Basements are notorious for attracting unwanted water. Because they’re underground and a common location for plumbing, appliances, and utilities, they’re ripe for water damage. If you find water in your basement, you need to find out where it came from and how to fix it. Common Sources of Water in the (more)

Saturday 15 February 2020

You’ve just made it through a tornado or hurricane or massive snowstorm. The dust has cleared, and you’ve managed to assess the damage to your home. You now find yourself wondering if storm damage is covered by your homeowner’s insurance. The short answer: usually. Most types of storm damage are (more)

Wednesday 15 January 2020

The holidays are over. You’ve clambered into the attic to store all the decorations and knick-knacks away for another year. It smells mustier than you remember. You pull the cord for the light, and there it is: something is growing up here. It’s covering the rafters and the roof sheathing, (more)

Sunday 15 December 2019
Posted by:  5:08 PM CST

With the winter season fast approaching, the entire nation has to prepare the home for harsh, colder temperatures. Freezing or near freezing temperatures can lead to an array of household issues, most of which are easily avoidable with the appropriate preventative measures. Protect the Pipes Household plumbing can be particularly vulnerable to (more)

Friday 15 November 2019
Posted by:  12:54 PM CST

A structural fire is a disaster at any time of the year, but especially during the holidays. Unfortunately, this time of year is prime time for house fires. Between frying turkeys, dried out Christmas trees, and burning candles, there are numerous extra fire risks involved in the holiday season. It’s (more)