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

What to Do and What Not to Do When Dealing with Mold

Brad LackeyMold Removal, Water Damage

ServiceMaster-Fort-Wayne-Mold-Removal

Discovering mold growth in your home can be concerning, and it is important to act immediately to prevent it from becoming a greater problem than it already is. Mold growth typically appears if there is a moisture issue in the home because the spores thrive in moist environments. The spores will attach themselves to surfaces they can use as food … Read More

Step-by-Step Guide for Filing a Water Damage Insurance Claim

Brad LackeyWater Damage

Fort Wayne Custom – Guide for Filing a Water Damage Insurance Claim Experiencing property damage is a stressful situation to deal with but having insurance coverage can help make things a little easier for you. Insurance will cover repair and restoration costs to address the damage that your property has suffered; however, for such costs to be covered, you need … Read More

The Ultimate Guide to DIY Water Damage Repair

Brad LackeyWater Damage

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 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