The Best Tips For Preventing A Flood In Your Home

Hopefully this article hasn’t reached you too late and instead you are being a responsible homeowner and want to know how to prevent your house from flooding. Or perhaps someone you know recently had a water damage incident in their home and now you are trying to avoid it from happening in yours. Well that is what I will be helping you with.

I decided to write this article after we experienced quite the stormy week here in Vancouver. Strong winds and rainstorms were causing power outages throughout and properties were being damaged by the events.

The local news station contacted me for an interview on how this storm was affecting people’s homes and how they could better handle the situation.

After the interview I realized I should put together some kind of preventative tips list that could  save you money and avoid going through the property restoration process. Continue reading “The Best Tips For Preventing A Flood In Your Home”

Origins And Classification Of Water Damage In Your Home

Ok, In this post I will be explaining some of the basics of water damage and how it can affect your home and health. You are likely reading this because you have experienced some water damage in your home and would like to know more on the topic, well you are not alone. In my  15 years experience water damage is the leading culprit when it comes to property damage and restoration service needs.

Now this actually surprises a lot of folks, when they hear water damage they usually imagine a flood from a nearby river, a natural disaster etc. While events as such do occur, there are more common ways for water damage to affect your home, including:

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The Best Tips For Preventing A Flood In Your Home

 

Hopefully this article hasn’t reached you too late and instead you are being a responsible homeowner and want to know how to prevent your house from flooding. Or perhaps someone you know recently had a water damage incident in their home and now you are trying to avoid it from happening in yours. Well that is what I will be helping you with.

I decided to write this article after we experienced quite the stormy week here in Vancouver. Strong winds and rainstorms were causing power outages throughout and properties were being damaged by the events.

The local news station contacted me for an interview on how this storm was affecting people’s homes and how they could better handle the situation.

After the interview, I realized I should put together some kind of preventative tips list that could  save you money and avoid going through the property restoration process. Continue reading “The Best Tips For Preventing A Flood In Your Home”

6 Tips For Dealing With A Flood In Your Home

This post will be about what to do when your home has flooded (or has experienced water damage). Much of this article is going to be common sense for a lot of you however I feel like I should still share these tips as it can potentially save you thousands of dollars in property and content damage.

So what do I mean by flooding? Well the word flooding is loosely interchanged with water damage, and really what it refers to is any kind of water that has leaked, spilled, or intruded into your home and thus causing damage. Anything from a leaking roof, toilet overflow, broken water pipe, or a drainage problem causing your basement to flood  are examples of water damage.

So, if you happen to find yourself in this situation here are my 6 tips for dealing with a flood or water damage in your home.

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