In an article written by Barbara Marquand of Insure.com she speaks of how Reality TV and talk shows have put hoarding in the spotlight, showing in vivid and heartbreaking detail what happens in the worst cases. But, hoarding is something many of us witness firsthand. According to a survey by Insure.com, 46% of adults say […]
According to the National Weather Service, nearly $4 billion of property damage occurred in 2010 due to flooding. And up to 40% of small businesses affected by a natural or human-caused disaster never reopen.
To prepare your facility for spring showers, the Federal Emergency Management Agency recommends raising electrical system components, anchoring fuel tanks, installing […]
Set aside some time on April 11th to show your pet some extra love, because it’s National Pet Day! And if things get messy in all the excitement, check out these helpful tips on removing pet stains and protecting your floors. While we love our pets, we understand that they can make life at home […]
April showers bring May flowers, or that is what they say. But frequent and heavy spring showers can lead to flooding, which can cause thousands of dollars in damage to your policyholders’ homes. Remember, ServiceMaster Cleaning and Restoration offers professional water damage cleanup from flooding. We arrive on site quickly to begin the restoration […]
With winter behind us, spring cleaning is on everyone’s mind. We all know that homes need to be deep cleaned periodically, but who has the time? If you’re in for a whole house cleaning project, prioritize your tasks so that you don’t spend too much time on any one part of the home. You want […]
National Flood Safety Awareness Week is March 15-21. Spring showers can cause thousands of dollars in damage to your home, so it’s important you prepare your home for a flood. There are steps you can take as a home or business owner that will help reduce the amount of damages your property experiences during […]
With spring upon us, homeowners will begin to tackle spring cleaning projects. It’s important to remember that while the inside of your home deserves attention, the outside of your home does as well. The outside of your home is the shell that protects the inside, so maintenance and regular cleanup can help reduce the damage […]
In an article from TIME Magazine author Maia Szalavitz addresses a unique problem with decision making in the brain of a Hoarder. Why do some people find it impossible to get rid of old newspapers and junk mail, and end up hoarding them instead? New research suggests that hoarders have […]
Source removal of smoke and soot is the primary method used for odor removal. Other methods such as thermal fogging, ozoning, deodorants, and hydroxyls (new nano-technology) may be used when necessary. If odor cannot be removed from structural components using normal cleaning techniques, dry ice blasting may be utilized.
Our prehistoric ancestors relied […]
New Disaster Restoration Operating System Provides Real-Time Tracking and Enhanced Mobility
Today ServiceMaster Restore introduced a new, industry-leading platform for its national insurance claims administration and job management called Respond 365. When a disaster occurs in a home or business, response times, process and visibility are critical for us, our insurance industry partners, […]