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Lafayette Commercial Enterprises Rely on SERVPRO for a Safe Restoration after a Biohazardous Incident

7/8/2019 (Permalink)

Commercial Lafayette Commercial Enterprises Rely on SERVPRO for a Safe Restoration after a Biohazardous Incident Biohazards Contaminating Your Lafayette Commercial Property? Call SERVPRO for Abatement

Addressing Sewage Backup in Your Lafayette Office Building

Bio-threats can present unique dangers to employees and management of your Lafayette office building. Situations like sewage backup can happen without warning when the system becomes compromised, and in extreme cases can siphon volumes of raw sewage from the main lines into the building. With many facilities like yours open 24 hours a day to offer a stable response and dedicated customer service to your patrons and clients, a biohazardous threat can quickly compromise your availability.

As much as your custodial and management staff can do, biohazard cleanup in Lafayette office buildings should proceed with trained and qualified professionals like our SERVPRO team. We have extensive experience in all facets of bio-threats and can address the situation safely and efficiently. We know how important it is to get the facility running at full capacity again, and so our technicians can work around the clock and isolate the affected area so that your business can continue to function when possible.

Sewage immediately puts those exposed at risk for substantial health conditions, and bacteria exist everywhere in an exposed environment. Our professionals have full body personal protective equipment (PPE) that can keep them safe throughout the mitigation portions of this process. We can begin with extraction and drying before we assess all of the exposed materials and contents that must get removed and replaced.

We have environmentally friendly cleaning and disinfection agents that can work to make remaining elements and fixtures safe to use again. Odors are another primary concern of our biohazard team, including the bacterial content that could still exist in this environment. We utilize advanced filtering machines like our air scrubbers and hydroxyl generators to contend with both the odors and particulates circulating in the air.

We know that your business can lose money and even customers being unavailable for too long, so our SERVPRO of Lafayette / Louisville team works to establish physical barriers between the affected areas and work zones to allow your business to continue operating despite the restoration happening. Give our professionals a call at (303) 604-6607 to make any biohazard “Like it never even happened.”

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Call Us If Your Boulder Attic Experiences A Flood Damage Incident

7/2/2019 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Call Us If Your Boulder Attic Experiences A Flood Damage Incident Give our experts a call anytime at (303) 604-6607.

Drying Flood-Damaged Attic Spaces In Boulder Homes

After the often harsh winters that Boulder residents can expect, including substantial snowfall that weighs heavily on the limitations of roofs, it is often not until springtime where the worst of these conditions become apparent. When the structural integrity of a roof becomes compromised, vulnerabilities can exist where water penetration can occur. While this might start as small leaks that persist over months, this constant moisture and dampness can eventually allow for full structural failure without the appropriate corrective measures taken.

The real concern of attic flood damage in Boulder homes begins with how uninformed many homeowners are about the status of this space. Considering that many properties do not have these regions finished with drywall and other conventional materials to make it a livable area, the attic can go unnoticed and uninspected for months on end. This disregard can allow problems to worsen continually.

When vulnerabilities become full-on structural breaches, severe weather systems can allow for both runoff and direct rainfall to penetrate easily into the property until the right temporary repairs get installed. With much of these situations exceeding the expertise of the average homeowner, it is vital to secure the services of reputable and certified professional restorers like our SERVPRO team right away.

There are ways that homeowners can help before our SERVPRO professionals arrive with our mitigation and recovery equipment, however. While it can be challenging to access the damaged attic space to remove any stored items you might have up there, you can work to remove the contents of other areas in the path of this floodwater. By getting furniture and your personal belongings to a safe space in the house, you can help to reduce overall restoration and recovery costs when our team arrives a short time later.

Modestly skilled DIY enthusiasts easily overcome many circumstances after a disaster, but overcoming widespread flood effects often requires the expertise and equipment of our SERVPRO of Lafayette / Louisville certified water restoration specialists. Give our experts a call anytime at (303) 604-6607.

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We Put The Flames Of Worry Out In Louisville After A Fire Damage Disaster

6/19/2019 (Permalink)

Fire Damage We Put The Flames Of Worry Out In Louisville After A Fire Damage Disaster The fire started in the kitchen and quickly damaged structural materials. When allowed to enter the home, we initiated a demolition.

How Your Kitchen Can Be The Source Of Fire Damage In Your Louisville Home

Louisville kitchens are often the location of many household fires. They are stuffed with electronics, heating equipment, and flammable substances, creating a recipe for disaster. All it takes to start a fire is for you to forget to fully turn off a stove when heading out for the night, and you may return to find your kitchen engulfed in flames. However, the difficulty of dealing with fire does not end after the fires have been extinguished.

Fire normally scorches and destroys both furniture and structural components in your home, and it can leave behind residues that can be difficult to scrub out. Attempting to mitigate fire damage to your Louisville property on your own can be both frustrating and counterproductive, so it is recommended that you get in touch with professional from SERVPRO to do the job for you. Our fire and smoke damage technicians (FST) can arrive at your home within hours of you reporting your emergency, and we can get to work removing fire debris from your kitchen.

Kitchen stove gas fires often burn short and hot, and the resulting residues on your cooking surfaces tend to be powdery as a result. Fortunately, the more powder-like that fire residue is, the easier it is to remove. Typically, SERVPRO tech crews can clean up these types of residue with just some scrubbing and the application of a cleaning agent.

However, if you have experienced a slow burning fire, then the resulting fire damage can become stickier. To remove these sticky residues, our techs must use more aggressive scrubbing and stronger cleaning agents. To avoid unintentional damages as a result of the more intense cleaning, we can evaluate each surface before the cleaning process begins.

There are still plenty of things to worry about after the flames in your kitchen are extinguished. Fortunately, SERVPRO of Lafayette / Louisville has the tools and the qualified professionals to deal with the aftermath of a fire, so give us a call at (303) 604-6607.

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Louisville Homes, Water Loss, Clean Up and Drying, What to Do? SERVPRO Has the Answers--Just Call Us for Help

6/3/2019 (Permalink)

Water Damage Louisville Homes, Water Loss, Clean Up and Drying, What to Do? SERVPRO Has the Answers--Just Call Us for Help SERVPRO Removes Water, Dries Out Your Louisville Home, "Like it never even happened."

What Takes Up Our Time for Louisville Water Cleanup Projects

Most large-scale water cleanup projects take days or possibly even weeks to completely dry out and restore the effects of damage. When water poses enough of a problem to bring in a professional damage mitigation company like SERVPRO, it has likely already led to several consequences that may extend the amount of time we need to restore your home to the way it was before the disaster, "Like it never even happened."

Thorough Drying
When we provide professional water cleanup services for homes in Louisville, we take extra care to make sure that the environment gets dried out thoroughly, including in hard-to-reach places and deeper layers of home materials. To achieve complete dryness of the area, we need to use several high-tech industrial solutions such as powerful air movers and dehumidifiers that pick up water droplets around the home and collect them into portable storage containers. These machines can dry an area of your home out down to the deepest layers of its walls and floors, but may, depending on the severity of the damage, take several days or longer to complete their work.

Professional sanitization may not be required for all water cleanup projects we conduct, but some circumstances may call for widespread use of sanitizing machines and chemicals before fungal or bacterial colonies can pose a health hazard. We use high-powered sanitizing chemical agents as well as waterless UV ray projectors to leave the affected parts of your home safe and free from potentially harmful microbes.

Again, not all water damages produce significant odors in a home, but some situations may require the use of SERVPRO's specialized deodorizing fogging devices. These tools create thick fogs of odor-eliminating chemicals that leave your home with a completely neutral smell. These treatments can also eliminate other types of household odors, such as smoke smells and the scent of mold.

SERVPRO of Lafayette / Louisville stays ready on a 24/7 basis to respond to your call for help with water damages and flooding in your home. Contact us at (303) 604-6607.

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Water Damage Remediation Can Go Smoothly in Your Louisville Residence

5/30/2019 (Permalink)

Water Damage Water Damage Remediation Can Go Smoothly in Your Louisville Residence Don't try and tackle water damage remediation alone. Contact SERVPRO today for remediation assistance.

Environment Mitigation after Water Damage in Louisville Homes

Assessing the full damage to your Louisville, CO home after a water loss incident occurs is critical to fully understand the depth of the situation. Our team has sophisticated moisture readers and detection tools capable of helping to determine all damaged areas of your property, how damaged these areas are, and what has caused these effects if the source of the loss incident is not immediately clear. Environmental mitigation practices can help to keep effects within affected areas of your house from getting too overly damaged and help the restoration work to come to be less costly and time-consuming.

Addressing all of the potential effects of water damage in your Louisville, CO property begins with a full and accurate assessment of these damages. Without these inspections of the house, saturation can go unnoticed, resulting in secondary effects like mold growth occurring or structural degradation. More specifically, moisture and dampness throughout this affected environment must get dried up to prevent worsening conditions for your home.

Among the first things that our SERVPRO professionals must do when we arrive at your property is to assess the spread of moisture and dampness fully. Often homeowners are not fully aware of the cause of the water damage, which makes this inspection and assessment with our sophisticated moisture readers and thermal cameras ideal for identifying the cause of damage. We can utilize controlled demolition techniques to avoid excessive drywall removal once the source of the water loss incident gets discovered.

To mitigate effects to the environment, drying techniques are necessary, including our high-velocity air movers, dehumidifiers, and other specialized equipment. We can also work to reduce the presence of mold spores in the area by running purification units like air scrubbers or hydroxyl generators with HEPA filters.

We understand the value of a fast response when water loss incidents occur, especially when homeowners are not entirely sure of the cause. With environmental mitigation practices, we can help to reduce the spread of damaging effects and potential mold growth. You can count on our SERVPRO of Lafayette / Louisville team to make it “Like it never even happened.” Give us a call today at (303) 604-6607.

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Our Experts Can Remove Foul Odors From Your Louisville Home After A Fire

5/14/2019 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Our Experts Can Remove Foul Odors From Your Louisville Home After A Fire We can make the damage appear “Like it never even happened.”

Get Effective Odor Removal After Fire Damage To Your Louisville Home

One of the most complex aspects of cleaning up smoke damage after a fire in a home is removing the odors. Few products can eliminate odors completely. Most products just mask the scent for brief periods, and it can remain in the walls, upholstery, and fabric.

The odors can reoccur, especially during damp periods. To get effective odor removal after your Louisville home has sustained fire damage, it is advisable to call the professionals at SERVPRO. Our fire damage restoration experts have the experience and equipment to remove smoke odors effectively. We can assess your home and create a restoration plan based on the type of fire. Cooking-related fires can cause odors which are problematic to deal with, but we have access to specialized cleaning supplies that can eliminate the scents.

When deodorizing a structure, we consider if the odors are light, moderate or heavy. If the odor is light, our technicians begin by removing sources of the scent followed by ventilating the area. We can then use deodorant or detergent solutions to clean the surfaces that have smoke residues. Our technicians then re-ventilate the area and determine if the scents are still present. If so, we distribute the deodorizers in several phases of odor control. We thermal fog the affected areas and check for pockets of odor in wall cavities, crawl spaces and places above ceilings.

If the odors are moderate, our SERVPRO technicians can remove most of the charred debris. If it is impossible to remove the odor-causing materials, we wrap them with polythene to prevent scents from escaping into the air. We can then use a ULV fogger to saturate the remaining charred materials with odor control, water-based cinnamon to contain the odor particles. We can also clean and seal the HVAC system to remove odors. We also use these procedures to deal with severe smoke odors, but longer periods of deodorizing activity and extra steps are often necessary. We use industry-leading technology to guarantee a hundred percent odor removal.

After a fire has damaged your home, dealing with smoke odor can be challenging. Contact SERVPRO of Lafayette / Louisville at (303) 604-6607 to help you eliminate the odors. We can make the damage appear “Like it never even happened.”

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How Appliance Failures Cause Water Damage in Louisville

5/7/2019 (Permalink)

Water Damage How Appliance Failures Cause Water Damage in Louisville SERVPRO of Lafayette / Louisville has the equipment to dry your floors. We are available 24/7 for all of your water loss incident needs.

After Appliance Failures, Dampened Homes Need Water Removal in Louisville

The washing machine, dishwasher, or water line to your refrigerator's ice maker can all drench your home in Louisville CO. Calling an appliance repair technician only solves the issues related to the appliance's situation, either through repair or disposal and possible replacement. The water lost into your dwelling area stays left behind, as technicians only work on the cause and not the effects such appliances create.  

When SERVPRO receives a call from a customer about a lost water incident in their Louisville home, we can arrive quickly and begin within only a few hours after the initial call. Because we are Always Faster To Any Size Disaster, this makes us more efficient while significantly decreasing the amount of damage your family's house sustains and keeping unpleasant experiences to a minimum.  

We look at many different variables that help us choose the best route to restoring your home. Depending on your flooring where the accident took place, we might need to pull up carpeting to dry it thoroughly. The underlay can also become saturated and lead to microbial problems later, as well as begin deteriorating or producing foul, unwanted odors. Other types of flooring can trap moisture under them, preventing us from getting things as dry as required.  

For minor spills or small-sized areas that received substantial amounts of water, we can use a weighted extraction unit. This piece of equipment uses pressure (from the weight of the unit) to help squeeze water out of wet carpeting and padding. It works quickly and can provide excellent results. On tile or other types of less-porous flooring, the same amount of water may still exist, requiring the use of small, hand-operated extraction wands that we attach to our pump truck's smaller extraction connections. SERVPRO technicians know how to use the many different types of equipment, and which ones to use for your specific needs.  

SERVPRO of Lafayette / Louisville also covers services to residences in Valmont, Boulder, and Gooding when they need water removal technicians and other specialists who know how to protect their property. Whenever you have an emergency affecting your home, call us at (303) 604-6607. We are always here and ready to help by answering questions, providing information, and eliminating the problem for you.

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Your Louisville Business Can Be Restored After A Water Damage Disaster

4/25/2019 (Permalink)

Commercial Your Louisville Business Can Be Restored After A Water Damage Disaster Call our experts at (303) 604-6607 anytime you need us so we can get to you quickly to help.

Commercial Water Damage Restoration For Your Louisville Business

When your computer repair shop in Louisville experiences any water mishap, you may need to close to restore the damage if it is bad enough, which in the end leads to lost revenue for you. Plus, if the repairs are not taken care of right away, it can lead to even more damage and more money lost.

You want to act quickly when your business in Louisville suffers from water damage so that it can be mitigated. Hiring a professional remediation company is the way to go since they have the knowledge, training, and tools needed to fix the issues in a timely fashion. At SERVPRO, we completely understand that any disruption to your business is terrible for you, so we work to have everything dry, so it looks as though nothing ever happened as quickly as possible.

To protect your business, you should take all the precautions you can to help avoid water damage emergencies. You should first inspect your gutters and drainage systems. Debris and fallen leaves in your downspouts and gutters can lead to clogging and water leaking into the interior walls of your building. Any debris you find should be removed. Gutters should be cleaned professionally regularly to make sure the water is properly draining away from your structure.

SERVPRO techs may need to remove your equipment to another location that is safe and dry while we work to restore your building. If there is a high humidity from the water damage, this is an especially important step, as computers and other electronic equipment can get damaged from the extra moisture in the air.

Once your equipment is safe, we can then remove any standing water and proceed with the drying process. To speed things up, we use industrial fans, air movers, and dehumidifiers to return the building and the air as well to their normal state. These machines are monitored by our staff each day to ensure we get the fastest drying time.

You can protect your structure from water damage by having your roof regularly inspected for any damage or missing shingles where water could enter the building. Also, know where your shut-off valves are in case of a pipe break or a leak so you can stop the water until the issue can be fixed. Any holes, cracks, or gaps around the building's foundation also should be sealed to keep out moisture, keep the structure more energy efficient, and prevent freezing pipes in the colder months.

SERVPRO of Lafayette / Louisville wants to assist you with your water damage emergency in your commercial building in Niwot, Erie, or Superior. Call our experts at (303) 604-6607 anytime you need us so we can get to you quickly to help.

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How SERVPRO Performs Commercial Water Damage Restoration in Louisville

4/17/2019 (Permalink)

Commercial How SERVPRO Performs Commercial Water Damage Restoration in Louisville SERVPRO of Lafayette/Louisville is equipped and ready to tackle your commercial water damage needs.

Commercial Flood Damage in Your Louisville, CO Business

Groundwater is an excellent asset in Louisville, CO. It originates from snowfall and rain that works its way into rock and soil, supporting ecosystems and meets the needs of water for millions. However, it can pose a potential flood risk as well. Groundwater flooding happens when the water table rises past ground level and starts to affect cellars, basements, and subsurface infrastructure. So, what happens when these waters invade your art studio?

Many times, compromised sewage plants and the like contaminate groundwater floods in Louisville, CO. You need help cleaning up the mess in your studio, even when the waters are not very deep. Not only can clean water do damage to your building, artwork, and supplies, but contaminated floodwaters can be dangerous. Having professional remediation specialists, such as SERVPRO, handle the cleanup for you is essential.  

Since the floodwaters can have biohazards in them, SERVPRO techs ensure to take all the safety precautions while performing restoration that we need to. To begin with, we wear personal protective equipment at all times and make sure that you remain outside the building until we have it clean and safe again.  

To protect your artwork, we can move it to a safe location while we work on your structure. Moving your paintings not only protects them from the water and mud but also helps the restoration process go faster. The quicker we can make your building look as if nothing happened, the quicker you can reopen for business and get back to painting.  

Once everything is safe, we can then remove the standing water, using powerful, truck-mounted pumps if the water has a depth of more than a few inches. While we are drying your studio, we also check for hidden moisture with specialized moisture sensors, which is an essential step to the restoration process to avoid additional damage such as mold. Dehumidifiers and industrial fans dry your structure out faster, and these devices are monitored by us daily to ensure the quickest drying time possible.  

SERVPRO of Lafayette/Louisville understands that flooding in your business in Superior, Niwot, or Valmont is a stressful event. When you give us a call at (303) 604-6607, we want to help you get back to normal as soon as possible and ease your worries.

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Your Louisville Home Can Be Restored To Pre-Damage Condition After A Flood

4/5/2019 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Your Louisville Home Can Be Restored To Pre-Damage Condition After A Flood Our (303) 604-6607 is answered 24/7 to assist you in your emergency and leave your home “Like it never even happened.”

Your Home In Louisville Is Vulnerable To Flood Damage

Flood damage is not unheard of in Colorado, even if it is not the most top of mind natural disaster in the region. In 2013 the damage was significant, and homeowners should prepare to handle this threat should the need arise. Protecting your home from a flood involves more than securing shelter and supplies; it also entails preparing for the restoration process. Identifying a professional team to help you overcome the devastation caused to your home is the first step towards returning your home to normal.

Expert knowledge of water damage and restoration is essential when there is flood damage to your home in Louisville. SERVPRO technicians are IICRC-certified to handle the toughest situations, even when large geographic areas are affected. Our expertise and knowledge allow us to make effective decisions to mitigate your losses, which is vital when timeliness is of the essence.

When you look at the damage caused to your home, you may wonder how our SERVPRO team will be able to restore it. Our truck mounted pumps are especially helpful in extracting a large volume of water, as are submersible pumps. At the same time, we are removing water; we are also disposing of contaminated materials such as upholstery and carpets which have been contaminated by bacteria and organisms carried by flood water. Rest assured that our team is well-versed on the regulatory concerns surrounding the disposal of these materials, so you don't need to worry about it.

Disinfection is as essential as drying your property. Not all disinfecting solutions are the same, and a one-size-fits-all approach is not an industry best practice. Our SERVPRO crew is formally trained on the different cleaning solutions available in the industry, and their application and this knowledge help us optimize the cleaning process.

Flooding is not trivial, but SERVPRO of Lafayette / Louisville is ready to help. Our (303) 604-6607 is answered 24/7 to assist you in your emergency and leave your home “Like it never even happened.”

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