The only good thing about a water leak from a broken clean water line is that the water isn't contaminated. When your home is flooded with sewer water or storm water, you have to worry about bacterial contamination of your home as well as the water damage. Still, you need to get the clean water dried out as quickly as possible or it will stagnate and grow microbes too. Mold is one of the biggest concerns with a home that is wet and damp. [Read More]
Is Your Roof Susceptible To Hail Damage?
Caring for your home's roof is essential when it comes to maintaining the structural integrity of your property. If you live in an area where hailstorms frequently occur, then it can be beneficial to understand the circumstances in which your home's roof might be susceptible to hail damage. Here are three factors to take into consideration when determining if you need to contact a roofing contractor to inspect your home's roof for serious damage after a hailstorm in the future. [Read More]
Well, That Stinks! Common HVAC Odors And How To Handle Them
There are some things that will always be smelly: trash cans, toilets, moldy food. But when your HVAC system starts releasing unpleasant odors, that's a sign that something is up. It's important not to ignore unpleasant HVAC odors because they're usually a sign of a problem that will get worse if left unaddressed. Here's a look at four common odors and what to do about them. Metallic, Burning Odors If the odor has a metallic smell and reminds you of the scent generated by welding or by electrical sparks, turn the power off to your unit immediately. [Read More]
Tips For Installing Vinyl Siding On Your Storage Shed
If you recently built a plywood storage shed in your backyard, then you will need to protect its exterior from the elements. One of the easiest ways to provide this protection is to install vinyl siding on the shed. Vinyl siding comes in many colors and styles that will easily complement your shed and allow you to match its look to the style of your home. While installing vinyl siding is typically a simple process, there are some things that you can do to make the process go a lot smoother for you. [Read More]