Stockings hanging over a fireplace.

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from
ServiceMaster TEAM!

We’re committed to superior service every season. When your property suffers from damages brought on by extreme weather or an unpexteced holoday hardship such as a kitchen fire, we’re here to help. We have specialists available around the clock to serve you when you need it most.

Call us anytime if you experience:

  • Water Damage
  • Storm Damages
  • Sewage Backup
  • Biohazard or Trauma Cleanup
  • Fire and Smoke Damage

Please do not hesitate to call! We are OPEN this holiday season for your freezing or fire emergencies!

A dripping faucet.

Tips on how to protect your home during these freezing temperatures:

  • Disconnect and drain garden hoses.
  • Cover outside faucets with insulating foam covers.
  • Turn off water to outside faucets, if available, and open valves on faucets to allow them to drain.
  • Turn off sprinkler system and blow compressed air through the lines to drain them.
  • Close or cover foundation vents under house and windows to basements.
  • Close garage doors.
  • Insulate exposed pipes (both hot and cold) under house with foam pipe insulation.
  • Open cabinet doors under sinks.
  • Drip hot and cold faucets in kitchen and bath. Drip single control faucets with lever set in middle.
  • Set icemaker to make ice if the water line to it runs under the house.
  • Don’t forget to check on pipes to your washing machine in the laundry room.
  • Locate water main cut-off valve, and have a cut-off key handy.
  • Use a hair dryer, heat lamp, electric heat tape, or a portable space heater to thaw frozen pipes that have not burst.
  • Keep the faucet open when thawing frozen pipes to allow water to begin flowing through it.
  • After the weather has warmed above freezing and any frozen pipes have thawed, turn off dripping faucets and monitor your water meter to check for unseen leaks.

Source: https://www.todayshomeowner.com/how-to-protect-your-home-during-extreme-cold-weather/
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