Fire Restoration Specialist vs Building Contractor

“After a fire at my home or business, should I hire a fire restoration company, or can my local contractor handle the job?”Building contractors are typically very competent at new construction. Unfortunately, before the new materials go into a home…

10 Things Homeowners Should Do To Be Prepared For An Emergency

1. Make an emergency evacuation plan that establishes a dedicated meeting place outside of the home.2. In the event of a major weather event like a hurricane that causes a loss of power, make sure you have a battery-powered radio…

What To Do Until Help Arrives: Fire Damage

No one wants a house fire, but if you do encounter such a tragedy you need to be prepared! Here’s a few tips on what to do – and NOT to do – after a fire.What To Do:If you do…

6 Tips and Tricks For When You Find Mold in Your Home

1. Don’t panic. Mold can happen in everyone’s home, especially in bathrooms or damp basements.2. Contact your insurance provider to find out if mold removal is covered under your policy. In most cases it will be, but it may depend…

Sewage Clean-Up? Leave That to the Professionals at G.W. Savage

Dangerously cold temps of a Vermont winter can lead to freezing pipes in your home. Even worse, those pipes (if not tended to) can crack, break, and leak. If you end up with a broken pipe, that leakage could very…

Tips On How To Keep Your Home Safe During The Holidays

The holidays invite all sorts of fun activities. As one is sprucing up their home during the festive season, however, a keen eye should be kept in case of trip-ups, fire hazards and other safety snafus. Extra caution and care…

Fall Homeowner Checklist

With fall officially here (both with September 22nd having come and gone, and that chill now in the air), we wanted to provide you with a seasonal checklist for your home. This list is perfect for saving you money and…

Hurricane Harvey: GW Savage Lending a Hand

As you may have seen in our recent social media updates (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram), we have been doing our part down in Houston and surrounding areas to aide in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Our involvement currently is to…

Earthquakes and Vermont

Though not entirely common, earthquakes can (and do) occur in Vermont. Be prepared by knowing that GW Savage is there for you in a time of need, to rebuild your property and to make your house back into your home.When…

Vermont Ranked the Safest State in the US

With frequent news of terror or natural disaster,we all want to feel as safe as we possibly can. According to a recent study by wallethub.com, Vermont is the safest State to live in 2017. Maine came in at #2, New…