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How To Prevent Ice Dams

We may only be a short while into fall, but don’t get complacent; winter is already on its way! Every season brings a new host of problems that your home could potentially face, and the upcoming season is no exception. However, there are plenty of things you can do to prevent these problems from occurring! Ice dams are a significant wintertime issue that could cost a lot to repair if you aren’t prepared for them. We’ll show you how to prevent ice dams before they start forming to save you the...

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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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Water Damaged House Repair – Kennebunk, ME

Water Damaged House Repair – Kennebunk, ME

Water damage – the mere thought of it is enough to cause that sinking feeling in your heart. Water damage can create all kinds of harm. It is disheartening to see your home in such a state. Water can damage electronics, wood furniture and carpets to name a few. It can cause structural damage to your home and is a breeding ground for mold. It can also make quite a dent in your pocketbook. There’s no guarantee that your home will never be affected by water – residents of Kennebunk Maine; be warned....

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Ice Dam Prevention Tips

Ice dams. The two words strung together are enough to put fear in the heart of New Englanders, and rightfully so. Ice dams are caused by icicles and frozen water damaging the gutter and loosening shingles. The result is water backing up into the house which can leave behind extensive damage. The damage can be repaired by a team like the restoration professionals at Soil-Away, but the best course of action is to take the necessary steps to prevent ice dams from even forming.

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STORM DAMAGE CLEANUP —EXETER, NH 03833

Storm Damage Cleanup — Exeter, NH 03833

Winter storms, floods, hurricanes; all types of natural disasters can have a crippling effect on the inhabitants of a community. Exeter, NH is no exception. Whatever the season; whatever the disaster; you must be prepared. Evacuate if necessary and brace yourself. Once the storm hits, there’s not much you can do. Hopefully, you and your loved ones have made it out with minimal injuries. Now, you must prepare for storm damage cleanup.

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Removing Mold – Bedford, NH 03110

Dealing with mold in your Bedford, New Hampshire home can be stressful. When the problem is first discovered there are always more questions than answers. Have confidence that there are caring and competent professionals who can help with removing mold from your property. The team at Soil-Away is ready to serve 24/7 and specializes in mold remediation services. Below is a quick case study of a family dealing with a mold removal project while selling their Bedford house. We worked with the client...

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Fall Maintenance Checklist to Avoid Fire and Water Damage

To New Hampshire and Massachusetts homeowners it often seems like there is no season with a longer to-do list around the house than fall. But do you have the most critical action items on your checklist? No homeowner wants to experience fire or water damage, and there are some fall maintenance steps you can do to reduce this risk.

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Mold Removal Services – Amherst, NH

The Amherst, New Hampshire (NH) homeowners reviewed the mold inspection report.  It was confirmed that they needed professional mold removal services. The report from the industrial hygienist showed elevated mold spore counts throughout the property. Ice dams during the winter caused significant water damage. Unfortunately the homeowners were unaware of some of the water damage until black spots started appearing on walls and ceilings. Fearing they needed mold removal services, they hired a mold...

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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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Water Damage Restoration- Nashua, NH

Water Damage Restoration- Nashua, NH

Water damage is one of the leading causes of property damage insurance claims. A pipe could break. The roof may leak. There are dozens of potential sources for this problem. Regardless of how the damage occurred, it is important to hire a professional water damage restoration company to help you recover. A company that specializes in water damage restoration will be able to respond quickly to your needs. They will be able to comprehensively diagnose the situation. The company will also effectively...

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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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Mold Remediation Service- Bedford, NH

Mold Remediation Service- Bedford, NH

Having the need to hire a professional mold remediation service was not in the plans for this Bedford, New Hampshire (NH) couple. They did not think the “minor” water stains on their ceiling from ice dams was really worth making a fuss about. The couple put in an insurance claim for water damage last year and it drastically increased their premiums. They did not want it to happen again. Nevertheless, their mindset changed when “black dots” began to appear on their bedroom ceiling. It was time...

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