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Storm Damage in El Dorado Hills

11/24/2021 (Permalink)

water extraction of carpet and water damage to drywall in el dorado hills Water damage at El Dorado Hills home needs water extraction to the wet carpet. Call SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville at 916-933-3890.

Water damage to a residential or commercial building can often times be from natural causes. For instance, the recent rainstorm in the Placer County and El Dorado County areas have hit many properties in El Dorado Hills, Placerville, Diamond Springs, Shingle Springs, and Cameron Park. Many other cities in the surrounding areas have reached out to SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville for services. Many buildings had water damage from either flooding or roof leaks. 

SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville took on the storm and dispatched many technicians to as many properties as we could in a short amount of time. 

For this El Dorado Hills resident, they had water damage to one of their bedrooms due to water coming from under the window sill and leaking into the home. Water damage affected the drywall wall and left the carpet wet. SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville provided this customer with emergency services for water extraction and drying equipment to be placed to stabilize the environment. Over the course of several days, our franchise will reach out to the customer to set up monitoring visits to ensure that the equipment is properly drying out the affected materials. 

Give SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville a call if you have water damage from a rain storm, flooding, or roof leak. We are available 24/7 at 916-933-3890.

Commercial Environmental Consulting Firm Floods

11/3/2021 (Permalink)

saturated carpet with drying equipment SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville set up equipment with containment to dry out the affected office space.

With the recent rain storm in the El Dorado County and Placer County, many properties have been affected by water intrusion - both residential and commercial. An environmental consulting firm in Placerville reached out to SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville to assist with the water damage that had affected three offices. 

The water damage had affected the ceiling and wall drywall, as well as saturated carpet that need water extraction.

Upon receiving that initial call, along with many other calls with the same situation due to the storm, we were able to send technicians out the commercial building to begin water extraction services and place drying equipment such as dehumidifiers and air movers in the affected areas.

The mitigation process is followed by an estimate for the services already provided and for services that will be provided as well as monitoring visits to ensure the equipment is drying the affected areas. After the customer reviews and approves the quote, SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville will coordinate further services if materials are not dried out after days of equipment placement. 

SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville can take on any size loss. We can assist with water damage from pipe leaks, toilet overflows, supply line leaks, water heater leaks, washing machine overflow, and so much more. We operate 24/7 so call us today if you have water damage at 916-933-3890.

Medical Building Has Organic Growth

10/20/2021 (Permalink)

visible on inside of wall common to the bathroom of medical facility This is visible mold on the inside of wall common to the bathroom. SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville will remove affected materials accordingly.

Commercial buildings are typically categorized as buildings used for business activities. Types of commercial buildings SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville has worked on are office buildings, restaurants, retail stores, hotels, warehouses, and healthcare facilities. 

For this healthcare facility, the customer called in for mold damage. There was visible mold on the sheetrock and on the backside of the drywall was frp (fiberglass reinforced plastic). SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville takes the initial call and extracts as much information as possible and dispatches the technicians accordingly to assess the structure. There are instances where our franchise can dispatch technicians for same day inspections or next day inspections. 

Upon the initial assessment, our technician will put a scope of work on the affected materials that need to be treated, removed, or detached. With commercial buildings, asbestos was widely used so testing is required prior to our services. SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville can assist in arranging the lead and/or asbestos testing for our customers. We can even help arrange for mold testing services if needed to determine if there are levels of mold spores in the air.

Any type of damage you have: water damage, fire damage, mold damage, biohazard at your commercial property, give SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville a call at 916-933-3890. We are available 24/7 by phone, so reach out today! We are ready to help restore! 

Elementary School Flood in El Dorado Hills

10/14/2021 (Permalink)

hallway with water damage This commercial building had hallways affected with water damage. Call SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville for water extraction at 916-933-3890.

Commercial buildings can range from office buildings, school facilities, or warehouses. SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville recently received a weekend after hours call for a fire and water loss to a school facility.

Upon receiving the initial call, our office team extracts as much information to determine the services we can provide for our customer. In this case, there was an electrical fire caused by a charging station which set off the sprinkler system, running approximately an hour before being turned off. This resulted in standing water in the hallways and classrooms affecting the carpet and drywall.

Once our office team determines the loss and severity, we dispatch our team of technicians to provide emergency services. Our team of technicians load up drying equipment and a portable water extractor. Arriving on-site, they assess the damages and begin the water extraction process and equipment placement.

In the restoration industry, we can put together a quote or estimate for you or your insurance. We follow by coordinate our scope of work with you or your insurance company and adjuster for approvals. After we receive the approvals for our mitigation work from either you or your insurance adjuster, SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville will reach out to schedule the demolition process.

If you have a commercial building that is affected by water, fire, smoke, mold, or biohazard, give SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville a call at 916-933-3890. We service El Dorado Hills, Cameron Park, Diamond Springs, Shingle Springs, and Placerville. We are available for you 24/7. Call us today!

Smoke Damage from Caldor Fire

10/6/2021 (Permalink)

chemical sponge with darkened corners from soot damage and smoke damage We utilize many tools to clean surfaces damaged by soot, smoke, or fires. Give us a call at 916-933-3890. We can provide all the smoke services needed

The Caldor Fire is coming close to an end as it is near full containment. With the fires coming close to an end, many evacuees are returning to their properties after weeks of leaving their homes to endure the fire and smoke. During the time of evacuation, many houses in the area have been impacted by smoke damage which affects the interior of the property with soot and smoke odor. 

SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville have been visiting many residential properties along Highway 50 that have been impacted by the wildfire. 

From the initial call we receive, SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville will set up an initial smoke inspection to assess and determine the types of services that are needed to return your property to its preloss state. If the evacuation status in a specific area has not been lifted, we can still take in calls for your property and schedule an inspection after you return home. 

Some of our recommendations and services are as follows:

  • Structure cleaning including home interior and out buildings
  • Content cleaning
  • Placing equipment to remove strong smoke odor
  • Textile cleaning such as drapes, linen, rugs, etc
  • Remove & replace insulation in attic and crawlspace

If your house has been affected with fire damage or smoke damage, give SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville a call at 916-933-3890 to schedule an inspection! We are available by phone 24/7.

Late Night Fire Damage to El Dorado Hills Home

10/6/2021 (Permalink)

siding of house burnt Fire damage affects the structure and smoke damage affects the contents throughout your home. SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville is here for you!

SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville receives many calls throughout the day for all types of water/fire/biohazard/smoke/mold services. There are late nights where emergency losses happen and we dispatch our team to assist you after hours.

A recent home in El Dorado Hills was affected by fire damage leaving it with no electrical power. A shed caught on fire and spread to the side of the house. With fire damage comes smoke damage. There was smoke damage throughout the home which activated the fire sprinklers and resulted in water damage as well. 

After receiving the initial call, we dispatched our team of fire technicians to the site to begin emergency services which consisted of water extraction, equipment placement, wipe down surfaces, cleaning debris, and removing wet drywall and insulation on ceiling and walls as well as carpet and pad to prevent further damages. 

With fire damage or smoke damage, another concern SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville would address and intend to take care of is the contents and textiles in your home. If needed, SERVPRO would coordinate the cleaning for contents, textiles, and electronics. Salvageable content will need to be cleaned whereas unsalvageable content will need to be replaced which is discussed with the customer upon assessing the house. 

SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville aims to have your home return to its preloss state. We are available 24/7 to answer your phone call should you have any questions and provide emergency services, day and night. We can be reached at 916-933-3890.

Biohazard Blood Cleanup in Pine Grove

10/6/2021 (Permalink)

Technician in yellow suit with gloves and respirator Our SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville technician fully suited in personal protective equipment (gloves, respirator) to handle this biohazard.

Has your property been exposed to either biological or chemical containment that can lead to severe health issues? Biological contaminants can range from coronavirus, sewage backups, crime scene residues, suice/death accidents, homicide cleanups, blood cleanup, animal waste/remains, and hoarding situations. Chemical containment can range from chemical spills, to meth lab cleanup and tear gas cleanup. 

SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville recently had to handle a biohazard blood contamination. A customer in Pine Grove called SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville to . After the scene has been released by police, we have our estimators perform an inspection to assess the affected area. For many biohazards, our branch recommends filing a claim with your insurance to cover for the mitigation work. Our office and production team communicate with your insurance and provide a scope of work on the removal of affected materials. Once we receive approvals, our team of technicians can begin to perform the work while wearing PPE (personal protective equipment).

With biohazard blood cleanup, our team typically dispose of or clean the contents, if possible. Following with the set up of containment and removal of any affected materials. If the bloodborne pathogens have traveled, our team will ensure to follow and sanitize the affected areas. 

Should you ever encounter any form of a biohazard, give SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills a call at 916-933-3890. We are readily available to assist you in your time of need.

Choose SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville during fire season

8/18/2021 (Permalink)

garage with soot and smoke damage Garage with smoke damage and soot damage in Pollock Pines. Call SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville 916-933-3890!

Fire season is coming around the corner. Closer to home this year with the Caldor Fire starting in Grizzly Flats. Smoke is severe in cities closer to the fire, but know that our customers are in good hands because SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville is already preparing for the fires in our local and surrounding areas.

SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville will be handling any smoke damage or soot damage to your property and personal belongings. We service from El Dorado Hills up to Placerville and more! 

Our services range from structural cleaning to content cleaning. We will assist in servicing smoke or soot damage to attic insulation or duct cleaning, and personal textiles likes clothes, blinds, furniture. Services will vary depending on the severity of the damage to the item. Items will be documented as salvageable or non-salvageable.

We had a customer recently call with smoke damage and soot damage due to leaving their garage open in Pollock Pines. We provide full fire damage, smoke damage, or soot damage services for our customers as soon as we get the first call.

Give SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville a call at 916-933-3890. We will do our best to assist our customers during this time of uncertainty. We are fully stocked with supplies and equipment for fire damage, smoke damage, and soot damage during this fire season!

Choose SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville

8/12/2021 (Permalink)

green servpro equipment Remember that SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville is just a call away - 916-933-3890!

The mitigation and restoration industry use advanced technology and equipment both in the office space and in the field work.

SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville sets high standards in providing our customer water damage restoration, fire damage restoration, smoke damage restoration, mold remediation, biohazard clean ups and so much more!

We utilize several advanced technology and equipment to help our team deliver the best services.

  • Moisture meters

In the event of water damage from a small leak, or an overflow turned into a flood, we handle it all. Our team of technicians utilize moisture meters to detect and measure the moisture level of the affected area in your property.

  • Truck mounted portable / Portable extraction units with an extractor wand

When water damage ends up soaking into your carpet floors, you need water extraction. This powerful extraction equipment will remove excess water and speed up the drying process. 

  • Drying equipment

When it comes to drying out homes, we use industrial strength air movers and dehumidifiers to remove any residual moisture from both the drywall walls and flooring. By drying the affected materials properly, it will prevent any organic growth, swelling, or warping to the material.

  • Odor removal 

With any water damage or fire damage that may occur to your property, we want to remove any odor and deodorize the affected space. We utilize air scrubbers and deodorization agents to achieve the best air quality to restore the property to its pre loss state.

Remember that SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville is just a call away - 916-933-3890! We operate emergency services 24/7 for mitigation and restoration.

Residential Water Damage in Pilot Hill

5/18/2021 (Permalink)

Water damage, wet ceiling paint falling off, drywall fallen to laminate flooring, wet materials, wet walls, wet carpet Water damage and wet materials in Pilot Hill home. We were able to provide emergency water restoration services. Call us at 916-933-3890.

SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville received a call from a customer in Pilot Hill with a two story home requesting for water damage restoration services. We provided emergency services and loaded up the van with drying equipment - dehumidifiers, water extractor, and air movers. When we arrived on site, there was damage to the ceiling, the exterior wall, and the carpet. The main cause of the water damage was the water supply line in the laundry room upstairs. The loft area and bedroom carpet was soaked with water and we proceeded to use the water extractor. In the downstairs living room and kitchen area, we performed moisture readings and moisture mapped the area. We determined the exterior walls, ceilings, and laminate flooring were wet. We proceeded to remove the laminate flooring to set up drying equipment.

This two story emergency services water damage was a large job that took most of the day to stabilize the environment with drying equipment. SERVPRO of El Dorado Hills/Placerville understands that water damage to your home can be overwhelming. We will help you through the process from providing the necessary equipment, to communicating with your insurance adjuster, and more. Call us today if you have water damage at 916-933-3890.