After returning home from a long, much needed vacation you open the door to your Auburn, New Hampshire home to unload your luggage. You then spread yourself out on the couch with a cool drink in hand. You take a swallow of the refreshing liquid and lift your head. That’s when you notice it; a large spot on your ceiling. Could it be that you have water damage on the ceiling? Where did it come from? Since you’ve been gone a while, it’s hard to tell whether the moisture intrusion came from a leaking plumbing line or from seepage in the roof. There’s a way to tell. If the water appears fresh, it probably comes from a plumbing leak, if it seems dirty or causes a stain on the roof; it’s a safe bet it’s from a roof leak. Repairing this problem, whether it’s caused by a broken pipe or heavy rain, is crucial to the condition of your home.
Water damage – one of the scariest phrases to property owners in Windham, NH. It’s enough to make your heart race and your stress level go up. Water damage is one of the most frequent forms of damage to occur in both residential as well as commercial properties in the Windham, NH area. Water damage can be very destructive to your home or office. It can create personal health hazards and cause costly damage to your home’s structure and furnishings. Plus it can lead to the formation of unwanted mold colonies which can not only be detrimental to your structure, it can cause serious health issues. If you find yourself a victim of water damage, you need to call a water damage restoration specialist.
How nice it is to live in the modern era. Leaps and bounds from the horse-and-carriage days of our forefathers. Here we are with all the luxuries of modern-day appliances, motorized vehicles; all the inventions that make life so much simpler. But, then we’re hit by a power outage. Suddenly we have more in common with our great-grandparents than we ever thought possible. Unlike our predecessors, we’re not equipped for this type of life. We rely so heavily on electricity that we’re at a loss when it’s gone. While it’s not a common-day occurrence, it’s still something we have to deal with from time to time. And we must learn how to keep safe during a power outage.
A flood or fire in the home can cause irreparable damage to appliances. Even after the fire is out or the water has been removed, it is possible that the electronic components of the appliances were damaged. High labor and repair costs often make more sense to replace these altogether.
A local strip mall in Merrimack, NH experienced flooding from the last storm. Several of the stores had to close due to the water damage. The strip mall property is in dire need of flood extraction services to repair the water damage and reopen the stores for business.
The need for fire and water damage repair was not at the top of the year’s to-do list for one building owner. A science facility in Derry, NH which they owned experienced a huge fire in one of its labs. Faculty evacuated the building quickly, and thankfully no one was hurt, but the fire caused serious damage to the lab. The smoke and excessive heat triggered the interior sprinklers. Several of the building occupants tried to put out the fire themselves. Fortunately the firefighters came quickly and hosed down parts of the lab to put out the fire.
Depending on the size of the leak, the signs of ceiling water damage can vary greatly, from a wet, dripping ceiling to a small stain. Regardless of the size, the leak should be addressed immediately to prevent further damage and potential mold growth.
Living in New England means that winter storms are inevitable. From ice and wind to significant snowfall, the winter months can take a toll on your home. There are some steps that you can take now before winter sets in to prepare your home for this.
A flood in your home or business is never a good thing, but the damage that the water can do to your electronics can be irreparable. The best way to protect your electronics from water damage in the future is by taking some proactive steps now.
A small office building in Hollis, NH seeks water damage mitigation after experiencing water damage from pipes bursting in their storage room. Knowing that water damage restoration is far more effective when property owners take fast action to reduce the amount of water damage and prevent additional damage and cost, the business owner in Hollis, NH called Soil-Away Cleaning and Restoration Services, a local firm based in nearby Hooksett that has trained damage restoration professionals and a long-standing reputation for excellence.