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Remediating Commercial Water Damage in Belmont

2/12/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial Remediating Commercial Water Damage in Belmont When you have a small manufacturing facility, any downtime due to damage is costly. Should your facility suffer a water damage event, call SERVPRO.

SERVPRO Technicians Quickly Dry Out Your Business to Minimize Any Closures

To a Belmont business, any disaster is double the loss, or more, than when the same problem strikes a home. Besides the structural damage, there is damage to inventory, and the loss of income for every day shut down.
 
Commercial water damage in Belmont can close a small business quickly unless the owner has a very good insurance policy. It does not stop closure though, only slows it down. Each of our offices is locally owned, so SERVPRO managers know exactly how important it is to reopen the doors and begin helping customers as quickly as possible. For a small manufacturing company, we understand that the emphasis is to dry out the facility so employees can safely return to work and begin turning out a finished product again.
 
Since this is a structure with multiple exits and entrances, we can use that to start drying out the facility. If the weather permits, we open every door and window possible not just to help drain water but to establish a crossflow and circulate the air inside. Our technicians augment this natural process by installing exhaust fans at key exit points and air movers inside to force warm, dry air into the circulating cooler, damp air.
 
As team members set up these devices, other SERVPRO technicians remove any standing water inside the business. For deeper water levels, we can start with commercial grade pumps which draw out most of it. Then, we change to a smaller device called an extraction wand. These can draw water off concrete and linoleum floors until there is very little moisture remaining.
 
To completely dry the floor, team members push the last traces of water out the nearest exits with large squeegees designed for this task. In corners and other areas where it is difficult to remove the water, technicians set up more air movers to force warm air over the spots to dry them. We carefully control the temperature since too much heat can generate more moisture.
 
With the water removed, we can then redirect air movers to dry water from under shelving, storage units, and mechanical equipment. If needed, we also have the option to place dehumidifiers inside the building to help dry out equipment and the surrounding air.
 
If you are trying to work around water damage in your business, stop, and contact a professional restoration company immediately. SERVPRO of The Lakes Region has served New Hampshire businesses for over twenty years and can help you get back up to normal operations. Call (603) 527-2518 today to schedule a visit with one of our teams.

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What a Fast Call To SERVPRO Gets You For Basement Flood Damage In Franklin

1/30/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage What a Fast Call To SERVPRO Gets You For Basement Flood Damage In Franklin SERVPRO of The Lakes Region provides 24/7 flood damage mitigation and restoration services to the local community.

Flood Damage Cleanup And Restoration

Water naturally flows and collects downhill, and when floodwaters enter your home during a storm, they typically follow that same rule and seek out the lowest point in the area. If you have a basement, it may be highly likely to fill with water and take on significant flood damage during a storm in Franklin.

While there is often little you can do to prevent water from reaching deep into the lower levels of your home; you can make a great deal of difference in how difficult it is to remove that water if you get help fast.

SERVPRO's Mitigation Strategy
SERVPRO franchises nationwide operate on a strategy of mitigation, where we respond to flood damage in Franklin and similar communities quickly and on a 24/7 basis to ensure that floodwaters do not have sufficient time to sit, collect, and cause further damage. The sooner you place a call to us, the sooner we can respond and get your home the treatment it needs to avoid further damage. Proper application of mitigation techniques could end up saving your thousands in restoration costs later on.

What We Do On Arrival
Once you place your first call, our technicians should be on the scene within four hours ready to handle the situation. They first evaluate the extent of damage before attempting to stop any further water from entering the home. Once these preliminary tasks are done, they can begin to pump water out. The extraction process is relatively simple: we use industrial strength water extractors to pump large volumes of water out of the building in as little time as possible, eliminating the threat of standing water. After all, water is removed from the basement; we can begin to set up additional drying measures such as air movers and dehumidifiers to remove additional soakage in the area.

SERVPRO of The Lakes Region provides 24/7 flood damage mitigation and restoration services to the local community. Should your home be damaged in a major storm, call us at (603) 527-2518.

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Belmont's Mold Damage Experts Are Ready

1/17/2018 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Belmont's Mold Damage Experts Are Ready Belmont Mold Remediation and Cleanup Gets Handles by SERVPRO

SERVPRO Responds Rapidly to Help Your Belmont Property with Mold Remediation

It is never fun to have anything negative happen to your home. One thing that can affect your beautiful Belmont home from time to time is mold. Fungi growing inside your home is unpleasant and can cause structural damage.

A fungus needs water, the correct temperature and an organic substance such as wood or paper to grow. If you think you might have an issue, then SERVPRO's mold damage team in Belmont can help. Our restoration crews have experience and are IICRC certified in mold remediation.
 
Sometimes people suspect they could have mold inside their home when they smell a musty odor. Other times mold can be visible and looks like a combination of black or other colored spots. Even if you do not see or smell the mold, it could exist in areas inside your house that have been wet for an extended period. If you know of an area in your home that has been damp, it is a good idea to have SERVPRO inspect the area. It is vital to get any mold treated because it can cause health effects.
 
Any time mold is present in the home, it must be removed in a way that prevents the spores from spreading to other areas of the house. Before any work gets done, the area where the mold colonies exist gets sealed off with a containment chamber. Any visible mold can be removed by scrubbing, sanding, or disposing of the material. Any spores that get stirred up and put into the air during the removal process are kept contained inside the containment chamber and a HEPA filtered air scrubber can capture the airborne particles.
 
After the fungi get removed from an area, the region must be scrubbed with specialized chemicals so that spores do not stay alive and create more mold. Household chemicals such as bleach can kill a fungus, but bleach cannot kill the spores that grow from it. If the spores do not get killed, then fungi can grow back at a later time. Our restoration experts can use anti-microbial chemicals that attack the mold spores to help prevent a fungi problem in the future.
 
The presence of mold can cause damage to your home. Anytime you think you may have a mold problem, call SERVPRO of The Lakes Region at (603) 527-2518 for 24/7 help.

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Reliable Fire Damage Restoration Services in Franklin

1/14/2018 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Reliable Fire Damage Restoration Services in Franklin Damage left by fire needs to be quickly addressed. Call SERVPRO right away and our expert team will speedily arrive and start the remedation process.

SERVPRO Technicians Respond Quickly to Minimize Any Secondary Damages

Naturally, we can be anxious to clean our property after a fire damage incident, but unless we have the right equipment and skills, we may create further damage and waste time. If you are renting the property, notify the owner and your insurance agency. You also need to contact a professional fire restorer in Franklin.

Even extinguishing the fire is not enough to prevent further fire damage in your Franklin property. When the combustion process consumes the contents located on the floor and furniture, chemical reactions may result. It only takes a few days for what was restorable and cleanable to be unsalvageable. Our SERVPRO technicians understand the theory of fire and pretest your belongings to find out what to restore and what is unsalvageable. That means you have to contact professionals immediately after the incident happens.

Our SERVPRO team works towards minimizing the loss that the customer experiences when a fire occurs. Where necessary, the team can safely pack and remove your contents from the affected property. During that time, an inventory of your items is made, and we return them once the necessary cleaning and restoration are complete.  

To prevent further damage, our technicians use air movers such as fans to ventilate the areas. If some water was used to extinguish the fire and it still lies on the floor, we may decide to use a dehumidifier. Dehumidifiers and fans can also play a vital role when we need to remove moisture from your draperies and carpets. Failure to dry your property may lead to further damage as a result of mildew and mold growth.

When contents are burning, the resulting smoke can be trapped after it permeates household ducts and walls. Failure to remove it may cause smoke odors - something that is common during damp or warm weather. To avoid such occurrences, our SERVPRO technicians may use thermal fogging. It is a process that releases a warm chemical fog that permeates surfaces to neutralize odors.

SERVPRO of The Lakes Region is a proven leader in fire, mold, storm and water damage restoration. You can contact us at any time of the day by calling (603) 527-2518 when in need of reliable services.

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Trusted Water Damage Restoration Services for Belmont Residents

1/3/2018 (Permalink)

Water Damage Trusted Water Damage Restoration Services for Belmont Residents SERVPRO has the skills and training to handle water damage caused by a broken pipe.

Ridding Your Home of the Unpleasant Odors Left Behind by Water Damage

Whether you are experiencing the effects of a faulty sprinkler system, a broken washer hose or broken pipes, many challenges result from any water damage. To limit the resulting damage and salvage some of your contents as a resident of Belmont, you need to work with certified and trained professionals.

Extensive training is required to address water damage in Belmont adequately. Our SERVPRO technicians begin by locating the source of the water, extracting the water and then thoroughly drying your property. Usually, failure to eliminate the moisture may lead to mold infestation and the related health effects.

Even when the water does not fully soil your carpet, it is recommended to clean the entire area. We look at the soiling level as well as the area or contents that need cleaning before choosing the appropriate cleaning agent. For carpets that are lightly soiled, we may use hot water extraction, deluxe preconditioner for moderately soiled carpets and rotary jet extraction for heavily soiled carpets.

Sometimes the moisture may penetrate to the hard to reach areas and cause some content to rot. When rotting takes place, unpleasant odors may result and removal through deodorization is necessary. Our SERVPRO technicians start by identifying what is causing the odor and then remove it. In some cases, one deodorization technique may not be enough to eliminate all the odors, and as a result, we use several methods. Before deodorization starts, pets, food, plants as well as people who do not have the right protective gear are advised to leave the site.

The use of activated oxygen, wet fogging, and dry fogging are some of the methods used during deodorization. Our IICRC-certified technicians wear safety equipment when doing the restoration since some of the deodorization agents are chemicals which if inhaled might cause health effects. That is why you always see them in respirators and chemical resistant gloves.

SERVPRO of The Lakes Region offers trusted fire, mold, storm and water damage restoration services. Call us at (603) 527-2518 to be served by an industry leader.

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Overflowing Lakes Cause Flood Damage to Gilford Homes

12/15/2017 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Overflowing Lakes Cause Flood Damage to Gilford Homes Flooding from a lake can quickly run off into surrounding homes. Contact SERVPRO should you find your house flooded and request remediation efforts.

Our Technicians Use Specialized Equipment and Cleaners to Remediate Flooding After an Event

Situated between Lake Winnipesaukee and Winnisquam Lake, Gilford residents have two large lakes to enjoy. When either of these two bodies of water overflows their boundaries, flooding of area homes and businesses can happen quickly.

Homeowners can protect their homes from the effects of flood damage in Gilford by acting quickly after a flood occurs. SERVPRO professionals can help by cleaning and restoring a home and its contents. As a surge of water takes over and spreads out, a diverse amount of debris, silt, sand, mud, and other items get carried along by the current.  

With a decreased amount of force behind receding floodwater, debris remains deposited inside homes. We start by removing this left-behind debris and then dry and clean your home, so it is once again “Like it never even happened.” Specialized equipment and machinery help us carry out this work, and high-technology meters keep us informed about our progress.

Using special cleaners and unique application methods help us quickly clean your home, so we restore it to sanitary levels again. Your family should live in a house that poses no microbial risks that can cause health effects. Nobody needs to live in a home where every surfaces seems gritty and covered with a thin layer of fine sand, either. Removing this with special equipment does take time, but we act as quickly as possible.  

Drying your home after a flood can pose unique problems, so we take specific steps that minimize the time involved. Carpeting suffers so much damage from flooding that we must remove it so we can dry the floor in preparation for the installation of new carpeting. The equipment used to dry sub-floors, as well as wood floors, parquet, and other semi-porous materials includes specialized mats. These mats heat the area upon which we place them, and the attached extraction mechanism pulls the moisture out of the floor. This water ends up in collection chambers for easy disposal.  

SERVPRO of The Lakes Region understands that while our local lakes provide immense enjoyment and family time, they can also create problems. We are ready to help you whenever your home experiences any flood damage, from any source. Call us at our 24-hour number, (603) 527-2518 to find out more about how we can restore your home.

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Cleaning Mold Damage in Gilford

12/6/2017 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Cleaning Mold Damage in Gilford Porous Drywall and Mold Remediation in a Gilford Property Rely on SERVPRO for CleanUp

The SERVPRO Remediation Service for Mold Is Thorough and Professional

Mold usually goes unnoticed in Gilford homes until it spreads across a large area or someone smells that unmistakable musty odor. If the growth started in the attic or a crawlspace, then it is possible for every room in a home to have some level of contamination by the time a homeowner discovers it.
 
When SERVPRO is called in to clean and remove Gilford mold damage, our first action is to inspect every affected room and surface. It helps us determine how far the spores have spread and what equipment and methods of cleaning we need to use. Regardless of where the mold has grown, we can divide affected surfaces into three categories: non-porous, porous, and semi-porous.
 
Non-porous are the most straightforward surfaces to clean. These include glass and metal tabletops along with marble and smooth stone countertops. For light-to-medium levels of mold, clean-up crews use dry cloths and sponges to wipe down spores from top to bottom. If the layer of spores is heavy, we use vacuums with specially designed HEPA filters to capture and trap spores. After vacuuming, we use the cloths and sponges to make sure we did not miss any.
 
Porous surfaces are more difficult to clean. Examples include upholstery and building materials like drywall. If the mold level is light-to-medium, we can clean the spores off, but if it is heavy or if spores have grown through the surface, we dispose of the material. In this category, we start with the vacuums.
 
Next, we use spray bottles containing an anti-microbial cleaner to dampen the surface. In some cases, technicians may use a pump-up sprayer to apply foam to reduce the amount of water without sacrificing the usefulness of the cleaning agent. Then, we use cloths and sponges to remove the mold.
 
Semi-porous are very rough surfaces and require tools not usable on porous and non-porous surfaces. Wood and concrete, for example, often need wire brushes to dig out spores. If this does not work, SERVPRO technicians have to use sanders to remove the top surface layer to get rid of them. Cleaning agents that work on these surfaces scratch or in some other way ruin the surface of glass and metal.
 
Before the first vacuum comes off one of our trucks, SERVPRO of The Lakes Region studies your home to know what it takes to return your residence to its pre-infestation state. If you suspect or already see a mold problem, call us today at (603) 527-2518. We are here to help.

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SERVPRO's Legendary Personnel Shine in Belmont Water Damage Jobs

11/13/2017 (Permalink)

Water Damage SERVPRO's Legendary Personnel Shine in Belmont Water Damage Jobs Drips in Belmont Properties Can Lead to Severe Water Damage--Call SERVPRO

Belmont Properties Benefit from Restoration After a Water Damaging Event

We know that significant water damage to your Belmont home can be tough for your family to deal with and adapt to. SERVPRO aims not only to repair any damage done but also make the entire restoration process as easy as possible for you. Core to this goal is our team of representatives and technicians, who are famed throughout the country for their friendly attitudes and willingness to help. We pride ourselves on our well-qualified, dependable, and approachable staff, and guarantee friendly and professional service to you for the entire duration of a cleanup project.
 
You may notice our friendly service starting right from your first water damage call in Belmont or other local communities. Live representatives are ready to answer your call and resolve problems on a 24/7 basis and can advise you on safety and mitigation protocols for you and your family. Within hours of that first contact, our technicians arrive on-site and begin their mitigation work. While time is of the essence in this stage, our personnel is always courteous and professional, if concise. In these early hours, we focus on speed and efficacy, but always make sure to keep your needs and reservations in mind.
 
Once restorations are well underway, our reputation for outstanding service really begins to shine. Our technicians are happy to explain their methods and assist you wherever possible. We also make sure to maintain active and robust communications with both you and your insurance provider to allow smooth and easy understanding between all parties. If you ever feel that our work infringes too much on your home and property, let us know, and we can adjust our workings to suit your needs better. Be sure to reciprocate; SERVPRO technicians appreciate nothing more than a cold glass of water and "thank-you" on the job site.
 
SERVPRO of The Lakes Region is a local provider of restoration and repair services for water, fire, mold, and other forms of damage to your home. Call us 24/7 at (603) 527-2518.

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Why Do You Need Professional Fire Damage Restoration in Franklin?

11/7/2017 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Why Do You Need Professional Fire Damage Restoration in Franklin? Franklin Fire and Smoke Restoration is a Process That SERVPRO Handles Professionally

Franklin Properties Large Fires Require Cleanup and Odor Control

There is nothing more horrifying than to see your home on fire. Your life comes to a screeching halt and recovering from the damage can take significant time and money. Hiring professionals with experience and skill are the first step toward restoring fire damage to your property here at Franklin.

An incidence of a fire can leave your property in almost an unrecognizable state. Fire damage restoration of your Franklin property is a tedious job that requires skill and experience. Thankfully, here at SERVPRO, we have a team of experts with years of experience under their belt to help you through this traumatic event.

Smoke and soot
If the smoke and soot are not cleaned properly, their effects can linger on for years in your home. They can penetrate the floorboards and compromise the structural integrity of your home. Our team of experts uses state-of-the-art technologies to eliminate smoke and soot as efficiently and as quickly as they can. The SERVPRO team always puts restoration first and replacement second when it comes to fire damage. Our goal is to lower your cost and get your property back to the pre-fire stage as soon as we can by carefully restoring the damage.

Deodorizing
Deodorizing is a critical step in fire damage restoration. The chemical odor of fire is not only unpleasant but can be harmful to your health as well. Luckily, SERVPRO technicians use the latest deodorizing equipment that can neutralize even the strongest odors after a fire. Our Ultra Low Volume (ULV) Foggers produce a fine mist of deodorizing liquid that can penetrate every nook and cranny and get rid of even the toughest odors. We also use thermal foggers to deodorize areas that are hard to reach and other confined spaces.

Fire damage restoration is a job for professionals and time is of the essence. Make sure that you act quickly and have the damage assessed as soon as possible.

Call SERVPRO of The Lakes Region on (603) 527 2518 to schedule an inspection today. Our experts work with you tirelessly to get your property back to the pre-fire stage.

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Seasonal Favorites May Be On Hold Because Of Water Damage In Belmont

11/3/2017 (Permalink)

Commercial Seasonal Favorites May Be On Hold Because Of Water Damage In Belmont An unpleasant surprise can await if the ice and snow make their way inside the building during the off months.

Commercial Water Damage Restoration

Belmont enjoys the change of seasons, and residents and visitors alike look forward to seasonal shops and restaurants reopening when the weather warms. An unpleasant surprise can await if the ice and snow make their way inside the building during the off months, damaging the structure and threatening to postpone opening day. Work with a seasoned restoration company to remediate the damage and plan for repairs to avoid issues in the future.

Water damage delayed the opening of Belmont’s handmade ice cream treat shop in the spring. During the days leading up to the traditional grand opening, the interior walls showed dark staining, and an unpleasant smell pervaded the air. A simple touch up with paint clearly would not be enough to freshen the area. Our professional water damage specialists inspect the affected areas and link the damage to ice dams that built up in the gutters over the winter.

Regardless of the cause of the water intrusion, SERVPRO restoration specialists plan to bring the sweet shop back to life. Moisture meter readings taken by our crew determine drying goals for the wooden rafters soaked with winter precipitation. Commercial sized air movers and dehumidifiers positioned strategically by our technicians reduce the moisture content of the load bearing walls to return them to proper condition. SERVPRO project managers have a restoration mindset, working hard to design project plans that avoid the need for demolition and instead rejuvenate original building materials. This approach saves time and money.

Moisture does work its way through ceiling tiles and softens the gypsum board lining the interior. These composites are usually made of chipped or pressed wood fibers and water-soluble adhesives. We work with your insurance company to decide whether all efforts should concentrate on the restoration of every building material. SERVPRO counsels flexibility in its remediation approach and takes a practical position when the damage is irreversible and requires replacement of some of the damaged components. A few ceiling tiles and portions of drywall easily switch out and complete the interior reclamation after the drying of the building studs.

With the reopening date secured, SERVPRO looks forward to the end of the season in the fall. Repair of gutters and installation or replacement of adequate insulation keep warmer interior air from melting snow and ice near the edges of the roof. This action prevents water from pushing under the shingles of the roof and into the upper reaches of the building. Closing up the store for the winter then avoids the threat of continuing water damage.

SERVPRO of The Lakes Region not only assists with current water damage issues but also helps you plan to close the portals water uses to get inside to commence the problem cycle. Call (603) 527-2518 for a practical and proactive solution.

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