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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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Identify Your Trusted Sources of Information for a Hurricane Event: Hurricane Preparedness Week 2016

Identify your trusted sources of information for a hurricane event

NOAA’s National Hurricane Center and Central Pacific Hurricane Center are your official sources for hurricane forecasts and the issuance of hurricane watches and warnings. Your local NOAA National Weather Service forecast office provides information regarding the expected impacts from the storm for your area. Emergency […]

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Hurricane Preparedness Week: Strengthen Your Home

Strengthen Your Home

If you plan to ride out the storm in your home, make sure it is in good repair and up to local hurricane building code specifications. Many of these retrofits do not cost much or take as long to do as you may think. Have the proper plywood, steel or aluminum panels to […]

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Assemble Disaster Supplies: Hurricane Preparedness Week 2016

Assemble Disaster Supplies

You’re going to need supplies not just to get through the storm but for the potentially lengthy and unpleasant aftermath. Have enough non-perishable food, water and medicine to last each person in your family a minimum of one week. Electricity and water could be out for at least that long. You’ll need extra […]

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Hurricane Preparedness Week: Develop an Evacuation Plan

Develop an Evacuation Plan

The first thing you need to do is find out if you live in a storm surge hurricane evacuation zone or if you’re in a home that would be unsafe during a hurricane. If you are, figure out where you’d go and how you’d get there if told to evacuate. You do […]

National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM). The 2015 NPM theme is “Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.”

ServiceMaster a long with FEMA is encouraging everyone to take part, make a plan and know what to do during an emergency. This means having an up-to-date contact list for those you may need to reach during […]

We Take Special Care of Your Possessions.

Storage options at ServiceMaster

Having a fire or water disaster can turn everything upside down, leaving your policyholder unsure of how to get a handle on things. Bring in experts who know how to carefully handle, clean and store possessions.

At ServiceMaster Restore®, when it’s necessary to remove policholders’ […]

Protecting Your Home and Business During Extreme Cold Weather

faucetExtreme cold weather can be hard on both you. your home and your business. Here are some tips to put into practice when freezing weather, snow, and ice hit your area.

 

 

How to Deal with Frozen Pipes

  • Disconnect and drain garden hoses.
  • Cover outside faucets with insulating […]

Do’s and Don’ts of Frozen Pipes

Happy New Year

 

As we roll into the new year, we want to make sure that you’re prepared for the winter months ahead. Regardless of what part of the country you live in, chances are you will experience some sort of winter weather. With this season comes freezing […]

Giving Back

The holiday season is a great time to give back to your community. Whether you donate money or time, giving back is beneficial–and not just for the recipients. Research has shown that the old adage, “it’s better to give than to receive” is true after all.

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