Author: Kevin Oakley

That's a tough call to make as there are a number of factors that can play a role in the answer. Things to consider include: The extent or level of flooding Possible structural damage The presence of contaminants or harmful bacteria Active utilities such as...

What kind of Insurance coverage do I have for Water Damage? Water damage is one of the most common reasons people make claims on their home insurance.  Did you know that 22 out of 1000 homes suffer a water damage related loss each year?  Water heaters...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EaUJGaQspI&ampYou may be anxious to clean your home after a fire, but unless you take the time to get professional advice, you may be wasting your efforts or creating further damage. Contact your insurance agency immediately once the fire is out. He or she can...

A musty or earthy smell is often a sign that there is mold. But not all molds create definitive odor. A small leak under your kitchen sink can create a big problem. You should regularly look for signs of moisture in your home or office space....

It takes only 48-72 hours for the growth of mold.  Be sure all water damaged cavities and crawl spaces are dry and confirm that no repairs or refinishing is done until the entire area is thoroughly dried. If you have mold growth, make sure it...

EMERG-NC Property Rescuers http://nc-property-damage.com Your shower and commode are separated your master bathroom and can be closed off when you are using that area.  You notice some minor discoloration on the ceiling above the commode, but you are not concerned.  You can wipe it off another day. ...

By Samuel Ott  There’s nothing worse than coming home to find it looking like this, charred with fire damage.Your life comes to a screeching halt as you watch in horror. It’s a good thing you weren’t inside. Worse yet, what if a family member was?...