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Water Heater Flooded Basement | What to Do

Steve VanDenBerg Blog, water damage, water damage restoration

A malfunctioning or old water heater can easily leak and cause a basement flood in your home. Know how to respond to a flood in your basement when a water heater breaks or leaks. Actions when water heater flooded basement Drain the Water Heater Tank Just because the water heater is off, doesn’t mean the leaking will stop. There are …

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How Spring Flooding Can Lead to a Sewage Backup

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After a cold, dark, snowy winter, spring is often a much welcomed season that can be uplifting. The natural world is filled with more life and colors, and the weather tends to be warmer. But the spring season also means an abundance of rain. If your home isn’t properly protected and waterproofed, then the heavy rainfall of spring can easily …

Reacting to Water Damage of Your Hardwood Floor

Reacting to Water Damage of Your Hardwood Floor

Steve VanDenBerg Blog, water damage restoration

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 …