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Home Remodeling: New Year, New Home!

2019 is here and while most people will spend January thinking about thinking about self-improvement, Branch Services wants to let you know that home improvement can also help improve your life. Whether adding “his and her sinks” to your bathroom, adding a much needed second bathroom, or even something as simple as giving your home… Read more »

Asbestos Roof Shingles: Can we install AC in an asbestos roofed house?

Asbestos Asbestos roof shingles were once marketed as a supreme service. Today, it is an infamous public health concern if not handled properly. Asbestos roof shingles are made from fibers. These fibers make an effective insulator and create stronger plastic, paper cloth, and other materials. That was until the dangers of Asbestos became known and… Read more »

Mold in HVAC System? Warning Signs

  We here at Branch Services know that it can be easy to forget about your home’s HVAC system. Many people don’t even consider looking at their air ducts until there is a problem. As is the case with most things in life, if you wait for it to break it will end up costing… Read more »

Avoid a Space Heater Fire This Winter

It has been a seriously cold winter so far. With the cost of home heating, many people are relying on space heaters to keep warm without breaking the bank. While they can save money in the short term, space heaters still pose a threat of fire.   Here are safety tips to keep your home… Read more »

The Dangers of Ice Dams

It’s not even winter yet and it has already snowed twice on Long Island and unfortunately it looks like this winter is going to see a lot of snow. With lots of snow the risk of water damage, and consequentially mold damage, becomes an issue. An ice dam is a ridge of ice that forms… Read more »

Preventing Fires During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is just around the corner, and unfortunately in the fire restoration business that means we’re at our busiest. Residential fires during the holiday season are more frequent, more costly, and more deadly than at any other time of the year. There are a number of factors that add fuel to these tragic statistics;… Read more »

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