experts in restoration

Repairing smoke, wind, water, mold, and other damage caused by disaster

ServiceMaster Restoration by Advanced has been helping residential and business customers eradicate all debris and damage caused by smoke, water, and mold for over 20 years. Serving our customers throughout Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio, and Western New York, we take great pride in being stewards of our community.


An Entrepreneurial Dream becomes a nationwide leader in restoration

ServiceMaster was founded in 1929 and was originally a moth-proofing company. Marion E. Wade, the founder, was previously a minor league baseball player who decided to begin his entrepreneurial journey right in his home. His belief that employees and customers should be viewed with dignity and respect helped his company grow over the years, exponentially.

For over 60 years ServiceMaster has provided services to those in need. In 1947 the company was incorporated with only half a dozen employees and yearly revenue of $125,000. Now, the company employs more than 50,000 people nationwide and earns over $7.8 billion annually. 5,400 of our companies are independently owned and operated.

FOUNDING PRINCIPLES: the ServiceMaster Restore Code of Conduct

We continue to uphold Wade’s original principles in order to better serve our community. This means we…

  • Treat people with dignity and respect (especially our customers, employees, and partners)
  • Do the right thing– always
  • Are accountable and there for those we serve.

Your local ServiceMaster technicians: Restoration by Advanced

With only $7,000 and a dream to their name, Chris, Jack and Judy Hitz decide to start a carpet and upholstery cleaning company after noticing an apparent lack in the Erie County, PA, and Chatauqua County, NY markets. The first base of operations opens in September 1995, in Ripley, NY, (among the many acres of Concord Grapes) where the Hitz family was raised.

Throughout the years, the company grows both its size and community involvement to provide better restoration services in fire, water, and other damage related areas. In 2005, Advanced is moved to the center of Erie to better serve it’s clients, and after building years of experience and training, Chris Hitz eventually takes over the business in 2007. In 2013 ServiceMaster Restoration by Advanced was born to help corporate cover a broader area.

Read the complete history of the company’s successes and milestones here.

caring for our community

Actively involved in various local organizations, we work hand-in-hand with the American Red Cross, Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership, Erie Art Museum, Boy Scouts of America, and the Erie SBA. We know how much peace of mind our services offer, so we like to extend our help whenever and wherever they are of use in order to comfort communities.

staying in the know

The restoration industry is a very dynamic industry, with new technologies and processes being developed at all times. We stay on top of the trends to deliver excellent, up-to-date technology, and being trained/certified in those new processes.

we are involved and inspired: our member organizations

the cleantrust certified erie regional chamber of commerce erie small business alliance american red cross servicemaster quality restoration vendor

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