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How to Prevent a Washing Machine Leak

Jim Bauer Home Maintenance and Repair

A washing machine leak can be a very expensive mishap, according to the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety. Water damage from leaking appliances such as washing machines and dishwashers represents one of the top five reasons for homeowner insurance claims. The IIBHS reports that the insurance payout to repair water damage from a serious washing machine leak typically …

Restoring Your Utilities After a Flood

Jim Bauer Insurance Restoration

After flood damage affects your home, your to-do list is bound to be long and urgent. Before taking any steps, however, make sure to put the safety of you and your family at the top of that list. When potential hazards have been cleared, one of the next priorities is to get the utilities up and running safely. It may be impossible to …

Urgent: Reaction Time for Water Removal

Jim Bauer Insurance Restoration

When your home has received water damage from plumbing leaks, storms, or floods, time is of the essence with getting started on water removal. The longer this water sits in your home, the more extensive the damage will become as the damage can quickly worsen. Most insurance coverage will cover the initial water damage; however, they may not cover additional …