How Dangerous is Household Mold?

Monday, 28 December 2020 by

Household mold is the last thing you want to worry about. But this time of the year is when molds like to thrive best. Molds make their appearance during winter when it’s cold, damp, or moist.  If you have molds in your home, you’d probably have noticed it by now. The musty odor is unmistakable,

Inhaling mold spores can cause serious health complications. If you have asthma, have a weak immune or respiratory system, then there is a higher possibility that you experience more severe symptoms when you get exposed to molds.  To prevent that, you would want to get rid of black mold most efficiently and effectively. How do

Top Causes of Winter Water Damage

Tuesday, 01 December 2020 by

Winter is one of the most enjoyable times of the year, but it also brings a host of unique challenges. Water damage is a very real threat during winter, but there is a lot you could do to avoid any long-term problems.  Bursting Pipes Bursting pipes are among the most common causes of water damage

Does Insurance Cover Fire Damage?

Sunday, 01 November 2020 by

In most cases, fire insurance isn’t a separate plan from the standard homeowners’ insurance policy. Most home insurance plans include coverage for damage caused by fire-related incidents. If you already have a comprehensive home insurance policy, you are probably covered for fires, although it wouldn’t hurt to check with your insurance agent to be sure

Will Mold Die If Moisture Is Removed?

Sunday, 01 November 2020 by

As a homeowner, you will want to ensure that everything that could damage your property and risk your family’s health is dealt with as soon as possible. Mold infestation is one such issue, and it could put a damper on what would otherwise be your ideal home. Read on to find out how mold thrives

How to Address a Hazardous Chemical Spill

Wednesday, 07 October 2020 by

A chemical spill can be a serious cause for concern whether you are looking to buy or sell a piece of property. Along with fire hazards, chemical hazards can put people and property at risk, and possibly even cause death or injury. And if you are a property owner or would-be home buyer, the presence

Are you getting ready to purchase what you thought was your dream home only to find that it has a severe mold problem? This is a much more common occurrence than you might think, and it has caused many would-be homeowners to walk away from what could have been their ideal home. Many older homes–and

The leading cause of death in a fire incident is smoke inhalation. There is a fifty to eighty percent chance of death due to smoke inhalation instead of actual fire burns. Aside from inhaling smoke in a fire, the damage after the fact can also be just as detrimental. While it is true that smoke

Does Water Damage Get Worse Over Time?

Friday, 04 September 2020 by

Just like you can spot the difference between an old and new shirt, the same could be said about noticing your home has water damage. There are revealing signs. There are discolored parts on the wall or the ceiling. The wall paint could be flaking. Puddles appear out of nowhere. Moreover, there’s that unmistakable stench

A fire broke out in the master’s bedroom. Luckily, it was contained, so it did not spread to the other areas of the house. Except for the lampshade and bedsheets consumed by fire, everything else is usable. There are no other visible damages. Are the residents considered safe? No. If the people living in the