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Water Damage to Commercial Property

9/27/2018 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Sherman/Denison is onsite extracting water from a commercial property that suffered a flood from clogged rain gutters. Our Highly trained Technicians were onsite in an hour and started the extraction and two hours later they were setting equipment. Call SERVPRO of Sherman/Denison at 903-893-7166 today with any of your WATER, FIRE or SMOKE DAMAGE needs. #SERVPROtechsarethebest

WHAT TO DO UNTIL HELP ARRIVES

9/26/2018 (Permalink)

ALL SERVPRO OF SHERMAN/DENISON TODAY AT: 903-893-7166 A fire can leave behind soot, smoke damage and a host of other problems.Ceilings, walls, woodwork, carpeting, and floors will often need a thoroughprofessional cleaning. If your home or business suffers a fire, it is importantto take the appropriate steps to prevent further damage until SERVPRO of Sherman/Denison arrives. The following tips may help reduce damage andincrease chances of a successful restoration.WHAT TO DO * Limit movement in the hometo prevent soot particles frombeing embedded into upholsteryand carpet.* Keep hands clean. Soot on handscan further soil upholstery, wallsand woodwork.* Place dry, colorfast towels or oldlinens on rugs, upholstery andcarpet traffic areas.* If electricity is off, empty freezer/refrigerator completely and propdoors open to help prevent odor.* Wipe soot from chrome kitchen/bathroom faucets, trim andappliances, then protect thesesurfaces with a light coating oflubricant.* If heat is off during winter, pourRV antifreeze in sinks, toilet bowls,holding tanks and tubs to avoidfreezing pipes and fixtures.* Tape double layers of cheeseclothover air registers to stop particles ofsoot from getting in or out of theHVAC system. WHAT NOT TO DO * Don’t attempt to wash any wallsor painted surfaces without firstcontacting SERVPRO of Sherman/DenisonThe Professionals.*Don’t attempt to shampoo carpetor upholstered furniture withoutfirst consulting SERVPRO of Sherman/Denison.*Do not attempt to clean anyelectrical appliances (TV sets,radios, etc.) that may have beenclose to fire, heat or waterwithout first consulting anauthorized repair service.* Do not consume any food orbeverages that may have been storedclose to fire, heat or water, as theymay be contaminated.*If ceiling is wet, do not turn onceiling fans. Wiring may be wet ordamaged and cause electrical shock,and air movement may createsecondary damage.* Don’t send garments to the drycleaner. Improper cleaning may setin smoke odor.

THE GREAT SHAKEOUT!!

9/26/2018 (Permalink)

The Great ShakeOut is October 18th!Did you know earthquakes canhappen anywhere? Whether you are at work, at home or on vacation, it’simportant to know what to do in theevent of an earthquake.On October 18, 2018 at 10:18 a.m.,people across the world will participatein the “world’s largest earthquakedrill,” according to shakeout.org.Participants will “drop, cover [and]hold on,” which is the best way toreduce your chance of injury in anearthquake situation if you are inside.The day can also raise awareness forwhat to do in other scenarios such as ifyou are outdoors or in a vehicle.If you or your organization areinterested in participating in The GreatShakeOut, register and find moreinformation at shakeout.org.

Lightning Strikes to Homes

9/20/2018 (Permalink)

With upcoming storms this weekend Please be aware of Lightning strikes! SERVPRO of Sherman/Denison is here to help Make it  Like it never Happened. Here you will see how much debris is left when lightning struck a roof. SERVPRO starts immediately cleaning up the sheetrock and insulation, pulling wet carpet and pad then we remove and secure all of your treasured contents. Call SERVPRO of Sherman/Denison today to help with your FIRE or WATER DAMAGE needs 903-893-7166 #SERVPROofshermandenison #SERVPROcleansfire

First Responder Bowl

9/19/2018 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Sherman/Denison invites all of our followers to Attend 2018 SERVPRO First Responder Bowl on December 26,2018 game starts at 12:30pm at THE COTTON BOWL Please follow this link to purchase tickets https://bit.ly/FRBTIX Thank you for your support!

Local Sports

9/18/2018 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Sherman/Denison supports our Local Little League Teams!
We are so very proud of the Dragonitas 

#SERVPROofshermandenison#girlssoftball#dragonitas

Defense against MOLD GROWTH

8/6/2018 (Permalink)

DEFENSE AGAINST MOLD GROWTH:Prompt mitigation is vital to avoid mold growth, which can be visible in as little as 24 to 48 hours under certain conditions. Keep the humidity between 30to 60 percent. Provide for proper drainageaway from building foundations. Regularly inspect plumbing andappliances for leaks. Keep gutters and drains clearof debris. Respond to all waterintrusions immediately. Inspect the roof, windowsand other areas where watermight enter the buildingand perform necessarymaintenance. Contact SERVPRO of Sherman/Denison forassistance after a waterdamage or if you discovermold. 903-893-7166

It's the WATER that you don't see

7/30/2018 (Permalink)

It's The WATER that you don't see: Even small water damage shave the potential to cause serious structural and indoor air quality issues over time.The key to avoiding costly future restoration is to handle every water problem as a real threat to your property. SERVPRO of Sherman/Denison Professionals have the equipment,training and experience to find and dry unseen water before secondary damages occur. The proper equipment makes a measurable difference in reducing the damage expense during a fire or water loss.When time matters, technology and equipment must be counted onto perform. SERVPRO of Sherman/Denison Professionals will answer your call with fast action and a full arsenal of drying equipment. Here area few of the tools used by your local SERVPRO of Sherman/Denison Professionals.Moisture Sensors are used to detect moisture in carpets,baseboards and walls.Moisture Meters are used to determine the actual moisture content of various materials. The moisture tester provides accurate readings, allowing SERVPRO of Sherman/Denison Professionals to monitor the drying process.Thermohygrometers measure temperature and relative humidity. When armed with this information, SERVPRO of Sherman/Denison Professionals can calculate and create an environment mostcondusive to drying. When facing a contaminated water loss, it is not only important to dry the structure, but the structure must also be disinfected and often deodorized.Ultra Low-Volume (ULV) Foggers(pictured below) will atomize liquiddeodoraizing agents, producing a finemist that can easily penetrate the sitewhere odor-causing residues may accumulate.This device can also be used to inject fungicides and disinfectants into wall cavities and other hard-to-reach areas.Thermal Foggers dispense solvent based products by creating a dense fog. The fog consists of tiny particles of deodorant solution that attach to and neutralize odor causing particles to deodorize structures,garments,automobiles and other places where cleaning cannot reach.The bottom line?SERVPRO of Sherman/Denison Professionals have the training and equipment to make it “Like it never even happened.” Call us today at 903-893-7166

Garage Fire

7/18/2018 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Sherman/Denison was called out to a large garage FIRE/WATER Damage. Once onsite our supervisor Consoled the homeowner and walker them step by step through the whole process. Our crew started the extraction process first and then proceeded to begin the fire damage restoration. Our TEAM works 24-7 to complete these large losses and are proud to say we value each and everyone of our clients,#SERVPROofshermandenisonfirecleanupteam.Call us today if you need our assistance 903-893-7166

Summer Safety

7/17/2018 (Permalink)

During extremely hot and humid weather, your body's ability to cool itself is challenged. When the body heats too rapidly to cool itself properly, or when too much fluid or salt is lost through dehydration or sweating, body temperature rises and you or someone you care about may experience a heat-related illness. It is important to know the symptoms of excessive heat exposure and the appropriate responses. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides a list of warning signs and symptoms of heat illness, and recommended first aid steps. Some of these symptoms and steps are listed below.

–Heat Exhaustion
Symptoms:

Heavy sweating
Weakness
Cool, pale, clammy skin
Fast, weak pulse
Possible muscle cramps
Dizziness
Nausea or vomiting
Fainting
First Aid:

Move person to a cooler environment
Lay person down and loosen clothing
Apply cool, wet cloths to as much of the body as possible
Fan or move victim to air conditioned room
Offer sips of water
If person vomits more than once, seek immediate medical attention.


–Heat Stroke
Symptoms:

Altered mental state
One or more of the following symptons: throbbing headache, confusion, nausea, dizziness, shallow breathing
Body temperature above 103°F
Hot, red, dry or moist skin
Rapid and strong pulse
Faints, loses consciousness
First Aid:

Heat stroke is a severe medical emergency. Call 911 or get the victim to a hospital immediately. Delay can be fatal.
Move the victim to a cooler, preferably air-conditioned, environment.
Reduce body temperature with cool cloths or bath.
Use fan if heat index temperatures are below the high 90s. A fan can make you hotter at higher temperatures.
Do NOT give fluids.