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SERVPRO to the Rescue

9/4/2018 (Permalink)

Water Damage SERVPRO to the Rescue Benson Hotel

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 of Southwest Portland 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.  Please call us at 503.777.9739 twenty-four hours a day seven days a week.

Fire Storms

9/4/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Fire Storms SERVPRO to the Rescue

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and families of these disasters; struggling to piece their lives back together.  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.

Basement Flood

9/4/2018 (Permalink)

Water Damage Basement Flood Basement Flood

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.

Smoke gets in your eyes.

9/4/2018 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Smoke gets in your eyes. Smoke gets in your eyes

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 of Southwest Portland 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. "Like it never even happened."  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.   Please call us at 503.777.9739 twenty-four hours a day seven days a week. 

Motor Home

8/9/2018 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Motor Home Motor Home Fire

Camper caught on fire and cause damage to the side of the house and smoke to one room of the house. SERVPRO of Southwest Portland was on the job within an hour , assuring the customer we would take care of their needs and make it."Like it never even happened."

The first 48 hours after a fire damage can make the difference between restoring, versus replacing your property and personal belongings. SERVPRO 1-4-8 Service Response Guidelines can help prevent fire damage from creating long-term problems. SERVPRO Professionals provide 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 preloss condition when possible. 

Fire on the Barbie

8/8/2018 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Fire on the Barbie Fire caused by Grilling

Summer is the peak season for grill fires and since outdoor grilling is one of the most popular ways to cook food, here are some simple tips to be on your way to safe grilling.

1) Propane and charcoal BBQ grills should only be used outdoors.

2) The grill should be placed well away from the home, deck railings and out from under eaves and overhanging branches.

3) Keep your grill clean by removing grease or fat buildup from the grills and in trays below the grill.

4) Never leave your grill unattended.

5) Always make sure your gas grill lid is open before lighting it

6) When you are finished grilling on a charcoal grill, let the coals completely cool before disposing in a metal container.

7) Always keep a Dry Chemical Fire Extinguisher handy.

SERVPRO of Southwest Portland is proudly serving Multnomah County.  Any questions or grilling recipes please call us at 503-777-9739.

Server

8/8/2018 (Permalink)

Disaster can come in all shapes and sizes.  Mistakes happen and when they do you can trust SERVPRO of SW Portland to save the day.  A concrete contractor accidently drilled through the ceiling of a this server room releasing water and dust that caused thousands of dollars worth of damage.  The cleanup saved millions of dollars worth of damage to the equipment and data and the day was saved!

Post Mitigation of the server room shows Air Scrubbers and Portable AC unit to counter heat given off from cleaning practices and equipment usage.

SERVPRO of Southwest Portland was there to make it "Like it never even happened."

Please call us at 503-777-9739 twenty-four hours a day seven days a week for all your needs. 

Men in White

8/8/2018 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Men in White Men in White

This home had a sewer line fail so they called in SERVPRO of Southwest Portland to clean up the mess and the damages.  We had to remove part of the wall to get to the mold that accumulated and the category 3 contaminated water damage that was inside the wall cavity.  Our advanced technology equipment gives us the knowledge to remove the contaminated area, get to the source of the problem and get it cleaned up so the home can get back to normal as soon as possible.  Nobody likes it when their home is out of sorts and we get that.  That is why you should call us as soon as you have a problem, so we can make it "Like it never even happened."

Please call us a 503-777-9739 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Mold is not our friend

8/1/2018 (Permalink)

AC water leak which caused mold in the flooring of the basement. 

Intrusion of water into your home or place of business can result in mold growth. Water intrusions can result from storm damage , plumbing or equipment failures, long standing leaks and poor humidity control. When water intrusions are not addressed right away, the resulting damage can present increase risk of harmful mold growth. Some amount of mold spores are normally present in must environments. If the humidity and moisture levels in a water-damaged environment are not returned to normal, mold spores may grow and mulitply. Organic materials found inside a building , such as wood, paper, drywall and insulation , provide food sources for mold to flourish. Excessive mold growth can lead to indoor environmental conditions that pose a health threat. 

Drew in Crawl Space

8/1/2018 (Permalink)

Cleaning Drew in Crawl Space We know stains. Since 1967 SERVPRO professionals have been handling stains and soils of all types, from residential homes to commercial facilities.

Refrigerator line leaked for two months causing major damage to home. Drew down in crawl space cleaning. 

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.