A Frozen Pipe Burst in My Commercial Facility | ServiceMaster DSI

A Frozen Pipe Burst in my Business: What Now? Pipes can burst any time of year under enough pressure, but winter weather brings an increased risk of pipes freezing and bursting. Whether you walk into work one day to puddles on the floor or notice stained walls, low water pressure or other telltale signs, it’s […]

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Analyzing Global and National Disaster Trends | ServiceMaster DSI

Using 2020 Global and National Disaster Trends to Prepare Your Business for 2021 In 2020, natural disasters of every type affected lives around the globe. We saw wildfires, hurricanes, tornadoes and, of course, a global pandemic that changed the way many people live.  As we move further into 2021, it’s important to look at the […]

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2021 Winter Weather Predictions

Stay Prepared: Know the 2021 Winter Weather Predictions This past year has brought one surprise after another, from a worldwide pandemic prompting lockdowns in late March to multiple hurricanes in late November. As we move into 2021, expert sources like the Farmer’s Almanac are making winter weather predictions with at least a bit of good […]

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Get Ready for Winter | ServiceMaster DSI

10 Tips to Prepare Your Business For Winter With winter about to settle in for the next few months, we’re entering a season where you never know when weather conditions will change rapidly overnight. Freezing temperatures, sleet, snow, and high winds can wreak havoc on your finances, property and assets in the blink of an […]

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ServiceMaster DSI Appoints New Branch Manager of Aurora, CO

[Chicago, IL / October 30, 2020] ServiceMaster DSI (DSI), the nation’s largest owner and operator of ServiceMaster Franchises and a leading provider of restoration services announced today they have promoted Jason Dodge to Branch Manager of their Aurora, CO office. While Jason’s primary duty will be the day-to-day operation of the branch which serves the […]

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Causes of Fire in the Workplace | ServiceMaster DSI

Top 5 Causes of Fire in the Workplace In 2018 alone, emergency fire fighting teams responded to an estimated 103,600 fires on commercial properties. Fortunately, these fires in the workplace can be managed when proper safety measures are taken in advance. Annual reports from government agencies and firefighting nonprofits provide public data showing the top […]

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Steps to Take After a Hurricane Hits Your Business

In the event that your company experiences a hurricane loss, use the following checklist to help manage the situation and minimize business interruption: 1. Notify Essential Contacts: • Emergency contacts • Emergency Response Contractor • Insurance carrier/broker and other primary contacts 2. Minimize Additional Damage: Included in the language of virtually all insurance policies is a disclaimer holding the […]

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Derecho Brings Widespread Wind Damage from Iowa to Chicago

Monday, a complex derecho thunderstorm with a few isolated tornadoes caused widespread wind damage to businesses across several states including Illinois and Iowa.  The storm traveled 710 miles and lasted at least 14 hours. Some areas of central Iowa reported derecho wind gusts of 90 mph similar to a category 1 hurricane. Reported Wind Gusts […]

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Tropical Storm Fay Update

The sixth named storm of the 2020 season formed Thursday. Tropical Storm Fay formed just east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina and is expected to track northward and move inland over new Jersey later Friday afternoon. Tropical Storm Fay continues to intensify off the Delmarva Peninsula this morning. The storm has sustained winds of 50 […]

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ServiceMaster Recovery Management Donates to Chicago Blackhawks Foundation to Help with COVID-19 Community Support

As the Covid-19 Pandemic continues, the impact being felt across the country extends well beyond the immediate effects of the virus. Schools which remain closed leave many children looking for another source of food and lunches. Workers laid off struggle to provide for their families. Community activities being cancelled means children are left trying to […]

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