Category Archives: Water

Are You Prepared For A Hurricane? Part 2

   The next step to your preparation plan is to routinely check your home to make sure it is as safe as possible. In the event of a storm where you may need to evacuate knowing your house is as fool proof as you could have possibly made it could help you in the long run. Some quick tips for keeping your home ready for an upcoming storm are: • Clear your yard. Make sure there's nothing that could [...]
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Small Leak? It can take a big turn!!!

A few months ago, I noticed that my drywall and baseboard were bubbling, and they were completely soaked!  I asked myself, "Where is this water coming from?" After checking it out, I couldn't see where the water was coming from and ignored it for a few more days. Consequently, the water damage became worse! I decided to do a more thorough search, and realized that I must have punctured the [...]
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Common Causes of Water Damage – Part 4 – Weather & Natural Disasters

Rain, Rain, Go Away… Unfortunately, we do not have control over natural weather patterns and occurrences. Flash floods, sudden storms, and hurricanes can all cause building damage. Furthermore, water buildup will cause problems quickly and quietly. You can, however, take preventative measures to best protect your home and family from natural disasters. After inclement weather, inspect your attic [...]
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Common Causes of Water Damage – Part 3 – Faulty or Malfunctioning Appliances/HVAC

For our third installment of “Common Causes of Water Damage,” we will be covering faulty or malfunctioning appliances and HVACs. When these problems occur, damage can be incurred quickly. The most common culprits of appliance damage are washing machines and water heaters. Dishwashers and refrigerators are also common contributors. As appliances grow older, their pipes begin to rust and crack. Hoses [...]
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Common Causes of Water Damage – Part 2 – Pipes & Plumbing

Welcome to our second installment of “Common Causes of Water Damage.” Today, we would like to bring to light a very common culprit of water damage: Pipes & Plumbing. There is a lot of plumbing throughout your home! The most common problems occur at or near fixtures such as sinks, toilets, and tubs. Causes of pipe damage include: -          Weather: Pipes can leak, sweat, or freeze, [...]
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Common Causes of Water Damage – Part 1 – Stucco Cracks

How can water damage result from stucco damage? Stucco is the surfacing on your walls or moldings that transforms your unsightly drywall into an architectural decoration. When applied stucco hardens, it becomes a very dense and strong solid. Despite its strength, stucco can and does develop cracks and decomposition over time. Cracks around the edges of doors, windows, and other sensitive areas are [...]
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Water Damage

If you have a flood it is important to have a professional extract the water and do the dryout to minimize damage to your property.
Most homeowners think of water damage as something that occurs from floods and other natural disasters. Unfortunately, most water damage is due to water from inside the home