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Hurricane Harvey Storm Travel

3/26/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Hurricane Harvey Storm Travel One of many Houston neighborhoods where all of the houses were affected.

In September of 2017 our franchise traveled to Houston to help with the Hurricane Harvey damage. We sent 3 vans full of equipment, a full crew of production technicians, 2 crew chiefs and our production manager. I also joined the team there to sign new customers and continue to sell jobs after all the hard work began.

In total we spent a month there and worked on 19 houses and 1 commercial job. Storm Team Wilson, who managed everything in Houston, was great to work with. From job assignment to collecting payment everything was very organized and ran smoothly.

Entire neighborhoods were affected by the hurricane and the water level inside the homes was pretty overwhelming. Due to the humid climate and the fact that the water sat in some of the homes for 2+ weeks the mold growth was extensive, but we were able to get the homes dried out properly and the demo completed.    

Burst pipe causes damage to entire first floor

3/26/2018 (Permalink)

Water Damage Burst pipe causes damage to entire first floor Full first floor demo of water damaged home in Racine, WI.

A beautiful 1920's built home in Racine was badly damaged when a frozen pipe burst causing water to pool between the 2nd and 1st floor and eventually come through the ceiling and walls. The homeowner was out of town at the time and the damage was discovered by a neighbor who was checking on the house. Unfortunately the original solid hardwood beams on the ceiling could not be saved, along with the baseboard and trim. 

We received the call directly from the customer and were there within the hour to assess the damage and place dehumidifiers. We boxed up some important documents and sent them to the corporate office for document drying, compiled the loss list and began the demo. Everything had to be removed from floor to ceiling. We were able to salvage and dry the built-in cabinets in the living room. 

Day of Caring with Boys and Girls Club of Kenosha

3/20/2018 (Permalink)

Community Day of Caring with Boys and Girls Club of Kenosha Demo and removal of stage in Boys and Girls Club of Kenosha Teen Center

At SERVPRO here in North Kenosha we like to be involved with the local community and are always willing to lend a hand! Besides sponsorship with the Boys and Girls Club we gave our time and sweat to demo a stage in their Teen Center. The space was being used for theater skits, but the kids really wanted to use the space as a dance studio.

Some of our wonderful crew spent a good part of their day tearing out the stage, hauling away the materials and cleaning the space so the new hardwood dance floor could be installed. 

The club was fortunate enough to have the new wood floor, mirrors and installation donated. The end product turned out beautiful and we are all very happy to know the new Teen Dance Room is used everyday.

Commercial Restaurant Clean

3/20/2018 (Permalink)

Cleaning Commercial Restaurant Clean Cleaning dust and grease off of a restaurant ceiling here in North Kenosha.

Some cleaning jobs are best left to the professionals. SERVPRO North Kenosha was contacted by a local restaurant in our territory to clean 5+ years of dust and grease from their metal ceiling grid. Although the overall square footage area of the job was not large, the ceiling height was approximately 15 feet tall.

The tall ceiling and relatively small space provided some challenges as far as getting the correct length ladder, reaching the areas needing to be cleaned and working around existing items in the restaurant. We were able to get the proper ladder and equipment in the space as well as contain the bar and cooking area to avoid further cleaning. We efficiently and expertly cleaned the ceiling, maintained a safe job site and ultimately pleased our customer, the restaurant owner!

Restoring Your Kenosha Commercial Property After A Water Damage Event

3/19/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial Restoring Your Kenosha Commercial Property After A Water Damage Event Commercial Water Damage Events Present Unique Challenges

Flooding and water damage events at Kenosha commercial properties are often complex with numerous issues that require a knowledgeable and flexible response. Whether we’re dealing with a relatively small water cleanup scenario or a large scale event, we work quickly to assess each unique situation and isolate the damaged area. In many instances, normal operations can continue in a temporary space while we restore your facility.

Restoring Commercial Properties Presents Unique Challenges

Our professionals are trained to be mindful of legal and environmental concerns and strive to fully restore the damaged area while working within your budgetary constraints. We understand that every hour spent cleaning up is an hour of lost revenue and productivity. So when an emergency situation arises in your business, give us a call and we’ll be there fast with the help you need.

About SERVPRO of North Kenosha County

SERVPRO of North Kenosha County specializes in the cleanup and restoration of commercial and residential property after a 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.

When Storms or Floods hit Kenosha, SERVPRO is ready!

3/19/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage When Storms or Floods hit Kenosha, SERVPRO is ready! Our highly trained crews are ready to respond 24/7 to storm or flood damage in North Kenosha County.

SERVPRO of North Kenosha County specializes in storm and flood damage restoration.  Our crews are highly trained and we use specialized equipment to restore your property to its pre-storm condition.

Faster Response

Since we are locally owned and operated, we are able to respond quicker with the right resources, which is extremely important. A fast response lessens the damage, limits further damage, and reduces the restoration cost.

Resources to Handle Floods and Storms

When storms hit Kenosha, we can scale our resources to handle a large storm or flooding disaster. We can access equipment and personnel from a network of 1,650 Franchises across the country and elite Disaster Recovery Teams http://www.SERVPROnorthkenoshacounty.com/commercial-storm-cleanup that are strategically located throughout the United States.

Have Storm or Flood Damage? Call Us Today at 262-764-7231

Residential Biohazard Cleanup

3/19/2018 (Permalink)

Biohazard Residential Biohazard Cleanup Fully suited up and Ready for Whatever Happens

SERVPRO of North Kenosha County is fully trained and specialized in the cleaning and disposal of biohazard contents and affected materials. 

When it comes to a biohazard situation, protection is the name of the game. Protection for our employees, protection for the home or business owner and protection of the environment during the disposal process. We never know what type of call we might get so our crews are always ready with Tyvek suits, industrial-grade gloves and full face respirators.

This Kenosha resident knew to call the experts at SERVPRO of North Kenosha who would be able to properly clean his home with chemicals that cannot be purchased in your local hardware store. We were able to restore his home back to it's original state and make it "Like it never even happened."

North Kenosha County: 24 Hour Emergency Restoration Service

2/12/2018 (Permalink)

General North Kenosha County: 24 Hour Emergency Restoration Service With multiple vans, highly trained crew members and a warehouse stocked full of equipment SERVPRO North Kenosha County is ready 24/7.

For Immediate Servicein North Kenosha County, Call SERVPRO at 262-764-7231.

SERVPRO of North Kenosha County provides 24-hour emergency service and is dedicated to being faster to any-sized disaster in Kenosha. We can respond immediately to your emergency and have the expertise to handle your restoration or cleaning needs.

  • 24-Hour Emergency Service
  • Faster to Any-Sized Disaster
  • Highly Trained Restoration Technicians
  • A Trusted Leader in the Restoration Industry
  • Locally Owned and Operated
  • Advanced Restoration and Cleaning Equipment 

Have Questions? Call Us 24/7 – 262-764-7231

Residential Services

Whether your North Kenosha County home needs emergency flood damage or your upholstery cleaned, you can depend on us.  Our technicians have extensive cleaning and restoration training and can make your property look its best. Learn more about our residential services:

  • Water Damage Restoration
  • Fire Damage Restoration
  • Mold Remediation
  • Storm Damage Restoration
  • Cleaning Services
  • Building/Reconstruction Services

Commercial Services

There's never a convenient time for fire or Water damage to strike your North Kenosha County commercial property. Every hour spent cleaning up is an hour of lost revenue and productivity. So when the need arises for professional cleaning or emergency restoration services we have the training and expertise to respond promptly with highly trained technicians to get your property back to business. Learn more about our commercial services: http://www.SERVPROnorthkenoshacounty.com/commercial-restoration-cleaning

  • Commercial Water Damage Restoration
  • Commercial Fire Damage Restoration

North Kenosha Smoke and Soot Cleanup

8/28/2017 (Permalink)

Fire Damage North Kenosha Smoke and Soot Cleanup Soot from even a small fire can cause pervasive odor damage in your home or business.

Smoke and soot is very invasive and can penetrate various cavities within your home, causing hidden damage and odor. Our smoke damage expertise and experience allows us to inspect and accurately assess the extent of the damage to develop a comprehensive plan of action. 

Smoke and soot facts:

  • Hot smoke migrates to cooler areas and upper levels of a structure.
  • Smoke flows around plumbing systems, seeping through the holes used by pipes to go from floor to floor.
  • The type of smoke may greatly affect the restoration process.

Different Types of Smoke

There are two different types of smoke; wet and dry. As a result, there are different types of soot residue after a fire. Before restoration begins, SERVPRO of North Kenosha will test the soot to determine which type of smoke damage occurred. The cleaning procedures will then be based on the information identified during pretesting. Here is some additional information:

Wet Smoke - Plastic and Rubber

  • Low heat, smoldering, pungent odor, sticky, smeary. Smoke webs are more difficult to clean.

Dry Smoke - Paper and Wood

  • Fast burning, high temperatures, heat rises therefore smoke rises.

Protein Fire Residue - Produced by evaporation of material rather than from a fire

  • Virtually invisible, discolors paints and varnishes, extreme pungent odor.

Our Fire Damage Restoration Services

Since each smoke and fire damage situation is a little different, each one requires a unique solution tailored for the specific conditions. We have the equipment, expertise, and experience to restore your fire and smoke damage. We will also treat your family with empathy and respect and your property with care.

Have Questions about Fire, Smoke, or Soot Damage?
Call Us Today at 262-764-7231.

MOLD Damage In your Home or Business?

7/25/2017 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation MOLD Damage In your Home or Business? Extensive mold growth in a North Kenosha home

Kenosha County Residents: Follow These Mold Safety Tips If You Suspect Mold

If you see visible mold, do not disturb it. You can inadvertently spread the mold infestation throughout your home. When mold is disturbed, the mold can release microscopic mold spores which become airborne and can circulate inside your home.

What to Do:

  • Stay out of affected areas.
  • Turn off the HVAC system and fans.
  • Contact SERVPRO of North Kenosha County at 262-764-7231 for mold remediation services.

What Not to Do:

  • Don't touch or disturb the mold.
  • Don't blow air across any surfaces with visible or suspected mold growth.
  • Don't attempt to dry the area yourself.
  • Don't spray bleach or other disinfectants on the mold.

About Our Mold Remediation Services

SERVPRO of North Kenosha County specializes in mold cleanup and restoration, in fact, it's a cornerstone of our business. Our crews are highly trained restoration professionals that use specialized equipment and techniques to properly remediate your mold problem quickly and safely.

If You See Signs of Mold, Call Us Today 262-764-7231.