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How To Deal With Flash Floods

The rains in New Orleans can bring about flash floods , especially for people in low lying areas or near water bodies.  Flash floods should not be taken lightly since the water can often be powerful enough to damage bridges, sweep away cars, rip out trees and can cause considerable damage to life and property. [...]

September 19th, 2019|Disaster Restoration, Mold Damage, Storm Damage|

What you need to know about Mold and Mildew

Mold and Mildew are fungi that thrive and grow in moist environments. Outdoors in nature, molds are essential for decomposing organisms and regenerating soil. Indoors, however, molds can be detrimental to your health. Mold is usually green, white or black and can look thick and fuzzy. Mildew is mold in earlier stages. Mildew is usually [...]

January 25th, 2019|Disaster Restoration, Mold Damage, Water Damage|

How to Prevent Water Damage at Your Business

ServiceMaster Elite Cleaning Services wants to make sure your business or facility in New Orleans stays safe from water damage problems. We know that water damage and other disasters happen when you least expect it, so we decided to share some of our favorite tips for water damage prevention for your commercial business or facility. [...]

December 19th, 2017|Disaster Restoration, Storm Damage, Water Damage|

What to Do When Your Home Suffers from Storm Damage

What needs to be done with residential and commercial properties in New Orleans that have suffered severe water damage from storms? No matter the cause, there are steps you can take to mitigate the damages. For advice on what you can do, ServiceMaster Elite Cleaning Services has put together these steps to recovery for storm damage on your property. Should [...]

What to Do When You Experience a Flood

Flooding can happen suddenly and unexpectedly, especially if it’s related to a natural disaster or other type of extreme weather. It’s important to know some basic safety procedures as well as know how to differentiate floodwaters depending on their source. Always remember that personal safety comes first and that cleaning up floodwater should always be [...]

October 10th, 2017|Disaster Restoration, Mold Damage, Water Damage|

Is Your Home Properly Insured for a Disaster?

Many homes in the United States are underinsured. This can happen when people decide to skimp on their homeowner’s insurance as a way to cut costs or don’t have a full understanding of what their policy covers. People also tend to forget to work with their insurance provider on adjustments when making changes or renovations [...]

August 28th, 2017|Disaster Restoration, Home Insurance|