You enter the attic in your
Bedford, NH home and turn on the lights. While you try to look for an item,
something catches your eye. You can’t pull your gaze and decide to have a look
at it. The black specks, up close, alerts you to the presence of mold in the
attic. There are various colors of mold in the attic: White, blue-green, gray,
and black. While black mold is commonly labeled as toxic, it mostly indicated
poor air quality. Mold remediation in the attic can easily be done. Before
Has a fire or flood damaged your property? Do you have
a mold infestation or biohazard emergency? Call the emergency disaster cleanup
experts at Soil-Away – 603-641-6555. Soil-Away has been serving the greater
Hudson, NH area since 1990 and is family owned and operated. Here is a quick
story of how we recently helped a Hudson
homeowner recover from fire damage.
A Concord, New Hampshire resident came home to find that his
house had undergone fire and smoke damage
to much of the garage. While he was away on a business trip, his wife and
children decided to host a fish- fry party for their friends and family. Little
did they know, their day-time fun outing will turn into a disaster. While left
unattended, the oil that was used in the fryer had begun to spill over and soon
after the initial spark was lighted, the entire garage was burned to a crisp.
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...
Fires can happen at any time. Most house fires start in the kitchen. Preparing a meal takes concentration. Steps include the following: gathering all the ingredients, preparing all the measurements and assembling all the pots and pans. This takes up much of your attention but you must also focus on keeping an eye on what you’re cooking and being careful not to leave it unattended. It is easy to get distracted. You check your phone and all of a sudden grease splashes onto the burner and begins...
A landlord heads down to his basement to find that there are small pools of water under a dripping pipe. The damage is minor from what it appears. The landlord dries the wet areas with a fan and checks the pipes for a possible leakage. He patches up the areas on the pipe where dripping occurs without noticing any major issues. The landlord is uncertain if he truly has a leakage and believes a “quick fix” is all that is needed to fix the pipe and water damage.
With the winter months quickly approaching, Londonderry, New Hampshire (NH) residents are preparing for the chilly temperatures by draining sprinkler systems and hoses, storing away lawn decorations and prepping heating systems for their upcoming use. To keep warm during the winter months, many NH residents have woodstoves in their homes that are equipped with cords of wood to help maintain a steady indoor temperature. Although woodstoves are a great way to heat a home, did you know that they...
Summer is officially upon us here in New Hampshire (NH), which means gearing-up for weekend picnics, roasting s’mores by the campfire and dusting off the grill for some weekend barbecues. Aside from all the weekend gatherings and beach visits, the summer months in NH also brings warmer weather and, you guessed it, the need for an air conditioner. With temperatures climbing into the 90’s on some days, performing routine tasks can be difficult and seemingly impossible without the relief of an air...
It’s that time of year here in New Hampshire (NH), when home and business owners are gearing up for cleanup projects, remodels and landscaping ventures. Remodeling your home’s kitchen, building a new walkway for your business or cleaning out 10 years’ worth of holiday ornaments from your home’s attic, are just a few of the ways that NH residents are closing-up the remnants of winter and heading into the warmer months. However, while making your way to the nearest home improvement store every other...
The sky begins to darken and the wind slowly increases in intensity, and you know that a storm is rapidly approaching. Summer storms are a common occurrence in Merrimack, New Hampshire (NH) during the warmer months. While these pop-up storms usually come and go quickly, the damage they leave behind may last much longer. Water damage is among one of the disasters that results from summer storms, and the evidence is often commonly found in garages, attics and basements. Is your home or business...
The kitchen is a significant area in any home that houses more than just appliances and cookware. This multi-functional room is home to holiday gatherings, family dinners and important discussions that can turn this room into the center of attention. While the kitchen may be the focal point in your home, did you know that it can also be the source of a fire? Aside from common stove or oven fires, another popular kitchen appliance that can cause a fire is a dishwasher. Yes, the very appliance that...
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.