Benefits Of Proper Landscaping
It is usually
fairly easy to determine how water damage occurred in your home, if the roof
leaked, or if there were cracks in the walls; a post mortem usually reveals the
culprit. Unfortunately, many homeowners
fail to realize that water damage can be the result of improper landscaping.
Of course the
most optimal solution for landscaping based water problems is to simply make
sure that the landscaping slopes away from your home for a distance of no less
than ten feet. This makes sure that any
water not absorbed by the ground will flow away from your home and not towards
More people are
also looking into the concept of Xeriscaping, a process of landscaping
utilizing rocks, plants, and various different textures.
generally also require less maintenance than traditional landscaping, beyond traditional weeding or spring
cleanup. The plants involved are allowed
to simply grow as they would in nature.
They also use
less water to maintain and are healthier for the environment, utilizing drip
irrigation techniques that can reduce the watering required by up to 60%
above, it can prevent water damage, simply because of the lack of water
required to maintain, there is less chance of it overflowing or becoming a
offer a prime wildlife habitat through the use of native plants that local indigenous
life are familiar with and drawn to. The
diverse types of plants found in Xeriscaping offer both food and cover for a
variety of birds and other animals.
much better adapted to the local environment and as a result, less prone to
damage from disease or pests. Most yards
require a substantial amount of fertilizer to stay healthy, and dumping large
amounts of water on the grass may result in problems such as mold, fungi, or
importantly, Xeriscapes can save you money in the long run. With water rates on the increase, this is a
good thing, especially since savings can be on the order of 60% or more.
In the event of
water damage to your home, you’ll need to call in a professional, as water
damage can continue to wreak havoc for as long as it remains untreated.
quality water damage and mold removal service.
Unfortunately, all mold removal companies are not created equal, and
choosing the wrong one will not only fail to solve the problem, but may
actually make it worse. This could have
the adverse effect of doubling or even tripling your repair bills before it is
You need to
choose a company that has been certified by an industry leader, such as the
Institute for Inspection, Cleaning, And Restoration Certification (IICRC) or
the Restoration Industry Association (RIA).
Doing so will provide a sense of security for harried homeowners that
they are getting quality, efficient service for all of their water damage and
mold remediation needs.
IICRC certified water damage restoration company can handle all of your water
damage or mold remediation needs. They are
available 24/7, with a full staff of trained professionals, as well as a
complete range of services from water extraction to carpet drying to mold
removal to structural repair. They can
also work alongside your insurance company to ensure that everything runs
smoothly and is properly compensated for.
For all of your
water removal, damage and mold problems, call today for a free estimate or phone
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