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SERVPRO of Chillicothe/Cameron/Richmond are here to help with storm relief

9/21/2022 (Permalink)

Storm and flood damage can be devastating. Immediate action is needed, and you need a company with storm damage experience. SERVPRO of Chillicothe/Cameron/Richmond Professionals have the expertise and the resources to handle any size disaster and can respond immediately to storm and flooding conditions.

Have Storm or Flood Damage?
Call Us Today 660-240-5105

SERVPRO Franchise Professionals

Why Choose a SERVPRO Franchise Professional?

They’re faster to Any Size Disaster

SERVPRO Franchise Professionals are dedicated to responding immediately to water and storm damage emergencies. A fast response lessens the damage, limits further damage, and reduces cost.

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They're Highly Trained Water Damage Specialists

They specialize in water and storm damage restoration, the cornerstone of our business. SERVPRO Franchise Professionals have extensive water damage restoration training that enables them to get you back to normal.

  • Water Damage Restoration Technician
  • Applied Structural Drying Technicians

They Have the Resources to Handle Storms and Disasters

SERVPRO Franchise Professionals have a national network of over 1,700 Franchises across the country and an elite Disaster Recovery Team strategically located throughout the country.

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Regardless of the Storm Damage, They Can Help

Storms occur with little warning and can be especially devastating, so you’ll need the company that you can trust to rise to the occasion. Regardless of the type of storm, SERVPRO of Chillicothe/Cameron/Richmond Franchise Professionals can handle any size disaster. During catastrophic storms and major events, our Disaster Recovery Team can respond quickly with additional resources.

  • Flooding caused by heavy rains
  • Hurricanes and tidal surges
  • Tornadoes and wind damage
  • Ice and snowstorms
  • Wildfires

Water loss does not discriminate with anyone

9/21/2022 (Permalink)

It is important to remember, when fire or water damage puts the things that matter most on the line, you need the very best help on the line as well. That’s why knowing the easiest ways to contact SERVPRO® of Chillicothe/Cameron/Richmond is so important. Just go to on your mobile phone or call 1-660-240-5105 to get the team, that’s faster to any size disaster. We are a leader in giving control back to homeowners, property managers, and even entire communities after the ravaging effects of water or fire. So whether you are responsible for 1,000 square feet or 100,000 – be ready for the worst with the very best: Your trusted local SERVPRO® of Chillicothe/Cameron/Richmond franchise professionals. We are always here to help!

Response time is crucial for water loss

7/19/2022 (Permalink)

Timeline is crucial Water loss timeline is important

SERVPRO of Chillicothe/Cameron/Richmond provides emergency cleaning and restoration services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week—including holidays.

Flooding and water emergencies don’t wait for regular business hours and neither do we. Faster To Any Size Disaster

Flooding and water damage is very invasive. Water quickly spreads throughout your home and gets absorbed into floors, walls, furniture, and more. SERVPRO of Chillicothe/Cameron/Richmond has the ability to arrive quickly and start the water extraction process almost immediately. This immediate response helps to minimize the damage and the cleaning and restoration costs.

Need Emergency Service? Call us at 660-240-5105

Important Water Damage Timeline

Within Minutes

Water quickly spreads throughout your property, saturating everything in its path.
Water is absorbed into walls, floors, upholstery, and belongings.
Furniture finishes may bleed, causing permanent staining on carpets.
Photographs, books, and other paper goods start to swell and warp.

Hours 1 - 24:

Drywall begins to swell and break down.
Metal surfaces begin to tarnish.
Furniture begins to swell and crack.
Dyes and inks from cloth and paper goods spread and stain.
A musty odor appears.

48 Hours to 72 hours:

Mold and mildew may grow and spread.
Doors, windows, and studs swell and warp.
Metal begins to rust and corrode.
Furniture warps and could show signs of microbial growth.
Paint begins to blister.
Wood flooring swells and warps.
Serious bio-hazard contamination is possible.

More Than 1 Week:

Restoration time and cost increase dramatically; replacing contaminated materials and structural rebuilding may be extensive.
Structural safety, microbial growth, and biohazard contaminants pose serious risks to occupants.

About SERVPRO of Chillicothe/Cameron/Richmond

We specialize in the cleanup and restoration of residential and commercial property after a fire, smoke or water damage event. Our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration. From initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regular IICRC-industry certification, rest assured our staff is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property. Contact our office today with any questions at 660-240-5105.

Your resource for sewer back up

7/19/2022 (Permalink)

When your toilet overflows and you need to consult a professional call us to help at 660-240-5105.

There are three types of contaminated water:

Category 1: "Clean Water"

This is water from a clean source, such as a broken clean water supply line or faucet. If left untreated, category 1 water can quickly degrade into category 2 or 3 water depending upon such factors as time, temperature, and contact with contaminants.

  • Water from a clean source like a broken water line
  • If left untreated, can degrade into category 2 or 3

Category 2: "Gray Water"

This water has a significant level of contamination that could cause discomfort or illness if ingested. Sources for category 2 water may include washing machine overflow; toilet overflow with some urine, but no feces; or dishwasher overflow.

  • May contain bacteria and viruses
  • Can quickly degrade into category 3 if left untreated

Category 3: "Black Water"

This water is grossly unsanitary and could cause severe illness or death if ingested, and any contact should be avoided. Sources for category 3 water could include flooding from rivers or streams, water from beyond the toilet trap, water from the toilet bowl with feces, or standing water that has begun to support microbial growth.

  • May contain untreated sewage, harsh chemicals, and microbes
  • Water from flooding rivers or sewer backup

24 Emergency Service

Sewage backup should be considered an emergency and dealt with as quickly as possible. We are the water damage restoration specialists with specific training and expertise to safely restore your home or business. Contact us immediately if you experience this kind of loss at SERVPRO of Chillicothe/Cameron/Richmond 660-240-5105.

Around the clock service

7/18/2022 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Chillicothe/Cameron/Richmond is available 24 hours a day for water emergencies, large or small. When you are dealing with water damage immediate action is crucial. A delay of just a few hours can greatly increase the severity of the water damage.

We Answer the Phone Ready to Help
Call Today - 660-240-5105

We understand that when you call us you may be feeling: confused, stressed and vulnerable. You need an expert to guide you through this crisis. SERVPRO of Chillicothe/Cameron/Richmond has the specific water damage training and experience to help you through this tough time. We specialize in water damage restoration. It's the cornerstone of our business.

What to Expect

When you call, we will ask several questions regarding your water damage emergency. These questions will help us determine what equipment and resources to bring, including how many trained SERVPRO Professionals may be needed.

Our SERVPRO Representative will ask several questions:

  • Your name and contact information
  • Your insurance information, (if applicable)
  • The street address of the water-damaged home or business
  • When did the flooding or water damage occur?
  • What caused the water damage, (if known)?
  • Is there electricity available (on-site)?

About SERVPRO of Chillicothe/Cameron/Richmond

SERVPRO of Chillicothe/Cameron/Richmond specializes in the cleanup and restoration of residential and commercial property after a fire, smoke or water damage event. Our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration. Training is initial and ongoing at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regularly update IICRC-industry certifications. Rest assured our staff is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property.

Mold occurs in more places than you would think...

7/18/2022 (Permalink)

Mold grows most places When there is mold in the home an expert from SERVPRO of Chillicothe/Cameron/Richmond can assist in removing it properly.

Here are some interesting facts about mold: Microscopic mold spores naturally occur almost everywhere, both outdoors and indoors. This makes it impossible to remove all mold from a home or business. Therefore, mold remediation reduces the mold spore count back to its natural or baseline level. Some restoration businesses advertise “mold removal,” and even guarantee to remove all mold, which is a fallacy. Consider the following mold facts:

  • Mold is present almost everywhere, indoors and outdoors.
  • Mold spores are microscopic and float along in the air and may enter your home through windows, doors, or AC/heating systems or even hitch a ride indoors on your clothing or a pet.
  • Mold spores thrive on moisture. Mold spores can quickly grow into colonies when exposed to water. These colonies may produce allergens and irritants.
  • Before mold remediation can begin, any sources of water or moisture must be addressed. Otherwise, the mold may return.
  • Mold often produces a strong, musty odor and can lead you to possible mold problem areas.
  • Even higher-than-normal indoor humidity can support mold growth. Keep indoor humidity below 45 percent.

 Common Health problems caused by Mold!

  • Chronic Sinus Problems
  • Nosebleeds
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonia
  • Mold-Induced Asthma
  • Skin Infections
  • Neurological Problems

We here at SERVPRO of Chillicothe/Cameron/Richmond, want to take away your worries. If your home or business has a mold problem, we can inspect and assess your property using our specialized training, equipment, and expertise to re-mediate your mold.

Don't wait! Call SERVPRO of Chillicothe/Cameron/Richmond today at 660-240-5105.

Post fire cleaning is important

5/24/2022 (Permalink)

Fire & Water loss Fire Clean-up

As soon as a smoke or fire loss occurs, ceilings, walls, woodwork, carpeting and floors will often need a thorough cleaning. You can reach out to your local experienced SERVPRO® of Chillicothe/Cameron/Richmond professional will pretest to determine the extent of damage, and then use the specific equipment and cleaning products required to clean and protect the different types of surfaces found in your structure. Depending on the amount of soot, your local SERVPRO® of Chillicothe/Cameron/Richmond Professional may even be able to reduce the cost of recovery by cleaning lighter soot deposits found on some surfaces, eliminating the expense incurred with repainting or refinishing.  In other cases, SERVPRO® of Chillicothe/Cameron/Richmond will clean to, “prepare for painting." This process deodorizes and ensures the new paint will adhere properly to the surface. Part of Fire restoration cleaning is handled through contents cleaning.  All of the restorable contents in affected areas will be professionally cleaned and deodorized. This includes: area rugs, furniture, draperies and upholstery. SERVPRO® of Chillicothe/Cameron/Richmond Professionals begin by carefully inspecting and testing all fabrics in the structure to determine which cleaning methods are most appropriate. SERVPRO® of Chillicothe/Cameron/Richmond Professionals can provide wet or dry cleaning services. Additionally, all the other restorable contents will be cleaned and deodorized to preloss condition. This includes electronics, art, wood furniture, kitchen items, clothing, bedding, bric-a-brac and much more. Finally, SERVPRO® of Chillicothe/Cameron/Richmond can provide an inventory list of all, “to be claimed” items if requested.

Spring is in like a lion out like a lamb

5/20/2022 (Permalink)

Warmer weather is officially here! We are excited & everyone is enjoying the trees blossoming the smell of burgers on the grill, but there's that one thing most overlook that comes along with the beautiful weather. Storms! Storm season can have a heavy impact on communities. Between the high winds, tornadoes, lightning strikes, and heavy downpours there is always risk for several issues. Some issues include:

  • Flooding
  • Roof leaks/damage
  • blown out or broken windows from debris
  • severe damage from lightning
  • hail damage

SERVPRO of Chillicothe, Cameron, & Richmond is here for you in these worrisome times. We have the ability to respond quickly and help you through this season. We encourage all our followers and customers to take the precautions to prevent major damages to your home. Spring is here and so are we. 

In the event that damage does occur please contact our office at 660-240-5106. We are always here to help!

Three facts about mold damage

5/11/2022 (Permalink)

Mold remediation Mold Remediation

A lot of issues can arise for water damage one of which is mold damage. Mold can affect your residential and/or commercial property in a big way. If this happens, SERVPRO® of Chillicothe/Cameron/Richmond can make the damage, “Like it never even happened.” It’s good to learn about mold. Here are three facts about mold.  

3 facts about mold damage 

  1. Mold is present almost everywhere, indoors and outdoors.
  2. Mold spores are microscopic and float along in the air and may enter your home through windows, doors, or AC/heating systems or even hitch a ride indoors on your clothing or a pet.
  3. Mold spores thrive on moisture. Mold spores can quickly grow into colonies when exposed to water. These colonies may produce allergens and irritants.

There are many other things you should know about mold. In fact, we encourage you to test your knowledge when it comes to mold damage. 

Confusion and misunderstanding surround the topic of mold and mold remediation. Some restoration businesses even make claims to remove all mold from a building. This is a fallacy. Mold spores occur naturally almost everywhere, both indoors and outdoors.

When there’s mold damage at your home or business, count on the company that fits the “mold!” SERVPRO of Chillicothe/Cameron/Richmond is your professional local mold remediation and restoration company. Our heroes specialize in mold remediation. Contact us if you have a mold problem. Call 660.240.5105 for your solution options.

Emergency Checklist

5/11/2022 (Permalink)

Storm recovery When disaster strikes we are here to help.

Create a Family Emergency Plan

With any storm, preparation is key. Now -- not then -- is the time for you to create a family emergency plan so you, your family members and fur babies are well-equipped when a storm strikes. A family emergency plan can help save lives. Here are just a few items to include:

  • Water
  • Food
  • Batteries
  • Communication plan
  • Phone and/or walkie talkies (some form of communication device)
  • First Aid Kit
  • Emergency supplies
  • Important phone numbers

Anchor Loose Objects

If objects, such as grills, bikes, deck furniture, trash cans, etc., are loose when a storm hits your residential property, it can cause windows to break, damage to your vehicles, your home or a human being. It’s vital to anchor loose objects to help minimize the risk of outdoor threats. By adding shrubs of varying lengths, fences, trees in a row are ways to help block high winds. Utilizing landscaping and yard objects can be beneficial in this case.   

We hope you found these 5 tips to prepare your home for storms to be highly beneficial. Storm and flood damage require specialized restoration techniques and apparatus. When a storm hits your home, you need the company with storm damage experience and expertise. SERVPRO of Chillicothe/Cameron/Richmond can respond immediately to storm and flooding conditions. When a storm emergency occurs, We’re here for you.  Just contact us online or call 660-240-5105.