1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Talking About Fire Safety With Your Kids

    Your home naturally has a fire extinguisher and fire alarms in place in each room. You likely check these alarms regularly and replace the batteries when needed. However, these things are not enough for your child to know what to do in the event of a fire! It’s important to keep your children educ…Read More

  5. Five Christmas Hazards Around the Home

    Among the festive cheer and family gatherings, it is easy to forget about the potential dangers that Christmas can bring into your home. Here are five concerns to watch out for: Overused power sockets Lights on the Christmas tree, indoor lights on the banister, and outdoor lights decorating our hous…Read More

  6. Fire Safety Tips for Your Holiday Lighting

    It’s no secret that holiday lights help make the season beautiful and brighten up our evening drive home from work, but they can also create a fire safety hazard if you’re not careful. This is the season to enjoy good times and be with family and friends. While enjoying the season most of us are…Read More

  7. Play it Safe this 4th of July

    Are you ready to get with family and friends, fire up the grill, and celebrate Independence Day? Don’t let all of the excitement of the holiday push fire safety out of your mind. Independence Day celebrations can easily – and often do – result in fires that cause severe burns, blindness, or in…Read More

  8. Holiday Fire Safety Tips: Safe Candle Use

    Did you know that December is the peak time of the year for candle home fires? The popular usage of candles to celebrate winter holidays like Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Years means there will be more candles burning indoors than usual. Although candles help us light up the holidays, set the mood,…Read More

  9. Holiday Lighting Fire Safety Tips

    It’s no secret that holiday lights help make the season beautiful and brighten up our evening drive home from work, but they can also create a fire safety hazard if you’re not careful. Follow these simple fire safety tips to keep your holiday lights and other decorative lighting from sparking a …Read More

  10. Holiday Fire Safety Tips: Christmas Trees

    Tis the season to be jolly and many of us are dressing our homes with an assortment of decorations to get into the holiday spirit. For many of us, this means going out and picking the perfect Christmas tree to serve as the centerpiece for our holiday festivities. Unfortunately, Christmas trees are t…Read More