How to prevent storm damage to your home
Storm damage in Upland, CA.
1. Clean your gutters- Cleaning your gutters is important because that build up can block the water that needs to run off your roof during a storm.
2. Inspect the foundation of your home- Inspect your foundation for any cracks were water can seep in during a storm.
3. Check your yard for dead or diseased trees- During a storm, there are strong winds and rain that can tear down dead or weak trees that can come crashing into your home causing significant damage.
4. Have your roof inspected every year
5. Secure furniture that could potentially fall
6. Pack up outdoor furniture
7. Think about your landscaping
8. Unplug all electronics
9. Know how to shut off your utilities
10. Shutter your windows
11. Identify safe rooms in your home
12. Watch the weather
13. Create an emergency disaster kit.
Storm Damage in Southern California
Flooded house in Upland, CA.
Storm damage in Southern California is very rare. SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights does not receive many Storm damage claims. Although we have gone out to New York when Hurricane Katrina struck. We were there to help dry and restore peoples homes in light of the disaster. Many homes where at a total loss, all of their personal items, from collectibles to sentimental items were completely destroyed. It was disturbing to see so many people devastated by the storm, what it had done to them, and their families. We helped as many people as we could with the time we had down there, and it brought our employees back with plenty of knowledge on what to do if a storm that badly ever hits Southern California. Rest assured that SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights will save the day.
The first 24 Hours
The first 24 hours can make the difference between restoring versus replacing your customers business property and belongings. SERVPRO's 1-4-8 service response guidelines can help prevent fire damage from creating long term problems. SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights provide timely response with mitigation services ranging from fire, smoke and soot removal to contents claims inventory and document restoration. These services ensure your property and belongings are restored to preloss condition when possible while providing security in knowing normal business functions can resume in a timely manner. SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to help you get back to business. Don't risk doing further damage by attempting to clean up the damage yourself. Call SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights because we make it "Like it never even happened."
Do's and Dont's
Fire in Upland CA.
Do: Limit movement in the facility to prevent soot particles from spreading and additional damage from occurring.
Place clean towels or old linens on rugs and high traffic areas.
Coat chrome faucets, trim appliances with petroleum jelly or oil.
Place aluminum foil or wood blocks between office furniture legs and wet carpet.
DO Not: Wash any walls or painted surfaces.
Shampoo carpet or upholstery.
Clean any electrical equipment.
Send clothing to dry cleaner since improper cleaning may set smoke odor.
A fire damage in a business can be stressful for the owner, property manager, employees and tenants. Property damage, equipment damage, document loss and temporary business closure are just some of the concerns you may experience. Timely response and thorough mitigation can alleviate these concerns.
Why SERVPRO? Upland/San Antonio Heights Edition
Guess who cleaned this up? SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights.
Why choose SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights? Simple, because we can take care of your emergency needs. We aren't just a water and fire restoration company, there's much more to us. We provide services for commercial and residential properties. We have trained uniformed professionals on every loss, we provide complete move outs and contents restoration. We are a restoration vendor for insurance companies nationwide. We offer mold mitigation and remediation, air duct and HVAC cleaning, deodorization and odor identification. We are also a catastrophic storm response team, SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights actually sent out a team to help with Hurricane Katrina in New York a few years back. We also offer biohazard and crime scene clean up. For all those punks out there that think they can tag up our streets, we also offer vandalism cleanup.
Water damage: Quick Response
Water damage on carpet and drywall at home in Upland CA.
The first 24 hours following a water incident are the most important in preventing secondary or permanent damage. SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights is nearby and ready to begin water restoration services, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Closer proximity to you means a quicker response to help limit damage to your property. Franchise professionals undergo extensive water restoration training and certification at SERVPRO's in-house IICRC approved training school to ensure water damaged structures are dried to meet industry standards. Within 4 hours of loss notification, a SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights professional will be on site to help ensure the water damage is handled properly. If you have any questions comments or concerns please contact SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights, we make it "Like it never even happened."
Containment post storm.
Within four hours of loss notification, a SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights professional will be on site to help ensure the water damage is handled properly by completing the following steps:
Inspection- SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights will inspect affected areas of your home to determine the extent of damage. They will also review the inspection with you and answer any questions before beginning any work.
Emergency Services- Next, SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights will take immediate steps to protect your home and personal belongings from further damage by extracting the excess water and preparing your home for drying.
Monitoring- SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights will monitor the drying process. The results will be consistently communicated to you throughout the monitoring process.
Why SERVPRO? Local heroes
Dehumidifier drying with no air movement.
SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights are often looked at as local heroes arriving to save homeowners and renters from distress. Contact the company with 40 years of experience providing water damage mitigation for insurance companies and their insureds nationwide. SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights understand your priority is helping restore your property and peace of mind, while minimizing the loss on a claim. Our technicians are trained to help limit the extent of the damage, reduce the claim cost, provide real time electronic claim reporting, and reduce the length of time the claim is open. So before any further water damage occurs to your property and belongings, contact SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights where they will make it "Like it never even happened."
Why SERVPRO? Testimonials
We here at SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights take pride in our Customers Satisfaction. This particular customer was very pleased with SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights work and had this to say written down on our Customer Satisfaction Form. "I just called Tim to let him know how exceedingly happy and appreciative of the work that was done. The staff were courteous, explained all steps that were occurring and made us comfortable that "all is well." Best of all, even in the heat they smiled and had a sense of humor. I would highly recommend SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Hieghts to all my neighbors, family and friends. Thank you so much.
That was just one of the very many happy customers we here at SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights have had in years. We're always here to help and make it "Like it never even happened."
Why SERVPRO? Pre-loss condition
SERVPRO technician working on Mold remediation.
Your home is truly a reflection of you, your tastes and your personality. Suffering damage to your home can feel like a part of you has been damaged as well. We recognize a loss can make you feel vulnerable, invaded or robbed of part of your life. Your loss is unique in how it started, the emotions experienced and the extent of the damage. When damage affects your home, you want it to be restored to preloss condition. You cannot afford to let the marketability of your home be affected. Thats why SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights is the route to go. The SERVPRO brand is the most trusted choice for hundreds of insurance companies nationwide, because they know SERVPRO franchise professionals have the experience to do the job right.