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Did You Know Air Can be Scrubbed?

Kitchen floors, bathtubs and tile are not the only things that need scrubbing. After a fire, or in situations where airborne contaminants are present or will be created during the restoration process, ...
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Avoid Water Damage by Properly Cleaning Rain Gutters

Cleaning out rain gutters is one of the regular home maintenance jobs easily forgotten or put-off. But the longer you put it off, the worse it can get. By cleaning out gutters and downspouts twice a ...
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Signs of Water Damage - What to Look For When Buying a Home

Summertime is primetime in the real estate market. In Utah, many families are preparing to buy or sell homes in the very near future. When purchasing a home, most savvy buyers will purchase a home ...
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Frozen Hose Bib Springtime Edition

Spring is here in Utah. The weather is beginning to warm up and most people are getting ready to get outside and begin watering their lawns or washing their cars. Sometimes, when using a hose bib for ...
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Ice Dams in Utah: A Winter Roof Danger

Ice damming is a concern for homeowners here in Utah during the cold winter months. Especially after the snow accumulation we received in December followed by extremely cold temperatures. Heat from ...
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How to Prevent Frozen Pipes [Infographic]

Here are some suggestions you can take to prevent frozen pipes. It is going to get COLD this week and we are already beginning to receive calls from folks with water damage relating to frozen pipes.
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How to Prevent a Frozen Hose Bib

Dan Seaman with Servicemaster Restore by AAA in Utah shows how to prevent pipes from freezing by preparing your hose bib or spigot for winter. Step One: Turn the handle on your hose bib to the off ...
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Halloween Tips to Keep Kids Safe [Infographic]

Happy Halloween from us at ServiceMaster Restore by AAA! Here are some tips to keep your kids safe! Before Halloween, make sure that costumes are the right length - wouldn't want any trips or ...
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Surface Tension & Surfactant Experiment

Have you ever wondered why when rain falls on a window, it doesn’t wet the glass uniformly? Instead, it sticks to the surface in distinct droplets that gravity then pulls down in streaks. This ...
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Mold - The Hidden Danger [Infographic]

September is Mold Awareness Month – the purpose of which is to inform, educate and raise awareness about the adverse health effects due to exposure of indoor mold. Mold can grow anywhere there ...
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How Much Is A Reputation Worth?

Posted by Dan Seaman I have never paid that much attention to Brian Williams. I certainly know who he is and have enjoyed the highly entertaining splice ups of him singing pop tunes on Jimmy ...
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6 Tips for avoiding frozen pipes in Utah

Posted by Dan Seaman Being prepared for the cold Utah weather can help you avoid expensive damage to your home or business in the form of water damage. As water freezes, it expands. This expansion ...
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Tips for Thawing Frozen Pipes in Utah

Posted by Dan Seaman We are getting calls from all over the state of Utah from people with broken pipes due to freezing. If you suspect your pipes are frozen, here are some tips to safely thaw them ...
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How long does it take a Christmas Tree to Start a Devastating Fire? Hint: It's Seconds!

Each year the fire department responds to an average of 210 structure fires caused by Christmas Trees. In the video below you will see just how quickly a tree can catch fire and engulf a room. Not ...
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Let's talk about your Stuff

The Jon&KeithShow this morning was discussing the importance of having proper documentation of household contents in the event of an insurance claim. If you have not taken an inventory of the ...
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