Fire Damage Restorationbehavior of smoke - The complexity of property loss or destruction due to fire damage is due to the unique behavior of smoke. a trained fire damage professional should survey the loss site to determine the extent to which fire, smoke, heat, and moisture impacted building materials and contents experienced fire restoration professionals know that areas seemingly unaffected by fire damage are still a danger to homeowners. smoke can penetrate within cavities of the structure, causing hidden damage and odor. the knowledge fire restoration professionals have of building systems helps them investigate how far fire and smoke damage may have spread. some things you may not know about smokehot smoke migrates to cooler areas and upper levels of a structure.smoke flows around plumbing systems, using holes around pipes to go from floor to floor.the type of smoke may greatly affect the fire damage restoration process. types of smoke - once at a fire scene, a servpro franchise professional will test the soot to determine which type of smoke damage occurred. cleaning procedures will be based on the information identified during fire damage pretesting. types of soot include: wet smoke residues - result from smoldering fires with low heat residues are sticky, smeary and with pungent odors smoke webs can be difficult to clean. dry smoke residues - result from fast burning fires at high temperatures residues are often dry, powdery, small, nonsmeary smoke particles. protein residues - virtually invisible residues that discolor paints and varnishes extreme pungent odor. fuel oil soot - furnace puff backs distribute fuel oil soot. other types of residues - tear gas, fingerprint powder, and fire extinguisher residues also need cleanup. inspection and pretesting - the servpro franchise professional pretests while inspecting the property to determine the extent of fire damage and the scope of needed cleaning, restoration, and repairs. the full extent of the smoke and fire damage - how many materials are affected by smoke or fire? what is the proper method for cleaning? will your personal belongings need to be relocated while your house is restored? these are just a few of the decisions that must be made. unaffected areas - it can be vital to protect areas that were not affected by soot and odor before the damage spreads to these areas. it will save you money! what materials can be restored and what materials must be replaced - are the smoke residues cleanable who is completing the inventory of items that are damaged beyond repair? fire damage pretesting is vital. a complete inventory is invaluable! how long will the cleanup take? we'll let you know what to expect. the most effective cleaning methods - what work procedures will restore the damaged materials pretesting also allows the servpro franchise professional to focus on saving precious items or keepsakes for you once the fire damage mitigation begins, the franchise professional will keep you informed and answer your questions, all while working to help make the fire damage “like it never even happened.”
Water Damage RestorationWhen your home is being threatened by water damage from flooding or leaks, servpro franchise professionals have the expertise to prevent or mitigate the devastating effects water damage can have in order to help preserve and restore your property servpro franchise professionals have the equipment and experience necessary to handle the most challenging water damage and removal situations and are available around-the-clock servpro franchise professionals concentrate on safely drying, deodorizing and disinfecting the areas flooded or damaged by water. Water removal equipment - moisture detectors, hygrometers and other meters measure the extent of moisture saturation. Infrared camera may be used to identify water location for thorough water removal. Submersible and gas-powered pumps for continuous pumping of high-level water. Truck mounted and portable extraction units perform efficient water removal. Sanitizing agents, germicides, and anti-microbial treatments: deodorization products control odors from excessive moisture. Disinfection products stop the growth of bacteria, fungi, mildew, and other harmful microorganisms. Hi-tech drying equipment: drying equipment helps prevent property water damage like swelling and warping of floors, walls and furniture. Industrial grade dehumidifiers minimize secondary water damage. High-speed air movers create airflow across walls, carpets, pads and furniture, evaporating moisture. Some situations call for special drying techniques that require state of the art equipment and training.
DehumidificationDehumidification can save money in restoration and replacement costs, and costs of downtime and delayed production schedules servpro, an approved iicrc school, provides training in the art of psychrometrics. Proper lowering of moisture levels is a science performed by trained professionals. Don't allow untrained restorers to damage your home. Drywall, plaster, interior paint, cement floors, carpets, insulation, basements drying time is reduced because servpro professionals adjust the locations and types of dehumidifiers as drying conditions change. Servpro professionals save you from considering: the science of drying the structure yourself. Relative humidity. The cubic feet of the damaged area. How much time it will take to dry the structure. The extent of the damage. If your carpet or padding is salvageable. Servpro franchise professionals are equipped with the training, equipment and experience to make it like it never even happened.
Mold Cleanup and RestorationExcessive amounts of mold and certain types of mold may present health concerns. It is essential for the health of you and your family, as well as the protection of your property, to address the issue and arrange for professionals to conduct mold removal and mold remediation as soon as the presence of mold is identified water damages can cause mold growth in your home or business, therefore it is important to have your water damage cleaned promptly and professionally. Signs of the presence of excessive mold include: the presence of visible mold, strong, musty odors any evidence of past moisture problems that might have caused undetected mold growth. Excessive humidity mold damage removal - if you think you might have a mold problem, call your local servpro franchise professional or dial (402) 466-4004 to schedule an inspection or mold removal in most water damage situations, mold growth is not a problem, and servpro franchise professionals can safely restore your home or business to preloss condition. The need to address the mold removal can only be determined by an on-site, indoor environmental inspection. Mold remediation - in some situations an indoor air quality professional will be required to create a restoration plan for your home. Servpro is experienced at carrying out the assigned mold remediation plan and working to make it like it never even happened.
Catastrophic Storm ResponseDisaster recovery team - when a natural disaster strikes it can be all too easy to lose hope in light of severe damage and loss. Whether it’s a tornado, hurricane, blizzard or flood – the servpro disaster recovery team can provide help fast. No disaster is too big-the servpro system has a network of strategically positioned storm teams on standby should a disaster strike near you. Available 24 hours a day and 365 days a year, servpro franchise professionals are prepared for the unpredictable with the ability to mobilize local command centers, along with the resources of more than 1,500 franchises nationwide, no disaster is too big.
Move OutsWhen a customer’s home or business requires extensive, specialized cleaning, servpro franchise professionals can conduct an organized, efficient move-out by itemizing, recording and relocating your contents to a secure location, the move-out will provide several benefits, including: a quicker remodeling process protecting items from potential damage. Provide extensive restoration to contents. Protecting contents from further on-site damage. The move-out process usually consists of six steps: video the job site. Perform an initial scope and job estimate. Pack, tag, inventory, and additional sorting of clean and claim items. Move to a warehouse, clean and deodorize, and repack. Claim list suggestions from the customer. Move items back to the customer.
Dry CleaningUsed for the removal of light to medium non-grease based soils, or to pre-clean excess residues prior to wet cleaning.
Wet CleaningAn effective and aggressive cleaning method for removing moderate to heavy residues.
Spray and WipeEffective for materials that might be damaged if saturated with cleaning product.
Foam CleaningThe technique is used primarily for upholstery fabrics that might shrink when wet or whose dyes would likely bleed.
Abrasive CleaningInvolves agitation of the surface being cleaned.
Immersion CleaningEffective for materials that can withstand being completely saturated with the cleaning product. Contents are dipped into a bath of the cleaning product.
Electronic & Equipment
Vacuum Freeze Drying
Vacuum Thermal Drying
Contents Claim Inventory Service
Preloss List and Value of Contents
Detailed and Accurate Report
Better Information to Settle Claims Quicker
Assistance with Burden of Proof for Claims
Peace of Mind When You Need It Most
Air Ducts / Hvac Cleaning
Air Ducts / Hvac CleaningVentilation systems are often the biggest culprit in poor indoor air quality make it a priority to inspect the ductwork of your home or business if your hvac has been operating for some time without attention, it could be circulating odors, dust and other contaminate servprofranchise professionals routinely inspect the heating, ventilation and air conditioning unit (hvac). Keeping them clean can extend the life of the equipment. This can in turn save you money and give you cleaner air to breathe however, duct cleaning is not always necessary. Servpro franchise professionals will make recommendations about the best way to address any indoor air quality concerns. This can save you money and provide peace of mind on the health of your system helps to restore peak energy efficiency. May help to eliminate offensive odors. Helps reduce the potential for mold growth.
Biohazard, Crime Scene & Vandalism
Biohazard Sewage BackupsSewage backups and dark water intrusions are more than nasty, smelly deposits these damages also introduce harmful microorganisms into a structure. Servpro franchise professionals remove the sewage, contaminants, and moisture, and help ensure the structure is properly cleaned, disinfected, and deodorized.
Bloodborne PathogensServpro franchise professionals remove and dispose of bodily fluids, tissue and other potentially pathogenic substances resulting from accident, trauma, crime or death. Trained servpro franchise professionals clean, disinfect and deodorize the structure.
Methamphetamine LabsServpro realizes many of the chemicals used in the production of illegal drugs such as methamphetamine are volatile and can leave harmful residues throughout a structure. Servpro franchise professionals follow federal and state guidelines to properly clean all surfaces.
Crime Scene and Vandalism
Crime Scene ResiduesFrom fingerprint powder and evidence-gathering chemicals to tear gas and pepper spray residues, servpro franchise professionals can clean and restore your property after a crime scene investigation.
VandalismServpro franchise professionals also provide general vandalism cleanup for graffiti and deodorization services for situations involving spoiled foods and human and animal waste.
Carpets & Upholstery Cleaning
Bonnet CleaningA less aggressive method for short piled carpets.
Hot Water ExtractionA deeper cleaning method for all carpet types.
Deluxe Precondition and RinseHelps restore deeply soiled areas.
Showcase Premier CleaningThe most thorough cleaning method in the industry.
Dry CleaningWhen color-fastness is an issue.
Drapes & Blinds
Drapes and BlindsServpro franchise professionals excel at cleaning fine fabrics and intricate pieces. Fabrics are carefully inspected and tested to determine which of the system’s five cleaning methods is most appropriate servpro franchise professionals are trained to use state-of-the-art equipment designed specifically for cleaning fine fabrics. Wet and dry cleaning methods are available as required.
Ceilings, Walls & Hard Floors
Ceiling and Wall CleaningUsing servpro's time tested and industry-approved steps, along with our proprietary cleaning products and methods, servpro franchise professionals strive to restore your ceilings, walls, and floors without the need to repaint or refinish.
DeodorizationAs experts in deodorization, servpro franchise professionals are trained to identify and eliminate offensive odors. These odors can come from a number of sources both inside and outside a structure servpro teaches iicrc technical classes in the proper removal of odors. Masking and other short cuts don't work when your odor problem is serious or persistent your local servpro franchise professional has the training and equipment to identify and eliminate these offensive odors. By identifying the cause of the odor and determining the conditions in which it contact any surfaces, the odor can often be removed over time without a trace.
Commercial Building Cleaning Serviceswhether you need emergency cleaning services or are in need of deep clean that a janitorial service does not have the expertise or equipment to perform, your business will benefit from the experience, cleaning products and equipment SERVPRO cleaning professionals can provide. find out more about our professional cleaning services.
Commercial Building Restoration ServicesSERVPRO franchise professionals have restoration experts available 24 hours a day to get your business back up and running. our expertise includes restoration services for fire and water damage, including electronics restoration and document drying. we are also your business’s best resource for mold mitigation and removal. find out more about our commercial restoration specialists.
Large Loss Responseit takes more than a restoration service provider to restore a commercial space after a disaster it takes an restoration expert SERVPRO has a dedicated division to the service disaster recovery to perform the highest quality restoration service. our large loss division has the expertise to manage the cost and operations of large commercial disaster recovery projects
Commercial Restorationthere's never a convenient time for fire or water damage to strike your business every hour spent cleaning up is an hour of lost revenue and productivity. so when an emergency situation arises in your business, give us a call and we'll be there fast with the help you need SERVPRO franchise professionals are available 24 hours a day and have the expertise, training and equipment required to put you back in business. the first step to reopening your doors is just a telephone call ((402) 466-4004) or a click away.
Commercial Cleaningyou don't have time to worry about the common wear and tear that gradually soils your office. when grime, odor and moisture challenges go beyond the scope of your regular janitorial staff, call in your local SERVPRO franchise professional. whether it's removing an odor problem or deep cleaning flooring or carpets, you can rely on SERVPRO franchise professionals to make your workspace look its very best your local SERVPRO franchise professional will get the job done right and get it done quickly, because the SERVPRO advantage includes