Getting Your Home Ready for Summer in 8 Simple Steps

Posted on May 7, 2019.

Heading into May, we are on the cusp of Summer with Spring fading away and warmer weather on the horizon! You have probably spent the last few months hibernating indoors from the cold weather with high hopes of Spring cleaning as soon as the weather got nicer. If you put off that Spring cleaning a … Continue Reading

7 Landscapers in the Twin Cities to Bring Your Yard to the Next Level

Posted on May 1, 2019.

For more than 50 years, ServiceMaster has been a nationwide leader in the cleaning industry. We strive to provide the best service possible in the field of cleaning and disaster restoration for residential and commercial properties. When we come into your home or business, you can rest assured your possessions will be treated with the best care … Continue Reading

Flooded Basement: What to do During and the Aftermath

Posted on March 31, 2019.

*header image courtesy of Jeff Covey* For those who have had the unfortunate of experience of dealing with a flooded basement, you know it’s not fun. It’s a stressful situation, and repairing the damage can be costly. If you ever find yourself with a basement that is flooding, make sure you follow these tips and … Continue Reading

Can Snow Cause A Roof Collapse (Keeping Your Your Roof Safe in the Winter)

Posted on March 22, 2019.

*header image courtesy of Richard Allaway* Can you imagine coming home to a collapsed roof? Talk about a day ruiner. What would be even worse is if you were home during the collapse. No matter what the size of a building is, whether it’s a larger structure or a smaller home, roof collapses are possible. … Continue Reading

What to Do if Your Pipes Burst (Immediate Damage Control Measures)

Posted on January 31, 2019.

One of the worst things you can come across in your home is a burst pipe. For the most part, homeowners are aware that pipes freezing and busting open are a threat. Not many homeowners know both how to prevent this from happening, as well as what to do if you ever find out a … Continue Reading

How to Make Sure Your Pipes Don’t Freeze in the Winter

Posted on January 22, 2019.

In case you weren’t aware, it’s been pretty cold this winter. Like, bone-chilling cold. On January 30th, temperatures reached as low as -50 in some parts of the midwest. Ufda. Not only is this cold a threat to give you frostbite in a matter of minutes, but it can also cause real serious damage to … Continue Reading

4 Non-Toxic Carpet Cleaning Tips

Posted on November 14, 2018.

There is a large portion of homeowners who are trying to be more conscientious in terms of eliminating toxic chemicals in their home. Whether it be the paint they choose in their walls, or any other material in their house, homeowners are moving towards healthier, safer homes. Another aspect that people tend to forget about … Continue Reading

5 Signs it’s Time for a Thorough Couch Cleaning

Posted on November 9, 2018.

When it comes to cleaning your home, one of the the most neglected items in your house are your couches. While some people maybe will clean their couches once or twice a year, sprucing up your furniture should actually be more of a monthly activity, or it can even be done every two weeks. Here … Continue Reading

The Ultimate Winter Cleaning Checklist

Posted on October 22, 2018.

You’ve heard of spring cleaning, but how about winter cleaning? While winter doesn’t convey the same refreshing feeling of spring, that doesn’t mean you can’t freshen up your home even when there is snow on the ground. Here is the official ServiceMaster Winter Cleaning Checklist to keep your home looking healthy. Dusting (surfaces, corners, edges) … Continue Reading

20 Questions to ask before Hiring Restoration Technicians

Posted on October 16, 2018.

If you’re looking for a restoration technician, odds are you’ve had some bad luck with water, fire, mold or something similar to your home. These are by no means and easy fix, which is why it’s important to call in an experienced professional to help fix the damage to your home. In order to make … Continue Reading