Cinders And Ashes: How To Rebuild What You've Lost In A Fire

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Fires are the most common occurrences where homes are concerned. A fire will take a home more often than a tornado, a hurricane, or a falling tree ever will. If you have recently been through a fire, and you want somewhere to start rebuilding your home and what you have lost, the following suggestions will help. Pick Through the Cinders and Ash to See If Anything Can Be Salvaged If firefighters were able to put out the flames such that only part of your home was consumed by fire, there may be some things you can still rescue.…

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2 Ways To Deal With Water In Your Basement

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If you have a damp basement, you want to do everything you can to make sure that you stop that from happening. There are a lot of things that you can do to help keep the water out of your basement.  Move Your Downspout One thing that you can do is to move your downspout. When it rains, the gutters collect the water that runs off the roof, and then funnel it to the downspout, where it runs out and onto the ground at the end of the downspout.…

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Four Commonly Asked Questions About Mold in the Basement

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One of the most common problems with basements is mold, especially in dark, damp basements. Mold is a fast growing fungus that thrives in humid conditions. Once it has established itself in your basement, mold is extremely difficult to get rid of. Mold can spread from your basement to other areas of your home, including the air ducts, which can lead to health problems, such as allergies, congestion, and asthma. Whether you have already had mold testing or it’s something you’re planning to have done in the near future, it is common for homeowners to have questions about basement mold.…

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