There’s Water in my Basement, Now What?

Unexpected water in your basement is dangerous for your home and your health. The water damage to walls and floors could ruin furniture, carpeting, and valuables. Water damage could easily turn into mold If you’re a New Hampshire home owner, here are some tips for dealing with water in your basement.

5 Tips to Prevent Roof Leaks & Water Damage

The best way to stop a leaky roof is to prevent it from happening in the first place. Damage to your roof isn’t always preventable. Excessive rainwater and natural disasters aren’t controllable, or always predictable, factors. However, there are steps in prevention from the normal and everyday you can take as a homeowner. Small roof … Continued

How to Prevent Water Damage at Your Business

Sometimes water damage is unavoidable. Flooding and other natural disasters are unpredictable and cause a wide range of damages. However, appliances, pipes and drains, and roofing can all play a part in water damage. Fortunately, there are some measures you can take as a business owner to prevent water damage to your property. Drains & … Continued

3 Things to Do if Your Pipes Burst

Burst pipes typically occur when temperatures dip well below the freezing mark and water in the pipes freezes, then expands. Older homes tend to be more vulnerable, but it can happen to any home depending on how well the pipes are insulated and where they are located. If your pipe should burst, you need to … Continued

6 Easy Ways to Prevent Ice Dams

Snow and cold weather have finally arrived in Maine and New Hampshire, which is great news for ski resorts but can often lead to headaches for homeowners. Along with rising heating bills, another side effect of winter weather is an increased chance of ice dams forming on your roof. Ice dams are continuous blocks of … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued