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Commercial Restoration

1/8/2020 (Permalink)

Fertility Clinic with SERVPRO equipment Clients would never know our crews were here overnight.

This fertility clinic in the Ojai community suffered a large water loss due to a broken toilet supply line. Our technicians had to work carefully and quickly with this high-end fertility clinic because relocation of the IFV clinic was not an option nor was it allowed. The business was to remain open during business hours, which meant that our crews worked from 5PM to 6AM, this way not to disturb the business.  Every morning when our large loss response team left you would never have known they were there all night taking care of the water damage that was in the clinic. Being an elite large loss destination means that we have the ability to accommodate any emergency circumstance such as this one where we had to work over night and in under a week to ensure that the company was able to still run smoothly and take care of their patients. The clinic was impressed and thankful for our diligence in their facility and couldn't rave about us enough.

Tips for Choosing the Right Commercial Restoration Company

12/31/2019 (Permalink)

Restored stairs after water damages Restoration can be tricky if you don't hire the right company.

3 tips for choosing the right commercial restoration company. 

None of us ever consider the possibility of a burst pipe, flooded basement or other water damage reckoning our home or buildings. But when such damage occurs, it can create serious issues. As a homeowner or manager of a commercial building, it is important to consider hiring a professional water damage restoration company to prevent the damage from getting worse.

Check for certification: IICRC promotes high standards, ethics, advance communication and technical proficiency amongst restoration services. All SERVPRO franchises are IICRC certified.

The more services the better: Ideally, you should choose a restoration company that not only offers water damage restoration services but also provides other services such as mold damage remediation. Mold remediation is an important part of restoration work and any reputable restoration company should provide this service.

Emergency services: The key to effective restoration after water damage is a quick response. It is important to look for a water damage restoration company that is operational 24/7 and provides emergency services. Water damage can strike at any moment without warning. 

Business Owners - Pay Attention to These Simple Tips to Reduce Fire Hazards

11/26/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO Crews Unloading Equipment From Trucks We can be on the scene immediately, but try these tips to help yourself out first.

The most common measures include servicing equipment regularly, avoiding power strip overload and turning off equipment at the end of the day.

Clearing Stairwells: If there is a stairwell in your place of business, clear steps of boxes, stored items, detritus and anything else that could impede rapid evacuations if a fire breaks out. These items can also be flammable fuel that feeds a fire.

Inspecting wiring twice a year. Many businesses occupy older buildings with aged wiring. Schedule inspections twice yearly and upgrade electrical equipment as professionals recommend.

Completing these two items alone along with other fire hazard precautions can save you time and money. But if you are to ever experience a fire loss in your commercial building you should always call SERVPRO of Ojai/Montecito to your side. Our technicians are readily available 24/7 and will get to you swiftly.

Important Things to Look for in a Commercial Restoration Company

11/25/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO technicians on a boom lift We have everything you are looking for in a restoration company.

While everything is going well, and no disaster is on the horizon, take proactive steps to manage the potential risk disaster could bring your commercial property. Take time to establish a working relationship with a commercial emergency restoration management company, such as SERVPRO, that you may need in the future. Here are some things to look for when you are shopping around.

  • Are they a 24 hour emergency response team? If 25/8 was a thing SERVPRO is on it, never be afraid to call us because we will be there.
  • Do they work with your insurance? Of course, we want you to be covered so we will do our part to help you and communicate with all parties involved.
  • Are they safe and reliable? Absolutely, we hold team meetings every morning to go over a new or refresher topic of safety to keep everyone reliable and aware.
  • Do they have expert technicians and the experience? All of our technicians and office staff are IICRC trained and have continual training to ensure they are up to date and aware of all possible losses.
  • Will they update you and keep your file safe? Yes, we promise daily updates to both you and your insurance company so you will never be in the dark.

These are all great questions to have and to ask. At SERVPRO we can guarantee that you will be satisfied with us as your primary commercial disaster response team because we know we can make it “Like it never even happened.”

Commercial Disaster Help With SERVPRO

11/20/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO Fleet of Cars and Trucks When disaster strikes call us, always there when you need us.

Water damage can strike your commercial property at any time. Water damage can sideline your business, regardless if the damage occurs from a major storm event or a broken water line. Every hour spent cleaning up is an hour of lost revenue and productivity. So when you have an emergency water event, SERVPRO franchises offers fast, 24 hour emergency services, 365 days per year.

At SERVPRO of Ojai/Montecito we have the training, experience, and equipment to manage water and flooding damage. Whether you have a large water emergency or a small water damage event, we will respond quickly to mitigate the damage and manage the restoration project through to its completion. 

We are here to help in any way possible to get you back into doing what you do best, serving your customers. Just like our tagline states "Like it never even happened."

Emergency Readiness Profile

8/7/2019 (Permalink)

Why you should take advantage of an ERP.

Emergency Readiness Program, ERP for short, allows SERVPRO to help commercial properties to be ready in case of a water or fire emergency. An ERP allows you to minimize business interruption by having an immediate plan of action, SERVPRO of Ojai/Montecito will team up with property managers to show them all the basic steps. How to turn off electrical panels, main water, gas, etc. to stop any more damage from happening. It's at no cost of your company, as well as a concise profile document, and a guide to help get back into your building after a disaster. This approach is a great investment of your time and is designed specifically with the customer in mind. If you or someone you know would love to have an ERP done don't hesitate to call SERVPRO of Ojai/Montecito today!