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Water Damage From Storm

9/27/2018 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Plano is onsite extracting water from a commercial property that suffered a flood from clogged rain gutters. Our Highly trained Technicians were onsite in an hour and started the extraction and two hours later they were setting equipment. Call SERVPRO of Plano at 972-403-9004 today with any of your WATER, FIRE or SMOKE DAMAGE needs. #SERVPROtechsarethebest

WHAT TO DO UNTIL HELP ARRIVES

9/26/2018 (Permalink)

CALL SERVPRO OF PLANO TODAY AT: 972-403-9004. A fire can leave behind soot, smoke damage and a host of other problems.Ceilings, walls, woodwork, carpeting, and floors will often need a thoroughprofessional cleaning. If your home or business suffers a fire, it is importantto take the appropriate steps to prevent further damage until SERVPRO of Plano arrives. The following tips may help reduce damage andincrease chances of a successful restoration.WHAT TO DO * Limit movement in the hometo prevent soot particles frombeing embedded into upholsteryand carpet.* Keep hands clean. Soot on handscan further soil upholstery, wallsand woodwork.* Place dry, colorfast towels or oldlinens on rugs, upholstery andcarpet traffic areas.* If electricity is off, empty freezer/refrigerator completely and propdoors open to help prevent odor.* Wipe soot from chrome kitchen/bathroom faucets, trim andappliances, then protect thesesurfaces with a light coating oflubricant.* If heat is off during winter, pourRV antifreeze in sinks, toilet bowls,holding tanks and tubs to avoidfreezing pipes and fixtures.* Tape double layers of cheeseclothover air registers to stop particles ofsoot from getting in or out of theHVAC system. WHAT NOT TO DO * Don’t attempt to wash any wallsor painted surfaces without firstcontacting SERVPRO of Plano The Professionals.*Don’t attempt to shampoo carpetor upholstered furniture withoutfirst consulting SERVPRO of Plano.*Do not attempt to clean anyelectrical appliances (TV sets,radios, etc.) that may have beenclose to fire, heat or waterwithout first consulting anauthorized repair service.* Do not consume any food orbeverages that may have been storedclose to fire, heat or water, as theymay be contaminated.*If ceiling is wet, do not turn onceiling fans. Wiring may be wet ordamaged and cause electrical shock,and air movement may createsecondary damage.* Don’t send garments to the drycleaner. Improper cleaning may setin smoke odor.

THE GREAT SHAKEOUT!!

9/26/2018 (Permalink)

The Great ShakeOut is October 18th!Did you know earthquakes canhappen anywhere? Whether you are at work, at home or on vacation, it’simportant to know what to do in theevent of an earthquake.On October 18, 2018 at 10:18 a.m.,people across the world will participatein the “world’s largest earthquakedrill,” according to shakeout.org.Participants will “drop, cover [and]hold on,” which is the best way toreduce your chance of injury in anearthquake situation if you are inside.The day can also raise awareness forwhat to do in other scenarios such as ifyou are outdoors or in a vehicle.If you or your organization areinterested in participating in The GreatShakeOut, register and find moreinformation at shakeout.org.

Lightning Strikes to Homes

9/20/2018 (Permalink)

With upcoming storms this weekend Please be aware of Lightning strikes! SERVPRO of Plano is here to help Make it Like it never Happened. Here you will see how much debris is left when lightning struck a roof. SERVPRO starts immediately cleaning up the sheetrock and insulation, pulling wet carpet and pad then we remove and secure all of your treasured contents. Call SERVPRO of Plano today to help with your FIRE or WATER DAMAGE needs 972-403-9004 #SERVPROofplano #SERVPROcleansfires

First Responders Bowl

9/19/2018 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Plano invites all of our followers to Attend 2018 SERVPRO First Responder Bowl on December 26,2018 game starts at 12:30pm at THE COTTON BOWL Please follow this link to purchase tickets https://bit.ly/FRBTIX Thank you for your support!

Local Sports

9/18/2018 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Plano supports our Local Little League Teams!
We are so very proud of the Dragonitas 

#SERVPROofplano#girlssoftball#dragonitas

First Responder Bowl

8/14/2018 (Permalink)

First Responder Bowl TICKETS GO ON SALE SEPTEMBER 15TH12:30 PM KICKOFF | DECEMBER 26 HISTORIC COTTON BOWL STADIUM BLOCK AND PROTECT EXPERIENCE A GREAT FOOTBALL GAME IN APPRECIATION OF THE PEOPLE WHO PUT THEIR LIVES ON THE LINE EVERYDAY TO HELP OTHERS. JOIN US FOR THE NEW SERVPRO FIRST RESPONDER BOWL AS WE RECOGNIZE OUR FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES WHO BLOCK, PROTECT AND SERVE.

Defense against MOLD GROWTH

8/6/2018 (Permalink)

DEFENSE AGAINST MOLD GROWTH:Prompt mitigation is vital to avoid mold growth, which can be visible in as little as 24 to 48 hours under certain conditions. Keep the humidity between 30to 60 percent. Provide for proper drainageaway from building foundations. Regularly inspect plumbing andappliances for leaks. Keep gutters and drains clearof debris. Respond to all waterintrusions immediately. Inspect the roof, windowsand other areas where watermight enter the buildingand perform necessarymaintenance. Contact SERVPRO of Plano forassistance after a waterdamage or if you discovermold. 972-403-9004

It's the WATER that you don't see

7/30/2018 (Permalink)

It's The WATER that you don't see: 

Even small water damages have the potential to cause serious structural and indoor air quality issues over time.The key to avoiding costly future restoration is to handle every water problem as a real threat to your property. SERVPRO of Plano Professionals have the equipment,training and experience to find and dry unseen water before secondary damages occur. The proper equipment makes a measurable difference in reducing the damage expense during a fire or water loss.When time matters, technology and equipment must be counted onto perform. SERVPRO of Plano Professionals will answer your call with fast action and a full arsenal of drying equipment. Here area few of the tools used by your localSERVPRO of Plano Professionals.Moisture Sensors are usedto detect moisture in carpets,baseboards and walls.Moisture Meters are used to determine the actual moisture content of various materials. The moisture tester provides accurate readings, allowing SERVPRO of Plano Professionals to monitor the drying process.Thermohygrometers measure temperature and relative humidity. When armed with this information, SERVPRO of Plano Professionals can calculate and create an environment mostcondusive to drying. When facing a contaminated water loss, it is not only important to dry the structure, but the structure must also be disinfected and often deodorized.Ultra Low-Volume (ULV) Foggers(pictured below) will atomize liquiddeodoraizing agents, producing a finemist that can easily penetrate the sitewhere odor-causing residues may accumulate.This device can also be used to inject fungicides and disinfectants into wall cavities and other hard-to-reach areas.Thermal Foggers dispense solvent based products by creating a dense fog. The fog consists of tiny particles of deodorant solution that attach to and neutralize odor causing particles to deodorize structures,garments,automobiles and other places where cleaning cannot reach.The bottom line?SERVPRO of Plano Professionals have the training and equipment to make it “Like it never even happened.” Call us today at 972-403-9004

Garage Fire

7/18/2018 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Plano was called out to a large garage FIRE/WATER Damage. Once onsite our supervisor Consoled the homeowner and walker them step by step through the whole process. Our crew started the extraction process first and then proceeded to begin the fire damage restoration. Our TEAM works 24-7 to complete these large losses and are proud to say we value each and everyone of our clients,#SERVPROofplanofirecleanupteam.Call us today if you need our assistance 972-403-9004