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.
Mold removal can be a hassle for any Londonderry, New Hampshire business or homeowner. No one likes to deal with it and for good reason. Without the proper tools, an at-home do-it-yourself approach can quickly become a waste of time. You can spend hours scraping and bleaching an affected area to only result in a superb coverup job — you may not be remediating the mold, thus only prolonging the problem. To ensure that you solve the mold problem, and get professional-level cleaning results, call a mold removal company who is trained and experienced at dealing with this type of disaster.
Water damage cleanup can be a chaotic experience for business owners who aren’t prepared to deal with commercial property damage. For some, water damage can be stressful, but with Soil-Away Cleaning and Restoration Services, the job becomes less taxing. Business owners can rest assured knowing that their commercial property is in good hands. This was the case for a Biddeford, Maine resident who’s independently owned bookstore was affected by water loss when a toilet supply line busted, causing gallons of water to spill on the floors.
A country club needed major flood cleanup repairs after a large rainstorm swept through the area. The owner of the New Hampshire establishment was upset when he opened the basement door and uncovered an ankle-deep pool of water. He called a few of his friends to help him remove the valuable items from the basement to store them in a dry, safe room within the building.