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Who is Best to Call for Fire Damage Cleanup?

3/4/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO warehouse fully loaded. Fire restoration is no easy task. SERVPRO has a team of IICRC certified professionals waiting for the call 24/7 365 days a year.

Cleanup after fire damage is best when handled by SERVPRO – Call us to your Nashua residence.

The city of Nashua, New Hampshire, is one of the three largest cities within the state, coming in second to Manchester. While still relatively rural compared to many other cities within the country, Nashua is considered part of the metropolitan Boston region. Due to the makeup of the city and local offerings, Nashua got named one of the "Best Places to Live in America" by Money Magazine on two different occasions. 

There is a lot to see and do within the Nashua region, including a wide variety of shopping centers, a sizable mall, and plenty of local vendors and event centers. If it is restaurants and bars you want to put on your must-experience list, some of the top options include:

  • Lui Lui Nashua – Italian cuisine, pizza
  • Martha's Exchange - Pub fare, full bar, brewery
  • Not Your Average Joe's - American cooking, craft cocktails, outdoor dining
  • Lilac Blossom Restaurant – Chinese, Asian-fusion

Nashua Quick Facts and History

There is a lot of unique history and interesting facts about the city of Nashua. Whether you are going to visit Southern New Hampshire or planning a move, knowing some of these facts may be helpful:

  • Nashua used to be part of the state of Massachusetts
  • Proximity-wise, Nashua is just 30 minutes away from the seacoast and beaches
  • The Nashua River runs right through the center of the city
  • There are hundreds of acres of parklands throughout Nashua, including Mills Falls Park, which spans 325 acres
  • A popular event location in Nashua is Holman Stadium, which is home to baseball teams of small to big leagues, concerts, fireworks, and school gatherings
  • Nashua is home to one of the first indoor skydiving and surfing facilities in the state, known as SkyVenture 

Famous People That Came from Nashua, New Hampshire

There are several names that you may recognize that come from the Nashua, NH, area. Some notable names from the region include:

  • Paul Michael Levesque, also known as professional wrestler Triple H
  • Judd Gregg, former United States Senator
  • Ray LaMontagne, singer-songwriter
  • Mandy Moore, actress and singer 
  • Sean Murphy, comic-strip artist
  • Decap, record producer, and artist

The Cleanup After Fire Damage Can Be Extensive – Trust SERVPRO to Restore Your Nashua Home

Nashua residents can trust our IICRC-certified technicians at SERVPRO to handle the cleanup necessary after a fire. We are available 24/7 and We're Faster to Any Size Disaster to ensure you have prompt, reliable help when you need it.

Some common questions we field at SERVPRO when it comes to fire damage cleanup in Nashua include:

  • Will we still be able to smell smoke after the cleanup?
  • How can I file a claim for the fire damage?
  • What will it cost to repair and replace damaged materials?

Our crew works fast to eliminate secondary damage, which cuts costs and makes the process faster. We are available to ensure your claim filing goes off without a hitch and always provide our clients with fair pricing.

Fire damage cleanup is better and faster than DIY, so call SERVPRO of Nashua at (603) 889-2311 when you need assistance!

Follow These Steps During Nashua Flood Damage

2/28/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO Equipment SERVPRO knows all the steps to take after any source of damages to your property. We have the equipment needed for every property damage occasion.

Stay Calm, and Everything Should Go Smoothly

Flood damage can be overwhelming, but to keep it under control, you need to stay calm. Staying prepared for the worst can often lead to the best. Follow these steps, and you can come out on top of a storm.

  1. Get Everyone to Safety

Your first concern when encountering flood damage in Nashua should be to get everyone in the house to a safe place. For a mild storm, this could be an upstairs room. For severe storms or hurricanes, you may need to leave your home hours in advance.

  1. Contact SERVPRO

Contacting a professional damage mitigation company like SERVPRO can save flooring materials, fabrics, upholstery, and other items in your home from becoming total losses. Contacting us soon after the event helps us to stop the damages earlier and protect your home better.

  1. Call Your Insurer

Insurance companies exist to help you out in times of need. Getting in touch with your insurer soon after an incident occurs helps them track the situation and leads to a faster and better payout.

SERVPRO of Nashua stays ready 24/7 to respond to developing flood damages in the area. Call us at (603) 889-2311.

We Keep Prices Low on Nashua Water Damage Restoration

2/23/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO logo For water damages in your Nashua property, you want assistance from the professionals. Call SERVPRO immediately to avoid further water loss.

How the Town of Nashua got its Name

Have you ever thought about how odd our city's name is? Of course, everyone knows that Nashua is named after the river, but few people know the real history behind why our places are called what they are.

The story starts with the earliest European settlement of the town, which was in the early 17th century, making our city one of the country's oldest permanent settlements. Opportunists founded it as the fur trading post of Dunstable, with a relatively small contingent of permanent Native American and European settlers. The modern town of Dunstable retains the name despite not being the original building site.

For over two hundred years, the town kept its name until it formally split from its Massachusetts side. Then, residents decided to change the name to Nashua, perhaps motivated by the rapidly expanding economic importance of the waterway. The river had long since been named for the Nashaway tribe, a relatively weak band that had lost lands in wars and debt. Several feuds led to the town's decade-long separation into two competing halves, Nashua and Nashville, before they finally reconciled and moved forward as the community we know today.

Nashua Was Once a Very Grim Place

Today, Nashua's economy continues to thrive and expand, with companies always looking to our neighborhoods to improve the quality of life for employees. However, in times past, employers here helped give the American Industrial Revolution the dark appearance it shows today.

Early in the 19th Century, Nashua began to transition from farming and fur trades into an industrial city. Local investors piggybacked off of infrastructure created by the rapidly growing town of Manchester, with new transportation channels opening that allowed for bulk shipments of raw materials to flow freely in and out of the city. Consequently, enormous mills opened in our downtown, including what was then one of the largest paper companies on the continent.

Over time, working conditions deteriorated, with hours increasing as wages dropped. As in many other industrial towns across America, many people in Nashua suffered injuries and illnesses without any care from their employers. The companies started earning a poor reputation that, coupled with increased competition from the South, spelled doom for local manufacturing.

Things turned out well in the end. Fortunately, the empty mill spaces tempted other companies, especially high-tech firms. Once crippled by robber barons, our community now shines with opportunity.

Water Damage Restoration Does Not Always Cost Much

One of the most understandable concerns we get from Nashua residents about water damage restoration is the process's cost. In an effort to increase the accessibility of our services, we have taken several steps to reduce costs on many of our projects, including:

  • Working with insurance companies to cover most damages
  • Securing high-quality materials for low prices
  • Scaling treatments to the severity of the incident
  • Responding 24/7 to mitigate consequences

If you have questions or concerns about how much a restoration project might cost for you, then you should call SERVPRO of Nashua at (603) 889-2311 to speak with one of our expert representatives.

Highly Trained Fire and Smoke Remediation Technicians in Nashua

2/23/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO vehicle Our skilled technicians have the training and state of the art equipment your property will need after a fire incident. Call SERVPRO today.

SERVPRO Technicians are Some of Nashua’s Most Experienced

Many companies offering damage mitigation and restoration services have limited experience and training that leaves them unprepared for some situations. At SERVPRO, we train all our technicians to rigorous standards and require national certifications before sending anyone out on a job.

Every new employee spends weeks undergoing full-time training before being sent out for fire and smoke remediation in Nashua. Even after obtaining multiple certifications and understanding the complexities of ash and smoke removal, every junior team member gets paired with a veteran technician that can guide them through the process and correct mistakes as they happen. Over the years, our technicians accrue a wealth of experience, including:

  • Multi-damage situations that require out-of-the-box thinking
  • Training on new and emerging technology
  • Advanced specialty certifications
  • Refresher courses on uncommon skills

We treat our technicians well to ensure that they stay with the company and hone their skills. Combined with our top-shelf equipment, SERVPRO technicians provide the best possible care for your home. Call us to ensure that FSRT fire and smoke damage restoration technicians, with IICRC the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification, are dispatched to your home.

If you need help with fire and smoke materials in your home, call SERVPRO of Nashua at (603) 889-2311 for our 24/7 services.

Laugh it Up in Nashua at Chunky's Cinema Pub

1/18/2021 (Permalink)

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Chunky's Cinema Pub in Nashua is Hosting Live Comedy Featuring Drew Dunn

Everyone loves to laugh, so why not break up the doldrums of winter with a live comedy show at Chunky's Cinema Pub. Not only is Chunky's well-known for 'dinner and a movie' experiences, but this is also the place to go for some of the best local comedy the New England area has to offer. Drew Dunn is a New Hampshire-based comic who will bring laughs and good times to all in attendance. Capacity is limited within the auditorium to allow for safe social distancing. The regular pub food and cocktail menu will be available.

  • Date: Saturday, January 30th, 2021
  • Time: 8 pm to 10 pm – doors open one hour before showtime
  • Location: Chunky's Cinema Pub, 151 Coliseum Avenue, Nashua
  • Cost: $15 per person

SERVPRO of Nashua knows that it is excellent for all of us to laugh and have a good time. Why call us when you suspect mold in your home? We have proven mold remediation techniques to give you peace of mind – and we always leave your household Certified: SERVPRO Clean! Call our team today at (603) 889-2311, and we can send out a crew as soon as possible.

Nashua Residents – Time for Computer Class: Introduction to eBay

1/11/2021 (Permalink)

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The Nashua Library is Hosting a Virtual Learning Event Focused on Everything eBay.

Even though the eBay e-commerce website has been around for many years, some people still have yet to navigate it. Whether you are interested in selling on eBay or you want some great tips on bidding and buying, this virtual event hosted by the Nashua Public Library is just what you need! Introduction to eBay includes everything from creating your account and searching for goods, all the way through bidding on items or selling your items. Be sure to check out the other online computer class events that are available through the library!

  • Date: Tuesday, January 21st, 2021
  • Time: 3 pm to 4 pm
  • Where: Virtual via Zoom, hosted by Nashua Public Library
  • Cost: Free; however, prior registration is required to receive the login link

SERVPRO of Nashua is pleased to support our local community and all happenings through the library. If you are a homeowner who has water damage, you need water companies in the area you can trust. We arrive fast, and our IICRC-certified technicians have the techniques and equipment to get the job done. Call us at (603) 889-2311 24/7 when you need fast, reliable service!

Commercial Nashua Properties Deserve Prompt Action for Fire Cleanup and Smoke Removal

1/4/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO warehouse full of equipment and generators. Smoke and soot will cause major damage to property if it isn't taken care of professionally. Call SERVPRO for their expertise and know how.

Mitigate Damage and Loss for Your Nashua Business by Calling SERVPRO for Fire Cleanup and Smoke Removal Services

Hillsborough County in New Hampshire is where you will find the city of Nashua. This is a lovely town that includes a mixture of city and suburban life with rural areas on the outskirts. When the 2010 United States Census was taken, Nashua had a population of 86,494 people. This makes it the second-largest city within the state and greater New England, with Manchester being the largest. 

Over time, Nashua has grown to be known as a textile city, but this industry has since left the region. In most recent years, Nashua has been adopted as part of the Greater Boston region due to a vast economic expansion. On two different occasions, in 1987 and 1998, Nashua was named the “Best Place to Live in America by Money Magazine. This is the only city that has taken the top ranking for this title on two occasions. 

Nashua, New Hampshire’s Roots, and Rich New England History

The city of Nashua was initially part of a tract of land within the state of Massachusetts that covered a 200-square mile area by the name of Dunstable. This area had been awarded to a man named Edward Tyng from Dunstable in England. Nashua’s location is close to the center of the original grant from 1673. There have been some disputes as to the boundary between New Hampshire and Massachusetts, which was fixed back in 1741 after the two province governorships became separated. Due to this, Dunstable township split in two, with some of Dunstable and Tyngsborough remaining in Massachusetts. However, Dunstable, New Hampshire, was later incorporated from the north section of town in 1746. 

Dunstable was initially settled in approximately 1654, and it was fairly busy as a fur-trade town. Just as many of the other New England riverfront communities throughout the 19th century, it developed within the Industrial Revolution, where many textile mills enjoyed operation by way of water power. In 1836, there were three cotton mills built by Nashua Manufacturing Company that put out over 9 million yards of cloth annually while using over 700 looms. 

In December of 1836, Dunstable got renamed Nashua, taking the name from the Nashua River. This was done by a declaration through the legislature in New Hampshire. The Nashua River had originally been named by the Nashuay Indians. In the Penacook language, Nashua means “beautiful stream that has a pebble bottom” or “land in between two rivers.”

1842 is when the town split once again in two, which lasted for 11 years after a dispute in northern Nashua and the portion south of the river. Throughout that time, the north portion of the area was called Nashville, and the southern region maintained the name Nashua. Reconciliation came about in 1853, and the two joined once again as the City of Nashua. 

Enjoying Area Attractions and Must-See Historic Sites in Nashua, NH

There is a lot to love about Nashua, including the diverse setting from one side of the city to the next. Some of the top areas and attractions that you shouldn’t miss when you are in the area include:

Downtown Nashua: The downtown area of Nashua is a real focal point of the heart of the city itself. It is part of a program called “American Downtowns,” and the city has gone through many transformations over the years. Not only is there a strolling hotspot for shopping and cool coffee shops, but you also have award-winning restaurants, unique wine bars, and a cherry-picking destination that spans multiple blocks.

Mine Falls Park: If you are a nature buff, then you will love Mine Falls Park, which offers several access points. Many people come to the park to hike around the canal loop, and there is a bridge where people enjoy a bit of fishing. Because of the serene setting, this is also an excellent destination to sit and have a picnic lunch when the weather is nice.

Holman Stadium: Located at 67 Amherst Street, this is an excellent venue to go when you want to catch local baseball games. This is a family-oriented facility that also features a variety of events throughout the spring and summer seasons. Many locals love to stop by the stadium not only for baseball but also for the annual Fourth of July celebration. Additionally, the concessions at this stadium are highly-regarded as some of the best festival food in the region!

Along with the above attractions, Nashua is well known for having some of the coolest breweries and taverns in the state, such as:

  • IncrediBREW
  • Spyglass Brewing
  • Millyard Brewery
  • White Birch Brewing
  • Fody’s Tavern

When Your Nashua Business Has Been Through a Fire, You Need Pros to Handle Your Fire Cleanup and Smoke Removal Needs – SERVPRO is Available 24/7 for Emergency Service!

Handling a fire restoration job requires a specific set of skills and training. Here at SERVPRO, we have a variety of techniques and the latest technology to address the damage to your Nashua business. We come in to fully assess the scene and formulate the best course of action to get the results you deserve. When the project is complete, everything is left “Like it never even happened,” so that your company never misses a beat.

When it comes to fire cleanup and smoke removal in Nashua, some of the techniques that we may use on various surface areas include:

  • Dry Cleaning
  • Wet Cleaning (spray and wipe)
  • Foam Cleaning
  • Immersion Cleaning
  • Abrasive Cleaning and more

Because smoke and soot residue is corrosive by nature, it is imperative that we act quickly to limit the onset of secondary damage. If areas of your business contain materials that are unsalvageable, we work to complete controlled demolition so that everything is back to preloss condition. 

SERVPRO of Nashua is available for emergency service when you want skilled technicians handling your fire cleanup and smoke removal needs at your commercial location. Once you call us at (603) 889-2311, we will have our Green Fleet at your door and ready to start working within a few hours.

Nashua Residents Can Go on a Digital Safari

12/14/2020 (Permalink)

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Travel to the Phoenix Zoo Without Leaving Your Nashua Home

If you ever wanted to visit the Phoenix Zoo or go on a safari, now is your chance. The zoo is bringing its incredible array of animals to virtual visitors from all over. It is a behind-the-scenes look at animals being cared for, live educational programming, and much more.  The current digital safari videos include:

  • Splashing Good time – Orangutans
  • Walking with Al – Anteater
  • Aja’s Adventures – A unique bird
  • Find the Cheerios – Monkeys
  • Scarlet Macaws
  • Chilean Flamingos
  • Jai: Tiger and water
  • Northern Ground Hornbill
  • Sloth’s 4th Birthday

And that is just the beginning. There is much more to explore and lots of photos and information about the zoo’s unique residents. From slippery to furry, you are bound to discover more about the animal world. So hop on over to the Phoenix Zoo’s website and explore anytime and stay as long as you like. 

SERVPRO Provides Water Damage Repair to Nashua 

If you have a leaking faucet, burst pipe, or overflowing dishwasher, which led to water in your home, SERVPRO can provide fast mitigation. We stop the problem at its source and clean up the mess created by the water intrusion. Contact SERVPRO of Nashua at (603) 889-2311.

Online Drawing Class for Kids from Your Nashua Home

12/11/2020 (Permalink)

students sketching and painting in an art class It will be exciting to see the community participating in the virtual art classes in Nashua!

Nashua Families Can Take Advantage of this 1 Session Virtual Art Class

The Art Studio NY is hosting classes from New York City, but you do not have to travel to NYC to enjoy them. In this class for kids ages 9 – 12, art instructor Allison Shyer teaches kids the basics of drawing. It is a fantastic way to get some art and activity into their day, and the kids can have fun socializing as well. When you sign up for the class, the students will:

  • Create a finished drawing
  • Easy to follow step-by-step instructions 
  • Learn new drawing techniques
  • Discover famous artists
  • Use art as a medium for free expression

The Zoom class takes place on December 11, 2020, from 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. You can call (212) 932-8484 for more information and a material list. 

SERVPRO Proudly Serves Nashua

SERVPRO of Nashua provides flood extraction services to Nashua and surrounding communities. When storms hit and flooding occurs, you want a company you can depend on. Contact us at (603) 889-2311 for flood water mitigation and cleanup. We’re Faster To Any Size Disaster.

Nashua Businesses Count On SERVPRO

12/6/2020 (Permalink)

a woman holding a bucket of water and trying to catch water dripping from the ceiling Water damage can quickly put you out of business. Prevent that by calling SERVPRO for water removal and remediation services.

We are the Water Removal Experts Businesses in Nashua Depend on to Restore Their Facilities 

Nashua is the second-largest city in northern New England. It has an estimated population of over 89,000 as of 2019. The textile industry was the reason for early growth but has seen a great deal of economic development in modern times. Money magazine named it the “Best Place to Live in America” twice. The town is beautiful and has many amenities to offer families and businesses.

Early History Begins with a Land Grant

In 1673 Edward Tyng from Dunstable, England, was granted 200 square miles of land in Massachusetts. The center of that land is where Nashua is located. The Merrimack River runs along Dunstable, and the town was split in 1732. This created a boundary dispute between New Hampshire and Massachusetts, which was resolved in 1741. The result was that Dunstable became two separate entities. One in the state of New Hampshire and one in Massachusetts.

Textile Industry Grows a City

While Dunstable would begin as a fur trading town in 1654, it didn’t stay that way for long. As a riverfront town, it was perfect for the textile industry. Textile mills required water to operate, and the Nashua and Merrimack Rivers aided in the growth that came with the industrial revolution.

Cotton Mills & Cloth

The Nashua Manufacturing Company had three cotton mills in place by 1836. The companies had 710 looms, which produced cloth that equaled 9.3 million yards. That amount of production caused the area to expand and brought workers and families to Dunstable.

A New Name

The half of Dunstable that was in New Hampshire would get a new name on December 31, 1836. It became Nashua. It was named after the Nashua River. Dunstable is still a town today on the other side of the river. The name for the river originates from the Penacook language of the Nashuway Indians, and it means “beautiful streams with a pebbly bottom”. It can also mean land between two rivers. Both are appropriate in describing this beautiful area.

The Town Splits Again

The town of Nashua would split again in 1842, and for eleven years, the northern and southern parts would be separate. The southern portion remained Nashua while the northern part called itself Nashville. Reconciliation came about in 1853, and Nashua was chartered.

The Railroad Comes to Town

The railroad brought even more growth to the town. There were six railroad lines in this busy mill town. They included the:

  •   Boston, Lowell, and Nashua
  •   Worcester and Nashua
  •   Nashua and Acton
  •   Nashua and Wilton
  •   Concord and Nashua
  •   Rochester

Before the Civil War, 56 trains would come through the city every day. The trains carried folks to and from all over the country. Today there is a new effort on extending commuter rail lines. The goal is to extend the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Lowell Line to Nashua from Lowell. The Boston Surface Railroad is looking to expand as well, connecting Lowell to Bedford, NH. It would take the commuter line close to the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.

Trolley Hub in New Hampshire

Trolleys were a great way to travel, and Nashua was a central hub for New Hampshire trolley systems. Residents and visitors could travel by trolley to Boston, Manchester, and even Hampton, NH. It traveled all over the city as well, ending at the dance hall. It closed in 1932 as other forms of transportation became popular. But in its day, the trolley was the way to travel.

Textile Industry Declines as World War I Hits

The manufacturing companies, such as the Jackson Manufacturing Company, employed hundreds of people in the late 1800s. The Nashua mills did quite well up until World War I. At the time, the textile industry began to go downhill. Much of this was due to different forms of energy that would replace water as an energy source.  Transportation costs could be saved by companies who could now manufacture cotton fabrics at the source of the cotton growth. They no longer needed water run mills to make textiles. The last mill closed in 1949.

A City is Reborn

When the textile industries declined, it left hundreds of people out of work. Sanders Associates saved the day when they took over a closed mill. At that time, they were a new defense firm. The company would go on to be a major player in the home video game market. The first commercial home video game, the Magnavox Odyssey, was created by one of the employees. In 1970 Digital Equipment Corp. arrived in Nashua and shot the city into part of the high-tech corridor that is part of the Boston area.

Fun Facts About Nashua

The city has been featured in various movies and shows. It is also home of Russian dressing. James E. Colburn developed this delicious salad dressing around 1910. Other fun facts include:

  •   The Office had several scenes in fictional Nashua. 
  •   MADE of MTV fame filmed an episode in Nashua High School in 2004.
  •   The West Wing has a Nashua flashback during the second season.
  •   Matt Damon wants to move to Nashua in Good Will Hunting.

SERVPRO of Nashua Proudly Serves Local Businesses

When a business suffers flooding from water intrusion, it can mean closing down until the mess is cleaned up. SERVPRO provides fast water removal that gets you up and running. When our technicians arrive on the scene they:

  •   Provide emergency mitigation if needed
  •   Extract the water using powerful pumps
  •   Dry the premises with industrial-strength air movers and dehumidifiers
  •   Use controlled demolition to enhance drying in hard to reach areas
  •   Repair damaged structural elements
  •   Clean surfaces and content
  •   Restore your facility to preloss condition whenever possible

As a business owner in Nashua, SERVPRO understands the need to keep your business functioning. We can handle the needs of both small businesses and large commercial enterprises. For all your water removal and fire, mitigation needs contact SERVPRO of Nashua at (603) 889-2311. We’re Faster to Any Size Disaster.