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Signs of a Water Leak Behind the Walls

There are many potential causes of water damage in your home.  Some sources of water damage, such as floods, burst pipes, and sewage backups, are obvious and homeowners notice them right away.  However, there are some sources of water damage that are much more difficult to detect such as water leaks behind walls.  Homeowners typically do not notice hidden leaks until they have already caused a considerable amount of damage.

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Tips and Tricks for DIY Water Damage Cleanup

Tips and Tricks for DIY Water Damage Cleanup

Every year, floods kill more people than lightning, tornadoes and hurricanes combined. Floods can also wreak havoc on homes and businesses, requiring everything from new drywall and furnishings to completely new structures.  If your home or commercial property has been flooded, your first priority is safety.  Stay away from the area until government officials say it’s safe to return. When you can go back, take emergency supplies and cash with you. If you can get to a phone, call your insurance company and, if necessary, DryER Home Repair Contractors.  Then, you can get started on assessing the damage. Watch every step, because the risk of slips and falls is high. Also, be very cautious around appliances, gas lines and electrical equipment. 

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This Coastal Kitchen Makeover is Beautiful in Blue

Without walls to block views or traffic, this warm and welcoming California kitchen is as inspiring as the nearby coast.
Once white, cold, and closed off from the living and dining rooms, this reconfigured kitchen has come out of its shell and warmed up to its neighboring spaces. Custom cabinetry in a rich royal blue, butcher-block countertops, and reclaimed wood floors—welcoming to visitors, dogs, and those with sand in their shoes—are sophisticated but livable choices.This formerly frosty kitchen now plays the hospitable host to anyone who wants to spend a little time by the beach—and that’s just about everybody!

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