air freshener for a musty basement

Why Does My Basement Smell Musty?

If you’re a homeowner, chances are you’ve noticed a musty smell coming from your basement at one point or another. It’s an all-too-familiar scent that wreaks havoc on our senses and can make it hard to enjoy the space below our homes. But why does it happen and how do we get rid of the […]

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Fire Safety Checklist Before Vacation

Summer vacation season is here! Going on vacation is always exciting, but before you head out, take some time to ensure your home is safe and secure with a fire safety checklist. Fires can happen even when no one’s home and aren’t something that you can just prevent once they start – it’s always better […]

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Apartment fire is caused by electrical outlet faults.

Five Steps to Do After a House Fire

 It is one of the most emotionally and financially devastating events a homeowner and their family members can experience – a house fire. In a matter of minutes, your entire home, along with everything inside it, can be entirely destroyed. After such an unimaginable loss, you may find yourself feeling overwhelmed and unsure of […]

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standing water in a basement

Dangers of Standing Water

Whether it’s overflowing from rain gutters, or coming up through your basement floor after heavy rains, standing water is not only visually unpleasant, it can create numerous problems if left untreated. Not only does this type of moisture attract insects and bacteria, but unchecked moisture levels in your home can also lead to costly structural […]

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water damaged kitchen cabinet

How to Repair Water-Damaged Kitchen Cabinets

The kitchen is full of water hazards — leaking refrigerators, dripping faucets, spilled food and drinks, and even burst pipes. These water hazards can lead to disaster for a kitchen, especially kitchen cabinets. Water-damaged kitchen cabinets can become stained, warped, and bubble – all unsightly issues that can lead to thousands of dollars in repair […]

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How to Tell If You Have a Water Leak Underground

Are you worried that you might have a water leak somewhere on your property? It can be hard to know if and where you have a leak, especially when it’s underground. If left undetected, an underground leak can cause serious damage to your yard, foundation, and your basement. The good news is the signs of […]

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leaking dishwaser

Dishwasher Leaks: Repair & Cleanup

Dishwasher leaks can cause more issues than a simple puddle in the kitchen. Over time, a leaky dishwasher can lead to water damage and expensive, messy repairs. The water leaking from the dishwasher can damage the flooring in the kitchen as well as the subfloor. If left alone, this water can lead to an even […]

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Grease Fires: Prevention, Action, and Clean Up

House fires can be extremely terrifying and damaging, especially if they involve grease. While it’s impossible to prevent all types of fire incidents in the home, there are a few steps you can take to reduce your risk. One of the easiest ways to prevent a grease fire is by keeping up with regular kitchen […]

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electrical fire

What to Do in an Electrical Fire

When an electrical fire starts in your home or business, it can be a frightening and dangerous situation. Electrical fires are different than normal fires and require a different approach to extinguish. It is important to act quickly but safely to limit the damage as much as possible before professional help arrives. To know what […]

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What Causes Sewer Backup?

A sewer backup is one of those things a homeowner wants to avoid at all costs. Not only is it unpleasant and a real mess to clean up, but it also poses a health risk to both humans and pets since it contains contaminants and viruses. It can also cause thousands of dollars in damages […]

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