Servpro of North Huntington

Fire and Water – Cleanup and Restoration


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Servpro of North Huntington’s Fitness Challenge

Servpro of North Huntington’s Fitness Challenge

November 10-December 10

We all know that during the holiday season it very tough to stay on track with eating healthy and keeping an exercise routine! So as a team, we decided to do a fitness challenge for the month to help each other out! Our month is filled with daily food and fitness challenges to keep it fun and interesting!

On the first day we must, weigh in and take our measurements. This will help track our progress!

Today’s Daily Challenges:

-Drink your height in water! ex: 64in. = 64oz.

-Only allowed 1 cup of coffee with skim milk & 1 sugar/splenda

-exercise of your choice for 30 minutes

Ready. Set. Go Team!

Water Challenge

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T - Together

E - Everyone

A - Achieves

M -More

Servpro of North Huntington

http://www.servproofnorthhuntington.com

631-423-1734


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Frozen Pipe Prevention

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Above: A water line to a toilet let go in the middle of winter.
Frozen pipes: When water freezes it expands, which puts pressure on metal and plastic pipes. This can cause pipes to break.
Frozen Pipe Prevention
Warmer Weather
  • Drain water from swimming pool and sprinkler supply lines.
  • Remove, drain and store hoses used outdoors.
  • Close inside valves supplying outdoor hose bibs.
  • Open outside hose bubs to allow water to drain.
  • Keep the outside valve open so that water remaining in pipes can expand without causing the pipe to break.

Colder weather

  • Keep garage door closed if there is a water supply in garage.
  • When it is very cold, let the water drip through pipes that are served by exposed pipes.
  • Keep thermostat set to the same temperature day and night.

Prepare your house before you go away

  • Don’t set thermostat below 55 degrees.
  • Have a friend or neighbor check your house if you are gone for a long period of time.
  • Shut off and drain water system. If you have a fire protection sprinkler system in your house, deactivate it when you shut off water.

*Remember Servpro of North Huntington is always here for you!*

http://www.servproofnorthhuntington.com

631-423-1734


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Remembering the victims of Hurricane Sandy

Two years ago Hurricane Sandy caused physical and emotional damage. There are so many communities that are still suffering. As many recover and rebuild, we are reminded at how strong our communities are. The volunteers and people that have helped the victims is remarkable.

We look back today to remember the mark Sandy left on us. We will never forget the devastation it caused, the families that suffered and the lives lost.


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The Water Damage Restoration Process

STEP 1: EMERGENCY CONTACT

  • We answer the phone ready to help you! Call us today at 631-423-1734

STEP 2: INSPECTION & DAMAGE ASSESSMENT

  • We begin with a detailed inspection of your property and the damage.
  • Identify and stop water source.
  • Check for contaminated water.
  • It is important for you to share any safety issues, such as asbestos or lead.
  • Survey the damage.
  • Complete safety inspection.
  • Move and block any furniture from being further damaged.

STEP 3: WATER REMOVAL & EXTRACTION

  • Remove water from property.
  • The extraction process reduces the drying time and helps to prevent mold and secondary damage.
  • If the damage requires an extensive restoration or cleaning we can provide a Move-Out Service.
  • Inspect all types of flooring to see if it needs removed. And remove it if needed.
  • We have advanced water removal equipment that can do anything from measure moisture saturation, find water behind walls and ceilings, machines that can pump out high volumes of water.

STEP 4: DRYING & DEHUMIDIFICATION

  • Most building materials, like drywall and wood are porous and can retain water.
  • Use dehumidification equipment to remove remaining moisture.
  • We constantly monitor all aspects of job to make sure that we are reaching appropriate drying levels.
  • Our drying equipment is industrial grade.
    • Dehumidifiers: Prevent secondary damage like swelling and warping of floors, walls, and furniture.
    • High-speed air movers: Creates airflow across walls, pads and furniture to evaporate moisture.

STEP 5: CLEANING & SANITIZING

We have a “restore” versus “replace” mentality so you can not only save money but also preserve your precious items.

  • Types of cleaning we do:
    • Dry cleaning, wet cleaning, spray and wipe, foam cleaning, abrasive cleaning and immersion cleaning.
  • We are trained to eliminate orders and to deodorize with our industrial equipment, air scrubbers, fogging equipment.
  • It is often necessary to sanitize your property with antimicrobial, antibacterial or disinfectant treatments.
  • Our professionals will also dispose of any damaged materials with the guidance from you and your insurance adjuster.

STEP 6: RESTORATION

This is the final step in restoring your property back to the pre-loss condition.

  • Emergency Building Services: When your home has been destroyed by a storm or water, sometimes it is necessary to take temporary measures to prevent additional damage.
    • Board-Up, Roof Tarp, Temporary Fencing, Move-Out/Pack-Out, Temporary Warehouse Space.
  • Repairs and Minor Building Services
    • Drywall Removal and Installation, Hardwood Floor Repair, Tile Floor Repair, Painting, Carpet Repair and Installation
  • Building Services and Reconstruction
    • Our professionals can help simplify the restoration process by handling both the initial damage mitigation and rebuilding the affected areas. Having one qualified company for the entire process can save time and keep cost low. It can provide this continuity by supervising a full range of restoration services that will bring a building back to full functionality.

For more information go to: http://www.servproofnorthhuntington.com

Remember, SERVPRO of North Huntington is always here for you!

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631-423-1734


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Who you gonna call?

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Who are you going to call in an emergency?

SERVPRO of North Huntington is a professional cleanup and restoration company. If you have an emergency flood, mold or fire damage, you can call SERVPRO 24/7!

We can clean your home or business from top to bottom. We have trained and certified professionals to quickly make it “Like It Never Even Happened.” In any of these emergency situations, immediate action is crucial. A fast response lessons damage, limits further damage and reduces cost.

Remember, SERVPRO of North Huntington is always here for you!

 

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http://www.servproofnorthhuntington.com

631-423-1734


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Are your childrens’ Halloween costumes safe?

Halloween is creeping up on us and many kids have already picked out their costumes, but how safe are they?

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Whether your costume is homemade or store bought, there are some safety tips to keep in mind:

  • Look for flame resistant materials: Synthetic fibers like Polyester or Nylon.
  • Glitter can also be more flammable.
  • Be mindful that the costume fits properly. Any long fabric is more likely to graze over a lit jack-o-lantern.
    • Many kids love to be superheroes and princesses but we must be careful of long caps, dress trains, and dangling sleeves.
  • If the children are wearing a mask, make sure there is proper ventilation and the eye holes are big enough for them to see out.
  • Try to work reflector strips into your child’s costume, or give them a flash light or glow sticks.
  • Swords, knives, and similar costume accessories should be short, soft and flexible.

We hope you have a FUN and SAFE Halloween!!!

And remember, SERVPRO of North Huntington is always here for you!


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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

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Join us at:

Making Strides of Long Island, NY

Jones Beach State Park

1 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh, NY

Sunday, October 19, 2014

7:00 A.M.

Have you signed up for Making Strides of Long Island, NY? It’s not too late to sign up, donate or volunteer! Help make a difference and join thousands nationwide in supporting breast cancer survivors and raise awareness.

http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/MakingStridesAgainstBreastCancer/MSABCCY14EA?pg=entry&fr_id=62516

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