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Commercial Water Removal In New Milford Pizzerias

11/6/2017 (Permalink)

Commercial Commercial Water Removal In New Milford Pizzerias Water damage is a common problem for Pizzerias.

Commercial Water Removal

Water damage is a common problem for New Milford businesses. Pipes burst, and plumbing becomes backed-up for various reasons year-round. Getting the water out is the important first step.

New Milford commercial water removal is important for every business, but especially for one where children are the customer focus. Pizza places with a theme and arcade games attract a lot of business, which means many kids are running around. In an environment already filled with coughing children, crying infants, and spilled soda everywhere, SERVPRO knows that the last thing a manager needs is a soggy carpet and out-of-order bathrooms.

The first thing we do is stop the leak. In a business like this one, the usual sources are a broken sink or backed-up toilet in the bathroom. If the manager has not done so already, we turn off the water to stop the flow and then fix the problem. We fix most plumbing issues in just an hour or two.

Now we get the water out. If the water is more than an inch in depth, we bring in a commercial grade water pump. Even in a large facility like a pizzeria, SERVPRO technicians can remove all standing water in a single day. Once the water is barely covering the surface and most of it is trapped in the carpets, we change over to water extraction wands.

For water less than an inch in depth, we go directly to the wands to pull moisture from the carpet and out of cracks or grooves in concrete and tile. Depending on the amount of carpet involved, this task takes one or two days. Since most commercial carpets do not have a pad underneath, technicians save time because we do not have to lift the carpet to dispose of it. Additional drying is often needed, but these the wands and pumps remove over 90 percent of the water.

As a locally owned franchise operation, SERVPRO of Teaneck / Englewood understands that every business needs to reopen quickly after a shut-down. Keeping our customers happy and our community thriving is why we do this. To learn more about what we can do for you, call us at (201) 266-0482 today.

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Indoor Flooding Problems Requiring Water Removal Services in Bergen County

11/3/2017 (Permalink)

Water Damage Indoor Flooding Problems Requiring Water Removal Services in Bergen County Clogged gutters can cause water to enter your home requiring professional water removal services.

SERVPRO Offers Fast and Efficient Water Removal Services

Indoor flooding can wreak havoc on your belongings and structural components. Although it mostly happens unexpectedly, the reaction time is crucial. Water removal must happen immediately to minimize the damage. The best approach to these types of situations is contacting a trusted, locally-based water damage restoration company.

At SERVPRO, we deal with a wide range of water damage cases and can provide the water removal services you need in Bergen County. We have the resources and expertise to salvage your property before it is too late. Following IICRC guidelines, we can commence the cleanup process instantly, ensuring that your contents are back to their original state as fast as possible, "Like it never even happened."

Clogged drain pipes are one of the leading causes of water damage in the house. When water backs up in the drain sink, for instance, it can cause considerable flooding in the room. Eventually, it may end up ruining your furniture, flooring, and other items. Watch out for signs of poor drainage, which may point to an impending problem.

Clogged rain gutters can also cause flooding and subsequent water damage, especially during periods of heavy rainfalls. The water can overflow from the gutter system and drain into the ground surrounding your foundation. SERVPRO technicians can check for any leaks in your basement walls and repair any worn out concrete when necessary.

Another possible source of flood damage in the house is your water heater. Leaks in the water heater can lead to big problems and even total failure of your tank. The endless water supply eventually floods your home, especially if no one is around to stop it. When this happens, you should contact SERVPRO immediately for quick water removal. A faulty washing machine hose should also raise concern, as it can create a lake inside your home and cause a great deal of water damage.

If any of these problems causes indoor flooding and water damage to your property, you can count on SERVPRO of Teaneck / Englewood for swift water removal services. We are available 24/7, every day of the year to attend to your emergency. Call us today at (201) 266-0482.  

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How SERVPRO's National Size Helps for Flood Damage in New Milford

10/21/2017 (Permalink)

Storm Damage How SERVPRO's National Size Helps for Flood Damage in New Milford Flooding after a storm can be devastating. SERVPRO has the tools and personnel to handle drying out your property after damage. Call today.

Our Technicians Have Equipment Resources and Personnel to Handle BOTH Small and Large Scale Storm Damage Remediation

When major storms hit, they usually hit large areas at once. One SERVPRO franchise may suddenly be flooded with dozens of calls in the span of a few hours, and from an outside perspective, it can be difficult to understand how we can service such large numbers of flood damage victims in New Milford and surrounding areas at once. Our secret is our national presence: there are over 1,700 SERVPRO franchises nationwide, a number that grows every year. Interconnectedness with other regions and facilities lets us acquire extra personnel and equipment when we need it most, and allows us to service more homeowners at once.
 
Hurricanes are some of the most common scenarios in which we mobilize extra teams to combat flood damage in New Milford. The entire east coast of the United States remains vulnerable to hurricanes, as seen in 2012 when hurricane Sandy caused immense damage on the northern coast. When that storm hit, SERVPRO locations across the region mobilized to help areas closer to the coast to rebuild and restore their homes.
 
However, Sandy is not the most recent storm to warrant such a large-scale response in the region. In 2014, the infamous Polar Vortex struck, causing catastrophic snow and flood damage across multiple states. Once again, SERVPRO franchises from all around the region helped locals to protect their properties as much as possible, saving combined millions thanks to fast and efficient mitigation efforts. Moreover, then, in 2017, hurricanes Harvey and Irma made landfall in Texas and Florida, respectively, costing hundreds of billions of dollars in combined damage. SERVPRO teams from around the country lent resources and equipment to the affected regions, and continue to assist in efforts to reverse damages and effects from these destructive storms.
 
SERVPRO of Teaneck / Englewood is a local franchise of a national company with the resources, personnel, and connections to make sure your home recovers from flood damage as smoothly as possible. Call us at (201) 266-0482.
 
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Homeowners in New Milford Facing a Variety of Fire Damage Issues

10/15/2017 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Homeowners in New Milford Facing a Variety of Fire Damage Issues If fire breaks out in your home, make sure that you and your family get to safety. After the fire fighters leave, contact SERVPRO for remediation.

SERVPRO Technicians Remediate All Aspects of Fire Damage After a Fire

A variety of problems exist after fire strikes your New Milford property. Without professional help, you may be causing additional damage without even knowing.  

Immediately after firefighters deem your home safe again, you may feel a sense of urgency to enter your home, to witness fire damage in New Milford first-hand, which may be a significant mistake. There are areas in your home covered with smoke, soot, and ash that continually does damage long after the flames go out.  

It takes a professionally trained technician, like those offered at SERVPRO, to help you enter your home after a fire. We understand how to protect your carpeting, furniture, appliances, and other household contents from harm while surveying and assessing damages on your property. You never want to add to the problem, so, make sure you call for help before reentering your home.

Remember, residues settle on any available surface. Your SERVPRO cleaning and restoration technicians use a variety of methods to stop damage in its tracks and do everything they can to return many of your household items to a quality pre-fire damage condition. Your shelving, windows, upholstery items, books, antiques, and artwork all require different techniques to restore correctly.

Your locally owned and operated SERVPRO is available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week to provide you with full-service solutions to emergency situations that occur in your home. We are proud to serve our local community and answer your call for help immediately. All of our technicians are IICRC-industry certified and follow strict guidelines approved by the EPA, as well as local, state, and federal governing institutions.  

As with any fire, water damage is also a concern. Our technicians have access to water extraction and drying equipment of all types, making your cleaning and restoration that much quicker. We perform every repair, replacement, or reconstruction service necessary to make it look, "Like it never even happened."

Contact SERVPRO of Teaneck / Englewood, today. We provide services to Englewood and Tenafly as well, helping members of our local communities and ensuring a safe, comfortable restoration experience. (201) 266-0482

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Professional Mold Damage Remediation Services for Teaneck Residents

10/10/2017 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Professional Mold Damage Remediation Services for Teaneck Residents Contact SERVPRO if you see or smell the scent of mold in your home. We will investigate and remediate the infestation.

Our Trained SERVPRO Technicians Discover the Root Cause of Your Mold Infestation Before Remediating the Damage

Mold can sneak up on you when you least expect it, especially if you do not understand how to identify early warning signs. Sometimes it takes a professional to identify mold in your Teaneck home properly; it can hide and grow somewhere completely out of sight.

As you may already know, having mold growth is natural; it can take hold anywhere, anytime, as long as the right conditions exist. However, you can hire a professional to help control the spread and repair mold damage that occurs in your Teaneck area home.  

Mold damage usually develops over time, taking hold after a water intrusion, spreading throughout your home within 72-hours. That is all it takes, a simple addition that provides mold with the last ingredient to begin its growth cycle anew. Believe it or not, mold can lay dormant for weeks, just waiting for the right conditions to exist.
Early signs of mold growth include noticeable water stains on your ceiling, walls, under a cabinet, or in crawlspaces throughout your home. SERVPRO technicians can help you identify common areas and visual signs that help catch mold growth early. Learning more about how mold behaves can even help you prevent future events.

Another early sign involves a dank, musty smell emanating from general locations. While it is entirely possible for multiple locations to give off the same scent, the odor itself gets stronger the closer you are to the problem. If you can catch these early signs, SERVPRO can help limit any losses you experience.

SERVPRO mold remediation technicians use various methods to detect the presence of mold in your home. Once discovered, we can take immediate steps to control the problem occurring under your roof. Plastic sheeting helps contain the affected area, while negative-airflow machines, moisture detectors, and dehumidifiers all contribute to improving your home's indoor air quality.

Contact SERVPRO of Teaneck for a complete description of available services or to begin your mold remediation process, today. We provide full-service solutions throughout Englewood, NewMilford, and Tenafly. Contact our kind, caring, professional staff, today. (201) 266-0482

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Dealing With Flood Damage in Bergen County

9/25/2017 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Dealing With Flood Damage in Bergen County When you and your family are safe after a storm, it is time to contact SERVPRO to dry out your property and help prevent secondary damages.

SERVPRO Technicians Arrive Equipped to Dry Out Your Storm Damaged Home

Abundant waterways in Bergen County contribute to the beauty of the area, but also to the challenges when snow melt and heavy precipitation cause them to overflow their banks. The flowing water makes its way into the basement of your home, causing damage to both structure and contents.
 
Professional help is not a luxury but a necessity when flood damage strikes your Bergen County home. The waters lapping around your heating and cooling mechanical systems must exit quickly, or collateral damage threatens the integrity of the building and the items stored in the lower level. Our teams of flood damage experts receive training in proper water removal techniques, followed by instruction in a range of techniques developed by the restoration industry to dry out both building materials and stored items.
 
Local authorities and SERVPRO concur that safety is the first consideration when approaching your flood damage. It is likely that the area flooded contains electrical appliances, heating and cooling systems. Expect the power to shut down as we begin water removal. This is not a problem as our vehicles carry truck-mounted pumps and water extractors, allowing us to pump and suction out the majority of the water long before it is safe to throw the switch and restore the electricity.
 
Flood waters frequently test as contaminated. This increases the urgency remove it fast, but also adds the requirement that it be contained and disposed of pursuant to local hazardous waste rules. SERVPRO crews are proficient in identifying problem waters and managing them professionally. We also follow up extraction with sanitization, using antimicrobials that were developed to work, not just cover up staining and smells temporarily.
 
Water pools in the lowest level of your home because it follows the path of least resistance. It can also hide in a variety of recesses and even behind walls or within common foundation materials. SERVPRO technicians take periodic moisture measurements and use constantly evolving technologies to locate obscured water. This search is critical to effective flood damage remediation. Any water left behind is a perfect environment for microbial growth. It is far preferable to avoid mold growth through thorough flood water abatement than to revisit the basement days or weeks later for full-scale mold containment and removal.
 
Partner with the professionals at SERVPRO of Teaneck / Englewood to make flood damage a temporary irritation that is managed completely, not a long-term problem that continues to make its presence known. Contact us at (201) 266-0482 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.

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Reclaiming Your Belongings From Mold Damage In Teaneck

9/14/2017 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Reclaiming Your Belongings From Mold Damage In Teaneck Teaneck parks and greenways are home to many living organisms, including those that can cause mold damage when introduced to the confines of a home.

Mold Damaged Belongings

Summer is a time of vacations and relaxing outdoors with friends and relatives. Picnicking at the parks in Teaneck is a favorite way to accomplish making every member of your group happy simultaneously. Returning home afterward can introduce any living hitchhikers you or your family members' clothing or shoes picked up while out having fun.

Teaneck parks and greenways are home to many living organisms, including those that can cause mold damage when introduced to the confines of a home. Microbial activity flourishes when the correct environment exists, and being as small as they are, fungi and mold particles are almost invisible until a colony exists. There is no reason to avoid parks, however, as every home already contains several types of mold and mildew waiting for moisture to trigger their growth.

Laundering clothing removes microorganisms and flushes them safely down the drain, keeping them from harming your home. Using the dryer to heat up and dry out any dampness held in blankets used on the ground can diminish the chances that mold grows.

One of the hardiest creatures on the planet, fungi is always waiting to destroy things. Storing belongings with even the slightest bit of moisture or dampness can permit mold to grow and heavily soil or damage them. Mold and mildew proliferate readily in the correct environment. Lack of sunlight, an enclosed place free of heavy drafts, and some moisture in one spot gives micro organisms the exact formula needed to colonize an area. Going to the park is not the only situation that can create a microbial explosion in your home.

The main concern with combating fungal growth inside any home is keeping moisture at a beneficial level, in every area, and at all times. SERVPRO technicians can determine where moisture levels have become too high and pose a risk for microbial infestation. We can also detect the source of the moisture, if the source is an ongoing one, such as a leak, drip, or heavy condensation. Once detected, stopping it from producing any additional problems is often an easily accomplished task.

Restoring personal belongings once mold damages them should be carried out by professionals who hold certifications in Applied Microbial Remediation (AMRT). SERVPRO employees hold these certificates, and many others, proving their ability to rid your home of microbial growth and restore your property from mold damage. Cleaning your belongings from moldy grime can occur at your home or within our facility. If taken to our location, we package and box these up as if they were our own – with care and attention to details, so they face no additional damage.

SERVPRO of Teaneck / Englewood wants to help you in your fight against mold damage wherever you find it within your home. Contact us at (201) 266-0482 at any hour of the day or night to schedule an appointment during which we assess the microbial population within your home.

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Water Damage Restoration Services in Teaneck

9/8/2017 (Permalink)

Water Damage Water Damage Restoration Services in Teaneck SERVPRO has professional grade equipment to not only get eliminate visible water, but water vapor within your home.

Dangers of Water Damage

When water is on the move, it can wreak havoc on your Teaneck home. Whether it is the result of a faulty appliance, poor plumbing, or natural disaster, excess water should be controlled to avoid compromising the structural integrity of your home. If not addressed, it can damage building materials made of wood, metal, and even cement. The icing on the cake is you have to deal with mold growth in the house, which can cause health effects to the occupants.

If you are a victim of water damage in Teaneck, SERVPRO can help restore your property. We work 24 hours a day, every day of the week and have a swift emergency response service. Our technicians are highly trained and experienced with approval from the IICRC. Using advanced water detection and removal techniques, we can return your home to preloss conditions, "Like it never even happened."

Initial water damage is instantly identifiable as opposed to secondary damage, which occurs when water changes from liquid to vapor and spreads throughout the building. Once this moisture condensates, it is absorbed by porous materials and creates damage that could appear after a few years. SERVPRO technicians can use extractor fans to get rid of humid air within the structure and eliminate all water vapor.

Water damage can come from different types of water. Clean water is not particularly harmful to humans, but it can cause extensive property damage. Sources include appliance leaks, broken pipes, and sink overflows. Grey water may contain microorganisms and includes water from broken aquariums, dishwashers, and washing machines. Black water is the most toxic. Sewage back-ups are excellent sources of black water.

When black water finds its way to carpets and other porous materials, we may have to replace these items. High-value area rugs with black water damage can be cleaned, soaked in a biocide, re-cleaned, and then dried. However, we have to confirm whether the rugs have reached a sanitary condition before starting the restoration process.

In a water damage crisis, there are many factors to consider. Let SERVPRO of Teaneck / Englewood ease your mind. As a locally operated business, we have many years of experience in helping residents of Teaneck and Englewood with water damage restoration. For any assistance, call us today at (201) 266-0482.

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Small Steps You Can Take to Help with Fire Restorations

8/18/2017 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Small Steps You Can Take to Help with Fire Restorations Say no to fire damage, and say yes to SERVPRO fire damage restoration.

Step By Step Guide to Restore Your Residential Fire Damage

Although most of the cleaning and restoration work should be left to our professionals, there are still some things you can do for fire damage in your home before SERVPRO arrives. With proper safety precautions, you may be able to make some slight adjustments and cleaning efforts around the house to hasten our work and ensure a more thorough job done. However, safety is paramount, and you should never attempt any of these suggestions if the structure seems unstable or if there are obvious risks in the vicinity.

Wash Houseplants

Houseplants can be highly fragile in the aftermath of Bergen County fire damage - especially the more expensive breeds and varieties. Giving them a quick scrub around any stems and on both sides of leaves encourages their survival and check one more thing off our to-do list once we arrive.

Change HVAC Filters

If it is accessible, we highly recommend replacing the filters in your HVAC system. Even if there are no visible signs of damage, your HVAC system is almost certainly filled with microscopic smoke and soot particles which continue to circulate and create long-lasting odors. Removing your filters now helps to contain some of these particulate smoke matter and reduce the time we spend on deodorization.

Keep Movement to a Minimum

When SERVPRO technicians arrive at your home, you may observe them following strict paths of movement or avoiding areas altogether. Unrestricted movement about the home only serves to press soot and ash into flooring and other materials, in addition to kicking up dust and spreading odors around. Try to keep your movement in and around the home to a minimum whenever possible.

Empty the Fridge

If the power has gone out or needs to be shut off, you might want to get everything out of your refrigerator before it is too late. This oft-forgotten part of the home becomes far more noticeable after a few days when thawed food products begin to create odors of their own. In the interest of your food and our technicians' workflow, please remove all food from the refrigerator and prop open its doors.

Locally Owned Company with National Resources

SERVPRO of Teaneck / Englewood is well-equipped to deal with any variety of fire damage, large or small. Call us anytime you need help at (201) 266-0482.

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SERVPRO Takes the Headache Out of Paperwork After Water Damage to Your Englewood Laundromat

8/1/2017 (Permalink)

Commercial SERVPRO Takes the Headache Out of Paperwork After Water Damage to Your Englewood Laundromat There is never a good time to have your business closed and not receive revenue. Call SERVPRO after water damage and we will respond quickly.

Quick Action By Our Certified Technicians Will Have Your Water Damaged Business Back Open in Record Time

A laundromat is by nature a business that deals with water and suds. Having several washers in one place means that any laundry business is at risk of a leak from a damaged appliance. Even if you keep your washers in good condition, it only takes one fault to cause a flood on your premises.
 
SERVPRO understands that closing your business doors is simply not a viable option. You want to get up and running again as soon as you can. That is why we take commercial water damage in Englewood businesses seriously and always respond promptly – We’re Faster To Any Size Disaster. We attend your premises as quickly as we can and immediately start formulating a plan of action to get your doors open again.
 
We know that one of the most frustrating parts of flood damage is the paperwork. You need to deal with your insurance company and adjusters, and that takes up valuable time that you would rather spend getting your business back on its feet. It is a necessary evil.
 
We take some of the stress out of post water damage paperwork. Our industry software is compatible with a broad range of commercial enterprises. What does that mean for your business? It means that we can generate the appropriate forms for your company and make it easier to get information to your insurance adjuster. Our experts can also liaise with the insurance company on your behalf to ensure they have all the paperwork and details they need to get started on your claim.
 
Of course, once the paperwork is with the adjuster it is up to them to do their job while we focus on our job. We equip our IICRC-certified technicians with the skills and tools necessary to dry your laundromat. We have free standing and truck mounted pumps on hand to get as much water as possible out of your premises before drying begins.
 
When it is time to dry your property, we carry out a thorough assessment that tells us the extent of the damage to the building and its contents. Then we set to work positioning air movers, dehumidifiers and fans in the perfect configuration for your unique situation. We monitor drying at every stage to ensure we reach our drying goal and your business is left dry and ready to open to the public once more.
 
Do not let a leaking appliance damage your profits. Call SERVPRO of Teaneck / Englewood at (201) 266-0482 for help.

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