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May 31, 2019
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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. […]
April 30, 2019
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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 […]
March 29, 2019
Flowers in the rain

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 […]
February 28, 2019
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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 […]
January 29, 2019
Holiday presents and decorations on a carpet

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 […]
December 26, 2018
Ice dam on the roof of a house

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 […]
November 28, 2018
Snowfall on a wooden roof

How to Prevent Water Damage This Winter

The milder days of fall are quickly fading into an icy cold winter in Central New Jersey. As a home owner, save yourself future trouble by spending time preparing your home for harsh weather. Patching wall damage, insulating pipes, protecting outdoor furniture, avoiding floor damage and […]
October 29, 2018
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Fall Carpet Cleaning

When was the last time you had your carpets professionally cleaned? If it’s been longer than six to twelve months, consider a fall carpet cleaning. Fall is an ideal season to prevent irreversible carpet damage. Mud, rain and debris like leaves and twigs are just waiting […]
September 13, 2018
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5 Ways to Prevent Water Damage this Fall

Before leaves start collecting in your gutters and the constant pitter patter of rain is the backdrop to your day to day life, take some time for fall home maintenance. A few hours of trimming and patching could save you the money and hassle of dealing […]
August 20, 2018
Bad odors, how to find them.

Common Sources of Bad Odors

What’s that smell?! When you have foul odors lingering in the air, you know immediately that you want to resolve the problem and eliminate the cause. Despite the claims of so-called “air cleaners”, spraying a foul-smelling room with an air freshener or some similar product is […]