Water damage can be a sneaky danger to your home. It could be happening while you’re totally unaware of the problem. Due to it’s potential of being an unseen danger, water damage is the number one cause of loss in homeowners insurance claims. Water damage can start from water escaping the home’s plumbing system, leaking

When mold grows indoors it can harm people, pets, and property. The potential dangers that mold brings is something that should be common knowledge for any home owner. Dark, moist areas like basements and crawl spaces are the areas that most people expect mold to show its ugly face. Unfortunately, mold has been known to show up in areas that people would never imagine. Here are some of the more uncommon areas to harbor mold:

Whether it’s an overflowing sink, bad weather, a backed up sewer, or even a burst pipe, it’s important that you act as quickly as possible to prevent more damage from occurring. Always call for professional help when water damage occurs, but there are some additional steps the home owner can take to minimize damages. Here are some tips to help you out when the unexpected occurs:

Florida is directly hit by hurricanes more than any other state in the U.S. Since Hurricane record keeping has started, Florida has been hit directly by 2 Category 5 hurricanes, over 15 Category 4 hurricanes, and a whopping 42 Category 3 hurricanes, according to the NOAA. Of the nine most intense and deadly hurricanes to

Those that live in a region that experiences hurricanes every year must have an emergency plan in place. Making sure that insurance policies are effective and up-to-date is part of that plan, and part of being hurricane ready. Where the home is located, what type of damage the home could experience, and what the insurance

Knowing what to do during, before, and after a hurricane is key to keeping the loss of a life at a minimum. Knowing what to do in the event of a hurricane can also make sure the damages done to the home, or property, are minimal. Depending on the strength of the storm, hurricanes can

Storm surge, heavy rains, and intense winds. All of these come hand in hand with a hurricane, and when your home is exposed to them, it could mean serious trouble. Storm surge can flood  homes tremendously, and in some cases, entirely. Heavy rains can cause roof and foundation failures. Strong winds can rip the roof

When a hurricane strikes, it could leave people without basic amenities that we take for granted everyday. Things like running hot water, electricity and television do not exist in the days following a serious hurricane. Consider how you’ll get information from public officials, how bathing will work, and how food will be handled. Living in

Hurricanes are incredibly dangerous and powerful forces of nature that should be taken seriously.  When the wind speeds of a tropical storm reaches 74 miles per hour or greater, it becomes a hurricane. Hurricanes are large storms that form over the ocean and typically make landfall in regions with a tropical climate. Hurricanes are placed

Whether it’s an overflowing sink, bad weather, a backed up sewer, or even a burst pipe, it’s important that you act as quickly as possible to prevent more damage from occurring. Always call for professional help when water damage occurs, but there are some additional steps the home owner can take to minimize damages. Here are some tips to help you out when the unexpected occurs: