Preparing for a natural disaster should be a formality for all businesses. Who knows when a flood, earthquake or tornado will occur and result in your place of business getting damaged in some manner? Therefore, prepare your company for a natural disaster by including the following steps. The implementation of these methods may not come […]
Hurricanes can produce a significant amount of wind, rain and debris that can damage a homeowners’ roof. The property damage can be as minimal as a few broken shingles or as severe as total destruction of the home. With the 2014 hurricane season underway, the potential for roof damage is significant in storm-prone locations. […]
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently released a report predicting there will be 8-13 named storms, 3-6 hurricanes, and 1-2 major hurricane during the 2014 hurricane season. While the 2014 season is forecasted to be at or below average, hurricanes like Sandy and Katrina have shown us the power one storm can wield. But by planning in advance, your business can […]
Independence Day is one of the summer’s most fun holidays with family and friends, fireworks and barbecues, but there are numerous ways children and pets can be injured during the festivities. ServiceMaster Restore is available to help your policyholders 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and 365 days per year- and that includes Independence […]
A parent’s worst fear is the safety of their family, during everyday life and especially in a disaster situation. At any time a family can be hit with flooding, hurricanes, tornados, storms, wildfires and any other natural disaster. The unfortunate thing about these circumstances is that they cannot be controlled, we are at the mercy […]
With Hurricane Preparedness Week closing out the month of May, ServiceMaster Restoration Services would like to take the month of June to offer tips on preparing your family and business for any sort of natural disaster. The 2014 Hurricane Season is in effect from June 1st through November 30th. According to The Weather […]
As we approach National Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 25-31) and hurricane season, which officially begins June 1, history teaches that a lack of hurricane awareness and preparation is a common thread among all major hurricane disasters.
With satellite imagery, the ServiceMaster Restore Disaster Operations Center tracks global weather and potentially catastrophic events that may impact […]
A flood is defined as any high flow, overflow, or inundation of water that causes or threatens damage. Flooding can occur with prolonged rainfall over several days, intense rainfall over a short period of time, or when water from an existing source moves too quickly (i.e. snowmelt, dam break, etc.). Brief descriptions of the various […]
Be a Force of Nature: Take the next step during National Severe Weather Preparedness Week.
Severe Weather Preparedness Week started in 2012 with the previous year during the same week, spawning more than 300 tornadoes, claiming hundreds of lives and ranking as one of the largest tornado outbreaks in US History. In 2011 ServiceMaster restored […]