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Choosing Between Damage Contractors

Your friend's best friend's cousin might sound like your best bet for an inexpensive, quick repair, but it might be smarter to hire the professionals. A few years ago, I made the mistake of listening to some friend's advice on working with an unlicensed contractor, and I have been regretting that choice for years. In addition to leaving behind wet walls and a damaged interior, the unskilled contractors that I worked with also showed up late and were difficult to get a hold of. My blog is all about helping you to choose the best contractors for the job, so that you can get on with your life.

Emergency Action A Plumber May Take When You Have A Burst Pipe

If you decided to attempt plumbing repairs yourself but inadvertently cause a disaster that has water spewing everywhere, it's time to call for an emergency plumber. Sometimes, you can put up with a plumbing annoyance like a dripping faucet or slow drains, but when water spews all over the floor and you have to keep the water off at the main, it's a plumbing emergency and you need quick help. Fortunately, you can call a plumber day or night when there's a desperate need for help. Read More 

4 Steps To Prevent Mold From Growing In Your Carpets After Water Damage

If water has damaged your home and your carpet, there are steps you can take to save your carpet. You need to act quickly if you want to save your carpet and prevent mold from taking over your carpet. #1 Get Rid Of The Water As Fast As Possible The first thing you need to do is get rid of the water inside of your home as quickly as possible. One of the best ways to get rid of excess water in your home is to use a wet/dry vacuum to suck up all the water in your home. Read More 

3 Ways a Water Restoration Company Can Help You

When you have water where you do not want it, you could have a lot of damage done to your home. The water can come from a flood or something like a burst pipe. No matter where the water comes from, or how it gets into your house you are going to want to act as soon possible. The longer that you wait when there is water in your home the more serious that the damage can be. Read More 

Three Complications That Can Follow Water Damage

When a home is flooded, there are several ways that flooding can cause substantial damage to your house. Sadly, there are many people that may not fully understand the various ways that flooding can damage a home. By knowing the full extent of the potential damages that can arise, you will be better able to appreciate the risks that water damage can pose. Mold Mold is one of the more common sources of damage that can arise from excess water in your home. Read More 

What Causes Mold Growth In The Basement And How To Prevent It?

There is not a single place mold can't grow when the area is moist, dark, gets plenty of oxygen, and has material/surfaces that allow mold to grow.  One particular breeding ground for mold is the basement of a home.  Basements that are unoccupied and lack attention are the perfect host for mold.  You can prevent the growth of mold in basement areas by taking proactive measures before growth starts.  What Causes Mold to Grow on Concrete? Read More