3 Reasons Elderly Homeowners Are More Prone To Mold Problems In Their Home
10 August 2017
Mold is one problem that many homeowners fear so much that they will spend a lot of time researching and investigating to make sure their homes do not have a mold problem. Because of this, you would likely catch onto a mold problem before it completely overtakes your residence. Unfortunately, if you know an elderly homeowner, you have to help them be aware of mold in their home. These senior citizens often fall victim to major mold problems that almost completely take over before they realize there is an issue, which can be incredibly dangerous.
Dos And Don'ts Of Handling Water Damage As A Homeowner
26 April 2017
Suffering from water damage as a homeowner can be extremely stressful, whether it be a busted water pipe or even basement flooding. By knowing what to do and what not to do when facing water damage in your home, you can take the proper steps to resolving the issue while minimizing damage as much as possible.
DO Shut Off the Electrical Supply
First of all, if possible, get shut off electrical supplies/circuit breakers to the affected areas of the home.
What You Can And Can't Save When You've Had A Flood In Your Home
15 July 2015
If a part of your home floods, the types of items you can salvage depend on the kind of water that flooded your home and how long the items have been wet. Quick action is the key to recovering many personal effects from flood waters. Here is how to determine what you can and can't save from a devastating flood.
Sources of Flood Water
Flood water can come from inside or outside of your house.
Find Signs Of Mold Contamination
26 June 2015
If you have a home that has been damaged by a flood or fire, mold may be a bigger issue than you realize. You may not think that a fire puts you at risk, but when your structure gets soaked with water, it creates a perfect atmosphere for mold to thrive in. Since you have to wait for the insurance company to approve restoration before it starts, the structure may remain waterlogged for longer than you realize.