A Checklist for the Fall to Prevent Any Disasters

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As summer comes to an end and the chilly breeze starts to pick up, it’s important to not only get our wardrobe ready for the colder weather but, our home as well. ServiceMaster Kwik Restore is dedicated to making sure you have an easy transition from the fall to the winter, check out the tips below to make sure your … Read More

How to Prevent Water Damage at Home While You’re on Vacation

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There’s no worse time for water damage to occur than when you’re on vacation. After spending all your money and energy during your trip, there’s nothing that can be worse than coming home to a severely water-damaged house. Unfortunately, this disaster is common among many property owners. The Insurance Institute has actually reported this as the second most common claim … Read More

How to Prevent Storm Damage on Your Property

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When the spring season comes, we’re treated to sunshine, refreshing warmth, and the beautiful sights of nature. However, spring also means rain, storms, and the potential for tornadoes. With  such weather, there’s a chance that your home, business, or other property will suffer storm damage. Storms can feature strong winds that can force trees and other upright objects to be … Read More

Water Damage Prevention Checklist

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Water may be essential to keep yourself healthy, but it can be harmful to your home and personal belongings. When water seeps into your home, it can severely damage the building materials, furniture, and your personal content. Building materials like wood, drywall, and insulation absorb water which causes them to become weakened, warped, and discolored. Too much water damage can … Read More

How to React to Frozen Pipes in Your Home

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When cold weather approaches, it’s easy to remember to prepare yourself for the cold by bundling up. But it’s also important to prepare your home for the cold, too. There are several issues around your home that can arise with cold temperatures, including a greater likelihood that your home’s water pipes will freeze. Even if your home is heated, there’s … Read More

The Cost of Cleaning and Restoring a Flooded Basement

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As unfortunate as it may be, basements are prone to flooding. Their location at the lowest level of a building and usually underground makes them prone – water always runs from high to low ground, so it can easily find its way into a basement. Whether the excess water comes from a burst pipe, backed-up sewer line, failed sump pump, … Read More

Causes for Sump Pump Failures and What to Do

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A sump pump installed in a basement of a home with a water powered backup system.

You don’t have to live anywhere near a body of water to experience a flooded basement. A heavy rainstorm and a sump pump that stops working at the wrong time can result in flooding in your home. Sump pump failure is a common problem for homeowners, but most people don’t realize it until it’s too late. Fortunately, most of the … Read More

How to Protect Your Property Against Spring Flood Damage

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How to Protect Your Property Against Spring Flood Damage

The promise of warm spring weather and brighter days brings with it the risks associated with spring thaws. Winter snow that melts in the spring has the potential to run off toward your home, causing significant flooding. In fact, it takes just a few inches of water to cause tens of thousands of dollars in structural damage. It is important … Read More

Prevention and Repair Tips for Frozen Pipes

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Frozen pipes are more than an annoying inconvenience; they’re a headache at the worst time of year. Unprotected pipes freeze when temperatures drop below 32 degrees, due to a combination of exposure, wind chill, and the duration of the cold temperatures. When the temperatures around pipes get too low, the water inside freezes and the ice expands, leading to burst … Read More

Water Damage Insurance Claim Process and Tips

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Water damage is an inescapable problem for homeowners because it can happen in so many difficult to prevent ways.  A sudden storm might cause rain water to leak through a crack in your foundation that you didn’t know was there, or a pipe can burst behind your wall and cause gallons of water to spill into your home.  Once excess … Read More