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Why is SERVPRO the restoration company you can rely on?

12/25/2020 (Permalink)

Are you searching for a professional restoration company that you can rely on? Then you need to learn about SERVPRO. This is a company that you as business or property owner can rely on for restoration help. There are a few reasons you can always rely on SERVPRO of Huntington Beach South.  It is a good idea for you to learn these reasons, so that you understand why so many people turn to SERVPRO for help when they need it. Here are the main reasons.

1.  Diversity- We restore damage from a few different types of problems – SERVPRO of Huntington Beach South can help your business after it has sustained damage from water, fire and mold damage.

These are damages that can occur in any person's home or business. So knowing who to call if they happen to you is very important, and now you do know who to call if these damages ever happen to you.

2. Time - Cleaning up any of the above mentioned damages can be time consuming. Most people don't have the time required to do restoration correctly, but SERVPRO of Huntington Beach South does have the time.  We are available 24/7 to help with any emergency.

SERVPRO of Huntington Beach South does this for a living and keeps the necessary certifications up to date, which means we will take all the time that is needed to ensure that the damage is repaired properly.

3. Equipment - Cleaning up any damages from water, fire or mold is going to require the right equipment. The professionals already have all of the right equipment to get the restoration job completed for you quickly.

If you tried to do this job yourself, you would have to buy or rent the equipment, and that can become very expensive. You will save quite a bit of money by hiring the professionals.

4. Experience and knowledge - Cleaning up damage from water, mold or fire also requires experience and knowledge in order to do the restoration correctly. Majority of people don't have the first clue about how to handle any type of restoration, but the professionals already have the experience and the knowledge they need.

SERVPRO of Huntington Beach South can have the damage cleaned up and your home or business restored in a short amount of time. That is a benefit for you because you can put this bad experience behind you.

SERVPRO of Huntington Beach South is definitely a professional restoration company that you can trust and rely on to cleanup any damage you have in your business that is caused by fire, water or mold. So be smart, and when you notice any damage, call us for help right away. You will be glad you did once the damage is gone, and you can resume a normal life.

Summary: Are you searching for a professional restoration company that you can rely on? Then you need to learn about SERVPRO of Huntington Beach South. This is a company that anyone can rely on for restoration help. There are a few reasons you can always rely on this company. 

Problems that can occur when proper mitigation is not performed.

12/25/2020 (Permalink)

Floods happen in a lot of areas around the world, and you never know when the water from the flood is going to affect you and your business. Everyone hopes this doesn't happen to them, but unfortunately it does. When you have water in your home or business from a flood you need to hire professionals to handle flood service in Huntington Beach for you.

When you don't hire professionals to handle this issue for you there are problems that can happen that most people don't know about. It is smart for you to learn what these problems are now so that you can understand how important it is to hire the professionals right away.

Below are the most common problems that can happen.

One: Water can be left behind - Anyone can clean up water that you can see, but not everyone knows or thinks about water getting into areas where you can't see. The professionals do know this, and they will look in all areas to ensure that the water is gone.

For example, water can seep into cracks in the walls or under the flooring. Any water that is not cleaned up will cause another problem to happen.

Two: Mold can grow - This is another problem that no one wants to happen in their home or business, but if there is water left behind after a flood that wasn't cleaned up then this will become a problem for you.

The professionals will clean up all the water, even in areas where it can't be seen before they leave your home. That will stop this second problem from happening to you.

Three: Structural damage to your business - This can become a major problem, and an expensive one. Water can cause the structure of your home or business to deteriorate, and that can cause the structure to become weak and unsafe.

By hiring the professionals from the beginning of the water problem you can prevent this problem. They will get the water cleaned up right away from all areas so that your home or business is safe to live or be in again.

You can clearly see that hiring the professionals for flood service in Huntington Beach is definitely the smart step to take because they have the knowledge, experience, time and equipment needed to stop all of these problems from happening to you. Just be smart and call in the professionals from the first sign of water damage to your home or business from a flood so that you can have peace of mind knowing that the problem isn't going to become a bigger problem for you later on.

Summary: Floods happen in a lot of areas around the world, and you never know when the water from the flood is going to affect you and your home or business. Everyone hopes this doesn't happen to them, but unfortunately it does. When you have water in your home or business from a flood you need to hire professionals to handle flood service in Huntington Beach for you. 

How to Get Help When your commercial Property is Flooding?

6/23/2020 (Permalink)

Water Damage drying equipment staged Commercial Water Damage Events Present Unique Challenges, however we can help!

Water damage can strike your commercial property at any time. Flooding emergencies don’t wait for regular business hours and neither do we. Regardless if the damage occurs from a major storm event or a broken water line, SERVPRO of Huntington Beach South provides emergency restoration services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 365 days a year! 

The first step that you need to take is get pictures of the property and contact your insurance company. You need to let them know about the damage so that they can help you get the damages covered Financially. 

The second step you need to take is make a phone call to get help from the professionals. That is where we SERVPRO of Huntington Beach South falls into place. We as the professionals will help you with the restoration process for your commercial property.

The third step to take is to remove the belongings from the property that have not been damaged. This will prevent them from being damaged when the professionals are doing their job. Then once the professionals get there, you can let them do their job without fear that more damage will occur to those belongings.

Restoring Your Huntington Beach Commercial Property After A Water Damage Event

6/18/2020 (Permalink)

Our Van at a local Orange County Restaurant. Commercial Water Damage Events Present Unique Challenges

Flooding and water damage events at Huntington Beach commercial properties are often complex with numerous issues that require a knowledgeable and flexible response. Whether we’re dealing with a relatively small water cleanup scenario or a large scale event, we work quickly to assess each unique situation and isolate the damaged area. In many instances, normal operations can continue in a temporary space while we restore your facility.

Restoring Commercial Properties Presents Unique Challenges

Our professionals are trained to be mindful of legal and environmental concerns and strive to fully restore the damaged area while working within your budgetary constraints. We understand that every hour spent cleaning up is an hour of lost revenue and productivity. So when an emergency situation arises in your business, give us a call and we’ll be there fast with the help you need.

About SERVPRO of Huntington Beach South

SERVPRO of Huntington Beach specializes in the cleanup and restoration of commercial and residential property after a water damage event. Our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration. From initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regular IICRC-industry certification, rest assured our staff is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property.

Meet Our Crew

Certifications

  • AMRT - Applied Microbial Remediation Technician
  • ASD - Applied Structural Drying Technician
  • CDS - Commercial Drying Specialist
  • ECTP - Employee Certification Training Program
  • FSRT - Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration Technician
  • HST - Health and safety Technician
  • IICRC Certified Firm
  • OSHA - 10-hour General and/or Construction Industry Training Program
  • RRRP - Lead-Based Paint Activities and Renovation
  • WRT - Water Damage Restoration Technician

Our Highly Trained Restoration Specialists can restore your Building.

6/12/2020 (Permalink)

IICRC We are an IICRC Certified Firm

SERVPRO of Huntington Beach South is an IICRC firm. The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) creates the standards for the restoration industry and provides training and certification to restoration companies. IICRC Certified Firms have the right to display the IICRC Certified Logo.

IICRC Certified Firms must

• Present accurate information to consumers and conduct business with honesty and integrity.

• Require a technician on all jobs who has been formally trained and passed all required tests.

• Require a continuing education program to keep technicians up-to-date on the latest changes in the industry.

• Maintain liability insurance to protect all parties in the event of an accident.

• Maintain a written complaint policy and agree to Better Business Bureau or similar arbitration to resolve disputes, and accept the conclusions and recommendations of arbitration.

The IICRC Develops The Standards For The Restoration Industry

The IICRC has been the driving force in establishing the main industry standards and reference guides for professional carpet cleaning, water damage restoration and mold remediation. These IICRC standards take years to develop and require the coordination of experts in the field: manufacturers, industry organizations, insurance professionals, training schools, contractors, and public health professionals.

Every five years, the standards are reviewed and updated. The water damage restoration field changes rapidly with advancements in technology and science, and therefore the standards must evolve to keep pace.

Certifications

  • AMRT - Applied Microbial Remediation Technician
  • ASD - Applied Structural Drying Technician
  • CDS - Commercial Drying Specialist
  • ECTP - Employee Certification Training Program
  • FSRT - Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration Technician
  • HST - Health and safety Technician
  • IICRC Certified Firm
  • OSHA - 10-hour General and/or Construction Industry Training Program
  • RRRP - Lead-Based Paint Activities and Renovation
  • WRT - Water Damage Restoration Technician

Safe Use of Buildings During Mold Removal

6/12/2020 (Permalink)

Turn off Fans Turn off HVAC system, so spores don't spread into other areas of the property

Mold is a common concern for many property owners and in many cases has become so familiar that people don't take appropriate steps to remediate the situation. Unfortunately, there are some reasons to make mold removal a top concern:

  • The presence of mold, even unseen, can lead to unpleasant odors.
  • Mold spreads quickly and may affect entire buildings before it's found.
  • Mold damages the materials it lives on, including wood, drywall, fabrics, insulation, and even metals.

If nothing else, the sight of mold on otherwise clean walls can make your Huntington Beach CA, property look old, rundown, or unclean.

Safety and Comfort for Building Occupants
Once you've scheduled mold removal, you may wonder how to proceed as usual while mold cleanup and remediation professionals tackle the cleanup efforts. Happily, there are steps you can take to keep your employees and other building occupants comfortable. There are also protocols the professionals will take to keep mold contained.

Containment Steps You Can Take
As soon as you've noticed mold, take steps to reduce further mold growth. For example, keep your employees away from the area. Turn off fans and the HVAC system, so spores don't spread into other areas of the property. Don't touch the mold or allow others to touch it.

Professional Containment Procedures
While working, professionals may introduce containment procedures, such as hanging physical barriers or installing negative air chambers. This is often the case when professionals are handling black mold or if there are very large colonies. During the cleaning and disinfection processes, professionals may introduce the use of air filtration systems or wear personal protective equipment.

Continued Building Use During Removal
There are many steps involved in mold removal. The good news is that you can probably keep your building open and operation during the cleanup process because of containment steps. During cleanup efforts, ask professionals how to prevent future mold growth.

How to Get Help to Your Flooded Commercial Property

3/27/2019 (Permalink)

Water damage can strike your commercial property at any time. Flooding emergencies don’t wait for regular business hours and neither do we. Regardless if the damage occurs from a major storm event or a broken water line, SERVPRO of Huntington Beach South provides emergency restoration services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week-including holidays. Here are a few simple steps that you will need to follow to help you get the help that you require to put the commercial property back to the way it was before the flood.

The first step that you need to take is take pictures of the property and contact your insurance company. You need to let them know about the damage so that they can help you get the damages covered as far as payment goes.

The way that they are going to help you with this is by helping you pay for the restoration to be done to the commercial property. This is going to be a big help for you and will help to ensure that you are able to get the damage cleaned up and the property restored to the way it was before the flood damage happened.

The second step you need to take is make a phone call to get help from the professionals. That is where we SERVPRO of Huntington Beach South falls into place. We as the professionals will help you with the restoration process for your commercial property.

SERVPRO will clean up the commercial property and restore the property so that you won’t even be able to tell that there was damage in the first place. It is smart to hire the professionals for a few different reasons. First, the professionals have the equipment and the cleaning products to make sure the entire property is cleaned up properly and that it is sanitized well.

Second, we have the knowledge and experience to make sure that all the damage is cleaned up and removed before they leave. Most people think of the damage that can only be seen, but when dealing with floods, the water can get into many areas of the property where you won’t be able to see it such as, under the floorboards, behind the walls, and many other places.

Third, the clean up and restoration is a timely process.  We at SERVPRO of Huntington Beach South will be able to get it all cleaned up and restored in a timely manner, so you and your family can move forward.

The third step to take is to remove the belongings from the property that have not been damaged. This will prevent them from being damaged when the professionals are doing their job. Then once the professionals get there, you can let them do their job without fear that more damage will occur to those belongings.

Now that you know how to get flood service in Huntington Beach, you can make these steps happen, so you can put this tragedy behind you where it should be. Make these steps happen now so you can get your commercial property restored to what is was before the damage, so you won’t even be able to tell there was a flood at all.