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We Are Available 24/7 For Your Thomson Water Damage Disaster

7/17/2019 (Permalink)

Commercial We Are Available 24/7 For Your Thomson Water Damage Disaster We have the equipment, training, and water damage experience to restore your commercial property to pre-damage condition.

Getting Water Mitigation Started Quickly for Your Thomson Theater

Aging theaters, like what you manage in Thomson, have a specific charm that cannot get replicated in modern construction. With your building maintaining many of its original construction materials and structural elements, you are mindful of any situation that can threaten the aesthetic appeal or function of the property. Water damage can be a particularly devastating challenge for your maintenance or custodial departments to overcome without getting the mitigation work started quickly.

Knowing how severe water damage in your Thomson theater has become can be a substantial challenge without the discovery devices and moisture content equipment available to our SERVPRO team. We know that a working understanding of the damage and water effects can help in the placement of capable drying equipment and even extraction efforts when the property requires it.

While you might not have substantial plumbing networks weaving throughout your entire property, there is a concentration of pipes present around your bathroom areas and concession stands in the lobby outside of the auditorium. When water loss incidents occur in this area, they can threaten multiple flooring types, including the plush carpeting present in the lobby, or the terrazzo tile work on the floors and splashes of the bathroom areas.

With these areas and materials at risk for pooling water damage and a tight schedule of performances and events set to occur in the facility, our SERVPRO team can help with fast mitigation and recovery efforts. We have a deep inventory of extraction and drying tools that can get employed immediately to prevent the unnecessary tear out and reinstallation of carpeting and tilework affected by the early stages of water pooling.

The old theater you manage in the area is historically significant, and protecting its original materials – including its flooring – should be a priority in the event of a disaster. Let our SERVPRO of Augusta South / Burke & Wilkes Counties rapid response team help you to make water loss incidents like this “Like it never even happened.” Give us a call anytime you need us at (706) 843-1990.

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We Can Save Your Flood Damaged Home In Augusta

7/16/2019 (Permalink)

Storm Damage We Can Save Your Flood Damaged Home In Augusta You can reach our experts at (706) 843-1990 any time.

Cleaning After Flood Damage In Your Augusta Home

Flooding events are not just highly destructive but also pose high risks when they affect your home. Restoring your Augusta home to its preloss state is possible, but it requires sufficient skills and resources to deal with the destruction and risks. We offer professional flood damage mitigation that lightens the burden for you.

Flooding incidents ruin properties in many ways, including soiling and structural destruction. When the flood damage in your Augusta home involves groundwater, only the primary issue is soiling and contamination. While it is painless to extract the water that collects in ground floor rooms and basements, in many cases, sludge is left requiring additional steps. Our SERVPRO teams use advanced equipment such as pressure washers or simple tools like shovels to deal with the slurry.

Contamination is a severe threat when property floods. It is not possible to save porous materials affected by the water even when physical damage is minimal because of the contamination - contents such as carpets and upholstery fall in this category. It is also necessary to remove building materials such as insulation and drywall. Our SERVPRO technicians make flood cuts six inches above the waterline for easier removal of building materials and water trapped in the wall cavities. We also remove carpets and other porous contents for proper disposal.

Flooding and the cleanup processes that follow leave many sections of the property wet. The relative humidity is also high within the house after the incident, which can lead to other problems like mold. Various drying steps can help restore the property to its preloss state. Our SERVPRO technicians manipulate elements such as heat and air movements to expedite the drying process. We can also create drying chambers by dividing expansive areas with plastic sheets to quicken drying. We rely on various advanced equipment such as:

    •    Air Scrubbers

    •    Dehumidifiers

    •    Air Movers

    •    Floor Drying Systems

For peace of mind when dealing with the dirty task of restoring the flood-damaged property, call SERVPRO of Augusta South / Burke & Wilkes Counties. You can reach our experts at (706) 843-1990 any time.

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Who Wants to Handle Fire Damage Remediation Alone in Grovetown?

6/28/2019 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Who Wants to Handle Fire Damage Remediation Alone in Grovetown? Fire damage remediation in your kitchen can devastating. Contact SERVPRO for assistance.

Getting your Contents back to Pre-loss Conditions after Fire Damage in Grovetown

Property fires can be catastrophic. However, fires are frequently contained and extinguished with minimal structural damage. The majority of issues concern removing smoke residues, dealing with odors, and ensuring possessions are restored without the need for expensive replacements. We operate a restoration service dedicated to the safe removal of soots, smokes, and odors using local technicians that understand the emotional toll that a home fire can cause. 

Our compassionate restorers are available to assist with the restoration of fire damage in Grovetown and the surrounding area. SERVPRO technicians operate with a restore rather than replace mentality that can rescue sentimental possessions and bring your home back to its preloss condition; allowing you to get on with your everyday life. 

Contents usually sustain damages in the form of soot, smoke staining, and odor contamination. Fabrics are at particular risk due to the porous nature of the material. SERVPRO ensure that contents are treated sensitively by conducting a pre-test. Pre-tests pay attention to the type of material, natural or synthetic, as well as the type of smoke that has soiled the material. 

The results of a pre-test can be valuable in terms of limiting further damages and restoring to a preloss condition. Some materials may suffer damage to the finish if subjected to corrosive chemicals. However, to restore fittings effectively, it may be necessary to remove the finish through soda blasting to remove soot deposits before professionally refinishing after the successful removal of soiling. 

Denser items like drapery rods or light fittings can benefit from immersion cleaning. When a material is deemed robust enough to be subjected to full immersion in cleaning solvent, SERVPRO can use ultrasonic cleaning methods to remove stubborn soot or discoloration from metals or synthetic materials. We can perform immersion cleaning at an offsite facility before returning it to your home as good as new. 

Professional contents restoration can help you to avoid expensive replacements. Contact SERVPRO of Augusta South / Burke & Wilkes at (706) 843-1990. 

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Call Us For Help When Your Augusta Property Experiences A Water Damage Disaster

6/20/2019 (Permalink)

Water Damage Call Us For Help When Your Augusta Property Experiences A Water Damage Disaster Give our crew a call anytime that you need our expertise and experience at (706) 843-1990.

Air Purification Options For Water Damaged Augusta Properties

Environmental cleaning is an important step to substantial water loss recovery for Augusta homes. There are multiple reasons that air purification and monitoring should occur regularly throughout this restoration process. Our certified professionals can help to maintain indoor air quality and remove threats with our expanding inventory of filtering equipment and air purification machines. The faster that this purification can begin, the better protected our technicians and the occupants of the house can be against potential agitators and hazards.

While many layers of damage exist when your Augusta home requires water cleanup, an often-overlooked aspect by unprofessional restoration teams is the indoor air quality. While there are less direct concerns like you might find with fire and mold damages, water loss emergencies can lead to threatening air contamination from dust, debris, mold spores, and other particulates.

With substantial loss incidents occurring in the house, often controlled demolition and reconstruction are necessary steps that must happen to return the property to preloss condition. The removal and replacement of these construction materials can generate considerable dust and debris. To keep our SERVPRO professionals from needing to wipe down every surface and exposed area extensively, we can limit the spread of this airborne dust with the use of filtering equipment like air scrubbers and negative air machines.

With the saturation of materials like carpeting and other flooring materials, the persistent moisture and dampness can lead to an influx in the volume of active mold spores in the area. Mold colonization occurs in moist conditions, and the days following a substantial water loss incident can be an ideal time for mold growth to occur. Hydroxyl generators and ozone machines can both run the air through HEPA filters to capture mold spores as small as 0.3 microns.

Air quality is an often-overlooked aspect of water loss recovery, but one of the many steps our SERVPRO of Augusta South / Burke & Wilkes Counties team takes to restore your property fully. Give our crew a call anytime that you need our expertise and experience at (706) 843-1990.

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When Your Augusta Home Has Water Damage Issues, Call Our Experts For Help!

6/7/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO When Your Augusta Home Has Water Damage Issues, Call Our Experts For Help! Give our professionals a call anytime you need us at (706) 843-1990.

The Fast Solutions For Drying Your Augusta Home

We know that there are options for you when water loss incidents occur in your Augusta house. Many homeowners seek to correct these conditions on their own, ensuring that they do not have to waste time or money on professional restoration services. Unfortunately, with how quickly these effects can spread throughout your home, it soon becomes impossible to determine the full spread of these damages without sophisticated and advanced equipment like our professionals have.

It may not seem like a risk to allow moisture, saturation, and other water damage to persist in your Augusta residence, but it is. Our SERVPRO professionals have seen the damaging effects of water saturation on structural elements, construction materials, and the contents of properties. We can appreciate not only the vital need for fast drying of water damages but your need to have drying done thoroughly and efficiently.

Choosing SERVPRO is a wise decision because we invest our reputation into advanced and state-of-the-art equipment to help us overcome water loss incidents, but also to determine the spread of these effects to ensure that we have successfully removed excess moisture and potentially damaging conditions. We have multiple moisture content readers, including probing units, as well as infrared and thermal imagery cameras to identify moisture pockets in wall cavities, ceiling spaces, and into flooring.

We have multiple units that can efficiently dry your home as well. With our base units that are vital to every drying effort like our air movers and desiccant or Low Grain Refrigerant (LGR) dehumidifiers to our specialized equipment like our Injectidry system, drying mats, and weighted extractors, we have all of the tools to protect your property.

While there are many reasons that choosing our SERVPRO of Augusta South / Burke & Wilkes Counties team is a wise decision, to many homeowners it comes down to the equipment that we can offer to provide fast and cost-effective water restoration. Give our professionals a call anytime you need us at (706) 843-1990.

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A Flood Can Happen Quickly, Let Our Experts Restore Your Augusta Home To Pre-Damage Condition!

5/29/2019 (Permalink)

Storm Damage A Flood Can Happen Quickly, Let Our Experts Restore Your Augusta Home To Pre-Damage Condition! No matter the weather and season, SERVPRO stays ready 24/7 to help mitigate and reverse the effects of flood damage in your home.

How Flood Damage Can Strike In Augusta When You Least Expect It

Flood damage does not always happen as a result of a major storm: average rainfall can sometimes lead to home damage when you least expect it. SERVPRO technicians respond to flood damage calls year-round, and while harsh weather leads to the most severe cases we encounter, we stay ready after any rainy day for the relatively high chance of a call for help with flooding. Here are a few ways that relatively mild wet weather can lead to damage to your home.

Runoff
Runoff can cause some of the most severe flood damage in Augusta without the presence of a major storm. When the ground and soil becomes filled with so much water that it cannot hold anymore, any further rainfall starts to flow downhill instead of being absorbed. This effect can quickly lead to flash flooding in the area or even a potential landslide. Flooding in these situations usually affects homes at the base of a hill or in a low-lying area but could cause damage to any local neighborhood.

Left-Open Windows
Leaving open a window during a rainstorm can quickly cause damage to an entire room or area of your home. Soaked carpets, walls, and furniture all require the help of a specialist company like SERVPRO to dry out without sustaining additional damage, but thankfully, most of these cases are short and inexpensive projects. To avoid damage of this type, make sure your windows stay closed when the clouds gather, especially if winds start to pick up.

Leaks and Overflowing Gutters
Chance calamities such as gutter clogs and leaks in the exterior of your home can lead to some isolated flooding on your property. Do your best to remedy the source of these damages by any means necessary when you find them, as a quick seal job or removal of clogging materials can prevent the kind of significant damage that requires a call to SERVPRO.

No matter the weather and season, SERVPRO of Augusta South / Burke & Wilkes Counties stays ready 24/7 to help mitigate and reverse the effects of flood damage in your home. Call us at (706) 843-1990.

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Our Technicians Are Ready 24/7 To Restore Your Waynesboro Business After A Water Damage Disaster

5/22/2019 (Permalink)

Commercial Our Technicians Are Ready 24/7 To Restore Your Waynesboro Business After A Water Damage Disaster A broken line soaked the drywall with water throughout the night, we removed the sheetrock along with the water and restored it right away.

Fast Water Removal in Waynesboro Gets Thrift Store Back to Business

Every business with a water heater has the potential to need water removal from their premises if the seal fails or there is a leak. Imagine the amount of water from a thirty or forty-gallon tank could mean for your business.

SERVPRO received a late night call for water removal in Waynesboro from a thrift store. A water tank in a utility closet had leaked throughout the back part of the shop. The owner was concerned about being closed for any length of time.

Our technicians arrived quickly and used portable pumps with wand attachments to extract the water from the linoleum flooring quickly. The industrial carpets outside the closet and employee common areas were removed for drying and disinfecting as they were made of rubber and did not absorb water.

After the water was removed, our technicians set up air movers, and instead of the cold coil dehumidifiers, we chose to use desiccant-based dehumidifiers. As the air movers cause moisture to rise from surfaces, these machines attract it to a rotating wheel coated in a solid material such as a silica gel or activated alumina. As moisture collects on the wheel, it is deposited into a damp air collection port, and the wheel turns to collect more. It is a very effective process for removing moisture quickly.

Mold is always a concern after a water intrusion. Once the area is dry, our technicians carefully wipe down all surfaces with our professional strength antifungal and antibacterial cleaners that leave surfaces sanitary and deodorized. SERVPRO technicians also take moisture readings after drying to ensure there are areas of residual moisture. In this case, the soft moisture meter indicated mold should not develop.

Once completed, SERVPRO technicians walked the shop owner through the restored areas to ensure she was pleased with our service and make sure all concerns were addressed before she reopened for business.

SERVPRO of Augusta South / Burke & Wilkes Counties is available for commercial water removal 24/7 by calling (706) 843-1990. Our emergency response teams arrive quickly and work to make the water loss in your business, "Like it never even happened."

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Our Fire Damage Experts Can Remove Foul Odors From Your Augusta Home

5/6/2019 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Our Fire Damage Experts Can Remove Foul Odors From Your Augusta Home SERVPRO has the advanced tools to address these effects and to make all of the fire loss effects “Like it never even happened.”

Equipment Used To Remove Fire Odors From Augusta Homes

While many effects could follow a fire in your Augusta home, many property owners have the hardest time making peace with the widespread odors that could permeate into materials and affect broad areas of the property even far from the ignition point. After first responders and firefighters have left the scene, it is imperative to get restoration professionals to your address quickly to begin mitigation work that can save you money and time on the recovery steps to follow.

Our team has the tools and the experience to handle all of the fire damage effects that your Augusta home might see, but to protect your house against all of the damage it could experience, containment strategies need to get implemented immediately. Our SERVPRO professionals have several machines that can work to begin filtering the air to reduce effects like odors and contaminants. Additionally, our professionals can install physical containment barriers to prevent effects like odors from freely moving throughout the house.

As restoration professionals that seek to go the extra mile for the customer when disaster strikes, we arrive with many deodorization options. Between our array of equipment and effective cleaning agents and sprays, we can improve the aesthetic appeal and smell of affected areas in your house.

The equipment that we use to address lingering odors in the property is among the most sophisticated and advanced in our inventory. We have UV and thermal fogging equipment that offers a portable option for our technicians to address odors in open areas of the property. Also, these units can safely address odors trapped in soft materials and fabrics. We can utilize units like hydroxyl generators and ozone machines to filter the air with its onboard HEPA filter.

Odor threats can spread throughout your home after a fire and can make comfortable living difficult, even if it does not force your family to relocate. SERVPRO of Augusta South / Burke & Wilkes Counties has the advanced tools to address these effects and to make all of the fire loss effects “Like it never even happened.” Give us a call anytime at (706) 843-1990.

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What is Injecti-Dry and how Does It Dry Your Water Damaged Augusta Home?

4/26/2019 (Permalink)

Water Damage What is Injecti-Dry and how Does It Dry Your Water Damaged Augusta Home? When water damage happens, SERVPRO of Augusta South / Burke & Wilkes Counties can quickly and effectively remediate the damage.

How Does the Injecti-Dry System Work in Your Augusta Home?

As one of the premier restoration companies serving the Augusta area, it is no surprise that a factor in our success is our dedication to seeking out the best equipment to handle the jobs. We have many types of effects and disasters that we can overcome with confidence and experience, and when it comes to water loss incidents that affect your home, many affected areas require specialized equipment and devices like our Injecti-Dry system.

With the frequent use of this equipment for water damage incidents that affect Augusta homes, it is essential to our SERVPRO team for our customers to understand better how it works and why we use it. Most of the equipment in our inventory of recovery tools and gear works to ensure that jobs get completed within the time constraints that we have designed and under the budgetary limitations of our customers or their insurance representation. The Injecti-Dry system is no exception to this, as it is critical to drying inaccessible areas of the property after a water loss incident in the most efficient manner possible.

Our SERVPRO team can address the water damage concerns of wall cavity moisture, ceiling moisture, and flooring moisture or saturation with this tool. It has a minimalistic approach and can feed warm air into wall cavities through multiple holes drilled behind the baseboards at the base of a wall. Small hoses or tubes, like the arms of an octopus, forcibly direct the air floor into the cavity or void to increase the evaporation rate. This approach is similar to how the system can address moisture and dampness in the ceiling space. For hardwood flooring, the system gets combined with the steady draw of large drying mats to provide a controlled and tailored moisture content removal to protect the flooring material from becoming overly dry, while extracting water from the tongue and groove joints.

We strive always to have the most thorough training and knowledge of the industry and the latest equipment to handle every emergency and disaster that affects area properties. Our SERVPRO of Augusta South / Burke & Wilkes Counties professionals has the expertise and the equipment to make water loss effects “Like it never even happened.” Give us a call anytime that you need us at (706) 843-1990.

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You Can Call Our Fire Damage Experts 24/7 To Restore Your Augusta Home To Pre-Damage Condition

4/25/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO You Can Call Our Fire Damage Experts 24/7 To Restore Your Augusta Home To Pre-Damage Condition SERVPRO of Augusta South / Burke & Wilkes Counties is available for disaster cleanup 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Cleaning Up Box Fan Fire Damage In An Augusta Home

As the Georgia summer draws ever closer, the weather is turning balmy and, while pleasant, it may be time to start breaking out fans to stay cool on warm, sunny days. When your trusty old box fan overheats and catches fire in your living room, however, it can leave you with more to worry about than just keeping your home from heating up during the summer.

If an overheated box fan has caused fire damage in your Augusta residence, certified SERVPRO technicians stand ready to assist you. We’re Faster to Any Size Disaster, and strive to restore your home to its preloss condition. Both SERVPRO employees and franchise owners undertake extensive training and educational programs that cover fire and water damage restoration, as well as carpet and upholstery cleaning. These programs ensure that every SERVPRO technician and franchise owner knows the ins and outs of all kinds of residential and commercial disasters and how to mitigate damage from them.

When SERVPRO technicians come to assess the damage, the first step is to clean up soot and residues left over from the fire. When electronic appliances burn, the plastics and rubbers can melt and create hard-to-clean stains that require thorough scrubbing with EPA-registered cleaners to eliminate.

After cleaning, our team can use an Ultra Low Volume wet fogger to deodorize your living space. This piece of equipment emits a mist of deodorant particles that are 8 to 15 microns in size to penetrate areas affected by odor-causing residues. Hand pump sprayers can directly deodorize porous surfaces with deodorizing chemicals emitted at 50 psi. This approach is useful for spots of carpet that were particularly charred by fire.

SERVPRO of Augusta South / Burke & Wilkes Counties is available for disaster cleanup 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you need our services to clean up after disaster strikes in your home, give us a call today at (706) 843-1990, and we can ensure that home is restored. “Like it never even happened.”

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