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