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Older neighborhoods can be a joy to live in. Beautiful architecture, friendly neighbors, good schools, and big trees. Unfortunately, sometimes those big trees can be a disadvantage too. Especially if one falls and blocks access to the street, takes down electrical wires or, even worse, lands on...Continue Reading

You’re taking your morning shower and run out of hot water before you even get a chance to wash your hair. Or you pull into the garage and see a huge puddle of water near your water heater. We use our water heaters every day, but we usually don’t think about them until something goes wrong. When...Continue Reading

Dealing with a fire or water disaster in your home or business is stressful enough. But trying to separate myth from fact when dealing with fire and water damage can be even worse. Unfortunately, common myths about fire and water damage can lead you to make poor choices when deciding how to deal...Continue Reading

Seasonal storms can uproot plants, damage vehicles, and even cause leaks inside of your home. But you don’t have to have a flooded home to get a wet carpet. Even water from a plumbing leak, a burst water heater, or even an overflowing bathtub can cause water to saturate your carpet. If your...Continue Reading

When landlords are asked what type of property damage they worry about the most, water damage is at the top of the list. Not only is it expensive to fix, water damage can cause long-term damage to your property if it’s not handled correctly. That’s why it’s so important, as a landlord, for you...Continue Reading

Let’s face it…no one likes to think about the possibility of a fire occurring in their home. But house fires happen more often than people think. In fact, it’s the third most common insurance claim behind severe weather and water damage claims. The good news is there are many things you can do...Continue Reading

Owning a portable generator can be a lifesaver, especially if you live in an area that regularly experiences storms and inclement weather. But to ensure the power your generator creates is reliable and consistent—and that you...Continue Reading

Recovering from severe weather can be a daunting task. And even though your first instinct may be to check your house for wind or hail damage, climbing up on the roof can be dangerous. According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, “every year 500,000 people are treated for ladder- or...Continue Reading

As a landlord, you have many responsibilities to your tenants. For example, if your property is in a flood-prone area, one of your biggest responsibilities is purchasing flood insurance. But even though you may have insurance to cover possible damage from stormy weather, not all flood damage...Continue Reading

Maybe one of the rooms in your home smells musty. Or you notice you’ve been coughing and sneezing more than usual. Or you see a white, thread-like material or a cluster of black dots near an old water stain. No matter how you discover it, finding mold in your house can be a troubling experience...Continue Reading