Tag: Flooded house
Finished basements and water damage are never a good mix. This is especially the case when the water damage goes undetected for over a month. This was the situation with one of our Raymond, New Hampshire (NH) clients. He left the state for a five-week business project. At some point during the course of his travels, the supply line for his refrigerator ice-maker failed. It started to leak causing water damage throughout the finished basement. Without any mitigation effort, the water affected carpets...
How to Prevent Water Damage Caused From Ice Dams
This winter’s harsh weather is causing a lot of property damage around New Hampshire (NH) and Massachusetts (MA). Water damage is one of the leading causes of property damage during the winter months. Costly water damage is typically the result of frozen pipes or ice dams. This article focuses on how to prevent water damage caused from ice dams.
Water Damage Emergency Service- Portsmouth, NH
The need for water damage emergency service was not in the plans for this Portsmouth, New Hampshire (NH) hotel. They were just three short days away from a sold out weekend. Two weddings and a local festival had them booked to capacity. The hotel staff was excited. The place was buzzing with activity as everyone prepared for influx of guests. Everything seemed to be falling into place. That was until a sprinkler head mysteriously let go. One of the guest rooms took on hundreds of gallons of water....
Flood Damage Restoration- Salem, NH
Rain, rain, and more rain pounded southern New Hampshire for three straight days. Areas of Salem, NH were starting to flood. Streets were washing out. Basements were filling up with water. The need for flood damage restoration was everywhere. Owners of water damaged homes were frantic for help. Soil-Away Cleaning and Restoration answered the call.
Winter Safety Tips to Prevent Water, Fire, and Smoke Damage- New Hampshire (NH)
Soil-Away founder, Jack Solloway, and director of client services, Josh Solloway, were recently featured guests on the Girard at Large Radio Show in Manchester, NH. The topic on hand was “Home Safety Tips for Winter.” The 20 minute interview highlighted steps that homeowners should take to evade costly property damage due to water, fire, and smoke issues. “The colder winter months are typically when the majority of property damage occurs in New Hampshire,” states Jack. “We want to help people...
Water Damage from Ice Dams- Concord, NH
The snow on the roofs always seemed to be accumulating. This was largely due to a record breaking winter. Countless snow storms were taking their toll on Concord, New Hampshire (NH) properties. Trees were collapsing, pipes were freezing, and ice dams were everywhere. A local senior living facility was feeling the effects. They had been battling ice dams for over a month now. Many of their resident homes on campus were inflicted with water damage from ice dams. The facilities staff was working...
What To Do After Water Damage and Flooding
Water damage has struck your property! What should you do now? There are some simple things you can do to ensure safety and move towards a rapid recovery. Here is a list of recommendations to help bounce back from a water loss. Review the list and identify which are most appropriate for your situation. Do not forget to contact Soil-Away for 24/7 emergency water damage cleanup! 603-641-6555
Water Damage Cleanup for Habitat for Humanity- Nashua, NH
Soil-Away recently performed a large water damage cleanup project with Habitat for Humanity- Nashua, NH Chapter. Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit which, “works in partnership with local people and businesses to assist people in need by building and renovating houses. We help create simple, decent houses to foster communities in which people can live and grow.” The organization is currently working on a Nashua home which was donated to them. Prior to renovations, the property sustained serious...
Flooded Basement Cleanup- Laconia, NH
A broken pipe had leaked water into an unfinished basement. It occured for over eight hours. Panicked homeowners searched online for flooded basement cleanup companies in the Laconia, NH area. They quickly found Soil-Away Cleaning & Restoration. A call to the company and a water damage restoration crew was on its way.
Sewer Backup Cleanup- Manchester, NH
How can beautiful trees outside a home cause the need for an emergency sewer backup cleanup? Old underground sewer pipes, especially in cities such as Manchester, NH, are susceptible to root infiltration. The combination of aging plumbing and growing roots can cause a blockage. When the outflow of sewage is impeded a backup occurs. If sewage is flowing back into the house it is an emergency. Immediate action must be taken to fix the blockage. Sewer backup cleanup is needed as well.
Hurricane Season: 4 Strategies to Defend Against Storm Damage
According to the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) the official Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1st to November 30th. Approximately 78% of the peak tropical activity occurs in August, September, and October. Knowing what volatile and destructive weather is potentially ahead, it would be wise to strategize and implement a game plan to deal with potential disasters. The goal of New Hampshire and Massachusetts residents should be to
Water Damage Cleanup – Salem, NH
A frustrated father whips his sopping wet sneakers across the back yard of his Salem house. He was in the middle of an emergency water damage cleanup situation at his house. The finished basement had an inch of water throughout. The place was a flooded mess. How did this happen? What can be done to mitigate the water damage? Clinching his brow with his left hand, he stares straight into the sky and mentally drifts off.