“Hoarding has been made the subject of many articles, and some riveting television, because it’s one of the most understandable compulsive behaviors. Nobody reading this lacks their version of a hoarder’s cache, whether it’s a stack of old books that we’re not going to read, a long Netflix queue we’re not going to watch, or […]
It’s time for Fire Prevention Week, and from October 5-11, the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) wants to remind local residents that “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!” During this year’s fire safety campaign, firefighters and safety advocates will be spreading the word about the importance of having working smoke alarms […]
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In the aftermath of a traumatic event, two things matter most—response time and level of experience. It takes a high level of dedication and professionalism to handle the rigors of violent crime and accident scenes on a daily basis. That’s why ServiceMaster Restore offers specialized, trauma cleanup services—to provide a […]
ServiceMaster Restore and Matt Paxton, owner of Clutter Cleaner, hoarding and cleanup expert and author of The Secret Lives of Hoarders have shared a partnership for almost a year now. Hoarding is a mental disorder and is becoming more of an issue every day. In an article in Claims Management, Dr. Ralph E. Moon explains […]
Be a positive influence on your community by sharing your preparedness story. Let your friends and family know that you’re prepared for an emergency and that they should be prepared too. Research has shown that many people won’t prepare until they see others doing so. You don’t know when an emergency might occur. These simple steps […]
Fall is in the air! Soon it will be getting cooler and the days will be getting shorter. It is time to start prepping your house for the Fall and Winter Months. Autumn’s the time for “fall cleaning”. Deep clean now to take advantage of good weather, and face the coming of winter and the […]
KNOW YOUR RISK
Emergencies can happen anywhere, at any time. It is important to understand potential risks where you live.
What you can do:
- Bookmark weather.gov to stay informed on severe weather.
- Learn about Wireless Emergency Alerts, messages that will be sent to your phone during an emergency.
- Get practical tips on preparing for a disaster at ready.gov.
Today marks 13 years since our nation was hit with the devastating terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Our team at ServiceMaster extends our sympathies to the families and friends that were lost on that day, a day we will never forget. We are honored in having a hand at restoring […]
August ends the maternity season for many species of bats. If you see bats flying around your home in a certain flight path it is most likely you have a bat colony living near or possibly in your home. Most bat colonies will start to look for a new home around this time as the […]
HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT MOLD?
September is Mold Awareness Month. Mold is a problem we think about but hope to never experience. It is a fungus that can grow almost anywhere, indoors or outdoors. The approximately 100,000 species of mold that exist all share the same basic characteristics: the need for oxygen, moisture and […]