4 Things to Do if Your House Sustains Water Damage


Your house is your shelter from the outside world. Part of its job is to keep the elements out. Unfortunately, a burst pipe, leaking roof, or flood can bring water into your home unexpectedly. If you find this  1. Try to contain the source of the water, if possible. If your house is still actively flooding, your first priority is stopping or containing the source of the water. If you have a burst pipe, your first step should be to turn off the water in your house to prevent further damage.

22 May 2019

Benefits of Using Door Installation From Hardware Stores


Part of remodeling and renovation sometimes includes replacing doors in certain areas of the home. The most common doors you may be replacing are the entrance and exterior doors. These doors can be a bit more difficult to install due to their insulation and other considerations. If you are replacing these doors, you may find that the hardware store you use offers free door installations to help you. If you have not considered the benefits of this option, here are a few to consider.

11 March 2019

How To Dry Out And Restore Hardwood Flooring After A Water Leak


A busted water pipe or overflowing tub can be a disaster for your hardwood flooring. Quick action is needed to dry out the wood so it can be saved. If you come home and find your wood floor covered with water, calling in a water restoration company, such as Clean Care Inc, is the best way to get the wood dried out fast and prevent mold. Here are some steps for drying out wood flooring and restoring it after a flood.

30 November 2018

Identifying Water Damage in Your Home


Water damage is nothing to mess around with. Even though you've spent hours, maybe days, cleaning up the mess, there is likely damage hidden beyond where you can see. Here, you'll find a few tips to help you identify hidden water damage so it can be repaired immediately. Follow Your Nose The smell of water damage doesn't take long to become noticeable after the damage has been sustained. A little water goes a long way in creating mold and mildew growth, so if you're smelling that musty mold smell anywhere in your home, there's moisture hiding somewhere.

24 October 2018

Noticing An Increase In Earthquakes? How To Tell If Your Foundation Has Been Damaged By The Temblors


If you've been experiencing more earthquakes lately, it's time to start thinking about your home. You never know when an earthquake is going to damage your home. If one does do damage to your home, you need to know how to identify the hidden damage, like problems with your foundation. Because the ground moves so violently during an earthquake, the foundation under your home can sustain some serious damage--damage that you might not be able to see with your eyes.

18 September 2018

Four Common Powersteering Issues


Being able to turn your wheel smoothly is a crucial part of driving. Problems in power-steering can arise due to a number of issues, from a clogged hose to depleted fluid. You'll know something is amiss when you begin to experience issues such as squeaking noises, stiffness, or alignment problems. Here are four common power-steering issues that plaque drivers. Vibration Experiencing vibration or shaking in your steering wheel while driving is one of the most common issues.

20 December 2016

Basement Waterproofing Improvements To Add Useable Living Space After Mold Problems


The basement in your home can be finished to add all sorts of space. Since a basement is prone to water problems, many families choose to use this space for things like recreation areas or extra space. The space in your basement can also add valuable living space to your home, but you will want to make sure it is well protected from water damage. Here are some solutions that you may want to consider for waterproofing your basement:

29 November 2016

Tips to Help You Get Your Home Back to Normal After Serious Storm Damage


When a storm has come through your town, you may have to deal with small problems. There are also serious problems that you may have to deal with, such as damage to the roof structure, water damage, and other repairs. Getting your home restored quickly is important to prevent problems from growing. Here are some tips that can help you get your home repaired quickly after it has been damaged during a storm.

28 November 2016

Why You Shouldn't Tackle Your Own Water Damage Restoration


Whether your home has been struck by a natural disaster or if you had a major plumbing issue that caused flooding in your home, you're likely ready to get your home back to normal as quickly as possible. You might even be thinking about diving in and trying to handle the problem yourself. However, what you should know is that water damage restoration generally isn't something that you should do on your own.

28 November 2016

The Rains Are Coming: 4 Reasons You Need To Clean Your Gutters


The rains are coming. Have you cleaned your rain gutters yet? If you haven't, you should take care of that as soon as possible. Your rain gutters do more than just keep the water off your porch. They protect your home against several different types of water damage. Here are four reasons why you need to clean your drains before the rains arrive. Protect Against Basement Flooding If you have a basement, you need clean rain gutters.

23 November 2016