Home Maintenance

Seven Great Ways to Defend Against Ice Dams in Winter

For property owners in Canada, indoor water damage stemming from the roof is a bigger threat after winter snows than summer thunderstorms. The frigid problem starts with ice dams: the roof melts snow, water flows down to the colder eaves and refreezes there. As this cycle repeats, ice accumulates in[...]

Breaking News on Water Damage: Indoor Plumbing Causes 45 Percent of Claims

There’s not a cloud in the sky and the weather is gorgeous, yet here you are: filing a water damage claim with your insurance carrier because of a flood in your bathroom. Maybe it’s cold comfort, but you’re got lots of company: nearly half of all water damage claims stem from indoor plumbing[...]

How Experts Locate Hidden Damage After Roof Leaks

Of all the pesky structural problems that afflict houses, roof leaks are the ones that can drive homeowners certifiably batty. They come in so many moist and irritating varieties. Slow leaks over months that finally create tiny damp patches on the ceiling – aren’t you glad you happened to look[...]

Web-based Software Enables Technicians to Improve Water Damage Mitigation

Water damage can strike any geographical location and every elevation. From natural events like storms to structural failures afflicting waste lines, causes vary widely and each event presents different challenges. A home may experience a broken supply line in the basement that the homeowner quickly[...]

Is Your Home Electrical Wiring Up to Code?

Between lights, charging electronics, and running modern appliances, electricity provides us with the ability to smoothly run our everyday lives. It can also, however, lead to issues like fires and electrocution. For this reason, it is important to know if your home electrical wiring is up to code.[...]