The 6 Most Common Causes of House Fires

The 6 Most Common Causes of House Fires

According to the NFPA, there are more than 353,000 house fires in the U.S. each year, causing more than 2,600 deaths, 11,000 injuries, and more than $7 billion in property damage. Sadly, the overwhelming majority of these house fires are completely preventable. Many homeowners worry about house fires occurring in their home. They may even […]

Commonly Overlooked Warning Signs of Water Intrusion

Unnoticed water intrusion can cause significant damage over time. While a small leak in your plumbing or a small trickle in your home’s foundation may not seem like it could do much damage, long-term exposure to increased moisture can cause serious deterioration to your home’s building materials and underlying structure. Higher levels of humidity from […]

What Does It Mean to Be an Insurance Company’s “Preferred Vendor”?

If you’ve ever been in the unfortunate position of having to file a claim with your insurance company, you’ve no doubt been given a list of preferred vendors they recommend you work with. Maybe it was even heavily implied that these are the only companies you could use to complete repairs. But have you ever […]

Surprising Sources of Water Intrusion

Water Intrusion in your home

Most homeowners are keenly aware of the most common sources of water intrusion in their homes. They keep an eye out for failing foundation sump pumps, water spots on the ceiling that may indicate a leaking roof and are careful to prevent their pipes from freezing during the most frigid winter days. However, there are […]

Things to Know Before Hiring a Water Damage Restoration Contractor

Water Damage Restoration Contractors

For many of us, the first thing we do when we discover water intrusion in our homes is to make a post on social media asking for recommendations for water damage restoration contractors. In no time at all, our feed may be exploding with links to local and national contractors our friends swear did a […]