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21 03, 2016

Homeowner Disaster FAQ for Insurance Agents

By | March 21st, 2016|Fire Damage, Flood Damage, Hoarding Clean Up, Restoration Services, Water Damage, Weather|Comments Off on Homeowner Disaster FAQ for Insurance Agents

After a Disaster: Homeowner FAQs For Insurance Agents If your policy holder experiences a water loss, do you know the answers to some of their most commonly asked questions? Test your knowledge with these three questions: Q: How long will it take my property to dry? A: Drying time is determined by a combination of [...]

11 02, 2016

Watch Out for Ice Dams!

By | February 11th, 2016|Water Damage, Weather|Comments Off on Watch Out for Ice Dams!

Houses are never more beautiful than when covered with snow on a quiet winter day. But the buildup of snow on a roof can create dangerous ice dams. They can shear off gutters, loosen shingles and cause water to back up and leak into the house. Ice dams are thick, solid bands of ice that [...]

20 01, 2016

We Pay Attention to Safety Data Sheets

By | January 20th, 2016|Customer Service, Hoarding Clean Up, Specialty Cleaning Services|Comments Off on We Pay Attention to Safety Data Sheets

Safety Data Sheets are Important. The Hazard Communication Standard requires chemical manufacturers, distributors or importers to provide Safety Data Sheets (formerly known as Material Safety Data Sheets or MSDSs) to communicate the hazards of hazardous chemical products. According to OSHA, the information contained on each SDS must include the properties of each chemical; the physical, health, [...]

18 12, 2015

Give the Gift of Clean Upholstery!

By | December 18th, 2015|Specialty Cleaning Services, Upholstery Cleaning|Comments Off on Give the Gift of Clean Upholstery!

Give your holiday guests at home or your employees at work the gift of a clean, cozy place to sit! Couches, chairs and even partitions are used regularly but not often cleaned. Although not always visible to the naked eye, upholstery collects contaminants such as dead skin cells, oils and dust that can only be [...]

20 11, 2015

Do You Have a Home Inventory Checklist?

By | November 20th, 2015|Customer Service, Restoration Services|Comments Off on Do You Have a Home Inventory Checklist?

Insurance claims can be a hassle - here at ServiceMaster TEAM, we're on your side when it comes to helping you restore your property as quick as possible through your insurance provider. One such solution to expedite the claims process is a digital home inventory checklist. This will help you stay organized throughout the restoration [...]

19 10, 2015

Agents: A Policyholders’ Guide Through Fire Damage

By | October 19th, 2015|Fire Damage, Fire Restoration, Smoke Damage|Comments Off on Agents: A Policyholders’ Guide Through Fire Damage

When one of your policyholders experiences fire damage, we are there to guide them through the chaos, beginning with the initial phone call through complete restoration. At ServiceMaster TEAM, we understand the chemical combinations that can effectively clean and salvage belongings. We can remove soot from at-risk items such as brass, aluminum, chrome, marble, tile [...]

30 09, 2015

We Are Pros in Smoky Situations

By | September 30th, 2015|Fire Damage, Fire Restoration, Smoke Damage|Comments Off on We Are Pros in Smoky Situations

The biggest mistake homeowners make is trying to self-repair smoke damages after a fire without previous experience. In fact, most homeowners are uninformed about the severe risks involved cleaning a fire-damaged home. The following issues must be taken into consideration when restoring your home after a fire: Ash from the smoke that is left behind [...]

31 08, 2015

National Safe At Home Week

By | August 31st, 2015|Fire Damage, Fire Restoration, Smoke Damage|Comments Off on National Safe At Home Week

It's never too late for National Safe at Home Week that officially ran August 23-29. One major takeaway is to keep your homes safe by installing and/or testing your smoke detectors. Most homes already have smoke detectors installed, but have you ever stopped to consider whether those detectors are good enough? There are two types [...]

13 04, 2015

April Showers, May Flowers

By | April 13th, 2015|Restoration Services, Water Damage, Weather|Comments Off on April Showers, May Flowers

April showers bring May flowers, or so the saying goes. Unfortunately, heavy rains and frequent showers can result in flooding—causing thousands of dollars worth of damage to your home and disrupting your life. If your home is located in a flood-prone area, taking a few simple steps helps to minimize the damage from flooding: Fix [...]

23 02, 2015

When the Weather Outside is Frightful

By | February 23rd, 2015|Restoration Services, Water Damage, Weather|Comments Off on When the Weather Outside is Frightful

We’re in the midst of winter, when precipitation can knock out heat or power, sometimes for several days. Make sure you are prepared, no matter what this winter season may hold, by following these simple tips in your home: Insulate pipes with insulation or newspapers and plastic and allow faucets to drip a little during [...]