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Reacting to Water Damage of Your Hardwood Floor

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Hardwood flooring adds a pleasing, aesthetic touch to the rooms of a home. Being versatile, hardwood floors complement any home décor style, from country to modern to traditional. One element that hardwood floors do not tolerate, however, is water. Water damage to a hardwood floor leads to lingering problems if left unaddressed. The damage may be slight, such as minor …

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Tips to Prevent Sewage Backups in Your Home

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When sewage waters back up into a home, the contamination poses as highly unsafe and hazardous. Cleanup itself requires experienced professionals, since handling the polluted mess is dangerous to human health. The best way to keep sewer waters out of your property is to know what triggers backups and to follow a few practical prevention tips. What is a sewer …

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How to Protect Your Home from Moisture and Humidity

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High humidity levels lead to mugginess and unease. No matter what the season, protecting your home from moisture and humidity is key to living comfortably in your home space and preventing substantial damage. Maintain the indoor humidity level of your home to between 30 and 50 percent and experience significant benefits. Along with sustaining a preferred comfort level, the ideal …

How to Stop Hoarding in the Early Stages

How to Stop Hoarding in the Early Stages

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Stockpiling massive amounts of surplus items in one’s home can be seen in either of two ways: One, you’re unmotivated to give the home a solid sweep through and cleaning; or two, a hoarding disorder is starting to rear its ugly head. In the first instance, tapping into the drive to clean up is all it takes to avoid a …

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Thanksgiving Holiday Safety Tips

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Follow these safety tips to make sure your Thanksgiving holiday is both merry and safe: * Stay in the kitchen when cooking on the stove top to keep an eye on the food. * Keep all wrappers, dish towels and other flammable materials away from stoves and ovens. * Have a working fire extinguisher in the kitchen. As an alternative, baking soda can …

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Residential Fire Damage Restoration – FAQs

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Dealing with the aftermath of a fire is a stressful and overwhelming process. To help you in such a difficult time and hopefully provide comfort in the knowledge that the problems can be solved, we’ve compiled some of the most frequently asked questions about fire damage restoration – and their answers.