The combination of thunderstorms and flooding is spring’s recipe for disaster. And because the weather is so unpredictable in spring, it’s important to prepare for it ahead of time.
After a flood, all kinds of dangers lurk in waters and your home. Whether it’s bacteria, mold, electricity, or rapid streams – all pose a danger to your health and safety if you’re not careful.
The key to preventing mold in your laundry room is keeping it dry and clean.
When floodwater contains contaminants and viruses that present serious risks of illness, it is considered black water.
Does your home have too many electrical devices and too few outlets to plug them all? Chances are you’re using extension cords to power up your electrical devices.
Water can damage your home even in winter. Uninsulated water pipes can freeze and burst, and ice dams can form on your roof.
Water bursting through frozen pipes is a common sight in homes during periods of very cold weather.
If your sump pump discharge hose freezes, the sump pump is forced to work harder, and could fail completely due to overheating.
Winter can get the better of us if we’re not prepared for freezing weather and snow storms. The hazards of winter can affect you whether you’re at home, outdoors or driving.
We need heat to keep us warm during cold weather, but heating the home doesn’t come without risks. According to the U.S.