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What Does Water Cleanup in Middletown Properties Involve?

3/8/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO technician at work. Water cleanup is no easy task. SERVPRO techs are trained and experienced with the service needed for your home.

SERVPRO is Has Extensive Experience Resolving Challenges Arising during Water Cleanup 

Currently, Middletown City, Connecticut, is principally residential, although, in the past, it was an industrial center and a sailing port on the Connecticut River. The title Middletown was chosen in November 1653 because it lies approximately halfway between Saybrook and Windsor on the Great River. Initially, the town had been known as Mattabeseck after the Native American inhabitants of the area. 

The city has deep Italian roots and is considered as having the highest population of Italian Americans. It was a hub of Italian immigrants from the 1890s. Some of the evidence of the strong Italian heritage can be seen in some of the city’s facilities. For instance, Saint Sebastian’s church, located in Washington Street, is a replica of the original one found in Sicily. The main street is mostly a collection of restaurants, and many are Italian.

The Middletown Convenience 

As the city initially offered convenience as a midpoint for early travelers, it still offers several advantages to this day. Its central location within Connecticut makes it a prime place where you can readily get essential things or reach important places without struggling. For instance, within a two-hour drive, you can reach the heart of Manhattan or peruse quaint stores in Newport, among other places. 

In Middletown, you enjoy a mixed feeling of a small town and big city since it is an assembly of different cultures, including Japanese, Chinese, Thai, Irish, and Indian, among others. Work, school, and recreational activities make it feel like every resident knows each other. The surrounding also offers the perfect New England scenery including picturesque fall foliage and engaging activities such as picking pumpkins in local orchards.

Charming Activities for Locals and Visitors

Whether living in Middletown or visiting briefly, you can have much fun engaging in diverse activities within the city, including:

  • Sledding at Foss Hill

Foss Hill, located at the Wesleyan University, is a local landmark popular with people during winter since its slope offers a perfect location for snowboarding or sledding. The hill was named after Professor Archibald Foss, who lived next to the college cemetery in the mid-800s. 

  • Visiting local breweries

There are numerous breweries in the area, including Forest City Brewing, Powder Hollow Brewery, and Stubborn Beauty Brewing. Visiting their premises offers a chance to taste unique yet authentic American beer.

  • Visiting General Mansfield House

The small museum is worth a visit for anyone interested in learning the commercial and shipping history of the area. There are also personal stories about the American Revolution and artifacts such as uniforms preserved at the facility.  

How Does SERVPRO identify and Resolve Problems during Water Cleanup?

You might not associate water intrusion, especially from clean sources, with a need for extensive cleaning of your home.  However, once water interacts with the diverse materials in your house, issues might complicate the cleaning process.

If the intruding water affects upholstery, drapery, carpets, or wooden materials, various issues, including staining, discoloration, and bad odor, are likely to develop. SERVPRO IICRC certified technicians use various approaches to prevent or manage problems, including:

  • Pretesting fabrics before cleaning upholstery and draperies
  • Expediting water removal to prevent mold development
  • Using powerful cleaning equipment for thorough cleaning

Our technicians also clean properties thoroughly, including using cleaning agents and rinsing soiled areas before drying the materials.  

SERVPRO of Middletown / New Britain can help you whenever the need for water cleanup arises. Call us at (860) 826-5169.

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