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 …
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 …
Mold has the potential to harm you and your family with negative health effects, and it can also jeopardize your home’s integrity if the damage is severe enough. Knowing this, you should do whatever it takes to prevent mold growth on grout surfaces and know how to remove mold if it does develop.
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 …
The following are common warning signs of a hoarder that you should look for if you suspect that a friend or family member may be hoarding. Learn how to confront and help a hoarder.
Keep some safety tips on hand to ensure you and your family stays safe and healthy this fall season – Halloween safety, flue prevention, school safety.
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.
Hoarding, cluttering and collecting differ markedly. Each of these three descriptors affects the homeowner in very specific ways. Let’s take a look at the differences between the three scenarios.
Businesses have the responsibility to ensure their property is prepared for wildfire season. As with any natural disaster, business owners should develop a disaster recovery plan that outlines the necessary steps to keep the business afloat under dire circumstances.
Anything from a heavy rainfall to a broken pipe can cause water damage. Here is a list of the most common causes of water damage and how to limit their effects on your property.