1. The Effects Fire & Smoke Can Have on Your Home

    Anyone who has had some kind of fire in their home, whether it is a candle fire or a grease fire, knows how traumatic and costly it can be. Fires can inflict a lot of damage on your home, and the damage is not always visible to the naked eye. Aside from the obvious damage inflicted by flames, there …Read More

  2. ServiceMaster Absolute is Now Servicing North San Diego County!

    Great news, everyone! We have opened another state-of-the-art facility in Carlsbad, California to offer all of our disaster restoration services in North County! So we will now be extending our fire & water restoration services, trauma/crime scene cleanup, and construction services to the follow…Read More

  3. Water Damage: Why is Response Time so Critical?

    Water can be your best friend or your worst enemy, it all depends on the circumstances. On a hot summer day, water provides comfort in the form of a way to cool off if it’s confined within the lining of a swimming pool, or even a way to stay hydrated if presented in a water bottle. However, the si…Read More

  4. 7 Important Steps to Take When You Are Faced with Water Damage

    Alright, disaster has struck and now water is gushing from a busted pipe or ruptured appliance water supply line. Do you know what to do? (Note: “freak out” is not an acceptable response.) Stop the water flow at its source – Your first course of action is to figure out where the water is comin…Read More

  5. How to Restore Flood-Damaged Photographs, Books and Papers

    Oh no! Disaster has struck your home or office, water is everywhere and the clock is ticking down. Important paperwork, family photos and books have all been damaged by the flooding water – what do you do?! Restoring Your Flood-Damaged Books, Photographs & Paper For the best results, you will …Read More

  6. Water Damage Restoration: What to Keep & What to Toss?

    Judging what you should keep and discard can be a difficult task after your home has suffered water damage. Of course, anything that cannot be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected should be thrown out, along with any items that have been submerged for an extended period of time. To help you figure thi…Read More

  7. How to Quickly Dry Out Your Home to Mitigate Water Damage

    Whenever your home suffers water damage, you will want to cut off the water source and begin the cleanup process immediately. Doing so will minimize the amount of damage and greatly reduce the chances of mold – which will only exacerbate the situation. But how will you dry the area out first? Here…Read More