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Smoke and Soot Damage in St. Clair Shores?

9/21/2020 (Permalink)

A room is shown covered in soot and smoke after a fire damaged a house. We are fire restoration experts in Roseville.

Home Fire Statistics

In a report published by the National Fire Protection Association over 25 percent of fires occurred in homes between 2013 and 2017. The leading causes of these fires from highest to lowest cause were:

  1. Cooking fires, 49 percent
  2. Heating fires, 14 percent
  3. Electrical distribution and lightning, 10 percent
  4. Intentional, 8 percent
  5. Smoking materials, 5 percent

SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores has been serving the St. Clair Shores and Roseville communities for years and has restored all kinds of fire damage. Our technicians are required to undergo extensive initial and ongoing training and are certified by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification. Each instance of fire damage may vary in scope and size, but we follow these steps for most fire restoration jobs:

Step 1: Emergency Contact

Step 2: Inspection and Fire Damage Assessment

Step 3: Immediate Board-Up and Roof-Tarp Service

Step 4: Water Removal and Drying (if water damage is present)

Step 5: Removal of Smoke and Soot from All Surfaces

Step 6: Cleaning and Sanitizing

Step 7: Restoration

Call Us Today

If your home or commercial business experiences fire damage, SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores is Here to Help.® Call us today at 586-741-5050. We will clean and restore your fire damage in Roseville “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores is Independently Owned and Operated.

Mold Infestation in Warren?

9/15/2020 (Permalink)

Rubber duck next to SERVPRO logo. We are licensed to provide mold mitigation services in St. Clair Shores.

Mold is Everywhere

Did you know that although mold growth is prevalent in houses, it is also common to find mold growing in buildings? According to the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (CDC), mold spores float around in the atmosphere and land and grow when the optimum conditions present themselves. Mold grows anywhere there is a lot of moisture such as around leaky roofs or windows. It thrives on paper products, cardboard, ceiling tiles, and wood. It can even grow in dust, paints, wallpaper, insulation, drywall, and other porous surfaces such as upholstered furniture, fabric, and carpet. SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores wants commercial businesses and property owners in Warren to know that we have years of experience and are certified in applied microbial remediation through the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification, (IICRC).

Mold Remediation

When we arrive on-site, we will work to contain the infestation and work to prevent the spread to other parts of the building. Our mold remediation team will treat the affected areas to restore the area to preloss condition. Our mitigation team will include:

  • Applied Microbial Remediation Specialist
  • Water Damage Restoration Technician
  • Applied Structural Drying Technician
  • Odor Control Technician
  • Upholstery and Fabric Cleaning Technician

Call Us Today

If you have a mold infestation, SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores is Here to Help.® Call us today at 586-741-5050. We will clean and restore your mold damage in Warren “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores is Independently Owned and Operated.

Sewage Spill in The Villages of Grosse Pointe Shores?

9/8/2020 (Permalink)

A row of urinals is shown inside of a sparking clean commercial bathroom. We provide commercial cleanup and restoration services in St. Clair Shores.

We Follow OSHA Standards for Biohazard Removal

With the continued exposure to the new coronavirus, COVID-19, The Villages of Grosse Pointe Shores commercial business owners understand how important it is to keep their retail and office locations cleaned, sanitized, and disinfected. SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores has a team of highly trained technicians with years of experience safely cleaning and removing biohazardous materials from commercial properties and residences. We safely clean other dangerous biohazards such as sewage spills, crime scene residues, accidents, blood exposure, hoarding, animal waste, and animal remains. We follow the guidelines set by the United States Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA), and local health regulations when restoring biohazardous environments back to clean and safe spaces.  Other commercial cleaning services include:

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If you have a biohazard emergency, SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores is available 24 hours a day ready to respond to your call. Call us today at 586-741-5050. We will clean and restore your biohazard damage in The Villages of Grosse Pointe Shores  “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores is Independently Owned and Operated.

Bathtub Disaster in Eastpointe?

8/24/2020 (Permalink)

A bathtub is shown filled to the brim with water, and the water faucet is still flowing, causing the water to flood the bathr We restore all kinds of water damage in St. Clair Shores.

My Tub Runneth Over

It happened to me. I came home from my job in Eastpointe and turned on the bathwater. My Mother called and I totally forgot all about running the bath. Later on, I heard a strange splashing noise and then I remembered! Oh my gosh, there was water everywhere! The water had time to create a small shallow lake in my bathroom and even spread into the hallway carpet. I shut off the water, pulled the plug, threw a bunch of towels on the floor, and called SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores. They asked me some questions and sent a team out to extract the water from the floor and hallway carpet and then set up some drying equipment and dehumidifiers to help prevent my walls and floors from warping. After everything was thoroughly dried, they came back and cleaned and sanitized the area. Thankfully the damage was minimal because they were able to get to my house so quickly and immediately began the mitigation process.

Call Us Today

SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores has a team of highly trained water damage restoration specialists on call 24 hours a day to respond to any size water damage emergency in Eastpointe. Call us today at 586-741-5050. We will clean and restore your water damage “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores is Independently Owned and Operated.

SERVPRO of St. Clair Shores protects Roseville from mold and water damage

8/18/2020 (Permalink)

 flooded road, daytime SERVPRO of St. Clair Shores helps Roseville recover from water damage

We, who live in and around Roseville, like water or we wouldn’t stay in The Shores. Even so, water in lakes or rivers, rather than bedrooms or boardrooms is preferred.  When water ends up inside dry areas of homes or businesses, it is time to call SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores at (586) 741-5050.

Take Action

Don’t worry about predicting the unpredictable; SERVPRO of St. Clair Shores has 24-hour emergency service every day. 

Slow leaks and flash floods result in different amounts of water, but both cause damage. The sooner you call, the sooner we arrive. The goal of SERVPRO of St. Clair Shores is to restore property to the preloss condition as much as possible, which is easier if the water has not had time to do its worst.

The Opposite of “Bonus”

Mold needs only a day or two to start growing once it comes into contact with water. By itself, the water does enough damage, so the microbial extra is not a gift.

Fortunately, SERVPRO of St. Clair Shores technicians knows about mold remediation. 

Mold mitigation requires training, personal protective equipment (PPE) and specialized cleaning and disinfecting solutions. SERVPRO of St. Clair Shores has all of these.

When we get rid of the water, we make it impossible for the mold to grow again.

Remember

SERVPRO of St. Clair Shores is an expert in restoring property from water damage and in mold mitigation.

SERVPRO of St. Clair Shores is Independently Owned and Operated.

Link:

https://www.SERVPROstclairshoresmi.com/water-damage-restoration

Thunderstorm Weather in Eastpointe?

8/10/2020 (Permalink)

A stormy Summer night sky is lit up by a huge lightning strike. We are storm damage restoration specialists in St. Clair Shores.

Thunderstorm Safety Tips

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, (NOAA), severe thunderstorms can produce hail that is an inch or larger or wind gusts over 58 miles per hour. In fact, severe thunderstorms have been known to cause hail the size of softballs or winds of over 100 miles per hour. They can also produce tornadoes, lightning strikes, and flash flooding. SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores wants Eastpointe residents to know what to do before severe weather strikes and offers some safety tips from the NOAA:

  • Check the forecast and listen to local news to see if you are at risk for severe weather
  • Create a family communications plan and pick a safe room in your home on the lowest floor to gather with no windows
  • Practice your emergency plan so everyone knows what to do and where to go when severe thunderstorm warnings are issued
  • Have an emergency plan in place for your pets
  • Prepare your home by keeping branches trimmed near your house and secure loose objects

Call Us Today

If you have a storm damage emergency, SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores is available 24 hours a day and has a team of highly trained technicians ready to respond to your call. Call us today at 586-741-5050. We will clean and restore your storm damage in Eastpointe “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores is Independently Owned and Operated.

Property Damage Grosse Pointe Shores?

8/3/2020 (Permalink)

A fox terrier is shown holding an orange hard hat and is wearing a toolbelt filled with construction tools. We are property restoration specialists in St. Clair Shores.

Michigan Licensed Contractors

Oftentimes fire, water, and storm damage come with property repairs. Fortunately for the residents of Grosse Pointe Shores, SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores is a licensed builder in the state of Michigan, licensed by the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. Additionally, we have a general contractor license, a residential contractor license, a commercial contractor license, and a mold remediation contractor license. These building licenses allow us to perform reconstruction work when it is necessary to restore your property back to preloss condition. When we arrive on- site, we will immediately secure your property as needed by tarping the roof, boarding up broken windows or doors and take any other temporary measures to prevent additional damage from occurring. Depending on the nature and extent of your damage, we may provide some of these building reconstruction services:

  • Board up
  • Drywall installation
  • Electrical
  • HVAC service
  • Marble, tile, linoleum and hardwood floor repair
  • Painting
  • Roofing services
  • Carpet repair and installation
  • Drywall removal and repair
  • Plumbing

Call Us Today

If you have a property damage emergency, SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores is available 24 hours a day and has a team of highly trained technicians ready to respond to your call. Call us today at 586-741-5050. We will clean and restore your property damage in Grosse Pointe Shores “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores is Independently Owned and Operated.

Lightning Strike Season in St. Clair Shores

7/30/2020 (Permalink)

lightning strike Fire Damage in Roseville.

Did you know that the last week of June marks Lightning Safety Awareness Week? This event is organized annually by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, (NOAA), and other partners and covers many topics related to lightning. Summer sees the highest instances of lightning strikes each year, and between 2009 and 2018 Michigan averaged 220,635 cloud-to-ground lightning flashes. SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores wants to assure the Roseville community that we have years of experience mitigating fire damage and are here for you in the event of a fire damage emergency. Here are some interesting lightning facts from the NOAA:

  • There are three main ways lightning enters homes and buildings:
    • A direct strike, through wires or pipes that extend outside the structure and into the ground
    • Once in a structure, the lightning can travel through the electrical, phone, plumbing, and radio or television reception systems
    • Lightning can also travel through any metal wires or bars in concrete walls or flooring
  • Lightning detection systems in the United States monitor an average of 25 million strokes of lightning from clouds to the ground during some 100,000 thunderstorms every year

Call Us Today

If you have a fire damage emergency, SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores is available 24 hours a day and can be onsite within four hours of your call to begin cleanup and restoration. Call us today at 586-741-5050. We will clean and restore your fire damage in Roseville “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores is Independently Owned and Operated.

We are storm damage restoration specialists in St. Clair Shores.

7/27/2020 (Permalink)

Embers from a fire are shown blowing upwards into the night sky. We are storm damage restoration specialists in St. Clair Shores.

Firebrands

Did you know that burning embers or firebrands can travel anywhere from one-quarter of a mile up to one mile in the wind? Fire embers result from fireplaces or backyard fire pits, wildfires or structure fires, and even from fireworks in some cases.  According to a report from the National Fire Protection Association, (NFPA), firebrands are thought to one of the main sources of fire ignition in wildland-urban interface areas. They can land on structures and ignite vegetation and other combustibles. SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores wants residents and business owners of Warren to rest assured that we are fire damage restoration specialists and have highly trained technicians ready to respond to any size fire damage emergency. Here are some prevention safety tips from the NFPA:

  • Remove flammable vegetation from the roof, roof gutters, and on and under decking
  • Screen areas below decks and porches with one-eighth wire mesh to prevent materials from accumulating
  • Cover exterior vents with one-eighth wire mesh to prevent sparks from entering your home
  • Enclose eves and cover ends of tiles with bird stops to prevent ember entry

Call Us Today

If you have a fire damage emergency, SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores is available 24 hours a day to assist you. Call us today at 586-741-5050. We will clean and restore your fire damage in Warren “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores is Independently Owned and Operated.

SERVPRO of St. Clair Shores restores Roseville after rain storms

7/20/2020 (Permalink)

dark storm clouds over an urban area, there is light shining through the clouds SERVPRO of St. Clair Shores doesn’t keep Roseville in the dark

Weather Prediction

Roseville weather forecasts in the summer seem to always be either:

  1. Rain and thunderstorms are possible
  2. Rain and thunderstorms are likely

SERVPRO® of St. Clair Shores has no control over the weather, but we can prevent storm damage from increasing its destruction in Roseville homes or businesses.

Always Ready in an Emergency

Storms do a lot of damage in a short amount of time and water keeps doing more damage over time. The best response is therefore a speedy one. SERVPRO of St. Clair Shores is Faster to any size disaster. It is also available to respond to an emergency every day, including holidays and weekends, all day, even late at night or early in the morning.

Call (586) 741-5050 any time. SERVPRO of St. Clair Shores does not require Roseville to schedule its emergencies.

Whatever it takes

If a storm tears up a building, SERVPRO of St. Clair Shores provides board-ups and roof-tarps to keep the inside safe from the elements. Cleaning and restoration may be easier when the contents are in a separate space, so pack-up and move-out services are also available.

From water extraction to odor removal, from new coats of paint to repairing floors and cleaning upholstery, SERVPRO of St. Clair Shores will do whatever it takes to make the storm damage "Like it never even happened."®

SERVPRO of St. Clair Shores is Independently Owned and Operated.

Link:

https://www.SERVPROstclairshoresmi.com/storm-flooding-restoration