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Winter Water Damage Woes: Protect Your Home from Damage this Season

The winter months can be particularly hard on homes, as the cold temperatures, ice and snow can leave behind devastating damage.  Being vigilant can help to prevent winter damage, ensuring that your home comes out of the season without any lasting problems. Frozen Pipes This is a common fear for any homeowner in New England.  Frozen pipes can quickly lead to flooding, as the pipe swells to the point of cracking.  Frozen pipes often occur during extreme cold weather in those...

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Winter Worries: Extreme Weather

Common Home Insurance Claims Seen During Extreme Weather The winter months, bringing snow and ice, can be fraught with threats of damage to your home.  From frozen pipes to a hail storm, extreme weather can take its toll leaving behind damage that may require filing a homeowner’s insurance claim.  While you can prepare your home for the winter, in some cases winter damage is inevitable.  The following are the most common areas of damage to the home seen during extreme winter...

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Flood Damage Restoration Specialist – Auburn, NH

A young Auburn, New Hampshire man was devastated when the toilet water supply line busted in the bathroom. The cold winter months proved to be a challenge for his home and his bathroom floor—the restroom was flooded with water. He didn’t know what to do, and he didn’t have much time, so he mopped up the floor using as many towels as he could find and headed off to work. When he came back home many hours later, the situation was much worse. The water filled the restroom, seeped through the base...

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Water Damage from a Burst Pipe NH

Water Damage from a Burst Pipe – New Hampshire

It was a bitter cold winter and the residents of a New Hampshire senior living facility were having a tough time. On a cold, overcast day Martin, the manager of the establishment, ventured through the facility to check on his residents. Everyone seemed to be fine. The gas and electricity were running well and the rooms in the facility were warm and comfortable. As he inspected the basement, however, Martin noticed the gurgling sound of water. After going down a few steps, he saw that water had...

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Plumbing Leak Water Damage – Bow, NH 03304

Plumbing Leak Water Damage – Bow, NH 03304

The March Madness basketball tournament is over! After all the celebrating an exciting first; or cheering up after a devastating loss (depending on the team you backed) the last thing you think about is plumbing leak water damage. But now that all the noise is over and your Bow, NH house is deathly quiet, it’s a good time to listen to your house. Do you hear dripping or leaking? Leaking from a pipe can become costly if left unmanaged. The sound of running water or a spraying sound can be signs...

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Yikes! Frozen Pipes! Don't Let Freezing Temperatures Lead to Frozen Pipes – Part II

Have you ever woken-up on a chilly winter morning and discovered the pipes in your house were frozen? You turn the knobs on the bathroom sink in frustration, hoping that water will eventually trickle out, but nothing happens. This situation is one that I experienced numerous times as a child, as the pipes in the attic would frequently freeze. While frozen pipes are something many home or business owners never want to experience, it does happen quite often here in New Hampshire (NH), as temperatures...

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Yikes! Frozen Pipes! Don't Let Freezing Temperatures Lead to Frozen Pipes – Part I

Having frozen pipes is something that no home or business owner wants to experience, as it can lead to unsightly water damage, costly repairs and even mold growth. Although the warmth of spring is just around the corner, there is still plenty of time for Old Man Winter to throw some snow, ice and frigid temperatures our way. After all, this is New England, right? So, before you decide to pack away your thermal socks and insulated gloves, it is important to remember that your home or business can...

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Emergency Water Damage Cleanup – Bedford, NH Soil-Away

Emergency Water Damage Cleanup – Bedford, NH

The Bedford, New Hampshire (NH) residents needed emergency water damage cleanup immediately. The family had just returned from a week-long vacation. Upon their arrival they discovered a severely flooded home. A pipe had frozen in the attic causing it to rupture. Water flowed for days through the entire home. Ceilings collapsed, walls crumbled and wood floors buckled. The basement had over two feet of water in it. It was a disaster. The family called Soil-Away for emergency water damage cleanup...

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Water Damage Mitigation – Hudson, NH

Water Damage Mitigation – Hudson, NH

Citizens of Hudson, Nashua, and Hollis New Hampshire (NH) call on Soil-Away when in need for emergency water damage mitigation. Water and flood damage to your property is frustrating and can be costly. Residents of southern NH know that Soil-Away will respond quickly and competently. Soil-Away is available 24/7 to cleanup water and fire damage losses. This case study provides a brief example of how Soil-Away Cleaning and Restoration helped a Hudson, NH business when they needed water damage mitigation...

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Winter Water Damage Woes: How to Help Prevent Property Damage frozen pipes

Winter Water Damage Woes: How to Help Prevent Property Damage

New Hampshire (NH) winters can be harsh. We witnessed this first hand in 2015 where record cold and snowfall pummeled the majority of the state. You know it was a tough winter when “ice dams” and “frozen pipes” become a mainstream topic of discussion around the office water cooler. Nevertheless, we hearty New Hampshire folk persevere despite the winter circumstances. With that said, we also think it wise to be a little more prepared for what may lay ahead. This article will help New Hampshire...

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3 Reasons to Inspect for Mold this Spring

After a long New Hampshire (NH) winter it is advisable to check your property for damage. Taking the time to walk around your building with a watchful eye may help you discover unknown problems that could worsen over time. One example of this is mold damage. Mold can start to grow if excessive moisture has been able to penetrate your home or office. If possible, we encourage you to perform a brief visual inspection for signs of mold. Mold growth is often the result of undetected or unmitigated...

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Flooded House Cleanup- Meredith, NH

Flooded House Cleanup- Meredith, NH

Flooded house cleanup is a major challenge for people with second homes in Meredith and the surrounding Lakes Region of New Hampshire (NH). Every spring we encounter eager vacationers fleeing up to their lake homes to prepare them for the summer months. When they enter their properties in April or May for the first time in months, they occasionally get a surprise. The surprise can take many forms but usually the common denominator is water damage. At this point Soil-Away is typically called upon...

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