You've made it through the storm and the power has been restored. But you're not out of the woods yet. Now is the time to take a moment to inspect and assess. The most common cause of power outages is weather-related. If this is the case, you'll want to evaluate any damage to your home from the storm. You'll also want to investigate any potential danger like downed trees or standing water. Get your home back in order after a power outage with these suggestions.
Hoarding disorders are not a result of being lazy or disorganized. Compulsive hoarding is a complex anxiety disorder that makes it difficult for a person to discard or part with possessions, even if they appear to have little or no value. Homes of those with a hoarding disorder pose significant dangers; from health hazards to fire safety and code violations. If you or a loved one suffer from a hoarding compulsion, it is important to be aware of the risks and what you can do about them.
If you experience a sewage backup, it's more than just a smelly nuisance, it's also a health hazard. Sewage contains bacteria, viruses, and other germs that can cause diseases and illnesses that make a contaminated house uninhabitable. Protect your family and home from sewage damage with these useful tips.
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At ServiceMaster Dynamic Cleaning we pride ourselves on open and continuous communication with our insurance partners during the claims process. Documenting a loss with cutting edge technology allows us to make this process a smooth and efficient one. We also get the property owner back to normal quickly with as little interruption as possible. Digital cameras have been used for decades to help us capture and estimate a disaster restoration loss. However, creating quick and accurate estimates in the field with only these 2D images is difficult, In the restoration and insurance industry, the use of 3D cameras has elevated our performance.
Halloween is one of the many fall and winter holidays. Pumpkin carving, decorating the house and dressing up for trick or treating are all fun festive activities we look forward to. Unfortunately, they also come with a risk of fire safety. Approximately 10,000 fires were reported the 3 days surrounding Halloween from 2014-20161. Don't get spooked, protect your family and home from fire with these crucial suggestions.
There are a number of concerns that come with leaving your home vacant for the winter. Plumbing issues, unwelcome critters, and severe storms are common damage-causing events during this season. If you own a vacation home, rental property or are in the process of selling your house, you could be at risk of one or more of these disasters. The easiest way to avoid winter property damage is to plan ahead by winterizing your home.
Water damage is typically unexpected. Sure you can watch the weather for storm warnings and prepare for an incoming hurricane. But a leaking pipe or a broken water heater is an unexpected event that oftentimes takes business owners by surprise. 40% of small businesses do not reopen after a disaster. Having a plan in place and taking precautions can save downtime and money. Perhaps a more difficult loss to overcome would be a damaged reputation from product loss, damaged documents or negative consumer perception. This guide provides you with tips to reduce the impact of water damage on your business.