Residential Flood Damage Prevention 101

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Imagine your expensive electronics, designer furniture, and bespoke wallpapers being washed away in front of you. Sounds horrific, doesn’t it? Residential flooding is a reality for homeowners. According to statistics, by 2050, 16.2 million US properties will be at a ‘substantial risk’ of flooding. But fortunately, there’s a list of some easy tips that can prevent your home from being flooded. Follow these 5 tips and save thousands of dollars.

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Top Causes for Commercial Water Damage

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At Service Master, we know how calamitous commercial water damage can be towards your business. Statistics show that the total amount for water damage insurance claims was 13 billion in 2015. This number has since been rising. Therefore, prompt mitigative measures for water damage are vital. That’s why a business needs to be aware of the common causes of commercial water damage. This blog highlights 4 of them.

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Early Warning Signs of Water Damage in the Kitchen

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Your kitchen has more than a few water lines running through it. So, it comes as no surprise that there are many signs of water damage that can go unnoticed until it’s too late.

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4 Reasons Time Is of The Essence After Water Damage

4 Reasons Time Is of The Essence After Water Damage

No matter how small the water damage is, if you don’t act swiftly, the situation can go from bad to worse in a matter of minutes.

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Types Of Health Hazards Posed By Water Damage

From natural disasters to plumbing leaks, a whole range of factors can lead to water damage on your residential property.

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4 Ways Water Can Damage Your Home’s Foundation

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Your foundation consists of thick slabs of port cement into the ground with heavy mortar blocks. When there’s a water leakage that seeps into the foundation, it can adversely affect your home in various ways. This is a form of a hidden leakage that may be left unchecked for a long period of time and results in costly repairs.

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The Many Kinds Of Water Damage, And the Health Hazards They Pose

The Many Kinds Of Water Damage, And the Health Hazards They Pose

From natural disasters to plumbing leaks, a whole range of factors can lead to water damage on your residential property. Flooding inside your home is frightening, and can be devastating financially and emotionally.

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How To Keep Your Belongings Protected Against Water Damage

How To Keep Your Belongings Protected Against Water Damage

Don’t attempt to drain the water on your own because that might cause more damage if not done right.

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Tips for Protecting Your Belongings During Water Damage Repairs

Tips for Protecting Your Belongings During Water Damage Repairs

Water damage can cause a lot of destruction to your property. Homeowners experiencing water damage and flooding inside their houses tend to suffer a lot of financial losses after this happens because they’re not sure of what to do before or after flooding occurs.

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How To Assess Water Damage Like a Pro

How To Assess Water Damage Like a Pro

If left unresolved for an extended period of time, water damage can cause thousands of dollars worth of damage to your home. You might assume that spotting signs of water damage in its early stages is easy and you’ll ace it when the time comes, but the reality is that most homeowners often miss the early signs.

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