Prepping Your Home for Fall

With the fall season upon us, temperatures will begin to drop and the leaves will soon change color and litter your yard. We strongly suggest you start planning (and executing) fall maintenance tasks. Aside from the long-term benefits of maintaining…

5 Ways to Keep Your Basement Dry!

Ensure That Water Flows Away From the HouseCheck to see that the ground around the foundation of your home slopes away from it. You especially want to confirm that there is no standing water or puddles formed around the foundation.Install…

Proud to Receive BBB Award!

Since being accredited by the better business bureau in early August of 2016, we are exceptionally proud to announce that we have not received a single complaint as well as zero negative reviews over the last 3 years!The BBB has…

We’re Hiring!

You may have seen on recent social media posts, but we are hiring!We are looking to hire carpenters, cleaners, structural drying technicians and laborers. G.W. Savage offers competitive wages & great benefits. Interested? Know someone that would be? Apply today! For the…

Top 10 Things to Do When Its Humid in Your Home

1. Invest in a moisture meter/humidistat to monitor levels in your home. 2. Consider buying a dehumidifier. 3. Run the air conditioning. 4. Use fans to keep air moving. 5. If no AC, keep your house ventilated – windows open,…

Homeowner Tasks at the Start of Summer

We asked a number of Vermont residents what they do in and around their homes when the summer rolls around. Some focus on the outside, some on the interior, and others… know that they need help! With any restoration needs…

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…

Spring Time Tips for Homeowners

With spring comes spring cleaning — and sure, you’ll possibly be emptying closets, maybe cleaning out the garage, or even rearranging the basement. Keep in mind though that there are a number of tasks to be done that can keep…

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…

Mold Prevention in New Construction

In new construction of commercial or residential properties, mold can be a pesky nightmare. While moisture – and the potential for mold – is seemingly inevitable in some situations, there are a number of things that you can do to…