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Four Signs You Should Replace Your Plumbing

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Your home’s plumbing, just like all other building materials, can degrade over time due to a combination of structural stress and the pressure of general aging. Over time, this degradation can increase the risk of leaks and other related plumbing problems occurring, which can be complicated and expensive to fix. Understanding some of the warning signs associated with a plumbing system that is nearing the end of its effective lifespan can help you determine when you should contact a professional about replacing your home’s plumbing.…

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3 Tips To Help With Mold Remediation And Clean Up After Water Damage

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Water damage in your home often takes a long time to clean up. One of the problems that you may have is mold that starts growing and needs to be professionally removed. A mold remediation contractor will help with testing and removal of the mold. Here are some tips that will help with the mold remediation and cleanup after your home has had serious water damage: 1. Insurance Coverage and Paying for Mold Remediation Needs…

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Three Criteria to Help You Determine Whether Water-Damaged Items Can Be Restored

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As a homeowner or renter with a lot of emotional and monetary value invested in your possessions, you might find it heart-wrenching to find water damage in your home. Whether the water is from a recent flooding event or your ceiling has developed a slow leak over time, water damage can be an insidious destroyer of belongings. Not only can it allow mold and mildew and other pathogens to develop, but it can also damage many types of belongings that just aren’t meant to stand up to water.…

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Come Home To A Flood? 4 Steps You Should Take To Clean Up The Mess

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If you came home to find that your toilet sprung a leak and the inside of your home is now under water, you’re going to need to act fast. Water can severely damage your home, especially if it’s allow to sit for too long. Here are four steps you should take to clean up the water and restore your home to livable condition. Turn Off the Water If the toilet is still running, you’ll need to turn off the fill valve located on the wall behind the toilet.…

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Preventing Frozen Pipes: 4 Steps All Homeowners Can Take

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Water damage from a frozen or burst pipe is something no homeowner ever wants to deal with. Unfortunately, during the frigid months of winter, it’s a very common and potentially expensive problem. The good news is that frozen and burst pipes are always preventable. Specifically, there are several easy steps all homeowners can take to greatly reduce the chances of frozen pipes on a property. Keep Faucets Running Slowly One of the best ways to prevent pipes from freezing is to make sure water is moving through the pipes at all times, even if the water is only moving slowly.…

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4 Tips To Help You Remove Water And Dry Out A Home With Water Damage

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If your home has recently been flooded, cleaning up the mess can be a lot of work. The water has to be removed, but there is still a lot of work to do. Water and moisture can be caught in materials like carpet and lead to mold and mildew. It is important that your home is dry to prevent these problems and complete restoration work. Here are some tips to help you get the water out quickly and dry your home:…

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How To Find Potential Water Damage In Your Home

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Water damage can be very detrimental to a home.  It can cause damage to the structure of your home, damage carpet and appliances and can also cause health issues.  Water damage can stem from problems such as a leaky roof, flooding or leaky pipes.  Water can be sneaky and can find hiding places in your house.  Here are some tips for finding hidden water in your home.  Check your basement and attic.…

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