Protecting your home from fire and water damage requires proactive measures and a well-thought-out emergency plan. By understanding the risks, assessing vulnerabilities, and implementing preventative strategies, you can safeguard your property and loved ones.
Disasters can strike at any moment, leaving your home vulnerable to extensive water and fire damage. Whether it’s a natural disaster like a flood or a home accident that escalates into a full-blown fire, restoring your home to its former state can be a complex and stressful process. Professional restoration services play a pivotal role […]
Kansas has become known for tornadoes since “The Wizard of Oz.” We probably have heard many truths and many myths about actual tornadoes. There are many myths and misconceptions, which at times may sound quite silly, about tornadoes, but they can put lives at risk. It’s important to be able to separate fact from fiction […]
In the unfortunate event of a tornado, what are the recommended steps to take if your home has been damaged?
Tornadoes can be incredibly traumatic events that can cause extensive damage to both property and people’s emotional well-being. The aftermath of a tornado anywhere, including Derby, Kansas, can leave survivors feeling stressed, anxious, and overwhelmed, even if they aren’t physically injured. After a tornado has passed, it becomes important to take immediate action to assess […]
A weather event that can strike with little warning, tornadoes are one of the most unpredictable and potentially dangerous natural disasters in Andover, Kansas, and Kansas as a whole. They can cause significant damage to homes, businesses, and other property, and put lives at risk. That is why it’s important to be prepared for tornado […]
Flooding and Water Damage: What should you do if it happens in your home? And how quickly should you do it?
When water damage occurs, it is often shocking and surprising to people just what can be damaged. The extent of damage depends on the type of water intrusion that occurs as well as how long it takes for the water to be removed and for the area to be dried. With that being said, it is true that there are times when a water intrusion can occur when no one is home in Kansas or during an emergency, but the first action remains the same.
When winter temperatures are dangerously cold, how can you prevent pipes from freezing and bursting?
Pipes that are the most at risk of bursting are those that are exposed: located outside of building insulation, or in unheated interior areas like basements, attics and crawl spaces. Also at risk are mobile homes and three-season cottages that have thin walls and little or no insulation. The typical danger tipping point is at temperatures of about 20 degrees Fahrenheit in Kansas.
It is safe to say that here in Kansas we definitely experience winter weather. There are below freezing temperatures, wind gusts, rain, sleet, and snow. When we are home, during this weather, any issues that arise can swiftly be taken care of. But what if you aren’t going to be home? How do you prepare your home properly to withstand the winter weather?
What is the importance behind having downspouts as part of your home gutter system? And are they really THAT important?
Before being a homeowner, words like downspouts may have been an unknown concept even though most of us see them on an everyday basis in some shape or form. As a homeowner words like downspouts take on a whole new meaning and importance.
We’ve all experienced this, and in time the unpleasant stinky odor will dissipate. This dissipating odor is normally caused because most heaters are dormant half of the year in Salina, Kansas, only to be turned on when the weather starts to turn cold. While the heaters have been dormant, dust may settle, and that can cause an unpleasant odor that does eventually go away. But what if the odor doesn’t go away or begins to smell worse?