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Water Damage

8 Maintenance Tips to Prepare Your Home for Fall

Fall is on its way here in Texas, which means it’s time to get home maintenance done before the rainy and colder days begin. If you don’t act now, you may be on the hook for a costly water damage disaster that you could otherwise avoid. With summer weather making it easier to start work […]

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Prevention Tips for Commercial Water Damage

The expert technicians at ServiceMaster Advantage want to ensure that you have the knowledge you need to keep your facility protected against water damage. However, failure to prepare is preparation for failure when it comes to commercial water damage. Our water damage experts shared a few tips to help prevent widespread damage and address any […]

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Preventing & Addressing Water Damage This Spring

Once winter is over, the spring months bring on better weather – but also a potential for water damage. Homes and small businesses can experience damage due to flooding and moisture build-up. Worse, your insurance policy may not compensate you for spring-thaw flooding and backed-up sewers unless you’ve specifically purchased a rider for these purposes. […]

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Frozen Pipes and Winter Water Hazards

Winter is officially here. While Texas isn’t known for having the most severe winter weather, there are still hazards to consider. The coldest months of the year often bring an increase in water damage. From freezing temperatures to rain and high winds, make sure your home is prepared to withstand the next storm. ServiceMaster Advantage […]

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3 Most Common Causes of Water Damage

When we hear the term water damage, we generally think of dramatic floods, severe storms, or a broken laundry machine that creates sudden havoc. But most water damage jobs aren’t as dramatic as the flooding of an entire room or having to replace your entire downstairs bathroom. Many water damage jobs are more often rooted […]

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Water Damage and Your Valuables

Residents of Houston who experienced the floods last year know first-hand how important it is to protect valuables and your family’s most important records.  Think passports, credit card numbers, bank records, mortgages or passwords to your financial accounts – these are of course the type of documentation that will be most important to you if […]

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Subtle Signs of Water Damage

Water damage doesn’t always mean a flooded basement or a hurricane. Sometimes it means a slowly leaking pipe in the walls or an improperly sealed window. Even though these things may seem minor, they can cause real structural damage to your home or office over time. Especially if left untreated for long periods of time, […]

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Man-Made Versus Natural Flood Damage

Floodwater consists of more than just water. Biohazardous materials, chemicals, or diseases causing organisms and debris can all be floating around in floodwater at any given time. All categories of floodwater should be cleaned up quickly because the water will degrade over time and become more of a health risk the longer it sits. The […]

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Restoring Concrete Surfaces After Water Damage

Concrete surfaces have underlying properties that make drying them after excessive exposure to moisture more complex than other materials. A slab of concrete in your basement for example, may appear dry but actually contain a considerable and damaging amount of moisture vapor throughout its layers. This moisture passing through the slab can carry alkaline salts […]

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5 Myths About Water Damage

Water damage is a serious issue, one that leaves us concerned about how to best return our property and belongings to pre-loss conditions as efficiently and as cost-effective as possible. In our efforts to do the right thing, sometimes we rely on the information we’ve heard before from friends or online telling us that calling […]

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