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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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  Heavy rain this week could flood Bronxville basements and cause water damage ~ NY 10708      Courtesy:  Accuweather...my fav, download their severe weather app!   Bronxville may be on the "Highest Risk" line above, but we know it was named Pondfield Road for a reason!   Forecasters are predicti...
08/12/2014
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08/06/2014
      If you have ever tried to move a horse -- down the road, much less 4 states away -- it's a 1,400 lbs. nightmare.  YES, that's what's my American Warmblood registered mare, Krystol, weighs.  She's a big girl like her mama (me) and a love, but she's tall (6 ft 1 inches at her back), and stubb...
07/30/2014
    Summer Safety tips for fires, fireworks, campfires & grilling ~ Bronxville, NY 10708       Here are Helpful Home & Campfire Safety Hints from Hill...with a fireworks "chaser" for Summer 2013:     Summer is a time to enjoy the great outdoors, even if it's on a postage stamp patio like our hous...
06/30/2014
  Hello all:   I have to sheepishly apologize for re-blogging the lovely RuthMarie's awesome 4th of July schedule (from 2010 by mistake).  Was rushing on and off AR as usualy with 2.5 businesses to market including our new small woman owned.  Searched "4th of July" to see if anyone had their West...
06/20/2014
A moving company that terrorized my elderly parents on a cross country move to Westchester Count, NY!   Some of my Rainmaker friends know that we moved my parents in with us in Westchester County last Fall.  This followed some family set backs and an ongoing illness that had made it difficult for...
06/20/2014
Forrest and I were starting to think about 4th of July plans and remembered Ruthmarie's great tips last year.  So thankful that she did her usual thorough job with events for all, large and small, with and with cars -- try to carpool -- or subway (Valhalla).  Enjoy!   Last year I wrote a post abo...
06/17/2014
As Hurricane Season gets going in the Atlantic and Pacific basins -- their temperatures can affect our Mid-Atlantic and Northeast region.   Here is the last in my series, as promised   Things look calm and primed to stay that way in Atlantic Basin as of Spring 2014   Now is the time to prep and p...
06/17/2014
Debb makes great points about due diligence in her blog about "walking away" from a home sale offer.  As sellers right now, my family's just turned down two morbidly low offers, well below recent comps.  It goes both ways...and in the end, I was hearing The Don Trump's "You're fired," as she conc...
06/03/2014
Hello Rainmakers:     This is Part 2 of my "Hurricane Season is here" series (of 3, so don't get too excited).  Watch for Part 3 and my Safety Kit list for homes and businesses.   Safety Tips for Businesses    Many of us still remember the damage Sandy caused and trying to prepare for her winds a...
06/02/2014
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Hillary Sheperd

Co-Owner ~ Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon, NY
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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.