A storm can devastate a business or home, causing not only exterior damage but structural problems as well. The first steps after a storm has damaged your property is to document the damage and file a claim with your insurance company. After the insurance company has had a chance to see and assess the damage, you will have a better understanding of what the rebuilding process will entail.
Who are you Letting in Your Commercial Property?
When a disaster has impacted your business, it is important that you hire a disaster restoration team that you can trust. This crew will inevitably be working in your commercial property when the building is empty or near empty of employees. It is critical that the restoration crew that you allow access to your property be someone that you trust, not only from a security standpoint but also to do the job properly unsupervised.
Water can cause extensive damage to a home or business, from needing to replace the floor and drywall to potential mold problems down the road. It is important that after a flood you file a water damage claim with your insurance company. The insurance company can assess the damage, offering compensation to make the necessary repairs to restore the property to its pre-flood state.
After your home or business is damaged by a flood, you need a company with experience handling this type of disaster. It is important that the restoration process addresses not only removing the water, but also any underlying moisture problems and high humidity levels. These problems can lead to mold down the road. A professional restoration company has the equipment and experience to address the water quickly, reducing the moisture levels back to normal and repairing any resulting damage...
Floods are quite a force to reckon with. They come upon us
suddenly and seemingly out of nowhere. The once blue sky darkens; it begins to
rain; the rain increases and soon it seems there is no end. Thankfully, most of
the time we’re warned at least a little ahead of time. The media can alert us
to these types of situations. Be on your guard! Listen; and prepare yourself in
case you have to evacuate; move to higher ground. If you chose to ride out the storm, be
prepared. Floods are one of...
Repairing water damage during
a water loss can be a headache if you try to do it yourself. It can also create
a bigger disaster if it’s not done correctly. To avoid additional damage,
increased cost of repair, and feelings of anxiety, it’s best to hire a
professional team of experts. Repairing water damage doesn’t have to be a
chore, hire a team that values top-notch quality service.
Water damage – one of the scariest phrases to property
owners in Windham, NH. It’s enough to make your heart race and your stress
level go up. Water damage is one of the most frequent forms of damage to occur
in both residential as well as commercial properties in the Windham, NH area.
Water damage can be very destructive to your home or office. It can create personal
health hazards and cause costly damage to your home’s structure and
furnishings. Plus it can lead to the formation of unwanted...
A Derry, New Hampshire man was experiencing severe itchy, watery eyes and throat when he entered his basement. He only experienced these allergy-like symptoms on wash day when he entered the room to load up his washing machine and dryer. He thought this was rather odd and considered that the detergent could be the cause of his suffering because allergy season was far behind him. It was the middle of winter so the only thing that could be causing his reaction had to be the detergent or fabric softener,...
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...
It’s May here in New Hampshire (NH), which means all the great ice cream stands are now open after a long winter hiatus. Grills are being fired-up with delicious food and the smell of smores roasting over campfires fill the springtime air. While NH residents are focused on enjoying the newfound warmth and outdoor activities that May brings, there is another sight that residents should be on the lookout for—mold. Mold can occur in numerous locations throughout your home or business. It is a common...
Soil-Away is a full service disaster restoration contractor. Our team specializes in 24/7 emergency response for fire, smoke, water, flood, mold and biohazard damage to your property. Soil-Away is based in New Hampshire and has been serving commercial and residential clients throughout New England since 1990.