1. How to Recover From a House Fire

    Having a house fire can be a crisis of unprecedented magnitude in most people’s lives. Fire destroys just about everything it touches. In a best-case scenario, you’ll be walking away with costly repairs. In a worst-case scenario you could lose everything you love. Dealing with a fire is enough o…Read More

  2. Baseboard Swelling – What You Need to Know

    One of the most common calls we get is people asking about the peculiar changes in their baseboard — seemingly out of nowhere, it has begun to crack, swell, peel, and bubble. What does it mean?! Sometimes, the answer is obvious — water damage in the room itself is a quick path to baseboard swell…Read More

  3. Preparing an Emergency Kit for Fire, Flood, and Other Disasters

    At ServiceMaster Absolute, we have worked with an innumerable number of clients that have gone through house fires, sudden floods, storms, and earthquakes, calling us for the copious amount of damage restoration that is needed thereafter. In working with so many people and being highly educated in t…Read More

  4. Creating a Spooky Haunted House: What NOT to Do

    The hot summer has officially ended, and we now find ourselves in the throes of Autumn. While that doesn’t change the weather for us much in Southern California where it’s sunny year round, it does mean that we can start putting up our Halloween decorations, and, even better — building the spo…Read More

  5. What to Do if You’re Caught in a Burning Building

    As a team who specializes in fire and smoke damage restoration all throughout Southern California, you can bet that we’ve heard our fair share of residential and commercial fire stories. Across all these experiences, there’s always one commonality — being in a fire is one of the most terrifyin…Read More

  6. How Fires Can Cause Commercial Water Damage

    When we think of things that are complete opposites of each other, fire and water come to mind. Water is usually cold, fire is hot. Water gives life, fire takes it away. And, of course, water destroys fire, and that’s one of the main reasons why commercial water damage can actually be one of the w…Read More

  7. How to Prevent Wildfires When You’re Out Camping

    While this isn’t a statistic we’re happy to admit, an astonishing amount of land in the United States is currently ablaze. While wildfires are a staple of every summer in certain regions of America, their occurrence has become increasingly more common, and in the most tragic scenarios, many home…Read More

  8. When to Call For Reconstruction Services: Part 2

    Welcome to part two of our blog! In our last post, we mentioned a few instances in which reconstruction services can be vital for your home or business building in San Diego and the surrounding areas. Here are just a few more reasons why you might want to call ServiceMaster Absolute for structural r…Read More

  9. When to Call For Reconstruction Services: Part 1

    At ServiceMaster Absolute, we offer a wide variety of restoration services that cover just about the entire spectrum of residential or commercial damage. One of our most important services, however, is structural repair and reconstruction. Perhaps the most ultimate form of restoration, we can quite …Read More

  10. How to Protect Your Home Against Wildfires

    We’re approaching summertime, and for most California residents, that means several things — fun in the sun, days at the beach, hikes for days, and a sweet, sweet summer tan. Unfortunately, not everyone in California is blissful under the sun in this time of the year — this is also the season …Read More