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Questions to Ask Your Contractor Before a Renovation

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016


Before you begin the home renovation process, there are a few questions any reliable contractor should be able to answer. Asking these questions will help you stay informed throughout the renovation and know what you can expect from your contractor. How much will it cost? Many homeowners are surprisingly wary to ask this simple question, … Read the full article…

Summer Roof Maintenance Checklist

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016


After the rainy season of spring has ended, summer is the perfect time to conduct routine maintenance on your roofing system. Even if you have no recent issues with your roof, periodically checking the condition of the roof can help you spot small roofing issues before they become large, expensive repairs. Here are few roof … Read the full article…

Don’t Forget to Do These Things Before You Leave for Vacation

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016


Before you step away from your home to head out on your fabulous vacation you should make sure that you have done everything that you can to protect it while you are away. Preparing your home for your summer vacation involves a little more than leaving on a few lights and making sure that the … Read the full article…

Common Causes of Winter Water Damage and How to Prevent Them

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

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As you’re preparing for winter, one of your main concerns should be about preventing water damage to your home during the winter months. Most people tend to think of water damage as a spring and summer problem because of flooding during stormsĀ or fromĀ melting snow. However, winter water damage can be just as severe. Learn the … Read the full article…

Ensuring Your Home is Flood-Ready

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Flooded Urban Road With Traffic Lights

Floods can happen anywhere, anytime even in areas not prone to flooding. Flash floods can happen very quickly so it is important to prepare before a flood hits. First and foremost, have an emergency plan. Plan a meeting place that is on high ground. Have an emergency contact person who lives outside your immediate area. … Read the full article…

My Basement Flooded: Now What?

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

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Discovering a flooded basement after a storm is one of the most stressful experiences a homeowner can face. When it comes to cleaning up, the first priority should always be safety. Make sure that there are no electrical hazards in the basement before entering. Water in the basement can lead to structural damage, mold and … Read the full article…

Electrical Fires: A Hidden Home Safety Threat

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

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Fire is Personal. It attacks people you care about and the things you love. As you read this, look around the room you’re in. You’ll see souvenirs from vacations, pictures of loved one who are no longer available to give you a hug, documents you need to stay in your home or away from the … Read the full article…

Avoid These Common Summer Plumbing Problems

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016


Now that summer is here, many homeowners are hitting the beach or pool and having backyard barbecues with friends and family. While the summer is definitely the best time for fun in the sun, it is not without its dangers and perils. Summer is the time of year when your plumbing may be incurring additional … Read the full article…

A Closer Look at the Fire Restoration Process

Thursday, August 18th, 2016


Summer is a wonderful time to enjoy cookouts with family and friends, but without careful attention and proper maintenance of your grill, these happy occasions can quickly turn into a disaster, resulting in fire damage to your residence. You need to know this about home grilling: According to the National Fire Protection Association, July is … Read the full article…

Summer Home Maintenance Checklist

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

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When it comes to buying and owning a home, most people only think about the immense financial responsibility. While paying the mortgage is definitely a huge aspect of being a homeowner, keep in mind that home ownership requires your time and labor. Just as the engine of a car needs regular oil changes to remain … Read the full article…


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