Recent Posts

Winter Is Coming

10/13/2017 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Winter Is Coming A storm caused this tree to fall causing severe damage to this home.

Storm damage is hard to prepare for.  Wind and rain can cause severe water problems and your SERVPRO Professional can manage the damage.

  • SERVPRO has been in business for 50 years in the clean up and restoration industry.
  • Detailed communication throughout the cleaning and restoration process helps keep you informed and in control.
  • Professional equipment and industry approved techniques can save you time and money.

Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, SERVPRO Professionals will work hard to restore the property and its contents to pre loss conditions helping you survive in a disaster situation.  SERVPRO of Southwest Portland "can manage the damage" and strongly believes in the 3E's (Experience, Expertise and Equipment) and is proud to serve Multnomah County and other areas of Portland.  Any questions please give us a call at 503.777.9739.

Only One Fire Matters To You

10/6/2017 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Only One Fire Matters To You This kitchen fire was contained but damaged belongings and surfaces throughout the entire house.

National fire statistics indicate that a residential fire occurs approximately every 90 seconds somewhere in the United States.  However when you suffer a fire, only one fire matters to you.  Personal belongings are a treasure of life, and a reflection of hard work and achievements.  Photographs, books, and other personal items have a value that cannot be put into words.  A SERVPRO Professional has the ability to help restore your belongings.

Emergency Fire Damage Tips:

  • Limit movements to prevent further damage
  • Don't attempt to wash any walls or painted surfaces without first contacting SERVPRO of Southwest Portland
  • Don't attempt to shampoo carpet or upholstered furniture without first contacting SERVPRO of Southwest Portland

SERVPRO of Southwest Portland is proud to serve Multnomah County and other areas of Portland Metro.  Any questions please give us a call at 503.777.9739.

Fire Damage

9/29/2017 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Fire Damage Cleaning up after a kitchen fire that is showing the soot damage.

The first 48 hours after a fire damage can make the difference between restoring versus replacing your property and personal belongings.  SERVPRO Professionals can help prevent fire damage from creating long-term problems.  We at SERVPRO can provide a timely response with mitigation services ranging from fire, smoke and soot removal to contents claims inventory and document restoration.  These services help ensure your property, belongings and memories are restored to pre loss condition when possible.  We at SERVPRO of Southwest Portland believe in the 3E's (Experience, Expertise and Equipment) and are proud to serve Multnomah County and other areas of Portland Metro.  Any questions please call us at 503.777.9739.

Beware of Water Hazards

9/22/2017 (Permalink)

Water Damage Beware of Water Hazards Standing water in a basement with electrical cords can be dangerous.

There is no such thing as a small disaster.  Especially when the water you don't see contains bacteria - or causes mold, rot and other unseen damage.  Water damage can affect the value of your property.  So before you get out the mop bucket and box fan to try to clean it up yourself, consider how this will affect your property and your safety.  Do not enter rooms with standing water where electrical shock hazards may exist.  Your SERVPRO Professional understands how disruptive unseen water damage can be for your home or business.  For this reason, a SERVPRO Professional under normal circumstances, will have a trained, uniformed Professional on-site within four hours to begin emergency mitigation services.  SERVPRO of Southwest Portland is proud to serve Multnomah County and other areas of Portland.  Any questions please call us at 503.777.9739.

Storm Response

9/15/2017 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Storm Response The SERVPRO Storm Team is ready for any disaster.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and families of these disasters; struggling to piece their lives back together after the tragic events that are happening due to Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.  Since 1967, SERVPRO has been a leader in helping people and businesses recover from disasters. Our professional services network of nearly 1,700 Franchises responds to property damage emergencies ranging from small individual disasters to multi-million dollar events like Hurricane Katrina.  SERVPRO is proud to help communities pick up the pieces by providing a service that allows customers to return to their homes and businesses as quickly as possible, especially in the face of natural disasters like this.  SERVPRO of Southwest Portland is proud to serve Multnomah County and other areas of Portland.  Any questions please call us at 503.777.9739.

When Water Damages Occur

9/8/2017 (Permalink)

Water Damage When Water Damages Occur Water damage at an Historic Portland Landmark.

Faster to Any Disaster.  Emergency mitigation means that under normal circumstances, a SERVPRO Professional is on-site within four hours to begin drying your building and restorable contents. Remember the faster the water is removed, the less chance of serious damage to your facility.  Each SERVPRO Professional is trained and understands how to manage the drying process.  By utilizing the proper equipment and moisture measuring devices, your home or building is quickly and thoroughly dried, which helps prevent secondary water damages.  SERVPRO of Southwest Portland strongly believes in the 3 E's (Experience, Expertise and Equipment) and is proud to serve Multnomah County and other areas of Portland.  Any questions please call us at 503.777.9739.

CE Classes - Information That Makes A Difference

9/1/2017 (Permalink)

General CE Classes - Information That Makes A Difference SERVPRO of Southwest Portland is proud to have CE Classes at our facility.

CE Classes are a great benefit and SERVPRO is right there to make sure that you get the information that will make a difference. With upcoming classes such as water damage and other categories, we are here with our experience and expertise to help with your continuing education and show you the value that SERVPRO has to offer.  SERVPRO of Southwest Portland is proud to serve Multnomah County and other areas of Portland.  Any questions about an upcoming class or if you want to register please feel free to call us at 503.777.9739.

Mold - The Hidden Danger

8/25/2017 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Mold  - The Hidden Danger Mold found in a basement behind a wall due a water leak.

Intrusion of water in your home or place of business can result in mold growth. When water intrusions are not addressed right away, the resulting damage can present increased risk of harmful mold growth.  Excessive mold growth can lead to environmental conditions that pose a health threat.  A SERVPRO Professional trained in mold remediation will examine the structure for any visible signs of mold.  We care about the proper restoration of your structure and can make it "Like it never even happened."  SERVPRO of Southwest Portland is proud to serve Multnomah County and other areas of the Portland area. Any questions please call us at 503.777.9739. 

Carpet Cleaning

8/18/2017 (Permalink)

Cleaning Carpet Cleaning Chris Carrion of SERVPRO works hard to make sure that "Southwest is the Best"

We know stains.  Since 1967 SERVPRO professionals have been handling stains and soils of all types, from residential homes to commercial facilities.  Using IICRC (Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification) standards for carpet care as a guide, we will walk with you through your home and guide you in the best decisions to care for your carpet. 

A Service Professional will take the time to: 

1) Show you what cleaning option would be best for your carpet's level of soiling.

2) Give you an estimate of time and cost of the carpet cleaning.

3) Explain the benefits of soil protection.

4) Explain the advantages of a clean carpet for good indoor air quality.

SERVPRO of Southwest Portland is proud to serve Multnomah County and other areas of Portland.  Any questions about our services please call us at 503.777.9739.

SERVPRO of Southwest Portland New Location

8/11/2017 (Permalink)

General SERVPRO of Southwest Portland New Location "Southwest is the Best"

We have moved and are up and running in our new location at 9155 SW Barbur Blvd in Portland Oregon. We are ready with our fleet and have the resources along with our experience and expertise to handle any emergency and make it "like it never even happened."  We at SERVPRO of Southwest Portland are proud to serve Multnomah County.  Any questions please call us at 503.777.9739.