Hiding in the Shadows

DID YOU KNOW that mold can develop in your home and all it takes are: three common things? 1. Moisture: Mold needs moisture to grow, which is why you see it all the time in showers and baths… and, unfortunately, in basements. You can clean up the mold in a shower or bath, but when you see it […]

Hidden Leaks

When a pipe breaks, you know it. Water spewing everywhere, making all kinds of noise and a huge mess that leads to all kinds of expensive damage. When a pipe leaks, that’s a different story as you may not discover it until expensive damage occurs. Under every sink in your home, you have two types of pipes: […]

Sump Pump Misery

Your home may be nice and warm — and dry — but if you have a basement and a sump pump, anything can happen if there is a failure of your trusty remover of ground water. Sump pumps work to keep basements dry in certain geographic locations, and we trust our own pump will continue […]

Spring Cleaning Time

April is the time of year to get Spring Cleaning done. It’s time to go through closets, cupboards and drawers and start getting rid of things you don’t need. It’s also a time to do a thorough deep cleaning of your entire home. If your time is too valuable for you to spend time cleaning […]

Frozen Pipe Tips

A Frozen Water Pipe Can Burst Causing Serious Damage To Home Owners Beware the unexpected cold snap or deep freeze. For Alaskans that can be a good share of the winter! Frozen water pipes are a serious risk during very cold winter weather. When water freezes in a pipe it expands and can exert pressure […]

How To Remove Candle Wax From Carpet

Removing wax from your carpet is one of the easiest things to do, but seems to be one of the biggest mysteries. The average homeowner will have little accidents here and there, but when we act fast enough, we can correct the problem almost every time. Here is what you need and what you should […]

Fire Prevention Week

Why Should You Be Concerned About Water Stains?

Newly formed water stains on your ceiling or wall are caused by moisture intrusion. The key concern is what is causing the moisture intrusion? Possible causes of water stains could be a leaky roof or leaks in the plumbing system. Winter will be here before we know it and in colder climates like ours in […]

Kitchen Fires

Did you know that cooking fires far exceed most home-related fires and they are more expensive to repair? Fires that start on the stove out pace appliance, fireplace, smoking, candle and furnace fires. It’s important to be aware of how common kitchen fires are started and know the fire restoration process. According to claims data compiled by […]

Carpet Cleaning Hacks: How To Remove Coffee Stains Out Of Carpet

HOW TO GET COFFEE STAINS OUT OF CARPET An important rule to remember while carpet cleaning is when the accident happens, don’t wait and let the stain settle into the fibers of the carpet. The first thing you want to do when you discover the coffee stain is act fast. The worst thing you can do when […]