What is Efflorescence and How to Deal with It

What is Efflorescence and How to Deal with It

Efflorescence is an unsightly side effect of water damage. Fortunately, it can be treated and prevented using the proper techniques. Learn more about what causes efflorescence and how to deal with it. What is Efflorescence? Efflorescence is a powdery, grayish-white...
How to Deal with Water-Damaged Wood Floors

How to Deal with Water-Damaged Wood Floors

Nothing damages hardwood floors more than standing water. The porous, cellulose fibers rapidly soak up moisture, leading to discoloration, warping, and rot. If a significant amount of water has come in contact with your beautiful wood floors, you must act quickly to...
Does California Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Water Damage?

Does California Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Water Damage?

Water damage is one of the most common reasons to file a homeowner’s insurance claim. Such claims are often worth thousands of dollars, and it typically takes several days to dry out a home, remediate mold growth, and make the space livable again. This information may...
Detecting Water Damage in Your Home

Detecting Water Damage in Your Home

Does your home have water damage? If you think this is a minor issue, consider that water damage from a flood, plumbing leak, or fire response team can lead to structural problems and mold growth. This is why it’s important to detect and remediate water damage as...
Why Should I Waterproof My Home?

Why Should I Waterproof My Home?

Water is one of the most destructive forces on the planet. If it enters your home and is left to sit untreated for a long time, you could end up with extensive property damage. That’s why you must act fast when water damage occurs. What if there was a way to prevent...
Water Damage: Dealing with Unpleasant Odors

Water Damage: Dealing with Unpleasant Odors

A common side effect of water damage in home and/or buildings are unpleasant odors. Bad odors can also indicate an actual health threat present in the indoor environment like mold. Down below are a few general practices that can help you deal with unpleasant odors...