Springtime & Tile and Grout Cleaning

Posted on February 20, 2014.

They don’t call it a mudroom for nothing. But really, after a long winter tracking can dull the hard surface of any room. Porous, unsealed grout can readily absorb dirt, salt, and whatever else may be tracked on the tile. This can happen even if the floors are mopped and cared for regularly. And, to … Continue Reading

Macy’s: Smoke Damage & Water Damage

Posted on February 20, 2014.

It was a newsworthy event, and prior to the biggest shopping day of the year. Ridgedale Mall was busy with customers, and busy with construction, with a crew working a remodel at one end of the mall. A few sparks ignited the roof of Macy’s department store, where only a few days prior, ServiceMaster Minneapolis … Continue Reading

Household cleaning tips from your local Service Master

Posted on November 18, 2013.

At ServiceMaster we pride our business on being known as one of the top cleaning businesses around.  If you need something cleaned, rely on ServiceMaster to get the job done correctly and professionally each and every time.  However, if you are just looking to get your house sparkly clean on your own, below are some … Continue Reading

ServiceMaster Spot Hero

Posted on November 13, 2013.

A few months ago ServiceMaster released a brand new product called Spot Hero.  This product is perfect for any kind of spot or stain.  Spot Hero is safe to use on all fabric, carpet, and even clothes.  When the product was first released the owner of our franchise took it home for his wife to … Continue Reading

Got Pets?

Posted on November 1, 2013.

On a daily basis I help our customers scheduled their carpet cleaning appointments.  Most of our customers have pets and occasionally those pets have accidents, some accidents are worse than others.  When I’m talking to a customer about a particularly bad pet accident, I’m usually thinking of how lucky I am that my dog is … Continue Reading

Here comes Winter…

Posted on November 1, 2013.

I know we don’t want to think about it but winter is right around the corner.  For most of us we don’t think to prepare our home for winter.  There are a few simple things we can do to ensure our homes will be safe from water damage.  During the winter months ServiceMaster gets a … Continue Reading

Understanding the devastation of your job

Posted on November 1, 2013.

Jason Sullivan, a longtime employee at ServiceMaster in our fire division, has recently experienced his own devastation from a fire loss. As he stood there and watched his house burn and unable to do anything, he realized the true devastation and helplessness a home owner feels when in this awful situation. Jason said the day … Continue Reading

Professional Minneapolis Carpet Cleaning Helps Keep Salmonella at Bay

Posted on October 29, 2013.

  One would hardly let an unsuspecting toddler pick up toys, much less food, from a dirty carpet. You can never be too careful when you’ve got young kids due to the possibility of Salmonella infection at home. To further illustrate the dangers involved, take this excerpt from Minnesota Public Radio which tackles a recent … Continue Reading

Disaster Restoration in Minneapolis Still Needed Despite Fewer Fires

Posted on October 27, 2013.

If there’s a state that’s relatively safer from fires than anywhere else, that would be Minnesota. ABC 5 Eyewitness News reports on the latest findings by the Minnesota Fire Marshal Division: “According to the report announced this week, Minnesota has the 10th-lowest rate of fire deaths per capita in the United States – at .93 … Continue Reading

Dredge and Dry: What it Takes to Address Water Damage in Minneapolis

Posted on October 26, 2013.

  A recent Star Tribune article reports on the flood that hit a posh Minneapolis residential complex in the Elliot Park neighborhood as a result of a broken main water pipe. Prompt action averted what could have been more serious damage, although the lower part of the building was substantially inundated.