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Have You Found Mold in Your Sandy Lake Business?

10/28/2021 (Permalink)

A peron in PPE scrubbing mold off of a wall Mold can spread quickly through a property if left untreated.

Besides causing a major business interruption, a mold problem can present possibly serious health effects for people exposed at your commercial property. Mold infestations can be caused by minor water intrusions, like a slow roof leak or loose plumbing fitting. Every hour spent cleaning up is an hour of lost revenue and productivity. If you suspect your property has a mold problem, call SERVPRO of Mercer County, who will respond quickly and work fast to manage the situation.

How You Can Keep Your Pet Safe

Mold can spread quickly through a property if left untreated. SERVPRO of Mercer County can respond quickly, working to first contain the infestation to help prevent its spread to other parts of the building. Next, we will begin the remediation process, working safely and effectively to manage the situation. We have the training, experience, and equipment to contain the mold infestation and remediate it to preloss condition. Listed below are some of our capabilities:

  • Applied Microbial Remediation Specialist
  • Water Damage Restoration Technician
  • Applied Structural Drying Technician
  • Odor Control Technician
  • Upholstery and Fabric Cleaning Technician

SERVPRO of Mercer County is always Here to Help. If your home or business experiences a fire disaster, give us a call at (724) 704-8939 for immediate assistance, or visit our Website!

SERVPRO of Mercer County Receives a New Shipment of Equipment

10/26/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO unloading new equipment. We are sending 120 new pieces of equipment that have just been added to the team straight to a large loss.

The past few decades have seen a rapid advancement in the technology and techniques used in the restoration industry. These advancements allow SERVPRO of Mercer County professionals to restore a property back to preloss condition quickly, reliably, and more effectively. We are sending 120 new pieces of equipment that have just been added to the team straight to a large loss.

What is the Importance of New Technology Equipment?

New Technology Equipment is important for both the restoration company and the customer. For the restoration company, newer technology equipment increases productivity and efficiency. For the customer, new technology equipment is energy saving and cost saving. With new technology equipment such as air scrubbers and hydroxyls, it takes less time to dry a home or business after water damage has occurred. In addition, not only does it take less time to dry with new equipment, but new equipment also uses less energy. Therefore, saving home and business owners costly dollars.

SERVPRO of Mercer County is always Here to Help. If you are in need of fire or water restoration, give us a call at (724) 704-8939 for immediate assistance, or visit our Website!

Why Your Commercial Business in Sharon Should Be Sanitized?

10/22/2021 (Permalink)

A person in PPE spraying for COVID When cleaning and disinfecting surfaces for COVID-19, it is important to allow open air flow and protective equipment.

There is a difference between cleaning and disinfecting. Cleaning is when you wipe germs from surfaces and disinfecting is when you clean germs from surfaces at a deeper level. Cleaning daily in your commercial business is important to keep the spread of germs at a minimum. This will prevent the staff from getting sick. For example, COVID-19 prevention does not require cleaning, but it requires disinfecting. In this case, if you experience someone who has or had COVID-19, you can clean and disinfect on your own or hire a professional.

How to Properly Clean and Disinfect Surfaces 

When cleaning and disinfecting surfaces for COVID-19, it is important to allow open air flow and protective equipment. If you are able, open doors and windows and wear a mask and gloves. This will help reduce the chances of the virus being passed onto you. Now you can begin cleaning and disinfecting. So, what products should you be using to disinfect? Here is a List of products you can use. To stay safe and properly use most products, you should thoroughly wipe down surfaces. SERVPRO of Mercer County has the knowledge and skill to use a fogger properly and effectively.

SERVPRO of Mercer County has the expertise and resources to assist your business for cleaning and disinfecting. If you would like to have your business professionally cleaned for peace of mind give us a call at (724) 704-8939 or visit our Website!

Can Lightning Cause a Fire at Your Home in Sharpsville?

10/20/2021 (Permalink)

A house with lightning in the distance “...U.S. local fire departments responded to an estimated average of 22,600 fires per year that were started by lightning.”

According to the National Fire Protection Association, “...U.S. local fire departments responded to an estimated average of 22,600 fires per year that were started by lightning.” Death, injury, and property damage can be results of lightning striking a home.

What if Lightning Starts a Fire in My Home?

Lightning-related fires are more common in June through August and in the late afternoon and evening. Peak seasons for lightning-related fires vary by region, as do weather patterns in general. If lightning strikes your home and causes a fire, evacuate immediately and call 911. Once the fire is put out, you will most likely have fire as well as water damage. There are a few things you should not do after a fire to help keep you and your family safe.

  • Don't attempt to clean any electrical appliances that may have been close to fire, heat, or water without consulting an authorized repair service.
  • Don't use any canned or packaged food or beverages that may have been stored near the fire, heat, or water.
  • Don't turn on ceiling fixtures if the ceiling is wet. The wiring may be damaged.

SERVPRO of Mercer County has the expertise and resources to assist you after a water or fire loss occurs. For immediate assistance give us a call at (724) 704-8939 or visit our Website!

Need Construction in Your Farrell Home or Business?

10/15/2021 (Permalink)

Painting a wall Our team of highly trained professionals have years of experience mitigating and restoring properties from fire damage.

SERVPRO of Mercer County covers all things construction. No job is too big or small. Big jobs include restoring a home or business from mitigation to reconstruction. This involves the process of drying out and cleaning a space after a water or fire loss has occurred. These jobs could include floor repairs, roofing services, furniture restoration, etc. Small jobs include paint jobs, board ups, roof tarp, temporary fencing, etc.

The Construction Process

After we conduct our mitigation and construction process, the results can be astonishing. To see one example of our work, Click Here! The photo on the left you can see a kitchen that has incurred an extreme level of damage from smoke and soot. Our team of highly trained professionals have years of experience mitigating and restoring properties from fire damage.

SERVPRO of Mercer County has the specialized fire restoration training needed to restore your home to pre-fire or pre-water loss condition. SERVPRO of Mercer County is available for immediate assistance. Give us a call at (724) 704-8939 or visit our Website!

Do You Need Construction at Your Shenango Home?

10/5/2021 (Permalink)

Ceiling under construction. Having one qualified company for the entire process can save time and keep costs low.

As a local restoration company, we also provide building services, including reconstruction or remodeling services. Check out these Before and After pictures of our construction services! If your home needs construction services from a recent loss from a storm, our team has experience working closely with insurance providers to ease the burden during stressful times. We also work closely with you, so that you get the exact final product that you desire.

We have trained and experienced Project Managers who are there to walk you through the job, step by step and answer any questions or address any concerns you may have. The professionals at SERVPRO of Mercer County can simplify the restoration process by handling both the initial damage mitigation and rebuilding the affected areas. Having one qualified company for the entire process can save time and keep costs low.

If you are in need of reconstruction or remodeling services, call SERVPRO of Mercer County at (724) 704-8939 or visit our Website! We are always Here to Help!

Do You Need Storm Damage Cleanup in Your Mercer Home?

10/1/2021 (Permalink)

Basement with puddles of water. During times like these, our customers seek not only a job well done, but also a team full of support and encouragement.

From a flooded basement due to heavy rain or a damaged roof because of extreme wind, we know here at SERVPRO of Mercer County how a storm can damage your home or business. We are not only familiar with the damage that a storm can bring, but we are also familiar with how it takes a toll on a family and a company. During times like these, our customers seek not only a job well done, but also a team full of support and encouragement.

How does SERVPRO Care for My Home?

Whether there are puddles of water present or three feet of water in your basement, SERVPRO of Mercer County can take care of any job, big or small. Our process requires educated and experienced individuals to handle the job quickly, yet efficiently.

Our process includes:

  • Water Inspection
  • Water Extraction/Removal
  • Drying and De-humidification
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Restoration

In this way we can customize a unique, and industry-proven plan for each disaster and make it, "Like it never even happened." To see an example of a restored home, click here.

SERVPRO of Mercer County makes sure to thoroughly take care of your home and restore it to preloss condition. If your basement suffers water damage from heavy rains, call us today at (724) 704-8939 or visit our Website! We are Here to Help!

How Can a Water Restoration Professional Help My Greenville Home?

9/29/2021 (Permalink)

Vacuums suction cupped to the floor to suck out excess water. Water extraction removes most of the water by using powerful pumps and truck-mounted vacuum units.

Has your home experienced water damage recently? Have you found that your flooded space isn’t quite drying out as quickly as you had hoped? There is a process to everything and there is a very specific process to water restoration.

What is the Process for Water Restoration?

Before ANY work is started, the area should be inspected. First SERVPRO of Mercer County would come in and inspect and assess the water damage. Second, we would begin the water extraction process. Water extraction removes most of the water by using powerful pumps and truck-mounted vacuum units to quickly remove hundreds or thousands of gallons of water from your property.

If your home requires extensive restoration or cleaning, SERVPRO of Mercer County provides an efficient move-out to protect your belongings from further damage. Next, we remove as much water as we can using pumps and vacuums. After all the excess water is sucked up, we thoroughly inspect carpet and pad to determine if they should be removed to protect the subfloor. Lastly, we set down our advanced technology Drying Equipment.

SERVPRO of Mercer County makes sure to thoroughly take care of your home and restore it to preloss condition. To have a great restoration process, call us at (724) 704-8939 or visit our Website!

What to Expect During a Storm in Mercer County

9/18/2021 (Permalink)

Tree blowing in the wind. The word ‘storm’ brings to mind many images of heavy rainfall, big gusts of wind, fallen trees and more!

The word ‘storm’ brings to mind many images of heavy rainfall, big gusts of wind, fallen trees and more! Everyone can expect this when they know a storm is coming. However, how do you expect it will affect your home?

How Can a Storm Affect My Home?

First things first, outside elements have different ways of affecting the home. If there is heavy rainfall in the Mercer area, you can expect a roof leak or a flooded basement. If you find that your home is in the middle of a windstorm, do not be too surprised if there is a fallen tree nearby. Worst case scenario, a tree or a tree limb may fall on your house. Check out this Journal to learn more on how you can protect your home from a storm.

If you experience a disaster during a storm, SERVPRO of Mercer County is Here to Help. For immediate assistance call us at (724) 704-8939, and we will make it “Like it never even happened.”

Handling Commercial Large Losses in Mercer County

9/14/2021 (Permalink)

A flooded office with computer desks SERVPRO of Mercer County is the industry leader in commercial fire and water damage restoration.

In the event of a storm disaster, you may not know what to do with your commercial business in Sharon. Questions you may ask include: “Who do I call?”, “What do I do?”, “Will my business recover?” SERVPRO of Mercer County has the answers!

Who Do I Call?

When your Sharon business is in need, SERVPRO of Mercer County is Here to Help! We qualify as a Large Loss Team, meaning no disaster is too much for SERVPRO of Mercer County to handle. At SERVPRO, the difference is our ability to dispatch trained production professionals and cut costs through the strategic placement and oversight of temporary labor. 

What Do I Do?

Following a disaster, you may not be sure where to begin. The truth is much of this should be left to the professionals at SERVPRO of Mercer County. What you should and should not do is always a question for business owners in Sharon. Follow our Water Damage Tips after a flood and our Fire Damage Tips if you experience a fire in your business.

Will My Business Recover?

This is the main question for business owners. SERVPRO of Mercer County is the industry leader in commercial fire and water damage restoration. We even offer a service to prepare yourself for a disaster like this. And it is free!

It is called an Emergency READY Profile, or an ERP for short. In short, it is a cost-free assessment of your facility that gives SERVPRO of Mercer County the critical information it needs to help your Sharon business get back to action following a disaster.

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If your business is in need, SERVPRO of Mercer County is ready to respond. We have the training, experience, and equipment to make any disaster, “Like it never even happened.”

To restore your property to preloss condition, call us today at (724) 704-8939 or visit our Website. We are always Here to Help!