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Water Leaks Can Cost You Money

Water leaks average 10,000 gallons per home, every year! That means we’re wasting enough water to fill a swimming pool each year and that’s not good, especially when we’re spending money and getting nothing or an unwanted headache down the road?

That’s why it’s important to find and fix water leaks, sooner rather than years after problems start. You shouldn’t ignore a puddle on the floor or wet things in the kitchen cabinet under the sink  and yes, it happens to everyone at some point in your life as a homeowner (renters too).

It might feel like we have an unlimited supply of water... 

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Prevent Moisture, Mildew & Mold

It’s easy to take our water for granted, we just turn on the faucet or shower and we get all the water we want. We need water, but only in the right places. Standing water or high levels of humidity support the growth of mold and mildew which can cause trouble for your home and health problems for you and your family.

Molds and mildew are microscopic organisms that live wherever they can get food and water, i.e they’re living organisms like us. Even though we may have a negative association with mold and mildew, they do serve a purpose in... 

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Home Emergencies: Shutting the Water Off

Water emergencies are the number problem home owners have to deal with. Whether water is coming in from outside, or there’s a plumbing leak inside your home … you want to handle water problems quickly. The reason? Water or high levels of moisture can continue to cause damage, often hidden damage, which increases the risk of mold along with higher repair costs.

When you finally see a small stain on your ceiling, the water leak that probably caused it may have started days or weeks earlier. What appears to be a small problem, might be small … and might be a... 

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