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"text": "Increase Your Attic Ventilation"
"text": "Conduct Regular Roof Inspections"
"text": "Keep Your Gutters Clear Of Debris"
Your home’s roof is more important to it than you might think! It’s an important line of defense between the inside and the unpredictable...
Your home’s appliances are essential to your everyday life. They help you to accomplish far more tasks than you realize, from cooking your meals to keeping your clothing clean and everything in between! However, like most things in life, appliances aren’t perfect. They have the potential to break down and malfunction over time, which could potentially lead to costly damages that you’ll need to repair. The best way to avoid these types of damages is to learn what causes appliances to malfunction...
Washing machines often need their own maintenance and cleaning. There are some simple things that you can do that can make a huge difference in reducing wear and tear on your washer. After all, washing machines are a big investment – and are very expensive. You want to ensure you take good care of them so they can last a long time. Washing machines need to be cleaned every once in a while, which can help with smell, mold, and even mildew.
Washing Machine To-Do List
When it comes...
We may only be a short while into fall, but don’t get complacent; winter is already on its way! Every season brings a new host of problems that your home could potentially face, and the upcoming season is no exception. However, there are plenty of things you can do to prevent these problems from occurring! Ice dams are a significant wintertime issue that could cost a lot to repair if you aren’t prepared for them. We’ll show you how to prevent ice dams before they start forming to save you the...
Your home’s windows can provide your home with a variety of different benefits. They can act as insulators that help control the temperature, drown out the hustle and bustle of the outside world, and protect your home from harsh weather conditions and pests. However, just because they provide benefits doesn’t mean that they aren’t foolproof. Leaky windows are a common problem to have around the storm season, and the water damage can exponentially increase if nothing is done about them. We show...
As the summer months start to draw to a close, the crisp air and multicolored leaves of fall draw ever closer. It’s also a time when you should start to plan ahead when it comes to home maintenance. As pretty of a season as fall can be, it has the potential to cause a lot of problems for your home if you aren’t careful. However, this doesn’t mean that you can’t plan ahead! It’s important to have a checklist of things to do during the season. We break down the most important tasks to add to the...
While you should always do your best to prevent disasters in your home, that doesn’t mean that they’ll be impossible to stop. Sometimes, problems with your home can arise without you even noticing! These types of disasters can lead to massive damage throughout the home if you don’t act quickly. This is especially true when it comes to water damage! Having your bathtub overflow is never a problem you want, but it’s an issue that has the potential to arise without your knowledge. If you’ve found...
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.
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...
Any moisture that enters your home is never a good time. Water damage can lead to mold, mildew, and even structural damage. This is especially paramount if you live in a location that experiences all four seasons. Mold needs four things to grow.
MoistureFood (starch or sugar)Temperature (Usually between 41-104 degrees)Oxygen
Steps to Preventing Mold
Whether moisture came from a recent storm that left you flooded or a leaking pipe, it will have the necessary elements to grow mold if...
Most often, homeowners are not thinking of water damage until they experience it themselves. Water damage of any kind anywhere in your home can be extremely daunting, especially if you are unfamiliar with what to do. It is crucial that all homeowners have a sense of what to do in case of a water damage emergency in order to keep themselves and their homes safe.
Follow along for tips and guidance through the water damage restoration process from the restoration experts at Soil-Away!
If water damage has ravaged your home, you need to know what
to do: extract water quickly; dry out your home, but most importantly you
should call a professional restoration contractor. Water can be very damaging
to your home and you need to act quickly in order to reverse the misfortune.
While there are some things you can do on your own; calling a restoration
specialist is very important. After inspecting the damage, they will know,
better than anyone, what needs to be done. Do-it-yourself...
A Saco, Maine resident was
devastated when she was told that her bookstore was contaiminated with mold. She
could not have customers and workers in a potentially dangerous environment.
Mold might get someone sick, not to mention the structural damage to her store.
Professional mold cleanup and remediation services were in order.
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.