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How You Can Make Your Home More Environmentally Friendly

There are many incentives for making your home more environmentally friendly. Not only will you be helping the planet and doing your part to keep our ecological footprint down, but there’s also real health benefits for you and your family as well. Why You Should...

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How to Spot Water Damage

Water damage; two words that strike fear into the hearts of homeowners. Sometimes you see it, sometimes you don’t. In addition to the unattractive staining that’s common with visible water damage, materials that have been exposed to excessive moisture can also be...

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How to Choose a Flood Mitigation Company

Dealing with cleanup after a flood is a nightmare for most homeowners. Many of us go our entire adult lives without having to call a flood mitigation company, and if we ever do, we’re not sure where to start. It can feel like one of those unfortunate times when you...

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Why House Fire Smoke is so Dangerous

The fire itself isn’t the only dangerous and damaging aspect of a house fire. There’s also smoke, and it shouldn’t be underestimated. When a home is on fire, the flames are usually preceded by an abundance of smoke drifting under doorways and through the halls....

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Repairing Water Damage Yourself Can Cost You Later

Facing water damage in your home can be overwhelming and scary. Dollar signs start flashing in your mind, and you imagine the worst possible scenario. It can be tempting to save a few dollars by trying to repair water damage yourself. But be warned, that can cost you...

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Your Pocket Guide to Itemizing Valuables

Itemizing valuables can be done in different ways. You can make a numbered list with as many details as you can think of and take pictures of each item. Or you could create a video as you walk around your house and explain what you’re looking at. Both of these methods...

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5 Things You Need to Understand About Mold

Three words you never want to hear from an inspector: You’ve got mold. Those three short words can strike fear into the heart of any homeowner and send you into a tailspin of worry if you don’t know what you’re up against. That ends today. 5 Things You Need to Know #1...

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