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ServiceMaster by Rice Ribbon Cutting in Mason City

ServiceMaster by Rice Ribbon Cutting in Mason City

In 2018, ServiceMaster By Rice purchased the ServiceMaster Restore franchise in Mason City, Iowa in an effort to expand our restoration and cleaning services throughout the state of Iowa. The acquisition expanded our footprint as one of the largest ServiceMaster...

What Employers Need to Know About Mold Growth

What Employers Need to Know About Mold Growth

Whether you are a facility manager, employer, or even a landlord, you most likely understand the importance of combating mold growth. However, the seriousness of preventing mold in your building can often be overlooked. Not only can mold growth cause health problems...

Regular Rug Cleaning Promotes Healthy Air

Regular Rug Cleaning Promotes Healthy Air

Did you know that experts recommend vacuuming at least one time per week? How are you doing with that? Running the vacuum on a consistent basis is a great start to keeping your rug and home clean, but the suction of a vacuum cannot handle the heavy lifting required...

Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Home

Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Home

With temperatures settling in the high 60s and 70s, it means that spring is here to stay! Does this mean that we have escaped a potential light dusting of snow for the rest of April? You can never really say for certain when you live in the Midwest, but all of us at...

Protecting Your Property From Snow Melt Flooding

Protecting Your Property From Snow Melt Flooding

With temperatures starting to settle in at the high 40s and low 50s, Iowans can finally say it feels like spring! However, due to one of the most brutal winters we’ve had in awhile, we still have plenty of snow on the ground. Not only that, there are still layers of...

Cedar Rapids Branch Spotlight – ServiceMaster By Rice

Cedar Rapids Branch Spotlight – ServiceMaster By Rice

Ever since ServiceMaster By Rice opened its doors back 1954, we have constantly been growing. In 2010, we started expanding new locations and service areas throughout the state of Iowa and southern Minnesota. In 2015, we were fortunate to acquire the ServiceMaster...

Protect Your House This Snow Season

Protect Your House This Snow Season

Preparing your home for winter is a project. Making sure your home is protected during the snow season is equally important. There are things you can do as the weather changes to protect your house from the snow. Don’t wait until it's too late to keep your home safe...

Avoid Water Damage From Frozen Pipes In Your Home

Avoid Water Damage From Frozen Pipes In Your Home

All of us at ServiceMaster By Rice hope you had a Happy Hanukkah, Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year! It’s been a strange start to winter as far as the weather goes. Apart from some initial snow at the end of November throughout some of Iowa and Minnesota, we...

Home Safety Tips For The Holidays

Home Safety Tips For The Holidays

The weather outside may be chilly, but inside, your home is probably warm and cozy and fully decorated for the holidays. However, the increase in heat and electricity usage during winter can potentially be dangerous. According to the National Fire Protection...

Prepping Your Iowa Home Or Business For Winter

Prepping Your Iowa Home Or Business For Winter

Although it is still the beginning of November, some light snowfall has affirmed that we are most certainly heading into winter here in Iowa. Anyone who lives in the Midwest is familiar with how unpredictable the winters can be around here. Nevertheless, it is always...

ServiceMaster by Rice Acquires Mason City Franchise

ServiceMaster by Rice Acquires Mason City Franchise

Mason City, Iowa – November 1, 2018 - ServiceMaster by Rice (SMR), one of the largest ServiceMaster Restore Franchises in the country, announced they have purchased the ServiceMaster of Mason City Restore Franchise. This acquisition includes Cerro Gordo, Mitchell and...