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Entries Tagged as 'Water Damage'

Wet Carpet Safe or Unsafe?

September 7th, 2017 · No Comments

“I have wet carpet! Grab the shop vac! Maybe not…” First of all, how long has it been wet? Did you know, even with clean water, if your wet carpet has been wet for more than 72 hours, it might as well have been soaked in sewage. A shop vac does not have the power to […]

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Water, water everywhere

May 18th, 2017 · No Comments

Over the past couple days we have received massive amounts of rain and high winds. In our many years of experience here at ServiceMaster, when we get this much rain it ends up in places that we do not want it to be. Sump pumps tend to be working their hardest to keep up and […]

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Now hiring!

November 11th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Due to recent business growth we have now have several part-time positions open. Wage will depend on experience. Mitigation technician – Do you like to tear things apart? Are you a team player? This could be a good job for you! We go into homes to cleanup after many unique disasters and our role varies […]

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Change how you put things into storage

January 8th, 2016 · No Comments

We all have things that we put in storage for various reasons: seasonal needs, future use, filing, keepsakes, etc. If you are getting ready to organize your attic, basement, garage or any room of your house here is one tip from the restoration pros who end up seeing more belongings ruined that could have been saved […]

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Tags: Cleaning · Fire Damage · Organize · Water Damage

Story of a Wet Basement

July 15th, 2014 · No Comments

This story below could happen to anyone and we are here for you if this ends up being you. Jan (*fictitious name) sat down one night to watch TV in her living room when the rain started; the TV stopped working because of the storm and the power flickered many times. She decided to read […]

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Sump Pump Failure

May 2nd, 2014 · No Comments

It’s that time of year again where things are melting and the precipitation is changing from snow to rain. We have been waiting for things to start warming up for a long time now. During this time of year water sometimes has difficulty traveling where we want it to go. Water will find the lowest […]

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Hardwood Floor Drying

April 2nd, 2014 · No Comments

We come into many different surfaces that are affected by water damage; one of the most concerning is hardwood floors. Hardwood flooring is expensive to install and difficult to match if only a small portion is damaged. We strive to restore damaged surfaces instead of replace them whenever possible. We use a piece of equipment […]

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Seasonal Homes and Winter Damage

March 12th, 2014 · No Comments

Do you have a seasonal home? Do you only visit it in the summer months? Did you turn off your water before you left last time? A lot of questions, but your answers could be the difference between a small mess to a large disaster. Across the region this winter has been colder than many […]

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Frost-free Faucets

December 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

Frost-free faucets are common on many houses and buildings and are designed to help minimize the number of frozen pipes in winter of exterior faucets. Frost-free faucets are designed with the shutoff valve inside the building, allowing the warmth from inside to keep the water from freezing and any excess water is drained and does […]

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Employee Training

December 9th, 2013 · No Comments

Here at ServiceMaster we strive to do things the best we can by focusing on quality training for our technicians. Weather it is a general house cleaning or drying the structure of a house after a water loss we have a strategic way of approaching each situation. When someone is hired we go through general […]

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