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How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter Winter ushers in chilly temperatures that can wreak havoc on your pipes. When water expands as it freezes, stress is placed on your pipes. This pressure can cause the pipes to burst, leading to a major water loss in your home. ServiceMaster Restore wants to share some helpful tips on how to prevent frozen pipes this winter season. The Truth About Frozen Pipes Water exerts up to 40lbs of pressure on your pipes as it expands by 10% when frozen. Homes built in 1960 or before are especially susceptible to frozen pipes. 37%

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Fire Prevention & Safety Tips

Important Fire Prevention & Safety Tips Fire safety requires true effort in order to be effective. For that reason, you shouldn’t take any chances. There are several types of fires, each of which has its own unique set of preventative tips. These fire prevention tips will go a long way in keeping you, your home, and your family safe. Home Fire Prevention & Safety Tips Install smoke alarms on each level of the home, outside every bedroom. Test smoke alarms once a month. Change the batteries when needed. Develop a fire escape plan and practice it twice a year with

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Is Mold Dangerous In Your House?

Is Mold Dangerous in Your Home? What You Need to Know You love your family and the home that houses it. As such, maintaining a clean, healthy environment is of utmost importance. Contamination from any source is something you aim to avoid at all costs. As such, you’ve probably wondered a time or two is mold dangerous in your house? Because mold is a widely feared contaminant, we figured that this would be the perfect time to separate fact from fiction. So — just how dangerous is mold in homes? The answer may not be as clear cut as you

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Choosing a Restoration Company: What You Need to Know

Choosing a Restoration Company: What You Need to Know While some seasons are more prone to certain property damage disasters, emergencies can happen year-round. When a loss does occur, your first thoughts are likely to be about how you’re going to pay for the cleanup and repairs. This is a where your insurance company comes in. After all, this is what you pay for under your homeowners insurance policy. However, you’ll also need the help of a trusted restoration company in the process. Knowing how to choose a restoration company you can trust only benefits your odds of having the

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Grab a Bucket! The Facts on Ceiling Water Damage

Grab a Bucket! The Facts About Ceiling Water Damage You may be under the impression that ceiling water damage is immediately detectable. However, the signs are often very subtle and detecting water damage can be tricky, especially if leaks remain hidden for some time. In order to discover the problem, you must pay attention to all the warning signs. Water damage and ceiling water damage can generate costly repairs, and dependent upon your homeowner’s insurance, you might be fortunate to have it covered. We’re discussing everything you need to know to recover from ceiling water damage.  Early Signs of Ceiling

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Returning to Your Klamath County Home After the Bootleg Wildfire

Returning to Your Klamath County OR Home After the Bootleg Wildfire It is no secret that summer 2021 has been a challenging time for the Klamath County, Oregon community. More than 413,717 acres were affected in the Bootleg wildfire, scarring the beautiful landscape and taking many homes and businesses with it. While the situation seemed hopeless, the government’s Incident Information System reports that the fire is 100% contained as of August 19th. With many property owners having evacuated, this means that many people are now returning to the area to take stock of the damages and begin to rebuild. ServiceMaster Restore

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Fire Damage Restoration Ashland

Fire Damage Restoration Ashland OR If you are facing fire damage Ashland OR, you may be uncertain of where to turn or what to do next. There is no doubt that this is a challenging time. However, working with ServiceMaster Restore of Medford can ease the stress and anxiety throughout the process of fire board up, fire restoration, and fire damage repairs.  We are sharing some of the most common fire hazards and the important of remediating these as quickly as possible. Doing so helps keep you from more time away from your property, extensive repair costs, and going back

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ServiceMaster Restore is Your Reputable Water Damage Company

ServiceMaster Restore is Your Reputable Water Damage Company Let’s face it. When you have water damage, generally your insurance company will hand you a long list of potential water restoration companies with whom they work. Although this can jumpstart the process of hiring a water damage company to eliminate the moisture from your space, some adjusters provide little information about the reputation of these restoration providers. As such, choosing a reputable, honest water restoration company is of the utmost importance. But how do you know if a restoration company is the right fit for your water loss? At ServiceMaster of

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4 Common Causes of Burst Pipes

4 Common Causes of Burst Pipes & How to Avoid Them When a pipe bursts in your property, it causes a major water loss and a need for water extraction services. Many property-owners assume that broken and busted pipes are the result of extremely cold temperatures. But in reality, there is more than one cause of burst pipes. ServiceMaster Restore is sharing helpful information to protect your pipes from damage.  Causes of Burst Pipes As a homeowner, it pays to be aware of and anticipate potential sources of damage and the solutions for these issues. Preventing burst pipes is one such issue. The four main causes of broken pipes include:  1.

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