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Preventing Fire Damage from a Fireplace

Feb 16, 2017

Fireplaces and wood stoves are cozy and warm throughout the season. But in order to keep the air healthy and reduce the risk of fire, you need to be aware of how to safely operate them and the risks they pose. Dealing with a fire damaged home because of a faulty or ill-kept fireplace is […]

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Most Common Causes of Smoke and Fire Damage around the Holidays

Jan 05, 2017

Every family wishes for a holiday season that is merry and bright but … not too bright, right? As the cold weather settles in and snow starts to fly in Monroe, the number of house fires increases because people are simply spending more time indoors, and fire hazards are being used more frequently like small […]

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Frozen Pipes and Freezing Temperatures

Dec 15, 2016

As snow continues to fall and winter temperatures fluctuate below freezing, it’s possible for your pipes to freeze. Not only do freezing pipes cause a great inconvenience, but can cause major property damage leaving you with extensive repairs. What Causes Freezing Pipes Exterior freezing temperatures cause the water to freeze and expand, creating a blockage. […]

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SPOTTING MOLD IN AREAS YOU MIGHT NOT EXPECT

Nov 09, 2016

  If you were playing a game of hide-and-seek, mold would be the ultimate opponent. It can be found almost anywhere, often out of sight. Of course, that musty smell sometimes gives away mold’s location. No one is perfect, after all, but the point is that mold can be tricky to find. You may not […]

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Basement Flooding

Oct 14, 2016

No one is going to be thrilled to come home to a wet basement. Basement flooding, or basement flood damage, can manifest itself in many ways, from a broken pipe, natural disaster, or faulty appliance, if you have basement flood damage, you have a problem. Water damage can cause major damage to your property and […]

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Living in Goshen: Fire and Smoke Damage

Oct 10, 2016

A small fire broke out in your kitchen and the fire department came racing to put it out. Your Goshen home is still standing and there doesn’t seem to be much damage on the outside. Good news! The fire didn’t destroy everything. Now for the bad news. There is still a lot of damage on […]

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Bathroom Water Damage

Sep 26, 2016

  A beautiful, well-maintained bathroom is a fantastic asset to any home. It is also one of the hardest things to keep up. There is a host of common problems that occur in bathrooms. Here are a few of those common problems and simple solutions for how to fix them.  Dripping Faucets Few things are […]

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The Hidden Dangers of Smoke and Fire Damage

Aug 15, 2016

Fire damage is one of the most violent and traumatic events when compared to all types of elemental-based disasters. Some of the damage is obvious just by looking, but there are, however, a few subtle (yet still potentially deadly) effects that fire damage can cause that are harder to recognize. Soot health risks Even after […]

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Top 4 Causes of Water Damage in Your Home

Jul 11, 2016

The term “water damage” simply refers to water being where it shouldn’t be inside your home. Water damage can happen anywhere in a home – the basement, bathroom, bedroom, laundry room, living room, you name it – nowhere is simply exempt from having this problem someday. The good news is, if you have water damage […]

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1 Thing that Will Help You Rebound from Fire Damage

Jun 17, 2016

  Fire is the one natural disaster that doesn’t discriminate. No matter where you live, fire is always a risk. We hope that you and your family won’t have to deal with fire and the resulting damage (or any other natural disaster), but if you do, it’s important to be prepared. While you can take […]

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Four Ways Clogged Gutters Create Water Damage

May 12, 2016

  Spring is (finally) in the air! And that means that homeowners across the country and in Goshen are creating their “To Do” lists for their annual spring cleaning routine. The last thing you want is another item to add to your list, but there is one item of spring cleaning that shouldn’t be skipped. […]

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