What are the Possible Risks from Water Damage Cleanup?

What are the Possible Risks from Water Damage Cleanup?

If your home has suffered a water intrusion from a burst pipe or rainstorm, you will have a mess to clean up. Water can ruin your furniture, clothes, papers and possessions. And the cleanup is more complicated than your normal Saturday morning tidy up session. The...

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It’s Ok To Ask For Water Damage Cleanup Assistance

It’s Ok To Ask For Water Damage Cleanup Assistance

Asking for help is never an easy thing. Even from a small age, we all seemed to want to do things on our own. Riding a bike, sitting in a big kid's chair, and putting on our clothes are just a few examples. While doing things on our own may sometimes be a good idea,...

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Repair Steps To Be Taken When Dealing With Water Damage

Repair Steps To Be Taken When Dealing With Water Damage

Most of the time when water damage occurs in your Savannah home, it is completely unexpected. What should you expect when the unexpected happens? Harper Special Services has over 50 years combined experience in water damage repair and knows a thing or two about how...

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Mold Damage: What Does The Repair Process Look Like?

Mold Damage: What Does The Repair Process Look Like?

Summer months are always such a great time full of fun, vacations, water fights, and lawn care. That wasn’t an exhaustive list but the point was that summer is supposed to be enjoyed as well as the rest of the year. Along with summer and fun comes heat and humidity,...

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Does My Ceiling Stain Require A Water Damage Repair?

Does My Ceiling Stain Require A Water Damage Repair?

One of the most common home inspection concerns for home buyers is ceiling stains. Surprisingly, ceiling stains can go unnoticed for days, weeks and even years. If a stain is wet, most homeowners will be able to trace down the source of the moisture. When a stain is...

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Seasonal Savannah Storm Water Damage Relief And Repair

Seasonal Savannah Storm Water Damage Relief And Repair

Spring is that golden time with perfect weather before Savannah begins to heat up, steam up and swelter. Temperatures are in the high 70s throughout April, and begin to climb up starting mid-May. But be prepared those handful of rainy days in the spring. Severe...

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Why DIY Fire Damage Cleanup Is Hazardous

Why DIY Fire Damage Cleanup Is Hazardous

A house fire is truly a nightmare for anyone. A fire will destroy anything that it crosses paths with. A fire, whether big or small, can cause serious damage in all sorts of ways. The cleanup can be dangerous so it is important that we leave it to the professionals....

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Potential Water Damage To Hardwood Floors And How To Repair

Potential Water Damage To Hardwood Floors And How To Repair

Residents of Savannah love a sense of history in their homes. More than 40 percent of 2,500 buildings inventoried in Savannah have architectural or historical significance. Most restoration has been accomplished by individuals; historic preservation and restoration...

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Humidity, Water Damage Cleanup and Indoor Air Quality

Humidity, Water Damage Cleanup and Indoor Air Quality

Whether it came from a massive flood or a tiny leak in a pipe, water in unwanted places can cause a lot of damage—and maybe more damage than you might think. Of course it can destroy the materials and items in your home. According to industry estimates, 14,000 people...

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Flood Types That Cause Water Damage In Savannah GA

Flood Types That Cause Water Damage In Savannah GA

Flooding is a hazard the United States suffers from coast to coast. Unfortunately, Georgia is one of the top 10 states most susceptible.  With nearly 130 square miles of low-lying land, and with some areas of the state being coastal, hundreds of thousands of...

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Fire Damage Restoration: Aftermath Danger

Fire Damage Restoration: Aftermath Danger

It’s devastating for any individual that encounters fire, smoke, or soot damage. Despite the intensity of the damage it’s devastating. The aftermath of a fire can be just as dangerous as the fire itself. Smoke odor and particles can settle in carpets, furniture, etc....

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Common Signs Of Mold  Damage In Your Home

Common Signs Of Mold Damage In Your Home

Did you know that over half of the homes in the United States have a mold problem? When you can see mold growing, it is easy to diagnose a mold problem and get the ball rolling on getting it removed. However, mold tends to lurk where it cannot be seen, putting all...

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Bathroom Mold Damage In Savannah Ga

Bathroom Mold Damage In Savannah Ga

Most homeowners are familiar with bathroom mold. If your bathroom hasn't shown signs of mold damage, you probably have seen it somewhere else at some point. Mold in the bathroom is a common problem that homeowners have to deal with. Fortunately, when mold shows up in...

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Water Damage Timeline

Water Damage Timeline

When it comes to water damage, time is of the essence. The longer you wait, the worse the damage gets. In just minutes, water can spread. In a few hours, signs of damage can be seen. If your home in Savannah has suffered water damage, do not waste any time calling the...

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Identifying Water Damage By Smell

Identifying Water Damage By Smell

Excess water causes millions of dollars of damage to Savannah, GA residences every year. Many times the water rushes in through a broken pipe or hole in the roof. But often, a tiny leak allows a slow constant drip to quietly attack the materials in your home. If you...

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Look For Water Damage BEFORE You Move In

Look For Water Damage BEFORE You Move In

Whether you are buying or renting, a new home in Savannah is always exciting. You get to imagine BBQ’s in the backyard, how to place the couch, and where to hang the elk antlers (in the garage.) But one thing you need to look for prior to taking possession is existing...

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Water Damage Dangers From Water Heaters

Water Damage Dangers From Water Heaters

Even though you seldom think about it, your hot water heater works all the time. Unfortunately, the odds are that your unit will break down. 75 percent of hot water heaters will fail. The cost of the unit PLUS the water damages averages more than $4000.  Leaks are...

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