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10 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for Winter

10 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for Winter

Fall in New England is magical. It’s the time of fairs, picking apples and admiring fall foliage. But it goes fast and before you know it we will be facing another winter. Last winter was a doozy for the Northeast, and some homeowners suffered high heating bills or damage to their homes because they didn’t… Read more »

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Got Flooding? Call the Professionals!

Got Flooding? Call the Professionals!

Following the heavy rain and flash flooding many areas experienced throughout Maine last month, several homeowners returned home to flooded basements. Two of the most common causes for a basement to flood during a heavy rainstorm are that the homes aren’t properly graded, or a sump pump isn’t properly functioning. The problem now of course… Read more »

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Humidity And Mold- Did Your Home Stand Up to Summer Moisture?

Humidity And Mold- Did Your Home Stand Up to Summer Moisture?

If you’re living in New England you know that this summer has been rainy, hot and humid. Although you’re probably not looking forward to enduring a winter like last year’s, you might be excited to start seeing cooler temperatures as September approaches. Before temperatures start to fall, make sure the summer humidity hasn’t left you… Read more »

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DIY Carpet Cleaning Hacks

DIY Carpet Cleaning Hacks

We try our best to keep our carpets clean and looking new, but as time goes by your rug is going to collect dirt and accidents resulting in unsightly stains are bound to happen. Check out these tips on how to safely clean your carpet using household products. 1. Test Drive! Find a small area… Read more »

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Should I Buy a House with Mold in It?

Should I Buy a House with Mold in It?

So you’re thinking of moving and have a particular neighborhood in mind. It’s quiet, safe and is located in an amazing school district. The only problem is that all the houses in your desired neighborhood are way above your price range. You manage to stumble upon a house that is within your budget and after… Read more »

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Water Damage- Causes & Prevention

Water Damage- Causes & Prevention

Most homeowners experience water damage to some extent. Knowing the leading causes of water damage and how to prevent it can save you a headache and a ton of money. Toilet Clogging / Overflowing: Clogged and overflowing toilets are the leading cause of water damage in residential households. The easiest way to avoid serious water… Read more »

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Will My Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Water Damage?

Will My Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Water Damage?

If you find yourself facing water or flood damage in your home or office and you have homeowner’s insurance, you’re probably wondering if it can help offset the cost of cleanup. Given that the average cost of water damage restoration is around $1,500, it’s important to know what your policy covers before you need to… Read more »

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5 Things Every Homeowner Should Know About Water Damage

5 Things Every Homeowner Should Know About Water Damage

There’s no getting around it – winter in New England is wet and messy. If you haven’t experienced burst pipes, leaky roofs, and flooded basements firsthand, you know someone who has. Untreated water damage can also lead to stained carpets, mold growth, and permanent structural damage, and should be taken care of as soon as… Read more »

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