Fire & Smoke Damage


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|

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 […]

By |October 5th, 2015|

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|

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|

Boston: Understanding Smoke Damage

Smoke Damage
Even a small fire can do a devastating amount of smoke damage to your Boston home or business. What many people are surprised to learn is that it’s not necessarily the active burning flames that are responsible for the worst damage. Smoke damage can permeate the entire home, causing damage far beyond the area […]

By |September 27th, 2012|

Scituate Fire Damage Cleanup After a Business Fire

Fire Damage Cleanup
Whether you run a restaurant, retail shop, professional office, or other Scituate business, having a fire on your premises is never good news.  The first thing you need to do after you’ve made sure all customers and staff are evacuated safely and emergency response personnel are notified is to call your insurance agent.  […]

By |September 21st, 2012|

Scituate Homeowners: Cleaning Up After Furnace Puffback

Cleaning Up After Furnace Puffback

Ah, it’s fall once again.  The leaves are starting to change color.  All across the region, homeowners are firing up their home heating systems for the first time to counter the crisp, cool evening temperatures.  Some heating systems handle this with no problem whatsoever.  Other home heating systems and furnaces aren’t […]

By |September 12th, 2012|

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|

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 […]

By |August 8th, 2012|