Posts in the Helpful Tips Category

How to Prevent Flood Damage in Your Home

What if your whole life washed away in a single day? It may sound like a horrific nightmare, but this is a grim reality for many homeowners whose house has flooded. Fortunately, there are some easy tips to help prevent your home from flooding, and can save you thousands of dollars and countless hours of […]

What Is Remediation? Mold Remediation vs Removal

Prolonged exposure to mold can have adverse effects on your health. Signs to look out for include red or itchy eyes, itchy skin, headaches, a stuffy nose and respiratory problems. In a 2007 study, it was estimated that 4.6 million people out of the 21.8 million people with asthma had gotten the condition from mold […]

How to Hurricane-Proof Your Home and Stay Safe During Storm Season

Are you looking to prepare your home for a hurricane? Nobody wants to end up with a torn-down home or a roof with holes. Do you want to know the best way to protect your property from hurricanes? Keep reading for our guide on how to hurricane-proof your home. 1. Stock Up on Essentials The […]

7 Surprising Tips and Tricks on How to Prevent Mold Growth

Mold is present in more than 50% of U.S. homes, and it’s not just unsightly. Certain types of mold can lead to severe and life-threatening health conditions. That’s just one reason why homeowners should take precautions with mold. Depending on the extent of the contamination, you could also lose thousands in home renovation expenses. Thankfully, […]

Beware these 11 Kitchen Hazards

The result of kitchen hazards can range from minor injuries to serious medical emergencies. Some hazards can be removed through proper habits, while others are a natural part of a kitchen that can only be avoided through training and being careful. If you work in a kitchen either at home or at a restaurant, you need […]

Home Fire Evacuation Plan: What to do before, during and after a fire

Having to evacuate your home because of a fire may be one of the most scary things that can happen to a homeowner. It means that you could be in incredible danger, and it might mean that your home could be completely lost. An evacuation means you have to move quickly and effectively, while making […]

How to Remove Mold From Leather

Did you know that good-quality furniture now has an expected lifespan of less than a decade? In fact, the average number of years furniture lasts is 7.8 years. One of the most common reason for this relatively short lifespan is mold buildup.  Some individuals are allergic to mold, according to the CDC people with mold […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]