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There are suds on the floor and water everywhere. The feeling of coming home to find the washing machine flooded the carpet is one of the worst. Not only are there dangers of electric shock and slipping on the sudsy floor, but after it’s all done, the water damage can continue to harm your home...Continue Reading

If you have tile floors in your home, you might assume that water can’t damage them. Unfortunately, water damage doesn’t stop with tile. It might be one of the best floorings at minimizing damage, but tile is not completely waterproof. Modern tile applications take additional steps in the...Continue Reading

It might be hard to imagine, but some of the most flammable materials in your home are liquid! Solvents, oil, alcohol-based products, aerosol cans, and beauty products—all commonly found in homes—may pose a danger to the health and safety of you and your family if stored inappropriately....Continue Reading

Noticing flickering lights in the kitchen, bathroom, or any other room in your house can be a nuisance, but it’s usually not a reason to be concerned. There are many reasons for lights to flicker or dim—some that are harmless and others that may be hazardous. Before you get worried, be sure to...Continue Reading

Anyone who has a dishwasher knows how it can make cleaning up after meals faster and easier. We load up this modern-day convenience, secure in the knowledge that, not only will our dishes come out clean and sanitized, but we’re also saving water and helping the environment. So, it’s a...Continue Reading

If you live on the Gulf Coast, in Tornado Alley, along the Mississippi river, or other areas prone to natural disasters, you’ve probably asked the question, “are natural disasters increasing?”, at least once. According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) the simple answer is “Yes.”...Continue Reading

Looking for a new home can be fun, exciting, and sometimes stressful. But eventually, you’ll find a house that checks all your boxes, and you’re ready to make your purchase. However, during the inspection process, the inspector finds mold. That’s a deal breaker, right? Or is it? The truth is...Continue Reading

By now, we all know that certain kinds of mold have the potential to make us sick. We look for the first signs of mold in our bathrooms, basements, crawl spaces or any other moist, dark places in our homes....Continue Reading

Because of greater visibility, in part due to shows like A&E’s Hoarders, more people than ever are aware of the psychological condition commonly known as “hoarding”.  Hoarding is where someone compulsively saves items that other people may see as having no value. Someone with this disorder...Continue Reading

Becoming a landlord and renting out a few properties—like single family homes, duplexes, or condominiums—can be rewarding and profitable, especially to retirees. And while most of your tenants will take care of your property and work with you if something needs repair, occasionally you might get...Continue Reading