While some people attempting to solve the mold problem resort to painting over moldy areas, this solution often hides the problem instead of getting rid of it. In fact, if you cannot control the mold before painting, the problem could get worse. Thus, it is crucial to find what caused the mold before you paint moldy surfaces.
Homeowners, wishing to guard against any damage that the winter season might cause, can take some simple steps to prevent water damage. Frozen or Burst Pipes: Pipes along your exterior walls are most vulnerable to cold temperatures, especially in homes with inadequate or improper insulation. Keep the cabinet doors under your sinks open (more)
If your home begins smelling like sewer, you have a problem you can't ignore. When plumbing systems malfunction or are installed incorrectly, it can cause sewer odors in your home. Different problems such as damaged seals around the toilet or improper installation of vents or traps in fixtures might be (more)
When winter approaches it's time to be aware of possible freezing pipes and the damage it can cause. Frozen pipes can lead to costly repairs. Knowing what to do if your pipes freeze can possible prevent a disaster. When it's freezing outside and you turn on your faucet but only (more)
If your septic tank or sewer drain is backed up, it is a problem that is best left to professionals for a whole host of reasons. Here are some guidelines you should follow when dealing with a backed up septic tank… Why You Should Try to Clean It Yourself The number one (more)