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.
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A business chain in Kennebunkport, ME is preparing for a summer storm. The business owners expect that flooding may occur and they want to take precautionary measures to prevent damage. New England storms can be dangerous, especially when they cause storm surge. Storm surge is when the sea level rises due to low pressure, high winds, and strong waves created from hurricane activity. Previously, a storm surge led to flooding in Kennebunkport, ME, causing many homes and businesses to look for flood damage repairs. Now a second storm is anticipated, and residents are taking precautionary measures.
While Maine offers beautiful landscapes and scenery, houses and commercial properties throughout York, County are susceptible to water damage from natural causes. Issues such as flooding, nor’easters, freezing temperatures and rainstorms are a real threat. The residents of these properties will look to seek out a water damage mitigation company if their home or business has been damaged.
Floods can cause a great deal of damage wherever you reside; this includes York, Maine. Whether the damage comes from a burst pipe, an overflowing toilet or sink, or a natural disaster such as a flood, hurricane or nor’easter, there is still a lot of damage that has to be repaired. Depending on the scope of the disaster, it may be in your best interest to hire a flood damage mitigation company.
After a long winter, just after the snow and ice has melted, the owners arrived to their seasonal business in Berwick, Maine. They are eager to prepare and clean up the property for the summer, only to find that it was flooded. The owners of the business now seek a flood damage restoration service to restore the facility back to its pre-flooded state.
Big storms equal big damage to properties in our region. Residents of Nashua NH know this all too well and do the best they can to protect themselves from these natural disasters. There’s only so much they can do if they happen to be in the path of the oncoming storm: listen to the radio; heed the warnings of the announcer; board up and sandbag their homes; move to higher ground; try to protect themselves and family and BE SAFE.
While they can shelter themselves the best they can and run for cover, their homes will still have to endure the wrath of the ravaging storm. The aftermath of the storm nears and they finally return home. It’s time to pick up the pieces. Now the real work begins. In all likelihood, their houses will be swimming in water. Removing it will not be an easy task. They will most likely need to employ the aid of a professional to bring their dwellings back to their former condition. They need someone who excels at flood water extraction.
Every season in New Hampshire brings weather challenges. Spring rains can cause flooding. In the summer, thunderstorms appear out of nowhere, at times leaving us without power. Fall is the time for hurricanes. Winters bring nor’easters burying us in snow and knocking down trees. No matter what time of year it is, we are not really completely safe from Mother Nature’s wrath. We can’t stop Mother Nature, but there are precautions we can take and ways to stay safe during violent storms such as a hurricane or a nor’easter.
Water damage can affect homes in many different ways, from leaky pipes to rainstorms to floods. Often, the damage is sudden and destructive. Depending on the severity, the damage can leave your home in disarray, resulting with serious problems such as crumbling drywall, warped wood floors, and damaged carpet. In a mess such as this, immediate property disaster restoration is necessary in order to prevent water damage from further destroying your home.
During the early months of the year there are many things to prepare for when it comes to your residential or commercial facility. The start to a new year is timely for Milford, New Hampshire property owners to reevaluate their plans in the event of a property disaster. One thing that it’s important to check for and prepare to deal with is flooding, which can be even more difficult to deal with in the cold weather. In a cleanup flooded house situation it is easy to feel overwhelmed, especially if you have not dealt with similar circumstances before. As such, having a plan for how to respond to a water damage emergency can take away much of the stress and enable you to get the damage cleaned up before it can get worse.
Here in Windham, New Hampshire (NH) residents are accustomed to unpredictable weather patterns and storms that contain heavy precipitation and high winds. The aftermath often results in cleaning up after water damage. So what do you do when the weather forecast predicts a coastal rainstorm that has NH in the projected path? According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), there was over $1.8 million dollars in property damage in 2015 due to flash flooding, and over $15 million dollars in property damage from coastal storms in the same year. Although weather patterns in the Granite State can be a guessing game, it is no surprise that some storms can produce flash flooding and costly property damage. Is your home or business prepared for when the next storm strikes?