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Winter is coming!

Are You Ready For Winter

Winter is coming! Are you prepared?  (Part 1 of a 5 part series on preparing for winter) Though winter comes at the same time every year, sometimes it’s as if it sneaks up on us too soon. We want you to be prepared and stay safe and warm during the winter months to more fully […] Read More >

Spotlight On – Seth Mileson: Restoration Technician

Seth Mileson

Spotlight On – Seth Mileson: Restoration Technician Seth Mileson was born and raised in San Jose California then later moved to Albuquerque in 2012. Before he came to Water Extraction Experts, Seth worked in retail, custodial, kitchen work, landscaping, maintenance, and plumbing. He adds, “You could say I tried a little of everything before coming […] Read More >

What Causes Condensation in Cold Weather?

Condensation Pic

Have you noticed dripping windows, walls or even worse, black mold growing around your window frames or walls?  Those are the signs of condensation in your home. During wintery weather we rely on traditional heating systems such as radiators and fireplaces which increase indoor humidity.  In order to preserve heat, we usually keep our windows […] Read More >

6 Tips to Winterize Your Home: Interior

Winterizing Home Interior

6 Tips to Winterize Your Home: Interior Winter is just around the corner. Are you prepared? No one wants to experience frozen pipes, water damage and mold this winter. In a previous blog, we discuss winterizing the exterior of your home. Below are 6 tips to help get the interior of your home ready in […] Read More >

Frozen Pipes…. How to Prevent It

Frozen Pipe Repair

How Can I Prevent My Pipes from Freezing? Now is the time to protect pipes from freezing before it gets cold. Water expands as it freezes and when it does it puts so much pressure on the pipes that it causes them to break. This can happen even in warmer areas like New Mexico. Cold […] Read More >

Beware of The Mold Monster!

Mold Cough

Mold. It’s everywhere. Some, we see, but most is invisible to the naked eye. Mold sometimes goes by the alias name of Mildew. They are found indoors and outdoors in all climates, during all seasons, every year. The culprit of indoor mold and mildew growth is: Excess Moisture. Molds reproduce by releasing tiny spores that […] Read More >

What are signs of a roof leak?

Signs Of Roof Leak

“Rain seemed to come out of nowhere” was one comment from an Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta attendee. Fortunately Balloon Fiesta officials sprang into action, providing shelter for thousands of visitors. The red flag went up signaling the balloons would stay grounded on four out the eight sessions of this year’s 50th anniversary event. The torrential rain […] Read More >

Should I Encapsulate My Crawl Space?

Crawl Space Encapsulation

Homes with crawlspaces can still have moisture problems even in a dry climate area like New Mexico. Although crawl spaces usually have vents to circulate fresh air from the outside, the vents often fail to work well. The moisture from the ground under and around your home evaporates causing water vapor in your home’s crawl […] Read More >

Surprising Water Leak? 5 Simple Steps to Limit Damage

Water Leak Surprise

Have you woken up to an unexpected leak in your home? We understand it can be scary, frustrating, and cause anxiety. Here are 5 simple steps for you to mitigate the issue to limit damage before calling a professional. 1. Turn off the Water and Electricity First things first, you will need to find the […] Read More >

6 Steps for Winterizing Your Swamp Cooler

How To Get Your Swamp Cooler Ready For Winter

Now is the time to start thinking about getting your swamp cooler ready for winter. By properly winterizing your swamp cooler in the fall, spring startup will be a breeze and your cooler will run efficiently throughout the summer. We are happy to provide the information you need to help avoid water damage problems in […] Read More >

Help! My Refrigerator is Leaking!

Leaky Fridge

Help! My Refrigerator is Leaking!   At Water Extraction Experts, we often receive phone calls from understandably upset customers when they experience water damage due to their refrigerator leaking. When we hear about a refrigerator leak it’s often due to the water lines failing or having been improperly installed. Frequently we see refrigerator leaks with […] Read More >