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How To Deal With A Mildew Smell

Apr 23, 2018

Did you know that gas that you use for cooking and heating your home doesn’t have an odor? Gas companies add in the odor so that people can smell it if there is a pipe leak inside or outside their home. Mildew has its own odor built in, but it serves the same purpose to […]

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3 Common Mistakes with DIY Water Damage Restoration

Feb 21, 2018

Let’s talk about do-it-yourself projects. If you’re like most people, you love watching instructional videos to save time and money. Do-it-yourself videos have taken a major role in helping homeowners fix washing machines, create wall decorations, and even make delicious dinners. While these videos may be useful for a wide variety of things, it’s an […]

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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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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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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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How to Prevent Wintertime Water Damage in Goshen

Dec 23, 2015

Winter weather – whether freezing temperatures or heavy snow or rainfall – can all cause significant water damage to your Goshen property. From frozen pipes to ice dams or localized flooding, your home or business is especially vulnerable to water damage during the winter months. And while some natural disasters are unavoidable, there are ways […]

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