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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

Common Signs Your Pipes Are Frozen
25 January 2019

For many homeowners, it takes days or weeks to pre

4 Tips To Help Prevent Mold Spores From Taking Over After Water Damage Restoration
8 September 2018

Water damage to your home can be frustrating, but

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

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 

3 Methods For Restoring Water Damaged Wood Furniture

After a flood or a fire, it can be distressing to walk into your home and see your furniture and personal items that have been damaged by water. You may want to get started trying to restore your items right away. While it's always best to wait for instructions from the water damage restoration professionals, there are some restoration efforts that you can begin on your own. Removing water stains from your wood furniture can be a fairly manageable DIY task if you know what you're doing. Read More