Entries by Water Damage Zone, Inc.

5 Tips For Picking Out New Carpet

Carpet offers many benefits to your home including its pleasing design as well as reducing the sound of footsteps. Once the carpet becomes old, it loses its quality and is ready for replacement. With so many different styles of carpet, how does someone choose the right one for their home? This article should help you with choosing the right style for you.

How To Pick The Right Dehumidifier

Dehumidifiers are often the only way to take the dampness/mustiness out of your basement or bathroom areas. When the humidity goes above 50%, then you are more likely to encounter damage from issues such as dust mites and mold. As you can imagine these things will not just damage your home but also will cause health issues in those living inside.

Staying Safe From Carbon Monoxide

The only way to truly stay safe from carbon monoxide is to purchase and employ CO detectors. These alarms will make sure that you know when the levels of carbon monoxide become dangerous in your home. Here are some tips when installing and using CO detectors around your home.

Cleaning Up After A Hoarder

Hoarding is a common problem that people suffer from. But most don’t realize that eventually someone has to clean up that mess and it’s neither safe nor desirable. Hoarding situations often endanger the health of everyone living in the home. Before entering such a scenario it is important to be aware of the dangers.

Understanding Smoke Damage

Fire is dangerous, but smoke is even more so. Smoke is the number one cause of deaths by fire and kills more than burns by a 3-1 ratio. Direct exposure to smoke is just as bad for you as it is to the structure of your home. Many of these ways are unexpected and because of this, are difficult to repair as well. Smoke is comprised of three things: carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and soot.