Caring for your Belongings

Caring for your Belongings

If you take care of your home, it will take care of you. Whether you plan to live in your home for many years or hope to sell it in the near future, it is important to make sure your house is in the best possible condition. If you could use some help getting things in order, let ServiceMaster lend a helping hand on a variety of restorative services.


Wood, tile, or linoleum flooring can chip, fade, or crack over time. Some types may become discolored from extensive usage or stains. Whether one room or several, repairing or replacing flooring is an important part of caring for a home and keeping it functional as well as attractive.


Old pipes can corrode, rust, and leak, causing mildew and mold problems as well as wallboard issues. Sometimes only a pipe or two needs to be replaced; at other times more detailed plumbing structures are necessary. It is better to tackle the job at once and get the entire system working properly than to piecemeal repairs over time, which can be pricy and inconvenient.

Heating and cooling.

If a furnace isn’t working to capacity, heating bills can skyrocket, and electric costs may be affected. Plus, no one wants the heat to stop working suddenly in the middle of winter. Similarly, air conditioning is important during the summer to keep a home comfortable and for the elderly, safe. These two aspects of a home require professional attention to ensure they are working effectively year-round.

Electric wiring.

Indoors and outside, electrical wiring needs to be up to code and safe for all outlets. Improper wiring can cause a fire or damage appliances in use. A safety inspection is advisable, especially after power has been lost following a storm or power surge.

Most homeowners lack the knowledge or skills to tackle issues like these to keep their homes safe and efficiently operational. A high quality company with well trained employees can quickly assess every aspect of a home to determine if there are any problems. If there are, an estimate of expected repairs will help property owners to make informed decisions about renovations and repairs.