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Water Damage Protection in Rochester Hills

How can being aware as a homeowner protect me against water damage in Rochester Hills?  “Water Damage” can mean a number of things: mold, rusting, erosion, musty odors, danger, delamination, and rotting, among other things. Yikes. And all of it generally comes at times when homeowners don’t expect it and aren’t prepared for the hassle […]

A Decrease in Temperatures Means an Increase in Risk: The Truth About Frozen Pipes

How Do Pipes Freeze and Why is it So Bad? Water expands as it turns from liquid to solid state, taking up room that just doesn’t exist. Have you ever forgot a can of soda outside? Or a beer in the freezer? A good visual might be: a one gallon bucket of water increases by […]

Get Winter Ready! Easy ways to prepare your property for changing weather

Is your home ready for winter? Winter is fast approaching, and just about everyone around the country should be getting ready for it. As usual, we expect temperatures to be quickly declining, which is why you need to put measures in place that brace you for the harshest of conditions. This blog post is to […]

Common Home Renovation Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

When it comes to costly projects such as home renovation, you cannot afford to be careless. Before the actual remodeling, be sure to take enough time to ensure that you stay cautious, alert and you’ll end up with a result you’ll be proud of for many years to come. If you’re too brash, too frugal [...]

Burn After Reading: A Note On House Fires

A house fire is one of the worst things that could happen to any homeowner, potentially losing all of your belongings and memories. Not to mention the house itself could be completely compromised. An interesting fact about house fires is that most of them occur during summer months. The following are common causes of fire […]

Stachybotrys chartarum : Do You Have Mold?

You may have thought that itchy eyes, sneezing, and coughing were just an allergy, but what if I told you it was due to the presence of mold. Most people have concerns about finding mold in their homes. It’s scary to imagine that there may be something living in your home and affecting your health [...]

The Heat Which Gives Life to the Storm

Do you live in Southeast Michigan? Then you must be aware that we are in a ring of fire’. The heat wave is intense. Hitting records above 96° F. Now that’s super uncomfortable, right? It is a tough stretch for everybody. And with storms in the forecast, things might get messier. The heat wave seems to […]

Bring the Cat Inside! Wind Advisory in Full Affect

Many people don’t realize that the spring season brings about the worst of storms.  Although Michigan isn’t located in tornado alley, we sure aren’t safe from severe weather and the storm damage that results. Over the past few days Southeast Michigan has been under a wind warning, with speeds being recorded as high as 65 […]

Go Green! Eco-Friendly Cleaning Made Simple

Spring brings to mind two things for us here at Maxwell New growth and blossoming landscapes It is time to clean, clean, clean! So why can’t those two things live in harmony? When you call on a water damage restoration company, you want to make sure the products they are using are sustainable and biodegradable! That’s […]

Spring Cleaning: Exterior Edition

With the warm weather on the horizon, people are itching to be outside, but who wants to be surrounded by grunge and grime left by a messy winter? The ever famous spring clean-up doesn’t have to be daunting if you break it up in sections and tackle it weekend by weekend.  A great place to start is […]