Category Archives: Water Damage

2 Kinds of Water Damage You Should Avoid

Water can cause lots of damage. If it gets into your home, it can destroy belongings, weaken the structure, and cause mold growth. There are some water damage occurrences that can’t be avoided, including those that come from nature in the form of floods or heavy storms. However, there are two kinds of water damage … Read More

Save Money by Saving Water

It might not seem like it now, but clean water is a scarce resource. Only 1 percent of the entire world’s water supply is safe for human consumption. And yet, despite the obvious issue of scarcity facing all of us, the average North American still uses between 80-100 gallons of water a day. A lot … Read More

How to Recover from Residential Water Damage

Shocked Woman Calling Plumber While Collecting Water Leaking From Ceiling Using Utensil

Whether it is from a broken pipe or a flash flood, water damage can easily be one of the most devastating home disasters that a homeowner can face. Your water-damaged valuables are often unsalvageable, cleaning up the mess it leaves is also back-breaking, and the threat of mold development will linger for weeks. Fortunately, quick … Read More

Do You Have Hard Water at Home?

Hard water calcium deposit on chrome tap

You may not often think about it, but the difference between hard and soft water in your home can really affect your daily life. Soft water helps you avoid build-ups of scale in your pipes, improve the effectiveness of detergent and soap, and keep your water-using appliances working for a longer time. As you can … Read More

What to Do with Molds in Your Bathroom

Hard water leaves traces in the bathroom.

Who would want a bathroom full of mold? No one! When you see mold in your bathroom, naturally, you’d want to get rid of it. Before you start working on getting rid of it though, you should understand first, why it is attracted to your bathroom and where else it could be growing.   You … Read More

Why You Should Be on the Lookout for Mildew and Mold

Black mold in the corner of room wall. Preparation for mold removal.

You may be a careful housekeeper, but that does not mean you are immune from mould and mildew occurrences. Damp areas in your home like bathrooms and basements are all great breeding grounds for these nuisances. Some might say they are not much of a big deal in well-maintained homes. But if you allow these … Read More

Signs Your Water Heater Needs Fixing

Repairman fixing a gas water heater with a screwdriver

Water heaters normally last from 10 to 15 years before they would need replacement. But if you notice corrosion or if any of the internal parts are encased in mineral buildup, your water heater may not be as efficient. Flushing the water heater regularly would keep it working for a longer time.   You do … Read More

Dangers of Unfiltered Water: Why You Should Be Alarmed

Water drops coming from an open faucet in the bathroom.

Somehow, the idea that tap water is unclean is at the back of your mind. Sure, you have been warned about it before but do you have any idea just how dangerous unfiltered water can be to one’s health? Tap water and the incredulous dangers it poses have been studied and documented over the last … Read More

Got Hard Water? These Tips Will Help!

Have you noticed a crusty build up on your chrome water fixtures? Chances are, you have hard water running in your pipes. Hard water form when your main water supply has high levels of calcium, magnesium and other minerals. Although these minerals are helpful to the body, they can pose some health risks when one … Read More

A Guide to Expert Flooding Repair Work for Businesses

For businesses, water intrusion can lead to significant property damage if not resolved quickly and professionally. It’s important to understand the processes behind expert flooding repair work. And so within this article, we’ll provide a guide on how the leading flooding repair experts complete their work.   Safety Should Be the Utmost Priority In all … Read More