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On January 04, 2018

Meet our team -- Lisa Hurtgen

Lisa is our Project Manager. She started with ServiceMaster by Ayotte in 2005, she just celebrated 12 years with the team! Her daughter, Ashley, is 23 and is soon to be a beautician. Her son, Nick, is 27 and works locally for Target Corporation. Lisa has lived in Northfield for the last 10 years. In her spare time, Lisa loves to read and hunt.

On January 02, 2018

Do You Know the Air Quality of Your Home?

Winter is here, and it's the time when most of us in the midwest close our windows, crank up the heat and get our fireplace ready for cold winter nights. With all these heating elements running, and windows closed, this is also a good time to think about the air quality of your home. Oddly enough, many homeowners don't consider air quality when thinking about preparing for winter or even...

On January 02, 2018

10 Tips for Protecting Your Home From Frozen Pipes While You Are Away

Are you planning the perfect winter getaway to sun sand and warm beaches? Great! Before you hop on the plane, be sure to get your home ready for your absence. Beyond the usual precautions (stopping mail, turning on home security, boarding pets, etc...) Have you thought about your pipes? It might seem silly, but burst pipes are one of the most common home disasters to happen in the winter. Not...

On December 13, 2017

Meet our team -- Beth Ayotte Naumann

Beth is the President/CEO of ServiceMaster by Ayotte. She is a busy mother of 3 beautiful children; Jordyn (12), Justus (10), and Evelyn (4). They often joke that she is the number one Uber driver in our community getting these guys to and from their events. She is an avid reader, loves personal development projects and is passionate about anything outdoors.

On November 16, 2017

Kitchen Fire? Here's what to do

Are you planning to cook this holiday season? Then it's time to learn a few ways to deal with kitchen fires. Don't worry - with the right prep and making safe decisions - you can reduce the risk of fire significantly.

 

On November 16, 2017

4 Ways to Prep Your Fireplace for the Holidays

 

Nothing says holidays like curling up near a warm fire to read a book or hang Christmas stockings! A home fireplace becomes the center of holiday celebrations and a gathering point for family and friends. To keep the holidays cozy, safe and accident-free, you need to prep your fireplace before have your first holiday fire. Here are 4 ways to prep your fireplace and get it ready for the...
On November 16, 2017

How to Avoid a Turkey Fryer Fire

 You've found the perfect turkey, researched the most amazing recipe and now it's time to cook!Did you know that Thanksgiving is the day when the most home fires break out? And that if you use a turkey fryer, the risk of fire increases significantly?Don't let your home or the perfect family dinner be ruined. Follow these safety tips to keep your family, home and turkey safe while creating the...

On November 16, 2017

4 Ways to Prep Your Kitchen for a Safe Thanksgiving

The holidays are almost here! Time to crack open that cookbook and start dreaming up the perfect meal! 

On November 16, 2017

4 Reasons to Have Your Ducts Cleaned Before It Snows

The first part of November means it's time to finish getting your house ready for winter. In prepping the lawn, and storing bikes it can be easy to overlook your ducts. Do you know the last time you had your home's ducts cleaned? If you can't answer that question, it might be a good time to get it done.Here are are 4 reasons to get your ducts cleaned before the snow flies! 

On October 03, 2017

4 Steps to Remove Coffee Stains from your Carpet

Coffee is an essential of life for most of us. It's how we wake up, get out the door, and remember our keys! Even so, the morning is a rough time, and even after a few sips of coffee, it's easy to spill a cup. Don't worry. Even if you haven't fully woken up yet, you can still save your carpet. Remember this above all else: If you are a frequent coffee drinker, be sure to have the secret stain...

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