Weather can be unpredictable, and your home might need to be ready for winter sooner than you anticipate. Refer to the following fall home maintenance checklist to help prepare for the winter.
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
It’s not uncommon to have water in the basement after a hard rain. But if you regularly have a flooded basement after storms, you may have to rethink the landscaping around your home. Follow these flood prevention tips to make sure your landscaping isn’t diverting water into your home and learn how to fix problems quickly and inexpensively.
Our homes may be getting smarter due to smart home technology, but they are still vulnerable to disasters like water leaks, flooding, and fires that can cause serious property damage. Fortunately, there are many smart home devices available that can help you protect your home from these disasters.
Residential homes are especially vulnerable to water damage during the winter season. Three main types of winter water damage are common when the weather is below freezing. Read More …
It is very important to notice if there are any water leaks in your home or business and react to them immediately or the damage will get much worse. Follow these suggestions to recognize the early signs of a leak so you can stop them before they can cause problems.
Any time the forecast calls for a snowstorm, people tend to panic. By taking some simple steps in advance, you can ride out the next major snowstorm in safety and comfort without fighting crowds and rushing around.
The bathroom is one of the most likely spots in your home for flooding to occur. The plumbing fixtures in the bathroom including the sink, toilet, and bathtub can leak or backup at any time and create a huge mess. A flooded bathroom can sustain damage very quickly as the water penetrates the walls and flooring which leads to structural damage and there is a good chance a bathroom flood can result in mold. Fortunately, bathroom flooding can be prevented if you know how to inspect your bathroom for signs of flooding.
Appliances: Your water heater, washer, dishwasher, refrigerator and air conditioner are all common sources for water damage. Aged water heaters can rust and leak, water supply hoses on washing machines and dishwashers can develop leaks and hundreds of gallons of