1. What You Can Do to Make Restoration Jobs Easier

    Restoration jobs vary immensely in shape, size, and nature. When a flood runs roughshod through a home, repairing the damage is going to be a completely different process than what we’d do to take care of smoke damage from a fire. But if there’s one thing that’s true for just about all of the …Read More

  2. Restoration Services as Christmas Gifts?

    Christmas is less than a week away, and the clock is ticking. A great number of people are relaxing at home with all of their shopping taken care of, but an equal amount of people are tearing their hair out, having procrastinated on their gifts until the last minute. Don’t worry, we’re here to h…Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Common Signs of Water Damage

    Contrary to popular belief, water damage is much more insidious than it appears to be on the surface level. Suppose you’ve just had a flood — one of your appliances ran amok, or it rained so hard that the water outside ended up filling your home. Whatever the reason, you ended up with a shallow …Read More

  8. 4 Myths About Water Damage You Shouldn’t Buy Into

    From Carlsbad to Chula Vista, we have a whole lot of experience helping clients with flood and water damage restoration in the greater San Diego area. Water and flood damage can be an insidious aggressor to your home, penetrating deep into its unseen surfaces and causing damage behind the scenes tha…Read More

  9. Thunderstorm Safety

    Thunderstorms may not seem like much, but they can actually lead to some serious damage. A thunderstorm is considered to be severe once it produces either hail that is an inch in diameter or wind gusts that reach 58 miles per hour. All thunderstorms produce lightning, which actually kills more peopl…Read More

  10. Water Damage Help for Landlords

    Water damage can be a serious issue for everyone—tenants and landlords included. In fact, water damage claims are the second most common type of claim when it comes to home insurance! With that said, how can landlords protect themselves from expensive water damage? And, even more pressing, what ca…Read More