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Toilet Paper Shortage – what to do when you run out

Toilet Paper Shortage Disaster (what to do when you run out) It was bad enough when all the stores were out of toilet paper (still one of the hardest things to find during this pandemic) but now we have a new issue as a direct result. Blocked Toilets! Toilets are NOT designed for flushing anything […]


Sump Pump System minimize flooding risks

Sump Pump Systems that eliminate stress by minimizing flooding risks   Sump pumps take the water from your basement and pump it outside away from your house.  When we get severe flooding (fast snow melt, heavy rains, or a combination of both like this spring with our highest water levels in over a decade) having […]


SUMP PUMPS

Flooding is anticipated this weekend as we are going to reach record highs of plus 10 – that means all that snow is going to melt really fast flooding basements in the process. If you have a sump pump – today is a great day to test it before it becomes a critical problem. A […]


Rain, Leaks, Tornadoes, and Sump Pumps

After being hit with a tornado on Friday many homes and businesses (like our office) had some structural damages and leaks – the worst of it was obvious but you could have additional issues not yet discovered. During the heavy rain today here is what you need watch for: Check the ceiling in the top […]