Mangled Mailboxes

Have you noticed what is littering our beautiful NH snow banks? Mangled mail boxes. They are just not designed to take a hit from a town snowplow and we know how important they are; our customers receive our invoices in them and we receive our checks in them. But have no fear, BSR Services can […]

Falling Ice and Propane Tanks

The calls screamed in this week. “Bob, I need your help. Ice has fallen off my roof and taken out the in-wall air conditioning unit.” “Bob, ice fell off the roof and crushed the condensing unit for our central air.” “Bob, ice took down the gutter and crushed the railing on our deck.” But the […]

The Battle of the 500lb. Icicles

Last week I met with a BSR customer after the wake of one of our snowstorms. Last winter he had complained to me that he was having 500 lb. icicles falling off his roof onto his deck; which is about ten feet off the ground. He was very concerned. He told me that he liked […]

Icicles Are Never a Good Sign

Do you remember as a child, heading outdoors on a Saturday morning after a snowstorm? The first thing we would grab was an icicle as we were walking off the back porch. I was lucky at our house; we had a gray asphalt roof; that gave us a light asphalt licorice flavor (just kidding). Now […]

4 Reasons to Consider Installing a Chimney Cap

If your chimney is not in current use, there are several important reasons you should consider investing in a chimney cap: 1.) Squirrels, mice and other critters love to make nests inside the top of chimney flues 2.) Bats use the chimney as a safe hiding place or an accidental portal into your home 3.) […]

The 4 Stages of Mailbox Repair

After a rough winter, mailboxes tend to receive the short straw. They’re repeatedly buried in snowbanks formed by plow trucks, and they generally endure more than their fair share of exposure. The problem is, mailbox repair is at the bottom of most home owner repair lists and doesn’t get addressed—sometimes all year round. From my […]

Giant Icicles: Removal and Home Repair

Picture this: a giant icicle hanging off a roof. How big is it in your mind, maybe 5 or 6 feet long? Now imagine an icicle 35 feet long and 4 feet in diameter. That’s the size of the icicle that I was hired to remove a couple years ago. After a grueling few hours, […]

Honey-Do List Item #1!

After those last few winter storms our customer Honey-do list item # 1 is to repair the aluminum covers on the rake boards that blew off during one of our last winter storms. In a recent job I gave a customer an estimate and got the go ahead. I pre-bent the replacement pieces according to […]

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