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Tip: Water Damage and Insurance

Water damage is one of the leading causes of property damage. Water damage can result from a broken pipe, roof damage, malfunctioning appliance, flooding from ground water, etc… The mitigation process can be time consuming and expensive if you are not properly prepared. The first step in preparation is insurance. We encourage all our clients to have a conversation with their insurance agent over what their policy covers and what it excludes. Make sure to take the time and really understand your...

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Soil-Away Expands Water Damage Cleanup Capacity

Hooksett, NH – Soil-Away Cleaning and Restoration Services recently expanded its large-loss capacity by investing in the Dryvex MC5200.  Large-loss capacity is generally referred to as a restoration company’s ability to take on large property disaster projects. In this case, Soil-Away will be able to utilize the Dryvex MC5200 to dry out large structures that have sustained significant water damage. By using heat, the new equipment can dry down flooded buildings faster and more efficiently than...

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Fire and Smoke Damage Manchester NH

Caution: “Fire Chasers”

It is a distasteful practice that is unfortunately common in our industry.  Some call it “ambulance chasing” while others may call it “fire chasing.”  The essence of the activity is that firms will hunt for property disasters and prey on victims of fires or floods. How is this done? Information about a property fire or disaster is obtained by listening to emergency service (Police/Fire) scanners or through notifications from special smart phone apps. Who does this? Many large (often franchise)...

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Soil-Away Announces Soft Content Cleaning

Hooksett, NH— Soil-Away announced the purchase of the Esporta iS4000 Soft Contents Restoration System.  Soil-Away will now be able to successfully clean, sanitize, and restore items damaged by smoke and soot, category 1, 2 and 3 water, bio waste, and mold.  These items include: shoes, boots, sneakers, purses, stuffed animals, dolls, clothing, bedding, hats, jackets, sports equipment (i.e. hockey, football, lacrosse), and Personal Protective Equipment (i.e. fire department, construction). Positive...

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Water Damage from Ice Dams- Concord, NH

Winter Tip: Ice Dams and Water Damage

Snow is accumulating on your house. Ice is building up on the edge of your roof. Icicles are growing larger and larger. This is just a part of winter in New England, right? While all of us must combat the harsh realities of cold temperatures and freezing precipitation, we should not succumb to the damaging tendencies of ice dams. Ice dams, if left unattended, can lead to exterior and interior property damage. Roof shingles can peel and wood can rot. This may lead to leaks inside the house. Water...

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Water Damage Restoration Company - Concord, NH

Winter Tip: Frozen Pipes, Big Problems

It is winter and the New England weather can be very unforgiving for properties. Bitter cold temperatures and driving snow storms wreak havoc on homes. Frozen pipes cause thousands of dollars in property damage every year. A tiny pipe crack can result in countless gallons of water flowing into your home affecting the structure and contents. This kind of situation can be devastating to a home or property owner. Thankfully, there are a few steps you can take to prepare for, or even help prevent,...

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