Home Health Hazards


Mold Removal and Remediation

Indoor Air Quality

Damage (restoration) repair from water leaks after a storm in an office. (Photo by Frank Espich / Angie's List)
Water and Smoke Damage
Repairing and cleaning up water damage costs an average of $2,900. Most jobs range between $1,200 and $4,600.
Seeking professional help can make it easier to quit smoking. (Photo by Steve Mitchell)
House CleaningWater and Smoke Damage
Dear Angie: — What type of service provider should I hire to remove cigarette smoke smell and residue from a house?
Basement WaterproofingWater and Smoke Damage

A flooded basement can cost anywhere from $1,500-$10,000 to repair, and sometimes even more!

Standing water leads to mold growth. If your home is ever flooded, cut up and toss out flood-soaked carpets and ventilate your rooms as soon as possible. (Photo courtesy of Teresa K., Beachwood, Ohio)
Water and Smoke Damage
Colorado restoration companies say they’re overwhelmed with calls. Read tips for cleaning flood damage on your own or until you can hire a professional.
If you choose to leave your main water valve on while away, consider shutting off the valves to all major appliances and sprinkler systems, says Pratt. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Brent H. of Orlando, Florida)
Basement WaterproofingWater and Smoke Damage
The worst time for water damage to occur is when the homeowner is away. One highly rated provider shares helpful tips to prevent a water disaster in your home.