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Tips From Us

3/6/2019 (Permalink)

It may be tempting to take matters into your own hands but sometimes it can make the situation worse. Below are some tips from the pros.

  • Limit movement in the home to prevent soot particles. 
  • Keep hands clean.
  • Place dry, colorfast towels or old linens ion rugs.
  • Wash both sides of leaves on house plants.
  • Place aluminum foil or wood blocks between furniture. 
  • Hang furs and leather goods to dry separately.
  • Remove and prop up wet upholstery cushions for even drying.
  • Wipe excess water from wood furniture after removing lamps and table top items.
  • Hose and wash egg damage from building exterior as soon as possible.
  • If electricity is off, empty freezer and refrigerator completely and prop open doors to help prevent odor.

These simple tips can be helpful when waiting for professional help to arrive. 

Keeping Your Office "Healthy"

3/4/2019 (Permalink)

You can reduce and prevent the spread of illness and reduce respiratory problems by keeping your office clean. SERVPRO of Citrus Heights/Roseville uses a cleaning system that removes the soil from your carpet, furniture, and even the walls. In addition to floor and surface cleaning, we also provide duct cleaning and solutions for water damage that leads to mold. There can be hidden threats such as stagnant water in air ducts, damaged carpets breeding bacteria, and soaked insulation that may produce mold and other harmful bacteria.

The greatest part is we are available 24/7 so that we can get your office up and running as soon as possible. We understand getting your office back to normal is important because it means you are back in business.

Service Reponse Guidelines

3/4/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Citrus Heights/Roseville understands that time can make the difference in the restoration industry. We offer a variety of services, such as smoke removal, soot removal, deodorization, water removal, and dehumidification. Especially with water damage the longer it sits the more damage it causes by the minute. We follow Service Response Guidelines to ensure timely response to your disaster. It is our 1,4,8 guideline.

Within 1 hour of notice of loss, we will contact you to arrange service.

Within 4 hours we will be on site ready to start mitigation services.

Within 8 hours of arrival, we will do a verbal briefing of the scope of work that will be necessary. 

We aim to mitigate the damages of your loss, by following our Service Response Guidelines we ensure fast and efficient service.

Vandalism at Your Commercial Building

2/26/2019 (Permalink)

Vandalism is the intentional damage and defacement of property without the owner’s consent. It is unimaginable to think that someone would deliberately cause harm to your business or commercial business, but the reality is there are many people that do partake in this behavior.

If your property or business was a victim of vandalism be sure to report it immediately to your local police department. Vandalism usually begets more vandalism so be sure to contact the experts of SERVPRO of Citrus Heights/Roseville to take care of the issue right away.

Buildings and properties that are unkept are a bigger target for vandalism. Be sure to keep your property tidy and well-lit. Even consider installing cameras to record perpetrators in the case of an incident.

Another way to deter uninvited people from entering your property is getting shrubs or fences.

Although it is inevitable to ensure vandalism doesn’t happen, these steps can help prevent it. If you should fall victim to vandalism, allow SERVPRO of Citrus Heights/Roseville to help you with our many services below.

  • General cleaning and graffiti removal
  • Brick, stone, and concrete cleaning
  • Odor removal and deodorization
  • Debris removal
  • Water damage restoration
  • Fire damage restoration
  • Mold damage restoration
  • Contents cleaning

SERVPRO of Citrus Heights/Roseville Ready When Disaster Strikes!

2/26/2019 (Permalink)

Nature strikes with no warming. It can wreak havoc with storms on your property or business. We have a network of more than 1700 franchises nationwide and are ready for any size disaster. Our experts can clean and reconstruct any damage to your home caused by storms, flooding, fires or any type of disaster. Although it is impossible to prevent natural disasters we can offer you peace of mind with an Emergency Ready Profile.

SERVPRO of Citrus Heights/Roseville can offer your business or property an Emergency Ready Profile (ERP). One of our experts will visit your property and create a concise Profile Document that contains critical information in case of an emergency. This no cost assessment of your facility will provide our crew with location of crucial shut-off valves, priority areas and contact information of your building so that when disaster strikes we can create an immediate plan of action to minimize damage.

Having a quick reference of what to do, how to do it, and who to call provides solutions in advance of an emergency so the during an emergency you are “Ready for whatever happens.”

Call SERVPRO of Citrus Heights/Roseville at (916)967-2500 to set up an ERP for your facility.

Rain Safety Tips for Your House

2/26/2019 (Permalink)

We will get up to 5 inches of rain in the area. Follow these rain safety tips to protect your home. They are simple can very effective at protecting your home against these harsh rain - Ensure that drains and gutters are clear of any debris, to reduce the risk of your gutters overflowing or bursting. It can not only cause flooding but damage to the structure of your house.
- Check doors and windows to check for proper seals. Fix all leaks. Water entering your house can have long term effect such as mold.
- Trim trees and foliage. It could potential fall on your home. We have seen many cases where entire trees come in through the roof of homes.

Follow these easy yet effective tips to keep your home safe from the rain.