Providing Water Damage Restoration Services 

wet file boxes closeupA commercial building owner in Worcester, MA called in the professionals at ServiceMaster Dynamic Cleaning to help restore their business. The property's water heater tank burst, causing water damage to the storage room and the utility room. The business specializes in site development and stores all their file blueprints and job documents in their file room. Unfortunately, the file boxes were cardboard and many of them were stored on the floor. Our water damage technicians are specially trained to handle this type of job and were on-site to begin emergency services within one hour of the first call to our office. 

Prevent Fire Damage by Choosing the Correct Extinguisher

We have seen every type of fire in our 20+ years of experience in fire damage restoration. There are different types of fire extinguishers made for different fires, like grease, chemical, and electrical. Each requires different methods to put out. It's very important to use the correct class of fire extinguishers, if not, a dangerous chemical reaction will occur. You never want to use water on a grease or electrical fire because this will only intensify the flames. There are five different types of fire extinguishers, learn more about how to prevent fire damage with this guide.Fire Extinguisher Types

attic mold RMRWhy call a professional for mold remediation?

There is more to mold remediation than just removing visual mold. It is likely that there is mold growing behind what you see on the surface. Attempting to remove mold yourself could make matters worse by releasing mold spores into the air. We have the resources and the experience to deal with mold jobs too big for homeowners. Mold gradually destroys anything it grows on, our methodical approach prevents cross-contamination. The presence of mold often indicates an underlying moisture issue. We inspect common water loss areas for water damage in addition to assessing the mold conditions. 

fridge maintenanceWater damage from a leaking refrigerator? Find out why.

A sneaky cause of water damage in the home is a leaking refrigerator. These leaks are often small and slowly leave behind water damage that can go unnoticed for a long time. This is why it's usually the smallest leaks that cause the most damage! If not caught and restored properly, a water leak can cause mold to grow within 48 hours. The level of mold growth after a few week's time means the building materials behind and underneath the fridge and potentially the surrounding kitchen cabinets will need to be removed and remediated. The good news is, a refrigerator leak is largely preventable with regular inspection and routine maintenance. Follow these expert tips to help prevent water damage from fridge leaks.

CampfireThe summer season brings a flourish of activities. Seasonal events like backyard cookouts, family camping trips, and 4th of July fireworks are all typical traditions. Home fires are most common during the fall and winter months but the risk of fire damage does not decrease with people spending more time outdoors. Learn how to stay safe this summer with these recommendations. 

Prevent Fire Damage by Grilling Safely

grill flamesSummertime and grilling go hand and hand. Cooking burgers, hosting barbeques, and socializing with friends are some of America's favorite past times. But it pays to be cautious when cooking on the grill.  Grill fires on residential properties cause $37 million in property damage each year1. Over half of grill fires occur between the summer months of May and August, with July being the peak month2. Don't let fire damage ruin your summer. Keep safety in mind when cooking on the grill with these expert tips.

 JCP ServiceMaster Restore FireDamage 1832 FINALEveryone loves a home-cooked meal. Gathering around the table with delicious food and family can bring joy no matter what the season or occasion. But many home cooks, both experienced and novices, unknowingly put themselves and their family at risk. These cooking safety errors can lead to disastrous consequences. Cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires at 49%*.