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10 Tips to Avoid Household Fires

In 2018 alone, over 1.5 million house fires were recorded according to the National Fire Protection Association. Approximately 3,655 civilian deaths were reported due to these fires, 15,000 injuries, and over $25 billion dollars in property loss. Fire can destroy a home in seconds, which is why it is imperative that everyone be aware of […]

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All About Indoor Air Pollution

With winter in full swing, the option of opening windows wide to bring in fresh air is not an option, especially during a chilly Chicago winter. Since most of our time is spent indoors, the quality of the air we breathe while we’re inside is an important thing to think about on a regular basis. […]

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Has Your School Experienced Water Damage? Let McMahon Services Help You Decide What to Keep and What to Toss.

Your school building experienced water damage and flooded. After the water is gone and debris is cleaned up, it’s time to return the building back to normal and get the school running again. However, even with the clean up done, there are still problems that need rebuilding. Flood water is not clean water, which means […]

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Tips for Keeping Your Vacant Home Safe

Are you a snowbird who leaves your home for half of the year, a landlord with multiple residential properties, or a real estate agent with lots of listings you are responsible for? If so, then winterizing to keep your empty home safe during the winter months is a challenge that you are very familiar with! […]

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Do I Need an Emergency Generator?

Power outages are common during extreme weather seasons. Typically power outages are inconvenient and don’t pose any major threats or problems. However, when a power outage lasts longer than a few hours it becomes more difficult to have life continue on as usual. Natural disasters can strike at any time, and being prepared for the […]

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Is it Time to Hire a Maintenance Crew for Your Company? Answer These Questions to Find Out!

Many commercial properties depend on their maintenance staff for different tasks. This crew plays an important role in the company by keeping things running properly and quickly responding to building emergencies. Many companies find it difficult to justify hiring maintenance staff, which is why it is important to determine a few things before you set […]

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Top 8 Ways to Prevent Frozen Pipes

Winter is coming, and colder weather means frozen pipes. With frozen pipes comes water damage, and water damage can lead to a pretty big dent in your wallet. But before you put decide to pack up and move somewhere that doesn’t experience snow and freezing temperatures, here are eight ways to keep your pipes from […]

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