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How Dehumidifiers Help With Water Damage Restoration in Tucson

5/16/2019 (Permalink)

Water Damage How Dehumidifiers Help With Water Damage Restoration in Tucson SERVPRO of Southeast Tucson / Sahuarita / Green Valley is well equipped to handle all of your water loss event needs.

Why We Have Many Dehumidifiers for Water Damaged Tucson Homes

There are many tools that our team uses to address the detrimental effects of water loss incidents in your Tucson home. In some instances, like with dehumidification equipment, we have multiple sizes and types of these units to suit every disaster and severity. We understand the importance of having the right machines for the job, and that is why these machines are all available in our ready trailers prepared to roll out from our facility at a moment’s notice when disasters strike.

Many homeowners can appreciate the disastrous effects of allowing water damage in Tucson to persist after an emergency. Time is of the essence to get the saturation and moisture back to acceptable parameters, and assessment is a considerable part of that equation. We have multiple devices to detect the presence of moisture pockets and excessive dampness beyond the accessible damage zone. Our SERVPRO professionals have continued training in identifying water damage threats and mitigation tactics to protect as much of your property as possible.

The dehumidification equipment that we use helps to manage the moisture content in damaged areas of your residence. Low Grain Refrigerant (LGR) dehumidifiers are an ideal selection in conditions where a considerable water loss incident has taken place. In most applications, LGR units address conditions where moisture levels are below 55 grains per pound. This measurement gets based on a pound of dry air and each grain in the scale representing a drop of water.

Desiccant dehumidifiers absorb moisture through a filtering process over silica gel. Humidity in this air brought into the unit gets removed and air exhausted from the machine is dry and warm, helping to dry out the affected areas further. This equipment can get set up in multiple locations throughout a water-damaged home, helping our SERVPRO team to address numerous saturation points.

Our SERVPRO of Southeast Tucson / Sahuarita / Green Valley rapid response team understands how vital it is to get mitigation started immediately when a home gets affected by a water loss incident. You can count on our team to arrive with all of the necessary equipment to help. Give us a call anytime you need us at (520) 648-7360.

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When Water Damage Becomes a Resident in Your Green Valley Guest House

5/1/2019 (Permalink)

Commercial When Water Damage Becomes a Resident in Your Green Valley Guest House You spend lots of time keeping your guest house clean and ready to rent. Don't let water damage spoil your profit! Call SERVPRO for a speedy cleanup.

Managing Commercial Water Damage in Green Valley Guesthouses to Keep Your Customers

For many people, the choice of accommodation when traveling for work or holiday boils down to the minor details like the comfort and cleanliness of the rooms. Courteous treatment by the staff is also a great bonus. A water loss incident in your Green Valley guesthouse when it is packed full of guests can ruin your reputation by leaving the place dirty and even damaging customers' belongings. The stress of handling an emergency may also bring out the wrong side of your staff. Hiring a professional restoration company can help preserve your reputation.  

The most significant issue during incidents of commercial water damage in Green Valley guesthouses is managing expectations. Even a minor spill that you can address in a few hours can drive out occupants you fail to manage their expectations. Our SERVPRO technicians are IICRC certified CDS, Commercial Drying Specialists meaning they have sufficient knowledge to estimate the time it can take to restore the facility to preloss state and manage other aspects of the loss. By detailing procedures and timelines, we can reassure your staff and customers.  

Extracting water fast enough not only helps to restore the facility to preloss state but also helps prevent secondary problems. Fast extraction requires resources such as water removal machines and qualified workforce to operate them. Our SERVPRO technicians bring appropriate equipment to match the loss extent. For major spills, we use truck-mounted water extractors and trailered desiccant dehumidifiers to hasten the drying. We also have portable extraction units for minor spills such as sink overflows or appliance malfunction spills.  

In the unfortunate event that the spill damages your guests' items, there is a need to offer them remedial services to minimize their loss or at least prove that you care for their welfare. Our SERVPRO technicians can help save documents from further damage by freezing them. We also take measures such as dehumidification and preventing cooling to the dew point to save electronics.  

To save the reputation of your guesthouse after water damage, call SERVPRO of Southeast Tucson / Sahuarita / Green Valley to help. You can reach us at (520) 648-7360 any time. We're Faster To Any Size Disaster.

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How Fast Action Against Flood Damage can Save Your Tucson Home

4/18/2019 (Permalink)

Storm Damage How Fast Action Against Flood Damage can Save Your Tucson Home Flooding is a danger in Tucson. Contact SERVPRO to restore your water damaged home.

Fast Action by SERVPRO Against Flood Damage in Tucson Saves Attic Guest Room

This area of Arizona is under no danger for flood damage from threats such as storm surge; however, we do experience intense storms, and flash floods are a real danger to properties in the area. When water enters a home, it is vital that it is cleaned up professionally to avoid secondary damages such as mold or foul odors.

After a late night heavy rains, SERVO technicians responded to a call regarding flood damage in a Tucson home. Clogged gutters on the house had caused the fascia boards to rot over time and allowed water to enter an attic converted to a guest room. There was almost no standing water, but several wet items. We immediately tarped over the area to stop any further water from entering the property.

Our technicians immediately removed the wet area rug and other damp items for drying and disinfection in our facility. The drywall and flooring were inspected to see the extent of moisture penetration using our soft probes and thermal imaging. It is critical to determine if and how much water has wicked into drywall and if flood cuts are necessary for drying before we set up air movers. Once our technicians have identified every place in the room with raised moisture levels, the drying phase began.

During the drying process, the air movers are explicitly angled to cause water vapor to rise, and when it does, it is captured by the desiccant dehumidifier that collects and expels water vapor as droplets of water. After drying, the area was thoroughly wiped down and disinfected by hand. Our location offers building services, and we were able to suggest and offer the necessary repairs to the fascia board to stop this issue from reoccurring the next time it rained.

Call SERVPRO of Southeast Tucson / Sahuarita / Green Valley at (520) 648-7360 at the first sign of flood damage. The faster remediation begins on a water loss; the more favorable the outcome can be.

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We Work Quickly To Restore Your Tuscon Home After Fire Damage

4/11/2019 (Permalink)

Fire Damage We Work Quickly To Restore Your Tuscon Home After Fire Damage We are available 24/7 to restore your smoke damaged home. Our certified professionals have the necessary equipment, expertise and experience.

Fix Smoke and Fire Damage in Your Tucson Home Through Fire Restoration

A fire can start in your house at any time if the conditions are right. Extinguishing the flames of a small fire is easy if you have fire emergency equipment. However, after extinguishing the fire, you must deal with the fire damage. Some of the problems that occur after fire-related scenarios include blackened surfaces, smoke odors, and soot-covered items. 

Taking steps to fix fire damage in your Tucson home quickly is essential. This can prevent respiratory ailments that smoke and soot may cause. Appliances may malfunction if soot damages their internal systems. Antiques can become dirty or permanently damaged. It is therefore critical to remove smoke and soot from your home promptly. However, without the right restoration techniques, it is almost impossible to eliminate the particles, and foul odor left behind. It is therefore advisable to hire a company that offers fire damage restoration services like SERVPRO.

Here at SERVPRO, we restore smoke-damaged materials to bring them back to the preloss condition. We carefully inspect the infected areas to locate smoke residues. Various types of smoke residues may exist in the same loss environment. Our technicians determine the kind of smoke residues present and choose the appropriate cleaning method. We also consider the type of surface to select the proper cleaning products and techniques. Since smoke residues usually bond with the surfaces they contact, our technicians use wet and dry cleaning procedures to release and carry way the residue particles from the affected areas. We then dispose of the cleaning waste and debris appropriately.

We have sophisticated fire damage restoration equipment that cleans and eliminates smoke, soot and prevents other fire-related damages from occurring. We can use hydroxyl generators to neutralize airborne particulates. Hydroxyl machines are effective at removing different kinds of odors. The overall simplicity of hydroxyl technology creates flexibility for our restorers. We also use ULV Foggers to tackle smoke odors. These machines atomize liquid deodorizing agents, producing a fine mist that penetrates areas where odor-causing residues build up.

If you have experienced a fire in your home, contacting SERVPRO of Southeast Tucson / Sahuarita / Green Valley is the best course of action. We can clean up your property and remove the smoke odors or soot quickly. Call us 24/7 at (520) 648-7360 for fire restoration services. We’re Faster to Any Size Disaster.

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You Need To Call Us After Your Home In Tucson Experiences A Water Damage Disaster

4/6/2019 (Permalink)

Water Damage You Need To Call Us After Your Home In Tucson Experiences A Water Damage Disaster You can reach us at (520) 648-7360 any time.

Steps That Lead To A Positive Outcome During Water Cleanup In Tucson

Although water is the primary agent used in almost every cleanup activity, an unwanted spill can cause a myriad of problems. In many cases, it pools around the property, so fast extraction solves the problem. However, if it leaves wet contents or building materials, other problems like staining and even mold development can occur. Mold starts growing within 24-48 hours after the spill. We offer professional restoration services that ensure you take the right restoration steps.

Fast response is one of the crucial steps during water cleanup in Tucson. Although the spill happens fast, it takes some time for the water to seep through slightly porous materials such as wood. Similarly, it takes time for the water to dissolves dyes in porous materials, so responding fast can help forestall problems such as staining, warping, and rot. Our SERVPRO technicians use fast extraction equipment such as truck-mounted water extractors. We also have portable water extractors, which increase the convenience of reaching different areas within the property.

Water leaves property dirty by transferring debris such as dust from one area to another or dissolving dyes from non-colorfast fabrics. It also causes rust in metallic items. Proper cleanup of affected areas is necessary to restore the property to its preloss state. Our SERVPRO technicians use power washers, steam cleaning equipment, and multi-surface scrubbers and other equipment to clean your property. We also utilize professional cleaning agents including powders, sprays, granules, and liquids to clean up any soiling left by the spill “Like it never even happened.”

Proper water cleanup also involves drying any unnecessary moisture from the property. After extracting water from the spill and the cleaning efforts, our SERVPRO technicians take steps to dry the property. We use different equipment to monitor moisture levels. Thermal cameras help us establish whether there is wetness in concealed areas. We also have moisture meters, which help us establish the actual moisture levels present in different materials. Our specialists then use dehumidifiers and air movers to dry the property to normal levels.

For an adequately executed cleanup exercise after water damage, call SERVPRO of Southeast Tucson / Sahuarita / Green Valley to assist. You can reach us at (520) 648-7360 any time. We’re Faster to Any Size Disaster.

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We Handle Restoration Jobs Of All Sizes In Sahuarita

3/26/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO We Handle Restoration Jobs Of All Sizes In Sahuarita A leak developed in the bathroom of this home and we arrived quickly and offered drying services.

My Sahuarita Home Has a Puddle in the Kitchen

Imagine coming back from a long vacation and walking into your home only to step into a giant puddle of water that seems to begin in your kitchen. Upon a closer look, you discover a leak in your kitchen sink that has been dripping for as long as you have been away. Your floors are now saturated with water and seem to be bubbling up, and the carpet in the room next door is also soaked. Minor as this water damage seems, it is best to call a professional team to help you restore your home and treat your floor and carpet to avoid further damage.

If your home in Sahuarita is the victim of water damage, SERVPRO is here to help. Even though we can handle overwhelming flood damage, we also excel at addressing the damage caused by smaller events. As tempted as you may be to tackle the issue yourself, our training and field experience prepare us to address the immediate needs and anticipate any complications that may arise in the future.

One of the most concerning aspects of any water event is the proliferation of mold. Whenever standing water is left unattended, bacteria and mold find a suitable breeding ground and begin to infest your home. For the most part, you do not detect mold until it is widespread, which is why our SERVPRO team and the technology available to us is so important. By utilizing moisture sensors, hygrometers and other monitoring devices we can prevent mold from growing by taking preemptive measures before its proliferation.

When you engage our SERVPRO crew to help you, we make sure to extract all water and dry all surfaces and belongings. If there is a need for further repairs, we coordinate with you to leave the area ready for contractors to arrive and complete the job. Our goal is to minimize the disruption to your life and your wallet at all times.

Do not let small water damage derail your day. Call SERVPRO of Southeast Tucson / Sahuarita / Green Valley at (520) 648-7360 and let us work with you to leave your home "Like it never even happened."

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How Fire Suppression Systems Can Cause Water Damage in Sahuarita

3/19/2019 (Permalink)

Commercial How Fire Suppression Systems Can Cause Water Damage in Sahuarita Fire suppression systems can save your business from a fire, but they also leave a lot of water which needs professional removal.

Commercial Water Removal Techs in Sahuarita Talk About Sprinkler System Problems

Among the many problems that can take place inside your Sahuarita taco shop include issues with excessive moisture. There are many ways that water can leak inside your restaurant and force you to conduct extensive commercial water removal. For one, all restaurants have several water sources which mean there are plenty of pipes that have the potential of bursting. Severe weather can also break structural components and cause moisture to enter your dining room. Other situations that can cause you to have to call in a professional commercial water removal company such as SERVPRO include problems associated with workplace accidents.  

Anyone who owns a restaurant knows that mistakes do happen and at times they can become costly to your company. For example, if one of your large prep sinks inside your kitchen overflows due to it being unattended your manager could find themselves in a situation where they have to call in a professional commercial water removal team in Sahuarita like SERVPRO. Employee-related issues are quite common in the workplace and account for several insurance claims every year. Most businesses try to focus on proper employee training to help prevent problems that cost the company and insurance carriers much money. However, accidents happen and sometimes your taco shop is the victim, and all you can do is reach out for help from the professionals.  

One rather common mistake is accidentally starting a grease fire inside your kitchen. Most industrial kitchens come equipped with advanced sprinkler fire suppression systems that are designed to spray several gallons of water onto a fire in a short period. Most of the sensors on the systems take excessive heat to activate, but once they go off, they can fill up your entire kitchen with standing water.  

Any cause of excessive moisture that enters a structure can potentially get many objects inside your place of business wet. Wet furniture and mildew-like odors can put a damper on business and therefore needs remediating right away. If you ever have an accident inside your taco shop, call SERVPRO of Southeast Tucson / Sahuarita / Green Valley at (520) 648-7360 24 hours a day.

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Homeowners in Green Valley Trust the Storm Mitigation Treatments of SERVPRO

3/11/2019 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Homeowners in Green Valley Trust the Storm Mitigation Treatments of SERVPRO Green Valley, Flash Flooding, and Yeah for SERVPRO!

Efficient Extraction for Flooded Green Valley Homes

Natural disasters can strike with little warning to Green Valley homes and can be especially problematic to those in the lowest lying areas throughout this region. Flooding can occur from many sources from torrential rainfall causing flash flooding through prolonged weather events that cause creeks and streams to rise and pour into neighboring properties. Our team has a fast response to these situations to help mitigate your loss and work to offer a quick turnaround on restoration to get you back in your home.

One of the ways that our team can assure efficiency and effectiveness when restoring flood damage to Green Valley homes is through the use of industry-leading equipment. It has always been the policy of our SERVPRO team to provide the best tools for production to ensure that our customers have a minimal interruption to their lives as we work to restore damage to their properties. With floods, many areas of your home can become affected simultaneously, so having advanced tools and equipment can be critical to preventing further damage. We even help you with your flood insurance claim, if you have one.

When our team first arrives at your home, we set up our equipment to immediately begin extracting pooling water throughout exposed regions of your property. We have many levels of extraction equipment from our extractor trucks that can arrive with our Green Fleet of service vehicles to portable sump pumps and wet-vacs with extraction wands for smaller and less accessible areas of your damaged home.

The choice for what your home needs depends on the severity of the water damage and what can clear the area most efficiently to allow for the debris removal and drying efforts that have to follow. In many cases with heavier damages, our truck-mounted and gas-powered extraction machines can offer fast removal at a rate of up to 300 psi. Special consideration is given to Black Water circumstances to ensure that professional grade disinfecting is carried out during the water removal and as an end step once the structure is dried. Customer safety is our number one concern and goal.

Effective cleaning and restoration of flood damages to your home begin with fast and efficient extraction tools. Our SERVPRO of Southeast Tucson / Sahuarita / Green Valley rapid response team can showcase the full measure of our industry-leading equipment by calling (520) 648-7360. We're Faster To Any Size Disaster.

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Our Team Has The Right Treatments To Remove Smoke In Vail

3/7/2019 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Our Team Has The Right Treatments To Remove Smoke In Vail Our team of certified technicians are available 24/7 to handle smoke damage in your home. Give us a call so we can help you restore your home.

Thorough Smoke Odor Removal is Critical for Any Fire Damage Restoration in Vail

Smoke odors can persist for years after other signs of fire damage in a Vail home have disappeared, serving as a constant reminder of what happened in the past. Sometimes, long-term residents with smoking habits can create even more pungent and permanent smoke odors in the house. Whatever the source of the problem, you probably need some help handling these smells in your home, unless you have access to and training with heavy odor-neutralizing equipment such as thermal fogging machines. SERVPRO technicians use these machines and much more to bring inexpensive and well-rounded smoke odor removal services to your home.

Handling Any Problem 

One of the most significant reasons that removal of smoke odors can be the most challenging aspect of fire damage restoration in Vail is that different types of smoke require different treatments to remove from a home. As the smoke residues change in chemical composition, burn temperature, moisture content, and any of several other factors, the steps we must take to neutralize them change dramatically, sometimes requiring a complete changing of our routine odor neutralizing chemicals. We keep an extensive inventory of smoke treatment solutions and machines on hand so that we can bring the exact type of treatment necessary for your home.

Permanent Solutions

While some commercial cleaning and air freshening products claim to be able to mask smoke odors easily, these products often fail to address the underlying issue and require regular re-application permanently. The chemicals used by SERVPRO contain industrial neutralizing and masking agents that work in tandem to permanently eliminate odors in your home without any return visits or additional maintenance.

Completely Neutral Smell

Some smoke neutralizing regimens leave other smells in the home, such as bitter or unnatural chemical smells or cheap floral scents. Our odor eliminating solutions are carefully selected for their completely neutral smells that can both remove any signs of smoke in the building and leave the home open to whatever scents you want to put in it.

SERVPRO of Southeast Tucson / Sahuarita / Green Valley brings industrial-quality smoke and fire damage treatments to local homes at affordable prices. Call us at (520) 648-7360 for our 24/7 services.

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Some Warning Signs of Water Damage and Possible Mold in Vail

2/24/2019 (Permalink)

Water Damage Some Warning Signs of Water Damage and Possible Mold in Vail Toilets are a necessity in a home. Unfortunately, they can also be the cause of water damage. Call SERVPRO immediately for water removal services.

Toilet Flooding Requires Fast Water Removal for Vail Homes

For all of the convenience that toilets provide your Vail residence, they are not without their likelihood of degradation and failure under the right conditions. Homeowners here need to ensure that they inspect their plumbing and fixtures for signs of wear before the situation gets too bad to avoid widespread water loss. For toilets, this requires a homeowner to assess the lifespan of supply lines to the tank and also to determine that components inside that tank still can maintain appropriate water levels and do not allow overflows to occur.

Often homeowners do not understand the severity of the condition of these fixtures in their home until disaster strikes, and they need water removal services in Vail. Our SERVPRO professionals in the rapid response team can arrive at your damaged home quickly to help prevent the spread of this flowing water throughout your home. We have extraction equipment and drying tools that can help to ensure that moisture in the bathroom gets removed, even from underneath flooring tile and behind drywall.

Water removal is a vital service that you should entrust to professional restoration technicians like ours. Without adequate removal and drying, you could leave your home vulnerable to structural weaknesses and secondary effects like mold and mildew growth. With exposure to pooling water, elements like your drywall and vanity can begin to become saturated, warp, and distort over a brief period.

Our SERVPRO technicians bring in portable sump pumps and extraction wands to remove excess water from the flooring in your bathroom quickly. If water has reached outside of the room, we can also bring in weighted extractors to pull moisture up from carpeted areas. The sooner that we can get the excess water out of the exposed areas, the faster that our team can set up efficient drying equipment to protect saturated materials from requiring removal and replacement.

You cannot predict when fixtures like your toilet might break a supply line or overflow the tank. What you can count on, is the fast response and quality results you can get from our SERVPRO of Southeast Tucson / Sahuarita / Green Valley team. Give us a call anytime at (520) 648-7360.

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