All posts tagged "Damage"
Repairing Your Noisy Faucet
Picture this — only moments ago the Johnson’s retired for an evening of blissful rest. And already Mr. Johnson is tossing and turning at a feverish pace. His normally dull sense of hearing has peaked and is...
- Posted July 11, 2015
Tools: How to Remove a Damaged Screw
Our dad was quite the handy guy. If ever a sow’s ear could be turned into a silk purse, he was the man to do it. Armed with a bottle of wood glue, some screws and furniture...
- Posted June 22, 2015
Emergency Preparedness: Avoiding Disaster
Among the saddest sights of any disaster is the suffering of those most vulnerable – the elderly, disabled, children and pets. Though hurricanes typically offer some warning, many disasters such as a fire or an earthquake can...
- Posted June 11, 2015
One Man’s Problem
Recently we had the opportunity to attend a local Board of Supervisors meeting in our neck of the woods. This Board is the policy-making agency for the county in which we reside. It addresses complex issues with...
- Posted June 5, 2015
Insurance: Insuring Against Disaster
6 Types of Home Insurance Policies According to Webster’s Dictionary, insurance is defined as “coverage by contract whereby one party undertakes to indemnify or guarantee another against loss by a specified contingency or peril.” In Webster’s definition,...
- Posted May 27, 2015
Dampness Detection Part 2
Got a moist or wet basement wall? If it’s coming from outside what’s your best call? In dampness detection II, you’ll learn how to give yourself a “good grade.” In part one we helped you determine the...
- Posted July 25, 2014
Inspect Your Roof Before It’s Too Late!
In 1907 the first Zigfield Follies were performed on a theater roof. Fortunately the roof was in good shape. How’s yours? Is it ready for anything? If you’re not sure, it’s time to inspect. If you hate heights,...
- Posted April 23, 2014
Cleaning up Water Damage
The U.S. Weather Bureau opened its doors on this day in 1870. Ironically, the ribbon-cutting ceremony was cut short by rain. Guess they didn’t see it coming. It is that time of year when winter rains can...
- Posted March 25, 2014
Bathroom Grout/Water Damage
Bathrooms are more susceptible to water damage than any other room in your home. Faucet and drain leaks, seeping toilet gaskets and grout cracks where the wall meets the tub or shower pan are big culprits. And...
- Posted February 16, 2014