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How SERVPRO Restores Your Water Damaged Frederick Factory

7/8/2019 (Permalink)

Commercial How SERVPRO Restores Your Water Damaged Frederick Factory You can trust the SERVPRO Brand to restore your water damaged factory.

Restoring Normalcy After Commercial Water Damage in Your Frederick Factory

A water spill can quickly derail the routines you have established in your factory. Apart from the deterioration of materials exposed to the water, it also creates various hazards in the work areas, including elevating the risk of accidents. Fast extraction can help minimize the damage levels and restore normal operations. You can achieve the intended results faster when you enlist the help of a professional.

The incident that leads to commercial water damage in your Frederick factory might not be significant, but the open layout that characterizes most factories creates ideal conditions for water to spread. Unlike small premises where the water would form deeper pools easier to extract from one location, in an open space, the water spreads thinly requiring considerable movement during extraction. Our SERVPRO water restoration technicians use equipment such as ride-on high volume extractors, which are best suited for such tasks.

In the chemical-filled environment, spilled water can dissolve and spread chemicals or other substances creating safety issues your employees. Exposure to such dangerous materials is risky, so having the right protective equipment is essential when cleaning the affected areas. Our SERVPRO team takes safety seriously, so we have the equipment to prevent exposure through skin contact, inhalation, or otherwise. Among the PPE, Personal Protective Equipment, we have in our production trucks include:

Chemical Resistant Gloves

Splash Goggles


Full-Body suits

Rubber Boots

Excess moisture in a factory can interfere with the production processes or the general comfort of the workers. Restoring normal humidity levels is therefore essential for optimized production. After extracting standing water, our SERVPRO crews take steps to dry any excess moisture. We run high-speed air movers to increase the evaporation rate then use LGR dehumidifiers, or giant desiccant dehumidifiers to extract moisture from the air. To reduce uncertainty, we make calculations and set a drying goal, ensuring that you know approximately when your facility can be fully operable.

When there is a water loss incident in your Mt Airy, Brunswick or Middletown factory, call SERVPRO of Frederick County to help. You can reach us at (301) 662-1747 any time. We’re Faster To Any Size Disaster.

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Our Flood Damage Specialists Can Save Your Frederick Home

6/29/2019 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Our Flood Damage Specialists Can Save Your Frederick Home We have technicians available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week, year-round to assist you through even the worst situations.

Highly Trained Flood Damage Specialists In Frederick

Having a flood in your home can be a traumatic experience; it is hardly something you should deal with alone. Everything you work so hard to obtain through the years can be affected, leaving you wondering what to do next. However, homeowners in Frederick have access to highly trained professionals that can help return their property to normal.

As a homeowner, you can protect yourself from flood damage in the Frederick area by contacting our local office. We have technicians who have received the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC), Specialization Training, and our Employee Certification Training Program (ECTP). Our technicians train thoroughly to provide you with the quality restoration services you expect.

We learn lessons about the principles of flood damage restoration, flood damage safety, and how to address specific problems that often arise on the job. SERVPRO technicians learn about humidity, condensation, evaporation, and permeance. Our ECTP teaches us the effects water has on various surfaces, how airflow and temperature can drastically affect drying time, and which methods work best given a variety of situations.

You want to know if SERVPRO technicians are qualified to perform flood damage restoration in your home and we want to answer any questions you may have. We live, eat, and sleep restoration; it is in our blood. Our entire restoration staff is here to ensure that you have help during emergency environmental situations and that you can rely on to provide cleaning and restoration services when you need us the most.

At SERVPRO, we teach our technicians why it is so vital to treat water and flood damage incidents with such urgency and care, not just how to perform a service. People like you are at the core of what we do, and we make sure that you know what needs to happen to make informed decisions about your property.

Call our staff at SERVPRO of Frederick County for additional information about our services or to schedule your homes initial inspection, today. We have technicians available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week, year-round to assist you through even the worst situations. Call us at (301) 662-1747.

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In Frederick County, SERVPRO Provides Polite, Professional Service for Trauma Scene Restorations

6/25/2019 (Permalink)

Commercial In Frederick County, SERVPRO Provides Polite, Professional Service for Trauma Scene Restorations SERVPRO Techs with Personal Protective Equipment Can Restore Trauma Scene Incidents in Frederick Commercial Stores

Efficient Cleanup for a Trauma Incident at a Frederick County Grocery Store

Traumas like what our team recently dealt with in a Frederick County food store happen without warning. With no way to prepare for these often stressful and overwhelming circumstances, business owners depend on the expertise and the skills of our professional cleaning technicians to address every potential concern in an efficient restorative approach. With an entire area of the store that must get cleaned, disinfected, and recovered, you need experience. We have a team with both training and continued education to know safe practices for pathogenic threats, viral risks, and other detrimental circumstances.

When our SERVPRO professionals were called one evening to this Frederick biohazard trauma scene caused by a personal tragedy at a grocery store, we knew how vital a fast response would be. The upset owner hoped to have the store back open again the following day, and that would require each phase of recovery to be completed, including the thorough cleaning, deodorization, and disinfection. Through the energetic efforts of our entire team, we were able to achieve this goal, and the grocery store did open again the following day “Like it never even happened.”

With trauma recovery, every moment counts. Staining and worse situations can arise from allowing bodily fluid to remain on surfaces for prolonged periods. The American Bio Recovery Association (ABRA) provides guidelines and certifications. We utilized the inventory of our OSHA-approved cleaning and disinfection agents, which can restore surfaces and exposed materials without requiring demolition and replacement. These same products helped to ensure that we could meet the deadline of our client.

As this was still an active investigation supervised by the police, our SERVPRO technicians also had to work alongside these first responders to meet specific safety guidelines and strict protocols to ensure we did not impede this investigation happening adjacent to our recovery efforts.

We know that when contending with traumas, it is difficult to think of anything other than your employees, your customers, and your building. We understand the need for subtlety and compassion during the cleanup service. Let our SERVPRO of Frederick County biohazard restoration specialists help you shoulder some of this weight, as we did with this grocery store, with our fast response and expertise. We can help by calling (301) 662-1747.

Get the 411 About SERVPRO's Fire Damage Restoration Services!

6/21/2019 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Get the 411 About SERVPRO's Fire Damage Restoration Services! You can count on our SERVPRO team to make your house feel like a home again after a fire.

Fire Damage in Mount Airy Homes Calls for Fire Restoration Cleaning Services

Data from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) shows that structure fire is reported every sixty-five seconds. A home fire is traumatizing, and can also threaten the sense of security of your family. When you experience such an incident, you need help from a fire restoration service.

Apart from ruining structures, the heat, flames, and smoke from a fire can also affect items like bedding, electronic equipment, clothing, and furniture, and they require specialized cleaning and restoration. Quick action after fire damage in your Mount Airy home can prevent secondary destruction. SERVPRO understands how structures and contents react to fire, heat, and smoke and the steps that should be taken to reduce damage for homeowners. We can clean the affected structures and contents and work toward protecting your house from additional damage.

Fire damage causes corrosion that can limit the success rate of remediation if you do not deal with it quickly. Decontamination should take priority within the stabilization phase of fire to mitigate further damage to walls, floors, ceilings, and other areas where smoke and soot could settle.

Our fire restoration cleaning process involves cleaning a fire-damaged building to its preloss condition. Our restorers remove smoke residues from the interior and exterior surfaces of a home. Since the residues often emit bad odors, we deodorize homes using enzyme digesters or disinfectants and sanitizers. Enzyme digesters work on protein or organic materials, breaking down molecules into odorless substances like water, carbon dioxide, and water-soluble by-products. Disinfectants and sanitizers kill odor-causing organisms like fungi and bacteria.

Fires at times ruin structures badly, necessitating their complete replacement. We can remove and dispose of the structural items that are charred by flames or blistered by the heat. Our SERVPRO crew also examines a building to determine which structures can be restored and which ones cannot. We also estimate the odds of restoring questionable items. Furthermore, we identify which conditions likely existed before the fire occurred for the customer and the insurance company. It is not a must to address pre-existing conditions as part of the fire restoration process, but we recognize and document them.

When a fire has ruined your home and its contents, contact SERVPRO of Frederick County at (301) 662-1747 for restoration cleaning services. We are ready to help with a rapid response 24/7/365.

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The Ultimate Guide to Water Damage Remediation in Frederick

6/8/2019 (Permalink)

Water Damage The Ultimate Guide to Water Damage Remediation in Frederick Water damage can leave remnants if not dealt with properly. Contact the professionals at SERVPRO today for help.

Professional Help Addresses Several Issues after Water Damage in Frederick

Whether a plumbing line fails or any other incident happens, spilling water in unwanted areas of your Frederick home, you have to take several steps to restore the property to preloss state. The apparent steps are extracting standing water and cleaning soiled areas. However, the process may require additional steps, and seeking assistance from a professional restorer can help you tackle them with ease.

The level of water damage in Frederick homes may extend beyond what the eye can see depending on the amount of water spilled and the period it sits before removal starts. The point of origin also matters because spills in upper floors can spread damage to lower floors. If left unaddressed, such damage can lead to mold infestation or even structural issues because moisture leads to rot and other forms of deterioration. Our SERVPRO technicians use different moisture detection equipment such as us moisture meters to inspect affected areas. We also have FLIR thermal cameras to check for wetness below the surface.

Apart from affecting the structure, the water that spills can soil contents within the house. The most affected are usually upholstery items and fabrics such as drapes. Such contents may require specialized cleaning approaches to remove the soils and prevent other problems such as dyes running and water spots. Our SERVPRO teams receive training and IICRC, Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification, certification in various fields equipping them with the necessary cleaning skills. We also have specialized cleaning equipment such as upholstery cleaning machines wash and rinse, which simplify cleaning heavily soiled items.

Proper extraction of water remnants and drying of excess moisture from the affected areas should help complete restoring the property to preloss state. The process requires the combination of skills and advanced equipment to run smoothly. Our SERVPRO technicians use dry-wet vacs and other portable water extractors to remove water from different surfaces. We might also create drying chambers using plastic sheets or drill vent holes for better control of the drying process.

If facing water loss in Mt Airy, Brunswick or Middletown call SERVPRO of Frederick County to help you mitigate the damages. You can reach us at (301) 662-1747 any time. We're Faster To Any Size Disaster.

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Your First Call After A Flood Causes Damage To Your Frederick Home Should Be To Our Crew Of Experts!

5/30/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO Your First Call After A Flood Causes Damage To Your Frederick Home Should Be To Our Crew Of Experts! Call us at (301) 662-1747 to schedule an assessment and get the project moving.

Got Frederick Flood Damage? Why SERVPRO Should Be Your First Call!

No one dealing with the fear and frustration of a flooded Frederick home needs to interview and select different contractors every step of the way. What you need is a full-service company that handles everything from damage assessment through water removal and drying to repair and replacement of structural components. Our understanding of how important it is to take a recovery job from start to finish is why we include professional rebuilding services.

Flood damage in Frederick creates a wet mess in your home, putting both the structure and the contents at risk of permanent harm if remediation delays. Our Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC)-trained technicians arrive in fully stocked service vehicles, ready to get to work after our project manager lays out a plan. A fast response, skilled workers, and state-of-the-art equipment explain why we deliver superior results.

One of the challenges faced during flood damage remediation is locating the paths of migrating water. The standing water visible to the eye is rarely the whole flooding story as water absorbs into building materials and flows along or sinks into cracks and crevices. The nearly inevitable spread of moisture into cavities is why SERVPRO invests in sensitive moisture detecting technology. Our crews use meters to collect data to help determine drying goals and thermal imaging to detect caches of water trapped behind walls, under floors, and above ceilings.

To reach and release the hidden water, we often choose controlled demolition like flood cuts or drilled holes. This strategy allows our technicians access to the water for pumping or extraction. Faster and more efficient drying is another reason why SERVPRO removes wall sections, punches holes in ceilings, and loosens flooring.

The improved access comes at a cost. After the water exits and the moisture drys customers’ homes need repairs and replacement of materials. Ensuring that the contaminated flood waters are eliminated is worth the need for reconstruction as progressive damage halts and complications like mold damage never occur. Clear benefits are a dry and sanitized home, even in unseen nooks and crannies. Our rebuilding crews are why SERVPRO can bring the professional effort full circle, making the chaos of a flood “Like it never even happened.”

The convenience of experienced rebuilding crews is why SERVPRO of Frederick County is known as the one-stop shop for thorough restoration after flooding. Call us at (301) 662-1747 to schedule an assessment and get the project moving.

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Our Certified Technicians Are Prepared To Restore Your Frederick Landmarks After A Water Damage Disaster

5/20/2019 (Permalink)

Commercial Our Certified Technicians Are Prepared To Restore Your Frederick Landmarks After A Water Damage Disaster We have the necessary equipment for any water damage big or small. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so call us anytime.

Comprehensive Water Damage Restoration a Must for Frederick Historic Structures

The city and county of Frederick reach out to residents and visitors many opportunities to experience the rich and robust history of our area. Museums, battlegrounds, and historical markers and buildings lend a lens to the past. If any of these venues suffer a water crisis, the loss affects a portal into the past and limits the lessons learned. Our team of expert water mitigation technicians pledges to restore these special properties “Like it never even happened.”

Old plumbing, severe weather, human error, and unfortunate decisions like pranks or vandalism can all cause water damage to Frederick landmarks. Fast, professional mitigation of water loss is an essential first step. We also offer full restoration services, permitting our commercial customers to streamline the process, relying on one experienced company to take a water loss from chaos to wholly rebuilt.

SERVPRO’s technicians are uniquely qualified to manage damage to local attractions. The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) is our go-to for employee training. The industry standards developed and taught by the IICRC ensure that our crews always deliver high-quality outcomes based on industry best practices.

Commercial water damage restoration begins with efficient water removal and extraction. SERVPRO invests in state-of-the-art commercial-grade equipment for fast results. We pump out standing water more than two inches deep using gas-powered, submersible units. Wanded water extractors allow us to reach tight corners and use a vacuum-like motion to pull significant amounts of moisture out of saturated building materials.

Our technicians use sophisticated water metering and thermal imaging equipment to locate caches of water that migrated behind, over, and under structural components. SERVPRO uses strategies such as flood cuts, drilled holes, and top-down extraction to release the trapped water. We remove lingering moisture from hardwood floors and building cavities with negative air pressure systems that suction the water out, even from several layers of building materials.

Rebuilding experts on SERVPRO crews address the controlled demolition done to access water and improve structural drying results. We install drywall, repair trim, hang new ceilings, and more to return the historic premises to preloss condition.

SERVPRO of Frederick County is a one-stop remediation and restoration contractor for commercial properties in our area. Contact us at (301) 662-1747 to turn back the pages on water damage.

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What Everyone Must Know About Flood Damage in Frederick

5/18/2019 (Permalink)

Storm Damage  What Everyone Must Know About Flood Damage in Frederick Flood damage can cause serious structural damage if not checked. Contact SERVPRO today for all remediation needs.

SERVPRO is Ready with a Comprehensive Solution for Flash Flood Damage in Frederick

When heavy rains fall in northern Maryland, anticipate flash flooding in Frederick. The storms might be predicted, but the level of damage your home eventually experiences is difficult to anticipate. Be ready for all aspects of torrential rainstorms and the flooding that follows by partnering with our dynamic team of experienced managers and highly-qualified technicians.

You cannot miss a beat when your residence in Frederick suffers from flood damage. The force of the water pouring in and its destructive properties all contribute to the risk of severe and permanent damage to the lower levels of your house. Engaging our services as soon as the unfortunate path of the water into your basement, foundation, or crawl space is clear is one way to ensure a successful outcome.

Expect the SERVPRO team to arrive ready to assess the scenario rapidly, confident that we can devise a plan covering everything from water removal and drying to controlled demolition and rebuilding of structures as needed. We are proud to offer a one-stop-shop of comprehensive services to streamline your flood damage recovery journey.

Our crews prepare to do their best on your job with training from the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC). We bring the restoration industry’s best practices and successful strategies to every work site. We manage water removal after the fluid is categorized. Typically flooding is considered black or category 3 water, highly contaminated and in need of containment and appropriate disposal according to local rules. The SERVPRO team takes care of this as a matter of course.

To release all the water infiltrating your lower levels, we might choose to make flood cuts. Several inches above floor level and the flooding marks we cut out the wall to allow access to trapped moisture and permit better airflow during the structural drying that follows. SERVPRO’s commercial grade air movers and heaters accelerate the natural drying process, causing the moisture absorbed into structures to vaporize in the drier air. Dehumidifiers condense or absorb the airborne moisture for removal.

Our rebuilding crew addresses the flood cuts and other structural damage as soon as we reach the drying goals established by baseline moisture metering. SERVPRO truly makes it “Like it never even happened.” with the addition of these project completion services.

SERVPRO of Frederick County has you covered from assessment up to the last touch-ups on your newly rebuilt walls, ceilings, and more. Call (301) 662-1747 when the rains overstep their bounds.

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SERVPRO Provides Frederick Property Owners with Premier Fire Loss Mitigation

4/24/2019 (Permalink)

Fire Damage SERVPRO Provides Frederick Property Owners with Premier Fire Loss Mitigation Frederick Fire Damaged Homeowners Often Rely on SERVPRO for Cleanup and Restoration; We're Faster To Any Size Disaster

Carpet Cleaning After a Fire in Your Frederick Home

Even without a disaster, the carpets of your Frederick home can be magnets for dust, dirt, debris, dander, and other potential contaminants. While you work to keep up with these threats and hazards with regular vacuuming and cleaning of trafficked areas of your property, when situations like fires occur, this magnetism for soil can severely compromise the look and feel of your carpeted floors. Effects like soot and smoke residue can directly affect these areas of your home.

With a growing roster of IICRC-Certified cleaning technicians capable of handling the often traumatic and widespread effects of fire damage in your Frederick residence, we can approach every disaster with experience and confidence. We understand the risks of improperly cleaning soot and smoke residues, so our rapid response team arrives with the specialized equipment capable of carefully extracting this sediment and the high-strength cleaning agents, some specially formulated, to restore the look and function of your carpeting.

As soot removal is one of the priorities to restore damaged carpets after a fire, our SERVPRO team arrive with our premier carpet cleaning equipment to implement both dry cleaning and hot water extraction approaches depending on the severity of the situation. Not only can this practice help to remove soot/smoke particulates that could lead to staining of the fibers, but it can also help to thoroughly deep clean the carpets as well from other potential soiling, sediment, and buildup that could exist at the base of the fibers. We may be able to turn a bad situation into a much better one with cleaner carpets than before the fire.

Another concern for restoring damaged carpets after a fire is the smoke smell and foul odors that can get trapped through the material. Our SERVPRO team can utilize UV and thermal fogging machines to neutralize these foul odors on contact. These same machines can also address foul scents from the fire present in open environments, fabrics, and other materials throughout the house.

We attempt to offer the most efficient and thorough solutions to address every fire consequence that could threaten your property. With our expertise in the restoration industry and our growing inventory of recovery and mitigation equipment, our SERVPRO of Frederick County can make fire loss incidents “Like it never even happened.” Give us a call today at (301) 662-1747.

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Aquarium Overflow

4/12/2019 (Permalink)

Water Damage Aquarium Overflow Set a timer when adding water to your tank!

Aquariums can be peaceful, beautiful and a focal point of a room; however, overflow or leaking can cause major damage to your home or office. We recently cleaned water damage from a 180 gallon salt water tank the homeowner was adding water to  with a hose and forgot.  Small leaks can also cause damage and mold around the tank.  IF you plan to vacation for a long period (even if you have automatic feeders), it's a good idea to have someone check on your tank periodically to ensure there is no water damage to your home.