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Mold in Basement: A Step-by-Step on How to Remove It

Mold in basements is a problem for a number of reasons. Unsightly stains on the walls or the floor and the offensive odor are reason enough to be concerned about mold. But, by far the most concerning thing about mold is the health risks it poses, including irritated the eyes and nasal cavities, and infected […]

Water in Crawl Space: 5 Causes and How to Fix Them

Water in crawl spaces can be a bigger problem than you might think. Even though a crawl space is a relatively remote area of the home, water that pools there can cause issues on every floor if mold forms. The two things mold needs to survive are moisture and darkness, both of which can be […]

How to Cleanup a Flooded Basement: A Step-by-Step Guide

Once the source of a flooded basement has been found and taken care of you will want to start the cleanup as soon as possible. However, before entering your basement you will need to ensure that it is safe to do so. There are many hazards that come with flooded basement cleanup, including electric shock, […]

Water in Basement: What’s the Cause?

Water in basements can be an alarming problem, but you’re not alone, it’s an issue that many homeowners experience.  Even the most fortified basements are prone to leaking at some point in their life, and this means that there is a good chance you’ll need to deal with the problem eventually. Since there’s a number of potential […]

Flooded Basement: What Should You Do?

A flooded basement doesn’t just cause damage to your house. It also poses a danger to you and your family’s health. All it takes is a small amount of water to cause damage to your floors, sub floors and walls. Furthermore, according to the EPA, wet and even damp areas can sprout mold and mildew which […]