The needs for mold removal and remediation services in commercial buildings is common in Portland, ME. Severe winters, coastal storms and older buildings all combine for challenges in building maintenance. Water infiltration that goes undetected for periods of time can lead to microbial growth and unhealthy working conditions. This case study is a sample of an every-day occurrence.
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Water damage cleanup can be a chaotic experience for business owners who aren’t prepared to deal with commercial property damage. For some, water damage can be stressful, but with Soil-Away Cleaning and Restoration Services, the job becomes less taxing. Business owners can rest assured knowing that their commercial property is in good hands. This was the case for a Biddeford, Maine resident who’s independently owned bookstore was affected by water loss when a toilet supply line busted, causing gallons of water to spill on the floors.
When you discover mold in the basement, you want to deal with it the right way. There are several DIY methods out there. How do you know which one works? Do you even want to tackle the project yourself? When is it best to call in a mold remediation professional? These are all great questions to consider when dealing with a basement mold remediation issue.
Spring is finally here! Cold, frigid weather is now a thing of the past. Snow covered lawns and icy driveways give way to velvety grass and fragrant flowers. Families look forward to warmer weather, sunnier days; picnics in the park and backyard barbecues. But, just like any season, there are always hazards associated with the weather. Spring weather is highly unpredictable bringing with it both warm and frigid temperatures; sometimes within the same week. Thunderstorms are likely in spring, bringing with them the potential for lightning, heavy rains, and flooding. It is because of it unpredictability that we must start preparing for spring storms.
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.
As the deep freeze of winter sets in, it is important to keep in mind the dangers of not only water damage but also mold after flooding. It can be easy to write this off as something that happens more in the spring but property damage from water in the winter can be extremely high depending on harshness of weather patterns. Large storms, such as Nor’easters, can dump several feet of snow in New Boston and the surrounding New Hampshire communities. Power outages, ice dams and frozen pipes result in millions of dollars in property damage every year. Many people are unaware of these facts and thus don’t prepare for flooding in the winter. Add mold to the equation, and it is very easy to feel overwhelmed by the situation. This is why it is important to have a plan and a service in mind to call to take care of the problem.
Chilly mornings and evenings, leaves slowing changing on the trees and children heading back to school can only mean one thing: fall is creeping in around the Granite State. While some may be elated that school is back in session for the new academic year, others may be disappointed that the summer months are whisking by and coming to end. With seasonal projects wrapping-up and business and home owners getting ready for the fall and winter months, what is on your “to-do” project list? Finishing that last bathroom renovation? Shopping for new appliances? Or ensuring the woodstove is in “tip-top” condition for the chilly months ahead? How about getting rid of mold that has been nagging your basement or attic?
The winter season is coming to a close here in New Hampshire (NH), which means that home renovations, lawn maintenance and landscaping projects are just around the corner. If you’re anything like me, you have been planning your springtime home projects for months, and determining what remodel and landscaping ventures you plan to tackle as soon as the temperatures hit above freezing. While home renovations and do-it-yourself projects are often on the top of the “must-do” list during the spring months, what many people may not realize is that they may unexpectedly run into mold and mildew problems. Since the colder Windham, NH months are peak season for water damage, remnants of winter may still pop-up during these springtime ventures. For example, did you know that mold can form in your basement during the winter when moisture is high and ventilation is low? These types of fungi can also form on window seals, inside of crawlspaces and in attics. Make sure to have the mold and mildew specialists at Soil-Away on speed dial!
Derry, New Hampshire (NH) residents are gearing up for the spring season that is right around the corner. Snow shovels and thermal socks will be gratefully packed away, and the kitchen table will become home to renovation magazines and “do-it-yourself” books for the daring and courageous handyman. With the spring season being a great time to finally plant the trees you said you were going to do for the last three years, or tear up the floors in your 1980’s style bathroom, it is also a time when people discover what could be lurking in their home-black mold! Luckily, your friends at Soil-Away are the black mold removal service of choice for Derry residents, and there is no project too big or too small for us!
Every year many families and businesses in Amherst, New Hampshire (NH) need mold remediation services. Examining mold remediation professionals in order to hire the right one can be a challenge. When it comes to options in southern New Hampshire there are several true professionals and unfortunately a fair amount of unscrupulous companies. You want to make sure you have confidence when choosing the right one for you. The team at Soil-Away Cleaning and Restoration Services has put together this article to help educate consumers on the industry and what to look for when hiring a mold remediation pro.