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Wood Burning Stove Causes Basement Fire

Wood Burning Stove Causes Basement Fire

Luckily no one was hurt in this devastating fire.  A wood burning stove caught fire causing considerable damage.  With oil and gas prices soaring, more Americans are using wood-burning stoves to heat their homes — but owners can be in big trouble if they aren't careful.  Starting with picking out the right kind of wood. Safer woods include oak, hickory and ash. Avoid burning pine and cedar. But any wood can create dangerous sparks, like those that caused the flames in this home.

Small Kitchen Fires Creates A Lot of Soot

Small Kitchen Fires Creates A Lot of Soot

A small kitchen fire created a lot of soot and smoke damage affecting every room in the home.  Every fire damage situation is a little different and requires a unique solution, but the general process stays the same. When various materials burn, the soot they create differs greatly and requires a specific cleaning procedure.

Late 19th Century Boston Building Experiences Flood

Late 19th Century Boston Building Experiences Flood

A leak on the 4th floor of this beautiful historic Alumni building in Boston caused water damage to two floors. SERVPRO of Newton / Wellesley was quick to the scene to remediate the problem. We have the training, experience, and equipment to handle commercial flooding or water damage emergencies. Whether your water emergency occurs in a small office building or big box store, we will respond quickly to mitigate the damage and manage the restoration project through to its completion.

Commercial Restaurant Cleaning

Commercial Restaurant Cleaning

A commercial property owner reached out to SERVPRO of Newton / Wellesley as he need to prepare his retail / restaurant space for new occupants. When grime, odor, and moisture challenges go beyond the scope of your regular janitorial staff, you should call us at 617-332-9000 for prompt and exceptional service.

Mold Found in Unfinished Basement

Mold Found in Unfinished Basement

Where there's water and moisture, there is most likely mold. This homeowner suspected they had mold in their unfinished basement because of the humidity and dampness.  Sure enough when we saw signs of mold we also discovered there was mold in the attic because dark damp places are the perfect breeding ground for micro-bacterial growth.  

Ice Dam Causes Leak Leads to Mold

Ice Dam Causes Leak Leads to Mold

  On a hot summer day this customer noticed visible mold on their ceiling.  It turns out they had an ice dam that previous winter that went unnoticed.  However water was trapped in the roof, creating the perfect breading ground for mold. SERVPRO of Newton / Wellesley removed part of the ceiling and with our expertise we were able to remediate the mold infestation.

Leaking Skylight Causes Damage

Leaking Skylight Causes Damage

   Skylights often leak because their flashing is damaged, corroded or not properly installed.  Though often times those "leaks" are the result of other problems that are not so obvious. For example, water can get through the roofing upslope of a skylight and then leak out around the skylight's framing.  That is what happened to their customer and we had to remove part of the ceiling due to the moisture and stains.

Water Damage from Leaky Toilet

Water Damage from Leaky Toilet

  Never neglect a running toilet because it can cost you plenty!  A customer noticed their toilet had be running but it was just more a of nuisance.  However the toilet was actually leaking water down below into the ceiling, their kitchen as well as kitchen cabinets.  SERVPRO was immediately on the scene and contained and protected the cabinets that were not affected.

Pipe Bursts in Living Room

Pipe Bursts in Living Room

 Another pipe fell victim to New England inclement weather.  This pipe burst and flooded the living room of this Massachusetts home.  SERVPRO of Newton / Wellesley had to remove part of the damage wall so the interior could dry out using our specialized equipment.  So whenever your home When your Newton home has water damage from flooding or leaks, we have the expertise and equipment to properly restore your property.

House Struck By Lightning

House Struck By Lightning

This home in  was struck by lightning while the homeowner was away and fortunately no one was hurt.  However the home received extensive damage and the house caught on fire due to this summer thunderstorm.  SERVPRO of Newton / Wellesley responds immediately with our highly trained technicians who employ specialized equipment and techniques to restore your home back to pre-storm condition!

One Pipe Burst and Affects Four Rooms

One Pipe Burst and Affects Four Rooms

 A pipe burst on the first floor affecting the bedroom, living room, hallway and down to the finished basement.  SERVPRO of Newton / Wellesley quickly dries your home using state-of-the-art water removal equipment and advanced drying techniques.  We also document every step of the drying process to make sure your home is dry and the job is done right.

Ice Dam Leaks into Dry Wall

Ice Dam Leaks into Dry Wall

This customer has had their fair share of run-ins with ice dams.  They had an ice dam two years ago and had the roof repaired, unfortunately not well, as that did not solve the problem.  The same dam occurred in the same spot this time affecting their upstairs bath, bedroom, and first floor bath and kitchen. 

Below Freezing Weather Causes Pipes to Burst

Below Freezing Weather Causes Pipes to Burst

 The customer's pipe burst behind their kitchen sink and not only flooded the kitchen floor but also seeped into the finished basement below. SERVPRO of Newton / Wellesley was immediately on the scene with our advanced equipment and scientific drying techniques.  In addition our Water Damage Restoration Technicians  uses our special drying process to bring your home back to pre-storm condition.  

Ice Dam Puts Customer in a Jam

Ice Dam Puts Customer in a Jam

 Skylights are notorious for causing rook leaks and dam no matter how many times you leak proof them using a flashing kit.  When ice dams occur they are bound to cause much damage to your roof and home.  As seen in this picture, you can see where the water began to pool, warping the paint and affecting the wood structure. 

Kitchen Sink Pipe Burst Affects Basement

Kitchen Sink Pipe Burst Affects Basement

 A wave of arctic temps hit the New England area in February and we had a great deal of customers affected by their pipes bursting.  The only difference was for the ones at home they were able to address the situation right away.  As shown in this picture, the customers pipe burst under their kitchen sink and seeped into the basement affecting all dry boards.  

Storm Damages Beautiful 1920's home

Storm Damages Beautiful 1920's home

  While the customer was away, a cold front was the culprit of several pipes bursting causing the furnace to malfunction, leak and subsequently the radiators leaked.  In a charming 1920s, 2 story seven room home, sadly all seven rooms were affected.  SERVPRO of Newton / Wellesly responded immediately to the customer's flood and storm damage emergency and brought this beautiful home back to pre-storm condition.

Basements: A Commonplace for Mold

Basements: A Commonplace for Mold

 This customer noticed mold on her finished basement walls as it is so common to discover mold in damp dank settings like basements.  Once we opened up the walls as shown in pictures, it was a bigger job than owner initially realized.  The mold even spread to underneath the stairs and SERVPRO of Newton / Wellesley remediated the situation right away!

Mold Found in Basement

Mold Found in Basement

This cucustomer located mold located in their basement and if you look closely in this picture, you can see the mold on the refrigerator.  Since mold can produce allergens and irritants, you should call SERVPRO of Newton / Wellelsy to inspect your home if you suspect you have a mold problem, before it grows out of control.  

Proper Ventilation in Bathroom

Proper Ventilation in Bathroom

 This customer noticed visible mold in her bathroom and called SERVPRO of Newton / Wellesley right away.  It is important to make sure bathrooms are properly ventilated particularly of those with baths and or showers because moisture creates the perfect breeding ground for mold. After a bath or shower make sure you run the fan for at least 20 minutes to adequately clear the humidity.  

Make Sure to Turn Appliances Off Before You Leave Your Home

Make Sure to Turn Appliances Off Before You Leave Your Home

This house fire is still under investigation but it is believed that the homeowners beloved pet cat accidentally knocked over a lamp causing pervasive damage.  Over 50% of the home is considered a loss due to fire and water for trying to contain the fire.  In just a few minutes devastation can occur and you should always be prepared to know who to call if the unfortunate situation ever happens to you. 

Chimney Fire Reminds Us the Importance of a Good Chimney Sweep!

Chimney Fire Reminds Us the Importance of a Good Chimney Sweep!

   So many of us homeowners depend on fireplaces, wood stoves and other fossil-fuel heating appliances to heat their home but neglect chimney and furnace cleaning. Creosote is a flammable material that causes chimney fires, which as shown in this picture causes devastating fires.  SERVPRO of Newton / Wellesley have the specialized fire and water damage restoration training, personnel, and equipment to handle fire and water damage and can quickly restore your home to pre-fire condition.

House Fire Started in Attic

House Fire Started in Attic

A house fire that initially started in the attic caused considerably damage to this home and fast.  Thankfully no one got hurt but the fire did leave its mark, reminding how destructive and devastating fires can be.  SERVPRO of Newton / Wellesley has the water and fire damage training and expertise to help you through this tough time.

HVAC System Leaks in Office

HVAC System Leaks in Office

This office's HVAC system leaked causing water damage to the floorboards, walls and carpeting.  As shown in the picture, our crew member is protecting the furniture before we begin a remediation process.  . You need a company that can minimize the disruption to your clients while delivering superior results. Whether you need professional cleaning to make your business shine, or emergency water restoration services, SERVPRO of Newton / Wellesley has the training and expertise to help.

Deep Carpet Cleaning Needed After Water Damage in Commercial Building

Deep Carpet Cleaning Needed After Water Damage in Commercial Building

A 4" hot water line burst in a spacious office building affecting carpets and walls in six rooms total.  Fortunately there was no standing water but this situation needed to be remediated immediately.  Whether your need is removing an odor problem or deep-cleaning flooring or carpets, well take care of your property and bring it back to before, to help make it “Like it never even happened.”

Water Leak Affects Office and Disrupts Business

Water Leak Affects Office and Disrupts Business

  It's an important reminder to always make sure computers are off the floor or raised by 3 inches.  This office experienced water damage affecting the walls and carpeting but also more importantly their computer systems. You can count on SERVPRO of Newton / Wellesley to respond promptly and make your workspace look its very best. 

Garden Hose Wreaks Havoc

Garden Hose Wreaks Havoc

 This is water happens when someone accidentally leaves a garden hose on that leads into the basement.  A beautiful New England church experienced extensive water damage with approximately one inch of standing water in three rooms including the auditorium including the beautiful hardwood floors.  Luckily with SERVPRO of Newton / Wellesley 24 hour service, we were immediately on the scene.  

Mold Remediation in Needham, MA

Mold Remediation in Needham, MA

A neglected water issue turns into a large mold remediation project.  This portion of the building had gone unoccupied and the new property managers discovered they needed the SERVPRO professionals to contain and safely remove the mold.  SERVPRO of Newton / Wellesley have the training, equipment, and expertise to handle the situation!

Heat Trailer on site in Newton, MA

Heat Trailer on site in Newton, MA

When it comes to your commercial property, we mean business. You need a company that can minimize the disruption to your clients while delivering superior results. Our heat trailer was on site of a commercial loss in Newton, MA. This unit helps the expediate the drying process.  Every day we make disasters "Like it never even happened." 

Kitchen Fire in Newton, MA

Kitchen Fire in Newton, MA

  This was the aftermath of a kitchen fire in Newton, MA.  We immediately arrived on the scene and witnessed the significant smoke and soot damage that was able to reach every far corner of the condo.  The owner of the condo could not believe how quickly we were able to clean the soot from the walls and ceiling.  

Sprinkler head burst in Needham, MA

Sprinkler head burst in Needham, MA

During an extremely cold night a sprinkler head burst causing quite a bit of damage to a hotel lobby and surrounding offices.   We arrived soon after to assist and the facilities engineer was quite satisfied with the results. We specialize in water damage restoration, as that is the cornerstone of our business!

Containment is key

Containment is key

Our job is not only to service your disaster, but, also to keep other parts of your home safe and clean while we are working in the affected area.  Putting up containment helps keep the rest of your home dust free. Our residential cleaning services performed by our SERVPRO Newton / Wellesley professionals will not only ease the burden of the constant maintenance of your home, but will also create a safe, clean and comfortable living environment for you and your family.