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Storms can Cause Heavy Rains Leading to Sewage Backups

9/16/2020 (Permalink)

Sewage Cleanup and Restoration after Storms

Sewer system backups are very dangerous because the water is unsanitary and may contain bacteria and viruses. Bacteria can cause serious illnesses and special equipment is needed to properly clean this contamination. It is necessary to have the proper training and equipment to handle this type of work.

Sewage Backup or Toilet Overflow? Call Us Today (972) 548-6044

SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County / Greenville will inspect the contaminated water and plan the appropriate action to safely restore you home or business.

Types of Contaminated Water:

Category 1: “Clean Water”

This water is from a clean source. It can either be a broken water line or faucet; it should not be left untreated. If the issue isn’t resolved the water can degrade to category 2 or 3 based on factors such as time, temperature and contact with contaminates.

  • Water from a broken water pipe, that is not attended to quickly
  • Can degrade into Category 2 or 3 water contamination

Category 2: “Gray Water”

Gray water has a significant amount of contamination that may cause illness or discomfort if ingested. Category 2 may include washing machine overflow, dishwashing machine overflow or urine from toilet overflow (no feces).

  • Can contain bacteria and viruses
  • Can degrade into Category 3

Category 3: “Black Water”

This water is unsanitary and can cause serious illness or death. Category 3 may include water from flooding rivers, water from beyond the toilet trap, water from the toilet bowl (with feces) and from standing water that has microbial growth.

  • Can contain untreated sewage, strong chemicals & microbes
  • Water from sewer backup and flooding rivers

Emergency Service

Sewage backup is always considered an emergency and should be dealt with as soon as possible.  SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville is Licensed in the State of Texas as a mold remediation contractor.  We are trained and have the expertise to completely restore your home or business.

We Offer Our Customers More

9/3/2020 (Permalink)

Awards SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville is an award winner

SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville can offer customers all the work needed to make their property "Like it never even happened." 

SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville is owned and operated by an award winning custom homebuilder.  https://www.SERVPROnortheastcollincountygreenville.com/company-profile

The Atkins have been in the construction business since 1996 and building homes since 1999. Having the experience and knowledge of building and construction makes it a pleasure to offer our customers the opportunity to replace/rebuild their home or business after a disaster. Having only one person to turn to from start to finish is very reassuring to home and business owners. No other names, numbers or subcontractors will you need to keep up with or remember. 

If you experience a fire or water damage in your home or place of business you only have to make one phone call, SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville to take care of all your needs and worries. Our team is very knowledgeable and trained in their respected fields.

 https://www.SERVPROnortheastcollincountygreenville.com/employee-photos 

Our reconstruction manager will listen to your every need and desire when it comes to putting your home back together, from start to finish. 

Most all SERVPRO franchises in the US offer reconstruction services. 

We never wish for fire damage or water damage to happen to anyone. You need to know who you would call in a time of disaster. SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville dedicates all its services to make the situation "Like it never even happened." 

Storm Damage in Texas can Happen without Warning

8/26/2020 (Permalink)

Because storms in Texas can come without warning,

We are Faster to Any Disaster

24 Hour Emergency Service

SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville understands that flooding and water emergencies don’t always happen during regular business hours. You can expect an immediate response from the highest quality cleaning and restoration business at your service 24 hours a day and 7 days a week (including all holidays).

Need Emergency Service? Call Us 24/7 - (972) 548-6044

Faster to Any Size Emergency

Water can spread throughout your property and absorb into your walls, floors and furniture in a short period of time. In most water damage cases, immediate action is needed to properly clean and restore your home or business.

With now over 1,800 franchises located throughout the United States & Canada, and being strategically placed in your area, we can be to any water damage emergency within a very short period of time.

SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville will arrive quickly and start the water extraction process immediately, helping you minimize the damage, cleaning, and restoration costs.

Water Damage Timeline

Within Minutes

  • Water spreads quickly and will saturate anything
  • Water absorbs into walls, floors, upholstery and other belongings
  • Furniture finishes can bleed and cause permanent stains on carpet
  • Photographs, books and various paper goods can 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 Ink from clothing and paper goods start to spread and stain
  • Musty odor appears

48 Hours – 1 Week:

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

1 week or More

  • Cleaning & restoration costs increase dramatically due to replacing various contaminated materials and structural rebuilding can be extensive
  • Structural safety, mold growth and biohazard contaminates can create serious risks to occupants

Flooding Rains can cause Sewage Backups

8/26/2020 (Permalink)

Sewage Cleanup and Restoration after Storms

Sewer system backups are very dangerous because the water is unsanitary and may contain bacteria and viruses. Bacteria can cause serious illnesses and special equipment is needed to properly clean this contamination. It is necessary to have the proper training and equipment to handle this type of work.

Sewage Backup or Toilet Overflow? Call Us Today (972) 548-6044

SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County / Greenville will inspect the contaminated water and plan the appropriate action to safely restore you home or business.

Types of Contaminated Water:

Category 1: “Clean Water”

This water is from a clean source. It can either be a broken water line or faucet; it should not be left untreated. If the issue isn’t resolved the water can degrade to category 2 or 3 based on factors such as time, temperature and contact with contaminates.

  • Water from a broken water pipe, that is not attended to quickly
  • Can degrade into Category 2 or 3 water contamination

Category 2: “Gray Water”

Gray water has a significant amount of contamination that may cause illness or discomfort if ingested. Category 2 may include washing machine overflow, dishwashing machine overflow or urine from toilet overflow (no feces).

  • Can contain bacteria and viruses
  • Can degrade into Category 3

Category 3: “Black Water”

This water is unsanitary and can cause serious illness or death. Category 3 may include water from flooding rivers, water from beyond the toilet trap, water from the toilet bowl (with feces) and from standing water that has microbial growth.

  • Can contain untreated sewage, strong chemicals & microbes
  • Water from sewer backup and flooding rivers

Emergency Service

Sewage backup is always considered an emergency and should be dealt with as soon as possible.  SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville is Licensed in the State of Texas as a mold remediation contractor.  We are trained and have the expertise to completely restore your home or business.

Water Damage Restoration

6/15/2020 (Permalink)

water damage, wylie water damage, wylie water Injectadry mats were placed in a client's home to protect the faces of her hardwood flooring and rapid dry.

Now that businesses are beginning to open their doors, the possibility of water damage is much more prevalent. Old pipes that have been sitting dormant during the stay in home order may now be susceptible to leaks. When water damage is present, it spreads quickly, heightening the chances of mold growth and damage to your business or home. It is crucial that the affected areas are properly mitigated as rapidly as possible, and at SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville, we have our service professionals ready 24/7.

What is water damage? Water damage is any harm that is caused by water, which includes flooding, leaks, pipe bursts, appliance malfunctions and many more. Not only can the water ruin your carpets, ceiling, and furniture, but it can also destroy precious family possessions, important documents, and irreplaceable personal items. At SERVPRO Northeast Collin County/Greenville, we understand how important it is to protect your personal belongings and documents, and we will set an immediate plan of action to remove or protect your items, while our highly trained and certified experts mitigate the affected areas to prevent further damage or mold development.

We understand that when you call us, you may be feeling confused, stressed, and vulnerable. You need an expert to guide you through this crisis. SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville is a team of certified water technician specialists with the proper equipment and training to handle your needs. Our experts will assess the damage, extract and mitigate the water damage and develop a drying plan to make water damage in your home or business “Like it never even happened.” We will keep you updated every step of the way so you can feel confident after disaster strikes.

About SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville

SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville 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.

Call SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville 24/7 at (972) 548-6044. We service Anna, Caddo Mills, Celeste, Commerce, Fairview, Farmersville, Greenville, Lavon, Lucas, McKinney, Murphy, Parker, Princeton and Wylie.

Commercial Restoration in Greenville, TX

6/15/2020 (Permalink)

Commercial Water Damage Restoration Our highly qualified and certified team is mitigated water damage that occurred to a commercial property in Greenville, Texas

Commercial Restoration services in Greenville, TX

Flooding and Water Damage events at Greenville commercial properties can often be elaborate with many issues that require rapid response. Whether we are dealing with a proportionately small water damage cleanup situation or a large scale event, our highly certified team of professionals work quickly to assess each unique situation to isolate the damaged area. In may situations the damaged area can be isolated so normal operations can continue in a temporary space.

Our service professionals are trained to be mindful of legal and environmental involvement. We understand that every hour spent restoring water damage to your commercial location in another hour of lost productivity and revenue, so we work rapidly and expeditiously to get your business back up and running “Like it never even happened.” If an emergency situation arises in your Greenville, Texas business, give us a call and we’ll be there fast with the help you need!

About SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville

SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville specializes in the cleanup and restoration of residential and commercial property in Greenville, Texas 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.

Have Questions about Commercial/Residential Water Damage? Call SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/GreenvilleToday! 972-548-6044

Response During the Shutdown

6/15/2020 (Permalink)

Flooded Hallway with Drying Equipment Commercial Damage Response During the Shutdown

COMMERCIAL DAMAGE RESPONSE DURING THE SHUTDOWN

The coronavirus pandemic has affected all of us one way or another.  For commercial entities, the resulting shutdown has been especially detrimental, due to the lack of human oversite.  Employees were required, by the shelter in place order, to stay home leaving businesses and commercial properties empty and vulnerable.  For one north Collin County commercial building this exasperated an unfortunate event.  A water pipe burst in the large commercial building resulting in the unfortunate flooding of two levels of suites and shops. SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville received the call for help at 10:30pm.  We rushed to the scene and worked tirelessly through the night and the next day to stop and mitigate the water damage.

Room by room, suite by suite, office by office, SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville did what was necessary to mitigate further water damage.  We followed specific water mitigation procedures.  Our systematic approach, to water damage cleanup and mitigation, allows SERVPRO to efficiently address the situation regardless of its unique intricacies.   Immediately after the accident occurred, the water damage had started.  To limit this damage, we had to make sure the source of the water problem had been eliminated, corrected, or stopped.  We then proceeded to make sure any affected areas were dried promptly and completely.  The SERVPRO team used only specialized approved equipment in the affected areas, that force in dry air.  This quick decisive action lowered the humidity of the damaged areas and prevented the damage from spreading reducing the chances of mold appearing.  Every water damage situation is different.  We took the step of evaluating the damage and contamination to determine its extent and design a repair plan specifically for the unique situation.  We took pictures of the damage to provide to the insurance company and then began the mitigation process.    During our examination, we looked for structural damage and other severe problems.

During this time of decreased human presence, we recommend, if no one is present inside your commercial building, to have a person(s) assigned for periodic checks and property walks.

Remember, SERVPRO of North Collin County/Greenville is always here to help, day or night if you experience water damage or flooding in your business or home.

Fire Damage

6/15/2020 (Permalink)

Fire, Smoke and Soot Damaged Bedroom Fire damaged bedroom takes on heavy smoke and soot damage

A backdraft of emotions often sweep over the owners after a fire ravages a home or business. Fear, uncertainty, stress and doubt about the future of the property can overwhelm the owner long after the flames have been extinguished and the smoke has cleared.

So, after the first wave of heroes have rescued the property, call SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville to help you restore it. With the industry approved training to employ rapid response, the utmost professionalism, cutting-edge technology and open communication, we strive to restore not only the home or business, but the customer’s peace of mind, as well.

Putting out a fire can be worse that the fire itself.

The first 48 hours after a fire damage can make the difference between restoring versus replacing your property and personal belongings. SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville’s quick response can help prevent fire damage from creating long-term problems. SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville will provide timely response with mitigation services ranging from fire, smoke and soot removal to contents claims inventory and document restoration. These services help ensure your property, belongings and memories are restored to preloss condition when possible.

What you can do until help arrives:

  • Limit movement in the home or business to prevent soot particles from spreading and additional damage from occurring.
  • Place clean towels or old linens on rugs and high traffic areas and upholstery.
  • Coat chrome faucets, trim and appliances with petroleum jelly or oil.
  • Place aluminum foil or wood blocks between furniture legs and wet carpet.
  • Do not wash any walls or painted surfaces.
  • Do not shampoo carpet or upholstery.
  • Do not clean any electrical equipment.

Do not send clothing to a dry cleaner, since improper cleaning may set smoke odor.                   

So, before you risk doing further damage by attempting to clean up the damage yourself, call the fire damage cleanup and restoration professionals at SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville we are available 24-hours a day, 365 days a year to help you regain your property.

Commercial Cleaning and Disinfecting for Gyms

6/10/2020 (Permalink)

The Crew Ready to Clean a Gym SERVPRO team ready to clean and disinfect the gyms of Workout Anytime in Princeton, TX and Anna, TX.

SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville plays a vital role in protecting public health and safety. 

When dangerous toxins or pathogens, such as microbes and viruses contaminate a structure, we have cleaning products approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to clean, disinfect and restore your property.  

Our technicians are trained and certified in the use of the proper products and personal protective equipment that enables them to safely clean, disinfect and restore your home or business. 

SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville partnered with the owner of Workout Anytime at his Princeton, TX and Anna, TX locations to get his gyms ready for reopening. Offering our cleaning services before reopening, gives his clients the confidence in knowing that his gyms are certified cleaned of all toxins or pathogens. 

As providers of essential services, SERVPRO of Notheast Collin County/Greenville is prepared to address the most pressing disaster restoration, cleanup, and disinfection issues facing our customers, whether it involves emergency mitigation and recovery, or cleaning and disinfecting homes, schools, healthcare and quarantine facilities, public insitutions, and businesses. 

We are always here for you in your time of need. 

Water damage by flooding, a ruptured pipe or ice dam can impact your Collin County business in several ways.

5/4/2020 (Permalink)

Retail suites with water damage and equipment SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville has state of the art equipment to remove water, moisture and deodorize your commercial property.

Standing water can cause loss of equipment, and disruption of your business requires swift immediate action of professionals. Connect with a restoration firm that has a trained team to assess your needs and offer solutions to restore your commercial property and curb your losses. 

Each water damage event is unique, whether you have a small contained water clean-up or a large natural disaster flood.  We will work to contain, mitigate and isolate the damage. 

Water contributes to excessive moisture that is absorbed into drywall, ceiling tiles, carpets, draperies. This creates a secondary damage that can dramatically increase your damage claims. 

We have state of the art equipment to remove water, moisture and deodorize your facility. 

Why is it imperative to act quickly?

  • Remove moisture to eliminate MOLD spores to colonize
  • Remove moisture to prevent hardwood floor damage
  • Moisture causes drywall and ceiling tiles to buckle
  • Vinyl or carpet tiles loosen 

SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville has state of the art equipment to remove water, moisture and deodorize your commercial property. The right tool for the job is vital and our trained professionals understand the importance of drying the property thoroughly and effectively.  

From psychometric which include moisture sensors, moisture meters and thermohygrometers to dehumidifiers and odor enhancing thermal foggers.  We work neatly and efficiently to have you back in your property and back in control. 

The ability to mobilize equipment is a crucial aspect of restoring a commercial business. Let SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville be your partner when disaster strikes.  Call us at 972-548-6044.