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What are the types of water claims?

There are three basic “types” of water damage, based on the level of contamination. 1-Category 1 (Clean Water): from a damaged pipe or hose. 2-Category 2 (Grey water): this is […]

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Can you salvage a flooded house?

There are many variables that determine whether a flooded home can be saved: the amount of water is one, even more important is the amount of time the water was […]

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Can you make a house flood proof?

It’s impossible to make your home flood proof, but you can take several measures to prevent flood damage. […]

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How can you protect hardwood floors from water damage?

Remove wet moist or damp items, wipe up spills, fix any plumbing leaks, control the humidity in your home, reinforce the sealant, when cleaning your floors make sure you dry […]

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How can you prevent water damage on the roof?

Replace missing shingles, clean gutters, inspect vents, valleys, chimneys, pipes, skylights, etc. You should also check your attic ceiling and remove ice buildup during heavy snow. […]

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How can you prevent water damage in shower walls?

The bathroom is a prime area for water damage, since almost everything you do in there involve water use. To prevent water damage, you can replace torn shower curtains, dry […]

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How do you prepare for claims adjuster water-damage home visit?

Contact your insurance agent and/or adjuster and they will tell you everything you need to have ready to ensure the claims process is smooth. […]

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How can you inspect for water damage behind walls?

Check the surface of the wall for water stains, peeling paint, or warping. Push on the wall lightly – if it’s soft and spongy, that’s an indication of moisture damage. […]

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Can water cause damage to laminate flooring?

[VIDEO] Yes. Water can cause swelling, warping, delamination, and joint line separation, but it is best to contact an emergency restoration specialist to make the final determination before assuming that […]

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How do you get water-damage smell out of carpet?

[VIDEO] For a small area, you can mix one cup of vinegar and 2 cups of water and spray on the area. If your entire carpet is damaged, you should […]

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