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Let SERVPRO Help You Dry Your Daytona Beach Home After Flood Damage

5/16/2019 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Let SERVPRO Help You Dry Your Daytona Beach Home After Flood Damage Air movers come in to save the day.

Flood Cuts Save Daytona Beach Home from Flood Damage 

In the case of flood damage to a home, sometimes it looks worse before the completion of full restoration. Water tends to recede quickly and wicks into sheetrock and sets a house up for secondary damages such as mold, foul odors or weakening of building materials.

SERVPRO arrived at a home in Daytona Beach that had flood damage from intense storms. Groundwater entered the kitchen and laundry room. The homeowner had put down towels and attempted to mop up the water, but reported the walls felt wet and water was appearing by the baseboards. This type of water intrusion is category three, also known as “black water.” It has the potential to have toxins and contaminants. It is vital to have it professionally mitigated as quickly as possible.

Our technicians arrived on site quickly and used portable extractors to remove any remaining moisture. We scoped the affected area to determine when the water migrated in the rooms. Our moisture detectors showed the water behind baseboards, and it had wicked into the porous sheetrock. We measured where the moisture stopped in the sheetrock and performed flood cuts roughly six inches above that moisture line. We removed the baseboards as our moisture readings showed excess moisture. This action lets the wall cavities thoroughly dry. 

We use air movers positioned to force high-velocity air across surfaces. This action causes even deeply rooted water vapor to rise to the surface where our dehumidifiers capture it. We use specialized equipment such as the Injecti-Dry. This setup forced air into wall cavities for thorough drying. 

Once dry, SERVPRO technicians cleaned and disinfected all surfaces to ensure they were sanitary. Once cleaned, the technician offered suggestions for the necessary repairs for the areas affected by flood damage. The homeowner and adjuster agreed to work with our building services to make the full restoration of the home seamless.

SERVPRO of North Daytona Beach / Ormond Beach is available 24-hours to handle flood damage of any size. Call us at (386) 677-9993, and our technicians arrive on-site within hours to restore your home to its preloss condition and make it “Like it never even happened.”

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How Small Fires Create Significant Damage in Ormond

5/3/2019 (Permalink)

Fire Damage How Small Fires Create Significant Damage in Ormond Even though this fire was contained to the kitchen, smoke and soot traveled throughout the home.

Restoration after Fire Damage in Ormond Includes Structure, Contents, and Deodorization Techniques

House fires in Ormond can create unexpected hardships for your family, but SERVPRO understands how our presence can help with recovering and getting everything “Like it never even happened” again for you. Fire produces chemical changes, as well as physical ones. When things inside your house burn, their combustion produces smoke while becoming damaged. The smoke leaves a residue that continues to produce odors and contaminate anything that it comes into contact. 

Residents do not need a considerable blaze to experience fire damage in Ormond and the problems it creates. Smaller, more isolated fires can also cause issues. SERVPRO trains employees to the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) standards, preparing them for the wide variety of restoration tasks your house requires. Visibly, you can see the damage to your property's structure, as well as many of your family's personal belongings. Even after extensive cleaning and restoration work, odors can continue to make their way through the air and bother your family. 

At SERVPRO, we address your home's issues at the best opportune time. Deodorization work cannot begin before we clean and restore structural deficits, and we need to check the safety of the overall framework to ensure safe working conditions. Contents need attention to their situation, as well, and a rapid response to this area of your property means less permanent damage occurs. 

Cleaning of your home's contents involves brushes, sponges, small vacuums, and even toothpicks and cotton swabs, as the individual item requires. Some items can get cleaned best in our ultrasonic bath equipment. At your home, we search for areas containing soot inside walls, behind drywall, and in cabinets. We remove residue from such regions, and when heavy carbon seems embedded in materials, we might prime the area before restoration begins. 

Once the contents and structure no longer contain soot and smoke residue in accessible areas, we deodorize with different treatments. These can include thermal fogging, ozone or hydroxyl generation, among others. We discuss with you the benefits and drawbacks of each, as well as their effectiveness. Keeping communication open with our customers is one way we ensure their satisfaction and the completeness of our work. 

SERVPRO of North Daytona Beach / Ormond Beach is always ready to help homeowners in Mound Grove and Holly Hill get their homes and lives back in order after fire damage makes a mess of things. Call us at (386) 677-9993 to get things started in a positive direction after a disaster strikes your family.

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Our IICRC Trained Professionals Restore Your Ormond Beach Home After A Fire

4/25/2019 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Our IICRC Trained Professionals Restore Your Ormond Beach Home After A Fire A fire in this home caused a charred and damaged roof and siding. We helped restore their home back to the way it was before the fire.

Get Quick Fire Damage Restoration for Your Ormond Beach Home

Fire damage is one of the most common insurance claims and is costly when lawsuits are involved. Homeowners file fire damage lawsuits for various reasons, including defective or faulty equipment, negligence, and arson. However, most fires occur because of human error and they can be injurious and deadly.

You can prevent further fire damage to your Ormond Beach home by enlisting the services of fire remediation experts. The IICRC certified professionals at SERVPRO can assist you to restore your home to its pre-fire damaged condition. Our goal is to make fire damage appear “Like it never even happened.” We respond within an hour of receiving a victim’s call and begin cleanup quickly to minimize damages to property.

We offer cleanup and repairs of items damaged by smoke, moisture removal, and deodorization of smoke-related scents. We also provide a service called a move-out. You can use this service if it is more cost effective to move out your belongings to a remote location for specialized cleaning. During the restoration, you may stay in a temporary accommodation facility. The move out enables us to perform a quicker restoration of the damaged structures and belongings. A move out also enables our technicians to proceed with the restoration job efficiently and smoothly to satisfy our customers.

To offer the move out services, our SERVPRO technicians first conduct an initial scope and estimate. We sort clean items and claim items. We move the contents to storage or a warehouse and take precautions to prevent damage. We then clean and deodorize the items carefully. We repack the items and return them to the home of our customer after the restoration of the structure is complete. We communicate consistently and clearly throughout every phase of the move-out. Move outs can protect your items from sustaining further damage while they are in your home and help the contractors complete repairs faster.

When a fire has damaged your home, SERVPRO of North Daytona Beach / Ormond Beach can assist you to restore it. We have the expertise and equipment required to do a thorough restoration job. Contact us at any time at (386) 677-9993 for a prompt response and assessment of the damages.

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SERVPRO Stands Ready to Help Daytona Beach Residents With Flood Restoration Services!

4/15/2019 (Permalink)

Storm Damage SERVPRO Stands Ready to Help Daytona Beach Residents With Flood Restoration Services! Storm season is upon us. Protect your home now!

Get Professional Restoration for Flood Damage in Daytona Beach

Flooding is one of the leading causes of long term property damage. Although recent regulations and construction practices have made newer houses less prone to flooding, older homes remain susceptible. Damage from flooding can be deep-rooted and devastating. It may undermine the structural integrity and foundation of your property.

The most common causes of flood damage in Daytona Beach are tropical storms, the rising sea levels, hurricanes, and intense rainfall. Flood waters usually contain microorganisms like bacteria, parasites, and viruses, which can affect your health if absorbed through the skin or ingested. The water can also have pesticides, chemicals, and debris. This is the reason why you should hire remediation experts from SERVPRO to evaluate the destruction and take the right steps to deal with it.

To restore a home, our water damage restoration and remediation technicians start with a safety assessment. We then develop a comprehensive plan to remove the water and dry out the property to prevent the continuing deterioration that black water can cause and the secondary damage moisture can encourage. We have water extraction and drying equipment to make the damage look “Like it never even happened.” We use equipment like submersible pumps to remove water. These pumps are useful when the water standing in a house is over two inches deep.

SERVPRO Franchise professionals also use truck mounted extractors to remove water from floors. Truck mounted pumps are powerful and useful for both water removal and restorative cleaning. After extracting water from a home, drying it is essential for it prevents mold growth and damage to building materials. Mold spores can start growing in the materials exposed to moisture within 24 to 48 hours. We understand that mold can lead to extensive property damage. Our technicians do their best to dry a home before mold starts to grow. We can assist you through the entire remediation process, including providing your insurance firm with the information required when filing a claim.

After water from a deluge enters your home, calling SERVPRO of North Daytona Beach / Ormond Beach is the right decision. We treat all calls as an emergency and do our best to treat the damage like it was our own problem. Call us at (386) 677-9993 at any time to restore your property to its preloss condition.

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After A Fire Has Damaged Your Daytona Beach Home, Call Our Specialists For Help!

4/5/2019 (Permalink)

Fire Damage After A Fire Has Damaged Your Daytona Beach Home, Call Our Specialists For Help! At SERVPRO, we realize that a fire in your home in Holy Hill, National Gardens, or Mound Grove is an unsettling event, no matter how big or small.

Fire Damage Restoration In Your Daytona Beach Home

Fires in home garages or workshops in Daytona Beach are a serious matter. Typical workshops and garages have all kinds of flammable materials in them, such as gasoline, paint thinner, sawdust, greasy rags, and wood. There are often heat sources as well like furnaces and water heaters. The key to making your garage or workshop as fireproof as you can is to ensure you have the right equipment and you practice safe choices.

When a fire has left behind fire damage in your Dayton Beach garage, however, you need help cleaning up the mess. SERVPRO staff have been expertly trained to restore your work area after even a small fire. With the knowledge and equipment needed, we can make it, so it was “Like it never even happened.”

Establishing safe habits is your first step to fire prevention. When you sand or cut wood, for example, wood chips and sawdust are created. These small pieces are very combustible, so they need to be swept up right away. After using any solvents, paint, finishing oils or stain, seal the containers and store them safely. Dispose of any oily rags as well to avoid spontaneous combustion. Putting them in a steel bucket with a self-closing lid is one way, or you can hang them on a line in a single layer to dry away from fire and heat sources.

When you request us to help you clean up fire damage, SERVPRO technicians also need to eliminate the smoke smell. Some of the equipment our crew uses include ozone generators, air scrubbers, and thermal foggers. An ozone generator helps us eliminate various odors from the fire, generating ozone which chemically reacts with molecules that cause odor. Air scrubbers remove airborne particles, including gases and odors. Thermal foggers vaporize petroleum or solvent-based deodorizers and generate a fog or smoke that consists of microscopic particles. These particles create a fog that is similar to the smoke from the fire, letting the deodorizer interact more effectively with the residues that are causing the odors.

You should also make sure you have the right safety equipment stocked in your workshop or garage which includes a fire extinguisher, preferably close to an exit door. You also need a smoke alarm, and you might want to think about installing a sprinkler system as well.

At SERVPRO of North Daytona Beach / Ormond Beach, we realize that a fire in your home in Holy Hill, National Gardens, or Mound Grove is an unsettling event, no matter how big or small. That's why we are available by dialing (386) 677-9993 anytime you need us, so don’t hesitate to reach out to us once the flames are out.

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Don't Let Water Damage Create a Hair Raising Experience in Daytona Beach

3/26/2019 (Permalink)

Commercial Don't Let Water Damage Create a Hair Raising Experience in Daytona Beach Trust the SERVPRO Brand to Remove Water From Your Salon in Daytona Beach.

Plumbing Issues Close Down Your Business in Daytona Beach

Owning a beauty salon in the Daytona Beach area is a great accomplishment. Setting everything up for the enjoyment of your patrons is no small feat, and it requires constant attention. However, many things could go wrong, including plumbing issues that could have unsightly consequences, leaving you in need of a reputable company specialized in commercial water removal services. Knowing whom to call in case of emergency is crucial in your emergency preparedness plan.  

For commercial water removal in Daytona Beach, SERVPRO is available to be your right hand as you handle the emergency. When you first face the problem, take action immediately by calling our 24/7 hotline where our team is ready to assemble and jump into action. We recognize that time is money in your business, and we want to help you mitigate your losses as much as possible.  

When addressing the needs of a commercial establishment, there are additional regulations to consider, including those imposed by the health department and your landlord. As our SERVPRO team works to remove water from your storefront, we work closely with all relevant parties to ensure that the restoration meets expectations, which in turn makes the process more efficient. Our technicians are IICRC-certified and have on-the-field experience dealing with the most challenging situations.  

As we progress through the water removal and the drying of your business and its contents, we play close attention to each surface we clean. Every material requires a specific approach when being disinfected, and our expertise lets us know these peculiarities, making the restoration process faster and more effective. When there is an identified need for further repairs by building or plumbing contractors, we coordinate to move along smoothly. At SERVPRO we are vested in making your business reopen as soon as possible.  

Do not let a plumbing issue derail your business. Call SERVPRO of North Daytona Beach / Ormond Beach at (386) 677-9993 for help. We work hard to leave your place "Like it never even happened."

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When A Flood Occurs In Daytona Beach, The Crew To Call For Help Is SERVPRO!

3/14/2019 (Permalink)

Storm Damage When A Flood Occurs In Daytona Beach, The Crew To Call For Help Is SERVPRO! SERVPRO of North Daytona Beach / Ormond Beach is here to help when disaster strikes.

Do You Have The Right Equipment For Flood Damage To Your Home In Daytona Beach?

Living in Daytona Beach has many advantages. With its sunny beaches and friendly people, most weather-related disasters are limited to hurricanes and their aftermath. As homeowners we prepare by installing improved windows and doors and mitigating our vulnerability to hurricane winds, but rarely do we consider other natural disasters that might come our way, such as flooding. Even though Daytona and its surrounding areas are not strangers to the rise and fall of water levels, we rarely have a plan in place should a canal or other waterway overflows, and its waters reach our home.
 
A critical step in preparing for flood damage to your home in Daytona Beach is knowing whom to call to help you overcome the trail left by flood waters. Thankfully, our SERVPRO is IICRC certified to assist in your water removal and drying efforts. Both our training and on the job experience make us the best resource to restore damage caused to your home and anticipate any long-term consequence flood waters may leave behind.
 
One of our top concerns when dealing with floodwaters is extracting them from your home as soon as possible. Our SERVPRO crew has at its disposal a wide array of tools to achieve full extraction. Equipment includes portable units that can be placed inside your home to vacuum water left behind by the flood. For larger jobs, we count on truck-mounted pumps which are more powerful than their portable counterparts. As you watch, our team carefully considers the disposal of water being extracted. Options for disposal may include municipal sewage capabilities or connecting with a septic tank provider should the amount of water warrant their services.
 
SERVPRO of North Daytona Beach / Ormond Beach is here to help when disaster strikes. You can call us at (386) 677-9993 at any time of day or night and reach one of our competent staff members to assist you. Our main goal is to apply our expertise and field experience, so your home looks “Like it never even happened.”

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SERVPRO Will Help You Get Back To Business In Ormond By The Sea

3/5/2019 (Permalink)

Commercial SERVPRO Will Help You Get Back To Business In Ormond By The Sea We provide flood restoration 24/7. Our team is ready and we have the right tools for any job big or small. Call us anytime.

Commercial Flood Damage Cleanup for Your Ormond by the Sea Business

When your clothing boutique is in an area in Ormond by the Sea which sees a lot of storms and heavy rainfall, you may eventually experience flooding in your structure. You can be left with cleanup that is time-consuming and costly. Therefore, it is essential to know what kind of situation you are facing so you can prepare for it.

Cleaning flood damage in your business in Ormond by the Sea is not as easy as taking a shop vac and getting the standing water sucked up. Sometimes, the water is quite deep and challenging to navigate. Flood water also contains many contaminants and debris that is unsafe. You need the help of a professional remediation company, such as SERVPRO, who has the experience and equipment needed to do the job safely and efficiently.

SERVPRO technicians have protective gear they were in a flood situation to protect them from the contaminated flood waters. Using a truck-mounted pump, we get the water out of your building quickly. In this process, we remove as much as the water as possible so that the drying process is easier and faster.

In a situation like this, we may need to pack out your merchandise and take it to a separate location for restoration if needed or to store it while we finish with your structure. Clothing especially can be prone to additional damage if it is sitting in a wet, damp environment, so to protect it we can pack it up and move it to a dry location temporarily. Once your boutique is fully restored, we bring back all the contents we removed.

When the standing water is gone, we can assess what kind of flood damage to the structural components we need to address. Sometimes, drywall and flooring can be soaked badly enough that it needs to be removed and replaced. Industrial fans and dehumidifiers are used to finish the drying process, and these machines are monitored every day to ensure we get the fastest drying times.

SERVPRO of North Daytona Beach/Ormond Beach is ready to help dry your business in National Gardens, Mound Grove, or Tomoka Estates out after a flooding disaster. We can help anytime when you give us a call at (386) 677-9993, so do not hesitate to get in touch with us.

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When Your Daytona Beach Dishwasher Creates Water Damage

2/28/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO When Your Daytona Beach Dishwasher Creates Water Damage Has your dishwasher flooded your kitchen? Call SERVPRO Franchise professionals to remove the water.

Dishwasher Error Needs Water Removal in Daytona Beach Condos

Appliances can be vital for comfortable living in your Daytona Beach condo, but regular upkeep and maintenance ensures their long life and proper functions. Without regular maintenance and servicing, appliances like the dishwasher can begin to wear down, causing water seals and drains to malfunction. Without a proper seal on the door of your dishwasher, a single cycle can leave your kitchen area flooded.

While many homeowners might not recognize the signs that the dishwasher requires repair, they can appreciate the need for water removal services in Daytona Beach when the machine malfunctions. Our SERVPRO professionals have a 24-hour response to emergencies that can provide our customers with the immediate help they need to protect flooring materials and cabinetry in their damaged kitchen areas.

From the time that our professionals arrive at your home, we can begin the necessary sopping of the water and even use our advanced extraction tools should your kitchen require it. We have portable sump pumps and even gas-powered pumps that are capable of quickly removing pooling water around fixtures and flooring throughout your damaged kitchen area. Once the excess water has gotten removed, we can focus on identifying what areas of the kitchen became exposed to this water damage and what further efforts are necessary to restore the damage entirely.

To find the lingering dampness and saturation, our SERVPRO professionals utilize our thermal imagery cameras that can identify moisture pockets in the flooring materials, cabinetry, in wall materials and their cavities, and any other exposed elements. This information can help our technicians to place drying equipment to maximize the results effectively.

With a fast response to emergencies like water loss incidents, our professionals can often protect and preserve saturated materials to prevent tear out and replacement. Give our SERVPRO of North Daytona Beach / Ormond Beach rapid response team a call anytime that you need us at (386) 677-9993.

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Did the Bathtub in Your Ormond Beach Home Overflow? SERVPRO Franchise Professionals Have the Know How to Clean Up the Water.

2/13/2019 (Permalink)

Water Damage Did the Bathtub in Your Ormond Beach Home Overflow? SERVPRO Franchise Professionals Have the Know How to Clean Up the Water. Each vehicle in our Green Fleet is loaded with equipment to dry and restore your home.

Water Cleanup Services for Your Ormond Beach Home

When life gets crazy in your Ormond Beach household, you can sometimes forget things. Unfortunately, when you forget that you had the tub running for a relaxing bath, the water running out of your bathroom and down the stairs can be a massive problem. As wonderful as indoor plumbing can be, an incident like this is not what you want.  

When you need water cleanup restoration for your Ormond Beach home after a water disaster, you should contact our SERVPRO Franchise professionals. We have experience handling all sorts of water damage emergencies and possess the training and tools to help you out promptly.  

Most modern homes have subfloors made of wood covered in laminate, hardwood, carpet or even tile in the case of your bathroom. Sheetrock composes wall construction.  As the water spreads through your home, it soaks carpeting, and the padding underneath destroys laminate and could warp hardwood. SERVPRO Franchise professionals need to get to your home and extract the excess water as soon as possible so we can dry your home back to its preloss condition.  

The longer the water is allowed to sit, the more damage spreads, plus, mold can begin to grow. Since it can cause health effects, it is essential to dry your home quickly and try to avoid the mold altogether. If it has started to grow, we can also clean the mold infestation up for you.  

We work with your insurance company as well, so you do not have to deal with that stress on top of everything else. Any damaged possessions can be removed if needed while we clean up the mess.  We extract the water with truck-mounted pumps and dry the affected areas with the help of industrial fans and dehumidifiers. Odor removal is also done to finish the restoration process and return your home to the way it was before the damage. Any restoration and repair can be done as well once we complete moisture removal.  

SERVPRO of North Daytona Beach/Ormond Beach can come to your home in Holly Hill, Mond Grove, or Tomoka Estates after a water damage emergency to help you clean up and restore your home. Reach out to us at (386) 677-9993, so no time is wasted, and we can try to avoid additional damage.

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