Frozen Pipes and Warm Weather

Jim Bauer Blog, Insurance Restoration, Water Damage

As the temperatures rise and North Texas enters the spring season, homeowners often head outdoors to prepare their yards for warmer weather. The thought of frozen faucets is likely far from their minds. And with highs in the 70s, it would seem the risk for burst pipes is long gone. However, it’s possible that the real damage from arctic temperatures …

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 …

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Winter Storm Emergency Preparedness

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness

Even in North Texas, a bad winter storm can come on without much warning and cause damage to your home, leaving you and your family in a difficult and potentially dangerous situation. By preparing for the worst, you will improve your chances of getting through dangerous weather conditions without a catastrophe. Here are some things you can do now to …

Upgrading Your Home During Emergency Restoration

Jim Bauer Insurance Restoration

If you are a homeowner, you probably have a wish list full of changes or upgrades you would eventually like to make on your home. This is common for those who purchase older homes. It can even be the case for buyers of new homes. Unfortunately, being a homeowner also means dealing with unplanned problems or emergency situations. In the …

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What is Emergency Restoration?

Jim Bauer Insurance Restoration

By definition, emergencies are unplanned events, usually accompanied by the stress of handling many difficult issues at once. Emergency preparedness is a big deal for families. In some cases, it’s just a matter of knowing who to call first. If you have smoke or water damage in your home, it can be overwhelming. Before a fire or water crisis strikes …

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Things To Know: Water Damage and Insurance

Jim Bauer Insurance Restoration

If your home has received water damage, it’s always helpful to have some knowledge under your belt when it comes to dealing with water damage and your insurance company. Knowing exactly what is covered and how to get the help you need will prevent delays, and lessen your time frame as well as stress level when dealing with an insurance claim. Here are …

5 Tips to Prevent Water Damage in your Home

Jim Bauer Home Maintenance and Repair

The easiest water damage to repair is the water damage that never happens, but what is Water Damage and how do you prevent it? Recognizing what it is and that it can cause a devastating setback to families or businesses is a great place to start; at Puroclean Restoration Specialists, our mission is to whatever it takes to give back that …

Have You Met your CE Course Requirements for 2017?

Jim Bauer Company News

Fulfilling the state requirement of 30 continuing education credits every two years can sometimes be challenging for insurance professionals. Squeezing in a three-credit continuing education class while working full-time previously meant long drives to distant hotel conference facilities. At PuroClean’s operations center in Frisco, Texas, insurance professionals can tap into industry expertise conveniently and locally. To date, PuroClean McKinney Frisco …

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7 Tips for Inspecting Your Home

Jim Bauer Home Maintenance and Repair

Don’t wait until there’s a disaster to make home improvements. Inspecting your home regularly can prevent major problems and save you from expensive emergency repairs. When inspecting your home, use the seven tips below to spot potential problems. 1. Cracks in the Foundation A crack in your home’s foundation is a sure sign of a potentially serious issue. It can mean there …