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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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How to Deal With Raw Sewage in Your Basement

A raw sewage spill means more than the expense and inconvenience of conventional water damage. It’s an emergency that imposes serious health and safety threats. Any sort of blockage or backup occurring in the main sewer line always affects the…

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How to Manage Humidity in Your Home this Summer

High outdoor humidity is a fact of life during summer in many locales. Often, it doesn’t stay outdoors. In addition to being a source of discomfort to occupants, persistent indoor humidity degrades building materials and triggers growth of toxic mold….

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Inspecting Your Home’s Roof After the Storm

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), about 10% of the over 100,000 storms that occur in the U.S. annually can be classified as severe storms that may cause property damage. The damage may result from high winds,…

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When Mold is Hiding in Your A/C Ducts…

Under certain conditions, your HVAC ductwork may be the perfect habitat for mold. Active mold growth thriving inside ducts can serve as a focal point of contamination as the system airflow disperses toxic spores throughout the house. This may trigger…

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Preventing Home Water Damage in the Summer

Though the “water damage season” actually runs throughout the entire year, certain times are more likely than others to present specific challenges. Summer, for example, has its own unique circumstances that may trigger water damage, most of which are related…

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Can Drywall be Sealed and Painted After Water Damage?

When indoor water damage strikes, drywall is often among the most conspicuous casualties. A ruptured pipe inside a wall cavity, a roof leak dripping down through the ceiling during heavy rain, water flooding a room and rising to meet the…

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