Understanding Hard Water, Its Potential For Causing Damage, And What You Can Do

Posted on: 10 September 2015
Hard water is a serious problem that impacts millions of homes across the country – one that creates a serious risk of damage if left untreated. That's why you need to know how to detect this problem and eliminate it from your home. What is Hard Water? Water hardness is determined by the concentration of dissolved calcium and magnesium: the higher the levels, the harder the water. These dissolved chemicals (known as calcium carbonate) are measured by the number of milligrams present in each liter of water.
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Four Tasks That Need To Quickly Be Done To Prevent Mold From Water Damage

Posted on: 12 August 2015
If your home has been flooded, water damage can lead to other problems like mold and mildew. If you act quickly, you may be able to avert serious problems in your home. Some of the things that you will need to do include removing waterlogged materials, pumping out standing water and using fans to dry the remaining water. Here are some of the things that you will need to do when your home has been flooded to prevent potential mold and mildew problems: 
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What You Need To Do If Your Apartment Experiences Sewage Backup

Posted on: 11 August 2015
Recently, a woman with three children faced a nightmare scenario: living in an apartment filled with raw sewage. The situation was made even worse by the fact that she couldn't find an alternative living environment while her landlord struggled to get the damage repaired. Thankfully, you can more effectively deal with this situation by adhering to these simple guidelines. Get Your Family Out of There The moment you see uncontrollable sewage backup emerging from your toilet, you need to get your family out of there as soon as possible.
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How To Recognize When It's Time For A Tuckpointing Job

Posted on: 10 August 2015
Buildings made from brick and stone built using masonry techniques are remarkably long-lived. Little maintenance is required. The actual stones, blocks, or bricks used within the walls stand up just fine without needing much attention, for up to a century. On the other hand, the mortar generally needs repair every 30 to 40 years. When compared to newer construction methods, the sheer durability of quality masonry work is in a class of its own.
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