Posts from 2014

  • Clean-up 101 We often find homeowners who are cautious about starting a project before the adjuster has seen their damage. This is a perfectly reasonable idea but one thing you need to know is that it’s your responsibility to prevent further damage after the event. The insurance company ... Continue Reading
  • Winter Water Damage Prevention Tip Posted It’s easy to forget to remove your outdoor hoses but make sure you do before it gets too cold. Water trapped in the line can freeze inside your pipes and once it thaws, you’ll have water flowing all over inside your walls. It’s also a good idea to insulate the spigot once ... Continue Reading
  • How Long Should You Wait to Clean Up After a Fire? Many times fire claims can take a little while to process through your insurance company but it’s important that you begin drying the structure as quickly as possible to prevent structural problems or mold from all the excess moisture. Soot from fires is also generally ... Continue Reading
  • How Do You Know Who to Hire? Over the last few weeks, we’ve heard some crazy stories from property owners. Here are a couple red flags to watch out for when you’re looking to hire a contractor: High pressure tactics to get you to sign the contract Offer to increase the estimate so you don’t have to pay ... Continue Reading
  • Sometimes Salespeople Really Are Trying to Help You know how when you buy a washing machine and the sales person tries to upsell you for another $50-$70 for the braided steel water supply lines? Well, my advice is to go with it. We just came from a water loss in a basement where the rubber supply line ruptured and a ... Continue Reading
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