Tag Archives: mold and mildew

Water Pipes Freeze as a result of Soaring Cold Temperatures!

With the polar vortex coming through, it has affected millions of Americans throughout the US. Temperatures in some areas were recorded even colder than Anchorage, Alaska!  The wind chill in cities like Dayton, OH, dropped to -45° F.  With the arctic freeze, one of the problems that it can cause is a burst water pipe.  Water expands as it freezes, just like if you leave a coke in the freezer and [...]
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Preventing a Basement Flood

Basements are useful in many ways, homeowners use them for storing items, like Christmas decorations, old photographs, irreplaceable family heirlooms, or even some old LP's.  Some homeowners use their basement as an extra room in the house - a family room, media room, or an extra bedroom for the growing teenager, this is why all homeowners should do routine maintenance to their home to prevent a flooded [...]
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Renovating Floors Part 1: Tiled Surfaces

  Some of you might think that if you have any tiled surfaces (whether it is, your bathroom, kitchen, entryway, basement etc.) and you encounter even a small leak, flood, or fire damage, that mold and mildew might not develop under all of that adhesive that holds the tile in place? WRONG!  In the case of water damage to tile, with even the smallest leak, water can seep underneath the [...]
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