Burst Pipes

Burst Pipes Something is hiding in our homes that we use every day, but rarely give a second thought. That is, we don’t think about it until it causes problems – our plumbing. The average household needs approximately 100-120 gallons of water per person per day and has a flow rate of 6-12 gallons per…

Is Storm Damage Covered by Insurance

Is Storm Damage Covered by Insurance 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 covered…

Mold: What’s Growing On Up There

Mold: What’s Growing On Up There 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…

Preparing Your Home for Winter

Preparing Your Home for Winter 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…

Holiday Hazards

Holiday Hazards No matter what climate you live in or what time of year it is, storms are inevitable. And, the unfortunate fact is, where there are storms, there is storm damage. Storms can cause a huge variety of damage to a property, both exteriorly and interiorly.  Risks and Prevention Three of the biggest holiday…