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Keeping Your Air Ducts Clean

7/1/2020 (Permalink)

Sustaining a small business through the wide-ranging effects of COVID-19 is a daunting task. Remaining up to date with the latest CDC recommendations and state requirements on cleaning and disinfecting has shifted the way many business owners operate, taking up more time in their schedule. It’s critical that other pieces of your business don’t fall to the wayside including your air duct system which is central to maintaining a safe working environment. 

Failing to have your air duct system regularly cleaned may lead to poor air quality for your commercial space as well as lead to a potential fire hazard. Dust can become flammable when it’s allowed to build up in your duct system which may eventually lead to a fire erupting. 

Protecting your employees’ health and their livelihoods is the first priority for business owners. Therefore, partnering with a professional commercial air duct cleaning crew is essential. The SERVPRO of Burlington crew has over two decades of experience in this arena and the equipment to thoroughly clean your air duct system. 

The SERVPRO of Burlington team services the communities listed below. 

  • Burlington, NC
  • Graham, NC 
  • Elon, NC
  • Mebane, NC
  • Snow Camp, NC 
  • Glen Raven, NC 

If your home or business is in need of our services whether for fire, water, or mold damage; perhaps even deep cleaning services, call the experts today – SERVPRO of Burlington, (336) 299-1156. 

Do’s & Don’ts After A House Fire

6/29/2020 (Permalink)

Dialing 911 as your home erupts into flames is a frightful event. Your local fire department arriving on scene brings a reassuring comfort to you and your loved one, however it doesn’t completely stem the tide of emotions you’re experiencing. As the firefighters control the blaze and ultimately extinguish the fire it’s understandable to want to quickly start on the recovery of your property soon afterward. 

To get started listed below are a few do’s and don’ts on how to proceed after experiencing a home fire. 

Do’s

  1. Contact your insurance company to file a claim. 
  2. Consult with a professional and experienced fire restoration team.
  3. Follow the recommended steps set forth by the expert SERVPRO of Burlington team before we arrive on site. 

Don’t 

  1. Before doing anything else, it’s critical that no one enters the property before being cleared by the fire department that it's safe. 
  2. Don’t attempt to clean or wash flooring, walls, ceilings, upholstery, or clothing without first consulting with the SERVPRO of Burlington team. Moving forward with your own tools and techniques may cause more harm to your house. 
  3. Don’t consume any food or beverages left in the house after the fire was put out. 

SERVPRO of Burlington serves 

  • Burlington, NC
  • Graham, NC
  • Glen Raven, NC
  • Snow Camp, NC
  • Mebane, NC
  • Elon, NC 

If your home or business is in need of our services whether for fire, water, or mold damage; perhaps even deep cleaning services, call the experts today – SERVPRO of Burlington, (336) 229-1156.

Become Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned Today

6/26/2020 (Permalink)

Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned is a new program introduced last month to help Burlington small businesses reopen safely and confidently this Summer. The coronavirus has disrupted all our lives immensely, especially small business owners. Our local SERVPRO of Burlington is dedicated to going beyond the regular janitorial services of other cleaning crews and truly sanitizing your commercial space. 

Equipping not only small business owners, but manufacturing plans, warehouses, and large retail stores to provide a safe working environment for all. The SERVPRO of Burlington crew has partnered with a number of businesses in the past several months who have sought to create a more sanitary working environment. 

The SERVPRO of Burlington team goes outside the Burlington city limits and serves the communities listed below as well. Please reach out if you would like your business to become Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned. 

  • Burlington, NC
  • Graham, NC 
  • Elon, NC
  • Mebane, NC
  • Snow Camp, NC 
  • Glen Raven, NC 

If your home or business is in need of our services whether for fire, water, or mold damage; perhaps even deep cleaning services, call the experts today – SERVPRO of Burlington, (336) 299-1156.

Don’t Let Water Damage Impair Your Business

6/25/2020 (Permalink)

Working from home has become the norm since the coronavirus outbreak began. However, not every industry or company is capable of asking their employees to work remotely. Whether it’s a manufacturing plant or a financial services office were operating on a secure network is best. Any disruption to your business’s workflow can cause a reduction in productivity and revenue loss. 

COVID-19 is on everyone’s mind for keeping their business open, but water pipe leaks and sewer backups can cause your business to shut down just as fast. Water damage can impair your property’s flooring, walls, and ceiling greetings an unsafe working environment for your employees. 

Several proactive steps that can be taken to prevent water damage include sealing cracks and gaps as well as regular maintenance of the entire property. It’s also critical to review your insurance policy to assure you’re protected. 

The SERVPRO of Burlington team serves the communities of 

  • Burlington, NC
  • Graham, NC 
  • Elon, NC
  • Mebane, NC
  • Snow Camp, NC 
  • Glen Raven, NC 

If your home or business is in need of our services whether for fire, water, or mold damage; perhaps even deep cleaning services, call the experts today – SERVPRO of Burlington, (336) 299-1156.

Helping Homeowners After A Fire

6/24/2020 (Permalink)

Experiencing a home fire is a devastating ordeal. Even if the fire is contained a one-room or spreads to the entire house the ramifications are many. The SERVPRO of Burlington team understands the complications a home fire brings on a family including the desire to recover as many items as possible from the home. 

Fortunately, our professionals are experienced in the field of fire restoration in particular content cleaning. Household items, valued goods, and treasured family heirlooms are all on the list of things a homeowner hope’s to salvage after a home fire. Our crew members are trained on how to thoroughly clean salvage items from a home fire; returning the items to the homeowner in better condition. 

SERVPRO of Burlington loves engaging with the local community including our local fire departments. We’ve listened to the heartwrenching stories of firefighters who arrived on scene to a family that’s lost their home. Hearing those stories reminds our team of the important service we provide to homeowners during a difficult time. 

  • Burlington, NC
  • Graham, NC 
  • Elon, NC
  • Mebane, NC
  • Snow Camp, NC 
  • Glen Raven, NC 

If your home or business is in need of our services whether for fire, water, or mold damage; perhaps even deep cleaning services, call the experts today – SERVPRO of Burlington, (336) 299-1156.

Stop Mold In Its Tracks

6/23/2020 (Permalink)

Mold is a dreaded term no homeowner or business owner seeks to hear. However, it’s critical that you do everything possible to reduce the risk of mold developing in your property. Not only for the integrity of your property but also for your health. 

The damage to your property can be severe requiring quick action to mitigate and eventually remediate the threat mold poses. Protecting your investment for years to come. Noticing the signs of mold is critical as mold may damage walls, ceilings, and flooring depleting the integrity of the home. 

Black sports growing together on a wall or ceiling may be a clear sign that mold is developing. A mildew smell as well is another sign that mold has taken hold in areas of your home. If your breathing is becoming difficult it may be the most apparent sign that mold is developing requiring an immediate resolution from an experienced mold remediation crew. 

  • Burlington, NC
  • Graham, NC 
  • Elon, NC
  • Mebane, NC
  • Snow Camp, NC 
  • Glen Raven, NC 

If your home or business is in need of our services whether for fire, water, or mold damage; perhaps even deep cleaning services, call the experts today – SERVPRO of Burlington, (336) 299-1156. 

Hurricane Seasons 2020 Preparedness Plan Steps

6/16/2020 (Permalink)

Summer is upon us which includes hurricanes, although it’s understandable that many have forgotten that fact in light of the pandemic. North Carolina is a beautiful state and in the Piedmont Triad residents get the best both worlds with a few hours drive to the mountains as well as the famed Carolina Coast. 

Homeowners who’ve made an investment in a property on the beach may place most of their focus this season on protection for that property. However, it’s just as important to focus as much attention on your main home in Burlington where the ramifications from a hurricane can still be fact. Balancing multiple concerns at once is a common theme for homeowners who may own a second home on the Carolina Coast they frequent during the warmer months of the year. 

To protect your home in Burlington, NC it’s critical to follow the steps listed below. 

  1. Consider trimming any large trees and overarching branches near your home. Heavy rain and strong winds can knock down these trees and possibly into your home. 
  2. Have a professional roofer review your roof for any abnormalities. Better to learn about them now rather than due to the aftermath of a storm or hurricane. 
  3. Contact your insurance agent to ensure you’re properly covered if damage does occur to your property. 
  • Burlington, NC
  • Graham, NC 
  • Elon, NC
  • Mebane, NC
  • Snow Camp, NC 
  • Glen Raven, NC 

If your home or business is in need of our services whether for fire, water, or mold damage; perhaps even deep cleaning services, call the experts today – SERVPRO of Burlington, (336) 299-1156. 

Preventing Grill Fires This Summer

6/11/2020 (Permalink)

With the stay-at-home order, now lifted in North Carolina thousands of residents will be firing up the grill. Homeowners choosing to reconnect with loved ones and showcase exterior updates they’ve made from the nearly three-month-long quarantine are feeling the anticipation. However, before inviting guests over for your cookout it’s critical your grill is ready for the party too. 

The possibility for a grill fire to occur regardless if it’s charcoal, propane gas, or natural gas necessitates that you take all the precautions to keep yourself, loved ones, and property safe. 

  1. Proceeding the actual grilling it’s important that you evaluate your grill for any abnormalities. Especially for natural gas grills you want to examine them closely for any leakages or broken lines. 
  2. Remember to keep your grill a substantial amount away from your home. Fires can spread fast and the closer your grill is to your property the higher likelihood there is for not only your deck to be damaged but your entire home as well. 
  3. If a fire begins and gets out of control immediately call 911. The further spread of the fire can impact your neighbor’s homes as well.

The SERVPRO of Burlington team wants everyone to have a great and safe 2020 Summer. 

SERVPRO of Burlington serves 

  • Burlington, NC
  • Graham, NC
  • Glen Raven, NC
  • Snow Camp, NC 

If your home or business is in need of our services whether for fire, water, or mold damage; perhaps even deep cleaning services, call the experts today – SERVPRO of Burlington, (336) 229-1156.

Burlington’s Commercial Cleaning & Disinfecting Partner

6/5/2020 (Permalink)

Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned green and organge graphic on the clear window of a business Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned graphic on the window of a business

Reopening North Carolina as well as the country is happening and business owners are searching for the next steps to take. Reopening safely is critical for your organization to remain open. Your employees and customers are holding you to a new, higher standard, and therefore following CDC Guidelines are quintessential to your overall business strategy. 

Our team is responding to the call of small business owners assisting them to comply with CDC Guidelines; sanitizing commercial spaces and disinfecting high touch services. Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned is a brand new initiative to help restaurants, stores, offices, and manufacturing plans reopen strongly. The program equips teams to feel more comfortable at work and encourages the public to patronize your establishment. 

SERVPRO of Burlington is a small business owned by Stacy & Britt Holcomb. They understand the great responsibility of running a small business and all the important details required to succeed. They’re committed to assisting other small businesses to grow as well. The Burlington community is a resilient community and we’ll get through this together. 

SERVPRO of Burlington is available 24/7 to respond to your fire, water, mold, and proactive cleaning, and emergency disinfecting situation. Call us at (336) 229-1156.

  • Graham, NC
  • Snow Camp, NC 
  • Glen Raven, NC 
  • Elon, NC

Storm Cleanup and Disaster Recovery Experts

6/3/2020 (Permalink)

Summer is a time to make boatloads of memories from evenings grilling out on your deck to weekends at your beach house overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The incredible investment you’ve made in your property has created an emotional tie to it and protecting it as well as the memories created are important. Nevertheless, being aware of the potential harm that can come to your property are thoughts best kept in mind also. A possible threat to your property is a hurricane which can cause crippling damage. 

Hurricane season began this month and it’s critical homeowners prepare for the storms that may impact their area. Whether it’s a property you own here in the Piedmont Triad or a second home out on the Carolina Coast it’s paramount you do all you can you safeguard the integrity of the structure. Hurricanes, tropical storms, and tropical depressions may bring strong winds, inches upon inches of rain, and possibly tornadoes which can all spell disaster for your property. 

Two years ago both Hurricane Florence and Michael struck the North Carolina coast. The SERVPRO of Burlington team went into action as a storm clean and disaster recovery crew. We’re experienced in this arena not only from these two hurricanes but storms and tornadoes that have impacted Burlington previously. We’re equipped and available to respond to your disaster situation when it happens.