Hot water leaks accelerate mold growth rates!

Black mold in the corner of room wall

– Tony Falco, CEO Accurate Leak Locators

How to prevent mold in your home

Many homeowners are unaware that the number one cause of mold is excessive moisture. Without the moisture mold cannot grow. If you are a homeowner who cannot figure out where mold keeps coming from, you can use a hygrometer to check the humidity levels in your home. Experts say humidity levels should be below 55%.

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Homeowners Beware!

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From the Desk of Tony Falco

When it comes to home improvements, maintenance, and remodeling some of us are not handy. 

While others are very handy, however there just is not enough time in the day to get the task(s) done. So sometimes it is easier to pay someone else to do it, like a Contractor.  While this might be reasonable and in most cases work out, there are some unfortunate people that get taken advantage of.   

How do you know if the Contractor you chose is the right contractor for the job?

Here are a few steps to help. Be careful choosing a handyman, it is recommended to use a licensed, trustworthy Contractor.

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Summer is here

house and sun illustration

From the Desk of Tony Falco,

As we all know, home maintenance is not always cheap, but it is a necessity. Just as our cars need to be maintained so does our home.   Accurate Leak Locators (ALL, Inc.) has a sister company, (DBA) Menifee Plumbing, Falco and Sons for those home maintenance needs.  Both companies are owned and operated by the same individuals however they provide different services.  Tony Falco and Accurate Leak Locators have been working for insurance companies for well over 25 years throughout Southern California. They specialize in plumbing work for insurance companies, as well as homeowners in over six counties. Menifee Plumbing is a local service company serving the Menifee Valley and its surrounding areas as a full service plumbing company.

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Wait, I have a Leak?

Modern faucet closeup with water drop

From the Desk of Tony Falco,

Did you know that in Southern California the number one cause for water loss claims are plumbing related leaks, causing over $10,000 worth of damages. You may be thinking what do you mean plumbing leaks? Isn’t water just there when I need it, there’s such a thing as a leak? For those of you who are not plumbing savvy, we hope this article will broaden your basic plumbing knowledge when it comes to protecting your home.

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Water is Precious—Part II 

From the Desk of Tony Falco

In last months’ article we covered the recent drought and how water is precious and ways to conserve water around your own home. Since April the weather has been changing; there has been frequent rain storms, volcano eruption, earthquakes locally and around the world, and tropical storms and yet, we are still in a drought. Governor Browns’ bill is already in full effect. Have you been to a hotel recently in the last month? Did you notice the sign on the bathroom counter from the hotel in regards to guests reusing bath towels? Or how about restaurants (mostly higher end restaurants) in the middle of the tables are courteous signs that state along the lines, in efforts to conserve water, refills of water will only be upon request.

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