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Why to call a Professional After a Water Damage

3/29/2019 (Permalink)

Water Damage Why to call a Professional After a Water Damage After a water damage, calling a professional restoration provider is essential to confirming that property damage is properly handled.

Many people try to handle things themselves these days.  Watching a video or reading an article and online and suddenly, everyone is an expert.  Professional training, years of experience, and hundreds of projects cannot be replaced by a five-minute video.

Using Experienced Restoration Professionals Makes a Difference

When you call SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle, the team members who respond to your water emergency know where to look, how to identify issues, and what steps need to be taken.  In the case of the photo above, many people forget to look behind, underneath, or seek areas where water may have settled.  This is important to identify, as water can damage wood and other materials, developing into mold and creating long-term issues. 

When you call SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle, we understand how to help, and we take the steps necessary to minimize damage, handling the project quickly, professionally, and thoroughly.

Water Damage and the Equipment – SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle Helps

3/29/2019 (Permalink)

Water Damage Water Damage and the Equipment – SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle Helps The box fans you use in the summer will not really do the job to dry your basement after a flood or water damage. SERVPRO can help.

The box fans you use in the summer will not really do the job to dry your basement after a flood or water damage.  SERVPRO can help.

It could be a large, catastrophic flood or a minor overflow.  Whatever the water damage that you experience, you can count on SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle to respond with the equipment, experienced professionals, and know-how to help you return your home or office back to normal.

After a Water Damage, Drying Equipment and Professionals Matter 

Would you try to cook thanksgiving dinner in a toaster oven?  Probably not.  Why people think that a box fan will dry out their basement after a water damage is a mystery.  SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle can help you through every part of a water damage event.  We work with your insurance company to help handle the paperwork.  Our team is trained and certified in many areas of water damage restoration, and we have the experience to handle the biggest or smallest project.  You don’t have to handle this yourself.

Yes, SERVPRO Helps with Fire, Water, Wind Damage, Mold, Hazardous Cleaning

3/29/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO Yes, SERVPRO Helps with Fire, Water, Wind Damage, Mold, Hazardous Cleaning Your local SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle can help in many ways, cleaning and emergency response, and so much more.

Restoration can be an overused and often misunderstood phrase.  In terms of the industry, people sometimes think that restoration companies (and SERVPRO) only respond after large catastrophic events.  The ways in which SERVPRO can help your home or business are innumerable.

From Floods and Fires to Cleaning and Painting 

If there is a large water damage event, such as a flood, or a fire burns a portion of a building, yes, SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle can respond and help clean and repair the damage.  Often times, people don’t realize that we can assist with all forms of property damage and cleaning.  When an animal has caused damage in an attic, duct work in a building is dirty, or a biological event happened, we can help repair or clean.  In addition to cleaning and removing damaged goods, SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle also has a complete reconstruction division who can help rebuild and repair rooms, even entire houses.

SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle Knows Customer Service

3/29/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle Knows Customer Service Our customer service is only as good as our customers say it is. The reviews that we receive from our customers speaks volumes about our team.

When it comes to providing restoration services and understanding how to properly respond to an emergency fire or flood situation, many people claim to do a great job.  What sets SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle apart from others is our customer service.  How you treat people, especially during stressful and sometimes tragic moments, is vital.

Customer Service Sets SERVPRO Apart

During emergency situations, treating people with care, compassion, and understanding is probably the most important service that you can offer.  In many instances, we are reviewed and commended on our customer service, more than the work we do on a property.  Understanding what people are experiencing goes a long way to helping them through a difficult situation. 

Our team has seen and experienced many different types of disasters, they understand what people are feeling, and we also know how to anticipate needs and help people through those moments.  The comments on our testimonial page is validation of our teams’ capacity to provide a level of customer service that makes a difference:

https://www.SERVPROwheatonglenellynlisle.com/testimonials

Not Just Restoration, SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle Offers More

3/29/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO Not Just Restoration, SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle Offers More With years of experience, the team at SERVPRO can help provide insight on property damage

Responding to property damage is the primary job function of SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle, yes.  But our services and expertise go far beyond that. Of course, we respond to water damage, fires, and we offer cleaning services, as well as reconstruction of interior rooms and even homes. Before or after those moments occur, SERVPRO can help determine or advise about next steps. 

Why You Should Ask SERVPRO

If you are unsure about something with your property, SERVPRO can provide testing, monitoring, and even offer professional consulting services on projects.  Ultimately, if it involves a property and there are questions, the team at SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle either has an answer, or we work with a contractor who can assist.  Do not hesitate to contact us to offer a professional assessment of your home or commercial property to help determine next steps.  

Responding and Rebuilding After a Fire

3/28/2019 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Responding and Rebuilding After a Fire Even though the entire structure was destroyed in this fire, all is not lost. Rebuilding can and will happen with SERVPRO.

During the warm summer time, a fire broke out in this garage, destroying the entire building.  It was not able to be saved and required a total rebuild.  SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle was called to assist. We assisted with a minor cleanup but ultimately, it was rebuilding after a fire that was required, as there was not a lot we could do to help after such a devastating fire.  There was not much to salvage or repair.  Rebuilding was needed more than anything. Many people are unaware that SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle offers complete rebuilding services after a water or fire damage. 

Rebuilding After a Fire

With a team of experts experienced in construction and restoration services, SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle can help estimate, design, re-build, and project manage every aspect of construction following property damage. Whether a bathroom needs to be rebuilt or an entire home, our team will handle the entire project.

After a Fire, Cleaning and Restoring

3/28/2019 (Permalink)

Fire Damage After a Fire, Cleaning and Restoring A fire on the inside of this building affected the exterior as well. SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle was called to help repair and recover.

Following a fire on the interior, a local business experienced fire and smoke damage throughout the facility, both on the interior and exterior.  SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle was called to help with the initial cleaning, disinfecting, and odor control of the facility.  In addition, because of the extent of the fire damage, various parts of the building required replacement of structural elements, such as siding, insulation, as well as interior furnishings.

Recovering and Repairing From a Fire

Our team worked with the facility staff to prioritize the repairs and address the elements that were most important to the facility to reopen.  Starting on the interior and working out, recovery was quick, with operations resuming according to the timeline of the business.  In the end, SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle was able to help the business recover from a destructive fire and recover quickly.

Floods, Disasters, and Storm Damage. SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle Helps

3/28/2019 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Floods, Disasters, and Storm Damage.  SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle Helps When storms, natural disasters or other weather events take place, SERVPRO of Wheaton Glen Ellyn / Lisle responds.

When those events take place that you see on the evening news, such as flooding and large natural disasters, it may be surprising to know that your local SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle is most likely responding to help.  Our franchise is among a select group of SERVPRO franchises who are designated as Large Loss and who travel to respond to large catastrophic events. 

A Local Restoration Company with a National Reach

Having a local restoration company with experience responding to large natural disasters is a benefit.  The experience and knowledge gained from responding to such events is quickly evidenced when we respond locally.  The team that will respond has been in some of the most stressful and chaotic situations, so they know how to remain calm under pressure, but they also understand how you must be feeling during a stressful time.

Cleaning to Reopen After a Fire in a Commercial Business

3/27/2019 (Permalink)

Commercial Cleaning to Reopen After a Fire in a Commercial Business One of the crew members from SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle cleaning soot from a fire damaged wall

When a fire interrupts a business and causes a stoppage of work, preventing employees from working and customers from receiving orders, time is important.  the business needs to be cleaned, disinfected, with repairs made as soon as possible.  This is where SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle can help a business get open again as soon as possible.  Our restoration team will bring a crew that understands the importance of reopening, and they know how to properly clean and remove any sign of a fire damage.

Cleaning After a Fire

The importance of professional cleaning of smoke and soot is something that can make a big difference in the recovery.  Removing odors and cleaning all of the areas affected is vital to helping a business re-open.

A Cold Commercial Project

3/27/2019 (Permalink)

Commercial A Cold Commercial Project The Large Loss Team responded to this commercial fire, and brought the Disaster Recovery Team trailer.

When a fire took place at a company's facility in a rural area, SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle and the Large Loss Team was called to respond.  Bringing a crew of experienced technicians and project managers, the team also brought the large loss trailer with them for supplies and equipment.  The fire damage was significant but also, the smoke damage impacted a large portion of the building, including the burn marks, seen on the outside of the building.

Commercial Large Loss Response

As a member of the Disaster Recovery Team, SERVPRO of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn / Lisle is often called to respond to commercial fires and projects that require the experience and know-how of our team, whether it is in a remote area or a big city, summer or in the middle of winter, they will be there, 24/7.