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Hurricane Preparedness Week: Complete Your Written Hurricane Plan

Complete Your Written Hurricane Plan

The time to prepare for a hurricane is before the season begins, when you have the time and are not under pressure. If you wait until a hurricane is on your doorstep, the odds are that you will be under duress and will make the wrong decisions. Take the time now […]

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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 nations most compassionate and […]

Christmas Tree Safety

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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 […]

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 love to be […]

ServiceMaster Featured in October Issue of Restoration Magazine

ServiceMaster Restoration Services was featured in the October 2015 issue of R and R magazine for winning the ServiceMaster Restore Top Honor Award at our International Convention in June. Not only are we honored for winning the Marion E. Wade Award but we are also proud to be represented in one of our industries leading […]

Cleaning The Aftermath of Halloween

You may not think of Halloween as a messy holiday, but after the floors are littered with costume glitter, candy remnants are on your floors and your jack-o-lantern is stuck to the porch, you may reconsider.

Here are a few cleaning tips to help you tackle your post-Halloween challenges:

  • Sticky candy- Mix 1 teaspoon of neutral detergent […]

Superstorm Sandy

Three years ago, Superstorm Sandy swarmed through New York and New Jersey effecting 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, ServiceMaster […]

Fall Cleaning

Fall is officially in the air and even though it is hardly the middle of October the upcoming holidays are going to be here before you know it! Many people participate it in ‘Fall Cleaning’ which is very much like ‘Spring Cleaning’ with the added task of raking up piles and piles of leaves.

Below is […]

Time to Create a Fire Escape Plan

The second week in October is Fire Prevention Week sponsored by the National Fire Prevention Association. A fire disaster is often something we think will never happen to us, until it does. That’s why it’s best to expect the best but be prepared for the worst.

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Next Week is Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week

The key message of this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, October 4-10, is to install smoke alarms in every bedroom, outside each separate sleeping area, and on every level of your home, including the basement. Larger homes may need more alarms.

Did you know that roughly half […]