Be a positive influence on your community by sharing your preparedness story. Let your friends and family know that you’re prepared for an emergency and that they should be prepared too. Research has shown that many people won’t prepare until they see others doing so. You don’t know when an emergency might occur. These simple steps […]
HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT MOLD?
September is Mold Awareness Month. Mold is a problem we think about but hope to never experience. It is a fungus that can grow almost anywhere, indoors or outdoors. The approximately 100,000 species of mold that exist all share the same basic characteristics: the need for oxygen, moisture and […]
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 […]
On March 21, 2014, President Obama signed the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 into law. This law repeals and modifies certain provisions of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act, which was enacted in 2012. FEMA looks forward to working with Congress, the private Write Your Own Insurance Companies and other stakeholders to implement […]
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 […]
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 policyholders’ contents, we have a proven process for inventorying, packing and safely […]
The NWS homepage, www.weather.gov, provides up to date weather and water advisory, watch, and warning information for the U.S. and its territories. However, the NWS provides many additional resources to help emergency managers, public officials and private citizens make water decisions.
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service (AHPS)
AHPS provides a suite of river and flood forecasts and water […]