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April 29, 2022
A young woman holding bucket in her hand for water leaking from top roof and call for help to the restoration company

How Do You Fix Water Damage?

If you’ve just discovered water damage in your home or office, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve answered some of the most common questions below. How Long Will My Property Take to Completely Dry? Drying time depends on several factors, such as the level of […]
September 2, 2020
Person cleaning tile with cloth

Schedule Your Clean Today

Fall is right around the corner which means cold weather, the start of the holiday season and back to school. Before the chaos of the Fall season, schedule your janitorial and disinfection services now. At ServiceMaster Cleaning & Restoration Services, our team of experts provides a […]
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 […]
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 […]
June 21, 2018
Choosing carpet for your home in central New Jersey.

How to Choose the Right Carpet for Your Home

Choosing the right carpet for your home can be confusing. Whether you’re having trouble choosing the right materials and fibers or whether you’re wondering if carpet is the right choice in general, you’ve come to the right place. When choosing flooring for your home or business, […]
March 28, 2018
Getting out salt stains on commercial carpets in New Jersey.

Preventing Salt Stains on Your Commercial Carpets After Winter

After the frosts of winter have been melted away using rock salt and other ice melt products, those signature white salt stains appear seemingly overnight in your business entryways and lobbies. Trying to get these stains out yourself can prove a difficult case to solve, and […]
February 23, 2018
Water damage, flooded basement causes in New Jersey

Common Causes of Flooded Basements

Due to the fact that basements are built at least partially or fully underground, they are often the culprits of drainage issues from heavy rains or burst pipes. Or, it can simply collect the aftermath of appliance that malfunctions such as an overflowing washing machine or […]
January 29, 2018
Cleaning water damaged carpets in central New Jersey.

What to Do with Water Damaged Carpets at Home or Work

When you discover soaked carpets, begin immediately by blotting up as much excess water as possible.  Be sure to blot and not rub, as dirty floodwaters may contain contaminants, dirt and debris. Do this step as thoroughly as possible, even if you need to run all […]
December 19, 2017
Removing alcohol stains from carpets in New Jersey.

Removing Alcohol Stains from Carpets After the Holidays

Hosting for the holidays is all fun and games until someone spills a glass of wine or beer onto your nice carpets or area rugs. Alcohol carpet stains should be dealt with almost immediately to prevent permanent damage to the carpet or rug fibers. Many stains […]
November 27, 2017
Carpet cleaning for the holidays in New Jersey.

5 Ways Getting Your Carpets Cleaned for the Holidays Gives the Best Impression

With the holidays in full gear starting last weekend, everyone is thinking about how to make the best impression on visiting friends and family. Getting your carpets professionally cleaned is a great way to spruce up your home and make a major difference to your guests. Especially […]