Should you Call for Professional Water Damage Restoration?

It would be pretty cool to have an indoor pool in your home, that’s every kid’s dream! But if you wake up in the middle of the night to find that the summer storm has started that indoor pool for you, it doesn’t sound exciting anymore. When talking about water damage, it’s not a spilled glass of water at the

How to Prevent or Fix Summer Storm Damage to Your Home

It’s time for some fun in the sun! Along with the sun, over the next few months, there will be some pretty hefty storms. These storms will bring lightning, high winds, torrential rain, and hail. Are you prepared? Or, is your home prepared for this weather? Safety First Plans are important! For high winds or possibly a tornado, designate a

Should you Call for Professional Water Damage Restoration?

It would be pretty cool to have an indoor pool in your home, that’s every kid’s dream! But if you wake up in the middle of the night to find that the summer storm has started that indoor pool for you, it doesn’t sound exciting anymore. When talking about water damage, it’s not a spilled glass of water at the

Dealing with Storm Damage to Your Home or Business

Whether it was torrential rain, or it seemed like a small hurricane hit Minnesota, your home or business can be affected by storm damage. By assessing the damages entirely, you’ll be in a better position to finalize your claim and start the storm damage repair process.   Safety Safety is always the number one priority. Watch out for broken glass and

The Rainy Season is Here but Hopefully Mold Isn’t

You can be a “fun guy,” but you don’t want fungi growing in your home. Mold is a fungus that commonly appears in homes in the midst of the rainiest time of the year. Mold grows anywhere under the right conditions. Sometimes it is possible to treat the mold yourself, but other times the mold gets out of control and

What to do After a Sewage Backup in your Home

Ah crap! No really, ah crap! What do you do when you find that sewage has backed up into your house? A sewage back-up can be caused by a toilet overflow, a clogged pipe, a frozen pipe, or a septic backup. A small sewage backup is usually confined to the bathroom or kitchen and can be managed to take care

Why Pipes Freeze and Break in Winter

It’s inevitable, the cold hits hard every winter and sometimes, despite all efforts, the cold wins and something breaks or bursts. Your pipes can take a beating in the winter. Prevent and protect your pipes from freezing and breaking, so a spring flood doesn’t hit you early. Your water pipes are at risk for freezing anytime it is below 32

How to Prepare for a Fire | Fire Escape Plan

Fire is dangerous. That is why it is important to have a good understanding of fire safety. Don’t get into the mindset that a fire could never happen in your home, instead be precautious and come up with a family fire escape plan. Call the family together and sit down for your first family fire meeting. One of the first

Importance of Fire Inspections

While it may be cold outside, things can still heat up inside as fires affect thousands of homes each winter resulting in property damage and loss. The importance of ensuring fire inspections are conducted cannot be emphasized enough for the most effective way of avoiding damage by fire is to prevent the fire. Here are some reasons on why you

Top Causes of Basement Flooding

It doesn’t matter if your basement is a simple storage area or a top-of-the-line entertainment room. All basements are subject to the same problems because of their location is at or below ground level, and below the water table. No one wants to have water seeping into their home, causing mold and rot, warped wood, and expensive basement crack repair.