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January 17, 2023

Insurance and Water Damage Claims – What You Need to Know

Water Damage Claims in South Carolina If your South Carolina home or business experiences water damage, action is required immediately. If left unattended for even a short period, FEMA informs us that mold and mildew can start growing within 24-48 hours. Filing water… Read More

December 20, 2022

Causes and Prevention of Sewage Backups

When sewer lines get clogged, they prevent wastewater from properly flowing through drainage lines which causes sewage backups. The result is not only highly unpleasant, but it’s also a health hazard as sewage contains toxins and viruses that can make people very ill. If you ever experience sewage… Read More

December 14, 2022

Why Basements Leak

If you ever find a leak in your basement, it’s more than likely not the first one. Water seepage is one of the most common problems in basements. Statics from insurance claims inform us that 98% of basements experience some kind of water… Read More

November 14, 2022

Does Your Insurance Cover Water Damage? Maybe Not

When is water damage not water damage? When an insurance company says it’s not! You see, although losses by water to your South Carolina property may be identical regardless of the source of the water, insurance companies distinguish between what they consider “water damage”, “flood damage” and “sewer backup”. Read More

October 17, 2022

Your Water Heater Could be a Source of Water Damage

Although most South Carolina homeowners rarely think about it, the fact remains: Your water heater will eventually fail. And when it does, you may experience catastrophic water damage. The average tank-style water heater has a typical lifespan of about eight to 12 years. Like any appliance, wear and tear… Read More

October 10, 2022

With Water Damage Comes Contamination

Water damage does more than damage your South Carolina property – it can also endanger your health! Whether the damage is the result of a broken pipe or a major flood, these situations should be considered emergencies as the water can contain bacteria and viruses that can cause serious… Read More

September 12, 2022

Who’s Responsible for Water Damage in South Carolina Apartments?

Regrettably, water damage is a familiar problem both homeowners and renters may confront. The outcome can be destructive making the property unlivable and lasting damage could occur to personal possessions. When water damage happens in an apartment, whether you reside in cold-weather, expensive New York, or sunny South Carolina, you need… Read More

August 24, 2022

Septic Backups – Why Only Professionals Should Clean Them Up

Whether you’ve smelled it while driving by a spill or you’ve had sewage from a septic backup in your South Carolina home or business, the stomach-churning odor of raw sewage is hard to forget. Unfortunately, the terrible smell isn’t the worst of it. A raw sewage backup or overflow from… 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

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