Rental Home Storm Damage Renting a property can be a great source of income but it is important to keep in mind most places are subject to at least one kind of natural disaster (earthquake, hurricane, tornado, flood, wildfire, tsunami, drought, landslide, sinkhole, blizzard, etc.).
Historic Homes It is important to your home’s health to understand the needs of a historic building. A home is considered historic by the National Register of Historic Places or a local historic board if it has a signature architectural style, captures the essence of a given time period, is associated with famous people or events from the past or is deemed architecturally significant. But when making the decision to buy a historic home there are
Water Damage Infographics Most of the common home owner’s insurance claims involve water damage. Here are the top five most expensive water damage repairs you may have to deal with and the top 7 causes of water damage in your home.
Water Damage Due to Siding Issues Your home takes quite a beating during the rainy season. Siding’s purpose is to protect the exterior walls of your home, meaning it is supposed to prevent the elements from getting through to the inside of your home. Functional siding is important for the health of your home.
Protecting Your Family with Flood Insurance Protecting your property before a disaster is so important. Storms can bring heavy rain, high winds and flood damage. Proper flood insurance protection can make all the difference in your restoration process.
Tornado Season About 1,200 tornadoes touchdown in the United States every year and they can strike with little notice. Destruction and injuries can be greatly increased unless you take the proper steps to prepare yourself and your home for a tornado season disaster ahead of time.
Most people like to think that their home is an escape from allergens. Although all the pesky outdoor allergens don’t follow you home, there is a whole other set of indoor allergens you’re exposed to within your home.
Water damage is the second most frequently filed insurance claim in the United States. It causes $11 billion in damages annually and for those living in the metro Atlanta area, rainy season is coming, so it is important to get our homes ready.
Natural Disasters are impartial and affect everyone in their path. No one is safe. Your employees, customers, suppliers, community and competitors are all affected the same when a disaster strikes your area.
Romance Them with Fire Safety. The most romantic holiday of the year is days away and you’re planning for the perfect evening. Of course you have to set the mood with some luxurious candles but, make sure the only thing your igniting this Valentine’s Day is romance.
14,000 Left Without Power. Tornadoes are popping up everywhere lately. Southern Louisiana was struck by several tornadoes in multiple storm fronts on Tuesday. It was confirmed by the National Weather Service that at least three tornadoes touched down leaving 14,000 without power across the state and massive storm damage.
Let’s Not Linger. It is bad enough that you have fallen victim to a disaster, don’t let it linger in your home for longer than it should. Odor elimination is an important step in the recovery process, but is often overlooked.
You’re Not Out of the Woods Yet Weeks after storm passes trees can still be at risk of falling and causing damage. It is important to assess any storm damage to the trees on your property in a timely manner to avoid the falling weeks after the storm.
The Risk of Backup One might not think that sewage damage could occur regularly in a home, but it does for a multitude of reasons. One of the most common reasons being “sump pump” failure. If your home uses a sump pump you make be at risk for flood, water, and sewage damage.
Storm Damage Equals Over $100 Million It appears tornado season has come early this year as the southeast has taken a beating this rainy winter season. Tornadoes have wreaked havoc on places like Albany, Adel, Cook County killing 15 people in Georgia and causing over $100 million in storm damage.
The Dangers of Hoarding to Your Loved Ones and Your Property We all have the desire to live safely and we hope that our loved ones are doing the same, but that isn’t always the case. The dangers of hoarding has been brought to the light in recent years as more people are opening up about dealing with this mental health issue for themselves or with family and friends. Health risks such as respiratory disease, fall injuries
You and Your Home Lose with Water Damage Leaving water damage untreated long term can be a costly mistake for your home or business. A small leak resulting in what may appear as minor damage can quickly lead to a large-scale mold issue. The end result of even the smallest water damage incident can costs thousands in repairs and place your family or employees as great health risks. Here are just nine of the things you
Are You Ready for Snow and Ice from Winter Storm Helena? Batten down the hatches…winter is coming! Yes nothing was more apparent of this fact then my own experience as I pushed my shopping cart around the grocery store last evening amongst the hundreds of other shoppers clamoring for staples such as bread, milk and for some of us…beer. The news has hit, Atlanta is expecting snow via Winter Storm Helena.