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Avoiding Ice Dams and Water Damage in St. Paul from Northwest ServiceMaster

The weather in Minnesota has been variable at best and warmer than normal in many areas. Yet, sooner or later, winter will find its way and there’ll be snow on the rooftops of St. Paul. And with melting and freezing cycles, homeowners may be confronted with ice dams. For those who manage to keep their […]

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Avoid Frozen Pipes and Water Damage in St. Paul with Northwest ServiceMaster

You don’t have to look back far into history to discover the problems frozen water pipes can cause. Both Roseville and White Bear Lake were the subjects of a Star-Tribune report just last year after extended arctic temperatures drove the frost line six to eight feet deep. Supply lines under streets and connecting lines into […]

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Water Damage in Woodbury: A Case Study With Northwest ServiceMaster

A few years ago, we had two clients who returned from their Mexico vacation to find what every homeowner dreads: a broken water pipe, days’ worth of water flowing through their townhouse, and the disastrous effect of that much moisture on their home in Woodbury, MN. One of the first things they did was to […]

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Prevent Home Seepage, Flooding in St. Paul by Northwest ServiceMaster

Your home is about to experience its annual transition from a protective structure for keeping heat outside to a comforting barrier to keep heat inside. That hot-cold transition, combined with rainfall, gutter spillover, and the freezing temperatures soon to reach your exterior walls, may create big problems for you this coming winter. Foundation seepage may […]

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Tips for Fixing Basement Leaks in St. Paul, MN from Northwest ServiceMaster

Moisture in your basement can come from a range of sources. It’s worth your while to do some detective work to determine the cause as leaks and high humidity can mean mold infestations in a matter of days. Water damage repair can often be avoided by checking for simple problems that can be easily fixed. […]

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Thunderstorms and Water Damage in St. Paul, MN

You don’t have to be near a rising river or overflowing lake to experience water damage in your home or business. Flooding happens all too frequently in the Midwest, and the culprit more often than not is the everyday variety of rain or thunderstorm. Several prolonged rains in close succession can saturate the soil around […]

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Untreated Water Damage Leads to Mold Growth in St. Paul Homes

Try this experiment. Take a sheet of newspaper, tear in it half and wet each piece thoroughly with water. Roll or fold them and place each in an empty glass jar. Leave the lid off one and close the other and leave it in a warm place. At best, the newspaper open to the air […]

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Water Damage Restoration for Burst Pipes in St. Paul, MN

Have you ever wondered why water pipes burst when they freeze? Most people think it’s the ice that expands and breaks the pipe or the fitting. According to the educational website Live Science, that’s not exactly the case. The ice does expand because the water molecules become larger when they’re frozen. That creates a rather […]

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St. Paul Residents: Clean Your Rain Gutters to Avoid Winter Water Damage

  If you do experience water damage, contact Northwest ServiceMaster for restoration services. There is still time before the winter’s snows to make sure your gutters and downspouts are clean and in good shape. Sure, it’s something you should have taken care of last summer, but it was hot, muggy and buggy, and you had […]

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