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Yarmouth: Can My Carpet Be Saved?

“Sometimes, I think the universe is out to get me.  We’d only just finished renovating the family room when the fire happened.  I spent nearly a thousand dollars on that carpet, and now it stinks like smoke.  I guess it’s ruined!”

Not so fast!  Many times, carpets and rugs that have been affected by smoke damage […]

Marshfield: Can You Save Furniture After a Fire?

“I don’t know why I’m crying,” Amanda said.  “We all made it out of the fire. Everyone is safe.  But now we’ve lost everything – all of the furniture and antiques that John and I spent years collecting.  It breaks my heart to think of it all gone.”

Don’t be so quick to assume that everything […]

Scituate Home Owners Bulletin: What Can Be Done About Smoke Damage

“Mother isn’t as young as she used to be,” Glenn said. “I guess I was trying to ignore that fact. So what if she’s forgetful? Lots of old people are! But then she forgot that she had dinner cooking and the whole kitchen filled up with smoke. We’re lucky it wasn’t a full-fledged fire.  But […]

Scituate: What is Smoke Mitigation?

“Sometimes kids do stupid things.” Glenda shook her head. “When the boys asked if they could toast some marshmallows, I said sure.  I thought they were going to use the barbecue grill.” Instead, Glenda’s boys, who are 15 and 13, built a sizable bonfire in the family’s backyard.

The situation quickly got out of hand, and […]

South of Boston, Cape Cod and The Islands: What Can Be Done For Water Damaged Carpet?

“My mother bought these rugs when she was traveling in Morocco in the sixties,” Doreen explained.  “They’ve been in my family for almost fifty years!”  She looked up at the ceiling in her apartment.  The neighbors upstairs have a teenage girl who started a bath and then completely forgot about it. “I guess her boyfriend […]