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Common Causes of Sewage Line Blockages

Common Causes of Sewage Line Blockages

Sewage line blockages are another messy situation that homeowners do not want to deal with. They can be caused from multiple causes, so today we are going to go over the most common reasons. Tree roots Tree roots are the …
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Toilet Backups: Causes & Preventions

Toilet Backups: Causes & Preventions

Toilet backups are not only messy, but can also be costly. Clogs can lead to bigger issues such as damaged flooring and plumbing pipes. More than often, people think it would be easiest to just flush any type of garbage …
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The Importance of a Quick Response to Water Damage

The Importance of a Quick Response to Water Damage

When something goes wrong in your home or business, chances are it happens at the most inconvenient time. And, that usually means you’re not prepared for the next steps. This is especially true when you have water damage to your …
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Flooded Basement? Now What?

Flooded Basement? Now What?

There’s a sudden downpour, unexpected pipe that bursts, or leaking windows and your basement has blooded. Now what do you do? Water damage is one of the most destructive damages out there. Just an inch of water can cause thousands …
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Dangers of Summer Heat

Grilling & Bonfires Summers are all about grilling and bonfires, but make sure you are staying safe before you cook up your hamburgers and hotdogs or starting roasting some delicious s’mores. Dealing with flames means you could light your house …
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Most Common Causes of House Fires

July and August tend to be the hottest, driest months in the upper midwest region. While we’re nearing the end of what’s usually a drought season and moving into a wetter fall, house fires are still a cause for concern. …
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Identifying and Recovering from Storm Damage

Billions of dollars goes toward fixing and recovering from storm damage every year, causing a major inconvenience to home and business owners. Storm and wind damage can permanently ruin your roof, siding and windows if it is not identified right away. …
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Four Common Causes of Mold

Most people think the most common cause of mold in their home is from flooding and the water damage it leaves behind. And, yes, that is one of the most common ways people find out they have a mold issue. …
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What To Do When Your Sump Pump Fails

No one likes a flooded basement, which is why a sump pump comes in handy. But, without proper maintenance or other issues, your sump pump could fail. Simple maintenance can save time and money and knowing what to do when …
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