Recent Commercial Posts

COMMERCIAL MOLD DETECTION & REMOVAL SERVICES

4/17/2020 (Permalink)

Mold on ceiling Don't let unattended water to this to your property. Call the professionals at SERVPRO of Barberton / Norton 330-825-1803

Mold contamination is a growing concern for businesses of all sizes. Mold, a fungus that is found in damp places, can grow almost anywhere moist conditions exist. Left unattended, it can cause health effects as well as serious structural damage to your facility. As your go-to experts in mold remediation, we take a methodical and systematic approach to carefully identify the source of the mold growth and help eliminate mold from your working environment.

WHY IS MOLD A PROBLEM?

STRUCTURAL DAMAGE

Molds gradually destroy the things they grow on and can grow anywhere:

  • Foundation
  • Roof
  • HVAC system
  • Drywall
  • Gutters
  • Furnishings and more

HEALTH PROBLEMS

Mold can cause serious health effects.  Click on this link to take you to the CDC, Center for Disease Control website to learn more about these effects.

FINANCIAL PROBLEMS

The presence of mold in your building means significant repairs may be necessary. This presents a financial problem for business owners. 

If you suspect mold in your business, count on SERVPRO of Barberton / Norton to quickly remediate the issue and let you get back to business as soon as possible. Once we assess the damage, we'll work with you to create a comprehensive remediation plan unique to your needs. Then, we'll keep you informed every step of the way to ensure we're always on the same page and providing the best work. With our guided expertise, innovative tools and technologies, we'll get your business up and running again as soon as possible

Disaster, ready or not?

3/20/2020 (Permalink)

Emergency Ready Profile logo Don't be caught unprepared if disaster strikes your Central Ohio business.

The Best Way to Reduce Business Interruption Following a Disaster is to Plan For it NOW.

As many as 50% of businesses may never recover following a disaster, according to the latest industry research. Of the businesses that survive, the overwhelming majority of them had a preparedness plan in place. Pre-planning can serve as an insurance policy aimed at peace of mind.

By developing a SERVPRO Emergency Ready Profile, ERP ,for your business, you minimize business interruption by having an immediate plan of action. Knowing what to do and what to expect in advance is the key to timely mitigation and can help minimize how water and fire damage can affect your business.

Are You Ready?

Preparation is a key component for making it through any size disaster, whether it’s a small water leak, a large fire or an area flood. The best time for planning for such events is not when the event happens, but well before it happens. No one ever plans on a disaster, but you can plan for it. Now is the time to ask yourself, “Are you ready for whatever could happen?”

The SERVPRO Emergency Ready Profile is a start up approach that provides the critical information needed to begin mitigation and recovery services. It is designed to serve as a quick reference of important building and contact information. By working with SERVPRO’s Emergency Ready Profile, your business will receive the benefit of over 40 years of experience in reducing the impact of any natural or man-made disaster. SERVPRO is a leader in water and fire damage response and can help you quickly get your property back in working order.

The SERVPRO Emergency READY Profile Advantage

A no cost assessment of your facility. – This means there is no need to allocate funds, giving you a great value at no cost.

A concise Profile Document that contains only the critical information needed in the event of an emergency. – It will only take a little time to complete and will not take you away from current projects. But it will save a lot of time if ever needed.

A guide to help you get back into your building following a disaster. – This can help minimize the amount of time your business is inactive by having an immediate plan of action.

Establish SERVPRO of Barberton / Norton as your disaster mitigation and restoration provider. – You have a provider that is recognized as an industry leader and close by.

Identification of the line of command for authorizing work to begin. – This saves time so we can begin the work of mitigating the damage which can save you time and money.

Provides facility details such as shut-off valve locations, priority areas and priority contact information. – Having a quick reference of what to do, how to do it and who to call provides solutions in advance of an emergency so that during the emergency you are “Ready for whatever happens.” 

Call SERVPRO of Barberton / Norton to schedule your ERP today at (330) 825-1803.

Equipment to handle your commercial disaster!

3/10/2020 (Permalink)

Tractor trailer in snow SERVPRO of Barberton / Norton has the equipment and the people to protect your property, day or night.

SERVPRO of Barberton / Norton is here and always "Ready for whatever happens"!  We are fully equipped to handle any size residential or commercial damage occurring from water, fire or mold. We are equipped with a fleet of vehicles ready to roll at a moments notice.  If the loss is extremely large our 3 stocked semi trucks and an army of manpower can be on site immediately to help prevent further damage.  Our inventory includes air movers, dehumidifiers, air scrubbers, hydroxyls, infrared cameras, large desiccants, extractors, carpet and upholstery machines and any small tool imaginable to safely bring your property back to pre damage conditions.

Along with SERVPRO's National Accounts, we have established many relationships with commercial accounts that count on us to be there.  After the mitigation services have been completed our construction division can handle the reconstruction making it "Like it never even happened."  

Barberton / Norton Sewage Clean Up

3/10/2020 (Permalink)

Sewage on warehouse floor SERVPRO of Barberton / Norton can handle all your commercial restoration needs.

How clean does it need to be? For a house or apartment, the answer depends on who lives there. When it comes to a commercial facility, the answer depends on what is manufactured.

One effect of commercial flood damage in Central Ohio results in dirt and other soil left behind after the water slowly drains away or is pumped out. SERVPRO of Barberton / Norton has three levels of cleaning that cover every environment from building refrigerators to creating medicines. They are sanitary, disinfected and sterile.

  1. Sanitary- Sanitary is the common level needed for manufacturing plants that do not process food or pharmaceuticals. Contaminants left behind from flood waters are removed to protect the general health of the workers and any visitors to the plant. This process does leave a certain amount of dirt, but at a level acceptable to maintain a clean environment. To keep a sanitary level, we recommend a regular cleaning schedule depending on the needs of the plant and any budgetary restrictions. Semi-annual cleaning is very effective in most cases.
  2. Disinfected- Disinfected is the next level of cleaning that is required for plants where food is processed. This level is marked by a 99 percent removal of all contaminants. Disinfection is also necessary for structures where flooding caused a sewer backup and pathogens such as bacteria are left on surfaces. For this level of cleaning, our response team uses EPA approved cleaning agents to all affected surfaces and machinery.
  3. Sterile- Sterile cleaning is used for areas that must be 100 percent free of all contaminants. To achieve this, our response team disinfects multiple times if needed and our inspectors follow a checklist created by the FDA to ensure the proper environment is maintained for the production of pharmaceuticals and some types of medical tools and equipment.

Recovering after a flood is not a simple task, but SERVPRO of Barberton / Norton has the experience, tools, and training necessary to get the job done. Regardless if your company is manufacturing machine parts, brewing beer or creating the newest paint products, we can get your production back on track. Call us today at (330) 825-1803 for an inspection and initial estimate.

Understanding sprinklers

3/5/2020 (Permalink)

Sprinkler head This sprinkler can save your property or damage it. Take good care of it.

Overhead water sprinklers are one of the oldest and most common methods of protecting a business from fire. While they can keep flames under control, they also have a few unfortunate side effects in the form of water damage. From standing water to mildew, water sprinklers can cause or trigger some unpleasant side effects. Learn the top ways that sprinklers can necessitate water cleanup in your on your Ohio business and what you can do.

Because they can tamp down fires before they get out of control, fire sprinkler systems are required in many cities to meet commercial and retail building codes. Despite their benefits, sprinkler systems aren’t without major after effects:

  • Over spraying damage
  • Standing water
  • Mildew

Overspraying

Sprinklers are sensor operated, but they don’t automatically turn back off when the fire is gone. That can lead to water damage from over spraying. Water gets logged in porous surfaces such as carpeting, drapes and other upholstery, setting the stage for a costly mildew problem and water cleanup expenses – on top of the standard smoke cleanup and other fire cleanup expenses.

Leaks

Even before a fire suppression system is activated, it can cause troubles. Because these systems are mechanical in nature, they’re prone to failures like leaks. A minor leak in a system in an apartment building can result in the release of thousands of gallons of high pressure water, damaging units across several floors.

Pooling Water

While a huge leak can cause problems detailed above, even a minor drip from a few sprinkler heads can result in damage. Pooling water can begin to form beneath the head, again setting the wheels in motion for mildew and mold.

Water damage is a surprising but very real effect of a fire. Monitor sprinkler systems monthly to mitigate some of the risk, and if you’re already a victim, connect with a time-proven water cleanup company to get back to normal fast.

Commercial Property floods in Barberton / Norton. Let's restore it!

11/1/2019 (Permalink)

As a business in the Barberton / Norton are we know flooding occurs way too often.  Flooding and water damage losses at 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, SERVPRO of Barberton / Norton will 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

SERVPRO of Barberton / Norton professional technicians are trained to be mindful of legal and environmental concerns and strive to fully restore the damaged property 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.

We don't sleep so you can 24 hours a day, 365 days a year at 330-825-1803.

We can handle the big stuff!

7/19/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Barberton / Norton we understand how badly rain and flooding or snow, ice and broken pipes storms, flooding can affect our customers, our employees and our lives.  Not only does inclement weather do damage to our businesses and livelihood but to many individuals because of a tremendous amount of stress. 

We are here to alleviate that stress and restore your property back to the way it once was prior to damage. The job pictured here is from a broken pipe in this hotel hallway that affected numerous rooms. We are open to all jobs, small or large. Our crew went in with the proper SERVPRO tools to get the job done. Our customer was very pleased with our quick response and ability to attack the damage.

Hotels never sleep, either do we at SERVPRO of Barberton / Norton.  Call us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.  We will get your business back up and running

Commercial Services

3/11/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Barberton/Norton is here and always "Ready for whatever happens"!  We are fully equipped to handle any size commercial loss from a small residential water loss to a large commercial fire loss.  We are equipped with 36 motor vehicles, vans, box trucks, suvs, pick ups, trailers of all sizes including 2 semis that allow us to get to the loss in a timely manner.  We have over 1000 air movers, 100 dehumidifiers, infrared cameras, 4 large desiccants, extractors, carpet and upholstery machines and any small tool imaginable.  Along with SERVPRO's National Accounts, we have established many relationships with commercial accounts that count on us to be there.  After the mitigation services have been completed our construction division handles the reconstruction making it "Like it never even happened."  

Time is Money

3/11/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRPO of Barberton/Norton knows the value of keeping your business up and running in the event of any type of loss. If at all possible, are able to creatively keep your business open,  all the time while adhering to IICRC standards.  IICRC is the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification which established global standards for the restoration industry.  Time is  money in the commercial world, when a loss occurs, no matter the size, it can cause the temporary closure of your business which results in possible business income loss.  Although there may be business income insurance coverage available, no one wants to have their business loose money.  That is why we are "Here to Help" to make it "Like it never even happened." in any size commercial loss. 

Restoring your Barberton/Norton Commercial Property

3/11/2019 (Permalink)

Flooding and water damage losses at 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.

Commercial Entities

3/11/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Barberton/Norton has been in business since 1996.  We know the importance of keeping businesses in business.   We are available 24/7 to assist with "What ever happens" and keep your business in business.  Our highly trained field technicians along with our vast array of restoration equipment can restore any type of loss.  Whether your business is a coffee shop with a plumbing leak; a body shop that suffered vehicle damage; a school gymnasium with water damage; or an apartment complex with fire damage, rest assured we will be there with you to put your business back in business.  Our services also include caring for contents weather it's the contents of your home or business, SERVPRO of Barberton/Norton is here to make it "Like it never even happened."

Restoring Your Barberton/Norton Commercial Property After A Water Damage Event

11/13/2018 (Permalink)

Flooding and water damage events at Barberton/Norton 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 Barberton/Norton

SERVPRO of Barberton/Norton 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.