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How are Floods Measured?

With all of this flooding occurring in the Midwestern areas, it is important to take as many flood prevention measures as possible. But as we are fortunate to have advanced technology that detects the...

Do you know what to do in the unfortunate event of water damage to your property.

Flooding and Types of Contaminated Water

Floods do more than just make things wet, there is a good chance that flood water is also contaminated. There are three categories of contaminated water, each with their own challenges for cleaning. The one thing they have in common is that they must be cleaned up quickly because they can become dangerous to your family’s health.

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20 Important Flood Facts: What You Need to Know to Prevent Flood Damage

Floods can happen anywhere, not just in coastal areas or low lands, and it only takes a few inches of water to cause serious damage. Indoor flooding is also a major health hazard as the water may contain harmful microorganisms and create the right conditions for mold or mildew. By understanding these flood facts, you can effectively prepare for a flood and take the right actions if one occurs to limit the damage.

ServiceMaster 24 Hour Helps Areas Affected by Louisiana Flooding, Hurricane Matthew, and Hurricane Hermine

ServiceMaster 24 Hour Helps Areas Affected by Louisiana Flooding, Hurricane Matthew, and Hurricane Hermine

In the late summer and fall of this year, the southern and eastern regions of the U.S. experienced three major weather catastrophes; the Louisiana flooding, Hurricane Matthew, and Hurricane Hermine.  Each of these catastrophes...