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Spontaneous Fire at WRTA Bus Garage in Mahoning County

6/8/2022 (Permalink)

WRTA buses In no time, SERVPRO got their business back to “Like it never even happened.”

Fires are never expected, and they are always unexpected. To be prepared for fire emergencies is an understatement. SERVPRO of East Mahoning County received a call from the WRTA in Youngstown. In late May they experienced a fire in their bus garage leaving the interior of the garage, and the rest of the buses covered in smoke and soot. Once the WRTA gave SERVPRO the go ahead, we were on the scene in minutes and began work right away. In no time, SERVPRO got their business back to “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO of East Mahoning County is locally owned and operated, so we are part of this community too. When you have a cleaning or restoration need, we are already nearby and ready to help. We are a Fire and Water - Restoration and Cleanup company. We are Here to Help, 24/7. For immediate assistance give us a call at (330) 393-9999 or visit us on our Website!

New Middletown Summer Checklist!

6/6/2022 (Permalink)

Summer checklist In the event of any major storm damage or water loss SERVPRO is Faster to Any Size Disaster and has a 24-Hour Emergency response team.

The official start of summer does not arrive until June 21st, that means the dog days of summer are approaching quickly. This arrival can almost guarantee scorching temperatures and the always the high likelihood of a pop-up thunderstorm. These storms are sure to bring the occasional severe event, but potential damages can be prevented with a quick checklist of your New Middletown residence.

  • Check the gutters- Are your gutters flowing free? Do they need repaired? Poorly maintained gutters can be a very avoidable contributor to water damage.
  • Check the roof- How is the health of your roof? Check the roof for any holes and damage to shingles.
  • Check the yard for low hanging branches- Does your yard have low hanging branches? This can cause severe damage to your residence in the event of a storm.
  • Check your foundation- How is your homes foundation? Cracks in your home’s foundation can easily cause an infiltration of water into your home’s basement.
  • Check that sump pump- Does it work properly? is it overdue to be replaced? A well-ran sump pump could be the difference between your basement flooding or not!

In the event of any major storm damage or water loss, SERVPRO is Faster to Any Size Disaster and has a 24-Hour Emergency response team. SERVPRO is always committed to making your disaster look “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO of East Mahoning County is locally owned and operated, so we are part of this community too. When you have a cleaning or restoration need, we are already nearby and ready to help. We are a Fire and Water - Restoration and Cleanup company. We are Here to Help, 24/7. For immediate assistance give us a call at (330) 393-9999 or visit us on our Website.

Fire Restoration in Your Poland, OH Commercial Business

5/18/2022 (Permalink)

Fire Damaged Interior Wall SERVPRO of East Mahoning County provides an efficient 7 step fire restoration process that can quickly restore your commercial business.

Did you know smoke from even a small fire could spread throughout the entirety of your Poland commercial business in as little as three minutes? Well, SERVPRO of East Mahoning County is well aware of this and well equipped to tackle any challenges that may come from fire, smoke, or soot damages. SERVPRO of East Mahoning County provides an efficient 7 step fire restoration process that can quickly restore your commercial business, so it looks “Like it never even happened.”

  • Step 1: Emergency Contact
  • Step 2: Inspection and Fire Damage Assessment
  • Step 3: Immediate Board-Up and Roof-Tarp Service
  • Step 4: Water Removal and Drying (if water damage is present)
  • Step 5: Removal of Smoke and Soot from All Surfaces
  • Step 6: Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Step 7: Restoration

SERVPRO of East Mahoning County is locally owned and operated, so we are part of this community too. When you have a cleaning or restoration need, we are already nearby and ready to help. SERVPRO of East Mahoning County is a fire and water restoration and cleanup company. We are Here to Help, 24/7. For immediate assistance give us a call at (330) 393-9999 or visit us on our Website.

Fire Damage Cleanup and Restoration in Boardman, OH

5/9/2022 (Permalink)

house on fire. SERVPRO of East Mahoning County can complete a job from start to finish to ensure lowest costs possible and best quality provided.

In Boardman, Ohio there was an electrical fire in a local family’s home. This Before & After showcases a hallway that was impacted by an electrical fire in an upstairs bedroom. To take care of the fire that occurred, we began with cleanup and deodorization. Cleanup involves throwing out unsalvageable materials and cleaning up soot on walls and other surfaces.

Deodorization is important to get rid of stinky and harmful smells. After cleanup and deodorization, we provided our design and reconstruction services. After the cleanup & deodorization was complete, we provided design and reconstruction services. We are experts in cleanup and restoration. SERVPRO of East Mahoning County can complete a job from start to finish to ensure lowest costs possible and best quality provided.

SERVPRO of East Mahoning County is a fire and water restoration and cleanup company. We are Here to Help, 24/7. For immediate assistance give us a call at (330) 393-9999 or visit us on our Website!

Commercial HVAC Cleaning in Poland, OH

4/29/2022 (Permalink)

vac system There are many ways to tell if the HVAC system in your commercial building needs cleaned. There are a few tell-tale signs.

There are many ways to tell if the HVAC system in your commercial building needs cleaned. There are a few tell-tale signs. Here are some of the signs:

  • When a significant amount of buildup has occurred inside them.
  • You might get someone coming to you and complaining of respiratory irritation or the heightening of allergies when they’re in the building.
  • Companies may use resources like HEPA filters or other types of specific gear to make sure that air stays spotless and clean to do these higher-level processes well.

To get the cleaning of your HVAC system done, you can fit it in around your schedule. SERVPRO of East Mahoning County professionally cleans ductwork to make sure your air vents are clear and cleaned!

SERVPRO of East Mahoning County is a fire and water restoration and cleanup company. We are Here to Help, 24/7. For immediate assistance give us a call at (330) 393-9999 or visit us on our Website!

How to Fix an Overflowing Dishwasher in Lowellville

4/25/2022 (Permalink)

filling dishwasher with dish soap Typically, an overflowing dishwasher occurs when someone puts regular dish soap in the dishwasher. So, what do you do to fix the problem fast?

You may have experienced this before, which results in a sudsy mess on the kitchen floor. Typically, an overflowing dishwasher occurs when someone puts regular dish soap in the dishwasher. So, what do you do to fix the problem fast? Follow these tips below:

  • Cancel the cycle so the dishwasher drains the water.
  • Place towels on floor under the dishwasher to catch suds and water.
  • Then remove all the dishes and put them in the sink
  • Slide out the bottom rack and liberally pour table salt on top of the suds to break down the foam. Run a quick rinse-only cycle and check for remaining suds.
  • Once the foam starts to dissipate, toss a tray or so of ice cubes onto the remaining suds and allow them to melt. Push the cancel button to drain the melted ice. Run another quick rinse cycle and repeat the ice cube-rinse sequence until all the suds are gone.

SERVPRO of East Mahoning County is a fire and water restoration and cleanup company. We are Here to Help, 24/7. For immediate assistance give us a call at (330) 393-9999 or visit us on our Website!

How to Keep Safe from Lightning Strikes in Poland, OH

4/18/2022 (Permalink)

lightning in clouds. Staying safe from lightning involves being aware of when it is coming.

Staying safe from lightning involves being aware of when it is coming. If you begin to hear thunder and receive a thunderstorm alert warning from your local weather channel, then you know lightning is on the way. When a thunderstorm comes, stay indoors! Lightning is more likely to strike if you are the tallest object in a flat land. The CDCprovides these tips if you do find yourself outdoors when lightning strikes:

  • Never lie flat on the ground.
  • Never shelter under an isolated tree.
  • Immediately get out of and away from ponds, lakes, and other bodies of water.
  • Stay away from objects that conduct electricity (such as barbed wire fences, power lines, or windmills).
  • Never use a cliff or rocky overhang for shelter.

SERVPRO of East Mahoning County are fire and water damage restoration specialists. We are always Here to Help, 24/7. Give us a call at (330) 393-9999 for immediate assistance or visit our Website!

What is it that Makes Your Petersburg Home Flammable?

4/15/2022 (Permalink)

aftermath of a kitchen fire There are certain hazards in the home that are more flammable than others.

There are certain hazards in the home that are more flammable than others. One of the leading causes of housefires each year are fires that start in the kitchen. Make sure to keep dish towels and such away from the stove. When finished using an appliance, make sure to unplug them. Below are items in your home that are more likely to cause a fire than others.

  • Heating Appliances - space heaters, etc.
  • Open Flames - Candles, gas stoves, fireplaces, etc.
  • Storage - Storage should be kept at least 24 feet away from utility rooms.
  • Flammable Liquids - Keep flammable liquids away from other objects. Keep them stored in a cool dry space.

SERVPRO of East Mahoning County are fire and water damage restoration specialists. We are always Here to Help, 24/7. Give us a call at (330) 393-9999 for immediate assistance or visit our Website!

How to Stay Safe During a Tornado in Poland

4/7/2022 (Permalink)

sign that says 'tornado shelter' When you receive an alert for a tornado watch, this is when you act immediately and go to a safe place.

With advancements in technology, we are alerted of tornadoes right away. If you own a smartphone, our phones alert us when there is a tornado watch and a tornado warning. A tornado watch is the weather channel alerting us that they are watching the weather, that could possibly turn into a tornado. A tornado warning is to let us know that a tornado is in our area, and it is close by.

When you receive an alert for a tornado watch, this is when you act immediately and go to a safe place. Weather.govgives this advice, “Move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If in a mobile home, a vehicle, or outdoors, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.”

SERVPRO of East Mahoning County are fire and water damage restoration specialists. We are always Here to Help, 24/7. Give us a call at (330) 393-9999 for immediate assistance or visit our Website!

Commercial Fires in Boardman

3/21/2022 (Permalink)

Fire on a roof Fire damage is especially devastating for a business or commercial property.

Fire damage is especially devastating for a business or commercial property. In addition to the fire and smoke damage, significant water damage from firefighting efforts and fire suppression systems may occur. Every hour spent restoring your business back to pre-fire condition is an hour of lost revenue and productivity. If your business experiences a fire loss, call the fire and water damage restoration experts and we’ll respond immediately to get you back to business.

The effects after a fire include:

  • Smoke Damage - Can stick to furniture, curtains, any kind of upholstery and contents.
  • Odor - The odor after a fire can leave your business with a smell, unsure of how to remove it.
  • Soot - Soot is a substance that is left after a fire. Soot can collect on the walls, ceilings, floors, and contents of your business.
  • Water Damage - Water sprinklers are likely to go off when a fire is detected. Due to this, water can leave your property damaged as well as a fire.

SERVPRO of East Mahoning County are fire and water damage restoration specialists. We are always Here to Help, 24/7. Give us a call at (330) 393-9999 for immediate assistance or visit our Website!