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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.

Commercial Mold Remediation, Las Vegas

3/13/2017 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Commercial Mold Remediation, Las Vegas Juan properly containing an area of the commercial building where mold was found.

SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas has over 49 years’ experience with mold from our experts who started in Tennessee.  With the knowledge and training SERVPRO has set up for its franchise SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas has become very knowledgeable and well trained concerning any type of mold remediation.  In this scenario mold spores formed over a matter of time and spread throughout multiple places of this well known commercial building.  Juan is prepping one of the areas where mold was found, he is properly containing the area with our 6mil and tape.  This business owner had no idea the amount of mold that was present until an environmentalist was called out.  After the discover and fear of the employees the owner called someone trusted  and SERVPRO was out within a half hour assessing the situation and making a plan for remediation.

Commercial Water Loss

2/6/2017 (Permalink)

Commercial Commercial Water Loss In this photo is one of our desiccants we use on big commercial projects

When temperatures get cold pipes in Vegas can still burst and when they do water can go everywhere. In this situation water was standing about 2 inches throughout this commercial building located in Las Vegas.  SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas was on site within 20 minutes and was extracting water, setting equipment and taking documentation for insurance.  Sometimes we need to use special equipment to help dry down and save the insurance company/owner money on build back and help prevent secondary damages. For this job we were able to set a desiccant to help speed the dry down in this warehouse.  Because of this special equipment SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas was able to help the business get up and running with minimum demo.  They were very thrilled with the speed and persistence while on site. 

Water Damage, Las Vegas

2/6/2017 (Permalink)

Water Damage Water Damage, Las Vegas This photo shows our air mover and dehumidifier on a water loss.

Las Vegas has some interesting water. We actually have such hard water then over a less period of time this hard water can corrode pipes, angle stops, water heaters and valves we use on a daily.  When pipes get corroded they burst causing sometimes massive amounts of water. This is one of our air movers we use, with a dehumidifier, to help with the dry down.  It is very important to have the right equipment and most important to know how to use it. SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas has the skill and ability to handle any kind of loss and any size.  With proper dry down from trained professionals we can stop secondary damages and more importantly get your place back to where it was before. 

Commercial Mold Remediation

2/6/2017 (Permalink)

Commercial Commercial Mold Remediation In this photo a SERVPRO technician is properly handling a mold remediation

If water damage occurs it is best to have professionals take care of it.  If it's small then it is best to get an estimate and scope of work by an estimator who has the right equipment to find out how much water is in a material as well as how far its spread.  When water isn't handles correctly mold can form and when that same area gets affected again mold can spread and become big and spores can cause mold to find other locations and a small leak could turn into a big mold remediation.  In this commercial building that just happened.  The owners sent out professionals to remediate the mold.  SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas was able to treat the mold properly and make the business a safe working environment again. 

Commercial Water Loss

2/2/2017 (Permalink)

Commercial Commercial Water Loss This flooded unit was caused by below freezing temperatures

In Las Vegas when we experience below freezing temperatures pipes can burst causing massive amounts of water to flow everywhere.  In this commercial water loss a heating system failed causing sprinkler pipes above to burst when the temperatures dropped below freezing.  Water was about two inches throughout and SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas was on site within a half hour extracting and cleaning up the mess. Because of the type of loss all wet areas/materials needed to be cut to prevent secondary damages.  With over 3000 square feet of damages SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas was in and out within 5 days. 

No matter the size of the loss SERVPRO of Southwest Las Vegas has the knowledge and skill set to clean up and get you back on your feet. Especially when it comes to business's, we know the importance of getting you back up and running.