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Setauket Residents Turn to SERVPRO for Efficient Fire Damage Restoration

6/7/2024 (Permalink)

servpro employee at fire station event SERVPRO reaches out into our community to mitigate fire damage for our neighbors.

SERVPRO ® Offers Premier Fire Damage Restoration to Setauket Homes

You need experts to limit the damage and start the restoration process after a fire incident. SERVPRO’s fire damage restoration services in Setauket offer essential solutions to address a fire's aftermath promptly.

SERVPRO techs use advanced technology and comprehensive recovery techniques during fire damage restoration of your Setauket home. From removing the smoke and soot residues to deodorizing, our expert techs provide every service for a successful recovery.

Comprehensive Fire Damage Assessment

At SERVPRO, we understand the importance of a thorough assessment to restore your home after a fire effectively. Our comprehensive fire damage assessment begins with a detailed inspection of the entire property, including all affected areas. Our IICRC-certified technicians use advanced tools and technology to identify visible and hidden damage caused by fire, smoke, and soot.

We evaluate your home's structural integrity, ensuring no immediate safety hazards. It includes checking for weakened beams, compromised walls, and damaged roofing. Next, we assess the extent of smoke and soot infiltration, as these can affect air quality and cause lingering odors. Our team also inspects personal belongings, furniture, and other contents.

SERVPRO techs ensure no damage goes unnoticed by conducting a thorough and meticulous assessment. It allows us to create a tailored restoration plan that addresses all aspects of fire damage. The comprehensive approach guarantees a more effective and efficient restoration process, helping to restore your home to its preloss condition as quickly as possible.

Advanced Deodorization Techniques

SERVPRO techs use cutting-edge techniques to ensure effective deodorization after fire damage. Our advanced methods include:

  • Thermal Fogging: Penetrates deeply to neutralize smoke odors.
  • Ozone Generators: Effectively remove stubborn odors at the molecular level.
  • Hydroxyl Generators: Safe for people and pets, eliminating odors and bacteria.
  • Air Scrubbers: Use HEPA filtration to purify the air.

Call SERVPRO of Port Jefferson at (631) 476-5300 for expert assistance.  

Ensuring a House Is Clean After Merrimack Flood Damage Incidents

4/11/2024 (Permalink)

Lighting in the sky over a neighborhood with the SERVPRO logo. When a storm damages your Merrimack home, call SERVPRO. We are Here to Help® 24/7.

Removing Visible and Invisible Soils as Part of Flood Restoration

Merrimack, NH, covers 33.4 square miles, with a robust local economy supporting its 26,632 residents. Among the contributors are major corporations like Fidelity Investments, which provides financial services, and BAE Systems, an aerospace company. The town has several highly rated schools like Merrimack High School, Professional Martial Arts Academy Merrimack, and Mastricola Elementary School. The Merrimack Historical Society and B&M Railroad Depot are notable local landmarks. Local annual events, such as the Merrimack Winter Carnival, Merrimack Holiday Parade, and Tree Lighting, allow one to meet and interact with other residents.

One thing you might face after flood damage affects your Merrimack property is widespread soiling. The flood restoration plan you develop for your property must address visible and invisible soils to ensure the house looks clean, feels clean, and is in a sanitary state once restoration is done. SERVPRO® provides qualified technicians, equipment, and products to help address the different forms of soiling. 

Soils left by a flooding incident

  • Silt and mud
  • Trash, waste, and debris
  • Chemicals, oil, and petroleum products
  • Biohazards

The stagnant water in your house and visible soils such as silt and mud may be your biggest concern because they are unsightly and interfere with your use of the property. However, you should also pay close attention to invisible soiling from chemicals and biohazards, which can affect the well-being of the occupants. SERVPRO uses a simultaneous approach that tackles both aspects of soiling. For instance, we spray broad-spectrum disinfectants around the areas of the property where the floodwaters reach to neutralize harmful microbes before starting cleanup. 

Removing the visible soils takes different procedures, including extraction with trash pumps, agitation, and dislodging with chemical agents. SERVPRO professionals have access to a wide array of trash pumps, including semi-trash, trash, full trash, and slurry, which remove water mixed with debris. Using detergents and agitating surfaces with specialized tools such as rotating brushes enhances cleaning thoroughness.

SERVPRO of Merrimack offers reliable flood damage mitigation services. Call (603) 262-9293. Faster to any size disaster™.

Trust SERVPRO for Water Damage Restoration in Setauket

4/7/2024 (Permalink)

a flooded bedroom with water covering the floor Standing water is difficult to remove from your home alone. Contact SERVPRO 24/7 for certified technicians and equipment.

Water Damage Repair in Setauket Requires Skill

Water intrusion in homes is unwelcome and can cause a lasting impact. You must take appropriate steps to restore your residence to normal. 

After experiencing water damage in your Setauket home, our SERVPRO® technicians can remove water to prevent further damage. Water restoration can include:

  • Preserving the property’s structural integrity.
  • Repairing salvageable contents.
  • Containing other areas of your home where the damage may spread.

If the water is more than two inches deep, we can use electrical submersible pumps to remove it. Performing water removal quickly helps prevent further destruction. Stagnant water can become more destructive as it remains on your property. Water removal also enables our SERVPRO team to conduct more detailed inspections. 

In some water damage cases, we can adequately dry a property by setting up air movers and dehumidifiers. In other cases, cutting out drywall, removing carpet padding and carpeting, and applying antimicrobials is necessary to prevent subsequent mold infestation. 

As we dry your property, we can use several tools to ensure accurate monitoring of moisture levels. They include:

Hygrometers detect moisture saturation levels. With infrared cameras, our SERVPRO technicians can determine if there is inviable moisture build-up under floorboards or behind walls. We monitor changing moisture levels continually throughout the drying process. 

The restoration process may also include repairs to return your home’s soft and hard goods to a preloss state. It may also be necessary to perform reconstruction based on the destruction. Fixes may include floor repair, drywall replacement, repainting, and carpet installation. These repairs can ensure your building’s usability and integrity. Water damage can also leave bad smells behind. Therefore, deodorization may be necessary. We can use air scrubbers to eradicate malodors. Our SERVPRO technicians can take all the steps required to repair your property. 

SERVPRO of Port Jefferson has the skill and equipment to repair your property. Call us at (631) 476-5300. We’re Here To Help®.

SERVPRO of Port Jefferson Offers Support Rebuilding a 9/11 Hero's Home in Islip

2/13/2024 (Permalink)

emc and police photo SERVPRO is dedicated to assisting our friends and neighbors on Long Island. Please donate to the Bobby McMahon gofundme campaign.

SERVPRO® Stands with Our First Responders

In the face of tragedy, communities often rally together to support those who have spent their lives in service to others. The latest example of this unfolds in Islip, New York, for Bobby McMahon, a 9/11 first responder and retired Member of the Department of Correction.

The start of 2024 brought an unforeseen disaster for Bobby—a fire sparked by a faulty boiler ravaged his home, rendering it uninhabitable. This misfortune was compounded by the discovery that his homeowner's insurance had lapsed, an oversight during a particularly challenging time following the loss of his wife to ovarian cancer in 2021.

However, SERVPRO of Port Jefferson offers hope amidst the ashes. Led by owner Risa Kluger, she has generously provided all necessary labor, supplies, and equipment to carry out the basement's clean-out, demolition, and debris removal—a significant stride toward recovery. The spirit of community support is further bolstered by the kindness of John Stein from Restoration Dry Cleaners and Sean Winters from Winter Brothers Carting, who have also donated their services.

From the franchise, "When Mr. McMahon's circumstances were brought to our attention, we realized what a horrible situation he was in. Kevin Citrangola, a Project Manager here, spoke with our owner, Risa Kluger, who promptly approved for him to come up with a plan to give back to and help out Mr. McMahon because he's a police officer and a 9/11 First Responder who's given so much. SERVPRO nationally sponsors the First Responders Children's Foundation and the First Responders Football Bowl, so this is one way SERVPRO of Port Jefferson is doing our share on Long Island."

This story is a testament to communities' gratitude for their first responders. Mr. McMahon, who spent years serving and protecting others, is now receiving a community's embrace. The collaborative efforts of SERVPRO, its trade partners, and numerous individual contributors to McMahon's GoFundMe—nearing $35,000—reflect powerful solidarity.

Mr. McMahon's resilience is remarkable; despite the adversities, he remains thankful that his family, including the family pets, were unharmed in the fire. With the clean-up underway, fellow first responders have pledged to take up hammers and nails to help rebuild the McMahon home—a place of cherished memories and a sanctuary for his children and grandchild.

The GoFundMe, organized by Richard Palmer, Jr., a retired Warden with the NYC Department of Correction and fellow 9/11 Responder, is not just a fundraiser but a call for aiding a fellow brother. Bobby McMahon's story is one of sacrifice, loss, and the unwavering strength of a community that refuses to let one of its heroes stand alone in the face of hardship.

To contribute to Bobby McMahon's home restoration, visit the GoFundMe page here. No matter the size, every donation is a brick in the foundation of a renewed home and hope.

Quality Fire Damage Restoration in Setauket

2/13/2024 (Permalink)

SERVPRO® location AT NIGHT Day or Night--SERVPRO® is ready to help our Setauket neighbors with fire and smoke damage cleanup and restoration. Here To Help®

Fire Damage Restoration at Your Doorstep

 The quality of restoration depends on the quality of the equipment. This is especially true when dealing with the smoky odors, particulates and chemical staining that are common in the aftermath of a property fire.

Local organizations, a top-rated one being SERVPRO®, offering fire damage restoration in Setauket must use modern equipment to ensure a prompt and high-quality service. Smoke damage, odor, and poor air quality are common symptoms that need to be addressed by services in the aftermath of a kitchen or electrical fire. SERVPRO addresses these symptoms using air-scrubbing equipment, which helps to remove odors as well as particulates from indoor spaces.

 Air scrubber features

  • High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filters that remove up to 99.97% of contaminants from indoor air.
  • Variable speed controls for air intake
  • Stackable or daisy chain features for versatility

Air scrubbers come in mini sizes, which makes them suitable for use in smoke-damaged kitchen spaces and hallways. Large air intakes draw indoor air through the filter system, which removes contaminants and releases clean air through the exhaust hoses, which often carry the air outdoors.

The advantage of using air scrubbers over natural ventilation is the volume of air exchange. A mini air scrubber moves 600 cubic feet per minute (CFM) compared with 100 CFM of a regular household fan and less still for natural ventilation from opening windows.

 In the aftermath of the fire, it is vital to remove odors and particulates as quickly as possible to restore indoor air quality to a hygienic standard. Contact SERVPRO of Port Jefferson for quality fire damage restoration at (631) 476-5300. “Like it never even happened.”

Cleaning Up a Sewage Backup in Setauket and Beyond

2/1/2024 (Permalink)

B&A sewage cleanup in a kitchen, servpro Our SERVPRO team deploys equipment, along with our knowledge, to safely restore biohazardous materials from a sewage backup in your Setauket kitchen.

Restoration After Sewage and Flood Damage

Sewage backup into residences can be one of the most complicated situations a homeowner faces. Because of the clear contamination concerns and the rapid spread of this compromised backup water, it is a destructive and alarming situation to experience. With conditions like Port Jefferson recently experienced with snow and rain, threats like sewage backup become even more significant. Rely on our SERVPRO® technicians to safely restore your property.

Our service area includes thousands of properties in Setauket directly connected to sewage and wastewater disposal systems. When the region experiences heavy precipitation, the ground becomes saturated, and any excess water can cause a surcharge that pushes water back up through the system to its residential connection points.

Cleaning Up a Sewage Backup in Your Home

In the provided image, you can see a local property that called us for this reason. We were able to contain the problem area, extract the sewage, clean, and repair the affected portions of the property. Sewage is a mixture of human waste, chemicals, and other debris that can spread harmful bacteria and viruses. When cleaning up sewage backup in your home, we follow a strict protocol to ensure safety. Our cleaning and recovery processes include vital steps like:

  • Extraction- The first priority is removing standing water and debris. We use specialized equipment to extract water and clean up the mess.
  • Disinfection and Cleanup- We disinfect the affected area using chemicals that kill bacteria and viruses.
  • Structural Drying- After disinfection, we thoroughly dry the area to prevent mold growth.
  • Ongoing Inspections- We also inspect the area to ensure all contaminated materials are removed and disposed of.

As leading biohazard cleaning specialists in the region, we have the expertise and equipment to clean up the mess safely and effectively, ensuring your home is free from harmful contaminants.

SERVPRO of Port Jefferson is ready 24/7 when disasters strike, like sewage backup in your household. Call now at (631) 476-5300.

Mold Remediation Training Decontaminates Setauket Homes 24/7

12/9/2023 (Permalink)

trained and experienced, PPE servpro Rely on the applied microbial remediation team from SERVPRO to restore your mold damaged home in Setaukat. "Like it never even happened."

SERVPRO® Excels with Mold Removal

Whether the cause is a small pipe leak or extinguishing a home fire, mold damage can become a concern as soon as one to three days after a home experiences excess moisture levels. When mold proliferates excessively in these conditions, it can significantly reduce the comfort of your Setauket home by introducing musty odors, reducing air quality, and potentially damaging surfaces like wood, drywall, and carpet.

When Setauket properties need mold remediation services, SERVPRO can respond to the call with professional-grade tools and comprehensive restoration services. This team’s thorough decontamination techniques can effectively return a property to a clean, safe condition, allowing property owners to relax and enjoy their homes as before.

SERVPRO Training Prepares Technicians for Disasters 

SERVPRO crew members undergo thorough training in a diverse array of disaster scenarios, including residential mold remediation strategies.

These training programs include:

? Crew Training modules

? Fire and Water Restoration training

? Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning strategies

Further education modules are available to encourage further learning and specialization among technicians. The e-Learning modules also keep professionals up-to-date on requirements and standards set by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC). SERVPRO’s commitment to learning and growth aims to maintain a high standard for restoration services provided to the community. 

How SERVPRO Crews Restore Properties Affected by Mold Damage

After thorough inspection and testing, restoration technicians can respond to mold damage with a variety of tools and methods, such as:

? Odor control and sanitation strategies like scented granules and EPA-registered biocides

? Precise demolition of drywall and other materials impacted by mold

? Low-grain refrigerant dehumidifiers and HEPA-filter vacuums to dry moisture and pick up particles

These tools and techniques reliably work in tandem to reduce mold levels in residences to pre-contamination levels.

SERVPRO of Port Jefferson is Here to Help® when you need it. Call (631) 476-5300 for assistance from a team that offers around-the-clock mitigation and restoration services.

Trusted Water Damage Restoration for Setauket Commercial Sites

10/9/2023 (Permalink)

water damage, removal of carpet. place equipment SERVPRO techs mitigate water damage to offices in Setauket by using minimal demolition and maximum equipment placement. Here To Help®

Rely on Trained Techs for Water Damage Mitigation

A water damage situation may result from a plumbing failure, appliance malfunction, or roof leaks, and such incidents must be handled quickly to mitigate the loss. Failure to do so may cause your floor, carpet, walls, ceiling, cabinets, and other valuables to be damaged to unsalvageable conditions and force you to spend a fortune replacing them. Protecting stock and fabricating devices from rust and fogginess are crucial to maintaining profit margins. Furthermore, mold can also grow and cause additional damage.

When your office or shop experiences water damage in Setauket, SERVPRO® is your go-to company for cleaning, drying, and restoration needs. We have a team of well-trained technicians who understand the urgency of a water damage situation and the need for reliable restoration services around the clock. We can restore your premises during off-hours so that business may still be conducted.

Upon getting to your damaged property, our skilled specialists conduct a detailed evaluation and inspection to ascertain the scope of the damage and develop an effective restoration plan. The next step involves extracting the water. Using moisture sensors, thermal imaging cameras, moisture meters, and thermos-hygrometers.

Our SEVRPRO technicians track moisture within your structure and contents like carpets, padding, building components, and other materials to determine the level or period of extraction. Depending on the degree of water damage, we use various extractors like light wands and pumps.

Drying is a crucial step in water damage restoration. Our highly experienced technicians also use air-moving equipment (air movers, air filters, and dehumidifiers) to enhance evaporation at the surface level and fasten drying. The equipment's selection, type, size, and positioning depend on the damage extent.

SERVPRO uses professional and EPA-registered water damage restoration products to render your property safe for workers and customers when contamination exists. We are competent in this area and know the basic product types, including antimicrobials, disinfectants, sanitizers, and sterilizers, and their usage. We apply these products during decontamination and guarantee your peace of mind.

The team also uses heating and cooling equipment to control indoor air temperature to avoid negatively impacting materials and contents. As a result, we prevent further damage.

SERVPRO of Port Jefferson aims to make your property appear "Like it never even happened." Call us at (631) 206-6023 to work with trusted water cleanup experts. Here To Help®

We Make Removal of Flood Water from Your Setauket Basement Easy

8/13/2023 (Permalink)

a basement with puddles all over the floor by the door A flooded basement can be a lot of trouble for someone who doesn’t know how to repair it. Contact SERVPRO 24/7 for professional assistance.

Our Flood Water Removal Team Is Always Available

The second quarter of the year is here again. Wet weather is a substantial part of these few months. While flooding in Setauket can happen at any time, the amount of water from storms and melted snow can add up to significantly more. Many houses often require flood removal services for their basements.

SERVPRO's professionals can also protect your home in Setauket with flood removal services in more areas than the basement. We can also extract water from crawlspaces and other low-lying areas.

How do we get water out of places below ground level? Many people have this same question. Here are a few things that can help explain the process:

  • Powerful extraction units,
  • Various-sized hoses, and
  • Drying and desiccation.

Flooding of basements happens more often than many people realize. Increased pressure from the weight of waterlogged soil makes basement flooding extremely likely. Our pump trucks can remove this water, even with debris present, from your basement, cellar, or crawlspace in a very timely manner. The large extraction unit head uses a motor-driven pump to pull water out of lower levels against gravity, despite the twists and turns created by tight spaces.

Our technicians can choose from different diameter hoses, allowing them to access enclosed spaces of many finished basements. While flooding requires us to tear out saturated drywall, other fixtures contain wood sheets or panels. The extraction of water trapped within these components allows us to restore them.

One extraction unit, our InjectiDry, also doubles as a drying machine. It has the added feature of forcing heated air into small enclosed areas. Increased heat helps us remove the remaining traces of flood water from your basement. We add heaters that increase the temperature inside the space we are drying. The extra warmth gives our desiccation machines an extra boost. Depending on your home, we might use these with or without air movers, plastic tubing, and air scrubbers.

For flooding or any other disaster, call SERVPRO? of Port Jefferson at (631) 825-8763. We are ready 24/7.

Professional Water Restoration Companies for Setauket Shops 

5/8/2023 (Permalink)

Advanced Water Restoration Equipment SERVPRO of Setauket can handle all types of water damage! You name it, we can handle it! We're Faster To Any Size Disaster!

Your Shop Benefits from Knowledgeable Restorers 

Water damage is a widespread threat to homes and businesses alike in the area. Experienced professionals are a wise acquisition for property management, as these technicians understand the importance of rapid action and thorough drying. Our SERVPRO Large Loss Recovery team is available 24/7 to help you through the mitigation and restoration of your water-damaged shop. 

Protecting Your Investments 

When you choose water restoration companies for Setauket businesses impacted by water, you are looking for immediate and complete end-to-end solutions. Our recovery team begins with mitigation strategies to secure the structure and prevent the situation from worsening. These include efforts such as boarding up and tarping structural vulnerabilities that might entice the would-be criminal.

Content management is another critical aspect of protecting your business after a disaster. Inventory and wares can become immediately impacted by migrating water and moisture. Protecting your stock can be as easy as relocating to a safer and drier portion of the property. We can also complete off-site recovery at our warehouse, offering benefits like: 

  • Drying 
  • Surface Cleaning 
  • Climate-Controlled Storage 

Effective Commercial Drying Equipment 

An air mover is among the essential equipment in managing water and moisture concerns for a business. These high-velocity blowers can be instrumental in controlling moisture in the environment and promoting evaporative drying of wet materials like structural elements and contents in the shop. 

Addressing environmental moisture is an essential aspect of effective drying. Large Loss professionals use commercial-grade tools like trailered generators and desiccant dehumidifiers for consistent drying success. These larger dehumidification units can manage significant square footage end provide multiple entry points for hoses connected to the machine.

Professional water restoration companies like ours move fast to secure your business and protect your assets after a disaster. Our Large Loss recovery team can mobilize 24/7 for mitigation, cleaning, and structural drying of your shop needs. Call SERVPRO of Port Jefferson at (631) 476-5300.