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Norwell Homeowners: Smoke Damage Clean Up

It’s not often we quote Lady Gaga here, but this is too good to pass up: “I think it’s absolutely a blessing when you just know what your purpose is and your destiny.” Here at ServiceMaster South Shore, we’re very proud of the work we do to restore South Shore homes and businesses after a […]

By |September 5th, 2012|

Yarmouth: Can My Carpet Be Saved?

“Sometimes, I think the universe is out to get me.  We’d only just finished renovating the family room when the fire happened.  I spent nearly a thousand dollars on that carpet, and now it stinks like smoke.  I guess it’s ruined!”

Not so fast!  Many times, carpets and rugs that have been affected by smoke damage […]

Hingham: What You Need to Know About Smoke Damage

“When the bagel shop downstairs burned, I was so scared I was going to lose everything in the apartment,” Alison said. “The fire didn’t come this far, but the smoke did.  Now my home stinks so bad.  I can’t even walk in there without my eyes watering. The smell makes me cough.  I want to […]

Hanover: Is Fire Cleanup a Do-It-Yourself Job?

It’s a funny thing.  House fires and business fires don’t check your schedule or your budget before they burn! There’s never a good time to have a house fire.  If you’ve experienced a house fire in Hanover, you may be wondering, “Can I clean up this mess myself?”

There are a few things you should know […]

Cohasset Landlords: Smoke Damage in Rental Units

Being a landlord isn’t always a bed of roses.  Some tenants are wonderful, while others aren’t.  Gather any group of landlords together and you’ll hear plenty of horror stories, from tenants who let their cats use the rental unit to those who “accidentally” start fires in the bedroom or bathroom – even in non-smoking units!

What’s […]

Marshfield: Can You Save Furniture After a Fire?

“I don’t know why I’m crying,” Amanda said.  “We all made it out of the fire. Everyone is safe.  But now we’ve lost everything – all of the furniture and antiques that John and I spent years collecting.  It breaks my heart to think of it all gone.”

Don’t be so quick to assume that everything […]

Scituate Home Owners Bulletin: What Can Be Done About Smoke Damage

“Mother isn’t as young as she used to be,” Glenn said. “I guess I was trying to ignore that fact. So what if she’s forgetful? Lots of old people are! But then she forgot that she had dinner cooking and the whole kitchen filled up with smoke. We’re lucky it wasn’t a full-fledged fire.  But […]

Norwell: After a Fire

Happy Independence Day to One and All! Today we join the rest of the country in celebrating our freedoms and liberty.

One of the most liberating feelings you can experience is the sensation that comes with being able to enjoy your Norwell home or business again after a fire. There’s few things as devastating and life […]

Sandwich Water Damage Do’s And Don’ts

Water Damage
“When the water main broke, it flooded this entire end of the street,” Chloe explained. “I don’t know a single house that wasn’t effected. The water was knee-deep in places – and I’m talking about inside the house! How do you clean up after water damage like that?”

Many people don’t know the do’s and […]

Yarmouth Homeowner: What Can Be Done About Smoke Damage?

Authors want their names down in history; I want to keep the smoke coming out of the chimney.

Author Mickey Spillane – the source of the quote above – is best known for dozens of thrilling crime novels.  One thing that is not a mystery, however, is the best way to handle smoke damage. Sometimes smoke […]