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On September 23, 2019

7 Steps to Prevent a House Fire

One of the leading causes of house fires is unattended cookware. From the years 2012 – 2016 the U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 355,400 home fires. At ServiceMaster by Ayotte, we are dedicated to helping your family stay safe. We have a few tips to share with you on some preventative methods you can take to avoid a fire disaster in your home: 

On September 16, 2019

How to Prepare for a Tornado

We are coming up on the anniversary of when the devastating tornados struck our area. We at  ServiceMaster by Ayotte wanted to share with you a few tips on how to stay safe and be prepared if disaster strikes. 

On June 06, 2019

Common Places to Check for Mold

M O L D. What a scary word. Did you know that mold can grow almost anywhere - in any room of any house or commercial building? When it comes to mold growth, there are areas that are more prone to mold than others. Knowing where to look for mold can help you detect, eliminate, and prevent the problem from growing again in the future. Here are the most common places to look for mold in your home...
On May 16, 2019

Summer Storms and Your Business

Mother Nature is unpredictable! Summer thunder storms can bring with them multiple threats such as thunder, lightning, hail, heavy rain, flash flooding, and strong winds. Thunderstorms are always accompanied by lightning. Lightning brings with it many risks! The risk of power surges, structural damage, and even destructive fires. That is why it is important to understand how you can keep your...

On April 03, 2019

3 Things to Do When You Notice Water Damage

Water damage is a scary thing, and can leave homeowners feeling helpless and in a panic. Water damage can occur in any part of your home like a flooded basement, ceilings, floors, exteriors/foundations, attics, or roofs. Once you have identified the problem area, take the necessary steps to prevent further damage. Make sure to give the experts at ServiceMaster by Ayotte a call at the first...
On March 05, 2019

How to Be Safe During Thaw and Refreeze

Though the warming of temps is a relief too many, it could also cause problems for homeowners in more ways than one. When temperatures drop below freezing, water inside pipes can freeze and expand. If the water causes the pipes to expand too much, it can crack the pipe or cause ice to block the pipe effecting water pressure. This can often go unnoticed until the weather warms up and the water...

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 July 26, 2018

Help! I Have Water in My House!

Last week we posted about how to avoid water damage in your home, but what do you do if, despite your best efforts, water gets in?

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