Water Damage: How Does Moisture Affect My Foundation?
A common mistake for those who build or buy a home is forgetting about the foundation after it has been set. Because you don’t see it, it is easy to take it for granted that your foundation is in good shape. In reality, there are actually many different things that can cause significant damage to […]
Rooms Safe From Tornado, Hurricane Winds And Rain
As part of your normal safety routine, you replace burned-out lightbulbs at the front door. Your test the smoke alarms and keep flashlights in strategic areas for when the power goes out. You might even have a sump pump or generator in the basement for emergencies. BUT, have you designated a place in your home […]
The Do’s and Do Not’s with Water Damage in Waukesha
If you experience water damage in your home or business, there are things that you can do the help the situation. There are also things you should avoid doing that could put you in danger, make the damage worse, and cost you more time and money. Here are a few things you should and should […]
What To Do When You Come Into Contact With Category 3 Water
There are three categories of water that are involved in water damage and each of these categories defines how dangerous they are. Category one is basically clean water that is from a source like a leaky pipe or faucet. Category two is also called grey water and it is mildly dangerous to come into contact with […]
Common Indicators Of A Water Leak
Water damage problems happen often without a property owner even being aware that there is a problem. But there are a lot of indicators that can tip you off to a problem: You Water Bill Seems Irregularly High This is one of the most simple ways of detecting the presence of a water leak in […]
What Do Ceiling Stains Mean?
As you awaken from a refreshing night’s sleep and open your eyes to a glorious day, you see it. A khaki colored map of the Great Lakes on your ceiling, right above the bed. You wonder, “How long has that been there? What does it mean? Who can help?” One scenario is that, indeed, the […]
5 Signs Of Water Damage In Your Home
When it comes to a water damage situation, you probably think that it would be difficult to NOT notice. When we think of water damage, we often think of overflowing toilets, sink pipes bursting, or floodwater pouring in from the outside. We don’t always think of slow leaks from pipes inside of y0ur walls, or […]
Water Damage Cleanup Checklist
The question is not “what will I do IF a water damage emergency happens in my home?” Instead, ask “what will I do WHEN I have a water damage emergency?” If you have a home with running water it is inevitable. Water damage can be the most destructive substance there is. Excessive moisture can quickly […]