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  • National Flood Safety Awareness Week Again.

Partner Resources

The National Weather Service works with and relies on strategic partners involved in river observations, reservoir management, floodplain management, flood hazard mitigation, and flood preparedness and safety to reduce the loss of life and property due to floods. Today we are sharing some great tools from several of our partners.

American Red Cross
Family Disaster […]

  • Meeting Matt Paxton from Clutter Cleaners.

ServiceMaster Restore and Hoarder Partner Matt Paxton

ServiceMaster Restoration Services was honored to spend Wednesday and Thursday with Hoarding expert and ServiceMaster Partner, Matt Paxton of Clutter Cleaner. Matt has appeared as a featured organizer on the nationally televised program “Hoarders”, which features homeowners whose mental disorder is marked by an obsessive need to collect things, even if the items are worthless, […]

  • National Weather Service.

National Weather Service Water Resources

The NWS homepage, www.weather.gov, provides up to date weather and water advisory, watch, and warning information for the U.S. and its territories. However, the NWS provides many additional resources to help emergency managers, public officials and private citizens make water decisions.

Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service (AHPS)
AHPS provides a suite of river and flood forecasts and water […]

  • Flood hazards.

Flood Hazards

A flood is defined as any high flow, overflow, or inundation of water that causes or threatens damage. Flooding can occur with prolonged rainfall over several days, intense rainfall over a short period of time, or when water from an existing source moves too quickly (i.e. snowmelt, dam break, etc.). Brief descriptions of the various […]

  • Driving in floodwaters.

Turn Around Don’t Drown

Turn Around Don’t Drown, or TADD for short is an NOAA National Weather Service campaign used to educate people about the hazards of driving a vehicle or walking through flood waters. This year is the 10th anniversary of the TADD program. Hundreds of signs depicting the message have been erected at low water crossings during the […]

  • National Flood Safety Awareness Week

National Flood Safety Awareness Week March 16th – March 22nd

ServiceMaster Restoration Services is happy to support and spread the word about National Flood Safety Awareness Week. Below is some information from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration.

On average, flooding causes more property damage in the United States than any other weather-related event. It is a threat to life and property that can […]

  • Spring cleaning.

Get Organized for Spring in One Weekend

Last night we sprang forward! Many of us are breathing a sigh of relief that Spring officially begins on March 20. With the warmer temperatures comes a desire to shake off winter by getting your home organized and clean for the Spring.

Here are five things you can do in just one weekend that will better organize […]

  • Severe weather preparedness.

National Severe Weather Preparedness Week – March 2-8th, 2014

Be a Force of Nature: Take the next step during National Severe Weather Preparedness Week.

Severe Weather Preparedness Week started in 2012 with the previous year during the same week, spawning more than 300 tornadoes, claiming hundreds of lives and ranking as one of the largest tornado outbreaks in US History. In 2011 ServiceMaster restored […]

  • Carpet cleaning services.

Winter Carpet Care

It’s been a cold winter so far, is your carpet suffering? During these cold months, many more people spend their time indoors rather than out in the cold temperatures. Coming in from the elements, depending on where you live, means tracking rain, snow, ice, sand and grit into your home or business and can have […]

  • Freezing rain.

Freezing Rain: Why it’s So Dangerous and How to Stay Safe

Here is a great article from The Weather Channel. Cold weather will cause some trees to explode by freezing the sap, because it contains water, which expands as it freezes, creating a sound like a gunshot. The sound is produced as the tree bark splits, with the wood contracting as […]