SMCHERRYHILL Blog

When the Weather Outside is Frightful

Winter is right around the corner, and although beautiful, winter precipitation can cause business interruptions and, potentially, costly damage. To keep both to a minimum, follow these tips: Property Protection Clear gutters and drain pipes of any debris. Cover or insulate exposed water pipes to prevent breakage from freezing which can lead to flooding. Store materials, supplies, etc. off the …

Introducing….ServiceMaster Restore!

Our disaster restoration line has been rebranded as ServiceMaster Restore. This is more in line with what we do as a disaster restoration company and makes it easier for potential customers to find us online. Over the next few months we will be updating our website, marketing materials and vehicle wraps to promote our brand. Our carpet cleaning division will …

Want some tips for handling vandalism?

What to do: Fast action is required to prevent further damage.  Call a restoration professional to remove damage caused by vandals. Make a list of all damage and take pictures. Use a shop vacuum to remove glass particles from carpet and upholstery. Remove any debris from carpet or walls.  Scrape or blot carpets and furniture – never rub. Wash any …

Want some tips for handling vandalism?

What to do: Fast action is required to prevent further damage.  Call a restoration professional to remove damage caused by vandals. Make a list of all damage and take pictures. Use a shop vacuum to remove glass particles from carpet and upholstery. Remove any debris from carpet or walls.  Scrape or blot carpets and furniture – never rub. Wash any …

Tips for Saving Water

Using excess water or having leaks can cost you hundreds of dollars a year in wasted water. A simple toilet leak can use 50 extra gallons of water a day, and a faucet leak can waste up to 5,000 gallons a year. We’ve got some tips for keeping that water bill down. Saving water indoors Think you might have a …

New Year, Same Drama

With 2021 fast approaching, the realization of COVID, staycations, and staring at the same 4 walls is a reality. Instead of focusing on how sad and frustrating it could be, we decided to give you some tips and things we can help you do to improve those 4 walls! Update Kitchens and Bathrooms: Many people do not realize the depth …

Fire Prevention Quiz

ServiceMaster of Cherry Hill is here to help restore your peace of mind after a fire damage but would like to help people avoid this situation all together. How knowledgeable do you consider yourself to be on fire safety? Can you answer the following questions? What is the recommended number of escape routes to have out of your house in case …

A Message to Do it Yourself Carpet Cleaning Homeowners

Lets face it, doing things at your house instead of hiring someone to do it saves money, is done on your schedule, and gives you a sense of accomplishment.  I understand, I bought a house a few years ago that was 60 years original and had to gut most of the rooms to remodel them because there was not a …

Major Tip to Prepare for Winter

Right now people all over NJ are preparing their homes for the winter season. There are some things though, from a home preparation standpoint, that need to hold major importance. Some preparations can prevent your home from devastation and ensure that you are making sure your family is safe. In the winter time, one of the main issues a home …

Emergency Damage Control Tips: Smoke/Fire Damage

The first steps you take after fire damages your home can make the difference between.  The following are some do’s and dont’s with regard to fire damage in your home. What to do: Corrosive byproducts can cause irreversible etching in as few as 72 hours.  Call professional help. If the temperature is above 60 degrees, air out the house to …