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The First 24 Hours After a Flood: What to Do

Homeowners tend to worry about damage from a fire to the home more than any other disaster. While a fire can be devastating, a flood comes with its own fair share of damage and lasting clean up concerns. The likelihood that a home will flood at some time, whether from a burst pipe, overflowing bathroom faucet, or storm damage, is much higher than that a fire will strike. Yet many homeowners are unsure of what do when they find water in their home.

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How to Protect Your Valuables in the Event of a Fire or Flood

When disaster strikes your home, it can leave a trail of devastation behind. But the real gut-wrenching loss are those valuables that cannot be replaced, whether a family heirloom, photographs or some other memento. While we certainly cannot predict when a fire or flood will hit, there are some steps you can take to protect those items that are most valuable to you.

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Cleaning up After a Flood – Litchfield, NH 03052

Cleaning up After a Flood – Litchfield, NH 03052

It’s a situation many Litchfield, NH residents know well: You wake up, ready to start your day, only to find out that there’s flooding in your house. It could be from heavy rain or snowmelt that found its way into your basement, a pipe burst, appliance failure or roof leak. Regardless of the source of water damage, now your plans for the day are completely thrown off! While this disruption may mess with your routine, there’s no reason for the cleaning up after a flood to be as painful. Know that...

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House Mold Removal - Salem, NH 03079

House Mold Removal – Salem, NH 03079

Although mold can grow on almost any surface in your Salem, New Hampshire (NH) home or business, this multi-cellular fungus mostly thrives in low-light, poorly ventilated locations. Attics, basements, crawl spaces and even closets are great locations for mold to form, as long as there is moisture present. Discovering mold in your property can be stressful and overwhelming. To alleviate the tension it is vital to understand the proper steps for removing the mold and how to find quality house mold...

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Leaking Air Conditioner? Here's What You Can Do Now to Prevent Future Water Damage

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...

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Mold and Water Damage Specialist - Londonderry, NH 03053

Mold and Water Damage Specialist – Londonderry, NH 03053

Homes and businesses throughout New Hampshire (NH) can experience water and mold damage at any time of the year. It may be a result of broken or clogged pipes, foundation or roof leaks, excessive indoor moisture or a flood from a recent rain or snow storm. Regardless of the event that caused water and mold damage, business and homeowners are often plagued with frustration and uncertainty on what the next steps are and how to quickly and efficiently remediate the mold and water damage with a trusted...

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Water Damage – Hudson, NH 03051

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...

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Are You Keeping up with Your Sump Pump to Avoid Water Damage?

Sump pumps are a great item to have in any home or business, as they help keep the structure dry by pumping water away from it. Sump pumps are especially useful during the spring months when melting snow saturates the ground and builds-up around the structure’s foundation. However, while sump pumps are a great commodity to have, they can fail from time to time, so it is essential to learn what common issues may cause sump pump failure, as this may save you time and costly repairs down the road.

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Flood Damage Cleanup Companies - Goffstown, NH 03045

Flood Damage Cleanup Companies – Goffstown, NH 03045

Have you ever experienced water damage due to a flood in your home your business? That nauseating feeling you received when you saw water in a location where it shouldn’t be, is all too familiar and you hope to never experience it again. However, flood and water damage can occur due to multiple issues, such as clogged gutters, a leaking washing machine hose or even a sewer back-up, and can oftentimes leave families and business owners feeling frustrated and depleted. When experiencing a water...

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Yikes! Frozen Pipes! Don't Let Freezing Temperatures Lead to Frozen Pipes – Part II

Have you ever woken-up on a chilly winter morning and discovered the pipes in your house were frozen? You turn the knobs on the bathroom sink in frustration, hoping that water will eventually trickle out, but nothing happens. This situation is one that I experienced numerous times as a child, as the pipes in the attic would frequently freeze. While frozen pipes are something many home or business owners never want to experience, it does happen quite often here in New Hampshire (NH), as temperatures...

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Emergency Flood Cleanup - Nashua NH

Emergency Flood Cleanup – Nashua NH

During the winter months, home and business owners in Nashua, New Hampshire (NH) are experiencing frigid temperatures, shoveling endless piles of snow, and let’s not forget the occasional power outage that leads to eating peanut butter sandwiches and huddling around the woodstove to keep warm. With all the great, and not so great, things that this this time of year brings, what isn’t often thought of is  emergency flood cleanup.

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House Flood Clean Up Services – Raymond, NH

House Flood Clean Up Services – Raymond, NH

Most people do not put hiring a flood clean up services company at the top of their daily to-do list. When the need does arise to have emergency water damage clean up at your home you are not likely having a good day. A flood at your home is a very challenging and stressful situation. The damages that occur to the structure and your belongings can be devastating. Fortunately there are companies that specialize in helping you recover from property disaster. Soil-Away Cleaning and Restoration is...

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