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When Your Belleview Business Experiences A Water Damage Disaster, Call Our Professionals For Help!

6/18/2019 (Permalink)

Commercial When Your Belleview Business Experiences A Water Damage Disaster, Call Our Professionals For Help! Call SERVPRO of Nutley / Bloomfield at (973) 662-0062 when you need commercial water damage cleanup and restoration.

Belleview Business Get Boost From Commercial Water Damage Cleanup

One of the most common examples of commercial water damage that occurs in a business property happens with a pipe or supply line break.  If a pipe breaks during business hours, there is a much higher chance of stopping the water and limit loss to the business.

When SERVPRO mitigates commercial water damage in Belleview businesses, our first concern is safety. During the initial call, we advise property owners to turn off the water and keep people away from the water damaged area until we arrive due to the danger of slip and fall accidents.

As soon as we arrive, our technicians move out any items left exposed to excessive moisture and scope the room to determine where water migrated. We try to cause as little disruption as possible during our mitigation, and when it is possible, we place furnishings up on blocks to dry in place. If necessary, we pack out furnishings and room contents from the damaged area for drying in another location.

We then extract any remaining water as quickly as possible so we can begin the drying phase. Our goal is to get the business back to normal operations as soon as possible, but it cannot happen until the property is dried and sanitized. During drying, we often combine dehumidifiers with an industrial-grade air scrubber fitted with both a HEPA and activated charcoal filter.

Whether water damage occurs in a residence or commercial property, it is vital that there are no lingering odors left behind. SERVPRO technicians go through extensive training, and we have many types of odor control equipment and techniques. Complete drying and disinfection are often enough to lower and eliminate odors left behind by water. In instances where it is not, hydroxyl generators can safely neutralize pungent smells in the air using UV rays that eradicate odor-causing molecules.

Call SERVPRO of Nutley / Bloomfield at (973) 662-0062 when you need commercial water damage cleanup and restoration. Our team arrives quickly on site and helps lessen the downtime for businesses, so it is “Like it never even happened.”

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Flood Damage Remediation in Your Nutley Home Can Be Taken Care of Easily

6/16/2019 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Flood Damage Remediation in Your Nutley Home Can Be Taken Care of Easily Flood damage can accumulate quickly and can serious issues. Contact SERVPRO today for remediation assistance.

Fighting Effects of Water after Flood Damage in Nutley

A flood quickly overwhelms property with gallons of unwanted water. Apart from pooling around the lowest sections of the property where it soaks into porous materials, some of it also evaporates into the air increasing humidity levels in the house. The combined effects of these actions can amplify the damage left in the wake of a flooding incident. We offer professional mitigation services that help restore affected properties to their preloss state.

Dealing with water issues when mitigating flood damage in Nutley is a multi-step process that may require proper planning to achieve the desired result. Extraction of water should get top priority because reducing the time water sits in the property helps minimize evaporation and other forms of water migration. This can reduce the impact flooding has on your property. Our SERVPRO technicians have access to a wide range of extractors, including truck-mounted water extractors and portable ones, which we choose, based on the severity of the problem.

While extraction removes most of the water, it is relatively easier to accomplish compared to other steps. Drying wet materials or removing water that wicks into wall cavities or other concealed sections can be a complicated process which in many cases requires demolition. Our SERVPRO technicians evaluate the affected areas to determine whether there are straightforward ways to deal with the issue. Where possible, we use specialized equipment such as injecti-dry systems and drying mats to extract water from concealed areas without demolishing them.

Restoring normal humidity levels in the entire house is vital after a flooding incident. Moisture levels exceeding 60% can spark mold development in a period as short as two days leading to further deterioration of the property. Our SERVPRO technicians do thorough scoping of the house and surrounding areas. We use thermo-hygrometers to get moisture readings in and outside the house, helping us know where to position air movers and dehumidifiers for expedited drying.

To prevent deterioration of your property because of the effects of water after flooding, call SERVPRO of Nutley / Bloomfield. You can reach us at (973) 662-0062 any time. We’re Faster To Any Size Disaster.

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Our Professionals Can Return Your Belleville Home To Pre-Damage Condition After A Fire

6/4/2019 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Our Professionals Can Return Your Belleville Home To Pre-Damage Condition After A Fire We have the equipment and advanced training to handle any size fire damage and restore your property to make it “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO Tackles Fire Damage And More In Belleville

Fire damage leaves behind not only a charred building structure and contents, but there is also the stress of cleanup and restoration; plus the task of replacing fire loss items. And there is the pungent smoke odor.

Our emergency response team handled fire damage and the aftermath in a Belleville home. The fire started in a bedroom when a candle placed too close to a window treatment ignited. The homeowner extinguished the fire quickly; however, discoloration and odor remained from the fire extinguisher residue and the smoke.

When the homeowner contacted us, we advised her to let as little traffic as possible into the room before we arrived and to close the door to the bedroom. When we arrived on-site a short time later, we immediately contained the bedroom using heavy plastic around the doorway and over the registers to stop the spread of odor-causing soot throughout the home.

The damaged curtains and an ottoman under the window were both removed as they sustained too much damage. The area rug showed no signs of charring but emitted a strong smoke odor. Our technicians used handheld vacuums with HEPA filters to clean up both the white, powdery residue from the fire extinguisher as well as the soot from all exposed surfaces.

SERVPRO technicians undergo extensive training in various restoration sciences including Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration Technician (FSDR). Our techs utilize different types of equipment and techniques to ensure the best outcome possible and save as many home contents as possible from fire loss.

Fire odor can be a huge problem after a fire. It should not be covered up and needs neutralization. We rely on equipment such as ozone machines or hydroxyl generators, both devices latch onto odorous particulates and eradicate them.

Thermal fogging is another frequently used method for odor control as it is ideal for small or large applications. The emitted fog goes anywhere smoke went and eliminated the odor. So any time the homeowners enter the room, there are no pungent reminders of the fire.

SERVPRO of Nutley / Bloomfield is available 24/7 at (973) 662-0062. We have the equipment and advanced training to handle any size fire damage and restore your property to make the fire loss “Like it never even happened.”

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How SERVPRO Dries Damp Basements in Nutley

5/24/2019 (Permalink)

Water Damage How SERVPRO Dries Damp Basements in Nutley SERVPRO of Nutley / Bloomfield is equipped and trained to dry your basement.

Protecting Your Home from the Effects of a Damp Basement with Help from Water Removal Experts in Nutley

Finishing the basement in your home does not reduce the possibility that shifting can occur and damage the foundation. While the basement might match the rest of your Nutley home's living space, it still rests below the ground where minor cracks can lead to dampness. Other issues can happen in any basement when a hose slips off the washing machine, or the water heater breaks down.

SERVPRO is located near Nutley, making it possible for our water removal professionals to arrive Faster To Any Size Disaster or emergency. Basements of both older homes and newer ones can spring leaks, including those with brand new appliances. In a rush to set things up for new home buyers, sometimes 'minor' items such as the tightness between hoses and their corresponding appliances get overlooked, making it more likely for slippage to happen. Older appliances' tubing can turn brittle and break, or shrink and wiggle off, causing severe leaks.

Such problems can happen on above-ground floors, also. Some newer homes' attics contain the water heater, making leaks a significant disaster that damages the entire residence. SERVPRO technicians extract standing water using submersible pumps when the depth of such water is more than two inches.

The truck-mounted pumps use formidable power that makes such work happen quickly, keeping additional belongings and structures from becoming wet from spreading water.  These pumps can extract hundreds of gallons of water in a short period. Once a tank becomes full, dumping it according to local regulations happens. During that time, another pump truck continues removing the water from the home.

To entirely remove the water before it can permanently damage a home, SERVPRO continues using smaller units that can pull moisture from materials, including carpets, furniture, and other water-logged things. SERVPRO's water removal specialists continually monitor a home's progress as water removal takes place, and drying of the structure begins.

Air movers and different desiccant machines work steadily to remove the water vapor from the air as walls and floors continually release trapped moisture. During cooler days, turning on the heating system can help increase the amount of moisture the air can hold, allowing faster drying times.

SERVPRO of Nutley / Bloomfield is always ready to assist with emergencies requiring water removal, extraction, and drying of structures. Call us at (973) 662-0062, 24/7, any day of the year for qualified specialists who earn and retain certification from the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC).

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We Respond Fast To Your Belleville Home Flood Damage Restoration Needs

5/11/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO We Respond Fast To Your Belleville Home Flood Damage Restoration Needs SERVPRO responded within the hour to this home owner's call, vacuumed up the water, set several air movers and an LGR dehumidifier.

What You Can Do When the River Adjacent to Your Home Floods

Living riverside comes with its risks, such as flood damage. Now that spring has rolled around, and all of the snow has melted, rivers and other bodies of water bear the brunt of the excess water. When a lot of snow melts suddenly, and all at once, this can cause problems for whoever lives adjacent to a river. 


The flood damage that struck your Belleville home came suddenly and swiftly as the Passaic River began to overflow. However, fortunately for you, only the entryway of your home was impacted. Water slipped through the front door and then into your home, spreading out on the hardwood floors, soaking into the walls, the floors, and the light furniture in your entryway. When water invades your home so suddenly, it is imperative for you to call for professional help as quickly as possible. The sooner that the flood damage can be remediated, the better it is for your home.

Here at SERVPRO, we have a hard earned reputation of being quick, effective, as well as a reputation of using only advanced technologies to remediate damages in your home. Our technicians are IICRC-certified and go through various, and frequently updated, training courses. We pride ourselves on knowing that our SERVPRO techs are always ready for whatever damage your home throws at them.

When SERVPRO comes to your home, our first task is to investigate and then to create a flood-remediation and drying plan. The first step is to get all of the standing water out of your entryway. We can remove the furniture, your shoes, and anything that may obstruct us from clearing the water, before beginning. Our technicians can use devices such as extractors, which can be truck mounted for significant volumes of water, as well as wet/dry vacuums.

Once the water is gone, we can assess the damage it has caused to your floors, the walls, and the base of the stairs in your split-level home. If your home needs further remediation, we can bring in drying equipment to draw the rest of the moisture out of the structure of your home. SERVPRO can use thermal imaging technology to locate pockets of water and then use a combination of air blasting tubes, dehumidifiers, air movers, and axial fans to finish off the remediation.

If unexpected and sudden flood damage hits your home, never hesitate. Always immediately call SERVPRO of Nutley / Bloomfield by dialing (973) 662-0062. Day or night, we're available to assist you.

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SERVPRO Is Ready To Restore Your Bloomfield Business

5/1/2019 (Permalink)

Commercial SERVPRO Is Ready To Restore Your Bloomfield Business SERVPRO responded to this call within an hour, vacuumed up the water, set out several air movers and used their expertise to restore the basement.

Commercial Water Removal in Bloomfield After a Roof Leak

Roofing is one structure commercial facility owners do not often consider, primarily due to the long life expectancies on their roof membranes. However, when the cracks in an aged modified bitumen membrane on your flat roof lead to leaks and unwanted water on the floor and fixtures of your clothing storefront, you need a commercial water removal service that can save your structure and merchandise from mold and other water-related ailments that can occur in water-damaged structures.

If a leaky roof leads to commercial water removal in your Bloomfield clothing outlet, the certified technicians at SERVPRO are ready to answer your call and restore your storefront to its pre-damage condition. We have industrial-grade equipment and extensive training in the prevention of water damage and can use those tools and knowledge to provide you with a pristine store once more.

When our SERVPRO team comes to you, we can get straight to work on moving and cleaning your floor and fixtures. For drying, we can establish polyethylene chambers to contain moisture and make drying with air movers and dehumidifiers more efficient. Loose water on your floor can be quickly picked up with wet/dry vacuums. We can also use EPA-registered disinfectants to clean surfaces and prevent the proliferation of bacteria on benches, hangers, and other items affected by water damage.

After drying, we can deodorize your store to prevent odors from developing on clothes, flooring, or in your ceiling. SERVPRO odor control technicians can use thermal foggers to emit a dry, solvent-based smoke that binds with odor-causing particles to eliminate potential smells from developing on your merchandise or structures. Before and after deodorization, ventilation box fans are utilized to both improve airflow and accelerate deodorization so that you can get back to business as usual.

SERVPRO of Nutley/Bloomfield is ready to help you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If disaster has struck at your business, give our team a call today at (973) 662-0062. We can restore your structure to its prior condition and leave it, as we like to say: "Like it never even happened."

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If A Flood Causes Damage To Your Bloomfield Home, Our Crew Can Help!

4/23/2019 (Permalink)

Storm Damage If A Flood Causes Damage To Your Bloomfield Home, Our Crew Can Help! SERVPRO of Nutley / Bloomfield has the training and experience to help return your home to mint condition.

SERVPRO Is Your First Line Of Defense After A Storm Damages Your Bloomfield Home

When we think of flood damage, we imagine a rising river suddenly overtaking a home and carrying it downstream. Alternatively, we picture dark skies with incessant rainfall while homeowners slowly await the inevitable entry of water into their home. In reality, floods may be the result of other factors such as backed up sewage lines or blocked municipal aqueducts. Regardless of the source of water, when your home floods you need to reach out to a professional team for help.

If you experience flood damage in your Bloomfield, SERVPRO is there to help. Our IICRC-certified technicians train on handling all types of emergencies that require restoration services. Most importantly, we are available around the clock to start reversing the damage caused to your home as soon as we receive your call.

Homeowners are typically overwhelmed by all that needs to happen after a flood. Our SERVPRO crew can help you put things in order and make a timeline for restoration and repairs. Our priority after ensuring your safety is to remove any contaminated items from your property. Floodwaters carry into your home bacteria, silt, and debris that may pose a risk to your health if left unattended. Removing contents that cannot be salvaged and disposing of them according to environmental guidelines is the first step to protecting your home.

Well beyond our expertise in extracting water and returning humidity to its normal levels, we excel in disinfecting your home. The expertise of our SERVPRO crew lets us identify the risk of mold spreading through your home, and we react accordingly. We look carefully at each surface and clean it with products specially designed for that purpose. By being deliberate in our cleaning efforts, we can prevent further damage caused by abrasive solutions.

SERVPRO of Nutley / Bloomfield has the training and experience to help return your home to mint condition. Reach out at (973) 662-0062 and let us leave your home “Like it never even happened.”

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Fire Damage Remediation Strategies in Nutley Revealed

4/21/2019 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Fire Damage Remediation Strategies in Nutley Revealed Fire damage remediation is usually customized to the level of damage in your home. Contact SERVPRO to assess and start the process.

What to Expect from Professional Fire Damage Remediation in Nutley

A fire in your Nutley residence brings daily activities to a halt. Your priority is to get family members and pets out of the structure and call the firefighters. The magnitude of harm done by the flames, heat, smoke, and soot leads many homeowners to believe it impossible to return your home to preloss condition. Our team of experts stands ready to exceed these grim expectations as we use industry best practices to remediation all aspects of the damage.

Our project manager arrives and assesses the fire damage to your Nutley residence. We evaluate the fire site and all other spaces inside your home as fire residues spread. The first task is often water and chemical removal. Large quantities of water and chemical extinguishers knock the fire down. Slip and fall, as well as electric shock issues, require evacuation of the water/chemical mix.

Because our SERVPRO crew members hold multiple certifications from the IICRC water removal and drying proceeds immediately, Our service vehicles stock all the equipment needed to extract water and dry out your home, and then we move on to charred debris and soot cleanup. Various types of soot deposit on surfaces following the burning of different building materials and contents. Our employees recognize the differences and match appropriate cleaning products, tools, and methods to dry, wet, and protein soot to achieve the most successful results.

SERVPRO frequently recommends packing out all or some of the contents of your home during fire damage cleanup. We can evaluate, clean, dry, and deodorize furnishings, household goods, and personal possessions at our production facility. Cleaning, disinfecting, and deodorizing of these items employs specialized techniques and equipment our production technicians master and have available off-site.

Clearing out the contents allows the SERVPRO crew members at your home to complete the structural cleanup without continually moving and protecting your possessions. Our employees move systematically through your home removing soot and mild to moderate charring so that final restoration tasks can begin. Deodorization is a crucial step, and we combine thorough debris and residue cleanup with innovative equipment like thermal foggers, ozone machines, and hydroxyl generators to eliminate odors at the particulate level.

SERVPRO of Nutley / Bloomfield has the trained technicians, experienced managers, and state of the art equipment to return your fire-damaged house to “Like it never even happened” condition. Call (973) 662-0062 immediately after the firefighters release your property for a rapid assessment and professional remediation.

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The Secret to Successful Nutley Water Damage Remediation

4/12/2019 (Permalink)

Water Damage The Secret to Successful Nutley Water Damage Remediation A burst pipe within the walls can cause water damage that many times can't be prevented. But the damage can be remediated properly by calling SERVPRO.

SERVPRO Saves Closet and Contents from Water Damage in Nutley

As the science of restoration makes advances for better remediation of water damage for contents and structures, we can help property owners experience less loss of property and possessions through our proprietary methods.

Water damage in a Nutley home occurred from a burst in a pipe running through the ceiling over a bedroom closet. The water saturated the ceiling and nearly everything in the closet area before the homeowner had a chance to shut off the water. SERVPRO arrived quickly and removed the saveable contents from the closet for drying and deodorization in our facility.

SERVPRO technicians always try to restore contents of homes rather than have the homeowner replace. Carpeting saturated in a clean water loss event does not automatically need replacing if it is cleaned quickly and professionally. This is why our technicians spend a good deal of time extracting water from carpeting and padding. Doing several passes with an extractor wand lowers the amount of time needed for drying.

A drying configuration called "floating" was used for the carpeting in the closet. One side was loosened, and an air mover was directed underneath to effectively pull all the moisture out of the padding and dry the carpet from the bottom up. As air movers force moist air to the surface, dehumidifiers capture it.

Mold is always a concern after a water intrusion. To inhibit the growth of mold after drying, our technicians thoroughly wipe down all surfaces affected by the water with our antifungal solutions. This also is an effective way to neutralize odors left behind, so there are no lingering reminders of the drenching every time the homeowner opens the closet door.

SERVPRO of Nutley / Bloomfield has 24-hour emergency services available at (973) 662-0062 to solve your water damage problem. We can handle any size home disaster and arrive within hours to make it "Like it never even happened."

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Biohazard

5/18/2018 (Permalink)

Biohazard Biohazard sewage damage before remediation

SERVPRO of Nutley/Bloomfield is most notably known as being a leading fire and water cleanup and restoration company, but we also specialize in biohazard, vandilism and crime scene cleanup as well. SERVPRO of Nutley/Bloomfield caters to both residential and commercial property owners in order to provide reliable and competent service.  SERVPRO of Nutley/Bloomfield's expertise in uncommon cleanups and restorations allow us to thoroughly and quickly work through jobs while being cautious and effective.  SERVPRO of Nutley/Bloomfield Professionals are trained to safely remove and dispose of substances or waste accordingly to OSHA, EPA and state and local health regulations.  In order to efficiently and properly complete a job,professionals are equipped with safety equipment and cleaning supplies.  SERVPRO of Nutley/Bloomfield Professionals take the correct precautions and procedures in order to help turn unsafe environments that were effected by harmful waste or residue into clean and safe areas.

 If biological or chemical contaminants are not dealt with accordingly they can pose serious health consequences.  This can lead to a contaminant causing a dangerous environment to all occupants.  SERVPRO of Nutley/Bloomfield will gather a record of the damage and photograph when neccesary to ensure the cleanup procedure is completed effectively without leaving anything harmful behind.  A few examples of what SERVPRO of Nutley/Bloomfield work with are crime scene residues, bloodborne pathogens and sewage. 

 A quick example of what could be harmful residues would be tear gas or pepper spray from a crime scene.  These chemicals would cause health issues if not taken care of and would put individuals at risk. While during the cleanup process the property and contents would also need to be thoroughly cleaned to eliminate the possibility of any residue being left behind.

  Another example could be a bloodborne pathogen. These pathogens are extremely dangerous and when being handled in a cleanup situation the Professionals at SERVPRO of Nutley/Bloomfield must be aware and cautious at all times. Bloodborne pathogens could cause a number of diseases that are very serious.  These pathogens could be spread through bodily fluids, tissue or blood so it is very important that the environment is disinfected and deodorized.  

Sewage backups and black water intrusions are also very serious situations to work in.  These types of damages could contain microorganisms into a structure.  SERVPRO of Nutley/Bloomfield's job is to remove the sewage, the contaminants and moisture, and to disinfect anything else.  The sewage and black water may leave a smell so in order to eliminate it a deoderizer has to be used.  The sewage creates an unsafe environment and condition to be in which is why it needs to be taken care of so quickly.

There are other types of biohazardous cleanups other than the ones listed in this blog but these are just some major issues.  SERVPRO of Nutley/Bloomfield has experience and knowledge to handle these situations in a timely manner.  Biohazardous, vandalism and crime cleanup are always handled with good judgment and productive efforts.  The professionals at SERVPRO of Nutley/Bloomfield are throrough throughout the entire process of completing any job they are on.