4 years ago, the city of Boston was attacked. 24 Trauma’s Mike Wiseman & Kerry Gilmore took a few moments to reflect on that fateful day.
The snow is over (at least for now), but the potential danger to your property is just getting started. Ice dams, caused by the alternate thawing and re-freezing of snow on your roof, can take hold in your gutters and create standing water which can seep into your home. Damage from ice dams can take place days […]
Snow is only the beginning. Here are a few tips to keep your property safe after the flakes stop falling.: TEMPERATURE Make sure your thermostat is set to at least 60 degrees, even if no one is home. CLEAR SNOW After the snowfall, use a roof rake to clear at least two feet behind your […]
As we publish today’s blog, a nor’easter is expected to hit Eastern Massachusetts from Monday into Tuesday, bringing damaging winds and heavy rain. The right preparation can make all the difference in keeping your house and property safe. Here are a few tips to make sure you are ready for the upcoming storm: Check your […]
This Fact Sheet was developed to help building owners, operators, contractors, and volunteer assistance groups deal with the challenges of working in structures that were not fully cleaned and dried shortly after the flooding. FEMA Flood Fact Sheet