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Common Causes Of Water Damage

Aug 07, 2018

The causes of water damage are vast. To prevent water damage from occurring in your home you need to be on guard against all these possibilities. Although it is impractical to constantly be checking all these potential sources of water damage, it is still very helpful to at least know what all of these potential […]

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Protect Your Property From Spring Water Damage

Mar 20, 2018

Spring brings warmer temperatures, and warmer temperatures mean melting snow.  Melting snow and spring showers on a just-thawed ground can create a recipe for disaster. Soggy, uneven ground can puddle and cause flooding.  Sometimes this run-off can seep into your property through leaks and cracks in the foundation causing damage to the building structure, furnishings, […]

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Water and Ice: How To Prevent (and Clean Up After) A Winter Disaster

Jan 29, 2018

Plumbing accidents, such as burst pipes, can leave a huge and expensive mess. Here in the Hudson River Valley, temperatures that constantly hover above and below the freezing mark challenge the most diligent homeowner to review prevention techniques. To prevent water pipes from freezing: Improve air circulation by opening cabinet doors under sinks located on […]

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6 Ways to Get Your Home Winter-Ready

Nov 17, 2017

Parts of the Midwest have already seen snowflakes flying this fall, and as we all know  – Hudson Valley won’t be far behind! Before it gets too frigid and snowy, there are some things you can do to make sure your home is ready to withstand another winter and another potential water damage emergency. The […]

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Flood Damage Cleanup Checklist

Aug 15, 2017

Do you know what do to when your home or property floods? Hudson Valley Contracting & DKI has compiled a simple flood damage cleanup checklist that you can follow to minimize water damage and property loss during or after a flood event. Minimizing Damage Do you know where the water is coming from? It is […]

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3 Common Questions about a House Flood

Jul 19, 2017

As a homeowner, it’s not uncommon to make the occasional call to a local plumber, electrician, or handyman for a few small projects or issues around your house. However, when it’s time to call a restoration company, you know there’s likely a bigger problem present. At Hudson Valley Contracting & DKI, we realize many people […]

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Water Damage Prevention: Common Reasons Why and What to Look For

Jun 15, 2017

After finding water damage in their home, most people’s first reaction will be to ask how this happened, and how to prevent it from happening again. If you aren’t sure how the water damage in your home was caused, start looking at the three most common causes of water damage. Flat Roof It’s pretty obvious […]

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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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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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4 Damage-Causing Areas of Bathrooms

Jan 11, 2016

  With 75% of residential water consumption occurring in the bathroom, it’s no wonder that it’s a hotspot for water damage. There are many reasons for water damage in the bathroom: you may live in an area with high humidity, have children that like to splash in the bathtub, or simply forgot to caulk your […]

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5 Scary Signs of Internal Water Damage in Middletown

Aug 01, 2015

Do you sneeze every morning after you shower? Is your wallpaper warped? Does your toilet feel like a rocking horse? Does your bathroom floor feel suspiciously soggy? These may be indicators of hidden water damage that could eventually threaten your health and the structural soundness of your Middletown home. When most people think water damage […]

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