A polar vortex is expected this week throughout the central United States. Temperatures are forecasted to reach 5 to 30 degrees below zero across upper Midwest region including Chicago, central Illinois, Indianapolis, and the twin cities Minneapolis/St. Paul. In addition, this arctic blast will be accompanied by strong winds Tuesday through Thursday. Wind chills are […]
We all know that a fire can cause severe damage to a home. However, what most homeowners don’t know is that fire damage can be much worse and go far deeper than you realize. In just a few minutes a fire can take over the entire home, burning through walls into areas that you cannot […]
Chicago ServiceMaster DSI Employees Celebrate Thanksgiving by Giving Back to the Community In the spirit of Thanksgiving, ServiceMaster DSI employees in the Chicago area collected an abundance of new and like-new children’s items such as, clothing, coats, winter boots, diapers, books, nursery items, and more to donate to Cradles to Crayons Chicago. Cradles to Crayons […]
DSI Holdings Corporation, the largest owner and operator of ServiceMaster franchises in the United States, has announced the hiring of Nathan Reinsma as their new Chief Risk Officer and General Counsel. DSI Holdings Corporation, the largest owner and operator of ServiceMaster franchises in the United States, has announced the hiring of Nathan Reinsma as their […]
In serious hoarding scenarios, the home can be lost due to structural damage, foreclosure, or through condemnation by the city. In some situations, the home is uninhabitable due to animal waste or pest infestations. While family members may try to help with the cleanup, it can easily become overwhelming and hazardous to their health. With […]
DSI Holdings, the largest owner and operator of ServiceMaster Restore and SRM franchises in the United States has announced that it has acquired the second largest franchise ownership group in the ServiceMaster network, ServiceMaster by Hedden, of Maple Grove, MN. DSI Holdings, the largest owner and operator of ServiceMaster Restore and SRM franchises in the […]
When a violent crime, traumatic accident, or suicide takes place, the family feels responsible for the cleanup of the scene. In the past, the family was the only individuals who were there to handle the cleaning of the scene as best as possible. However, over the years, trauma cleanup services have emerged across the United […]
There are many ways that water can enter the home due to plumbing issues. Plumbing pipes can burst which can lead to water flooding into the home. If this happens while you’re away at work, you may come home to a flooded room or several rooms with water in your home. Septic systemscan also back up which can lead to water damage. Whatever the case may be, our technicians have the know-how to provide water damage restoration to ensure your Denver, CO home is back to normal in no time.
When plastic or fabric is burned, it creates a synthetic residue due to the materials being oil-based. Window coverings, carpeting, furniture, and electronics can all create this type of residue. Synthetic materials create a thick black smoke and a smeary type of residue is left behind.