Signs of Water Damage on Your Foundation

Brad LackeyWater Damage, Water Damage Prevention

Home Foundation Water Damage

Water damage to the foundation can be very costly for homeowners. Whether it is caused by storms, heavy rainfall, or something else, it is very important to recognize the signs of water damage to your foundation so that you can react before it gets worse. There are also actions you can take to prevent foundation damage. What Causes Damage to … Read More

Why is My Dishwasher Leaking Underneath?

Brad LackeyCleaning Tips and Checklists, Water Damage

Woman Looking At Repairman Repairing Dishwasher

Household appliances that use water, like the dishwasher, can malfunction and cause a serious case of water damage. A homeowner will spend significant time and money in repairing not only the leaky appliance, but the resulting water damage to the kitchen floors. A standard dishwasher uses up to three gallons of water in a single load. Older dishwasher models, such … Read More

How to Prevent Flooding in Your Home

Brad LackeyDisaster Projects

In-Home-Flooding-Fort-Wayne-IN

As everyone living in Northeastern Indiana can agree, flooding is a constant threat for property owners during the spring and summer months. As soon as we get the mobile notification that announces the severe weather alert, it can be nerve-wracking to wonder if or when our homes or buildings will be flooded. Unless you are on the 2nd floor or … Read More

10 Home Fire Hazards That Are Easy to Overlook

Brad LackeyFire Damage, Fire Damage Prevention

House burning with fire

Fires are a devastating experience for homeowners. Although fires can be unpredictable at times, most fires can be prevented by taking safety precautions with everyday items that may cause a fire. You may be using these items all the time but not know that improper use or lack of maintenance of the same can cause a potential fire. Learn about … Read More

How Much is Mold Remediation and Mold Removal Money Saving Tips

Brad LackeyDisaster Projects

Mold-Removal-Costs-and-How-to-Save-Money

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

Tips to Dry Wet Carpet Affected by Water Damage

Brad LackeyCarpet & Upholstery, Cleaning Tips and Checklists

Cleaning and drying the carpet

Allowing a carpet to remain wet is never in a homeowner’s best interests. In fact, damp carpeting can be a health hazard due to mold growth. Many common reasons cause dampness—but thoroughly drying carpets exposed to water damage is critical. Here are handy carpet-drying tips. How does carpeting get wet? Leaks in the windows or ceilings can allow rainwater or … Read More

Window Condensation and Mold Prevention During the Winter

Brad LackeyMold Removal

Condensation on the clear glass window

In winter, the windows are the coldest parts of the home. Turning on the heating system introduces moisture, which forms as warm, heated air meets the cold surfaces of glass. In turn, the condensation turns to ice during subfreezing temperatures or—even worse—an unwanted mold problem. How does condensation develop? A heating system releases warm, humid air into the home environment. … Read More