Causes for Sump Pump Failures and What to Do

ServiceMaster Kwik RestoreDisaster Projects, Flood Damage, Water Damage

A sump pump installed in a basement of a home with a water powered backup system.

You don’t have to live anywhere near a body of water to experience a flooded basement. A heavy rainstorm and a sump pump that stops working at the wrong time can result in flooding in your home. Sump pump failure is a common problem for homeowners, but most people don’t realize it until it’s too late. Fortunately, most of the … Read More

Hard Floor Cleaning Guidelines for Commercial Building

ServiceMaster Kwik RestoreDisaster Projects, Hard Floor Cleaning

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Flooring in commercial buildings receives heavy foot traffic throughout the day. Equipment may be accidentally dropped, and spills are a common occurrence. The pressure a commercial floor undergoes each day requires it to be extremely durable. Typical scenarios like these necessitate that a commercial floor be cleaned much differently than floors found in private residences. Why clean a commercial floor? … Read More

Prevention and Repair Tips for Frozen Pipes

ServiceMaster Kwik RestoreDisaster Projects

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Frozen pipes are more than an annoying inconvenience; they’re a headache at the worst time of year. Unprotected pipes freeze when temperatures drop below 32 degrees, due to a combination of exposure, wind chill, and the duration of the cold temperatures. When the temperatures around pipes get too low, the water inside freezes and the ice expands, leading to burst … Read More

Get Ready for Winter with Professional Air Ducts Cleaning

ServiceMaster Kwik RestoreDisaster Projects

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Air ducts stream cool or heated air throughout your home, operating via the home’s HVAC system. A home can contain an entire system of ducts that wind complicated paths throughout the structure to keep it warm in icy temps and cool when the summer sun hammers down. Over time, the air ducts naturally gather dust, pet hair, pollen, dander and … Read More