How to Keep Your Gutters Functional Through the Winter

Brad LackeyWater Damage, Water Damage Prevention

Water Damage Restoration with ServiceMaster by Restoration Contractors

Not much thought is given to our gutters when running around trying to keep everything else functional, especially during the off seasons like winter and summer. But they endure a lot of weight and freezing temperatures during the winter, making it extremely difficult to continue draining water away from the property. If not, both snow and ice will accumulate within … Read More

Cleaning Smoke Damage from Brick Surfaces

Brad LackeyFire Damage

Smoke and Soot Removal by ServiceMaster by Restoration Contractors

Fire damage can occur in a variety of unexpected ways, such as a flare-up in your fireplace or a mishap in the kitchen. Smoke and soot damage are difficult to handle because it cannot be removed with regular cleaning products and forms stains on the affected surfaces if ignored long enough. Soot is particularly difficult to remove because of its … Read More

How to Prevent Fire and Water Damage in the Fall and Winter

Brad LackeyCleaning Tips and Checklists, Fire Damage Prevention, Water Damage Prevention

Water and Fire Damage Restoration with ServiceMaster by Restoration Contractors

One of the worst aspects about fire and water damage is that both occur year-round, and both may come from natural and man-made causes. But as they can both occur from various sources, there are seasonal trends in where and when they start, such as frozen pipes in the winter and storm damage in the spring and summer. As we … Read More

The Dangers of Living in a Smoke-Damaged Home

Brad LackeyFire Damage

Living in a home after it was recently damaged by a fire produces a hazard for everyone. For more than just being uncomfortable, the need for fire damage restoration is crucial as the presence of smoke can cause smoke pollution. Regardless of the size of the fire, the smoke and soot byproducts can spread throughout the home and compromise the … Read More

ServiceMaster by Restoration Contractors Receives 2019 Best of Fort Wayne Award

Brad LackeyDisaster Projects

ServiceMaster by Restoration Contractors wins Best of Fort Wayne Award

ServiceMaster by Restoration Contractors has been selected for the 2019 Best of Fort Wayne Award in the Fire & Water Damage Restoration category by the Fort Wayne Award Program. Each year, the Fort Wayne Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the … Read More

How to Prevent Flooding This Spring in the Midwest

Brad LackeyFlood Damage, Water Damage Prevention

The arrival of spring is always a relief in the Midwest as the winter brings miserable weather conditions including blistering cold temperatures, subzero wind chills, snow, and ice. It is no wonder that those in the Fort Wayne area and throughout the greater Midwest are happy to feel warmer temperatures and watch the ice and snow disappear. While the weather … Read More

Mold Remediation in Commercial Buildings

Brad LackeyMold Removal

Mold-Remediation-in-Commercial-Buildings

Mold is a common, yet dangerous problem that will not only cause serious property damage, but also negative health effects if the problem is not addressed. It often starts as a result of water damage or excess moisture because the mold spores that exist naturally in the air need a source of moisture to grow. Once mold colonies take hold, … Read More