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Why is Flood Damage Restoration So Important for Hartford Residents?

10/22/2021 (Permalink)

EPA- stamp of approval Storm and flood damage restoration services by SERVPRO are EPA-registered and accepted. We are here to help 24/7 365 days a year.

Without Prompt Flood Damage Restoration, Secondary Damage and Mold Can Develop – Call SERVPRO to Your Hartford Home!

You may automatically think about storms and groundwater coming into your Hartford property when you hear about flood restoration. Remember that flooding can develop from burst pipes, ceiling leaks, or basement flooding if your washing machine or water heater malfunctions. No matter the cause of the flooding, including a leaking roof from storms or flash flooding during heavy rains, SERVPRO is the team to call for fast, dependable emergency services water damage remediation. 

Why Call Skilled Water Restoration Technicians (WRT)?

To properly handle any form of flood damage in Hartford, water mitigation calls for:

  • Extraction of all standing water from impacted zones of the home
  • Drying all wet materials
  • Proper removal of all unsalvageable debris
  • Cleaning of all soiling using targeted
  • methods
  • Interior drying with the help of air movers and dehumidification tools
  • Done Controlled demolition, as needed, to replace damaged materials with brand-new materials
  • Deodorization and sanitization with EPA-registered anti-microbials

Should your home call for ceiling repairs from water damages, such as impact from a storm, SERVPRO technicians also handle all board up and tarping to protect your interior from the elements. We also help inventory any items that get disposed of or require pack-out service to get cleaned or stored off-site. Our processes also include carefully detailing everything during the restoration project so that you have a paper trail to assist with your home insurance claim. 

Big or small, SERVPRO has the IICRC-certified technicians, proven methods, and Green Fleet with advanced equipment to handle any flood restoration job. We arrive fast to help mitigate the damage and lessen the loss. The result is your home getting back to pre-flood condition as soon as possible. 

Contact SERVPRO of Newington/Central Hartford by calling (860) 667-9191, and we can send out a team for flood damage assistance.

Limit Loss with Skilled Fire Restoration After a Blaze in Your Newington Home

10/15/2021 (Permalink)

Home on fire When a fire strikes your home, no need to be scared. SERVPROs' fire damage restoration team will be on-site within 4 hours of the initial call.

Newington Residents Can Trust SERVPRO for Quality Fire Clean Up and Restoration

The thing that homeowners might not realize about a fire in their Newington home is that there can be hidden damage. Smoke and soot particles travel through the air, or your HVAC system, which can leave behind foul odors that remind you of the fire emergency that took place. Not only that, but there is also water, moisture, and chemicals often left behind from first responders on the scene extinguishing the blaze. Add these elements to the need for structural repairs, materials replacement, and debris cleanup, and you will see that it is best to hire skilled technicians for water & fire damage restorations. Enter SERVPRO!

When it comes to house fire cleanup, nothing surpasses the expertise that SERVPRO technicians possess. We take each fire restoration project in Newington and formulate a plan tailored to the property, the level of damage, and any unique factors. There is no such thing as one-size-fits-all restoration, so we tackle everything using our proven processes so our team can get your home back to pre-fire condition “Like it never even happened.”

What cleaning methods get used? This depends on the project, but they may include:

  • Hand rinsing/washing any contents that can stand up to saturation
  • Application of absorption powders on pieces too fragile to clean with methods like agitation or chemicals
  • Wet or dry cleaning with soft cloths
  • Foam cleaning techniques for contents that may not handle excessive moisture
  • Thermal fogging to help bind odorous particulates with cleaning agents to allow for easy removal
  • Immersion cleaning for smaller items that can withstand total saturation

Whether you had a kitchen fire with stuff protein-based residue or a small fire in your main living area, SERVPRO of Newington/Central Hartford is here to help. Call us at (860) 667-9191 for skilled fire restoration and dependable results.

Staff Janitorial Crew Versus Commercial Water Damage Restoration Help for Your Hartford Business

10/6/2021 (Permalink)

Ceiling damage from water damage SERVPRO has the manpower and equipment for any size commercial water damage restoration project. Call now!

SERVPRO Helps Hartford Business Owners with Proven Water Damage CleanUp and Restoration

If there is one thing you cannot have at your place of business, it is downtime. Unfortunately, if you have an incident like burst pipes or the need for cleaning up after a sewer backup, there will be a notable disruption in your daily operations. Working with a team that knows how to execute safe and adequate water damage remediation will help to limit downtime or even save you some money on the overall restoration. SERVPRO offers water removal services to address whatever needs your Hartford business may have. All a business owner or manager has to do is get in contact with us, and we can be there within hours – We’re Faster to Any Size Disaster!

When tackling commercial water damage restoration in Hartford, we follow local guidelines for cleaning, water removal, and disposal of unsalvageable materials. We arrive promptly with the vehicles of our Green Fleet packed with the latest technology, products, and equipment to help us meet our water clean-up goals. But why hire SERVPRO rather than use your on-staff janitorial crew? 

  • SERVPRO works diligently to restore versus replace, saving you money
  • Our team follows all protocols for site safety for both your staff as well as our technicians
  • We are IICRC-certified, allowing us to carefully restore your commercial property while minimizing business interruption and inconvenience
  • The crew takes the time to document all processes and damages to allow for full transparency
  • We are available to work with your insurance provider to help facilitate your water damage claim
  • Our services encompass water mitigation, structural drying, document drying, contents cleaning, repairs, and more

Calling (860) 667-9191 will initiate a crew from SERVPRO of Newington/Central Hartford to handle your commercial water damage restoration needs.

What Hazards Exist with Basement Floodwater in Hartford Homes?

9/22/2021 (Permalink)

Flood cuts in drywall When a storm hits your basement and floods it out. Call the team at SERVPRO for all of your storm damage mitigation services needed.

Flooding can Introduce Several Threatening Hazards to Hartford Properties. 

When a flood enters the basement of your home, Hartford properties can suffer the presence of more than a pool of floodwater. The faster that our SERVPRO professionals can remove these threats, the less destructive these disasters can be for the property. 

Threats of Standing Water in Basements 

Standing and trapped water can often be one of the pressing indicators of flood damage in Hartford homes. The rapid reduction of pooling water is critical in reducing moist conditions that facilitate microbial threats. Regardless of the type of flooring in the basement level of your residence, we have extractors and attachments for these units to manage surface water quickly, such as:

  • Squeegee Wands 
  • Wet Vacuums 
  • Carpet Wands 

Removing Contaminants and Bacteria 

Natural flooding can introduce many threatening substances and contaminants to the house. Intruding groundwater gets treated as a blackwater event, including sewage, chemicals, and bacteria. Cleaning surfaces and contents utilize strong sporicidal products and disinfectants in our inventory to neutralize these threats before greater harm and volatile conditions result. 

Microbial Growth and Degradation

One of the potential threats of basement flooding is the facilitation of microbial threats and mold colonies. Microbes and spores are naturally occurring in nearly all environments, awaiting moist conditions to have ideal conditions for colonization. Treating surfaces with antimicrobial products can often inhibit this growth and the subsequent structural degradation. 

Flooding is not a unique restoration need for area homes and businesses, so it is something that our SERVPRO of Newington / Central Hartford team stays prepared to handle. With our commitment that We're Faster To Any Size Disaster, we can meet the needs of damaged properties with efficient water removal, drying, and cleaning options. Give us a call today at (860) 667-9191.

What Are the Varying Levels of Mold Remediation for Newington Homes?

9/13/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO logo Mold remediation services by SERVPRO are second to none. Call now for fast and reliable service. Our IICRC certified techs are ready.

Choosing the Right Type of Remediation is Beneficial to Newington Properties After Mold Damage. 

It is vital for our team to provide the most efficient and thorough cleaning solutions after mold threats are identified. After efforts like containment to section off the affected area and prevent cross-contamination, our production manager and other experienced technicians formulate a remediation plan with varying levels of mold removal.

Surface Cleaning and Mold Remediation

While there are no shortages of mold remediation companies in Newington, you cannot afford to leave much to chance when your office or commercial building suffers mold growth. Our SERVPRO team focuses on immediate remediation strategies to target light growth and surface molds, such as wet cleaning with antimicrobial products and sporicidal solutions. 

Abrasive Cleaning and Aggressive Tactics 

Mold can seat deeply into exposed surfaces and hosting elements, often too deep for surface remediation to reach. Abrasive and aggressive options available to our experienced Applied Microbial Remediation Technicians (AMRT) can help to eliminate organisms spreading beneath the surface of hosting materials with approaches like:

  • Sanding 
  • Soda blasting
  • Sponge pressure cleaning

Controlled Demolition When Other Options Were Exhausted 

Our general contractor license provides the means for our SERVPRO team to complete repairs and reconstruction as needed in your office building. Even with the focus of our responding technicians to restore the above replacement, having this capability readily available can be critical for fast restoration results. 

There is no singular right way to clean up the mold and microbial threats from damaged local properties. As widely and completely as these volatile organisms can spread in a structure, various remediation methods are required to clean and restore the living space. Our SERVPRO of Newington / Central Hartford team can help determine a resident's needs and begin these processes quickly when you call (860) 667-9191.  

How Does Water Get Removed from Carpets in Newington Office Buildings?

9/7/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO technician and vehicle outside job site. Water damage to your commercial building is a job for SERVPRO. We will have your building back to preloss condition ASAP.

Extraction Involves Multiple Tools in Our Inventory to Protect Newington Properties. 

The earliest efforts that our SERVPRO team provides after water damage can be critical in getting your doors back open as soon as possible. Because it is our business to get you back in business, we have mitigation objectives that include:

  • Content relocation
  • Surface water removal
  • Debris/bulk material removal

The First Pass with a Carpet Wand 

Water damage restoration for Newington office buildings begins with managing the active threats to the property. Carpet wands attached to truck-mount extractors or portable units provide a single pass on the exposed carpets to prevent moisture migration. After this, the responding technicians fixate on other emergency services for the structure. 

Deep Extraction Solutions for Carpets 

Carpet wands can be a highly productive extraction device for office buildings for containment, but it is often other water removal tools in our inventory that do the heaviest lifting in the mitigation of water-damaged commercial properties. Deep extraction of these floors involves units like our weighted extractors.

Can Damaged Carpet Be Repaired? 

Carpeting can become quickly and permanently damaged after even brief periods of saturation. Short pile carpets that glue down for installation to concrete subflooring might be easier to extract water from but are also easy to harm if this extraction does not happen soon enough irreparably. Delamination and other processes can separate layers of carpet backing, and only in its earliest and least intrusive stages can this be repaired.

Before your office building gets relieved of water damage and restoration is underway, trapped moisture in the short-pile carpeting must get addressed and removed. An evaluation of the flooring’s condition can decide the needed approach to recovering the office space. Our SERVPRO of Newington / Central Hartford team is ready to help 24/7 at (860) 667-9191.

De-Stress by Hiring Skilled Flood Damage Technicians After a Hartford-area Storm

8/20/2021 (Permalink)

standing in pool of water in home. Storm damage remediation services by SERVPRO are second to none. Call now for fast and immediate help!

SERVPRO Ensures Hartford Locals Get Quality Results When Faced with Storm Flood Damage

Flash flooding and wind damage during a Hartford storm can happen in the blink of an eye. The last thing anyone wants is to find out that you have even more time and money that you need to invest after DIY clean-up goes awry. Additionally, hiring a fly-by-night team to address the damage usually means having to call in a trusted flood restoration team to fix their mistakes. SERVPRO is locally owned and operated so that you can feel confident in the work that we do. Big or small projects, day or night, you can have a team at your door within hours.

Flood damage after recent Hartford storms could leave you wondering if you can get your property back to normal. We work quickly at SERVPRO to ready our Green Fleet so that we can arrive to begin our assessment. Until we can get to work on interior issues, you can count on us to handle board up and tarping to address a leaking roof from storms or other breeches that make your property vulnerable to the elements. Once we get started on flood restoration, we will include steps like:

  • Removal of all standing water
  • Drying your interior, including areas behind walls, under flooring, and more
  • Dehumidification and moisture detection
  • Complete sanitizing and deodorization
  • Controlled demolition to repair or replace unsalvageable materials, as needed

Addressing Relative Humidity

Interior humidity can become an issue with any water damage remediation project. With summertime storms and excess moisture within your home, relative humidity (RH) must get restored to normal levels to prevent secondary damage and mold growth from becoming an issue.

Flood damage after a storm is something best left handled by skilled technicians. SERVPRO of Newington/Central Hartford is available 24/7 for emergency response by calling (860) 667-9191.

Apartment and Condo Water Removal Handled by Pros in Newington

8/12/2021 (Permalink)

burst pipe in home When water damage occurs in your home for any reason, SERVPRO is the team to call. We will be on-site within 4 hours of the initial call.

SERVPRO Can Tackle Water Removal After Burst Pipes or Ceiling Leaks in Your Newington Building

The last thing a property manager or tenant wants is to deal with burst pipes or a significant water spill within their Newington building. When you manage a multi-family dwelling, one or more tenants may have water coming into their living space. It is imperative that fast action gets taken to handle water damage remediation, ceiling leaks, and moisture issues. SERVPRO features water restoration technicians (WRT) with the training and knowledge to get the job done quickly and efficiently. 

Water removal in Newington handled by SERVPRO will get you rapid, reliable results. We often get calls for emergency services water damage assistance, and our Green Fleet gets dispatched within hours of your initial contact. Once on the scene, the crew chief assesses the water damage to work on a plan of action that includes selecting the best equipment for the job. We understand that your tenant's safety and the ability to restore their living space to pre-water event condition is number one on your mind. 

During any water clean-up projects that we take on, we work diligently while keeping potential hazards in mind. This ensures safety for our crew as well as that of any tenants in and around the building. Some precautions often taken include paying attention to:

  • Potential slip-and-fall hazards due to wet flooring.
  • Saturated ceilings begin to sag and could drop, leading to injury.
  • Any water or moisture that might come into contact with wiring or electrical outlets, leading to shock.

Of course, the elimination of moisture is paramount with water damage remediation. SERVPRO brings moisture detection equipment and dehumidifiers to ensure relative humidity within the loss zone gets brought back to normal levels.

Call (860) 667-9191 to initiate water removal services by SERVPRO of Newington/Central Hartford. Just remember that We're Faster to Any Size Disaster!

Professional Fire Damage Restoration Yields Fast, Efficient Results in Newington

8/5/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO vehicle outside job site. The corrosive nature of soot residue is no DIY task. SERVPRO trained professionals are here for all of your fire damage restoration needs.

SERVPRO Returns Your Newington Home Back to Pre-Fire Condition with Our Proven Fire Damage Restoration Methods

Fast-moving flames from a fire within your Newington home create a path of devastation that DIY methods alone cannot handle. Due to the corrosive nature of soot residue, it is essential that smoke remediation begins sooner than later. Not only that, but the moisture left from water that first responders use to extinguish the flames can lead to secondary damage or the onset of mold growth. SERVPRO’s skilled fire and smoke damage technicians go the extra mile to ensure each phase of your house fire clean-up goes as smoothly as possible. Your home will be “Like it never even happened,” once we get done working.

In Newington, fire damage restoration is comforting with SERVPRO, bringing you added peace of mind when everything gets done right the first time. Our fire and smoke restoration technicians (FSRT) get thoroughly trained to handle each situation, adapting as needed while they work to ensure quality results. To handle fire restoration properly, some of the steps we may take include:

  • Smoke remediation to address dry soot particles or stubborn smoke residue that has settled on various surfaces.
  • Repair/replace charred building materials, including drywall, baseboards, trim, panel, wainscoting, and more. 
  • Thorough cleaning, deodorizing, and sanitization of surfaces to ensure no foul odors get left behind as a reminder of the fire event that took place.
  • Controlled demolition and surface refinishing, as needed. 

For all water & fire damage restorations, our crew works to repair versus replace to help save both time and money on your project. Some materials that may call for total removal and replacement include carpeting, vinyl flooring, ceiling tiles, wall coverings, fixtures, and more.

Contact SERVPRO of Newington/Central Hartford by calling (860) 667-9191; when you want fire damage restoration, you can trust!

What is the Best Way to Protect Stock in a Newington Warehouse During Commercial Water Damage Restoration

7/21/2021 (Permalink)

a broken ceiling exposing pipes Commercial water damage can affect many aspects of your business. Contact SERVPRO to assess the situation and formulate a remediation plan.

SERVPRO Techs Work to Minimize the Need to Replace Items Due to Water Damage in Newington Properties

When the need for water removal happens in a Newington warehouse, the elevated moisture levels can cause damage to items in cardboard boxes and paper products. Failure to protect existing stock items can increase the cost to the property owner in terms of replacement of these items.

SERVPRO techs assisting Newington business properties with commercial water damage restoration services bring more than equipment to the work-site. The technicians perform several actions to help limit the damage to stored stock within warehouses and backrooms:

  • Taking air moisture readings and removing stock in high humidity conditions
  • Setting up containment to assist in keeping stock dry
  • Performing organized pack-out services as needed

The techs sometimes only need to cover items during the water cleanup job. When air moisture readings show high humidity conditions, the techs often opt to remove items in boxes or paper-based products to be certain these things receive no ill-effects from the moisture. The organized pack-out is a detailed process that records the area the items get removed from, their condition and exactly where they get placed so if the property owner has a question regarding a specific article, SERVPRO can get it without delay.

SERVPRO of Newington / Central Hartford at (860) 667-9191 stands ready to assist local Newington businesses with any size or type of commercial water damage restoration.