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Is your family ready in Barron County

5/27/2020 (Permalink)

Storm season is in full effect in the SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn, & Rusk Counties area and we care about our customers.  But are you prepared for what could possibly be coming, make sure you and you family has a plan in place for when these storm signals start happening. 

First off think of how will I receive emergency alerts, get your whole family to understand what all the terminology works when it comes to understanding different storm categories.

Next think of what is my families shelter plan, do we have a safe secure area for us all to meet stocked with supplies such as flashlights, batteries, water and small non-perishable foods.  With that do you have a evacuation route in case you need to leave your home.

Lastly, how will you communicate with others if cell towers and phone lines are down to let loved ones know you are ok.

Please know at SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn, & Rusk Counties we first and foremost care about your safety but we also do offer emergency cleanup needs if a storm damages your home or business.  We are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week for all emergency restoration needs.  Give us a call at 715-643-7171 for more information.

Experiencing a water loss or flood in the Dunn County area?

5/27/2020 (Permalink)

With much rain these days in the midst of spring around the area at SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn, & Rusk Counties water could be on the rise and if a flood does occur in your area, home, or business we want you to be safe!

There are potential hazards when waters rise due to a water loss or flood, here are a few to remember.

The ceiling depending on where the water is coming from could be a hazard as far as falling in.

There could be electrical shock hazards if the electricity isn't turned off immediately.  Never wade in water if the professionals haven't been there to ensure all electricity is off.  With that being said we can never see hidden hazards in the water. 

Last but certainly not least depending on your water loss, these waters could be contaminated.  Having a professional such as SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn, & Rusk Counties come and test these waters so your damage can be cleaned, dried, and treated properly is important.

When you are dealing with water damage, immediate action is crucial. SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn, & Rusk Counties professionals respond immediately and use advanced equipment and techniques to remove the water quickly. They closely monitor and document the drying process to verify your property is dried properly and thoroughly.

Give us a call at 715-643-7171 for all your water damage needs.

Electrical Fire

4/28/2020 (Permalink)

Fire in Bathroom Ceiling This was a electrical malfunction in a bathroom causing a fire and smoke damage.

Electrical malfunctions are a major cause of fires in the home or business.  When improper or old wiring goes bad it can be a disaster.  Shown here in a lower bathroom, the ceiling fan light has caused some damage as it started a fire.  The damage luckily wasn't a full fire throughout the home but the smoke damage is what is unseen in four levels of this home.  Smoke damage can be almost as big of a disaster as the fire itself as it touches just about everything, with the soot and smoke smell.  At SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn, & Rusk Counties we have all the proper equipment and trained and certified production technicians that can handle this situation for you!  Give us a call at 715-643-7171 if you need professional help!

Business coming back after Covid-19

4/28/2020 (Permalink)

With Covid-19 all over the world and with nearing one million cases in the U.S. alone, it is understandable why there is such pressure for businesses to remained closed.  But fortunately for those small businesses they are able to start opening.  But along comes new rules and standards for cleaning and sanitizing as these businesses start to come back. 

SERVPRO can help in cleaning your commercial property or business if you are in need.  We can help prevent the spread of viruses by using commercial grade cleaning products and processes.  Our teams will follow all protocols as far as social distancing applies, along with extra precautions such as Personal Protective Equipment.  We take this uncertain time as serious as those around us and that's why we understand where you are coming from as a small business.  We want you to get back up and running as soon as possible and if a deep cleaning of your business is what helps for ease of mind for employees or customers, we are here to help!

Give us a call if you would like your commercial property cleaned at 715-643-7171.

Your Commercial Property and Heavy Rains

4/28/2020 (Permalink)

Today in northern Wisconsin is a complete downpour washout!  It literally has plans to rain for 20 hours and with inches pouring, basements at your place of business or commercial building could be in danger.  Many of us aren't at our business every day due to Covid-19 or some of us don't go into our basements on a daily basis.  But make sure to check when there are heavy rains as these places are breeding grounds also for mold if the moisture isn't properly taken care of.  Luckily for you we have expertise in both water mitigation and mold remediation.  Our trained and certified production technicians know how to make your disaster a stress free process for you so you have the ease of mind knowing it is done correctly and you and your employees won't be harmed. 

Give SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn, & Rusk Counties a call at 715-643-7171 if your commercial property is in need of some attention due to moisture in your building.

Snow storms will bring flooding waters!

4/14/2020 (Permalink)

As I write this in Northern Wisconsin we were just pounded with 6 inches of snow over Easter and more this morning, so it’s hard to think about spring storms. But heavy rain and snow are common during the spring months and all that water leads to cold fast moving dangerous rivers and standing waters. Never attempt to cross a flooded road on foot or by vehicle. Remember the water in these areas can remain dangerously cold even when the air temperatures are hot.

Please keep in mind also these waters can enter your home or business and when this happens SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn, & Rusk Counties will be there to serve you as we have proper equipment for water mitigation and drying. Give us a call at 715-643-7171 for all your water restoration needs.

Covid-19 update at SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn, & Rusk Counties

3/31/2020 (Permalink)

With all the uncertainty of Covid-19 novel coronavirus, SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn, & Rusk Counties understands the questions that may arise.  Is SERVPRO taking precautions? Is SERVPRO training all its franchise owners and technicians with proper cleaning techniques?  The answer to both of these is yes, at SERVPRO we treat every virus as serious as it is, that is why we offer ULV fogging, proper hand washing with various products.  This can help your place of business or home if you are worried if anyone you have been in contact with may be infected.  At SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn, & Rusk Counties we are here for you for all Emergency Services 24 hours a day 7 days a week.  But with that being said we are also not putting any of our employees or customers at risk during this time.  Our offices have been closed for almost two weeks and we will be back in office on Thursday, April 2nd. We are taking all precautionary procedures to protect our employees and customers.  We will have a checklist for when our crews are going into homes, and we are all set up with the proper PPE to better serve you. 

All Commercial Services offered in the Rice Lake Area

2/17/2020 (Permalink)

When you are at work you should be focused on work, not on whether or not the work space is being cleaned and maintained properly.  At SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn, & Rusk Counties we offer an extensive commercial cleaning service.  With this service for commercial businesses we offer hard surface floor care and maintenance, pressure washing, window cleaning, air ducts and HVAC cleaning, carpet cleaning, office detailing, and post construction cleanup.  If your commercial business is in need of any of these services give us a call at 715-643-7171.  Some of our past clients have used our services for everything from restaurant kitchen cleaning services to standard daily cleaning services. Whether your job big or small we will make it look "Like it never even happened." 

When to use a fires extinguisher

2/17/2020 (Permalink)

A fire is a traumatic time, whether big or small, ones senses are to grab everyone and get out. Which is the best thing to do depending on the size of the fire, but when in the heat of the moment(no pun intended) do you know that using this small device of fire extinguisher can help save your home.  Here are a few tips of when to use it:

1- The outside of the extinguisher is clean, and all parts are operable and not damaged or restricted.

2- You have identified an escape, and the fire is not between you and the route.

3- You have alerted other occupants, and someone has called the fire department

4- You are safe from the toxic smoke produced by the fire.

5- The fire is contained to a single object, such as a wastebasket.

Give us a call at SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn, & Rusk Counties if you find yourself with a fire loss at 715-643-7171.

Fire Evacuation Tips

2/17/2020 (Permalink)

We at SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn, & Rusk Counties care about your safety first.  Have you thought about if a fire does happen in your home, do you have a plan, a plan that will evacuate you and your love ones in the home.  Here are a few safety fire evacuation tips.  You may have heard of R.A.C.E. used to describe these tips.

R-Rescue those who cannot get out by themselves and get everyone to a safe place, 

A-Alarm or alert someone to get help, such as telling someone to contact the fire department.

C-Confine the fire by closing doors on the way out of the building to stop the fire from spreading.

E-Extinguish the fire if possible using a fire extinguisher, if no one is able to extinguish the fire or the fire is too big, wait for help in a safe place.

Make sure everyone is aware of a route to use and a place to meet when everyone is out so you know if they have escaped.

SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn, & Rusk Counties wants its surrounding community to be safe, please know we are always here for the time of need with compassionate staff.