Winter weather may be here earlier than anticipated with the Pacific Typhoon that went through Alaska and a possible Polar Vortex forecast for the Central U.S. this week. To help us prepare for the cold weather ServiceMaster wants to educate you on certain winter weather terms. When you know the terms, it can make you […]
As you wrap up the calendar year, don’t forget to give your office a clean sweep. It’s easy for items to gather up in corners of the office that people don’t visit often. Having a clean office improves productivity and makes people feel better about their environment. If you haven’t had a chance to clean […]
Winter is right around the corner, and although beautiful, winter precipitation can knock out heat or power, sometimes for several days. Make sure you are prepared, no matter what this winter season may hold, by following these home tips.
- Prevent ice dams by periodically inspecting the roof drainage system for proper flow, including […]
ServiceMaster Restoration Services wants to wish you a safe and Happy Halloween! You’ve got the costumes and the candy, but is your home ready for trick-or-treating? Here are a few tips for making sure you and your home’s visitors have a safe and enjoyable Halloween.
- Clear sidewalks and walkways. It’s very important for your visitors to […]
ServiceMaster Recovery Management was proud to attend the 25th Annual GASFA Conference and Tradeshow in Savannah, GA this past week. The Georgia Association of School Facility Administrators (GASFA) was organized in 1989 to promote better understanding and cooperation between state and system-level facility administrators, to address their concerns, and promote and stimulate their professional growth, […]
Below is an infographic from LiveScience that explains the impact of Superstorm Sandy. Hurricane Sandy was the deadliest and most destructive hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, as well as the second-costliest hurricane in United States history. In the U.S., Sandy killed 117 people from Oct. 28 through Nov. 30, 2012. In total, […]
Two years ago, Superstorm Sandy pummeled New York and New Jersey wreaking havoc on the entire east coast. Sandy was the largest Atlantic hurricane on record (by diameter), the second costliest storm in U.S. history, affecting 24 states, and was responsible for more than $95 billion in damage and hundreds of deaths.
Even before Sandy made landfall, […]
Check out this video from the National Fire Protection Association for safely heating your home in the cold weather months. NFPA offers several tips you can follow to ensure a safe and cozy Fall and Winter this year:
- Keep anything that can burn at least three feet away from heating equipment like the furnace, fireplace, […]
“Hoarding has been made the subject of many articles, and some riveting television, because it’s one of the most understandable compulsive behaviors. Nobody reading this lacks their version of a hoarder’s cache, whether it’s a stack of old books that we’re not going to read, a long Netflix queue we’re not going to watch, or […]
It’s time for Fire Prevention Week, and from October 5-11, the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) wants to remind local residents that “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!” During this year’s fire safety campaign, firefighters and safety advocates will be spreading the word about the importance of having working smoke alarms […]