Is Black Mold Dangerous? The Truth Revealed

Have you ever heard about or even experienced mold infestation in your home? Do you know the risks associated with mold? Black mold is extremely dangerous and has the potential to occur in any home. Recent research by organizations such as the World Health Organization and Unicef, have linked mold exposure to upper respiratory tract […]

Tips for Salvaging Flood Damaged Photos

The beginning of the rainy reason marks the beginning of the constant fear of threats of floods and leaks. Experts predict at least five to seven hurricanes to hit the country this year alone. With hurricane chances that high, protecting your home from water damage should be a top priority. Torrential rains can pose many different […]

Preventing Problems: How to Prepare Your Home for a Hurricane

Hurricane Florence was responsible for 22 direct deaths in the U.S., and the estimated dollar value of the damage incurred ranges from $2 billion to $5 billion. Hurricane Michael, on the other hand, was responsible for 16 deaths, plus an estimated loss,ranging from $6 billion to $8 billion. That is why before settling in an […]

After a Quiet 2018, Tornado Activity Ramps Up in 2019

After a Quiet 2018, Tornado Activity Ramps Up in 2019 The weather in 2018 was fairly mild, especially when it came to tornadoes. Less than 1,000 twisters touched down in the U.S., according to AccuWeather. That number may shock you, but in actuality, it was significantly less than the years before. So much so that […]

What’s Your Company’s Tornado Resilience Plan?

What’s Your Company’s Tornado Resilience Plan? Tornado alley encompasses portions of South Dakota, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas, and other states. This region has been coined ‘Tornado Alley’ for obvious reasons – as it is the part of the country where twisters occur frequently. Contrary to popular belief, living outside of tornado alley doesn’t exactly entail safety […]

Why 2019 Could be a Record-Setting Year for Flooding

Why 2019 could be a record-setting year for flooding When it comes to flooding, there’s no off-season. Floods can strike at any time, almost anywhere, and only increase in threat with the onset of hurricane season. This may explain why every state in the continental U.S. has experienced some form of flooding over the past […]

What Last Year’s ‘Mild’ Hurricane Season Could Mean for 2019 Forecasts

What last year’s ‘mild’ hurricane season could mean for 2019 forecasts At first, the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season wasn’t exactly one for the record books. Sure, it was an above-average period for tropical storm activity – producing 15 named storms, three more than what is typical – but it wasn’t nearly as destructive a stretch […]

Best Way to Protect Your Home from Water Damage

The national average cost to remediate and restore a basement that has suffered water damage is $2,700. That doesn’t even begin to account for the cost of water damage to a roof or other parts of your home. If you live in a flood zone, you should be particularly wary, but water damage can occur anywhere and at […]

Prevent Damage from Storms to Your Home with These 7 Simple Steps

We can’t control Mother Nature, but we can do some preventative things to help keep her out of our homes during storm season. When storms rage, we can feel like we’re at the mercy of wind, rain and hail. Florida gets hit hard at different times of the year. In 2016, losses from storms set a […]

Trying to Stay Dry? Learn How to Protect Your Home from Water Damage

Each year, 1 of every 50 insured homeowners in the United States files a house water damage claim with their insurance company. Some of those claims are for clean water damage, which is caused by leaking plumbing pipes. Another common cause of this water damage is rainwater. With the spring rainy season already in full swing, […]