sanitizing living room moldA home in Ashland, MA suffered mold damage from a previous water damage loss that was not addressed properly. Mold can begin to grow in as little as 48 hours if proper water damage mitigation is not completed. For this property, the bedroom, laundry room, bathroom, kitchen, and garage were affected with mold damage. The property owner put their trust in ServiceMaster Dynamic Cleaning to get the job done right, and they were not disappointed. 

wildfire landscapeThe majority of wildfires are caused by humans1. In 2017,  there were 63,546 human-caused wildfires that burned nearly 5 million acres.2 Natural wildfire outbreaks are typically started by lightning strikes igniting dry vegetation during periods of drought. We see many calls for fire damage restoration caused by brush fires in the dry New England summer months. Often times, these fires begin with the property's shed and quickly spread to surrounding homes. You can help protect your home and community by preparing ahead. These tips review the top causes of wildfires. 

ServiceMaster Dynamic Cleaning Performs Commercial Water Damage Restoration 

Trucks at Canton PlaceAn office Building in Canton, MA was stricken with water damage from a pipe break in the building's main drain line. Multiple offices, cubicles, storage rooms, bathroom, and main hallway were all impacted by water damage. The property manager called the experts at ServiceMaster Dynamic Cleaning who were on site within an hour.

Providence Home Overwhelmed with Hoarding and Mold

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Hoarding is a complex anxiety disorder that makes it difficult for someone to discard or part with items. At ServiceMaster Dynamic Cleaning we work with people battling a hoarding disorder to help them restore their homes and their lives. Our trained professionals execute a proven process to help people affected by hoarding and overwhelming clutter to clean out a home and continue to move towards a clutter-free life.

thermometer hot temperatureWhen the temperatures soar and the humidity reaches oppressive levels in New England, many homeowners retreat inside to the air conditioning. Keep your central air conditioner unit in top shape with routine maintenance to avoid water damage with these tips.

Why do AC units leak?

The most likely culprit of water damage from a central AC unit is condensation. Condensation forms when the unit pulls warm, humid air in for the cooling process. The liquid created by the condensation is directed to the drain pan and then released through a drain pipeline. If this line gets clogged, the water will back up into the house, causing extensive water damage. 

Water Damage Restoration from a Leaking Toilet Supply Line

Before After office floodServiceMaster Dynamic Cleaning was dispatched to a local commercial building that sustained a leak in the building's toilet supply line. A leaking toilet supply line is one of the most common causes of water damage we are called to restore in bathrooms. Our team arrived within 2 hours of the property manager's call for help. Once on location, we began emergency water mitigation services in the affected offices, bathroom, and unfinished basement storage area. Water damage restoration services included extraction of standing water, cleaning and deodorizing carpets, sanitizing structures to prevent mold growth, removal of wet insulation and ceiling tiles and finally set up drying equipment.

Downed Trees, Roof Leaks and Sump Pump Failures Widespread Throughout the Area

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Home and business owners in Massachusetts and Rhode Island welcomed March with multiple back-to-back Nor'easters. The storms brought heavy winds, coastal flooding, and driving rains. Wind gusts up to 80 mph caused downed trees and power outages. Homes with sump pumps that lost power and did not have battery back up systems suffered flooded basements. Many houses also saw damage from trees falling on roofs during the rain and snow storms.