It’s May here in New Hampshire (NH), which means all the great ice cream stands are now open after a long winter hiatus. Grills are being fired-up with delicious food and the smell of smores roasting over campfires fill the springtime air. While NH residents are focused on enjoying the newfound warmth and outdoor activities that May brings, there is another sight that residents should be on the lookout for—mold. Mold can occur in numerous locations throughout your home or business. It is a common occurrence after a snowy winter and rainy spring. Elevated moisture in the environment can lead to the need for a professional mold clean up service. For one Auburn, NH family their spring time activities have shifted to mold remediation.
Dryers are one of those appliances in your home where you “set it and forget it.” You throw your freshly washed clothes into the dryer from the washing machine, set the timer and then forget about it until the timer goes off 50 or 60 minutes later. However, did you know that by “setting and forgetting” about the clothes in your dryer, you could be putting your home at risk for a fire? According to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA), there are over 16,000 reported home fires each year resulting from a clothes dryer, with dust, lint or fiber igniting first in just under 30% dryer fires. So, before you toss your laundry into the dryer without cleaning the vent first or leaving the house to run errands while the dryer is running, there are a few tips to keep in mind to help prevent an unexpected fire.
What do cooking grills, stoves, power cord strips and space heaters all have in common? The ability to produce unwanted flames resulting in the need to utilize a fire damage restoration service. These everyday items can be found in many New Hampshire (NH) homes and businesses, as they add convenience and simplicity to our busy lives. While cooking a family dinner on the stove or plugging-in multiple power cords into a power strips is performed daily without a second thought, a fire emergency can be lurking behind these simple everyday tasks. One common source of fire damage are space heaters, which are generally used to heat unheated areas, such as a garage or basement.
According to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA), in 2015, there were over 1.3 million fires reported in the United States with roughly $14 billion dollars in property damage. This devastating disaster can strike a home or business at any time, oftentimes without warning, leaving property owners feeling overwhelmed, panicked and uncertain of what the next steps are. Whether your home or business falls victim to a fire, soot or smoke damage, Soil-Away Restoration Services are here for you! Amherst, New Hampshire (NH) home and business owners have been trusting Soil-Away—a family owned and operated firm— for over 25 years with all their fire damage needs. Contact Soil-Away’s 24/7 emergency line today to get back what fire damage has taken from you.
Amherst, New Hampshire (NH) residents are no stranger to the unpredictability of New England weather. High wind and heavy rain can occur one day and measurable snow the next. With the uncertainty of when the next big rainfall, snowstorm or other major weather event will occur, NH residents should be prepared in the event that their home or business falls victim to water damage. Water damage can occur at any time of year. It can be a result of heavy rainfall, snow piled up around the structure’s foundation and even clogged gutters from debris after a wind storm. If water damage does strike your home or business, it is essential to contact a water damage restoration company to assess the situation and create a remediation plan. For one Amherst family, their quest to find a flood damage mitigation company came quicker than they hoped.
The attic is a space in your home that you may not venture up to very often. If you’re anything like me, you brave the dark, extremely hot or extremely cold (depending on the time of year) area a few times per year, and that is more than enough! Since the attic is a location in your home that does not get as much traffic as the living room or kitchen, issues such as mold may go unnoticed for quite some time. Mold is one of those words that make New Hampshire (NH) homeowners cringe, as dollar signs and anxiety immediately come to mind when the dreaded green or white-colored enemy is witnessed. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to help prevent attic mold and tips on what to do if you find it in your home.
The attic: a space in your home that houses Christmas decorations, bins of seasonal clothes and the occasional tarantula-sized spider that makes you cringe at the thought of venturing up to this dark and desolate space. However, while you may be like me and only make your way up to your home’s attic when you absolutely need to, what many New Hampshire (NH) homeowners do not realize is that this dark, moist area may also be home to mold growth. Since the attic is not as frequented as other locations in the home, mold can form and grow quickly and discretely, and may only become noticed when other issues arise from the growth.
Home and business owners throughout New Hampshire (NH) can fall victim to water damage at any time. It is often the result of broken or burst pipes, appliance failure, clogged gutters, sewer backup or a roof leak. When water disasters strike a home or business, it can leave uncertainty and frustration in its wake, as owners are trying to decipher what caused the issue and how to remediate it. If water damage claims your home or business, don’t stress while searching through dozens of water restoration companies. Eliminate your stress or worry now by contacting the professionals at Soil-Away. Soil Away Cleaning and Restoration Services has over 25 years of water damage restoration experience and holds master certifications from the IICRC. If your home or business experiences a water disaster, it is essential to know what to look for in a water removal company.
Homes and businesses throughout New Hampshire (NH) can experience water and mold damage at any time of the year. It may be a result of broken or clogged pipes, foundation or roof leaks, excessive indoor moisture or a flood from a recent rain or snow storm. Regardless of the event that caused water and mold damage, business and homeowners are often plagued with frustration and uncertainty on what the next steps are and how to quickly and efficiently remediate the mold and water damage with a trusted professional. For one Londonderry family, finding a mold and water damage specialist came quicker than they anticipated.
Spring is officially upon us here in Hudson, New Hampshire (NH). Temperatures are on the rise and greenery is slowing filling-in the uncomfortable view to your neighbor’s house. With warmer weather also comes jam-packed schedules filled with home renovations, landscaping projects and spring cleaning plans. That leaves no room for unexpected issues -such as water damage. Water damage can occur at any time of the year. It is one of those nuisances that seem to pop-up unexpectedly, leaving costly bills and frustration in its wake.