10 Emergency Supplies Every Home Should Have

Whether it’s a flood, famine, or fire, emergencies can take us by surprise. It could be a small house fire that’s quickly put out but costs you thousands in restoration, or it could be the evacuation of an entire area due to a natural disaster. Then there are circumstances that may not be classified as an emergency, but that we … Read More

Backyard Fire Pit Safety Tips

Summer is winding down, and fall is about to begin. It’s the time of the year that’s perfect for apple picking, pumpkin spice, and grabbing that sweater before you head out the door…just in case. But it’s also prime time for backyard campfires! S’mores roasting parties, hot dogs, and scary stories around the fire has been an American tradition for … Read More

How to Tell If Your Home Has Mold

Does my home have mold?

Mold…everything about the word is negative. No one wants to see mold on their food, but especially not in their home. Mold can not only cause damage to your home, but also to your health. According to Green Home Solutions, toxic mold exposure in the home can lead to health problems like “bleeding, internal organ damage, mental impairment, cancer, and … Read More

How to Repair Water Damaged Carpet

How to repair water damaged carpets

If your home is a victim of water damage, whether it’s from a broken pipe, a flooded bathroom, or a malfunctioning appliance, or if it’s from a natural source such as melting snow or excessive rain, you’ll need to take the necessary steps to ensure the life of your flooring. Carpet can be especially needy when it comes to water … Read More

Flooded Toilet. Now What?

What to do if your bathroom floods

There’s no need to be embarrassed: we’ve all been there before. Maybe too much toilet paper was used, maybe a toddler put something in there they shouldn’t have, or maybe it was something even less appealing…but we’ve all experienced a clogged toilet. And many of us haver also experienced the panic and frustration of an overflowing toilet. “How does that … Read More

Repairing Wind Damaged Roof Shingles

If you own a home, chances are you’re thankful for the roof over our head! Roofs are usually strong, durable, and are designed to withstand extreme weather conditions. Still, Mother Nature sometimes gets the best of even the toughest roof shingles. It’s reported that “wind gusts of 40 mph have been found to damage shingles or even lift them from … Read More

6 Summer Firework Safety Tips

Aren’t summers in Idaho the best? Summer cookouts on the Snake, camping under the stars at countless get-back-to-nature locations, county fairs (not to mention county fair food!), s’mores, and some of the best firework displays you’ve ever seen on the 4th of July! Idaho is a practically perfect summer spot, but Idaho is also dry, and dry environments are prime … Read More

How to Prevent Water Heater Damage

Burst Water Heater

When people think about damaged homes, often their minds go straight to fire, and rightfully so: fire is devastating! But it’s important to remember that water can be just as destructive to a home. We have a variety of good tips on preventing water damage in your home in Twin Falls, Burley, and Meridian. But what if we narrow it down … Read More

Removing Mold From Your Drywall

moldy drywall

Drywall is like a vital organ for homes. It can help with functionality (such as sound-proofing), but one of its major benefits is safety. For example, most drywall helps with fire resistance and mildew prevention. However, that doesn’t mean that water damage can’t occur, and often, water damage leads to mold. What do you do if you suspect that some … Read More

Replacing Flooring After Water Damage

replacing laminate floors after water damage

Laminate is an increasingly popular choice when it comes to the flooring in people’s homes and businesses for many reasons. It’s affordable, beautiful, and easy to both clean and install – there are several pros to choosing laminate! But as with most things, there are also some cons. While laminate can handle some light moisture well, one major concern with … Read More