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…)

What to Do (and What Not to Do) If Your Basement Floods

January 17th, 2022


Basement floods are, unfortunately, very common and have the potential to cause extensive damage to the home as well as personal belongings. In many instances, the severity of the flood and the amount of resulting damage can be curbed by knowing exactly what to do and what not to do when you find yourself in this situation. Hays + Sons explains what to do as well as what to avoid if your home’s basement ever starts to flood.


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