Archive for water damage

Wet Basements Demand Special Drying Procedures

It’s a rule of nature: pulled by gravity, water always flows downward, relentlessly seeking the lowest point through even tiny openings. For many homeowners, that natural law sets up a constant struggle to keep water out of the lowest part of their house: the basement. Water may pour in suddenly[...]

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[...]

The Shifting Flood Threat for 2019 Across Canada

Canadians have come to expect certain springtime events. Cold, short days become balmy, long days. Trees wave fresh green leaves and flowers bloom. Another rite of spring far less benign and far more distressing? Flooding. In April of this year, thousands of residents in Quebec, Ontario and New[...]

Water Damage? Fast Growing Mould Can Quickly Take Hold

Rain, snow, flooding, or appliance leaks, water damage can have multiple causes.  The resulting damage is a problem regardless. If you find water damage in your home, it isn’t just a mess to clean up, but a precursor for other problems, like mould.   You may think that if you find your water[...]

7 Most Common Home Insurance Claims

As a homeowner, you hope that nothing bad will ever happen to your home, but you do have homeowners insurance ready should damage occur. By understanding the types of claims that most insurance companies see, it’s possible to consider your own situation and determine the best plan to minimize your[...]