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4 Tips To Prevent Water Damage

Water damage can happen at any time and is something we don’t think about preparing for. There are many causes of water damage such as…

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Do’s & Don’ts of Frozen Pipes

As the weather keeps flipping from below freezing temperatures to spring weather, it can cause your pipes to become frozen. Just imagine sitting on your…

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Water Mitigation Process

A water loss is extremely stressful. We try to take as much stress off our customers as possible. During the water loss, we will work…

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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…

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Water Damaged Drywall

Water Damaged Drywall

Is it just us, or has Northwest Ohio felt a bit like Seattle lately? We’ve had quite a bit of rain, but even more so…

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COMMON FLOOD TYPES

The 3 Most Common Flood Types

Whether you live in a small house in the suburbs or a large, luxurious ranch in the country, your home is at risk of flooding.…

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How to Save Your Carpet from Water Damage

Water damage to carpet is a very common problem and one that can cause homeowners a lot of grief. In this article, you'll learn how…

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Burst Supply Line to Washing Machine in Lima, Ohio

A property manager called Swartz Contracting & Emergency Services to clean up a flooded condo. After the arrival of our team, a detailed and thorough…

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Air Conditioner Water Damage

How to Prevent Air Conditioner Water Damage

The weather is finally starting to warm up, and it’s the perfect time to make sure your air conditioning system is ready to beat the…

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Flooded Crawl Space Ada, Ohio

Swartz Contracting & Emergency Services was called in to assess a water damage situation in Ada, Ohio. A supply line behind the hot water heater…

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Water Damage Wapak, Ohio

Swartz Contracting & Emergency Services was called out to a water damage situation in Wapak, Ohio. A pex fitting had came loose in the basement,…

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Leaky Dishwasher Damage Bellefontaine, Ohio

Swartz Contracting & Emergency Services recently was called in to clean up the mess caused by a faulty dishwasher drain line. It affected the kitchen…

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flooded basement in ottawa, ohio

Flooded basement in Ottawa, Ohio

  Swartz Contracting & Emergency Services was recently called out to asses a flooded basement caused by a burst supply line to an outside spigot.…

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Keys to Drying a Water Damaged Area

Keys to Drying a Water Damaged Area

Properly removing water from a damaged structure is incredibly important and should be taken seriously. Here are the keys to properly drying a water damaged…

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Water Damage and Your Health

Water Damage and Your Health

If water damage is not treated correctly or in a timely manner, it will eventually destroy the integrity and structure of the building, and worse,…

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The Best Ways to Prevent Basement Flooding

The Best Ways to Prevent Basement Flooding

If you have experienced water damage in your basement, you know how stressful it is. You know how much damage can happen to your cherished…

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Water Saving Tips Ways to save water in the home

Water Saving Tips: Ways to save water in the home in Lima, Ohio

Saving money is extremely important to everyone, especially during seasons when heating or cooling bills are higher. Most people are aware of a large amount…

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after water damage is discovered

What To Do After Water Damage Is Discovered

Discovering your home has suffered from water damage from flooding, a busted pipe, roof leak or a sump pump backup is not fun, extremely inconvenient…

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Steps to Water Loss Restoration

Steps to Water Loss Restoration

Experiencing any amount of water damage, whether it be a busted pipe or flooded basement, is an overwhelming experience and it’s tough to know where…

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WATER DAMAGE

The Escalation of Water Damage (Lima, Ohio)

No matter how big or small, any amount of water left unattended to is going to cause problems. Whether it’s a leaky appliance or rainwater…

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7 major causes for property water damage

7 Major Causes for Property Water Damage

Water damage to a property happens. Some damage can be avoided, while others can’t. Here are the top 7 causes for property damage: (more…)

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3 levels of water categories

3 Levels of Water Categories

Typically, the first step in any water restoration processes is to identify the contamination level of the water. This level of water contamination is broken…

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appliances that cause water damage

Appliances That Can Cause the Most Water Damage

One of the major causes of water damage to a home is a result of malfunctioning appliances. The damage appliances can bring to a household…

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Ceiling Stains and Water Damage

Ceiling stains as a result of water damage are not only unsightly, but it can be hazardous to your health, home value, and your wallet.…

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Water Damage Timing is Essential

Water damage is a large problem for many household owners. Not only can water damage begin as soon as the water is present, but if…

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What to do when your pipes freeze and how to prevent it

Oh no! Your pipes froze! You’re probably aware that when this happens, the damages can be disastrous. Even having one pipe burst can cost you…

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How to Prevent Water Damage from Snow and Ice

  Tis the season of picture-perfect glistening white snow and frigid temperatures. Sure, snow is beautiful and with it comes the best time of the…

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How Small Leaks can turn into Big Problems

A small leak in the bathroom or some drippy plumbing under the sink. It doesn’t seem like a big deal at the moment or even…

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Hidden Dangers of Laminate Flooring and Water Damage

Laminate flooring is great for those who don’t want to spend the extra money on the hardwood, but still, want the same look. There are…

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flooded basement damage

The Most Common Reasons for Water in your Basement

Water damage in the basement is one of the most annoying problems that homeowners face, especially those with finished basements. There are some common causes…

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Are You Prepared for Water Damage?

Flooding is the nation’s number one national disaster. Most people are not ready for flash floods or storms that may bring more rain than your…

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The Drying Process for Water Damage

Busted pipes, leaky roofs, toilet failure… there are all kinds of ways your home can suffer water damage. Whether it’s lack of attention or a…

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What to do When Your Sump Pump Fails

If you have a basement then you know all about sump pumps. If you’ve never had one fail and flood your basement, then you’ve probably…

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7 Bathroom Water Damage Facts

Is Your Bathroom at Risk? It’s probably no surprise that your home’s bathroom is the most susceptible room in the house for water damage. With…

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Why You Need a Professional When You Have Water Damage

Causes of Water Damage Water damage can happen at any time of year because the culprits are vast. Many people think of just flooding after…

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How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

We’re already into the freezing temperatures and the winter season. We may not be able to prevent damage that comes from natural disasters, but frozen…

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Don’t Let Water Stall a Property Sale

When you’re trying to sell property, the last thing you need is water damage. If it’s not handled right, you won’t be able to sell.…

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We Flood, Too. Badly, In Fact.

Whenever there’s a weather event, one of the first questions we’re asked is, “How much work can you handle?” People are concerned that when everyone is…

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Federal Disaster Aid Available for Ohio Storm and Flood Damage

FEMA has announced the federal disaster aid is now available to aid Ohio’s recovery from the storms and flooding from April 4 to May 15.…

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Water Loss

Here are some the steps we take at a normal water loss.

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Water Loss Testimonial

Please watch this video of one of our customers who we had the privilege of helping after a water loss.

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Water Restoration

When you have a flood, pipe break, an unexpected roof leak, or a sewer/sump pump backup, water damage can be your worst enemy. With hundreds…

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Got Water Damage?

Busted pipes, overflowing toilets, roof leaks, sewer back-ups, and flooded basements are always unexpected.  Water damage requires a certified expert with the knowledge, equipment, and…

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Your Water Restoration Specialists!

Water damage is frustrating and is something that must be taken care of immediately.  Time is of the essence to avoid further damage or mold. …

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10 Ways to Prevent Water Damage

Water damage is usually a costly surprise, but here are some tips so you know what to look for before a simple problem turns into…

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The Winter Woes of Basement Floods

In Ohio we never know if we will have rain or snow and it can change from day to day.  Long periods of precipitation can…

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Flood, Fire, or Storms — We’ll Be There!

Swartz Contracting has over 30 years experience helping home and business owners cope with disasters that disrupt life.  Should disaster strike your property, Swartz Contracting…

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I Have Water Damage! Now What Do I Do?

You’ve had a long day at work and can’t wait to kick back and relax at home sweet home.  You pull into the garage, open…

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