Sewage backup in house

sewage backup in house

A sewage backup in the house can cause a lot of damage to your belongings and your property. Aside from the financial damage, your health is at risk too. Raw sewage includes a number of bacteria and viruses that can cause a wide range of diseases, such as hepatitis, meningitis, typhoid fever, bacillary dysentery, and […]

Overflowing sink – Water damage

Overflowing sink water damage

Water damage is more of a problem than you might think. On average, Americans waste about 1 trillion gallons of water each year due to leaking pipes, kitchen or bathroom faucets, faulty toilets and so on. An overflowing sink can do much more water damage than what you can see on the floor. Even with […]

Refrigerator leaking water

refrigerator leaking water

There are several causes of water damage in your kitchen. A refrigerator leaking water can cause major damage if not attended. Even if it doesn’t have a water dispenser or an ice maker, you can still have water pooling underneath or inside the refrigerator. Here are some of the most common places you might notice […]

What causes a dishwasher to leak

what causes a dishwasher to leak

Water damages are more common than you think. In fact, there are about 14,000 water damage incidents somewhere in the U.S. every day. If you notice water pooling around or underneath your dishwasher, the leak might come from the front of the dishwasher or from a component from the bottom. We have put together a […]

Causes and Signs of Roof Leak

signs of roof leak

Water damage caused by roof leaks is particularly problematic. The source is often difficult to find because the water can travel several feet from the entry point to where you can notice it. It is very important to fix a leaking roof as fast as possible to avoid mold growth. Once your walls or ceiling […]

What to do when you have a burst pipe

burst pipe

Whenever there is a burst pipe, the water damage can be devastating for your property. Even a tiny crack as small as 1/8 in causes a release of 250 gallons of water per day! The causes are multiple, from clogs to freezing temperatures. Sometimes they burst simply because they’re old, leading to rust and corrosion.  […]

Basement Flood Clean up – Our process

basement flood clean up

It sounds devastating, but your basement can flood more frequently than you think. In fact, 98% of basements are flooded at least once in their life span.  Whether it is due to heavy rain, broken pipes or failed supply lines, the basement flood clean up process is a tedious one. This is where water damage […]

How to prevent sewage backup

sewage backup

Water from sewer system backup is extremely dangerous. The water is unsanitary and may contain bacteria and viruses that can potentially cause serious illness. Specialized training and equipment is necessary to properly and safely perform sewage backup remediation and clean this type of contamination. When floodwater contains contaminants and viruses that present serious risks of […]

Will my insurance cover Water Damage Restoration?

water damage insurance

How much do you know about your standard homeowners insurance policy? Does it cover flood insurance? Will it cover water damage restoration? Do you need to take out a separate policy to deal with water related claims? According to the Insurance Information Institute, the best time to prepare for a flood is before the waters […]

How to keep pipes from freezing

how to keep pipes from freezing

Water can damage your home even in winter and you need to know how to keep pipes from freezing. Frozen pipes that are ignored and thaws out can be a disaster. Uninsulated water pipes can freeze and burst, and ice dams can form on your roof. Thawed snow can also enter your basement, causing flood […]