flood cleanup supply checklist

Flood Cleanup Supply Checklist

Jim Bauer Insurance Restoration

Home flooding–whether due to damaged pipes, appliance malfunctions or severe weather storms–requires a quick and immediate response. Cleaning up as soon as possible will help prevent further damage to the home, appliances, and personal belongings. While you can’t always anticipate a flood or prevent damage, you can help minimize costly repairs by preparing ahead of time. Floods don’t always occur during …

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How to Clean Floors and Rugs After a Flood

Jim Bauer Insurance Restoration

A flood can cause very serious water damage to your home. Whether the flood was caused by severe weather, a burst pipe, or a broken appliance, the results can be destructive. The best chance that you have to restore your home to its original state is to get the floors clean and dry, quickly. How you should go about cleaning …

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How to Identify Mold and Mildew

Jim Bauer Home Maintenance and Repair

The terms mold and mildew are sometimes used synonymously to describe a number of fungal growths common in a home or office. While they are certainly quite similar, there is actually quite a bit of difference between them. They are both treated in similar ways, but mold presents a much larger issue and requires more extensive eradication methods. Being able to spot them …

Water Damage: Tips for Drying Out Your Home

Jim Bauer Insurance Restoration

Taking fast action after water damage has occurred is vital for preserving your home and its contents. Your efforts will prevent the development of mold and mildew, preserve your indoor air quality, limit the destruction of building materials, and ensure that your property retains its value and overall integrity. Here are 7 steps you can take to dry out your …