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Hail Storms

6/10/2019 (Permalink)

Hail storms can be either a minor problem or can cause significant damage. If you experience a hail producing storm, it is important to know how to identify damages to homes, so you can take steps toward remediation. Homes are built to withstand normal weather. The exterior of your home, including its roof, windows and siding can be significantly damage by hailstorm. Call SERVPRO of Champions/1960 and have your home professionally inspected, especially if you noticed interior water damage or missing shingles. Take action to repair your home as quickly as possible.  Knowing when a storm that produces hail will strike, may not always be predictable. Next time you spot a storm, take cover, stay safe and remember to inspect your home for hail damages after the storm passes

Commercial Equipment Vol. III

6/10/2019 (Permalink)

When a disaster strikes, an immediate response is critical. SERVPRO of Champions/1960 offers 24/7 emergency response to help our clients quickly mitigate damages and loss. Our trucks and vans are equipped with air movers and humidifiers to dry large areas affected by water damage in a residential or commercial disaster. Major disasters include fires and flooding. Damages from a natural disaster can be particularly severe on commercial property, because commercial properties are much bigger than residential properties, and the cost to the company can be significant. After a Fire or water loss in your home or business, arranging for reconstruction services is a headache that you do not need. Here at SERVPRO of Champions/1960 our crews do not consider the size of the project,  but how we can help our clients restore their home or business to its original condition.

Staying Safe in a Tornado

6/10/2019 (Permalink)

Twisters or Tornadoes can cause severe damages to structures and landscapes. Tornadoes are essentially a column of air that extends from a cloud to the ground below, while rotating violently. It can cause a lot of damage to properties and also take lives. Season for tornadoes is mostly in the summer months. Make a plan for you and your love ones to stay safe in the event of a tornado. Thunderstorms is how tornadoes are born, you never know when a tornado will strike. Pay attention to alerts and take them seriously. If a tornado approaches while you’re at home, crawl under a sturdy table and protect your head with a helmet or with your hands. In a home with no basement, go to the lowest floor. Avoid windows and protect your body with mattresses from injuries. SERVPRO of Champions/1960 services are available 24/7. Don't hesitate to call SERVPRO of Champions/1960 and get help needed when a disaster strikes. 

Cleaning Up After a House Fire

6/10/2019 (Permalink)

After a house fire, removing smoke and soot can sometimes be washed from clothing that can be bleached and washed in warm water. Alternatively consider washing clothes in cold water with your usual household laundry. To remove soot and  smoke from walls and furniture use mild soap, detergent or a household cleaner. When cleaning walls, be sure to wear gloves and rinse surfaces with clean warm water, and dry thoroughly. Wash walls in small areas at a time, starting from floor up to prevent streaking. Rinse with clear water immediately, and wash ceiling last. To reduce the chances of growth of mold and mildew, paint the ceilings and walls after they are completely dry. To insure test surfaces and allow at least 24 hours to dry. For professional help consult SERVPRO of Champions /1960 and get the job done right.

Thunderstorms

6/10/2019 (Permalink)

In the arrival of summer, usually bring with it unstable weather and that means thunderstorms. Thunderstorms are common occurrence. How can you keep yourself safe from lightning when you’re enjoying the outdoors? Seek advice and tips on how you can manage your risk of being hit by lightning. Although no place is safe from a lightning hit, but being careful and check the weather will reduce the chances. Observe changing weather patterns when you’re out, and make sure you’re not outside when thunderstorms hits. Avoid peaks, ridges and higher ground. Once lightning gets close, avoid trees and other tall conductors. If you’re stuck outside and have no choice, do not lie down, and reduce the effects of ground currents. SERVPRO of Champions/1960 technicians are well aware of the dangers of thunderstorms and have seen the damages and disasters of lightning hits. Stay indoors and stay safe.

House Fire Clean Up

6/7/2019 (Permalink)

A house fire can cause serious damage to your home and things inside your home can be damaged badly by flames, heat, smoke and water. Soot and dirt left behind can cause you to get sick. Be very careful if you do go in your home after a fire. Even if the fire that occurred is just a minor one, and does not cause a lot of fire or smoke damage. Smoke damage is difficult to remove from a home and belongings and also dangerous to live around. SERVPRO of CHAMPIONS/1960 has all the necessary equipment and cleaning solutions to handle any small or large job. Smoke contains carbon that comes off flames and the smell can linger after fire damages. To remove smoke smell after a fire call SERVPRO for the quickest, easiest way to eliminate any odor!

Commercial Kitchen Fire

6/7/2019 (Permalink)

The commercial kitchen in your restaurant has extra ordinarily high fire risk simply because of the work that happens there. Wires from appliances operate at high heat and come in contact with oils and grease every day. Thousands of dollars in property damages from fires that break out in commercial kitchens can also endanger the safety and lives of employees and their customers. Fire protection and saving lives is why there are fire safety regulations in place for restaurants. SERVPRO OF CHAMPIONS/1960 deals with all kinds of commercial and residential fires from time to time and our technicians know of the dangers in a commercial kitchen. It's the owners and management that make sure that your commercial restaurant is up to fire safety regulation standards. These regulations cover both hand held fire extinguisher and automatic fire suppression systems, among other safety equipment.

Water Extraction & Clean Up

6/7/2019 (Permalink)

Successful water damage restoration is quickly removing all standing water so your structure can dry. It’s important to remove all moisture remaining after your water damage issue, and prevent the growth of mold or mildew. SERVPRO of Champions/1960 works with modern water extraction equipment to get your home or commercial property back to its original condition. Our goal is to stop the water damage before it spreads. Standing water from flooding or a burst pipe can cause health problems. That's why it's best to allow the experts to retrieve and salvage your possessions. With our special equipment, technicians can assess saturation and find any water that may have gotten into the walls or ceiling. When extraction is complete, decide whether it's necessary to remove the carpet and pad to keep the integrity of your sub floor and "Like it never even happened."

SERVPRO of Champions/1960 Commercial Losses

6/6/2019 (Permalink)

When a loss happens at a place of business it is important to work with experienced restoration company who specializes in commercial losses. SERVPRO of Champions/1960 services include residential and commercial losses. Commercial restoration jobs are much more complex than residential claims. Our SERVPRO has all the tools necessary to elevate business disaster. When a disaster happens at a place of business the companies who utilize ERPs are arriving faster and more prepared and with complete organization to saves client money. ERPs can also help in locating water and electric shut offs and other necessary information to start the restoration, mitigation and clean up. SERVPRO technicians are ready and available at any time to response to any commercial or residential loss 24/7 365 days.

Prepare Your Home For Hot Summer Heat

6/4/2019 (Permalink)

This summer may be a hot one, and that has many home owners working up a sweat. Not just from high temperatures but also from the anticipation of the first utility bill. SERVPRO of Champions/1960 knows that the best way to prepare your home from the summer heat and avoid an increase in your energy bill is by following some energy savings tips. Start by checking your AC filter and learn how often it needs to be changed. Clear and or clean the air vents in all rooms. Check the thermostat to see if it can be repaired or replaced, if needed. Seal windows and doors. Turn off lights that are not in use. Reduce hot water usage. Reading and following summer energy tips can help from the  overheating of wires that could cause a fire. Be safe this summer and if needed call, SERVPRO of Champions/1960 for restoration and clean up needs.