Signs You Might Have Mold in Your Home
Have you noticed a stuffy nose lately? Or maybe some small patches of dark color on your basement walls? You’re not alone. Mold is a common household problem, and if left ignored, can become dangerous and expensive. Continue reading “Signs You Might Have Mold in Your Home”
5 Tips for Preventing Fires on Your Property
Whether you’re a landlord, a homeowner, or a renter, it’s important to know how to prevent fires on your property. Fire prevention is especially important during the warmer months as things dry out and become more prone to being fire hazards. We’ve compiled a short list of quick and easy steps to preventing fires and the damage they cause to get you through the dry season. Continue reading “5 Tips for Preventing Fires on Your Property”
My Basement Flooded, Now What?!
1. Safety First
- Don’t risk injury if your basement is flooded. If there is an inch or more of standing water in your basement, this is considered severe flooding and the water can contain harmful bacteria so avoid entering the basement if possible.
- Do NOT touch any electrical wires. As the old saying goes – water and electricity don’t mix; touching electrical fixtures while wet can be deadly.
- If you have experienced severe flooding, have your basement pumped as soon as possible.
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