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Water Damage on Cabinets

Water damage can rot furniture Even the sturdiest kitchen cabinet can rot due to water damage. (Photo Credits) Kitchen cabinets serve a huge purpose in the kitchen. Without these, the kitchen will be a disorganized mess. But even the sturdiest cupboards and kitchen cabinets can prematurely rot when exposed to flood water or any inundation. [...]

By | July 23rd, 2019|molds, San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

Mold issues in the kitchen

Can molds grow in the kitchen? https://www.flickr.com/photos/brixton/163316218/ Molds can grow anywhere in the home, including the kitchen. (Photo Credits) Molds can be anywhere in a humid or water damaged house, but not all homeowners can be aware of that. Fortunately there are ways that could clue household members about the existence of molds in their [...]

By | March 12th, 2019|fire damage, fire restoration, water damage|0 Comments

What to do when the basement gets flooded

Basement problem https://www.flickr.com/photos/webwileys/6162835805/ What should homeowners do when they find their basement suddenly flooded? (Photo Credits) A flooded basement can be a huge inconvenience for any homeowner. It could be troubling really, and can even pose a safety hazard to anyone with the possible electrocution, slips, falls, and injuries from broken objects as well as [...]

By | February 12th, 2019|San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

How to avoid water damage in the kitchen

Kitchen water damage https://www.flickr.com/photos/suckamc/6544336039/ The kitchen is one of the busiest parts of the home, and it could easily succumb to water damage when ill maintained. (Photo Credits) For most households, the kitchen is probably one of the busiest areas, and since it has too much foot traffic it could be subject to more wear [...]

By | January 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Signs of water damage in the roof

Ceiling problems https://www.flickr.com/photos/dingman/3051767302/ Ceiling issues can mean a water damage problem. (Photo Credits) Problems in the ceiling like discoloration or leaks can signify a water damage problem. The issue though could be bigger because it would mean having to repair the water damage, and then the roofing so that the water damage will not recur. [...]

By | January 15th, 2019|molds, San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

How flood damage lowers home market value

Destructive to investment https://www.flickr.com/photos/mlcollins/4454803302/ Flood damage can terribly affect the value of a residential property. (Photo Credits) It is already a given that a flooded home is less appealing to home buyers given the unfortunate flooding that has inundated some parts of it, the damage that was incurred due to flooding, and the location of [...]

By | December 25th, 2018|molds, San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

Preventing Winter Water Damage

Melted snow intrusion https://www.flickr.com/photos/billkasman/32286264264/ Winter water damage can be destructive. Water intrusion is all the more possible during the winter season. When a homeowner fails to properly maintain his home, and forgets some details and tasks like gutter clearing and roof maintenance, these can all build up and give way to water damage. Fortunately there [...]

By | December 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Smoke Damage: What Can Be Saved?

Fire and Smoke Damage https://www.flickr.com/photos/lafd/37421452411/ The problem with smoke damage is that an item maynot appear as damaged but it can be unusable already. (Photo Credits)  Ask any house fire survivor and he will tell you that there are items that have not been damaged in the home fire, but have been rendered useless by [...]

By | December 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Avoid Mold Inspection and Removal Scams

Deal only with Expert Mold Remediation Contractors https://www.flickr.com/photos/jnfr/7784590786/ Trust only licensed mold remediation contractors. (Photo Credits) Mold problems should always be taken seriously by a property owner. It can gnaw at a home and cause destruction, it can affect the health and wellness of household members, and it can pull down the real estate market [...]

By | November 20th, 2018|molds, San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

How to avoid mold remediation scams

How to spot a legitimate mold restoration company https://www.flickr.com/photos/10590277@N05/2134009806/ It is always important to hire a legitimate mold professionals when dealing with home mold issues. Mold issues can be very dangerous to the home structure and the health of its inhabitants. And while professional help needs to be sought as soon as possible for mold [...]

By | November 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Common Misconceptions about Mold Damage

Truth about Molds https://www.flickr.com/photos/matsuyuki/9466183322/ Mold is an alarming issue in any home, but home owners must have accurate information about it. (Photo Credits) Mold seems to be a dead-end issue. A home problem that would mean health risks, structural damage, and huge expense. But is it really that bad? Apparently there are a lot of [...]

By | October 30th, 2018|molds, San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

What is the difference between mold and mildew?

Mold Vs Mildew https://www.flickr.com/photos/michael_knows/5408998597/ What is more destructive, molds or mildew? (Photo Credits) For some homeowners, mold and mildew are used interchangeably. It can actually be even more confusing because there are also some mold and mildew cleansers that are marketed the same way. But what really is their main difference? Should there be a [...]

By | October 23rd, 2018|molds, San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

How to prevent mold growth in the carpet

Carpet and molds https://www.flickr.com/photos/roskvape/3757355806/ How to prevent molds from growing in the carpet. (Photo Credits) Molds in the carper could just be one of the unfortunate consequences of water damage or flooding inside a home. This however can get ugly, can lead to illness, and could even get expensive as it may require professional cleaning, [...]

By | October 16th, 2018|molds, San Diego|0 Comments

How water damage rots a home structure

Water damage can be very destructive https://www.flickr.com/photos/wandrus/1782130794/ Water damage can be very damaging and should be addressed immediately. (Photo Credits) Water damage is something that should never be left unaddressed. It is so insidious because the longer it stays the greater the damage it causes. A structure may also look fine on the outside, but [...]

By | October 9th, 2018|San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

How mold exposure can harm pets

When molds cause illnesses to animals https://www.flickr.com/photos/kuabara/5941945788/ Pets can also get ill because of molds.  (Photo Credits) Mold exposure is not only dangerous to humans. It can also be very toxic to pets. For households who have pets and are suspecting mold issues in their homes, it is best to know the possible health consequences [...]

By | October 2nd, 2018|molds, San Diego|0 Comments

Preventing Flooding in the Garage

What to do when the garage gets flooded https://www.flickr.com/photos/xaminmo/2616865444/ Even the garage can get flooded too. (Photo Credits) Even home car ports or garage can also get flooded. Be it water damage or weather-related flooding, flood damage can still take place even in this area of the house. So what should a homeowner do to [...]

By | September 25th, 2018|San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

Health Risks of Sewer Backups

Safety Issues of Water Damage due to Sewer Backups https://www.flickr.com/photos/simplebitsdan/147203189/ Sewer problems can present a lot of health risks. (Photo Credits) Sewer backups can be a problematic issue that goes beyond the usual flooding, clean up and expense. It can even become a health issue that may affect all household members. The official website of [...]

By | September 18th, 2018|fire damage, fire restoration, molds, San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

Molds and Insurance Coverage

Is your home covered for mold remediation? https://www.flickr.com/photos/waferboard/5483812095/ Not all types of mold issues at home can be covered by a typical homeowner’s insurance policy. (Photo Credits) Not all homeowners are aware that most household mold issues are not covered by insurance. Usually it is only covered when it is the direct result of an [...]

By | September 11th, 2018|molds, San Diego|0 Comments

When to Call for Mold Inspection

Suspecting Mold Issues https://www.flickr.com/photos/mcfarlandmo/4014611539/ What to do when suspecting mold issues. (Photo Credits) When a homeowner is suspecting mold issues, it is important that it be confirmed immediately by a professional. Molds when left untreated can become a source of health issues, and at the same time can affect the structural integrity of the home. [...]

By | September 4th, 2018|molds, San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

How water damage weakens a home

Water damage can be very destructive https://www.flickr.com/photos/pasa/9222035540/ Water damage is so destructive especially when left untreated. (Photo Credits) Water damage can be extremely destructive especially when it has been left untreated for a long period of time. It does not only damage a home for the short term, but it can definitely weaken the whole [...]

By | August 20th, 2018|molds, San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

Preventing Water Damage in the Basement

Basement water damage   https://www.flickr.com/photos/evane/4536612868/ How to avoid water damage in the basement. (Photo Credits) The basement is one of the areas in the home that is prone to flooding. This is because when the sump pump fails to work, water can get in and flood the area. Once this happens, it has to be [...]

By | August 13th, 2018|San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

Coming Home to Water Damage

Dealing with a surprise indoor flooding https://www.flickr.com/photos/evane/4536614368/ The huge hassle of coming home to a flooded house. (Photo Credits) Water damage can occur anytime, and the truth is, it can happen even in the most unexpected moments. One such instance could be while the whole household is on vacation elsewhere. When pipes burst, the sump [...]

By | August 6th, 2018|San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

Cleaning roof gutters can help prevent water damage

How to clean roof gutters https://www.flickr.com/photos/deerleap/3773131100/ Cleaning roof gutters regularly can help avoid water damage. (Photo Credits) Roof gutters can get filled with leaves and debris and can eventually cause roof and water damage. Third Party Service Ratings Website Angie’s List came up with a list of how clogged gutters can cause water damage problem, [...]

By | July 30th, 2018|San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

How to Clean Flood Damaged Toys

Sanitizing and Disinfecting Flooded Toys https://www.flickr.com/photos/cuizoo/6143657235/ Toys need to be carefully sanitized after a flooding, some in fact may need to be discarded. (Photo Credits) Flooding affects everything in a house, including toys. And since children can be oblivious about the dirt, germs, bacteria and viruses that may have been lurking in their toys, their [...]

By | July 23rd, 2018|San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

Dry Wall and Water Damage

How to deal with damage on dry walls https://www.flickr.com/photos/milestonemanagement/40882710532/ Dry wall damage should be immediately acted upon to avoid further destruction. (Photo Credits) Dry wall can be severely damaged when water damage or flooding inundates a home. It is very porous and can absorb liquids quickly, and as such, can provide a good environment for [...]

By | July 16th, 2018|San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

Leaky Roof and Water Damage

How to deal with water damage on the ceiling https://www.flickr.com/photos/10557450@N04/15628348986/ The problem with a leaky roof is that it may immediately cause water damage. (Photo Credits) A leaky roof can be very problematic. It can be a safety hazard as it can cause slips, it is definitely an expense, and more importantly, it can cause [...]

By | July 9th, 2018|San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

Flood Clean up Safety Tips

How to safely cleanup a flooded home https://www.flickr.com/photos/urbanwoodswalker/2860241462/ Safely cleaning up after a flooding is a must to minimize damage and prevent injuries and illnesses. (Photo Credits) The clean-up in a flooded home is every property owner’s dreaded task. It is physically tiring, it is emotionally taxing. And it does not end on that, flood [...]

By | July 2nd, 2018|molds, San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

Advice on safely re-entering a flooded house

Safety measures to keep in mind https://www.flickr.com/photos/jessicafm/80049088/ Safely re-enter a flooded home. (Photo Credits) A family whose home has been flooded may already be wanting to go home after spending days or even weeks in an evacuation center. But the return home can be a challenge, and may not be as pleasant given the flooding [...]

By | June 25th, 2018|San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

What to do during a flash flood

Staying safe during flooding https://www.flickr.com/photos/lausanne04/15156647896/ What are the things to do to keep safe during a flash flood? (Photo Credits) Flash floods can be very dangerous and destructive. It is important to be aware of the things a person or a whole family should do in the event flash floods happen in their community. Authorities [...]

By | June 18th, 2018|San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

Are flooded mattresses worth saving?

Wet mattresses https://www.flickr.com/photos/editor/110187512/ Flooded mattresses are soiled, heavy, and at the same time could be possibly reeking of bacteria. (Photo Credits) Flooded mattresses are yet another casualty of residential flooding incidents. Flood soaked mattresses can be very difficult to deal with given its size and weight, yet replacing it could bore a hole on one’s [...]

By | June 11th, 2018|fire restoration, San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

How to Refurbish Upholstered Flooded Furniture

Salvaging Water Damaged Furnishings https://www.flickr.com/photos/rachelpasch/4825100822/ Can upholstered furniture still be saved after getting submerged in flood waters? (Photo Credits) Flooded upholstered furniture may seem like ‘game-over’ given that it soaks up flood, can be a breeding ground for molds and bacteria, and could even discolor due to the flood water inundation. Water damage experts say [...]

By | June 4th, 2018|San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

What to do with water damaged wooden furniture

Dealing with water damage https://www.flickr.com/photos/gonmi/15188443165/ Wooden furniture can sustain water damage during a flooding situation. (Photo Credits) Water damage is a serious concern for any homeowner. It should be given professional attention as soon as possible to minimize the damage.  But most homeowners though choose to prioritize the repair of their home structure first before [...]

By | May 28th, 2018|molds, San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

Signs of water damage on walls

What to look out for https://www.flickr.com/photos/sammcox/41520285352/ Does your wall have water damage? (Photo Credits) Water damage can be very destructive, even on home walls. Fortunately, there are signs that homeowners can watch out for to prevent water damage for destroying even more elements in the home. SF Gate came up with a write-up guiding homeowners [...]

By | May 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Buying a Water Damaged Home

Is it a wise decision? https://www.flickr.com/photos/jwilde/3630803625/ Is it wise to buy a water damaged property? (Photo Credits) For some families, buying a water damaged home can be the only option to move into a new neighborhood, or into a bigger home. For some, buying a home with water damage can make a good investment granting [...]

By | May 15th, 2018|molds, San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

Mold Illness Symptoms in Children

What are the symptoms of being exposed to molds? https://www.flickr.com/photos/computerhotline/8341728310/ Children are susceptible to the many illnesses brought about by mold exposure. (Photo Credits) It is important to stay alert and be aware of the signs of mold exposure on children. As an age group, children are very vulnerable to the effects of getting exposed [...]

By | May 8th, 2018|molds, San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

Molds in Public and Industrial Setting

Dangers of Molds in Public Buildings https://www.flickr.com/photos/andrewarchy/5721035566/ Molds in a public setting. (Photo Credits) Molds can be very intrusive. It does not choose which structure to plague. It does not consider foot traffic in a building. As long as there is moisture and dampness, it sure will grow. So regardless if it is an office [...]

By | May 1st, 2018|molds, San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

Flood Damage and Food Establishments

The danger of flood damage to commercial food https://www.flickr.com/photos/24917258@N05/6748443643/ There are guidelines food establishments follow during flooding to prevent health and sanitary issues. (Photo Credits) Food establishments stand to sustain a lot of damage during flooding occurrences. For one, clean up and restoration is already a lot of work given the extent of a flood [...]

By | April 24th, 2018|San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

Is water damage caused by snow covered by insurance?

Home problems during winter https://www.flickr.com/photos/deusx/5422474169/ Can insurance cover home issues due to water damage brought about by the winter season? (Photo Credits) The water damage caused by snow can be quite extensive in some homes. More often than not, the succeeding question is if the damage can be covered by home insurance. The Insurance Information [...]

By | April 17th, 2018|San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

Signs of water damage in the kitchen

The problem with water damage https://www.flickr.com/photos/91013946@N00/116374749/ The issue with water damage. (Photo Credits) Remediating water damage can be a huge expense. And the bad news is not everything can be covered by insurance, so when it comes to out of pocket expenses, it will be best if it could be nipped in the bud. To [...]

By | April 10th, 2018|San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

Misconceptions about fire sprinkler systems and water damage

Does the benefit outweigh the risk? https://www.flickr.com/photos/16983197@N06/6821560090/ There are myths and misconceptions about water sprinkler systems causing more harm than good. (Photo Credits) While a lot of homeowners acknowledge the fact that fire sprinkler systems help a lot in ensuring the safety of a household, the risk of it causing water damage still weighs on [...]

By | April 3rd, 2018|San Diego, water damage|0 Comments
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