Although mold doesn’t grow well when it’s below 40 degrees Fahrenheit, autumn temperatures in the Albany NY Capital Region still hover in the 40s and 50s. In addition, fall is characterized by moist air, minimal sunlight and fallen leaves, creating an ideal breeding ground for mold. To help protect your home this fall, we’ve put together these helpful tips.
Whether you live in a flood zone or not, all areas in the United States are susceptible to flooding. Water can enter your basement from heavy storms, through cracks in the wall or floor, through windows and doors, and from sewer backups and burst pipes. In fact, the American Society of Home Inspectors reports that 60% of homes suffer from below-ground wetness. However, it’s also estimated that more than 90% of all water damage can be prevented if you have the right measures in place.
Whether water damage occurs due to a sewer back up, burst pipes or a natural disaster, such as a hurricane or storm, it’s important to contact a professional water damage restoration company immediately. While waiting for the professionals to arrive, consider these water damage do’s and don’ts.
Over our 12 years in business, we’ve heard a lot of mold myths repeated by homeowners. In order to set the record straight, below we’ve reviewed five mold remediation myths and presented the mold facts!
As a water damage restoration and mold remediation company in the Albany Area, we’ve seen plenty of water damage in homes across the Capital Region. In order to help homeowners prevent future water damage, we put together a list of some of the most common causes of water damage to look out for!
With cold weather expected across the Albany, NY area next week, it's a good time to start thinking about how to prevent your pipes from freezing. Pipe bursts are one of the most common sources of water damage during the cold, frigid months. The good news is that there are several simple steps that you can take to minimize the chances of experiencing the hassle of a pipe burst.
Helpful information and handy tricks to prevent water damage and mold in your home.