Floods can be devastating. Water is extremely powerful and can cause way more damage than we sometimes give it credit for. Dealing with flooding and water damage in your home can be really overwhelming. When you first discover the water in a place it’s not supposed to be, flood cleanup can feel like an impossible [...]
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COVID-19 has drastically changed the way we all operate our businesses. From Plexiglass barriers between cashiers and customers to increased cleaning, a typical day at work looks pretty different. Some things, however, haven’t changed at all, including our desire to serve customers and clients as best as we can while keeping them and our employees [...]
There’s nothing quite like walking into your home and discovering a huge puddle of water waiting for you. Five seconds ago, you were completely carefree and now you’ve got this giant mess to deal with. Never mind the chore of cleaning it all up, but now there’s damage in your home to deal with as [...]
Nobody wants to deal with a kitchen fire, especially a grease fire. Grease fires are notorious for spreading quickly and being difficult to control. If you don’t get a grease fire under control quickly, your whole kitchen could be up in flames before you know it. Grease fires have been known to consume entire homes [...]
Mold has been referred to as the “silent killer.” There are many different kinds of mold, and some are more dangerous than others. Black mold is one type that can be dangerous, toxic, and even fatal in large amounts to humans and pets. There are “mild” molds that aren’t as dangerous to your health or [...]
If you ever went to preschool, you probably remember the basics of fire safety: “stop, drop, and roll” is repeated over and over to ensure that every kid knows how to keep themselves safe in the event of a fire. But do you know what to do beyond stopping, dropping, and rolling if you have [...]
It’s every homeowner’s worst nightmare- floodwaters taking over your home. All of a sudden, you’re standing in knee-deep water with your personal effects floating around you, wondering what you’re supposed to do next. Whether you’ve had a minor flood and just a small amount of damage or a major flood that took out a lot [...]
In these past few weeks, the Coronavirus has made us very aware of how easily an invisible disease can spread. It is of the utmost importance to be always on guard and to take as much precaution as possible against this sickness. Here are some essential tips for keeping yourself, your home, and your loved [...]
In as little as 48 hours, mold can spread throughout a home or business causing health problems and expensive damage to its occupants. While mold is harmful to everyone, it can be especially harmful to individuals who suffer from allergies or respiratory problems. Mold grows and multiplies in warm, humid areas which can be found [...]
To Do: Immediate Action Locate your water main. Once you’ve located your water main, you should shut off the water to prevent any further water damage from occurring Turn off all power to affected areas of the home or building. DO NOT operate your television or any other electrical appliances while there is still standing [...]