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What Is The Biggest Threat from Sewer Problems?

What Is The Biggest Threat From Sewer Damage?

The thought of sewer problems is enough to make any homeowner’s blood run cold. These problems are often extensive, expensive and almost impossible to predict. Sewer problems occur when something happens to the outflow line that connects your home to the municipal sewer system where you live. When everything is in good working order, wastewater simply leaves your home bound for the treatment plant, and all is well. However, when…...

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Why Do We Even Need Crawlspaces Anyway?

Why Do We Even Need Crawlspaces Anyway?

Crawl spaces can be frustrating. These architectural features often exist in homes without basements or solid slab foundations and have been known to attract pests, mold and other unwanted issues. They also require somewhat challenging maintenance, thanks to their sandwiched position between a home’s floor and the ground below. So why do some homes need crawl spaces? The fact of the matter is that crawl spaces are a cost-effective alternative for…...

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Here’s Why Water Damage Is Your Home’s Biggest Threat

Here’s Why Water Damage Is Your Home’s Biggest Threat

Did you know that more than 10,000 gallons of water is wasted each year due to leaks in homes? Or that it leads to rotting wood, rusted metal, delamination of plywood, mold growth and more? You may think of immediate water damage caused by a serious flood, but frequently it is a slow process that may go unnoticed and leads to severe consequences for your property and finances. How water damage starts It…...

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Everything You Need to Know about Frozen Pipes

Everything You Need to Know about Frozen Pipes

We Californians don't normally have to worry about frozen pipes, so when we have to deal with them, such as when we have a vacation home in a place that endures winter weather, we may be unprepared to deal with things like frozen pipes. Read on to learn more about what frozen pipes are and how you can prevent or limit damage resulting from a pipe freeze. Frozen pipes occur…...

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The Unknown Damage From Fire And How RCS Can Help

The Unknown Damage From Fire

Few, if any of us, contemplate what steps should be taken if the unfortunate circumstances arise of a fire. It could be our home, place of business, or a storage building. We purchase fire insurance in the hopes it will not be used. Perhaps you are reading this as a result of a fire, or it could be that you are interested in knowing what steps can be taken if…...

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Fire and Water Damage — At the Same Time?

Fire and Water Damage -- At the Same Time?

As a homeowner, you’re probably more than aware of the dangers that can threaten your home. The thought of a flood, electrical fire, or damage from a storm can be enough to keep many people up at night, and it’s even worse when you have to deal with more than one problem at once. While it might seem a little absurd at first, one combination of damage that actually occurs…...

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