New Hampshire (NH) winters can be harsh. We witnessed this first hand in 2015 where record cold and snowfall pummeled the majority of the state. You know it was a tough winter when “ice dams” and “frozen pipes” become a mainstream topic of discussion around the office water cooler. Nevertheless, we hearty New Hampshire folk persevere despite the winter circumstances. With that said, we also think it wise to be a little more prepared for what may lay ahead. This article will help New Hampshire residents navigate winter water damage woes that accompany our winter storms and frigid temperatures.
Winter water damage and insurance claims go hand-in-hand. According to the Insurance Information Institute winter storms in the United States caused $1.9 billion in insurance losses in 2013. In 2014, the number expanded to $2.3 billion. There is a good chance that the final figure for 2015 will be even higher. What does this mean for residents in New Hampshire? Harsh storms and winter water damage are not going away. Below are a few tips to help prevent and deal with property damages during the coldest season of the year.
Frozen pipes, ice dams and roof leaks are the leading causes of winter water damage in New Hampshire (NH). Following the tips listed here should help avoid the need for costly water damage repairs. In the event of a winter water damage emergency, know that there are professionals available to help. Soil-Away Cleaning and Restoration specializes in helping families and business recover from property disaster. This includes water damage from leaking roofs and burst pipes. Soil-Away works will all local and national insurance companies and specializes in property damage claims. The company services the greater Manchester, Nashua, Concord, Portsmouth and Laconia regions.