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How to Repair Water-Damaged Drywall

In a water damage event, it’s essential to quickly remove the water and dry your property.

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How to Repair and Prevent Bathroom Water Damage

A lot of water is used in bathrooms, so chances are that some of that water could make its way into walls and floors, causing water damage.

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What To Do and Not Do After a House Fire

After the fire is out and the smoke has cleared, the fire department is gone, and you are left with a disaster on your hands.

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2022 Tips to Prevent Mold in Attic Spaces

The attic is an area of the home most likely to be neglected or ignored.

Tips to Safely Remove Snow from a Roof for 2022

Even though most building codes require that residential roofs support the most significant snowfalls in your area, there is still a risk of roof damage.

2021 Holiday Party Safety Checklist

The holiday season is a time for celebration and joyful gatherings, and safety measures should be at the top of any holiday preparation list.

Five Home Maintenance Projects for 2022

Each year, we strive to better ourselves by making and keeping a new set of resolutions.

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Christmas Tree Fire Safety Tips

While Christmas tree fires are uncommon, the ensuing damage can be severe.

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Consequences of Water Damage in Office Buildings

What Are the Causes of Office Water Damage and What Are the Consequences? Property managers of office buildings are often aware that water damage can be truly consequential.

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How to Prepare Your Home for Fall and Winter

When cold weather arrives, you dust off your warm shoes and jackets and turn the heat up in your home.

You may be wondering is soot dangerous.
Is Soot Dangerous? What You Should Know

After a house fire, the danger unfortunately doesn’t stop once the flames have been put out.

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Top 10 Reasons Your Smoke Alarm Goes Off Randomly

Smoke alarms are extremely important in keeping you and your family safe in case of a household fire.

Tobacco and Cigarette Smoke Odor Removal

After years of smoking in a home, walls and contents become blemished and develop bad odors.

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What Is Green Mold and Is It Dangerous?

Mold comes in many textures and colors, but they all have a few things in common — they grow in moist areas, they feed on organic matter, and can pose a threat to your health.

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Can My Carpet and Pad Be Saved after a Flood?

After a flood, many homeowners and property managers wonder if their carpet and pad can be saved.

How to Remove Musty Smells from Carpet

Musty-smelling carpets are both unpleasant and dangerous.

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Sewage Backup Causes and What You Can Do

Black water is floodwater that contains contaminants and viruses that present severe risks of illness.

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What Is White Mold and Is It Dangerous?

White mold is a term that applies to many species of mold which can grow in homes.

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How Much Does It Cost to Fix Water Damage?

This is a pervasive question that does not have an easy answer.

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What is that Smell? How to Remove Unwanted Smells in Your Home

There are many possible reasons why an unpleasant smell lingers in your house.

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Black Mold Removal and Remediation

Black mold, also called toxic black mold, feeds on organic material and moisture.

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