United Fire & Water Blog

February 16th, 2022

One of the things that makes water damage so problematic is that it is not always obvious. Water damage occurring in the ceiling, behind walls, or under the floors can go unnoticed for extended periods of time, until the damage begins to become so severe

January 31st, 2022

Every family has their style. Some sort into five different color piles. Some get it all done on Saturday mornings. Others do one load every day.

November 24th, 2021

DIY home repair has risen in prominence over the years. It’s easy to be invigorated by an online blog post about the success someone has had with such projects or with the apparent “simplicity” of doing water damage restoration the “DIY” way.

October 22nd, 2021

Contrary to popular belief, a 100-year flood zone does not mean the property is likely to flood once every 100 years. Instead, a house that sits in a 100-year flood zone is considered to have a 1 percent risk of flooding in any given year.

September 29th, 2021

Water damage is never something that a person wants to deal with. Nothing is more heart wrenching than seeing your beloved items or North Shore home ruined by water. While you may think that there is not a better solution than to panic and give up, there

August 21st, 2021

Louisianans fear and respect the annual hurricane season. Southeast Louisiana has years of experience with floods. Data gathered over time shows that Baton Rouge has had flood events 30 days or longer roughly once every

July 22nd, 2021

Don’t they say that time heals everything? Well, that is definitely not the case with water damage. In fact, we cannot stress enough how important it is to begin water damage remediation as soon as possible.

June 29th, 2021

Here in New Orleans, we are not strangers to the risks of water damage from floods. Oftentimes when we think of water damage, we think of large disasters, knee deep water in our homes, or major flooding from heavy storms.

May 12th, 2021

You have to love those Baton Rouge summer rainstorms. While water from rain is great in our flower beds and gardens, it is less than desirable in our homes.

April 12th, 2021

It is pretty common knowledge on what to do in case of an emergency. If you are hurt or sick, you do your best to stop the pain and you go to the emergency room.

March 30th, 2021

Water damage can happen at any time and to any property in Baton Rouge, and without any warning too. Whether a pipe bursts, an appliance malfunctions, the sewage line backs up, a toilet overflows, or a nearby stream floods, a prompt response can significa

February 22nd, 2021

Humidity levels and water damage are two closely related issues. Knowing the different ways in which humidity can cause water damage and what you can do to prevent is essential for keeping your home water damage-free.

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