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After the Flood: Warning Signs of Mold & What You Can Do

Cleaning up after a flood can be a monumental undertaking. Once you’ve finally got the floors and furniture dry, what should you do about preventing mold? Or if you’ve already got mold, what can you do? This blog addresses those questions and more. Please follow and like us:

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5 Tips for Tackling a Flooded Basement

Flooded basements are the bane of homeowners in low-lying areas, but flash floods can affect everyone. If your basement has never flooded before and you’re not sure what to do, this blog is loaded with helpful tips and tricks to get that water out and to help prevent mold. Please follow and like us:

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7 Tips To Prevent Frozen Pipes

With the temperature hovering well below freezing, we have more to worry about than finding matching gloves and a scarf. To make it worse, combine subzero temperatures with strong winds, and you have the perfect scenario for frozen pipes. A burst pipe often times causes major flooding in your home, which can lead to major problems, including mold. Pipes freeze for three main reasons – quick drops in temperature, poor insulation, and thermostats set at too low a temperature. So what

5 Tips to Survive a Basement Flood & Prevent Mold

You don’t have to be a meteorologist to know that this summer, rivers in the Northeast have had their fill, and then some. Unfortunately, road closures and downed trees because of waterlogged soil and flooding are not the only issues. The combination of steady rains and soaked soil have left many basements flooded. Combine that with the hot weather, and suddenly mold rears its ugly head. Please follow and like us: