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How Our Crew Handles A Mold Infestation In Your El Centro Home

2/13/2019 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation How Our Crew Handles A Mold Infestation In Your El Centro Home When facing mold problems in Brawley, Calexico and Imperial areas, call SERVPRO of El Centro / Salton City to help pick the best response.

Various Approaches To Deal With Mold Damage In El Centro

Mold damages materials in different ways when it infests property. The growth process releases chemical compounds such as MVOCs, Microbial Volatile Organic Compounds, which lead to the musty smell present in a moldy environment. Hyphae penetrate deep into affected materials leading to the breakdown of the structural integrity, similar to rotting. Mold colonies also leave patches on surfaces destroying most types of finishes in affected areas. It is vital to take measures to restore any damage present in your El Centro home.

Restoration of mold damage in El Centro can take time and effort. Some of the methods used in the remediation process can also create additional damages, so it is crucial to choose a remediation process carefully. For light infestations, our SERVPRO technicians use light removal methods such as HEPA vacuuming and damp wiping to remove settled spores and other light mold debris. These methods are effective and do not cause secondary damage to the affected material.

Mold debris can spread easily especially if people move a lot between the affected areas and other parts of the home. Air movements especially if drying the excess moisture in the affected area can lead to the spread of mold debris. To avoid such problems, our SERVPRO technicians establish containment in the affected areas. We do this by installing plastic sheets, which create a physical barrier. We also use negative air machines or establish 'clean rooms' to act as a buffer between the affected region and the rest of the house thus preventing the spread of debris.

Many times when mold affects porous materials, it grows deep into the material making it hard for most cleaning methods to work. The most efficient way to deal with such cases is to remove the porous material. Our SERVPRO technicians tear down drywall, ceiling, insulation, carpets, and other porous materials heavily infested by mold. For lighter infestations, we can use specialized techniques such as dry ice blasting or soda blasting instead of abrasive methods that damage the underlying material.

When facing mold problems in Brawley, Calexico and Imperial areas, call SERVPRO of El Centro / Salton City to help pick the best response. You can reach us at (760) 337-5858 any time.

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El Centro Manufacturing Sites Benefit from SERVPRO Cleanup and Disinfection Services after Sewer Problems

2/4/2019 (Permalink)

Commercial El Centro Manufacturing Sites Benefit from SERVPRO Cleanup and Disinfection Services after Sewer Problems El Centro Factories Rely on SERVPRO for Removal and Cleanup After a Sewage Blockage

Cleaning Up after Sewage Backups in El Centro

Producing goods in your factory in El Centro require clean facilities and functioning equipment. This extends to employee washrooms and basements, too. Both of these areas contain drains that lead to connections with the municipal sewer system.

When clogs or other blockages buildup in these larger sewer systems in El Centro because of construction or other issues, sewage can back up inside your facility. Contamination like this requires extraction of wastewater and subsequent cleanup. Our IICRC-certified crews are ready for mitigation of such messes and the restorative cleaning tasks involved in making things safe again, “Like it never even happened.”

In addition to the extraction of Category 3 water backing up into your factory, we also use odor control methods to eliminate the odors that linger in the area. Such smells can invade materials in the same location. Uniforms, linens, and other textile-related items easily retain odor-causing particles after absorbing them. Our methods help prevent this from happening, saving you the inconvenience of re-laundering otherwise clean items. Running a hydroxyl generator while we work makes the area much more pleasant for our employees and starts the odor control process.

Our technicians quickly move at-risk items on the floor into safer locations, inventorying those items that the sewage destroyed. It is nearly impossible to satisfactorily clean items contaminated with sewage that invaded your facility. These lists that detail your inventory can help with insurance loss claims.

Once the area is free of sewage, we can begin cleaning up using antimicrobial agents that kill germs and make hard, non-porous surfaces sanitary again. Because of the possibility of cross-contamination with clean areas of your facility, we use personal protective equipment (PPE) that includes coverings for our footwear. Shedding these before leaving the area prevents the spread of any trace amounts of sewage.

SERVPRO of El Centro / Salton City has the necessary equipment to remove sewage and other Category 3 messes from your factory in Calexico, Heber, or Salton City. Cleaning the area and deodorizing are both crucial steps in restoring your property fully. Call our 24-hour emergency line, (760) 337-5858, 365 days a year.

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Water Damage Can Happen Fast, But SERVPRO Can Restore Faster!

1/28/2019 (Permalink)

Water Damage Water Damage Can Happen Fast, But SERVPRO Can Restore Faster! You can trust our professional team and our state-of-the-art equipment to get the job done!

Dealing with Water Removal in your Home in El Centro

There are some events that are very clear- a flood, torrential downpours, a broken pipe. These events can leave your home filled with water and you and your family in immediate need for a solution. However, sometimes water can invade your home gradually before you even realize it. Even if it looks like clean water, it is important that you take definitive action in removing it as soon as possible.

When dealing with water removal in your home in El Centro, our specialized team at SERVPRO is ready to help you through the service. Even though sometimes the need for specialists is evident, fewer water accumulations can also require the work of water damage remediation technicians to prevent further damage and to protect you and your family from any health hazards. After contacting us, we can send a team of trained technicians to your home to assess the damage and formulate a specific plan towards extracting the remaining water, drying the home's structural components, and contents. Much like you, our goal is to restore your home to its original condition while preventing further damage and the possible growth of bacteria resulting from water deposits. "Like it never even happened."

Our SERVPRO team is not only specifically trained to inventory the damage, but it also arrives with industry-leading devices designed to identify problem areas, act upon them and verify that the water removal process has been completed effectively. Some of these instruments are thermo-hygrometers, infrared camera imaging, and moisture meters. Throughout this process, our technicians can also be a resource when coordinating with insurance claims or contractors as part of the restoration. The most critical step in setting it all in motion is to reach out to us as soon as you identify the unwanted water in your home, regardless of how small the damage may look. An unattended water flood or spill can become the source of more significant damage and health concerns, all of which can be avoided by placing a timely call to our office.

At SERVPRO of El Centro/Salton City, we are ready to help you 24/7 through our rapid response team. Just call us at (760) 337-5858 so we can help you avoid further disruptions to your home and family.

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Qué Hacer Cuando Hay que Remover Agua de su Hogar en El Centro

1/28/2019 (Permalink)

Water Damage Qué Hacer Cuando Hay que Remover Agua de su Hogar en El Centro Llame a SERVPRO de El Centro/Salton City cuando necesite servicios inmediatos de daños por agua.

SERVPRO Está Aquí Para Ayudar Cuando Se Producen Daños Por Agua En Su Hogar

Hay eventos que son muy claros- una inundación, una lluvia torrencial, una tubería rota. Estos eventos pueden dejar a su hogar rebalsado de agua y a usted y a su familia con la necesidad de una solución inmediata. Sin embargo, el agua también puede invadir su hogar gradualmente sin que usted se dé cuenta. Aun si luce como agua limpia, es importante que tome acción y la remueva de su hogar lo más pronto posible.

Cuando hay que remover agua en su hogar en El Centro nuestro equipo especializado de SERVPRO está listo para ayudarlo con sus servicios. Aunque hay veces que la necesidad de un especialista es evidente, acumulaciones de agua menores también pueden requerir el servicio de técnicos de remediación de agua para prevenir mayores daños y proteger la salud de su familia. Después de contactarnos, podemos enviar un equipo de técnicos entrenados a su hogar para evaluar el daño y elaborar un plan específico para extraer el agua restante, secar la estructura del hogar y sus contenidos. Al igual que usted, nuestra meta es llevar a su hogar a su condición original a la vez que evitamos más daños y la proliferación de bacterias debido a los depósitos de agua. "Como que nada pasó."

Nuestro equipo de SERVPRO no sólo está entrenado para hacer inventario de los daños, pero también llega a su hogar con tecnología de avanzada diseñada para identificar las áreas problemáticas, actuar sobre ellas y verificar que el agua ha sido removida completamente. Algunos de estos instrumentos son termo-higrómetros, cámaras con tecnología infrarroja y medidores de humedad. A lo largo de este proceso nuestros técnicos también pueden ser un recurso en la coordinación con agentes del seguro o contratistas para lograr la restauración de su casa. El paso más importante en este proyecto es llamarnos tan pronto usted identifique la presencia de agua en su hogar, aun cuando el daño parezca pequeño. Un depósito de agua desatendido puede convertirse en fuente de daños extensos y afectar su salud. Todo esto se puede evitar con una llamada a tiempo a nuestra oficina.

En SERVPRO de El Centro/Salton City, estamos listos para ayudarlo las 24 horas del día, 7 días de la semana por medio de nuestro equipo de respuesta rápida. Sólo llámenos al (760) 337-5858 y permítanos ayudarlo a evitar mayores inconvenientes para usted y su familia.

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El Centro Business Owners Know SERVPRO Offers Fast Sewage Cleanup

1/11/2019 (Permalink)

Commercial El Centro Business Owners Know SERVPRO Offers Fast Sewage Cleanup SERVPRO Makes Your Sewage Backed-Up El Centro Spa Sparkle Like a Diamond

Hazards of Sewage Backup in Your El Centro Spa

Finding the right help when an emergency strikes your El Centro property does not have to be a challenge, especially when the situation demands immediate action. Sewage backup can cause dramatic effects for your local spa, and provide potential health risks for those that become exposed to the damaged areas before they can get cleaned up and disinfected. Our team can help you to overcome this serious situation quickly with the tools and equipment designed to work fast, and get your doors back open to your customers quickly.

While there are often many potential hazards that could impact your El Centro spa throughout its lifetime, when you need sewage backup cleanup, it is as unpredicted as it is potentially hazardous to all exposed. Our SERVPRO professionals offer a wide range of biohazard services to our community, so we have considerable experience both with the customers that we have served in the past and our continual training to provide effective solutions for current clients.

One of the biggest threats about sewage in your facility is the bacterial risk that exists. Our professionals can arrive quickly to contain this area and prevent its effects from reaching other areas of your building while we get to work on removing the immediate contamination from the area and designing a specific approach to restoring your spa completely.

Extraction is among the first steps because it presents the greatest immediate risk to both our SERVPRO technicians on site and any other people that could become exposed. We also determine what materials have become saturated or affected by the backup, as these elements must get removed entirely and later replaced once we have disinfected and thoroughly cleaned the entire area.

While this might only be a small portion of the work that is necessary to bring your spa back from a biohazardous situation like sewage backup, our professionals are more than up to the task. Our SERVPRO of El Centro / Salton City rapid response team is available 24/7 for whatever emergency threatens your business by calling (760) 337-5858.

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Mold Can Be A Real Debbie Downer When It Comes To Your Dream Home In El Centro

1/3/2019 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Mold Can Be A Real Debbie Downer When It Comes To Your Dream Home In El Centro SERVPRO of El Centro / Salton City is ready to help you protect your investment, new or established, from mold damage.

Existing Mold Damage Is Not A Reason To Walk Away From Your Dream Home In El Centro

Buying a home in El Centro can be an exciting but stressful experience. Choosing one home to make your own out of the many you see can and then finding that it has an existing problem can make many potential buyers walk away.

When the perfect El Centro home contains mold damage, SERVPRO can help by making everything ideal so you can continue with the purchase. Many times, the contract's stipulations include that the seller must resolve such problems, however. When this happens, we can still assist in making sure that preventative measures and complete desiccation of the property occurs according to industry standards.

Our team of mold damage remediation specialists receive certification from the IICRC and engage in continuing education and extensive training. Mold remediation skills and experience tie into this, helping us remediate homes, so they become just “Like it never even happened.” In addition to removing mold infestations safely and completely, we use effective methods to ensure that reinfestation becomes extremely unlikely to occur.

Treating areas most likely to succumb to mold damage in the future helps protect your investment. We do this by using infrared imaging devices that detect changes in temperatures in a house's materials. The most likely reason a material's temperature shows up differently on our infrared devices is the presence of water or moisture. Areas affected by moisture become cooler than other areas nearby. This same moisture can permit mold and other microbes to grow out of control. When we locate such water losses, we shut them off with minor repairs or discuss appropriate specialists who can perform the required tasks.

After mold remediation, we repeatedly find that prevention in the affected area through the application of antimicrobial agents successfully keeps mold damage from resurfacing. This is particularly beneficial in areas that contain damp areas because of minor cracks in foundations or condensation because of a wide-ranging fluctuation in temperature.

SERVPRO of El Centro / Salton City is ready to help you protect your investment, new or established, from mold damage. Contact us at (760) 337-5858, which is our 24-hour services line, for expert assistance and guidance.

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¿Por Qué SERVPRO? Porque Somos La Empresa De Restauración Número Uno

12/21/2018 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO ¿Por Qué SERVPRO? Porque Somos La Empresa De Restauración Número Uno Nuestro equipo está aquí para servirle 24/7/365.

Una Decisión Inteligente Para la Restauración de Servicios en su Hogar en Calexico

Los efectos de un desastre en su hogar en El Centro se pueden sentir inmediatamente. Desde el impacto de reubicar a su familia hasta que se solucione el problema, hasta la restauración de los daños causados a la estructura y los contenidos de la propiedad, usted necesita un equipo que pueda restaurar su hogar rápidamente. Nuestra franquicia ofrece una rápida respuesta y un equipo altamente entrenado, capaz de evaluar el daño a su propiedad y con la experiencia para sanearlo.

Nuestros técnicos tienen la experiencia para ofrecer servicios a las casas en Calexico, cubriendo desde la reducción de riesgo hasta la restauración completa de su hogar, incluyendo reconstrucción si es que la estructura se ha visto comprometida y no se puede salvar. Cubrimos una amplia extensión y nuestros clientes están inclusive más allá de El Centro y Salton City en áreas como Brawley, Calexico e Imperial.

Nuestra velocidad de respuesta hace de nuestra franquicia una sabia alternativa para los que han sufrido los efectos de incendios, moho o daños causados por el agua. Contamos con un equipo de respuesta las 24 horas del día, el cual está preparado para minimizar las pérdidas a su propiedad al contener el esparcimiento de los daños. Tenemos tecnología muy avanzada que nos permite extraer el agua rápidamente y comenzar el proceso de secado en las áreas húmedas lo más rápido posible. Este simple e importante paso nos ayuda a contener la proliferación de colonias de bacterias a la vez que nuestro equipo de remediación de SERVPRO comienza a remover los organismos mientras que busca proteger los materiales afectados por el agua lo más posible.

Nuestra franquicia de SERVPRO es una sabia alternativa también por el nivel de experiencia y entrenamiento de nuestros técnicos. Cuando un desastre de agua visita su hogar, ponga su confianza en aquellos que pueden ayudarlo a recuperar los daños y devolver su casa a su estado original. Nosotros le aseguramos que los professionales que despachamos son entrenados y cuentan con la experiencia en las últimas tecnologías y técnicas de restauración para hacer el proceso lo más práctico y efectivo posible manteniendo la más alta calidad.

Empresa Local Con Recursos Nacionales

 Sin importar cuál sea su emergencia, SERVPRO de El Centro/Salton City está listo las 24 horas del día, 7 días de la semana con solo una llamada al (760) 337-5858.

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Why SERVPRO? Because We Are The Company You Know and Trust

12/20/2018 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO Why SERVPRO? Because We Are The Company You Know and Trust We are here for you 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

A Wise Choice for Emergency Restoration Services for Your Calexico Home

The effects of a disaster on your El Centro home can get felt immediately. From the impact that it has on the relocation of your family until the situation can get restored to the damages caused to the structure and the contents of the property, you need a team can restore your house quickly. Our franchise offers a fast response time and highly trained professionals capable of assessing the damage to your property and having the experience to overcome it.

Our experienced technicians offer comprehensive service to El Centro properties ranging from mitigation and restoration of your home, to complete reconstruction when the integrity has become too compromised to save. We have a broad service area and have helped customers beyond El Centro and Salton City into areas like Brawley, Calexico, and Imperial.

Something that makes our franchise a wise choice for those battling the effects of disasters like fire, mold and water damage is our fast response to the emergency. We have a 24-hour response team that can mitigate loss at your property by preventing the damage from continuing to spread throughout your home. We have advanced technology that can extract water fast and start drying up damp areas on your property. This ability alone can help to starve out active mold colonies as our SERVPRO remediation technicians begin the preparations for removal of the organism, but also preserves materials affected by water loss incidents inside the house.

Our SERVPRO franchise is also a wise choice because of our highly trained technicians. When a water disaster strikes your home, you put your trust in those that come to help you restore the damage and get it back to preloss conditions. We ensure that the professionals we dispatch throughout our service area are educated and experienced in the best practices and tactics to make restoration as fast and effective as possible without compromising quality.

Locally Owned Company with National Resources

No matter what the emergency, our SERVPRO of El Centro / Salton City response team is ready to help you 24/7 when you call (760) 337-5858.

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El Centro Businesses Can Deal with Commercial Losses and Biohazardous Cleanups by Calling SERVPRO

12/11/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial El Centro Businesses Can Deal with Commercial Losses and Biohazardous Cleanups by Calling SERVPRO For Real Commercial Cleanup in El Centrol Call SERVPRO for Cleanup and Disinfecting Your Retail Building

Biohazard Cleanup for Sewage Backup at an El Centro Gas Station

Your El Centro gas station requires constant maintenance and upkeep with the higher volume of customers coming in to purchase convenience items and use the facilities. The trouble with not being able to monitor these restrooms within the building as often as you might like is the possibility of someone attempting to flush something that a toilet and sewage disposal system cannot handle. Contending with the backup of sewage in your building is nothing that an employee or owner should do on their own, our trained professionals can help to overcome this hazardous situation quickly and safely.

When you first discover sewage backup in one of the restrooms of your El Centro gas station, the best practice to follow is to get customers out of the building and to seek the help of biohazard professionals as promptly as possible. With the likelihood of the situation getting worse without the appropriate steps getting taken, you do not want to risk the possibility of the sewage spreading throughout the store. Our SERVPRO professionals can not only work to contain and quarantine the affected area of your building but efficiently work to clean up and disinfect all of the exposed areas.

With sewage, much of the exposed materials and structural elements can quickly become irreparably damaged. Without the means to completely disinfect certain materials used in flooring or drywall, the most cost-effective and efficient solution is to remove these damaged elements and replace them with new and unaffected materials to complete the restoration.

These conditions are particularly hazardous due to the contaminants, bacteria, and other threats found in sewage. Our SERVPRO professionals get uniquely trained in full-body personal protective equipment to keep them safe while we clean up the mess, disinfect the area, deodorize the environment, and work efficiently through the remaining steps that allow you to reopen your station to your customers.

Biohazards can not only threaten the safety of the customers and employees of your gas station but also pose a significant risk to the structural integrity of the affected areas as well. Give our SERVPRO of El Centro / Salton City rapid response team a call to help today at (760) 337-5858.

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SERVPRO Cleans and Disinfects El Centro Properties after a Sewage Blockage

12/3/2018 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO SERVPRO Cleans and Disinfects El Centro Properties after a Sewage Blockage Why Call in SERVPRO for a Blockage in El Centro--Because Your Property Will Be Safe and Sanitary

Cleanup After Sewage Backup in Your El Centro Home

Your El Centro home can get threatened very quickly and with little warning. Hazardous conditions like sewage backing up into the house can present an immediate health risk to the occupants of the house but also require urgent attention to keep the situation from getting worse. Our team has the experience and availability to provide fast responses to emergencies like these with the training in biohazard cleanup to make a difference quickly.

Sewage backup cleanup for your El Centro home is critical as the situation continues to get worse without the appropriate intervention of trained professionals like ours with the tools to assess the situation and clean up the mess. As a homeowner, your concerns are the cleanliness of the affected surfaces and materials after an incident like this, but our SERVPRO team has advanced technology, equipment, and training to thoroughly clean, disinfect, deodorize, and restore affected areas of the property.

There are often contaminants, bacteria, and other hazards present in raw sewage backing up into your home. Whether from a septic tank or a city sewer line, pathogens are always present in this black water. Our technicians have unique training in biohazard cleanup to utilize the appropriate personal protective equipment and use the right tools to clean up the area quickly. Affected materials exposed to the contaminated water must often get removed and later replaced with new materials. The framework of the affected areas must get thoroughly dried to ensure that no moisture persists. With present bacteria likely in the lingering moisture, mold growth or potential health effects could result from inadequately dried materials.

Our SERVPRO team has deodorization equipment like our thermal foggers to help remove the nasty odor left behind by the sewage backup. While many of the exposed soft materials have gotten removed from the area, those that remain can also get deodorized with the use of this thermal fogging equipment.

Sewage is nothing that a homeowner should attempt to remove or handle on their own. Give our experienced SERVPRO of El Centro / Salton City biohazard team a call right away to help you resolve this emergency at (760) 337-5858.

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