Types of Household Mold

Types of Household Mold

7 Common Types of Mold Found in Homes Dampness, warmeth, lace of direct light, and poor ventilation almost inevitable make your home affected by mold. While there are many types of household mold (fungi), most of them are toxic and should be removed as soon as...
How to Spot Signs of Water Damage

How to Spot Signs of Water Damage

What is Water Damage? Unexpected water damage can be a burden with the potential to cause major damage to your home or business. Our water restoration specialists provide insight on what to look out for as well as the experience needed to fix such problems. Before...
Candle Fire Safety

Candle Fire Safety

Candles are responsible for over 15 000 house fires annually. That is a lot more than most people expect as candles are a part of the majority of households.In order to prevent such fires, it is essential that we follow the proper precautions and that we keep safety...
What To Do When A Pipe Bursts

What To Do When A Pipe Bursts

Act Quickly! Slow reaction to sudden water damage is the #1 cause of increased water damage. So the single most important thing for you to do in such cases is to move fast and take the necessary steps to prevent further water damage.  Most important steps when it...
Water Damage – Is it covered by insurance?

Water Damage – Is it covered by insurance?

Your initial response is crucial for insurance coverage While there are situations we will address later, most of the water damage that your property suffers will be covered by insurance – but it depends on your response. If you do not call professionals to...
4 Important Firework Safety Tips for a Safe Summer

4 Important Firework Safety Tips for a Safe Summer

Fireworks are a fun and colorful way to celebrate the summer, and particularly the upcoming 4th of July holiday. Your safest option is to attend a local fireworks show where professionals are lighting and supervising the blasts. However, FloodSERV understands just how...
How to Respond Properly When Your Home Floods

How to Respond Properly When Your Home Floods

How to Respond When Your House Floods A flood can be one of the most stressful situations you’ll ever encounter in your home or business. Not only can flood damage wreck your property, it also takes a major toll on your sanity. It doesn’t matter whether...
Mold vs. Mildew: The Differences & How to Handle Both

Mold vs. Mildew: The Differences & How to Handle Both

Mold grows year-round. However, with the cold Winter air leaving and the warmer Spring and Summer months coming in, it can be a prime time for spore growth. Unless you are a trained mold removal professional, it can be difficult to distinguish between mold vs mildew....
Preventing Refrigerator & Ice Maker Water Damage

Preventing Refrigerator & Ice Maker Water Damage

As your local McAlester OK water restoration company, FloodSERV often receives calls for flooded kitchens due to faulty refrigerators, ice makers, supply lines, and connecting parts. Over their lifetime, your kitchen appliances deteriorate and the parts crack. The...
Winter Heating Safety Tips

Winter Heating Safety Tips

The winter chill can be unrelenting. Many of our homeowners opt to supplement their home’s heating system with alternative heating solutions. While this is a great choice to keep your teeth from chattering, these heating options are not without their dangers. We’re...