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About 1.2 million Americans are diagnosed hoarders, meaning they have a compulsive urge to stockpile belongings in abnormally high quantities. If your home is a little cluttered, you’re not a hoarder – but if you find it difficult to function in or move around your house because precarious...Read more

Packrat or hoarder? Everyone has some clutter in and around the house, but there’s definitely a difference between the two. The divide is between the three to five percent of the American population, who suffer from compulsive hoarding tendencies.

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People who have the compulsive need to stockpile belongings are called hoarders. This condition is associated with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and depression. About one in every 300 American adults is a hoarder.

But hoarding is...Read more

According to the American Society of Home Inspectors, over 60 percent of basements within American homes...Read more

When you picture flooding, the word “natural disaster” probably comes to mind. However, many floods are anything but natural, stemming from plumbing systems, appliances, and other man-made inventions. Learn how the two compare in terms of likelihood and potential damage.

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Flooding, Water Damage

As weather extremes continue to take their toll on the U.S., it pays to be informed on the cause and effect of its related disasters. Case and point: 2015 Texas flooding, a combined calamity of natural and man-made predicaments whose...Read more

If you’re experiencing uncomfortable allergies regularly while inside of your home, the quality of your air may be lacking. If this is the case, a humidifier could be the answer to these problems. They are affordable and easy to use, so give it a try!

Effects of Dry Air

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Two homes in the same town may be affected by a flood, but the resulting water damage could vary tremendously. Minor damage could include a little water seeping through basement windows or floor drains overflowing slightly.

Of course, far more severe damage could also occur. Let’s...Read more

A leaky roof is among the most aggravating things a homeowner must deal with. What’s worse is that you may not even know your roof is leaking until you spot signs of water damage, such as stains on the ceiling or mold growing on the roof. This is why it’s so important to have your roof inspected...Read more

Directing runoff away from your property, rain gutters are an essential way to protect your home not only from dampness and flooding, but the serious foundation issues that can result from...Read more