How to Find a Leak in Your Roof

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When the snow melts and spring rains start, a lot of Michiganders start noticing roof leaks – and if that happens to you, you’ll need to scramble to repair the issue before it causes significant damage. Here’s how to find a leak in your roof. How to Find a Leak in Your Roof You have...
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3 Reasons Your Basement is Damp

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  Basements are notorious for being damp, musty places, and here are some of the reasons why. Groundwater A basement is considered to be below-grade, “grade” meaning ground level—hence below ground. So, if water starts at grade level, its natural tendency is to go below grade, which is inside of your basement. Groundwater can press...
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4 Ways to Dry Your Damp Basement

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  Keeping your basement dry and tight can be a challenge. Factors like climate, geography, and the way your home is built can affect the amount of humidity it retains. Try these ways to help keep the lowermost level of your home feeling just right. Seal Cracks Cracks are easy access points for moisture. Breaches...
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Fire-, Termite-, Mold- and Mildew-Resistant Flooring Options

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You want flooring that’s not only beautiful, but tough enough to withstand adverse conditions. These options can fit the bill. Wool Carpet This natural fiber carpeting is resilient and is more durable than most synthetics. Wool is highly fire-resistant, water-repellent, and is a good insulator. A wool-hemp carpet blend provides more mold and mildew resistance,...
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Can Mold Come Back After Remediation?

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Mold is a tricky problem to deal with – and it can be a persistent one. But can mold come back after remediation? Here’s what you need to know. Can Mold Come Back After Remediation? Mold spores can grow (and thrive) anywhere they find a source of food and moisture. These tiny, invisible spores can...
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