Water Damage

I Have Emergency Basement Flooding: What to do Next

So you have emergency flooding, and now you’re trying to figure out where to start with the cleanup and repairs. Step one: don’t panic. Whether water is creeping in the basement’s foundation or from an overflowing sump pump, most basements can be salvaged with proper flood remediation. Heavy rain storms pose a serious risk of […]

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Preventing or Fixing Overflowing Washing Machine

It’s like the scene from a movie – the overflow of bubbles pouring from your washing machine, covering the floor and seeping into any materials close by. Sometimes overflows occur because of regular wear and tear to the machine while other instances are from a lack of simple system upkeep. Following a few best practices […]

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Home Storm Damage FAQ

One of the biggest threats to your home is storm damage. When it comes time to do storm damage repair, hiring the right insurance repair contractor is not only key to a quality job, it can also help you get the maximum value out of your insurance claim. Whether your home is currently in need […]

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Maintenance Is Key When Preventing Water Damage In Your Home

Preventing water damage in  your home Water damage is the leading cause of damage to the foundation of homes. Staying aware of identifiable problems can help prevent the need to repair water damage in your home. There are certain areas of your home you should consistently check for water damage signals. Roof/Attic Warning signs: Missing, broken, […]

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How to Hire a Home Improvement Contractor

Like it or not, homeownership will require a certain amount of home improvements and upgrades along the way. And unfortunately, many of us stress about the task of identifying a skilled home improvement contractor that we trust enough to repair or enhance our beloved residence. At Bloomfield Construction, we have years of experience, and our […]

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What Can I do to Avoid Home Damage From Storms?

For years, most Michiganders have joked about the inconsistencies in our weather. One minute it’s down pouring rain and five minutes later, the sun is shining. We sometimes start our days with the heat blasting in our cars and then drive home with the air conditioning on high. These past few months have provided exceptionally […]

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Five Tips to Prevent Basement Flooding

Whether you use your basement as additional living space, a catch-all for all your stuff or sanctuary during a storm, the last thing you want is to have it flood.  A few simple steps can help prevent costly damage that often isn’t covered by your homeowner’s insurance. Install a sump pump and a back-up sump […]

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Removing a Large Ice Dam on Bloomfield Hills Home

Removing a large ice dam Video Transcription: This is Jeff from Bloomfield Construction here. Here we are out in Bloomfield Township. We’re trying to get this ice damn off this roof. Temperatures are above freezing but you can see the water dripping off into this gutter. And the homeowner’s been up here trying to get […]

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Ice Dams Explained in Bloomfield Hills MI

Ice Dams Explained by Bloomfield Construction Transcription: This is Jeff from Bloomfield Construction here. I’m on the back side of this atrium. You can see the amount of ice that’s built up. The big problem is right here. What we’ve got is a dam that is stopping water from running out. Even though it’s 12 […]

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Ice Damming in Waterford Michigan

Ice Dam Example Transcription: This is Jeff Petrucci with Bloomfield Construction. I’m out here at a house in Waterford and they have water coming to the kitchen cabinets in this corner, inside here. As you can see we have a tremendous amount of ice damming built up and it’s weird because we’ve got intake venting […]

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