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Document Drying Could Save What is Important to You

3/11/2019 (Permalink)

When you experience a flood at your home or place of business, you can't afford to lose important documents or paper goods to water damage. Using state of the art technology, SERVPRO is well equipped to properly dry and recover paper goods ranging from paper files to books to x-rays and photos.

Why use SERVPRO for document restoration?

The SERVPRO document restoration facility uses the latest vacuum free-drying method in addition to gamma irradiation technology for sterilizing. The facility is under 24-hour surveillance and is managed by HIPAA Master-certified technicians to ensure proper safety and privacy of your documents. The SERVPRO document restoration team has the capacity to handle large scale commercial losses and smaller residential jobs.

Are there other services than just document drying?

Yes, there are! In addition to drying your documents, SERVPRO also offers cleaning/disinfecting, re-jacketing, digitizing, and deodorization. No matter your document restoration needs, SERVPRO of Shrewsbury/Westborough  is "Here to Help"!

There's no time to waste! Call SERVPRO of Shrewsbury/Westborough today at (508)757-7885

Storm Restoration: Our SERVPRO team has the answers to your property damage repair concerns.

3/8/2019 (Permalink)

Frigid winter weather and Blizzard conditions can cause BIG problems for our homes, apartments and business owners; restore your property damage with our SERVPRO of cleanup and restoration team.

As we settle in for what may or may not be an arctic cold and blizzard filled winter, it makes sense to review some basic steps to help shield your home and family or your business and employees from the worst that Northeast Winters can offer. Cold temperatures, snow, ice, blizzard conditions with high winds and dangerous wind chills all contribute to the possible threat of residential or commercial property disaster. Whether it’s a burst plumbing pipe or your water heater, an electrical fire or your furnace or fireplace has a puff back, winter poses a serious threat to your home or business from a fire, smoke, water or sewage property damage event.

Did your home or business experience a pipe break over the last several weeks during the arctic blast that hit the Northeast?

Our SERVPRO of Shrewsbury/Westborough team has been helping our local communities for nearly 30 years, we are prepared with expert training and quality equipment to mitigate and restore your commercial or residential property. Our technicians are available 24-7 with our Emergency Service Team to help cleanup and repair your property damage from water, sewage, smoke or fire. Our priority is providing quick and effective service and solutions to restore your property and belongings, “Like it never even happened.”

When winter storms are coming it’s important to be prepared, our SERVPRO teams are ready and always prepared to handle any size property disaster. Calling SERVPRO of Shrewsbury/Westborough after you experience water damage from ice dams or basement flooding from ice buildup or excessive snow melt, can be the difference from a quick cleanup and mitigation or costly restoration, construction and mold remediation services.

UNDERSTAND WINTER WEATHER TERMINOLOGY

  • Winter Weather Outlook: Meteorologists issue this typically 3-5 days prior to a winter storm when they believe wintery conditions are possible.
  • Winter Weather Advisory: Issued typically 2-3 days prior to a possible hazardous winter weather storm that could cause “significant inconvenience, and if caution is not exercised, could lead to life-threatening situations.”
  • Winter Weather Watch: Watches are typically issued 12-48 hours before a winter storm is set to hit. This is to advise the public of the possibility of a winter storm, blizzard, or other hazardous wintery conditions such as freezing rain.
  • Winter Weather Warning: Warnings alert the public 2-24 hours before a winter storm occurs. Issued for hazardous winter weather that can cause “significant inconvenience, and if caution is not exercised, could lead to life-threatening situations.”

SERVPRO of Shrewsbury/Westborough understands content restoration

3/7/2019 (Permalink)

Your home contains many of your most valuable possessions and houses those you love the most. Your business is your livelihood. The team at SERVPRO of Shrewsbury/Westborough understands just how trying, disruptive and traumatic major losses - such as a fire - can be.

As part of our fire restoration service, we don't just pay attention to the structure; we'll also help take care of the contents of your home or business, as well. Some of our contents services include:

Inventory – One of the first priorities in fire restoration is to complete an accurate inventory to help ensure you can properly account for all your belongings. Your SERVPRO of Shrewsbury/Westborough technician can provide a detailed room-by-room inventory of contents, including digital photographs and bar codes for each item, suitable for filing insurance claims forms and relieving you of this often stressful and time-consuming process.

Move Outs – When the structure has suffered extensive damage, the cleanup and restoration process may need to be facilitated by relocating the contents for cleaning, deodorization and storage while structural repairs are being completed. A supervised moving crew can carefully pack and move the entire contents of your home or office.

Contents Cleaning – All of the restorable contents in affected areas will be professionally cleaned and deodorized. This includes area rugs, furniture, draperies and upholstery. SERVPRO of Shrewsbury/Westborough technicians begin by carefully inspecting and testing all fabrics in the structure to determine which cleaning methods are most appropriate; we provide both wet or dry cleaning methods. Additionally, all the other restorable contents will be cleaned and deodorized to as near as preloss condition as possible; this includes electronics, art, wood furniture, kitchen items, clothing, bedding and much more.

When a fire takes control of your life, we help you take control back. Call SERVPRO of Shrewsbury/Westborough today! (508)757-7885

SERVPRO of Shrewsbury/Westborough Faster to Any Size Disaster

3/6/2019 (Permalink)

Residential and Commercial Restoration and Cleaning Services

SERVPRO of Shrewsbury/Westborough is your locally owned and operated cleanup and restoration company here in Shrewsbury . For the past 5 years we have been helping countless residents and business owners in our community restore their properties after a disaster caused by fire, water or mold. We provide 24-hour emergency service and have the training and expertise to handle your restoration and cleaning needs. Our highly trained technicians are dedicated to responding faster to any size disaster and to making damage "Like it never even happened." We are here to help you recover your home or business here in Shrewsbury and in Westborough, MA.

  • 24-hour Emergency Services 
  • Faster to Any Size Disaster
  • Highly Trained Technicians 
  • A Trusted Leader in the Restoration Industry
  • Locally Owned and Operated
  • Advanced Restoration and Cleaning Equipment

Have Questions? Call Us Today – (508)757-7885.

IICRC Certified Firm

3/5/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Shrewsbury/Westborough is an IICRC firm. The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) creates the standards for the restoration industry and provides training and certification to restoration companies. IICRC Certified Firms have the right to display the IICRC Certified Logo.

IICRC Certified Firms must

• Present accurate information to consumers and conduct business with honesty and integrity.

• Require a technician on all jobs who has been formally trained and passed all required tests.

• Require a continuing education program to keep technicians up-to-date on the latest changes in the industry.

• Maintain liability insurance to protect all parties in the event of an accident.

• Maintain a written complaint policy and agree to Better Business Bureau or similar arbitration to resolve disputes, and accept the conclusions and recommendations of arbitration.

The IICRC Develops The Standards For The Restoration Industry

The IICRC has been the driving force in establishing the main industry standards and reference guides for professional carpet cleaning, water damage restoration and mold remediation. These IICRC standards take years to develop and require the coordination of experts in the field: manufacturers, industry organizations, insurance professionals, training schools, contractors, and public health professionals.

Every five years, the standards are reviewed and updated. The water damage restoration field changes rapidly with advancements in technology and science, and therefore the standards must evolve to keep pace.

About SERVPRO of Shrewsbury/Westborough

SERVPRO of South Shrewsbury/Westborough specializes in the cleanup and restoration of residential and commercial property after a fire, smoke or water damage event. Our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration and we are an IICRC Certified Firm. We believe in continuous training: 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.

Why SERVPRO of Shrewsbury/Westborough?

3/1/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO Why SERVPRO of Shrewsbury/Westborough? Call us today! SERVPRO of Shrewsbury/Westborough is here to help! (508)757-7885

SERVPRO of Shrewsbury/Westborough has a mission to develop a team of quality people who focus on excellent service, fairness and mutual respect for our community through their disasters, BIG or small. We envision to be the premier cleaning and Restoration Company in the world. Our purpose is to help entrepreneurs succeed and help to educate them in the right direction, and to aide them in accomplishing their goals. SERVPRO of Shrewsbury/Westborough believes in a dream, grows relationships, and lastly strives to be financially frugal. Next time you’re in need call the professionals (508)757-7885. We are always here to help with our 24/7 emergency services, our exceptional production staff, and our caring and compassionate office staff. 

Why it is important to have SERVPRO Of Shrewsbury/Westborough help with any Mold Issues.

2/21/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO Why it is important to have SERVPRO Of Shrewsbury/Westborough help with any Mold Issues. Mold can Be obvious or it can lurk in the dark, Call SERVPRO Of Shrewsbury/Westborough, We can help! (508)757-7885.

When you were a little kid, were you afraid of terrifying monsters in the closet or evil goblins hiding under your bed? As an adult, you probably don’t believe in supernatural creatures lurking in the dark corners of your room, but without realizing it you may as well shelter a well-known villain threatening your health and your property – mold. Mold can be growing unnoticed in many homes, often hidden inside the walls, behind tiles, under suspended ceilings, and other hidden places. And while it is not likely to turn into a mystical beast that will devastate your place and your life, mold still poses great risks to your health and is really persistent and harmful in many ways.

Black mold signs are often difficult to detect until it is too late and the fungus has already spread to a large area in your property and caused damage. It is important to know how to recognize the first signs of mold and to take adequate precautionary measures in order to prevent more substantial damage. 

First signs of mold:

  • Mucky smells.
  • Damp areas.

Persistent Physical Symptoms: 

  • Sore, Itchy Throat.
  • Congestion and runny nose.
  • Sinus headaches.
  • Wheezing and difficulty breathing.
  • Itchy, watery eyes.
  • Irritated, itchy skin.

Call the Professionals SERVPRO of Shrewsbury/ Westborough are here to help. call us today (508)757-7885.

Why SERVPRO Of Shrewsbury/Westborough you ask?

2/20/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO Why SERVPRO Of Shrewsbury/Westborough you ask? We are prepared for any disaster! Call us for all of your home needs! (508)757-7885.

SERVPRO of Shrewsbury/Westborough is a trusted leader in the restoration industry and has the training, equipment, and production staff to handle your restoration and cleaning needs. As a locally owned and operated business, we can provide 24-hour emergency service and are dedicated to responding immediately to commercial or residential needs.

We Provide:

  • 24/7 Emergency Services 
  • Highly Trained Restoration Technicians 
  • Water Remediation
  • Fire and Soot clean up
  • Mold Remediation (IICRC Standards) 

 Residental and Commercial Services:

Our mission is to develop a team of quality people who focus on excellent service, fairness and mutual respect. Our entire staff is highly engaged and will treat your restoration project as it was their own, regardless of size. You can rest assured you have visited the right company, SERVPRO of Shrewsbury/Westborough is here to help! 

Have Questions? Call us for a free quote today (508)757-7885.