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Apartment Fire Damage: What You Need to Know

It starts with smoke filling the hallway. Suddenly, you spot flames, and they’re spreading quickly. Alarms are going off and sprinklers are coming on. There’s a fire in your apartment building. Do you know what to do? All renters need to be prepared. Over the years, we’ve helped tenants and landlords recover from fires in […]

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How to Deal With Water Damage in Your Apartment

You don’t own the apartment, but it is your home. Whether you drive to work or telecommute, the unit serves as your base. This is where you live, relax and enjoy leasing personal space. It’s also where a burst pipe, appliance failure or upstairs neighbor can soak the rooms and ruin your belongings. Cleaning up […]

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Water Pipe Burst in Apartment? Here’s What To Do Right Now

It’s been a long day. You’re headed home to the apartment. Evening plans include relaxing and enjoying well-earned downtime. Wet furniture and soaked floors aren’t on your list of expectations. When you walk through the door, you’re greeted by water damage in the apartment. How did this mess happen? Who’s responsible for cleanup and repairs? […]

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Apartment Ceiling Leak? Here’s What To Do

If you have an apartment ceiling leak, you need to act fast to resolve it and repair the damage. Fortunately, we’re here to help. At ServiceMaster Restoration by Zaba, we have over 85 years of combined experience in the water damage restoration industry.  In this blog, we’ve compiled that expertise to offer an overview of […]

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How to Find Water Leaks in Your Apartment Building

Water leaks in commercial properties cause expensive long-term damage. Apartment building leaks are especially costly when they flood units and soak tenants’ belongings. Preventative strategies make a big difference. As a property manager or building owner, you work hard staying ahead of potential problems. You can’t predict burst pipes and plumbing leaks, but they’re easier […]

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Apartment Plumbing Problems: 4 Issues and How to Fix Them

Whether you call a high-rise home or live in an older courtyard building, you eventually have to deal with faulty apartment plumbing. From leaky fixtures to clogged drains, these problems need attention right away. When water starts to flood across floors, saturate walls and soak your belongings, do you wait on management for help or […]

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