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SERVPRO Can Restore Your Water Damaged St. Petersburg Business

3/28/2019 (Permalink)

Commercial SERVPRO Can Restore Your Water Damaged St. Petersburg Business Our Green Fleet is always ready to handle your water damage restoration needs.

What to Expect During Commercial Water Removal in Northeast St. Petersburg

Water damage can affect a business even more than a home. If the premises are not safe for employees or people, there is a loss of revenue for the company and paychecks for employees.  

When handling water removal in Northeast St. Petersburg businesses, SERVPRO knows we need to work quickly, and our goal is to cause as little disruption as possible during restoration. The faster the water is extracted and the property dried, the sooner you can get back to the business of being business.  

You can expect us to arrive within hours after your initial call and get to work immediate extracting water. We remove saturated mats for drying outside. If there is carpeting that is affected, it is not automatically a loss if the water cleanup is happening with a Category One or clean water spill. With our weighted extractors and specialized drying methods, our goal is always to restore rather than replace.  

Drying is a crucial step in the restoration process. Our technicians determine that exact angles to set up air movers to bank air off each other and the walls and floors to push moist air up and out. Dehumidifiers are used to pull moisture out of the air for thorough drying. Many large scale items such as desks and chairs can be raised on blocks and dried in place to limit disruption to the business. We do not count on visual determinations for when your structure is dry. We use moisture probes to confirm that the affected areas are dry.  

To avoid mold and mildew, SERVPRO technicians use our specially formulated cleaners to inhibit microbe and fungus on surfaces and leave your commercial property smelling as fresh and clean as it looks.  

SERVPRO of Northeast St. Petersburg at (727) 522-0000 has commercial water removal services available 24/7 for your business. Our local team of certified technicians can be on-site within hours of your call to mitigate loss with our expertise and specialized equipment.

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Contact Our Crew After Your Bed And Breakfast In St. Petersburg Experiences A Fire Damage Disaster

2/25/2019 (Permalink)

Commercial Contact Our Crew After Your Bed And Breakfast In St. Petersburg Experiences A Fire Damage Disaster We are here, at (727) 522-0000, always ready to help you achieve your goals by helping you clean and maintain your bed and breakfast.

Sources Of Commercial Fire Damage In Your New St. Petersburg's Bed And Breakfast

When buying a new bed and breakfast in the St. Petersburg area, keeping a smoothly running business going might seem to only center on how well your services match the needs of your guests. While having a good business plan in place helps immensely, as does completing one of our READY Plans, unexpected issues can affect the quality of individual areas of your establishment.

Past occupants who smoked cigarettes can leave your St. Petersburg business with fire damage on walls and ceilings. The film left behind can seem slight, but when you remove paintings or other wall coverings, you can quickly see the difference between exposed and protected areas.

Before you open your doors for business or even take pictures to use in advertising, cleaning of the business must take place to give you the best possible start. SERVPRO can help in this deep cleaning, especially in removing smoke residue from fire damage. Cigarette smoke is particularly sticky because of the high amounts of nicotine and tar content. Over time, the layer of cigarette smoke becomes much more difficult to remove.

Ashes that miss their mark and end up on the floor instead of in an ashtray can also add to the unpleasant odors in a room. We have teams that work together to rid our walls and ceilings of smoke residue, and other crews who concentrate on revitalizing your floors.

Carpeting can often give up odors when cleaned professionally. Sometimes this requires two attempts, followed by injected deodorizing chemicals that slowly add a more desirable scent into the air. Wood floors can hide ashes in between the boards, with significant amounts pushed underneath. We can remove the debris using a vacuum with a HEPA filter. For concentrated areas on carpeting, we often use a Claw attachment after saturating the area with a liquid cleaning solution.

Because not all fire damage comes from a one-time blaze, SERVPRO of NE St. Petersburg uses a multitude of techniques to make your property “Like it never even happened.” We are here, at (727) 522-0000, always ready to help you achieve your goals by helping you clean and maintain your bed and breakfast in Vinoy, Shore Acres, or Meadowlawn.

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After A Fire In Your St. Petersburg Kitchen, Our Experts Can Remove The Foul Odors!

1/7/2019 (Permalink)

Commercial After A Fire In Your St. Petersburg Kitchen, Our Experts Can Remove The Foul Odors! Our SERVPRO of NE St. Petersburg rapid response team is available 24/7!

Reducing Odor In Your St. Petersburg Eatery After A Kitchen Fire

Fires present multiple effects to overcome in your St. Petersburg eatery. While some incidents stay focused to a specific room or area of your building, certain effects can spread out farther than the initial combustion site, regardless of the size or severity of the fire before it got extinguished. It is our focus to provide a legitimate and efficient solution to each of these symptoms within your property, and that extends to challenging odor removal throughout the restaurant.

As a location that serves hot food to hungry patrons, you always stand at a slight risk of something going wrong that allows for fire damage in your St. Petersburg kitchen. From grease fires on the stovetop to appliance surges from overloaded outlets, the possibility for potential ignition persists. Amid the extinguishment of this fire, you should reach out to our professionals at SERVPRO for an honest assessment and accurate of the damage to help you move forward with cleanup and odor removal as promptly as you can.

Soot damage and odors are often among the worst effects for smaller kitchen fires in restaurants, but these same effects can also spread far beyond the ignition point to affect patrons that would come into the restaurant for dining. Our SERVPRO professionals can respond quickly in this situation to work towards protecting all of the equipment and areas of your restaurant so that you do not have to keep your doors closed to the public a moment longer than necessary.

Odor removal often falls to set equipment available to our SERVPRO technicians that respond to your address following an emergency. Between our thermal foggers and hydroxyl generators, our professionals can work to significantly reduce or entirely permanently remove foul odors lingering in both the primary area for the fire and secondary locations like the dining area and lobby.

Whenever a small fire breaks out in your eatery, you need professional assistance to return the property to its original condition quickly. Our SERVPRO of NE St. Petersburg rapid response team is available 24/7 by calling (727) 522-0000.

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Don't Let Storms Waterlog Your St. Petersburg Church

10/22/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial Don't Let Storms Waterlog Your St. Petersburg Church Storm water can damage churches. SERVPRO has the equipment, expertise and experience to quickly restore your church.

Water Removal Services for Your St. Petersburg Church

Recovering your St. Petersburg church after a disaster can prove problematic when those available to you lack the equipment or resources to help in the time frame where it is most beneficial. With water loss incidents happening within your church, construction materials and the contents of the various rooms are at risk for saturation and moisture effects which could cause irreparable damage. These time-sensitive situations are why our emergency response team exists.

When your St. Petersburg church requires water removal services, it often follows some water loss incident which occurs within the building. From plumbing breaks to sprinkler system failures, high volumes of water can spread quickly throughout your property and begin saturating into materials almost immediately. Our SERVPRO professionals are available 24/7 to help you mitigate this situation through fast extraction work and the preservation of the things most precious to you in the building.

One of the things that often initially gets overlooked when it comes to water damage spreading throughout the church is the pews and altar. These wooden constructions are particularly susceptible to saturation when exposed to pooling water, and this saturation can cause warping and bloating of the submerged portions. With extraction work happening quickly, this saturation has less of an opportunity to take hold, and its effects get negated through the dehumidification and drying efforts to follow.

The same could be said for the flooring, as many sanctuaries get covered with wall-to-wall carpeting. Pooling water can penetrate and collect in the fibers of this carpeting, and seep into the padding and supports for the floor beneath it. Our weighted extraction equipment can force water out of the padding and carpet to get removed with a high-powered vacuum.

These might be specific examples of how water damages can get overcome in your church, but it can also display the level of care and appreciation that our SERVPRO of NE St. Petersburg franchise has for the churches and commercial properties of our communities. When disaster strikes, give our emergency response team a call 24/7 at (727) 522-0000.

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Team SERVPRO Offers Ways to Avoid a Mold Infestation After Flooding in Your St. Petersburg Restaurant

9/21/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial Team SERVPRO Offers Ways to Avoid a Mold Infestation After Flooding in Your St. Petersburg Restaurant Even though part of your restaurant may be located outside, flooding can cause a great deal of damage. Call SERVPRO right away to remediate.

Plumbing Breaks Can Allow Flooding in Your St. Petersburg Restaurant

As a restaurant entrepreneur in St. Petersburg, you can appreciate the steep competition that you face on a daily basis. There are many choices for hungry patrons throughout the city, and choosing the best place is a matter of the quality food available and the atmosphere that you can provide within the building. When a water emergency occurs, your ability to provide this quality dining experience could become threatened.

While the immediate flood damages in St. Petersburg such as pooling water and saturation of construction materials are the most pressing concerns for your business, there are many effects that a water emergency like a pipe bursting could cause. As soon as the situation occurs, fast action can help to limit the spread of the damage throughout the building. If possible, shut off the water to the building to prevent continual water flow from the broken piping.

Our SERVPRO technicians respond quickly in emergency situations like this. Mitigation is a critical step in avoiding costlier restoration work in the immediate future. Our measures from the moment that we arrive can reduce the impact of the water loss incident, helping to preserve materials and the contents of your restaurant from irreparable damages. One of the services that our team provides is packing out, which removes at-risk items from the affected areas until the damage gets fully restored.

One of the concerns that any restaurant owner should have regarding flooding in their building is the possibility of mold growth. Not only does this provide a clear violation of health codes for serving food to customers, but it poses potential health risks to the staff and third parties that traffic the building. Our SERVPRO team can work to help remove the moisture from the affected areas quickly and have the trained personnel to identify mold colonies and remove them before the situation gets out of control.

There are plenty of stresses in working to be one of the chosen dining spots throughout the bustling city, but a water loss incident could threaten this goal substantially. You can depend on our SERVPRO of NE St. Petersburg water restoration technicians to respond quickly and help to reduce the time that your doors must remain closed to the customers you serve. Give us a call right away at (727) 522-0000.

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Removing Commercial Fire Damage In Pinellas County Businesses

6/4/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial Removing Commercial Fire Damage In Pinellas County Businesses We stock a wide variety of cleaning supplies to remove smoke and soot from your business.

Cleaning Smoke and Soot after fire damage

When our teams walk into a Pinellas County business after a fire, the damage they see often appears to be minor. Heat and flames do not cause most of the damage or result in the most significant percentage of cost when it comes to restoration.

Smoke and soot left by fire usually cause most of the commercial damage to Pinellas County businesses. SERVPRO restoration specialists work quickly to clean and remove the residues left behind, but even then, the odors from a fire can be the hardest part to remove. Our teams utilize a plan developed by decades of experience helping our community to rid every home of them.

First, specialists remove all debris and other items that are a source of the odors. Any item that is charred or smells bad, they take out of the structure. While team members remove property, others set up fans to increase circulation and reduce any pungent odors. In businesses that have a significant amount of inventory or records in storage, this may take several days to accomplish. It is necessary though, so our teams can determine how strong the odors are and what needs to be done to remove them.

After clearing the building, SERVPRO inspectors and technicians examine the structure. If the remaining building materials, such as carpets and ceiling tiles, are free of other damage, they begin the cleaning process. For carpets, they shampoo or steam clean them with a deodorizing agent mixed into the cleaning solution. For ceiling tiles and other building material, our technicians carefully spray surfaces with a cleaning/deodorizing agent and wipe them down with a sponge or cleaning cloth.

The spray-and-wipe method works on most odors, but for powerful odors or ones in hard to reach areas, it may be necessary to use a fogging device. The machine our technicians utilize breaks down the cleaning/deodorizing agent into a cloud which is then carefully blown into the area using fans where it neutralizes the odor-causing residues.

Our goal at SERVPRO of NE St. Petersburg is to help you reopen your doors to customers as quickly as possible. So regardless of where you are in Pinellas County, call us at (727) 522-0000 today to schedule a visit. We are here for you.

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When Seasonal Storms Or Leaks Leave Your St. Petersburg Restaurant in Need of Water Removal Services

4/25/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial When Seasonal Storms Or Leaks Leave Your St. Petersburg Restaurant in Need of Water Removal Services Kitchen Restaurants in St Petersburg Often Have Water Problems--Until SERVPRO Removes It

Restaurants in St. Petersburg Count on SERVPRO for Water Removal 

Seasonal storms can bring heavy rain, and that can leave you in desperate need of water damage restoration services. Having an inch or two of rain inside of your building is no suitable condition for your restaurant to serve customers. Fortunately, there is professional help nearby to remove the water and get your operation back into working order.

Our technicians can swiftly arrive at your St. Petersburg restaurant to remove the damaging water from your property. If you contact us, our goal is to get our employees there as soon as possible. Your restaurant cannot run naturally until the liquid is gone. Not to mention, the longer the water sits, the more potential it has to cause more significant damage to your property.
 
SERVPRO can use advanced technology to remove the water from your property, such as powerful wet/dry vacuums and portable pumps. Using industrial quality products allows our tools to have the power to remove the liquid from your restaurant swiftly so that SERVPRO can move onto cleaning and drying. After the water is removed, our employees can use devices like moisture meters to detect any overly wet areas of the structure.
 
Once our SERVPRO technicians have used the meter to detect the levels of moisture, we can establish drying goals and select the correct method to help prevent any further damage to your flooring and equipment. There are many pieces of industry-leading equipment that our team can use to help draw moisture from the structure of your restaurant, but some of the most conventional are air movers, axial fans, and LGR dehumidifiers. SERVPRO techs can position them for optimal airflow, to support evaporation, and use infrared cameras to monitor the progress during the drying.
 
When your property needs water removal, do not linger. Get a hold of SERVPRO of NE St. Petersburg at (727) 522-0000. No matter the time, our employees can come out to your establishment swiftly.

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What to Do When a Tropical Storm Floods Your St. Petersburg Condominium Parking Lot

3/26/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial What to Do When a Tropical Storm Floods Your St. Petersburg Condominium Parking Lot SERVPRO can work around your businesses schedule and dry out your property when it best suits you.

Rely on SERVPRO for Expert Commercial Flood Damage Remediation  

Florida is known for its sunny and gorgeous weather. However, sometimes the weather is not always sunny, and, instead of a beautiful day, a tropical storm hits and brings flood damage with it. Flooding can be a nightmare for your condominium parking lot as it can prevent people from using it. Even just ankle-deep water can be a hassle to take care of when it comes to flooding and sometimes the water is not always clean. Fortunately, when a flood hits your business, professional help is not far.

Our IICRC certified technicians strive to ensure that we do not interrupt the flow of your tenants while we remediate the flood damage in your St. Petersburg property. We can work around your schedule to remove the water and then commence the drying process when it best suits you. Day or night, we can come to your property and work when traffic is less likely to be interrupted.

Here at SERVPRO we can remove the flooded waters from your property, clean up the debris, and then, depending on the damage that your property has taken, we can begin to dry out the structure. We use powerful truck-operated pumps and industrial quality wet/dry vacuums to remove water. SERVPRO knows how crucial it is to remove flood waters immediately, so we strive to get to your property as soon as possible to start the process.

After clean up, our technicians can employ the use of axial fans, dehumidifiers, and air movers in your parking lot to encourage evaporation. A dry environment is ideal for making sure that no water remains behind in the structure, as any remaining water could become a danger to your property. Our technicians are familiar with how water and concrete interact and can clean the chalky calcium deposits off the surface of the concrete swiftly to finish the job.

When flooding damage strikes your property, do not wait. Call SERVPRO of the NE St. Petersburg area at (727) 522-0000. We strive to work fast and efficiently to return your property to its preloss state as swiftly as possible.

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Commercial Water Removal Services for Your St. Petersburg Furniture Consignment Shop

2/25/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial Commercial Water Removal Services for Your St. Petersburg Furniture Consignment Shop Your consignment shop is filled with many unique pieces that you have been entrusted with selling. Should you face water damage, contact SERVPRO.

Our Certified SERVPRO Technicians Arrive Equipped to Dry Out Your Water Damaged Shop

Faulty plumbing can wreak havoc on your St. Petersburg furniture consignment shop. Water can seep into walls, flooring, carpets, and furniture. All of this can cause rotting, mold, or other damages which can go undetected until it is too late. It is essential that you move quickly to correct the problem as soon as you find it, or you can be looking at much downtime for your business and costly repairs as well.
 
When lousy plumbing has caused a water leak in your St. Petersburg business, you may need commercial water removal services. SERVPRO can help you, as we are a professional water damage remediation company with the experience and equipment needed to help you. We understand you wish to stay open if possible, and we can work around your schedule to help lower any downtime. In a situation like this, we also know that time is of the essence to prevent additional damages.
 
After we assess the damages to see how bad they are, we begin to extract any standing water with special truck-mounted pumps. Once this water is gone, we have other equipment to help us dry out the structure completely such as air-movers, dehumidifiers, and industrial fans. These are checked daily and moved as necessary so that we can ensure the fastest drying time possible.
 
Any items or merchandise which are salvageable may be packed up and moved to another location for cleaning and restoration until the building is restored. Then we return these items after the job at your shop is complete.
 
Our IICRC certified SERVPRO technicians have the knowledge and equipment to dry your building back to its preloss conditions thoroughly. We have special moisture meters which we can use as well to find any hidden moisture inside walls, ceilings, or floors. Sometimes, we need to remove baseboards to ensure that our equipment can dry inside wall cavities. Eliminating all the excess moisture prevents further damage including the growth of mildew and mold.
 
Your business in Shore Acres, Meadowlawn, or Snell Isle is essential to you, so it is important to SERVPRO of NE St. Petersburg as well. We know that time is of the essence in water damage emergency, and that your business is also significantly affected by a situation like this. We do not hesitate to come out and assist you when you call us at (727) 522-0000 so your business can be running like normal as quickly as possible.

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SERVPRO Helps Minimize the Damage after a Commercial Fire in St. Petersburg

1/3/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial SERVPRO Helps Minimize the Damage after a Commercial Fire in St. Petersburg Many factors affect the cleaning process after fire damage, SERVPRO acts fast to restore your business as soon as possible.

The Six Major Factors that Affect Fire Damage Restoration

Business fires in St. Petersburg normally get stopped quickly. Fire suppression systems are effective and respond rapidly to too much heat or smoke. They prevent damage from flames, but the cost of smoke and soot adds up quickly.

When it comes to commercial fire damage in St. Petersburg, factory owners can depend on SERVPRO to reduce the cost and reopen their doors as quickly as possible. Our restoration teams have the latest training and equipment to help put every light industry operation back to work. We look at six major factors and tailor each plan accordingly.

The type of material that burned tells us the most. Natural materials like wood leave a dry residue that we can wipe away easily. Synthetic materials like plastic tabletops leave a wet residue that requires more effort to clean. It also pits other surfaces, causing further damage.

Surface types determine the number of hours we put in and what tools and cleaners we need. Non-porous surfaces such as glass and metal are easier to clean and require fewer cleaners. In many cases, our IICRC-certified technicians can wipe off the smoke and soot with dry sponges or with a small amount of water to break up thick layers of soot.

Smoke and soot more easily penetrate porous surfaces such as drywall and other building material. That makes them much harder to clean and our technicians often need a chemical cleaner. If water also soaked the building material, it is usually cheaper for SERVPRO crews to remove and replace it.

Surface age is also a factor. Interior paint breaks down over time and makes it more difficult to clean. The same is true for glass and metal. Scratches and rust break down the surfaces, allowing soot to penetrate. We can still clean all of these, but it does require additional labor hours and stronger cleaning agents. For metal surfaces, we may need a stiff, wire brush to remove all of the soot.

The heat of the fire before it was put out is important also. Higher temperatures cause plastic and laminate surfaces to form bubbles and melt. As they warp, soot and even odors penetrate deeper.

Temperature change can be a problem as well. If a surface cools rapidly, like when water strikes it from the suppression system or the efforts of the fire department, the soot residue on it can form a film which is more difficult to remove.

Finally, moisture can be a problem as well. A high moisture level can cause vinyl to change color and permanently stain other property if it burns at a high temperature. Again, the source of this moisture is often from the suppression system or firefighters trying to preserve the structure.

Reopening your business after a fire is not a fast process, but SERVPRO of NE St. Petersburg does everything possible to make it as quick and financially painless as possible. If you need our services, call us at (727) 522-0000 today.

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St. Petersburg Water Damages Do Not Have To Shut Down Your Motel

11/16/2017 (Permalink)

Commercial St. Petersburg Water Damages Do Not Have To Shut Down Your Motel St. Petersburg Skyline, Your Wet Motel from Water Damage, and the Solution--SERVPRO

Fast Removal of Water Done without Disruptions, Call SERVPRO for Your Business

Water damage to your motel is not always something that can be avoided. There are plenty of unforeseen incidents that can leave you in need of professional restoration. When you are in the middle of such a crisis, you should be thinking about the right team to call to help you get the problem fixed quickly and professionally.
 
While water damage in St. Petersburg is not uncommon news in recent months, especially following the devastation of multiple tropical storms, getting your establishment restored quickly is a wise investment on your part. With a small motel, the number of rooms is limited. When some of these units are directly affected by water damages, this can be a costly hit to your business.
 
You need the motel to be able to run at full capacity as soon as you possibly can, and that is why you should be calling SERVPRO. Our dedicated and experienced team can handle all manner of commercial water removal to mitigate damage. SERVPRO offers a 24-hour emergency line to get our team to you quickly. No matter what time of the day or night, you can reach us to start the restoration service.
 
This is especially important if time is of the essence. Sometimes pipe breaks or appliance malfunctions are difficult to shut off on your own. In a motel, the primary shutoff for the water can also adversely affect all of the rooms in the entire facility, leaving them without the ability to do something as essential as flushing a toilet, taking a shower or even brushing their teeth.

Even if you are only dealing with a small water damage incident (maybe a single room in your motel), SERVPRO is an excellent choice to call. Their expertise in removing the water can prevent further damage to the affected room, as well as those connected to it. This allows you to keep more of the rooms open and available for guests, and our company’s ability to restore damages quickly can mitigate your financial losses.
 
Trust our team at SERVPRO of NE St. Petersburg for all of your damage restoration needs. You can call us anytime, 24/7, at (727) 522-0000.

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In St. Petersburg, Professional Water Removal is Critical For Museum Damage Mitigation

7/1/2017 (Permalink)

Commercial In St. Petersburg, Professional Water Removal is Critical For Museum Damage Mitigation For Water Removal from Your Commercial Building in St. Pete Rely on SERVPRO

Commercial Water Damage is Always Minimized by Calling SERVPRO

Our beautiful city is home to many museums, preserving both the arts and history for our community and visitors. The buildings housing these treasures are as vulnerable as any to water incursion from failed plumbing, leaky roofs, and storm surges. SERVPRO has the expertise, trained technicians, and powerful equipment to remove the water swiftly before lasting damage occurs.
 
A malfunction in the automatic flushing system in patron restrooms floods exhibit floors, necessitating water removal in a popular St. Petersburg museum. Along with the threat to priceless artwork, the health and well-being of museum employees and visitors hang in the balance if cleanup does not complete quickly and to industry standards. We have the capability to remove large quantities of water fast, with enough workers and equipment to return the museum to preloss condition while limiting any disappointing or costly closures.
 
Because the water may contain infectious waste, it is crucial to engage a restoration company with the restoration industry certifications and experience with large scale removal of contaminated water. SERVPRO meets these criteria. We are familiar with local laws and regulation concerning the removal of hazardous waste and the required sanitation protocols after the water is gone. Our equipment is truck-mounted and secures the tainted water for proper disposal.
 
We are a local company connected to a nationwide network of restoration companies. Though we are a stand alone franchise, this  permits us to leverage more trained restoration workers and equipment from neighboring SERVPRO franchises to complete an extensive cleanup job fast. Pumps and extractors take care of standing water while technicians move in to take moisture readings and establish drying goals once the areas affected are sanitized. Air movers and dehumidifiers properly positioned begin the task of drying flooring, walls, and trim.
 
Drying Mats ensure water is removed to the subfloor as well. Our technicians determine if other strategies such as removing some sections of tile or hardwood flooring are necessary to dry thoroughly every layer. Pinpoint holes drilled in wooden floor allows moisture to evaporate if the finish prevents it. Once the moisture levels drop below-designated levels, we complete the final restoration touches, reinstalling tiles and refinishing wooden trim and flooring.
 
Transforming a museum awash in water is a task SERVPRO of NE St. Petersburg awaits with confidence. Call (727) 522-0000 and we deliver the team and equipment needed to restore museum exhibits and spaces to their glory.

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Resuming Full Operations After Commercial Flood Damage in a St. Petersburg Processed Food Factory

5/15/2017 (Permalink)

Commercial Resuming Full Operations After Commercial Flood Damage in a St. Petersburg Processed Food Factory Water Damaged Food Processing Plants in St. Petersburg Get Back On-Line Faster with SERVPRO's Help

St. Petersburg Businesses Benefit from SERVPRO's Swift Service after Flooding

Any business is at risk of sustaining losses, with some being foreseeable and therefore preventable, even if only partially, and other losses being completely unexpected. Some, such as broken water lines or other mishaps involving appliances and equipment that rely on the use of water, can only be partially prevented by proper maintenance – sometimes, water lines leak, burst open, or fall apart even when they have been maintained fastidiously.
 
The production of food items must adhere to strict rules, and commercial flood damage in St. Petersburg can interfere with this adherence to the rules, making the final products unusable. SERVPRO understands that you have not only deadlines to meet but also outside regulations to follow. Without the ability to fulfill both, your company, employees, and even those on the supply end, can all suffer.
 
With the problem of water damage, unlike other types of damage, water can get into areas where it can remain hidden, making it difficult to extract. This is why after we are finished with our pump trucks and handheld units, we then implement the use of smaller units that can extract moisture from highly porous materials, including wood flooring and insulation.
 
Whenever foodstuffs are involved in flooding incidents, even if the water is considered clean at its origin, wet items are required to be disposed of responsibly. This includes food in cans, as well as those that are in less-durable packages and dry goods. Because of this kind of loss can be quite costly, we are ready to help you with inventory sheets that you can present to your insurance carrier. Doing so can speed up the claims process significantly.
 
SERVPRO of NE St. Petersburg is an experienced restoration company. We have aided many customers over the years in the recovery of their businesses after flood damage, and other catastrophes have caused significant losses and created interference of normal operations. When you have damages that do the same to you, call us at (727) 522-0000, at any hour of the day, any day of the week. We have the experience necessary to make it “Like it never even happened.”

Commercial Fire Damage in St. Petersburg Nightclubs

4/12/2017 (Permalink)

Commercial Commercial Fire Damage in St. Petersburg Nightclubs St. Petersburg Relies on SERVPRO to Keep the Music Playing After Fire Damaging Events to Commercial Properties

SERVPRO Keeps Patrons Dancing During Fire & Smoke Cleanup

Owning a nightclub comes with a multitude of responsibilities – to patrons, to employees, and to the government. One responsibility that covers all three groups is fire safety. Having various safety protocols in place can help protect against fire, and lower the number of injuries and fatalities if a fire ever does happen, but these same protocols cannot guarantee that the possibility of any fire is eliminated.
 
Commercial fire damage in St. Petersburg, where there are several nightclubs, can happen to any of them, no matter how many protective measures they seem to have. This is because even with crowd control measures, fires can occur because of recklessness and risky behavior. Illegal activities, such as smoking a cigarette, can cause bathroom fires that might or might not be contained in small areas.
 
Some fires spread quickly because the soundproofing used inside to prevent nuisance calls from neighboring businesses and residences might not have adequate fire retardant applied. When one part of the soundproofing catches on fire, black smoke is also released in huge amounts. Cleaning this up from materials that have not been damaged by heat or direct fire can be done, but the work must begin immediately to preserve the material from corrosive damage.
 
Nightclubs invest heavily in décor, and much of this consists of lighting. Lighting is essential to any business' environment. Lighting produces much of the mood people come to associate with any particular business, and night clubs are no exception. Black lights, under-counter lights, and many other types are used in clubs. These can become costly to replace in bulk. If unbroken, SERVPRO can take the time to clean them of soot and then return each one to its original location. We are that thorough, but careful with everything we clean.
 
Soot settles everywhere, of course, and in addition to removing soot from surfaces, we know from experience that the distinctive smell of fire is left behind by soot particles that have found their way into hidden locations, spots too difficult to reach with even the best cleaning methods.
 
Very sensitive people can experience headaches, nausea, and other ailments when exposed to the smell of smoke, even when there is no fire present. Hydroxyl generators can solve this problem, even when your club is open, and patrons are present. SERVPRO can set these up, so they are both effective and in out-of-the-way locations.
 
At SERVPRO of NE St. Petersburg, we do more than repair your building. We also remove the foul odors that can ruin your business. Call us at (727) 522-0000 for fire damage disasters. We are always available to take your call.