If a fire or flood damages your business, the results can be catastrophic. Not only can much of your equipment and inventory be destroyed, the downtime for your business can be devastating. Many commercial businesses find it difficult to bounce back after a fire or water has damaged the premises. One of the biggest concerns is restoring the property and the contents quickly, so that the business can resume operations. Operating under a tight deadline is critical to ensure that customers do not go elsewhere and that you can once again open your doors for business.
Archive for August, 2019
Floods are the number one natural disaster in the U.S. They are highly unpredictable and can occur anywhere, any time – even in Kennebunkport ME. Wherever it rains, it can flood. If this occurs, you will need a flood damage mitigation firm on your side to restore your property.
Property repair after a fire can be costly and heartbreaking to anyone. The burden of restoring a home or business is not a project that any Windham resident wants to take on. A New Hampshire business man experienced such an event when he left one too many appliances plugged into an extension cord. He loved to work in a fun environment to keep his spirits and productivity up. He never missed an opportunity to invite team members and friends into his office for fun, music and good times during his down time. During work hours, his fellow team members could hear the high-energy positive music floating throughout the office which sometimes rubbed off on everyone else around him.
Some of the most important items in our lives, those with the most sentimental attachments, are often the ones that can be the most difficult to restore after a fire or flood. Clothing, plush animals and dolls, leather items and other soft materials can be one of the biggest challenges to clean and disinfect after smoke or water has affected them. However, with the right technology this can be done.
New England is far from immune to natural disaster. From winter storms to flooding and hurricanes, it is important that you have a disaster plan in place to protect your business from this type of uncontrollable inclement weather. A business struck by a natural disaster that is unprepared can be devastated, even beyond the point of recovery.
A homeowner in South Berwick, ME found mold on the walls, windows, and ceiling of her attic. Not sure what to do, the woman called her neighbors. Her neighbors suggested contacting a local mold cleanup company that had previously taken care of their mold. Frantic, the woman called the company who came to clear the areas of mold. After they had finished, the woman thanked the technicians and assumed her attic was finished.
Dealing with smoke odor removal after fire damage can be a hassle for any business owner, but it was especially annoying for a New Hampshire warehouse owner. The smoke odor made the environment difficult for employees to continue to work, and production was steadily declining which sent the business owner into a panic. Because the unforeseen fire disaster was quickly taken care of—he thought the situation was under control, but the lingering smoke odor and frustrated employees told a different story. After a week of persistent employee complaints, the owner decided to call a professional team of experts to help with smoke odor removal.
Crews responded to a fire that ripped through Old Orchard Beach, Maine. Thankfully, the camp residents were okay, but the fire proved dangerous, as it burned down two camps and spread around the area before the firemen were able to put it out. While the fire is gone, the remnants remain and can prove hazardous to those staying within the campsite. Now the camp is looking for smoke damage cleanup as soon as possible.
While the days are cooling off with the pending arrival of fall, many people will pack up their summer picnic basket and exchange it for fall cuisines and cooking at home. There’s something about a delicious home-cooked meal that gets your mouth watering. While many people take cooking safety for granted; it should be clear that most home fires start in the kitchen. Before turning on that burner, it’s important to know the top causes of kitchen fires.
When mold threatens to make your Sanford, Maine home or office its sanctuary, a mold remediation company should be called to repair the damage. Repairing the damage after major water loss is critical to avoiding mold before it has a chance to plague your property. The first 48 hours is critical after a flood; whether the water loss is big or small, hiring a professional team of experts can drastically minimize the risk of mold damage from occurring.