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Former Water Damage Could Cause Mold Growth In Your Redington Shores Residence

4/19/2018 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Former Water Damage Could Cause Mold Growth In Your Redington Shores Residence Redington Beach Condo Dwellers Rely on SERVPRO for Mold Cleanup and Remediation

Mold Removal and Successful Remediation Often Requires Professional Assistance--Rely on SERVPRO

Water damages are nothing that is all that surprising to see in Redington Shores homes, both from natural occurrences and those of homeowner error. Regardless of the reason, most homeowners often believe that water can easily get cleaned up without the hiring of professional restoration services, and set out to complete the task on their own. The trouble with this approach is, you might not always be seeing the entire issue that your home is facing, which could result in more significant damages in the long run.
Failure to remove all of the dampness and moisture from areas in your Redington Shores home could result in instances like mold damages and fungal growth. Considering the commonly warm temperatures already present for the better part of the year, mold spores in the air only require organic material (like the construction materials of your home) and moisture to grow and thrive.
This alarming reality can be a little challenging even to be aware of until the problem has become a widespread issue. Most homeowners get drawn to the problem from the musty scent coming from the affected area where water damage had once occurred. After the mold growth is discovered in your home, it is time to bring in the IICRC certified mold remediation specialists of our SERVPRO team.
When our team arrives at your home, we work to assess where these colonies are growing and section off this area from the people in your home while the remediation process is ongoing. This process also requires your air circulation appliances, like an air conditioner or heater to be shut off to prevent active or dormant spores from finding a home elsewhere in your house through the ductwork.
Sectioning off the area is a critical step in the remediation process and one that can showcase our determination to provide every customer with a thorough restoration. Our SERVPRO of Seminole & Central Gulf Beaches mold remediation specialists are available 24/7 whenever you discover the presence of fungus in your home. Give us a call when you need us at (727) 391-6212.

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What to Expect During Commercial Water Damage Restoration in Your Redington Shores Store

4/3/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial What to Expect During Commercial Water Damage Restoration in Your Redington Shores Store If your business experiences water damage, you can trust on SERVPRO to thoroughly extract the water, dry out your space, and eliminate any odors.

Trust SERVPRO for Expert Commercial Water Damage Restoration

Water damage to your store can be disastrous. Not only does the restoration process cost you money, but you lose business during the restoration process itself. That said, the restoration process is not easy after a water damage incident. The time required for the restoration can depend on the extent and severity of the damage. It is of great value for a store owner to understand the process itself to better prepare for the things to come in such a scenario.

The first and perhaps the most important thing to do after water damage to your Redington Shores store is to call in the professionals. The earlier they can come to your establishment, the quicker they can get their job done. Here is a broad overview of events that you can expect to unfold during the restoration process.

Extraction of Water

The first thing to do is to extract any liquid water from the premises. SERVPRO professionals can use equipment called extractors to get this job done. The professionals can use different capacity extractors based on the volume of water to be extracted. For smaller volumes, a hand-held extractor might work, while for larger volumes, truck-mounted extractors may be needed.

Eliminating the Residual Moisture

Once the water has been removed from your establishment, the technicians start eliminating the remaining moisture left behind. It is crucial to eliminate this moisture as soon as possible as it can cause many secondary problems including mold, if not addressed.

Our IICRC certified technicians use several types of equipment to eliminate the remaining moisture from the premises. Some of the equipment includes dehumidifiers and air movers. While dehumidifiers eliminate the moisture by trapping it from the air and converting it into liquid water, the air movers improve the speed of drying.

A strategic combination of both these equipment speeds up the drying process and reduces the time for the restoration.

Eliminating Odor

Odor can be a massive problem for many businesses. Customers do not want to shop in a place that smells weird. As a result, the third and final step in the restoration process is odor elimination. Technicians use multiple methods and equipment to eliminate the odor left behind by the water damage.

The time required to complete all these steps depend on the extent and nature of the damage.

Call SERVPRO of Seminole & Central Gulf Beaches at (727) 391-6212 today to learn more and for a free consultation.

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Don't Let Off-Season Flood Damage in Redington Beach Catch You Off Guard

3/30/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Don't Let Off-Season Flood Damage in Redington Beach Catch You Off Guard If heavy rains enter your home, call on our SERVPRO team to remediate the damage "Like it never even happened."

SERVPRO is Here to Help Anytime Your Home Experiences Flood Damage

While hurricane season may be over and long to come, homes in Florida communities like Redington Beach may still get flood damage from passing storms. Hurricanes can cause billions of dollars in damage to a wide area, creating massive economic and humanitarian disasters as thousands lose their homes, but many smaller storms in the offseason claim unlucky residents, too. Stay prepared for hurricane-like conditions even in the offseason, have a plan in case of disaster, and keep SERVPRO in your contacts to make sure unexpected floods have as little effect as possible on your family.

Maintaining an adequate insurance policy is arguably the most important consideration to avoid hardship from flood damage in Redington Beach in the hurricane offseason. Many homeowner's insurance policies lack flood insurance, even in a state like Florida, so you should make sure that your current policy covers this type of disaster in full. Furthermore, make sure the coverage is as extensive as possible: some floods can claim your entire home in one event, and you want to be able to get every cent it is worth when you call up the insurer.

Beyond financial matters, you should also prepare to protect your family's physical safety in the event of a major storm. Hurricane season evacuation routes remain open should you need them, but a more practical solution may be to find safe places in your home to escape floodwaters. A second story is ideal, but elevated positions on the first floor such as countertops also usually provide enough protection for floods not resulting from hurricanes. Make sure that whatever area you use as a refuge is bolted down, as a table or piece of furniture may be picked up and tossed about by incoming floodwaters.

Finally, if something does happen, be sure to contact SERVPRO as soon as possible so that we can get to the scene with minimal delay. Our efficacy in the field depends on the speed of our responses. For the best treatment possible, it is imperative for you to call us before the water has a chance to set in and cause further damage.

SERVPRO of Seminole & Central Gulf Beaches is ready year-round to respond to flood damage calls in the local area. If disaster strikes your home, call us right away at (727) 391-6212.

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Fire Damage on Your Pinellas County Property? Here Is What You Can Do!

3/13/2018 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Fire Damage on Your Pinellas County Property? Here Is What You Can Do! Your home can sustain water damage during efforts to put the flames out, leaving you with with two types of damage to deal with.

SERVPRO Can Restore Your Home after Fire Damage

Fire damage is one of the most invasive and extensive kinds of damages your home can sustain. When the firefighters arrive at your home, they will most likely inflict water damage as well fighting the fire. Dealing with two types of damage to your property can seem impossible. Fortunately, there is qualified help nearby to deal with both.

We are a leader in the field of cleaning and restoration services. Our trained technicians can swiftly get to the scene of the fire damage on your Pinellas County property and immediately begin the mitigation process. We are qualified to handle not only fire damage, and all of the side effects that come with it, but also water damage too. So when the loss comes from more than one source, trust us to get a team on the job and return your home to its preloss state.

No matter if we are combating smoke damage, odors, or removing water, SERVPRO can perform restoration services for all three. When our technicians get to the scene, a thorough inspection of your home and belongings can take place. Should there be any minor damage to the entry points of your home, we can tarp and board them to prevent further damage from outside sources or exposure.

SERVPRO can help you create an extensive catalog of your belongings on our CCIS, Contents Claim Inventory Service form, and help identify what is salvageable and non-salvageable. The final decision regarding what to discard is made by you and your insurance adjuster, if applicable. SERVPRO can help you get the ball rolling on replacing anything you lost in the fire while we clean and restore your home and saveable belongings.

When a fire breaks out onto your property, do not wait. Call SERVPRO of Seminole & Central Gulf Beaches at (727) 391-6212. We can get to your property within hours of your call so we can get your property back to its preloss state.

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What To Do When Your Condo Suffers Water Damage in Redington Shores.

3/7/2018 (Permalink)

Water Damage What To Do When Your Condo Suffers Water Damage in Redington Shores. Enjoy the Sandy Shores of Redington Beach without Water Inside Your Condo

Simple, Call SERVPRO for Cleanup and Restoration Post Water Intrusion

Water damage can strike anyone who is unlucky enough to encounter it, and those situations can swiftly spin out of control. Typically, while staying at a Redington Shores beachside condo, you would expect water to remain in the ocean. However, this is not always the case. When the unit above is continually leaking water through the ceiling that homeowner should be notified to stop the water flow and you also want to take action to protect your property. Such a situation easily brings feelings of frustration but, rest assured, a helping hand is never far in these cases.

SERVPRO is nearby and can promptly get to the scene. Our technicians are trained to handle the damaging water on the Redington Shore condo quickly and efficiently, so the loss is kept to the most minimal amount possible. From there, we will thoroughly inspect the property and sort through what is salvageable and what is not.
Once our SERVPRO technicians arrive, we can immediately begin working on your property and ridding it of the water damage caused by the leaking. We can dry out what is safe to keep and, in doing so, save whatever is not beyond repair. We do this through the use of equipment like air movers, axial fans, and dehumidifiers.

Once we have isolated what is not possible to spare, SERVPRO can tear out the overly damaged sections of your property, always doing just what is necessary. While we do not install new structures or materials, we can work in conjunction with another company who can do these installations. As soon as it is possible, we can return your residence to its preloss state.
SERVPRO can work quickly and efficiently to remedy all of the water damage on your property. Once finished, we can point you in the right direction to ensure that you take the appropriate precautions to make sure that further damage does not impact your home. We aim to make you feel "Like it never even happened."
When faced with water damage on your property, do not remain idle. 24/7, contact SERVPRO of Seminole and Central Gulf Beaches at (727) 391-6212.

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Certified Mold Damage Remediation for Residents in Redington Shores

2/27/2018 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Certified Mold Damage Remediation for Residents in Redington Shores If your home has had water damage, it is likely mold formed with it.

Call on SERVPRO for Mold Damage Remediation

If you have recently suffered water damage in your Redington Shores home, you should always consider mold growth might not be that far behind. Water quickly makes its way into hidden areas of your walls, ceiling, attic, or basement causing mold growth, corrosion, and rot in unprotected building materials found throughout your home. 

Luckily, there is a company that offers professional mold damage remediation services throughout the Redington Shores area. Giving you access to the qualified personnel, equipment, and resources you need to recover quickly. With a single phone call, you can have an expert team on your property, providing the answers you need to protect the living environment in your home.

You may already understand that mold plays a significant role in our planet's ecosystem, recycling many organic materials back into our environment that helps the cycle of life continue. With that said, it is impossible to remove mold from your home entirely; even if we wanted to, it would have a drastic effect on our surroundings. SERVPRO gives you access to advanced remediation methods that help you control the amount of mold entering your home and provides your family with the quality of life you deserve.

SERVPRO’s IICRC certified mold remediation specialists help you avoid exposure and stop mold growth found in your home in its tracks. We have a variety of equipment such as infrared moisture detectors, and hygrometers that help locate hidden problems while our technicians put their experience and expertise to work providing solutions that also prevent future growth. 

SERVPRO can locate mold growing in your home, contain it within as small of an area as possible and allow our technicians an opportunity to deploy air-movers, negative airflow machines, and advanced cleaning methods that disinfect the entire area. We use EPA-registered disinfectants, both wet and dry cleaning methods, and dispose of all affected materials following local, state, and federal guidelines. 

Contact SERVPRO of Seminole & Central Gulf Beaches anytime, 24/7, for full-service mold remediation solutions throughout Madeira Beach or Indian Shores, today. (727) 391-6212

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Avoid Significant Water Damage by Preparing Your Redington Shores Home, Today

2/24/2018 (Permalink)

Water Damage Avoid Significant Water Damage by Preparing Your Redington Shores Home, Today You can help to prevent water damage to your home by keeping your gutters clear of debris.

Have the Professionals at SERVPRO Inspect Your Home for Water Damage Threats

Water can enter your Redington Shores home in a variety of ways, leading to extensive damage that has a significant impact on the quality of your indoor living environment. However, there are preventative measures that you can take to protect your home’s interior, and it involves keeping a better eye on your home’s exterior.

First and foremost, we highly recommend that you never put yourselves in harm’s way and avoid risks whenever possible. Remember, there are professionally trained technicians available to inspect your Redington Shores property and look for water damage for you, you do not need to take chances yourselves, leave the hard tasks for someone who is trained to deal with them. 

Highly trained and experienced SERVPRO technicians can check your entire home for existing water damage. We look for things such as improperly installed vents, flues, and chimneys on your roof, or missing or broken shingles, flashing, or tiles. Our technicians also check around air conditioners, evaporators, exhaust pipes, and plumbing for signs of water damage that may cause problems in your home.

Your gutters may need cleaning to remove debris and allow water to flow, unimpeded, as intended. You can have metal screens installed that prevent debris from landscaping that can cause clogs in your gutters, downspouts, and drainage designed to keep water away from your home’s foundation. 

SERVPRO technicians can check your doors and windows for signs of water damage that include, discoloration or peeling of painted surfaces, swollen frames, or cracks and separations that allow water to enter your home. Proper installation and maintenance of weatherproofing solutions can drastically reduce any losses you might experience due to weather. 

SERVPRO can check for cracked or broken siding, and help you identify masonry problems in brick or stone. It is also vital to have openings on the outside of your home caused by wiring, phone, or cable lines, sealed, or to repair any damaged or untreated wood surfaces surrounding these openings. 

SERVPRO of Seminole & Central Gulf Beaches can help you locate existing problems, and give you the help you need should disaster strike. We are ready to provide the personnel, equipment, and resources necessary to get things under control, 24-hrs a day, including holidays, call today. (727) 391-6212

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Qualified Water Removal Services Available for Your Redington Beach Business

2/5/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial Qualified Water Removal Services Available for Your Redington Beach Business SERVPRO is here to answer the call when local hotels need water damage restoration services with the latest technology and techniques.

SERVPRO is Dedicated to Restoring Your Commercial Property "Like it Never Even Happened"

After a significant water issue, it is imperative to dry water damaged contents and structural components as quickly as possible. In the past, limitations in technology made the water removal process in your Redington Beach hotel slow, often resulting in the removal and replacement of damaged carpeting, furniture, drywall, and even bedding in large-scale situations.

With advances in technology today, our quality restoration company has access to a variety of water removal equipment that can help restore your Redington Beach property and its contents with minimal interruptions or losses. Expertly trained technicians can respond 24-hrs a day, 7-days a week, to any size problem that you may encounter and get things under control much sooner than before.

SERVPRO technicians have access to LGR Dehumidifiers that help reduce your buildings relative humidity to as low as 10%, removing excess moisture from the air, speeding up the entire removal and drying process. Damages caused by mold, swelling, and prolonged exposure lessens considerably while new methods such as wall cavity drying techniques allow for water removal in hard to reach places.

SERVPRO uses a variety of water extraction equipment to remove water related to storms or floods, as well as any exposure caused by plumbing issues or fire prevention efforts. Our technicians give you access to advanced tools and techniques that make restoring your hotel to a quality preloss condition, easier while significantly reducing any losses you may experience.

Regardless of the problem, you are facing, SERVPRO has the solutions you need. We have professional training, expertise, and vast resources available to provide local business owners the attention and detail oriented services they deserve. 

We are proud to serve as active members of our local community, put value in our relationships with our customers and work hard to keep your business running smoothly. We are locally owned and operated, giving us the ability to respond, “Faster To Any Size Disaster.”

Contact SERVPRO of Seminole & Central Gulf Beaches for access to fully-certified IICRC technicians, along with the cleanup and restoration services necessary to get things back on track, today. (727) 391-6212

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Bathtub Overflow and Water Damage in Your Redington Beach Home

1/22/2018 (Permalink)

Water Damage Bathtub Overflow and Water Damage in Your Redington Beach Home Leaving water running in a tub after a distraction is a common occurrence especially for parents. Contact SERVPRO immediately for a plan.

SERVPRO Technicians Use Specialized Equipment to Remediate Water Damage After an Event

If you have ever experienced a bathtub in an upstairs bathroom in your Redington Beach home overflow, you have probably also experienced water damage to the ceiling below. Whether you forgot and left the tub running, your children splashed a significant amount of water out of the tub, or your overflow drain was not working correctly, this type of damage can add up very quickly.
Cleaning up the water that overflowed is not enough to prevent further water damage in Redington Beach. The water seeps down into your subflooring and the ceiling underneath it, creating much more significant problems in your home. With this much of a problem, you need professional help from SERVPRO, as we are a trained and experienced water damage restoration company.
When we arrive, we remove any carpeting or padding so we can adequately dry your home. It is not enough to get rid of all the moisture during water removal. Moisture can hide under flooring, behind walls, or even in your vents and air conditioning/heating system. Dehumidifiers, plus high-velocity air movers are therefore used to remove any remaining moisture in the air. Plus, we use specialized instruments to discover any water which is hidden.
It is also vital that your home is structurally sound. SERVPRO techs work with professional contractors to restore damaged parts of your structure such as the flooring, subflooring, and ceiling where the water has seeped into. These parts of the structure may have been weakened, especially if the water was allowed to sit for an extended period before you called us for help.
Besides the restoration of your property and the larger pieces of furniture, we also work on the carpeting as fast as possible to avoid any growth of bacteria or mildew. To ensure this does not happen, we disinfect the carpet. Timely and proper cleaning also prevents the need for odor control.
The quicker SERVPRO of Seminole & Central Gulf Beaches can get to your home in Indian Shores, Seminole, or Redington Shores to clean up water damage, the less damage you incur. Just get a hold of us as soon as you notice an issue by calling (727) 391-6212.

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Flood Damage In North Redington Beach

1/17/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Flood Damage In North Redington Beach Storms and Flooding in Your Redington Beach Home or Condo? Simple, Just Call SERVPRO for Water Removal

SERVPRO Provides Water Extraction and Drying Post Storm-Related Events

When a storm hits an area, flooding may occur. Some properties in North Redington Beach are more susceptible to suffering flood damage than others from tidal surges during tropical storms.

It is possible that one house suffers water damage in a storm and another is not affected. If your house is one of the damaged properties in North Redington Beach to suffer flood damage, SERVPRO can help. There are some ways a storm can damage your property, and we can mitigate most of the possible problem.
For example, say you live at the bottom of a small hill, and a rainstorm comes in dumping a significant amount of rain into your neighborhood. The only house that may have flooding issues on your block is yours that sits at the bottom of the hill. When driveways are flat, or slope downhill water can flow from the streets to the driveway and into your garage. Of course, when your property abuts the Gulf of Mexico there are other potential sources of flooding.
If you ever happen to go into your garage and see an inch or two of standing water, the experts at SERVPRO can help. When our water removal team arrives at your home or condo, we can start by removing all of the contents that are sitting in the water. Our team can assess the contents and see if anything is damaged or if drying all of the items is all that is needed. Next, our team uses their extraction equipment to vacuum up all of the standing water.
Our team then checks the moisture levels in the drywall inside the garage and the air. If there is a high level of moisture present in the drywall, then our team sets up dehumidifiers and air movers to quickly dry out the garage's structure. Our team then comes back and check the levels until they are back to normal levels. After moisture levels are low enough, we remove all of our drying equipment. We also offer documentation of the moisture content and humidity levels that you can provide to your insurance carrier.
Calling in the experts to solve a water damage problem can save you thousands in the long run. If water enters your home after a storm, call SERVPRO of Seminole & Central Gulf Beaches at (727) 391-6212 for help 24/7.

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