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Professional Fire Damage Restoration Services for Daytona Homeowners

3/22/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO Professional Fire Damage Restoration Services for Daytona Homeowners Call SERVPRO as soon as the fire is out to minimize the loss and damage to your home and personal belongings.

Quick and Efficient Services Result in Less Loss

Your home can be quite a mess after the fire goes out. If the flames did not get to it, smoke, soot, and ash residues quickly make work of many materials found in your home. We understand how devastating these experiences can be and use several years of experience to return your Daytona home to normal.

If you are currently experiencing fire damage in your Daytona area property, contact us as soon as possible for emergency services with consistently fast, efficient, quality standards that help you make the best choices during difficult situations. Our goal is to get you back up and running as quickly as possible, avoiding any hazards or secondary damages that may develop. 

In the event of a fire loss, many of your personal belongings receive slight damage that makes it necessary to relocate damaged items to a clean, safe facility. SERVPRO calls these move or pack-out services, where we take salvageable items to a secure location to ensure a more effective, efficient restoration. We use an advanced inventory system to keep track of your belongings and treat each with specific methods designed to receive higher quality results. 

Moving your belongings also makes it easier for SERVPRO technicians to perform structure cleaning in your home. Even with the fire out, damage continues, causing further harm to your furniture, flooring, carpeting, and other surfaces. After only a few days, severe chemical reactions cause items to go from restorable, to unsalvageable. Our technicians use a variety of cleaning and deodorization methods to remove soot from at-risk items effectively, helping you avoid additional expenses. 

The faster you act, the more likely you are to receive the results you desire. Our IICRC-certified technicians understand how to restore brass, aluminum, chrome, marble, tile, porcelain, as well as many upholstery items found in the home. Our wide range of deodorization equipment such as air scrubbers and thermal foggers give us the ability to remove a broad variety of odors. 

We can also help you handle the paperwork for your insurance claim. However, most importantly, we take the time to explain our services in their entirety, helping you regain control, giving you the peace of mind knowing that professionals are on your side.

Contact SERVPRO of South Daytona Beach / Port Orange to begin your fire damage restoration as soon as possible. We service the entire area, including Port Orange and deliver quality services you can count on, call today. (386) 788-0358

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Dependable, Reliable, Mold Remediation Services Available in Daytona Beach

3/22/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO Dependable, Reliable, Mold Remediation Services Available in Daytona Beach Mold growth can spread quickly when the right conditions exist. If you see or smell mold, contact SERVPRO for remediation services.

Our Technicians Determine the Cause of the Mold Infestation Before Remediation

Depending on the kind of material mold takes hold of, various types exist. In other words, the mold that develops on the concrete or masonry surfaces on your Daytona Beach property is an entirely different species than the mold that forms on your walls, plastic, or metallic surfaces. 

However, regardless of the amount or type that creates mold damage in your Daytona Beach area home, treatment remains the same. A qualified mold remediation specialist never looks at the species of mold in your home. They should instead, be looking for ways to make your home safe for you to live in again. 

Mold only needs three factors present to grow, water, food, and air. When even one is missing, mold can sit dormant for weeks, waiting for the right conditions exist. With that said, a qualified mold remediation company, like SERVPRO, is likely to look for the source of water intrusion causing the problem, before attempting to mitigate any damage that might exist. 

After locating the source causing the problem, SERVPRO technicians perform any necessary repairs and then move on to contain the spread. We use plastic sheeting to contain the infected area and position negative airflow machines to help capture airborne spores. Any saturated materials removed during your remediation process are placed in sealed bags while transporting and disposing of these materials is based on local, state, and federal guidelines.  

SERVPRO technicians clean and disinfect the entire area before installing new, making sure to maintain a clean, safe environment for anyone entering or exiting the area. We use personal protective equipment such as masks, gloves, boots, and full-body suits if necessary. It depends on the amount of exposure present and how large the affected area is. 

As we move into the final stages of your remediation, everything is cleaned and sanitized again to ensure cleanliness before finishing touches are made to return your home to normal. We check the air for spores several times throughout the process and even give you various tips on how to prevent future problems. 

Contact SERVPRO of South Daytona Beach for professional mold remediation services you can trust. We serve the entire area, including Port Orange, Harbor Oaks, and Allandale, call today. (386) 788-0358 

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What Secondary Issues Can Result From Water Damage to Your Daytona Home?

1/22/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO What Secondary Issues Can Result From Water Damage to Your Daytona Home? Storms happen in Florida. Call SERVPRO for all of your water damage restoration needs.

Daytona Beach's Flood Damage Technicians Talk About Testing Instruments

Severe weather can strike your Daytona Beach neighborhood and create conditions that ruin your building materials and structural components. High-speed winds can blow landscaping rocks or break tree branches off and throw them into your exterior walls or windows and cause excessive flood damage to take place inside your dwelling. Holes created in one of your walls or windows can allow moisture to enter your home and ruin your contents or building materials. When structural components get wet, they can lose their structural integrity and weaken. If organic substances inside your home stay wet for more than 48 hours, then your flood damage situation can turn into a scenario where mold is present.  

It is wise to call in a professional company like SERVPRO to prevent secondary problems like mold growth or issues caused by excessive humidity. We have experience in dealing with a wide variety of flood damage problems in Daytona Beach. Our highly trained team is good at diagnosing even the problems that may not be noticeable to the plain eye at first. As soon as we show up at your residence, we begin the inspection phase. We first inspect the affected areas of your house and make sure that there are not any potential safety hazards. After we deem the working area safe, we begin inspecting your contents and building materials for water-related issues to see what items got affected and how bad the issues got.  

To test where moisture went, our SERVPRO technicians use moisture sensors and specialized meters. We always use the most advanced technology during the restoration process starting with the testing phase. When testing for the presence of moisture in carpet, we use a sensor that beeps and lights up when its probes sense water. When we test moisture in wood or drywall, we use a meter that works by hammering metal probes into the material, which gives a percentage or parts per million reading that we use to determine what drying equipment to set up.  

If you ever need fast 24/7 service after a storm, call SERVPRO of South Daytona Beach / Port Orange at (386) 788-0358 immediately.

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Our Experts Remove Water Damage From Daytona Beach Homes

1/15/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO Our Experts Remove Water Damage From Daytona Beach Homes When you discover a leaky pipe call SERVPRO as soon as possible, they will arrive on the scene and get to work.

Water Removal Technicians In Daytona Beach Talk About The Two Ways Moisture Gets Removed

When a pipe breaks inside your Daytona Beach apartment, water can enter your dwelling in two different forms. When conducting water removal, professional companies such as SERVPRO work on removing moisture from your building materials and contents as well as vapor in the air. Primary problems occur when objects inside your unit get saturated or slightly damp. Secondary issues take place when elevated relative humidity levels cause other issues with your possessions and structural components. Water removal usually involves quickly removing moisture from substances in your home and reducing high humidity levels. 

Any time excessive moisture enters your apartment building, it is wise to call in our SERVPRO team so that we can help prevent issues like mold growth in the future. Prompt water removal in Daytona Beach needs to be conducted as soon as possible so that secondary problems like drywall issues due to moisture and fungal development get avoided. We always provide fast 24/7 service so that we reduce the chances of excessive water vapor ruining your building materials and contents. We know that arriving at your home right after you call us is essential to preventing mold growth. We answer our phones at all times of the day, and our technicians are located nearby so that we can arrive at your apartment and begin work immediately. 

Our highly trained team at SERVPRO is IICRC certified and has experience with mitigating moisture-related issues whether they are big or small. We know that the first step to removing moisture is the extraction phase. We realize that it is much more efficient to vacuum up the water when it is in the liquid form then to remove it when it is inside your building materials and present in the air. 

Once all of the liquid H20 gets removed, we begin the rapid structural drying process. During this step, we push the air inside your home around and use dehumidifiers to remove water vapor from your indoor atmosphere. If you ever need moisture removed from your apartment unit, call SERVPRO of South Daytona Beach / Port Orange at (386) 788-0358 24/7.

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Become Familiar With the IICRC Certifications that Our Team Holds When it Comes to Flood Damage

12/23/2018 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO Become Familiar With the IICRC Certifications that Our Team Holds When it Comes to Flood Damage When your home suffers through a storm only to be left with flood damage, it is time to place a call to SERVPRO for water removal and remediation.

Experience is the Strongest Asset We Have to Help our Daytona Beach Residents

A flood preparedness kit is an essential item for our community members. These usually contain necessary medications, essential phone numbers, cell phones, batteries, and satellite radios. However, one of the issues homeowners find most difficult is returning to their property. Houses are sanctuaries of our memories and possessions accumulated over many years, and the sight of them floating in water can be emotionally difficult to handle. There is a service you can call to help restore your property to its preloss condition.

Our team has an exceptional track record in restoring properties that suffer from flood damage in Daytona. One of the things that our customers value most about SERVPRO is our experience. We can answer the tough questions like where to store valuables, how to restore power as well as the technical ones like how to return your home to a safe environment for you and your family.

Flood waters often come into contact with an animal carcass, raw sewage or other dangerous pathogens. For that reason, it is not uncommon for the relocation of your family during a restoration service to be necessary. SERVPRO technicians are compassionate and work quickly to ensure you can return as soon as possible to a safe and secure home. However, we are also thorough, and determined to make the damage "Like it never even happened."

SERVPRO large loss teams are continually sent across the country to help restore the millions of dollars worth of damages after flooding. We bring this experience with us in every job we do. On arrival on site, your technician can immediately assess potential hazards that could prevent contractors from entering the property. We are also well-versed in temporary fixes like board-ups to help mitigate against further loss.

Our approach is to remove water as quickly as possible. For standing water above two inches, we use submersible gas powered pumps to removal gallons of water rapidly. Below two inches we can bring in truck-mounted extractors that allow access to difficult to reach areas. Whichever option we use, it is with your best interests in mind and ensures that we restore rather than replace damages caused by a flood.

Experience is the most important asset we have and what separates us from other providers, Contact SERVPRO of South Daytona Beach / Port Orange at (386) 788-0358 now.

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Winter Flood Damage in Daytona Homes

11/28/2018 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO Winter Flood Damage in Daytona Homes Florida's mild climate makes it available to storm water damage year round.

Wet Winter Months Could Allow Flooding in Daytona Homes

While Daytona residents can expect just about every possible weather system beyond snowfall, the winter months can still prove threatening to area properties. With excessive rainfall in a time where the ground is much cooler, the possibility for the saturated earth to allow for situations like flash flooding is nearly as possible as it is during the hurricane season. With little warning to prevent the occurrence, homeowners rely on the fast response and advanced equipment of our highly-trained professionals.

When flood damage threatens your Daytona home, mitigation is a critical component in preserving your property.  For this process to prove successful, certain elements have to be in place. Our SERVPRO team meets these requirements and works to exceed your expectations through a fast response time to emergencies 24 hours a day. With a limited window to avoid significant and irreparable damage to your construction materials and contents of the property, having a team that can arrive when you call is vital to preserving your home and keeping restoration costs to a minimum.

Flooding and its effects can prove challenging to overcome, even for trained and certified technicians. That is why our SERVPRO team undergoes extensive education and training to obtain their water restoration certifications through the IICRC, an organization that sets the standard for quality and industry knowledge. Our technicians also pursue in-house and online educational opportunities and coursework to improve other facets of our response to your emergency, including mitigation techniques and mold remediation.

Our advanced equipment ensures that the high volume of water does not stay in your home for long. With truck-mounted pumps capable of extracting water at 300 psi, we can remove the floodwaters from your home fast and move on to drying the area entirely.

Flooding might be something that residents in the area have to contend with all year long, but taking care of the damage that this disaster can cause does not have to be a struggle. Trust our SERVPRO of South Daytona Beach / Port Orange IICRC-certified water restoration technicians to clean up the water and return your home to normal fast. Give us a call at (386) 788-0358.

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Why SERVPRO Answers the Call from Ponce Inlet Homeowners for Mold Remediation Help--Because We Can

11/1/2018 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO Why SERVPRO Answers the Call from Ponce Inlet Homeowners for Mold Remediation Help--Because We Can Messy Mold Damage in Ponce Inlet--That Is Why to Call SERVPRO

Mold Damage Remediation Options for Ponce Inlet Residents  

There are high chances of disturbing mold spores during the mold damage remediation process. Since the exposure can lead to health effects, we always wear protective equipment and clothing. Some of the PPE personal protective equipment that we use when attending to such incidents in Ponce Inlet include gloves, goggles, a respirator or a dust filter mask, and a Tyvek suit. We look at how severe the mold problem is before selecting suitable personal protective equipment.

Disrupting the spores during mold damage remediation may make them spread to other parts of your Ponce Inlet property. Our SERVPRO technicians employ containment measures to limit the movement of the mold spores. For instance, we use a plastic sheeting together with painters tape to seal off openings such as vents and doorways. It is also advisable to minimize dust particles since the spores can stick to dust and then quickly spread around the structure.
 
Introducing negative pressure at the site can also act as a containment measure. We achieve this by running an exhaust fan or air scrubber with a HEPA filtration system that is blowing out air via a duct to the exterior. When that happens, the stirred up mold spores in the room end up outside. Also, we always switch off the building's air conditioning systems before the cleaning process starts. To reduce dust, we may moisten any dry mold growth. At this point, we can use a cleaning agent to remove the contamination from hard surfaces. Why SERVPRO? We can also utilize a soda blaster to lightly remove mold from untreated wood like found in attics and crawl space in this southern climate.  
 
After removing the contamination from the surface, we have to clean them using a disinfectant to reduce chances of the problem returning after the remediation. Usually, spores remain on surfaces even after the cleaning is complete, so, the disinfectant plays a deactivating role. While we can clean and reuse non-porous materials such as hard plastic, metal, and glass, in most cases, our SERVPRO technicians discard porous items such as carpets, books, and drywall if heavily infested.
 
SERVPRO of South Daytona Beach / Port Orange is an experienced and reliable leader in the restoration industry. We're Faster to Any Size Disaster whether it is in your residential or commercial property. Call us at (386) 788-0358 when you need our 24-hour emergency services.

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