News from ServiceMaster by Ayotte

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 April 22, 2018

Wet Carpets?  Call in the Air Power.

All month we’ve been talking about April showers and the damage water can cause when it gets inside your home or business.  However, our focus has been on basements and businesses, places that often have concrete floors.

On April 08, 2018

April Showers Bring May Flowers . . . and wet basements (Strategies to Keep Your Basement Dry)

It’s a given, April is a wet month. Whether it brings spring showers or like this year, snowmelt, moisture is everywhere.

On January 29, 2018

How much snow can your roof handle?

If you live in an area where there is heavy to moderate snow, it is a good idea to keep an eye on your roof to make sure the build up of snow and ice is not causing damage to your home.  If too much snow or ice build up on your roof it can cause areas of your roof to weaken, leak or even collape. If your roof is old, needs maintenance or if you've noticed ice dams in previous years - make sure...

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