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Mold after Flooding – New Boston, NH 03070

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As the deep freeze of winter sets in, it is important to keep in mind the dangers of not only water damage but also mold after flooding. It can be easy to write this off as something that happens more in the spring but property damage from water in the winter can be extremely high depending on harshness of weather patterns. Large storms, such as Nor’easters, can dump several feet of snow in New Boston and the surrounding New Hampshire communities. Power outages, ice dams and frozen pipes result in millions of dollars in property damage every year. Many people are unaware of these facts and thus don’t prepare for flooding in the winter. Add mold to the equation, and it is very easy to feel overwhelmed by the situation. This is why it is important to have a plan and a service in mind to call to take care of the problem.

Mold After Flooding Needs Professional Attention

 
A local from New Boston, NH ran into a flood damage situation and didn’t know what to do. Her pipes had frozen, filling her basement with water, and it had gone unnoticed long enough that mold had formed on the walls. The mold after flooding was very stressful for the New Boston homeowner. Fortunately, she had a good friend who talked her through the situation and suggested a service for her to call, which was Soil-Away. Property disaster cleanup professionals from Soil-Away were quick to respond and help not only clean up the water, but also the mold.
 

Services Available to New Boston Residents after Flood Damage

 

  • Site Evaluation

    IICRC certified estimators will visit your property to evaluate the extent of the water damage. Moisture meters and infrared cameras will be utilized to identify all affected areas so that they can be property mitigated.

  • Water Extraction

    – 24/7 Emergency services available to remove excessive water and flooding from your property. Removing water quickly is key minimizing damage from spreading.

  • Property Cleanup

    – Dealing with the affected structure and contents can be overwhelming. Soil-Away will remove, inventory and properly dispose of any non-salvageable items. Personal belongings that can be cleaned and restored will be handled accordingly.

  • Structural Drying

    – Stabilizing the flooded indoor environment, removing excessive moisture and eliminating hidden pockets of water are essential to a successful water damage restoration project. Proper drying will help avoid mold after flooding.

 

Water Damage Prevention in the Winter

 
There are several ways to help prevent flood damage in the winter months. First thing to recognize is that there are three primary sources of winter water damage: frozen pipes, ice dams and storm damage.
 
Burst pipes can create a large mess quickly. Make sure to maintain adequate indoor temperatures to avoid freeze ups. Inspect areas of concern, such as basement and crawlspaces, frequently to ensure no issues.
 
When it comes to preventing ice dams, make efforts to reduce heavy snow accumulation on your roof. Heavy snowmelt re-freezing on the edges of your roof creates the dams. The ice dams allow for water to back up through the roof shingles creating leaks inside of your home.
 
Finally, inspect your home to make sure there are no vulnerable spots. Checking windows and doors for cracks or holes where water could seep through is a wise idea. Also make sure flood drains are working properly and eliminate snow build-up around the foundation if possible.
 

New Boston Residents Choose Soil-Away for Water and Mold Damage Cleanup

 
Soil-Away is a family-owned and operated disaster cleanup business that has over 25 years of flood and mold cleanup experience. We are IICRC master-certified, fully-insured and not a franchise. Dealing with insurance claims is our specialty as we work with all local and national insurance companies and are a preferred vendor for dozens of companies. If you have sustained winter water damage or are concerned about mold after flooding, contact our 24/7 water cleanup and restoration emergency line at 603-641-6555.

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Jay KorsenJay Korsen
00:51 04 Aug 22
All I have to say is WOW and FANTASTIC. I just got done building out my new professional office with Soil-Away’s construction division and they went ABOVE and BEYOND. Scott and Mike, the carpenters are skilled artisans. The project got done on time and the project came in on budget! The finished results have been blowing people away. Much better than I could have anticipated. Anyone is welcome to come to our office, Bright Light Chiropractic in Hooksett to check out the fine work they did. Simply can’t sing enough praises for them. Sorry that the picture doesn’t do the job justice. Thank you Jack and your team. -Dr. Jay
Asian BreezeAsian Breeze
04:28 15 Jul 22
Since day one, I’ve known the owner, Jack, to be a hard-working and selfless leader. Through the efforts of him and his team, he was able to restore my flooded restaurant to tip-top shape. I was amazed with Jack’s orderliness throughout the entire process. Jack has proven to me that he is trustworthy, as both a friend and an individual in the work environment.
Breton LangendorferBreton Langendorfer
21:17 07 Jul 22
Highly recommend Soil-Away. A pipe in our upstairs bathroom gave and sent water down through a wall for at least a day before we noticed water dripping through our kitchen ceiling. Our insurance put us in touch with Soil-Away and they were at our house the next morning to assess the damage and dry things out. Joe, Ray and Tom were phenomenal to work with. They explained every part of the process to us and were very professional and friendly. If you have to deal with similar issues call Soil-Away, you won’t regret it.
Maureen CidzikMaureen Cidzik
13:49 15 May 22
Superior service from start to finish. Highly responsive. The entire team is dedicated to quality and customer care and it shows in everything they do – from first call, to estimate, to job completion.
Sarah GrugnaleSarah Grugnale
16:02 14 Jan 22
Joe and Tommy were amazing to deal with, they kept us updated every step of the process. They were punctual and hard working, answering all of our questions that we had. Everything was done as promised and even above and beyond. A great experience from start to finish.
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