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SERVPRO of Reno East/Central Sparks Professionally Trained To Remove Odors, Especially Smoke Damage

4/3/2019 (Permalink)

Fire Damage SERVPRO of Reno East/Central Sparks Professionally Trained To Remove Odors, Especially Smoke Damage SERVPRO of Reno East/Central Sparks IIRC trained to clean up Smoke Damage and other serious odor removal.

When you have the odor of smoke or other odors in your home or commercial building, you need a crew that has been professionally trained and has the professional equipment to remove such stubborn odors.  The crew at SERVPRO of Reno East/Central Sparks is such a team.  IICRC Certified, we know what to do to clean up ash, smoke and soot on your walls and floors.  Too often we come in after someone has hired a standard cleaner, who doesn't know how to remove such odors and particles and they make it worse.  Get it right the first time, hire SERVPRO of Reno East/Central Sparks to get rid of any odors from smoke or other causes and get the results you want the first time.  If insurance is involved, we will work with your insurance agency and you will be represented professionally and you will be clear what is covered and what is not. So when you are challenged with smoke damage, ash, soot or odors that just need to go, call SERVPRO of Reno East/Central Sparks and we will have you back to normal as quickly as possible.

SERVPRO Reno East/Central Sparks is an IICRC Certified Firm

3/5/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO SERVPRO Reno East/Central Sparks is an IICRC Certified Firm We are an IICRC Certified Firm

SERVPRO of Reno East/Central Sparks 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 Reno East/Central Sparks

SERVPRO of Reno East/Central Sparks 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.

Storms, Fires and Floods SERVPRO of Reno East/Central Sparks Has You Covered

3/5/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO Storms, Fires and Floods SERVPRO of Reno East/Central Sparks Has You Covered SERVPRO of Reno East/Central Sparks is ready for any Storm, Fire or Flood Emergency

SERVPRO of Reno East / Central Sparks specializes in storm and flood damage restoration.  Our crews are highly trained and we use specialized equipment to restore your property to its pre-storm condition.

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.

Resources to Handle Floods and Storms

When storms hit SERVPRO of Reno East/Central Sparks, can scale our resources to handle a large storm or flooding disaster. We can access equipment and personnel from a network of 1,650 Franchises across the country and elite Disaster Recovery Teams that are strategically located throughout the United States.

Have Storm or Flood Damage? Call Us Today 775 827 9944

SERVPRO of Reno East/Central Sparks an IICRC Certified Firm

3/5/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Reno East/Central Sparks 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 Reno East/Central Sparks

SERVPRO of Reno East/Central Sparks 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.

Commercial Restoration Services

2/28/2019 (Permalink)

Commercial Commercial Restoration Services SERVPRO of Reno East / Central Sparks Emergency Commercial Response Team

Commercial Services

If fire or water damage sidelines your business, you need a professional restoration company to quickly restore your property. Every hour spent restoring your business is lost revenue and productivity. Commercial restoration presents unique challenges and we have the training, experience, and resources to handle any size disaster. Learn more about our commercial services:

Locally Owned Company with National Resources

SERVPRO of Reno East / Central Sparks is locally owned and operated—so we’re a part of this community too. We are also part of a national network of over 1,700 Franchises, which enables us to respond quicker with more resources. For major storms and disasters, we can call upon special Disaster Recovery Teams strategically located throughout the country.

24 Hr. Emergency Water Damage Service

2/26/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Reno East/Central Sparks is available 24 hours a day for water emergencies, large or small. When you are dealing with water damage, immediate action is crucial. A delay of just a few hours can greatly increase the severity of the water damage.

We Answer the Phone Ready to Help
Call Today - 775 827 9944

We understand that when you call us, you may be feeling confused, stressed, and vulnerable. You need an expert to guide you through this crisis. SERVPRO of Reno East/Central Sparks has the specific water damage training and experience to help you through this tough time. We specialize in water damage restoration—in fact, it's the cornerstone of our business.

What to Expect

When you call, we will ask several questions regarding your water damage emergency. These questions will help us determine what equipment and resources to bring, including how many trained SERVPRO Professionals may be needed.

Our SERVPRO Representative will ask several questions:

  • Your name and contact information
  • Your insurance information (if applicable)
  • The street address of the water-damaged home or business
  • When did the flooding or water damage occur?
  • What caused the water damage (if known)?
  • Is there electricity available (on-site)?

About SERVPRO Reno East/Central Sparks

SERVPRO of Reno East/Central Sparks 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. 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.

Water Damage in Historical Home in Reno

2/20/2019 (Permalink)

Water Damage Water Damage in Historical Home in Reno Water Damage to Ceiling with Antique Molding

What do you do when your historical home suffers water damage and you want to save your antique molding? Call SERVPRO of Reno East/Central Sparks.  We have a very detail orientated team that will make sure to save as much as physically possible.  On this job, all of the very ornate antique molding was saved.  Our crew meticulously hand cut out the dry wall around the molding.  They were able to save all the molding so the reconstruction company could build around it. This historical home in Reno kept all of it's historical value due to a very fast response from our SERVPRO of Reno East/Central Sparks team.

Black Ice: A Storm's Most Dangerous Hazard

11/19/2018 (Permalink)

Black Ice: A Storm's Most Dangerous Hazard

Sometimes it can be frightening when the roads are covered in snow, black ice, and--even worse--other drivers. 

Storm season is a hassle at home, already; but you've got SERVPRO for when the winds and rain batter your house. We're here for you on the road, too!

WHAT IS BLACK ICE?

It's just regular, clear ice that blends in with the pavement. Being unable to see it is where the danger lies.

"Black ice forms when it's raining and air is at or below 32 degrees Fahrenheit at the surface, according to AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Andrew Mussoline."

Be sure to keep at least a 5-second following distance between yourself and other cars. That way, if you do hit black ice, you will lessen the chance of injuring yourself or others, and it will give other drivers a chance to slow down and react to what is going on in your vehicle.

IF I HIT IT, WHAT DO I DO?

  1. Don't hit your brakes!
  2. Decelerate by taking your foot off the gas pedal.
  3. Hold onto the steering wheel firmly.
  4. Keep your steering wheel pointed in the direction you want to go.
  5. If you feel your car sliding, don't over correct. The momentum can cause you to hit other cars.
  6. If possible, and if it is safe, head for a path of traction, like snow, grass, dirt, or salt sprinkles (the blue ones meant to melt the snow).

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What to Expect in a Nevada Flood

11/19/2018 (Permalink)

Nevada Floods: What to Expect?

It seems like it happens every year; the Truckee River overflows and all of your friends on Facebook are making jokes about having to swim to work. 

Early in 2017, Nevada saw extremely heavy rains and storms, which led to most of the Sparks industrial section being closed off for safety. The people living and working there were prepared, and when the flood waters receded they left "behind a ghost town of boarded up docks and sandbagged garage doors punctuated by pools of knee-deep water."

But what was the damage done?

According to USA Today: "Drainage ditches, sloughs and floodplains throughout the region caused mayhem for homeowners and businesses in south Reno and outlying areas, too."

Property was one serious concern at the time, enough to get Governor Sandoval involved: the Governor "toured the Southeast Connector and the Arlington Street Bridge on Monday afternoon to assess the damage. He said he was pleased with the preparation by the cities, county and state."

What about personal dangers?

"Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority, or REMSA, and the Reno Fire Department performed several rescues from vehicles throughout the night." 

School Clean Up

11/13/2018 (Permalink)

WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT SCHOOLS?

  • Students are in constant contact with each other, surfaces, and common areas and objects like doorknobs and learning materials.
  • When it's chilly out, its flu season. Not everyone can get a flu shot, and while everyone should wash their hands, it is not nearly as common as we would like. 
  • Regular janitorial staff are often stretched thin as it is, and likely are not professionals when it comes to flu and stomach bug season.

  • It takes special training to use the kinds of methods and materials to clean up after a spill or serious viral event in a school. 

SO WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?

It means your students deserve the best team possible to handle spills, contaminated common surfaces, and all the less-than-pleasant results of being under the weather--and that's SERVPRO.

No one can learn when they're sick, and learning in a mess is even harder. Call SERVPRO so they can get back to learning; we're "Faster to any size disaster"!

Many schools choose SERVPRO of Reno East / Central Sparks as their go-to cleaning service. Give us a call, and join their ranks!

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