The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently released a report predicting there will be 8-13 named storms, 3-6 hurricanes, and 1-2 major hurricane during the 2014 hurricane season. While the 2014 season is forecasted to be at or below average, hurricanes like Sandy and Katrina have shown us the power one storm can wield. But by planning in advance, your business can […]
Independence Day is one of the summer’s most fun holidays with family and friends, fireworks and barbecues, but there are numerous ways children and pets can be injured during the festivities. ServiceMaster Restore is available to help your policyholders 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and 365 days per year- and that includes Independence […]
A parent’s worst fear is the safety of their family, during everyday life and especially in a disaster situation. At any time a family can be hit with flooding, hurricanes, tornados, storms, wildfires and any other natural disaster. The unfortunate thing about these circumstances is that they cannot be controlled, we are at the mercy […]
On March 21, 2014, President Obama signed the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 into law. This law repeals and modifies certain provisions of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act, which was enacted in 2012. FEMA looks forward to working with Congress, the private Write Your Own Insurance Companies and other stakeholders to implement […]
With Hurricane Preparedness Week closing out the month of May, ServiceMaster Restoration Services would like to take the month of June to offer tips on preparing your family and business for any sort of natural disaster. The 2014 Hurricane Season is in effect from June 1st through November 30th. According to The Weather […]
As we approach National Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 25-31) and hurricane season, which officially begins June 1, history teaches that a lack of hurricane awareness and preparation is a common thread among all major hurricane disasters.
With satellite imagery, the ServiceMaster Restore Disaster Operations Center tracks global weather and potentially catastrophic events that may impact […]
Today is Heat Awareness Day!
During extremely hot and humid weather the body’s ability to cool itself is affected. When the body heats too rapidly to cool itself properly, or when too much fluid or salt is lost through dehydration or sweating, body temperature rises and heat-related illnesses may develop. Heat-related illnesses […]
With everyone enjoying more time outdoors, grass stains are inevitable. If your carpets or clothing have grass stains, try these recommended techniques:
Grass Stains on Carpet
- Prepare a cleaning solution of ¼ teaspoon dish soap with 1 cup warm water.
- Pretest the solution on a spot of the carpet.
- Apply the cleaning solution to the […]