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Don't Let Flood Damage Shutdown Your Daytona Beach Restaurant Call The Experts At SERVPRO Immediately!

1/22/2019 (Permalink)

Commercial Don't Let Flood Damage Shutdown Your Daytona Beach Restaurant Call The Experts At SERVPRO Immediately! Our SERVPRO of North Daytona Beach / Ormond Beach rapid response team is available anytime!

Recovering Flood Damage To Your Daytona Beach Restaurant

With Daytona Beach being such a popular destination for tourism from its illustrious beaches to nationally recognized events like Bike Week, having a restaurant in a prime location can be a profitable experience. With the severe weather that regularly threatens the coastal communities here, business owners remain vigilant to provide the best lines of defense against natural disasters like flooding which can stop a restaurant in its tracks until the appropriate restoration measures have gotten taken. However, what do you do when these precautionary measures are not enough?

While there are many ways that this natural disaster can ultimately occur, overcoming these flood damages around your Daytona Beach restaurant is critical to protecting your investment in the property and returning to serve hungry patrons. Our SERVPRO professionals have a 24-hour response to emergencies and offer our customers the full measure of our mitigation capabilities with our initial visit to the property along with our Green Fleet of service vehicles.

Extraction is one of the first things that have to happen once our technicians arrive, as standing water perpetually threatens both structural elements and provides an inviting environment for mold colonization. Widespread mold damage is the last thing that you want to happen, as this can create many hurdles for you to overcome before inspectors allow your business to reopen and once again serve food and beverages from the building.

With an immediate response to the emergency, you can contact our SERVPRO rapid response team, and our experts can get to work quickly on extracting the water and drying out the damaged areas. While there is no avoiding the likelihood of material removal for overly saturated areas of the restaurant, we can work with air movers and other drying equipment to protect furniture like booths, tables, chairs, and other investments that you have made.

While you cannot account for when disasters like flooding can occur, you can plan with the right professional team to clean up the mess quickly. Our SERVPRO of North Daytona Beach / Ormond Beach rapid response team is available anytime by calling (386) 677-9993.

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How to Reduce the Cost of Floodwater Extraction From Your Daytona Beach Property

1/3/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO How to Reduce the Cost of Floodwater Extraction From Your Daytona Beach Property Storms cause a lot of water damage in Florida and quick removal of the water is necessary.

Why SERVPRO? When You Need Quick Flood Extraction From Daytona Beach Homes

Daytona Beach residents know there is no way to avoid the storms in our area, but it is possible to avoid a massive restoration bill afterward. The keys to reducing costs are a quick response to the situation and a swift removal of the flood water.  

That is why SERVPRO is the best choice when it comes to flood extraction and other restoration efforts for your Daytona Beach home. Our office has an operator available 24/7, and a response team available every day of the year, including holidays, to meet residential and commercial needs.  

Our teams quickly estimate how much water is in the home and what tools and methods they need to remove and extract it. Initially, team members use commercial grade pumps to draw out the majority of the water. To fully extract it, they switch to other devices to remove them from the home.  

One of our primary tools is extraction wands which technicians can adjust the rate of vacuum and applied heat to minimize the time needed for restoration while protecting wooden floors from cracking or splitting. We can use these same devices on carpets, but we cannot guarantee 100% that they are safe for use after exposure to floodwater. With these items, we recommend removing water to make the carpet lighter and easier for proper disposal.  

SERVPRO technicians can tailor the response team and its actions to any home. There is no quality difference in our response to a one-bedroom home or a mini-mansion, only the number of personnel needed to restore each one as quickly as possible. If needed, we can draw personnel and equipment from the other 1700 franchise operations in Florida and across the country.  

Floodwater removal and water removal after a failed plumbing issue use the same equipment and methods, but floodwater requires an additional step. Outside water can contain soil, pesticides, and other contaminants. That means our technicians have to spray all standing water and surfaces that were underwater with an anti-bacterial spray. It eliminates the health threat to team members and residents if they want to inspect their home before we finish operations.  

At SERVPRO of North Daytona Beach / Ormond Beach, our goal is to return each home to its owners as quickly as we can safely do so. If you have suffered from recent flooding, and need our services, contact us at (386) 677-9993 today.

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Avoid Not Doing Your Research Before Selecting a Daytona Beach Water Damage Remediation Team

12/23/2018 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO Avoid Not Doing Your Research Before Selecting a Daytona Beach Water Damage Remediation Team  Water can quickly damage the space inside your home. Call SERVPRO to assess the situation and mitigate the intrusion.

Why SERVPRO is the Right Choice for Water Removal in Daytona Beach

A water spill can cause permanent damage to your private or commercial property. Often these type of damage go beyond the scope of your household cleaning products and need to be dealt with as quickly as possible. Generally speaking, the longer water is allowed to sit, the more likely permanent harm is to occur. We understand that there is a lot of choice when it comes to professional restoration, so here's why we believe we are the only viable option.

When we receive a phone call for water removal in Daytona Beach we know that time is of the essence. SERVPRO is a local company employing local technicians. Within one hour of receiving notification of loss we can arrange a service. Within four hours, we can have a technician on site. Mitigating loss is exceptionally important to our customers because it keeps claim rates low.

Water always moves from wet to dry. In the home, a large spill can be absorbed by your floorboards and saturate the subfloor. This can cause serious problems further down the line as residual moisture becomes a hotbed for microbial growth. SERVPRO is one of few companies to use advanced drying mats. These are placed on floors and can pull moisture from the subfloor underneath. By using moisture meters your technician can detect hidden moisture pockets and safely dry them.

One of the reasons we are lucky enough to have access to such advanced technology is that each SERVPRO company is backed by national resources. Unlike a regular provider, this funding allows us to invest significant amounts into our staff and equipment, keeping standards high. Technicians are given the opportunity to advance their knowledge and expertise through IICRC certification. Our customer service centers are regularly monitored so we can provide the feedback and training they need to continually stay ahead of the curve.

If your property is suffering after a water spill, contact SERVPRO of North Daytona Beach / Ormond Beach at (386) 677-9993 now.

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Help Is Only A Phone Call Away When Your Daytona Beach Home Has Been Hit By A Storm

12/14/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Help Is Only A Phone Call Away When Your Daytona Beach Home Has Been Hit By A Storm SERVPRO technicians arrived just in time to implement the drying process after food damage hit a Daytona Beach home.

The First Steps Taken to Mitigate Flood Damage in Daytona Beach

If flood damage hits your home in Daytona Beach, do not panic. Although storm flooding can pose a serious threat to both your home and anything in it, SERVPRO is there to help with round-the-clock emergency responses to all major home disasters. As soon as you place a call to us, we get working to deliver you fast and critical damage mitigation services to reduce the amount of damage done to your home and keep costs to a minimum. Here is a bit of what you can expect from our initial mitigation work.

Water Extraction

In the aftermath of many cases of flood damage in Daytona Beach, the home may still contain significant volumes of pooled water either in isolated places or widely spread throughout the home. SERVPRO technicians know that getting this water out quickly is vitally important for keeping costs low, so we bring in high-power water extraction pumps that remove standing water before additional damage can set in.

Safety Evaluations

Before, during, and immediately after the water extraction process, our inspectors conduct rigorous safety evaluations of the entire home to make sure both you and our technicians are safe to enter the premises. SERVPRO inspectors are trained to identify disaster-specific signs of danger, such as bowing door frames, that can avoid serious injury later on. Once we understand the risks associated with the scene, our technicians can equip the appropriate personal protective equipment to enter the area and begin controlling the damage.

Implementation of Drying Processes

By starting the drying process early, we provide the maximum protection possible against threats such as mold damage and other time-sensitive complications of flooding. We may set up air movers, dehumidifiers, and other machines in your home to promote faster drying, and with the help of these tools, we can get your home dry and ready for restorations without added headaches.

SERVPRO of North Daytona Beach / Ormond Beach stands ready to respond to calls for help with flood damage in the community on a 24/7 basis. Call us at (386) 677-9993 to learn how we can help.

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What to Avoid During the Fire Damage Remediation Process in Daytona

12/6/2018 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO What to Avoid During the Fire Damage Remediation Process in Daytona Fire damage restoration can be overwhelming. Contact SERVPRO to help you deal with the process including insurance agents.

Better Communication with Insurance Agents Facilitates Fire Damage Recovery in Daytona

The destruction created by a fire in your Daytona home can cause a wide range of emotions and feelings to affect your family. Until SERVPRO technicians complete the mitigation and your family can return to a safe and smoke-free home, these emotions, stress, and constant difficulties can plague your family life.
 
We have gained experience in working with insurance agents through our fire damage mitigation work in Daytona. Working with insurance agents benefits our customers in several ways due to our third party nature and our high level of expertise. We learn about the basics of the insurance agent's role in helping families recover from fire damage and other disasters during our training. We continue to learn about such matters, as well as many others, during the time working with SERVPRO.
 
While many items that burned in your home clearly require the purchase of replacements, other belongings, and structures fall inside less defined conditions. With our knowledge of the costs involved in the restoration of such items, we can provide your insurance company with a valid comparison sheet containing the costs to restore, as opposed to replacing, these items. Including details about the extent of the damage as well as photographic evidence can help your agent make a faster decision about reimbursing you for the costs involved.
 
SERVPRO technicians also receive training to help make the mitigation process quicker and less stressful for our customers. We know that the disaster that caused problems inside your property is a source of unexpected problems for you. Mitigating fire damage and removing smoke and soot helps make things safer to enter, which is especially important when you need to gather essential documents or medicines.
 
Cleaning your home of soot deposits helps reduce noticeable odors from the fire, but in no way eliminates them from your home. Our IICRC-certified Odor Control Technician (OCT) uses various techniques, chosen according to the type of materials affected the most. Reliable methods include thermal fogging and the generation of hydroxyl gas. Like other aspects of our work in mitigating fire damage, we work closely with you in performing this part of your home's restoration.
 
SERVPRO of North Daytona Beach / Ormond Beach can help you recover your property after fire damage tries to claim it from you. Serving the areas around Holly Hill, National Gardens, and Tomoka Estates, we arrive Faster To Any Disaster. Contact us at (386) 677-9993 whenever your house sustains damage.

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Why Water Damage in Your Daytona Beach Home Demands a Quick Response

11/21/2018 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO Why Water Damage in Your Daytona Beach Home Demands a Quick Response SERVPRO meets each water event with equipment and expertise.

Why SERVPRO Offers Industry-Leading Water Removal In Daytona Beach

When your Daytona Beach home fills with water because of a weather event or interior plumbing emergency, it is crucial to hire professional help to recover from the situation. The last thing you want to do is try to manage large quantities of water on your own.  Water extraction requires specialized equipment and trained responders and relying on other cleaning services who do not have this equipment can cause further damage to your home. 

To ensure that your water damaged Daytona Beach home receives necessary water removal services, contacting our full-service restoration company is the obvious choice. Taking care of standing water or significant amounts of moisture needs a professional team of trained and certified technicians, which is why SERVPRO meets the challenge. 

Why is SERVPRO preferable to other options? We built our business by being Faster to Any Size Disaster, ready at a moment’s notice to respond to a water emergency. Because we understand that speed is essential when water threatens your home’s structure we stock all our service vehicles with the equipment needed to pump out and extract the moisture that threatens the integrity of your property. 

This ability to arrive, assess, and get to work swiftly is why SERVPRO stands alone as the industry leader in our community. As the minutes and hours tick by, water can deteriorate building materials and ruin personal possessions. Pumping out the water and using extraction equipment is the obvious first step in restoring your property to preloss condition. 

Dimensions of a home’s perimeter do not confine water removal needs. Within your home are categories of belongings that need water removal to regain function and appearance. Examples include books and documents, electronics, clothing, and treasured pictures and heirlooms. The talented production technicians we have assembled are another reason why SERVPRO offers services not found elsewhere. 

We invest in equipment that removes the moisture and dries out a wide variety of articles you might otherwise discard after water damage. SERVPRO cultivates resources that meet your water removal needs, whether freeze drying for documents or specialized drying chambers for furnishings or electronics. 

Why SERVPRO of North Daytona Beach / Ormond Beach? We are locally owned and devoted to serving our community. When a water removal emergency looms, call us at (386) 677-9993 for the best outcome possible. 

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Water, Water Everywhere and How to Remove it From Your Daytona Property

11/13/2018 (Permalink)

Water Damage Water, Water Everywhere and How to Remove it From Your Daytona Property Water in this office was no match for SERVPRO.

Article title: How to Manage Water Removal in Daytona's Commercial and Private Properties

Water spills are not easy to prepare for with the majority of cases occurring from seemingly random events. A burst or split pipe, for example, can cause massive amounts of water to leak rapidly into your home and onto your contents. Equally, natural events like heavy rainfall can result in flooding. Whatever the causes, one thing is sure. Private residents and commercial property owners should familiarize themselves with restoration services to react quickly to unforeseen events.

When we arrange a service for water removal in Daytona, we rely on getting as much information as possible during the initial call. Collecting information on the type of water, its source, as well as the size of the affected area, is crucial in the planning stages. SERVPRO is a localized service that has access to national resources, so no disaster is too big or too small for us. What we do need to know is the scale of your requirements. SERVPRO can usually arrive at your property with the necessary equipment within four hours of notification of loss.

The level of standing water is an important measurement that we take. For standing water over two inches high, the fastest way to remove it is using submersible gas powered pumps. These useful pieces of equipment can drain gallons of water in minutes rather than hours, transporting excess water into a nearby utility hole or open sewer point like your bathroom.

Standing water that is less than two inches high requires a different approach. SERVPRO uses extraction equipment to remove smaller spills. These devices use suction, heating and targeted wands to remove and dry moisture quickly. Available in large truck mounted or accurate portable units, extractors can remove water without damaging your fittings. Fabrics, for example, are up to 50% weaker when wet. Using a softer approach can help reduce the likelihood of permanent damage and fits our ethos of restoring over replacing.

For a thoroughly professional service using exceptional equipment contact SERVPRO of North Daytona Beach / Ormond Beach at (386) 677-9993.

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The Advantages Of Hiring Our Crew To Clean And Remove Mold From Your Ormond Beach Property

11/5/2018 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation The Advantages Of Hiring Our Crew To Clean And Remove Mold From Your Ormond Beach Property Mold growth may be the slowest disaster to affect an Ormond Beach home, but it can also go unnoticed for months.

Cleaning And Removing Mold Damage To Ormond Beach Homes

Mold growth may be the slowest disaster to affect an Ormond Beach home, but it can also go unnoticed for months. Active mold growths cause millions of dollars in damages each year.

Because mold moves slowly, many homeowners do not think it is a serious problem. The only permanent way to stop mold is to bring in a professional service to find its source, eliminate further growth, and remove active spores. To keep mold from returning, SERVPRO is ready with the latest tools and methods.

First, team members find the moisture that helped the mold to expand and grow. Finding it also means finding where the growth started and then our technicians follow it from there to determine the extent of the problem. If they cannot find the moisture source, team members use air content monitors to find the highest concentration of spores in the air which usually directs us to the source of the moisture.

Now, technicians stop and dry the source. In a home, that is often a tiny puddle of standing water. It usually results from a leaky pipe or a slow drip from the attic. With no moisture source, active spores quickly return to an inert state which prevents new damage. If there is minor damage like a cracked pipe or split line, SERVPRO team members can repair it.

With further growth halted, technicians remove the mold. They can remove a majority of it with sponges, brushes, and cleaning agents that contain an anti-fungal chemical to destroy the growth. If the mold had time to extend hyphae that dig into a food source like drywall paneling, team members remove the panels, break them down for removal, and then dispose of them. If the mold grew into a carpet in a laundry room or a finished garage, our teams dispose of that since we cannot guarantee 100% that cleaning efforts eliminate all mold spores.

For large items like curtains, drapes, and removable upholstery, technicians can use spray bottles to apply cleaning chemicals and then remove the mold with brushes. If these items contain heavy amounts of mold, team members can bring them to our facility and clean in our commercial washers designed to break down and remove mold without causing further damage.

Removing mold is not a simple process. At SERVPRO of North Daytona Beach / Ormond Beach, our goal is to return you to your residence as quickly as possible, while carefully taking you through each step. If you need our expertise, call us at (386) 677-9993 today. We are here for you.

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Your Best Guide to Staying Safe in Daytona After a Fire

10/27/2018 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Your Best Guide to Staying Safe in Daytona After a Fire Outlets and circuit breaker panels can cause safety issues after a fire. Make sure the main is turned off and contact SERVPRO to remediate.

Potential Hazards in Your Daytona Property After a Fire Damage Incident 

We encounter known and unknown hazards when we are offering fire damage restoration services. The likely hazards that we come across include structural hazards, electrical hazards, and slip, trip, and fall risks. Exercising precaution is the only way of avoiding such dangers when we are working on your Daytona property.
 
Our SERVPRO technicians turn off electrical power in your property during fire damage restoration in Daytona. However, if it is necessary for a section of the building to have the power on, we never work near such an area until it is necessary to switch off the power. If water was used to extinguish the fire, there is a danger of mixing electricity and water since water is a good conductor of electricity.

We turn off circuits at the fuse box and post a sign indicating there is a work in progress. If it is necessary to use electrical equipment when the site is wet, OSHA recommends using GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters). The GFCI can detect too much current and cut the power.
 
Several structural damages can result when a building experiences a fire. Our SERVPRO team is careful of falling or loose debris. When we are inspecting the site for potential hazards, we use the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment. For instance, we use safety boots and hard hats to offer the necessary foot and head protection. We always advise property owners to let qualified technicians inspect the building and determine if it is safe to re-enter.
 
Most injuries and accidents result from slips, trips, and falls. During the inspection, we check whether the surfaces are slippery and if there are obstacles to cause tripping and employ measures to prevent such accidents. For instance, if soot residues are resting on tile flooring, there are chances of the surface becoming slippery. We clean such areas, address any protruding nails, loose boards, and cover holes that may exist in the walking surface.
 
SERVPRO of North Daytona Beach / Ormond Beach has the expertise and equipment to clean and restore your commercial or residential property. We can answer all your questions if you call us at (386) 677-9993 at any time of the day.

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Contact Our Team Of Professionals If You Find Mold Growing In Your Ormond Beach Home

10/19/2018 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Contact Our Team Of Professionals If You Find Mold Growing In Your Ormond Beach Home If you're a homeowner, then you know that mold damage can be a horrible catastrophe for your house.

What To Do If You Discover Mold Damage In The Ormond Beach Area

If you're a homeowner, then you know that mold damage can be a horrible catastrophe for your house. Mold infestation can cause you or your family some health effects. It can also destroy the foundation of your house in places like the floor, walls, and ceiling. Mold can significantly reduce the real estate value of your home if you are planning to sell it.

It is essential to get a clear understanding of what mold damage is in the Ormond Beach location. Mold is a fungus that can produce spores in the air and inconspicuous places. The most interesting part is that these fungi are part of our everyday life. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) claim that it is normal to have a little bit of mold in our establishment, so that means you can not avoid it completely. However, if mold damage has gotten out of control to the point of causing some health effects or structural problems, then it is time to call in a mold remediation service.

The SERVPRO experts can come in to inspect your home for mold damage and infestation. They can use HEPA (High-Efficiency Particulate Air filtration) with a 5-micron filtration system to get rid of the mold infestation. They are one of the advanced technologies that the SERVPRO mold removal experts often use. They can even get rid of spores in the air. Not only that, they can help shield off areas with a dangerous amount of mold to keep you and your family safe. They often use advanced containment procedures to provide negative air chamber to isolate the contaminated area. The techs can also get rid of belongings that are unsalvageable that way you would not have to lift any heavy contaminated items.

If you're ready to get rid of mold damage, then give SERVPRO of North Daytona Beach / Ormond Beach a call at (386) 677-9993, and we can promptly send a team of SERVPRO mold remediation experts to your residential establishment.

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