Water can damage your home even in winter. Uninsulated water pipes can freeze and burst, and ice dams can form on your roof.
Water bursting through frozen pipes is a common sight in homes during periods of very cold weather.
If your sump pump discharge hose freezes, the sump pump is forced to work harder, and could fail completely due to overheating.
There are over 100,000 species of mold, and all of them can be harmful. While not everyone is affected by mold at first, frequent exposure to mold may endanger your health in the long run.
While you can’t control the moisture outside, you can control the humidity levels in your home. Using a dehumidifier is a relatively low-cost way of doing that.
Hoarders are emotionally attached to their collections and can compromise their own safety and relationships just to hold on to those items.
Most homeowners (probably you too if you’re reading this) have had to deal with mold. Getting through mold infestation is worrisome and time-consuming.
When cold weather arrives, you dust off your warm shoes and jackets, and turn the heat up in your home. But have you thought about getting your home ready for the cold season?
To prolong the life of your roof and ensure water doesn’t leak through, your home’s roof should be inspected twice a year. Once in late spring, and once during the fall.
Mold is one of those pesky problems nobody wants to have in their homes. No matter how hard you try to avoid it though, you may still see a few patches of mold now and then.