Winter is approaching in Kittery, ME! You’ve been slogging through your fall cleanup list! You head to the basement where you store seasonal items. As the basement door opens a sour, musty smell strikes you. What is the source of the odor? You notice dark, slimy stains on the lower wall. Searching your mind for a cause, you remember an exceptionally rainy day sometime back. Mold grows in moist areas. Heavy rainfall and a foundation leak could definitely be the cause. It can affect any area –Kittery, Maine residents, be warned! If you come across mold in your home you need to find a mold cleanup contractor – fast.
After a fire at a local restaurant in Concord, NH, soot was left to the dismay of the managers and workers. The owners of the restaurant thought about calling a janitorial company to clean the soot to save money, but they knew that the companies did not have a professional background in soot cleaning. Instead, they looked for professional soot damage cleaning companies that would take care of the soot properly and relieve the restaurant from fire damage.
After a storm hit Wells, ME, a warehouse was flooded and had several areas of water damage. The managers of the warehouse hired a company to come and clean up the damage, but unaware to everyone, the cleanup was not thorough. A few days later, mold started to develop. The contents stored within the warehouse was becoming contaminated and some of it had to be thrown away, causing the warehouse to lose revenue.
In life, we seem to take things for granted. While we insure our homes, we don’t really think anything will come of it, and hopefully, it doesn’t. Then, disaster strikes! Your home was hit by a hurricane; struck by lightning; you were the victim of flood damage; a fire ravaged your home, or you had a serious sewage backup problem. Any one of these things (and more) could happen. Now you need to turn your attention to finding help. Here are some tips for choosing a property damage restoration company to get you back on your feet.
After a flood hits your home or business it is imperative that the water be removed as quickly and thoroughly as possible. Having a professional assist with the water extraction process can ensure that this is done effectively.
Property damage is a reality for residents of Eliot, ME. Harsh weather can lead to falling trees, roof leaks, flooded basements and more. These scenarios lead property owners with the need to hire a professional storm damage restoration company. Having someone you can call 24/7 in the event of property disaster is a must. A quick response to stabilize, clean and repair a storm damaged property can make the difference between a minor emergency and a large disaster. That is why residents of Eliot trust Soil-Away at 800-293-6319.
An often-overlooked concern after a flood in a home is water damage to the household’s appliances. Even after the water has been removed and the area dried out, there may be lurking damage to an appliance’s electrical system. Turning on a water damaged appliance can create serious safety concerns, as it can short-circuit and shock those nearby.
A fire can develop and spread very quickly in a home. Many homeowners may be putting their home at risk through everyday actions and not even realize it. In some cases the fire and smoke damage could have been prevented if the homeowner was aware of heat sources in the home that could be increasing their risk.
The needs for mold removal and remediation services in commercial buildings is common in Portland, ME. Severe winters, coastal storms and older buildings all combine for challenges in building maintenance. Water infiltration that goes undetected for periods of time can lead to microbial growth and unhealthy working conditions. This case study is a sample of an every-day occurrence.
A Hampton, New Hampshire family was left distraught when their home was severely damaged after a storm. The hurricane completely destroyed the roof and most of the second story. The family needed storm damage repairs but didn’t know who to call for help. They had never been in this kind of situation before and didn’t know where to begin with the reconstruction process. After making several calls, they were referred to Soil-Away Cleaning and Restoration. Within no time, the team arrived on the scene to inspect the property for damage.