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

How Hard Water Damages Pipes and Appliances

Brad LackeyWater Damage, Water Damage Prevention

Faucet aerator with limescale

Although we would like to have appliances that lasts us a lifetime and never have to worry about it again, but we all probably had to dealt with some broken appliances. A broken washing machine, leaky dishwasher, or a water heater that suddenly stopped working. Not only do you have to replace or fix the appliances itself, but there could … Read More

How to Keep Your Gutters Functional Through the Winter

Brad LackeyWater Damage, Water Damage Prevention

Water Damage Restoration with ServiceMaster by Restoration Contractors

Not much thought is given to our gutters when running around trying to keep everything else functional, especially during the off-seasons like winter and summer. But they endure a lot of weight and freezing temperatures during the winter, making it extremely difficult to continue draining water away from the property. If not, both snow and ice will accumulate within the … Read More

How to Prevent Fire and Water Damage in the Fall and Winter

Brad LackeyCleaning Tips and Checklists, Fire Damage Prevention, Water Damage Prevention

Water and Fire Damage Restoration with ServiceMaster by Restoration Contractors

One of the worst aspects about fire and water damage is that both occur year-round, and both may come from natural and man-made causes. But as they can both occur from various sources, there are seasonal trends in where and when they start, such as frozen pipes in the winter and storm damage in the spring and summer. As we … Read More

How to Prevent Flooding This Spring in the Midwest

Brad LackeyFlood Damage, Water Damage Prevention

The arrival of spring is always a relief in the Midwest as the winter brings miserable weather conditions including blistering cold temperatures, subzero wind chills, snow, and ice. It is no wonder that those in the Fort Wayne area and throughout the greater Midwest are happy to feel warmer temperatures and watch the ice and snow disappear. While the weather … Read More

Types of Flood Water: Greywater and Black Waste

Brad LackeyWater Damage, Water Damage Prevention

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