How to Find a Water Leak in Your House

December 1, 2018

How to Find a Water Leak in Your House Do you suspect a water leak in your house? As you may know, water leaks pose a serious threat to your home and your family’s health. Left untreated, a water leak can lead to mold growth, wood rot and airborne particles that can precipitate asthma symptoms. Here’s how to find a water leak in your house depending on where you find moisture.   Stained or Dripping Ceiling If you notice a darkened patch on your ceiling or if you detect actual dripping, you know that the water leak in your house is coming from above the ceiling. What many homeowners assume incorrectly though, is that the roof must be leaking. This may not necessarily be true. A ceiling leak can also be caused by water pipe condensation or a busted or leaky plumbing pipe. Sometimes it may even be caused by … Continued

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Water Damage? Start Here

September 1, 2018

The Truth about Water Damage Water damage is something that can happen in any home. It can come from a broken pipe, a serious storm or even a fire. There is more to water damage than what you see on the surface, though. Consider some facts about water damage that you might not know.   What is Water Damage? The name seems pretty self-explanatory but it can be more extensive than you imagine. Water damage can be sudden like a burst water pipe or it can be slow like one that just leaks a little bit at a time. Fast or slow it causes significant damage to your property by soaking construction material, rotting wood and warping floors. Water damage is different than other kinds of property damage, too, because it can be lasting and hard to spot. Something like a fire in the kitchen creates charred areas that you … Continued

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