Resources

­

Agents: Choosing a Restoration Company in Eastern Massachusetts, South Shore, Cape Cod and the Islands

Most policyholders will only experience a water or fire loss once in their life. Because the frequency is low and their knowledge of how to choose a restoration professional is limited, they may turn to you, their agent, for direction and/or help on the topic. While choosing a restoration professional may seem like a daunting […]

Get Ready for Cooler Weather! Prepare for Fall in Massachusetts

The leaves are falling and we know what that means…winter is just around the corner!
Time to Reboot
Fall is one of the most beautiful seasons in the Northeast. As the hot summer weather subsides take some time to refresh, and prepare your home for winter. Below are some tips to help you as the weather gets […]

By |October 6th, 2017|

Could Your Client’s Business Survive a Disaster?

As the old saying goes “better safe than sorry”. By developing an emergency preparedness plan, your clients can be better prepared for many of the events that could derail their businesses, like natural disasters such as flooding and fire, or human-caused hazards such as accidents or technology-related malfunctions.

Having a preparedness plan in place ensures that […]

By |September 13th, 2017|

Halloween: If Your Car Has Been Egged – Clean it Immediately!

We all love trick or treating with the kids, but Halloween has its downside. Coming out of the house in the morning to find your car has been egged isn’t fun.

It might seem pretty harmless to have egg on your car, but eggs can actually destroy the paint and cause long-lasting and even permanent damage to […]

By |September 13th, 2017|

Spring Flooding is in Season!

No one is prepared when a flood enters their home, but ServiceMaster South Shore has a few tips of what to remember during a flood situation in South Shore, Massachusetts, Cape and The Islands.
Safety First
Electricity and water do NOT mix! Remember this when navigating your home during and after the flood. It’s possible the power may […]

By |May 2nd, 2017|

Preparing Your New England Home for Winter

Make Sure Your Home is Ready for this New England Winter
The best time to prepare your manufactured home for the hard months of winter is during the fall. If you dedicate a few hours one weekend you can be sure you’re ready for what we know is coming. Mobile homes have more exposure to the elements, so it’s very important […]

By |October 5th, 2015|

Insurance Agents: Choosing a Restoration Company in South Shore, Cape Cod & The Islands

Because the disaster frequency is low and people’s’ knowledge of how to choose a restoration professional is limited, they may turn to you, their agent, for direction and/or help on the topic. While choosing a restoration professional may seem like a daunting task to the consumer, your knowledge of the industry and how to help […]

Halloween Has a Downside. Getting egged.

We all love trick or treating with the kids, but Halloween has its downside. Coming out of the house in the morning to find your car has been egged isn’t fun.

It might seem pretty harmless to have egg on your car, but eggs can actually destroy the paint and cause long-lasting and even permanent damage to […]

By |October 30th, 2014|

Puff Backs Are Dangerous But Can Be Avoided

Puff backs are the result of a misfire in your furnace that sends soot billowing out through your heating system and into your home, depositing it on your walls, ceilings, furniture, and more. It’s messy to clean up and dangerous to your furnace.

Your furnace can misfire for a couple of different reasons:

The oil burner didn’t […]

By |October 20th, 2014|

Burst Pipes: What To Do

Knowing who to call when emergency strikes makes all the difference. Burst pipes are an emergency and must be dealt with immediately. That’s why ServiceMaster South Shore is on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Water damage claims increase substantially if prompt action is not taken to contain […]

By |September 24th, 2014|

Fire Damage Do’s and Don’ts!

Fire Damage Tips
During a fire, smoke is driven by heat created by flames. Smoke and odor may penetrate the entire building, no matter where the point of origin of the fire is located. You’ll want to act fast and get an expert on site immediately. We’re available 24/7 in the case of an emergency.
Fire Don’ts

Don’t […]

By |September 22nd, 2014|