What to Do if Your Home Floods

Although it seems unlikely, Arizona homes flood far more often than most people expect. Here we outline some simple steps to take in the event your home floods from an unfortunate event such as bad weather, a burst pipe, or broken appliance. Firstly, stay calm. While a flooded home is overwhelming, a few proactive steps can mitigate the damage and …

The Top 6 Benefits Of A Shingle Roof

If it’s time to replace your roof, then it’s the perfect time to weigh all your roofing options. After all, in terms of function, your roof may be the most vital part of your house–if your roof fails, everything beneath it is in jeopardy! In terms of popularity, asphalt shingles are the most used roofing material in America for a …

Signs Your Flat Roof Needs Repair

As a business owner, you never want to see something go wrong with your building. But when it does, the last thing you want to do is ignore it. So, if your roof begins to leak, or if you see any other indicators of flat roof damage, you can’t afford to wait! While skilled commercial roofing work isn’t cheap, it’s …

Four Common Causes of Water Damage

Water damage can be caused by a variety of factors, but usually comes from a few common events. However, while water damage is often caused by similar incidents, the cleanup and restoration procedures may differ greatly. When improperly addressed, even a small amount of water can create untold headaches for your home or business. If you have a water damage …

Three Myths About Water Damage Cleanup In Phoenix

The internet is positively brimming with information about water damage. From DIY cleanups to home repairs, there is some great guidance out there to get you started. However, the internet is not always reliable or even correct, especially when it doesn’t assess your particular situation. Water damage frequently occurs when you least expect it, catching you off guard. It’s difficult …

black mold

Is Black Mold Making You Sick?

You’ve heard of it before—black mold has a terrifying reputation as a dangerous toxin that can spread easily and go unnoticed. But is there truth to the hype? Turns out, there is much misinformation and many false assumptions about black mold—how it spreads, what causes it, as well as side effects and symptoms. As is so often the case, however, …

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How to Prevent Mold From Growing In Your Home After Water Damage

Although Arizona is known for its hot, dry weather, storms do happen – and can cause notable chaos, including water damage. But that fact is, water damage can come from multiple sources, beyond bad weather. Burst pipes, A/C issues, faulty water heaters, and leaky appliances can all lead to water damage. Unfortunately, even for the most experienced homeowners, water damage …

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Frozen Pipes: Everything You Need to Know 

With the arrival of winter comes so many things to look forward to! Holiday fun, hot chocolate, twinkling lights, and cooler temps. But even in the southwest, where mild winters are the rule, short bursts of freezing temperatures do occur, which can wreak havoc on your water pipes and cost thousands of dollars in repairs. To prevent frozen pipes, it’s …

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Your Top Holiday Safety Tips

The holidays wouldn’t be complete without well-loved holiday decor, like Christmas trees and twinkling lights. While these little touches make the holidays more joyful, they require some extra caution to prevent an unexpected disaster. According to the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), there are twice as many fires on Christmas Day than on any other day of the year, and decorations …

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6 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Bumper-to-bumper highway traffic. Billowing industrial smokestacks. These are just a few of the images that spring to mind when we think about air pollution. But what about indoor air pollution? Have you considered the quality of the air is inside your home? The truth is, air pollution in your home can be just as bad – or even worse – than it …