A storm can devastate a business or home, causing not only exterior damage but structural problems as well. The first steps after a storm has damaged your property is to document the damage and file a claim with your insurance company. After the insurance company has had a chance to see and assess the damage, you will have a better understanding of what the rebuilding process will entail.
In the event of a sewage backup in your home or business, it is important to evacuate all people and pets from the area. Personal safety has to be prioritized if contaminated water is leaking into your property. Sewage backups often come with copious amounts of bacteria that can be harmful if not cleaned up properly, so it is important to contact a restoration professional for help in the event of a major spill.
Floods are quite a force to reckon with. They come upon us
suddenly and seemingly out of nowhere. The once blue sky darkens; it begins to
rain; the rain increases and soon it seems there is no end. Thankfully, most of
the time we’re warned at least a little ahead of time. The media can alert us
to these types of situations. Be on your guard! Listen; and prepare yourself in
case you have to evacuate; move to higher ground. If you chose to ride out the storm, be
prepared. Floods are one of...
A Londonderry mom was distraught to wake up and find contaminated black water in her home. Her sewage line broke, and she knew that her family was in immediate danger. She quickly evacuated her family to a safe location until the damage was repaired. After researching a few restoration companies in the area, she hired Soil-Away Cleaning and Restoration Services. She gave them a call and scheduled a time for an emergency sewer damage restoration cleanup. The crew quickly arrived on the scene in...
When a flood has affected your home or business, immediately find the source of the water and shut this down. If there is standing water, prioritize safety to avoid hazards such as slip-and-fall and electric shock. A wet-shop vacuum or water pump can remove the standing water, and should be done immediately. You can then ventilate the area, running dehumidifiers to start removing the excessive underlying moisture.
Identify Salvageable Items and Toss the Rest
The source of the water...
“Help! I need water damage cleanup
immediately!” This is what a Salem, New Hampshire woman yelled to her friend
over the phone. She knew that her friend would know exactly what to do. She
suffered a water loss recently and recovered quickly with a positive attitude
about her experience, so she called to get a referral from someone she trusted.
After hearing the details about the situation, her friend
recommended Soil-Away Cleaning and Restoration Services for help. The homeowner
rain in Hollis, NH, left a farm in need of a water damage cleanup company. Upon inspection of the property, the owners
of the farm realized massive ground water flooding was damaging the inside of
their barns and farmhouse. Because there
was so much flooding in their yard, many crops were ruined. The property owners
were dealing with damage to both their terrain and buildings.
Routine Maintenance Limits the Need for a Water Damage Cleanup Company
There is no way to...
A laundromat in Portland, ME had a washing machine that
overflowed, leaving a large puddle of water on the newly installed wood floors. When one of the workers saw it had overflowed,
they quickly turned the appliance off.
But damage had been done. The floors
were now flooded,
and the owners of the laundromat realized that they needed an emergency water
After a major flood, several books and historical
records were affected in the library building in Goffstown, NH. The library
staff were devastated, as they not only faced damage to their building and
records, but also faced cleaning up flood damage.
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.
An Amherst, New Hampshire mother was preparing for her yearly Easter dinner with her family. She was excited because this year, her in-laws would be coming into town to have dinner with them. As she went to remove the ice trays from the freezer, she noticed that the floor was wet beneath her feet. She wasn’t surprised; the freezer had been leaking for months now but she didn’t want to be bothered with hiring a repairman to fix the problem so she resorted to her usual method of “emergency water...
Water or flood damage can strike at any moment. An untimely frozen pipe, unwanted washing machine overflow or unexpected roof leak can all lead to water damage. These situations can be costly, both financially and emotionally. As a property owner, you do not want to be caught off guard. You need a plan for when disaster strikes. For this reason, property owners in Derry, New Hampshire have Soil-Away Cleaning and Restoration on speed dial for water damage repair services. Save the phone number...
Soil-Away is a full service disaster restoration contractor. Our team specializes in 24/7 emergency response for fire, smoke, water, flood, mold and biohazard damage to your property. Soil-Away is based in New Hampshire and has been serving commercial and residential clients throughout New England since 1990.