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How to Fix a Leak in the Ceiling

Drip, drip, after annoying drip. You’ve got a water leak in the ceiling. Ugh, what to do now! When water is dripping from the ceiling, or water is leaking from the ceiling under the bathroom, it’s a clear sign something is wrong with the pipes or the roof. Though water leaking from the ceiling may…

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How Do Restoration Companies Work?

Whether it is a fire, burst pipes, or a natural disaster that damaged your home, it can be one of the most stressful and overwhelming events you ever experience. How are you going to take care of the mess? Is it possible to salvage anything? This is where a restoration company comes in. They are…

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Why Is Black Mold Dangerous?

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Mold is a type of fungus that is just about everywhere – it could be under your kitchen sink, in the bathroom, basement, or even in the air you breathe. There are several types of mold, but the mold everyone worries about the most is Stachybotrys chartarum (S. chartarum), also known as Stachybotrys atra. “Black…

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The Most Common Natural Disasters in North Carolina

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North Carolina has its share of natural disasters, but hurricanes and floods top the most common North Carolina natural disasters list. Floods and hurricanes can cause power outages, property damage, disruptions to food and water, illness, and even death. Flooding and hurricanes go hand-in-hand. On the coast, high winds and coastal flooding happen from storm…

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Water Pipe Burst in the House: What to Do

Repair pipe burst in basement

Two phrases you never want to hear together— house flooded and burst pipe. Yet PVC pipes can suddenly burst or leak from improper installation, loose fittings, freezing temperatures, or becoming brittle and damaged. Whether it’s a pipe burst in the basement or under your kitchen sink, time is of the essence to prevent water damage…

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How to Prevent Mold Under the Kitchen Sink

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Due to the plumbing and moisture that comes into your kitchen, this room is one of the most likely places where mold will develop in your home. Mold often develops out of plain sight and away from direct light, which means these growths will probably be found in hidden and hard-to-reach places like the underside…

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