Fires of any scope result in soot damage. The fine soot particles contaminate the space destroyed by fire and require professional cleanup to circumvent the hidden, damaging effects.
Spring is the busiest season in the real estate market. Hope you will find the below tips helpful when selling or buying a house. One of the first things prospective buyers notice is your floors, so let us help you make a great first impression with a carpet or wood floor cleaning by SERVICEMASTER DAK. According to a survey conducted by the National Wood Flooring Association of real estate agents across the country, 82% agree that homes with wood floors sell faster and 90% agree that homes with wood floors sell for more money.
Finding a water leak – even a hidden one – is not as difficult as it may seem. You just need to be familiar with the most common signs of a water problem and know how to check for water leaks in a house.
The cold winter weather is finally leaving the Chicago area but as snow melts and spring rains start moving into the area, the risk for home flooding can increase. Flooding within a home can cause thousands of dollars’ worth of
If your fireplace is emitting smoke and fumes, read on to learn how fireplaces smoke up, what causes fireplace smoke, and how to resolve the problem.
Commercial operations come to an immediate standstill when sewer water floods the property. Cautious business owners can take steps to prevent sewer backups and respond prudently in the event a backup occurs.
The Chicago area is still experiencing frigid temperatures with wind chills that are bringing the temperature down below zero most nights. Temperatures this low can lead to several problems for homeowners, the biggest one being the potential for burst pipes.
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), 31 percent of home fires between 2011 and 2015 were caused by fireplaces and chimneys, resulting in an estimated 262 million dollars in direct property damage each year. Dancing with fire requires adequate knowledge of fire safety tips.
Worldwide, two to four percent of the population is affected by a hoarding disorder. The holidays may be an especially difficult time for hoarders due the depression and anxiety involved with the disorder. If you have a friend or family member who you suspect of hoarding, check in on them during the holiday season and learn how you can help them.
Air leaks, though unseen, pose as a clear drain on home heating expenses. The effort to seal all the air leaks and prevent cold outside air from seeping into the home’s interior saves homeowners anywhere from 10 to 30 percent on home heating costs.