Staying Safe While Keeping Clean

Given the worldwide pandemic we are all much more aware, disciplined, and dedicated with our cleaning as we work to stem the tide of the coronavirus and keep ourselves and our loved ones safe.When cleaning in our homes, especially if…

Labor Day Weekend is a Good Fall Cleaning Weekend

Labor Day weekend is upon us and the long weekend can be a perfect time to clean and declutter your home and garage.Clutter and mess often have a way of creeping back into the house after spring cleaning and a…

Ways to Prepare Your Home for Storm Season

With the hot, humid days of summer often comes storm season. And these may not be light sprinkles and a few passing clouds, often these can be powerful storms that can impose major damage on your home or property if…

COVID-19 Virus Updates

We at G.W. Savage, like all of you, have been watching the COVID-19 virus updates and concerns closely, and we are monitoring the CDC, WHO and other agencies precautions and updates. Our team is committed to remaining open and available…

10 Tips to Keep Your Home Warm This Winter

Every year, without fail, Jack Frost makes an appearance. The drop in temperature is inevitably correlated to the rise in fuel payments to heat your home. According to some estimates, heating homes may account for over 70 percent of household…

Ways to Defend Against Pesky (and Problematic) Ice Dams

Folks that live in our part of the country where snow and ice are prevalent during the winter seasons must remain vigilant against potential water damage caused by ice build-up on roofs. This build-up, or ice dams, can cause problems…

Snow on Your Roof – How and Why to Remove It

Why to get it off of your home’s roof?It has been reported that a foot of heavy snow on a 1,600 square foot house can weigh as much as 14 tons. All this weight can create structural problems and harm…

Prepare Your Home for High Winds

Last week, fall activities like apple picking and leaf-peeping were put on the shelf for a few days as a nor’easter brought rain and winds of up to 40 mph to Vermont.While our part of the country isn’t known for…

Autumn: The Weather Cools, Mold Allergies Heat Up

Ah, autumn — football returns, the leaves begin to change, and the temperature is much more comfortable than the heat of the summer. There is one problem though for many homes and their homeowners: mold. With these cooler temperatures, but…

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…