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Tips to Limit your Losses During Hurricane Season

A hurricane can be scary and unpredictable. While a lot of what happens during a natural disaster is determined by mother nature, you can control how you prepare beforehand and deal with the damage afterwards. Here are a few safety and maintenance tips to help limit water, wind and fire damage to […]

  • Halloween cleaning tips.

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. Or, if you or your home fall victim to Halloween prankster’s vandalism, you might need some extra tips on […]

  • Fall cleaning ideas.

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. It’s […]

Hoarders: Family Secrets

Hoarding cleanup on Hoarders: Family SecretsAwareness of hoarding has continued to grow since the American Psychiatric Association designated the disorder as a distinct mental illness in 2013. Most recently, Lifetime Television debuted Hoarders: Family Secrets, a new series featuring Matt Paxton and […]

  • Partners in Housing program.

ServiceMaster Assists Local Charity – United Global Outreach: Partners in Housing

ServiceMaster Restoration Services of Orlando was happy to participate in the United Global Outreach new Partners in Housing program last week. The charity’s new Partners in Housing program will purchase used mobile homes and recruit businesses and volunteers to refurbish them. Participating families pay the monthly lot fee and utilities, but Family Promise covers insurance and some […]

  • Go green at the office.

Go Green at the Office for Earth Day

In honor of Earth Day on April 22nd, consider launching the following initiatives to help your office become more green. Sometimes greener practices can be more cost effective and create a more productive office atmosphere. Plus, you’re doing your part to help the environment and reduce waste! There are a number of things you can […]

  • Hoarding cleanup needed.

Hoarding Dilemmas: Loved Ones Cope with Junk and Health Hazards

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 […]

  • Removing stains from carpets and floors from pets.

April 11th is National Pet Day

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 […]

  • Cleaning the house.

Less Cleaning, More Living

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 […]

  • 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 […]