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SERVPRO Saves Home Sale Within Hours!

10/17/2017 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation SERVPRO Saves Home Sale Within Hours! This mold infested attic was cleaned to perfection!

Recently, a local inspector was completing an inspection for a house that was under contract with settlement within the week.  He discovered several areas affected by mold in the attic.  This had the potential to delay the pending home sale by weeks if not months.

The homeowners placed a panicked call to SERVPRO of Montgomery County to assess the property.  Within hours, our trained technicians arrived on the scene, found the mold, and provided expeditious cleaning and remediation.   

The home inspector who originally identified the mold was pleased with the result, the cost of our service, and the professionalism of our team. Most importantly, the home sale was completed, as scheduled, that same week!

Every mold infestation is different, from the extent and type of growth to the variety of materials affected. Each scenario requires a unique solution, but the general process stays the same.

For every mold project, SERVPRO of Montgomery County will go through our standard remediation process:

  • Inspection and Mold Damage Assessment
  • Mold Containment
  • Air Filtration
  • Remove Mold and Mold-Infested Materials
  • Cleaning Contents and Belongings
  • Restoration

If you have mold or water damage, call SERVPRO at 610-546-2484 to schedule a cleanup.  Your SERVPRO professionals of Montgomery County have the training, certifications, and equipment to remediate mold.

Call today for a free estimate, and mention this post and get 10% off all your cleaning needs.

3 Ways in Which Mold Grows Quickly Out of Hand!

10/4/2017 (Permalink)

Moisture is Dangerous!

In light of this year’s hurricane season, it is highly important to keep an eye out for flooding or moisture in and around your house. Often, water damage to your property can lead to serious mold growth.

Mold reproduces via spores, which can be naked to the visible eye. Since spores are able to travel through the air, it becomes difficult to completely remove all mold growth that has occurred.

Here are the following ways that mold can grow quickly out of hand:

  • Mold can grow on any surface - wood, paper, carpet, and foods. With moisture, mold grows quickly and begins decaying materials.
  • Houses with low ventilation can trap humidity. During the warmer months of the year, humidity in airtight houses can lead to more mold growth.On the other hand, houses with cold air drafts can lead to condensation. In the cooler months of the year, condensation can foster mold growth in unwanted areas.
  • Mold growth can result in the reproduction of other bacteria and organisms. A variety of bacteria and mold can cause sickness to those on the property.

Assessment & Cleanup

If you have an attic or basement, check for moisture regularly. Water leaks that are left unchecked for more than 48 hours can easily result in mold growth.

If you have mold or water damage, call SERVPRO at 610-546-2484 to schedule a cleanup.  Your SERVPRO professionals of Montgomery County have the training, certifications, and equipment to remediate mold.

Call today for a free estimate, and mention this post and get 10% off all your cleaning needs.

Protect Your House from Smoke as the Fall Season Begins!

9/7/2017 (Permalink)

Fall Safety Tips

Fall is here! With the change in seasons, people will be active both outside and indoors. According to the NFPA (National Fire Protection Agency), cooking inside is the #1 cause of house fires. Consider the following tips to ensure your family is safe!

  • Test Smoke Detector batteries every month
  • Install smoke alarms on every level of your home, including the basement, both inside and outside of sleeping areas.
  • Stay in the kitchen when you are frying, grilling, or broiling food. If you leave the kitchen for even a short period of time, turn off the stove.
  • Position barbecue grills at least 10 feet away from siding and deck railings, and out from under eaves and overhanging branches.
  • Never use stove range or oven to heat your home.

Smoke Damage Cleanup

Smoke damage can leave a lasting impact on your house and make rooms unbearable to breathe in.

Before you begin cooking inside, it is important to understand the risks of smoke damage.

SERVPRO can help you eliminate smoke and fire damage professionally - call today for a free estimate. Mention this post and get 10% off!

Your local Montgomery County SERVPRO® Professional wishes you a safe and wonderful autumn season!

Contact SERVPRO of Abington/Jenkintown (215-576-8887) or King of Prussia (610-337-3330) to reach your Montgomery County Service Professionals for a free estimate.

Mention this ad when you call and get 10% off all your cleaning needs.

Summer Safety ( and End of Summer Cleanup!)

8/29/2017 (Permalink)

Safety First 

Summer is a time to enjoy the great outdoors, but it is also important to keep safety in mind.  Consider the following tips, provided by the National Fire Protection Association to keep you and your family safe as we wrap Summer and head into Fall (tailgates and bonfires are not far away!)

  • When using a charcoal grill, only use starter fluids designed for barbecue grills; do not add fluid after coals have been lit.
  • When using a gas grill, ensure the hose connection is tight; check hoses for leaks. Applying soapy water to the hoses will easily and safely reveal any leaks.
  • Always build a campfire downwind from the tent area. Clear vegetation and dig a pit before building your fire. Extinguish the fire before going to sleep or leaving the campsite.
  • Store liquid fire starter (not gasoline) away from your tent and campfire and only use dry kindling to freshen a campfire.

Summer Cleanup 

As we transition seasons, many of the ugly remnants of summer seem to stick around forever. This may be a great time to get rid of the muddy footprints, dirty stairs, and all the sticky spills of summer.  

Contact SERVPRO of Abington/Jenkintown (215-576-8887) or King of Prussia (610-337-3330) to reach your Montgomery County Service Professionals for a free estimate. 

Mention this ad when you call and get 10% off all your cleaning needs.