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Generate Stellar Results in Williamsburg with Professional Fire Damage Restoration

7/28/2021 (Permalink)

a fire damaged hallway with soot covering the walls Fire damage on your property can be extensive. Call the technicians at our SERVPRO location to tackle the damage and remediate the situation.

After Suffering Fire Damage, You Need SERVPRO at Your Williamsburg Home for Restoration Services

The speed that flames consume a building is astounding and often astonishes Williamsburg homeowners. While first responders may get there fast to put out the fire, the fire damage and fallout can often be immense. Even the most minor fire calls for detailed fire damage restoration and smoke remediation, best handled by skilled technicians. SERVPRO features fire and smoke restoration technicians (FSRT) ready to restore your property to the pre-fire condition – “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO works efficiently and safely on all projects involving fire damage restoration in Williamsburg. We have years of experience and stay up to date on all the latest training and equipment for fire and smoke damage restoration and cleanup. To achieve house fire clean up goals, our team may initiate any number of actions, such as:

    • Facilitating smoke remediation to help remove stubborn residues from all surfaces
    • Repair or replacement of any charred materials
    • Detailed cleaning of all surfaces, including deodorization and sanitization
  • Surface refinishing and controlled demolition – Residential Contractor License #: 2015353DCA

All fire damaged homes get addressed with the mindset of repair versus replace wherever possible. In times where total replacement is needed, we may remove and install new materials like:

  • Wallcoverings, wood panels, and drywall
  • Carpeting, wood floors, subfloor, and baseboards
  • Ceiling tiles
  • Fixtures
  • Utilities, including power cabling and air ducts

Where we find surfaces with soot deposits or charring, we may have the ability to clean and resurface with the help of soda blasting or sanding.

Water & fire damage restorations are what we do best here at SERVPRO of Northwest Brooklyn. We are available to get to work day or night by calling (718) 522-4400, and we can send out our crew as soon as possible.

Flood Damage and Drying When Your Brooklyn Commercial Property Needs It

7/23/2021 (Permalink)

a flooded living room with items floating everywhere When your commercial property gets flooded, team SERVPRO can help. We arrive quickly on the scene with the equipment and certified technicians.

Call SERVPRO for Flood Damage Assistance to Ensure Your Brooklyn Business Does Not Miss a Beat

Running a business, you need to remain prepared for just about anything – this should include a flooding or water clean up plan. After the initial shock of the water-related emergency wears off, knowing that your employees and cleanup team have a plan in place adds peace of mind. You deserve to get the results you need with professional water removal services and drying, so it is best to have SERVPRO’s number handy.

We’re Faster to Any Disaster!

But, what does that mean? Mitigating flood damage in your Brooklyn commercial space should include many steps. SERVPRO arrives within hours of the initial call, and we start the assessment right away so that water removal may begin fast. Not only do we feature specialty drying equipment and proven methods, but our flood remediation services include elements like:

  • Highly trained technicians who are fully IICRC-certified and always keep safety a top priority.
  • We always wear personal protective equipment (PPE) upon entering the building to begin assessment and clean up.
  • Staging areas get set up, selecting zones that allow us to prevent cross-contamination from happening within your Brooklyn commercial property.
  • Your business gets the Certified: SERVPRO Clean seal of approval after finishing up with extraction, drying, controlled demolition (as needed), sanitization, and deodorization.

We Know Flood Damage Risks for Businesses

Even if you have a small janitorial crew, nothing matches professional water damage remediation. We approach each flood restoration job using:

  • Submersible pumps
  • Truck-mounted extractors
  • Wet/dry vacuums
  • Industrial air movers
  • Dehumidification equipment
  • Thermal foggers to disinfect
  • And more!

No matter the industry you are in, SERVPRO of Northwest Brooklyn has the power to handle all your flood damage needs. Call us 24/7 at (718) 522-4400 to receive immediate assistance.

What Does Mitigation and Water Removal in Brooklyn Look Like?

7/18/2021 (Permalink)

a broken copper pipe leaking water Facing a burst pipe at your home can be overwhelming. Our SERVPRO technicians are standing by 24/7 for your emergency call.

SERVPRO Offers Prompt Response for all Water Restoration and Mitigation Projects in Brooklyn

Water mitigation is a crucial part of any restoration job, whether you have a brownstone with burst pipes or a single-family dwelling with ceiling leaks. Even a faulty appliance can send a significant amount of water into your Brooklyn home that must get addressed quickly to limit the level of damage. Professional water damage remediation with SERVPRO not only stops water from infiltrating dry space, but we also have the power to address hidden moisture while bringing down relative humidity.

To begin water mitigation in Brooklyn, SERVPRO arrives on the scene to perform a thorough assessment. Our crew chief takes note of the cause of water infiltration to formulate a plan of action that stops the flooding and allows the team to begin extraction. Timing is everything during a water clean up incident, and SERVPRO always ensures it gets done right the first time. We will:

    • Assess Water Migration – Because spilled water remains in motion and looks for dry spaces like building cavities and cracks, we follow the path to ensure no moisture gets left behind. 
    • Perform Detailed Moisture Detection – Our Green Fleet comes fully stocked with moisture detection tells that allow us to seek out all areas where water may have traveled, leaving moisture behind. We may use thermal imaging camera technology, moisture meters, or borescopes that help us locate all problem zones. In some instances, a drill or hole punch in the wall might be the best practice for facilitating water removal. 
  • Initiate Drying and Water Damage Repairs – With high-powered fans, filtration units, and dehumidifiers, we restore indoor air quality (IAQ) and relative humidity levels. Controlled demolition gets performed as needed, and everything is deodorized and sanitized to make it “Like it never even happened.” – Residential Contractor License #: 2015353DCA

Call SERVPRO of Northwest Brooklyn at (718) 522-4400 to have a crew deployed to get started on water mitigation efforts.

Are Flood Odors Leaving Their Calling Cards at your Brooklyn Business?

6/25/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO logo and equipment We understand the need for swift response to water damage incidents in your business property. Let us help get you back to business as usual.

A Speedy Resolution to Commercial Water Damage in Brooklyn

When we talk about water issues in your commercial property, we are talking about both the impact of moisture on furnishings as well as microbial damage. All moisture carries microbes that can produce unpleasant odors. In older commercial properties, structural contents like blinds or carpets can carry pre-existing issues like grime buildup or mold. Exposure to moisture can loosen embedded grime producing further unpleasant odors. We work closely with commercial properties in this community to restore property damages quickly and efficiently.

Trained SERVPRO Technicians

The team members that work repairing commercial water damage in Brooklyn businesses are highly trained professionals with certificates in a range of remediation areas. These certificates include water repair technicians (WRT), applied structural drying (ASD), and odor control technicians (OCT). Depending on the breadth and scale of your requirements, we can send a unit with the correct qualifications to restore your property to a safe working environment for both staff and customers.

Water Damage Restoration Equipment

The ability to mobilize equipment is a crucial aspect of restoring a commercial business. At SERVPRO, we rely mainly on truck-mounted extraction units for drying a property. These machines can remove excess quantities of water from both soft and hard flooring by combining vacuum power with a heating element. They are up to a thousand times more efficient than merely placing dehumidifiers and rapid air movers.

Water & Mold Damage Restorations

A priority for your staff and customers is likely to be odor control. In older commercial properties, water can exacerbate pre-existing issues like minor mold growth causing unpleasant smells. Often, these smells depart once the property is dry. However, when that is not the case, SERVPRO can use industrial-grade fogging equipment to deodorize the job site and neutralize unpleasant odor thoroughly.

We specialize in getting your business back to a habitable state for your staff and customers. Contact SERVPRO of Northwest Brooklyn at (718) 522-4400.

Our Certified Technicians Are Prepared To Restore Your Brooklyn Home After A Flood Damage Disaster

6/17/2021 (Permalink)

Raining in kitchen Contact our team of experts at SERVPRO for assistance with storm damage remediation services in your home.

Professional Help for Brooklyn Flood Damage

Extreme weather patterns are more common every year, exposing your Brooklyn property to the risk of harm from flooding. When heavy rains and winds cause excess water to flow into your brownstone or condo, you need to take fast action. Our well-qualified team of water damage specialists is ready to respond quickly with the skills and equipment required to remediate the damage done by flooding.

Brooklyn is no stranger to flood damage. The Atlantic Ocean, more precisely Upper Bay, is just blocks to the west with the potential to deliver storm surge if a strong weather system arrives. Flash flooding following torrential rains can make its way into your home, requiring fast action with professional equipment to prevent progressive or permanent damage.

Trained Water Damage Restoration Technicians

Our SERVPRO crews count many Water Damage Restoration Technicians (WRT) among the ranks, trained in the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) coursework. When we arrive at your flood damaged home, an experienced manager assesses the damage and creates a mitigation plan. Our service vehicles pack water removal and structural drying equipment, avoiding any delay as crew members implement the plan.

Flood Damage Restoration Equipment

Pumps take care of water deeper than two inches, and wanded extractors pull moisture out of cracks and crevices. SERVPRO technicians are skilled at measuring moisture levels in porous building materials and employing thermal imaging equipment to locate water that migrated into building cavities. We use strategies like flood cuts or holes drilled in mortar joints to release the water and open access to the damp areas, so drying techniques work more efficiently.

Floodwater is contaminated, mixing with the sea, road chemicals, decaying organic materials, and even sewage. SERVPRO can contain the fouled water, disposing of it as required by local regulation. We use cleansing products and tools to clear away the soiling brought into your home by the Category 3 water and treat affected areas with EPA-registered disinfectants. Once the flooded space is clean and sanitized, we set up drying perimeters to reduce the moisture content of your home’s structural components to normal levels. A balance of air movement, temperature, and dehumidification brings back the preloss conditions in a controlled way, ensuring we avoid secondary issues like mold growth.

SERVPRO of Northwest Brooklyn knows how overwhelming flood damage can be, so we prepare our crews with the training and equipment to remediate the scenario fast. Call us at (718) 522-4400 round the clock, 365 days a year.

Commercial Buildings in Brooklyn with Mold Damage – Call SERVPRO

6/11/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO logo over mold Mold can be a serious issue in your property. Don't let mold take over. Call SERVPRO for help today.

Can SERVPRO Provide Mold Damage Remediation in Brooklyn?

Whether your employees or customers notice a strong, musty odor at your Brooklyn commercial building, it is very important to address the problem quickly. It is well known that mold can cause health effects, and you do not want to have to shut down your business entirely to address a mold contamination issue. Mold can get started because of minor water leaks in plumbing, the windows, or the roof.

SERVPRO can be on site in less than four hours to address mold damage and infestations in Brooklyn buildings. Our microbial remediation specialist will assess the situation and recommend the best approach to minimize the impact on day-to-day operations. Our license under NY state Law - Mold Remediation Contractor License #: 00055. 

We install plastic sheeting to contain the infestation to the immediate area, and negative air pressure helps to contain mold spores further. We seal off the HVAC system to prevent contamination of the system. Depending on the magnitude of the mold infestation, we may also establish clean rooms and decontamination rooms to facilitate leaving and entering the work area. We remove contaminated porous materials, and we can remove mold and clean non-porous materials.

SERVPRO completes the work as quickly as possible while minimizing the impact on the remainder of the building and your day-to-day operations. Our services include:

  • Mold Inspection
  • Mold Removal
  • Mold Remediation and Repair

Call SERVPRO of Northwest Brooklyn for mold damage in Brooklyn and surrounding areas. We can help 24/7. Call (718) 522-4400.

How Our Experts Handle Structural Issues After Flood Damage in Your Brooklyn Home

5/27/2021 (Permalink)

water damaged room; flood cuts in drywall Water affects structural elements. SERVPRO can help! We have the equipment to dry your property.

Addressing Structural Issues After Flood Damage in Brooklyn

Flooding incidents in Brooklyn damage structures in many ways depending on how they unfold. Incidents from severe weather events such as storms leave widespread damages because the wind may blow out roofs or other parts of the structure, creating more ways for water to breach. Flooding from rising water can dump significant amounts of contaminated water in the structure necessitating advanced cleanup and controlled demolition of some sections.

Boarding up and installing tarps after flood damage in Brooklyn helps prevent unnecessary damages. To do this properly requires an initial inspection of the entire property to identify all breaches. Our SERVPRO technicians rely on their skills in building services to do such inspections and board up affected areas. We also use plastic sheets to cover contents or parts in the interior of the structure where necessary.

Flooding affects building materials such as insulation and drywall. Some types of insulation, such as Cellulose and Rockwool mat when wet losing R-value and fire resistance. Cellulose insulation loses its antimicrobial properties while Rockwool rusts because of its metallic properties. Our SERVPRO technicians make flood cuts to remove the wet insulation and other structural materials easily. Leaving them in place would compromise the structure's energy efficiency or cause other problems such as microbial growth.

Porous materials such as carpets, wooden floors, and even frames absorb water during the flooding incident and can cause problems if left unchecked. Our SERVPRO technicians remove highly porous materials such as carpet and pad since it is not possible to clean all traces of contamination from the floodwaters. We clean up other materials such as frames and floors using professional cleaning agents and equipment such as pressure washers to get rid of all soiling. ASD, Applied Structural Drying, training helps ensure that we remove all excess moisture from affected materials to prevent problems such as rot and mold.

To restore your flood damaged structure to a preloss state, call SERVPRO of Northwest Brooklyn. You can reach us at (718) 522-4400 any time. We're Faster to Any Size Disaster.

How Our InjectiDry System Protects Your Brooklyn Home After A Water Damage Incident

5/18/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO drying mats being used on hardwood floor We have many tools at our disposal to restore water damage including our InjectiDry System. Drying mats are being used in the picture above.

InjectiDry System Protects Water Damaged Brooklyn Homes

As a leading company in the restoration industry, our team can help your Brooklyn home address the often damaging and widespread effects of a water damage incident. We know that only part of the effective services we can offer customers comes from the experience and training we acquire. The other part of this equation is the effective state-of-the-art equipment available to our recovery team when they roll out from our facility. From advanced mitigation tools to drying machines, our professionals can arrive at every situation with the ability to help.

Water damage incidents in your Brooklyn home can get out of control. It would be best to have a team of professionals with sophisticated equipment for both containment and recovery. Our SERVPRO technicians have multiple tools for removing standing water and even addressing the bulk of saturation and moisture concerns throughout the property, but contending with moisture and dampness in wall cavities, ceilings, floors, and other inaccessible areas requires advanced equipment.

The InjectiDry System has a minimalistic approach to addressing moisture and dampness beyond what can quickly get accessed and managed after a water damage incident. Understanding the location of these threats involves moisture detection tools, thermal imagery, and infrared cameras. We can identify the moisture pockets that can cause the most damage and direct our drying tools and the InjectiDry System directly at these points.

Often this device is critical for drying out dampness behind drywall, and it is helpful because it has multiple dry air hoses that can infuse this area with heated air to dry out moisture quickly. Because it gets installed behind the baseboard, these small holes can get quickly patched and entirely covered by the reinstallation of the trim at the bottom of an affected wall.

In many situations, the use of our InjectiDry System can prevent unnecessary tear-out and reconstruction in homes throughout our area. You can always count on the fast response and the sophisticated equipment like this from our SERVPRO of Northwest Brooklyn team. Give our crew a call anytime at (718) 522-4400.

SERVPRO Offers a Premier Fire Damage Restoration Service to Brooklyn Residents

5/10/2021 (Permalink)

fire damaged room; debris on floor Fires leave a mess. Don't DIY it; call SERVPRO!

Why do Brooklyn Residents Trust SERVPRO for Fire Damage Clean Up of Their Homes? 

Fire damage restoration of a Brooklyn home is a complex task involving several steps. Your local SERVPRO technicians have a unique understanding of the area, which puts them in a better position to help restore fire-damaged homes. Our technicians use their years of experience serving the Brooklyn community to offer a premier service that is both fast and efficient.

During the fire damage restoration of a Brooklyn home, a SERVPRO restorer's immediate objectives are:

  • To prevent fire and smoke from causing additional damage
  • To safeguard the safety of people entering the structure
  • To prepare the site for mitigation work to begin

What Emergency Services do SERVPRO Techs Provide During House Fire Cleanup in Brooklyn? 

As every fire loss is unique, the type of emergency service activities offered by SERVPRO can vary significantly but might include some of the following:

  • Conducting building inspection: To assess any safety or health hazard after the fire and smoke damage.
  • Board up the structure: In certain situations, boarding up your Brooklyn residence can be essential.
  • Dry the structure: Drying the water used during the fire extinguishment fire is critical. We use various equipment to remove standing water and monitor humidity and moisture content to prevent secondary water damages.
  • Establish emergency electricity:SERVPRO technicians might have to arrange for a temporary power source during the fire restoration process as electricity is needed for heat and light.
  • Initial cleaning:Before the restoration begins, pre-cleaning carpets and furniture can prevent additional damages.

Call SERVPRO of Northwest Brooklyn at (718) 522-4400 for fast and efficient service.

Brooklyn Flood Damage Specialists Use a Range of Tools

4/28/2021 (Permalink)

servpro cleaning and disinfecting products SERVPRO offers specially-formulated cleaning and disinfecting products for flood damage cleanup and restoration in Brooklyn

SERVPRO has the necessary equipment to remediate Brooklyn flood damage

Floods can cause all kinds of water damage to your home, from saturating the carpet and drapes to soaking into drywall or causing wallpaper to peel off. Dealing with flood remediation can seem like a daunting task, but if you call SERVPRO, it will be much easier than you thought.

SERVPRO knows that you want the mess cleaned up as fast as possible after flood damage to your Brooklyn home. There are many aspects to flood damage remediation, and the company you call must have the right equipment for every element. For example:

  • Pumping out water might require a free-standing motorized pump, or we might need a truck-mounted pump if there is no easy access to electricity.
  • Cleaning wet items might require steam cleaning, hydraulic washing, or UV cleansing.
  • Drying might require air movers, dehumidifiers, or portable heaters.

We might also need to carry out disinfection or treatments to prevent fungal growth. We have a variety of antimicrobial products suited to all situations of flooding.

We equip our technicians with the best industry-standard equipment, so they always have the right tools for the job.

For a flood damage service, you can trust, call SERVPRO of Northwest Brooklyn at (718) 522-4400.