Have you recently purchased a home? Are you still learning everything you need to do to maintain your home? In spite of your best efforts, it's statistically inevitable that you'll one day have to deal with an emergency plumbing situation such as a burst pipe or an overflowing toilet. It can be easy to panic in these kinds of situations but knowing what to do and how to handle everything will help make the whole ordeal less stressful. [Read More]
Subtle Signs Of Water Damage In Your Home's Basement
If your basement often floods during a severe storm, you may have gotten into the habit of cleaning up the water and mud right away, believing that you have taken care of the problem before any damage was done. However, there may be water damage that you cannot easily detect. Look for the subtle signs below that you may have hidden water damage in your basement. Walls Start to Bow Inward [Read More]
Can Mold Grow On The Concrete In Your Crawlspace Or Basement?
Many people think of mold as a problem that primarily infests wet fabric and wood, but it's a far more versatile life form than that. There are a surprising number of materials that can harbor the growth of health-impacting mold as long as enough moisture is present. Discover why concrete is one of the most common materials in a home to harbor mold and allow it to spread through the rest of the home. [Read More]
Instructions for Cleaning Up Your Home After a Moisture Leak
Moisture leaking within your home can ruin surfaces and cause mold and mildew growth. When mold growth goes undiscovered for any amount of time it allows mold spores to build up in your home to cause health problems. Here are some instructions to help you properly clean up after a moisture leak. Stop Moisture from Leaking Further When you first discover moisture leaking inside your house, you need to figure out where the moisture is coming from and stop the leak. [Read More]