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Types of Water Removal Needed in Fort Pierce North Stores

8/5/2022 (Permalink)

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SERVPRO Provides Various Water Removal Approaches

Water mitigation and restoration services seek to remove as much water from the property initially as we can to make drying processes more efficient and productive. To achieve this, water removal tools are utilized in many capacities.

Standing Water Removal

When water removal for Fort Pierce North stores is considered, many visualize the standing water threats when pooling starts after instances like burst pipes; standing water can absorb into exposed materials, threaten the wares, and present possible safety hazards. We have several extraction devices like pumps and vacuums to manage these threats.

Trapped Water Removal

Water damage can be a threat even in the tract framing construction of commercial buildings that house your store. Pooling in this structural cavity can collect in these metal components and pose continued threats of structural damage or mold development. Migrating moisture into the main work areas and its flooring must also be managed promptly. We have several specialty tools for trapped water removal, including:

  • Carpet wands
  • Light wands
  • Weighted extractors
  • Negative/Positive pressure systems

Humidity Management

A final focus of water removal services for the store is managing environmental moisture concerns. Humid environments are ideal for mold development and continued structural deterioration. To get your store open again to customers in comfortable conditions, SERVPRO must manage humidity with tools like our dehumidifiers. We have several types of these machines, though desiccants are often ideal for Large Loss use.

Water removal describes many of our team's earliest actions to manage disasters. The objective of mitigation is to remove as much water as possible to protect the structure and wares of your store. When emergencies like leaks and pipe bursts occur, let our SERVPRO of Fort Pierce NE professionals help you make it "Like it never even happened" by calling (772) 362-7060. 

Need Commercial Fire Restoration in Fort Pierce – Call SERVPRO

7/6/2022 (Permalink)

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SERVPRO Provides Commercial Fire Restoration Services in Fort Pierce

Every hour a commercial business cannot serve their customers in Fort Pierce affects their customers, employees, and suppliers. With no revenue coming in, the company could be in jeopardy and places pressure on the owners to make arrangements for repairs and restoration as soon as possible. They risk losing customers and losing trained employees to the competition.

SERVPRO provides commercial fire damage restoration and repair services to our business customers in Fort Pierce. We have the technicians and equipment to deal with any disaster and can also call on other SERVPRO franchises for support in large fire-related disasters. We also have a building and reconstruction team of professional licensed trades to assist in returning your commercial building to its original condition as soon as possible, “Like it never even happened.”

We follow controlled demolition techniques to minimize additional damage. Smoke odors and soot may permeate the premises; however, by identifying the type of residues and the surface type, we can apply specialized odor and smoke residue techniques to remove the odor and residues without needing to tear down and replace the structure and contents. This approach saves our clients money. It also reduces the time required for a full recovery and reopening of your business.

We work closely with our clients to establish staging areas and assist with partial reopening plans whenever safe and appropriate. We also can coordinate all the paperwork associated with claims with your insurance company. Our clients appreciate this time-saver, which allows them to focus on the logistics of reopening their commercial business.

Our services include:

  • Commercial water and chemical fire retardant clean up
  • Commercial fire damage restoration
  • Commercial smoke remediation

Call SERVPRO of Fort Pierce, NE, for commercial fire restoration services. We cover Fort Pierce and nearby areas. We can help 24/7. Call (772) 362-7060.

Considerations for Water Damage Repair at a Fort Pierce Business

4/11/2022 (Permalink)

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SERVPRO Helps Fort Pierce Business Owners by Responding Rapidly to Water Damage

Your Fort Pierce business could experience water damage due to a simple issue like a toilet leak. Commercial buildings with public restrooms get a lot of use. A flapper that does not create a solid seal may allow water to leak from the toilet tank drain. When the fill valve fails to turn off after the toilet tank is refilled, it continually sends water into the tank leading to overflows. Any leak can cause business interruptions and damage to equipment like computers. It is therefore important to respond rapidly to mitigate the loss.

SERVPROs commercial water damage repair team helps Fort Pierce businesses minimize downtime by doing everything possible to restore to a pre-damaged state. We do a walk-through of your business to determine the best cleanup method and the appropriate equipment to repair the damage.

Other Benefits of Professional Help

  • Better scoping of damages
  • Classification of water damage
  • Completion of any repairs needed
  • Better control of restoration costs          

Appropriate Actions to Help With Repairs

While the water source can influence the type of water damage in a building, it can also be determined by how long the water has been stagnant. The materials within your business, such as wood, laminate, carpet, and tile, also determine the outcome. SERVPRO technicians quickly execute the process using simple alternatives like mops or powered options like wet vacuums to remove standing water quickly from the floors.

Steps to Help Repair Water Damage

  • Dry the structure thoroughly
  • Drying important documents
  • Odor management 

Drying can be done generally or by establishing drying ones. Drying zones are areas used to manipulate the humidity, airflow, and temperature, enhancing the drying of wet materials. We do this by erecting plastic sheeting around the affected area. The chambers allow us to focus our equipment's efforts. We position air movers and dehumidifiers inside the zones. Air movers maintain circulation while dehumidifiers create optimal drying conditions.

SERVPRO of Fort Pierce NE helps with water damage repairs in your commercial facility while minimizing downtime. Call us at (772) 362-7060. We're Faster To Any Size Disaster.

Tips for Handling Commercial Fire Damage in Fort Pierce

3/9/2022 (Permalink)

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Commercial Fire Damage Repair in Fort Pierce Calls for SERVPRO’s Help

A fire has caused damage in my restaurant, leaving behind smoke, fumes, and water damage. I need the right professionals to assist me in my business’s recovery efforts. Which restoration firm can help?

After a commercial fire damage incident in your Fort Pierce restaurant, do not hesitate to call SERVPRO. As with any other business establishment, fire damage in a restaurant can temporarily leave employees out of work until the restoration process is complete and the business reopens. Our fire restoration process includes the following procedures: 

  • Thorough inspection
  • Water removal and drying
  • Odor removal
  • Fixing damaged structures

Inspecting the building

Our SERVPRO restorers can inspect the property for its safety and structural integrity. To identify what we can or cannot salvage, we can evaluate all the affected structures and contents like chairs, tables, cutlery, ice makers, drink machines, and utensils to identify what we can or cannot salvage.

Water removal and drying 

Fires often activate sprinkler systems, and this can lead to water damage. The mess created when soot, ash, and mix can be considerable. We can use self-riming trash pumps to remove such water since these pumps can move solids. Our team can then dry your property using air moving and dehumidifying equipment. 

Odor removal

A fire can leave foul odors behind. Apart from opening doors and windows to allow air to circulate and minimize odors, our SERVPRO team can use Ultra Low Volume misters to eradicate the smells. We use ULV misters for wet fogging. They work by atomizing liquid deodorizing agents, mainly water-based agents, creating a fine mist. The equipment generates deodorant particles of about 20 to 60 microns in size. The particles are small enough to enter many areas where small-causing residues accumulate.

Repairing damaged structures

We can fix any structural supports that may have sustained fire damage to restore the building’s structural stability. Our SERVPRO team can also restore loose items that sustained damage or replace them. 

When you need commercial fire restoration services, call SERVPRO of Fort Pierce NE at (772) 362-7060. We’re Faster To Any Size Disaster. 

Emergency Water Damage Restoration in Fort Pierce – Call SERVPRO

1/12/2022 (Permalink)

SERVPRO Tech and equipment Regardless of the way your property was affected by water, SERVPRO is the effective company for water removal services. Call right away.

SERVPRO Provides Water Damage Restoration to Commercial Buildings - Fort Pierce 

Water damage in commercial buildings can quickly bring operations to a halt in Fort Pierce. For example, an unattended overflowing toilet can distribute hundreds of gallons of water over floors in the bathroom and adjacent commercial areas. All of your operations must be halted and employees vacated to avoid potential danger from electrical short circuits, slips, and falls. Water from a toilet also must be treated as a potential danger since it may contain sewage and require approved sewage cleanup processes.

SERVPRO provides water damage restoration services to our commercial clients in Fort Pierce. We understand the importance of resuming operations as quickly as possible. The impact on the bottom line and the welfare of your employees is at risk. That’s why we respond in less than four hours from your call on a 24/7 basis.

We immediately ensure that all safety-related issues are dealt with and control the water source. Not every water overflow involves sewage from a toilet. We evaluate the situation and apply the appropriate procedures to protect your employees and our team from any potential biological components in the water.

SERVPRO utilizes a combination of water extractors, air movers, and dehumidifiers to remove the water and dry the area impacted by the water. We remove flooring materials if any biohazards have compromised them. Our team leader discusses all of the details with our clients and insurance adjusters to ensure you are fully apprised of the situation and our planned approach to return your business to full operation as soon as possible.

Among the services provided by SERVPRO are the following:

  • Biohazard remediation and sewage cleanup
  • Emergency water damage removal services
  • Water removal services and water damage repairs.

Call SERVPRO of Fort Pierce NE in Fort Pierce, Port Saint Lucie and nearby areas. We can help 24/7. Call (772) 362-7060.

What Water Extraction Measures Work in Port St. Lucie Condo Buildings?

11/19/2021 (Permalink)

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Large Loss Extraction Tools Allow for Quick Mitigation of Water Damage in Port St. Lucie. 

Condo structures are a common staple to the layout of Port St. Lucie and the entire county, so when water damages or flooding occur, a single incident could impact multiple units simultaneously. We have fast-responding technicians to help with reliable mitigation and thorough structural drying that prioritizes preventing mold growth and material degradation.

Isolating the Damage Area

When water extraction in Port St. Lucie condos and commercial properties is needed, our professionals must first work to determine the parameters of the damage. Physical barriers are closest to a complete solution for slowing migrating moisture, even between condo units. A perimeter of drying equipment can also regulate the movement of water.

Removing Water from High-Rise Structures

With most condo and apartment complexes in the city multi-story buildings, extraction and water restoration solutions must easily navigate the challenges of reaching great heights without losing power or efficiency. In some cases, smaller portable options are best, while stationary pump units have a greater range for intake and discharge, even at higher elevations. Some of these include:

  • Wet Vacuums
  • High-Pressure Pumps
  • Truck-Mount Extractors

Identifying and Removing Trapped Moisture 

Moisture can become trapped within porous materials and migrate through structural cavities as principles like temperature and humidity seek equilibrium in the house. We utilize portable detection devices to track moisture beyond the surface of materials and thermo-hygrometers to monitor humidity and push to regulate excess.

Water removal can involve several tools and advanced devices. Because it is imperative to dry damaged properties thoroughly, our SERVPRO of Fort Pierce NE team works fast to mitigate loss. We are available 24/7 at (772) 362-7060.

What Factors Can Affect Water Restoration At A Fort Pierce Sports Facility?

9/29/2021 (Permalink)

two women stretching in a gym When your gym has a leak, the trainers and their clients will have to find a new location. Contact SERVPRO for effective water restoration!

SERVPRO Inspects the Facility to Establish the Extent of Moisture Migration before Delivering Water Removal Services

Water intrusion in a fitness or sports facility can interfere with many things, including the daily routines of the people using the premises. Expediting water removal and other restoration processes is the only practical way to minimize inconveniences. However, various factors can interfere with the water restoration process.

Physical damages such as a collapsed ceiling can accompany the intrusion, thus complicating water restoration at your Fort Pierce facility. Alternatively, moisture migration can spread the problem further after the initial spillage. For instance, seepage below the floor makes it harder to conclude the restoration process since demolition and rebuilding may be necessary. SERVPRO can help improve the outcome of a water intrusion at your facility regardless of the cocktail of problems you face.

Common incidents that lead to extensive water restoration include:

  • Burst pipes
  • Ceiling leaks
  • Leaking roof from storms

Removing the water pooling on the floors or other areas is essential before taking other radical restoration steps.  Our SERVPRO technicians use everything from basic tools like mops and buckets to advanced water extractors to accomplish the task.

Drying wet materials is another issue that can lengthen the time it takes to restore the facility since the volume of moisture involved may not be apparent. Our SERVPRO technicians evaluate the moisture conditions on the surface and within materials. We use both penetrative and non-penetrative moisture meters to take such readings accurately. 

Other useful restoration processes include:

  • Wiping down surfaces with antimicrobial agents
  • Leveling the humidity levels 
  • Deodorizing the property

SERVPRO of Fort Pierce NE combines various strategies to ease water restoration in business premises. Call us at (772) 362-7060. We're Faster To Any Size Disaster.

Can Commercial Fire Restoration Services in Fort Pierce Reduce Temporary Closures?

8/15/2021 (Permalink)

a land line and ipad on fire on a table When fire damage affects your business, quick action is required. Call SERVPRO to assess and formulate a custom remediation plan.

SERVPRO is a Commercial Fire Restoration Service that Helps Fort Pierce Businesses Recover Quickly after Fire

Restoring a business after a fire can be a tough task. Remaining fire debris and charred materials must be completely removed from the premises while indoor air filtration, or dust removal, is essential to deal with smoke odors and aerosols. To protect your business, it is vital to use a qualified restoration service that can manage:

  • Fire damage restoration 
  • Smoke damage 
  • Fire restoration

A commercial fire restoration service in Fort Pierce should be fully qualified and capable of returning your business to its preloss condition. Our training can help practitioners identify and organize workflow efficiently, meaning your business can re-open sooner rather than later. Using industrial air filtration equipment helps ensure that your business returns to a safe environment for employees and customers. 

  • Air-filtration devices are usually deployed in a closed circuit cleaning system meaning that entranceways are sealed during filtration for maximum effectiveness. 
  • Indoor air quality (IAQ) sensors can help detect the presence of invisible and potentially harmful aerosols. 
  • IAQ sensors detect carbon dioxide, particulate matter, and volatile organic compounds (VOC). VOCs are often the cause of unpleasant fire odors. 

To restore your business after a fire, use a professional. Contact SERVPRO of Fort Pierce NE for commercial fire restoration at (772) 362-7060.

Limit Fire Damage Restoration Costs at Your Port Saint Lucie Business

6/22/2021 (Permalink)

$50 bill being burned' flames on both ends Every day your business is closed cost money. SERVPRO can quickly restore your fire damaged business.

Cut Back on Fire Damage Restoration and Loss in Port Saint Lucie with Easy Tips From SERVPRO

Fires are dangerous, but they are also costly for any business. Even with commercial insurance, you have fire and smoke damage to think about where the cleanup process lengthens downtime. You can get your Port Saint Lucie commercial property back on track faster with water & fire damage restorations performed by SERVPRO.

During fire damage restoration in Port Saint Lucie, the SERVPRO team addresses the indoor air quality (IAQ) within the building and other areas impacted by fire damage.

Until we arrive on the scene to assess the fire and smoke damage, we suggest:

  • Do not enter your building unless it is necessary. NEVER enter until first responders on the scene deem it is safe to do so.
  • Limit movement throughout your business to cut back on tracking of soot and smoke particles.
  • In areas you cannot avoid, always keep your hands clean and wear foot coverings. Soot residue on hands and feet makes it harder for our crew to address high-traffic areas.
  • Shut off the HVAC system for your business to keep odorous particulates from traveling into unaffected zones.

Depending on the fire damage throughout your business, we adjust our cleaning methods accordingly. Some of the types of smoke residue we encounter include:

  • Dry smoke –This is fast burning and produced at high temperatures, caused by burning wood or paper.
  • Wet smoke –This develops at a lower, smoldering temperature, producing a sticky residue from burning rubber or plastic.

SERVPRO of Fort Pierce NE is the team to call when you need commercial fire damage restoration. Call (772) 362-7060 for a 24/7 response!

How Can SERVPRO Regulate Moisture Damage in Fort Pierce Offices?

5/12/2021 (Permalink)

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Containment and Remediation Actions can Benefit Fort Pierce Businesses. 

Relative humidity can be a vital consideration when SERVPRO professionals begin cleaning and restoring water-damaged businesses. With how fast standing water and moisture impact commercial structures, containing these effects and regulating humid conditions increases the efficiency of drying efforts. 

How Do Negative Pressure Machines Help with Moisture?

Water damage restoration for Fort Pierce businesses can often rely on how well negative pressure can be maintained. By running air filtration equipment and exhausting these machines outside of the property, dehumidification and moisture removal are more efficient processes. Because high humidity can destroy documents and wares in your facility, the placement of equipment to create negative pressure is vital to balancing principles that maximize the production of drying equipment, such as:

  • Centrifugal air movers
  • Axial air movers
  • Floor drying mats  
  • towed-in desiccant dehumidifiers for large jobs


Multiple practices help manage moisture concerns to get your business back up and running after a water damage emergency. Our SERVPRO of Fort Pierce NE team can help with efficient drying and cleaning solutions “Like it never even happened.” Call us today at (772) 362-7060.