After 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.
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A Saco, Maine resident wakes up to a startling discovery. His basement floor is covered in water. Flood damage restoration services were in order. He set his washing machine to presoak his clothes while he took a brief nap, but little did he know, the appliance was faulty—the water supply line was in need of a replacement. The initial pipe leak grew increasingly large as the days rolled by and now he was faced with a major dilemma. In a panic, he rushed to haul out all of his camping equipment, priceless heirlooms, and pet supplies to keep them safe from the flooding waters. Unfortunetly most of his items did suffer damage from the waterloss. He then called a few of his closest friends to help him remove the excess water from the basement.
So you’ve decided to do some spring cleaning. (It doesn’t matter if it’s not really spring). What ever time of year it is, uncluttering your home is always a good idea. The question now is; what to do with the items you don’t readily use but definitely want to keep? Well, self-storage is always a good idea! You get a self-storage unit and you’re worry free. Not so fast, getting a self-storage unit is only the beginning. In order to keep your valuables safe and mold free, you need to know how to prevent mold and mildew in self-storage.
You got off work after a hard day. Feeling a sense of accomplishment, you decide to relax and watch a little TV. Flipping channels you come across a program about a house with mold. Watching closely, you start to feel for the home owners. What a devastating find! It must be terrible to be in their situation. I’m glad I don’t have that problem, you think to yourself. After a while you wonder. How do I know if I have mold? How do I know that I don’t? How does anyone know? As you watch the disaster unfold for the unlucky homeowners you feel your heart begin to speed. Your throat tightens. Don’t fret. Here are a few ways to tell if you have a mold problem.
If you are suffering from mold problems in the home please call the mold remediation specialists at Soil-Away Cleaning & Restoration – 603-641-6555. Soil-Away services all of southern NH including towns such as Epping, Exeter, Raymond and Portsmouth.
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 water intrusion. This is a very common occurrence in the spring. Below we list three threats that should encourage you to inspect for mold sooner than later.
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 side-by-side with Soil-Away to mitigate damage.