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Commercial Duct Cleaning in Burnsville

2/12/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial Commercial Duct Cleaning in Burnsville Commercial Buildings in Burnsville Benefit from SERVPRO Duct Cleaning Services

SERVPRO Offers Quality Air Control to Businesses Through Professional Duct Cleaning

Every Burnsville business with a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning unit or HVAC uses air ducts. When the system operates correctly, the ducts move heated or cooled air throughout the structure, keeping the environment in a range determined by the owner.

Unfortunately, the system is also the most significant source of contaminants that adversely affect indoor air quality for businesses in Burnsville. Commercial duct cleaning is necessary to protect customers and employees from breathing in an air circulated with dust and debris, pollen, and other contaminants such as mold spores. Regular cleaning by SERVPRO technicians also reduces the number of odors that the HVAC system can circulate through business as well.
 
Enhancing air quality and odor reduction are not the only benefits of routine inspection and maintenance. On occasion, duct cleaning is not even necessary. SERVPRO teams can perform an inspection to find an exhaust fan is misaligned or some other part of the system is not functioning at peak efficiency.
 
We often find that sections of the ductwork separate over time when changes in temperature over the seasons in Minnesota can cause them to twist and bend. It can also force the restraining straps to come loose from the roof supports that hold the sections of ducts in place. Our technicians can quickly fix both problems by tightening or installing new straps and then securing the sections together with sheet metal screws.
 
After we finish repairing the ducts, but we emphasize when inspecting the attic duct system we do not engage in big repair services, technicians use air compressors to force dirt and other contaminants through the ducts and out through our choice of exits. If there is a large amount, we catch this debris into a waiting bag and dispose of it. If there was mold, we use foggers with an anti-fungal chemical to kill the spores before bringing in a compressor. With a variety of brushes and extensions, a thorough job is always the outcome.
 
Our inspection and restoration team can correct all of this to help not just system efficiency but reduce energy costs as well. Routine maintenance also extends the life of a climate control system, which can save hundreds, if not thousands of dollars purchasing a new one.
 
If you have not cleaned your HVAC ducts in several years, now if the time to contact SERVPRO of Burnsville / Lakeville. Call us today at (952) 846-4400 to set up an inspection, schedule a cleaning, or if you have questions about how we can help you.

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The Right Professionals for Flood Damage in Your Farmington Home

2/7/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage The Right Professionals for Flood Damage in Your Farmington Home Even if you take preventative steps, there are often too many variables that come with flood and storm damage. SERVPRO is here to restore your home.

SERVPRO is Here to Reverse the Effects of Flood Damage on Your Home

You might not realize this, but your Farmington home is not ready for potential severe weather and natural disasters. Even with those that take significant steps with preventative measures for the possibilities that exist for disasters like flooding and storm damages, there are often too many variables to completely protect your home. Furthermore, as your home ages, many of these preventative measures age and fail to be as effective as they once had been.

The result can be flood damage to your Farmington home, which can be an overwhelming and traumatic event for your entire family. It is especially painful if the affected area is home to many of your keepsakes and essential items you had stored. High volumes of water can threaten valuable contents in your house. When you are facing a water emergency like this, SERVPRO is going to be there to help.

Our team works quickly to prevent the problem from getting worse by focusing on extraction. Using pump trucks from our fleet or a combination of portable pumps and vacuums, our team pulls water from the flooded area as expediently as possible. Getting rid of the pooled liquid can keep structural elements that are currently unaffected from being weakened by the expanding water reaching new areas.

Drying is an essential aspect of our restoration process. The SERVPRO team uses a combination of air movers and dehumidification equipment to dry out all of the remaining moisture thoroughly. Thermal imagery can show the technicians areas they cannot see to better visualize the extent of the water damage and the success of the drying efforts.

Locating the source of the flooding is also a critical component to the restoration process, as this prevents future incidents of a similar nature. Repairs can occur on site for vulnerable foundations and cracks or holes that get identified through this inspection. Sealing up weak points in the foundation with hydraulic cement can keep further water from getting in and protect your home through the next severe weather event.

Flood damage might seem overwhelming and costly, but with our IICRC industry certified technicians, you can trust that your home can get restored back to the way it used to be. If you are amid a water emergency, call SERVPRO of Burnsville / Lakeville today at (952) 846-4400.  

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Mold Remediation Services Available For All Farmington Area Residents

1/30/2018 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Mold Remediation Services Available For All Farmington Area Residents Each mold damage situation throughout the Farmington area is different.

Mold Remediation Services

Many of our Farmington area homeowners ask the same question after discovering mold on their property, “Should we relocate?” The answer to this problem and several others that may come to mind both before and during your initial inspection depend on the extent of mold growth found in your home.

Each mold damage situation throughout the Farmington area is different. Mold responds to the conditions found in your home, often showing signs of growth on organic materials such as wood, paper, and additional fibers. The mold itself can damage a variety of surfaces and have a direct effect on your health.

If you find yourself surrounded by mold growth in your home, avoid taking chances, contact a qualified professional that can assess the situation correctly and provide you with the services you deserve. SERVPRO’s mold remediation specialists can help you decide whether relocating is right for your situation or not and help you find temporary housing should the need arise.

Repairing small areas of mold-damaged drywall may not be such a difficult task. However, locating and correcting the cause of your problem can be challenging to say the least. Never make contact with or disturb mold contaminated areas found in your home. Avoid taking chances whenever possible, leave the handling and disposal of infected materials to the professionals at SERVPRO.

SERVPRO has IICRC certified technicians available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week who have several years experience repairing mold damage, locating and repairing hidden problems, and helping homeowners avoid exposure. Our technicians understand how mold propagates and grows; we can put our advanced containment and remediation services to work for you, immediately. We provide quality mold damage mitigation and remediation services you can trust.

Contact SERVPRO of Burnsville / Lakeville for additional information about all of our available services, to schedule an initial inspection, or to begin your home’s mold remediation service, today. We stand ready to assist anytime, day or night all you have to do is make the call (952) 846-4400.

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How Professional Restoration Services Restore the Damage to Your Burnsville Home After a Fire Damage

1/16/2018 (Permalink)

Fire Damage How Professional Restoration Services Restore the Damage to Your Burnsville Home After a Fire Damage SERVPRO offers board-up services to protect you and your home from weather elements and intruders.

SERVPRO’s Fire Damage Restoration Services

Seeing your home on fire is a harrowing experience for any homeowner. The smoke and soot can have lasting damage long after the fire has been put off. However, professional fire damage restoration services can help you get your home back to normal in no time.

Professionals at SERVPRO have years of experience and expertise to restore your fire damaged Burnsville home. Our technicians offer various services that ensure that your home is restored to pre-damage conditions in no time. We use state-of-the-art technology and equipment to get the damage under control as soon as possible. Here are some of the services that we offer.

Restoration and Cleaning 

Cleaning the smoke and soot is one of the most important things during fire damage restoration. Our IICRC certified SERVPRO technicians use the latest equipment and cleaning techniques to clean the smoke and soot residue.

Deodorization

Smoke and soot can leave your home smelling just awful. Here at SERVPRO, our technicians use equipment such as Ultra Low Volume (ULV) and thermal foggers to deodorize your home after fire damage.

Board-Ups 

At times, it is essential to secure your home after a fire incidence to protect the belongings from weather elements and intruders. Our technicians also offer board-up services for your protection as well.

Inventory 

We use Contents Claim Inventory Service (CCIS) technology to generate comprehensive room-by-room inventories. We also categorize the contents into salvageable and non-salvageable categories as well.

Move-Outs

In some cases, it may be essential for your contents to be moved out of your fire-damaged home to prevent further damage. Our professionals are trained to properly inventory, move out and control the contents of the damaged structure.

Electronic and Artwork Cleaning

Smoke residue can contain acidic components that can have a corrosive effect on the metal surfaces of electronic equipment. Our expert technicians can clean the outside casings of electronic equipment and refer you to qualified electronic vendors in case of more extensive damage. Our professionals can also help you restore your expensive and delicate artwork as well.

Call SERVPRO of Burnsville / Lakeville today at (952) 846-4400 to speak to one of our professionals regarding your restoration needs.

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Deodorizing Your Bathroom in Burnsville After Water Damage

1/8/2018 (Permalink)

Water Damage Deodorizing Your Bathroom in Burnsville After Water Damage An unnoticed leak in your bathroom can cause a lot damage, including a lingering odor.

Deodorization is One of the Most Important Steps of Water Damage Cleanup

If it goes untreated for too long, a water leak in your Burnsville bathroom can be very costly, especially if it causes significant damage to the flooring, walls, and paint. You can check for some small issues to decide if you need the help of professionals before things get worse. These include mold or mildew growth, damaged paint or wallpaper, damaged walls, and damaged flooring. You also want to keep an eye out for stains on the ceiling or smells from old, accumulated water.

Water damage in your Burnsville home’s bathroom is never a welcome thing. SERVPRO professionals can help you get the issue fixed that is creating the damage in the first place, dry your bathroom back out and get it clean and safe again for you and your family.

Once we have extracted any standing water and taken care of the issue causing the water damage, we must deodorize your bathroom to combat any smells. To do so, we have to remove the cause of the odor in the first place. Odor problems from water damage happen because wet materials have not dried completely. As the level of moisture returns to normal, a lot of the odor problems also go away, but some might remain.

In most situations for deodorization, the odors are coming from various sources. To find all the sources and figure which methods are best to fight all of them, SERVPRO staff use technical equipment and our knowledge and training. Most of the time, we use multiple methods of deodorizing to ensure that we entirely combat all the smells.

Chemical odors might mask the smells at first, but later when the structure adjusts to its normal condition, odors can return, so using the various methods that we do keeps the odors from coming back. We also realize that sometimes what we use to deodorize the bad smells can be more offensive than the original ones, so we ensure that you like the smell of the professional products we are planning on applying before we use them.

SERVPRO of Burnsville / Lakeville knows that getting the odors entirely out of your bathroom once we have dried it up is just as important as cleaning up the damage. Your home in Orchard Garden, Farmington, or Argonne is in good hands when you contact us at (952) 846-4400 to help you with a leak in your bathroom.

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Duct Cleaning In Your Burnsville Office Building

1/2/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial Duct Cleaning In Your Burnsville Office Building SERVPRO Says Maintain Your Burnsville Building Indoor Air Quality with Duct System Cleaning

Protect Indoor Air Quality by Cleaning Ducts and Ventilation Systems

Your HVAC unit provides a critical service to your entire Burnsville office building. Through air filtration and heating and cooling of the workspaces, issues with this system could affect everyone throughout the facility. The ducts of your HVAC are often overlooked and assumed to be functioning as they should, but proper maintenance of these components has multiple benefits for your business and its staff.
 
One of the most significant concerns with compromised ducts is indoor air quality--IAQ. While this could be something as simple as spreading an odor throughout the entire office, it might also spread high amounts of dust, debris, and even specific contaminants. These concerns are what make duct cleaning of your Burnsville office an essential focal point, as further neglect allows the current conditions to worsen.
 
Our experienced SERVPRO professionals can inspect the duct system throughout your office building to determine if a cleaning is necessary. This inspection can get further guided by your input regarding air quality concerns such as odors or dust spreading when the system is active. We suggest a scheduled maintenance program to ensure your IAQ is at a healthy level.
 
Apart from reducing dust, debris and potential contaminants that might be present in the circulating air of your office building, duct cleaning has other benefits as well. The process helps the entire HVAC system to run more efficiently, which reduces monthly costs as well as aids in the equipment lasting longer. Cleaning of the ducts can also stifle mold growth. With the appropriate conditions and lack of attention, there have been instances of strong mold colonies growing within poorly maintained HVAC systems.
 
Since the cleaning gets done with industrial grade vacuum systems, our SERVPRO technicians can work to complete the cleaning without your business losing valuable work hours. Our process dramatically reduces the presence of the dust and debris instead of forcing it through the vents, so your staff does not have to miss the day at work for the duct clearing to occur.
 
Proper maintenance of this critical system in your building can ensure that it continues to function as it should and prevents the spread of germs, dust, and odors. The process exists to provide better air quality and mitigate your expenditures in repairs down the road. If you have current concerns about your HVAC system or its ducts, give SERVPRO of Burnsville / Lakeville a call. You can reach us anytime at (952) 846-4400.

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Cleaning Upholstery after Flood Damage in Farmington

12/24/2017 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Cleaning Upholstery after Flood Damage in Farmington Flood damaged homes stand to benefit a great deal when you bring a certified damage remediation company into the picture. Contact SERVPRO asap.

Our Trained SERVPRO Technicians Evaluate and Assess Your Flooded Home Before Formulating an Action Plan to Remediate the Damage

It is possible for floods to develop in Farmington without you, as a homeowner, realizing it, such as flash flooding. They take just minutes to occur after a heavy rainfall, or a levee or dam break. Such flooding is especially dangerous not just because of the water volume and speed, but also because the water has plenty of debris and rocks in it.
 
Floods can cause a great deal of flood damage to your Farmington home, which can be quite overwhelming. You need the assistance of a professional flood damage remediation company such as SERVPRO. We move quickly once you contact us to get your home dry and clean again, so it is safe for you and your family.
 
When your home gets flooded, one major thing we restore is furniture. Several problems occur when water affects upholstery including swelling, color bleeding, water spots, and mildew growth.
 
Swelling can cause the wooden framing of the furniture to crack. The framing joints weaken from the swelling as well, plus water could cause glues to break down. Fabrics which are dry clean only can spot from the water, and the whole piece of furniture could require wetting to avoid permanent water lines.
 
Dust covers many times bleed when they get wet, and if the cover sags, it can stain flooring and carpeting. The metal backing on buttons rust, causing more staining, plus wooden furniture legs can stain carpeting. SERVPRO techs use the method of rapid drying to prevent mildew growth using dehumidifiers and air movers to lessen the drying time of upholstered furniture.
 
We treat any furniture stains we find and wet the whole piece if necessary. We also extract the furniture when needed with the right extractor and an upholstery tool. Zippers and buttons are dried to avoid the rusting of the metal, and we put waxed paper between the cushion and zipper to stop rust from transferring.
 
We also place furniture pads around the metal buttons to avoid rust transfer. Cushions are tented, and we put air movers and dehumidifiers where they are needed.
 
When you call SERVPRO of Burnsville/Lakeville for help cleaning up your flood-damaged home, we take special care with your upholstered furniture that was affected. If you reside in the areas of Orchard Garden, Argonne, or Burnsville, give us a call anytime you need at (952) 846-4400.

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Can a Real Holiday Tree Cause Mold Damage in Burnsville?

12/4/2017 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Can a Real Holiday Tree Cause Mold Damage in Burnsville? Mold can easily grow on holiday trees due to the presence of moisture and wood used a food source.

SERVPRO’s Tips on Preventing Mold Damage During the Holidays

There are many articles online about the dangers of mold in Burnsville homes – and when the festive season approaches there are many concerns about the fungal growth of holiday trees. It is true that some articles about “toxic” black mold are little more than scaremongering. However, it is possible for mold to enter the home and grow on holiday trees. SERVPRO recommends taking simple steps to avoid mold damage during the holidays.

Fungi are omnipresent and easily cause mold damage in Burnsville homes. Mold colonies grow wherever there are moisture and an organic food source such as paper, leather, drywall or wood. It is easy to see how mold grows on holiday trees thanks to the presence of moisture on the tree and wood to use as a food source.

It is possible to remove surface mold by hosing down the tree before bringing it inside. Washing does not prevent mold growth but removes some of the existing spores. It is essential to dry the tree thoroughly before bringing it indoors, as fungus loves damp spaces.

Run a dehumidifier near the tree to keep air humidity down and reduce mold growth opportunities. Be mindful that mold spores can travel through your home on your skin or clothes; do not handle the tree more than you have to, and use disposable gloves each time.

Do not keep the tree in your home for an extended period. As trees decay, there is, even more, an opportunity for mold and mildew growth. It is best to remove your tree from your home after seven days.

Consider replacing your real holiday tree with an artificial one. There are many beautiful artificial trees available today that look as good as the real thing but do not carry the same risk of fungal growth. If you enjoy the pine scent of a festive tree, purchase an air freshener, festive candle, or even a tree-scented room spray.

SERVPRO is on hand to help with mold growth all year round. Call our IICRC-certified technicians at the first sign of fungal growth.

For help with mold problems in Farmington, Orchard Garden, Deer Park and surrounding areas, call SERVPRO of Burnsville / Lakeville at (952) 846-4400 today.

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Avoid Water Removal In Your Farmington Residence By Maintaining Your Toilet

11/22/2017 (Permalink)

Water Damage Avoid Water Removal In Your Farmington Residence By Maintaining Your Toilet Don't wait to call a restoration company such as SERVPRO before it's too late!

Maintenance Helps Prevent Toilet Overflows in Your Farmington Home

It is not difficult to come up with several possible ways that your Farmington home might become damaged by unexpected water. With so many potential hazards that you face as a homeowner, you should always be on the lookout for anything that appears to be running differently than it usually would. An excellent example of this would be your toilet, as by now you should be very familiar with the sound and consistency of a standard flush cycle.

So, what are you trying to listen for or see that might be out of the ordinary? The most immediate threat beyond a pipe break would be sluggish flushing cycles. A compromised cycle might present itself with less water than usual when you attempt to pull the lever, the bowl might take longer than normal to empty, or your tank could take a long time to refill. These could be warning signs. If you do not heed them, you might be soon seeking water removal services for your Farmington residence.

Sluggish flushing can be the result of some potential plumbing problems, but most often it falls into one of two primary reasons. The first of these is freezing water in your pipes. A slow response of water when you go to flush the toilet might indicate that while it is not entirely frozen, portions of your plumbing from your service line to your toilet have been slowed by the creation of ice. Proper insulation of these pipes can prevent this through the coldest months of the year.

Another reason your toilet might be running sluggishly is a blockage in your indoor plumbing or septic system. Blockages in either one of these systems can provide unhealthy pressure in the lines, let alone the probability of backfilling and overflowing the septic system. While noticing a toilet behaving strangely might not be a reason yet to call us at SERVPRO, we can help to diagnose problems with your water system before they require restoration efforts.

Unfortunately, toilets do come with many potential problems. Direct breaks, overflowing and ruptured plumbing are just a small glimpse into the damage they could do to your home. If you are dealing with a water emergency, our certified SERVPRO staff can help remove the water and fix the problem that caused it.

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The important thing is not to wait, even if what you are currently experiencing is minor. Water damage might seem insignificant at first, but with the right circumstances, a literal flood of problems could arise. Call our rapid response team here at SERVPRO of Burnsville / Lakeville anytime at (952) 846-4400.

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Make the Right Decision When Responding to Fire Damage in Farmington

11/9/2017 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Make the Right Decision When Responding to Fire Damage in Farmington After a fire has damaged your property, call SERVPRO anytime, day or night, to remediate the damage.

Rely on SERVPRO to Properly Restore Your Property after Fire Damage

Fire damage remains a common problem, and a place like Farmington is not an exception. Fire is destructive and can even lead to a permanent or temporary closure of any business. The water damages caused by fire can bring about mold invasion which can cause health effects.

Luckily, there are steps you can quickly take to recover from the incident. Being organized and keeping a record of the happenings during the fire outbreak is essential. Having emergency contacts of fire damage restoration companies in Farmington is crucial also. One such firm is SERVPRO – our restoration operations are recognized by IICRC.

As the owner of the property, you may easily disregard the damages caused by fire. If you do that, soon you will be welcomed by unpleasant odors whose source is hard to locate. That is why you need the services of restorers. Eradicating smoke and grunge is not easy as they are tricky to identify and can stick on difficult to reach areas. With the assistance of our qualified restoration team, you can effortlessly get a secure and healthy working area once again.

There are several roles we perform when we do our fire restoration. First, we begin by explaining the restoration process to the property owner and analyze the level of damage. We then identify what can be restored and work towards preventing the property from experiencing secondary destruction.

When performing all these, we act professionally, remain organized, and in uniform. Our top priority is satisfying our customers, and we never lose that focus from our initial inspection to the final steps of the restoration process. Once you call SERVPRO, you will be asked to provide all the information regarding the fire damage. This is necessary for us to respond with the suitable equipment.

Our qualified staff at SERVPRO of Burnsville / Lakeville provide 24/7 services to everyone. You can reach us at (952) 846-4400 for reliable help.

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