Effective Fireproofing Tips for Your Home

Brad LackeyFire Damage Prevention

With the amount of damage they can cause, fires have the potential to be one of the most destructive natural disasters. According to Insurance Information Institute, 4.5 millions are at high or extreme risk of wildfire. Not only do a fire’s flames consume everything in their path, but a fire also emits smoke and leaves behind corrosive byproducts that can … Read More

The Ultimate Guide to DIY Water Damage Repair

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The Ultimate Guide to DIY Water Damage Repair

Every year, floods kill more people than tornadoes and lightning combined. They can also inflict serious damage to homes and businesses, destroying walls, ceilings, floors, and other furnishings. When water makes contact with the drywall in your walls and ceilings, it can cause them to bulge and become discolored and it might weaken the material until your walls collapse and fall apart. … Read More

Types of Flood Water: Greywater and Blackwaste

Brad LackeyDisaster Projects

One of the worst things a homeowner can find in their home is a couple of feet of water.  Water damage is the most common type of property damage that homeowners experience and indoor flooding in particular can cause very extensive structural damage and lead to the presence of mold and mildew. When people discover flooding in their home, it … Read More

Mold Removal Costs and How to Save Money

Brad LackeyDisaster Projects

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Even the smallest mold problem can grow into an overwhelming situation if it isn’t treated right away. But if you catch it in its earliest stages, you can save lots of time and money by removing it yourself. But unfortunately for others, the damage has already spread too far to use home remedies. These cases will require a mold removal … Read More

What to Do When Your Water Damage Claim Gets Denied?

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Insurance Claim Denied

So, you live in Northeastern Indiana, you renew your home owner’s insurance every year and hope you’d never have to use it. However, accidents happen – your Fort Wayne home suffered a water damage, you filed a claim with your insurance company and they denied it even though you did everything by the book. You filed a claim as soon … Read More

Inspect Your Home for Mold This Spring

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Inspect Your Home for Mold This Spring

Warm temps, melting snow and dewy grass are all signs that spring is near. Along with the joys that spring brings is a substantial increase in mold spores flying throughout the air. Rising temperatures make it easy for mold spores to flourish—along with tree blossoms and the pollen count. When the amount of mold spores intensifies in the great outdoors, … Read More

What to Do If You Have Frozen Pipes

Brad LackeyWater Damage Prevention

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Water pipes have a good chance of freezing in the dead of winter, when the temperatures plummet and the outdoors even leave some parts of the indoors feeling a little like the arctic. It’s these icy parts in your home that call for attention. You home is likely to be heated to some degree throughout the winter months. A heated … Read More

How to Prevent Christmas Tree Fires

Brad LackeyFire Damage, Fire Damage Prevention, Safety Tips

Your Christmas tree is likely, at present, to be gracing the floor of your living room, adding a merry element to your cozy surroundings. Your majestic tree may be artificial or freshly plucked from a forest floor. You may have hung a delightful series of gorgeous holiday ornaments upon its branches, lending memories and making more. Better yet, your tree … Read More

Thanksgiving Fire Safety Tips

Brad LackeyDisaster Projects

Especially during Thanksgiving, things can get hectic both in and out of the kitchen! From trying out new family recipes to lounging around the fireplace, nothing can beat being surrounded by family. But throughout this excitement, it can be easy to get distracted from the roasting turkey. Sadly, this is why many families suffer through disastrous fires, engulfing their turkey, … Read More