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Space Heater Best Practices

If you’re not careful, space heaters can be very dangerous. They can fall over, be covered by flammable items or forgotten about. Any of these accidents may lead to a dangerous fire in a matter of minutes. According to the NFPA, space heaters contributed to 43% of home heating fires in the U.S. Even though [...]

Cooking Fire Prevention Tips

There are many benefits to cooking at home. It’s a cheaper and healthier alternative to eating out. However, according to the US Fire Administration, cooking is the leading cause of both residential and non-residential building fires. In addition to compromising your safety, fires leave behind costly and time-consuming damage. That doesn’t mean you have to [...]

How to Remove Smoke Odor After Fire Damage

Cleaning up after fire damage is one thing, but what about the leftover smoke smell? Or what if wildfires in the area bring smoke into your home, without actually burning anything? Soot, ash, and other particulates are all a part of creating that smoke odor. That smoky smell isn’t good for your property or for [...]

Avoiding Wildfire Damage in Texas

Just in the last couple of years, we’ve seen some incredibly destructive wildfires across the country. The most susceptible areas to wildfire include California and the Pacific Northwest as well as Texas. A long period of time without rain in the Dallas-Fort Worth area increases the risk of wildfire. You are the best judge of [...]

Fireworks Safety Tips

With the 4th of July on the horizon, it’s more important than ever to talk about fireworks safety best practices. Proper fireworks safety can make the difference between a night filled with fun memories and a potential fire or injury. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the improper use of fireworks results in [...]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at ServiceMaster TEAM   "Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow." – Edward Sandford Martin We're thankful to keep homes and businesses in our community safe from disaster, that's why we're open 24/7 year [...]

By |November 22nd, 2016|Fire Damage, Fire Restoration, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Happy Thanksgiving!

When You Fall into Disaster, We Help Pick Up the Pieces

ServiceMaster TEAM can help you recover from common household problems this Autumn such as:   Fire Inside Flue blockage or creosote buildup can result in disastrous fires. Check your chimney before warming the hearth this fall. Water Above Roof damage or clogged gutters can result in leaks and drainage problems once the rainy season starts [...]

By |October 28th, 2016|Fire Damage, Restoration Services, Water Damage, Weather|Comments Off on When You Fall into Disaster, We Help Pick Up the Pieces

We’re the Restoration Crew for your Post Summer Problems

Sewage Cleanup We understand how upsetting sewage leaks are to any home or business. When the plumber leaves we’ll make it right—from the ceiling to the floor and everything in between! Water Damage Don’t ignore ceiling stains or other early warning signs once the rain starts up again. We’re the experts—that’s why we’re on call [...]

By |September 16th, 2016|Fire Damage, Fire Restoration, Mold Remediation, Water Damage|Comments Off on We’re the Restoration Crew for your Post Summer Problems

Wildfire Season is Here

May marked the beginning of wildfire season in the western United States, including Alaska. From June through August, wildfire season generally moves north and west and becomes more prevalent by late July or early August. Fortunately, there are several steps your policyholders can take to prepare for wildfire season: Remove pine needles and dry leaves from within five feet of [...]

By |June 22nd, 2016|Fire Damage, Fire Restoration, Smoke Damage|Comments Off on Wildfire Season is Here

Smoke Damage in the Spring

Got Smoke? We Can Help. ServiceMaster TEAM in Dallas-Fort Worth wants to make sure that your home stays clean and damage-free after experiencing smoke damage. Homeowners are often unaware of the health risks smoke has. Indeed, if not handled properly, damage from smoke dam worsen: Ash and smoke left behind can cause further damage and [...]

By |April 15th, 2016|Fire Damage, Restoration Services, Smoke Damage|Comments Off on Smoke Damage in the Spring