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Mold Remediation Las Vegas

10/17/2017 (Permalink)

If you find mold in your home SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas can come give a free assessment of the damages and properly remediate the dwelling so your home can be a safe living environment again.  In this photo mold was found exposed on the outside of the drywall in the ceiling area.  SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas professionals know that mold can spread and sometimes we're only seeing the tip of the iceberg.  On this particular job an estimator was able to warn the homeowner about the areas where the mold could spread, everything was photographed and documented and the homeowner was pleased that SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas was called out.  Although the damages were excessive the homeowner felt that the property was now a safe place for the family.

Storm Damage Las Vegas

10/17/2017 (Permalink)

For the past few years Las Vegas has been receiving a lot more rain than usual.  SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas has the right people and most importantly the skill and knowledge to handle any king of storm damage.  In this photo multiple storms passed through the area in a matter of days causing damage to this commercial building.  SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas professionals where able to get on site to stop further damages and after the roofer fixed the damaged roof SERVPRO was able to finish the mitigation and the business was ready sooner than expected.  SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas knows how important it is to get your dwelling back to where it was before.  We take every job seriously and put it back the way it was before "Like it never even happened."

Storm Damage Las Vegas

10/12/2017 (Permalink)

When it rains in Las Vegas it RAINS.  SERVPRO of Las Vegas is owned and ran by Nevada natives and they know the amounts of water that can drop in this area.  SERVPRO of Las Vegas has the professionals and the equipment to handle any size of storm that hits the Las Vegas valley.  In this photo is shown our penetrating water moister reader and it can be used to detect how wet a material is.  In this photo it is being used on drywall to determine the amount of moister. SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas was able to mark the correct areas using the right tool for the job.  SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas will always come out to do a free assessment because we want to make sure your home is a safe environment for your family, friends and loved ones.

Storm Damage Las Vegas NV

10/12/2017 (Permalink)

SERVPRO's are individually owned franchises which makes us unique.  In the Las Vegas area there are 6 franchises which gives us the advantage to handle any size of loss.  We also have a storm team located in St. George in case Las Vegas gets hit with a large scale disaster.  SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas has been in the Las Vegas area for over 15 years and has the knowledge and skill to handle any kind of loss.  With most of our team being Nevada/Las Vegas natives we understand that crazy storms that can hit in this area.  In this photo is a garage that had extensive roof damage which caused a large part of the ceiling to get affected.  SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas was on site immediately after the roofer to open the ceiling and clean and dry the structure in preparation for build back.  

Storm Damage Las Vegas

10/11/2017 (Permalink)

Nobody's home is built perfect, especially in Las Vegas.  Lately extreme storms have been hitting the Las Vegas area.  During the months of July, August and September we have been seeing a huge amount of water land in the Las Vegas area and towns around.  With our non-perfect homes water seems to find its way through every little crack.  In this photo James, a crew chief for SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas, is making a cut above the baseboard line to help detach the baseboard easier. SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas was able to remove the drywall and dry down the structure before mold formed. The homeowner was happy that the loss wasn't as bad as he thought and complimented James for his knowledge and understanding about the situation.

Mold Damage Las Vegas

10/11/2017 (Permalink)

Although Las Vegas is very dry mold can still form if a property isn't dried down properly.  When water gets trapped between a wall, or under a water heater stand or between two floors it can start to create its own greenhouse effect and mold can start to grow anywhere from 24 to 72 hours.  It is very important to contact SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas immediately to assess the damages even if you think they are not that bad. SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas always offers free estimates because we know it's important to keep your loved ones in a healthy environment. In this photo is one of our high powered air scrubbers, this air scrubber was placed in an area containing massive amounts of mold and is used to help keep spores from spreading throughout other areas of the property.

Mold Remediation Las Vegas NV

10/11/2017 (Permalink)

In many cases mold can be hidden or trapped behind materials such as vinyl, laminate, drywall baseboards and more. If you don't notice anything out of the norm then it's always best to get an environmentalist out to check the air quality in the concerned areas, call a professional from SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas to check out what's going on.  In this photo an environmentalist found higher mold levels in the dining area of a home SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas was called out to take care of the damages.  SERVPRO placed this air scrubber on site to help purify the air in the location of the mold to help collect any lose spores throughout the area.  The customer was happy with the knowledge and professionalism the SERVPRO technicians had.

Water Damage Las Vegas

10/2/2017 (Permalink)

When a disaster hits your property it's very important to select a company you can trust.  Documentation is very important especially if you file an insurance claim.  Like we say if it's not recorded then it's "Like it never even happened". SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas makes sure to photograph and document everything with notes. We also record the dry down process and show customers our readings to insure proper dry out is taking place.  In this photo a homeowner had a water leak coming from above, the homeowner called SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas to come inspect and mitigate the situation.  A SERVPRO technician is recording and documenting the areas while another technician is preparing the ceiling for an inspection cut by setting a water containment barrier to keep the debris down.  The owner was happy to know that whatever happened SERVPRO was there to make it "Like it never even happened"

Commercial water damage, Las Vegas

7/9/2017 (Permalink)

Commercial Commercial water damage, Las Vegas Dehumidifier and Air mover used to dry the property

When you're running a business the last thing you want is water damage.  Water damage can be a problem when it comes to a business, SERVPRO knows how important it is to get out fast and mitigate before mold forms. In this situation janitors over the weekend clogged and overflowed the toilet on their way out.  In the morning the business manager opened the door to a business full of water.  The property manager called out SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas to extract the water and dry down the property.  SERVPRO was able to dry down the property in 4 days and reconstruction was started immediately after.  The property manager and business owner were impressed with the speed, thoroughness and professionalism SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas portrayed while on site.

Commercial Water Damage, Las Vegas

7/9/2017 (Permalink)

Commercial Commercial Water Damage, Las Vegas Air movers used to dry down the business

No business owner likes getting a call concerning water damage.  Water damage is very common here in Las Vegas and if not handled properly mold can begin to form and spread throughout.  Mold plus a business is never a good mix.  SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas knows that time and speed is everything we have the equipment and knowledge to handle any size of water damage.  In this situation a sprinkler went off on the second floor causing damage to the business and the other unit attach.  SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas was called out and on site within 20 minutes.  SERVPRO set equipment and began getting a game plan immediately and within 4 days SERVPRO had the damaged walls opened and the structure dried down and ready for build back.