So, your basement is flooded. Whether the cause is obvious or not, you need to know exactly what has occurred in order for the right insurance policy to cover your losses. The two insurance policies that are in question are homeowner’s insurance and flood insurance. With either of the policies, there are limitations to what they will cover and how much of the damages … [Read more...] about My Basement Flooded – What Will Insurance Cover?
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Flood and water damage can result from natural disasters, trees with aggressive roots, faulty appliances, frozen pipes, and hundreds of other possibilities at any time and anywhere. Within our businesses and homes, we thrive on and desire a sense of security. The security that everything is functioning well, and because we have kept up on regular maintenance, we expect that … [Read more...] about Water Damage from Trees, Storms and Pipes
After a house flood or water related disaster, mold exposure prevention should be at the top of your priorities. When mold grows and releases its spores, there can be health implications to all occupants exposed or living in its midst. Our AWDR team provide some important insight and clarity about mold exposure, its symptoms, and preventative measures to assist you in making … [Read more...] about Symptoms and Health Concerns About Mold in Your Property
Regardless of the source of the water (faulty pipes, appliance malfunction, or swelling ground water), water removal, cleanup, and repair must begin immediately after your house has undergone a flood. The longer the water sits, the more likely your house will suffer structural damage, and further restoration expenses. Some portions of the below information was taken from: … [Read more...] about Steps to Take After My House Flooded!
With winter comes cold temperatures that often dip down and remain below freezing (32 ℉). When freezing temperatures are sustained long enough, exposed or improperly insulated pipes can burst from the expanding pressure of the water inside as it turns to ice. This is a nightmare to a property owner, but ignorance to this information does not protect you from the … [Read more...] about Winter Pipe Bursts – Preventing and Handling Them