Rytech News You Can Use

Do Hardwood Floors Need to be Replaced After a Flood?

It’s a fact: sometimes a water-damaged hardwood floor may not be salvageable in any way that makes financial sense. Severity and duration of water exposure is a major factor. For example, a hardwood floor totally submerged in standing water after…

Click Here to Continue Reading!

How to Stop Foundation Water Damage to Your Home

Every element of your home’s structure ultimately relies on an intact foundation. A damaged or deteriorating foundation undermines the stability and strength of the entire house. What’s worse, a permanent fix can be exceedingly costly—a major reason why a defective…

Click Here to Continue Reading!

What to Do When a Pipe Bursts in Your Home

A burst water pipe inside your house is a crisis and should always be dealt with accordingly. The extent of damage to your home and the possessions inside it may very well depend on how you respond to the event….

Click Here to Continue Reading!

So There is Moisture in Your Walls…

Nothing good comes from the presence of moisture inside wall cavities — the number of damaging consequences that can happen to a home is extensive: Toxic mold growth Rotting wood structure Stained swollen drywall Peeling paint or wallpaper Ruined insulation…

Click Here to Continue Reading!

Summer Storms Can Bring Summer Damage… Be Prepared

Every year, summer storms cause about 15 billion dollars in property damage. High winds, flooding, hail, tornadoes, lightning: winter seems like a fairly benign season compared to the damage potential present during the summer months. No home in any state…

Click Here to Continue Reading!

What is the Difference Between a Flood Warning and a Flood Watch?

Officials at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) report that fully 98% of counties in the United States have experienced severe flooding at one one time or another in their history. A FEMA fact sheet expresses this risk in more…

Click Here to Continue Reading!

Floodwaters are Coming – What NOT to Do…

Over 75% of Presidential disaster declarations are issued due to flooding. While more dramatic natural calamities may draw more media coverage, inundation by water from one source or another leads the statistics for damage and dislocation in this country. Information…

Click Here to Continue Reading!

How to Effectively Deal With Mold Damage in Your Home

Many of the effects of mold contamination inside a house require the services of a mold remediation specialist to resolve. In most cases, homeowner’s insurance will stipulate a qualified professional with the credentials and technology to do the job. However,…

Click Here to Continue Reading!

What Types of Items Can be Restored After a Flood?

After flooding strikes your home, a major part of the ensuring recovery process is deciding what to keep and what to discard when it comes to items that have been contacted by water. Not all things are worth the effort…

Click Here to Continue Reading!

Can Electronics be Salvaged After a Flood?

Water inundating a home affects everything it comes into contact with to some degree. The quandary for the homeowner trying to sort things out is deciding which items can be saved and which must be discarded. This is particularly true…

Click Here to Continue Reading!