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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.

Water Damage Las Vegas

6/11/2017 (Permalink)

Water Damage Water Damage Las Vegas Boxes used for the pack out. Pack outs are needed to protect items during the water loss

Water damage usually hits when you least expect it, remember if you are leaving on vacation it's always a good idea to shut off the water or get someone who can come by and make sure your house is still functioning properly.  In this situation the homeowner was out of town and received an alert from there camera.  When they opened the alert they saw water coming out of the front door. Luckily they were only 2 hours away, they got back to Vegas, turned off the water and called SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas to come out and start the water cleanup.  SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas was able to dry the house and pack out the items so build back could be completed and to keep the items safe. The homeowner was impressed with the communication and daily updates when needed.

Commercial water damage cleanup

6/11/2017 (Permalink)

Commercial Commercial water damage cleanup This is a dehumidifier, its smaller in size but has the power to handle any size of loss. Its easy to carry and can fit in smaller areas.

Las Vegas has lots of visitors throughout the year.  This means that time and speed is everything when it comes to a commercial water loss at our Vegas hotels.  SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas has the knowledge, equipment and skill to handle any size of loss regardless of the water source.  In this situation SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas was called out because the hotel couldn’t handle the size.  SERVPRO was out on site extracting water and starting the dry down immediately.  Because we know how the hotels are built here in the Vegas area we were able to cut the needed areas and save the rest.  The GM was impressed with our knowledge concerning the matter and even called us out the next week for another smaller leak. 

Fire Damage Las Vegas

5/29/2017 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Fire Damage Las Vegas James pulling smoke damaged drywall from a home

With the increase of people moving to Vegas homes are selling like crazy here in Vegas.  A lot of times you don’t know who you are buying the home from if it’s a short sale or foreclosure.  In this case a new homeowner received his keys and the next day walked into a mess of three separate fires in various locations in the home, paint on the walls and even some water damage.  SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas was called out as soon as the investigator was completed and work started the very same day.  After 3 days of demo the house was ready for build back.  The homeowner was out of town but was very impressed with the speed and professionalism SERVPRO portrayed throughout the job.  SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas is a trusted vendor for many insurance companies and will make sure we take care of your property no matter the type or size of loss.

Fire Damage Cleanup, Las Vegas

5/17/2017 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Fire Damage Cleanup, Las Vegas One of the rooms which was engulfed with smoke

Fire damage is never a good situation for any homeowner/business owner.  SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas has been in the valley for 15 years and we have the professionalism and experience for any type of fire damage.  In this situation a fire broke out in multiple locations, after the investigation SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas was able to come out on site and start the cleanup process. The homeowner was very impressed with the knowledge the production manager had concerning the situation.  Demo began immediately and items such as toilets, and tubs were cleaned with our SERVPRO cleaning chemicals. In 4 days demo was completed, including a duct cleaning and the property was ready for build back.  The homeowner was impressed with the speed and attention to detail SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas portrayed. 

Fire Damage Cleanup, Las Vegas

4/13/2017 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Fire Damage Cleanup, Las Vegas Fire Damage

A small spark can turn into flames, spread and even engulf a dwelling within minutes.  In this photo the tenant left his stove on and ran down stairs to grab something out of his car, when he came back to his condo he was welcomed with massive amounts of smoke and fire. Soon the fire trucks were out and the cleanup began.  SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas was called out and ended up doing the cleanup.  Within a couple days the insurance gave SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas the green light to start the work.  The owner said he was well pleased with the professionalism and the knowledge the estimator/production manager had and how easy and smooth the process was.

 Remember it is very important to start the cleanup as soon as possible especially with professionals who know what to do!

Fire Damage, Las Vegas

4/7/2017 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Fire Damage, Las Vegas Fire damage cleanup

This Commercial fire loss was the cause of bad wiring and in time smoke turned into flames.  The owner called SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas to come out and assess the situation.  The trained SERVPRO production manager was able to provide a step by step instruction on what was to happen in during the fire cleanup process.  The owner was impressed with the knowledge and experience of the production manager and had SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas continue with the cleanup.  SERVPRO was in and starting the cleanup the very next day.  The owner said he was pleased with the speed and knowledge SERVPRO had concerning the situation.  SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas can handle any size of fire loss and our trained crews have the skill and knowledge to handle any kind of Fire Loss.

Water Extraction, Las Vegas

3/28/2017 (Permalink)

Water Damage Water Extraction, Las Vegas TRIMEX being used to show how far the water had wicked up the wall

The owner of this vacant condo had the water turned on to the unit and when he got inside he heard water spraying.  He ran to the bathroom and saw massive amounts of water being released from the angle stop behind the toilet.  He turned the water off and immediately called his insurance company.  SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas was recommended to go out and within a half hour the crew was extracting water and setting equipment. SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas knows the importance of getting out ASAP and in this case they were able to save a lot of areas from being removed.  In the photo it shows one of our moisture readers, the trimex, being used to detect how far the water had wicked up the wall.

Water Damage, Las Vegas

3/28/2017 (Permalink)

Water Damage Water Damage, Las Vegas Infrared used to locate the wet areas

A broken pipe caused a large amount of water to be spread throughout this home located in Las Vegas.  At the time the homeowner was at work and didn't find out until a few hours later when a neighbor called.  The homeowner called SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas to come out and extract the water and start the dry down process.  SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas was on site and ready within a half hour.  In the photo shows an infrared, infrareds are great to use when the home has a lot of we areas.  In this case the crew chief was able to mark all the wet areas for the crew to place equipment. Because the infrared only reads temperature the crew chief was able to double verify with the TRIMEX which reads moisture in the wall.  The homeowner saved a lot of money due to the speed and technology SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas had.