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Stop Water Damage with Water Removal From Floors, Carpets And Other Areas in Dayton Homes

3/15/2018 (Permalink)

Water Damage Stop Water Damage with Water Removal From Floors, Carpets And Other Areas in Dayton Homes Call SERVPRO for the "Red Carpet" Treatment for Water Removal in Dayton

Rapid Extraction Can Salvage Water Damaged Materials and Belongings--Call SERVPRO

Even if you do not live in a flood zone, most Dayton residents can encounter different types of water damage including backed up or burst pipes. When water or flood damage threatens your home, there is no time to waste. You need to contact a trusted restoration company as soon as possible to mitigate the damage.

At SERVPRO, we offer water cleanup and water removal services that local Dayton homeowners need when water leaks or intrusions occur. We have a team of highly trained, IICRC-certified technicians who can respond swiftly to water damage emergencies in your area. Every restoration job is designed to return your property to preloss conditions as quickly and efficiently as possible, "Like it never even happened."
Carpets are particularly susceptible to water damage in a flooding situation. SERVPRO offers carpet cleaning services to remove excess water and prevent contamination or further damage completely. First, we remove the water from the fibers. Water seepage from heavy rainfalls can sometimes include mold, dirt, or bacteria. Our team thoroughly cleans and treats affected carpets to get rid of contaminants and restore the fabrics to their original state.
If the flood involves sewage, you need to act fast. SERVPRO experts can disinfect the space to help eliminate toxic bacteria and remove damaged carpets and pads before cleaning and dehumidifying the area. Water damaged walls should be restored as soon as possible to avoid structural issues and mold growth.
Our water removal services also include restoration of hardwood floors that have been exposed to standing water. Our crews use various techniques to remove all water from your valuable flooring to prevent rot, buckling, warping, and other hardwood damage. Our Green Fleet arrives stocked with drying mats which are well-suited for this purpose. Additionally, flooding can cause water to penetrate cabinets and the spaces beneath them. The resultant wetness can ruin the wood and particle board, as well as cause growths of bacteria, mold, and mildew. Using moisture detection instrument, we find where water has gathered and then remove it before it causes permanent damage.

You risk paying a considerable amount of money in repairs if you ignore water damage to your floors and other areas in the house. Feel free to contact SERVPRO of Lafayette for inquiries or help. We are available anytime at (765) 420-0077.

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Controlling the Spread of Mold Damage within Your Battle Ground Home

3/9/2018 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Controlling the Spread of Mold Damage within Your Battle Ground Home If you discover mold in your home, call the professionals at SERVPRO to remediate the damage and stop the mold from spreading across your home.

SERPVRO Stops Mold Growth and Remediates the Damage Left Behind

Regardless of how much you clean your Battle Ground home, microbes remain a constant and uninvited presence. Many of these organisms come in the variety classified as mold.

When microbial activity overgrows an area in a Battle Ground home, mold damage quickly happens. Because of the different ways mold spreads to other locations, keeping it under control might seem confusing. However, SERVPRO technicians know that controlling mold and the damage it can cause can happen much more easily than sometimes believed.

The need for moisture is the one common trait that all mold varieties share. Using this against any variety of microbe we encounter helps us keep mold activity to a minimum. Once we dry out an area of your home and reduce the moisture back within the normal range, conditions become much less favorable for mold to grow. However, stopping water or moisture from accumulating in the future does not do enough to when mold damage already exists.

Remediation of mold damage must take place to rid your home of excessive amounts of the microorganisms that caused the problem in the first place. To contain mold particles and spores, SERVPRO's Applied Microbial Remediation Technician (AMRT) uses temporary barriers that produce a negative pressure zone around the area in question. As we cut away and remove the materials that hold mold, we double bag these for immediate disposal.

When materials show mold activity and visible colonization, we always check to ensure that damage actually exists. At times, materials may only have a covering of mold or mildew, with no real damage. We can clean these areas instead, saving homeowners money. Often, staining left behind by microbial activity requires an application of special primer and a fresh coat of paint.

Because spores travel through the air and can remain viable for months or even longer, they can often end up inside your home's duct system. The thorough cleaning of ductwork can reduce the microbe population significantly. While the restoration of normal moisture levels within your home can keep mold from regrowing, spores can still cause health effects once they reach the air your family breathes. Cleaning ducts and vents can help keep this from occurring.

SERVPRO of Lafayette serves the local areas near Lafayette and help keep homes free of mold damage. Contacting us at (765) 420-0077 when you discover microbial activity is the first step in stopping the spread of mold within your home.

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Flood Damage and Your Upholstered Furniture in Dayton

2/25/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Flood Damage and Your Upholstered Furniture in Dayton If flood waters have gotten into your favorite couch, it's time to contact SERVPRO for drying out and remediation services. Call right away.

SERVPRO Technicians React Quickly to Your Call for Help After Flooding

Every time there is more rain than the drainage systems can handle in Dayton, there can be flooding. There is sometimes heavy rain for a short period that results in these floods. Other times, there could be light rain for many days and even weeks that can also cause floods. Rivers can also overflow to create flooding. When there is more upstream water than usual, you may see this. As the flow goes down to the lower areas which are nearby, a surge occurs, and an overflow into the land occurs.
No matter the cause of the flooding, if floodwaters have invaded your home and caused flood damage in Dayton, you want to act quickly. The longer there is standing water in your home, the more damage it causes to your structure and belongings. SERVPRO is always ready to help you no matter the time of day in a situation like this. As a professionally trained remediation company, we can help you in a fast and efficient manner.
When it comes to your furniture, we check for several things when looking at any upholstered items. Framing is wood and can, therefore, swell and crack. Framing joints can weaken when this happens. Plus, moisture can cause glues to break down. Fabrics which are only meant to be dry cleaned can spot from the water, which means the whole piece may need to be wetted to avoid permanent lines from the water.
Often when wet, the dust cover bleeds, and if it sags, it can then stain carpeting or flooring. The metal backing on buttons can also cause rust staining. SERVPRO uses spot removal procedures in cases like this. Mildew growth is another concern, which is why we attempt to remove the floodwaters as fast as possible. Dehumidifiers and air movers lessen the drying time of upholstered furniture.
We treat all furniture stains, wetting the entire piece if necessary. The buttons and zippers are dried to avoid rust, and we place waxed paper between the cushion and zipper to stop the transfer of rust. Furniture pads are placed around metal buttons to avoid the transfer of rust. We can also tent the cushions and put in place dehumidifiers and air movers as needed.
When dealing with flooding, SERVPRO of Lafayette works efficiently to not only dry out your home in Colburn, Ash Grove, or Indian Village, but to salvage as many of your items, including furniture, that is possible as well. Give us a call as soon as possible at (765) 420-0077 so we can help you get dried out again.

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Quality Water Damage Mitigation Available In Battle Ground

2/14/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial Quality Water Damage Mitigation Available In Battle Ground Small water leaks can infiltrate your business slowly over time, causing damage to the building’s structure, framing, and insulation.

Quality Water Damage Mitigation

Owning and operating a restaurant in Battle Ground may be your dream. However, the responsibility to your customers goes far beyond an enjoyable experience or satisfying meal. Ignoring the condition of your building can cause severe problems, lead to losses, or even closure.

Water damage occurs in Battle Ground after natural disasters that often lead to flooding, broken pipes, faulty appliances, roofing problems, foundation cracks, sewage backflows, and even poorly installed drainage. Each comes with its own set of challenges and can produce severe damages to your business if given the opportunity.

Small water leaks can infiltrate your business slowly over time, causing damage to the building’s structure, framing, and insulation. It also has the possibility of leading to mold growth and water damage in your storage area, freezers, bathrooms, kitchen, or serving area as well. Water damage gets out of control quickly; if left unchecked it can overrun your seating area, making it possible to send customers home with a lot more than a good meal.

If you have a flood, sewage, or water leak at any point, contact a water damage restoration company, like SERVPRO, for help as soon as possible. Never wait for the water to cause damage your walls, ceiling, or carpeting before you act. If possible, shut off all utilities to your building to prevent additional damage, call your insurance company, and wait for help to arrive.

Never walk through floodwaters, personal contamination is a real thing. Allow your SERVPRO team to handle the extraction, drying, and clean up so that you and your employees remain safe. We can remove damaged materials, contents, and furniture, to help you determine which items remain salvageable.

Our services including drying using advanced techniques and equipment that ensure complete water removal throughout your building. SERVPRO has cleaning and deodorization services where IICRC certified technicians hand-clean every surface of the affected area and use specialized tools and equipment, like foggers, to ensure a successful restoration.

At SERVPRO of Lafayette, we provide quality emergency services 24/7 and give you the help you need when you need it most. SERVPRO takes pride in being a part of the Colburn, Buck Creek, Stockwell community and show it in the services we provide (765) 420-0077.

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Dayton's Flood Damage Expert Crew

2/7/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Dayton's Flood Damage Expert Crew Even if rainfall is not heavy enough to flood the area, rainwater can make its way into your home causing severe damage.

Rely on SERVPRO for Any Size Flood Damage

Spring is on its way and with the change of season comes excessive rain. Sometimes when it rains a lot in a short amount of time, water can get into your Dayton home. Even if the rain is not bad enough to flood the area, sometimes water from the outside still makes it into a room in your home.

Sometimes with old doors, seals do not seal correctly at the bottom of the door. If water leaks into your mudroom from your back door, SERVPRO's flood damage specialists in Dayton are always available to help you. At times, water damage that does not seem excessive gets overlooked.

If water makes its way into your mudroom, it is possible for it to cause more damage to your home than you think. Water can ruin your flooring material or walls. If not efficiently mitigated, water damaging other rooms is possible.

Anytime water from a rainstorm leaks into your home, it is a good idea to get the professionals at SERVPRO to help. As soon as we get a call, our team arrives at your house and begins to fix the water damage problem. The first step is to remove any furniture or objects that may get ruined when wet. The next step is to remove any standing water with extraction equipment. After all of the standing water is gone the walls and flooring materials get inspected and tested for moisture.

In some cases, rainwater seeping into your home damages your flooring and drywall. If this is the case, then the ruined material gets stripped out, and the rest of the building materials get dried. In other cases, drying the room that water got into is all that is needed. When drying, our IICRC certified restoration crews use sophisticated air movers and dehumidifiers to make sure that moisture levels are low enough so that mold cannot grow in the wet area.

Any time even a little bit of rainwater enters your house, the best solution is to call in the professionals. To prevent mold growth and other damage in the future call SERVPRO of Lafayette at (765) 420-0077 for help 24/7.

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Removing Mold Damage in Dayton Indiana

1/23/2018 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Removing Mold Damage in Dayton Indiana When facing a mold infestation in your home, it is best to bring in professionals. SERVPRO technicians are fully certified to remediate mold.

SERVPRO Thoroughly Investigates a Mold Infestation Before Remediation

Mold spores are in every home in Dayton and throughout Indiana. Usually, they are inert, which makes them as harmless as regular household dust particles. Spores only expand and begin to grow when they come into contact with enough moisture. If a mold colony grows undetected for an extended amount of time, it can become a threat to each home and can cause health effects for those living inside it.
If caught quickly, it is simple to remove Dayton mold damage with a variety of cleaning methods. Often, even growing mold is dry, almost a powder. SERVPRO technicians can use cloths and sponges to wipe down structural and personal property surfaces, which removes the majority of growth in most homes. For thicker layers of mold, we can bring in vacuums with HEPA filters that are designed to trap even a single spore off the surface of a table, sofa or wall.
When there is moisture present or if the mold is growing in a puddle or pool of water, we need to neutralize the spores and remove the water. Our technicians can spray the mold with an anti-fungal agent and then use a pump or extraction wand to remove standing water. If the surrounding material is soaked, we can dry it out with a combination of dehumidifiers to draw moisture out and a space heater to slowly raise the temperature without drying it too quickly and causing secondary damage.
Building material like drywall can quickly become compromised, however. If the mold was present long enough to extend hyphae into the panel, searching for food, then the panel needs to be replaced. SERVPRO technicians can remove each infested panel and dispose of them according to EPA and state guidelines. To prevent possible, further mold growth, we can spray the wall framing with an anti-fungal agent.
To protect your property, SERVPRO of Lafayette works quickly to safely remove mold and restore everything we can to a clean condition. If you need our services, call us at (765) 420-0077 today.

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Removal of Flood Damage Prepares Battle Ground Homes for Complete Restoration

1/19/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Removal of Flood Damage Prepares Battle Ground Homes for Complete Restoration SERVPRO professionals have the skills and equipment to restore your home after flood damage "Like it never even happened."

Rely on SERVPRO for Thorough Flood Damage Remediation Services

With the many streams and rivers near Battle Ground, flooding can happen almost anywhere. When such a catastrophe happens, flooding can cause extensive damage to area homes and businesses.

Homes in Battle Ground which sustain flood damage can regain their former conditions through professional mitigation services. SERVPRO technicians can assist homeowners with damaged homes, starting with removing any standing water via large pump trucks.

We continue this extraction of water, changing to smaller sized equipment. Some materials, however, require removal, followed by replacement of similar ones. As we remove and dispose of waterlogged materials in your property, we keep a sharp eye out for any safety issues that also require attention. Ensuring we remove all damaged items from your property protects you and your family from these additional dangers.

This danger is particularly relevant when it involves removal of the carpeting. Tacks and other sharp debris can easily escape detection unless workers thoroughly examine the area for such items and remove them. This happens in almost every flooded home because of the severe damage such carpeting sustains while underwater. The pathogen load deposited, by itself, renders such carpeting a hazardous material, unsuited for restoration efforts. Replacing with new remains the most cost-effective option.

As we remove such items like drywall, our IICRC certified technicians take care to do so correctly, so restoration can occur without any need to tidy up our work. Leaving only smooth, clean lines and solid framework beams, restoration can proceed as soon as we finish.

We must also take into consideration any waterlogged personal belongings that require attention. We clean these items, so they pose no risk to your family. Hard materials such as toys and many other housewares can easily come clean with hand tools on-site, never needing to leave your home. We understand that a flood is a traumatic time for any family, so avoiding any unnecessary stress can help immensely during your recovery time.

SERVPRO of Lafayette understands the needs of those living in our community and want to work for the benefit of your family. Whenever an emergency involving flood damage or other harm that befalls your home, call us at (765) 420-0077, anytime, day or night, 365 days a year. We are here to make the event's damages disappear, “Like it never even happened.”

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Setting Things Right After a Small Fire in Your Dayton Home

1/12/2018 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Setting Things Right After a Small Fire in Your Dayton Home Dealing with fire damage in your home can be overwhelming. Contact SERVPRO and let our professionals remediate the damage.

SERVPRO Arrives Fast to Remediate Fire Damage on Your Property

The small electrical fire might have been quickly put out without excessive extinguishing efforts (that can cause many damages themselves), but there are still problems that you have to address. For starters, your Dayton home smells like smoke, and there is soot strewn up the wall and ceiling where the ignition and bulk of the blaze took place. So, how do you resolve these issues so you can officially put the recent fire behind you and move on officially?
Fire damage to your Dayton home does not have to be a complicated situation to resolve, but it is something that only professional restoration companies equip themselves to handle. Our SERVPRO technicians have the expertise and the equipment to manage all of the issues regarding fire damage restoration, including both the lingering odor and the soot or smoke damages.
Our team uses scrubbers to deep clean surfaces that have been affected by the smoke and soot. The goal initially is to restore the surfaces we encounter to preloss conditions. If that is not possible, the cleaning becomes a step in preparing walls and ceilings for priming and painting for a completed restoration. The process of cleaning the walls can be done using dry methods (for minor damages) to wet cleaning with detergents to scrub the deeply seated soot damage away.
Taking care of the odor is another issue entirely, but one that our SERVPRO technicians are also well equipped to handle. We have a lot of equipment from ozone machines to foggers to nullify noxious or just unsavory scented molecules present in the air to leave behind no trace of any smell. The process significantly differs from other methods used by even professional restoration companies that attempt to mask foul odors with stronger, more favorable scents. When the two processes are both completed, your formerly fire-damaged room has gotten restored to how it was before the incident.
Fire damage does not have to be something that you have to deal with on your own. You can give SERVPRO of Lafayette a call. Our emergency response team is available 24/7 at (765) 420-0077.

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Trusted Water Removal Services for Dayton Residents

1/5/2018 (Permalink)

Water Damage Trusted Water Removal Services for Dayton Residents Water damage can quickly happen in any part of your home. Contact SERVPRO right away when water damage occurs for best results.

SERVPRO Technicians Use Many Helpful Tools When Remediating Water Damage in a Home

Professional water removal services are vital and contacting a certified service provider is advisable when a related disaster strikes. As a resident of Dayton, you may think that the little accumulation of water on the floor is a minor loss, but you should note that what you considered as harmless may escalate and cause massive damage on your property.
If you need to alleviate the damage, timing is so critical when offering water removal services in Dayton. That is why our SERVPRO technicians respond immediately and put measures in place to prevent further damage. We are trained in this field and use modern tools and techniques when drying, disinfecting, deodorizing and dehumidifying your property.
One of the tools that our SERVPRO team uses to dry damp rooms is a dehumidifier. It works by controlling the humidity levels of the room to preferably 40 -50%. A higher percentage of humidity can create suitable conditions for mold growth, and when it is under 30%, it may lead to structural problems. These are some of the factors that our trained staff use when restoring your property.
When there exists an unpleasant smell in your property, then we might decide to perform deodorization to conceal it. There are different methods of deodorization with some of them being dry fogging, direct spraying, wet fogging and injection methods. When we spray directly, we use sprayers to pump the deodorant into target areas. On the other hand, we may use needles to inject the deodorant into specific areas of a carpet if we decide to use an injection method.
In some instances, our SERVPRO technicians use air scrubbers when the air has particles and odors. An air scrubber is a device that has filters - that help in trapping the odors and particles. Irrespective of the deodorization method or restoration procedure we decide to use, we always stick to the IICRC standards as well as the local and state regulations.
SERVPRO of Lafayette responds to all types of storm, water, mold and fire damage disasters. Call us at (765) 420-0077 to learn more and be served by a proven industry leader.

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When Your Lafayette Office Building Needs Professional Water Removal Services

12/27/2017 (Permalink)

Commercial When Your Lafayette Office Building Needs Professional Water Removal Services If your office building experiences water damage of any kind, call on SERVPRO to remediate the damage and save your space.

SERVPRO Offers Professional Water Removal Services for Any Type of Water Damage

Being in a part of the country where there is a more significant amount of rainfall, not to mention the present threat of severe weather and lake-effect storms, Lafayette has seen its fair share of flooding and water damages. While this might remain a constant thought in the minds of those who live here, it can be easy to forget. Along with storms, there are water threats inside of your building as well that can cause equal amounts of substantial damage to your entire office.

Given the amount of valuable information stored within your office at any given time, not to mention the thousands of dollars in equipment and electronics, professional water removal services for your Lafayette office can be a wise decision. Choosing professional assistance ensures that the damage is not allowed to get worse as you wait for your methods to rectify the damage to take effect, and also alleviates the stress of massive financial losses when data and equipment become irreparably harmed.

The most common cause of water disasters within office buildings (apart from the present threats of flooding to the area) is plumbing and sprinkler systems malfunctioning or completely disconnecting. These incidents most often result in huge volumes of water at the site of the break, which can quickly spread throughout the building until the supply of water to the system is turned off. 

Our SERVPRO team knows how important your business is, and can ensure that everything is done as quickly as possible to alleviate the loss of your data, your equipment, and the entire structure of the building. With catastrophic water events, especially those occurring within walls, this damage can be extensive and impossible to extract on your own. 

Our experienced SERVPRO professionals have a wide variety of extraction tools that can reach everywhere the water has accessed, from portable submersible pumps to grander scale tools like pump trucks from the fleet. The sooner the water is removed from the area, the faster that you can breathe easier knowing that the threat to valuable office contents gets removed along with it.

In the event of any water emergency which threatens your business, give SERVPRO of Lafayette the opportunity to help restore the damages and get you back on track. You can reach us 24/7 at (765) 420-0077.

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