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Are you prepared in Dunn County?

4/9/2019 (Permalink)

How quickly your company can get back to business after a tornado, fire or flood often depends on the emergency planning done today! While each situation is unique the regular occurrence of natural disasters demonstrates the importance of being prepared.

Review the following questions to learn if your company is prepared.

-Do you know what you will do in an emergency situation or what kind of emergencies could affect your company?

-Do you know which staff, procedures, and equipment are absolutely necessary to keep operating, do you have a backup for those operations. What if your building isn't accessible, or if suppliers are impacted by a disaster? Or utility disruptions.

-Do you have an evacuation plan and shelter in place?

These are a few of the questions you should ask yourself as a business owner or manager.

Let our staff at SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn, and Rusk Counties help you develop a plan ahead of time, so you are prepared when an emergency arises.

Give us a call at 715-643-7171 to see how we can get an emergency plan in place for you!

Barron County Emergency Ready Program?

4/4/2019 (Permalink)

You ask what our Emergency Ready Program is here at SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn, & Rusk Counties?  It is just that, are you ready at your place of business for an emergency?

Be “Ready for whatever happens” with the SERVPRO Emergency Ready Program!

Our Marketing Representative at SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn, and Rusk Counties can help you get an Emergency Ready Profile (ERP) put into place for your business to benefit customers, business, and family.  In the event of an emergency, a SERVPRO Emergency Ready Profile can help minimize business interruption by having an immediate plan of action in place for your facility.  The ERP is a comprehensive document containing critical information about your business, including emergency contact information, shut off valve locations, and priority areas.  The ERP is accessible online using your computer or tablet.  Give SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn, and Rusk Counties a call at 715-643-7171 to set up an appointment to see how we can get your place of business “ready for whatever happens.” 

Storm Ready

4/4/2019 (Permalink)

One day it can be raining cats & dogs, the next snowing and sleeting and now this weekend it is supposed to be nearing 70 degrees. That is the beauty of Wisconsin this time of year but are you ready for spring time weather and storm prepared.

Luckily at SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn, & Rusk Counties we are ready.  Whether it is heavy winds that damage a roof we can be there 24 hours a day 7 days a week to provide a emergency board up situation to prevent further damage to your home.  Do you have flooding in your basement due to heavy rain falls, luckily for you we have trained and certified technicians that will properly remove that water for you and dry out your home correctly with state of the art drying and dehumidification equipment. 

Whatever storm conditions your home or business may encounter during this unpredictable time of year, we have you covered.

Give us a call at 715-643-7171 if you are in need of help and we will be happy to assist you

Smoke and Soot Cleanup in Boyceville

4/4/2019 (Permalink)

Our crew members at SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn, & Rusk Counties responded to a fire that started in this chimney shown here at this home.  The fire did cause damage to the outside of this home along with some damage on the inside but the worse was the smoke and soot damage.  Smoke and soot can be a pesky thing to get rid of, but at SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn, & Rusk Counties we have trained and certified technicians that know how to rid your home of the smoke smell and clean properly of the soot.  There are many different kinds of smoke and soot listed here:

Wet Smoke – Plastic and Rubber

  • Low heat, smoldering, pungent odor, sticky, smeary. Smoke webs are more difficult to clean.

Dry Smoke – Paper and Wood

  • Fast burning, high temperatures, heat rises therefore smoke rises.

Protein Fire Residue – Produced by evaporation of material rather than from a fire

  • Virtually invisible, discolors paints and varnishes, extreme pungent odor.

Give us a call at 715-643-7171 for assistance.

Fire Contents Cleaning

3/28/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO Fire Contents Cleaning This chair half cleaned now doesn't need replacing!

If you have a fire in your home or business most of the time it isn't a complete loss. At SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn, & Rusk Counties our theory is restore versus replace, which saves you the customer money.  Also by using this theory we have saved some very precious items of our customers that are irreplaceable such as pictures, documents, family heirlooms, and just simple things such as a child's favorite stuffed animal. Our contents cleaning can involve dry cleaning, wet cleaning, spray and wipe, foam cleaning, abrasive cleaning, and immersion cleaning.  With all these techniques we are surely to get your homes contents back to its pre loss condition.  If you need help or have questions give us a call at 715-643-7171. 

24/7 Emergency Services Available

3/27/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO 24/7 Emergency Services Available Our crew on the scene at a board up

Yes you read it correctly, at SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn, & Rusk Counties we offer 24/7 emergency services.  This includes emergency board up services if you sustain damage that may need to be done to prevent further damage to your home or business and its contents.  Our team will come out whether it is a storm, fire, or water damage emergency and scope the property to help our customer in the time of need.

Our technicians are always on call and willing to help during your time of need 24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 days a year.  If you find yourself with an emergency service needed please do not hesitate to call 715-643-7171 and remember SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn, & Rusk Counties will be "faster to any size disaster.''

Menomonie area commercial needs?

2/13/2019 (Permalink)

From carpets to catastrophes, SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn & Rusk Counties is here for your commercial cleaning needs.  You ask what SERVPRO can do for you in your place of business?  How about all this:

-Fire, smoke, and soot cleanup and restoration

-Water removal and dehumidification

-Mold mitigation and remediation

-Contents claim inventory service

-Air duct and HVAC cleaning

-Stain removal, stain resistance applications

-Odor identification and deodorization

-Upholstery and drapes

-Contents and document restoration

With our maintenance cleaning we reduce business interruptions and recovery costs with around-the-clock restoration services built with you in mind.

When you need it done right and fast, call 715-643-7171 your SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn & Rusk Counties professionals for all your commercial cleaning needs. Meet our staff

Fire Restoration in Rice Lake

2/13/2019 (Permalink)

At SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn & Rusk Counties our fire restorataion is detailed process from the moment you call to the final day we leave your home we will be there for you.  Here is a sampling of events that could take place at a fire loss.

Pretesting- we will start the cleaning and restoration process by pretesting to determine which processes to utilize and allow the customer to preview the results.

Contents claim inventory service- by utilizing Contents Claim Inventory Service(CCIS) technology, we can generate comprehensive room-by-room inventories.  Contents are then categorized by salvageable or non-salvageable and questionable, allowing for easier contents settlement.

Cleaning and Restoration- all restorable structure and contents will be cleaned and deodorized to preloss condition in most cases.  We can even provide emergency cleaning of contents the customer will need immediately.

Move Outs- If relocation is necessary due to extensive damage, we are trained to properly move out and control the inventor contents throughout the cleaning, restoration and deodorization.

Please give SERPVRO of Barron, Dunn & Rusk Counties a call at 715-643-7171.

Limiting Mold Growth in your Chetek home

2/13/2019 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Limiting Mold Growth in your Chetek home Some of our crew at WRT training with the IICRC!

"Moisture control is the key to mold control.  When water leaks or spills occur indoors-act promptly, a prompt response(within 24-48 hours) and thorough cleanup , drying, and removal of water damaged materials will prevent or limit mold growth."

At SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn & Rusk Counties we can identify whether a mold is harmful to you or if it is something that you can take care of yourself.  Give us a call at 715-643-7171.

We are certified and trained in IICRC approved schools and our training includes:

-Water Damage Restoration Technician-WRT

-Carpet Cleaning Technician-CCT

-Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration Technician-FSRT

-Upholstery and Fabric Cleaning Technician-UFT

-Applied Structural Drying Technician-ASD

To learn more about our certifications click here

quoted from:OSHA-A Brief Guide to Mold in the Workplace

Managing Mold in your Colfax home!

2/13/2019 (Permalink)

Mold can be ordinary to unhealthy, let SERVPRO of Barron, Dunn & Rusk Counties be the one to determine that.  We are trained professionals that handle water damages every day and know prompt action is required to prevent mold growth.  If there is an ongoing moisture problem in your home be alert for the presence of visible mold or strong musty odors. 

The ordinary mold can occur naturally in the environment, some can be fine as some can become unhealthy.  If the humidity level and moisture levels in a water-damaged environment are not promptly returned to normal, mold spores may grow and multiply.  Give us a call at 715-643-7171 to let us identify whether or not you have a mold issue that you need the trained professionals to handle or if it is something you can clean yourself.