10Jan
Combating Winter Business Hazards

Combating Winter Business Hazards

There is no question that running a business successfully is a difficult task. And along with things like marketing and daily activities, business leaders have to also make sure that their guests and employees are safe throughout the year. This can...Read More

3Jan
Your Emergency Water Damage Guide

Your Emergency Water Damage Guide

Water damage in Grand Rapids MI can be extensive and frustrating for anyone involved and can cause a lot of problems that will need to be dealt with right away to avoid any further damage from occurring to the property. Read on for some valuable...Read More

27Dec
The Importance of Immediate Mold Remediation

The Importance of Immediate Mold Remediation

Have you ever walked into a home or business that smelled musty and old? There are many old homes that smell this way due to water damage that has seeped in over time. But what if it’s your home that smells this way? Your home might not be...Read More

21Dec
Stopping Foundation Water Damage

Stopping Foundation Water Damage

Your home is your castle, there to protect you and your loved ones from the world. But if you fail to keep it in the best shape, you could end up with a home that isn’t as stable as it should be. In particular, water damage to your foundation...Read More

15Dec
Is It Safe To Clean Up A Backed Up Sewer Yourself?

Is It Safe To Clean Up A Backed Up Sewer Yourself?

This is definitely the nightmare scenario that no one wants to think about, and thus, few people are prepared to deal with. Maybe there’s a break in your sewage drainage pipe and, for weeks, or even months, your used sewage water has been...Read More

7Dec
Five Warning Signs That Your Home Has A Mold Problem

Five Warning Signs That Your Home Has A Mold Problem

Mold is a silent but dangerous thing to have in your home. Depending on the type and amount, mold can cause mild and serious health problems. Sadly, most people do not realize they have a mold problem until these health issues start. That is why...Read More

6Nov
Preventing Moldy Carpets

Preventing Moldy Carpets

There’s no question that carpets can be one of the best additions to a home. Along with adding color, they can add warmth, softness, and an overall change to the ambiance of any room. But, they’re also incredibly susceptible to mold. As...Read More

30Oct
The Main Reasons Your Smoke Alarm May Go Off At Random

The Main Reasons Your Smoke Alarm May Go Off At Random

Every house needs smoke detectors in each room. It really is that simple, and failing to install smoke detectors throughout the home can lead to a serious risk of tragedy. Far too often, the news feed is home to reports of deaths that would have...Read More

16Oct
Fighting Mold With Year Round Dehumidifiers

Fighting Mold With Year Round Dehumidifiers

Your home is your castle, there to keep you and your loved ones safe and protected from the elements. But you also have to be sure to take steps to protect your home as well, and while some issues may seem obvious, others can be easily overlooked. A...Read More

26Sep
Water Damage & Your Carpets

Water Damage & Your Carpets

Welcome back to the Disaster Response blog! Lately, on our blog we have been talking about what you should do if you fall victim to a flood. Often, when our clients hear the word “flood,” they picture the devastation left by a hurricane....Read More

19Sep
Water Damage & Your Hardwood Floor - Engineered Hardwood

Water Damage & Your Hardwood Floor - Engineered Hardwood

Welcome back! In the last Disaster Response blog post, we discussed what to do when your hardwood flooring is involved in a watery mess. Today, we want to take the discussion even further and talk about engineered hardwood and how it is more...Read More

15Sep

3 Things You Need to Know About Laminate Flooring Water Damage

If you’ve ever been a victim of a flood, you know how much damage can be caused to your home. Many assume that simply dabbing up the water with a few towels and setting out a fan will do the trick, but this is not the case. If...Read More

12Sep
Water Damage & Your Wood Floor

Water Damage & Your Wood Floor

Welcome back to the Disaster Response blog! In our last post, we discussed the effects of water on laminate flooring. When your home floods catastrophically or damage occurs over time, it affects the various parts of your home differently. As we...Read More

20Aug
What Do I Do In A Flood?

What Do I Do In A Flood?

Welcome back to the Disaster Response blog! In our last blog post, we talked about one aspect of flood water safety: waterborne pathogens. For those that have never encountered flood conditions, it can be easy to assume that as long as you can swim...Read More

5Aug
Hidden Dangers of a Basement Flood

Hidden Dangers of a Basement Flood

If you’ve ever experienced a disaster, your first thought might be to do whatever you need to do to fix the problem as soon as possible. If your basement is flooding, you may think it wise to wade into the water and find the problem....Read More