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On November 13, 2018

6 Tips to Safely Deep Fry Your Thanksgiving Turkey

If you're to get stuffed this Thanksgiving season with delicious deep fried turkey then listen up - there are more cooking fires on Thanksgiving day than any other day of the year. With these stats, safety is important! Here are tips for frying your bird that will keep you and your guests safe:

On October 26, 2018

Halloween Safety Tips

Let’s “creep” it real everyone! Halloween is right around the corner and for young children, it’s the best night of the year! But trick-or-treating can be dangerous if kids and parents aren’t careful. Here are some safety tips so there is no “double double toil and trouble”! 

On October 09, 2018

Fall for Clean Carpets

You know that moment when you all of the sudden notice the leaves have changed color and the nights are becoming crisp and cool. It’s the time we start opening our windows and letting the fresh air breeze in. These early fall months are perfect to start thinking about preparing your home for the upcoming holidays, and that includes carpet cleaning! Here are four reasons you should have your...

On September 27, 2018

6 Steps to Preparing Your Fire Escape Plan

Fires are the most common disaster across the nation. When a fire occurs, every second counts when it comes to getting yourself and your family to safety. It can take two minutes for a fire in your home to become life-threatening. That is why there is no time to waste! Below we share with you the steps to establishing your families fire escape plan: 

On September 19, 2018

Creating An Effective Data Recovery Plan

Natural disasters can cause havoc for businesses, especially those without a data recovery plan. We all know that computers and water don’t go together. And some are better than others when it comes to preparing for the damaging effects of Mother Nature. Don’t worry, we are here to help with point to consider when putting into place a data recovery plan.

On September 12, 2018

Meet our team -- Pablo Orrego

Pablo Orrego is one of our Disaster Restoration Technicians. He has been with ServiceMaster by Ayotte for two years. He has lived in Northfield for the past five years, and enjoys spending time with his wife, Carina and their three children - two boys (13 and 7) and a 2 month old baby girl. Pablo and his wife recently celebrate their 14 year wedding anniversary.

On September 04, 2018

Back to School Safety

It’s that time of year again – back to school! A normal school day ends around 3 PM, but most work days aren't done until 5. Once your kids are old enough to come home by themselves, it is important for them to know what activities are safe without an adult present. Even if your kids go to a sitter, knowing this information is helpful in case of emergency. Utilize this fun activity and have...

On August 30, 2018

What You Need to Know About Asbestos

Asbestos.  Once marketed as a “magic mineral” it is now is an infamous public health menace.  And, chances are if your home (or commercial building) was built before 1980, construction materials containing asbestos were likely used.

On August 21, 2018

Meet our team -- Eli Medini

Eli is our Disaster Restoration Manager and manages a team of 6. He has been with ServiceMaster by Ayotte for 16 years. He is originally from El Salvador and has two kids ages 16 and 18. He enjoys going to MN United soccer games. Soccer is one of Eli’s favorite pastimes. He doesn’t play in the league, but enjoys kicking the ball around being mindful of his back injury. We were able to sit down...

On August 14, 2018

New Backpack, New Kicks and Clean Air Ducts?

You’ve seen the pencils and notebooks at Target.  You’ve noticed the clothes hanging on the racks taking a decidedly turn toward fall.  It’s that time of year again -- kids will soon be heading back into the classroom.

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