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Taking out the Termites

I was devastated to discover that my home had termites, especially when I got a look at the damaged they’d already caused. I wasn’t sure if I was going to be able to fix the damage at all, and I couldn’t even begin until the termites were gone. It was terrible. Luckily, I found a great exterminator, and I was able to get the bugs out of the house. The exterminator even recommended a contractor that could help with repairing termite damage. I was lucky, so I decided to start this blog to help other people avoid termite damage, or get past it. Find out how to spot the early signs of a termite infestation and how to minimize termite damage to your home.

Find A Leak? What To Do

If you have noticed that there's a lot of damp carpeting around your home after there have been heavy rainfalls are melting snow, there are some professionals that you want to come to inspect your home.  Not only do you have to be worried that the building materials throughout your home could be damage from the moisture, but there are several other issues that could arise because of the water in the home. Stopping the water as soon as you find it is key to helping to fix the issue and to stop more water from coming in and doing worse damage, and if you don't know how to find the leak or stop it on your own, move into action fast.  Consider these things. 

Find a Home Contractor 

Find a home contractor that can come to your house to find the source of the water. They will search the roof, windows, siding, foundation, and other areas to determine where the water is coming from.  Once they can pinpoint the problem, they will give you an estimate and let you know what you have to do to stop the water from coming into the home. You may need repairs on both the outside and the inside of your house. 

 Water Damage Cleaning Services

After you have taken pictures of all the water damage in the areas that are affected you want to call a professional water damage cleaning company. The water cleaning company is going to extract all the moisture from the home clean the area to make the house safe and then treat and remove any mold that is found. Mold can be a hazardous issue for the occupants of the home and for the structure, so you want to call a water and mold cleaning removal company like American Environmental Construction LLC as soon as you can. 

There may be a number of other contractors and professionals that you need to call to help with the problems that you have from the water that got into your home, but these two are the main service providers that you need to get in contact with right away if you want to help preserve your property.  You don't want to live in a house that has water continually leaking in, and you don't want to be breathing in mold are having mold come in contact with the items in the house that you touching use daily. Send all the pictures and asked your homeowners own insurance company if the damage is covered to see what they can do about the problem that you have.