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

6/4/2020 (Permalink)

Mold growing on walls after cabinet has been removed Be careful! Without proper training, you could be spreading mold throughout your home.

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 SERVPRO of Medina County 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 Medina 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 – 800-933-7179

Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned – a defensive cleaning program

5/29/2020 (Permalink)

Table tent signs describing the Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned program on top of a wooden table. Our defensive cleaning program gives your business a way forward by providing your employees and customers ongoing safety and assuredness.

Let us help you get back to business

As our communities re-open, we’re all moving back toward a new kind of normal. The expectations of visitors, customers, and employees who come into our establishments have evolved, and staying safe and well is a top concern. The global COVID-19 pandemic has changed what it means to be clean, and we’ve developed a program to help your business meet the new higher standard of clean that is now expected.

Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned is a defensive cleaning program we’re offering to businesses and commercial locations to address the current COVID-19 pandemic. This proactive viral pathogen cleaning program goes well beyond janitorial or carpet cleaning. By choosing Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned, you, your employees, your customers, and your community can rest assured that you’ve selected a higher cleaning standard – you are Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned.

Extensive training and specialized products

As the #1 choice in cleanup and restoration*, we stand on more than 50 years of experience and expertise to help your business become Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned.  Beyond fire & water, SERVPRO professionals are trained and experienced in biohazard decontamination and chemical spills – always adhering to the cleaning and decontamination standards set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local authorities.

From formulating and creating our proprietary cleaning products, like SERVPROXIDE, at our headquarters in Gallatin, TN, to taking the utmost care while disinfecting, we will ensure you and your business are set up to inspire consumer confidence as the economy continues to reopen.

3 C’s – Consult, Clean, and Certify

When the stakes are this high, you want a partner who has developed an industry leading, proprietary training program, cleaning solutions, and remediation processes over decades. We’ve cleaned up some of the most challenging biohazards imaginable. Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned reflects our unique experiences and capabilities. The program is grounded with our unique 3 C’s: Consult, Clean, and Certify.

Consult – Every business is different, which is why you’ll be assigned a Cleaning Protocol Consultant who understands your business and will create a cleaning program to meet your specific needs. This program will be developed based on your business type, size of space, amount of high frequency touchpoints, foot traffic and congestion points.

Clean – Based on your specific business needs, your location will undergo a thorough, deep clean, using exclusive cleaning products, according to protocols set forth by the CDC. Our employees have years of experience, and we will go beyond the scope of work that regular janitorial staff perform. Cleanup procedures generally include cleaning of porous and non-porous surfaces, disinfecting of non-porous surfaces, cleaning and disinfecting of equipment, tools, and/or supplies used for cleanup process, and disposal of hazardous materials.  In the event of a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 event, we will be there cleaning within 24 hours to ensure you get back to business as quickly as possible.

Certify - Once your business location has been Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned, you will gain access to proprietary signage, digital emblems, and other collateral that communicates that you’ve selected a higher standard of clean available to help protect your employees and customers. And because we add the day, month, and year to that proprietary stamp of clean, your guests will know that not only did you choose Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned, but that your location is being cleaned regularly at this standard.

Call today for a Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned consultation

We’re Here to Help – 24 hours a day, seven days a week – until life is back to normal in the communities we all call home.

Call SERVPRO of Medina County, Gateway and Western Lake County today at  800-933-7179 for your Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned consultation.

* #1 Choice in cleanup & restoration based Commercial Attitude & Usage Tracking study. Polling 816 commercial business decision makers on first choice for future needs related to cleanup & restoration work. Study conducted by C&R Research: October 2019

Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned means professionally trained SERVPRO franchises perform the requested cleaning, sanitizing and disinfection services according to proprietary SERVPRO protocols and recognized industry and CDC standards with EPA approved cleaning products to deliver a SERVPRO certified cleaning experience.  Each SERVPRO franchise is independently owned and operated.

Flood damage to your Brunswick OH home left unaddressed can lead to more damage

5/20/2020 (Permalink)

A ceiling with many water marks all over it Wet building materials need to be dried properly to help minimize any further damage from occurring.

Water from Floods can cause extensive damage to your home. They not only have the ability to saturate and destroy your home and its contents, but can also threaten it with secondary damages such as mold damage. Once the water is gone, you may assume that moping and drying on its own is good enough but depending on the extent of the damage, your home may need more than that.   Quickly addressing water damage greatly reduces secondary damage from occurring.

Water damage left unaddressed may cause mold damage which can occur within 48 to 72 hours after water infiltration. Drywall and flooring are particularly susceptible to water damage due to their porous materials.

A professional restoration company can make sure that all building materials in your home are properly dried thoroughly, cleaned and disinfected efficiently to minimize any secondary damage.  They may also need to be removed due to the extent of the damage.

SERVPRO of Medina County, Gateway and Western Lake County is able to accurately assess the damage and perform the proper mitigation to complete the drying process to your home.

Call SERVPRO of Medina County, Gateway and Western Lake County at 1-800-933-7179 to address your flood damage.

Grill Safety Tips to Help Keep Your Medina County Home from Experiencing a Fire

5/14/2020 (Permalink)

This summer, many people will be firing up their grills.  Unfortunately, many home fires occur each year as a result of gas grills.  It is more often equipment malfunction, than operator error that causes a fire to break out.

Even the most experienced of grillers may not be aware of a few simple precautions that could save your home from disaster. 

*Always grill outside, and keep the grill well away from the house, deck railings, overhanging branches and all furniture.

*At the start of grilling season, check your propane tank hose for leaks.

*Never use charcoal lighter fluid to try to start a gas grill. 

*Clean your grill trays regularly.  The less grease on or around your grill, the better.

*Keep pets and children away from the grill.  Pets can knock over a grill and cause tremendous damage.  Keep your home safe by keeping children and pets away until the cooking is done.

*Lastly, stay by the grill at all times while it’s on. 

If you experience a grill fire to your Medina County home, call SERVPRO of Medina County at 330-722-4343

Frequent disinfection applications can help reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 in your home or business.

5/7/2020 (Permalink)

A person in full PPE fogging the inside of an elevator Our personnel with specialized training and equipment can apply the proactive disinfectant fog regularly as a part of your cleaning routine.

Routine cleaning and frequent disinfecting are an important part of reducing the risk of exposure to COVID-19.

Whether you own a business, run a school, or just want the cleanliness and safety of your home, practicing social distance and routine cleaning and disinfecting can help reduce the exposure to COVID-19 for your family, employees and customers.

Normal routine cleaning with soap and water can help decrease how much of the virus is on surfaces and objects.

Disinfection can also help reduce the risk.

Disinfectants kill germs on surfaces. By killing germs on a surface after cleaning, you can help lower the risk of spreading infection.

Therefore, frequent disinfection of surfaces and objects touched by multiple people is important.

Our personnel with specialized training and equipment can apply the proactive disinfectant fog as a part of your cleaning routine.

Call SERVPRO of Medina County, Gateway & Western Lake County for your Proactive Disinfectant Fog to help you reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19.  Call us at 1-800-933-7179 today to schedule your appointment.

A good spring cleaning in Medina County will let you enjoy your home again!

4/29/2020 (Permalink)

It looks like winter has faded away and the spring colors are blooming.  A good spring cleaning is just what you might need to refresh and enjoy your home.

Here are a few reasons why spring cleaning is important:

When your home is closed off during the winter months, dust settles, air becomes stagnant, and your respiratory health can suffer. A good spring cleaning improves the air quality of your home and makes you feel better. Breathing –it’s a necessity of life.

When you have things taking up space and gathering dust in your home, it can impact your emotional health as well as your physical well-being. A good spring cleaning can help get rid of the winter blues. You may even find that you can concentrate better and feel less stressed.

When items in your home remain in the same place for long periods of time, dirt and dust can build up so much so that you might not even notice. A good spring cleaning can help you see your home in a new light.

As the #1 choice for cleanup and restoration, we have the resources to help you immediately.

Call SERVPRO of Medina County, Gateway and Western Lake County at 800-933-7179.

Do you need disinfecting services for your home or business?

4/24/2020 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Medina County, Gateway and Western Lake County is being called by business owners, property managers and homeowners to perform bio-remediation services to disinfect their homes and facilities.

The coronavirus disease of 2019 or COVID-19 is thought to spread through respiratory droplets when an infected person coughs or sneezes.  It may also spread when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touches their face, mouth, nose or eyes.

The CDC encourages cleaning and disinfecting of high touch surfaces such as:

*Counters                                                           *Bathroom Fixtures

*Tabletops                                                         *Toilets

*Doorknobs                                                       *Phones

*Light Switches                                                 *Keyboards

*Tablets

SERVPRO of Medina County, Gateway and Western Lake County have trained professionals that can apply a botanical based disinfectant product that kills 99.9% of germs and viruses and allows people to return home or to work within 10 minutes of application.

We are here and ready to help, providing these services so you can be ready for your business to resume. Call us today! 800-933-7179

“Burst!” went the water supply line in your Cleveland home!

4/21/2020 (Permalink)

Washing Machine Hot & Cold Water supply lines The washing machine supply line is always under pressure. The washer doesn’t have to be running for the supply line to burst.

Flooding can happen from a burst washing machine water supply line.  The washer doesn’t have to be running for the supply line to burst, in fact the washer being “on” has nothing to do with it.

Water runs to your fixtures thru pipes that come from behind the wall or floor. At the point they exit the wall or floor, these pipes have shut-off valves. Supply lines are attached to these valves and run to the fixtures and appliances in your kitchen, laundry and bathroom.

The water supply lines that run from the shut-off valves to your washing machine are always under pressure, meaning you turn the washer on and water immediately comes out. Those supply lines are usually made of PVC or rubber which can crack, rot, and/or rupture.

 When the supply line ruptures, it can cause a pressurized geyser of water that will run until the valve is shut off which can flood your house and cause water damage.

If your Cleveland home has water damage from a burst water supply line, call SERVPRO of Gateway at 800-933-7179

SERVPRO of Medina County, Gateway and Western Lake County professionals can clean and sanitize your home or business

4/16/2020 (Permalink)

Technician dressed in PPE and holding fogging machine and hose Our technicians are trained and prepared to perform bio-remediation services to clean and sanitize your home or business

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, government officials inform the public to protect themselves and those around them.  SERVPRO of Medina County, Gateway and Western Lake County professionals can perform a proactive cleanup to your home or business.

We begin with our PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).  To protect themselves, our technicians may wear a full face respirator, Tyvek suits that have been approved by OSHA, shoe covers and gloves.

We use a fogging machine and spray with a product that is EPA registered as a No Rinse No Wipe Botanical Disinfectant, Fungicide, Virucide*, Tuberculocide, Cleaner and Deodorizer.

During this unprecedented time, let our professionals at SERVPRO of Medina County, Gateway and Western Lake County  that are trained and have years of experience with biological contaminants, perform a  bio-remediation service to clean and sanitize your home or business today.

We’re here to help.  Call us 1-800-933-7179.

When Storms or Floods hit Medina County, SERVPRO is ready!

4/14/2020 (Permalink)

SERVPRO truck side view Our highly trained crews are ready to respond 24/7 to storm or flood damage in Medina County

SERVPRO of Medina County specializes in storm and flood damage restoration.  Flooding and water emergencies don’t wait for regular business hours and neither do we. SERVPRO of Medina County provides emergency cleaning and restoration services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week—including all holidays.

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 Medina County,  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 that are strategically located throughout the United States.

Have Storm or Flood Damage? Call Us Today 330-722-4343