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  • Backyard cleaning prevents water damage.

Spring Cleaning Isn’t Just Indoors

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 […]

  • Hoarding cleanup help.

Hoarding and the Issues With Decision Making

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 […]

  • Odor removal services.

Odor Elimination

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 […]

  • Respond 365

ServiceMaster Restore Enhances Business Solutions

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, […]

  • OCD Hoarding

OCD-based Hoarding: When is Hoarding Really OCD?

It appears that a small number of hoarding cases may be true or primary OCD where the hoarding is secondary to OCD symptoms.  In other words, the hoarding behavior is driven entirely by OCD symptoms such as contamination fears or symmetry obsessions. There appear to be four things that characterize OCD-based hoarding.

Hoarding Occurs From Classic […]

  • Freezing damage, severe cold at home.

Protecting Your Home and Business During Extreme Cold Weather

Extreme cold weather can be hard on both you, your home and your business. There are a number of aspects of your home that could experience freezing damage and cause water damage or other structural problems for your home. Here are some tips to put into practice when freezing weather, snow, and […]

  • WRAD Hunt

SRM Participates in the First Annual WRAD Hunt

ServiceMaster Recovery Management was proud to be part of the first annual Warrior Recognition and Appreciation Day yesterday. Together, with other gold and silver sponsors, we were able to present a check to the Ft. Benning Wounded Warriors for $11,000! We look forward to next year’s event. It was an honor to participate in a […]

  • Prevent spreading the flu.

Spread the Love, Not the Flu

The flu will definitely put a damper on your Valentine’s Day plans, so follow this advice from the CDC to protect yourself and others.

  • Get the flu vaccine.
  • Avoid others who are sick and wash your hands often with soap and water.
  • If you do get sick, limit contact with others and take flu antiviral […]
  • Lightning storm safety tips.

February 5, 2015: Lightning Safety Day

We are on day 4 of Severe Weather Preparedness Week. Day 1 was Family preparedness day and NOAA Weather radio day, Day 2 was Thunderstorm Safety day, Day 3 was Tornado Safety Day and today, Day 4 is Lightning Safety day. Here is some information to help you protect yourself and your families during a […]

  • Preventing mold when it's cold.

Preventing Mold in the Home During Cold Weather Months

For homeowners and business owners, foreseeing major disasters like fires, storms, or earthquakes is easy enough. In fact, many even combat such disasters by taking preventative measures in the forms of insurance, emergency kits, generators, etc. One disaster most homeowners do not foresee, however, is mold. Not only is mold harmful to […]