Previous Lake-Effect Snow Blizzards and When Winter Weather Demands Water Damage Restoration in Chicago, IL

Like most Midwestern cities, Chicago spends four to six months of the year battling with cold winds, freezing rain, slush-covered streets, and snow. Fortunately, because the city sits approximately south of Lake Michigan, most of the weather is unaffected by the lake, and lake-effect snow is a rare occurrence. Instead, the weather usually flows from […]

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September is National Preparedness Month

Are you prepared for a disaster to hit your home or business? Most people don’t think a disaster will occur at their property but at ServiceMaster DSI, we know that disasters happen daily to the least expected. This is why ServiceMaster DSI is a huge supporter of National Preparedness Month. This program is sponsored by […]

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Are you Ready for a Tornado to Hit Your Property?

April 26, 2016 – It may not be fun to think about, but meteorologists in the area are predicating another severe thunderstorm to hit the Kansas City area again today, around 8 pm this evening. This storm is predicted to produce heavy rains, winds up to 70 mph, large hail, and has the potential to […]

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When Preparation Isn’t Enough to Prevent Water Damage, Call ServiceMaster DSI for Water Damage Restoration Services

In recent weeks, stories of hurricanes and severe storms have circulated in the news media and soon there will be warnings for blizzards and extreme freezing temperatures. With these news stories and weather warnings come numerous tips and checklists on how to protect your family and your home. However, you can prepare all you want […]

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Is There a Tornado On the Way? A Few Warning Signs and How ServiceMaster DSI Can Help with Board Up Services in Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois & Indiana

Tornadoes are fascinating yet quite destructive natural occurrences. They have the strength to flip vehicles and inconveniently rip away the front door to your house. Besides what is known of their early warning signs, there is no foolproof way to predict whether or not a thunderstorm will produce one of Mother Nature’s most vicious creations. […]

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ServiceMaster DSI looking back on Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans are often thought of together but a number of other areas also were hit hard by the Category 3 hurricane 10 years ago this week. A number of ServiceMaster franchisees including ServiceMaster DSI and their employees worked tirelessly to return some semblance of normalcy to communities in Alabama, Mississippi and […]

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Prepare for Tornadoes This Spring With These Easy Tips!

Disasters often strike at the most unexpected times. Many of us do not invest enough time in the proper precautions to defend against the damages a tornado can cause. Anticipating storm damage and pre-planning a reaction plan is the best defense strategy to protect your business. Tornadoes are commonplace in certain parts of the U.S. […]

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Frozen Pipes Cause Thousands of Dollars in Damage, But Can Be Prevented.

  Cold temperatures can cause plumbing pipes to freeze and is a serious water damage risk during winter weather. According to the Institute for Business and Home Safety, claim payments by all insurance companies in the past decade for those kinds of losses have exceeded $4 billion. When the outside temperature drops below 20 degrees […]

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