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Defending Against Mold Growth

7/16/2018 (Permalink)

Mold  can creep up on you. Here are some some steps to follow to help minimize the possibility of mold growth.

Prompt mitigation is vital to avoid mold growth which can be visible in as little as 24 to 48 house under certain conditions.

keep humidity between 30 and 60 percent.

Provide for proper drainage away from building foundations.

Regularly inspect plumbing and appliances for leaks.

Keep gutters and drains clear of debris.

inpect the roof,windows,and other areas where watermight enter the building, and perform necessary maintenance.

Respond to all water intrusions immediately.

Contact SERVPRO of Billerica/Tewksbury for assistance after a water damage or if you discover mold. We provide prompt Professional service  and can walk you step by step through the process.

Water Damage From Clean Water DON’Ts

7/16/2018 (Permalink)

Enter rooms with standing water where electrical shock hazards may exist.

Enter affected areas if electrical outlets, switches,circuit breakers or electrical equipment are exposed to water.  Always avoid electrical shock hazards.

Leave books, newspapers, magazines, or other colored items on wet carpets or floors to cause staining. 

Leave Oriental rugs or other colored rugs on wet wall-to-wall carpet to cause staining.

Use your household vacuum cleaner to remove water,possibly causing  electrical shock or damage to the vaccum cleaner.

Use TVs  or other appliances while standing on wet carpets all floors especially not on wet concrete floors.

Turn on ceiling fixtures if ceiling is wet or enter rooms were ceilings are sagging for retained water. 

Contact SERVPRO of Billerica/Tewksbury for assistance after a water damage. We provide prompt Professional.

Psychrometics

7/16/2018 (Permalink)

Psychometrics is the study of the air in its properties. The properties of temperature, humidity, vapor pressure dew point are measured to evaluate conditions in the structure, enabling SERVPRO of Billerica/Tewksbury to create the proper atmosphere for more efficient drying. 

Water can damage materials in two ways. First, materials absorb water through direct contact. Second, materials absorb water from the air. Measuring the moisture content of the air is critical to the drying process. 

SERVPRO of Billerica/Tewksbury  must establish environment favorable for drying. SERVPRO of Billerica/Tewksbury must also understand how to manipulate temperature and humidity levels to produce optimum drying conditions without causing secondary damages to improper drying process. 

Contact SERVPRO of Billerica/Tewksbury for assistance after a water damage. We provide prompt Professional service you can walk you step by step to thtough the process

Dehumidification Equipment

7/16/2018 (Permalink)

By extracting water vapor from the air,  dehumidifiers lower the relative humidity, which in turn increases the rate of evapor action. In a water-damage structure, dehumidifiers pull in the moist, humid air and then discharge dry, warm air.  The dry air acts like a sponge, absorbing moisture from what materials 

SERVPRO of Billerica/Tewksbury use two types of dehumidifiers.  We use refrigerant Dehumidifiers in desiccant dehumidifier. Both dehumidifiers can be in the home while it is being occupied.

Refrigerant Dehumidifiers work similarly to air conditioners 

Desiccant Dehumidifier us use chemicals called desiccants, that readily absorbed moisture from the air.

Contact SERVPRO of Billerica/Tewksbury for assistance after a water damage or if you need assistance with dehumidification. We provide prompt Professional service and can walk you step by step through the dehumidification process. 

SERVPRO of Billerica/Tewksbury is hiring

7/16/2018 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Billerica/Tewksbury  is currently hiring Production and Cleaning Technicians.

The requirements for this position:

Must have a professional appearance and great attitude.

A valid driver license with a reasonable driving record.

Ability to pass a criminal background check with no felony convictions or misdemeanors involving violence or theft.

Must be able to pass a drug test.

Because we provide 24-hour emergency services, must be willing to be on call, as needed.
Some night and weekend work is required.

Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

Must have a high school diploma or a GED certificate.

We do provide construction services so you must have some Construction knowledge.

Please call 978-663-9833 for more information or email your resume to rlavery@SERVPRO9893.com

Restoring Your Commercial Property After A Water Damage Event

5/9/2018 (Permalink)

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Flooding and water damage events at Billerica/Tewksbury commercial properties are often complex with numerous issues that require a knowledgeable and flexible response. Whether we’re dealing with a relatively small water cleanup scenario or a large scale event, we work quickly to assess each unique situation and isolate the damaged area. In many instances, normal operations can continue in a temporary space while we restore your facility.

Restoring Commercial Properties Presents Unique Challenges

Our professionals are trained to be mindful of legal and environmental concerns and strive to fully restore the damaged area while working within your budgetary constraints. We understand that every hour spent cleaning up is an hour of lost revenue and productivity. So when an emergency situation arises in your business, give us a call and we’ll be there fast with the help you need.

About SERVPRO of Billerica/Tewksbury

SERVPRO of Billerica/Tewksbury specializes in the cleanup and restoration of commercial and residential property after a water damage event. Our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration. From initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regular IICRC-industry certification, rest assured our staff is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property.

IICRC Certified Firm

5/9/2018 (Permalink)

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SERVPRO of Billerica/Tewksbury is an IICRC firm. The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) creates the standards for the restoration industry and provides training and certification to restoration companies. IICRC Certified Firms have the right to display the IICRC Certified Logo.

IICRC Certified Firms must

• Present accurate information to consumers and conduct business with honesty and integrity.

• Require a technician on all jobs who has been formally trained and passed all required tests.

• Require a continuing education program to keep technicians up-to-date on the latest changes in the industry.

• Maintain liability insurance to protect all parties in the event of an accident.

• Maintain a written complaint policy and agree to Better Business Bureau or similar arbitration to resolve disputes, and accept the conclusions and recommendations of arbitration.

The IICRC Develops The Standards For The Restoration Industry

The IICRC has been the driving force in establishing the main industry standards and reference guides for professional carpet cleaning, water damage restoration and mold remediation. These IICRC standards take years to develop and require the coordination of experts in the field: manufacturers, industry organizations, insurance professionals, training schools, contractors, and public health professionals.

Every five years, the standards are reviewed and updated. The water damage restoration field changes rapidly with advancements in technology and science, and therefore the standards must evolve to keep pace.

About SERVPRO of Billerica/Tewksbury

SERVPRO of Billerica/Tewksbury specializes in the cleanup and restoration of residential and commercial property after a fire, smoke or water damage event. Our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration and we are an IICRC Certified Firm. We believe in continuous training: from initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regular IICRC-industry certification, rest assured our staff is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property.

When Storms or Floods hit Billerica/Tewksbury, SERVPRO is ready!

5/9/2018 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Billerica/Tewksbury specializes in storm and flood damage restoration.  Our crews are highly trained and we use specialized equipment to restore your property to its pre-storm condition.

Faster Response

Since we are locally owned and operated, we are able to respond quicker with the right resources, which is extremely important. A fast response lessens the damage, limits further damage, and reduces the restoration cost.

Resources to Handle Floods and Storms

When storms hit Billerica/Tewksbury, we can scale our resources to handle a large storm or flooding disaster. We can access equipment and personnel from a network of 1,650 Franchises across the country and elite Disaster Recovery Teams that are strategically located throughout the United States.

Have Storm or Flood Damage? Call Us Today 978-663-9833

Clean Home Sells Faster

5/9/2018 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Billerica/Tewksbury understands that In today's competitive real estate marketplace, you can have an edge with reputation form having quality listings.  You also want the ability to move a sale through quickly to get your commission. Presentation is everything

SERVPRO of Billerica/Tewksbury Franchise Professionals will inspect a property- Including attic spaces- to help determine the extent of water or mold damage and remove potentially harmful bacteria and odors.

Purchusing a home is the biggest investment most people make in a lifetime.   If they’re or buying or selling experience is positive it could reflect inpotential future Real estate transactions. 

So before you put your buyers or sellers health at risk, call SERVPRO of Billerica/Tewksbury 978-663-9833 to   help your sale seem seemles and effortless.  At the same time putting your clients mind as ease. 

Helping Schools

5/9/2018 (Permalink)

Educational institutions In Billerica/Tewksbury can depend on SERVPRO of Billerica/Tewksbury for fast, thorough service in the event of fire, water or mold damage.  With 24-hour emergency response, SERVPRO of Billerica/Tewksbury Franchise Professionals provide mitigation, cleanup and restoration services to reduce recovery costs and to help ensure minimal interruptions to your curriculum.

SERVPRO of Billerica/Tewksbury also provides expert cleaning for emergencies or special needs exceeding routine janitorial capabilities, including stain removal, upholstery cleaning, indoor air quality and vandalism cleanup. SERVPRO of Billerica/Tewksbury is trained to clean and sanitize building materials, surfaces and contents following restoration industry standards, using professional cleaning and EPA registered cleaners and disinfectants.

If you are in need of true professional cleaning services contact SERVPRO of Billerica/Tewksbury