Tips of the Month

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How To Prepare Your Home Before Going On Vacation

JULY 17, 2018

When you are on vacation, the last thing you want to worry about is whether your home is safe. Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to minimize the risk of accident or burglary. Use this checklist from the experts at ServiceMaster Restore® to help keep your home protected while you’re away.

Vacation checklist for home safety

In the weeks leading up to your trip, begin prepping your home for your departure. Use the checklist below to ensure every task is completed appropriately before you and your family head out.

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How To Prepare Your Home For Wildfire Season

JULY 12, 2018

Wildfires can occur anywhere across the U.S., given the right conditions. That’s why learning wildfire preparedness, no matter where you live, is so important. Preparedness can prevent injury and death to people and animals, plus limit the amount of damage and destruction that communities face.

Since 2017 was one of the worst wildfire seasons ever seen, especially in California, the push toward wildfire safety is more critical than ever. Use these wildfire safety tips from the experts at ServiceMaster Restore® to help protect yourself, your family, and your home from fires.


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SEPTEMBER 19, 2017

A flooded house can be a major nightmare. Not only is there the risk of substantial damage to the structure of your home, but what about the contents inside? Floods can do a number on items large and small, from priceless family photos to expensive major appliances.

When it comes to appliances, you obviously want to salvage them as quickly and as fully as possible following a flood, but it’s important to do so safely. Here are some guidelines for how to repair or replace appliances that are damaged by floodwaters in your home.

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DECEMBER 19, 2017

As winter prepares to head your way, it’s important to protect your home against winter storm damage. Wind, ice, snow and sleet can cause real damage to homes, which is why it’s best to know what the risks are before it’s too late. Let ServiceMaster Restore® help you get ready for harsh winter weather with our expert guide to getting your home prepped and protected this season.

Types of Winter Storm Damage

A nice winter snowfall may seem idyllic, but winter weather can also pack a severe punch. With individual weather events capable of causing billions of dollars in damage, according to the National Centers for Environmental Information, you’ll want to know the different ways that cold-weather catastrophes can impact your residence. As a homeowner, the major ones to watch out for are damage to your roof and gutters as well as water damage due to snowmelt.

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