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Don't Ignore the Warning Signs of Damage After Flooding on Your La Riviera Property

11/4/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Don't Ignore the Warning Signs of Damage After Flooding on Your La Riviera Property When flooding affects your home, regardless of the cause, water removal becomes a primary issue. Contact SERVPRO for effective services.

Unexpected and Swift Damages of Flooding in Your La Riviera Home

Natural disasters are something that La Riviera residents are all too familiar with experiencing. Finding the right footing to get your home and property restored following an instance like flooding throughout the region can feel overwhelming, especially with so many other homes contending with the same effects. With a flood in your home, many effects happen initially, and others affect your house and family sometime later.

While you might not be aware of all of the flood damages in La Riviera that could impact your residence, understanding how to set things right and clean up the mess once the storm has passed is essential to getting things back to normal. Our SERVPRO professionals have the equipment and expertise to help out multiple properties simultaneously, allowing our emergency response team to assess the damage in your home and mitigate your losses.

Many homeowners can appreciate that pooling water in their home is bad, but have little understanding regarding the effects that this water has on the construction materials and flooring throughout their residence. Saturation of these materials can weaken, distort, and bloat these materials to the point of failure and degradation. Our SERVPRO professionals can help to force the moisture out of these materials and extract it from the affected areas.

Debris, mud, and potential contaminants are another concern that homeowners should have in their mind when contending with floodwaters. Without a working knowledge of where the water originated and its path to your home, it is impossible to determine what bacteria or contaminants it could allow into your home. Our professionals have advanced cleaning equipment for all facets of your home that require disinfection and cleanup efforts.

While you cannot always prepare for the effects of a flood in your home, you can have a working plan in place as to the professional team of restorers you entrust to clean up the mess and restore the damaged elements affected by the disaster. You can depend on our SERVPRO of Rancho Cordova emergency response team to arrive quickly and to mitigate your losses while we start the restoration. Give us a call anytime at (916) 638-1720.
 
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Gold River High Volume Ceilings Pose Special Challenges to SERVPRO Fire Damage Technicians

10/31/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial Gold River High Volume Ceilings Pose Special Challenges to SERVPRO Fire Damage Technicians When the Gold River FD Leaves, SERVPRO Cleans Up and Restores

What It Takes to Offer Commercial Fire Damage Restoration Solutions in Gold River  

The secret to successful commercial fire damage mitigation and restoration is timing. By responding promptly when the disaster strikes, it is possible to lessen the damage, limit further harm and lower the restoration cost. It means if you are running a business, you are likely to resume your normal operation within a shorter period of time; do not procrastinate. Immediately the fire department has put out the fire in your Gold River; we advise you to call professional restorers.

If the commercial fire damage incident took place in a large interior area such as a church in Gold River, the flames could go up to 20 - 30 feet higher from the steeple. While our SERVPRO technicians can use ladders, extension poles together with spotting pad holders to reach higher heights, some situations may force us to use a man lift to clean the smoke and soot particles from towering ceilings.
 
If our SERVPRO technicians decide to use a dry cleaning technique, we are careful not to re-soil the surfaces that we have already cleaned with the falling residues. Of course, pews, and floors can be covered with a poly sheeting to cover from falling debris. That is why we always start from the top to the bottom - it means we first clean the ceilings, then move to the walls before cleaning the floors. The wiping should also start from a dirty area to a clean one. When wet cleaning the area, the cleaning solution might drip down to a soiled surface and cause streaking. So it means we clean from the bottom to the top - we start with the walls before moving to the ceilings.
 
 Most halls such as churches are installed with acoustical tiles to improve and aid the assembly area sound dynamics. When cleaning areas with such tiles, our SERVPRO technician must choose a cleaning procedure such as Peroxide Active Ceiling Cleaning, which does not interfere with the soundproofing properties. When cleaning your property using this method, we wear a respirator and safety goggles to stay protected from the falling wet residues and the mist. Our goal is to restore your fire damaged church to its preloss condition, whenever possible.
 
SERVPRO of Rancho Cordova offers immediate restoration and cleaning services that meet residential or commercial needs. When in need of our 24-hour emergency services, contact us at (916) 638-1720 and have the mess fixed.

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Why Water Damage in a Rancho Cardova Pastry Shop is Always an Issue That Needs to be Quickly Resolved

10/27/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial Why Water Damage in a Rancho Cardova Pastry Shop is Always an Issue That Needs to be Quickly Resolved Baking pastries and excess moisture on the premises is never a good mix. Call SERVPRO right away to remediate the damage in your shop.

Water Removal for Your Rancho Cordova Pastry Shop

Running a business in Rancho Cordova means that you have a steady flow of customers, especially if you are operating an eatery. Pastry shops are becoming more and more common, so the competition is stiffening to provide not only the best baked goods but the best place for hungry patrons to stop and grab some of your creations. The last thing that you need is for an emergency to put the brakes on a profitable upswing, so taking care of a water loss incident as fast as possible is essential to keep your doors open.

In situations that require commercial water removal in Rancho Cordova, your business might be at greater risk than you initially believed. From the electric equipment that you use in the shop to the materials of the walls and flooring, oversaturation can spell a considerable loss in your investments. Our SERVPRO technicians can respond quickly to your emergency and work just as fast to begin extracting and drying the damage.

One of the things that makes a fast response so beneficial for your business is that our team of experts can get to work on drying the area right away. The longer that pooling water can sit against susceptible materials, the greater the risk of saturation and extensive restoration work being required. With a fast response time, our technicians can isolate just the affected areas and work to remove the excess water and isolate any remaining moisture for dehumidification and drying efforts.

Our SERVPRO team utilizes sophisticated moisture detection equipment such as thermal imagery to determine the presence of moisture beyond what can get seen with the naked eye. Not only does this ensure a job gets done to the fullest extent, but it also prevents further damages to your bakery once the technicians leave.

While you might not want to run the risk of shutting down your shop for even a day, the last thing that your business needs is to be out of commission for an extended period for a much more involved restoration process. Trust our SERVPRO of Rancho Cordova emergency response team to arrive quickly and help you keep the customers you serve well fed. Give us a call anytime you need us at (916) 638-1720.

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La Riviera Flooding!!! Call SERVPRO to Extract the Contaminated Water Pronto!!

10/24/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage La Riviera Flooding!!! Call SERVPRO to Extract the Contaminated Water Pronto!! Flooded La Riviera Property?? SERVPRO Answers the Call for Water Extraction Real Fast!!

SERVPRO Removing and Cleaning Flood Damage in La Riviera

Homeowners in La Riviera often deal with flooding in their residences. Much of the general water damage comes from a malfunctioning dishwasher or another plumbing failure.
 
Actual flood damage to a La Riviera home comes from an outside source. SERVPRO restoration specialists know this means they have to remove contaminated, or black, water from the home. It requires extra steps in the process to prevent health risks and restore personal and structural property.
 
Black water often contains soil, animal feces, chemical fertilizers, and other contaminants that were on the ground when the flood water crossed over it. Depending on the type of bacteria present, there is an increased probability that disease-causing pathogens begin to develop when any standing water remains for more than a day or two.
 
Sources of black water in our area usually come from the Fall and Winter storms which can flood homes by themselves or swell the American River enough to crest its banks and cause problems. Flooding at this level can also overwhelm sewer systems, which sends even more contaminated water into homes.
 
To remove black flood water, our SERVPRO specialists first reduce the health threat. If needed, they put on protective gear like a hazmat suit and breathing mask to augment the rubber boats they already wear. Now, they spray an anti-bacterial agent over the water and across any surface that the water may have touched.
 
After spraying, our specialists bring in a commercial grade pump to remove the water. Since this is black water, we cannot simply pump it out over the backyard or into the nearest sewer access point. They pump the water directly into a tank truck for delivery to a water treatment plant. Once the water level is low enough, specialists switch to extraction wands. The portable devices remove some of the water from between floorboards and out of carpets before tossing them. We can place drying mats and "tents" to pull out moisture from the joints in hardwood flooring.
 
We do not clean carpets after black water floods them, since we cannot 100% guarantee the cleanliness of the carpets and only recommend removing them for disposal. Once our teams remove the carpets and pads underneath them, we scrub the floor clean with a cleaning agent containing an anti-bacterial chemical.
 
These are the first steps we take at SERVPRO of Rancho Cordova to return your home to a clean, safe condition. If you have a flood issue or other problem, call us today at (916) 638-1720 to schedule an inspection. We are here for you.

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Decolonizing the Colonies: How Professionals Remove Mold From Your Mather Home

10/24/2018 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Decolonizing the Colonies: How Professionals Remove Mold From Your Mather Home Mold colonizes and grows, all the while damaging your home.

What Is Mold Remediation for Your Mather Home?

Trusting professionals to help you take care of damaging situations to your Mather home is often a challenging thing to do. However, in situations that require expertise and advanced training, such as the experience of our IICRC-certified applied microbial remediation technicians, it is the best decision to make. While you might have heard the term mold remediation before, it might benefit you to understand what you should expect from our trained professionals.

The first thing that you need to know about mold damages and remediation for your Mather residence is that the process is necessary if you want to remove the mold colonies growing and thriving in your home. This organism can spread quickly and affect the organic materials used to construct your home as well as the contents of the area, eventually causing damage too severe for even our SERVPRO technicians to salvage.

Mold remediation at its core is a restoration process designed to eliminate active mold colonies in your home and to reduce their effects while this process is underway. Our SERVPRO remediation technicians begin by isolating the affected area of your home using air scrubbers to catch mold spores attempting to move to new surfaces or materials and spread the colony. Removal of the present organism often involves practices like spraying anti-microbial solutions, soda blasting, and sanding materials until the entire hyphae have gotten removed.

However, that is not the entirety of the remediation work that we do. Our approach to removal of mold colonies is an advanced and intricate use of state-of-the-art equipment, but preventing the problem from recurring is equally critical. Our technicians seek the source of the moisture that allowed the problem to occur and work to remove this avenue for moisture to continue to impact the area once remediation work concludes.

With the damages that mold growth could cause to the structural integrity of your home as well as the potential hazards to your health that the organism and its spores can cause, taking care of this problem is essential. Our SERVPRO of Rancho Cordova rapid response team features remediation technicians ready to help you as soon as you discover an issue. Call us anytime at (916) 638-1720.

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The Benefits Of Hiring SERVPRO For Professional Mold Remediation In Your Gold River Home

10/4/2018 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation The Benefits Of Hiring SERVPRO For Professional Mold Remediation In Your Gold River Home Your Gold River home can harbor mold in any space where moisture lingered after a water incursion.

What To Expect From Professional Mold Remediation In Gold River??

Your Gold River home can harbor mold in any space where moisture lingered after a water incursion. Hidden slow leaks under sinks or deep within cabinets, roofing fails or clogged gutters, and other water damage sites that did not receive complete water removal or thorough drying can all support mold growth. When you suspect mold has found a niche inside your home, we can help.

If you never dealt with mold damage in your Gold River property, the remediation process might cause worry. Our technicians are highly trained professionals, familiar with the mold remediation process and aware of common customer concerns. We are completely transparent about the procedures, willing to answer questions, and understanding about any fears you or members of your family have. The training and experience we bring to your project ensure a smooth and successful outcome.

SERVPRO technicians who achieve certification as Applied Microbial Remediation Specialists learn and follow a set of protocols developed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to abate mold outbreaks efficiently and safely. The first step is to locate and evaluate the extent of the mold infestations. Then the crew contains the spaces contaminated by mold to prevent drift of the spores and debris during the removal phase.

Containment at a minimum uses physical barriers like heavy plastic sheeting to keep moldy material from escaping. SERVPRO also employs negative pressure air scrubbers to more fully seal off the removal area. The contaminated air disturbed during removal moves through HEPA filters and is vented outside.

The removal itself is a mechanical process, our technicians scrubbing off mold fragments with wire brushes, a spray and wipe technique or gentle abrasives like soda blasting. Even porous materials release the hyphae (roots) of the mold with a method like soda blasting. SERVPRO crew members vacuum and wipe down the areas previously covered in mold or mold fragments to remove the remaining mold debris.

Finally, we apply an EPA registered antimicrobial to inhibit future mold growth. We are careful to wear personal protective gear as we follow all the protocols to prevent the tracking of moldy particles outside of the containment area. SERVPRO also helps determine the source of the moisture that fueled the initial mold growth and helps arrange for the elimination of that water source.

SERVPRO of Rancho Cordova commits to making all efforts necessary to remediate your household mold issues. Call us at (916) 638-1720 to schedule an assessment when you notice a musty smell or see staining that indicates mold.

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Avoid Costly Delays When Facing Mold Damage Remediation Decisions for an Infestation in Rancho Murietta

9/30/2018 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Avoid Costly Delays When Facing Mold Damage Remediation Decisions for an Infestation in Rancho Murietta Contact SERVPRO right away after you see or smell the telltale signs of mold. Time is crucial to controlling the spread.

Why Mold is Detrimental to Your Rancho Murieta Residence

Keeping up with the needs of your Rancho Murieta home can sometimes be a challenging task. When you consider the potential emergencies and natural disasters that threaten the area from one year to the next, maintenance for your home is something that can sometimes feel never-ending. As much as you can do personally for this upkeep, some situations require experienced and trained professionals to handle efficiently.

An excellent example of a situation like this is when your home suffers the effects of mold damage in Rancho Murieta. From the initial colonization throughout the spread of this organism, there is much that you need to understand regarding its effect on your home. More importantly, there are also potential effects of this spreading colony that you need to understand to keep your family safe and healthy.

It might be easy to tell you that you need to choose professional remediation services like what our SERVPRO team can provide right away, but it is also more effective to explain why that is. Mold damages can get out of control in just a small window of time. From the point in which mold spores find the appropriate conditions to colonize, it can take as little as 72 hours to seat into organic materials nearby and begin to grow and thrive.

These organic materials, such as your drywall and wood framing for the house itself, become a source of food for the expanding organism. While the persistent moisture that allowed for these conditions is actively allowing it to spread, it can move very quickly with the right food source. As it consumes the material and grows, the surfaces weaken and erode, ultimately failing or becoming unable to get successfully restored by our SERVPRO technicians.

Another thing that could inspire you to seek immediate attention from our SERVPRO of Rancho Cordova trained professionals is the potential health effects for the people and pets within your house. Exposure to colonies has gotten linked with several potential conditions, and removing the colony entirely is an effective means of limiting this risk. Give our experienced technicians a call today at (916) 638-1720.

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What Few People Know About Flood Damage in Gold River

9/23/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage What Few People Know About Flood Damage in Gold River If a sink overflow or other source of excess water causes flooding in your home, contact SERVPRO for efficient remediation services.

What to Do When Your Gold River Home Floods

When you first moved into your Gold River home, you likely asked questions regarding the possibility of your property flooding and what natural disasters could potentially affect your new place. While you were aware of the calculated risks of specific incidents, when they happen, it can feel overwhelming to get the damage restored and your residence back to the way it should be.


One of the first things that homeowners notice about flood damages in their Gold River home is how widespread these effects can be. From the initial point of penetration for the intrusive water, the saturation of construction materials and the spread of the damage occurs over a brief period. Professional restoration services like our SERVPRO team can help you to identify the point of entry and prevent the situation from getting worse when possible.

In situations like flooding, time is the enemy. From the moment the emergency begins, materials are becoming damaged, and contents within your residence are at risk for irreparable impact. Our SERVPRO technicians can help to lessen the blow of this natural disaster by removing the contents of your house in the affected areas until the restoration work nears completion. This process not only prevents further damages, but it also allows our trained professionals to inspect these items for necessary restoration before they get returned.

The first thing that any homeowner should do when they become affected by flood damages is to contact their insurance company directly. This phone call can help to identify what the provider needs to process a claim which can afford professional restoration companies like ours to come in quickly and get to work on bringing your home back to the way it used to be.

If the effect is widespread throughout your community, securing professional restoration services can become challenging. You should reach out to our experienced rapid response team immediately to ensure that your damages get addressed as efficiently and quickly as possible. Our SERVPRO of Rancho Cordova technicians are standing by 24/7 at (916) 638-1720.

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Staying Prepared for the Possibility of Mold Growth in Your Gold River Home

9/16/2018 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Staying Prepared for the Possibility of Mold Growth in Your Gold River Home Mold appears in many colors and spreads quickly. Contact SERVPRO to remediate the damage and to offer you tips to stop a recurrence.

Team SERVPRO Offers Effective Mold Remediation Services to Homeowners in the Area

Many homeowners do not ever become fully aware of the threats that face their Gold River home. From structural concerns to safety issues, disasters and their damaging effects are never far away. Staying prepared to face these situations as they happen might often be easier said than done, but preparedness to combat instances like mold damage and mold growth can happen in just a few steps that require limited effort on your part.

While no homeowner wants to consider the possibility of mold damages in their Gold River residence, it happens more often than many would care to believe. It is one of the reasons why a select grouping of our technicians at SERVPRO gets held to the high remediation certification standards set in place by the IICRC. This certification gives them the ability to diagnose situations and present the best approach to removing mold located in your home while minimizing our impact on your daily life.

You can help in these efforts by working to prevent this occurrence in the first place, long before remediation technicians get dispatched to your residence. Mold requires moisture and dampness to grow and thrive. Identifying areas that might persistently hold moisture can help you to isolate these areas and work to correct this condition before mold spores have the opportunity to seat and colonize.

Another way that you can stay ahead of the curve regarding removing this damaging presence from your home is knowing how to spot a colony before it gets out of control. Spotting on drywall and other organic surfaces is often the earliest stages of mold growth, and this is typically early enough for our SERVPRO technicians to be able to preserve and restore the affected surface or material.

Finally, one of the best ways that a homeowner can stay prepared for removing mold growth as it happens in their home is to trust in the experienced certified professionals that we employ at SERVPRO of Rancho Cordova. Our applied microbial remediation technicians can arrive quickly and help you to overcome this damaging presence throughout your house. We are available 24/7 at  (916) 638-1720.

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Immediate Action Can Mitigate Fire Loss To Your Rancho Cordova Warehouse

9/4/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial Immediate Action Can Mitigate Fire Loss To Your Rancho Cordova Warehouse Our professionals have unique training and industry-leading equipment to help restore every part of your facility “Like it never even happened.”

Immediate Action Can Mitigate Fire Loss

While there are many different scenarios that could affect your Rancho Cordova warehouse, unexpected disasters threaten not only the buildings that you use but also the work that you do in them. While you work hard to maintain the building and the equipment that helps to move stock and materials from place to place, an event like a fire could threaten all of these elements simultaneously. Recovering from a widespread incident like this takes time, but it takes significantly less of that time when you choose professional restoration services.

Part of the role of the overseer of a Rancho Cordova warehouse is to have a plan in place to contend with significant issues like fire damages. While this incident could have left various types of effects to the facility, overcoming them doesn't have to be overwhelming. Our SERVPRO professionals have unique training and industry-leading equipment to help restore every part of your facility “Like it never even happened.”

One of the important things that you should keep in mind as the owner of the warehouse is the valuable equipment and merchandise that you keep inside of the facility. Even if this was not directly affected by the fire, lingering effects could adversely impact these items. This circumstance could ruin this equipment or the stock, but it might also just cost more overall by requiring further restoration measures.

When you are battling the effects of a fire in your facility, it is critical to respond to the problem as quickly. This fact is why our franchise is available to our clients 24/7. We provide you with the right personnel and respond promptly to work to mitigate losses to your facility, and ultimately, your profit margin.

It might be overwhelming at first to see the destruction that fires can do to your facility. If you can respond to the situation quickly by reaching out to our SERVPRO of Rancho Cordova fire restoration specialists, we can get to work swiftly to set things right. You can reach our emergency response team anytime by calling (916) 638-1720.

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