Water damage is one of the frightening things that you could experience as a homeowner. Whether the cause is from a roof leaf, burst pipes, or a natural disaster, it can result in untold amounts of damage to your belongings and put your family’s health in danger. Signs of water damage include wet spots and discolorations in the walls and ceilings, mold growth and musty smell, and others. Read More
Imagine waking up in the middle of the night with a strong and nasty stench in your home. You feel that you can no longer go back to sleep with the reeking smell around. So, you search your home trying to find the source of the smell, only to find out that it’s a sewer backup. Urgh! What a nightmare! Read More
Aside from causing damage to the foundation of your home, water damage can also mean expensive repairs. If you don’t know where this water is coming from, why don’t you check your roof? It might be showing signs of roof leaks. Read More
Floods are considered as the most common natural hazard in the US according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Not only that, the damage it leaves you can cost you an arm and a leg. It can happen anytime and anyone can fall a victim to it. Imagine your belongings from your hard-earned money will be lost and damaged in a single day — very devastating right? And sad to say that flood damage is not part of the standard homeowners and renter’s insurance policies. If you want your property to be covered from flooding, you need to buy a separate policy. Read More
What damages a strong foundation?
A strong foundation of a home is designed to stand the test of time; however, it is also subject to wear and tear. Your home can be exposed to several damaging factors such as earthquakes, tree roots and the most common of all – water damage. Water is important, but it should not be in places where it is not needed. When water collects around your house, the soil around the foundation will start to expand and shift. As a result, the pressure on the foundation walls will increase too. That’s the time when the damage will manifest through cracks and leaks which allow the water to penetrate the foundation. Read More