How Professional Fire Damage Restoration Improves Your Business’s Quick Recovery Fire Damage Approved
Recover after fire damage with the help of SERVPRO
No business owner in San Antonio wants the focus for their clients or customers to be the company's ineffective recovery from a disaster. Keeping any damage from fire low key by trying to manage it in-house feels as though you retain control of both the recovery process and your brand. This benefits from this approach quickly become detriments when the challenges fire restoration derail your well-intentioned cleaning staff’s efforts. Involve our well-qualified and equipped fire damage crews to abate the effects fast and to health and restoration industry standards.
The fire damage in your San Antonio restaurant kitchen extinguished swiftly, but the damage is surprisingly pervasive. Smoke and soot are difficult to contain, especially when everyone involved concentrates on putting the fire out by any means possible. Concerns about the spread of fire residues assert after the fire department leaves. Our crews receive comprehensive training not only on basic cleaning at a fire site but also on a myriad of strategies to seek and halt migration of and remediate the non-combusted particles sent airborne during a conflagration.
Many restaurants use open layouts to connect diners to the magic occurring in the kitchen. With little blocking airflow, it is nearly impossible to stop fire residues from depositing on the tables, chairs, and flooring in your dining room. When SERVPRO’s crew arrives, we assess the extent of the fire damage apparent and plan to limit any further spread. If the majority of the damage is in the kitchen area, we can decide to set up a containment zone around the cooking area with heavy plastic sheeting and a negative pressure air scrubber system that prevents more residues from escaping into the spaces where your customers enjoy their meals. We use the walls and doors in place, but augment as needed to keep the spaces separated.
SERVPRO then matches the type of sooty residue with suitable cleaning tools and products. Kitchen fires are frequently protein based, laying down a thin but tenacious lacquer-like film that can require solvents to dislodge. We get to work in the containment chamber on the surfaces close to the fire center using techniques that minimize smearing and are appropriate for the damaged materials.
Meanwhile, in the parts of your restaurant further from the burning, we evaluate the type of soot and other residues that invaded before the establishment of the containment perimeter. SERVPRO technicians can vary the products, techniques, and tools if we encounter different types of residues. Lighter, ashy residues respond well to vacuums, dusting, and dry sponging. Stickier residues need the addition of cleaners with wetting agents and surfactants to loosen for wiping or scrubbing.
All spaces are likely to need deodorization, and SERVPRO employs cutting-edge technology to eliminate smells through chemical neutralization. Cover-ups like candles or air fresheners fail while our resources are broad and eventually remove the odors when our trained employees monitor the process, adjusting the methods until we achieve success.
Fire damage restoration is a process best left to the experts rather than learned by trial and error. SERVPRO of Alamo Heights is available at (210-822-2063) 24 hours a day, year-round to meet your disaster recovery needs.
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Plumbing Breaches Often Require Water Removal In Your Alamo Heights Home
Get fast water removal after a burst pipe with the help of SERVPRO
Among the more recent bouts of extreme weather conditions that affected Leon Valley residents, the only threat that your homes face is not exclusively coming at you from the outside. While you should work to safeguard your home from the possibility of natural disasters as much as possible, indoor plumbing can also cause the same kind of catastrophe to affect both the structural integrity and the condition of your house.
While you might think of a breach in your plumbing as little more than a simple cleanup job, it likely requires professional water removal services for Alamo Heights residence. Every homeowner cares about protecting their investment, and your home's health becomes in jeopardy from poor cleaning techniques that do not adequately address the problem.
Our SERVPRO professionals understand that in these situations, time is of the essence. The longer those high volumes of water pool throughout the affected areas of your home, the more they weaken structural elements and cause more penetrative damages.
Locating the source of the damage is also a critical step in the restoration process for our SERVPRO team. By locating the problem, we can work to get the pipes repaired and the water back on to the rest of your house to help you return to your normal life while the restoration process is underway.
Water removal itself is often an involved process. Starting with portable pumps and wet-vacs, our team works to pull up all of the immediate pooling. More confined spaces and difficult to reach points require specialized drying equipment to reach, such as our injectidry system to reach into wall cavities. Thorough drying is critical for a successful restoration job.
While there might be multiple threats that your home faces over its lifetime, you cannot always account for or prevent some of them. With your indoor plumbing, most homeowners do not realize there is a problem until they are facing the pool of water the incident created. Trust in our SERVPRO of Alamo Heights technicians to help you clean up the mess, remove the water, and get back to your regular life. You can call us anytime at (210) 822-2063
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What to Expect From Professionals Mold Remediation in San Antonio.
Removing Mold damage from your home
Mold growth looms as a potential problem for any homeowner in San Antonio. Mold spores coexist within residential settings, encompassing both outdoor and indoor environments. Although they usually pose little harm, when moisture is present, the invisible mold spores explode into invasive mold colonies. Our mold remediation services can help.
Mold damage is sometime visible in a San Antonio home, but it also announces itself with an unpleasant, musty odor. Ignoring a moldy smell is not advisable as large mold infestations can hide between walls, in attics and foundations, under flooring, and above ceilings. If you notice staining or some feathery or leathery growth, alert our remediation team. A small visible mold issue may be just the tip of a significant mold invasion.
SERVPRO mold remediation teams train to IICRC, EPA, and OSHA standards. We cannot promise to eliminate mold spores, but we can eradicate active mold colonies and take steps to inhibit further mold growth. Some individuals are sensitive to the vast quantities of mold spores generated by colony growth and the byproducts some molds shed as they multiply. Because of this, it is critical that EPA Precautions be observed during remediation.
Mold debris needs containment during remediation. SERVPRO employs a variety of strategies to keep individuals safe during mold abatement. Our employees wear personal protective equipment and shield unaffected areas of your home during the remediation process. We use physical barriers such as heavy-duty plastic sheeting to contain the debris. Negative pressure air scrubbers use filters and suction to keep the moldy particles away from people and clean areas of your home during the project.
Once the chosen containment strategies are in place our crew scrapes and sometimes blasts, using soda as a gentle abrasive, the mold off of surfaces. We bag and dispose of the moldy materials per local codes. Then the surfaces receive an EPA registered antimicrobial treatment to limit the possibility of additional mold growth.
SERVPRO® of Alamo Heights also identifies and recommends elimination of the moisture sources that fuel the mold growth. If the dampness, spills, leaks, or condensation that encouraged mold spores to multiply are not resolved, mold can return.
SERVPRO® of Alamo Heights is ready to help remediate a mold damage issue in your San Antonio home. Call us at (210) 822-2063 if you suspect mold growth and we can assess the situation and develop a plan.
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San Antonio's Trusted Cleaning Service, SERVPRO® of Alamo Heights
SERVPRO® of Alamo Heights has launched a full general cleaning division. With this added service we can service more commercial properties, such as restaurants, office spaces, etc. Our general cleaning service is deep clean of the entire property.
Here is a list of our total commercial cleaning and maintenance we offer:
- Carpet cleaning
- Upholstery cleaning
- Cleaning of Draperies
- Walls, Ceiling & Hard Surface Cleaning
- Janitorial services
- Vandalism cleaning
- Kitchen cleaning (degreasing)
Along with the general cleaning of commercial properties. We also offer our duct cleaning and HVAC cleaning for all commercial properties as well.
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SERVPRO® of Alamo Heights Tackling Your Mold Damage!
When there's a water intrusion, like a roof leak or leaking water line, mold can quickly become a problem in your home or business. Mold can cause health effects and can also cause significant damage to your property. Fortunately, SERVPRO® of Alamo Heights have the training, protective gear, and specialized equipment necessary to handle your mold problem. Although every mold damage scenario is different requiring a unique solution, the general mold remediation process stays the same.
Our clean up process begins when you call us at SERVPRO® of Alamo Heights. (210-822-2063) Your property will be carefully inspected for signs of mold using technology designed to detect mold and hidden water sources.
Depending on the level of mold damage, drywall, subfloors, and other building materials may be removed. Restoration may involve minor repairs, such as replacing drywall, painting, and installing new carpet. In some cases it may entail major repairs such as the reconstruction of various areas or rooms in your home or business.
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Hidden Moisture in San Antonio
There are many sources of water damage that can occur, that SERVPRO® of Alamo Heights professionals take care on a daily bases. Our production team is highly trained to tackle all types of water damage.
Water may enter a building by a number of routes. Water may be from either external or internal sources. The water may be relatively clean of contain some degree of contamination.
Damage from wind storms or other causes may allow rain to enter through the roof. Ice dams on sloped roofs can force water to travel under roofing material and into the building.
Poor construction methods, faulty plumbing or water pipes that freeze and burst can result in water where it was never intended to be. The water may come from lines carrying potable water, which is safe for drinking or a the source could be a backed up sewer-line. Faulty appliances or damaged water beds may also be the cause of a water loss.
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SERVPRO® of Alamo Heights Is Here To Help 24/7
According to all local weather channels, like KSAT 12 Weather, storms will be officially coming through Friday, with a 30% chance of rain for Thursday. SERVPRO® of Alamo Heights has help many people in the past who have been affected by severe storms that have came through San Antonio in the past.
In severe weather situations we pride ourselves in our response time. SERVPRO® of Alamo Heights has the ability and capability to respond to an emergency situation within one hour of the customers initial call.
If you become affected by any storm damage call the experts you can trust. We offer a free initial assessment, and working with your insurance company. Our free assessment saves customers a substantial amount of money in the long run.
Be sure to call SERVPRO® of Alamo Heights to get your free assessment we are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
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Severe Weather Advisory in San Antonio
A severe thunder storm warning has been issued for the city of San Antonio. If your home becomes impacted by the storm, SERVPRO® of Alamo Heights will be working tirelessly through the night helping anyone in need of our emergency services. Check here for Weather Channel updates on the San Antonio weather advisory. Call us 24/7, nights and weekends, 210-822-2063
Valero Open News in San Antonio, TX
SERVPRO of Alamo Heights is excited to attend the Valero Open
SERVPRO of Alamo Heights is proud to be part of the SERVPRO family. As part of the SERVPRO family, we are proud to be the official cleanup & restoration company of the PGA Tour. As many of you know, the Texas Valero Open is being held in our beautiful Alamo City of San Antonio, Texas starting today. Are you looking for more information on this wonderful event? Valero Texas Open Info
We currently have marketing reps at the event. If you are a business owner and would like to join us next year contact us.
Good luck to those who play this tournament!
While the tournament continues, we still are here for your water or fire damage remediation needs at (210) 822-2063. Our crews stand ready to help.
A Clean Home Sells Faster
Molds are found in every environment, and mold spores reproduce rapidly when moisture is present. An Institute of Medicine study found excessive dampness indoors encourages the growth of molds and other organisms, causing a public health problem. The EPA advised that the potential health concerns from molds are an important reason to prevent moisture problems leading to mold growth. It is especially important to clean up existing indoor mold growth to increase property appeal and return its value. If a property has experienced a water intrusion, SERVPRO® of Alamo Heights can inspect the damage to see whether moisture has penetrated materials or is allowing mold growth.
Prior to listing a property, should a damage event occur, timely response is the key to preventing further damage - Act within the first 24 to 48 hours of first notice of loss.
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