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Property Damage in Westtown?

7/27/2020 (Permalink)

A yellow “fire line do not cross” tape surrounds the perimeter of a building after a fire caused damage. Commercial businesses in Chester can rely on us for commercial cleanup and restoration services.

Pennsylvania Property Damage Claims in the Millions

You never know when your business will experience property damage. According to a report by the Insurance Information Institute, (III), Pennsylvania had over 14 million in property loss claims filed in 2018. No matter what type of restoration services your commercial business may incur, SERVPRO® of West Chester has years of cleanup, restoration, and rebuilding experience in Westtown, and has a team of highly trained technicians on call 24 hours a day to assist you with any size job. We know that securing your property after a loss is important, so when we arrive on site, we will secure your property to prevent further damage. Depending on the nature of the damage we may tarp roofs, board up broken windows and doors, remove water damaged carpets, and pack up and store anything that has to be removed in order to complete the repairs. We work on all kinds of commercial projects including:

  • Small Office Buildings
  • Large Office/High-Rise Office Buildings
  • Apartment Buildings
  • Restaurants
  • Hotel/Motels
  • Small Retail Stores
  • Large Retail/Big-Box Stores
  • High-Rise Residential
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Government/Military

Call Us Today

If your business needs restoration services,  SERVPRO® of West Chester is Here to Help. ® Call us today at 610-692-8884. We’ll clean and restore your property damage in Westtown “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO of West Chester is Independently Owned and Operated.

SERVPRO of West Chester takes care of businesses in West Goshen

7/13/2020 (Permalink)

tan carpet with very light (almost white) streak left by cleaning West Goshen Businesses look their best with help from SERVPRO of West Chester

SERVPRO® of West Chester is an independently owned and operated business in metropolitan Philadelphia. We understand that businesses in West Goshen need to focus on their services and products to operate smoothly.

That’s why SERVPRO of West Chester is available to businesses for both the unpredictable and the predictable. Call us at (610) 854-8891, check our website, or send questions on the link provided by the website.

SERVPRO of West Chester is prepared for the Unpredictable

Recovery from storms, fires, flash floods, and other disasters is business as usual for SERVPRO of West Chester. SERVPRO of West Chester technicians are trained to clean or repair current damage and to prevent more damage. We aim to restore property to its preloss condition.

Weather-related disasters are not the only emergencies. SERVPRO of West Chester is an expert in cleaning to prevent the spread of viruses, bacteria, and fungi. SERVPRO of West Chester also cleans and restores property after contamination, as well as after trauma or crime scenes.

SERVPRO of West Chester takes care of the Predictable

Even if no one ever spills coffee, messes happen. Dust and dirt accumulate, trash cans seem to fill themselves, and the floors never stay clean. SERVPRO of West Chester supplies regular cleaning services to office towers, schools, military bases, and healthcare facilities.

SERVPRO of West Chester works with each company to design the right cleaning program; your business will get all of the services it needs, with none that it doesn’t.

Here to Help®

SERVPRO of West Chester is independently owned and operated.

Hurricane Damage in East Bradford?

6/23/2020 (Permalink)

A large tree branch has fallen onto the side of a house. We are on call 24 hours a day every day to respond to storm damage emergencies in Chester.

Hurricane Season is Here

Hurricane season is here, and hurricanes have been known to cause damage all along the East Coast. Even if you are not in the direct path of a hurricane, the high winds and storm surges can cause property damage and flooding. SERVPRO® of West Chester wants home and business owners in East Bradford to know that we have years of storm damage restoration experience and we are Here to Help. ® Here are some of hurricane safety tips offered by the Office of Emergency Management, City of Philadelphia:

  • Know your area’s flood risk and think about getting flood insurance
  • If you live in an area that floods, keep sandbags, plastic sheeting and lumber on hand to protect your home
  • Elevate your furnace, water heater and electrical panel and remove other items from the floor
  • Know the safest evacuation route from your home and have a family emergency and evacuation plan
  • Prepare a Go Bag with emergency supplies that you can grab and take with you in a hurry

Call Us Today

We hope you never experience storm damage to your home or commercial property but if you do SERVPRO® of West Chester is ready to respond 24 hours a day every day. Call us today at 610-692-8884. We’ll clean and restore your storm damage in East Bradford “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO® of West Chester is Independently Owned and Operated.

Flash flooding in West Chester County?

6/11/2020 (Permalink)

Road barriers and a sign reading “Water Over Road” are posted in front of a flooded street. Flooding doesn’t need to dampen your spirits in Hershey Mill.

Flash Flood Watch

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, (NOAA), issued a flash flood watch for the West Chester area, due to a strong storm front that developed over the weekend. Flash floods can occur when a severe storm brings heavy rainfall to an area over a short period of time. Areas with poor drainage, creeks, and other watercourses can leave their banks and cause flooding to nearby properties. SERVPRO® of West Chester wants home and business owners in Hershey Mill to know that we have years of experience dealing with water damage emergencies, and  we can be onsite within four hours to begin the cleanup and restoration process.

Flood Safety Tips

Here are some safety tips from the American Red Cross to keep you safe until help arrives:

  • Turn off the power and water mains if instructed to do so by local authorities
  • Boil tap water until water sources have been declared safe
  • Avoid contact with floodwater. Listen to local area radio, or TV stations for the latest information
  • Don’t use gas or electrical appliances that have been flooded
  • Dispose of any food that comes into contact with flood water

Call Us

Storm damage can become costly if not taken care of quickly. SERVPRO® of West Chester has a team of highly trained technicians ready to respond 24 hours a day, every day, to assist Hershey Mill business owners and residents. We can also help with the insurance paperwork and process. Call us today at 610-692-8884.

SERVPRO of West Chester is Independently Owned and Operated.

We Provide Specialty Cleaning and Disinfecting Services to Businesses in West Bradford

4/13/2020 (Permalink)

An orange neon sign reads “Drive Thru” and a yellow neon arrow below direct people to the pick-up window of fast food We’re on call to clean and sanitize commercial businesses in Chester.

We Live in Unprecedented Times

Someday this global pandemic will be over. We will be able to return to the activities we love and hug the people we miss. We will be able to go out to dinner with family and friends and take advantage of all the activities we used to before the new coronavirus, COVID-19, turned our lives upside down. We are resilient, we are supporting each other and our communities as never before, and we will get through this unparalleled time in history together. 

Specialized Training

SERVPRO® of West Chester wants home and business owners in West Bradford to know that we have years of specialty cleaning experience dealing with biological pathogens similar to the new coronavirus. Our team of professionals are required to undergo initial, rigorous training and continuing education to stay current on technological advances and industry standards. We adhere to the guidelines set by the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and local authorities.

The CDC recommends that high-touch surfaces be cleaned using EPA-approved cleaners and disinfectants. High-touch surfaces include:

  • Counters
  • Tabletops
  • Doorknobs
  • Light switches
  • Bathroom fixtures
  • Toilets
  • Phones
  • Keyboards
  • Tablets
  • Tables

Call Us Today

We are on call to respond to any specialty cleaning need 24 hours a day. SERVPRO of West Chester provides quality cleaning and restoration services to West Bradford commercial business owners and residents. Call us today at 610-692-8884.

SERVPRO of West Chester is Independently Owned and Operated.

We Clean and Restore Your Family Keepsakes in Chester

4/7/2020 (Permalink)

An open jewelry box is shown full of precious family heirlooms. We’re on call to clean and restore fire damage in Downingtown.

The firefighters have just left you are standing in the midst of your home that has been ravaged by fire. Not only is there damage to your home, but there is also damage to your furniture and other home contents caused by soot, smoke, ash and water used by the firefighters to put out the flames. SERVPRO® of West Chester wants home and business owners in Downingtown to know that we provide content restoration services and approach every fire damage emergency with a “restore” versus “replace” mentality to help you save money and to help you preserve as many of your precious and irreplaceable family heirlooms that we can. We can’t always clean and restore all of your belongings back to pre-fire condition, but we can clean and restore many of your damaged contents using techniques like:

  • Dry Cleaning - Used for cleaning light residues or to pre-clean prior to wet cleaning.
  • Wet Cleaning - An effective cleaning method for removing moderate to heavy residues.
  • Spray and Wipe -Effective for items that can’t withstand wet cleaning.
  • Foam Cleaning - Used for upholstery fabrics that might shrink or bleed if wet cleaned.
  • Abrasive Cleaning - Involves agitation of the surface being cleaned.
  • Immersion Cleaning - Contents are dipped into a bath of the cleaning product.
     

We are on call to respond to any fire damage emergency 24 hours a day. SERVPRO of West Chester provides quality contents restoration services to Downingtown business owners and residents. Call us today at 610-692-8884.

SERVPRO of West Chester is Independently Owned and Operated.

Cooking Safety Tips for Chester

3/10/2020 (Permalink)

An anxious woman is cooking on a stovetop with flames rising out of control from the pan. We’re on call to clean and restore fire damage in Westtown.

Did you know that cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires and home injuries? According to the National Fire Protection Association, the leading cause of fires in the kitchen is unattended cooking. SERVPRO® of West Chester wants home and business owners in Westtown to know when a fire breaks out in the kitchen in addition to fire, smoke and soot, water damage may also occur from the use of water by the firefighters to put out the flames. Here are some tips from the National Fire Protection Association for cooking safely:

  • Do not use the stovetop when you are sleepy or have consumed alcohol
  • Stay in the kitchen while you are frying, boiling, grilling or broiling food
  • If you have to leave the kitchen, turn off the stove
  • If you are simmering, baking, or roasting food, check it regularly, remain in the home while food is cooking, and use a timer to remind you that you are cooking
  • Keep anything that can catch fire away from your stovetop
  • In the event of a grease fire, smother the flames by sliding a lid over the pan and turn off the burner
  • For an oven fire, turn off the heat and keep the door closed

We are highly trained specialists who will respond to any fire damage emergency 24 hours a day. SERVPRO of West Chester provides fire cleanup and restoration services to Westtown business owners and residents “Like it never even happened.” Call us today at 610-692-8884.

SERVPRO of West Chester is independently owned and operated.

Together We Restore your Home in West Chester

2/19/2020 (Permalink)

Living room SERVPRO of West Chester promises to answer when you call.

Together we get it done.

Life is full of mishaps and otherwise unwanted stress creators such as storms. Did you know that wind can reach speeds of up to 60 mph in severe cases?  This kind of wind in your West Chester home or business can cause several different kinds of damage, as well as leave areas of the structure vulnerable to rain and other water crisis such as broken pipes.  SERVPRO of West Chester can work together with you to lower chances for incurring injury and/or cost due to storm damage.

Your part.

Preparedness is a necessary tool in your efforts to protect your home in West Chester.

It’s your house; so not only do you have a vested interest in lowering risks to your home and family; but that same preparedness creates a more stress-free environment. 

Be prepared for the worst when times are the best. Don’t wait until the wind is moving at speeds of forty mph outside before you start making calls and buying batteries. Do these things early on when there are no clouds in the sky.

Our part.

SERVPRO of West Chester promises to answer when you call. We promise that the person fielding your call will understand not only the proper responses to your cleanup and restoration questions but they will understand your vulnerable and stressful position as the owner/insurance adjuster.  We will use that understanding to make you as comfortable with what’s happening as possible. We will send the correct people, and the proper equipment to meet whatever needs have been created by the unfortunate event(s).

SERVPRO of West Chester is independently owned and operated.

From Disaster to Normal in West Chester

2/13/2020 (Permalink)

clock face When a disaster is occurring in your property, there is no time to waste.

From disaster…

Time and again the professionals at SERVPRO of West Chester have been on the front lines in post-catastrophe situations with their service being invaluable to adjusters and homeowners alike. From the mold created by catastrophic water leaks to soot and smoke removal after a house fire, we bring stability and efficiency to the job that only professionals can bring.

…to normal.

At the end of the day inWest Chester, you just want to turn the key, walk in the door, sit your things down, and sink into a soft chair to relax. You’ve just endured the trauma of some fire, water, or mold disaster and clean up and you don’t want to continue to be in the middle of a disaster area. We will strive to make your situation as painless as possible and when the job is complete  and you return to your normal way of living, it will have been our pleasure to have helped make it “Like it never even happened.” So, when or if you’re faced with any of the previously described problems, SERVPRO of West Chester encourages you to call (610) 854-8769  so we can help you remediate the damage.

SERVPRO is Ready to Help in West Chester

2/6/2020 (Permalink)

fleet of SERVPRO vans Without experience, the best intentions are fruitless. We, here at SERVPRO of West Chester have experience to restore your property after a disaster.

1700+ reasons why…

In the beginning, there was a painting business in California and from that SERVPRO was born. There are now currently over 1700 stores from our Atlantic Seaboard to our Pacific Frontier. Over seventeen hundred franchises tell the tale. We have grown phenomenally and are continuing to grow. Your business in West Chester has been the cornerstone of that growth and we recognize that. Because of you, we strive to always put our best foot forward. Whether bagging up hazardous waste or speaking with insurance adjusters, our efforts are and always will be to give you our best.

Over five decades…

Without experience, the best intentions are fruitless. We, here at SERVPRO of West Chester have experience. In fact, we’ve got over five decades of professional cleaning and restoration know-how scattered across the country. The staff at our franchisees are well trained and professional when performing their duties and/or assessing your situation. If and when you are facing the discomfort of a high-stress situation; find us online or call us at (610) 854-8769 and we will put those years of experience to work for you.