Tag Archives: hurricane

As cold weather approaches, Vermonters risk water damage from frozen pipes

Vermont dodged the potential water damage and destruction of Hurricane Sandy, but even a typical Vermont winter can pose problems to the homeowner. Frozen water is the culprit behind one of the most frequent property damage complaints we hear in Vermont in winter: frozen water pipes. Anyone who has ever tried to chill a can […]

Vermonters Eager to lend a helping hand to Hurricane Victims

Puroclean, the “paramedics of property damage,” is known for its rapid response to residential and commercial property damage in Vermont. Though they do fire damage repair and mold remediation, this year Puroclean is all about helping Vermonters recover from water damage. Spring floods brought federal disaster declarations, Hurricane Irene brought 9 inches of rain in […]

Hurricane Season in Vermont – What are the chances?

In Vermont, we rarely think of hurricanes and hurricane season. The disastrous flooding caused by Irene changed all that. Happy-go-lucky Vermont homeowners who used to just close a window or two during bad weather are now subscribing to the National Hurricane Center’s Twitter feed and TIVOing the Weather Channel’s storm broadcasts. The National Weather Service […]

Hurricanes in Vermont – Individuals and Organizations support Relief Efforts

  The above scenes plaster hurricane-related national and Vermont websites, newspapers and FaceBook pages today. Hurricane Irene brought on the worst flooding Vermont has seen in more than a century. At this point, wet basements are the least of our worries. Hurricane Irene closed schools and knocked out power for thousands of Vermonters. It damaged […]