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SERVPRO Commercial Services

12/5/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial SERVPRO Commercial Services SERVPRO Commercial Restoration and Cleaning Services

SERVPRO of East Clackamas, Hood River, and Wasco Counties is proud to be the trusted choice of Business Owners and Property Managers throughout the Columbia River Gorge.

Commercial Services

Your commercial property's appearance speaks volumes to your clients. When the need arises for professional cleaning or emergency restoration service, you can depend on the local professionals at SERVPRO. Our services include;

  • Commercial Water Restoration
  • Commercial Fire Restoration
  • Commercial Mold Remediation
  • Commercial Electronics Restoration
  • Commercial Document Drying
  • Commercial Storm and Major Events
  • SERVPRO's Exclusive Disaster Recovery Team

The local team at SERVPRO of East Clackamas, Hood River and Wasco Counties is ready 24 hours a day to help get your business back up and running again. Some of the properties we service include;

  • Retail Facilities 
  • Education Facilities
  • Property Management
  • Healthcare Facilities
  • Hospital Facilities
  • Food Service Facilities
  • Government Facilities
  • Manufacturing / Industrial Facilities

Like it Never Even Happened

Whether your need is removing a problem odor, deep cleaning flooring and carpets, or restoring your structure after a large disaster, you can count of the local professionals at SERVPRO of East Clackamas, Hood River and Wasco Counties to get the job done right the first time, on time!

Storm Damage Cleanup and Restoration

12/5/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Storm Damage Cleanup and Restoration SERVPRO is ready 24/7/365

Storm and flood damage can be devastating. Immediate action is needed, and you need the company with storm damage experience. SERVPRO Franchise Professionals have the expertise and the resources to handle any size disaster and can respond immediately to storm and flooding conditions.

Have Storm or Flood Damage?
Call Us Today 1-541-386-2288

SERVPRO of East Clackamas, Hood River and Wasco County Franchise Professionals

  • Provide 24/7 Emergency Services
  • Highly Trained Water Restoration Specialists
  • Mold Remediation Specialists
  • Faster to Any Size Disaster
  • Locally Owned and Operated

Why Choose a SERVPRO Franchise Professional?

We're Faster to Any Size Disaster

SERVPRO Franchise Professionals live alongside you in the Columbia River Gorge and are dedicated to responding immediately to water and storm damage emergencies. A fast response lessens the damage, limits further damage, and reduces cost.

We're Highly Trained Water Damage Specialists

We specialize in water and storm damage restoration, the cornerstone of our business. SERVPRO Franchise Professionals have extensive water damage restoration training that enables us to get you back to normal.

SERVPRO Franchise Professionals have a national network of over 1,700 Franchises across the country and elite Disaster Recovery Team strategically located throughout the country.

Regardless of the Storm Damage, We Can Help

Storms occur with little warning and can be especially devastating, so you’ll need the company that you can trust to rise to the occasion. Regardless of the type of storm, SERVPRO of East Clackamas, Hood River and Wasco Counties can handle any size disaster. During catastrophic storms and major events, our Disaster Recovery Team can respond quickly with additional resources.

  • Flooding caused by heavy rains
  • Damage caused by snow and ice
  • Wind damage events
  • Wild fires
  • Any Natural Disaster

How to Expedite Storm Recovery With Your Mobile Device

12/5/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage How to Expedite Storm Recovery With Your Mobile Device SERVPRO's Emergency Ready Profile APP

SERVPRO Emergency Ready Profile

SERVPRO of East Clackamas, Hood River and Wasco Counties understands life is busy - and we want to help Columbia Gorge residents and business owners to be better prepared.

Just as you use a smartphone to receive emails and other updates, your disaster preparedness plan can be mobile as well. Your cell phone can be used as a lifeline to communicate and connect with family and work contacts, and execute emergency response plans. 

Your local SERVPRO professionals can help you accomplish this preparation by offering our no-cost proprietary Emergency Ready Profile. This profile can be customized to suit your particular needs in a time of crisis - such as photographs of utility shut-off locations, and your service providers specific contact information - all in one convenient location.

The First Step is the Most Important

Contact SERVPRO of East Clackamas, Hood River and Wasco Counties today to learn more about the Emergency Ready Profile today!

SERVPRO is Faster to Any Size Disaster

12/4/2018 (Permalink)

Flooding and water emergencies don’t wait for regular business hours and neither do we. SERVPRO of East Clackamas, Hood River and Wasco Counties provides emergency cleaning and restoration services for your home or business throughout the Columbia River Gorge 24 hours a day, 7 days a week—including all holidays!

We Are Faster To Any Size Disaster

Flooding and water damage can be very invasive. Water can quickly spread throughout your home and absorb into flooring, walls, furniture, and more. SERVPRO of E. Clackamas, Hood River, & Wasco Co. arrives quickly and starts the water extraction process almost immediately. This immediate response helps to minimize the damage and the cleaning and restoration costs.

Water Damage Timeline

Within Minutes

Water quickly spreads throughout your property, saturating everything in its path. Water is absorbed into walls, floors, upholstery, and belongings. Furniture finishes may bleed, causing permanent staining on carpets. Photographs, books, and other paper goods start to swell and warp.

Hours 1 - 24:

Drywall begins to swell and break down. Metal surfaces begin to tarnish. Furniture begins to swell and crack. Dyes and inks from cloth and paper goods spread and stain. A musty odor appears.

48 Hours to 1 Week:

Mold and mildew may grow and spread. Doors, windows, and studs swell and warp. Metal begins to rust and corrode. Furniture warps and shows signs of mold. Paint begins to blister, wood flooring swells and warps. Biohazard contamination is possible.

More Than 1 Week:

Restoration time and cost increase dramatically; replacing contaminated materials and structural rebuilding may be extensive. Structural safety, mold growth, and biohazard contaminants pose serious risks to occupants.

SERVPRO of E. Clackamas, Hood River, & Wasco Co. 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.

SERVPRO Emergency Ready Plan

12/4/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial SERVPRO Emergency Ready Plan The SERVPRO ERP App

50% of businesses may never reopen after suffering a disaster.

SERVPRO of East Clackamas, Hood River and Wasco County reminds Columbia River Gorge business owners that as many as 50% of businesses close down following a disaster, according to the latest research. Of the businesses that survive, the overwhelming majority of them had a preparedness plan in place. Pre-planning can serve as an insurance policy aimed at peace of mind. And knowing you are "Ready for whatever happens" speaks trust to your clients and employees that in the event your business is affected by a disaster, they don’t necessarily have to be.

By developing a SERVPRO Emergency READY Plan for your business, you minimize business interruption by having an immediate plan of action. Knowing what to do and what to expect in advance is the key to timely mitigation and can help minimize how water and fire damage can affect your business.

A no cost assessment of your facility

The SERVPRO Emergency Ready Plan is a concise document that contains only the critical information needed in the event of an emergency. 

To learn more, contact SERVPRO of East Clackamas, Hood River and Wasco Counties - TODAY!

SERVPRO is IICRC Certified

12/3/2018 (Permalink)

What is the IICRC ?

The IICRC Develops The Standards For The Restoration Industry. SERVPRO of East Clackamas, Hood River and Wasco Counties is proud to be an IICRC certified firm, as well as employ IICRC certified technicians.

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.

Did you know

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.

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.

SERVPRO of East Clackamas, Hood River and Wasco Counties is ready to help!

When Storms or Floods hit SERVPRO is Ready!

12/3/2018 (Permalink)

When Storms or Floods hit, SERVPRO of  East Clackamas, Hood River & Wasco Counties is ready!

Our highly trained crews are ready to respond 24/7/365 to your storm or flood damaged home or business. 

SERVPRO of East Clackamas, Hood River & Wasco Counties specializes in storm and flood damage restoration.  Our crews receive industry leading training and we use specialized state of the art equipment to restore your property to its pre-storm condition.

Faster Response

We are locally owned and operated, giving us the flexibility to respond faster, and with the right resources. A fast response lessens the damage, limits further damage, and reduces the restoration cost and time.

Resources to Handle any Size Flood or Storm

When storms hit SERVPRO of East Clackamas, Hood River & Wasco County, we can scale our resources to handle a large storm or flooding disaster. We can access equipment and personnel from a network of over 1,700 Franchises across the country and Canada, in addition to elite Disaster Recovery Teams that are strategically located throughout the United States.

Have Storm or Flood Damage?

Call Us Today 541-386-2288!

Space Heater Safety

11/23/2018 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Space Heater Safety Always Practice Space Heater Safety

Space Heaters Need Their Space

SERVPRO of East Clackamas, Hood River & Wasco Counties reminds Columbia Gorge Residents that half of all home heating fires happen during the months of December, January, and February. The National Fire Protection Association Agency offer the following safety tips:

  • Place the heater on a hard, level, and nonflammable surface. They are intended to sit on the floor and not a table.
  • Establish a 3-foot kid- and pet-free zone around the heater, and never put a space heater in a child's room.
  • Keep the space heater at least 3 feet away from such combustible materials as furniture, bedding, and curtains.
  • Don't use a heater in a workshop or garage near paint, gas cans, or matches.
  • Turn it off when you leave the room or go to bed.
  • Unplug the heater when not in use by pulling the plug straight from the outlet. Check the cord for damage periodically, and don’t use it if it’s frayed or worn.
  • Don’t plug another electrical device or an extension cord into the same outlet as a heater, which can cause overheating.
  • Install working smoke alarms on every level of your home, and test them monthly.

SERVPRO of East Clackamas, Hood River and Wasco Counties is the Columbia River Gorges trusted choice of property owners and managers alike. The dedicated team at SERVPRO is always available 24/7/365 to service your needs!

Frozen Pipes

11/21/2018 (Permalink)

Did you know?

A frozen pipe can burst at the point where the ice blockage inside the pipe is located, but typically the rupture is caused by the build up of pressure between the water source and the blockage.

A burst pipe can cause considerable damage to your property if not addressed quickly. The professionally trained technicians at SERVPRO of East Clackamas, Hood River and Wasco Counties are faster to any size disaster, bringing the latest equipment and industry leading training to the Columbia River Gorge.

If you suspect a frozen pipe

If you open a faucet and no water comes out, don’t take any chances. Call a plumber. If a water pipe bursts, turn off the water at the main shut-off valve (usually at the water meter or where the main line enters the house); leave the faucet(s) open until repairs are completed. Don’t try to thaw a frozen pipe with an open flame; this will damage the pipe and may even start a building fire. You might be able to thaw a pipe with a handheld hair dryer. Slowly apply heat, starting close to the faucet end of the pipe, with the faucet open. Work toward the coldest section. 

SERVPRO of East Clackamas, Hood River and Wasco Counties is the Columbia River Gorges trusted choice of property owners and managers alike. The dedicated team at SERVPRO is always available 24/7/365 to service your needs!

5 Tips to Prepare Your Home For Winter Storms

11/19/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage 5 Tips to Prepare Your Home For Winter Storms SERVPRO is ready to help 24/7/365

SERVPRO offers tips to Columbia Gorge residents

SERVPRO of East Clackamas, Hood River and Wasco Counties knows a thing or two about Columbia Gorge winters and the storms that can bring unwanted damage to your home. The professionals at SERVPRO would like to remind you of the 5 key tips to better protect your structure:

  • Keep cabinet doors open during cold spells. This allows warm air to circulate around pipes.
  • Keep a sow trickle of water flowing through faucets, especially if the pipes for faucets run through unheated or un-insulated areas of your home.
  • Consider shutting off outdoor faucets. Find the shut-off valve in a basement, crawlspace, or garage and turn it to the off position.
  • If you followed the previous step, then open the outdoor faucet to help ensure it drains completely and the inner value is shut off. 
  • Ensure gutters are clean and secure. Leaves and debris accumulate, causing a damming effect on gutters, which could lead to roof problems and water damage.

Help is always available 24/7

If old man winter is just too persistent and your best preparations are thwarted, remember the professionals at SERVPRO of East Clackamas, Hood River and Wasco Counties are available to help - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.