Where I live, we have several months out of the year that are packed with devastating storms. These storms have been known to damage entire communities and leave many people's lives turned upside-down. During the days and weeks following these storms, we pull together as a community to help each other rebuild and repair the homes we live in. We have worked alongside some of the best damage contractors in the country. This blog contains a ton of information about the things that we have learned from those contractors during these devastating times each and every year through the worst possible storms.
28 July 2020
A crawl space is a little area between your house and the ground. It's about large enough to crawl around in, and through it, most of your home's plumbing and electrical work is accessible. Crawl spaces are very useful in this regard, making things very accessible. They also serve the purpose of putting a barrier of air between your house and the ground — this can work to help insulate the house, among other things.
16 March 2020
Leaking pipes can interfere with the water pressure that plumbing fixtures have by making water barely come out of faucets. However, when leaking or damaged pipes get into worse shape, they can bust open and leave a large amount of water in a house. You can actually end up not being able to get all of the water out of your house in time before it begins to cause a lot of damage.
18 March 2019
Now that the temperatures are starting to warm up, and the springs rains are beginning to appear, it's time to turn your attention towards your crawl space. You might not have spent much time under your home during the winter months, which means you may have some damage that needs to be tended to. This is particularly true if your crawl space hasn't been waterproofed in a while. Start With a Clean Space
25 September 2018
Experiencing a fire in your home, whether small or widespread, can cause you stress and leave lingering fear from the event for some time. In addition to the emotional trauma, you will need to deal with a great deal of physical damage to your home from smoke, soot, fire, and fire suppression methods. Here are some tips to help you deal with the clean-up after a home fire. Handle the Repairs Immediately
30 April 2018
It's happened. The scenario of your nightmares. You've returned from a fantastic family cruise in the Caribbean only to open the front door and find a puddle pooling out from the front mat. You quickly send out the troops (sometimes referred to as "children") to do reconnaissance on the damage. Tommy gives the all-clear from the upstairs bathroom. Laura shouts that all appears normal in the kitchen. There's a scream from the basement.