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30 Sep

Must-Do Fall Maintenance

Fall has officially started. It might just be the breath of cool air you need after a hot summer. Changing leaves, football and a day at the pumpkin patch might be some of the reasons you enjoy this time of year. Along with the fun comes rain, cool air and a whole lot of debris.

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31 Aug

Community Involvement After a Disaster

  After a disaster strikes, the best way to make a difference is to get involved in your community. Even if you don’t have emergency response experience, you can still help. Many government organizations have online and in-person trainings. These trainings are a great first step to take if you want to support your community.

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31 Jul

Prepare Your Home for Vacation

  Now that summer is underway, it seems like everyone is going on vacation. You may even have upcoming travel plans that take you away from Central New Jersey. Preparing to travel can be overwhelming. Packing your suitcase, arranging your home and planning your trip can take endless time if you let it. Use the

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cyclone-post
27 Jun

Start of Hurricane Season

The 2019 hurricane season is here! The National Hurricane Center explains that 97% of all hurricanes occur between June 1st and November 30th. Hurricanes are less likely at the beginning of the season but not impossible. Protect your home by preparing for this season before a water disaster strikes. What to Expect In May, we

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Family barbecue party outside in the backyard.
31 May

BBQ Safety

The smell of BBQ in the air is a sure sign of summer in Central New Jersey. Enjoying tasty food with friends and family in the warm sun is a great way to kick off the season. BBQ’s are fun, but grills are a fire hazard. Before you start up your grill for the first

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SpringfFlowers covered by hail
30 Apr

10 Ways to Prepare for a Severe Storm

Severe weather can happen throughout the year. Now that spring has begun, you may think that you’re home free for clear, sunny skies. However, spring can be filled with thunderstorms, tornadoes and floods. The key to experiencing less storm damage is to prepare. While you can’t completely control what’s going to happen during a natural

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Flowers in the rain
29 Mar

Prevent Spring Water Damage DIY Inspection

ServiceMaster Cleaning & Restoration Services in Central New Jersey is your local water damage restoration expert. Use the following checklist to help prevent spring water damage in your home.   Interior: Attic & Basement: Your attic and basement are highly susceptible to water damage. Check these areas periodically to catch water damage as soon as

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A person standing in front of clutter and cleaning supplies
28 Feb

February Home Maintenance Tasks

Take advantage of the last month of winter and spruce up your home before venturing out for Spring. Once the first warm day rolls around, you won’t want to spend any unnecessary time inside. Make sure you’re able to soak up the sun as soon as possible by completing this end of winter home maintenance

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Holiday presents and decorations on a carpet
29 Jan

Post-Holiday Carpet Cleaning

During the holiday chaos of guests, cooking and travel, the last thing on your mind is carpet damage. Now that guests have gone home, use this time to assess the damage. Put away decorations and other clutter. Once your Central New Jersey home is cleared, inspect your carpets and create a carpet cleaning plan. Vacuum,

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Ice dam on the roof of a house
26 Dec

Ice Dam Prevention

Winter brings snow, ice and rain. With moisture being so abundant, water damage is likely to happen in your home or business. As a property owner in Central New Jersey, I’m sure you know about frozen pipes but are you aware of ice dams? Ice dams are difficult to spot. Depending on the number of

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