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How to Repair Water Damage From A Leaking Water Heater

Water damage and a leaking water heater go hand-in-hand. That’s especially true if you didn’t detect your leak until your floor was covered in water. Once you’ve fixed the leak it’s time to assess your floor for damage.  All types of flooring can suffer water damage. But wood flooring is especially at risk. If your […]

Crawl Space Flooding

Your crawl space is likely an area in your home that you don’t frequently visit. In fact, it’s relatively remote. But if water tends to pool under your house it can become a breeding ground for mold. These types of unexpected problems are not only annoying, they can also develop into a much larger problem. […]

Basement Cleanup After a Flood

After a flood, basement cleanup is always a dreaded task. But getting started as soon as possible is not only efficient, it’s also important from a health stand point. After you’re confident the flooding is resolved, it’s time to start thinking about the cleanup process. But before you go downstairs and access the damage, take […]

Why Is Your Basement Leaking: The Answer May Surprise You

A leaking basement is never a good thing, but it’s an issue that many homeowners share. Unfortunately, regardless of how well protected a basement is, at some point, there’s a good chance it’ll need attention to prevent leaking. Determining the source of a minor leak can be a critical step in preventing an expensive basement […]

How to Build a French Drain: A Step-by-Step Guide

A french drain may be the answer to your problem of pooling around the outside of your house, or if you occasionally notice dampness in your basement. These types of drains can be among the best defenses flooded basements, and combined with a sump pump, a french drain is an extremely effective method of keeping […]

How to Waterproof Your Basement

If you struggle with flooding, then you certainly know why it’s important to waterproof your basement. Many homeowners with basements have consistent water leakage problems.We’ll cover 7 different methods to protect your basement from flooding in this article. Some are amazingly simple, and others may require professional assistance.7 Methods to Waterproof Your Basement Quick Navigation […]

What To Do With a Flooded Basement

When you find yourself with a flooded basement there’s more to worry about than just the damage it can cause to your home. Water damage can also be dangerous to you and your family’s health. Floors, sub floors and walls can all be damaged by even a little water, and worse, wet and damp areas […]