Dealing with mold after weeks of rain

Got mold? Last month, severe storms and flash flooding affected several areas of Central Texas. Many of those affected are now dealing with a common result of water damage: mold. Mold is a factor consumers may not immediately consider, but one that can cause serious structure damage and health problems if it is not taken…

BBB advises caution when donating to help Central Texas flood victims

Central Texas and other areas experienced devastating floods over the Memorial Day weekend. The disaster took lives and destroyed a tremendous amount of property. There are plenty of good-hearted people who want to help. Unfortunately, there are also bad actors out there who could potentially steal donations intended for victims. Better Business Bureau serving Central,…

Dealing with water damage during a rainy season

BBB offers tips for finding a trustworthy water damage restoration contractor Springtime in Texas promises many things: cars covered in pollen, seasonal allergies, bluebonnets, warmer weather and light rain showers–if we’re lucky. Unfortunately, not all spring showers are “light.” In fact, many Texas cities have seen so much rain that the recent drought is all…

BBB tips for flood damage clean-up and repair

The “Halloween Flood of 2013” resulted in multiple road closures, school delays, water rescues and evacuations across Central Texas. According to Austin Energy, the weather event caused more than 12,000 customers to lose electricity. Flood warnings were also in effect for the Comal and Guadalupe Rivers until Thursday evening. Rain is no longer in the…