Homeowners all along the East Coast were left with wet, soggy basements in Hurricane Irene’s aftermath. In Maryland, winds up to 65 mph brought down trees and power lines. With power shut off to many homes, sump pumps couldn’t operate and rain water flooded into basements.
Commercial property owners are careful to insure and protect their properties against incidental damage like fire, smoke, and flooding, but few are prepared for what happens when water damage comes from within the building – such as from a sprinkler system. The average commercial sprinkler system has a minimum flow rate of 300 gallons per
Mold and mildew are among the stealthiest dangers to a home. Even well-constructed houses can see slow leaks in pipes that, over time, encourage and feed colonies of mold. Homeowners might not
If you are like many homeowners, you have a list of things that you want to accomplish in a single day, and there never seems to be enough time to do everything. You might have to run to the grocery store, right after turning on the dishwasher. You might put a load of laundry in(…)
Sewage damage is one of the most frustrating and possibly dangerous problems a homeowner can have. When sewage backs up from a septic line, or when a home is flooded with organic matter, disease-causing microorganisms can grow, posing a serious risk to everyone’s health. For your family’s safety, it’s important that sewage cleanup happen quickly(…)
Household mold can grow as quickly as 24-48 hours after a water intrusion into your home or apartment. Left unchecked, household mold can affect your health and cause significant damage to your home and furnishings.
Drywall Removed from the Ceiling with Mold Growth With the hot summer months upon us, you might be using your air conditioner more than normal. It’s always a good idea to make sure that your HVAC system is working properly and to be on the lookout for any signs of moisture around