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Space Heater Safety Tips

Fall has arrived which means that it’s not long until temperatures drop in Germantown, Tennessee. Central heat doesn’t always cut it. However, space heaters come with a high fire risk. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), “Space heaters account for 43 percent of U.S. Heating fires…” In other words, you have a high…

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Fire Fighting Damage

Fire damage can be devastating just by itself. On top of that, sprinklers and firehoses do a great job of putting out a fire but also create a new problem. You might not be thinking about water damage after a fire disaster but unfortunately, it’s pretty common. Restoring water and fire damage at the same…

Smoke Damage Insurance Claims

Filing an insurance claim is unique to the type of damage that occurred. After you experience a fire, the smoke damage may be worse than the actual fire damage. Smoke can easily travel through an entire building even if the fire was contained to one room. One of the most important steps to take after…

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BBQ Safety

There’s no better feeling than firing up the grill for the first time of the season. As warm sun overtakes unpredictable spring weather, a BBQ is a great way to kick off summer. However, grills are a considerable fire risk. Brush up on your grill safety knowledge before you start cooking! All Grills Grease Fire…

Spring Maintenance – Water Damage

This time of year, it’s important to brush up on water damage prevention. You may think that you don’t need to worry about weather-related damage when temperatures rise. However, spring showers are in full swing. Pay attention to your roofline, attic and basement. These areas often are the first to be affected by weather-related water…

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Prevent Spring Flooding

ServiceMaster of Germantown is your local water damage mitigation expert in Germantown, TN. Harsh winter weather has turned milder with the start of spring. However, you’re not in the clear for storm damage just yet. Spring showers can still create serious damage if you’re not prepared. Your home may have sustained some weather-related damage over…

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Post-Holiday Cleaning

After presents are exchanged and New Year toasts are given, the reality of the post-holiday cleanup sets in. Decorations, cooking and guests replace regular cleaning schedules during the holiday season. Now that it’s over, you may feel like it’s time to catch up. It can be a daunting task but don’t worry, we’ve compiled a…