A flood can cause significant damage to a home or business. The proper restoration can be costly, but necessary to remove bacteria and prevent future mold growth. In many cases, homeowner’s insurance will cover the cost of these repairs. This is typically true if the flood is caused by a plumbing problem, storm damage or sewage backup. However, if the damage is the result of lack of proper maintenance and neglect over an extended period of time many insurance companies will not cover the repair...
With the snow and freezing temperatures behind us, it is time to assess any damage that your home and property may have incurred over the winter months. The following is a spring checklist to inspect your home or business to determine if there is any damage that needs to be addressed.
Snow and ice can damage gutters, preventing water from running through
properly. This damage can cause the
springtime rainwater to build-up around the building, leading to flooding
A seaside restaurant in Portland, ME is flooded
after a coastal storm. Several areas of
the restaurant are water filled and damaged from the heavy rains. The owner of the restaurant realized he
needed a disaster relief company for extracting flood damage from his
restaurant, though he was concerned about what his insurance company would
a storm hit Wells, ME, a warehouse was flooded and had several areas of
water damage. The managers of the
warehouse hired a company to come and clean up the damage, but unaware to
everyone, the cleanup was not thorough. A
few days later, mold started to develop.
The contents stored within the warehouse was becoming contaminated and
some of it had
to be thrown away, causing the warehouse to lose revenue.
A landlord heads down to his basement to find that there are small pools of water under a dripping pipe. The damage is minor from what it appears. The landlord dries the wet areas with a fan and checks the pipes for a possible leakage. He patches up the areas on the pipe where dripping occurs without noticing any major issues. The landlord is uncertain if he truly has a leakage and believes a “quick fix” is all that is needed to fix the pipe and water damage.
The sky begins to darken and the wind slowly increases in intensity, and you know that a storm is rapidly approaching. Summer storms are a common occurrence in Merrimack, New Hampshire (NH) during the warmer months. While these pop-up storms usually come and go quickly, the damage they leave behind may last much longer. Water damage is among one of the disasters that results from summer storms, and the evidence is often commonly found in garages, attics and basements. Is your home or business...
Home and business owners throughout New Hampshire (NH) can fall victim to water damage at any time. It is often the result of broken or burst pipes, appliance failure, clogged gutters, sewer backup or a roof leak. When water disasters strike a home or business, it can leave uncertainty and frustration in its wake, as owners are trying to decipher what caused the issue and how to remediate it. If water damage claims your home or business, don’t stress while searching through dozens of water restoration...
Homes and businesses throughout New Hampshire (NH) can experience water and mold damage at any time of the year. It may be a result of broken or clogged pipes, foundation or roof leaks, excessive indoor moisture or a flood from a recent rain or snow storm. Regardless of the event that caused water and mold damage, business and homeowners are often plagued with frustration and uncertainty on what the next steps are and how to quickly and efficiently remediate the mold and water damage with a trusted...
Have you ever experienced water damage due to a flood in your home your business? That nauseating feeling you received when you saw water in a location where it shouldn’t be, is all too familiar and you hope to never experience it again. However, flood and water damage can occur due to multiple issues, such as clogged gutters, a leaking washing machine hose or even a sewer back-up, and can oftentimes leave families and business owners feeling frustrated and depleted. When experiencing a water...
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.