August 10, 2022

Hurricane Damage

Of all documented weather disasters in U.S. history, hurricanes have caused the most deaths and destruction. The year 2020 set a new record for events with 22 billion-dollar weather and climate disasters—shattering the previous annual record of 16 events in 2011 and 2017. Then on August 29, 2021, Hurricane Ida… Read More

August 8, 2022

How to Limit Water Damage from Summer Storms

Summer in South Carolina has begun, which means higher temperatures along with higher humidity. Summer also means strong storms in our area which can cause flooding and other water damage on your property and/or in your basement. But if you take the time to prepare for storms, you can protect… Read More

August 3, 2022

How to Learn if You Live in a Floodplain

The topic of floodplains leads to many questions. Although one study estimates that up to 41 million Americans live in flood zones, many of those homeowners are unaware of it until they experience significant water damage. So, how can you tell if you live in a floodplain? This article… Read More

August 1, 2022

How to Know If Water Damage is New or Old

Water damage is the most common type of South Carolina property damage because of the numerous ways it can strike. Natural outside occurrences like rainstorms, hurricanes, and flooding might lead to water damage, but it can also materialize with interior issues such as burst pipes and sewage backups that allow… Read More

July 27, 2022

How Environmental Hygienists Find Mold Spores

Once upon a time if you couldn’t see something you generally weren’t worried about it. Today, with the advances in science and technology, we now understand that gases and micro-pollutants in the air – even those that can’t be seen or smelled – can affect our health and well-being. So,… Read More

July 25, 2022

Hardwood Floors and Water Don’t Mix

If you have hardwood floors in your South Carolina home, they’ve probably had water on them at one time or another, either from a spilled glass, a broken pipe, or just wet shoes. But have you ever questioned whether water can seriously damage your hardwood floors? This is information you… Read More

July 21, 2022

Do You Know Where Your Water Shut-Off Valves Are?

Most of us are probably glad to get home after a long day of stress at work, fighting traffic, and running errands. Because home is where our heart is. It’s our sanctuary from the world and we take it for granted that everything will work just as we want it… Read More

July 20, 2022

7 Dangerous Reasons Not to Ignore Water Damage

If you experience water damage in South Carolina, it’s no big deal. Right? After all, it’s only water. But water is known as the universal solvent for a good reason – because it dissolves more substances than any other liquid. That includes major structural parts of your home or… Read More

July 13, 2022

5 Crucial Water Damage Insurance Claim Tips

If you own a South Carolina home, water is one of the major threats to its structure and its contents. After all, houses contain a complex web of plumbing that runs to your faucets, showers, bathtubs, dishwasher, clothes washers, and other things. So a burst pipe could be a major… Read More

July 6, 2022

3 Signs of a Broken Pipe in Your South Carolina Home

Sometimes a plumbing problem in your South Carolina is obvious; like when it’s raining from the ceiling – and you’re on the bottom floor. Or when a small river starts seeping from under your bathroom door. But at other times, broken or damaged pipes aren’t quite so obvious. But they… Read More