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Water Damage Categories

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What are the Categories of Water Damage? If you’re familiar with the disastrous impacts of water damage, you know that any water damage can be catastrophic, given the right combination of time, temperature, environment, and the lack of treatment. But did you know that the initial condition of the water also dictates the severity of…

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Storm Damage Recovery

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How to Recover from Storm Damage this Summer As storms roll in this summer, you may find yourself confronted with damage to your home. Torrential rain, wind, and hail can all wreak havoc on your roof, siding, and windows, and compromise the integrity of your home. If you find yourself in this situation, it is…

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Apartment Water Damage Responsibility

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Who is Responsible for Water Damage in Apartments? Living in an apartment can be a major blessing when property maintenance is needed. You don’t have to set aside money in case the water heater goes out or the roof needs repairs. But that doesn’t mean you can put aside worries about property issues entirely. One…

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Sewage Backup Guide

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What to Do After Your Sewage Backs Up A backed-up sewer is something every homeowner dreads. Beyond the disgusting odor and mess, raw sewage overflow is incredibly hazardous to your health, and proper cleanup is necessary in order to ensure contaminants don’t remain in your home and on your belongings, just waiting to get members…

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Impact of Residential Water Damage

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Effects That Water Damage Can Have on Your Home A flooded basement, a leaky roof, a burst pipe, and a backed up sewage system all have one major thing in common – they cause water damage. Whatever the cause of water damage to your home, it is something that needs to be taken seriously and…

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After the Flood

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What to Do After Your House Floods Whether your house has flooded as a result of a burst pipe, heavy rains, river overflow, or a home appliance malfunction, time is of the essence when it comes to getting the water out of your home and minimizing the damage. You will need to know what to…

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Ceiling Water Damage Fixes

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How to fix water damage to your ceiling Water damage to the ceiling is a problem you don’t want to put off or ignore. Whether the water is coming from an outdoor or indoor source, letting that water continue to pool could lead to mold growth and structural instability, potentially culminating in a ceiling collapse.…

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Water damage in your crawl space?

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What to Do With Crawl Space Water Damage The crawl space is an easy area to keep out of sight and out of mind, but a damp or flooded crawl space can cause a variety of problems for homeowners and should not be ignored. Crawl space water damage can lead to structural problems, pest problems,…

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Damaged Belongings: Repair or Replace?

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When to Restore vs. Replace Belongings After a fire or flood, you will have to make a lot of decisions about your property and possessions very quickly. Time is of the essence, as damage from both water and smoke/ash gets worse very quickly, so you will need to be prepared to decide whether to opt…

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Drying Drywall Steps

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The Steps of Drying Water Damage to Drywall If you’ve experienced water damage to your home, it likely spreads further than the eye can see. You know that you need to dry out your possessions and carpet, but have you thought past these more obvious concerns, to where water may continue to lurk? One particularly…

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