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Building, Reconstruction, And Restoration Services Available In Sugar Hill

5/2/2017 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Building, Reconstruction, And Restoration Services Available In Sugar Hill Restoration and Reconstruction of Properties in Sugar Hill Get the SERVPRO Treatment

SERVPRO Offers One-Stop Service in Sugar Hill, from Cleanup to Rebuild

Regardless of which type of disaster strikes your property, time becomes a major factor in the results you receive from restoration companies that you contact for repairs. Choosing the wrong company could lead to delays, cause additional damages, and increase costs exponentially.  
 
Having an incident in your Sugar Hill home that requires reconstruction and restoration services means that you should seek qualified professional help. However, not all restoration companies offer the same services or produce quality results.  
 
What would be more useful and convenient to you?  
A company that specializes in a single portion of your restoration process, requiring you to plan, schedule, and coordinate various professional services to complete the job.
OR  
A company with qualified professional technicians who have the resources to manage the entire reconstruction and restoration process, providing you with any necessary services to get the job done for you.
 
SERVPRO manages your entire reconstruction and restoration process from beginning to end, everything from the board up services needed to keep your property safe, to tree removal and temporary warehouse space that helps maintain the condition of the contents found in your home or business. Whether water extraction, smoke and odor removal, or mold remediation, or extensive cleanup, the job gets done.
 
We are professionally licensed contractors that perform installations and repairs on various general construction issues found on your property. SERVPRO technicians offer scalable resources concerning drywall, painting, flooring, roofing, plumbing and electrical services, perfect for any size job.
 
Giving SERVPRO the ability to provide you with a one-stop source for all of your reconstruction and restoration needs. Our staff follows IICRC standards and best practices concerning cleaning and restoration services and produces results that often exceed your original expectations.  
 
Our reconstruction, remodeling, and rebuilding services help you obtain the results you merit, assisting with fully restoring your property to a quality pre-damage condition, "Like it never even happened." We help you avoid having to deal with stress filled days, making your entire restoration project as fast and efficient as possible.  
 
We are willing to help you manage your insurance paperwork and answer any questions or concerns you may have. Give SERVPRO of Buford / Suwanee / Hamilton Mill a call today for additional information concerning reconstruction and restoration services available throughout the entire area. (770) 945-5355

Two Ways that Commercial Water Damage can Affect Patient Health in Suwanee

4/21/2017 (Permalink)

Commercial Two Ways that Commercial Water Damage can Affect Patient Health in Suwanee At SERVPRO, we have the solutions, and the means, that can help you continue providing care to all of your patients.

A Couple Ways Water Damage Can Affect Your Suwanee Commercial Property 


Nursing care facilities are not immune from structural problems, much like the patients that live within them. Part of the problem is that nursing care facilities, like all other buildings, are unable to tell anyone what is wrong, and this can often lead to problems growing larger and larger.

When a Suwanee facility has commercial water damage, the safety of the building can become not only less safe but end up putting patients at risk. These risks involve many things that do not require patients to be in the immediate area. Even smaller-sized leaks can create these same hazards and risks for patients, especially those with a decreased ability to fight off infections or who have pulmonary concerns.

For those who provide care to patients with a heightened sensitivity to mold and other airborne contaminants, knowing that it takes as little as two days for mold to begin growing in hidden locations can be especially frightening. This is particularly the case when it is realized that many areas that have been harboring mold are often those areas discovered only during an inspection.

Increased humidity can make breathing more strenuous for some patients. Even very healthy people can find themselves feeling less vigorous and energetic when humidity levels rise. Raising the temperature when there is higher humidity can make the area seem sweltering, and lowering the temperature can make everyone feel damp and clammy. Both are highly uncomfortable.

At SERVPRO, we have the solutions, and the means, that can help you continue providing care to all of your patients. We can repair damaged areas so that the structural integrity of your facility is restored. As we do this, we not only remove the damaged and weakened areas, we also clean away any secondary water damage that is beginning to form. Drying out of materials closest to where the water intrusion took place is a large part of returning things back to normal. Along with that, we also use industrial-grade dehumidifiers and air scrubbers.


Locally Owned Company with National Resources


The professionals at SERVPRO of Buford / Suwanee / Hamilton Mill want to help you continue providing the valuable services you are known for giving in our community. Locally owned and operated, we are here for you, any hour and every day of the week. When you need us for water damage or any other emergency, just call us at (770) 945-5355.

Flood Preparation in Sugar Hill

4/6/2017 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Flood Preparation in Sugar Hill Get to safety if flooding occurs. Then call SERVPRO to dry out and remediate your property.

Take Time to Prepare for Flooding Emergencies in order to Ensure Safety


Unpredictable and destructive, floods can happen in areas that have never even seen rain. They can create injuries and death, isolate communities, cut essential services, damage major infrastructure, destroy property and livelihoods. Flooding can happen at any time, anywhere from a variety of water sources including creeks, rivers, storm tides and heavy rainfall. Aside from the physical damage to property, going through a flood can be a very emotional time. When you are not prepped for a flood, recovery can be stressful, costly, and slow.
 
Spending a bit of time to make your Sugar Hill home secure, making up an emergency kit and creating a flood plan can assist you in surviving the effects of a flood and flood damage. When a flood does occur, you need the assistance of a professional flood remediation company such as SERVPRO. They are properly trained to handle these situations and get your home back to its pre-flood condition.
 
There are many things you can do to prepare for a flood. Start by checking with your local council about plans for floods, or records that detail problem areas. Talk to authorities about relocation centers and routes. If your area is prone to floods, think about alternatives to carpets for flooring in your home. Make up a kit for emergencies and create a household plan, so everyone knows a route and a meeting place when a flood occurs. Tack up a list of emergency telephone numbers where everyone can see it. Also, make sure that your home insurance policy covers flood damage. If not, purchase an additional plan, so you have the proper coverage. SERVPRO can also help you when a flood happens by speaking with your insurance company to ensure that you get the compensation you deserve.
 
If you know flooding is imminent, make your safety a priority and ensure you have time to prepare your property. Secure hazardous items, move furniture, valuables and electrical items to a higher level and roll up any rugs. Put important personal documents, vital medical supplies, and valuables into a waterproof case in a location which is accessible. If you are relocating, take pets with you if it is safe to do so. If not, give them enough food and water and move them to a place which is safer. Monitor forecasts and warnings online and listen to your local radio for updates.
 
If you must leave your home for a safer location, notify neighbors and family members where you are going. Pack essential medication, warm clothing, personal papers, and valuables in waterproof bags with your emergency kit. Empty your refrigerator and freezer, leaving doors open to avoid any loss or damage if they flood. Turn off water, power, and gas, and remember to bring your mobile phone with you. Don’t drive into water of unknown current and depth.
 
After any flood, SERVPRO of Buford/Suwanee/Hamilton Mill is here to help you dry out your home, belongings, and repair damages to get you back to your normal life as soon as possible. After you and your family are safe, call us right away by dialing (770) 945-5355 so we can assist you and perform thorough flood remediation.

A Full-Service Reconstruction Solution In Buford

3/26/2017 (Permalink)

Fire Damage A Full-Service Reconstruction Solution In Buford There is no such thing as a right time to have a fire or flood in your home.

Full-Service Reconstruction


There is no such thing as a right time to have a fire or flood in your home. However, having access to a quality restoration company during an emergency could mean the difference between obtaining a full solution, or just a partial one.

Getting to know more about the restoration companies available in your area, as well as the types of services they offer, can make restoring your Buford area home that much easier. Reconstruction, restoration, remediation, damage mitigation, water removal, cleaning, and deodorization services all come in handy when disaster strikes. Having access to one company that has everything available would be great, right? Well, we can help.

Our SERVPRO staff is available before emergency strikes on your property. We can help you put together a quality preparedness plan to combat common issues homeowners face in your area and prepare you for those situations you simply have no control over. With these precautions in place, if an emergency happens, we already know the size of your property, its location, and how many technicians or how much equipment your property needs to get things under control quickly.

SERVPRO has a variety of IICRC certified water, fire, smoke, mold, storm damage cleaning and restoration technicians available to handle any size disaster that may strike your property. You may not be aware that we also have a staff of fully licensed contractors to help perform any rebuild, reconstruction, or repairs the various types of damage cause in your home.

SERVPRO contractors can repair or reinstall cabinets, countertops, floors, walls, or ceilings damaged by fire or flooding, making your complete restoration even faster, since we do not need to contract these services to an outside source and wait for them to respond. We can also assist you with remodeling your kitchen or other projects on your property. We handle everything from demolition to drywall, insulation installation, painting, wallpapering, plumbing, electrical, carpentry framing and finish work.

As always, we communicate with you and your insurance company throughout the entire process, cooperating within budget constraints and meeting or exceeding your expectations as a customer. Take advantage of what we have to offer, contact SERVPRO of Buford / Suwanee / Hamilton Mill today for a full-service solution today (770) 945-5355.

Why Prior Mold Issues Make You More Susceptible Now

3/20/2017 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Why Prior Mold Issues Make You More Susceptible Now Don't let mold lurk and stink up your home. Call SERVPRO today to investigate and finally get it under control.

SERVPRO Technicians Investigate to Find the Root Cause of a Mold Infestation

Even if it was many years ago, a prior mold contamination places your home at a much higher risk of additional contamination than other homes. Mold is a hardy and long-lived form of life, able to withstand the trials of time, temperature, drought, and often even chemicals in its dormant state. Once conditions are again ideal for growth, mold spores can become active and begin to grow and reproduce once again. A single mold spore makes anywhere from dozens to thousands more if it is allowed to mature, and these microscopic children can catch on moving objects or the wind to ride to other locations. As a result, mold spores are virtually omnipresent in the world, with every American home, school, and workplace containing at least some mold spores.
 
If you have had prior mold damage in your Rock Springs home, that means your home has, at one point, been the breeding grounds for a much larger volume of mold spores than normal. As a result, mold becomes much more likely to grow for two reasons. First, it has already been established that ideal conditions exist for mold to grow and that the home is susceptible to problems in the same areas. Second, it also may mean that some of those hardy mold spores may still be buried and present in vast quantities around the home. SERVPRO and other certified mold remediation experts do their best to remove mold spores from the environment, but the complete absence of them is virtually impossible to achieve.
 
Regarding how much prior mold damage issues affects your current susceptibility, the most important variable to consider is time. If the incident occurred decades ago and no issue has presented itself since then, it is not a game-changing factor. However, if you most recently dealt with mold only a few months or years ago, new mold growth is far more likely to be a resurgence of the old problem than a separate incident.
 
SERVPRO of Buford / Suwanee / Hamilton Mill has years of experience containing, treating, and remediating mold problems large and small. Call us 24/7 at (770) 945-5355.

Mold Damage Issues in Suwanee

3/13/2017 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Mold Damage Issues in Suwanee Mold can hide or appear in plain sight. Call SERVPRO at the first sign of a mold infestation.

SERVPRO Technicians are Experts in Detecting Hidden Mold

If you have had a major water leak recently or cleaned-up after a thunderstorm, there is the possibility of another problem. If your home or property still has a high level of moisture trapped inside and the overall humidity remains very high, you may have to deal with the possibility of a mold infestation.

Mold damage to Suwanee homes can stay completely unnoticeable until colonies of spores have grown into the bathrooms and laundry rooms of your home. SERVPRO understands that for growth to even begin; it requires three specific conditions to match up. We have decades of experience in stopping mold and remediating the effects.


The first step, our technicians inspect your home for signs of mold. They use an air content meter to measure spores in the air as they also perform a visual inspection. The two techniques together allow us to determine the source and extent of any growth more quickly.

Now that we know where the mold is, we isolate it. Technicians seal off the affected area with plastic sheeting to prevent the contamination from spreading to clean parts of your home. They also seal every HVAC vent in the area to prevent mold getting into your duct work during the cleaning process.

Next, is cleaning the infestation. Our inventory of anti-fungal and anti-microbial cleaners eliminate nearly every type of mold found in homes. We combine these chemicals with specially designed scrubbers to use on every type of surface from a soft plastic, painted drywall, and marble counters without damaging any of them.


If the growth has found its way into the HVAC system, the same cleaners are paired with fogging equipment. This combination sends a thick fog into the ductwork which touches every corner, killing every mold spore. Once completed, the air filters are replaced, and the vent covers are put back in place.

Building materials infected with mold need removing in most cases. Drywall is an excellent food source for mold, and a mold infestation grows quickly. Extremely soaked drywall panels must be removed to prevent mold growth. It is possible to restore a soaked panel to a usable condition, but this drying process is very long. Replacing the panel is usually our preferred option.

If you suspect there is excess mold growth in your home, contact SERVPRO of Buford / Suwanee / Hamilton Mill immediately. The restoration process is a long one, but we are here to help you through it, every step of the way. Call us today at (770) 945-5355 to get the ball rolling.

Professional Water Damage Services That Your Hamilton Home Deserves

3/8/2017 (Permalink)

Water Damage Professional Water Damage Services That Your Hamilton Home Deserves SERVPRO Salvages or Replaces Water Damaged Insulation in Hamilton

SERVPRO Extends Water Damage Services to Rebuilds Post Extraction

After recent heavy rains, you notice wet spots on your ceiling and stains beginning to form on your walls. With the small amount of damage that you can see, you realize that something more than simple repairs may be needed to address your situation, so you contact a reputable restoration company for help.

Water leaks caused by roof damage or leaky pipes in the exterior walls of your Hamilton area home may cause significant water damage. Leading to additional problems with your insulation to develop as a result.
 
At SERVPRO, we find that moisture lessons the insulating power of insulation. Depending on the type of insulation installed in your home, it may require replacement, or in some cases, drying is effective. Fiberglass insulation, for instance, is made of nonporous materials, often allowing for successful drying procedures.

However, cellulose or rock wool insulations typically mat when wet, ruining their insulation power permanently. Also, moisture often affects the "R" value of these types of insulation thus reducing the insulation's efficacy. The fire and antimicrobial resistance qualities are also diminished by moisture. Rock wool also has metal in it that may rust when wet.
 
SERVPRO technicians often find the replacement of these types of insulation necessary to avoid difficulties in performance or concerns about mold growth forming if left unattended. Therefore, replacement is the better choice, rather than attempting to dry these kinds of materials. Our crews are highly skilled in reconstruction and rebuild of water damaged properties.
 
Drying the wall cavities themselves requires the proper amount of ventilation to be successful. This service involves the removal of baseboards and drilling holes between each stud. Using an air mover with special attachments to force air into wall cavities, with dehumidifiers and meters to help monitor evaporation rates.
 
SERVPRO uses moisture meters to determine whether water is hiding inside of your walls, under kitchen cabinets, or other hard to reach confined spaces. We use specialty drying equipment attachments (shrouds) to push air directly into a cavity to assist with the drying process.
 
There are a series of penetrating and non-penetrating probes used to determine the amount of moisture that exists in your insulation to assist your technicians in proper removal and drying.
 
Contact SERVPRO of Buford - Suwanee - Hamilton Mill today for additional information about how we can provide you with immediate help concerning water issues. (770) 945-5355

Reconstruction Professionals Deliver the Results You Need in Buford After a Storm

2/18/2017 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Reconstruction Professionals Deliver the Results You Need in Buford After a Storm Buford Storm Damaged Reconstructions Relies on SERVPRO

Count on SERVPRO to Restore Your Storm Damaged Home in Buford

There are many reasons you might need more than remodeling or simple repairs after a disaster affects your home. Extensive fire damage, flooding, or other disasters can create problems at the same time structures in your home are being destroyed. The damages can also be not extensive, but you seize the opportunity to remodel or renovate your living space.
 
When you are faced with high levels of storm damage in your Buford residence, reconstruction can be the answer you need. Many times, homeowners are shocked when they are informed that their home is condemned until repair work is complete. At SERVPRO, we know that code regulations require that all new construction, including work done in existing homes, must meet current code specifications. Your previous floor plan may not pass inspection, leading to difficulties in returning home unless changes are made.
 
Reconstruction is not something that can be carried out without planning by educated, trained, and experienced professionals. We train our SERVPRO employees via several different educational entities, and then we provide them with additional training at SERVPRO's corporate training facilities. Experience from hands-on work with more experienced individuals then provides the know-how that cannot be taught in a school. Our employees provide our customers with the best possible combination of the skills needed to get the job done right the first time. Our Applied Structural Drying Technicians prepare your property for the reconstruction and remodeling it needs, a one stop shopping experience that reduces stress for you, and follows a well-planned timeline.
 
Rebuilding your home may seem to be a severe and drastic approach, but reconstruction can save your home from demolition, continued condemnation, or difficulty in listing it for sale in the future. We can maintain the footprint, or add to it, expanding your home's size.
 
The need to meet newer codes that have been updated since your home was first constructed can turn a disaster into an unexpected small blessing, enabling you to provide your family with additional living space. Safety can also be enhanced by widening stairways and halls, installing new countertops, sinks, and vanities, and also ensuring that windows are the safest style – easy to open and clean, and able to be locked securely in addition to adding storm and hurricane-proofing.
 
To find out how we can take your home from an uninhabitable and condemned disaster to a beautiful living space for your family again, call us, SERVPRO of Buford / Suwanee / Hamilton Mill at (770) 945-5355. We know disasters happen day and night, and throughout the year, so we are always here to answer your call and your questions.

Withstanding Water Damage At Your Hamilton Mill Fitness Center

2/8/2017 (Permalink)

Commercial Withstanding Water Damage At Your Hamilton Mill Fitness Center SERVPRO Removes Water from a Hamilton Mills Fitness Center, Keeping Everyone in Shape

Hamilton Mills Damage Can Be Caused by Water

Even recently constructed buildings suffer from water damage when downpours overwhelm drains and gutters. The exercise equipment and track in the neighborhood’s state of the art fitness center are awash in water. SERVPRO has staff and equipment poised to abate the damage the leaking of rain into the center threatens to cause.

The water damage done to your Hamilton Mill gym needs immediate attention. Many of the machines used by patrons, powered by electricity, risk sustaining permanent disrepair if you ignore the water damage. We evaluate the electronic components for proper operation and safety. Our trained technicians review the working status of electronic equipment and consult with other experts in the field if they have any question about protecting your members from harm. Machines must operate as expected when released t back into service, a status for which you must obtain independent corroboration from our experts or our partners.
 
Protective areas in your fitness center are often porous and subject to unwanted microbial growth if water remains for hours or days. SERVPRO uses powerful water extraction tools such as pumps and wet vacuums to reduce the moisture content of the pads and running surfaces that reduce pounding on joints when members jog, jump, or otherwise exercise. Air movers and dehumidifiers add to the arsenal of tools our drying experts use to mitigate the damage saturation with water causes. Sweat and other bodily fluids found on and around exercise equipment feed microbial activity. It is critical to reduce moisture levels to less than 60 percent in the air and an even lower level within padded surfaces. Mold and other microbial growth are expected within 48 to 72 hours if water damage remains untouched.
 
HVAC systems in your fitness center also need evaluation and attention after water intrudes through roof leaks or ground saturation. Water damages the interior of ductwork and offers a hiding place for airborne microbial growth. SERVPRO staff inspect the interior of your heating, cooling, and air circulation systems when we make our water damage restoration plan, ensuring that the airflow in your fitness center is clean and free of microbial overgrowth.
 
SERVPRO of Buford / Suwanee / Hamilton Mill offers trained staff and the equipment to restore water damage to your fitness center swiftly. Call (770) 945-5355 to schedule a walk through and preliminary water damage mitigation plan.

Water Damage Restoration Needed After Heavy Rains Strike Buford

1/23/2017 (Permalink)

Water Damage Water Damage Restoration Needed After Heavy Rains Strike Buford Broken Drain Pipes Lead to Water Damage in Buford

Trust the Experts from SERVPRO for Restoring Your Water Damaged Home

Residents of low-lying and flood-prone areas of northern Georgia are at risk of significant water damage whenever moisture full Gulf air encounters an upper air disturbance, showering the area with torrential rain and the threat of flooding. SERVPRO crews stand on alert as the inches of precipitation continue to fall, overwhelming gutters, pushing the capacity of wetlands and waterways past flood stage, and seeping into your home when the ground becomes supersaturated. As you struggle to weather the storm on your own, take heart. Our crews are ready to help limit the damage water does to your home, available 24 hours a day for consultation, onsite inspections, and immediate water damage mitigation.
 
The key to effective water damage resolution when heavy rains inundate Buford is engaging, as your partner, our full-service disaster restoration company. We have the experience, the training, and the equipment to transform your water afflicted home from a sodden mess back to the comfortable and welcoming haven you created for your family and friends. Water damage in your residence must be managed as quickly as possible by restoration-certified work crews for the best outcome. Secondary issues such as material deterioration and mold growth can be reduced or avoided if help arrives fast. Our technicians are prepared to step up right now, relying upon the schooling we provide all staff, leading to Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC). These comprehensive, industry-leading services come to your rescue within hours of your first call, returning your dwelling to pre-loss condition swiftly, whenever possible.
 
Our services include everything needed to address water damage after natural disasters. We have the submersible pumps and water extractors to remove large amounts of standing water. After the majority of water is eliminated our project managers assess the steps needed to reduce the moisture content of your structure, including components such as walls, floors, and ceilings, as well as the contents of your home. SERVPRO’s ultimate goal is restoration, not removal and replacement, saving you time and money. Using air movers, dehumidifiers, and proper cleaning and disinfection products and methods, we move diligently toward returning your home to a sound and dry condition. We work with your insurance carrier to ensure maximum coverage for the restoration done, always keeping you, the homeowner, in the loop as each challenge is encountered and met.
 
Torrential rains and flooding need not destroy your home when SERVPRO of Buford / Suwanee / Hamilton Mill is on duty to restore the damage water can do. As soon as you notice moisture invading your house, call (770) 945-5355 to arrange for an inspection to craft a restoration plan.