Helpful tips and advice in the case of a damage to your home or business.
SERVPRO is a franchise company. SERVPRO has been in business for over 35 years. Experience, coupled with training, has made given them quite a bit of knowledge to pass on to their clients. SERVPRO of Laurel is owned and staffed by highly trained and specialized personnel that really desire to help you in whatever cleanup or recovery situation you find yourself in. There are many things that you can do and many you shouldn't do before SERVPRO arrives to help you with your fire, water damage, smoke damage, vandalism, or even harmful waste issues. The "do's and don'ts" so to speak.
For instance with fire or smoke damage -
. Limit your movement in the home or business to prevent soot particles from becoming embedded in upholstery or carpets
. Keep your hands clean. Soot transfers easily and can damage many surfaces including woodwork
. attempt to wash walls or painted surfaces without first contacting SERVPRO of Laurel
. Consume any canned or packaged food or beverage that may have been close to the fire
With Water Damage..
. Shut off water source if possible
. Turn off circuit breakers fro wet areas of the building
. Enter rooms with standing water where electrical hazards may exist
. Turn on ceiling fixtures if ceiling is wet
Be prepared for all emergencies by learning all you can about what to do until help arrives.
An extensive list can be obtained by calling SERVPRO of Laurel