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How To Prepare Your Home For Hurricane Season

With the fall months finally getting into full swing, your mind will likely wander to the most fun aspects of the season. Pumpkin-flavored drinks, fall foliage, and apple picking are some of the most fun activities you can do! However, as fun as the fall season is, there are a few critical things to watch out for. The main thing to keep in mind is that fall is the start of hurricane season. It can wreak havoc on your home if you aren’t properly prepared, so how do you ensure that this doesn’t...

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How To Prepare Your Home For Storm Season

There is nothing more important than the people you love when it comes to an emergency. All the materialistic things can be replaced with time. When you and your loved ones find yourself in an emergency situation, safety is the priority. Here are tips to keep your family and your home safe during a storm. Be Prepared If you have become aware that a storm is heading your way, it is best to have a plan set in place. Food and water should be a priority. There should be a stock of enough food...

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Rebuilding After Storm Damage

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. 

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Disaster Restoration Contractors

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.

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Water Damage Insurance Claim

Water Damage Insurance Claim

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.

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Flood Damage Repairs - Kennebunkport, ME

What Company Repairs Water Damage?

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...

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Flood Damage Mitigation – Kennebunkport, ME

Filing a Water Damage Insurance Claim

A flood can cause significant damage to a home or business. The proper restoration can be costly, but necessary to remove bacteria and prevent future mold growth.  In many cases, homeowner’s insurance will cover the cost of these repairs.  This is typically true if the flood is caused by a plumbing problem, storm damage or sewage backup.  However, if the damage is the result of lack of proper maintenance and neglect over an extended period of time many insurance companies will not cover the repair...

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Flood damage cleanup Goffstown NH

Flood damage cleanup – Goffstown, NH

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...

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Repairing Flood Damage – Windham, NH

When water damage strikes, it can have devastating circumstances on the people and communities it hits. On a small scale it can flood a basement. On a large scale, regional flooding can cripple a city, even Windham NH, socially, economically and environmentally. One of the largest challenges of dealing with this unfortunate circumstance is repairing flood damage to personal property.

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Flood Damage Repairs - Kennebunkport, ME

Flood Damage Repairs – Kennebunkport, ME

A business chain in Kennebunkport, ME is preparing for a summer storm.  The business owners expect that flooding may occur and they want to take precautionary measures to prevent damage. New England storms can be dangerous, especially when they cause storm surge.  Storm surge is when the sea level rises due to low pressure, high winds, and strong waves created from hurricane activity.  Previously, a storm surge led to flooding in Kennebunkport, ME, causing many homes and businesses...

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Flood Damage Cleanup Service - Saco, Maine

Flood Damage Cleanup Service – Saco, Maine

Flood damage cleanup service may be needed if a property has undergone major water damage. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed, anxious and confused during a tragedy like this, but having a team of experts behind you can turn a negative situation into a positive turnout. No matter the level of damage, Soil-Away Cleaning and Restoration has you covered.

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Flood in Basement - Wells, ME

Flood in Basement – Wells, ME

After a large storm late at night, the employees were uneasy when they woke up and found a flood in basement of their hotel in Wells, ME.  Apparently, the storm caused the waves to crash ashore and flood into the five-star hotel that is adjacent to the ocean.  Now furniture, food supplies, office materials, and several other objects are damaged from the intruding water.  The employees feared that the infrastructure of the building may also be damaged, such as the floors and walls...

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