Posted on May 18th, 2018 By steamaticAdmin. No Responses
While serious flooding is rare in this part of the country, it is still something to think about. This is especially true if you live in a low area, or near a river. Spring is a common time for flooding since it is usually a rainy time of the year. Preparation is key to preventing serious issues, and to protecting your home in the event of a flood. Here are some tips and actions to take in case of flooding.
Posted on May 11th, 2018 By steamaticAdmin. No Responses
Flooding can be caused by a pipe bursting inside your home, or from rain or water from the outside. The actions you take directly after your home has experienced flooding is critical. Mold can begin growing within a couple of days.
Posted on May 4th, 2018 By steamaticAdmin. No Responses
Water Damage is one of the leading causes of foundational issues in a home. It can also affect the core of what holds the house together. Severe water damage can cost a lot to clean-up due to the amount of work. Spring is a common time for water damage, mainly due to the damp weather. Here are the three most important strategies that you can take to prevent water damage.
Posted on April 27th, 2018 By steamaticAdmin. No Responses
There are more than 100,000 species of mold, and many of them can be harmful to our health. Usually, mold begins from water damage, this is because mold thrives off of moisture. While many people know that mold can be harmful to their health, they don’t know that it can cause up to 30 different health problems. Here are some of the most common effects of exposure to mold.
Posted on April 20th, 2018 By steamaticAdmin. No Responses
Moisture is what causes mold and damage to your home. Preventing moisture becomes extremely important. You can’t control the outside moisture level, but you can control the moisture in your house with a dehumidifier. These units are relatively inexpensive and are mobile. These means you can put it into any room that may have a high level of moisture. Using a dehumidifier can prevent mold from growing and help increase the health of those that live in the home.
Posted on April 13th, 2018 By steamaticAdmin. No Responses
The spring is often a wet and raining period of the year. Rain is one of the leading causes of water damage. Rain can enter the home and cause damage in many different ways and some you may not even be aware of. We are going to highlight some of the most common ways that rain can enter your home and how to prevent this! One thing to keep in mind is that most of these damages are not covered by homeowners insurance. Usually, homeowners insurance only covers water damage that is caused from inside the home. It is a great idea to talk to your insurance agent to understand what your insurance policy will cover.