2021 Pajama Drive: 10 years Keeping Kids Cozy for the Holidays

Thanks to You, ServiceMaster Disaster Associates celebrates the 10 YEAR Anniversary of our Pajama Drive!   With over 12,776 pairs of pajamas collected since 2011 Help us make 2021 the Best Year Yet.   Here’s how you can help: Between October 1st and November 18th, our annual Pajama Drive will be in motion. We will be collecting new pajamas Size: … Read More

Do Centipedes in My Home Mean I Have Water Damage?

Certain insects thrive in environments where moisture is abundant. A centipede is one type of bug that seeks out water in addition to food and shelter. Wherever all three life essentials are plentiful, centipedes will flourish. A home with centipedes may be a home with water damage. Bugs of all varieties search for water. When a building offers pests a … Read More

How to Protect Your Screen Porch from a Hurricane

Living on the coast has numerous benefits, from having a gorgeous view to feeling and smelling the beautiful ocean breeze. But it also has its drawbacks: expensive housing and high risk for hurricane damage. Many coastal and southern homes have screened in porches to take advantage of the panoramic views and warm temperatures. But they face a high-risk during hurricane … Read More

How Mold Can Affect Your Health

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Mold spores are abundant in the natural environment. Outdoors, the spores are helpful. Indoor mold, however, poses a serious health risk to a building’s occupants. Mold is a nuisance, since it adversely affects the health of people in various ways. The total number of mold species is inconclusive. However, experts estimate that at least 100,000 diverse species of mold exist. … Read More

Can I Handle Fire Damage Cleanup Myself?

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When a fire breaks out in your home or building, it can result in extensive damage. Not only will the flames themselves burn through any personal belongings and building materials that are in their way, but smoke, soot, and other corrosive byproducts will cause secondary damage. The secondary damage can be even worse than the initial harm and will become … Read More