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Here’s How To Prevent Water Damage

Preventing water damage and mold to the kitchen and bathrooms of your home is fairly easy, although a lot of people tend to think that it is not.  It comes from a number of different sources in your home, but the two rooms that usually suffer the most are the bathroom and the kitchen.

If they are built properly in the first place and well maintained, you may never have to deal with this problem in either of these rooms, but if you have moved into an older home that already has damage to it, you may want to try and invest the money to have the support structures re-done.

Weak floors are a sign of rotting or termites, so if you can bounce up and down on your toes and the whole room shakes or if objects lean toward … Read the rest..


Water Damage Restoration Miami

STATEN ISLAND, NY - OCTOBER 30: Completely flooded basement next day after Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Staten Island. It is visible line showing maximum water level higher than 7 feet

Imagine having your basement turned into a swimming pool.  What was down there?  Did you have furniture, stored boxes of memories, electronics, or photos?  Your belongings are just the start.  How much damage does all that water cause to the walls, floors, bathrooms, and other structures?  What about the effect all that water has on electrical outlets and lighting?  It’s pretty clear that even a flooded basement can easily have you in over your head, and we haven’t even considered if other parts of your home are damaged too.

Fortunately, there are specialists like those at that have plenty of experience with homes damaged by water.  They clean up after hurricanes and storms as well as cleaning up the consequences of burst pipes, sewage overflow, and mold.  The first concern is salvaging your belongings and your memories that can’t … Read the rest..