Water Damage – What to Do and Not to Do

Jim Bauer Insurance Restoration, Water Damage

Water damage to your home can be debilitating, causing a shift in your everyday routine and potentially costing you a lot of money. But how you handle the aftermath of a water emergency is just as important as knowing what to do to prevent it. Do you know how to handle a water damage emergency? Here’s what you need to …

National Preparedness Month – Preparing for an Emergency

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness

Each September, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) sponsors National Preparedness Month. This event reminds the public that disasters, both natural and man-made, can happen at any time both with and without warning. Heavy rain or flooding can not only cause water damage to your home, but can create a very dangerous situation for you and your family. In order …

How to Prevent and Thaw Frozen Pipes

Jim Bauer Home Maintenance and Repair, Water Damage

For just about every homeowner, it’s one of their worst nightmares. The temperature plummets and before you know it, your pipes are frozen. It can be a stressful situation. Frozen pipes can burst, causing a surprisingly large amount of water damage, and nobody wants that headache! Here are some suggestions for identifying and fixing the situation before it causes extensive …