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How SERVPRO Removes Smoke Odors From Your Fire Damaged Santa Ana Home

12/5/2018 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO How SERVPRO Removes Smoke Odors From Your Fire Damaged Santa Ana Home Smoke affects every room in your home after a fire. Even the rooms that were not fire damaged.

Fire Damage Experts in Santa Ana Talk About Deodorization Equipment

If a fire ever breaks out inside your Santa Ana home, the heat and the smoke coming from the fire can destroy your contents and building materials. Smoke is made up of partially combusted particles and can add problems to any existing fire damage. Once these partially combusted substances come into contact with cooler surfaces, particles in the form of soot residue can adhere to the material. Smoke can also penetrate deeply into porous materials such as fabrics and cause unpleasant aromas to fill the building. When dealing with any fire damage scenario, it is wise to call in a professional restoration company like SERVPRO so that we can find all of the existing problems.  

Some problems that exist after something burns inside your structure may not be readily noticeable. As a part of any fire damage project in Santa Ana, our SERVPRO estimators check every part of the building for smoke-related problems. We use the industry's most advanced technology to determine what we can save through cleaning and re-finishing and what must be removed and replaced. We have access to industrially advanced equipment that helps us remove soils and soot residues as well as eliminate burnt odors. Should foul odors remain after removing burnt items and completing the cleaning process, we make use of deodorization equipment to neutralize or mask the aromas.  

Our SERVPRO technicians are IICRC certified and have the experience to find all of the places smoke could have affected. Our highly trained team knows how fire and smoke behave, so they know exactly where to look for potential problems. When smoke damage is severe, our crew knows that they have tools like ultra-low volume foggers and ozone machine that they can use.  

ULV foggers are designed to send chemicals to the atmosphere in the same manner smoke traveled. The chemicals get broken down into small particles and can penetrate as deeply into porous materials as the smoke did. Ozone machines send out O3 molecules into the air that react with malodor particles and neutralize them. If you ever notice smoke damage at your house, call SERVPRO of Santa Ana South at (714) 558-7772 24/7.  

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SERVPRO Es La Compañía En Que Puedes Confiar Con La Restauración De Daños Por Agua.

11/18/2018 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO SERVPRO Es La Compañía En Que Puedes Confiar Con La Restauración De Daños Por Agua. Tenemos las herramientas y la experiencia para cuidar de su hogar.

Remoción Rápida de Agua Después de una Inundación de su Hogar en Santa Ana

Cuando su hogar en Santa Ana se ve afectado por una emergencia, usted tiene que tener la certeza de que los professionales adecuados puedan responder a la situación rápidamente para proteger tanto su estructura como sus pertenencias y evitar daños mayores. Nuestro equipo de técnicos ofrece atención las 24 horas del día y respuesta para las distintas circunstancias que amenazan a su hogar. Con las inundaciones, el tiempo de respuesta es corto y crucial y cualquier retraso puede amenazar la construcción y el contenido de su casa si la amenaza no es mitigada apropiadamente.

Desde el momento en que comienzan los daños por inundación en su hogar en Santa Ana, su primera llamada debe ser al equipo de respuesta rápida de SERVPRO. Las paredes y estructuras se empiezan a saturar tan pronto la construcción se encuentra expuesta a los efectos del agua y mientras más tiempo perdure la situación, más saturada estarán sus paredes y pisos, causando abultamientos y acumulaciones de agua en menos de 24 horas.

La humedad presente en las áreas afectadas, aun cuando el agua no este corriendo directamente sobre ellas, aumenta la probabilidad de que exista proliferación de moho en toda la propiedad. Nuestro equipo de mitigación de moho de SERVPRO puede responder rápidamente a su llamada inicial y aplicar sus amplios conocimientos obtenidos como parte de la certificación IICRC para proteger a su hogar de la manera más eficiente posible.

Nuestra cuadrilla ambiental incluye un tractor con la capacidad de extraer agua de los lugares afectados a una velocidad de flujo de 300 psi. Esta veloz extracción ayuda a que nuestros técnicos lleguen al paso crucial de secar su residencia. Utilizamos tecnología de punta tal como cámaras termales para identificar puntos específicos donde se haya acumulado el agua y así dirigir nuestro equipo de secado al lugar correcto. La meta es remover la humedad lo mas rápido posible.

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Una inundación en su hogar puede ser una experiencia traumática y puede que usted no esté seguro de los pasos a seguir para evitar pérdidas mayores y regresar su casa a su estado original. Nuestro equipo SERVPRO de Santa Ana es una opción muy acertada en el momento de asesorarse por un experto, nuestro amplio entrenamiento, rápido tiempo de respuesta y equipo de avanzada nos hace expertos en la industria. Llámenos en cualquier momento al 714.558.7772.

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When You Want Speedy Water Restoration Results, Call SERVPRO

11/18/2018 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO When You Want Speedy Water Restoration Results, Call SERVPRO We have a response team that can answer your water damage emergency call 24/7/365.

Fast Water Removal After Flooding in Your Santa Ana Home

With emergencies that affect your Santa Ana home, you need an assurance that the right professionals can respond quickly to the situation to protect the structure and your belongings from significant damages. Our team of technicians offers a 24-hour response to all manner of circumstances that threaten your property. With flooding, the timeline is condensed dramatically, posing substantial threats to construction materials and the contents of your house without the appropriate mitigation techniques.

From the moment that flood damages begin within your Santa Ana home, the first call that a homeowner should make is to our SERVPRO rapid response team. The moment that construction materials get exposed to the floodwaters, they begin to saturate. The longer that this situation persists, the worse that this saturation becomes until materials like drywall swell and bloat within 24 hours of direct exposure.

With the moisture present throughout the affected areas of your home, even those without constant contact with the excess floodwaters along the flooring, you run the risks of allowing mold growth on the property. Our SERVPRO mitigation team can respond quickly to your initial call and utilize our extensive training to obtain our IICRC certifications to protect your home as efficiently as possible.

Our truck mounted pumps within our Green Fleet can extract water from flood-damaged properties at a rate of 300 psi. This fast extraction can help our technicians get to the critical drying stage fast. We use advanced technology like thermal imagery cameras to determine the presence of moisture pockets through materials and inaccessible areas to direct our drying equipment to the right locations for the fastest possible moisture removal.

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Flooding within your home can be a traumatic experience that leaves a homeowner unclear of how to clean up the mess and return their home to original conditions. Our SERVPRO of Santa Ana South is a wise choice to help you overcome these hurdles because of our extensive training, fast response times, and advanced equipment. Give us a call anytime that you need us at (714) 558-7772.


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How SERVPRO Removes Water from Your Santa Ana Home

11/14/2018 (Permalink)

Water Damage How SERVPRO Removes Water from Your Santa Ana Home Check underneath sinks for slow leaks before they become large problems.

Water Extraction Methods for Your Santa Ana Home

There are a variety of reasons you might have to deal with water problems in your Santa Ana home. Every now and again, storm systems, plumbing issues, and faulty appliances randomly occur after years of use. You never can tell when something like this may happen.

If you need to remove water from your Santa Ana area home, our professional staff can help. We have access to all of the tools, equipment, and resources necessary to provide you with the assistance you need. Our entire restoration staff works hard to help you get things back on track after an event occurs on your property.

SERVPRO’s certified technicians put many different types of water extraction equipment to work for you. Both truck-mounted and hand-held extraction units make removing water from upholstery, carpet, and other flooring options easier than you might expect. Extractors have three major components; including the heater, pump, and vacuum system.

SERVPRO puts portable extractors to use when fitting into smaller locations or hidden areas in your home becomes necessary. They can hold anywhere from 5 to 12 gallons of both cleaning solution and wastewater. With a vacuum lift capacity only slightly smaller than truck-mounted units, these portable extractors make quick work of heavily doused, hard to reach areas.

SERVPRO uses truck-mounted extractors with a much larger 100+ gallon tank to remove more significant amounts of standing water. Areas of your home, such as your basement or crawlspace can accumulate over 2” of water. These massive machines and submersible pumps are critical to restoring your home in a faster, more efficient manner.

All of our technicians are a part of the local community and strive to deliver quality services you can trust. Our technicians respond to your call immediately 24/7 and help you make quick, informed decisions that drastically change the outcome of your restoration.

When you are searching for help with water removal problems in your home, call SERVPRO of Santa Ana South. Our entire team of highly trained professionals is proud to provide you with the environmental emergency services you deserve. It is our job to focus on making your house feel like a home again.  Call us 24/7 365 days a year at (714) 558-7222 for immediate assistance.

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Never Worry About Mold Again With Help From Our Professional Remediation Team In Santa Ana

11/5/2018 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Never Worry About Mold Again With Help From Our Professional Remediation Team In Santa Ana Working with a professional can help deal a decisive blow to mold proliferation in your property.

How To Deal An Effective Blow To Mold Damage In Santa Ana

Mold problems go beyond the simple signs like a musty smell and stained surfaces. If the colonies are left to reproduce unabated, they can break down the structural integrity of the affected material. Breakdown happens because mold consumes materials such as wood or fabric as food to fuel its growth. Knowing this, you should take immediate remedial action when you notice early signs in your Santa Ana home.

Most cases of severe mold damage in Santa Ana can be attributed to laxity on the part of the property owner. Alternatively, lack of proper knowledge can lead to severe proliferation even after taking immediate action. For instance, using bleach to counter growth only fuels it because of the extra moisture introduced in the affected area. Calling an AMRT, Applied Microbial Remediation Technician helps you avoid such mistakes because they follow best practices when choosing a method to deal with mold.

By the time you discover the early signs of mold infestation, there is a likelihood that the colonies have spread in hidden areas such as wall cavities, or hard to reach areas such as underneath sinks and other plumbing installations. A thorough inspection of the affected property is necessary to establish the true extent of the problem. Our SERVPRO technicians use different approaches including using thermal to inspect all problem areas in your property. Even where there is no mold, the cameras can help establish moisture issues that could lead to future growth.

The effect of mold on different materials varies. In porous materials, the hyphae grow deep into the material, so it is hard to eliminate them through cleaning. In such circumstances, the best approach is to discard the affected items. Our SERVPRO crew use different methods to clean nonporous materials including HEPA vacuuming them to get rid of loose fragments of the mold colonies and damp wiping with a professional antimicrobial solution to kill spores.

Working with a professional can help deal a decisive blow to mold proliferation in your property. Call SERVPRO of Santa Ana South to help. You can reach us at (714) 558-7772 every day. We’re Faster to Any Size Disaster!

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WHY SERVPRO for Mold Remediation in Santa Ana? We Guarantee Positive Results

10/22/2018 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO WHY SERVPRO for Mold Remediation in Santa Ana? We Guarantee Positive Results Why SERVPRO? For Mold Remediation in Santa Ana Our Green Fleet Arrives Stocked and Ready

How Mold Can Damage and Affect Your Santa Ana Home

Emergencies and disasters do not threaten every Santa Ana house, but when it is your home that gets affected, you want some assurance that the problems and effects can get restored quickly. When it comes to restoring and remediating mold growth in your residence you want that stress-free feeling that all will be okay. Because mold growth poses risks to construction materials used to build your house, the contents of affected areas, and the people that live in the house with you, all desire a safe and secure environment.

Overcoming mold damages to your Santa Ana home requires expertise and the right equipment to handle the widespread effects that occur. From the moment that you discover mold growth in your home, you should give our emergency response team a call so that our SERVPRO technicians can help you limit the spread of the colony and its effects on the at-risk areas and occupants of your property.

One of the points that are critical to remember is that attempting mold removal on your own can not only often be ineffective, but it could be hazardous on its own. With over a dozen common varieties of mold and fungus that can damage your home, there is not a single method of removing them all effectively. In some cases, chemicals and cleaning products can cause problematic reactions when used incorrectly.

A fast response can help limit the spread of the colony and preserve construction materials and the contents of your house. As a colony grows and thrives, it requires organic material as a food source. The stronger and more widespread the organisms become, the weaker and more vulnerable the affected materials become. Our SERVPRO technicians can help you to remove the colonies, and work to preserve the affected materials rather than rely on reconstruction.

While you might believe that mold growth is nothing to concern yourself with, there are substantial risks with allowing a colony to grow and thrive on your property. Trust our SERVPRO of Santa Ana South restoration and remediation specialists to remove the fungi, "Like it never even happened." Contact us anytime at (714) 558-7772.

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When Flood Damage Rolls in, Our SERVPRO Team Rolls Out To Help!

10/12/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage When Flood Damage Rolls in, Our SERVPRO Team Rolls Out To Help! Our team is here to help when flood disasters strikes.

How Professionals Handle Flood Damage In Santa Ana


The Santa Ana area often has high winds during the fall and winter. In fact, “Santa Ana” is the name given to these strong windstorms. The constant winds dry out vegetation and increase the risk of wildfires. Then the rainy season begins, and flash floods are possible. When previous fires clear out brush and trees, flooding can be severe. Our company can help.

Flood damage in Santa Ana might include some mudslides and lots of garbage in the water. The water coming into homes can contain a lot of dead plants and tree branches. Animals caught in the flooding can die and add their bodies to the muddy water. Homeowners need to worry about the health risks of the dirty flood water. The workers we hire know how to keep you safe from contaminated water.

SERVPRO crews carefully plan how to remove the dirty flood waters. We have pumps and water extractors on our trucks all the time. The crew leader decides how to get the water out of the lower levels of your house. Workers follow the directions. Because the water is full of dirt and bad things like viruses and bacteria, we need to pump or extract it into containers. Then the containers are disposed of by following hazardous waste rules.

We use EPA registered disinfectants to treat the areas of your house that were full of flood water. The garbage in the water can include raw sewage, food and animals, chemicals, and other things that might make you and your family sick. SERVPRO sanitizes the flooded spaces after removing the water. We then begin to dry out the property.

SERVPRO uses air movers, heaters, and dehumidifiers to dry out your property. Drying out the wet spaces is important. If the wetness stays, mold can grow and damage your home. Fast action is needed because mold can begin to grow in 24 to 48 hours.

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SERVPRO of Santa Ana South has expert workers who can clean up your home after a flash flood. We take calls at (714) 558-7772 all day every day. Call right away after the flood because more damage happens the longer you wait.

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Cuando Ocurran Daños Por Inundación, Nuestro Equipo De SERVPRO Estará Allí Para Ayudarlo

10/12/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Cuando Ocurran Daños Por Inundación, Nuestro Equipo  De SERVPRO Estará Allí Para Ayudarlo Nuestro equipo de SERVPRO está aquí para usted cuando ocurren desastres por inundación.

Cómo Los Profesionales Manejan Los Daños Por Inundaciones en Santa Ana

El área de Santa Ana a menudo tiene fuertes vientos durante el otoño y el invierno. De hecho, "Santa Ana" recibió ese nombre por las fuertes tormentas de viento. Los vientos constantes secan la vegetación y aumentan el riesgo de incendios forestales. Y después comienza la temporada de lluvias, y hay posibilidad de inundaciones. Y cuando los incendios anteriores sacan los arbustos y los árboles, las inundaciones pueden ser severas. Nuestro equipo de técnicos puede ayudar.

El daño por inundación en Santa Ana podría incluir algunos deslizamientos de tierra y mucha basura en el agua. El agua que entra a los hogares puede contener muchas plantas muertas y ramas de árboles. Los animales también pueden quedar atrapados en la inundación, pueden morir y agregar sus cuerpos al agua fangosa. Los propietarios deben saber por los riesgos de la salud del agua sucia de la inundación. Los trabajadores que contratamos saben cómo protegerlo del agua contaminada.

Las cuadrillas de SERVPRO planean cuidadosamente cómo eliminar las aguas sucias de la inundación. Tenemos extractores de agua en nuestro camioneta todo el tiempo. El líder del equipo decide cómo sacar el agua de su casa. Los trabajadores siguen las instrucciones. Debido a que el agua está llena de suciedad y cosas malas como virus y bacterias, necesitamos extraerla en contenedores. Luego, los contenedores se desechan siguiendo las reglas de protocolo.

Utilizamos desinfectantes registrados por la EPA para tratar las áreas de su casa que estaban llenas de agua de inundación. La basura en el agua puede incluir aguas residuales crudas, alimentos y animales, productos químicos y otras cosas que podrían enfermar a usted y su familia. SERVPRO desinfecta los espacios inundados después de eliminar el agua. Y luego comenzamos a secar la propiedad.

SERVPRO usa motores de aire, calentadores y deshumidificadores para secar su propiedad. Secar los espacios húmedos es importante. Si la humedad permanece, el moho puede crecer y dañar su hogar. Se necesita una acción rápida porque el moho puede comenzar a crecer en 24 a 48 horas.

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SERVPRO de Santa Ana del Sur tiene trabajadores expertos que pueden limpiar su hogar después de una inundación repentina. Atendemos llamadas al (714) 558-7772 todo el día, todos los días. Llame de inmediato después de la inundación porque, mientras más espera, más daño ocurre.

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What to Avoid When Dealing With Mold Damage in Your Santa Ana Home

10/7/2018 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation What to Avoid When Dealing With Mold Damage in Your Santa Ana Home Mold can appear in many colors and be found on walls or the ceiling of your home. Contact SERVPRO to investigate and remediate.

Santa Ana Homes are Not Immune From Mold Damage Even in Our Dry Climate

It is well-known that mold requires moisture to grow, making the generally dry climate of Santa Ana seem like protection from microbial outbreaks. The interior of any home hosts numerous water sources that can leak or overflow, however, opening your home to the risk of mold damage. If you notice a musty smell or see visual evidence that mold is a problem in your home, we offer expert remediation services.

The small amount of moisture necessary to support mold damage inside your Santa Ana home can be surprising. A crack in the seal of your sink drainer or a family member’s persistent habit of failing to keep the shower curtain inside the tub can deposit enough water to start a domino effect of mold colony growth. Whatever the cause, we are ready to craft a plan to eliminate the water source and abate the mold problem.

SERVPRO mold remediation crews frequently act as microbial growth detectives. Because plumbing is often hidden behind walls and under cabinets, and modern homes feature many bathrooms, food prep areas, and water using appliances, the beginnings of mold damage can go undetected by the homeowner. Even the high humidity of a kitchen or bath can provide enough moisture for some molds to take hold if exhaust fans are not present or used. We are familiar with the many places mold can thrive and are adept at containing and removing the infestation no matter how hidden.

Our remediation crew chief evaluates the mold damage carefully before determining the areas to treat. SERVPRO follows the EPA protocols to prevent the spread of moldy residues during remediation, using physical barriers and considering the use of negative pressure air filtering equipment during the project. Our team uses personal protective equipment to ensure we do not track moldy materials into other areas of your home. We remove mold in the containment space employing a variety of scraping, scrubbing, and abrasive techniques that restore both porous and non-porous surfaces safely back preloss condition. A final application of EPA registered antimicrobial product helps prevent regrowth of mold.

SERVPRO of Santa Ana South has the experience, technicians, products, and equipment to remediate a mold outbreak in your home. Call us at (714) 558-7772 to set up a mold damage assessment and abatement plan.

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Why Drying Out Your Water Damaged Santa Ana Hotel Always Helps Mold Prevention Efforts

9/30/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial Why Drying Out Your Water Damaged Santa Ana Hotel Always Helps Mold Prevention Efforts Having dry, great smelling rooms is key to having satisfied travelers recommend your hotel. Contact SERVPRO for remediation.

Fast Professional Water Removal Services For Your Santa Ana Hotel

You want to offer all the amenities possible for the guests enjoying your Santa Ana hotel. The pools, hot tubs, and laundry services are very much appreciated until negligence or a plumbing fail sends water flowing where it is not expected or wanted. You need a speedy and competent response from our technicians and equipment to turn a hotel water catastrophe around.

Miles of pipes make a luxurious hotel experience possible within your guest accommodations. Water removal in Santa Ana becomes necessary when a jacuzzi overflows or a pipe breaks in the hotel laundry area. If you hire a water removal firm with IICRC trained technicians and the latest in extraction equipment your guest might not even notice the catastrophe occurred.

SERVPRO arrives at every commercial water removal project with multiple submersible pumps and truck-mounted water extractors onboard our service vehicles. Stocking the necessary equipment means no delay between the assessment by our crew chief and the commencement of water removal services. Another benefit of our fully-outfitted green trucks is the availability of power generation independent of your hotel’s grid in the event the water loss requires a temporary cessation in electrical service for safety purposes.  

Our team of experts addresses a wide range of water removal challenges with a comprehensive set of remediation strategies. If wall to wall carpeting suffers damage, the SERVPRO crew uses restoration industry best practices to remove the moisture in place. We often chose to remove and replace wet padding in these cases as an inexpensive and practical approach. Weighted water extractors move across the carpeting in a deliberate and systematic pattern to pull as much water out of the fibers as possible.

We measure moisture levels with sophisticated instruments, setting a baseline for drying goals. Thermal imaging locates any hidden water in recesses or cavities. It is vital that all water exits as the damage it causes is progressive and secondary issues such as microbial growth becomes more likely with every passing day that moisture remains. Once we find, release, and remove all standing water, our skilled crew members position air movers, heaters, and dehumidifiers to accelerate the evaporation of lingering moisture.  

SERVPRO of Santa Ana South has skilled technicians and is well-stocked with state of the art water removal equipment. When a water removal disaster strikes, make sure to call us at (714) 558-7772 to schedule an assessment and begin the extraction process.

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