Can Water Damaged Documents be Restored in Merrimack?
Water damage can ruin important documents. SERVPRO has a freeze drying mobile unit to help mitigate the damage to your important records.
Drying Records and Storage Contents in Your Merrimack Office
With so many offices fitting into smaller plaza properties throughout Merrimack, many owners have had to get creative with storage and hard copies of documentation. With groundwater and moisture being such a common issue with homes and commercial properties throughout the Northeast, storage of these documents and contents in basement areas can often lead to unexpected damages. Recovering from these effects requires a team of professionals adequately trained in the restoration of water-damaged documents and contents, which requires both specialized equipment and the experience of our trained IICRC-Certified restoration technicians.
Many business owners do not realize the ramifications or consequences of a wet basement until the water damage has spread throughout the entire Merrimack office space. Without the experience to successfully and entirely protect and dry damaged documents and paperwork, owners often do more harm than good to these affected contents. Our SERVPRO team has on-site and off-site solutions for recovering damaged records affected by a wet basement.
When our SERVPRO professionals first arrive at your plaza office building, we work quickly to identify the source of the moisture in the area. We must dry out the water damaged areas of your building and set up the appropriate approach to prevent the same situation from occurring again in the immediate future through sealing off vulnerabilities for moisture to penetrate the basement or identifying water leaks or breaks in plumbing moving through this portion of the building.
Freeze drying is an effective approach to completely removing moisture from affected records and documents without allowing them to become too badly damaged as they would with conventional cleaning approaches. With many of these documents getting written with pen ink, moisture can cause these words to bleed on the pages if the situation does not get addressed quickly. Best of all, we have the means of freeze drying with a mobile unit, ensuring that your documents do not have to leave the vicinity to get restored.
Quick drying damaged documents can be an effective means of protecting your records and documents damaged in basement storage when moisture and dampness get out of control. You can count on our SERVPRO of Merrimack professionals to make these damaging effects “Like it never even happened.” Give us a call anytime at (603) 262-9293.
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We Can Restore Your Flood Damaged Amherst Basement
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Drying Water Damage In Your Amherst Basement
Many Amherst residents combat moisture-ridden basements throughout the year. Some homeowners struggle to keep water penetration through their foundation in check, while others battle with moisture leeching in from the concrete flooring from saturated soil underneath the house. However the problem arises, caring for this situation quickly is essential to prevent damaging situations like mold growth from occurring, which can have devastating effects on the occupants of your home and structural elements like framing, supports, flooring, and drywall.
While many consider drying to be the primary focus for recovering your flood damaged Amherst basement, this is unfortunately only part of the restoration process. Our SERVPRO technicians can work quickly to begin drying out elements like the concrete and blockwork that have allowed moisture penetration but must also determine the source of the damage and find lasting solutions to prevent further exposure once our drying efforts complete.
With penetration through degrading and eroding foundation blockwork, our experienced professionals can apply compounds like hydraulic cement to seal up penetration points. This high-strength solution can resist highly pressurized water penetration to prevent it from getting into the basement at that specific point. Wicking concrete can be more challenging to resolve, and often requires the installation of diversion equipment like sump pumps to direct water away from the basement.
Often many times with basements that are partially or fully underground, preventing water penetration entirely is an endless task. Instead, to keep moisture levels below acceptable parameters for preventing mold growth and other concerns, the installation of a permanent fixture like a dehumidifier might also be advisable. These provide lasting solutions to remove the moisture from the basement consistently enough to prevent degradation of essential structural elements and help to prevent mold colonization in this area.
A wet basement might seem like a common staple to area homes but should get addressed as the serious problem that it can become for homeowners. Give our SERVPRO of Merrimack water restoration specialists a call today for our assistance to dry out your basement and provide solutions to protect your home moving forward. Give us a call today at (603) 262-9293.
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Our Flood Damage Specialists Can Restore Your Merrimack Business
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Commercial Flood Damage For Your Merrimack Business
When flooding occurs in Merrimack, many times the focus is on the residents who are displaced, and the damage done to their properties. However, many commercial buildings also suffer. Besides property damage and the possibly displaced employees, flooding in your jewelry store can create a loss of revenue and profits, damage to your inventory, a decrease in production and more.
Since you can’t stop the storms from coming, you should learn what to do to help safeguard your commercial structure in Merrimack from flooding and related losses. When the waters do come rushing in, and your building suffers flood damage, you need to enlist the help of a professional remediation company, such as SERVPRO. Our staff has the tools and training needed to help get your business back to looking the way it was before the flooding.
To protect your business, the first thing to do is to make sure you are covered. Commercial property insurance typically isn’t enough protection against flooding. Look over your policy and think about adding flood insurance.
When we arrive, the SERVPRO staff assesses the damages. In many flooding cases, we can remove merchandise and furniture as needed, such as jewelry and display cases in this case, to an off-site location while we restore the rest of the building. Truck-mounted pumps help us remove as much standing water as we can, then we can proceed with drying and restoring the rest of the building.
If your building is in a flood plain or low-lying area, you could be at a higher risk for flooding than those atop a hill. However, any location can possess vulnerabilities, and you should address any risks your building presents and shield it as much as you can against floods.
Floods aren’t always at record heights, but even small amounts of water getting inside can lead to damage. You can limit the destruction by sealing any weaknesses and cracks in your structure and adding a waterproofing layer to the building itself.
Make a plan as well in case a flood does occur. You can establish an emergency and plan to help protect your property, you and your employees including evacuation routes and offsite backup plans for any critical documents and data.
SERVPRO of Merrimack is always standing by to dry your business building in Amherst, Milford, or Mt. Vernon after flooding. Our crew can be reached whenever you need us by dialing (603) 262-9293, so do please don't hesitate to ask us for help.
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Ready for Summer Rains? SERVPRO is the Go-To for Merrimack Commercial Floods
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SERVPRO Provides Commercial Damage Restoration After Heavy Summer Rains
Extreme weather is becoming the norm in Merrimack as elsewhere. Warmer weather brings the threat of heavy rains like our area experienced in the recent past. It is better to be prepared than panicked when the water rolls into your commercial building. Now is the time to talk with us about devising a proactive solution to disaster.
Surviving a commercial flood in Merrimack depends on how quickly you line up a reputable water mitigation company. We designed a protocol for business owners and our most experienced project managers to consult before disaster strikes. Taking the time to share information, priorities, and an understanding of how professionals manage a commercial flooding scenario helps limit the eventual damage.
Investigating a SERVPRO Emergency Ready Plan and Profile (ERP) is an investment in the sustainability of your riverside business. One of our managers visits your site, evaluating how a disaster might impact your property and operations. When we learn ahead of time about your layout, storage methods, essential equipment, and customer needs and expectations, our response in the event of a flood is personalized and optimized.
During the walkthrough of your business, we note the vulnerabilities and strengths of your current set up. Expect the SERVPRO team to make practical recommendations intended to keep flood damage to a minimum. We gain knowledge about items we might choose to pack-out and make recommendations to shield equipment and inventory from significant damage.
You give us the needed details by working through our mobile app. The Profile you build allows you to list priorities, nominate employee-agents to act on your behalf, share information about vendors and contractors who helped you build your infrastructure and systems, and designate SERVPRO as your preferred restoration partner.
If river or flash flooding does occur, you and SERVPRO are up to the challenge. A fast response and comprehensive recovery place you and your business in the best position to get through the trials of commercial flood damage. Your customers and clients maintain their confidence in the products and services you provide during the restoration process.
SERVPRO of Merrimack offers the Emergency Ready Plan (ERP) as a resource for local businesses threatened by flooding risks. Call us at (603) 262-9293 to start the process long before you need the help.
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Call Us If Your Carpet In Your Amherst Home Suffers Water Damage
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Effective Water Cleanup For Carpeting In Amherst Homes
Overflows that occur in the bathroom or the kitchen of your Amherst home can initially stay contained to the waterproof flooring common to the construction of these areas. After only a brief period, this water can begin to spread to neighboring rooms and seep through carpeting to affect subflooring materials and floor support materials. It is important to address water loss incidents quickly in your home, as lingering moisture can prove devastating to structural integrity and provide the conditions necessary for damaging effects like mold growth.
While you might require water cleanup for your Amherst home, your carpets require specialized tools and equipment to restore. Our SERVPRO professionals have a mindset when we begin a project to protect and preserve original materials when possible. With carpeting, there is a finite timespan between saturation and irreparable damage, so immediate action is vital to prevent tear out and replacement.
With water loss incidents, assessing the damage is an important step that happens as soon as our technicians arrive at your home. We can determine the spread of the water with moisture detection equipment and thermal imagery. As it is easy for carpet fibers to absorb spreading water, this damage can quickly move beyond the base of the material and into subflooring or structural elements beneath it. Extraction and drying efforts must begin as quickly as possible.
Our SERVPRO team arrives with our ROVER weighted extractor equipment that can roll over carpeted areas and force water to the surface for removal by the high-powered vacuum attached to the system. Once saturation gets reduced, our team can float the carpeted areas by allowing our high-velocity air movers to force heated air beneath the carpet and above the subflooring material to maximize efficiency.
With many steps necessary to entirely removing the water and moisture damage from an overflow or appliance malfunction, you need professionals that can arrive quickly with the tools and expertise to make a difference. Our SERVPRO of Merrimack water restoration specialists can make the damage in your home “Like it never even happened.” Give our crew a call today at (603) 262-9293.
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After A Flood In Your Amherst Home, You Need To Call Our Crew At SERVPRO Immediately!
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What Your First Two Phone Calls After Flood Damage In Amherst Should Be
You should never wait to call for help after your home in Amherst suffers from flood damage. The faster that both insurance companies and damage mitigation specialists get notified of the problem, the sooner your home can become livable again and the fewer costs you should incur after all damage restorations have been completed. A phone call to each service can get your home and household on the path to recovery faster and with as little trouble as possible.
What To Tell Your Insurance Provider
When you call up your insurance provider to report flood damage to your home in Amherst, you should attempt to be as clear as possible when providing your information and a description of the situation while keeping the conversation brief. A summary of who you are and what happened is all that most companies want to know after a disaster, but if they ask additional questions, try to answer them to the best of your ability. Remember that insurance claims, investigations, and business dealings take time, so you do not need to settle everything on the same night of the disaster.
What To Tell SERVPRO
The moment you place your call, our systems start working to bring you the fastest and most effective response possible for your flood damage incident. To make sure our experts have the best possible understanding of what situation we are about to head into, try to describe in detail what you know happened to your home, and what you think might have happened. If any problems exist that might make the situation unsafe, such as flooded roads or downed power lines, be sure to let our professionals know over the phone, so we can prepare. You should also tell us who provides your insurance so that we can communicate with that company and make sure that all of our damage mitigation services get documented and can be used to make the claims process easier.
SERVPRO of Merrimack can help you control and recover from the effects of flood damage in your home. Call our crew as soon as possible after the disaster through our 24/7 helpline at (603) 262-9293.
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Why Our Professionals Are The Best At Tackling Mold Damage In Amherst
Our technicians are IICRC certified and can safely remove mold from your home. We are available 24/7 so call us day or night and we will be there.
Skilled IICRC-Certified Technicians for Amherst Home Remediation
The discovery of fungal growth in your Amherst home has many owners turning to the internet for solutions that can save them money and allow them to care for their homes on their own. Unfortunately, with thousands of varieties of mold that could affect your property, solutions that can get found on the internet are not “one-size-fits-all,” which can lead to further structural damages or heightened potential health effects for those exposed in your house.
While professional mold remediation does cost money, it is often the only solution for removing harmful mold growth from your Amherst home and restoring the damages that the organism has caused. This effective approach begins with highly-trained IICRC-certified technicians that you can find on our SERVPRO rapid response team. This extensive training ensures that each of our professionals arriving at your home has the same knowledge and expertise to identify what the situation requires.
With inadequate “mold removal” strategies that you can find on your own, common practices only scratch the surface of the entire organism embedded in surfaces and materials throughout your property. While it might appear as though the work was successful, the organism continues to grow and spread beneath the surface, perpetually eroding and degrading the host material and continuing the potential health effects that result from exposure.
The extensive training that our SERVPRO professionals undergo to obtain their IICRC certifications for mold remediation is just the beginning for our knowledge of effective solutions for your damaged home. Our technicians continue training through ongoing educational opportunities both in-house and online to provide every customer with the most effective and efficient restoration work that their property requires amid a potential disaster like this.
As destructive as mold growth can be in your home, it is not something that you should leave to chance to remove. You can always count on the fast response of our SERVPRO of Merrimack mold remediation technicians. You can reach our team 24/7 by calling (603) 262-9293.
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Are You Building a Fire With Your Merrimack Craft Supplies?
Hot glue guns and other crafting supplies can cause fires.
When Art Projects Cause Fire Damage, SERVPRO Technicians Remove the Mess from Merrimack Homes
Putting together a project that shows off your creative, artistic side can help build memories with your children while helping them increase fine motor skills. Some can become perfect one-of-a-kind decorations for your Merrimack residence. The different instruments used during the making of these crafts require special handling to keep things safe.
When your home in Merrimack sustains fire damage because of a glue gun that tipped over or a soldering gun that burned too hot, SERVPRO can help undo the damage and clean everything up for you. The use or nearby storage of flammable liquids used to thin paints or clean brushes, as well as low-temp plastics can make a small blaze violently expand.
Both tables and floors see a lot of use as spaces where families work on art projects together. Both of these can burn during a fire, as well as become part of the way a tiny fire gets out of hand. When SERVPRO's fire damage specialists mitigate such damage, we know that melted plastics and other substances can mar surfaces if we allow them to remain adhered to surfaces for longer than necessary. We start work as soon as possible to get things clean. Removing melted on arts and crafts products from flooring or other surfaces helps restore your home's interior, but removing the heavy soot generated by synthetic products and containers is also required.
Your home's contents in the vicinity can once again feel clean and look perfect after a thorough treatment in our ultrasonic equipment. After a quick bath in one of our machines, your beautiful items soon look new. This machine uses a bubbling action, generated by ultrasonic waves, that acts how hydrogen peroxide does when you apply it to a wound. It leaves the finishes such as paint and varnish intact while abrading dust, soiling, and soot.
We also remove soot from durable, non-porous surfaces in your property, giving all your affected contents and any structures the attention they need to restore your home's interior “Like it never even happened.” When structures become damaged, and beyond restorable, we remove these, also, and ensure the area is ready for the installation of replacement materials.
SERVPRO of Merrimack understands that building memories within your family is a significant activity that covers many areas. We do not want fire damage to diminish the fun you and your children have, so we work quickly to clean the damage up and remove all traces of what might have been a traumatic event for your family. Call us at (603) 262-9293, so we can help you get things back to how you want them.
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How to Take the Headache out of Water Damage Remediation in Your Merrimack Business
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Restoring Water Damage that Threatens Your Merrimack Coffee Shop
While it takes a great deal of effort to keep your Merrimack coffee shop moving at the pace of its customers, it can often be the areas you least expect trouble to provide you with a profit halting incident. Facilities like the bathroom are amenities for both your customers and employees to utilize, but this area can also be prone to damage from misuse or vandalism. When fixtures break naturally or get intentionally broken in the bathroom, it is important to begin cleaning up the resulting water loss as promptly as possible.
As your bathroom area is likely primarily tile, water damage in your Merrimack coffee shop can be less widespread with a fast response. Our SERVPRO team is available 24/7 to provide quick mitigation tactics to reduce the penetration of this pooling water through grouted joints in the tile flooring and damage to the drywall also used in the construction of the room.
With a fast response to the situation, our team can begin sopping up the water from the affected areas to reduce the penetration through vulnerable points in the tile. As this flooring material gets designed to be impervious to water, drying solutions beginning from the moment that our SERVPRO team arrives can keep water damage from affecting subflooring and concrete beneath the tile.
Drywall can absorb moisture quickly, especially when the broken fixture forces water back into wall cavities. Identifying this moisture involves thermal imagery equipment. It does not take long for sheetrock to become oversaturated, so using tools like our air movers, dehumidifiers, and the injectidry system can help to quickly drop moisture levels in these affected areas to preserve materials when possible.
With a higher volume of customers that rely on your baristas every day, it is important to have skilled technicians working to get your doors open quickly once you discover water damage in the bathroom. From initial cleanup and drying to reconstruction and plumbing repair, let our SERVPRO of Merrimack specialists help you restore your business. Give us a call today at (603) 262-9293.
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Blizzards Spell Big Trouble For Your Amherst Home
The high-speed winds and snow associated with blizzard conditions can create problems that are best mitigated by a professional restoration company.
Flood Damage Technicians In Amherst Talk About Problems Associated With Blizzards
The storms that come through Amherst in the winter time can be brutal. The high-speed winds and snow associated with blizzard conditions can create problems that are best mitigated by a professional flood damage restoration company such as SERVPRO. Winds can blow snow drifts or other objects into weak spots in your exterior walls or windows. Any type of hole that gets created can become a portal for water to enter the interior of your structure. Moisture can then start to saturate your contents and building materials as well as cause other types of flood damage.
If snow builds up deep enough outside it is possible that moisture or snow will find its way into your building. If the snow gets into your house, it is wise to call in our SERVPRO technicians to complete flood damage restoration in Amherst. If the snow gets heavy enough, it could cave in your roof. If any snow or ice enters your home, moisture related issues can occur quickly as the snow heats up and thaws out. Water can then saturate your contents and building materials and cause them to lose their structural integrity.
If water or snow gets into your structure after a winter storm, our SERVPRO technicians start by making sure your structure is secure and taking measures to prevent more moisture from entering. Next, we begin removing as much of the snow or water while it is in its liquid form as possible. We accomplish water removal using a variety of tools including high powered vacuums and mops.
After we remove as much liquid and frozen H2O as we can, we begin the structural dry-out phase. During this step, we use specialized equipment to create an environment that is ideal for rapid drying and evaporation. We use heavy-duty box fans or air movers to create a circular movement of the air so that moisture keeps evaporating from wet materials to find equilibrium. We then set up dehumidifiers to remove moisture from the air and exhaust out hot, dry air to be used in the circulation.
If you ever notice excessive moisture after a storm, call SERVPRO of Merrimack at (603) 262-9293 any time of the day.
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