SMCHERRYHILL Blog

Getting Ready for Fall

Now that we are in Autumn, getting your home ready for the winter is paramount. We see all too often customers that could have prevented major water, fire, and other damages with simple repairs and prepping in the fall. Winterize your sprinkler system: making sure that you have your sprinkler system shut off and bled would ensure you not having …

Disasters don’t stop for holidays. Neither do we.

If you have water, fire,  or smoke, damage,  you can count on ServiceMaster Restore to be available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year, including Thanksgiving! We respond quickly to help you recover from water, fire or smoke damage and minimize interruption. CHOOSE OPTION: Call 1-866-RECOVER or 856-751-1577 to reach our disaster response center 24 hours per day, …

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 …

Emergency Damage Control Tips in the Event of a Water Damage

  You may be incurring a water damage such as a flood basement due to a broken pipe or sewage back up and do not know what to do.  The following are some steps you can take to prevent further damage and get the area cleaned up correctly. What to do: Damage from water and bacteria growth can begin within …

December Tails of Woah!

December is a special time of year. There are a few really great holidays to observe, normally a lot of family time, the weather gets a lovely chill that some look forward to and some dread… No matter what you think about December, one this is for certain, in our world this month can be the start of a lot …

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 …

Winter Prep for Your Home

We posted an article about the most important home prep item for the winter a couple weeks ago. While yes, that is very important. There is another VERY important home prep tip for you to do to ensure your home is safe going into the colder months. Case Study: One Christmas 5 years ago, a family in Stratford, NJ woke …

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 …

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 …

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 …