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  • When Water Turns Dangerous And What To Do About It

    Water is an amazing liquid. Without it, humans cannot survive past the third day. It can exist in gaseous, liquid, and solid form. Yet, this life-giving liquid can also turn deadly. It can hurt, and it can maim. Most people do not think about water in these darker ways, but you should. Here are some examples of when water turns dangerous, and what to do about it. Water Rots Water rots and erodes when it comes into contact with organic matter.
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  • Act Now Or Pay Later: 10 Thought-Provoking Benefits Of Waterproofing Your Crawl Space

    The crawl space under your home can become precariously wet through a number of means, from a leak in the kitchen or over-watering your lawn to a local river flooding or having a high water table. Whatever the reason, though, disaster usually follows, in one form or another. That's why it's in your best interest as the homeowner to opt for crawl space waterproofing. 1. Avoid The Structural Damage Of Water In The Crawl Space
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  • 3 Hazards To Worry About When Doing Flood Damage Repairs

    Water causes a lot of damage to homes due to mechanical problems, natural disasters or leaks. When your home is flooded and there is damage, repairs need to be done, but to do repairs safely, there are some hazards you should be aware of. Some of the hazards you may have to deal with include raw sewage, damaged utilities, and contamination. Here are some of the hazards you should be aware of when doing water damage restorations:
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  • What Should You Do If You Have A Burst Pipe In Your Home?

    When the weather gets frigid outside, any exposed plumbing pipes you have could freeze up from the cold weather. If this happens, the pipe may burst because water expands when it freezes. After a pipe bursts, you will have a major problem in your home that will require immediate repairs. Here are several things you should do if this happens. Shut Off Your Water Every home has a main shut-off valve for the incoming, fresh water.
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  • Three Things To Know Before Buying And Restoring A Fire Damaged Home

    If you are looking for a good deal on a big home, one of the ways that you can score the deal of a lifetime is to get a good deal on a home with fire damage. Sometimes, if a new build especially gets fire damaged, many builders may want to walk away from the home project than have to perform a remodel. For this reason, you can get the bones of the home for a decent price.
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  • How To Repair Water Damaged Carpeting

    If you've ever experienced a flood at your home, you probably already know that mold and mildew is a big issue. Everything that was water damaged needs to be inspected, then cleaned or thrown away, and carpeting is no exception. The padding below your carpet can hold onto water causing mold and mildew to grow, possibly into the wooden subfloor below. See below for tips on what to do with water damaged carpeting.
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  • 3 Ways To Make Life Easier After A House Fire

    Having your home catch on fire is an absolutely horrible experience to have to go through. In order to help cope with the aftermath of the fire better, here are a few things that you may want to consider doing.  1. Start An Online Fundraising Campaign  The financial losses after a house fire can sometimes be quite staggering. This tends to be especially true if for whatever reason you didn't have home owners insurance when the fire took place.
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