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Emergency Supply Kit

We’ve all heard the line…”disaster can strike at any time” and in the restoration industry, PHC sees disasters firsthand all the time. Disasters can hit a homeowner in the form of fire damage, water damage or storm damage and since most can strike without notice, we would like to pass along some tips for putting together an Emergency Supply Kit for your family which can help in any situation. Here is a list of items that would be good to have on hand:

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Insurance Policy

Do I have coverage for the trees in my yard that were hit by lightning? If I had a fire in my home, will I have full coverage to cover all repairs? If water damage forced me to leave my home while repairs are being made, will my insurance policy cover the costs? Do I have flood coverage?

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Plumbing Related Water Damage

As we have mentioned in previous blogs, water damage can be costly and a big inconvenience. There are many different things that can lead to water damage in your home, but today, we are going to focus on Plumbing as the cause. In David Letterman fashion, here are the top 10 reasons for water damage resulting from plumbing:

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Water Damage Fact

Growing up, how many times were you told to make sure the lights were off and items such as the iron, curling/flat irons and stove were turned off before leaving the house or going to bed? It is pretty easy to understand why you would be reminded–to save electricity and to keep things from getting too hot and causing a fire.

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Mold Inspection

Mold is a topic that causes great concern to homeowners.  When we see or suspect mold growing in our home, we worry about if it will make us sick and then try to either "clean" the mold ourselves or expect the worst and want to find out what kind of mold it is and how...

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Home Fires

We often tend to worry about snow, ice and freezing temperatures this time a year as the biggest threats to damage our homes, and rightfully so.  Snow and ice can lead to ice damming causing damage to our roofs, the weight of snow and ice can cause tree limbs to fall...

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Frozen Water Pipes

Winter storm Helena didn't bring as much snow as most of us expected over the weekend, but it did leave behind some very cold temperatures.  Whenever we see temperatures fall into the teens or below, we run risk of having water pipes freeze in our homes.  If you are...

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New Years Resolutions for Your Home

How many of you set New Years Resolutions for 2017?  I think we all have goals and hopes for the New Year, but resolutions seem to have a bad reputation.  We set out with the best intentions, but often find ourselves unable to keep them.  This year, I'm encouraging...

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Our Year in Review

As we enter the last week of 2016, it is a good time to share our year in review.  Weather played a memorable part of 2016.  We started the year with an ice storm which brought down tree limbs and power lines.  Many of us were without power which caused some frozen...

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