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. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. How Fire & Smoke Effects Air Quality & Health

    As much as we hate to say it, fires occur on a regular basis in any city. Building fires make up a large percentage of the blazes that erupt within city limits, however, automobile and brush fires are not unheard of. While flames pose an obvious risk, the smoke produced by a fire is also a hazard as…Read More

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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