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Do you have a home evacuation plan?

Living near the coast can be such an enjoyable experience but as we know sometimes the water doesn’t always stay on the beach. Sometimes mighty storms can kick in, destroying your property and putting your family and pets in danger. While your home may be far from the shore, strong winds and floodwaters can be pretty damaging.  That's why it's necessary to create an evacuation plan to enhance safety during and after a hurricane. Often, when authorities declare a mandatory evacuation, you'll have few days to prepare. It may not give you enough grace period to put everything in place.… Read More

What To Do When Your Toilet Overflows and You’re not at home

What To Do When Your Toilet Overflows and You're not at home Have you ever been away from home, then when you get back, you find a flood crisis at home? Well, this occurs. The toilet may overflow when you are away and cause a mess at home.  If you want to avoid such a situation or even to be prepared, it is paramount that you are well equipped. This article will offer suggestions on what to do when your toilet overflows, and you are not at home. Tips on what to do when your toilet overflows - First step… Read More

How to Protect your Home from Mold Damage

How to Protect your Home from Mold Damage Mold is destructive to valuable property. The damage resulting from mold isn’t typically covered by standard homeowner’s policies. It is important to learn how to combat mold. Mold grows on any surface Mold can grow inside or outside your home. In permanently damp conditions, it grows and spreads rapidly, all year-round. Mold is favored by places with high humidity levels, including kitchens, ceilings, basements and leaky walls in bathrooms. Your homeowner’s insurance policy won’t cover mold damage Mold is a maintenance issue that is not covered under standard insurance. In cases where… Read More

The Do’s and Dont’s of Cleaning up Fire Damage

The Do’s and Dont's of Cleaning up Fire Damage Damages caused by fire are always devastating. It is highly recommended for property owners to approach professional damage restoration companies to carry out the cleaning up exercise to prevent any hazardous incidences from happening. Nevertheless, there are some activities that anyone without professional knowledge can undertake to prepare the groundwork for further cleaning by specialists. Interestingly, there are some procedures that shouldn’t be attempted by homeowners because they might complicate or hinder the process of cleaning up the fire damage. Some dos and don’ts are discussed in this post.  The Dos… Read More