Why you should fear floods if you’re unprepared

Why you should fear floods if you’re unprepared If you’ve paid attention to the news lately – or if you live in one of the affected regions – you know the Midwest has received massive amounts of flooding. In Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota and South Dakota, among others, farmlands have been destroyed and cattle tragically swept away […]

7 Best Practices for Building a Hurricane-Proof House

Over the past several years, Americans have witnessed some of the most devastating hurricanes to ever hit during many of our lifetimes. In 2017, Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on the United States territory of Puerto Rico, claiming the lives of over 2,900 residents. The storm knocked out power to the entire island and destroyed thousands of homes […]

Everything You Need to Know About the Mold Remediation Process

What is that musty smell? You ask yourself this while crinkling your nose when you walk into your bathroom. This smell didn’t exist a few weeks ago. The truth is that this scent usually indicates a mold problem. If it’s just a small amount of mold you may be able to take care of it […]

5 Factors That Affect Water Damage Repair Costs

Water is a force of nature to be reckoned with and has the amazing power to both create and destroy anything in it’s path. It created the Grand Canyon, it keeps us alive, and unfortunately, it can cause thousands of dollars in damage to your home. If you live in a snowy, but affordable city like […]

Why Time Is of the Essence When It Comes to Fire Damage Restoration

Startled by the sound of a fire alarm going off, you’re suddenly awake in the middle of the night. You rush out of bed and get yourself and your family out of the house. Once you and your family are safe, you call the fire department to come and calm the flames. After the smoke […]

7 Tips to Panic Proof Your Evacuation Plan

During an emergency evacuation, panic is your enemy. Prepare everyone with these 7 tips for an effective evacuation plan. No one likes to think about disasters, but the truth is they happen. In some ways, companies have become better at preparing for disasters. Actions such as earthquake-proofing your business are possible. Panic never helps anybody. It simply […]

How to Detect Mold in Your House

The Mold Monster: How to Detect Mold in Your House Are you worried that mold may be present in your home?  Here in 2019, it’s estimated that 40 percent of American households have health and safety hazards. Out of these dangers, the presence of mold is one of the most common issues facing homeowners today.  Not only […]

How Water Damage Happens and How to Fix It

How Water Damage Happens and How to Fix It An estimated 90 percent of businesses close within two years of experiencing a disaster due to the cost of recovery, according to the Small Business Administration. Disasters come in a variety of forms, but one of the more pervasive is water damage. You can understand why water damage […]

What are the Top Homeowners Insurance Claims?

What are the Top Homeowners Insurance Claims? Being a homeowner can come with a lot of unexpected costs for maintenance and upkeep, so setting money aside for emergencies is smart. Some damages cannot be paid for out of your own pocket, which is why homeowners insurance is so important. You might wonder what types of […]

The 9 Water Damage Repairs to Expect After a Fire

The 9 Water Damage Repairs to Expect After a Fire Your home survived a fire, but now what? Here are the water damage repairs from fighting the fire that you need to expect. When fighting a fire, hundreds of gallons of water can be used. That much water is going to cause problems that need to be […]