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

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

How Insurance Agents Should React to Fire and Water Damage

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How Insurance Agents Should React to Fire and Water Damage - ServiceMaster Kwik Restore

When a homeowner experiences serious damage to their home from a fire or flood, they often feel helpless and overwhelmed at the sight of the damage.  Homeowners in this scenario are typically unsure of what to do next and have questions about who they should call first, and whether or not their homeowner’s insurance will cover the damage.  As an … Read More