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.
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Spring is officially upon us here in Hudson, New Hampshire (NH). Temperatures are on the rise and greenery is slowing filling-in the uncomfortable view to your neighbor’s house. With warmer weather also comes jam-packed schedules filled with home renovations, landscaping projects and spring cleaning plans. That leaves no room for unexpected issues -such as water damage. Water damage can occur at any time of the year. It is one of those nuisances that seem to pop-up unexpectedly, leaving costly bills and frustration in its wake.
The majority of household flooding and water damage is directly related to failed plumbing and broken appliances. Something as simple as a water supply line on a refrigerator can cause tens-of-thousands of dollars of damage to a kitchen. So what can you do to avoid flooding and water damage from broken appliances? Below we list five ways to help prevent and minimize damages at your home.
The need for emergency flood damage cleanup was not what one Londonderry, New Hampshire (NH) client was anticipating when he decided to throw a load of laundry in the washing machine. Our client had a second floor laundry room with a washer and dryer. He wanted to surprise his wife by cleaning up the entire home before she got home from work. After starting the laundry he left the house to run a few errands. Upon his return he discovered significant water damage throughout the house. He called us for flood damage cleanup services.