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 […]
If an emergency occurred tomorrow, would you be ready?
ServiceMaster Restoration Services would like to help spread the word and support FEMA’s sponsored National Preparedness Month. National Preparedness Month aims to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to all types of emergencies, including natural disasters and potential terrorist attacks. National Preparedness Month is […]
Labor Day is one of the most popular holidays to break out the grill. In light of Safe at Home Week here are a few safety tips to keep you safe while grilling for your family and friends during the holiday.
- Position the grill well away from siding, deck railings and out from under leaves […]
The ALS Ice Bucket challenge has taken off with the help of Social Media. The challenge dares nominated participants to be filmed having a bucket of ice water poured on their heads and challenging others to do the same to promote awareness for ALS. After the Ice Bucket Challenge went viral on social media, public awareness […]
August 26 – 30 has been set aside to promote safety in and around the home. Did you know that the National Safety Council estimates that 245 people die of unintentional injuries at and near home every day? The purpose of National Safe At Home Week is to raise awareness of the need to stay safe at and […]