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What to Avoid When Your Library in Hampton is Facing Water Damage
SERVPRO IICRC certified technicians have the training and experience in all phases of commercial damage restoration.
Pack-outs Protect PCs and Literature in Your Hampton Library
Whenever water loss incidents occur in your Hampton library, you need to react quickly to protect the investment that you have made in the countless novels and publications throughout the building. With how quickly water effects can spread throughout the library, many areas can become affected over a brief period. Reaching out to professional restoration technicians can help to not only protect the structural integrity of the building but also offer effective, rapid solutions that can protect the contents of the facility as well.
Water damage in Hampton can present a hazardous condition for the contents of your library. Moisture itself can be substantially damaging to books and other literature that you might have in the building, making it pressing for the right personnel to work quickly on mitigation tactics that can protect them. Our SERVPRO professionals have a 24/7 response to water loss emergencies, arriving with the full measure of our effective extraction and drying equipment and IICRC-certified recovery team.
Water Clean Up
Once our team first arrives at your library, we must assess the spread of the damage throughout the building to begin establishing containment. We can stop the spread of water damage with the right barriers and running equipment. During this assessment, our Contents Department can begin to remove contents and publications at risk of exposure to moisture and direct saturation. We can work to get these either to a point where water damage can no longer affect them or take them to our nearby facility for focused drying and storage.
This recovery solution is also vital for electronics that you have in the computer lab portion of the building. With these public access PCs, moisture and dampness in the vicinity can penetrate and ruin internal wiring and motherboards, causing the computer to suffer irreparable damage. The pack-out procedure can help our SERVPRO team to protect these items in your library as well.
While you might have many concerns when water loss incidents occur, protecting your investment in the library with its electronics and works of literature must be a priority. Our SERVPRO of The Seacoast team can quickly protect these items from the detrimental effects of water damage. Give us a call anytime at (603) 433-4300.
Infrared Cameras Aid In Commercial Flood Damage Restoration In Portsmouth
Team SERVPRO has the certified technicians and the latest thermal detection equipment to tackle your commercial flood damage situation. Call now.
Let SERVPRO Show You the Ropes When it Comes to Your Portsmouth Commercial Flood Damage
If Mother Nature ever decides to wreak havoc on your office building in Portsmouth by sending a vicious storm your way, rainwater could get into many places inside your structure. Whenever our SERVPRO team conducts commercial flood damage mitigation procedures, we know that half the battle is finding what got wet. If water enters your office complex from the ground up, many of your building materials like your subfloor or wall studs can retain moisture.
Wet structural components can be hidden behind carpet or wall coverings. When conducting commercial flood damage mitigation in Portsmouth, our SERVPRO technicians use advanced technology and specialized tools to determine where the moisture went once it entered your office complex after the storm. We can use a wide variety of different moisture sensors and meters to detect the presence of water in drywall, wood, or carpet. However, certain areas could be wet that might be difficult to test using penetrating meters.
Especially when dealing with storm-related problems at your office building, an infrared camera can come in handy during the inspection process. Thermal imaging with these cameras can help us find where the rainwater could have gone. The camera works by showing the temperature of surfaces in different colors for hotter and colder materials.
Storms Bring Moisture
Thermal imaging can enable us to find wet materials by showing us temperature changes. When moisture contacts a surface, the temperature often changes and remains different from unaffected areas. When water evaporates from a wet surface, the temperature of the material drops. Water can also hold thermal energy longer than dry surfaces, so wet surfaces could also be warmer than other dry materials.
Unlike moisture meters, infrared cameras do not cause any destruction to your office complex because it eliminates the need to puncture holes for probes. Thermal imaging is also useful when detecting difficult areas such as high, hard to reach ceilings. Using thermography also allows our SERVPRO crew to detect moisture contents in more areas of your office in a shorter amount of time.
If your office building in Portsmouth, Hampton, or Greenland ever suffers after a severe storm, call SERVPRO of The Seacoast at (603) 433-4300. We can return your office complex to the way it was before the storm struck, "Like it never even happened."
Dealing with Damaged Inventory from a Flood Damage Situation in Exeter
SERVPRO can help with your damaged inventory after a water mishap.
Rely on SERVPRO to Mitigate Storm Damage
Inventory management is an essential task for any store that sells goods in Exeter. A proper inventory management system monitors sales, generates reports about the stock on hand, and schedules replenishment of products. A storm, sudden or not, can lead to damaged inventory due to the flood damage incurred. When this happens, you should adjust your books to reflect the shrinkage and then call a good restoration company to assess and remedy the situation.
If a storm has hit your warehouse or store, you may sustain considerable inventory destruction that can compromise your business. When this happens, SERVPRO can send a team of flood removal experts to Exeter for assessing the situation and restoring your property. We follow IICRC guidelines in every emergency, thus ensuring a smooth and efficient restoration process.
How Flood Damage Affects Inventory
Inventory loss occurs when the stock count is less than the original number that the business carries on its books. While some flood damage situations can ruin merchandise beyond repair, SERVPRO can salvage particular property most of the time. One way you can reduce damage to your inventory is by protecting your stock from flood damage beforehand. This involves conducting periodic inspections of your store and then repairing it as needed. Ask us about our ERP Program, the Emergency READY Profile Plan.
Flood damage caused by a storm is considered a casualty. SERVPRO can help you sort out the damaged items from your inventory without adjusting the value of goods sold. We can also perform tasks such as document restoration (with a freeze-drying process called lyophilization) and water damage repair, which are essential for the continuity of your business.
Our catalog includes water removal from walls, furniture, ceilings, sub-floors, ducts, and carpets. We have specialized moisture detection equipment that can come in handy in areas where standing water is not immediately visible. If the water remains unattended for too long, SERVPRO has a team of mold remediation experts who can treat the mold growth that is bound to occur.
As a long-term member of your community, SERVPRO of The Seacoast offers 24/7 commercial flood damage services and is ready to respond to your emergency anytime. Call us at (603) 433-4300.
Destination Dining Plans Saved By Speedy SERVPRO Water Removal
Facing commercial water damage? Team SERVPRO can help with water removal equipment and certified technicians to tackle the job.
Our Technicians Arrive Quickly to Tackle Drying Out Your Property After a Flooding Event
Quaint and imbued with decades of dining memories, fine restaurants housed in historic Hampton buildings are precious to their owners, the staff who work in them, and the loyal clientele who arrive for anniversaries, birthdays, and other special occasions. A significant water event can place all three groups of individuals in peril of losing a treasure. Our crews are up to the task of remediating the water.
The strain of a hundred years of freshwater flow finally breaks a vital pipe in your restaurant, pouring gallons upon gallons of water into your kitchen and food storage areas. Immediate commercial water removal in Hampton is essential to the continuation of your business, run for more than a century by your family. Our locally owned restoration company appreciates the severity of this crisis and responds as soon as possible.
You limit the damage by shutting off the water flow before we arrive to do a thorough assessment and begin the work of water removal and structural drying. Because many appliances in your kitchen are wired, power may be shut off. This is not a problem as SERVPRO’s submersible pumps and water extractors are truck mounted. Our technicians commence pumping and extraction operations while other workers take moisture measurements and use scanning technology to locate any hidden pockets of water.
Resolving the trapped water issue is crucial as if left in this warm and high-nutrient environment, mold could become a problem in as little as 48 hours. We work quickly and steadily to make water removal the primary task by minimizing the secondary damage that typically arises when water stands. SERVPRO managers also work with you, the city inspectors, and the insurance company to ensure that the restaurant is running again as soon as possible.
An intense session with industrial-sized air movers and desiccant dehumidifiers reduces the moisture in the structure to normal levels. Only stone and tile floors were affected, meaning no carpet or rug remediation was necessary. Working as a team, SERVPRO and your staff look forward to welcoming diners again for their special events and romantic dinners.
SERVPRO of The Seacoast is a committed member of our community, ready to assist with any water emergency. Call our staff at (603) 433-4300 immediately after a crisis to schedule an assessment.
How Can SERVPRO Prevent Your Portsmouth Business Becoming Overwhelmed by Mold?
Mold damage remediation is no easy task. SERVPRO uses the latest equipment and techniques for mold remediation.
Mold inspections and removal strategies provide efficient remediation for Portsmouth businesses.
Understanding your need for professional mold remediation begins with appreciating the many ways that active colonization can impact your business. While every situation is different and might require various mold removal tactics and approaches, the threats that spreading microbial organisms can cause are similar from one damaged site to the next. Obstacles we must overcome include:
- Damaged materials
- Noxious odors
- Moist conditions
- Structural vulnerabilities
How Can Mold Removal Get Started?
Removing microbial colonies and beginning mold remediation in Portsmouth businesses requires careful evaluations of the property and its condition. We actively pursue the most efficient removal tactics based on the state of hosting materials. Organic matter can become deteriorated from hosting colonies over even a brief period. Surface treatments like sanding and antimicrobial cleaning can remove superficial colonization, but controlled demolition can also be necessary for some situations.
As challenging as mold remediation needs might be for area businesses, our SERVPRO of The Seacoast team can help with fast and effective removal options. Give us a call today at (603) 433-4300.
Mold Remediation and Prevention in Commercial Buildings in Exeter is Part of a Successful Business Plan
SERVPRO professionals are trained to handle every level of mold damage, Including the odors that come with it. Call us today, we are always available.
Exeter Businesses Needing Mold Removal Services can Rely on SERVPRO.
Regardless of what your business focuses on, you probably have valuable assets and inventory to protect. When excess humidity makes its way into your Exeter storefront, you run the risk of mold spreading. Very often, mold spores proliferate quietly, leaving business owners unaware of the growing problem. Only a professionally trained crew can address the mold remediation process effectively, and time is of the essence.
Commercial clients in Exeter looking for the best mold specialists can call our mold specialists at SERVPRO. Our team applies industry best practices for mold removal and controlling any excess humidity causing its growth. Mold can cause health effects, so personal protection is crucial as our technicians carry out their job. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including eye protection, N95 masks, and chemical resistant gloves, is a must when dealing with mold.
Safety in Mold Removal Situations
The first step in keeping safe is assessing how widespread the problem is. To do this, our technicians may ask-
- How long has mold been a problem?
- Is there mold in the ventilation system?
- Has there been water damage in the space?
SERVPRO of The Seacoast, SERVPRO of Dover-Rochester, and SERVPRO of Durham are your best resource when mold is an issue. Contact us at (603) 433-4300, and let us minimize the impact of mold on your bottom line.
Portsmouth Market Square Experience
Visit Market Square in Portsmouth while the experts at SERVPRO work to remove all traces of water damage from your commercial property.
Visit Market Square in Portsmouth for a Full Day Experience
The city of Portsmouth was founded in the 1600s and developed into a significant bustling area. Market Square became a central hub for businesses located near the waterfront and emerged in the present day as a tourist magnet after being revitalized in 1977.
Tourists can spend the day visiting:
Ethnic restaurants and
Many historical buildings built during the 17th century
There is a great deal to see in Centertown; however, one of the favorites is the 30th Annual Gingerbread House Contest & Exhibition running until Dec 22. Everything must be edible except for the base. Some of the designs incorporate lights into the exhibit, which are allowed and, of course, not edible.
While visiting and viewing the Gingerbread Displays, enjoy the Market Square atmosphere. What would it have been like, living and working in the area during the 1774 revolution with Paul Revere riding to Portsmouth to warn residents that the British were coming with warships to capture the Port!
SERVPRO of The Seacoast, Dover-Rochester, Durham, provides commercial water cleanup services to Portsmouth commercial business customers and the surrounding area. Call (603) 433-4300. We are available 24/7to help with all your water cleanup needs.
Greenland, NH Residents – Don’t Miss November Craft Week
SERVPRO is looking forward to the November Craft Week!
Week’s Public Library in Greenland Presents November Craft Week Filled with Great Activities
The week of Thanksgiving, local Greenland residents can participate in a broad range of activities for November Craft Week. The Weeks Public Library is offering take-home packets with all of the items that you need to make cute fall-themed pom-pom animal crafts with the family. This is the perfect crafting project to enjoy with your family while staying home and social distancing. All of the animal craft packets with materials can be picked up at the library – simply contact the office via telephone or email in advance to schedule a pick-up time that works best for you.
- Dates: November 23rd through November 28th, 2020 (Note: the library will be closing at 2pm on November 25th and closed for Thanksgiving Day on the 26th)
- Time: Available during scheduled pick-up times
- Location: Pick-up at Weeks Public Library, 36 Post Road, Greenland, NH
Taking part in local activities and supporting our library is essential to us at SERVPRO of The Seacoast, SERVPRO of Dover-Rochester, and SERVPRO of Durham. When you run a business in the area, you may have an emergency that calls for help with flood damage. We have the services you need for your commercial space. Call us at (603) 433-4300 to have a crew deployed 24/7.
Is Mold Removal in Exeter a DIY Project?
Removing mold from your property is a difficult task without help. Contact SERVPRO 24/7 for remediation and mitigation services for your property.
Homeowners Need Trained Mold Removal Companies for Proper Remediation – Call SERVPRO to Address Suspected Mold Growth in Your Exeter Home
Bacteria, microbes, mold, mildew – these are words that no business or property owner wants to hear. However, there could be one or more areas of your Exeter building that are beginning to show signs of colonization. Whether you had a hidden leak or the inability to regulate relative humidity inside your commercial property, you need skilled technicians on the job to handle remediation. SERVPRO wants you to know that we have all of the training, specialized equipment, and protective gear to take care of your project from start to finish.
What Should I Know About Mold?
As a business or industrial space, it is vital that you know some of the inside information that mold removal companies in Exeter already understand. When you feel as though you have a mold issue at your business, you should know the following:
- There might be relatively strong, musty odors telling you that mold is colonizing under carpets or behind walls.
- The onset of mold can become much worse in as little as 48 to 72 hours.
- When mold is present, it brings with it the potential for health effects.
Should you suspect a mold outbreak in your retail store, office, warehouse, or any other commercial location, it is crucial that you:
- Keep people out of the affected areas.
- Make sure that any fans or your HVAC system remain off.
- Contact SERVPRO to send out a mold remediation team as soon as possible.
- Never attempt to disturb or clean the mold on your own.
- Never spray anything on the mold spores or blow air over the surfaces, as this can cause spreading as the spores become airborne.
When you call SERVPRO of The Seacoast, SERVPRO of Dover-Rochester, and SERVPRO of Durham, you can count on our crew to be your number one choice of mold removal companies in the area. Call (603) 433-4300, and we can dispatch a remediation crew to your property with the latest tools and EPA-registered products to begin the job.
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Can My Hotel Carpets Be Restored After a Pipe Burst?
Don't let water damage close your hotel. SERVPRO has the know-how to quickly remediate the damage.
SERVPRO Can Efficiently Remove Water from Your Exeter Hotel
Exeter is home to many hotels providing luxurious rooms to travelers and those on vacation. If water damage from burst pipes impacts your hotel carpets, you need water mitigation quickly. You want as little as possible disruption to your guests coming in and out of the hotel. The last thing you want is guests writing bad reviews because of water issues.
How Do You Restore Carpeting After Water Damage?
More than just your carpets get impacted by water intrusion in your hotel. Hallways, staircases, and wooden structures such as the service desk can be damaged. Water restoration in Exeter involving carpeting begins with the right water extraction process. The proper extraction tools can remove water faster than drying alone. SERVPRO has trained water restoration technicians (WRT) who precisely know what is needed to restore your carpets.
Stationary Extraction Tools
While moving extraction tools help certain types of materials, they are not always the best thing for plush carpets. Stationary extraction methods involve using the technician's weight to apply downward pressure and push the water to the surface. The water then gets pulled through a vacuum system attached to the device. Our largest stationary units can cover 200 square inches at one time. Other extraction methods our WRT techs can use include:
- Portable or truck-mounted units
- Carpet wands
- Self-propelled extraction tools
Leaving Your Hotel "Like it never even happened."
Once the water gets extracted from your carpet and padding, the drying process begins. We use industrial-strength air movers and dehumidifiers in the correct ratio for optimum drying power. Our teams work quickly and efficiently to get the job done. You want to get back to business as soon as possible, and we want that too.
For any commercial water damage needs, SERVPRO is here with a team of trained professionals; We're Faster To Any Size Disaster. Contact SERVPRO of The Seacoast, SERVPRO of Dover – Rochester, and SERVPRO of Durham at (603) 433-4300 for expert water restoration service.
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What Should I Do Once Black Mold Has Developed Inside My Exeter Office Bathroom?
If black mold starts to develop anywhere inside your office bathroom, call SERVPRO!
For Help in Exeter From One of the Region's Best Mold Removal Companies Call SERVPRO
Slow water leaks or spills in your Exeter office's bathroom can get organic materials wet and be the cause of fungal formations. Once fungi form structures called hyphae, develop and spread in all three directions. As the fungus grows, it releases spores into the air for reproductive purposes.
How can you remove the mold from my office and keep it from spreading?
Most professional mold removal companies in Exeter, including SERVPRO, follow strict guidelines set by the Institute for Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) and the EPA when mitigating fungal contamination. The following steps can be performed by our technicians to remove the fungi and keep it from spreading to previously unaffected areas of your house:
• Containment: One of our main goals during the remediation process is to prevent mold and its spores from spreading. Once a fungus develops, it releases spores into the air that can cause further contamination if it runs into a wet organic substance. Therefore, before we begin any mitigation efforts, we can set up a containment chamber with thick plastic to trap in any particle that is present in the atmosphere.
• Sanding/Sodablasting: If black mold is already visible inside your office's bathroom, then we can remove the formations. Depending on the severity of the contamination and the surface affected, we can either sand down or soda blast off the contaminants and then seal the affected surface with a specialized sealant like Killz. Soda blasting uses baking soda to strip out and chemically neutralize fungal formations.
• Applying Antimicrobial Chemicals: Some household chemicals such as bleach can help eliminate mold itself, but the spores created are best destroyed by using a phenolic such as Sporicidin. These chemical products can get applied to all of the surfaces inside your affected office bathroom.
If black mold starts to develop anywhere inside your office bathroom, call SERVPRO of The Seacoast, SERVPRO of Dover-Rochester, and SERVPRO of Durham at (603) 433-4300 immediately.
My Exeter Hotel Has Mold. Who Can Help Me Remove it?
Make sure to contact SERVPRO at the first indication of mold damage in your hotel. We are available 24/7.
Call One of the Leading Commercial Mold Removal Companies in Exeter to Handle the Issue
Travelers typically expect a refreshing and clean hotel room to rest. What they do not expect is mold infestation. If your Exeter hotel has mold damage, you should hire a restoration company like SERVPRO to eliminate it so that your guests and employees do not experience health effects.
Why should I hire a professional mold cleanup service?
When you notice the signs of a mold infestation in your hotel, it is vital to seek assistance from commercial mold removal companies in Exeter. Although mold treatment devices and cleaners are available in hardware stores, you cannot be sure which ones are effective. Also, you do not want to expose yourself to mold. Professionals have proper training and advanced mold remediation products and equipment.
What causes mold to grow?
Mold enters a building as tiny spores that need moisture, nutrients, favorable temperatures, and oxygen to start growing, digesting, and destroying. Molds grow best in areas with lots of moisture or humidity. The bathroom is the likeliest place where mold grows in hotel rooms. Humidity and moisture from constant use allow mold to grow between the grout. Molds can grow on many surfaces, including:
- Ceiling tiles
Hotels usually rely on repeat customers and word of mouth referrals to remain in business. Mold in your hotel can lead to loss of customers because of negative reviews. Our SERVPRO team can take the right measures to eliminate the mold.
What does mold remediation involve?
Mold remediation is the process of removing or cleaning up mold from an indoor environment. When removing mold, it is vital to understand that when you disturb it, its spores can get into other areas of the building, creating new mold problems. Before we remove the mold, we can build a containment using negative pressure. We also wear the right personal protective equipment and follow the stipulations of the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) with regards to mold removal.
Our team can eliminate the mold by physically removing the affected porous materials and drying the environment effectively. We can also use disinfectants to remove some molds. Direct contact between certain molds and some disinfectants inhibits or slows mold growth.
How long does it take to remove mold?
The time it takes to remove mold depends on various factors like where the mold is growing, how much mold is present, and the materials it is growing on. Mold removal can take anywhere from one to five days.
If you need to remove mold from your hotel, call SERVPRO of The Seacoast, SERVPRO of Dover-Rochester, and SERVPRO of Durham at (603) 433-4300. Our staff is certified in mold remediation and mold removal by the IICRC.
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Prevent and Mitigate Portsmouth Water Losses with SERVPRO's ERP Emergency READY Profile Plan
SERVPRO's Emergency READY Profile Plan (ERP) Has Commercial Properties in Portsmouth Ready for Water Damaging Occurrences
Be Proactive Before Commercial Water Damage in Portsmouth
Business owners in Portsmouth plan for many contingencies. Employees call in sick or quit, equipment breaks, income ebbs and flows, suppliers fail to meet deadlines, seasonal demand disappoints, or surprises. One crucial concern under the radar until it demands attention is an unexpected water loss. Whether leaky plumbing, storm activity, or appliance malfunction drives the disaster, the future of your business depends on minimizing harm and a fast remediation.
How to Prepare for Water Emergencies
The perfect solution for commercial water damage in Portsmouth is to avoid it. Unfortunately, plumbing lines and appliances age and exteriors cannot withstand every severe storm. There are common-sense steps a business owner can take to limit the harm to structural components, contents, and operations. Here are a few ideas you and your staff can implement:
- Locate important documents off-site in secure storage or digitize
- Encase records in waterproof bins and store away from plumbing and spaces prone to flooding
- Dedicate space for inventory above flood lines and far from plumbing, windows, and doors that could admit water
- Raise equipment off the floor
- Ensure all staff know the location of the main water shutoff
- Invest in regular inspection and maintenance of water risks such as plumbing, roofs, gutters, and appliances
Partner with Us -- the Emergency READY Plan (ERP)
SERVPRO offers a unique safeguard for our commercial customers. Contact us far in advance of any water event and schedule a no-obligation assessment of your physical layout and a discussion of how you conduct business. We use this information in a couple of ways to ensure a water disaster does not destroy your life's work:
We make recommendations for adaptations you put in place now to reduce the effect of any water damage on your day-to-day routines and money-making opportunities
We outline a plan of attack in case water damage occurs, personalized for your needs and space. The plan permits our Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC)--trained managers and technicians to begin responding immediately if the worst happens.
We allow you to share additional details through the use of our mobile app, creating your Emergency READY Profile. The two documents together are a concise digital document accessible 24/7 for our crews.
SERVPRO of The Seacoast, SERVPRO of Dover-Rochester, and SERVPRO of Durham exemplify the "READY" in your ERP. Develop a collaborative answer to water or other disasters for your business with one call to (603) 433-4300.
How Winter Weather Causes Flooding in Portsmouth
Snowmelt, frozen pipes, and ice dam can cause water damage to your property. We are always on call for emergency restoration,
Winter Flooding in Your Portsmouth Bed and Breakfast
Many potential threats could always lurk during the extreme weather expected during the winter months here in Portsmouth. Biting cold snaps rarely deter travelers from stopping by your bed and breakfast as they take in the sights of New England in the winter. However, flooding in your accommodating house can lead to cancellations, bad reviews, and damaging publicity. Our SERVPRO professionals can help you to manage these emergencies quickly to reduce the spread and severity of the situation when possible.
While snowmelt alone can lead to some compromising flood damage to Portsmouth homes and businesses, there are more direct paths for substantial water losses. The more aware you are of your B&B’s potential inadequacies in areas like insulation, the better able to protect it from these debilitating disasters when conditions become ideal for permitting them.
It is always ideal to ensure that your bed and breakfast stays adequately heated for the patrons using your facilities for the evening. Inadequate insulation on the attic floor can make heating your upper rooms a challenge but also overheat the attic space, which can lead to ice damming on the roof. This phenomenon is a result of melting snow by heating the roof internally in frigid temperatures outside. This frozen dam continues to back up, damaging shingles and allowing water to flow back into the property.
The basement area of your house is often the most susceptible to freezing, and when pipes burst, it can be impossible to provide adequate service to your guests. Our SERVPRO professionals can help with fast water extraction and drying techniques, but this cannot recover damages fast enough to preserve a ruined reservation. It is important to know the condition of your pipes and how well insulated they are against cold snaps.
Water loss incidents inside of your bed and breakfast can be damaging to your reputation. We’re Faster To Any Size Disaster, so if you are already dealing with a flood loss in your house, we work to make sure that it does not affect more of your reservations moving forward. It is our business to get you back in business, and our SERVPRO of The Seacoast team can help by calling (603) 433-4300.
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Commercial Mold Damage Experts In Dover Spell Out The Four Steps To The Remediation Process
Anytime you have a slow water leak, fungi can develop.
As buildings age, it is possible that places such as your assisted living facility in Dover can develop a small water leak that can lead to worse problems over time. If any organic materials such as wooden items inside your facility get wet, you might eventually be forced to have commercial mold damage restoration conducted by a professional company such as SERVPRO. We can arrive promptly and help you mitigate your issues with fungi.
Our SERVPRO team knows that mold can cause health effects and that keeping your facility sanitary is essential. During any commercial mold damage project in Dover, we use a standard set of procedures to reduce the chances of mold spreading to previously unaffected areas during the restoration process. We conduct our work processes in ways that allow you to keep your business functioning as usual.
During every mitigation project, our SERVPRO technicians always use the same following four procedures during the remediation process.
1. Establish Containment
The first step during the remediation process is to contain the work area so that spores released during the process do not spread across your building. We can use plastic to establish containment and air scrubbers to create negative air pressure inside the contained area. The air scrubber includes a HEPA filter that traps particles like mold spores and pumps out clean air.
2. Remove Mold Contamination
Anything that contains mold must be removed so that spores coming from the fungus do not keep getting released into the air. Sometimes surface fungi can be soda blasted or sanded off. However, if items such as your facility's drywall get contaminated, then the affected items could have to be removed and replaced. Any time we take away portions of your building's drywall that got contaminated by mold, we dispose of them properly inside a sealed plastic bag.
3. Clean Dust And Settled Spores
After the contaminated materials have been removed, spores could still exist inside the dust created by work processes. To clean the soil, we can use a vacuum equipped with a HEPA filter or wipe the dust off affected surfaces.
4. Dry The Materials
Once the mold contamination and spores have been cleaned and removed, we then dry out any wet building materials so that the fungus does not form again.
Anytime you have a slow water leak, fungi can develop. To make sure your assisted living facility remains to be a healthy place to stay after a fungal problem, call SERVPRO of Dover-Rochester at (603) 743-4301 any day of the week because We’re Faster to Any Size Disaster.
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How SERVPRO Removes Water From Auto Repair Shops
Water intrusion events into an auto garage can create a hazardous situation. SERVPRO has the know how to safely remove the water.
Precautions that Help During Commercial Water Removal in Exeter Auto Repair Shops
When people bring vehicles to your auto repair shop, they expect solutions for a wide range of problems. A water loss incident can prevent you from serving clients when they are in dire need. In some cases, an incident can cause additional damages to the vehicles that they did not have when they arrived at your shop. Being cautious when handling spilled water at your Exeter auto repair shop can help deliver better results.
Controlling the Spread of Dissolved Chemicals
Caution is necessary during commercial water removal from affected Exeter Auto repair shops because the water might dissolve oils and other chemical agents used in day-to-day operations. Relying on lifting mechanisms such as water extractors and pumps is better than using mops and buckets because they limit the transfer of agents throughout the property. Spreading may not seem like a big deal, but it can prolong the cleaning process. Our SERVPRO technicians use water extractors with storage tanks to ease removal without spreading contamination.
Managing Humidity Levels
High humidity levels can be detrimental to the vehicles left at your store. It can cause different kinds of deterioration to car upholstery, including the development of mold. It can also cause rust in components with metallic parts. Once the water spills, evaporation starts, which increases relative humidity levels in your repair shop. Our SERVPRO technicians use different approaches to extract moisture from different materials restoring normal humidity levels. For instance, doing calculations helps ensure we place the right number of air movers and dehumidifiers to manage humidity.
Inspecting Hidden Areas
Once water spills, it spreads quickly throughout the affected premises. A proper inspection can help identify whether such water reaches hidden areas where it can cause long-term problems. Our SERVPRO crews use advanced equipment such as FLIR thermal cameras to identify wetness in concealed areas. We can also use advanced equipment such as injecti-dry systems to remove such hidden moisture while minimizing the demolition needed.
Managing a water loss situation in your auto repair shop can be tricky. Call SERVPRO of The Seacoast at (603) 433-4300 to help. Our combines skills and equipment ensure we handle the incident, "Like it never even happened."
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Let The Professionals Handle Commercial Flood Damage Remediation in Portsmouth
Commercial flood damage in Portsmouth should be dealt with properly. Call the professionals at SERVPRO today for help.
Clean and Contaminated Commercial Flood Damage Restoration for Portsmouth Business Owners
Out of hours property damages need immediate attention to avoid temporary closures and minimize loss of revenue. In a customer-facing service, the presence of malodors, staining, or closure can have a significant impact on your business reputation. We offer a rapid response unit for commercial property owners to call in times of emergency. Highly trained technicians can be dispatched to remove large quantities of water or contamination issues that go beyond the remit of your in-house janitorial team.
A business owner needs professional restoration for commercial flood damage in Portsmouth. These issues can be the result of a backed-up sewer point, resulting in contamination with health and safety concerns or the result of unpredictable natural weather events. Our crew chiefs have Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration certifications (IICRC) that help them to perform professional, efficient services to the local business community.
Our primary concern is the safety and integrity of your commercial property. On arrival, SERVPRO technicians can carry out a scoping procedure to test for structural integrity or potential safety hazards. Hazards could include submerged electrical wiring or waterlogged floors and ceilings, which could result in an unsound structure. These safety checks are essential to carrying out a sufficient restoration.
Where raw sewage is concerned, extra care must be taken to avoid cross-contamination. SERVPRO can set up physical barriers and quarantine certain areas to localize the issue. Wearing the correct personal protective equipment (PPE), a technician can then move in to remove contaminated materials and dispose of them in line with state and federal guidelines.
Utilizing a wide range of sanitizers, disinfectants, and other chemical agents SERVPRO can restore your place of business to its preloss condition and make it safe for both customers and staff. Generally, contaminated materials can be shoveled out, while gas pumps help to remove standing water. At the end of service, thorough deodorization can make the damage "Like it never even happened."
For assistance in clean and contaminated water emergencies, contact SERVPRO of the Seacoast at (603) 433-4300 today.
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Our Professionals Can Restore Your Exeter Apartment Building To Pre-Damage Condition After A Water Damage Incident
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Tips For Handling Commercial Water Damage In An Exeter Apartment Building
An apartment building can sustain water damage because of burst pipes. The water can ruin flooring, walls, ceilings and the possessions of your tenants. Water in an apartment building can also force multiple tenants into hotels if it pools in the adjoining apartments.
Water can also have a safety impact on the apartment building if it enters electrical fittings and a health impact if mold grows. Commercial water damage repair for your Exeter apartment building requires a knowledgeable and experienced company to be confident that your tenants are comfortable and safe. The SERVPRO team has experience with water damage restoration of any size and is ready to assist you in restoring your apartment building.
Dealing with water loss is stressful, especially when the comfort of other people depends on how you deal with it. Our technicians know that the well-being of your tenants is important to you. Some tenants may be impatient or put out of their dwelling until we can repair the damage. We can remove the water and dry your building quickly to minimize the inconvenience to you and your tenants.
Our SERVPRO technicians also know that apart from the initial structural damage from the water loss itself, it is likely for more permanent structural damage to occur if water enters the structure of the building. It can jeopardize the integrity of the foundation and materials. Cosmetic damage like yellowing may also cause stains and reduce the market value of an apartment building. We can clean up the water quickly to prevent this from happening.
We have state-of-the-art equipment like truck-mounted vacuum units and pumps that remove water efficiently. We also have dehumidification and air moving equipment that enables us to dry the affected areas thoroughly. Air movers create airflow across carpeting, pads, and furniture to speed up the evaporation of moisture. Our technicians can also use hygrometers and moisture detectors to monitor the drying process to ensure proper moisture removal in your apartment building. We can also use infrared cameras to find moisture that may not be apparent behind ceilings and walls.
When there is water damage in your apartment building, SERVPRO of The Seacoast is ready to assist you to extract the water and dry the affected units. Contact us today at (603) 433-4300 for restoration services.
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SERVPRO Will Rescue Important Files When Water Damage Strikes in Exeter
Confidential paper work destroyed by water damage.
Quick Extraction to Save The Contents of Your Exeter Clinic
With a medical facility servicing the Exeter residents, you have many obligations to the patients and the staff to protect their information and records if disaster strikes. While many of the modern facilities have upgraded to using a digital format for record-keeping, most clinics and medical buildings predate this change and have a storage area with many hard copies of patient records and other sensitive data. When a water loss incident occurs somewhere in the facility, these stored items might be a top priority to protect and remove from harm’s way as efficiently as possible.
What you need in this situation is a professional restoration team that can offer fast water extraction for your Exeter facility, but also can remove these sensitive documents from the area to protect them from the present water damage. If they have already become affected by the water loss incident, our SERVPRO professionals have strategies and equipment to safely dry these documents to return them to your building once the restoration has completed.
Ideally, our SERVPRO professionals would strive to reach the emergency in your building promptly enough to remove these stored records from the area before the water damage could affect them. Our experienced technicians can take these boxes to a nearby facility for storage and safekeeping until the moisture and dampness throughout the property have gotten eliminated and it is safe to return them without the threat of effects like mold growth occurring.
When the documents and records have gotten affected by water damage, we have strategies that can help to preserve the information and the physical copy of the document itself. Freeze drying equipment flash dries these documents inside of a vacuum, which can protect the ink on the pages and keep them from smearing or becoming illegible.
While you cannot always prevent unforeseen circumstances like water loss incidents, protecting the sensitive information of your patients is a critical endeavor. Our SERVPRO of The Seacoast team can respond quickly to your emergency with the tools and experience to help. Give us a call at (603) 433-4300.
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Our Experts Can Help You Restore Your Flood Damaged Furniture In Hampton
We can extract the water, clean the dirt, dry the structure, and perform necessary repairs.
Commercial Restoration Services In Hampton To Salvage Your Furniture
Commercial flood damage restoration services are meant to help a business to return to its normal operations after the disaster. To get your business to pre-damage condition, you need to act quickly and minimize further damage, get the dirt removed from the building and have the damaged areas repaired. We are going to look at how we can help you restore the furniture of your Hampton business after the unfortunate water event.
When our SERVPRO technicians arrive at your Hampton business to perform commercial flood damage restoration, we have to find out if the property is safe to re-enter. We also have to evaluate the damage and record everything since your insurance provider may need a report before making any compensation. When restoring your furniture, we must inspect to find out what is restorable and what is unrestorable. Sometimes, it is not the water that causes all the damage; excess humidity can also cause some degree of destruction.
Where possible, we can move the furniture to a dry location to enhance the drying process. If the furniture cannot be moved because of its weight or any reason, we place a wood block or aluminum foil under the legs. By doing that, we prevent contact with the wet carpets. If upholstered furniture was wholly submerged in the water, its fabric coverings may form favorable conditions for mold growth and become hard to salvage. They can be saved if it was a slight flood, so, we separate colored items from the upholstery fabrics to limit chances of color bleeding.
Our SERVPRO technicians hose off the dirt and mud from furniture before drying can take place. Drying the wooden items under the direct sun is not a good idea since wood is likely to warp. To speed up the drying process, we can disassemble drawers, doors, and back panels. In case they are stuck, we wait for the wood to dry and shrink before taking them off.
Call SERVPRO of The Seacoast when you need to return your business to its normal operations after facing any size disaster. We can extract the water, clean the dirt, dry the structure, and perform necessary repairs. To get an immediate response from an industry leader, call (603) 433-4300.
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A Leaky Roof Could Cause Water Damage To Your Hampton Pub
Water damage is never something that is attractive to business.
A Leaky Roof Could Cause Water Damage
Water damage is never something that is attractive to business. When the stagnant water has caused an unsightly stain on your ceiling, and even dripped through onto customers, your reputation is bound to be impacted. To avoid losing customers, and to reduce the chances of further property damage, it is wise to contact a professional for help as soon as you can.
The quicker that capable technicians can respond to the water damage inside of your Hampton pub, the more likely a successful restoration can occur. Ignoring the problem could lead to mold damage in the structure of the attic space above your pub. Continuing to ignore the problem could lead to rot and potential violations of municipal safety codes. Addressing the problem swiftly can save you further expenses in the long run and improve the reputation of your business.
When you reach out to SERVPRO, our technicians always go the extra mile to arrive at your business as soon as possible. Our experts aim to work around your schedule and keep out of sight and mind. If you would prefer our technicians to work through the night, we can do so. We always strive to be as unobtrusive as possible to your business and foot traffic.
To handle the water damage inside of your pub, our technicians can remove the stained paneling from your ceiling. We can set up advanced technology designed to improve airflow through your attic space, such as ventilation fans, dehumidifiers, and air movers. Using all of these specialized tools in conjunction creates an environment that fosters evaporation. Drawing out the water can bring the moisture levels of your pub back down to an acceptable amount and prevent further damage from occurring.
Furthermore, here at SERVPRO, we strive to be as helpful as possible and can put you in contact with a contractor who can fix the leaky patch of your roof.
If your business suffers water damage, never wait to contact help. Get in touch with SERVPRO of The Seacoast by dialing (603) 433-4300. It doesn't matter the time or day; our experts are available to help you.
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Any Commercial Water Damage Jobsite in Hampton Could Contain Structural Hazards
Your construction company office needs to be hazard free for you to be able to safely meet with potential and current clients. Call SERVPRO.
SERVPRO Technicians Arrive on the Damage Scene Quickly to Help Prevent Any Secondary Damages From Forming
Having your construction company's office located on the first floor of a multi-level office complex in the center of Hampton has its advantages and potential risks. The advantages include easy access to the ground level making it easier to move large items in and out. One major setback to being on the bottom floor has to do with the law of gravity. Any problems that take place on floors above you can potentially negatively affect your office as well. If a water leak takes place on any of the floors above your level, the moisture will be pulled down the building by gravity. When water pours into your office from above, several problems can take place.
Any time excessive moisture gets into a structure, it can create various safety hazards to exist inside the building. The first step in dealing with every commercial water damage job in Hampton is to inspect the area for the presence of safety hazards. For example, water coming from the ceiling can cause light fixtures to fill up and short out. Water conducts electricity, so if electrical wiring or light fixtures get wet, it can be dangerous.
Despite the electrical hazards, water can also cause structural components to fall apart and create risks. When certain materials get saturated, they lose their structural integrity. Materials that make up your ceiling such as drywall can break and fall creating safety hazards for your employees. Wet drywall can also fall into gas pipes and create a leak. If any of these conditions exist inside your place of business, we block off the area to foot traffic.
If the water coming from offices above yours collects on top of your drywall ceiling, our SERVPRO technicians drill drain holes into the material to let the moisture leak out, hopefully preventing saturation. However, other problems resulting from water that make your structure dangerous are not mitigated as easily. Moisture can cause particle board subfloors to weaken creating falling hazards. Broken glass and other debris created by the water leaking and coming downstairs can also present hazards for our SERVPRO team and your employees.
Before beginning any work, our SERVPRO professionals repair any hazards or block off the area until the problem gets fixed. We strive to ensure the safety of your workplace throughout the entire restoration process. If you ever see safety hazards inside your office after a water leak, call SERVPRO of The Sea Coast at (603) 433-4300 any time.
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Expert Restoration Of Retail Water Damage In Historic Hampton
The team at SERVPRO is ready to roll to your water damaged building.
When water damage affects your business, call SERVPRO for restoration
Nearly four hundred years after the township’s charter, Hampton remains a vibrant community and beachside destination. Local retailers, restaurants, lodging, and other enterprises depend on both local and visitor traffic daily. Downtime connected to water loss affects business sustainability. Working with an established restoration company eases concerns about permanent damage to the property and business relationships.
Our town is a one-of-a-kind, as is your business situated in a historical Hampton building. Water damage is a challenge wherever it strikes, but when the structural components and contents of affected premises carry the weight of more than a century of tradition everyone stands to lose. Our highly-qualified technicians employ up-to-date methods, equipment, and products to ensure continuity in the community as we restore your business investment.
The water damage in a commercial building can have an immediate cause like broken plumbing, and then reveal longer-term issues found when SERVPRO project managers complete an in-depth assessment. We begin removing water with pumps or industrial-strength wand extractors. As those tasks get underway, our team takes moisture readings of structural elements and scans for hidden recesses that contain water. The data noted helps us determine drying goals and also helps locates spaces where we need to release the water and expose the dampness behind walls, under floors, or above ceilings.
Once the now visible water exits your business's spaces, SERVPRO stages air movers, heaters, and dehumidifiers to regulate moisture. Our crew members use their combines experience and knowledge of typical moisture levels of a broad range of building materials and contents to guide the progress. A balance of temperature, ambient humidity, and air movement comes together to normalize any excess moisture found in your business. We revisit decisions about the spacing and operation intensity of the drying equipment and make our best effort to contain our work so that your business can remain open for commerce or customer services to some degree during restoration.
If the current crisis and vestiges of past water damage remain even partially unresolved, you risk progressive deterioration of supporting structures, fixtures, and decor. Unabated water harm also threatens your commercial property with the possibility of microbial growth, including dry rot of the heirloom floors and woodwork that lend such charm to your retail or other space.
The team at SERVPRO of The Seacoast has years of experience in dealing with water damage in a business setting -- both current and the footprints of former unmitigated water issues. To improve the chance of a successful outcome, contact us at (603) 433-4300 immediately upon discovery of water losses.
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Keep Your Schedule With Water Damage Restoration Services For Your Exeter Venue
Our experienced technicians have gotten uniquely trained to handle all manner of water damages that could affect your property.
Water Damage Restoration Services
Venues and event centers are prevalent all throughout Exeter and its surrounding areas, primarily because people always want a dedicated location to host large parties, events and celebrations. As an owner of a business like this, your primary focus is keeping the facilities in top form for the next rental group that happens to get scheduled. An unexpected water emergency could significantly derail your profits and your reputation if you are not handling it promptly and professionally.
The trouble with running an event venue is that you cannot always account for the activities or the responsibility level of those who rent your space. This risk is one that is typical of every owner of a business like this, but one fundamental mistake could leave your Exeter venue with substantial water damage. If you have hopes of preventing last-minute cancelations of your scheduled parties and events, you need to react to the problem quickly and with the professional assistance of SERVPRO.
Our experienced technicians have gotten uniquely trained to handle all manner of water damages that could affect your property, from the latest equipment to make the process more efficient to the current strategies that work best in the restoration world. Our restoration process begins with an inspection of the entire affected area to better familiarize the team, and you the business owner, with what has to happen to remedy the damages.
In many cases, drying is the most crucial component to restoring water damages, and our SERVPRO professionals can accomplish this step in a few different ways. Typically, the drying occurs with combined use of air movers and dehumidification equipment, though specialized tools like our drying mats for flooring or injectidry system for inside walls could also get implemented in this process.
Running a venue in the area is only successful when you can continue to meet the needs of the client base you have without compromise. This fact requires you to seek professional restoration, like what our experienced technicians at SERVPRO of The Seacoast provide, for any water damages you face. If you are looking at effects from a recent water emergency on your property, give us a call today at (603) 433-4300.
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Your Portsmouth Office Isn't Free From Water Damage Risks
Fire sprinklers are essential to an office environment but they can flood properties if there is a break or malfunction. Contact SERVPRO immediately.
Professional Technicians at SERVPRO Respond Quickly to Your Commercial Water Damage Emergency
While office buildings in Portsmouth lack many water damage risk factors common to other local businesses, many different disasters can still befall even the most prepared companies. Between restroom overflows and malfunctions, pipe leaks and ruptures, sprinkler malfunctions, and other possible problems, your office may be more likely than you think to incur water damage at some point in the future. Here are a few of the most common and severe problems we see in offices locally and nationwide.
Even if your building is equipped with high-quality restroom fixtures, they can still malfunction and cause substantial commercial water damage to your office in Portsmouth. Plumbing issues primarily result from ill-maintained fixtures and water lines, but can sometimes occur in perfectly functional and maintained objects, as well. If a restroom disaster seems like too much for your staff to handle, call us quickly to prevent additional damage to the area.
Water Line Ruptures
While water lines rarely rupture without good cause, when they do encounter problems, it can be an enormous problem for your office if such a rupture should happen. Water lines are often highly pressurized, and even a small break can quickly inundate an area in water and cause moderate flooding. If you believe that a water line or main has incurred damage in your office building, contact SERVPRO immediately so that we can handle the issue with expert care.
While fire safety sprinklers can be an essential defense against fire damage, they also have the potential to cause water damage throughout the structure. Worse still are sprinkler malfunctions, which can trigger when an object comes into contact with the sprinkler or another malfunction occurs. Try to get the sprinklers shut off as quickly as possible if it is a false alarm, and be sure to call us in as soon as possible so that we can start removing moisture before additional damage can result.
SERVPRO of The Seacoast is ready around the clock to respond to your company's call for help. Contact us at (603) 433-4300 for our expert, low-cost and high-quality services.
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Commercial Flood Damage Cleanup In Your Hampton Bookstore
Heavy rains in Hampton can wreak havoc on your Hampton bookstore.
Commercial Flood Damage Cleanup
Heavy rains in Hampton can wreak havoc on your Hampton bookstore. Not only do water and books not mix, but floodwaters getting into your structure can cause damage to the building itself and cause you to have to shut your doors for a time while you clean up. You cannot always avoid these things from happening, but you can at least prepare for such a disaster by storing things such as important documents in sealable plastic bins up and away from the floor.
If you experience commercial flood damage inside your Hampton business, you need the assistance of professionals with the cleanup and repairs. SERVPRO are the ones you should call. Our crews disinfect, clean and dry out your building using the latest in technology and tools. Training, high-powered equipment, and experience make us the company to trust with your valuable merchandise and the integrity of your building.
We use truck-mounted pumps to extract any standing water, and place fans and dehumidifiers to dry your property quickly to prevent additional damage like mold growth. Moisture meters are also used to keep track of the moisture content in your structure to ensure that we get the levels back down to normal. After all the moisture is removed, we can start any restoration of merchandise, plus demolition, and reconstruction of your building if it is needed.
Dehumidifiers, heat, and fans are used in the drying process and get all the moisture out of your structure. We monitor these devices daily and move them around to ensure the fastest drying time. The combination of air and heat movement helps us get any moisture out of the walls and floors as well. Our dehumidifiers remove the moisture from your building.
SERVPRO of the Seacoast work efficiently and quickly so that you can open the doors of your bookstore again and not lose much business in Exeter, Greenland, or Portsmouth. We understand that a disaster like this is very stressful, so we work to relieve that stress as much as possible when you call us at (603) 433-4300.
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