Steps to Take After Your Home is Hit with a Severe Storm or Tornado

Posted on August 22, 2019.

The Midwest brings its fair share of severe weather. Severe thunderstorms with hail and strong winds, flash floods, and the dreaded tornado. When disaster strikes, what do you do next? You’ve been thrown for a loop and there’s damage to your home or your neighbor’s home and you need to act fast. So, what first? … Continue Reading

6 Simple Ways to Fireproof Your Office

Posted on August 20, 2019.

The National Fire Protection Association put out some statistics about business office fires stating that between 2007 and 2011 U.S. fire departments responded to an average 3,340 fires at office properties per year for those five years. Peak times for the fires were between 12:00-2:00 PM – that’s peak lunchtime. Coincidence? Perhaps! It may seem … Continue Reading

Sump Pumps in the Summer | How to Deal With Heavy Rains

Posted on August 16, 2019.

Summer brings barbecues, baseball, swimming, warm weather, and RAIN. Lots of rain can flood basements if you don’t take proper measures. Now, not ALL basements have a sump pump, but if yours does, it’s important to know what you can do to make sure when you need it, it works properly. Nobody wants to wake up … Continue Reading

How to Keep Your Home Cool in the Summer

Posted on July 17, 2019.

Summer in Minnesota can get hot, humid, and unbearable. When heat indexes are on the rise, know there is so much more you can do to keep your house cool than cranking up that air conditioning, which means cranking up that bill. Get Your Air Ducts Cleaned  Over time, dust and pollutants can build up … Continue Reading

Minnesota Summers: How to Keep Your Home Mold Free

Posted on July 10, 2019.

Here in Minnesota, we wait months and months for Summer to come. We love it. It is the complete opposite of our dreaded winters and means we can finally take trips to the lake every weekend and can swim in the water, not stand on it. 🙂 But, warmer temperatures, rainstorms, and increased humidity also … Continue Reading

Top 10 Remodelers in the Twin Cities

Posted on June 20, 2019.

Service Master has been serving up the best possible cleaning services to our neighborhoods since 1993. Our expertise includes residential cleaning, commercial cleaning, and disaster restoration. Something that goes hand-in-hand with restoration is remodeling. Sometimes a full refresh is what you are looking for after some disastrous damage clean-up, and we want to help you … Continue Reading

Flood Damage – How, Why, and What Do I Do Now?

Posted on June 17, 2019.

Flood Damage Today we’re talking flood damage. Flood damage is something that has many occurrences and can affect both residential and commercial properties all the same. There are generally two main types of flood damage, basement flooding, or severe weather flooding, both of which can result in a large amount of clean up. The team at … Continue Reading

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