Practically every homeowner uses multiple appliances throughout their day, many of which use water. When appliances are working properly, they make life easier. But even the slightest malfunction or leak can spell disaster for your home. Water damage can ruin hardwood floors and carpeting, deteriorate drywall, and be the catalyst for mold and mildew. In other words, it’ll cost you
Whether it appears white, brown, purple, orange, pink, yellow, red, gray, green, or a combination of colors—mold is always a problem. Mold can find its way into several parts of your home, including the attic. Once mold grows, it can spread further and cause more damage to important parts of your home like the insulation, wood support beams, and walls.
Dropping temperatures don’t only jeopardize your indoor and outdoor comfort; they can have detrimental effects on your plumbing. As you layer up during the winter season, make sure you are looking out for the warning signs of frozen pipes. Knowing the signs can go a long way in helping you avoid a larger (and costlier) disaster. Why Do Pipes Freeze?
You’ve got your dishwasher nice and loaded; started it, and you’re ready to turn it in for the night. But wait, is that water coming out of the unit? Looks like you’ve got an overflowing dishwasher. There are loads of reasons why the dishwasher can overflow and they can all lead to water damage on the floors, nearby cabinetry, and
As temperatures drop, your potential for water damage accidents on your property doesn’t. Frozen pipes, leaky water heaters, and blocked or dammed gutters can all end in an expensive mess. Even more difficult during the winter months is attempting to dry your property yourself. The best way to avoid water damage during winter months is to read up on various
Winter weather brings freezing temperatures. It’s not just unpleasant to be in, but freezing temperatures can present a danger to your property’s plumbing. When temperatures drop below 32 degrees Fahrenheit, the water in your pipes has the potential to freeze. It doesn’t happen immediately, but with sustained freezing temperatures, water will freeze and expand in your pipes. Unfortunately, pipe material