Tag Archives: water damage

What To Do If A Heavy Rainstorm Happens

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When you think of winter storms, you usually think of snow. But especially this winter, rainstorms have been more common than you’d think. As we head into spring (possible snow this weekend aside), rainstorms are going to get more and more common. Knowing how to handle and prevent damage from them is essential now that […]

Preventing Water Damage

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One of the most devastating events you can face is a flood. Whether it’s Mother Nature or faulty plumbing, there are several ways to minimize the possibility of damage. Keep in mind, it’s not just the damage caused by water, if floorboards and insulation get damp, then mold can quickly develop. Take precautions to protect […]

Preventing Ice Dams

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An Ice Dam is a ridge of ice that forms at the edge of a roof and prevents melting snow and water from draining off the roof.  The water that backs up behind the dam can leak into the home, causing damage to walls, ceilings, insulation and other areas. Preventing and Dealing with Ice Dams […]

Dealing With Frozen Pipes

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Back in school they taught us that water expands when it freezes. Certainly, we’ve all heard stories of frozen pipes bursting and causing all sorts of damage. What’s interesting is that the pipe doesn’t usually break at the spot where it’s frozen. Typically, freezing and thawing causes pressure to build up between the frozen spot […]