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Quality, Efficient Water Damage Help for Plantation Properties

3/21/2023 (Permalink)

technician removing water damage from a kitchen floor When water damage affects your home, SERVPRO of Plantation is “Here to Help!”

Contact SERVPRO for Water Damage Assistance in Plantation

Water damage remains one of the more prevalent issues in commercial businesses and residential properties across the country. There are many causes of water-related issues, with many going undetected for a period. Some excess water and increased moisture within your Plantation property may come from flooding and heavy rains. You may also have internal problems with a burst or leaking pipe, issues with ill-fitted fixtures, and a significant spill not appropriately handled. The overall extent of the damage could be deceiving, so having skilled technicians from SERVPRO on the job ensures all water damage gets addressed accordingly.

Many homeowners become tempted to tackle water damage in Plantation using DIY methods. However, hiring professionals gives you the added assurance nothing gets overlooked. Someone with an untrained eye trying DIY water cleanup could mean secondary damage develops, including the onset of black mold and mildew growth. Our IICRC-certified water restoration technicians (WRT) at SERVPRO have the experience and access to the best equipment to handle all kinds of residential and commercial water-related incidents.

The Best Reasons to Hire Trained Technicians to Address Water Damage

Not only do you want results, but there are also many advantages when you hire the SERVPRO crew for water removal services and restoration, including:

  • Hidden water damage and leak detection – A significant challenge with water issues is knowing the full extent of the damage. The water seeps into porous building materials like wood, drywall, and insulation. Our technicians know how to follow the water’s migration path so we can ensure no moisture is left. We pinpoint and tackle the root cause of the issue to keep the water problem from coming right back.
  • Industrial grade tools, equipment, and cleaning agents – Our vehicles in the SERVPRO Green Fleet bring everything we need to address your water damage. Some pieces we may have packed up for your project include shop vacs, air movers, dehumidifiers, drying mats, and EPA-registered antimicrobials.
  • Proven methods and rapid response to foster quality results – After your initial call to our customer care team, we mobilize a crew to head out to your location within hours. The situation gets a full assessment so that we can begin extractions and water mitigation efforts.

Will Professional Water Restoration and Cleanup be Expensive?

There is a common misconception that professional water restoration is excessively costly. However, by cutting loss, saving time, and ensuring you do not have a recurring problem, we save Plantation residents overall. Our SERVPRO team makes it “Like it never even happened” while using the restore versus replace methodology. Please remember:

  • Our Green Fleet arriving quickly for water mitigation keeps moisture from further penetrating building materials. The longer you wait, it can bring on extensive secondary damage with various hazards.
  • You can avoid the need to restore secondary damage, content loss, and substantial structural issues with a single call to SERVPRO.
  • We always work to restore items using cleaning and drying methods rather than replacing them whenever possible.

Any Water Emergency Fixed with SERVPRO’s Help

There is no project we cannot handle, and we can scale with our warehouse filled with all the equipment our technicians need. Even a spill from an overflowing bathtub or a hidden leak under your kitchen cabinets can fester and cause more harm over time. We get in and ensure you have the results you need. We even care for proper restoration documentation, so you have all the paperwork necessary to file your insurance claim!

Get in touch with our team whenever you need help with water damage by calling SERVPRO of Plantation/Sunrise SE. Request help online or call our customer care team at (954) 280-8282. We’re Faster to Any Size Disaster.

Use Trusted Plantation Fire Damage Restoration

3/21/2023 (Permalink)

 Sponge removing soot damage on a ceiling Smoke damage and fire damage can cause significant damage to your Plantation home. Count on our SERVPRO team to make it “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO Helps Plantation Residents with Fire Damage Cleanup

Tragedies involving fire at homes and businesses occur every few minutes in the United States. It is no wonder that area Plantation residents worry and prepare in the event of such an emergency. Should you have a fire in your home or commercial building, rebuilding as quickly as possible gets you back on your feet. Amidst the confusion and sense of loss, damage also worsens the longer it gets addressed. SERVPRO’s fire and smoke restoration technicians (FSRT) know best practices for managing all water/moisture, soot, and charred debris left behind. We want all area business owners and residents to know they can call us 24 hours a day for emergency restoration to make it “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO: Because We’re Faster to Any Size Disaster

Fire emergencies happen without warning, over holidays, weekends, and at night. The great news is that SERVPRO can have a team at your door in as little as four hours or less to handle your fire damage in Plantation. We take special consideration for all kinds of residue and soot deposits present, the condition of all contents, the level of charring, and safety concerns for structural components. The efforts we put forth for restoration bring your property back to its preloss state so you can resume life without lingering reminders of the fire emergency.

What Happens During House Fire Cleanup and Controlled Demolition?

SERVPRO acts fast to develop a plan for your project, working to restore rather than replace whenever we can. We often use specialized methods, cleaning protocols, and industrial equipment to return your soiled materials and smoke-damaged items to pre-fire condition.

Many fire events mean various building materials like subflooring, flooring, drywall, panels, carpeting, and others require a complete replacement. With controlled demolition, we pinpoint areas that need restoration to salvage what we can, saving time and money. With the help of trusted area contractors and vendors, we ensure each area gets restored and finished to be “Like it never even happened.

During this process, some of the steps that may get taken include:

  • Paint and sealant application
  • Marble, tile, hardwood, and linoleum flooring repair
  • Carpet cleaning or removal and replacement
  • Drywall cleaning or removal and replacement
  • HVAC cleaning followed by sealant application
  • Furniture and specialty item restoration
  • And more

SERVPRO Streamlines All Processes for You to be Fast and Efficient

After a fire at your Plantation property, you must request help online or call our customer care team. The initial contact is where we go over details of your property and the fire event, gathering all necessary information so we can get your project in motion. The team mobilizes and gets dispatched to your door in four hours or less.

Once we arrive and first responders give the green light to enter, the crew chief inspects the areas to assess the level of charring and integrity of structural elements and works to select the proper process and equipment to begin restoration. If necessary, we also have alternative power and staging available if the electricity is out at your property.

You can expect:

  • Tarping and board-up services – We cover doors, damaged roofing, and other holes to protect the interior of your home or business from vandals, vermin, and the elements.
  • Water removal services – We address all chemicals or moisture left from fire-fighting efforts, so nothing gets left behind to cause further damage.
  • Contents cleaning and restoration services – We inspect items to determine salvageability, often separating everything into piles for disposal or cleaning. Some items may also get packed and inventoried for storage until we finish restoration.

With all your fire damage needs, SERVPRO of Plantation/Sunrise SE is there to ensure it gets done right the first time. Call us at (954) 280-8282 or request help online at your earliest convenience.

Mold Damage Cannot Wait in Plantation

3/21/2023 (Permalink)

Technician applying plastic sheeting in a mold damaged home Mold spreads quickly when the conditions are right. Contact SERVPRO to investigate the cause and remediate the mold damage in your Plantation home.

Hire SERVPRO Mold Damage Cleanup for Plantation Properties

Whether you have a home or sizable commercial property in Plantation, mildew and black mold infestations are the type of problem many people do not see coming. You could spy a patch or two of mold around showers and tubs, but if you see colonies growing on ceilings or walls, this points to a more significant problem. Proper mold remediation is challenging, making it a task you never want to do as a DIY. Possible hazards and structural damage could occur wherever mold starts to colonize. To remain safe and get results, hiring SERVPRO for proper mold cleanup will make your property Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned.

Why Call Skilled SERVPRO Technicians for Mold Damage in Plantation?

Our SERVPRO team includes IICRC-certified and highly trained specialists who use the best methods and equipment to correctly complete mold damage in Plantation. Are you still unsure about calling for professional remediation assistance? If you see one or more of the following, we can be there to help in as little as four hours:

  • Any visible mold patches that develop on ceilings, walls, under cabinets or carpeting, and more.
  • Musty, strong odors that come about within your home or business.
  • Excessive humidity within the building.
  • A recent issue with the plumbing or water-related emergencies that may not have gotten addressed quickly enough.

Why Not Attempt Mold Cleanup as a DIY?

Whenever someone without the right equipment, protective gear, or training tries their hand at mold cleanup, you open up the door for further damage and a host of possible hazards. Many people also fail to realize that mold is everywhere inside and outside the home, making it impossible to eradicate. Companies and products that claim mold removal are false. Instead, hiring professionals will ensure the safest, most efficient process for cleanup.

Both commercial and residential properties have a range of organic materials, including wood, carpeting, paper, cotton, and more. Mold thrives and colonizes whenever you have a catalyst such as excessive moisture, higher temperatures, and organic food sources. Our IICRC-certified technicians understand how mold works and know how to address all situations in the safest manner possible.

Facts About Mold that Many People May Not Realize

There are many reasons that mold remediation is challenging, including:

  • Mold is often difficult to find to the untrained eye. You may also have a hidden leak in your plumbing behind walls, under your flooring, or beneath cabinets.
  • Mold spores are microscopic and can quickly become airborne. The tiny spores latch onto our clothing, hair, pets, and other items on your property. Mold can even come through open windows and travel through your HVAC ductwork.

SERVPRO is available to handle your mold issue with care. We put suitable containment measures in place while we work and do our best to keep spores from dislodging and traveling into unaffected areas of your property.

Why Can You Trust SERVPRO for Quality Mold Restoration?

We have a team of SERVPRO technicians who have undergone immense training, certification, and hours of experience on mold remediation projects. We know and understand mold characteristics and how to address them efficiently and safely to keep them from returning immediately. We have a process that usually includes:

  • Assessment and thorough inspection to determine the source of moisture.
  • We look at all impacted areas to see where mold has spread, any materials that might be salvageable, and whether or not there is structural damage.
  • Our team then carefully cleans mold, including patches within your ductwork, behind walls, under carpeting and cabinets, or above your ceiling panels.

SERVPRO of Plantation/Sunrise SE is the team you need on the job when you require help with mold damage. Reach out and call 24 hours a day at (954) 280-8282 to mobilize a crew. You can also request assistance online at your earliest convenience.

Water Restoration and Removal Objectives in Plantation Commercial Properties

3/20/2023 (Permalink)

Inside of office building Many elements used in construction are porous and sensitive to absorption, making standing water an immediate concern.

Removing Water Happens in Several Ways 

When you first suffer water damage effects, your business has many immediate needs. Our fast response ensures that mitigation and restoration strategies start soon. We can help remove water in several ways.

Pooling Water After Disasters

The start of water restoration in Plantation commercial properties is removing standing water. Pooling of any type can be destructive to building materials in your commercial property. Many elements used in construction are porous and sensitive to absorption, so standing water is an immediate concern. We have several approaches for removing pooling water on flooring materials, including extraction devices like:

  • Pumps
  • Vacuums
  • Light Wands
  • Weighted Extractors

Drying Wet Materials

The need for water removal also extends to efforts made to dry wet materials and surfaces. Water absorption is a significant concern with porous building elements. Dozens of drying tools are deployed to help create a stable and consistent drying result for damaged portions of your property. The placement of air movers is continually monitored with sensors and thermal imagery to ensure that we continue to make consistent progress in removing surface moisture. Tools in this process include:

  • Portable Heaters
  • Axial Air Movers
  • Centrifugal Air Movers
  • Ventilation

Regulating Humidity Concerns

Humidity and environmental moisture can be unique challenges for water removal objectives. Eliminating excess humidity promotes steadier evaporative drying. We must use several tools from our inventory to help manage environmental moisture grains, namely desiccant dehumidifiers and ventilation fans. 

Water removal is a complex need for commercial properties because of how many objectives exist to dry and restore your residence. Our SERVPRO of Plantation / Sunrise SE team is ready to help when you need us. Call today at (954) 710-8544.

Plantation Homes Count on SERVPRO for Water Mitigation Services

2/13/2023 (Permalink)

water leaking from pipe Water leaks happen from a multitude of sources. Inspect your home often for leaks.

Protect Your Home from Water Damage with Expert Help

Imagine waking up after a restful night only to find your Plantation home full of water. Your carpet is soaking wet, your wood furniture is bubbling up, and your paint is starting to peel. As soon as you see the situation, you know that water removal and remediation services are key to minimizing the impact of the water on your home and your things. Neighbors and friends will try to be helpful by recommending equipment and cleaners and even lending a helping hand, but only a reputable specialized company can help you out of this mess.

For water mitigation services in Plantation, call SERVPRO anytime, day or night. Our team is ready to take on jobs of all sizes and to work diligently so your household is back in order as soon as possible. Thanks to extensive training and field experience, our IICRC-certified water restoration technicians know how to handle all water emergencies with our client's priorities in mind. From the moment we assess the damage to the minute we leave your home, our professionalism shows in every step.

Sometimes the need for water mitigation services could be more evident. Water leaks and plumbing issues can happen quietly for a while before homeowners even notice them. Although our SERVPRO team has powerful water extraction and drying equipment and disinfecting and deodorizing solutions, early detection and treatment are always best. Some of the most common telltale signs that you need a water remediation team may include the following:

  • Wall and ceiling discoloration or inexplicable spots where water may be accumulating
  • A costly water bill that may point to an existing water leak
  • A change in your floor's look or feel. A slight bump in a hardwood floor or even a subtle color variation may lead you to find a variation in moisture threatening your home.

SERVPRO of Plantation/Sunrise SE becomes your ally as soon as you call us at (954) 280-8282. Place your home in our competent hands and let us leave it "Like it never even happened."

Skip DIY in Plantation - Hire Expert Mold Damage Repair

1/16/2023 (Permalink)

heavy mold damage on wall Our IICRC trained techs can safely remediate any scope of mold damage. Call us today!

Call SERVPRO 24/7 for Rapid Mold Cleanup

Mold remediation is a painstaking process that is not best suited for a DIY. If you are wondering why it is best to call skilled technicians when you notice microbial growth within your Plantation property, SERVPRO has the answers. Our trained and IICRC-certified technicians are available in the area for residential and commercial mold cleanup, ensuring our customers get the results they deserve. We never stop until we can make everything “Like it never even happened.”

Why is hiring professionals for mold damage restoration best in Plantation? You may see products on store shelves that claim to remove mold, but this is just a marketing ploy. To safely address fungi that have taken up residence in your home, you must understand them, carefully clean surfaces, and know the best ways to eliminate musty odors. SERVPRO has all the training, equipment, and effective cleaning products to get the job done.

Some steps our knowledgeable IICRC trained technicians take for mold remediation projects include:

  • Using specialized vacuums to pull up spores and loosened debris
  • Carefully wiping surfaces with cleaning solutions and anti-microbial agents
  • Agitation measures, including wire brushing, sanding, or soda blasting
  • Dehumidification and drying to address the root cause of the moisture issue

The last thing any property owner wants to encounter is a repeat infestation after mold cleanup. SERVPRO’s technicians go the extra mile to ensure ample cleaning and restoration of your interior relative humidity (RH) to keep spores from thriving and colonizing again. Once we are finished with all cleanup, repair, and reconstruction of damaged areas, we will give your home or business the Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned seal of approval.

No matter the scope of your mold damage, SERVPRO of Plantation/Sunrise SE has the process and trained technicians to address it accordingly. Call us today or request help online at your earliest convenience.

The Focus of Restoration for Fire Damage in Plantation

12/19/2022 (Permalink)

fire damaged room; heavy smoke and soot on wall SERVPRO can handle everything from removing fire damaged debris to reconstruction. Call us today!

Mitigative Steps of Fire Damage Restoration

With restoration projects for residences, the earliest actions to begin recovery often impact its success and timeline. When disasters strike, we prioritize a prompt mitigative response that includes several key objectives.

Debris Removal and Cleanup

Starting the restoration of fire damage in Planation involves understanding the earliest actions needed to protect the property and its occupants from more significant harm. Mitigation of fire losses starts with removing debris on the flooring and horizontal surfaces heaped from the combustion processes. Eliminating waste, ash, and charred material remnants lessens soot concentrations and smoke odor severity.

Addressing Soot and Smoke Buildup

Deposits of smoke solids on surfaces can be a formidable obstacle for restoration professionals, so our SERVPRO team must work quickly to avoid permanent marring of the underlying substrates. The acidic properties of soot deposits make the residue corrosive and able to mar sensitive building materials, so cleanup comes in several forms, including:

  • Solvents
  • Alkaline Cleaners
  • Media Blasting
  • Controlled Demolition

Deodorization Practices 

Deodorizing is also a needed action following fire losses. The combustion process creates a volatile environment for homeowners and house occupants, making it essential to focus on indoor air quality overall with HEPA air scrubbers and filtration equipment. These actions involve managing post-fire odors through ULV fogging, using hydroxyl generators, or introducing ozone.

Build-Back Services 

Fire damage often comes with the need for reconstruction and repair. Commonly, combustion can have destructive effects on installed building elements, so controlled demolition and replacing these components becomes a critical part of completing fire restoration services. With a general contractor license, our SERVPRO professionals can complete needed build-back services after restoration nears completion.

With fire damage being a consistent concern for Plantation homes and businesses, it is necessary to have a team capable of handling the full recovery your property might need. Trust our SERVPRO of Plantation / Sunrise SE professionals to help and call (954) 710-8544 when disasters strike. 

Plantation Storms Call for Rapid Water Removal

11/14/2022 (Permalink)

Storm warning sign Whenever water builds up outside, the chances are good that it will make its way inside. SERVPRO is available 24/7 to restore your home.

Call SERVPRO 24/7 for Storm Water Removal Services in Plantation

There is much more than high winds and flying debris to worry about whenever storms roll through the Plantation area. Whenever you have a tremendous amount of water building up outside, the chances are good that it will make its way inside. As a homeowner, you must know that your flooring, stairs, walls, and ceilings can take on water during a storm. SERVPRO is here to assist with professional stormwater removal services and restoration to make it “Like it never even happened.”

Why is stormwater removal necessary after Plantation weather events? Any stagnant water within your property creates potential hazards and costly damage to building materials and interior contents. If floodwater comes in through your ground floor, it also harbors a wealth of possible contamination like silt, natural debris, chemicals, fecal matter, and vermin.

There are Several Areas Where Moisture Could be Hiding

During a storm-related flood, water entering the home means countless areas where moisture could be hiding. Some places you may not suspect include:

  • Underneath cabinets
  • Behind appliances
  • Under and around baseboards
  • Beneath the carpeting or flooring
  • Inside your furniture
  • Behind walls and more

We Get to Work ASAP

Water removal services are essential should you have storm flooding on your property. SERVPRO arrives with powerful pumps, extractors, and other tools to begin pulling up standing water fast. At the same time, we set up airflow technology and dehumidifiers to restore relative humidity (RH) throughout your home. Moisture detection tools also allow us to find any areas of hidden moisture so nothing gets left behind.

In areas with localized flooding, we may dry it faster by putting containment measures up to surround the wet materials. Our IICRC-certified technicians know how to mitigate water damage best and work on restoration and cleaning so that you have peace of mind no bacteria or moisture lurks to cause further issues.

Do you need help with stormwater removal? SERVPRO of Plantation/Sunrise SE is the team to call! Reach us 24/7 by dialing (954) 710-8544 for emergency service, and we will send out our Green Fleet as soon as possible.

SERVPRO Performs Commercial Water Removal in Plantation Properties

9/20/2022 (Permalink)

SERVPRO experts in equipment sign SERVPRO commercial damage restoration services are top-notch. We are ready 24/7 365 days a year to help you out.

Commercial Water Removal in Plantation Requires Expert Help

After water invades your commercial property, the time you take to commence its removal is critical. Water might ruin things like supplies or stock required for normal operations. Acting fast is critical regardless of the water source or the damage's size.

Water extraction is one key step in restoration since it limits the damages imparted on your property. Prompt commercial water removal in Plantation properties helps ensure that the structures, contents, and equipment don't have much time to absorb water. On the other hand, delaying the restoration process increases the cost and time required to recover fully.

As a commercial property owner, SERVPRO would advise you that the team you pick to handle water removal has the following qualities, among others:

  • The restorers should be able to work closely with your insurance provider to offer you a stress-free claims process.
  • The technicians should be highly-trained and licensed by the local authorities on restoration services and are confident in handling water damage, regardless of the severity.
  • They should have advanced technological equipment for better moisture detection in the building to perform an efficient job.
  • They should also be insured to carry out restoration services.

Commercial property owners need to contact service providers who are sure to perform a quick and clean job without interrupting the stability of the business. This is the main reason that SERVPRO has assembled a team available to you at any hour of the day.

Our water removal process comprises two main approaches: water extraction and evaporation. Due to the energy-intensive evaporation process, SERVPRO uses its commercial water extraction units, like portable pumps, to extract as much water from your property as possible.

Our SERVPRO team uses psychrometrics to measure the amount of moisture in the air and to ensure the air is dry enough for damp materials to dry fast during the drying process. To dry the air, we control the temperature and use drying equipment to control humidity levels.

Efficiency and speed ensure your commercial property returns to its preloss state quickly, and no revenue is wasted. Contact SERVPRO of Plantation / Sunrise SE for assistance at (954) 280-8282.

Water Restoration in Plantation Homes Calls for Professionalism

9/20/2022 (Permalink)

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SERVPRO Can Handle Water Restoration in Plantation

In your house, many emergencies can occur and lead to water damage, including burst pipes, water heater failure, leaking dishwasher lines, and sump pump failure. After these mishaps, the standing water does not take long before it starts ruining the furniture, the drywall, and the flooring, among other items.

Water and moisture can also initiate the colonization of your house by mold. SERVPRO has assembled a team of fully trained restoration professionals to help you conduct water restoration in your Plantation home. We understand that water damage repair entails more than simple drying and cleaning. That's why we ensure our technicians are well versed in drying porous materials like carpets, furniture, and drywall, to avert potential structural damage and foul odors fully.

For your safety, SERVPRO advises a regular inspection of the following locations:

  • Plaster
  • Drywall
  • Wood
  • Insulation
  • Floor coverings
  • Framing
  • Electrical wiring
  • Appliances
  • Pipes
  • The HVAC system

SERVPRO can work closely with your insurance provider through our contents claim inventory service (CCIS). It offers detailed content listings of questionable, non-repairable, and repairable items for insurance firms by unbiased parties. We can thoroughly document the damages that your contents and property have accrued, which involves taking pictures before commencing the restoration process, during, and after completing the task at hand. We can record details about all content items with handheld scanners and bar codes. Our team can also prepare sketches and create drying logs for an accurate and faster claim.

The water causing the damage determines the amount and types of bacteria and mold your house might contain. Our SERVPRO technicians can sanitize the home and its contents immediately after our drying and mold remediation process. We can also use a hand pump-up sprayer to apply disinfectants or antimicrobials to the affected areas. This helps kill mold and its spores so that the mold does not grow back after the repairs.

For an efficient water restoration process in your house, contact SERVPRO of Plantation / Sunrise SE at (954) 280-8282. We're Faster To Any Size Disaster.