatly complicate and lengthen the repair process. For those that have only recently encountered serious water damage for the first time, learning the answers to a couple of common insurance repair questions will give you a more solid understanding of what should be expected during these repairs.
How To Remove The Smell Of Mildew From Your Basement
24 April 2015
If you recently had water back up in your basement, one of your tasks will be to remove the smell of mildew. It's not enough to remove the water; you need to properly deodorize the room to eliminate the mildew for good. Here is how to do it.
Wet furniture needs to be dried out completely. If you only had a little bit of water in the basement, you might be lucky with only the legs of your furniture being wet.