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12 Days of Fire Safety – How to Manage Fire Safety This Holiday Season

The holiday season may be a festive time of year, but it’s also an excellent time for fires to start in your home. You might be too busy thinking about many other things surrounding the season instead of fire safety. There are twelve useful things that we recommend for your fire safety needs this holiday [...]

Thanksgiving Fire Safety

Thanksgiving is the time where families and friends gather together and enjoy a meal. However, distractions and improper safety measures can turn a celebration into a fire disaster. The majority of kitchen fires happen on Thanksgiving. The increase in fire incidents can occur for various reasons. Mostly, because almost every is home preparing meals for [...]

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

Stay Safe In The Kitchen with These 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 [...]

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