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Fall Maintenance Tip of the Week-Gutters

Nov 4th, 2016

As leaves begin to change and fall making sure your gutters and downspouts remain clear of debris is a must.  The gutter system of a house is to help move water along and away from the home’s structure.  Overflow from water can damage the siding, cause wood to rot, or affect your home’s foundation. Water…

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Fall Maintenance Tip of the Week-Outdoor Faucet

Oct 28th, 2016

It’s that time of year to get your outdoor faucets ready for the approaching low temperatures.  Locate your outdoor faucets and disconnect any hoses that are attached.  Leaving the hose hooked up and water remaining in the line will freeze when temperatures drop low enough.  Freezing water in the hose causes it to expand and…

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Fall Maintenance Tip of the Week-Heating Unit

Oct 21st, 2016

With cooler temperatures approaching ServiceMaster South of the James would like to stress the importance of having your heating unit fully inspected before peak season. An inspection performed by a qualified heating and cooling technician can confirm that your system is running efficiently or uncover problematic issues that could be hazardous.  Keep in mind hidden problems…

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Fall Maintenance Tip of the Week-Roof

Oct 14th, 2016

By ground or by ladder, it is always important to inspect your roof this time of the year.  Upon inspection some key elements to be looking for are the following: Look for any cracked, broken, or missing shingles. Should you find that your shingles are compromised you will need to have them replaced. Make sure…

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Are You Hurricane Ready?

Oct 5th, 2016

With the hurricane season in full force here are some tips that will help protect you and your home from being affected should you be in a hurricane’s path. Make sure your gutters, storm drains and ditches are clear from debris and secured properly Clear any dead or damaged trees and tree limbs away from…

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