Don’t forget to Check your Filters

Posted on June 21, 2021.

Summer is just starting to kick into high gear but make sure you take preventive measures with your furnace by checking your filters regularly. Your filters are just as important for your furnace when you are running your central air as when you are running your heat. If you are like most people, you probably … Continue Reading

4 Benefits of Air Duct Cleaning

Posted on April 30, 2021.

Air ducts circulate airflow from heating and cooling equipment in your home maintaining temperature throughout the day creating your desired state. This system plays a crucial part in your health, as well as, the cleanliness of your living space. Removing contaminants from an air duct system will greatly reduce the effects of dust and mold accumulation. After air duct cleaning, you will experience … Continue Reading

Mold Growth Requires Immediate Attention

Posted on April 23, 2021.

Mold grows anywhere moisture is present. You can find it inside HVAC ducts and inside cavities, in attics, and in basements. You can find it outdoors on siding and shingles, or inside in your grout.  Mold can trigger allergies in humans. Some molds are toxic. Toxic molds are rare, usually incurring only in indoor environments … Continue Reading

Dealing with Heavy Rains

Posted on April 16, 2021.

Summer brings barbecues, baseball, swimming, warm weather, and RAIN. Lots of rain which can flood basements if you do not take proper measures. Now, not EVERY basement has a sump pump, but if yours does, it is important to know what you should do to make sure when you need it, the sump pump works properly. Waking … Continue Reading

Statistics and Strategy for Siren Season

Posted on April 9, 2021.

On the first Wednesday of every month, emergency sirens sound.   In Minneapolis, CNN reporter Josh Campbell was questioning his safety when the tornado sirens blared at 1pm on the first Wednesday in April. The first Wednesday in April happened to also be having a significant rainstorm. The National Weather Service had to clarify that there was no … Continue Reading

Fix A Leak, Save Money

Posted on March 26, 2021.

  Did you know that a leaky faucet dripping at the rate of one drip per second can waste more than 3000 gallons per year? A shower leaking at 10 drips per minute wastes more than 500 gallons per year. Together we can save 1,000,000,000,000 gallons of wasted water each year. It is easy! Just by … Continue Reading

Fake A Clean House in 30 Minutes

Posted on March 20, 2021.

We are all about clean here at ServiceMaster, but everyone has panic moments when a deep cleaning is just not an option. Maybe you just got a text that your in-laws are dropping by. Surprise! They will be at your house in 30 minutes. Do not panic! Your house does not have to be clean. It … Continue Reading

How To Avoid a Wet Basement This Spring

Posted on March 12, 2021.

Winter snowmelt is upon us.  Check your sump pump to be sure it is functioning.  Get yourself a battery back up for when the power fails if you do not have one.  The winter snowmelt comes fast and furious.  Within days, your foundation can take on several inches of water, depending on the snowmelt and conditions near you.  … Continue Reading

3 Reasons to Test for Radon Now

Posted on March 5, 2021.

Radon causes cancer.  According to the EPA, 21,000 Americans die of radon-related lung cancer each year. This number is second only to smoking-related lung cancer deaths. Radon is an odorless, tasteless radioactive gas that is created by the decomposition of uranium found in most soil. This dangerous gas is everywhere, all the time, but is more … Continue Reading

Working With Insurance for Damage Restoration

Posted on February 26, 2021.

  When you have damage to your home or business, there are insurance companies, adjusters, coordinators, and industry techs that you must deal with. At ServiceMaster, we take care of all the insurance needs related to your restoration for you.  We have layers of supervision to ensure your satisfaction. Documentation is key. There is an … Continue Reading