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Well ,we survived the winter

June 3, 2014

It was a very hard winter in Vermont. We had record amounts of water damaged homes. This spring, the jobs kept coming in as well. If you had a water intrusion or you still have an active problem , you need to address the cause. Lots of ground water found its way into finished basements […]

Are you poisoning mice in your home?

January 19, 2013

Hello everyone, I wanted to show what happens when you poison mice in your home instead of trapping them. If you start smelling what seems like dead animals decaying in your home it is because they are. The poison says on the box that the rodents will seek water and leave the house to die. […]

Beaver Dam breaks floods home

June 10, 2011

Hi all, We had a crazy job the other day. A client of ours had a flood in February when an ice dam broke and the ensuing snow ,water and ice broke through his glass slider doors and filled his bedroom with about three feet of snow and water. The whole house was wet from […]

Here comes the flooding

February 28, 2011

Hi all, Jane and I were away for the weekend and while we were gone it snowed about 18 in of heavy wet snow. Today started out with a freezing sleet type rain. Needless to say everything is iced up but this afternoon it will turn over to all rain. Last April we had the […]

Ice Dams on Roofs

February 14, 2011

Hello everyone, Just a quick blurb about ice dams on your roofs. I know a lot of you don’t maintain your roofs during the winter. This is obvious by the amount of work we are doing that is associated with roof leaks. You really should take a snow rake and pull the snow off before […]

Water Damage in your home

January 22, 2011

Hello Everyone, It is the season right now in the Northeast to be aware of your home freezing up and pipes bursting, causing serious damage to your dwelling. Tonight the temperature will be down to -30 degrees. If you are a second homeowner and you have left your thermostat on 50 degrees you may come […]