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How to Protect Your Home From Floods

We’ve had a pretty typical Virginia summer so far with the storms and rain, and although it’s sunny now, the rain will come again! Do you know how to prevent a flood from destroying your home? With storms, flash floods can come quickly and without any warning. You might think that you’re home is not […]

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10 Tips To Protect Your Home Before Leaving For Vacation

Home Protection Tips It’s summer time, school is out, and the beach is calling! For many families, summer is the perfect time to get away for a week or two and go on vacation. Have you ever thought about how you are protecting your home while you’re away? It can be a challenge to maintain […]

Stats about Storms and Storm Damage

Sticking with our series on storms, this week’s blog post is about statistics about storms and storm damage. If you read last week’s blog post, then you already know how to prepare your home for a storm, so hopefully you will never make it into any of these statistics! Unfortunately, though, even the most careful […]

How to Prepare Your Home For Storms: Preventing Storm Damage To Your Home

If you’ve seen the news recently, then chances are that you’ve heard of some storms that has devastated people and destroyed homes across the country. Here in Williamsburg, VA, we get our fair share of storms around this time of year. At STAT Services, we want to help you in emergency situations, but we also […]

Maintenance Tip: Four Steps to Draining Your Water Heater

Avoid Sediment Buildup in Your Hot Water Heater Draining your hot water heater prevents the buildup of sediment, any solid material that does not dissolve in water, like sand, grit, iron, magnesium, and calcium deposits. Sediment buildup can cause a number of issues for your water heater: clog up the drain valve in your hot […]

4 Steps to Maintaining Your Charcoal Filter

4 Steps to Maintaining a Charcoal Filter in Your Over-the-Range Microwave Over-the-range microwaves require a unique attention to detail, charcoal filter maintenance. The charcoal filter is what removes the air pollutants produced from your cooking, using activated carbon to absorb the pollutants and store them into tiny pores on the charcoal’s surface. In order to […]

3 Steps to Securing Your Home After Fire Damage

One of the worst fears in life is coming home and finding out that a fire has nearly or entirely destroyed it. In this article, we cover three critical steps required to safely protect your home from further damage so that restoration can occur. Losing your home to a fire is stressful and a nightmare […]

3 Steps To Prevent Mold Growth in Your Home

Just the mention of the word mold can make people uneasy. Mold can become dangerous and even fatal if not treated properly. Mold can grow anywhere: on carpet, clothing, food, paper, and in places you can’t see, such as the backside of drywall and above ceiling tiles. Here are some tips on how to eliminate […]

4 Steps to Securing Your Home After Water Damage

An intrusion of water into your business or home can be a traumatizing event with serious consequences. It is important that you take immediate action to help prevent further damage to your property, as well as risks to the health of your employees or family members. Whether your water damage is from a toilet overflow, […]

Our Recent Activity and How You Can Prevent Pipes From Bursting!

We have had a busy season over the holidays! Perhaps you know of someone had some issues with pipes, floods, or other damage over the last month. Due to the cold temperatures, pipes are more likely to freeze and burst. When this happens, it creates a huge mess at best, and potentially a horrible disaster. […]