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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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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