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How Snow Can Damage Your Property

Winter can be a fun time. It’s a time to go out and play in the snow, build snowmen, and drink hot chocolate. Although snow…

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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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History of Swartz

The Beginning After trying out different career paths such as accounting and working for two different local construction companies, Paul Swartz created the company Swartz…

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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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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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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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Water Heater: Inspections and When to Replace

Unfortunately, the first time you are aware of a problem with your water heater, it is when you have a giant puddle in your basement…

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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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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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