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  • 5 Things to Know About Strengthening Your Home

Hurricane Preparedness Week: Strengthen Your Home

Strengthen Your Home

If you plan to ride out the storm in your home, make sure it is in good repair and up to local hurricane building code specifications. Many of these retrofits do not cost much or take as long to do as you may think. Have the proper plywood, steel or aluminum panels to […]

  • 5 Things to Know About Getting Hurricane Supplies

Hurricane Preparedness Week: Assemble Disaster Supplies

Assemble Disaster Supplies

You’re going to need supplies not just to get through the storm but for the potentially lengthy and unpleasant aftermath. Have enough non-perishable food, water and medicine to last each person in your family a minimum of one week. Electricity and water could be out for at least that long. You’ll need extra […]

  • 5 Things to Know About Having an Evacuation Plan

Hurricane Preparedness Week: Develop an Evacuation Plan

Develop an Evacuation Plan

The first thing you need to do is find out if you live in a storm surge hurricane evacuation zone or if you’re in a home that would be unsafe during a hurricane. If you are, figure out where you’d go and how you’d get there if told to evacuate. You do […]

  • 5 Things to Know About Hurricane Hazard Risks

Hurricane Preparedness Week: Determine Your Risk

Determine Your Risk

Find out today what types of wind and water hazards could happen where you live, and then start preparing now for how to handle them. Hurricanes are not just a coastal problem. Their impacts can be felt hundreds of miles inland. It’s easy to forget what a hurricane is […]

  • Are you ready for hurricane season?

Hurricane Preparedness Week 2016

Next week is Hurricane Preparedness Week. As we approach National Hurricane Preparedness Week and hurricane season, which officially begins June 1st, remember that ServiceMaster Restore is ready to help.

With satellite imagery, the ServiceMaster Restore Disaster Operations Center tracks global weather and uses a mapping system to plot customers’ homes and businesses to determine in real […]

  • Hoarding with Matt Paxton.

Matt Paxton Visits and Brings Awareness about Hoarding

Did you know that one of the many things that ServiceMaster Restore specializes in is Hoarding and Estate Clean Up?

Three years ago we teamed up with Matt Paxton, owner of Clutter Cleaner, Host of the TV show Hoarders and author of The Secret Lives of Hoarders, to become one of the nation’s most compassionate […]

  • Frozen pipes, water damage

Water Expansion and Freezing Pipes

Over the next few days temperatures are going to be below average in our area. A common issue that a lot of homeowners and business owners encounter during this time of year are pipes freezing in their home or business. Water has a unique property in that it expands as it freezes. This expansion […]

  • Prepare your home for the cold weather.

Preparing Your Home For The Projected Cold This Week

This next week is projected to be cold throughout the southeast. Have you prepared your home for this winter weather? These are some quick tips you can do on your own to prepare your home for colder weather and the property issues often associated with it. The advice found below is from HGTV to help […]

  • Christmas tree fire safety.

Christmas Tree Safety

We all remember Clark Griswold in “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” who decided to cover his house in twinkle lights, which resulted in a citywide power outage. While it’s a great movie, no one actually wants to experience a holiday disaster like Griswold. According to the National Fire Protection Association, an estimated 210 home fires […]

  • Thanksgiving dinner fire safety.

Thanksgiving Safety Tips

The National Fire Protection Association always recommends taking extreme caution anytime you are cooking in the kitchen. Here are some recommendations specifically for Thanksgiving. Did you know that Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for home fires involving cooking equipment. The kitchen is the heart of the home, especially at Thanksgiving. Kids […]