If you have a fire in your home, you call the fire department. Once the fire is extinguished, you have time to take care of insurance assessment and renovation. But water damage—that’s a different story. If you incur water damage of any sort or source, you should be aware of several precautions recommended by restoration professionals and insurance companies. Here’s PDR’s top five tips if you experience a water-damage emergency in your home or business: [Read more…]
Luckily, Hurricane Irene wasn’t all that the media hyped it up to be, but that doesn’t mean that residents of the Eastern Seaboard weren’t affected by the storm. The death toll is up to 24 and thousands are in shelters, plus over 4 million people are without power until further notice.
Vermont is suffering from the worst flooding they’ve seen in over a century—although the rain was only as bad as Tropical Storm Doria which hit on the same days in 1971, exactly 40 years ago, the only storm to have caused worse flooding was in 1903, which was simply called the Great Flood. [Read more…]