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What Are Injectidry Systems and How They Help Dry Your Water Damaged Wetumpka Home

12/5/2018 (Permalink)

Water Damage What Are Injectidry Systems and How They Help Dry Your Water Damaged Wetumpka Home Call SERVPRO to remove unwanted water from your home.

How Injectidry Systems Reduce Interior Structure Damage in Wetumpka Water Removal Services

A flood in the home can be both emotionally stressful and financially challenging. As standing water saturates your carpets, furniture and fittings making quick decisions are imperative. But not as imperative as making the right one. Often the water you can see is only half the story. Wall cavities can take on water out of sight where it can stagnate or become a breeding ground for mold. You need professional help to get your home back to preloss conditions.

Homeowners requiring water removal in Wetumpka should always look to use a local service. Reduced call-out times can significantly reduce the likelihood of permanent damage, plus local technicians are familiar with the architecture, design, and build of your property. SERVPRO is a nearby restoration service with a national reputation. We arrive fast and have experience in mitigating the loss by removing the water from wall cavities, crawl spaces or subfloor.

Due to accessibility issues removing water from behind walls or fittings can be a tough ask for smaller restoration companies. At the same time, a homeowner wants as little structural work done as possible. SERVPRO specializes in drying properties inside and in the outer cavities. We do this by bringing in state-of-the-art injectidry systems.

Injectidry systems are used by SERVPRO because they are capable of drying out wall cavities without having to remove large sections of the interior wall. Each hose is equipped with injectors every eight inches which reduce drilling. Several small holes are created in the wall which allows the injectors access to the cavity. A centralized pump then blasts hot, dry air into the wall cavity removing moisture which reduces the chances of mold growth.

A SERVPRO technician can use moisture meters to determine humidity levels and to find damp spots. From a homeowners point of view, these meters put the mind at ease. Upon completing, your technician can walk you through step by step all aspects of service and converse with your insurance adjuster on your behalf.

State-of-the-art technologies are the difference between us and your average restoration service. Contact SERVPRO of Prattville at (334) 358-1186 now.

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Wetumpka Wet Floors, Yikes!! Call SERVPRO for Water Removal and Drying

11/26/2018 (Permalink)

Water Damage Wetumpka Wet Floors, Yikes!! Call SERVPRO for Water Removal and Drying Fast Water Removal Can Salvage Hardwood Floors in Wetumpka. Call SERVPRO!

How Hardwood Floors Suffer from Water Damage in Wetumpka after an Appliance Overflows

Having beautiful hardwood floors in your Wetumpka home requires some care to ensure you can enjoy your home as long as possible. When an overflowing appliance or sink floods your floors, you need to get the mess cleaned up as soon as possible.
 
Hardwood floors in your Wetumpka home can become warped from water damage when moisture content becomes too elevated. Hardwood flooring expands and contracts whenever humidity or temperature fluctuations happen, so installers design these floors with small gaps between the boards to allow for this expected and normal expansion. Water soaking into the grooves can make these boards swell too quickly and begin to push on each other. This expansion can lead to permanent damage. SERVPRO teams always arrive Faster To Any Size Disaster and start working to get the problem mitigated successfully.
 
SERVPRO's water damage restoration specialists use state of the art machines to extract the water that lies in between these cracks. As the Injectidry mats draw up the water and deposit it in the tank from the increased suction, the mats covering the area heat the wood enough to force rapid evaporation to take place. This water vapor also becomes trapped in the Injectidry and can no longer damage your floors. As we perform this, we monitor the amount of moisture remaining in the wood. This continual measurement-taking prevents us from over-drying the wood, which can lead to the splintering of the wood.
 
When large areas of wood flooring sustain an inundation of water, we often remove some of the boards so we can access it more fully underneath. We need to get not only the boards dry but also the floor underneath, as well. Our IICRC-certified technicians understand how to remove, dry, and then replace these boards, leaving your home “Like it never even happened.”
 
SERVPRO of Prattville wants to help those in Deatsville, Autaugaville, and Eclectic prevent water damage of their floors and other structures in the home. Contact us by calling our 24-hour service line, (334) 358-1186, all year-round.

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How SERVPRO Helps Your Prattville Funeral Home Re-Open After a Fire

11/12/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial How SERVPRO Helps Your Prattville Funeral Home Re-Open After a Fire Long after the fire is extinguished, soot and smoke damage remain. Call SERVPRO to remove the smoke and soot,

When a Fire Damages Your Prattville Funeral Home

At your Prattville funeral home, you offer a sensitive environment for loved ones to gather in the memory of someone who has passed or to plan and design services to honor their life. When disasters affect the building, you need efficient restoration services to overcome the damages quickly so that you do not displace or upend the lives of your patrons more than they already are.

Fire damages in Prattville can spread quickly throughout your facility and make it difficult to continue offering your services to those who need it. Even with concise and limited fires, effects like smoke and soot damage can spread throughout the building through ventilation and air ducts. Returning your business to a welcoming and peaceful atmosphere is a must for grieving families.

Our SERVPRO professionals can quickly arrive after you call to help you to assess the full scope of the damage that your facility has sustained, and the appropriate steps required to return it to its original condition. At this same time, our estimator can begin work on documentation of the damage and a catalog of losses to provide an insurance company if it gets deemed worthwhile to file the incident as a claim with your insurance provider.

Mitigation work can help to lessen the spread of damaging effects like soot and smoke damages throughout the facility by removing items that have become damaged for individual cleaning and deodorization or to keep them safe from getting damaged by these effects in a nearby facility. The SERVPRO technicians on site can help to determine the contents throughout your business that can get preserved with pack-out methods while they begin work on improving air quality and removing soot present throughout the building.

Fire damages to your funeral home can keep you from offering your necessary service to the community. Our SERVPRO of Prattville fire damage restoration technicians can help. Let us put our experience and industry-leading equipment to work for you. Give us a call anytime disaster strikes at (334) 358-1186.

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Avoid Delays When Dealing With Water Damage in Your Prattville Home

11/9/2018 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO Avoid Delays When Dealing With Water Damage in Your Prattville Home Water damage in your home is certainly inconvenient. Call SERVPRO right away to handle the entire process.

SERVPRO Cuts Costs for Prattville Water Cleanup

Regardless of whether your top priority for a water cleanup project in Prattville is a fast turnaround or top quality and thorough work, SERVPRO has developed strategies and technology optimal for maximizing our success on both fronts. We take care of water disasters faster and more reliably than ever before thanks to our highly advanced selection of drying tools and machinery developed through decades of research and constant improvement upon old strategies. Here are some of the ways we cut costs and restoration times alike through our modern and well-planned restoration techniques.

Industrial Strength for All
Our national network of SERVPRO franchises allows us to provide top-quality treatments and equipment for every homeowner who needs water cleanup on his or her Prattville property. We bring the same types of machinery and cleanup techniques to your home that we would use in a warehouse, factory, or other large industrial or commercial building. When applied to a relatively small area, these tools become even more effective and allow us to dry out the area within hours, in most cases.

Significant Planning in Every Project
One of the first people to arrive at your home after you place a call for help is the SERVPRO inspector, who carefully analyzes the situation and develops a comprehensive plan to tackle the situation in the most time-efficient and cost-effective way possible. By identifying potential complications and problem areas early on, we can better prepare for the project ahead of us and make our mitigation efforts more successful. However, for when things go awry, we train our technicians to be adaptive and take care of any new problems.

A Fast Initial Response
No matter when or where you call us, we can be on the scene and starting mitigation work within only a couple hours of your first phone call. By getting to your home quickly, we can prevent damage from happening and drastically reduce the time spent on restorations. This also significantly lowers costs incurred by you, as we can usually avoid more severe structural water damage issues by responding quickly. SERVPRO of Prattville stands ready to respond to calls for help on a 24/7 basis. Disasters can happen at any time, so make sure to be prepared all the time. Call us at (334) 358-1186.

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Why Efficient Water Removal is Key to the Elmore Flood Damage Remediation Process

10/30/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Why Efficient Water Removal is Key to the Elmore Flood Damage Remediation Process Sometimes flooding is just not avoidable after a storm or a river overflows. Call SERVPRO to remediate any flood damage in your home.

Drying a Structure Properly After Flood Damage in Elmore

Various problems can crop up when your Elmore property floods. Among the issues expected include mold development, rotting, and air quality problems from a combination of the first two problems, or other issues such as debris dumped in the property by the intruding waters. A thorough cleanup of the affected property helps eliminate most of the issues. However, failing to dry the structure to the right levels causes proliferation of some problems.
 
After the initial extraction of water and cleanup necessary after flood damage in Elmore, removal of excess moisture is essential. The process mostly involves the use of dehumidifiers. Dehumidifiers fall into two categories, desiccant and refrigerant and sometimes it is best to use the two types to get a good outcome. For instance, in the early stages when humidity is higher, the refrigerant variety is better. When porous materials are dry but structural elements are wet, the desiccant variety works best. Since our SERVPRO team is equipped with different types of dehumidifiers, we can handle the drying process effectively.
 
Depending on the size of the property, more than one unit might be necessary to ensure the structure not only dries properly but also within the right timeline. Remember, mold can start developing within 48 hours, so time is a significant constraint. Our SERVPRO technicians calculate the number of dehumidifiers needed by considering the capacity of each unit and the nature of the environment being dried. We check the amount of porous or absorbent materials in an area, as well as whether there is any water trapped in wall cavities.
 
Drying a structure would be easy if it only requires placing the drying units and waiting. However, as the process of moisture removal progresses, it requires constant monitoring so that any changes in the placement or number of equipment can be made. Sometimes our SERVPRO technicians can isolate small areas within the main structure for drying using plastic sheets. Such isolation helps because smaller drying area quickens the process.
 
When your property floods, call SERVPRO of Prattville to help dry it to normal levels. You can reach us at (334) 358-1186 any time. We're Faster To Any Size Disaster.

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How Our Highly Trained Technicians Will Mitigate Your Commercial Water Damage In Tallassee

10/16/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial How Our Highly Trained Technicians Will Mitigate Your Commercial Water Damage In Tallassee We regularly assist business owners in Tallassee combat the problem of commercial water damage.

Mitigation Of Commercial Water Damage In A Tallassee Hotel

When your Tallassee hotel guests complain of unpleasant or stale odors, you need to address these as quickly as possible. While staff can use deodorizing sprays to mask the problem for a while, this in no way resolves the issue at its source. Until then, your guests continue noticing such odors.

We regularly assist business owners in Tallassee combat the problem of commercial water damage. Odors are not the only noticeable effect of water that has seeped into your property. Sometimes water comes in through a leak in an appliance, a water line, or from backed up drains. SERVPRO can fix these problems for you and mitigate any other damage we find.

As materials deteriorate from water damage, the microscopic particles end up in the air. This is where the unwanted odors come from that your guests detect during their stay. We use different devices to locate saturated materials so we can perform the work needed to get rid of the damage and restore things “Like it never even happened.”

Other areas of a hotel that often suffers when water damage is present include dry rotting of carpeting, discolored paint, mold and mildew in guest rooms' drapes and other soft furnishings, and elevated humidity throughout your hotel. Stopping the water can resolve high humidity levels, but we must actively mitigate the other situations.

SERVPRO crew members hold IICRC certifications in Water Damage Restoration (WRT) and keep up-to-date on the latest advances in restoration technology. We have the equipment needed to give us the upper hand on any size job. We can rectify more than odors emanating from damaged areas of your hotel. We can also prevent mold and mildew, clean up stains, and perform maintenance on carpeting.

We also train our employees in how to properly work around your guests to effectively minimize the disruption and interference our presence might cause them. When needed, we can help your staff with relocating long-term guests' belongings to areas without water damage. We can work on one wing at a time so that you can continue serving guests and eliminate any need to close. We understand you need to maintain operations as normally as possible.

SERVPRO of Prattville is ready to help keep your hotel running smoothly while we eliminate the odors caused by water damage. Other problems that arise from water leaks can also cause you problems, but we are ready to help you resolve these issues. Contact us at (334) 358-1186 so we can help you protect your investment, including those located in Millbrook and Deatsville.

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MOLD MYTHS ARE REAL!! Prattville Property Owners Turn to SERVPRO for the Facts and Remediation

10/9/2018 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation MOLD MYTHS ARE REAL!! Prattville Property Owners Turn to SERVPRO for the Facts and Remediation Mold & Myths in Prattville? Not in this Photo--Call SERVPRO for Cleanup and Remediation

The Misinformation about Mold Damage in Your Prattville House

In the restoration and remediation industry that we belong to, we have found that bad information and myths pose the greatest threats to the Prattville community that we serve. While disasters still occur on a regular basis that requires our expertise and training to overcome, our technicians also battle the common beliefs of homeowners about legitimate threats to their home like mold growth.

You may or may not be among the group of Prattville homeowners that do not fully understand mold damages or even consider them a threat to your house. In this case, a lack of credible information available has led to a misunderstanding about the hazards and potential health risks of mold colonization in your house. The more you understand about this organism, the better you can appreciate the need to remove it immediately upon discovery. The myths abound in great number.

One of the first points that you need to know about mold growth in your home is that it is something that continually gets worse the longer it gets ignored. In coupling this information with the understanding that every type of mold that can colonize within your home poses risks to both the construction materials, contents, and even the occupants of your house, you now have a situation that is steadily getting out of control. Our SERVPRO remediation technicians have encountered many homes where the mold colonies had overtaken materials like drywall and wood framing to the point that they were unsalvageable.

The organism feeds on organic materials, and it just so happens that nearly all of the components used in modern construction fit this criterion. Mold growth in your home can quickly spread as a result, given so many surfaces and items that provide a location for spores to seat and a food source to thrive. Our SERVPRO rapid response team can isolate a growing colony and work to preserve materials through the use of antimicrobial solutions, soda blasting, and sanding to remove the organism entirely.

Mold growth is something that every homeowner should take a few minutes to educate themselves about, especially those that might be under the impression that mold is harmless. If you discover a colony or need an inspection for present colonies or potential problem areas, give our SERVPRO of Prattville remediation specialists a call today at (334) 358-1186.

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SERVPRO's Fool-Proof Formula For Easy Fire Damage Restoration In Tallassee

9/25/2018 (Permalink)

Fire Damage SERVPRO's Fool-Proof Formula For Easy Fire Damage Restoration In Tallassee While you might not think of a maxed-out outlet as a source for fire damages in your home, you might find yourself surprised at how common it is.

Overloaded Electrical Systems Can Cause Fire Damages In Your Tallassee Home

An alarming fact is that many Tallassee homeowners are not aware of some of the things that they might regularly do to pose significant risks to their property. An excellent example of this might be overloading the electrical systems throughout their house at specific outlets. Not only is this unwise for the devices and appliances that use this particular outlet, but it also can allow for the unfortunate event of combustion and fire.

While you might not think of a maxed-out outlet as a source for fire damages in your Tallassee home, you might find yourself surprised at how common this occurrence is. The breaker box and fuses get designed to trip or shut off when certain networks become overloaded, but this is not a failsafe that you want to rely on to work explicitly. One malfunctioning component and a spark could occur which ignites materials in the nearby area.

One of the ways that you can avoid this occurrence is to ensure that the outlets that you have installed can accommodate the appliances and devices you plug into them. Avoid using extension cords where possible, as this extends the reach of the electrical system but adds more potentially faulty components to combust and ignite. Fire damages of this magnitude often require professional restoration to recover, much like our SERVPRO technicians can provide.

From the moment that our experienced SERVPRO team arrives at your home following an electrical fire, we can assess the full scope of structural damage and fire effects to develop an efficient plan to restore your home completely. Often our services are at the behest of the insurance company that offers coverage to your home, but we are available for you the client whenever you need us.

While it might be a common occurrence to push outlets beyond their power limits, you should understand that this could eventually result in fire damages to your home. If you face an emergency, you can always depend on our SERVPRO of Prattville rapid response team to help you bring your house back to preloss conditions as efficiently as possible. Give us a call anytime at (334) 358-1186.

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How SERVPRO Dries Out Your Water Damaged Property in Millbrook After an Event

9/23/2018 (Permalink)

Water Damage How SERVPRO Dries Out Your Water Damaged Property in Millbrook After an Event Whichever direction the water comes from, call SERVPRO to dry out your property.

The Importance of Fast Water Removal Services for Your Millbrook Home

When you face an emergency that damages your Millbrook home, fast reaction times can save you money and time in getting these conditions restored. While this premise appeals to any variety of incident which could leave your home battling the elements or an unexpected disaster, it is especially true of substantial water damages. From the moment that a water loss incident begins at your residence, the clock is ticking to mitigate the situation to keep yourself from extensive demolition and reconstruction work.

When it comes to water removal in Millbrook, however, homeowners often consider this a task that they can handle on their own. The trouble with this mindset is that many people fail to understand how penetrative water damage is to their home and its materials. Conventional cleanup methods and drying efforts only scratch the surface of the work that your home needs, but professional restoration from our SERVPRO technicians can help you overcome the situation.

Mitigation is a restoration industry term for lessening the impact of the disaster in your home, whatever the source of that damage might be. From repairing a broken water line in your house to shutting off the supply line for a faulty appliance, our approach and fast action can help prevent the situation from continually getting worse while the appropriate steps get taken towards a restoration plan.

With this in mind, your fast reaction to the water loss incident within your home can ensure that these mitigation steps get taken as quickly as possible. While this also means that our SERVPRO professionals have less damage to contend with, it also ensures that the job gets completed promptly and within budgetary parameters set in place with your insurance company or directly with our clients.

Water removal services can help you to extract the pooling water within your home and get to drying up the damage efficiently. Our SERVPRO of Prattville restoration technicians can help you to overcome the effects of the disaster and restore your home entirely. Give us a call anytime that you need us at (334) 358-1186.
 
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Repairing Flood Damage In Wetumpka

9/13/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Repairing Flood Damage In Wetumpka Flood damage can lead to various problems such as the growth of bacteria, toxins, mold, and issues with the electrical appliance and system.

Repairing Flood Damage

Of all the potential disasters that can happen in your home, the flood is the most unpredictable and massive dilemma. Some homeowners are fortunate enough to salvage their home despite having to throw away some of their furniture, appliances, carpets, curtains, or other items. However, other homeowners find themselves faced with thousands of dollars worth of damage and repair.

Flood damage in Wetumpka can lead to various problems such as the growth of bacteria, toxins, fungi, mildew, mold, and issues with the electrical appliance and system. People do not realize that Homeowners insurance cannot cover flood damage. Some homeowners may qualify for disaster relief assistant or bank loan, but this cash often falls short from the actual cause of the flood. With all these headaches, the most important thing to do is to find a company that can repair the flood damage at an affordable price.

After the flood, the important thing is not to touch any electrical appliances. If the floors are wet, you should make sure that the electricity is off, so you do not get hurt. Then you should call a flood renovation company to send someone over to help you. SERVPRO can send technicians to check out the extent of the damage. They can use the mitigation process to reduce additional property damages. They can also use other high-tech tools such as moisture sensor, moisture meter, and thermohygrometer. This technology helps detect the amount of moisture in the air. This functionality can help the technician to tell if the environment is favorable for drying or not. The techs can also control the temperature and humidity level to create the optimal drying condition.

SERVPRO technician has other equipment to remove moisture from the air. The extractor can help clean the carpet from the flood, and the air movers can enhance the evaporator at the surface level to reduce the drying time. After the completion of the extractor process, the technicians can use a thermal fogger to neutralize the odor-causing particle that is left behind by the flood. Once everything is complete, the technician can walk you through the house to make sure that you are satisfied.

If you have experienced a flood, and you need an expert to help you, definitely give SERVPRO of Prattville a call at 334-358-1186. They can promptly send a technician to your residential area as soon as possible.

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