Do’s and dont’s
There are so many emotions and questions following a house fire that it is hard to know what you should and shouldn't do. Here are a few basic tips to keep in mind.
*Do not enter your home until you've gotten permission that it is safe to do so
*Do not start or move your car if it has been damaged
*Do not try to clean any of the smoke or soot damage yourself
*contact family members/loved ones to inform them of the fire
*attend to frightened pets and ensure their safety and comfort
*call all utility providers (electric, gas, water) to inform them of the fire
*call homeowners insurance company to begin the claim process
*find somewhere to stay.
Most homeowner’s policies will have coverage, which could pay for the food, clothing, and shelter that you and your family may need for a specified period of time.
Your disaster may not always be fire & water related, but the Professionals at SERVPRO of East Hamilton/Fairfield are always here to help when it comes to many other situations. If you have something that is stinky, messy, overwhelming or just plain disgusting, think of your local SERVPRO as your 9-1-1 rescue clean-up-call. We’ve seen just about everything in the 30 years serving our beloved area.
There are several services that you may never think of until a related disaster strikes your family, home or business including mold, sewage, biohazard, crime or death scene cleanup. Equipped with the knowledge, experience, training and compassion, the SERVPRO of East Hamilton/Fairfield team will start helping the moment you call us at 513-858-1071 on a 24/7 basis.
West Chester is a charming college town. In the lazy days of summer, we are often called by the local University, property managers and rental housing investors to come in and do a “Deep Clean” on the entire property to get it ready for the students returning in the fall. Rest assured, we not only clean the structure thoroughly including baseboards, blinds, walls, ceilings, flooring, carpets, bathrooms and even dryer ducts (to name a few things), but we can repair drywall or cabinets if this sort of repair work is needed, too.
Get to know your SERVPRO of West Chester team, because when disaster strikes, (and we all know it’s not a matter of “if”, but “when”), you want to have us on your smart phone and office speed dial. No matter how big or small the loss is, your local SERVPRO of West Chester team will be ready to guide you through insurance concerns and jump in immediately to help make your business property or home "Like it never ever happened." We are available day or night 365 days a years to help.
Mold in a business
In as little as 48 hours, mold can quickly become a problem in your home or business when there’s a water intrusion, like a roof leak or leaking water line. Mold can cause health effects and can also cause significant damage to your property. SERVPRO East Hamilton/Fairfield has the training, protective gear, and specialized equipment necessary to handle your mold problem.
Have a Mold Problem? Call Today (513) 858-1071
If you have a mold problem in your home or business, your primary focus should be safety:
- Significant mold growth can occur in 48-72 hours.
- Mold may present a greater risk to children, the elderly, and anyone with respiratory problems.
- A strong, musty odor may indicate hidden mold behind drywall or under carpeting.
What to Do:
- Stay out of affected areas.
- Turn off the HVAC system and fans.
- Contact a SERVPRO Franchise Professional for mold remediation services.
What NOT to Do:
- Don’t touch or disturb the mold.
- Don’t blow air across any surfaces with visible or suspected mold growth.
- Don’t attempt to dry the area yourself.
- Don’t spray bleach or other disinfectants on the mold.
When it comes to dealing with flood water in East Hamilton Fairfield, it's important to know that this type of water often falls into the black category (category 3). This can become a factor in many cleanup operations. It is important to understand where the water comes from and what to do if flooding occurs in your business.
Where Black Water Comes From
Contaminated water, otherwise known as black water, is any water that may have come in contact with fecal matter. This may include
- Sewer water
- Water from fields
- Toilet backup
- River run off
Flooding falls into the black category because often there is no way to tell what it has come into contact with. In most cases, it is best to assume it has been contaminated and follow the proper sanitation procedures.
We at SERVPRO want to let you know that we take the current status of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) seriously and are diligently monitoring the situation closely and prepared to respond when you need services for your facility anytime of the day or night. Whether you would like to take precautionary matters to minimize the spread of germs with proactive cleaning or need to sanitize due to exposure of a person testing positive to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) SERVPRO of East Hamilton Fairfield can perform cleaning services to disinfect both the facility and its contents. We know how important it is to get your business back up and running.
For more information or to schedule an appointment for an estimate, please call us today at (513) 858-1071
Water damage after A storm
SERVPRO of Bath specializes in storm damage restoration. We utilize the latest techniques and cutting-edge equipment to get your home back in preloss condition as soon as possible after a flood or storm.
Locally owned and operated, we are able to respond quickly and efficiently. A fast response lessens the current damage, limits further damage and reduces the overall restoration cost. Storms don’t wait for regular business hours and neither do we. Our technicians will respond day or night to help local business owners and residents.
When disaster strikes, we can scale our resources to handle a large storm or flooding. SERVPRO of East Hamilton Fairfield has access to equipment and personnel from a network of 1,700 franchises across the country and elite Disaster Recovery Teams that are strategically located throughout the United States.
Have storm or flood damage? Call SERVPRO of East Hamilton Fairfield today at (513) 858-1071.
Why choose SERVPRO?
Because we are the #1 choice in cleanup and restoration, and we can minimize the spread of germs with a proactive cleaning of your business.
SERVPRO of East Hamilton Fairfield professionals are trained in adhering to the highest cleaning and sanitation standards.
We perform all cleanup and bioremediation in accordance with the guidelines provided by the CDC and local authorities.
Our SERVPRO proprietary cleaning agent, SERVPROxide and Total Vanquish are EPA-certified, hospital-grade disinfectants that have demonstrated effectiveness against viruses similar to Coronavirus (SARS-Co2/COVID-19) on hard, non porous surfaces.
At SERVPRO of East Hamilton/Fairfield, we believe in sharing facts, not fears concerning this virus.
We have the experience, and equipment to thoroughly clean and disinfect your property using a variety of cleaning methods.
And we're here to help. Questions? Call us at 513-858-1071.
SERVPRO of East Hamilton/Fairfield
is Here to Help during this time of need
During this unprecedented time caused by the global pandemic of coronavirus, this is a reminder to our customers that we are specialists in cleaning services, and we adhere to the highest cleaning and sanitation standards.
We are prepared to clean and disinfect your home or business, according to protocols set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We have years of experience in dealing with biological contaminants, and we will go beyond the scope of work that regular janitorial staff perform on a daily basis.
The CDC encourages cleaning of high-touch surfaces such as counters, tabletops, doorknobs, light switches, bathroom fixtures, toilets, phones, keyboards, tablets and tables. Other spaces mentioned in the CDC’s guidance for commercial spaces include:
- Kitchen/Food Areas
- Retail Spaces
- Water Fountains
- Sales Counters
- Carpets and Rugs
- Stair Handrails
- Elevator Cars
- Playground Equipment
- Fitness Equipment
The CDC recommends usage of a labeled hospital-grade disinfectant with claims against similar pathogens to the coronavirus. Multiple products in the SERVPRO product line carry the EPA-approved emerging pathogens claims. While there is currently no product tested against this particular strain of the coronavirus, we are following all guidelines as provided by the CDC and local authorities.
Call our Office Today for a Proactive Cleaning
If your home or business needs deep cleaning services, call the experts today – (513) 858-1071
With the Corona Virus (COVID-19) breaking its way into Ohio, SERVPRO of East Hamilton Fairfield is here to help. We have the right products and team to clean and sanitize any size office. Call today 513-858-1071!
Have the kid's school been hit hard or even your office??? What can you do....
SERVPRO can clean and disinfect your office, home or even your classroom to combat this Corona Virus. Don’t feel helpless, call SERVPRO of East Hamilton Fairfield and let them work to keep you and your team healthy.
SERVPRO of East Hamilton Fairfield is available 24/7 with any questions or concerns that you may have about any kind of cleaning, disinfecting. In addition if you have any fire, water, or mold damages we are here to help.
Water damage in your home
Flood damage in your East Hamilton/Fairfield home
Any household that experiences a water damage emergency will jump to drastic conclusions about the potential water in home damage and mitigation requirements that follow. The truth is, most water in home flood damage can be addressed without extreme mitigation measures, or radical alterations to the way a home operates.
When flood damage is noticed, the first step in water damage restoration and drying is to contact the home insurance group responsible for taking care of water cleanup and emergency expenses. The next step is letting a water cleanup crew begin the process of water damage restoration.
The first reaction of a homeowner when water damage happens is extreme shock and questions about water cleanup. How could this type of emergency happen? The most common causes of flooding in the home originate with appliances like clothes washers, air conditioners, and water heaters. All homes use these appliances, so flooding should not be completely unexpected. The shock comes from not knowing how water damage restoration in the home will be addressed. This is where water in home expert damage assessment is needed most.