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Home Builder - Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon - Fire/Water Certified
My husband and I bring 25 years in general contracting and hazard mitigation to our family owned business, where we clean and remediate after a fire, water or mold emergency. I enjoy writing for local papers and online e-mags about home safety tips and how to prevent our having to come and clean your home or business after a flood or fire.
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       Thank you Accuweather for always coming through with the best weather updates - Courtesy:  Accuweather.com and their rockin' meteorologists!
02/19/2014
Lower Westchester County NY reflects Climate Change with record snowfall and flooding rains in Eastchester, NY 10709   Yeesh, will it never end!  First our record snowfall and now, we have flooding rain coming Friday.  Wrote this as more snow arrived yesterday morning, then we had to go dig out o...
02/19/2014
Who's ready for summer...uh...more SNOW -- a 4 letter word in Westchester County, NY 10583?   Our winter is well underway and is bringing record snow and ice to the Tri-state NY area...like another midweek storm!   ...cannot wait for an end to all this "fun," in the snow -- with delays getting t...
02/10/2014
  "Kay"  I was all gung ho this Monaday a.m. to write yet another Valentine's Day blog.  But the super creative and great queen of blogs beat me to it, with a great history of this tradition.  It's special for Forrest and I 'cuz it sets the stage for our 2/16 anniversary.  He thought he'd get a "...
02/09/2014
  PET SAFETY IN ARCTIC WINTER 2014 ~ Westchester County, NY 10708! Wow is it cold outside...from Maine to Mississippi!  If we wanted to live in sub-Arctic Siberia, we'd fly to Russia, right?  Our family owned business is knee deep in frozen pipe water damage work for flood victims...from homes to...
01/31/2014
Tom is so right!  We are seeing tons of frozen pipe damages on the East Coast after the hard freeze, warm up and freeze again this new year.  This damage can even occur over time with room temp water damages, we have found, and it makes sense:  concrete is just sand and water with a hardener.  Li...
01/13/2014
It's not too late to winterize your home or business to protect lives and property in this arctic weather ~ Tuckahoe, NY 10707   Let’s face it, the weather is just arctic for most of the country, in many areas that are not used to temperatures that are more common in outer Siberia.  If we wanted ...
01/07/2014
Happy New Year to all, with a Winter Storm chaser -- Hercules takes aim at New York, Westchester and Boston, as southeast rain storms meet a snow storm moving north! (Tuckahoe 10707)   Winter Storm Hercules moves east over the great lakes and picks up snow, we'll see about two inches in the New Y...
01/01/2014
Fire Damage Prevention  & Tips for high rise buildings in Westchester County, NY  10708   There are many high rise and multi-family or multi-use buildings in our lower Hudson Valley area of New York state.  We have so many neighbors around us, who may not be aware of fire safety measures that can...
12/30/2013
2013 THEME SONG CHALLENGE FOR OUR FIRE & WATER CLEAN UP & RESTORATION BIZ NEAR FLEETWOOD NY 10552   Our 2013 Theme Song should really be "Stormy Weather" because we were still cleaning up and rebuilding for some of our stressed out Superstorm Sandy clients.  But, with the new year came taxes, mor...
12/17/2013
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Hillary Sheperd

Co-Owner ~ Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon, NY
local_phone(914) 699-5181
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My husband and I bring 25 years in general contracting and hazard mitigation for the feds to our family owned business, where we clean and remediate after a fire, water or mold emergency. I enjoy writing for local papers and online e-mags about home safety tips and how to prevent our having to come and clean your home or business after a flood or fire.