23 December 2015
If you have a home with a basement, dealing with water problems can be a major expense. This can happen due to something as simple as condensation forming on basement walls. This moisture can lead to other problems like mold. There are also problems like waterproofing failing and cracking foundation walls. Here are some tips that will help you put an end to all of these problems in your basement:
7 December 2015
When it comes to water damage, drywall is especially vulnerable. When your drywall damage moves from small water spots to extensive damage, the repairs can be expensive. The best way for you avoid the expense of renovation and repair is by keeping up with routine inspections of your home's drywall in areas that are vulnerable to water damage. Here are a few of the things you should be watching for and tips for dealing with each while you await a contractor's help.
9 November 2015
If you are ready to purchase a home and you want to get a home inspection, make sure you get an inspection that tests for dangerous toxins in the home. If you are purchasing a home that was constructed in the mid-20th century, you could have toxins like lead, radon and asbestos in the living space. You don't want to live in a house that is potentially dangerous for your health.
13 October 2015
If your home has recently been flooded, you will want to get things cleaned up quickly. Part of the cleanup process may include doing some demolition to remove damaged materials. You may need to remove carpet, drywall or other materials that can absorb water. Here are some tips to help you with the demolition and cleanup of your home after a flood: 1. Deciding Whether Or Not To Save Carpet And Removing It
28 September 2015
Vandalism can happen to anyone, but a business with a lot of windows is especially vulnerable. Vandals can either just smash the glass or opt for the more creatively destructive idea of creating graffiti. Protecting your glass is essential both to your budget and to your business reputation, but if you've had your glass vandalized in the past you may feel a particularly urgent need to keep it from happening again.
8 July 2015
Though water damage represents a threat to most of the objects in your home, objects made out of wood are especially susceptible. Yet if you've noticed mold on your wooden furniture, don't despair. With the right knowledge, you can successfully restore it. If you would like to learn more about how, read on. This article will present four things you should know about restoring mold damaged wood. Safety gear is important.
31 March 2015
Many people have electronics in their basement, including televisions, video game consoles, and radios. It can be extremely frustrating for anyone who owns these devices to have them be damaged by water from a flooding basement. In order to minimize your financial loss, consider following these steps for recovering water-damaged electronics. There's a chance that you might be able to salvage some of them. 1. Turn Off All of the Power
31 March 2015
If you find yourself dealing with water damage in your home, whether it is the result of an act of God or an appliance breakdown, you're going to be dealing with a big mess and a lot of clean-up. Because water damage can cause future issues within your home, such as mold growth, it's important that you take care of the situation as soon as you can. Calling in a professional water damage restoration service is beneficial to making sure the problem gets corrected, but you may find that your homeowner's insurance will not pay for the damage to be restored.
30 March 2015
How to Restore Wooden Window Sills Windows sills are often the first part of a window to get damaged. This is often caused by standing water and everyday usage of the sill. Many people use their interior window sill like an extra shelf, placing items on it, and even sitting on it at times. Over time, this can cause the paint on the wood to wear away and get damaged. Restoring your window sill is an easy way to make your entire window look newer.
26 March 2015
The microwave oven introduced a great convenience to the modern kitchen, providing a fast and economical way to cook. However, when a microwave oven breaks down and is in need of repair, homeowners should bear in mind that a microwave is different. Check out the reasons you should avoid DIY repairs on a microwave oven. Microwaves Have A High Voltage Capacitor Normally, when you unplug an electrical device, it renders it safer to work on.