Spring may be on the horizon, but New England is still experiencing temperatures that are dipping below the freezing mark, which means your pipes could still be at risk for bursting. Here are five proactive steps that you can take to help prevent your home or business from experiencing a burst pipe, as well as … Continued
Category: Water Damage
Coming home to a flooded basement is something no homeowner wants to experience. Not only can it be traumatic if cherished possessions were ruined, it can also lead to more problems down the road if the water is not properly cleaned up right away.
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.
Storm warning! Living in Maine, you never know what to expect with the weather. When a blizzard is headed your way, there are tips to remember to keep your home or business safe from water damage after a winter storm. Protect Your Water Pipes: Temperatures can easily drop too low during a power outage and … Continued
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
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
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
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
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
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