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You Let Your Aunt House Sit and Now You Need Fire Damage Restoration in Elk Point, SD

May 10th, 2017 · No Comments

You’re finally returning home to your Elk Point, SD, home after spending the week away for a work conference. You feel extremely lucky because your aunt said that she would house sit for you and watch your dog while you were gone. You made her a list of rules before you left and are hoping that she followed it. You’ve arrived home and are making your way up the driveway. As you open the door the first thing you notice is that your aunt and dog are not home. She must be out for a walk you think to yourself. As you get further into the house and begin to put your things away you notice that there is a different smell in the air. It takes you a minute to figure it out, but then you realize the house smells like cigarette smoke. You begin to look closer and now notice that there are burn holes in some of the furniture. When you make it to the guest’s room you see that there are singe marks on the side of the bed and the floor. It appears that there was a small fire in that room and that your aunt put it out. One of the top rules on your list was that she not smoke in the house, but not only did she smoke, she may have also started a small fire. Before you go back to work you need to find someone in the Elk Point, SD, area that can help with fire damage restoration.

At ServiceMaster of Sooland, we’re here to help those in the Elk Point, SD, area with their fire damage restoration needs. We get to work quickly to help you get your home back to its original condition. We can help with odor removal and cigarette smoke cleanup to get these smells out of your home quickly. The longer the smoke and soot are around the more likely it is that secondary damage will set in. Because of this we are available 24/7, 365 days. We can perform soot removal on your most valuable belongings, treating your home and belongings as if they are our own.

For your fire damage cleanup and cigarette smoke removal needs in Elk Point, SD, give us at ServiceMaster of Sooland a call, (402) 494-3188.

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Easter Cleanup Made Easy with Residential Cleaning in Cherokee, IA

April 24th, 2017 · No Comments

Your Easter celebrations have finished and your family has left. You’ve managed to get the table cleared and the dishes washed, dried, and put away. You finally have time to survey your Cherokee, IA home. You realize that while having your family over is fun and entertaining, they have all but destroyed your house.

There’s mud from your patio door to the front door from the kids doing an Easter egg hunt. Candy wrappers are strewn everywhere, and there appears to be several new stains on the carpeting that are either chocolate or wine. As you move through the living room you find a small pile of chocolate under a couch cushion. Apparently your nephew was stashing the candy that he didn’t like. You also notice the floor is littered with small pieces of eggshell from the hard-boiled eggs your brother-in-law was constantly peeling and eating. Yes, another successful holiday gathering, and another huge mess!

This is a mess of massive proportions, and it’s going to take you a week to clean it up and even longer to recover from. How are you going to get this all done plus keep your sanity and love of family? You need residential cleaning services in the Cherokee, IA area, and you need them fast!

ServiceMaster of Sooland knows just how frustrating it can be to spend hours cleaning up when the party is done. We’re here to serve the Cherokee, IA area and all their residential cleaning needs. We have the tools and training to perform upholstery cleaning and get all those stains out so no one will ever know they were there. We have different cleaners for different flooring to ensure our residential floor cleaning is top notch. We can do more than just your everyday cleaning – we offer deep cleaning services to get all the dirt and grime out and leave your home smelling clean and fresh. We can help you with house-wide cleaning along with your housekeeping needs. Whatever type of cleaning you need, ServiceMaster of Sooland can help you out.

If you find yourself in need of our home cleaning services in the Cherokee, IA area, please give us a call at (402) 494-3188.

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All the Rain is Causing Basement Flooding! Water Damage Restoration in Sioux City, IA

April 10th, 2017 · No Comments

Spring has finally arrived in Sioux City, IA. The ground has thawed, and except for some isolated piles, the snow is all but gone. For the past several days it has been raining, and puddles are forming in your back yard, creating a wet, sloppy mess.

You had to go out of town for work for 4 days and finally made it back home. You walk into your Sioux City, IA, home, and it smells a bit odd. You check out the house, and as you head down the basement steps, you discover the floor is covered in water, and more water is coming in through the edging of your basement windows along the back wall! There’s been enough rain to saturate the backyard and create huge puddles which have spilled into the window wells, and now that water is steadily dripping and flowing into your finished basement. You’d meant to get the outside edging done, window caulking replaced, and increase the grade up to the house last summer, but never got around to doing it. Now you’re paying the price as your basement is slowly turning into a swimming pool before your eyes!

You’ve been gone for 4 days, and your basement didn’t look anything like this when you left, so there’s potentially 4 days’ worth of damage that needs cleanup. Your furniture is soaked and water logged, and the flooring and walls are starting to peel. How are you going to get all the water out of the basement and get your property back to its original state? Where does one turn in Sioux City, IA, for water damage cleanup?

ServiceMaster of Sooland is here to help all those in the Sioux City, IA area with all their water damage restoration needs. We have the tools and the training required to quickly get your home dried out and cleaned up. Water damage restoration needs to start as soon as possible to prevent mold and mildew from getting a foothold. Mold and mildew can cause secondary damage to your belongings and property. If that happens we also specialize in mold removal and mildew restoration. We understand how devastating flooding can be, and we’re here to help with your flood damage cleanup.

If you’re in need of water damage restoration or flood damage restoration services in the Sioux City, IA area, give ServiceMaster of Sooland a call at (402) 494-3188.

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8-Year-Old Boys Destroyed Your House! Residential Cleaning Services in Cherokee, IA

March 28th, 2017 · No Comments

By looking at your Cherokee, IA, home, one would think you were robbed. The house has all but been destroyed. There is trash and things littering almost every square inch of the living room and the hall leading to your son’s room. There are handprints in what you’re hoping is chocolate on the kitchen table and the refrigerator door. There are soda stains on the furniture and the floor and pizza somehow ended up on the rug in the bathroom, though you don’t remember anyone taking it into the bathroom. But you weren’t robbed and when you do an inventory you’ll realize nothing is missing except for maybe some of your sanity. No, the look of your home is the result of having your home taken over by ten eight-year-old boys for an entire weekend. What made you agree to taking all of them for two nights is completely beyond you. Now it’s Sunday night, the week starts tomorrow, and you’re more exhausted now than when you left work Friday afternoon. How are you going to get your Cherokee, IA, home back to a living condition quickly? Is there anyone in the area that offers residential cleaning?

ServiceMaster of Sooland does offer residential cleaning services in the Cherokee, IA, area. We can help you with your housekeeping needs along with house-wide cleaning. We can clean everything from your floors, both carpet and hard surface, to your windows and walls. We can get smudges, streaks, and grease marks off anything, including your windows. Our residential floor cleaning services will help you protect and extend the life of your floors. We understand that the deep cleaning your home needs and the work it takes to get the stains out is sometimes overwhelming. Our priority is your satisfaction so we do our best to make sure that you’re happy with the end product. We can help you with all of your house cleaning needs.

If you find yourself in need of our residential cleaning services in the Cherokee, IA, area, give ServiceMaster of Sooland a call at (402) 494-3188.

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The Pipe Behind the Toilet Burst! Water Damage Restoration in Sioux City, IA

March 14th, 2017 · No Comments

You walk through the door of your Sioux City, IA, home and it sounds like someone’s in the shower. You think that’s weird since you always get home before everyone else. You call out but nobody answers. You set your things down and as you pass from the kitchen into the hall you notice that the ceiling looks a little weird. You make your way up the stairs and notice as you get to the top that the carpet is getting squishy. Now you’re getting concerned and the sound of running water is getting louder. You finally reach the bathroom and as you approach the doorway you see water spraying from behind the toilet. Unbeknownst to you, the pipe running to the toilet from the wall broke while you were at work and has been spraying water everywhere ever since. The floor of the bathroom is soaked, and the dry wall is peeling off the walls and ceiling. You manage to get into the bathroom and turn off the water using the water shut off valve, but now you need to get the water out and get started drying everything. Where do you turn while in the Sioux City, IA, area for the best water damage restoration services?

ServiceMaster of Sooland can aid you with your burst pipe cleanup in the Sioux City, IA, area. We understand how distressing it can be to see your home and belongings being destroyed by water. We have trained technicians who use every tool possible to perform water removal. We work quickly to start the water removal process to help reduce the possibly of secondary damage. If the water sits for too long, mold and mildew can start to grow and cause secondary damage. If this does become an issue, we can also help with mold removal and mold remediation.

Once the water removal process has been completed, we have the best tools in the industry to begin to professionally dry your belongings, getting them back to their original condition when possible.

If you find yourself in need of our water damage restoration services in the Sioux City, IA, area, give ServiceMaster of Sooland a call at (402) 494-3188.

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The Spring Cleaning Bug Hits in February: Try Commercial Cleaning in Beresford, SD

February 28th, 2017 · No Comments

The Beresford, SD, winter has been surprisingly mild this year. The winter winds brought less snow and warmer than normal temperatures. Now there are talks of temperatures in the 60s in February. So it’s no surprise that everyone is daydreaming about getting out of the office and into the sunshine. It’s also giving lots of people the spring cleaning bug already. All you see as you walk around the office are the dirty windows, the dust hanging out of the air ducts, and the shabbiness of the waiting room furniture and carpets. The spring cleaning bug has hit you too and you have an overwhelming desire to do a deep cleaning before the weather remembers that it’s February and turns cold again. Where in Beresford, SD, can you turn for your commercial cleaning needs?

At ServiceMaster of Sooland, we not only provide the everyday janitorial services needed to keep your business running smoothly, but we also offer commercial cleaning services to help with those special projects. We proudly serve the Beresford, SD, area and would be happy to help with your spring cleaning projects. With the rough winters that include lots of salt and sand, the windows at your business can begin to look dingy and uninviting. We provide window cleaning services to get your windows shining and help make your building look inviting.

With the harsh winters, you may also find that snow and salt have found their way into your waiting room by way of your customers’ shoes and boots, causing your carpet to look old and worn before its time. We have deep cleaning services that include commercial carpet care to get your carpets back to looking like new again. Office cleaning is also a must to get your employees to feel valued and lift their winter blues. Finally, office air duct cleaning will help get the dust out of the ducts and improve the air quality in your business, allowing not only your employees, but also your customers to breathe easily.

If you find yourself in need of commercial cleaning or janitorial cleaning in the Beresford, SD, area, give ServiceMaster of Sooland a call at (402) 494-3188.

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The Kids Made a Swimming Pool in the Bathroom! Water Damage Restoration in Elk Point, SD

February 10th, 2017 · No Comments

It’s Saturday night and you’re finally able to relax in your Elk Point, SD, home. Sitting in the living room, you’ve got your feet up and you’re enjoying your favorite TV show. The kids have been quiet, but you don’t think anything of it. The only thoughts going through your head are how nice it feels to have a few minutes and the remote to yourself. You’ve been parenting alone this weekend and haven’t had a minute of peace. Suddenly you feel a drop of water on your nose. You look up, and there, on the ceiling, is a small wet spot precisely above your head.

It suddenly dawns on you…you haven’t heard the kids in quite some time, which usually means something has gone wrong! You make your way up the stairs and, as you reach the top, you notice the carpeting is wet. The closer you get to the bathroom, the more soaked the floor is getting. In the back of your mind warning bells are clanging, and the thought of opening the bathroom door makes you shudder.

As the door swings open you see that the kids have made a small swimming pool by completely overfilling the tub! The water is cascading from the tub and flowing under the sink, into the linen closet right above the couch in the living room, and out into the hallway! All you can see is the mess and the money it’s going to take to fix it. Where in Elk Point, SD, can you turn for water damage restoration services?

ServiceMaster of Sooland proudly serves the Elk Point, SD area. We have all the tools needed to aid you in the water removal process. We’ll make sure the water extraction happens quickly and the area is dried completely, returning the property to its original condition. Our technicians are trained in applied structural damage and can use this training to ensure the water removal process is completed properly, efficiently, and thoroughly. Responding quickly is important, so we’re available 24/7/365 to get your home and family back to normal.

If you find yourself in need of water damage cleanup or water damage restoration in the Elk Point, SD area, give ServiceMaster of Sooland a call at (402) 494-3188.

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The Results of Turning the Thermostat Too Low: Burst Pipe Cleanup in Wayne, NE

January 27th, 2017 · No Comments

Shortly after Christmas, the winter weather in Wayne, NE, took its usual turn for the bitterly cold. The only sensible thing for you to do was escape to somewhere warm and tropical. You and your other half hopped on the first plane and flew off into the sunset. You could relax knowing that you did everything you were supposed to do when leaving for an extended vacation. You set the lights on a timer, you stopped your mail, and you lowered the thermostat. Now you’re back in Wayne, NE, heading back home excited to once again sleep in your own bed. You hit the garage door opener, but the garage door doesn’t budge. Your husband hops out to see what the problem is and discovers a large layer of ice holding the door down. After lots of work and an equal amount of questionable language, the door is free and making its way up. As the door slowly rises you notice a small tidal wave flowing out from under the door. It turns out that when you lowered the thermostat, you accidentally lowered it too low and now a pipe in the basement has frozen and burst. The basement is a swimming pool, and from the looks of it, so was the garage until the door opened. So much for being relaxed: now you have to deal with water removal and a house to dry out.

At ServiceMaster of Sooland in Wayne, NE, we’re here to help you with all of your water damage restoration needs. We know that getting burst pipe cleanup done quickly is a must. The cleanup must start as soon as possible as the risk of mold and mildew growth increases exponentially the longer the water sits. Mold removal and mold cleanup is hard work that needs expert attention. Therefore, our technicians are IICRC-certified in water damage repair and mold remediation. The IICRC has a rigorous list of standards in business ethics and expertise.

By holding IICRC certification, each of our teams is required to have at least one individual present who has completed the formal IICRC course and passed all required tests. Our technicians must also complete an expected number of continuing education courses each year to stay at the top of our industry.

If you find yourself in need of burst pipe cleanup or water damage restoration in the Wayne, NE, area, give ServiceMaster of Sooland a call at (402) 494-3188.

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The Crockpot was Plugged into a Faulty Outlet! Fire Damage Restoration in Dakota City, NE

January 18th, 2017 · No Comments

It’s been unbearably cold in Dakota City, NE. All you want to do is hibernate under a mound of blankets and wait for winter to end. However, you have a job, so you have to leave the house. Luckily you found a great chili recipe, got everything into the crockpot this morning, and you can’t wait until you get home to taste it!

As you’re turning down your street, daydreaming of chili, you notice a line of fire trucks in front of your house. All thoughts of the chili leave your head and panic sets in. You park the car, sprint up the driveway, introduce yourself as the owner, and ask the inevitable question: WHAT HAPPENED?!?!” A fireman explains that it appears the outlet the crockpot was plugged into overheated and shorted, causing an electrical fire. The damage is limited to the kitchen, but the house is filled with soot and smoke. Now you need smoke cleanup and fire damage restoration. Where can you find such services in Dakota City, NE?

ServiceMaster of Sooland is here to help in times of need such as this. We believe in a fast and reliable response, regardless of the time of day, to put your world back in order. Fire damage restoration is a time sensitive service and needs to be started as quickly as possible after the fire has been extinguished. Besides offering services in fire damage cleanup, we also offer odor removal services and smoke damage cleanup.

Our technicians are trained and certified in the techniques required to clean all your valuables quickly and correctly. We can perform soot removal from vulnerable items such as chrome, brass, aluminum, tile, porcelain, and marble, and clean fabrics, carpets, furniture, upholstery, and drapery, reducing the chances of having to buy new.

At ServiceMaster of Sooland, we pride ourselves in offering guaranteed satisfaction and pledge honesty, dependability, and a job well done. For all your fire damage cleanup and smoke damage mitigation needs in Dakota City, NE, give ServiceMaster of Sooland a call at (402) 494-3188.

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The Storm Rolls in and Leaves Behind a Disaster – Disaster Restoration in Cherokee, IA

January 4th, 2017 · No Comments

You stand in the doorway of your Cherokee, IA, home watching the storm clouds as they race across the sky. It’s going to be a bad one; you can feel it in your bones. You gather the family and head for the basement to wait it out. As you huddle you can hear the wind howling and feel the house shifting in the wind. Suddenly, you hear a loud crack and snapping noise, and then something slams the house.

The storm passes, and the house is still standing. As you stroll to the front yard you see bits of siding strewn across the yard, gaping holes in the house where the siding had been, several shattered windows, and the front tree has toppled and smashed into the roof. The storm has thrown your life into disarray and left you wondering what to do. Where do you turn? Water came in through the holes in the siding, broken windows, and the roof, so not only do you have debris cleanup to do, but there is water damage that needs to be mitigated.

ServiceMaster of Sooland is here to help with your storm damage cleanup. We use our state-of-the-art technology to help clear out water that made its way in through the damaged siding, windows, and roof, and we can help you with your debris cleanup.

We know that you need all the help you can get and the expertise of someone to show you how to get the work done. We provide emergency board up services so we can help you board up the holes and provide security to your home. We provide pack out and storage of your possessions until your home or structure is rebuilt, dried out, repaired and restored, and able to be inhabited.

We understand that storms can’t be avoided here in Cherokee, IA, but when one hits and causes damage to your property and belongings, we’ll do everything we can to help you recover. We’re available 24/7/365 to answer your call and rush to your aid. Even if the help you need is just debris cleanup, we’ll be there to help you out.

For disaster restoration or storm damage cleanup needs in Cherokee, IA, call ServiceMaster of Sooland at (402) 494-3188.

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