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Boston: Understanding Smoke Damage

Smoke Damage
Even a small fire can do a devastating amount of smoke damage to your Boston home or business. What many people are surprised to learn is that it’s not necessarily the active burning flames that are responsible for the worst damage. Smoke damage can permeate the entire home, causing damage far beyond the area […]

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Scituate Homeowners: Cleaning Up After Furnace Puffback

Cleaning Up After Furnace Puffback
 

Ah, it’s fall once again.  The leaves are starting to change color.  All across the region, homeowners are firing up their home heating systems for the first time to counter the crisp, cool evening temperatures.  Some heating systems handle this with no problem whatsoever.  Other home heating systems and furnaces aren’t […]

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 […]

Hanover: Is Fire Cleanup a Do-It-Yourself Job?

It’s a funny thing.  House fires and business fires don’t check your schedule or your budget before they burn! There’s never a good time to have a house fire.  If you’ve experienced a house fire in Hanover, you may be wondering, “Can I clean up this mess myself?”

There are a few things you should know […]

Cohasset Landlords: Smoke Damage in Rental Units

Being a landlord isn’t always a bed of roses.  Some tenants are wonderful, while others aren’t.  Gather any group of landlords together and you’ll hear plenty of horror stories, from tenants who let their cats use the rental unit to those who “accidentally” start fires in the bedroom or bathroom – even in non-smoking units!

What’s […]

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 […]

Norwell: After a Fire

Happy Independence Day to One and All! Today we join the rest of the country in celebrating our freedoms and liberty.

One of the most liberating feelings you can experience is the sensation that comes with being able to enjoy your Norwell home or business again after a fire. There’s few things as devastating and life […]

Yarmouth Homeowner: What Can Be Done About Smoke Damage?

Authors want their names down in history; I want to keep the smoke coming out of the chimney.

Author Mickey Spillane – the source of the quote above – is best known for dozens of thrilling crime novels.  One thing that is not a mystery, however, is the best way to handle smoke damage. Sometimes smoke […]

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 […]