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Water Restoration Service Pro in Boardman Ohio

3/22/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of East Mahoning County provides 24 hour fire and water damage restoration service in Youngstown, Ohio

Flooding and water emergencies don’t wait for regular business hours and neither do we. SERVPRO of East Mahoning County provides emergency cleaning and restoration services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week—including all holidays.

Faster To Any Size Disaster

Flooding and water damage is very invasive. Water quickly spreads throughout your home and gets absorbed into floors, walls, furniture, and more.  SERVPRO of East Mahoning County arrives quickly and starts the water extraction process almost immediately. This immediate response helps to minimize the damage and the cleaning and restoration costs.

Need Emergency Service? Call SERVPRO 24/7 – (330) 536-7477

Water Damage Timeline

Within Minutes

  • Water quickly spreads throughout your property, saturating everything in its path.
  • Water is absorbed into walls, floors, upholstery, and belongings.
  • Furniture finishes may bleed, causing permanent staining on carpets.
  • Photographs, books, and other paper goods start to swell and warp.

Hours 1 - 24:

  • Drywall begins to swell and break down.
  • Metal surfaces begin to tarnish.
  • Furniture begins to swell and crack.
  • Dyes and inks from cloth and paper goods spread and stain.
  • A musty odor appears.

48 Hours to 1 Week:

  • Mold and mildew may grow and spread.
  • Doors, windows, and studs swell and warp.
  • Metal begins to rust and corrode.
  • Furniture warps and shows signs of mold.
  • Paint begins to blister.
  • Wood flooring swells and warps.
  • Serious biohazard contamination is possible.

More Than 1 Week:

  • Restoration time and cost increase dramatically; replacing contaminated materials and structural rebuilding may be extensive.
  • Structural safety, mold growth, and biohazard contaminants pose serious risks to occupants.

About SERVPRO of East Mahoning County

SERVPRO of East Mahoning County is located in Northeast Ohio and specializes in the cleanup and restoration of residential and commercial property after a fire, smoke or water damage event. Our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration. From initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regular IICRC-industry certification, rest assured our staff is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property.

A Menu of Services are Available at SERVPRO

3/8/2019 (Permalink)

There's a lot of truth to the fact that life happens fast. Especially when children, pets and a busy, hectic schedule start to get the best of you.

The bottom line is, our homes are lived in and they can get dirty. They need attention and attention takes time. When you don't have enough time in the day, SERVPRO can help.

SERVPRO of East Mahoning County has residential and commercial cleaning services that include carpet and upholstery cleaning, floor and wall care, odor removal, air duct/HVAC cleaning, biohazard cleanup, vandalism and graffiti removal.

The burden of removing some of the constant care your home or business requires help. That's why SERVPRO of East Mahoning County should be kept on your speed dial. The services offered will keep your home or business safe, clean and create an enjoyable environment for family and friends.

Call SERVPRO of East Mahoning County today and enquire about any of the residential/commercial cleaning services mentioned above. We are certainly willing to help and will make it "Like it never even happened."


Call SERVPRO today at (330) 536-7477 to learn more

SERVPRO Embraces a Collaborative Environment

3/5/2019 (Permalink)

Collaborative Work In Progress Meeting

As part of the SERVPRO team of employees working at SERVPRO of East Mahoning County, each member enjoys the satisfaction of accomplishing things together. 

Employees are motivated by the leadership and vision of the Executive Team and the support provided to each department head.

Collaboration meetings occur often at SERVPRO, providing each member of the team with an understanding of the importance of accountability to our customers, as well as, each other.

At SERVPRO of East Mahoning County, no job is too big or too small. We are glad to work for a Company that has created an environment of concern for those who have suffered through a disaster and truly need our help. 

Collaboration allows SERVPRO of East Mahoning County to share ideas, concerns and key learnings from on the job experiences. This allows us to remain in the forefront of our industry and strive to make our jobs easier.

SERVPRO of East Mahoning County strives to be the most trusted and reliable Restoration Company in our service area. Making each job "Like it never even happened."

Through collaborative efforts, this vision becomes more of a reality. It results in continuous improvement that affords us the opportunity to grow, stay ahead of the competition and not become stagnant.

Expectations at SERVPRO are high. SERVPRO’s sustained growth and stability can only be achieved by meeting or exceeding the expectations we set for ourselves and those of our customers.

Working From Start to Finish with SERVPRO

3/5/2019 (Permalink)

Who we are

SERVPRO of East Mahoning County has trained professionals working in the cleanup and restoration of residential and commercial property. Our staff is trained in property damage in mitigation and remediation as a result of mold, fire, smoke or water.

What to Expect

Our SERVPRO Representative will ask you several questions:

  • Your name and contact information
  • The street address of the damaged home or business
  • Your insurance information (if applicable)
  • When did the damage occur?
  • What caused the damage? (if known)
  • How much of the structure is affected and if contents have been affected

We understand that when you call us, you may be feeling a million different things at once. You need an expert to guide you through the current disaster from start to finish.

Listed below is the start to finish process for a water loss:

Inspection/Damage Assessment

SERVPRO of East Mahoning County will carefully inspect your property’s damage, determining the type of water and the areas affected. This is a crucial step to creating an effective plan of action that will result in a successful restoration.

Water Removal/Extraction

Typically, hundreds of gallons of water are removed using our powerful pumps and vacuums during the water removal process. The process starts as soon as possible to minimize further damage and to help prevent mold growth.

Drying and Dehumidification

After the water has been removed, SERVPRO of East Mahoning County use specialized equipment to target the water that is harder to access. Strategic placement of air movers and dehumidifiers draws the remaining water and moisture from your property.

Cleaning and Sanitizing

Water damage also affects your belongings, like furniture, clothing, and personal items. SERVPRO of East Mahoning County cleans and restores items using special cleaning techniques. They sanitize with antimicrobial treatments and remove odors using industrial air scrubbers and fogging equipment.

Restoration & Rebuild

Finally, restoring your home or business back to its pre-damage condition. The restoration step can be minor, such as replacing a few drywall panels, or could include major reconstruction, such as rebuilding entire rooms in a home or business.

Content Restoration
After a water loss, if necessary, we pack-out everything that needs cleaned, restored and free of contaminates. We clean it at our facility and then place it in temporary storage until the reconstruction/rebuild phase is complete.

By following us we can put you back into your home or business as soon as possible. Call today at (330) 536-7477 if you have a question or want to schedule a visit.

Contents Restoration Company in Youngstown, OH

3/5/2019 (Permalink)

Following a fire or water disaster, the aftermath can leave your belongings contaminated by dirty water, smoke or soot.

It is critically important to initiate contents restoration immediately. If you have family heirlooms, keepsakes or important documents, they have to be cleaned and treated quickly if you want to save them from total ruin.

SERVPRO of East Mahoning County has dedicated a portion of our work force to performing content recovery and restoration for disaster affected properties.

Our team will go to your property to inspect and assess its condition and begin to transfer your belongings to our special climate-controlled facility where the restoration work will be performed.

The goal at SERVPRO is to restore your items to their preloss condition. We will prepare a list of each item so that you can make an informed decision about what to do with your belongings. Nothing will be disposed of without your knowledge or permission.

The items we restore include the following: 

  • Our ESPORTA Wash System restores soft content items like clothing, drapes, beddings, leather goods, shoes, sportswear, backpacks, to 99% clean of dirt and pathogens.
  • The Fireline Ultrasonic System removes smoke, soot and other debris from hard goods including furniture, crockery, glass, crystal, jewelry, figurines and so on.
  • We also have the capability to restore electronic items like televisions, computers, stereos, and other electronic appliances.
  • Important documents like books, bound volumes, manuscripts, paper documents, and even digital media like CDs and DVDs can be dried and restored depending on their condition.

If the contents of your property has been sullied by a fire or water disaster, don’t dispose of your belongings immediately. Call SERVPRO of East Mahoning County (330) 536-7477, and let us help you ‘RESTORE’ your precious items.

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SERVPRO Assures Quality Construction

2/21/2019 (Permalink)

At SERVPRO, we guarantee the quality of our work and ensure the best possible final product in a multitude of different ways.

One such method is by letting the various rebuilding materials acclimate for the necessary amount of time.

When a material acclimates, the item's physical temperature changes to match that of the room that it is being installed in.

This is important for several reasons. Not only is the material much easier to work with once it has properly acclimated, but it helps to eliminate the possibility of problems arising in the final product.

Naturally, materials will expand and contract as their temperature changes. A variety of issues can potentially occur if a material is installed before this acclimation process is completed. Gaps can form between separate sheets of drywall, floor boards can buckle, or paneling can get a rippling effect.

These problems not only cause the final product to lose its aesthetically pleasing look, but the material itself must be replaced. Different materials need to acclimate for differing amounts of time as well. All materials must acclimate for a minimum of twenty-four hours; however, some take much longer.

Two examples of such materials are hardwood plank flooring (three to four days) and snap-lock laminate flooring (minimum of forty-eight hours).

Our construction project managers are always there to help with these types of questions, as well as any others, so feel free to ask! 

In need of repairs or remodeling work done? Call SERVPRO of East Mahoning County @ (330)536-7477.

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Restoration Company in Youngstown, Ohio

2/19/2019 (Permalink)

What a terrible feeling to come home to a flooded basement or fire damage. It can make you frantic and leave you feeling helpless.

At SERVPRO, we are here to take care of your needs and ease your worries through the entire restoration process.

We will work with you and your insurance provider to efficiently make any loss “Like it never even happened.”

Our technicians are on-call 24 hours a day 7 days a week to quickly respond to your home or business emergency and begin mitigating the damage.

Our trained professionals follow IICRC guidelines to clean and restore your home or commercial property and belongings.

Our construction team will work with you to make your Youngstown, Ohio house feel like home again following fire or water damage.

If you experience a fire or water damage emergency, call SERVPRO of East Mahoning County 330-536-7477

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