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  • 4 Reasons To Waterproof Your Basement

    Basement and crawl space waterproofing can take many different forms, including installing a sump pump to remove rising water levels and installing physical vapor barriers to keep moisture from seeping through the walls. No matter what form of basement waterproofing that you choose to install, all have a similar set of advantages that they offer your home. Understanding some of the reasons why you should waterproof your basement can help you determine if you should call a contractor.
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  • How To Repair And Restore Your Home's Wood Surfaces After Water Damage

    Water damage inside your home, whether from a broken water line or from outside water intrusion and flooding, can leave your home with water damage on many different levels. Flooding of your basement can leave the entire floor area and lower part of the drywall damaged and likely require replacement. But a water leak from the roof can cause damage down an entire wall and onto the section of floor below.
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  • Don't Let Your Dream of Living in a Waterfront Home Turn Into a Soggy Nightmare

    Most waterfront homes have breathtaking views but, typically, waterfront homes are more susceptible to water damage. In addition to the typical causes of water damage, such as from excessive rain leaks and plumbing disasters, waterfront homes can be infiltrated by water due to the natural erosion, underground hydrostatic pressure, and high humidity levels that occur due to a body of water adjacent to the properties. If you own a waterfront home or are considering buying one, it's important that you understand the tasks that are involved to restore a waterfront property after water damage has occurred due to natural erosion and hydrostatic pressure.
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  • Why Remodeling After Water Damage Is A Great Option

    Coming home from vacation can often be disappointing, because it means you must get back to reality, but it can be even more disappointing and devastating if you come home to find that your kitchen is flooded. When this happens, you will need to contact a water damage company immediately for help eliminating the water, mold, and other problems. During this process, you may also need to decide if now is the right time to do some home remodeling that you've been wanting to do.
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  • How To Clean Visible White Mold From Paneling

    If you can see visible white mold growing on paneling in your home, you probably have water damage behind the paneling that is allowing the mold to grow. In order to eradicate the mold entirely, you are going to need to remove the paneling and kill the mold at its source. However, until you have the time and resources to identify the source of the leak and remove the paneling, it is best for safety reasons to remove the visible white mold you can see on your paneling.
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  • Have Mold In Your Home? Understand The Health Risks!

    When your home floods, there are two problems you will need to deal with. The first is the damage to your home's structural integrity. The second is the potential health risks that everyone in the home has to deal with from mold contaminating your floors, walls, and ceiling. The best way to prevent airborne exposure to mold spores is by having a professional come in and start the remediation process.
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  • Water Damage From The Dishwasher: Is It Covered By Homeowners Insurance?

    If you have noticed water damage near or around the area of your dishwasher, you may want to file a claim with your homeowners insurance. While many of these claims are substantiated, there may be times when the insurer may not be willing to cover the damages. Here are some things that the insurance company may ask about: Is the Dishwasher Old or Neglected? If you have an older dishwasher, it may be a little more difficult to get your repair costs covered by your insurer.
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