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Mold in a closet of your home

3/6/2018 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Mold in a closet of your home Closet Mold

Homeowners sometimes find that their closets become a source of mold and mildew.Moisture can come from many sources. Even wet or damp clothing can be a water source.

Here are a few tips to prevent closet mold:

  • Be sure any clothes, linens or towels are completely clean and dry before storing them.

  • Leave space around stored clothing allows more air to circulate. Do not pack clothes too tightly.

  • Leave the closet door open when possible. 

  • Wire shelving provides greater air circulation than solid shelves.

  • Keep your items off the floor to keep moisture from appearing underneath them. Hang the clothes or keep them in boxes.

  • Air out your closets occasionally by clearing them out and washing any clothing.

SERVPRO of Brandon provides professional mold remediation. Call 601-829-2162 if you see any signs of mold.

Hot Water Heater pipe burst in the attic

3/6/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Hot Water Heater pipe burst in the attic ceiling collapses from a frozen pipe on the hot water

A hot water heater in your attic can cause a major water damage. That is what happened to this Rankin County homeowner. While they were out of town the kitchen ceiling collapsed. the cause was from a frozen pipe on the hot water heater in the attic.

SERVPRO of Brandon is well equipped to respond to an emergency of this magnitude. We have trained and certified technicians to handle all the aspects of your loss. If you have a water damage to you home or business, do not hesitate to call us (601)829-2162. We are here to help 24/7/365 .

Faster Response

Since we are locally owned and operated, we are able to respond quicker with the right resources, which is extremely important. A fast response lessens the damage, limits further damage, and reduces the restoration cost

Fire in the kitchen at a local home

3/6/2018 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Fire in the kitchen at a local home Kitchen fire from cooking

Did you know the kitchen is where more home fires occur than anywhere else in the house and that cooking is the number one cause of home fires? Here are some really good tips for you to go by to prevent a fire in your kitchen.

  1. Never leave cooking food unattended – stay in the kitchen. If you have to leave the kitchen, even for a second, turn off the stove.
  2. Check your food regularly while cooking.
  3. Use a timer so you’ll remember that the stove or oven is on.
  4. Don’t wear loose clothing or dangling sleeves while cooking.
  5. Keep the kids away from the cooking area. 
  6. Keep anything that can catch fire - pot holders, oven mitts, towels, etc. — away from your stove or any other appliance in the kitchen that generates heat.
  7. Clean cooking surfaces on a regular basis to prevent grease buildup.
  8. Consider purchasing a fire extinguisher to keep in your kitchen. 
  9. Always check the kitchen before going to bed or leaving the home to make sure all stoves, ovens, and small appliances are turned off.
  10. Install smoke alarms. Use the test button to check it each month. Replace all batteries at least once a year.                                                                  

Frozen Pipes Burst in the Attic

3/5/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Frozen Pipes Burst in the Attic frozen pipe burst in the attic

Freezing temperatures can cause pipes to freeze and burst. This particular water loss in Rankin County was the cause of a frozen pipe that burst in the attic above the kitchen. Affecting the kitchen ceiling with tile flooring, cabinets, the dining room floor and the front room wood floors.

SERVPRO of Brandon was called in to clean up the aftermath! Our trained  professionals inspected the loss and started the mitigation process immediately. They removed wet insulation in the attic of the kitchen, drilled holes in the base cabinets for drying & removed crown molding.  Dried all the wet materials except the wood floors per the customers insurance company, they would be replaced due to bulking. 

If you have a water loss Call SERVPRO of Brandon 601-829-2162. We are always here to help!

Fireplace Smoke & Soot

3/5/2018 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Fireplace Smoke & Soot Smoke & Soot from a Fireplace

Smoke and Soot loss from a child throwing a plastic toy into the fireplace. The smoke and soot affected 8 rooms of structure and contents in this Brandon, MS home.

SERVPRO of Brandon was called in to take care of the aftermath. Which included the in place cleaning of the contents and the structure including the HVAC. 

Highly Trained Restoration Specialists

Our SERVPRO Professionals are highly trained in property restoration. From initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO's Corporate Training Facility to regular IICRC industry certifications, our Professionals are equipped with the knowledge to restore your property. The SERVPRO training program includes the follow:

  • IICRC Training
  • Employee Certification Training
  • Initial Franchise Training
  • e-Learnings
  • Continuing Education Classes

Give SERVPRO of Brandon a call for any restoration needs you may have. (601) 829-2162 

Visible Mold

3/5/2018 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Visible Mold Visible Mold

If you see signs of MOLD or just have questions,call us at SERVPRO of Brandon 601-829-2162, we are always here to help!

Here is some helpful information about mold.

  • Mold often produces a strong, musty odor and can lead you to possible mold problem areas.
  • Even higher-than-normal indoor humidity can support mold growth. Keep indoor humidity below 45 percent.
  • Mold spores thrive on moisture. Mold spores can quickly grow into colonies when exposed to water. 
  • Mold is present almost everywhere, indoors and outdoors.
  • Mold spores are microscopic and float along in the air, and may enter your home through windows, doors, or AC/heating systems or even hitch a ride indoors on your clothing or on a pet.
  • Before mold remediation can begin, any sources of water or moisture must be addressed. Otherwise, the mold may return. 

Toilet Malfunction

3/5/2018 (Permalink)

A toilet malfunctioned and flooded the upper level, ceiling, walls and floors of this Brandon, MS home. 

Our trained technicians responded to the water loss quickly and were able to salvage the carpet. By lifting the  carpet they were able to remove the wet carpet pad and dry the subfloor as the carpet floated.

Call the professionals at SERVPRO of Brandon, let us restore your water damage propertyto its preloss condition. We are always here to help! 601-829-2162

We provide quality water restoration services to your home and business. No matter what the cause or how large the project we got you covered. No job is too small or too big for us at SERVPRO of Brandon. Don't wait, call us to care of your needs.

Warehouse Water Loss

3/2/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial Warehouse Water Loss Flooded Warehouse

Water Damage at you place of Business!

When a disaster strikes, like water heater, flooding, a/c leak or just a faulty pipe burst can be horrific. We are here to help make the process as smooth as it possibly can be.

We at SERVPRO of Brandon care about you and the many challenges you may experience if you have a water loss at your place of business. We understand time is of the essence and how important it is to get your business back up and running, with as little down time as possible.

Our team is highly trained, experienced and qualified for any event, any size, whether it be a large water loss or small one. We will respond quickly 24 hours a day 7 days a week to access the loss, mitigate, manage the damage of the project and dry all the affected materials. If you have a water loss at your property, do not wait call SERVPRO of Brandon 601-829-2162.

Burst Washing Machine Hoses

3/2/2018 (Permalink)

Water Damage Burst Washing Machine Hoses Washing Machine Hoses

How old are your washing machine hoses? 

As rubber ages, it loses it's flexibility. Burst washing machine hoses are one of the most common causes of a catastrophic water damage in homes today. 

The rubber washing machine hose is eventually going to fail, and it will cause flooding to part of your home or all of it. To lower the risk of your washing machine hoses suddenly bursting. Replace your rubber hoses frequently. 

A good rule of thumb is - Turn off the water supply when not in use. 

No job is too big for SERVPRO of Brandon, weare faster to any size disaster. Call us immediately if you have a water loss at your home or business.We Are Here to Help! 24/7  (601)-829-2162 

Pressure Washing

3/2/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial Pressure Washing Pressure Washing

Why pressure washing? It uses a high-pressure water spray to remove, mold, grime, dust, pollen, mud and dirt from surfaces. 

It is imperative that the person doing the pressure washing knows what they are cleaning & how much pressure and which nozzle to use. If someone doesn't know what they are doing, they can do damage to your property or to themselves.

SERVPRO of Brandon has the trained professionals to do the job right. Call us 601-829-2162 any time 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. If you need pressure washing at your home or business, let our certified technicians take care of your pressure washing needs. 

Pressure wash your driveway, parking lots, sidewalks, walkways & buildings to make it like new.