When you think about water damage, what comes to mind? For many, it’s the images on the news show complete devastation to homes after hurricanes such as Harvey and Katrina. The unpleasant experience of a home water damage is a very real risk to property owners in the DMV – and not just for(…)
Something people love about living in and visiting the Mid-Atlantic region is our diversity of seasons. We have mild springs, balmy summers, crisp autumns, and frigid winters (sometimes all in a single week!). However, one thing that tends to be hit-or-miss in the region are hurricanes. We avoided disaster after the terrible hurricane season of(…)
Sewage in your home is an unwelcome surprise that, if left untreated, can cause serious issues that impact the structure of your property and cause health problems for you and your family. If you’re careful and follow some basic guidelines to prevent sewage backups, you should be able to minimize the chance of having sewage problems.(…)
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Happy New Year! As we wrap up 2017 and look forward to a New Year, we’re gearing up here at Tri State HQ for a busy winter. As you probably know if you’ve stepped outside this week, it would appear that the dreaded polar vortex is back. Our area last experienced this phenomenon in the(…)
How Can I Prevent Storm Damage? The Washington DC Metro area, including suburban Maryland and Virginia, is no stranger to the power of sudden wind and rain storms. These storm events can contribute to devastating property damage all season long. Whether destruction from hurricane damage or wind damage from a cyclone, sudden storms can lead(…)
Does Your Home Have an Evacuation Plan? Does your family have a planned evacuation route in case of a fire? According to the National Fire Prevention Association, there were 2,380 civilian deaths caused by an estimated 365,000 home structure fires in 2012. Damage caused by fires can range from a few burnt walls to an(…)
How to Prevent Fires this Winter Is your home fire-proofed for the winter? More fires occur between December and February than at any other time of the year. Fires in the winter can not only produce a costly fire cleanup, but can also give your home water damage if the fire occurs when it’s snowy(…)
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For many, the clothes dryer has become a necessity in the home. However, with careless use and improper maintenance, the dryer can become a house fire danger waiting to happen, causing incalculable smoke and fire damage to your property and belongings.
Maryland weather brings with it high humidity levels and excess moisture that can lead to harmful mold growth if precautions aren’t taken. This makes proper moisture control imperative for homes and buildings in the area. And with winter approaching and the possibility of pipe freezing and ice damming becoming more likely, it’s especially important to(…)
When your basement floods and you’re standing in puddles of water, it’s pretty obvious you have a water damage problem on your hands. But water damage isn’t always so apparent. Hidden leaks can often be found in your walls, and the effects can be just as devastating.