Water Damaged Wood Floors: How to Deal with Them

Water Damaged Wood Floors: How to Deal with Them

Beautiful hardwood floors can bring that rustic flourish of style to any room. However, the porous nature of wood makes them prone to water damage. Be it from a leaking sink, an improperly sealed window, or an ill-fitting door frame; water can get into our homes and...
How Sliding Doors Can Lead to Water Damage

How Sliding Doors Can Lead to Water Damage

Large sliding doors can be an attractive and functional addition to your home. They fill your home with light, add to a feeling of openness, and provide easy access to outdoor spaces. However, these perks comes with a price. Having such an entryway into a residence...
How to Prepare for Severe Windstorms

How to Prepare for Severe Windstorms

In recent years, Utah has been buffeted by powerful windstorms with hurricane-force gusts. There’s no stopping nature, but you can be prepared should one of these storms strike again. Below, we share a list of tasks and suggestions to help you and your family get...
What should I do if my documents are damaged by a flood?

What should I do if my documents are damaged by a flood?

Floods can happen fast, sometimes too quickly to rescue important documents from water damage. But don’t fret, all is not lost. Our readers offered some advice on how to salvage your records and other paperwork from the perils of excess moisture. Alan Harder Alan...
Does Your Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Mold Removal?

Does Your Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Mold Removal?

No matter where you live, mold is a potential problem. Even dry states like Utah are not immune from its effects. Mold’s tendency to weaken and break down its host material eventually leads to lasting damage. With enough time, a well-fed mold can eat through the...