Basements can be prone to taking on water even in non-flood conditions. If that scenario is present with your home, then you likely have a sump pump or even two. The role of the pump is to mitigate the collection of water. There is usually a sump pit. Water will flow into that pit. The
It is easy to think that because Phoenix is a dry, hot, arid climate, that mold is unlikely to happen in homes. This would be a mistake. When Winter ends and the Spring heat begins to emerge, it is common to see fellow Arizonans pulling out their portable humidifiers to add a little bit of
Floods and water damage happen during the most unexpected times. Most people get caught up in the havoc without setting up any preventive measures. Depending on the severity of water or flood damage some people may decide to carry out the restoration process on their own. Some prefer calling in the professional restoration services. Both
At times when disaster strikes your home, you thank your lucky stars that you have homeowner's insurance to help pay for the repairs. The truth is that your homeowner's insurance company will do their best to pay out the minimum fee for the repairs of your home. Their job is to minimize spending while maximizing
4 Standard Measures to Take in Response to House Flooding in Chandler Arizona House flooding is one of the common hazards that you may come across as a homeowner or tenant. Most common house flooding incidences are normally as a result of flash floods, especially in the Arizona area. House flooding can also be as
When a home isn't experiencing any operational problems, it is easy to forget about the potential issues that could occur. While it is nice to not worry about these events, you shouldn't be lulled into a false sense of security. Something can go wrong at any moment no matter how reliable a home may seem.
Nothing is more disruptive to your life than having your home or business flooded or affected by mold. Perhaps you’ve had a fire or discovered an asbestos problem. Valuable possessions could be lost forever. Kitchen appliances damaged or completely ruined. Your health could be at risk. Your whole life is turned upside down when you
When you buy cleaning products, one of the first things that you may grab is bleach. This is a go-to for many because it work wonders when it comes to killing germs and getting rid of stains. Some actually associate the smell of bleach with a clean home. Bleach is often used to clean mold.
You may have a hard time believing it, but Mesa was founded in the 1800's! More specifically, 1878. That means that many of Mesa's housing communities were built during the 1900's. “Interesting,” you may say. But you should definitely be interested if you own a home there. Why? Up until the 1970's, asbestos was used
You can agree with me that putting up a building, whether commercial or residential is an expensive affair. As an investor, you need to protect your investment from any problems that may arise. One of the biggest problems facing homeowners is water damage. If left unattended, water damage can ruin your investment or even spawn