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HVAC Maintenance

10/16/2021 (Permalink)

man fixing hvac machine HVAC Maintenance is incredibly important to prevent damage to a home or building.

HVAC systems are great for keeping your building at a comfortable temperature for the season. Proper ventilation in a home or commercial building is important to keep air fresh and healthy indoors. Although these systems are important to have installed, water or fire damage can often occur from them if they are not maintained. The most common causes of HVAC issues include frozen evaporator coils, clogged drains and pipes that may not be connected properly.

You should always do these simple things to make sure you help to prevent any water damage caused by your HVAC unit.

  • Change the HVAC filter regularly
  • Clean the condenser
  • Maintain the condensation drain line
  • Install a condensation pump
  • Maintain the overflow drain plan
  • And always have your HVAC system inspected professionally

If you have a fire, water, or mold disaster give SERVPRO of Natick/Milford a call today at (774) 290-4300. Our highly trained professionals are ready to help day or night. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for all of your cleaning and restoration needs.

SERVPRO Natick Milford Honors Mental Health Day

10/10/2021 (Permalink)

Mental Health text in background with orange box and SERVPRO logo World Mental Health Day is celebrated on October 10th and is a time to raise awareness and support about mental health.

World Mental Health Day is celebrated on October 10th and is a time to raise awareness and support about mental health.

Mental health is a demanding topic these days. People aren’t shy anymore to address mental health issues. We should keep creating awareness for this reason.

Mental health covers several areas: social, emotional, and psychological well-being. It can affect thoughts, feelings, and actions. Positive mental health will help your life overall. 

HOW TO OBSERVE #MentalHealthDay

Mental health can impact anyone at one point or another. Discussing mental health with your loved ones helps.

  • Organizations host a variety of events about this topic. Events may include educational seminars, free mental health screenings, walk-a-thons, marathons, conferences, mass media promotions, and more. You can find some here: https://www.nami.org/Get-Involved/Awareness-events 
  • If you know someone who struggles with a mental health disorder, offer support. Knowing they have someone to reach out to can be life-changing. 
  • You can also donate to an organization: National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) and the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation. 

Share this day on social media with #WorldMentalHealthDay.
SERVPRO Natick Milford is available 24/7 including holidays and weekends to assist you and help you with residential or commercial fire damage. “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO Natick Milford Gives Back During Breast Cancer Month

10/5/2021 (Permalink)

Lady with Pink Ribbon with orange text box and SERVPRO logo October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month; this is a great time to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer on local communities.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month; this is a great time to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer on local communities. 

Each year in the United States, about 255,000 women get breast cancer and 42,000 women die from the disease.

Men also get breast cancer, but it is not very common. About 1 out of every 100 breast cancers diagnosed in the United States are found in a man. (CDC)

Here are ways to give back:

Help give back to this amazing organization and create awareness for it the entire month.  

SERVPRO Natick Milford is available 24/7 including holidays and weekends to assist you and help you with residential or commercial fire damage. “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO Natick Milford Honors Fire Prevention Week

10/5/2021 (Permalink)

Fire and Firefighters in background with white box The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) designates one week, Sunday, October 3rd to Saturday, October 9th to share fire safety topics.

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) designates one week, Sunday, October 3rd to Saturday, October 9th to share fire safety topics. 

The goal of Fire Prevention Month is to raise fire safety awareness and ensure safety. In 1922, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) named the second week of October Fire Prevention Week in commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire in 1871. (First Alert) 

Fire safety awareness are important for families. Check your local fire department they provide education to local communities. 

The NFPA's 2021 campaign for Fire Safety Month is "Learn The Sounds of Fire Safety. (NFPA)" 

Here are some ways to help protect your home and family:

  • Install smoke and carbon monoxide alarms 
  • Have fire extinguishers at home 
  • Have an emergency plan 
  • Have local numbers handy (insurance, restoration, doctors, vet, etc). 
  • Test alarms
  • Change the batteries
  • Know how to use a fire extinguisher

Unattended cooking is the #1 cause of home fires. (First Alert) 

It is important to practice home safety for you and your family. 
SERVPRO Natick Milford is available 24/7 including holidays and weekends to assist you and help you with residential or commercial fire damage. “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO Natick Milford Celebrates Fall

9/22/2021 (Permalink)

Fall background with orange  SERVPRO logo and orange box overlay September 22nd is the autumnal equinox. Fall begins in the Northern Hemisphere whereas spring begins in the Southern Hemisphere.

September 22nd is the autumnal equinox. Fall begins in the Northern Hemisphere whereas spring begins in the Southern Hemisphere.

This is when darkness begins to win over daylight. Our hours of daylight have been slightly shorter each day since the summer solstice in June.

The next three months hours of daylight will continue to grow shorter. At the autumnal equinox, day and night are approximately equal in length.

SERVPRO Natick Milford is available 24/7 including holidays and weekends to assist you with any fire damage “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO Natick Milford Honors Grandparents Day

9/12/2021 (Permalink)

Grandparents with orange text and SERVPRO logo Sunday, September 12 is Grandparents Day. It is a special day for grandparents.

Sunday, September 12 is Grandparents Day. It is a special day for grandparents. 

We support Grandparents’ Day because both grandkids and grandparents natter. Grandchildren thrive when grandparents have a supporting relationship with them.

There is a special day for Mothers and Fathers so it makes sense to have one for grandparents too! They have a uniquely special bond, and this day is a great time to treasure that time together.

Make sure to spend time with your Grandparents not only today but as often as you can. 

SERVPRO Natick Milford is available 24/7 including holidays and weekends to assist you with any fire damage “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO Natick Milford Honors 9-11

9/10/2021 (Permalink)

American Flag in background with white text box overlay September 11th is Patriot Day. It is an observed holiday in the United States.

September 11th is Patriot Day. It is an observed holiday in the United States. This day is to commemorate the lives of those who were lost in the terrorist attacks in 2001. 

On December 18th, 2001, this was declared Patriot Day. It is a yearly proclamation requesting that all flags be flown at half-staff. 

Americans are asked to honor those lost with a moment of silence at 8:46 AM, Eastern Standard Time. This is the time that the first airplane struck the World Trade Center. 

Please join us today remembering those at this designation time. 

SERVPRO Natick Milford is available 24/7 including holidays and weekends to assist you with any fire damage “Like it never even happened.”

Happy Labor Day From SERVPRO Natick Milford

9/8/2021 (Permalink)

American Flag in background with white text box overlay Labor Day occurs on Monday, September 6. This is a day to tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers.

Labor Day occurs on Monday, September 6. This is a day to tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers.

It was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century. It later became a federal holiday in 1894. Labor Day is an annual celebration of workers and their achievements originated during one of American labor history’s most dismal chapters.

At the height of the Industrial Revolution in the United States on average Americans worked 12-hour days and seven-day weeks just to make a basic living. Even children as young as 5 or 6 were working in mills, factories, and mines across the country.

People of all ages were faced extremely unsafe working conditions, sanitary facilities, and even breaks.

Now it is meant to symbolize the end of summer for many Americans. Typically this is celebrated with parties, street parades, and festivals. 

We hope that you have a healthy and safe Labor Day weekend and are able to enjoy time off. 


SERVPRO Natick Milford is available 24/7 including holidays and weekends to assist you and help you with residential or commercial fire damage. “Like it never even happened.”

Mask Mandate In Place For Natick, MA Municipal Buildings

8/23/2021 (Permalink)

brick building Beginning August 16th, 2021, all Natick Municipal Buildings will be requiring masks to be worn.

Monday, August 16th, was the beginning of a new mask mandate for all town-operated facilities in Natick, MA. Buildings such as the Town Hall, public library, Natick Public Schools, fire station, and senior center are all places where the town is requiring masks to be worn. Although Governor Baker made a statement that he would not reinstate a mask order statewide, many Massachusetts communities have instated certain masking requirements. Framingham, Hudson, and Marlborough are all districts that will be requiring masks in schools this fall. Masking requirements are being left up to singular municipalities in regards to school this fall. With anyone younger than 12 not yet eligible for the COVID vaccine, and with the delta strain of the virus causing a resurgence in cases, some towns and cities are requiring face coverings regardless of vaccination status. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that everyone age 2 and older wear a mask when returning to school this year, regardless of their vaccination status. And the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends all K-12 students, teachers and staff members wear masks while indoors this fall, regardless of vaccination status.

Dover, MA and Sherborn, MA Area Home Prices Increase

6/21/2021 (Permalink)

grey house Housing prices have increased over 10% since the beginning of the pandemic

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, home prices have been up over 10 percent from what they were in the Dover, MA, Sherborn, MA, and Holliston, MA areas. The large increase in home prices has led to an expensive market, being awful for buyers but incredible for sellers. From February to March 2021, housing prices increased 2.61 percent in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham MA area, being up overall 15.7 percent from March 2020. The Warren Group reported that the median sale price for a single family home in Massachusetts during the month of April increased to the highest it's ever been at $508,000. Condominium sales are also almost in the $500,000 threshold, coming in in April at a median of $475,000. Higher prices were not keeping buyers away, condo sales  in April were up more than 27% compared to April 2019. The Covid-caused crisis has so far unfolded in the opposite direction of what one would predict in a recession. The improved economy and millennials entering their peak homebuying years are fueling a residential housing boom. Low mortgage rates, combined with an increase in working from home as a result of the pandemic, have spurred a surge in housing demand, particularly in lower-density suburbs. In 2020, more existing homes were sold than in any other year since 2006.