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extracting flood damage - portland maine

Extracting Flood Damage – Portland, ME

Written by jsolloway on . Posted in Blog, Case Study, Water Damage.

A seaside restaurant in Portland, ME is flooded after a coastal storm.  Several areas of the restaurant are water filled and damaged from the heavy rains.  The owner of the restaurant realized he needed a disaster relief company for extracting flood damage from his restaurant, though he was concerned about what his insurance company would cover.

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  • December 2019
electrical fire damage cleanup Nashua NH

Electrical Fire Damage Cleanup – Nashua, NH

Written by jsolloway on . Posted in Blog, Case Study, Chimney soot and fires, Fire, Smoke, & Odor Damage.

As you meander within your home in Nashua, NH, your nose catches the slight scent of smoke. Panicked, you run around the house, trying to find where it’s coming from. Then you hear a loud sparking sound. You rush to its source to find the room enveloped in flames. You call the emergency number, and soon enough, the firefighters arrive, extinguish the fire, then depart. In the aftermath, you let out a sigh as you now must contend with, what you observed, the electrical fire damage. The task of electrical fire damage cleanup is a tedious task. Not just damaged or lost property, but also the scar that is left behind in the wake of the fire. Having good insurance coverage will come in handy should a fire occur.

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Fire and Smoke Damage - Portland, ME

Fire and Smoke Damage – Portland, ME

Written by jsolloway on . Posted in Blog, Case Study, Fire, Smoke, & Odor Damage.

A house in Portland, ME has fire and smoke damage after a large fire started from an air conditioner malfunction.  The fire occurred while the family was asleep.  The smoke detectors inside the house were not working properly, so the fire was able to spread throughout much of the house unheard.  Thankfully, the family woke up when they smelled the smoke.  Quickly, they rushed their pets outside and called for help.  If they were minutes later, they could have been burned, and their pets may have perished from the smoke and fire.  The family, animals, and the house were saved, but not without serious fire and smoke damage.

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Doctor’s Office Receives Mold Remediation – Manchester, NH

Doctor’s Office Mold Remediation – Manchester, NH

Written by jsolloway on . Posted in Blog, Case Study, Mold.

A leaky pipe leads to mold.  It sounds ridiculous, doesn’t it?  Leaky pipes are one of the primary causes for mold development.   The maintenance workers at a doctor’s office in Manchester, NH did not notice sections of their office walls becoming saturated with water until it was too late.  Because of all the moisture, mold developed throughout areas of the wall.  This has left a musty smell throughout the office.  Not wanting to make sicknesses even worse for their patients, the owners closed the doctor’s office and sought immediate mold remediation. 

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  • December 2019
Insurance Claims

Filing a Water Damage Clean-up Insurance Claim

Written by jsolloway on . Posted in Blog, Water Damage.

A flood, causing extensive water damage in a home or business, can be particularly nerve-wracking.  Time is of the essence to remove all of the standing water, as well as any underlying moisture.  The longer the water stays in the building, the more extensive the damage with a much higher risk of mold growth throughout the area.  While it is important to begin the process of filing an insurance claim for the water clean-up, it is also critical to expedite everything as quickly as possible.

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Winter Worries: Extreme Weather

Written by jsolloway on . Posted in Blog, Newsletter, Storm Damage, Water Damage.

Common Home Insurance Claims Seen During Extreme Weather

The winter months, bringing snow and ice, can be fraught with threats of damage to your home.  From frozen pipes to a hail storm, extreme weather can take its toll leaving behind damage that may require filing a homeowner’s insurance claim.  While you can prepare your home for the winter, in some cases winter damage is inevitable. 

The following are the most common areas of damage to the home seen during extreme winter weather.

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  • December 2019
Flood Damage Restoration – York, Maine

Flood Damage Restoration – York, Maine

Written by jsolloway on . Posted in Blog, Case Study, Water Damage.

Winter, spring, summer and fall all have their perks for York, ME residents. However, with each season can come weather challenges. Harsh weather can lead to property damage and the need for flood damage restoration services. Summer is peak tourist season for York. Thousands each year look forward to swimming, camping, cookouts and other activities. During these activities we also have to watch out for the weather. Every so often we enjoy a nice rain to help us cool off. But there are terrible storms related to summer weather. Not every day is a warm, relaxing day, even in York, Maine. In the spring and summer, you must always be prepared for thunderstorms, floods, and even hurricanes.

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Water damage restoration – Bedford, NH

Water Damage Restoration – Bedford, NH

Written by jsolloway on . Posted in Blog, Case Study, Water Damage.

Your house has just had a disaster and you need water damage restoration services. Perhaps you have a leak in your roof; or a pipe burst; or you were the victim of a flood. Whatever the scenario, the last thing you want to deal with is a water damage disaster. Water damage can be very destructive. Natural disasters can cause great harm. Water tearing through your home can really wreak havoc. Even standing water, whether from a natural disaster or a malfunctioning appliance can cause severe damage. It can weaken your structure, destroy contents and in time, mold could form. All this leads to a huge headache for you. If the damage isn’t too severe, there’s a possibility you could repair it yourself, but that’s not always the case. Many times, you will need a water damage restoration specialist to respond.

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Storm Damage Mitigation - Berwick, Maine

Storm Damage Mitigation – Berwick, Maine

Written by jsolloway on . Posted in Blog, Case Study, Storm Damage.

You can’t prevent a storm from occurring, but you can be proactive in protecting your home or office from major storm damage. Know the risk that your city and town have, and take all necessary precautions in protecting your home, office, and business from major damage. Taking the right precautions may minimize the pain of the recovery and lessen the need for extensive storm damage mitigation.

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