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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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Be on the Lookout for these 3 Signs of Mold

No one wants to find out that there’s mold in their house. But in many ways, it’s just a fact of life. Mold spores exist all around us. They’re on our clothes and shoes, floating in the air, and many other places. We’re constantly exposed. So it’s natural that some...

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Questions to Ask Your Insurance Agent after a Flood or Fire

Your mind is understandably scattered after natural disaster rips through your property. We’d like to help take some of the headache out of your next steps with a short list of questions you’ll want to ask your insurance agent after a flood or fire damages your home....

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How to Choose a Fire Mitigation Company

If a fire has recently damaged your home and you’re struggling to figure out what’s next, this article is for you. Chances are you haven’t had to choose a fire mitigation company to work on your home before, and that’s ok. We’re going to share with you what you should...

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5 Flood Survival Must-Haves

There’s never a convenient time for awful weather to strike and it’s tough to navigate the days after a major disaster regardless of how many times you’ve experienced one. For those of us who live in an area where flooding and flash flooding is commonplace, being...

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