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We Are The Team To Call To Eliminate Mold From Your Redington Beach Condo

1/14/2019 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation We Are The Team To Call To Eliminate Mold From Your Redington Beach Condo If you can see, or only suspect there is active mold in your residence, call us today at (727) 391-6212 to schedule a visit.

Eliminating Mold Damage In Redington Beach Condos

Every residence in Redington Beach has mold spores. In the majority of them, the spores are inert, posing no threat to the structures or the health of anyone inside them. When mold comes into contact with enough moisture, the spores can expand and begin growing into an extensive colony.

Mold damage in Redington Beach condos can cost an owner thousands of dollars replacement and rebuilding unless she can quickly bring in a professional cleaning service. SERVPRO restoration specialists know that stopping a mold threat includes removing the source of moisture, removing active mold growth, and lowering the humidity level in the home to reduce the risk of future growth.

One of our inspectors examines the growth and follows it throughout the home. He also uses a moisture meter to trace the air content back to its strongest point. In most cases, the actual source of moisture is a small pool or plumbing leak. Our specialists can dry or repair most of these themselves, but for major issues, the inspector recommends bringing in a licensed plumber or general contractor.

Next, SERVPRO team members clean and remove the mold spores. Unless the mold grew undetected for a long time, they could wipe clean most surfaces with a mild, anti-fungal agent and sponges or cleaning cloths. For thick layers, specialists use a stronger cleaner to break them up and a vacuum with a HEPA filter to capture every spore off the affected surfaces.

Since cleaning actions disturb spores on surfaces and in the air, our teams allow time for spores to settle and then repeat the process. They continue with this method until the team leader tests the mold content level in the air at normal, safe levels.

Since even a minute amount of moisture can cause mold to grow again, our specialists use dehumidifiers to draw it out of the air and property inside the home. For damp surfaces, they use air movers to force warm, dry air across them and exhaust fans to pull the cooler, damp air outside.

At SERVPRO of Seminole & Central Gulf Beaches, we take every action possible to return every condo to its pre-mold condition. If you can see, or only suspect there is active mold in your residence, call us today at (727) 391-6212 to schedule a visit.

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How Storm Water Can Cause Structural Damage Your Redington Beach Property

1/3/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO How Storm Water Can Cause Structural Damage Your Redington Beach Property Heavy downpours bring water and sometimes that water enters your property. Call SERVPRO to remove the water and restore your home.

Flood Removal Technicians In Redington Talk About Possible Structural Issues

The Redington area is known to be a place that can get its fair share of severe rainstorms. When heavy rains pour down, it can create a situation where you need flood removal completed by a professional restoration company like SERVPRO. When water starts to build up in your neighborhood, it can get deep and eventually find its way into your home. Water can up from the ground and negatively affect your flooring materials as well as moisture coming in from worn lower door seals. Any time something inside your dwelling gets wet, professional flood removal becomes a necessity.  

As time goes on, problems with the building materials and contents inside your house can get much worse if not treated promptly. Our SERVPRO crew provides fast 24/7 service to help you with flood removal in Redington. Our technicians are located within proximity so that they can arrive at your residence quickly. As soon as we arrive, we begin assessing the situation before we get work authorization from you. Once we realize what is involved with the project, we start mitigating issues that came about after the rainstorm.  

To comprise the initial scope of the project, our SERVPRO technicians use advanced technology to determine the severity water damage. We use moisture sensors and meters to gauge which of your contents and building materials received damage and the extent of the damage. We then determine which items are salvageable with extraction and drying and which saturated items need discarding.  

In some severe situations, our highly trained team comes to the realization that specific structural components must be removed and replaced. When this occurs, we remove certain items so that we can dry out materials that we can save. After ruined items get discarded and the structure gets dried out, we then rebuild your structural materials or refer the reconstruction to a certified subcontractor. If you ever notice that any of your building materials got wet after a thunderstorm, call SERVPRO of Seminole & Central Gulf Beaches at (727) 391-6212 right after the problem occurs.

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Rid Your Home Of Mold In Your North Redington Beach Home With SERVPRO

12/26/2018 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Rid Your Home Of Mold In Your North Redington Beach Home With SERVPRO Call the experts at SERVPRO to safely remove mold from your home.

What Makes Mold Hazardous in Your North Redington Beach Home?

When you think about the disasters that can impact your North Redington Beach property, many homeowners might not instantly bring fungal growth to mind. With high humidity levels throughout the better part of the year, many homeowners have likely already encountered mold growth at times throughout the life of their property. Overcoming these situations quickly can benefit both the home and those living inside of it, but this begins with an understanding of the potential risks associated with allowing mold to grow unabated. 

Many North Redington Beach homeowners might consider potential mold damage as a direct effect of living in a region with higher humidity levels, and as such, no great cause for concern. However, mold growth in your home could cause direct problems to both the integrity of your home’s construction and those exposed to an active colony throughout the property. Our SERVPRO rapid response team can work quickly to isolate these affected areas to limit exposure to the occupants of your home, but that begins with notification that mold growth exists. 

What makes mold growth dangerous to living things in your home is the potential mycotoxins the organism can release as it feeds on organic materials it uses to spread. These can adversely affect humans and pets, especially those more susceptible to respiratory infections or already combatting a chronic respiratory condition. 

Additionally, spreading colonies feed on organic material that they can find in the framework of your property and materials like drywall. As the organism spreads, it continues to feed on these materials and weakens its composition to the point of becoming irreparably damaged and unsalvageable.  Our SERVPRO professionals can work to remove colonies in these critical structural elements to preserve them instead of removing and replacing them unnecessarily. 

Do not be the homeowner that underestimates the potential effect of mold growth on their property. Let our SERVPRO of Seminole & Central Gulf Beaches remediation technicians help you remove the organism and restore the damage that it has caused to your property in the process. Give our experienced professionals a call whenever you discover mold growth in your home at (727) 391-6212.

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Let Our Experts Help Return Your Water Damaged Indian Shores Home To Pre-Damage Condition

12/11/2018 (Permalink)

Water Damage Let Our Experts Help Return Your Water Damaged Indian Shores Home To Pre-Damage Condition The water released by a broken dishwasher or a water heater with a faulty cut-off switch can flood an entire home overnight.

Restoring Water Damaged Homes In Indian Shores

Even with their location on the Florida west coast, Indian Shores homeowners deal more with the effects of failed appliances. The water released by a broken dishwasher or a water heater with a faulty cut-off switch can flood an entire home overnight.

This type of water damage to Indian Shores homes can include personal and structural property loss. SERVPRO restoration teams use specialized equipment and training in every home to prevent that and restore everything possible.

Since every minute underwater can cause the property to split and crumble, technicians bring in commercial pumps for ankle deep and higher standing water, then switch to extraction wands for lower levels. The wands are also excellent for drawing water out of carpets, and wood flooring and our personnel can adjust both the speed and heat used to begin the drying process as well carefully.

At the same time, other SERVPRO team members remove furniture to a dry part of the house or outside and place it on pallets or blocks to help water drain and avoid wood cracking or splitting. If needed, technicians set up fans to carefully force air across surfaces, reducing the time needed for drying. For cushions and pillows that absorbed a large amount of water, they stack them like a tent, keeping the zippers on top, so water drains away from them, avoiding rust.

After removing the water, specialists examine the drywall panels and floor trim for damage. Drywall quickly absorbs moisture, even through latex paint. Floor trim is more resistant than drywall, but if either absorbs enough water, they are cheaper to replace than restore.

If they are restorable, our technicians remove the floor trim and stand the pieces upright in a corner or outside. As long as the drywall has not started crumbling, technicians drill small holes into each panel behind where the floor trim was attached and use air movers to force warm air across the exposed surfaces and into the wall spaces behind the panels to dry them.

These are the first steps that SERVPRO of Seminole & Central Gulf Beaches takes to dry and restore water damaged homes to their original condition. If you need us, call (727) 391-6212 today to get started. We are here for you.

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North Redington Beach Storm Help from SERVPRO

12/1/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial North Redington Beach Storm Help from SERVPRO Hang Out at Your Favorite North Redington Beach Laundromat After a Storm Thanks to SERVPRO

Severe Seasonal Storms Can Cause Flood Damage to Your North Redington Beach Laundromat  

Hurricanes are no stranger to Florida but, unfortunately, they are known to cause extensive flood damage. What is fortunate is that not all storms cause catastrophic damage and tear buildings down completely. Sometimes a change in winds can slow them dramatically and turn them into a much lesser threat. However, even when classified as a less severe storm, they can still cause significant enough damage to warrant calling for professional help.

When the storm hit during the night, the rushing waters and debris broke the glass doors of your North Redington Beach laundromat and caused flood damage. By the end of the night, the rains subsided, but your business had gained six inches of water inside of it that didn't use to be there. It is essential for you to get help as soon as you possibly can, as leaving the water for an extended period can cause further complications to your property. It only takes seventy-two hours for microbial growth to begin once the structure of your property has been exposed to an excess of moisture.
 
At SERVPRO, we understand how essential it is for you to get the doors open of your laundromat once more. When you call us, we can immediately send a team out to your establishment with advanced trade technology, which can let them combat the flood damage inside. Upon arriving, SERVPRO can immediately begin to focus on removing the flood waters from inside, knowing that floods can carry contaminants in their waters that are dangerous to your health.
 
Our SERVPRO technicians can use an antimicrobial agent to help limit contaminants from spreading and to create a safe work environment. From there, we can use trunk-mounted wet/dry vacuums and extractors to remove the significant volume of water from your business rapidly. Once it is gone, we can clean the inside of your laundromat, and remove any debris from inside, and make flood cuts to the walls, removing any areas that have been damaged and contaminated.
 
As a business owner, we understand that you may be worried about your industrial grade washers and dryers.  We can help you create an insurance claim to secure the coverage you deserve.
 
Never wait to get help when your business experiences flood damage. Use the number (727) 391-6212 to reach out and contact SERVPRO of Seminole & Central Gulf Beaches. Day or night, our technicians are available to assist your business so you may reopen your doors swiftly.

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Your Best Guide to Pinellas County Water Damage Remediation

11/29/2018 (Permalink)

Water Damage Your Best Guide to Pinellas County Water Damage Remediation Water removal needs to be timely in order to prevent lingering odors. Call SERVPRO right away should you experience a water damage event.

How Water Damage can Leave Your Pinellas County Home with Unwanted Odors

Water reacts with different chemicals in diverse ways, and if your Pinellas County residence has problematic plumbing, these chemical changes can become highly noticeable. Water can cause problems in several different ways, and unpleasant odors can affect the entire house.
 
Homeowners can see many ways water damage in Pinellas County appears in their home's structure, but odors spread out all through the house, seemingly stronger in some areas than in other locations. SERVPRO can get control of these olfactory nuisances and make your home smell normal again.
 
Mitigating water damage easily reduces the unpleasant odors often associated with the presence of water, but odor control can significantly help the situation. Our Odor Control Technician (OCT) holds certification from the IICRC and comes prepared to provide you with effective odor control measures.
 
Placing odor-controlling liquids directly into your carpet's pad with an injection system provides evenly dispersed and long-lasting fragrance for low-level odors. This method poses no risk of discoloring your carpet with stains, and we can reapply it as often as needed. It is also highly safe for children and pets.
 
Gel packs placed in inaccessible locations within areas of your home that seem to experience the worst or most concentrated odors typically provide substantial relief. These last an extremely long time as they slowly give off their scents.
 
To neutralize the odors that water damage creates, we can also perform thermal fogging. This method binds odor-causing substances in your home with the chemical agents in the fogging machine. Once bonded to the particles creating the odors, no more particles can find their way back into your home's air.
 
Another method we often rely on is the production of either ozone or hydroxyl gas. Ozone is well-known, but in damper situations, we prefer to use the hydroxyl gas, instead of the ozone. Ozone production should not take place in occupied homes, where plants must remain, or where damp carpets or furniture exist. Hydroxyl gas production does not have any of these restrictions, making it safer to use. Hydroxyl gas is just as effective as ozone gas but without the risks.
 
SERVPRO of Seminole & Central Gulf Beaches can freshen up your home just as professionally as we mitigate those with water damage. Contact us at (727) 391-6212, so we can make your Indian Shores, Madeira Beach, or Redington Beach property smell just like you want.
 
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But I Didn't Want an Indoor Pool! When a Storm Floods Your Redington Beach Home

11/13/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage But I Didn't Want an Indoor Pool! When a Storm Floods Your Redington Beach Home Looks like this is going to be a homeowner's headache Call SERVPRO to restore your home to its prel-oss condition.

No Matter the Cause, SERVPRO Is The Solution To Flood Damage In Redington Beach

Many natural events result in residential flooding in North Redington Beach, including hurricanes and their storm surge and heavy rains at other times of the year. Large quantities of water also can invade homes after municipal water supply breaks, plumbing and drain line fail, and appliance malfunctions. Regardless of the source of your flooding woes, we can help. 

One thing is sure when flood damage imperils your North Redington Beach abode, you need fast, professional responses to the many issues the excess water presents. Our trained and certified work crews are experts in flood damage mitigation, attending to every aspect from water removal and contamination disposal to drying strategies for a broad range of structural components and contents. 

SERVPRO crews arrive ready to take on the most difficult and most complex residential scenarios. Our service vehicles contain all the equipment needed to remove water and dry out building materials, including high-efficiency pumps and water extractors, air movers, heaters, and dehumidifiers. Electricity is often unavailable because of safety or storm-related reasons, but we operate even in these difficult conditions using onboard generators to get the job done. 

Contamination of flood waters is common, and SERVPRO crews know how to evaluate the category of water we face in your home, adapting our approach to keep you and your family safe. After the majority of water exits via pumps and extractors, we use sophisticated moisture measuring devices and scanners to find any hidden or overlooked caches of water. It is essential to rid your dwelling of all moisture to avoid continuing deterioration of building materials or secondary damage such as mold growth. 

If personal possessions stored in the flooded areas experience damage, SERVPRO often packs out those items to a dry area on your premises, or to our production facility. We help sort and assess the articles, documenting thoroughly for you and your insurance carrier. Our production technicians possess knowledge of drying techniques and strategies that bring back to function and preloss appearance a vast number of household and personal artifacts you feared ruined and ready for the landfill. 

SERVPRO of Seminole & Central Gulf Beaches delivers on the promise to make a flooding disaster “Like it never even happened.” Call us at (727) 391-6212 to schedule an assessment of your flooding disaster.    

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Revealed: Fire can Damage BOTH the Contents and the Structure of Your Seminole Property

11/11/2018 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO Revealed: Fire can Damage BOTH the Contents and the Structure of Your Seminole Property When fire attacks your home, the situation can seem bleak and overwhelming. Contact SERVPRO to mitigate the damage after the firefighters leave.

Restoring Fire-Damaged Contents in Your Seminole Home

Once disaster strikes your Seminole home, you need assurances that you can secure skilled technicians with the appropriate experience to overcome the effects throughout your property. Fires can have devastating effects on the structure of your home, not to mention the lingering and widespread damages that can occur inside of it. However, as a homeowner, often one of the biggest concerns you face is the contents of your home that now sit at risk of soot and smoke damages.

While fire damages can affect your Seminole property in multiple ways, the effects to the contents and your belongings within the house can be the hardest to ignore. Our SERVPRO franchise has a dedicated Contents Department with the specific job of removing damaged and at-risk items from your home to offer detailed and individual restoration efforts to each one.

One of the ways that we can help to assure that the contents of your home receive the best possible care and treatment throughout the restoration process is with our advanced technology and equipment available to our franchise.

For smoke-damaged items, we have cleaning agents and deodorization products designed to control and neutralize the harsh odor smoke can embed into the contents of your residence. For open areas and furniture/materials not removed from the house, we can utilize equipment like our air scrubbers to improve air quality inside and thermal foggers to address the noxious scent.

Mitigation is a critical component to fire restoration work, and our SERVPRO 24-hour response team reflects this understanding. Our highly-trained IICRC certified fire and smoke restoration technicians are available any time that disaster strikes, able to mobilize quickly and arrive shortly after you call to begin efforts to protect and preserve your home.

Our fire recovery team has ongoing training to be among the most educated and experienced professionals in the industry. Our efforts and advanced equipment ensure that fire restoration work happens fast, starting with our initial response to your emergency. Give our SERVPRO of Seminole & Central Gulf Beaches fire restoration technicians a call anytime that you need us at (727) 391-6212.

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Holy Smokes!!! Smelly Odors Following a House Fire in Pinellas County--Call SERVPRO Fast

10/23/2018 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Holy Smokes!!! Smelly Odors Following a House Fire in Pinellas County--Call SERVPRO Fast Pinellas County Cooks and Homeowners Rely on SERVPRO for Odor Removal After a Mishap

Restoring the Air Quality of a Pinellas County Home After a Fire

Returning to your Pinellas County home after a disaster or damaging incident can leave a homeowner unclear as to what needs to happen to recover their house to its original condition and overcome the effects it suffered. In situations like a fire occurring in your home, these results can often be so varied and widespread that homeowners remain unclear about the best approach for restoration.

With the fire damages that could impact your Pinellas County residence, professional restoration like our dedicated team of experienced technicians can help you to understand the full effects of what has occurred and the steps necessary to return it to the way it was. Our SERVPRO specialists have the training and expertise to help you overcome every aspect of fire damage that could occur in your home, including lingering smoke stains and odors.

Smoke affects areas stretching far beyond the densest concentration of damage in your house, and it most often occurs as a sharp odor. This effect can spread through open areas, into clothing and fabrics, into carpeting and flooring, into construction materials, and more. For its widespread nature, our SERVPRO technicians have multiple pieces of equipment to help neutralize this effect and remove the odor permanently. On our Green Fleet, we have hydroxyl generators, ozone machines, thermal foggers, ULV ultra-light volume foggers, and formulated cleansers and deodorizers to defeat the odors and improve the indoor air quality.

Additionally, the environment inside might not be safe for you or your family after a fire has occurred. Indoor air quality IAQ can remain a concern until the appropriate actions get taken to remedy any possible debris, soot, and potential contaminants circulating throughout the affected areas of your residence. Equipment like our air scrubbers can pull particulates from the atmosphere in your home to help improve the air quality for both the restorers we have working on your home and for your family once our work completes. We check your HVAC system and clean it if necessary.

Fires in your home can feel overwhelming to restore, especially when you do not know the full extent of the damages that they can do. Our SERVPRO of Seminole & Central Gulf Beaches emergency response team can arrive quickly to help you assess the damage and take the initial steps required to begin restoration work. Give our trusted technicians a call anytime at (727) 391-6212.

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SERVPRO Are The Professionals To Call When Water Damage Strikes Your Business

10/19/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial SERVPRO Are The Professionals To Call When Water Damage Strikes Your Business Our team has the tools and experience to mitigate water damage "Like it never even happened."

Commercial Water Damage Services In Redington Beach Can Restore Your Business

The main water line to the sink in the bathroom of your party supply shop broke overnight, and now water stands on the floor in the bathroom and storage area. Luckily, there are only a few inches of excess water. Contacting professionals can get you back in full operation fast. A quick response is essential to eliminating extensive damage to the floor and the contents kept inside the storeroom.

Our trained SERVPRO commercial water damage team in Redington Beach can handle these kinds of situations. We know that you rely on a steady flow of customers to make a profit. Fortunately, it appears that your store can remain open while our team works in the back areas of the shop. However, our technicians may ask you to shut-down business operations at any time during the restoration period.

Our SERVPRO technicians can employ vacuums, pumps or portable extractors to remove the water fast. When drying the affected areas, there are several pieces of equipment such as air movers, dehumidifiers and axial fans our team can use to eliminate moisture quickly. These industrial machines dry the atmosphere fast and help increase moisture evaporation inside the structure, which also speeds up drying. It is our goal to get businesses back in operation as soon as possible and to achieve that goal with minimal disruption to daily routines.

If we deem it necessary to pack-out some of the contents in the storeroom, you can expect our skilled crew to categorize every item carefully they remove. Plus, we can tag and use a bar-code system to keep an accurate track of all contents we take from the store. Having accurate records of the merchandise we pack-out can also help with your insurance claim. You can depend on us to safely store your contents in a secure location on or off-site until we complete the restoration.

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When possible, SERVPRO of Seminole & Central Gulf Beaches commercial water damage restoration services can return your business to its preloss condition. Call us 24/7 at (727) 391-6212. We are always here to help.

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