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Call today for a Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned consultation

12/20/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO Van We’re Here to Help – 24 hours a day, seven days a week – until life is back to normal in the communities we all call home.

As our communities re-open, we’re all moving back toward a new kind of normal. The expectations of visitors, customers, and employees who come into our establishments have evolved, and staying safe and well is a top concern.  

We’re Here to Help – 24 hours a day, seven days a week – until life is back to normal in the communities we all call home.

Call SERVPRO of Paris today at 903-784-2700 for your Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned consultation.

* #1 Choice in cleanup & restoration based Commercial Attitude & Usage Tracking study. Polling 816 commercial business decision makers on first choice for future needs related to cleanup & restoration work. Study conducted by C&R Research: October 2019

Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned means professionally trained SERVPRO franchises perform the requested cleaning, sanitizing and disinfection services according to proprietary SERVPRO protocols and recognized industry and CDC standards with EPA approved cleaning products to deliver a SERVPRO certified cleaning experience.  Each SERVPRO franchise is independently owned and operated.

SERVPRO of Paris is available 24 hours a day

12/13/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO Van No job is too small or too large! We are here to help!

SERVPRO of Paris is available 24 hours a day for water emergencies, large or small.

You never know what life will hand you. You could wake up to a big disaster or come in from vacation to a flooded home. Nobody wants to be wading through water in the morning but when you are dealing with water damage, immediate action is crucial.

A delay of just a few hours can greatly increase the severity of the water damage and also ruin your personal belongings.

The quicker SERVPRO can get to you the better.  When you are dealing with water damage. You need plenty of support in your time of distress. Let us provide you with that support. Rest assured we will be right there to take care of you and your family or business.

No job is too small or too large! We are here to help!

Call SERVPRO of Paris with all your emergency water needs. 903-784-2700

Don't let water damage interrupt business as usual

12/6/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO Van We are Here to Serve, Here to Clean, Here to Help!

As businesses reopen and settle in to business as usual, the last thing you need is water damage.

Call the trusted experts at SERVPRO of Paris.

We're here to help 24 hours a day, seven days a week with water, fire, storm and viral damages.

One call, and we'll inspect the damaged area, extract water, remove wet materials as necessary, and begin the drying process.

We'll consult with your agent and adjuster after we've stabilized your environment, and explain our recommendations for the restoration process.

And we'll be here throughout that process to ensure your property has been fully restored.

Water, fire, storm or viral damages? Call the #1 recommended experts at SERVPRO of Paris 903-784-2700. We are Here to Serve, Here to Clean, Here to Help! 

 

SERVPRO: We Like To Help

11/29/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO Van SERVPRO of Paris Here to Help

The SERVPRO band has a reputation for liking to help people in their times of need. 

This is a very important part of our brand identity.  SERVPRO always responds quickly when there are natural disasters that occur around the country.  It is a sense of relief when customer's see the lime green trucks, cars, and 18-wheelers arriving to their town after a natural disaster has struck. 

SERVPRO of Paris feels strongly about helping those in need.  Not only our customers who are dealing with water and fire losses, but we feel strongly about helping our community. The SERVPRO brand has been known for the generosity that has been shown through the decades, and we want to continue this tradition.  The owners and employees of SERVPRO of Paris are always ready to help when our community needs us.  We are ready to respond when we are needed and we enjoy contributing to our local charities, schools, and businesses. 

SERVPRO of Paris is always here to help!  You can reach us directly at 903-784-2700.  We are always ready to jump into action 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year.  We are here FOR YOU

Why Should I Call Professionals for Water Cleanup and Restoration?

11/22/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO Van After your home suffers water damage, you need a team of professionals to assist you with cleanup. Call SERVPRO right away! We are always available.

SERVPRO Offers 24/7 Emergency Service to Handle Your Water Damage Restoration Needs

A sudden water intrusion like a leaking pipe or the breakdown of your water tank can be a sizable inconvenience. However, this inconvenience turns into a substantial loss if not addressed quickly and using the right methods. Hiring trained water restoration technicians (WRT) to come to your Paris home helps you limit the loss and get your home back to normal faster than DIY methods alone. 

What is SERVPRO’s Response Plan for Water Damage?

Whenever we get called for water damage restoration, we formulate a plan based on any combination of methods to help us:

  • Minimize the need for demolition
  • Repair or restore rather than replace
  • Create an optimum atmosphere for drying, such as closed drying systems 
  • Expedite restoration to have you back to your routine fast

How is the Need for Demolition Determined?

With many water removal projects demolition is required to remove any wet structural components or wall materials. Controlled or partial demolition efforts allow us to remove and replace just a portion of the materials to have it finished off to match the preloss condition. Our team always uses a variety of non-invasive techniques to ensure no moisture is left behind, including:

  • Moisture sensors
  • Moisture detectors
  • Thermal cameras

Of course, whenever your interior has standing water, we use extraction tools and a combination of methods to facilitate faster removal. Some of the standard options our SERVPRO technicians will use include:

  • Submersible pumps
  • High-powered extractors
  • Draining any trapped water behind walls using bore-holes
  • Mopping
  • Wet-Vac, and more

Why Should I Have SERVPRO Restore My Carpets?

We are well-versed in best practices for restoring carpeting impacted by water loss within the home. Upon arrival and formulation of our restoration plan, we inspect your carpeting and select the best equipment and methods to achieve our goals. The process includes:

  • Inspecting carpeting using moisture probe technology – this allows us to determine how deep the moisture has embedded into the carpet and the pad below.
  • Detachment of the carpet with the proper tools so our technicians can further inspect to see if the carpet has delaminated or mold has begun to colonize.
  • In cases where the water has not infiltrated the carpet pad or the subfloor below, we may use centrifugal air movers to float the carpet, thus allowing warm air to circulate beneath.
  • In cases where water moisture saturates the carpet fully, we will remove the padding below and dispose of it to be replaced after the drying of the zone is complete.

In general, carpet detachment is the fastest way to facilitate drying as it allows air to flow underneath. However, we have some in-place drying methods that will enable us to achieve drying goals without detachment. This may involve using a weighted extractor, or rover, that works from the perimeter inward while drying. In-place drying is ideal when moisture has not made it all the way down to the carpet padding.

Why is Professional Restoration Better Than DIY?

What many homeowners may not realize is that there does not have to be extensive water damage for it to add up to an immense loss. There could be hidden moisture left behind in wall cavities and other tight spots that make it difficult for DIY methods to get the job done. SERVPRO features IICRC-certified technicians that have the choice between two distinct systems to ensure your home is back to appropriate humidity levels. These systems include:

  • Open Drying System – This works by using outside air to speed up the drying of the impacted area. Warmer months allow us to use an open system for active, time-efficient drying. This method helps to promote evaporation while using equipment like air-movers and box fans to exchange evaporated moisture with drier outside air. We can do this by opening up doors and windows in conjunction with a centrifugal motion to create fluid air movement.

• Closed Drying System – This system works by using dehumidification equipment within a concentrated drying zone for air exchange. Such a method is excellent during times of the year when temperatures are lower, and access to the outdoors is limited. This works on the same principle, yet a closed system gives more control of the temperatures. Higher temps mean the air holds more moisture, and drying is faster. We also use desiccant dehumidifiers within the work zone for moisture removal and to thwart the potential for mold growth.

Storms or Floods on the way to Paris? SERVPRO is ready!

11/15/2021 (Permalink)

Crew Works in the rain Our highly trained crews are ready to respond 24/7 to storm or flood damage in Paris

SERVPRO of Paris specializes in storm and flood damage restoration. 

Our crews are highly trained and we use specialized equipment to restore your property to its pre-storm condition.

Faster Response

Since we are locally owned and operated, we are able to respond quicker with the right resources, which is extremely important. A fast response lessens the damage, limits further damage, and reduces the restoration cost.

Resources to Handle Floods and Storms

When storms hit Paris, we can scale our resources to handle a large storm or flooding disaster. We can access equipment and personnel from a network of 1,650 Franchises across the country and elite Disaster Recovery Teams that are strategically located throughout the United States.

Have Storm or Flood Damage? Call Us Today 903-784-2700

Why SERVPRO for Fire Damage Restoration

11/8/2021 (Permalink)

Burned Phone A fire is scary enough, do not tackle the damage on your own. Call SERVPRO of Paris we want to help.

Why SERVPRO for Fire Damage Restoration

A fire in your residence can be an overwhelming experience. Often ignited by an accident or failure to monitor a common household task like cooking or a decorating decision like lighted candles, the blaze is unexpected. The homeowner or family members can feel incapacitated in the aftermath with fear or even guilt. Our professional fire restoration crews manage the damage and set your mind at ease.

The extent of and variations in the fire damage to your dwelling can be daunting. Your instincts and reliance on other cleanup experiences do not provide the foundation needed to mitigate the damage appropriately. Charring, smoke, and soot damage require specialized techniques, tools, and products for the best outcomes. Fire extinguishing also leaves most homes soaked in water and chemicals. This complex mix of challenges requires our broad spectrum of disaster restoration training and skills.

Water & Fire Damage Restoration

Our production team leads arrive ready to assess and plan for all aspects of the damage. Water removal and structural drying precedes other tasks for safety and to prevent secondary issues such as microbial growth. Then the SERVPRO team focuses on cleaning the residues left by the fire.

If the fire burned, fast and hot, loose and ashy debris is typical, frequent when the fire ignites paper or other quickly burning items. Fires in the kitchen are often protein-based, leaving a sticky, almost lacquer-like substance on surfaces. Electrical shorts and oily rags or other slower burning fires combust incompletely, spreading a dark, thick, and sticky soot. SERVPRO crews evaluate the characteristics of the residues and match tools and products to the particular circumstances of your home fire.

Ash and light soot respond well to brushing with dry sponges and vacuuming with HEPA fitted equipment. The hardened leavings of a kitchen fire can require solvents or other bond-dissolving cleaners. After electrical and other slower burns, heavy coatings benefit from cleaning products containing wetting agents and surfactants that loosen and lift the heavy soot. SERVPRO technicians train extensively in methods that allow for effective abrasive actions without permanent damage to the surfaces treated when the soot adheres firmly.

We work fast but professionally, the speed necessary because the acidic residues from a fire progressively damage all building materials and your prized possessions. SERVPRO also packs out fire damaged movable items to clean and restore off-site. We also offer deodorization services that eliminate, not cover up, fire-related smells. All the tasks take time, most efficiently done by our team of fire damage specialists. 

Take the first steps to restore your home to “Like it never even happened.” Engage the services of SERVPRO of Paris. Call (903) 784-2700 immediately after the firefighters leave to get the process moving.

Restoring Your Home After a Fire

11/1/2021 (Permalink)

House fire Many methods are used when restoring a home after a fire. Contact SERVPRO right away and let our expertise work for you.

How Do You Restore a House After a Fire

Having your home and belongings damaged by a fire can be devastating for everyone involved. However, by getting content cleaning and fire restoration services on the job right away and investing in a few things like dry-cleaning and content storage, you can help to bring your home back to its former glory. There are a few steps you should follow to get everything on track for recovery:

  • Getting in touch with your insurance company
  • Locating a reliable fire and smoke cleanup crew
  • Finding a storage space for undamaged belongings

Contacting Insurance

After dealing with emergency services, your insurance company should be the first call you make. Your insurance professionals can help estimate how much your repairs will cost and direct you to fire cleaning professionals who are covered by your homeowners insurance. This can help you get the financial support you need during the recovery process.

Choosing Your Crew

While your insurance company will likely suggest and endorse a number of cleanup crews, it’s ultimately up to you to decide who you want to trust with your home content cleaning. Do your research and find a company that has a reputation for getting the job done right and for following up on their results after you’re settled back into your home.

Finding Storage Solutions

During your cleanup process, crews are likely to use machines and chemicals that rid your home of smoke smells. It’s always a good idea to move undamaged belongings into a storage unit until your home is completely repaired to protect them from dust, debris, and even water from damaged roofing or pipes. Dry cleaning may be appropriate for some minimally damaged belongings.

Between dry-cleaning, working with insurance agents and all of the other steps of content cleaning after a fire, the home recovery process can be a long one. However, it’s well worth it to feel safe and secure in your own home again.

Where to start restoration after a fire in your commercial property.

10/25/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO Van Fire cleanup should start as soon as it's safe to re-enter your building

A fire affects your business in many ways, bringing your daily operations to a halt and causing financial losses due to damage and sometimes even theft or vandalism at your commercial property. 

The right information and preparation can help you take the correct steps to minimize those problems. Fire cleanup should start as soon as it's safe to re-enter your building.

What To Expect

There may be serious damages in your building that extend beyond the reach of the flames. You should watch for the following issues:

  • Water and chemicals may have deteriorated equipment and furnishings.
  • Firefighters may have cut holes in the walls and ceiling to find hidden flames.
  • Smoke damage could have stained paint and seeped into the walls, ceilings, and floors.

How Repairs Begin

In many instances of after a fire damage, roof repair is the first step in securing your business and preventing further damages as apart of the restoration procedure. This is because the roof has often been harmed by the blaze itself, the water used to put out the flames, and the holes made by firefighters. Why would professionals cut into the roof? As flares burn, they move quickly up, across and down. Firefighters create openings in the roof to provide ventilation, getting rid of the thick black smoke that makes it hard to see. This slows the progress of the fire and ultimately increases the respondents’ ability to save your property from complete ruin.

When fire remediation professionals arrive, they may begin with tarp services to protect the rest of your building and possessions from further damages. Putting a tarp on the roof to cover holes can keep rain, debris, and pests out of your building.

Who To Contact

Much of the work to repair and restore your property can be handled by fire remediation professionals. Fire cleanup services generally include restoration from flames, smoke, water, and chemicals. Roof repairs are often some of the first steps professionals take. Your prompt decision to involve these experts may reduce the extent of damages.

 

3 Ways To Maintain Your Business's Roof

10/18/2021 (Permalink)

Large building a roof A roof leak or collapse can be devastating to a business

3 Ways To Maintain Your Business's Roof

A roof leak or collapse can be devastating to a business, causing flooding and ruining merchandise. Roof damage, in fact, is a difficult situation, making reopening your store a hassle and expense. Avoiding this disaster isn't impossible, but steps can be taken to minimize the chances.

  1. Attend to Small Problems Quickly
    Don't assume your structure is intact simply because you can't see water stains. Wind damage and harsh rain can wear it down, causing tiny complications. Contact roofing specialists to conduct biannual evaluations, looking for any of the following issues:
  • Peeled edges
  • Cracked roofing
  • Missing shingles
  • Flashing issues

Leaving any of these unattended exposes the building to leaks and water damage. Fix things as soon as they come to your attention.

  1. Tend To Drainage and Debris Early
    Are gutters clear? If they become clogged, backups happen, allowing water to build in areas it shouldn't. This pressure could add unneeded pressure to the top, essentially weighing it down. That collapse is not pretty. Have property management look at the gutter system regularly, scheduling clean outs. Trees and brush become an additional hazard. Roof damage often happens when limbs and branches are picked up during storms and then thrown into the roofing. Those smacks punch holes and remove the protective shingles. To avoid this, have someone trim the foliage and, before a major weather event, pick up anything loose on the ground.
  2. Apply To Insurance Immediately
    If you need help restoring the premises, contact a water restoration company to inspect the establishment, looking for mold and flooding complications. Their recommendation may indicate a roof rebuild is needed. Don't underestimate that decision. Work with your insurance company to discuss the need, giving you the comfort of a secure new ceiling. In fact, ask about waterproofing for the future. This sealant might aid in keeping leaks from sprouting up in the future.
    Roof damage has preventative measures. By looking at it periodically, management might find the weak areas, offering a chance to stop a major catastrophe. In addition, don't forget that taking care of the landscaping may also ward off potential troubles.