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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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Please join me in wishing the best of us, Roger Mucci, a warm birthday wish.  Belated Happy Birthdays forgiven, we hope, I will now mark my calendar with a big R next October 16th.  Let him eat cake!! Cheers, (not so) Big guy!   My gift of appreciation to all of you...... ******************** Yes...
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Someone help our friend Tom out on this one.  We almost lost a buyer for our OWN lakeside home, due to termite questions.  It was in the woods, there are termites, but our 4' high cement foundation closed the deal.  We had termite reports from Terminix (monthly visits!), but none like the one in ...
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Thoughts for Thursday as fall flowers are in full bloom & memories of bright mums come back into focus Don't mums say "Fall Flowers' or WHAT?  My grandmother loved fall mums and we always tried to have them on hand for her Halloween birthday on the 31st.  She passed away a couple of years ago at ...
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Hey all...with so many great new changes and others that were briefly good, bad or ugly at AR, it's time to give our Seattle connection and great programmers some feedback.  It's also a chance for points as a thank you from AR leaders and good folks.  Jump on!  ~ Hillary ActiveRain values your co...
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  NOW HEAR THIS...NOT ALL THIEVES ARE STUPID!!   1. A friend of a friend left their car in the long-term parking at San Jose while away, and someone broke into the car. Using the information on the car's registration in the glove compartment, they drove the car to the people's home in Pebble Bea...
10/13/2013
Heavy rains this week may cause basement flood problems in Bronxville NY 10708 homes and businesses.   Severe weather seems like it's here to stay this year.  From Sandy storm damage to an icy winter and now with our heavy spring rains, it seems as if severe weather is here to stay.  There are so...
10/13/2013
The National Weather Service in Upton NY has issued an* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for... Bronx County in southeast New York... * until 645 PM EDT... * at 601 PM EDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar is tracking a thunderstorm moving slowly northeast through the Bronx. Heavy ra...
10/13/2013
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY 1045 AM EDT TUE JUL 16 2013 ...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS CONTINUE... NJZ006-104-106-108-162300- /O.CON.KOKX.HT.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-130717T0000Z/ HUDSON-EASTERN BERGEN-EASTERN ESSEX-EASTERN UNION- 1045 AM EDT TUE JUL 16 2013 ...HEAT ADVI...
10/13/2013
Puffback Fire Soot Boiler broken emergency clean up services in Bronxville NY 10708   EMERGENCY TIPS    The following Emergency Tips were compiled by Servpro's nearly 50 years in Fire and soot cleanup and restoration experience. Also, I have added suggestions from our Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount...
10/13/2013
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Hillary Sheperd

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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.