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Reducing Damage Before It Happens

Hi, my name is Franny, and before a forest fire burnt down my home, I was a pretty normal and boring person. Tragedy, however, has the power to make you learn new things and see where you went wrong. I do not want anyone to suffer the trauma I did after that fire, and as a result, I have created this blog. It focuses on how to prepare your home for damage. Whether you are worried about typhoons, fires or any other type of threat, you will find the tips about damage reduction, property protection and damage contractors you need here.

Latest Posts

Four Reasons To Have Professionals Clean Up After A Big Flooding Problem
15 May 2018

When you have a major flood that results in a lot

Dry And Clean Surfaces In Your Bathroom After A Burst Pipe
10 November 2017

If a pipe burst inside of your bathroom sink's van

3 Causes Of Summer Water Damage Every Home Owner Should Be Aware Of
7 June 2016

It seems like water damage problems are more commo

Dealing With Water Damage To Hardwood Floors
29 May 2015

If you've got hardwood floors, chances are they ar

Is It Mold Or Is It Mildew? - Sometimes, It Really Doesn't Matter
17 March 2015

Many people use the terms mold and mildew intercha

Four Reasons To Have Professionals Clean Up After A Big Flooding Problem

When you have a major flood that results in a lot of water coming into your home, the first thing you'll need to do is get rid of the water and dry out your home. Some homeowners endeavor to do this themselves, but in the majority of cases, the best choice is to hire a water damage restoration contractor to clean up the water damage for you. Here's why. 1. Flood water can bring dangerous bacteria along with it. Read More 

Dry And Clean Surfaces In Your Bathroom After A Burst Pipe

If a pipe burst inside of your bathroom sink's vanity and you came home after a long work shift to find water puddled on portions of the bathroom's tile flooring and the bottom of the wooden vanity, take measures to turn off the water and dry the surfaces affected to prevent permanent damage. The steps below will instruct you how to effectively dry and clean surfaces: Materials Needed trash bag clothesline detergent heavy duty washing machine utility towels mop disinfectant water bucket space heater wood cleaner sponge pry bar tile adhesive paintbrush grout Dry And Clean Throw Rugs And Towels Read More 

3 Causes Of Summer Water Damage Every Home Owner Should Be Aware Of

It seems like water damage problems are more common during rainy seasons like spring or through freezing weather in the winter, but the summer presents a number of problems on its own. Instead of taking your home and pipes for granted, you should be prepared for any type of damage that can come your way. By being properly prepared for water damage in the summer, you can minimize the damage, prevent mold growth, and ensure that your home stays protected. Read More 

Dealing With Water Damage To Hardwood Floors

If you've got hardwood floors, chances are they are going to experience some kind of water damage eventually. Hardwood floor damage can be caused by common spills, moisture in the air, or any type of flooding. There are a few things that you need to keep in mind when you are dealing with hardwood floors that have been damaged by water. Determining Damaged Areas If you didn't experience a flood, but your floors were exposed to large amounts of moisture, you should look out for warping and expanding planks. Read More 

Is It Mold Or Is It Mildew? - Sometimes, It Really Doesn’t Matter

Many people use the terms mold and mildew interchangeably and it's no wonder. These tiny fungi are similar in appearance and thrive under similar conditions. Both can be found in warm, moist areas of your home, such as the bathroom and kitchen, and both require immediate attention to eradicate. Both respond to the same treatment, but if you are the inquisitive kind, you may be interested in how they differ. Read More