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Consequences of Slow Leaks
  • Posted on: November 15, 2020
  • Posted by: Service Master by First Response

Consequences of Slow Leaks

TS Eliot’s poem The Hollow Men famously ends with the lines, “this is the way the world ends, not with a bang, but a whimper.”  And while a water damage to your home isn’t the end of the world, it can be devastating and often follows the path of the poem causing damage n…

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Taking Care of Your Crawl Space
  • Posted on: October 15, 2020
  • Posted by: Service Master by First Response

Taking Care of Your Crawl Space

Crawl spaces are areas of a home that are similar to a basement, but usually smaller.  They are unfinished areas located below the ground floor of the home and are typically vented to the outside of the home.  The two main benefits of a crawl space are cost effectiveness and convenience.&n…

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IICRC Certification: Absolutely Vital for Restoration Companies
  • Posted on: September 15, 2020
  • Posted by: Service Master by First Response

IICRC Certification: Absolutely Vital for Restoration Companies

The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC) is a certification and standard-setting non-profit organization for the inspection, cleaning, and restoration industries. With a board of directors comprised of 15 industry leaders elected by the IICRC shareholders, the IIC…

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Dry Out: The Most Crucial Step in Water Damage Restoration
  • Posted on: August 15, 2020
  • Posted by: Service Master by First Response

Dry Out: The Most Crucial Step in Water Damage Restoration

Simply airing out a room or pointing a fan at the floor will not properly dry out an area that has experienced flooding or water damage. Because of water’s fluid properties, it will seep through porous materials to other structures or behind baseboards and drywalls. When you’ve had a wat…

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This is a Disaster! Or is it?
  • Posted on: July 15, 2020
  • Posted by: Service Master by First Response

This is a Disaster! Or is it?

Property damage from water, fire, mold, and storms can feel devastating.  There’s a reason they’re called disasters, right?  But did you know that your disaster can actually give your property value a boost in the long run if you have the right homeowner’s coverage and re…

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