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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
From tornadoes to lightning to floods, the southeast is susceptible to a variety of natural disasters. Severe weather is dangerous and can strike with very little warning, which is why it’s important to get ready in advance. Severe Weather Preparedness Week runs from February 2 – 6, and it’s a great time to make sure […]