Professional mold remediation can become necessary when water or moisture is left stagnant for too long. This becomes a breeding ground for mold growth down the road. To avoid such issues as mold growth, it is important to practice necessary safety tips when dealing with water loss of any kind. In the case of an Auburn, New Hampshire father who came home to discover that his children’s 200-gallon fish tank had been leaking for a period of about five days, he knew that professional mold remediation may be necessary. As a first course of action, he plugged up the hole and securely sealed it to prevent further leaking so that he could remove the tank for repairs. Next, he grabbed the largest towels that he could find to soak up the excess moisture and called Soil-Away, the professional team of experts in his area with great reviews.
The month of April is notoriously a rainy one. The benefit of the rain will be seen in the signs of spring that are on their way; green grass, leaves sprouting on the trees and of course beautiful flowers. But first we need to ensure that we get through the spring rains, part of which means protecting your home from water damage.
Taking the following precautions can ensure that your home makes it through the rainy season with no costly water damage.
Over 60 inches of snowfall during late January and early February had the city of Manchester, New Hampshire (NH) in a bind. Snow piles rose higher and higher. Schools and business struggled to remain open. The harsh winter conditions were wreaking havoc on the entire southern NH region. Worst of all was the rampant occurrences of property damage insurance claims. The leading cause of claims was due to ice dam water damage. Hundreds of claims had been submitted by Manchester residents because of water damage from ice dams on roofs.
It was the beginning of Thanksgiving weekend, when a Bow, New Hampshire resident decided to fry a turkey for the holidays. Little did he know that frying a turkey could be dangerous if done improperly. Within minutes, the kitchen was ablaze and a fire rescue team was called to put out the fire. After the fire was extinguished, the home was boarded up for security, and the cleaning and restoration crew arrived to inspect the damage to the structure and remove any soft-materials for fire damage cleanup and repairs. Because the kitchen was the most damaged part of the home, the crew prioritized most of their time removing cabinetry, the affected drywall behind the stove and the charred kitchen floors.
Natural disasters can happen at any time, at anyplace and to anyone. Mother Nature does not discriminate. Violent storms; hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, and floods can cause panic and leave you and your family completely devastated. You must prepare yourself. Floods, in particular, are very unpredictable as well as highly destructive. Floods are the most common natural disaster in the United States. They can happen at any time and even in regions that aren’t that used to rain. To survive, you must know the steps in preparing for a flood disaster
The need for mold removal after water damage is not uncommon. However, if water damage mitigation is handled properly, the likelihood of dealing with mold is drastically reduced. If flood cleanup is performed poorly, you will usually have mold growth which a local Merrimack, NH business recently learned the hard way.
An educational facility in Concord, NH received lots of rainfall from the last storm and is in need of a water damage repair company. With students attending classes daily, the school did not have much time for repairs. Knowing that they offered 24-hour services, a representative from the school contacted Soil-Away Cleaning and Restoration Services, a local water damage repair company that was highly recommended from several businesses in the area who had previously received disaster restoration services.
Floods can occur at any time. They are a real threat in the spring as a result of melting snow from a particularly snowy winter. They can occur in the spring through autumn months from an excessive rainy season. Whatever the reason, we are not really safe from floods. While we know we should flee to higher grounds and heed evacuation warnings; we also have to return home where our houses may be, at least partially, covered in flood waters. We need to be on the alert as to how flood waters can affect your health.
A family in Londonderry, NH notices that the discoloring in their carpet has gotten considerably worse than when they had seen it just a couple days ago. Appearing an olive-green brownish color on their beige carpet, the customers had originally thought it was spilled coffee. They padded the carpet with a wet cloth to clean it, only to see it grow worse in the following days. The substance continued to spread, and the customers knew something worse was happening. It was time to contact a mold remediation specialist.
Spring is finally here, which for many homeowners means getting their home in peak condition both inside and out. Beyond the traditional spring cleaning, there are plenty of outdoor home improvement projects to tackle this time of year.