Your Sump Pump Didn’t Get the Job Done… Now What?
A sump pump is one of the handiest water damage cleanup and prevention tools available. There is no better way for you, as a homeowner, to be fortified against water damage issues. A sump pump is a small pump that is often installed in the lowest parts of a basement or crawlspace. It can also […]
What to Do After a Fire
From the time you enter public school, you are taught what to do when a fire happens. There are frequent fire drills and you are told how to stop, drop, and roll. But no one prepares you for the aftermath of a fire in your own home. How can you prepare for a fire and […]
What Causes Flooding?
Water has a mind of its own, no matter where it comes from. It has a tendency to find its way into your home when you least expect it. Flooding can be caused by a number of different factors, some poised to wreak havoc on your home. The best way to prevent this from happening […]
Saving Valuables after a Fire
House fires are devastating. As you walk through the remnants of your home, what can you salvage? What the flames did not burn might now be covered in soot and ash. Or, the water used to put out the flame might have caused even more devastation. When a house sustains such damage, proper cleanup is […]
Common Issues In Water Damage Cleanup
Apart from the common type of destruction caused by water damage, there are also many other, less thought of, hazards that come as a result. It’s important to know all the different types of issues you may encounter when dealing with water damage cleanup. If you’re not aware of all of these, you may not […]
How to Fortify your Home Against Severe Weather
Living in the Rockford, Illinois area, there is a constant threat of severe weather threatening damage to your home or even personal risk to you. By taking the important steps below, you can rest a little easier knowing that your home is in the best shape to withstand any threats from Mother Nature. On the […]
Where There is Fire, There is Smoke… and Possibly Water
When a fire occurs, damaging your property, it can be a devastating disaster for you and your family in the Rockford area. Although a fire can do a lot of damage to your home, sometimes putting out a fire can be just as damaging than the fire itself. Fire damage can often turn into 3 […]
Broken Pipes- Minimizing the Damage
Whether from a rainstorm that stresses the roof, or a cold snap that freezes the outdoor sprinkler system, or even an earthquake that cracks a home foundation, broken pipes are always a huge problem. Water damage is a nightmare that property owners dread. It can cause thousands of dollars of damage by destroying wood furniture, […]