Tag Archives: water damage

Staying Safe from Summer Storms

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Summer brings warm weather, longer days, and a lot of fun in the sun. But it also brings the threat of summer storms that can bring floods, fires, and high winds. A forceful summer storm can have high winds, hard rain, and lightning, all with very little warning. Protect your property and your family by […]

Preventing Water Damage

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One of the most devastating events you can face is a flood. Whether it’s Mother Nature or faulty plumbing, there are several ways to minimize the possibility of damage. Keep in mind, it’s not just the damage caused by water, if floorboards and insulation get damp, then mold can quickly develop. Take precautions to protect […]

Preventing Ice Dams

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An Ice Dam is a ridge of ice that forms at the edge of a roof and prevents melting snow and water from draining off the roof.  The water that backs up behind the dam can leak into the home, causing damage to walls, ceilings, insulation and other areas. Preventing and Dealing with Ice Dams […]

Dealing With Frozen Pipes

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Back in school they taught us that water expands when it freezes. Certainly, we’ve all heard stories of frozen pipes bursting and causing all sorts of damage. What’s interesting is that the pipe doesn’t usually break at the spot where it’s frozen. Typically, freezing and thawing causes pressure to build up between the frozen spot […]