How do pipes freeze and burst?
With the presence of winter weather, the threat of freezing pipes is on many homeowners’ minds. Pipes burst mainly for one reason: water expands when…Read More
The 12 Days of Holiday Fire Safety
12 Extension cords If extension cords are overloaded with holiday lights, they can overheat and catch fire. Avoid overloading the cord by reading over the…Read More
Disasters and Their Terms
In order to understand what you hear on your radio, tv, or computer concerning weather alerts, you may find these terms and their definitions helpful!…Read More
Ohio Spared Worst of Storms, But May Not Escape Insurance Rate Hikes
The Dayton Daily News reports that while Ohio has not been hit as hard as other states during the recent outbreaks of catastrophic storms, state…Read More
Most common disasters
Disasters happen all over the world, but there are certain disasters that are more frequent then others. The world’s number one disaster is floods. Floods…Read More
Technology and the Insurance Industry
It’s been said to work smarter not harder, and that is exactly what insurance companies are doing these days. Insurance companies including State Farm, Fireman’s…Read More
Why is it important for your contractor to be certified? What does it mean?
Swartz Contracting is Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certified (IICRC) which includes water damage and fire restoration. All management, estimators, project managers, and technicians…Read More
Looking Up For Damage
In our last blog post, we talked about drought periods affecting the ground around your home and possible causing harm to your home’s foundation. This…Read More
Storm Damage: Who are you gonna call?
We’ve seen our fair share of wind damage this summer, and luckily we live in Ohio and weren’t affected by hurricane Isaac and its massive…Read More
Residential Coverage Area
Based in Lima, OH, Swartz Contracting provides emergency services to a large coverage area, a 12-county area in northwest, west central and north central Ohio.…Read More