How to Take the Proper Precautions Against Storm Damage This Year

July 15th, 2022

Summertime means storm season across the Midwest, and the weather can be quite unpredictable at times. Each year, many local homes suffer significant damage – some of the most common types that affect residential properties are wind damage, water damage, and hail damage.

When threats of inclement weather and storm damage loom, homeowners need to know what to do to keep their properties as secure as possible. There are precautions you can take each year to make sure your home is as safe as possible from storm damage.

Hays + Sons shares the action items you should take before and during a storm to give you the best chance at minimizing storm damage. Follow these simple tips and you’ll be able to rest a little easier during summer storm season.


Avoiding Mold at Home This Spring

May 24th, 2022


Springtime in Indiana is traditionally a wet time of year, and this season has proved no different. With plenty of rain, it’s important to be mindful of mold growth. Hays + Sons explains common areas of the home where mold often grows, what to do if you find it, and how to prevent it.


When to Repair, Patch, or Replace Your Roof

April 25th, 2022

The roof is an integral part of any home which protects the structure, occupants, and contents from the elements. During the rainy spring season, Indiana homeowners often take notice of the roofs overhead, as leaks and other issues tend to make themselves known this time of year. Correcting roofing problems can involve making repairs, patching the roof, or replacing it – but how does a homeowner determine which route to take? Hays + Sons explains what to expect from a home’s roof and how to decide the best method for solving roof troubles.


Top 5 Spring Projects That Will Save You Money Throughout the Year

March 29th, 2022


Once the weather warms up, homeowners throughout Indiana are eager to get back to work around the house. This time of year, you’re probably planning out your list of home maintenance and spring cleaning tasks, as there’s much to do to get your home in order for the year ahead. As you prepare to ready your home for the summer season, consider which projects will benefit your house and family long-term and help save you money throughout the year. Here are the top 5 money-saving projects we recommend you add to your to-do list in spring.


How to Get Rid of Smoke Odors from Clothing and Electronics After a Fire

February 25th, 2022


Experiencing a house fire leaves survivors not only with trauma from the event itself, but the extensive process of picking up the pieces after it’s over. Restoring your home will involve services for the structure, as well as for the personal property inside. The affected contents of your home will have suffered varying levels of damage – professional contents restoration companies will perform the proper cleanup to remove smoke, soot, and odors to return your belongings to their former condition. (more…)

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