How to Fix and Remove Water from a Concrete Floor Slab Leak In a Home

  A slab leak occurs when a water supply pipe line bursts in a concrete slab. In some homes this would be in older homes since the building code has changed. As of 2012 or earlier homes are not permitted to be built with supply lines in poured-in-place concrete slabs. The building code changed due…

5 Ways to Prevent Flood Damage in Homes

1. Water supply valves:  check your supply line valves yearly by a plumber (bathrooms, kitchens, laundry rooms, etc) 2. Water supply hoses:  use metal braided supply hoses instead of lesser quality plastic hoses (toilets, washing machines, etc) 3. Drip pans:  use a drip pan with an attached drain line for hot water heaters & reverse…

Remove Bad Odor from Flooded Carpet & Drywall

The cause of bad odor from flooded carpet and drywall is just that: wetness from the flood. Over a short period of time microbial activity increases and they release odors associated with their life processes. If addressed quickly, the odor is just that: odor and not harmful. To remove the odor the standing water and…