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How to Prevent Flooded Basements and Sump Pump Overflow

How to Prevent Flooded Basements and Sump Pump Overflow

It is very important to always keep your basement protected from excess water because even a small leak in the foundation can lead to major issues over time. Installing a sump pump and keeping it maintained is perhaps the most effective way to keep water out of your basement. The following comprehensive tips will help you effectively prevent basement flooding and ensure that your sump pump doesn’t overflow or malfunction.

Grilling Safety Tips for your Fourth of July BBQ

Grilling Safety Tips for your Fourth of July BBQ

The Chicago area is experiencing consistently nice weather and with the Fourth of July just a few weeks away, we are officially in grilling season. The smell of grilled burgers and hot dogs is one of the things we love most about the summer. However, without proper fire safety when grilling, you can end up cooking more than just your hot dogs.

Healthy Air at Home

Healthy Air at Home

Poor indoor air quality is the nation’s 4th largest environmental threat. Follow these tips to keep your indoor air quality at the highest levels possible. And if you’ve noticed dust buildup on the vent grills in your home, unusual odors when the HVAC fan is running, or family members complaining of allergies or respiratory issues, call the professionals at ServiceMaster DAK.