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Braving The Storm: How To Prepare For A Flood

Posted by on Jul 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Braving The Storm: How To Prepare For A Flood

When you hear about an upcoming storm, your first instinct may be to worry. How can I make sure my kids are safe? Is the electricity going to go out? What should I do? This anxiety is totally common, especially if there is a potential for flooding. However, you can be proactive to help control your worries. Preparing for a flood is the best thing you can do to ensure your family and home are safe. Whether you live in a flood-prone area or your local weatherman anticipates storms, it does not hurt to be prepared. Consider the tips below in...

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Take These 3 Steps To Keep Your Vacation Home Water-Damage Free This Winter

Posted by on Dec 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Take These 3 Steps To Keep Your Vacation Home Water-Damage Free This Winter

One of the best parts about owning a vacation home is having somewhere to go to get away from it all whenever you want. One of the biggest downsides of owning a vacation home is making sure that it stays in great shape year round, whether you are there or not. Keep your vacation home water-damage free this winter by following the three steps outlined below.  Check Your Roof & Gutters The first thing you should do is arrange to have your roof inspected or inspect your roof yourself. When you are on your roof, keep an eye out for...

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What To Do When Your Basement Is Full Of Water

Posted by on Oct 24, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What To Do When Your Basement Is Full Of Water

It’s a homeowner’s nightmare. You wake up in the morning to find a couple of feet of water in your basement. Once you get over the shock of what has happened, it’s time to take quick action. The sooner you act, the more likely it is that you can save some of your personal items. Here is what to do should you ever wake up to this catastrophe. Safety is Your Priority You need to make a quick assessment of two things: Are there any electrical outlets or wires under water? What is the source of the flood water? Water and...

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Not Happy With The Offer? Getting More Money For Your Totaled Car

Posted by on Oct 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Not Happy With The Offer? Getting More Money For Your Totaled Car

When your car has become totaled, you will likely want to receive as much from your insurance company as possible. Conversely, your insurance company will want to pay you as little as possible. You will need to enter the process of negotiation where you seek to persuade your provider. While providers usually try to offer a fair amount for your totaled car, they do not always understand how much your car is worth. You Don’t Have to Accept the Initial Offer Your insurance provider will likely make an initial offer that is much lower than...

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Three Tips For While You Wait For Your Fire Damage Restoration Contractor

Posted by on Sep 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Tips For While You Wait For Your Fire Damage Restoration Contractor

When a fire erupts in your home, the damage to the structure can quickly become severe. Fortunately, it is possible for contractors to address much of the damage that may arise following this type of issue. However, it may take a little time before these professionals arrive at your home to perform fire damage restoration, and while you are waiting, there are a few tips you can follow to help ensure this repair process goes as smoothly as possible.  Improve Ventilation After the fire has been extinguished, it is important for you to...

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