Category Archives: Home Safety

Markatos Services Inc. has gathered a collection of ways to keep your home a safe and healthy environment for you and your family.

We’ll feature your home safety tips here! Email ascholl@markatosservices.com to discuss a spotlight on your very own safety tip. We’ll even link up to your blog and website.

Spring Forward in 2015

Prepare Your Home for Spring Spring is a perfect time to clean out your home. Follow these steps to keep you and your family safe when cleaning this season, including tips like: If you are moving furniture, keep your back straight … Continue reading

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Winter Safety Tips

Home Emergency Supplies Winter has arrived, plan ahead for extremely cold weather with a supply of these items in the event a winter storm or power outage prevents you from leaving home. Flashlights and extra batteries * Non-electric can opener … Continue reading

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How to Weather the Storm

With the recent heavy and frequent rains hitting the Delaware area, it’s important to ensure you take proper precautions. Prevention is always easier than restoration! The key to preventing severe storm damage is to: Keep Trees Trimmed – Trim tree … Continue reading

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Indoor Air Quality in Delaware

Indoor air quality affects every Delaware resident–at home and at work. That’s why the Delaware Government has created a comprehensive program to help the people of our state better understand the causes of indoor air problems (the “Dirty Dozen”), as … Continue reading

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Three Ways To Fend Off The Flu

Shopping, caroling, holiday parties, and travel bring large groups of people together in cramped places. They are also great places to share the gift no one wants — viruses and flu. The flu season is already in full swing and … Continue reading

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Winterize Your Home – Inside and Out

Winter can be great for those of us that love the snow and ice. For the rest of us, the post-Halloween weather can be a headache for many reasons.  It’s a heightened time for car accidents, as well as sky-rocketed … Continue reading

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After the Storm: Detecting Mold

Markatos Services offers their deepest condolences to those effected by Hurricane Sandy.  While some received more destruction from the storm than others, the worries of those with no visible structural damage still lingers.  Even those of us who caught the … Continue reading

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