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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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Electrical Repairs Required for Water Damaged Homes

Water damage may possibly require electrical fixes https://www.flickr.com/photos/jeffcovey/4171778953/ Water damage can cause electrical issues. (Photo Credits) To ensure the whole family’s safety as they reoccupy their water damaged home, an electrical inspection is definitely a must. This is because water damage can cause electrical issues, which in turn can cause accidents like fires and electrocution. [...]

By | March 27th, 2018|San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

Reducing the impact of flooding in a property

Lowering the effects of possible flooding https://www.flickr.com/photos/58392704@N06/8732283930/ There are ways to minimize the effects of possible flooding. (Photo Credits) Flooding cannot be entirely prevented given the many changes in the climate and the environment. It would still be best though to protect one’s property from unnecessary flood risks. Being informed of the possible flooding scenarios [...]

By | March 13th, 2018|fire restoration, San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

Dealing with water damage in the bathroom

Bathroom water damage https://www.flickr.com/photos/dbrooker/7057800689/ Water damage can be prevalent in bathrooms. (Photo Credits) Moisture and water damage are very likely in bathrooms primarily because water and moisture is constant in these areas of the home or commercial areas. DoItYourself.com for instance came up with a guide on self-troubleshooting water damage bathrooms. They said the first [...]

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

Cleaning Baby-Related Items after a flooding Incident

Disinfecting and sanitizing baby toys after water damage https://www.flickr.com/photos/uggboy/6631646851/ How to deal with flood water contamination on baby items and children’s toys. (Photo Credits) Flood or water damage can cause bacterial contamination on baby items and children’s toys. It is important that every parent should be aware of how to deal with flood contamination on [...]

By | February 27th, 2018|San Diego, Uncategorized, water damage|0 Comments

What water damage can do to a child’s health.

The problem with water damage https://www.flickr.com/photos/epi_ren/24145877127/ Water damage can cause health issues on children. (Photo Credits) Water damage can be detrimental to a child’s health because of the issues it can bring about. Possible issues include flood-borne diseases, mold allergies, as well as gastro-intestinal illnesses. It is important that flood damage be professionally addressed to [...]

By | February 26th, 2018|San Diego, water damage|0 Comments

Sanitizing Kitchen Utensils after Water Damage

Toss or Salvage? https://www.flickr.com/photos/9960751@N08/3400081354/ Kitchen utensils can get flooded too during a residential flooding. Here’s how to sanitize and disinfect utensils. (Photo Credits) Kitchen flooding is a reality given the plumbing and the kitchen fixtures that have direct access to water supply. And when the kitchen floods, utensils and kitchen items will surely get exposed [...]

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

Water Damage and Food Safety

Toss or keep? https://www.flickr.com/photos/jessicafm/80049003/ Water damage can lead to food loss. (Photo Credits) During a bout with water damage most would err to the side of caution and just dispose whatever food item that has been subjected to the destruction. But are all food items that have been exposed to water damage need to be [...]

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

Animals and Water Damage

Pets and Other animals https://www.flickr.com/photos/grantdaws/32589470701/ Animals can get affected by water damage too. (Photo Credits) Water Damage as they say, can be insidious. It does not only affect the human occupants of a home, it can also negatively impact the lives of the family pets. Moreover, it can invite unwanted animals and pests into the [...]

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