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

Best Commercial Cleaning Services in Minneapolis

Posted on January 1, 2019.

Service Master has been cleaning homes and businesses in Minneapolis since 1993. They are experts in residential and commercial cleaning and disaster restoration. There is some fair overlap when it comes to residential vs. commercial cleaning. Services such as carpet cleaning, fabric protection, and upholstery cleaning are necessary for both. We can specialize more heavy … 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

How to Remove Odors from Carpet

Posted on September 18, 2018.

Even the nicest of rooms can be ruined by a foul-smelling carpet. There are a whole list of causes for carpet odors, including an excess of moisture, like spills or flooding. The wetness causes mold which in turn creates an unflattering smell. The way in which you clean your carpet can also have an effect. … Continue Reading

5 Benefits of Using Rug Cleaning Machines

Posted on September 11, 2018.

As far as accidents go, nothing is more frustrating than accidentally spilling coffee, wine, ketchup, or anything else for that matter, on your rug. What was once a beautiful centerpiece on your living or dining room floor is now stained with an unattractive blemish. But, all hope is not lost. There are tons of options … Continue Reading