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Cómo Debo Atacar los Peligro Biológicos?

10/7/2019 (Permalink)

A man dressed in a white hazmat suit and holding a red bio-hazard container. Nuestro equipo tiene las certificaciones para manejar limpiezas de riesgo biológico.

Limpieza de Riesgo Biológico en Casas de El Centro

Cuando uno piensa en material biológico, generalmente piensa en los programas de televisión que muestran un ataque terrorista con un agente orgánico. O quizás puede pensar en un centro de salud donde los receptáculos de material biológico están claramente marcados, pero rara vez lo asocia con su propio hogar. Lo que muchos propietarios no saben, es que el peligro biológico puede entrar a su casa sin ser visto. Al momento en que su casa recibe agua venida de acueductos o como resultado de una inundación, las bacterias tiene la oportunidad de proliferar y atentar contra su salud.  Inclusive las aguas limpias estancadas pueden resultar propicias para el desarrollo de microorganismos.

Si usted vive en El Centro, SERVPRO puede ayudarlo con la limpieza de material biológico.  Parte de nuestro entrenamiento y certificación por el Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) involucra entender el marco teórico de las restauraciones cuando hay material orgánico presente.  Independientemente del origen de la amenaza- fluidos corporales, desagües o aguas limpias, nuestro personal experto toma amplias precauciones en cada trabajo. La protección de la salud de todos los involucrados generalmente implica el uso de artículos de protección personal (guantes, gafas, vestimenta) al igual que las vacunas relevantes al proyecto.

En su mayoría,  usted no se encontrará con residuos corporales, pero podrá encontrarse con moho.  Cuando nuestros técnicos de SERVPRO advierten la presencia de moho, pueden tomar medidas para protegerse que incluyen el uso de máscaras y purificadores de aire. La meta es evitar el contacto directo con el peligro biológico a medida que se limpia su casa. Similarmente, nuestros técnicos pueden crear un área de contención con el objetivo de evitar la diseminación de microorganismos en las áreas aledañas. Siguiendo las ordenanzas locales establecidas, podemos coordinar la remoción de desechos tóxicos con las agencias y organizaciones relevantes.  Usted puede estar tranquilo que nuestros técnicos siguen el proceso paso a paso para protegerlo a usted y a sus seres queridos.



SERVPRO of El Centro/Salton City es su aliado en la limpieza de agentes biológicos.  Solo llámenos al (760) 337-5858 y permítanos dejar su hogar como que nada hubiera pasado.

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We Can Handle Any Size Disaster In El Centro

10/5/2019 (Permalink)

Biohazard Warning Label Just call us at (760) 337-5858 and allow us to leave your home, Like it never even happened.”

How Should I Handle Biohazard Cleanups In El Centro?

When you think of biohazard material, your mind probably flashes back to a television show featuring biological agents as part of a terrorist plot.  It can also think of the biohazard warning stickers present in most clinical settings, but you may not associate it with your own home.  What most homeowners may not realize is that biohazards can enter your home and remain invisible to the naked eye.  Whenever floodwaters or sewage are present, bacteria have an opportunity to thrive and threaten your health.  Even unattended clean water can create a favorable environment for organisms.

SERVPRO can help your biohazard cleanup endeavors in El Centro.  Part of our training and certification by the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) involves the understanding of effective restoration efforts when infectious waste is present.  Whether contamination comes from body fluids, sewage water, or even clean water, our knowledgeable staff treats each job with the utmost caution to protect the health of all involved.  Protection usually implies the use of protective personal equipment (such as gloves, overalls, and goggles) as well as having immunizations relevant to the task at hand.

For the most part, you may not find bodily fluids in your home, but you may be exposed to mold.  When our SERVPRO technicians become aware of the presence of mold, they may go as far as to wear masks or purifying respirators to protect themselves.  The goal is to avoid any direct contact with the contaminants throughout the cleanup process.  Additionally, you may see our team setting up a containment area to avoid dissemination of pollutants through other areas.  By following established guidelines and ordinances, we coordinate the disposal of biohazard materials with other relevant organizations or agencies.  You can rest assured that our technicians follow the process step by step to protect you and your loved ones.

SERVPRO of El Centro / Salton City is your partner in your biohazard cleanup needs.  Just call us at (760) 337-5858 and allow us to leave your home, Like it never even happened.”

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El Centro Homeowners Rely on SERVPRO for Restoration Services to Their Properties

9/29/2019 (Permalink)

Green hoses, drying equipment, and a rigged containment tent for drying a gymnasium From Large Drying Tents to Water Spillage Moppings--Count on SERVPRO of El Centro / Salton City for Property Damage Restoration Solutions

Problem with Water, Fire, Mold, or a Storm in Your El Centro Area Home?

We have always remained dedicated to providing the residents and business owners within El Centro a higher caliber restoration experience than they expect when disasters strike. This commitment stems from the very highest tier of our company and is a focus of every field technician working in every niche of the recovery efforts we provide. Restoration services are not hard to find, but we want to provide an unparalleled experience. Along with the main avenues like water, fire, storm, and mold recovery, we also are licensed through the state of California to provide lead and asbestos removal.

 
Water
Water loss incidents are among the steadiest of all emergencies that occur, and this is partly due to the higher volume of sources that could lead to these damages. No matter how water damage in your El Centro home starts, we have the experience and training to help. Our SERVPRO professionals have accreditations through the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) in Water Restoration (WRT), Applied Structural Drying (ASD), and even secondary niches like Applied Microbial Remediation Technicians (AMRT.)
 
We know how valuable a fast response can be, especially when you are contending with standing water in your El Centro property. Because of this, we have made it a point to encourage nearly all of our staff to acquire their certifications in water restoration. This approach ensures that no matter when disasters strike, or how many of our technicians are already in the field, that there is someone available to help with the shared knowledge of even our most experienced team members.
 
Documentation of the drying process is critical, especially when working along with your home insurance provider. Our SERVPRO team utilizes our custom software, DryBook, to detail all of the process and stages of recovery so that the progress of your El Centro water recovery is easily accessible for all who need it.
 
Fire
While house and commercial structure fires remain a nearly constant threat to our team members, wildfires are among the most devastating natural disasters that our El Centro customers must endure. In recent years, multiple incidents have caused millions of dollars in damages, and our professionals have become involved in the recovery of hundreds of properties. We strive to provide every potential customer the same fast and confident response to these emergencies, and this is available as soon as the wildfire gets contained.
 
We have dedicated much of our training and education with our technicians to content recovery, soot removal, and deodorization. We can handle the effects of wildfires and traditional fires with a broad inventory of restoration equipment and cutting-edge devices. El Centro fire damage can mean all of these effects and more, and you need a team of professionals capable of working quickly to reduce the cost of restoration and the time before your home gets back to normal.
 
We have a 24/7 response line monitored continuously to ensure that every El Centro customer gets the same attentive and immediate response to their fire loss emergency regardless of when it occurs. It is vital to get mitigation, content management, and cleaning started as soon as firefighters deem the property safe enough to begin. No matter how severe fire losses can become, we have the inside and outside of your home covered.
 
Mold
Mold can quickly produce allergens and irritants that can circulate throughout an El Centro property. Addressing this harmful circumstance is often more complicated than many homeowners might initially believe, and that is what encourages our SERVPRO team to promote continued education and training for our remediation technicians. While the program through the IICRC for Applied Microbial Remediation certifies our professionals for the work, we aim to provide our customers and clients with the most knowledgeable technicians in the area.
 
In as little as 48 hours, spores can seat into materials and begin colonization throughout your El Centro home. Restoration services are only part of the equation here, as the elimination of this harmful organism must be the priority of our technicians. Remediation specialists of our team utilize multiple practices such as sanding, soda blasting, and antimicrobial spray to eliminate spores and to eradicate the entire hyphae of the organism to protect the hosting construction material if possible.
 
Not every situation demands the full measure of our remediation practices. Mold damage in El Centro homes and businesses can vary in severity, or not exist at all. Whenever you are in doubt about the presence of this organism and what can get done about it if it gets discovered, our qualified technicians have a fast response for honest inspections and assessments as well.
 
Storm
For natural disasters and severe weather, California can often feel like the epicenter. For residents of El Centro, many have to contend with both damaging weather events like the effects of Santa Ana Winds as well as flooding. Addressing these concerns is rarely something that homeowners can do on their own, and instead, it becomes most cost-effective and time-saving to secure the experience and skills of our SERVPRO team. With stocked trailers featuring the full measure of our advanced water restoration equipment, we can manage even widespread flooding scenarios quickly.
 
Extraction is among the most important tasks that our professionals can perform to begin mitigation for your flooded El Centro property. We have extractors of multiple sizes and strengths, allowing us to handle all loss incidents we encounter successfully. With our involvement with a Large Loss recovery team, we have resources on-demand as well to help with substantial destruction that exceed the limitations of our inventory and personnel. Depending on the severity of the situation, our technicians can utilize multiple extraction machines:
 
-      Portable Submersible Pumps
-      Vacuums with Extraction Wands
-      Weighted Extraction Devices
-      Trash Pumps
-      Truck-Mounted Pumps
 
We know how fast flooding can get out of hand, so we respond immediately to storm damage affecting El Centro properties. We’re Faster To Any Size Disaster.
 
We offer a unique and tailored experience that exceeds expectations. Think of our SERVPRO of El Centro / Salton City team whenever you might need restoration services. Whenever a mishap strikes, you can count on us 24/7.  (760) 337-5858.

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El Centro Asbestos Abatement for Commercial Property Needed? Contact SERVPRO a Leader in Safe Removal

9/9/2019 (Permalink)

Visual Photo of a SERVPRO Vehicle SERVPRO Provides CA Properties in El Centro with a Premier Asbestos Abatement Service

Discovering Asbestos During Renovation of Your El Centro Office

At one time, asbestos was so prevalent in home and business construction that it could get found in every area of the property, including flooring, plasters, insulation, roofing felt and more areas of El Centro structures. While it took decades for California and other states to recognize the risks of these materials in area construction, the heavy use of the product makes it a substantial threat for homeowners and business owners even today. During renovations, especially, the possibility of encountering asbestos-laden materials increases significantly.

While you might not have thought of SERVPRO for the renovation needs that you have, you can consider us a knowledgeable force in asbestos abatement for El Centro structures. We become certified through the California Contractors State License Board (CSLB) and our experience and work get tested by the California Department of Industrial Relations’ Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA.) It is important to note that all contractors must produce a contactor license number and Cal/OSHA registration number to legally advertise or perform most asbestos abatement and removal tasks for your business.
 
The risks of airborne fibers that can damage respiratory systems when exposed to asbestos materials remain minimal without agitating or moving these materials and components. Once disturbed, the hazardous fibers can circulate throughout the office building and be a substantial challenge to remove. Once these threats get discovered, you should notify licensed professionals like our SERVPRO team to help. Not only can our professionals safely discard asbestos-laden materials according to strict California regulations, but we can also minimize the impact that this removal has on your staff, equipment, and offices.
 
As remodeling is already a time of upheaval for the office, you might have a window of opportunity to deal with asbestos abatement in the right way without requiring more time off from your employees or limiting your service to clients. From containment on-site to reduce any potential fibers from spreading to approved containers for transporting and disposing of asbestos, our team can help your business through this challenging time.
 
Most property owners can understand the severity of the situation when addressing these hazards in their office building. Our professionals have sophisticated air quality tools and personal protective equipment to help right away. Give our SERVPRO of El Centro / Salton City team a call today at (760) 337-5858.

SERVPRO lo Ayuda a Dejar el Trauma Atrás

9/9/2019 (Permalink)

A yellow bio-hazard sign on a charcoal gray background. SERVPRO puede restaurar muchos sitios comerciales y residenciales después de un evento biopeligroso.

Nuestro Equipo de SERVPRO Puede Ayudar a Limpiar Escenas de Trauma

Uno de los aspectos de ser un técnico especializado en restauraciones es el manejar las consecuencias de un evento inesperado. Mayormente, nuestros servicios son requeridos cuando hay inundaciones o alguna falla de plomería, pero nuestra experticia también aplica cuando hay que hacer una limpieza después de un evento traumático.  Cuando ocurren accidentes, los residuos pueden incluir sangre y otros fluidos orgánicos, los cuales llevan patógenos que pueden amenazar a su salud. Saber a quién llamar para remover los rastros del trauma es esencial en estos casos.

Si su casa o negocio en El Centro está en el ojo de un evento traumático y usted necesita servicios de limpieza, pude confiar en que SERVPRO lo va a guiar a lo largo del proceso.  Una vez que autoricen la entrada a su hogar, usted pude comunicarse con nuestra línea en cualquier momento del día, y permitir que nuestros técnicos evalúen la situación y comiencen a trabajar en la restauración lo más pronto posible. El conocimiento de cómo manejar los distintos elementos incluyendo sangre, extintores y otros desechos orgánicos, es nuestra especialidad. Lo único que usted tiene que hacer es llamarnos.

Una de las principales preocupaciones cuando trabajamos en el lugar del accidente es proteger la seguridad de todos los presentes. Para lograrlo, nuestra cuadrilla de SERVPRO utiliza equipo de protección personal, el cual puede incluir trajes completos, respiradores y guantes.  Similarmente, utilizamos barreras de poliuretano y otros materiales para separar las áreas no afectadas en su hogar. La meta de crear estas barreras es evitar la diseminación de contaminantes y evitar el contacto humano con ellos.

A medida que eliminamos los rastros del trauma, nuestro equipo de SERVPRO le presta especial atención a la composición de cada superficie como parte de la limpieza. Dependiendo de la composición química de cada una de ellas, utilizamos soluciones específicas para eliminar bacteria y restaurar la superficie. Nuestra preparación teórica nos permite tomar decisiones basadas en la data, a la vez que minimizamos la interrupción a su vida diaria.

SERVPRO of El Centro/Salton City va más allá del derrame de agua regular. Nuestra experticia se aplica hasta en los casos más difíciles, incluyendo los eventos traumáticos. Usted tan solo tiene que comunicarse al (760) 337-5858 and permitirnos dejar su hogar como que nada hubiera pasado.

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El Centro Trauma and Crime Scenes Gently Handled by SERVPRO

9/3/2019 (Permalink)

Small Green SERVPRO Vehicle Parked Curbside at a Client's Property SERVPRO Vehicle Brings Peace of Mind and Help to Trauma Scenes in El Centro

SERVPRO Helps You Put the Trauma Behind You in El Centro

One aspect of being a certified restoration technician in El Centro deals with the consequences of unexpected events. For the most part, our services are required when flooding occurs, or there is a rupture in plumbing, but our expertise also applies when there is a need for cleanup in a trauma scene. When accidents happen, residues may include blood and other bodily fluids, carrying pathogens which might be harmful to your health. Knowing whom to call to remove traces of the trauma is essential in these cases.

If your home or business in El Centro is at the center of a trauma and you need clean-up services, you can trust SERVPRO to guide you through this task. Once it is appropriate for us to come in, you can call our 24/7 hotline and allow our project manager or lead tech to assess the situation and start working on the restoration of your home as soon as possible. Knowing how to handle different elements, including blood, extinguishing agents, and other organic remains are our specialty. All you need to do is place a call.
 
One of the primary concerns when working in a trauma scene is protecting the safety of all involved. To do so, our SERVPRO crew dons protective personal equipment, which may include coveralls, rubber boots, respirators, tyvek clothing, and gloves. Similarly, we use barriers made of polyethylene or other materials to separate unaffected areas in your home. The goal of creating physical boundaries is to avoid the spread of contaminants and human contact with them.
 
As we go about eliminating reminders of the trauma our SERVPRO team pays close attention to the composition of each surface we disinfect as part of the cleanup process. Depending on the chemical needs of each item, we target different cleaning solutions to remove bacteria and bring the surface back to normal. Our academic background allows us to make informed decisions for your benefit, always with empathy and courtesy, while minimizing the disruption to your daily life.
 
SERVPRO of El Centro/Salton City goes well beyond your average household water damaging event. Our experience and training apply to even the toughest situations, including trauma scene clean up. All you need to do is call us at (760) 337-5858 and let us leave your home in its preloss condition, whenever possible.
 

Biohazardous and Unfortunate Incidents Are Handled Gently by SERVPRO in an El Centro Commercial Setting

8/27/2019 (Permalink)

Cartoon Biohazard Worker showing a chart of symbols SERVPRO Can Restore Many Commercial and Residential Sites after a Bio-Hazardous Mishap or Event

Keeping Your El Centro Manufacturing Plant Going After a Trauma

One of the unfortunate elements of running a business that relies heavily on industrial-sized machinery and equipment is how one mistake can lead to a disastrous circumstance. While you work to provide the absolute safest environment for your El Centro manufacturing facility, you cannot remove the threat of unforeseen accidents or traumas entirely. If one of these situations should occur, we have a team of empathetic and compassionate professionals trained to help overcome the lingering effects as promptly as possible.

As alarming and stressful as workplace accidents can often be, lingering effects present an immediate need for biohazard removal in your El Centro building. The faster that the area can get cleaned up and fully restored, the faster that employees and management can begin to move forward from a tragic circumstance. Our SERVPRO professionals have accreditations through both the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) and the American Bio-Recovery Association (ABRA) in biohazard cleanup and recovery. Both of these endorsements help us to provide business owners with the most accomplished and experienced restoration professionals whenever they need it.
 
Containment is a big part of this sensitive work that we perform, as you do not need other employees or potential clients approaching this area of the facility until it has gotten fully restored. When necessary, we can install temporary barriers to restrict access to this area while our SERVPRO team gets to work on cleaning up the affected areas, machinery, and equipment. We can coordinate these efforts with upper management to ensure that areas get cleaned to your precise specifications and standards.
 
The work performed in your building is multi-faceted and must get completed quickly out of respect for both the affected parties and the business that you have to continue operating despite a workplace incident. We have a full line of products that can help to thoroughly clean all affected surfaces, materials, and equipment in the area. We utilize the environmentally friendly yet powerful Benefect line to address deep cleaning, stain removal, odor removal, and disinfection.
 
While you cannot immediately bounce back and begin business as usual after an unexpected tragedy in your manufacturing plant, our SERVPRO of El Centro / Salton City team can help however you need. From the full recovery of the damaged areas and affected regions of the business to any lingering effects that prevent work from resuming, you can give us a call 24/7 at (760) 337-5858.

Why Water Damage Due to Appliance Malfunction in El Centro

8/19/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO will help with you water damage clean up in El Centro, from a malfunction.

Let us show you Why in your El Centro Home

When you hear the words water cleanup services, you probably have visions of a robust flow of water over staircases, carpet, and furniture. You may even picture yourself wading through your home while your belongings float all around you. In reality, water cleanup services are necessary for less dramatic occasions. A simple malfunction in your dishwasher can make it overflow, allowing water and soap duds to reach every corner of your kitchen, soaking baseboards, cabinets and furniture alike. Thankfully, professional services are at the ready to help you navigate this emergency.

SERVPRO is the water cleanup solution for your El Centro home. Our technicians are available 24/7 to take your call and kick off the restoration process. Our team is trained to handle jobs regardless of size, and we are here to apply our certified knowledge for your benefit; all you need to do is call and let us do the rest. 

Safeguarding your home is our top priority, and we encourage you to take some initial steps while our team arrives. Quick action makes a significant difference in mitigating your losses, so make sure to take the following steps:

-Turn off the water source causing the problem

-Soak up as much water as you can using towels and mops

-Remove unaffected items from the area, so they do not become collateral damage to any standing water

-Open windows and doors and turn on any fans that may help with air circulation

Once our SERVPRO team arrives, we can take over and proceed to extract water from your kitchen using submersible pumps or handheld devices. As we dry, we monitor humidity levels until they reach optimal readings, and then proceed with disinfecting solutions as necessary. Luckily, appliances mostly leak clean water, so unwanted debris and bacteria is not typically an issue. However, leaving your home completely dry is crucial in avoiding the proliferation of mold in the future, which is why our industry-grade measuring tools are essential in the restoration process. 

Do not let water damage overwhelm you. SERVPRO of El Centro/Salton City is here to help. Call us at (760) 337-5858 and let us leave your home, “Like it never even happened.”

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¡Mis Electrodomésticos Me Están Atacando!

8/19/2019 (Permalink)

Siempre controle sus electrodomésticos para asegurarse de que no funcionen mal.

Mal Funcionamiento del Electrodoméstico en El Centro

Cuando uno escucha las palabras “servicios de limpieza de agua” probablemente se imagina ríos de agua corriendo sobre escaleras y empapando muebles y alfombras. Quizás también tenga visiones de uno mismo chapoteando por su casa mientras sus pertenencias flotan a su alrededor. En realidad, los servicios de limpieza de agua son necesarios en situaciones mucho menos dramáticas. Un simple desperfecto en su lavadora de platos automática puede causar que se desborde, permitiendo que agua y jabón se cuelen por su cocina, gabinetes y rodapiés. Por suerte, existen servicios professionales para ayudarle a resolver su emergencia.

SERVPRO es el servicio de limpieza de agua para su casa en El Centro. Nuestros técnicos están disponibles las 24 horas del día, 7 días a la semana para tomar su llamada y comenzar el proceso de restauración. Nuestro equipo está entrenado para ejecutar trabajos independientemente de la magnitud de la emergencia, y estamos aquí para aplicar nuestra experticia para su beneficio. Lo único que usted tiene que hacer es llamarnos y dejar que nos encarguemos del asunto.

Nuestra primera prioridad es proteger su hogar y le recomendamos tomar algunos pasos mientras nuestro equipo se traslada a su casa. Acción rápida y decisiva es importante para mitigar sus pérdidas, asi que tome los siguientes pasos-

-Controle la fuente de filtración cerrando el suministro de agua.

-Absorba la mayor cantidad de agua posible utilizando toallas y trapos.

-Retire sus pertenencias en buen estado del área afectada para evitar que se conviertan en daño colateral.

-Abra puertas y ventanas para promover la circulación del aire. Si tiene ventiladores, utilícelos también.

Una vez que nuestro equipo de SERVPRO llegue a su casa, podemos tomar control y extraer el agua utilizando bombas sumergibles y extractores portátiles. A la vez que hacemos esto, monitoreamos los niveles de humedad hasta que lleguen al punto óptimo y luego procedemos a desinfectar las superficies. Por suerte, los electrodomésticos tienden a filtrar aguas blancas, por lo que agentes contaminantes no tienden a ser un problema. Sin embargo, la restauración de los niveles óptimos de humedad es esencial en evitar la proliferación de moho y bacterias. 

No deje que el agua los abrume. SERVPRO of El Centro/Salton City está aquí para ayudar. Llámenos al (760) 337-5858 y permítanos dejar su hogar como que nada hubiera pasado.

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We Act Fast To Restore Your Fire Damaged Items 

8/5/2019 (Permalink)

Fire damage remediation can be arduous. Call the professionals at SERVPRO today for assistance.

Tips for Cleaning Up Your El Centro Home After Fire Damage

Fires consume everything in their wake and threaten human lives in the process. However, what occurs after a home fire is just as critical. A fire can continue ruining your El Centro property and its contents long after it has been extinguished. The smoke clouds that fires produce leave harmful chemicals and particles behind.  

If your El Centro residence has fire damage, you should begin the cleanup process quickly to prevent further smoke damage. The smoke from burning materials generates soot and sends caustic chemicals wafting into the air. The chemicals and soot can settle down on surfaces and cling tightly to them, creating a persistent burnt odor that fails to dissipate after using conventional cleaning methods. The caustic chemicals can also combine with moisture in the air to form acids that ruin fabric, metals, and wood. The following tips can help you remove smoke, soot, and odors from clothes, furniture, and other items.

  • Allow air to circulate – Open windows in each room to allow for increased ventilation and use fans. Ventilating a home helps decrease the odor and dry out the moisture damage that happened during the fire extinguishing process.



  • Remove items holding the smoke scent – This includes clothing, furniture, linens, and anything that is not salvageable like wallpaper, insulation, and carpet. Removing these items makes it easier to eliminate the odors.



  • Remove loose soot on walls – You can do this with a dry chemical sponge or vacuum cleaner.



  • Remove soot from clothing – Take clothes outside, attach the plain attachment of your vacuum cleaner and run it over the surface of the clothes. You may also shake the clothes gently to remove the soot.



  • Deodorize your clothing – Wash clothes in warm water with detergent for 1 to 5 launderings to eliminate the scent.   



  • Clean your furniture – Use a flat attachment to vacuum the soot off your wood furniture. If the wood furniture is finished, you can use the brush attachment and rub the bristles gently along the surface of the furniture. For leather furniture, use a flat attachment to vacuum the soot and then apply leather soap to a clean cloth and use it to wipe the leather.

If the smoke smell lingers, contact SERVPRO franchise professionals to help you eliminate it. We have advanced equipment like Ultra Low Volume (ULV) foggers and hydroxyl generators that can remove the odors. We can also pack the affected contents in your home and clean them thoroughly in our facilities.

Our SERVPRO technicians can also deep clean all hard surfaces in your home, like walls, cabinets, and floors. We also clean soft surfaces like rugs, carpets, and upholstery. We also inspect for pockets of odor in wall cavities, spaces above suspended ceilings and crawl spaces. Our crew isolates odor pockets and thermal fogs them.

For effective cleanup of your fire-damaged home call SERVPRO of El Centro / Salton City at (760) 337-5858 for help. We can eliminate the smoke, soot, and odor to make it “Like it never even happened.”

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