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SERVPRO Offers Fire and Smoke Damage Cleanup in Fayetteville

1/17/2022 (Permalink)

raging fire in home Fire damage restoration for your home is no DIY project. Call the professional team of SERVPRO for the immediate help you need.

House Cleanup from Fire and Smoke Damage in Fayetteville – Call SERVPRO

Many homeowners delay calling for help to clean up their homes from fire and smoke damage after a fire in their Fayetteville homes. The combination of stress, being overwhelmed, and trying to complete the smoke cleanup themselves contributes to several days’ delay before seeking help. Even a delay of several days can contribute to additional water damage to fragile contents and mold growth. Mold spores can begin germinating in as little as 24 hours, adding further damage.

SERVPRO can help with fire and smoke damage cleanup and restoration in Fayetteville homes and businesses. SERVPRO can be onsite within four hours after your call and get to work as soon as the fire department gives the all-clear signal. Not only can we clean up after a fire, but our fast response also mitigates the additional damage caused by standing water and mold growth. Mold can cause health effects in many people. If you notice a strong, musty odor, mold is present.

Our team can help you recover from the fire, whether it is a small kitchen fire with lots of smoke residues throughout the house or a more serious fire requiring board-up services to cover windows, doors, and tarps covering holes in the roof caused by the fire. Your quick call to us and our fast response can mitigate the total damage.

Our process to manage and recover from the damage caused by fire includes:

  • Inspection and damage assessment
  • Immediate action to protect your home, e.g., board up services, avoid mold infestations
  • Removal of water and chemicals
  • Removal of smoke residues
  • Total house cleanup and odor removal
  • Smoke damage repair and restoration

Call SERVPRO of East Onondaga County in Fayetteville and nearby areas. We can help 24/7. Call (315) 446-8776.

Need Cleanup and Water Damage Repairs in Syracuse Homes – Call SERVPRO

1/9/2022 (Permalink)

Kitchen sink sprung a leak When a sink acts up, you need the help of SERVPRO. Water damage restoration services by SERVPRO are second to none.

SERVPRO Can Help with Water Damage Caused by Leaks and Overflowing sinks in Syracuse

One of the most challenging situations to deal with is a leak from a water line inside a wall in your Syracuse home. The leak may start as a drip from a joint that soaks through insulation and drywall. It might be on an exterior wall and then spills out onto the floor. It may appear that a small leak can easily be cleaned up. It can become more serious with the potential for structural damage, including mold growth, causing additional damage.

SERVPRO provides water damage cleanup and repairs for homes in Syracuse and surrounding areas. Our team can investigate and identify the source of the water leak and help with plumbing repairs. We use moisture meters to assess the interior space of walls to determine if there is a high level of moisture inside the wall. Once drywall begins to expand and swell, it will need to be removed and replaced. We dry the interior of the wall before making repairs.

We make every effort to avoid removing structural materials, including flooring, baseboards, and drywall. SERVPRO uses floor drying mats to remove moisture from floors and prevent swelling and expansion of wood floors. Small holes are drilled through baseboards to remove water and moisture to dry the interior space. These are easily plugged and repaired once the interior of the wall is dry.

Our services provided by SERVPRO include:

  • Water clean up
  • Water removal services from walls, flooring materials, and contents
  • Water damage remediation through our fast response and immediate action
  • Repairs to structure damaged by water leaks

Call SERVPRO of East Onondaga County in Syracuse and nearby areas. We can help 24/7. Call (315) 446-8776.

Frozen Pipes and Ice Damming in Syracuse – Call SERVPRO

12/29/2021 (Permalink)

frozen pipe sign When a storm damages your home, SERVPRO is the team to call. Storm and flood damage restoration is a specialty of ours.

SERVPRO can help with Water Damage Caused by Frozen Pipes and Ice Damming in Syracuse

Lake effect snow, high winds, and freezing temperatures contribute to damage from thawing ice and snow in Syracuse homes every year. Fluctuating temperatures combined with lake effect snow on roofs causes the snow to melt and refreeze lower down on your roof, gradually building up an ice dam causing the melting water to pool and leak between the shingles into your home. Most homeowners will not be aware there is a problem until water begins seeping through the ceiling into the home's interior.

SERVPRO provides water damage cleanup caused by frozen pipes and ice damming to Syracuse homes. When water begins to pool on the roof, it finds a way between the shingles, pours onto the insulation, onto the ceiling, leaks through the ceiling, or flows inside wall cavities before spreading over your floor. The amount of damage can be extensive, affecting your floors, walls, ceilings, and insulation. SERVPRO can help provide water removal services and water damage repairs. Homeowners can take action to reduce the danger of damage caused by ice dams.

If your home is prone to ice damming, you may want to consider the following methods to reduce the possibility of damage:

  • Close up air leaks into the attic around light fixtures, plumbing pipes, and attic access points to prevent heat loss
  • Check your attic insulation and add insulation to increase the R-value to approximately 40
  • Ensure roof and soffit vents are installed and clear to enhance airflow
  • Add roof vents if not already in place to improve airflow.
  • Remove excess snow from the roof using a snow rake.
  • Replacing a roof? Install rubber membranes around skylights and at the bottom of the roof to prevent water from seeping through

Call SERVPRO of East Onondaga County in Syracuse and nearby areas. We can help 24/7. Call (315) 446-8776.

Need Help with Fire Restoration and Cleanup in Syracuse – Call SERVPRO

12/19/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO fire sign SERVPRO fire damage technicians have all the training and equipment for any size disaster. We are here to help 24/7 365 days a year.

SERVPRO Provides a Full Range of Fire Restoration Services in Syracuse

Having a fire in your home in Syracuse can be very stressful, but after the firemen leave, you are left with all the damage and the work to clean up the mess, demolish damaged structural components, and clean everything. Only then can you even think about hiring contractors to come and begin repairs and restoration work? The process may take quite a bit of time waiting for contractors to show up and complete all of the reconstruction that needs to be done. There is an alternative with one company coordinating everything.

SERVPRO provides fire restoration, cleanup, repair, and restoration services to clients in Syracuse. We are available to be onsite within four hours of your call to begin rehabilitation as soon as the fire department provides the all-clear signal. We initially focus on ensuring that everything is safe to enter the building and then provide physical protection for your home, e.g., covering broken windows and covering the roof with tarps if the roof has been compromised.

We complete any demolition that is needed, remove water and chemicals, dry the home and begin cleanup of smoke residues and odors. SERVPRO also supervises a full range of restoration and repair services to bring your home or commercial building back to its original condition. Let us manage all of the contractors needed to restore your home, “Like it never even happened.”

Consider SERVPRO for fire restoration of your home or commercial building. Our services include:

  • Emergency fire and smoke damage restoration
  • Complete house cleanup
  • Building services to fully restore your premises

Call SERVPRO of East Onondaga County for fire restoration in Syracuse and nearby areas. We can help 24/7. Call (315) 446-8776.

Need Water Damage Cleanup and Restoration in Fayetteville – Call SERVPRO

12/12/2021 (Permalink)

dishwasher spillage When appliances leak water into your home, SERVPRO should be the first call. Water damage mitigation services by us are top-notch call now.

SERVPRO Provides Water Damage Cleanup, Moisture measurements, and Drying in Fayetteville

Water leaking in Fayetteville homes from plumbing, condensation from air conditioning units, and overflowing sinks, toilets, and tubs can cause a lot of damage. Even if all the water is mopped up after a leak, there is still water and high moisture levels inside your house. Water might have seeped between cracks in the floor or inside walls or cupboards. Materials in your home or building can absorb high moisture and humidity inside buildings. How do you know when a material like hardwood floors, drywall, or particleboard is dry?

SERVPRO provides water damage cleanup, dehumidification, and drying services in Fayetteville homes and businesses. There are many tasks associated with removing water and drying your home after a water incident. We also measure the moisture content of various structures to ensure that these structures are dry and will not suffer secondary damage later, including mold growth, which can begin growing in as little as 24 hours. Mold can cause health effects.

We use a variety of equipment to remove the water and lower humidity levels within your home: water extractors, dehumidifiers, air movers, and specialized equipment to push air into cavities and crevices. We also measure the moisture content of wood products such as hardwood flooring, furniture, and cupboards in kitchens and bathrooms. For example, if your wood floor has a 20% moisture content reading, it means that 20 pounds of water are in 100 pounds of wood. High moisture levels cause swelling and cupping of the floor and may need to be replaced.

SERVPRO ensures that all household items and structural components are dry and will not be damaged further from high moisture levels. Our services include:

  • Water damage remediation
  • Water cleanup
  • Moisture measurements and specialized drying of your structure and components

Call SERVPRO of East Onondaga County for water damage restoration in Fayetteville and nearby areas. We can help 24/7. Call (315) 446-8776.

Need Help with Flood Damage Cleanup After a Storm in Syracuse – Call SERVPRO

11/26/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO logo Storm and flood damage restoration is a job for SERVPRO. No matter the size of disaster, flood damage mitigation is what we do.

SERVPRO Provides Flood Damage Cleanup and Restoration of Your Home and Property

Trees have fallen, the power is out, and water and debris cover the inside of your Syracuse home. You are concerned about safety, is it safe to enter, and you cannot even get in the front door due to fallen branches. While this damage may not be exactly your situation after a storm, storm damage incidents can be very chaotic and difficult to manage. Homeowners need help clearing debris, protecting their homes from additional damage, and handling insurance claims with their insurance company. Finding support can be challenging.

SERVPRO provides flood damage cleanup in Syracuse. We can clear debris from the outside of your home, protect your home from further damage by boarding up broken doors and windows, and placing tarps over the roof if the roof is damaged. We also coordinate the restoration of your property and work closely with your insurance adjuster to make your life much less stressful.

A storm can introduce thousands of gallons of water into your basement, bringing with it mud and debris that may be laced with chemicals, bacteria, and viruses. Our truck-mounted water extractors can operate from our portable power sources and quickly remove excess water from the basement and other submerged areas. If the water is contaminated, we pump water directly into a treated sewer line or a septic tank company truck.

Our SERVPRO team can assist with all of the damage caused by the storm, and we coordinate building services contractors to make repairs and restore your home once it is cleaned, sanitized, and dried. Our services include:

Call SERVPRO of East Onondaga County for flood damage restoration in Syracuse and nearby areas. We can help 24/7. Call (315) 446-8776.

Are There Companies Available for Water Damage Remediation in Syracuse?

11/11/2021 (Permalink)

Here to Help Water damage restoration services by SERVPRO are second to none. We are here to help 24/7 365 days a year.

SERVPRO Can Help You with Cleaning Up After a Sewage Backup in Syracuse

Nobody ever wants it to happen, but one day your sewer lines could backup. Over time solids running down your sewage drain can build up, causing the pipe to clog. Once debris cannot flow out your sewer lines, it is possible that your bathtub drains or toilet could have water backing up out of them. A clog in your sewage lines could also cause a break in the pipes and force the sewage to pour out into your house.

When conducting water damage removal in Syracuse, our SERVPRO technicians can use various methods based on the source of the problem. If the leak is coming from a freshwater pipe, the procedures will be different from if a bathtub drain or sewer line is the source. When dealing with projects involving sewer backups, we can take special precautions to keep your home safe from the harmful bacteria, parasites, and viruses found in sewage or "black water."

Anytime you suffer from water damage, no matter the source, our SERVPRO team can provide the following services to remediate the issues:

  • Basement Flooding Clean Up
  • Emergency Services for Water Damage
  • Water Removal Services
  • Sewage Clean Up
  • Water Damage Repairs
  • Water Clean Up

When your sewer backs up, several items that get wet will have to be removed due to contamination issues. Our SERVPRO technicians can remove things like your carpet and pad or even your drywall in sealed plastic bags to prevent the spread of contaminants. We can also set up a containment chamber with an air scrubber attached to it to remove harmful particles from the air.

If you ever notice that sewage has backed up and come out of your shower drain or toilet, call SERVPRO of East Onondaga County at (315) 446-8776.

Who Can Help Me with Bathroom Mold Remediation in Fayetteville?

11/6/2021 (Permalink)

Got mold? Mold remediation is a must for your home. SERVPRO techs have the training and experience for all phases of mold remediation.

SERVPRO Offers Black Mold Damage Repairs in Fayetteville

Black mold can develop anywhere in your house with organic materials such as paper or wood and moisture. The temperature that most keep their house creates prime conditions for fungal growth. After an item such as your drywall or wooden bathroom vanity gets wet, a fungus can be formed after 48 hours. Once the fungi start to grow hyphae structures, they release seed-like spores into the air to reproduce. Therefore, once there is even a small patch of mold, it can grow and spread all over your house if nothing is done to remediate the issues.

When conducting mold remediation in Fayetteville, our SERVPRO technicians' main goal is to prevent the mold from spreading to previously unaffected areas. We can accomplish this by sealing off the affected area and creating negative air pressure within the chamber. This way, any spores in the air will get sucked through a High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filter. After the affected region gets sealed off, we can find the source of the moisture.

We can then provide the following services:

  • Mold Inspections
  • Attic Mold Remediation
  • Bathroom Mold Damage Repairs
  • Basement Mold Remediation
  • Black Mold Remediation

The next steps we take will depend on how large the contaminated area is and where the fungi grew. For example, if the mold grew on both sides of your drywall, we can remove a foot or two of it from the bottom. Or, if the contamination is only on the surface of your bathroom vanity, we can sand or soda blast the contamination off and then seal it with a specialized sealant like Killz.

Anytime you notice even a small amount of black mold forming in a place like your bathroom vanity, call SERVPRO of East Onondaga County at (315) 446-8776. 

Who Can I Call for Emergency Services for Water Damage in Syracuse?

11/1/2021 (Permalink)

Water leaking in from roof damage, man holding a bucket catching water. When a storm destroys your home, don't fret. SERVPRO has the storm damage mitigation team needed for your problem.

SERVPRO Provides Flood Restoration in the Syracuse Area

During the fall season, it is quite common to see high-speed winds in parts of New York. While it may be enjoyable to watch the colorful fall leaves blow off the trees and float around, wind could cause damage to your structure. Wind can cause shingles to come loose and possibly create a hole in your roof. Wind could also cause a tree branch to break off and crash into your house.

In many cases, wind can be the cause of flood damage in your Syracuse home. For example, if the wind picks up a rock or other debris from outside, it could slam into your house and possibly break a window. Any time a hole gets punctured in your structure, more problems can be created since the interior of your home is now exposed to the outdoor elements. If it starts to rain or snow after the interior of your building gets exposed, moisture from the outdoors could get inside.

If anything inside your house ever gets wet by rainwater entering your structure, it is wise to seek help from professionals. Since water coming in from the outdoors could be contaminated, a professional company like SERVPRO can take measures to remove any contaminants. After rain gets into your house, we can assist with the following services:

  • Water Damage Remediation
  • Flood Restoration
  • Fixing Ceiling Leaks
  • Repairing a Leaking Roof from Storms
  • Basement Flooding Clean Up
  • Water Removal Services

If any soft, porous items in your house, such as blankets or your carpet or pad, get wet, they must be removed due to the possibility of contamination. We can then use specialized products to remove contaminants from harder surfaces.

If the wind ever causes a leak in your roof, call SERVPRO of East Onondaga County at (315) 446-8776.

Are There Cost-Cutting Solutions That Can Ease Fire Damage Restoration for Syracuse Homeowners?

10/13/2021 (Permalink)

Fireman in kitchen fire When a fire strikes and causes damage to your home, it's time to call SERVPRO. Fire damage restoration is a job for us.

SERVPRO Uses Advanced Resources and Procedures to Help Salvage More Items After Fire

A large fire causes significant damage to structural elements and contents, leading to a high cost of fixing and replacing items. For a small fire, the damage left in your Syracuse home may be localized but still costly to fix, especially if you are paying out of pocket. 

Since there are no other practical solutions to fire damage restoration for your Syracuse home, the next best alternative is to find cost-effective ways to achieve the desired goals. It is crucial to note that cutting costs is not the same as taking shortcuts which can have disastrous results later. SERVPRO provides the right solutions when you are in such a fix.

Cost-cutting is possible through:

Although fire consumes entire materials, it can also cause superficial damage such as charring or deep soiling. While such damage may not be aesthetically pleasing, the materials may still be structurally sound to be salvaged. Materials like structural frames and joists can have significant cost implications if you have to replace them. 

Various actions can help salvage more materials, but restorative cleaning is the most cost-effective. Another alternative is resurfacing, especially for contents such as furniture. SERVPRO uses various approaches for restorative cleaning depending on the type, finish, and location of the material. Sanding can help eliminate charring for the unfinished wood materials. Our technicians may also prefer other alternatives such as soda or dry ice blasting, which effectively remove charring and greasy or deep layers of soot. 

Blast cleaning also presents other advantages like:

  • Deodorization of fire odors when using soda
  • No mess when using dry ice pellets
  • It does not wear off the materials being cleaned

SERVPRO of East Onondaga County helps deliver quality fire damage restoration by using advanced resources that also help reduce costs. Call us at (315) 446-8776. We’re Faster To Any Size Disaster.