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Why Certified: SERVPRO Clean?
Call SERVPRO® of Oxnard at 805-984-2347 to schedule your Certified: SERVPRO Clean today!
SERVPRO® of Oxnard is qualified to clean and properly apply disinfectants according to the CDC’s protocols.
Why Choose SERVPRO?
We have over 50 years of experience in cleaning and disinfecting contaminants, including biohazards. We have trained professionals and the proper equipment to go beyond standard cleaning services. We also have training certifications in COVID-19 decontamination.
We clean and disinfect high-touch surfaces such as:
- Counters and tabletops
- Light switches
- Toilets & other bathroom fixtures (faucets, handrails, tubs & showers)
- Tablets, keyboards & other office (home or business) equipment
We also clean, soft surfaces such as:
- Carpets & rugs
- Upholstered furniture
- Exercise mats
The CDC recommends cleaning and disinfecting the following areas:
Laundry such as clothing, towels, and linens
- Use the warmest appropriate water setting and dry items completely.
- It is safe to wash dirty laundry from a person who is sick with other people’s items.
- If handling dirty laundry from a person who is sick, wear gloves and a mask.
- Clean clothes hampers or laundry baskets according to guidance for surfaces.
- Wash hands after handling dirty laundry.
Electronics such as tablets, touch screens, keyboards, remote controls, and ATM machines
- Consider putting a wipeable cover on electronics, which makes cleaning and disinfecting easier.
- Follow the manufacturer’s instructions and recommendations for cleaning the electronic device.
- For electronic surfaces that need to be disinfected, use a product on EPA List that meets manufacturer’s recommendations. Many of the products for electronics contain alcohol because it dries quickly.
- Spraying cleaning products or disinfectants in outdoor areas – such as on sidewalks, roads, or groundcover – is not necessary, effective, or recommended.
- High-touch surfaces made of plastic or metal, such as grab bars, play structures, and railings, should be cleaned regularly.
- Cleaning and disinfection of wooden surfaces (such as wood play structures, benches, tables) or groundcovers (such as mulch and sand) are not recommended.
¿Por qué Certified: SERVPRO Clean?
¡Llame a SERVPRO® de Oxnard al 805-984-2347 para programar su Certified: SERVPRO Clean hoy!
SERVPRO® de Oxnard está calificado para limpiar y aplicar adecuadamente desinfectantes de acuerdo con los protocolos de los CDC.
¿Por qué elegir SERVPRO?
Tenemos más de 50 años de experiencia en la limpieza y desinfección de contaminantes, incluidos los riesgos biológicos. Contamos con professionales capacitados y el equipo adecuado para ir más allá de los servicios de limpieza estándar. También contamos con certificaciones de capacitación en descontaminación COVID-19.
Limpiamos y desinfectamos superficies de alto contacto como:
- Contadores y mesas
- Interruptores de luz
- Inodoros y otros accesorios de baño (grifos, pasamanos, bañeras y duchas)
- Tabletas, teclados y otros equipos de oficina (hogar o negocios)
También limpiamos superficies blandas como:
- Alfombras y tapetes
- Muebles tapizados
- Colchonetas de ejercicio
Los CDC recomiendan limpiar y desinfectar las siguientes áreas:
Lavandería como ropa, toallas y ropa de cama
- Use el ajuste de agua más caliente apropiado y seque los artículos por completo.
- Es seguro lavar la ropa sucia de una persona que está enferma con los artículos de otras personas.
- Si manipula ropa sucia de una persona que está enferma, use guantes y una máscara.
- Limpie los cestos de ropa o las cestas de lavandería de acuerdo con la guía para las superficies.
- Lávese las manos después de manipular la ropa sucia.
Electrónica como tabletas, pantallas táctiles, teclados, controles remotos y cajeros automáticos
- Considere poner una cubierta limpiable en los aparatos electrónicos, lo que facilita la limpieza y desinfección.
- Siga las instrucciones y recomendaciones del fabricante para limpiar el dispositivo electrónico.
- Para las superficies electrónicas que necesitan ser desinfectadas, use un producto en la Lista de la EPA que cumpla con las recomendaciones del fabricante. Muchos de los productos para productos electrónicos contienen alcohol porque se seca rápidamente.
- La pulverización de productos de limpieza o desinfectantes en áreas al aire libre, como en aceras, carreteras o cubiertas de suelo, no es necesaria, efectiva ni recomendada.
- Las superficies de alto contacto hechas de plástico o metal, como barras de agarre, estructuras de juego y barandillas, deben limpiarse regularmente.
- No se recomienda la limpieza y desinfección de superficies de madera (como estructuras de juego de madera, bancos, mesas) o cubiertas de suelo (como mantillo y arena).
Why Is SERVPRO of Oxnard So Crazy About Humidity Levels?
SERVPRO of Oxnard ALWAYS takes care to get normal humidity levels back after a Oxnard water damage.
SERVPRO Techs Use the Latest Water Damage Mitigation Equipment to Restore Oxnard Properties
Without warning, your home in Oxnard could sustain the presence of invasive water from various sources. Some clean, other filthy, these sources of water can leave your home drenched and at risk of serious harm.
Homeowners do everything possible to guard their homes against wear, but water damage in Oxnard can take a toll that other disasters can only mimic. Water travels in almost every direction, meaning that merely cleaning it up is often not enough. SERVPRO technicians carry more than the extraction equipment in our Green Fleet. We also carry other tools and equipment that make it possible to mitigate your home efficiently, so it is soon “Like it never even happened,” again.
Measuring the amount of moisture saturating different locations inside the house's walls and other structures is a crucial part of mitigation. Because we must know how much moisture is in different areas, and which areas are affected, we use hygrometers, infrared monitors, and other devices. These also reveal hidden moisture in places that appear dry on the surface.
Removing materials that have succumbed to water damage makes it easy to see what areas need cleaning and wiping down, as opposed to areas that contain more extensively damaged materials. We remove all of the materials damaged by water and moisture so that after restoration, your home contains no hidden pockets of disintegrating materials.
Drying to the recommended moisture content amounts helps reduce microbial colonization, humidity problems, and odor issues. Each of these issues and others requires attention directed at their cause. However, SERVPRO specialists understand that prevention is always preferable compared to mitigation, repairs, and restoration. Whenever the opportunity presents itself, we take proactive steps to reduce damage and keep it from occurring in undamaged areas. We also work as neatly as possible so restoration work can begin immediately, without delay.
SERVPRO of Oxnard is always available to take your call about water damage and other disasters that threaten your property. We carry the equipment with us when we first arrive, making sure that we arrive Faster To Any Size Disaster and ready to begin the mitigation needed. Contact us at (805) 984-2347, any day of the year, day or night.
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Got Mold? Call SERVPRO of Oxnard!
If you see this, Call SERVPRO of Oxnard at 805-984-2347
Mold Removal Companies Like SERVPRO of Oxnard Understand the Damage Mold can do to Oxnard, CA Homes and Provide Mold Remediation
If you see or smell mold, you want to get professional help immediately. Mold spreads rapidly, and the fungi can destroy the content and structural elements of your home. At SERVPRO, we provide mold removal services following the strictest guidelines.
What Are SERVPRO’s Guidelines & Standards for Mold Remediation?
Mold removal companies in Oxnard, CA use various guidelines for mold removal. At SERVPRO, we follow both the EPA mold remediation guidelines and the IICRC standards. We do everything possible to ensure the mold gets removed from your home. Because mold spores are everywhere, it is impossible to remove 100% of the mold, but we can address the problem that allows it to grow. The EPA recommends:
- Cleaning and drying moldy materials
- Discarding moldy items that cannot be cleaned
- Dry non-mold items within 48 hours
SERVPRO does this and more.
IICRC Mold Remediation Standards
Safety is paramount, and because mold can cause health effects, we take it very seriously. The standards we follow here include:
- Providing for health & safety
- Documenting the conditions & processes
- Controlling the mold contaminant at the source
- Removing contamination
- Correcting the moisture problem
Once we have done all the above and the home has been disinfected, we proceed with the final restoration. If you have a problem with black mold and need mold inspections, remediations and removal, contact SERVPRO of Oxnard at 805-984-2347.
Are Your Oxnard Carpets Being Neglected?
Don't neglect your investment. Call SERVPRO of Oxnard now! 805-984-2347
Did you know that your carpets and other soft textiles are your primary air filters in your home and business?
By maintaining these textiles you drastically improve the indoor air quality (IAQ). Let SERVPRO of Oxnard's IICRC Certified technicians refresh and revive your investments and remove all the dust, dander, and other contaminants that get embedded that your regular vacuuming cannot remove. We use State of the Art Truck mount technology that allows us to clean surfaces from concrete to the most delicate silks.
Your new carpet warranty could be at risk
Most manufacturers recommend cleaning by an IICRC Certified Firm using Truck mount technology so as to not void your investment’s warranty. Call us today at 805.984.2347 to book your appointment now!
Why You Shouldn't Dry Your Home By Yourself
Don't hesitate to call SERVPRO of Oxnard at 805-984-2347 when you see the first signs of water damage!
Benefits of Professional Water Damage Restoration In your Oxnard Home
When you have water damage within your home, your initial thought might be to initiate the cleanup on your own. However, when it comes to something like water removal, it is best to call in the trained professionals at SERVPRO to get the job done. Our equipment and technology go well beyond any of the rags, mops, and wet-dry vacuums that homeowners generally have on hand.
Water moves quickly, meaning that it can migrate well past the point of origin in a flash. This means that you need to spring into action to have water removal in Oxnard that saves your interior, furnishings, personal belongings, and building materials from excessive damage.
Why Call SERVPRO?
We have trained technicians on our team using advanced technology to assess your property and determine the path that the water has taken. Our equipment allows us to extract all of the water and commence with drying so that we can eliminate the onset of potentially hazardous mold and foul odors. Such equipment is able to handle all kinds of flooring, including your carpets, padding, hardwood floors, tile, and cement.
We Assist with Rebuilding
With any water loss situation, the water can ruin your sheetrock and flooring. When this happens, materials damaged beyond repair must be removed during the restoration process. SERVPRO technicians make sure that unsalvageable materials are removed and that they are replaced (California State License Board (CSLB) #: 892710) to make everything on your interior look “Like it never even happened.”
Know the Signs of Mold
Another reason to choose SERVPRO for water removal and cleanup is that mold spores can spread quickly in as little as 24-hours after the water emergency in your home. We have extensive knowledge and all of the right tools to complete mold remediation to make sure that your household is clean and safe for you to resume your regular daily activities.
When it comes to water removal, we are the team to call at SERVPRO of Oxnard. You can reach us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergency cleanup and restoration. Give us a call at (805) 984-2347, and we can send out a team ready to get started as soon as possible.
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The White House Trusts SERVPRO
Amid pandemic, White House gets deep cleaning before handover
On January 20, 2021, ABC News reported that our sister SERVPRO franchise in Virginia was contracted to clean The White House in Washington D.C. for the Presidential transition. We were very excited here at SERVPRO of Oxnard to hear this news!
Over the past year, SERVPRO has completed more than 70,000 cleanings as the result of the current pandemic and launched the SERVPRO Certified Cleaning Program as well as selling its SERVPROxide to commercial entities on Amazon.
SEE THE ABC News Report HERE
If you or your business is needing cleaning, disinfecting, or emergency service DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL US AT 805-984-2347 365/24/7!
SERVPRO of Oxnard is ALWAYS OPEN!
La Casa Blanca confía en SERVPRO
En medio de la pandemia, la Casa Blanca recibe una limpieza profunda antes de la entrega
El 20 de enero de 2021, ABC News informó que nuestra franquicia hermana SERVPRO en Virginia fue contratada para limpiar la Casa Blanca en Washington D.C. para la transición presidencial. ¡Estábamos muy emocionados aquí en SERVPRO of Oxnard de escuchar esta noticia!
Durante el año pasado, SERVPRO completó más de 70.000 limpiezas como resultado de la pandemia actual y lanzó el Programa de limpieza certificado SERVPRO, además de vender su SERVPROxide a entidades comerciales en Amazon.
VEA EL Reportaje de ABC News AQUÍ
Si usted o su empresa necesitan limpieza, desinfección o servicio de emergencia, ¡NO DUDE EN LLAMARNOS AL 805-984-2347 365/24/7!
¡SERVPRO de Oxnard SIEMPRE ESTÁ ABIERTO!
SERVPRO finishes cleaning vandalized Lincoln statue in downtown
Look what one of our Sister franchises did for their community!
SPOKANE, Wash. — SERVPRO of South & West Spokane County finished cleaning the red paint off the Abraham Lincoln statue downtown, which was vandalized on Thanksgiving.
It took two days to completely clean the statue, which was doused in red paint on Thanksgiving.
“We love our community. We love Spokane,” said Jess Hockett, Marketing Manager for SERVPRO. “We’re proud to be members of the community, and the status belongs to each one of us. It just doesn’t belong to the City of Spokane, It belongs to each one of us as members of the community.”
The cleaning took hours, and a lot of scrubbing.
Read the full article HERE.
¿Su casa de Oxnard alberga asbesto? ¡SERVPRO ofrece reducción de ahorro y reconstrucción!
SERVPRO of Oxnard puede reducir de manera segura el asbesto de su hogar Oxnard Californina.
Abordar las preocupaciones sobre el asbesto en los hogares de Oxnard que envejecen.
La remodelación de una cocina o un baño en su casa de Oxnard a veces puede llevar al desafortunado descubrimiento de material de construcción o aislamiento de amianto. Las casas que se construyeron hace varias décadas tienen más probabilidades de contener alguna forma de sustancia destructiva, y la exposición puede ser un peligro para la salud. Para abordar estas inquietudes, se requieren especialistas en reducción capacitados y educados de empresas acreditadas como nuestro equipo de restauración de SERVPRO.
El estado de California tiene reglas y regulaciones estrictas que gobiernan cómo nuestros professionales comienzan a eliminar el asbesto para los hogares y negocios de Oxnard. Mantener nuestro respaldo para continuar con este trabajo requiere que toda nuestra organización siga estas pautas establecidas por oficinas estatales como la Junta de Licencias del Estado de California (CSLB) y la División de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional del Departamento de Relaciones Industriales de California (Cal / OSHA) .
La remodelación a menudo puede exponer algunos de estos productos y materiales potenciales que contienen asbesto y requieren una contención y eliminación inmediatas para comenzar. Durante los años 70 y 80, el asbesto se pudo encontrar en muchos materiales de construcción domésticos, incluidos el aislamiento, las baldosas de vinilo, las juntas de las puertas, el fieltro para techos y los techos acústicos. Si bien la mayoría de los hogares no contenían una gran cantidad de estos productos, cualquiera de ellos puede permitir que las fibras se aerosolización durante la demolición y remoción.
Debido a que el asbesto puede ser un peligro sustancial para la salud de las personas expuestas, solo professionales como nuestro equipo capacitado SERVPRO deben retirarlo e incluso contenerlo. Podemos seguir las estrictas pautas de eliminación para sellar bolsas, cartones y tambores llenos de materiales que contienen asbesto (ACM). Nuestros técnicos guardan copias de los permisos de transporte y eliminación que el estado requiere para mostrar a nuestros clientes que estamos a la altura del código y conocemos prácticas de eliminación seguras.
Contamos con formación específica sobre protocolos completos de contención y reducción de la propagación y aerosolización de fibras de amianto. Podemos trabajar no solo para manejar los problemas de asbesto que se han descubierto en la casa, sino también para completar el proyecto de remodelación según sus especificaciones y deseos una vez que sea seguro hacerlo.
Tan estrenaste como puede ser la presencia de ACM en su hogar, especialmente cuando se descubre durante la demolición, nuestros professionales de SERVPRO de Oxnard tienen la capacitación y las certificaciones para ayudarlo. Somos una firma acreditada que puede ayudarlo en casi todos los pasos de la reducción del asbesto. Llámanos hoy al (805) 984-2347.
¡Su propiedad comercial de Oxnard dañada se puede restaurar!
SERVPRO of Oxnard es una empresa certificada por IICRC respetada y de buena reputación que presta servicios a Oxnard CA.
Los eventos de inundaciones y daños por agua en las propiedades comerciales de Oxnard a menudo son complejos y presentan numerosos problemas que requieren una respuesta flexible y con conocimientos. Ya sea que estemos lidiando con un escenario de limpieza de agua relativamente pequeño o un evento a gran escala, trabajamos rápidamente para evaluar cada situación única y aislar el área dañada. En muchos casos, las operaciones normales pueden continuar en un espacio temporal mientras restauramos sus instalaciones.
Restaurar propiedades comerciales presenta desafíos únicos
Nuestros professionales están capacitados para ser conscientes de las preocupaciones legales y ambientales y se esfuerzan por restaurar por completo el área dañada mientras trabajan dentro de sus limitaciones presupuestarias. Entendemos que cada hora que se dedica a limpiar es una hora de pérdida de ingresos y productividad. Entonces, cuando surja una situación de emergencia en su empresa, llámenos y estaremos allí rápidamente con la ayuda que necesita.
Acerca de SERVPRO de Oxnard
SERVPRO of Oxnard se especializa en la limpieza y restauración de propiedades comerciales y residenciales después de un evento de daño por agua. Nuestro personal está altamente capacitado en la restauración de daños a la propiedad. Desde la capacitación inicial y continua en las instalaciones de capacitación corporativa de SERVPRO hasta la certificación IICRC de la industria, tenga la seguridad de que nuestro personal está equipado con los conocimientos necesarios para restaurar su propiedad.
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CHECK OUT THIS ARTICLE: A Triple Threat!
On a warm, sunny day back in June, I had the opportunity to check out some job sites with SunGlo Services Operations Manager Bob Graham. SunGlo is a large restoration company based in the Metro Detroit area. Bob and I had five or six stops to make across a rather large area of Southeastern Michigan as he checked in on the progress of some jobs, and some new work just coming in.
For me, this ride-along was an opportunity to see restorers and jobs in action – and not just try to learn about the work from behind a desk, or through reading articles. I can safely say it was a very eye-opening experience. One particular stop stands out.
Early Warning Signs
Late in the morning, we arrived at a home that had experienced a house fire overnight. The homeowner was there seeming to assess the scene, and someone from CRDN had also just pulled up to take a look at what soft contents in the home might be salvageable. The problem was… we couldn’t get into the home. The house had been boarded up and the fire marshal had put a lock on the door. I’m sure you’ve all been to scenes like this where the fire marshal is still investigating and hasn’t cleared it for restoration or cleanup yet.
Read more at The Triple Threat: Fire, Hoarding & Biohazard Cleanup
We are Cleaning Experts
SERVPRO of Oxnard is here to help in this time of need.
SERVPRO of Oxnard is Here to Help during this time of need
During this unprecedented time caused by the global pandemic of coronavirus, this is a reminder to our customers that we are specialists in cleaning services, and we adhere to the highest cleaning and sanitation standards.
We are prepared to clean and disinfect your home or business, according to protocols set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We have years of experience in dealing with biological contaminants, and we will go beyond the scope of work that regular janitorial staff perform on a daily basis.
The CDC encourages cleaning of high-touch surfaces such as counters, tabletops, doorknobs, light switches, bathroom fixtures, toilets, phones, keyboards, tablets and tables. Other spaces mentioned in the CDC’s guidance for commercial spaces include:
- Kitchen/Food Areas
- Retail Spaces
- Water Fountains
- Sales Counters
- Carpets and Rugs
- Stair Handrails
- Elevator Cars
- Playground Equipment
- Fitness Equipment
The CDC recommends usage of a labeled hospital-grade disinfectant with claims against similar pathogens to the coronavirus. Multiple products in the SERVPRO product line carry the EPA-approved emerging pathogens claims. While there is currently no product tested against this particular strain of the coronavirus, we are following all guidelines as provided by the CDC and local authorities.
Call Today for a Proactive Cleaning
If your home or business needs deep cleaning services, call the experts today – SERVPRO of Oxnard, 805-984-2347
Oxnard Home Harboring Asbestos? SERVPRO Offers Safe Abate and Build Back
Oxnard Home Has Asbestos Building Materials? SERVPRO Offers Safe and Secure Abatement
Addressing Asbestos Concerns in Aging Oxnard Homes
Remodeling a kitchen or bathroom in your Oxnard home can sometimes lead to the unfortunate discovery of asbestos insulation or construction material. Homes that were built several decades ago are most likely to contain some form of the destructive substance, and exposure can be a health hazard. Addressing these concerns requires the skilled and educated abatement specialists of accredited firms like our SERVPRO restoration team.
The state of California has strict rules and regulations that govern how our professionals begin asbestos abatement for Oxnard homes and businesses. Maintaining our endorsements to continue this work requires our entire organization to follow these guidelines set in place by state offices such as the California State License Board (CSLB) and the California Department of Industrial Relations’ Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA).
Remodeling can often expose some of these potential products and materials that contain asbestos and require immediate containment and abatement to begin. Through the 70s and 80s, asbestos could get found in many household construction materials, including insulation, vinyl floor tiles, door gaskets, roofing felt, and acoustic ceilings. While most homes did not contain an abundance of these products, any of them can allow fibers to become aerosolized during demolition and removal.
Because asbestos can be a substantial health hazard for those exposed, it should only get removed and even contained by professionals like our trained SERVPRO team. We can follow the strict disposal guidelines for sealing bags, cartons, and drums filled with asbestos-containing materials (ACM.) Our technicians keep copies of the hauling and disposal permits the state requires to show our customers we are up to code and knowledgeable about safe removal practices.
We have specific training on full containment protocols and reducing the spread and aerosolization of asbestos fibers. We can work to not only manage the asbestos concerns that have become uncovered in the house but also complete the remodeling project to your specifications and wishes once it is safe to do so.
As stressful as the presence of ACM can be in your home, especially when discovered during demolition, our SERVPRO of Oxnard professionals have the training and certifications to help. We are an accredited firm that can help you through nearly every step of asbestos abatement. Give us a call today at (805) 984-2347.
Why SERVPRO is Your Trusted Choice to Restore Fire Damage in Oxnard
DIY efforts often come up short when trying to remove the smoke odor from fires. Call SERVPRO to restore your home today!
Why Trust SERVPRO to Handle Fire Damage in Your Oxnard Residence
Fire damage in Oxnard can happen because of many different reasons, including wildfires, and the stress that accompanies fire emergencies is challenging with which to deal. Cleaning up your fire-damaged home alone can be daunting. SERVPRO Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration Technicians (FSRTs) help you to tackle the problem. We are a premier restoration firm that offers comprehensive services.
After the unfortunate fire damage in your Oxnard home, our professional team can restore it to the preloss condition quickly. Challenging complexities accompany fire and smoke-damaged properties. Tried techniques, specialized equipment, and extensive experience qualify us to complete any fire restoration project. Once we get to your home, we can perform emergency services meant to prevent fire and smoke damage from causing further damage to your property. We also provide a safer work site for our restorers and prepare your home for mitigation and restoration work to start.
One of the difficult tasks you may have to deal with after a fire ruins your home is removing smoke odors. The pores in wood open up after the heat of the flames strikes. These pores close when the environment cools, but they trap noxious odors and toxins. Floating smoke particles can also become deeply embedded within walls, carpeting, wooden furniture, and flooring. Without expert treatment, the smoky scents can remain in your home for several years.
Advanced equipment can eliminate foul scents from smoke-damaged areas. Our technicians can help you deodorize odors in your property by using air scrubbers. These devices can eliminate airborne particles as well as gases and odors from the air. They draw dirty indoor air through a series of filters, capturing gases, particles, and scents and then return the clean air into the environment. Our team may also use deodorizing granules or pellets to eliminate the smells. These pellets have a mineral known as fuller’s earth that acts as a sponge to absorb odors. We can place them in a shallow pan to deodorize a specific area.
Like most owners of fire-damaged homes, you may not want to hire several disaster restoration firms, project managers, and construction crews to restore your home when one company can handle it. We offer all-inclusive restoration services. Our SERVPRO team simplifies the restoration process by managing the initial cleanup work and reconstructing the affected areas. Working with a team that can complete the entire restoration project can help you save time and money.
When in need of a fire damage restoration services, do not hesitate to call SERVPRO of Oxnard at (805) 984-2347. We can make the fire loss appear “Like it never even happened.”
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Oxnard Renovations Often Reveal the Need for Safe Asbestos Abatement Services -- Rely on SERVPRO
SERVPRO Advises Oxnard Property Owners to Seek Professional Asbestos Abatement--Please Do Not Try to Remove this Hazardous Material Yourself
Can You Live with Undisturbed Asbestos in Your Oxnard Home?
Asbestos was such a common element in the construction of older homes and businesses that it has been a driving force in the development of an abatement division in our Oxnard team. With professionals capable of addressing the presence of asbestos in your home safely and efficiently, it is no surprise how many homeowners have sought the experience and extensive training of our SERVPRO team for the containment, abatement, and safe discarding of asbestos threats.
Many property owners might already require asbestos abatement in Oxnard properties and not even realize it. When left undisturbed and unagitated, asbestos can lay dormant and relatively harmless. Due to the deterioration of aging structures, the infiltration of rodents, or any other disturbing presence, this insulation can release hazardous and harmful fibers throughout the immediate area. These fibers can remain circulating in your home for years after a single disturbance, making asbestos a ticking time bomb of sorts for property owners.
Due to strict regulations and established laws in the state of California, only accredited professionals approved through the California Contractors State License Board (CSLB) and on the list of the California Department of Industrial Relations’ Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) can legally perform abatement on affected areas larger than 100 square feet. While you can attempt to remove smaller square footage than this on your own, you must remember that our team has the appropriate tools, training, and protective apparel to perform that task safely.
Our SERVPRO professionals can carefully remove asbestos from your home as efficiently and safely as possible. We have special containers that can store these hazardous materials until we can dispose of them according to California’s strict disposal guidelines.
Asbestos abatement is not something that you want to have to think about, but if you have an older home, it is something that you need to prepare for moving forward. You can always count on the fast response and expertise of our SERVPRO of Oxnard team. No matter how challenging abatement can be, you are entrusting your property and well-being to skilled professionals when you call (805) 984-2347.
Oxnard Structures Often Contain Asbestos Materials Requiring Expertise for Safe Removal--Call SERVPRO
SERVPRO Provides Safe and Secure Asbestos Abatement for Oxnard
Well-Trained Asbestos Abatement Professionals in Oxnard
The discovery of asbestos in older structures throughout Oxnard is not surprising, especially when you consider that this material used to be a standard in the construction world. Because of its potential health risks, and the damage it can do to those directly exposed, the need for abatement teams became a pressing concern. Our SERVPRO team has a group of restoration technicians specially trained to manage asbestos in structures and work to keep occupants of the building safe.
Asbestos abatement for Oxnard homes and businesses is not an approach that untrained and unskilled property owners should attempt on their own. There are no set levels of exposure deemed safe for this additive to flame retardant insulations and sprays. As such, California developed precise guidelines for the handling and management of these hazards, including training and experience that technicians in our abatement team must have before authorized to contribute. Also, the state has mandated that only contractors listed in the Cal/OSHA Asbestos Registration can remove these materials regardless of how concentrated or sparse the presence might be. Our professionals are among those qualified to handle these threats.
The presence of asbestos on its own, undisturbed, is not a pressing health risk. The trouble occurs when materials deteriorate over time, or shift and the disturbance of the installed asbestos material release dangerous fibers into the home. These fibers can remain circulating in a house for years, which is what makes immediate abatement from our SERVPRO professionals a wise choice. Per state regulations, our licensed professionals can utilize special equipment to sample the environment for asbestos and determine the concentration levels and the threat level.
The handling and disposal of materials with these dangerous fibers is a process strictly regulated with concise guidelines, and our professionals adhere to these policies and safely dispose of the material. We have specific containers that comply with the regulations of the Environmental Protection Agency in California. Our ability to safely dispose of asbestos-containing construction materials (ACCM) from your home or business can keep you from falling out of compliance with the changing landscape of EPA, OSHA, and California safety regulations for ACCM.
Containment is an essential component of our removal and abatement processes. Depending on the situation, we can choose how to best quarantine these areas and remain in compliance throughout removal. Whether the discovery of these hazardous materials occurs by accident or through the renovation and remodeling of your aging property, our professionals can help.
Whether you know a risk exists or not, you can trust in our SERVPRO of Oxnard team to perform a thorough, honest inspection of the grounds for any hazards that exist. We can work quickly if asbestos gets discovered to keep your property and its occupants safe. Give us a call anytime you need us at (805) 984-2347.
Oxnard Homeowners Love SERVPRO's "One-Stop" Experience for Water Loss Cleanup and Plumbing Repairs
Why SERVPRO? We Extract Water from Plumbing Leaks in Oxnard Homes Even as We Make the Repairs. One Call Does It All!
Repairing Plumbing and Water-Damaged Materials in Your Oxnard Home
We strive to offer a comprehensive approach to recovery and restoration in Oxnard homes and apartments when contending with water loss incidents and damages that can result from them. Addressing the source of this disaster is commonly the first step that we must take when our team arrives at a damaged property, and with causes like burst pipes or plumbing separations, these breaches must get located and repaired for our restoration technicians to find success with mitigation tactics and cleanup.
Our Oxnard team has extensive experience with plumbing and water damage, which can help us to address these impacts and problem areas in your home quickly and confidently. With a crew of contracting experts with years of experience in the building trades including pipefitting and plumbing, we have the tools, and hands-on expertise to replace portions of a damaged pipe or to replace fittings and connections weakened by pressure fluctuations, age, or mineral erosion.
Locating the precise location of this plumbing breach is critical when our SERVPRO professionals first arrive at your property. While there are extraction and drying efforts to contend with to begin recovering the damaged portions of your home, the situation can potentially continually worsen without repairs to this compromised point in the plumbing network. We can utilize auditory leak detection equipment that can determine the approximate location of the break. We also utilize infrared thermal imaging to map out any problematic damp area to ensure complete drying of affected areas.
With a better understanding of the location of the breach, our SERVPRO technicians can utilize controlled demolition techniques to remove only the portions of drywall preventing access to where repairs are necessary. Once exposed, our contractors can remove compromised pipes and fittings and fully replace essential components to help the system run optimally again before the removed drywall gets reinstalled. We know what we are doing. Here are several of our official documents: General Contractor License #: 892710, California State License Board (CSLB) #: 892710.
Restoration companies can share certain approaches or equipment when drying up a water damaged property, but few of them also have the full-service approach that our SERVPRO of Oxnard team does to repair the broken plumbing as well to make this water loss incident “Like it never even happened.” For a stress-free "one-stop" cleanup, restoration, and repair service give us a call anytime at (805) 984-2347.
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Slow Leak Creates Big Water Damage in Oxnard Home
Not every water damage call we receive requires clean up for a full house flood. Sometimes little leaks have quietly seeped into drywall, floors or ceilings for an extended period unseen. This type of water intrusion can do much damage, and the situation needs to be remediated quickly.
When building materials in an Oxnard home suffer water damage, it is crucial that the area is dried and repairs made in short order. A small leak in a vanity wall in the bathroom can spread to throughout the drywall until the homeowner notices either tell-tale water rings in the ceiling below in the case of an upstairs leak or the heralding odor wetness brings after some time. Plumbing under kitchen sinks hidden by cabinet doors is often caught the same way after it has been dripping.
Why SERVPRO? We are Faster To Any Size Disaster, and it does not matter if you discover damages from water at two in the morning or afternoon, you can expect an immediate response to your issue.
Standing water is rarely an issue in this type of call, but our SERVPRO technicians know drying the area is a priority. If the walls behind cabinets or vanity are saturated, small weep holes drilled can allow for adequate air circulation to thoroughly dry the area using industrial air movers and dehumidifiers to dry and lower moisture levels in the affected areas rapidly. Moisture probes are used to verify walls, ceilings and flooring are completely dry.
Drywall that is too damaged to restore is removed, and our technicians can then sanitize and perform odor and deodorization as needed to the damaged areas. If the application of solvents is not enough to clean and eliminate residual water odors, our Odor Control Technicians often use air scrubbers or Ultra Low Volume (ULV) fogging machines to neutralize foul scents.
You do not have to live with the constant reminder of a small leak. Call SERVPRO of Oxnard at (805) 984-2347 anytime 24/7 and we can be on-site within hours to turn back the clock on the damage and odors in your home "Like it never even happened.”
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Oxnard Properties, Hardwood Flooring Problems from Fires, and SERVPRO to Make Things Right Again
Call SERVPRO to Salvage Your Oxnard Fire-Damaged Flooring, "Like it never even happened."
Restoring Fire and Soot Damaged Hardwood Floors in Oxnard Homes
While many effects could spread out through your Oxnard home following a large fire, homeowners often fixate on the immediate concerns like structural damages and openings rather than addressing the entire scope of the damage together. Acquiring professional restoration technicians like ours can help you to get the right processes started at the appropriate points to preserve as much of the original materials used in your home’s construction as possible.
Assessing fire damage is the first step for our team when we arrive at your Oxnard residence. Once we understand the stretch of these effects throughout the property, we can work to begin our mitigation process to remove at-risk items from the premises and protect them from influences like soot staining, smoke residue, and odor penetration. Soot and smoke residues are a common byproduct of a widespread fire event, and even without directly igniting hardwood flooring in your home, these effects could permanently damage this flooring material.
Our SERVPRO team can arrive quickly with the equipment designed to make mitigation as effective and efficient as possible. While in some ways this involves fire debris removal and preparing the property for reconstruction efforts to come, it also involves protecting surfaces like the hardwood from lingering fire effects and potential hazards that could damage it during the reconstruction of other areas in the house.
High powered vacuums begin the cleaning of hardwood, as wiping and brushing in these particulates runs a risk of embedding the soot or residue farther, staining it and making it nearly impossible to recover. If the flooring became water damaged from extinguishing efforts, this would be the time that our SERVPRO professionals would utilize our drying mats and injecti-dry system to draw moisture out from the material carefully.
While this is only one aspect of fire recovery for your home, it can showcase our ability to do a thorough job with every facet of fire restoration your house requires. Give our SERVPRO of Oxnard rapid response team a call today at (805) 984-2347.
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Revealed: Mold Damage Remediation in Oxnard is Best Left to the Certified Professionals
Mold comes in many colors and spreads quickly. Contact our team to investigate the extent of the mold damage and mitigate the situation in your home.
Why SERVPRO is the Wise Choice for Mold Damage Remediation in Oxnard
When mold growth becomes a concern in your Oxnard residence, it can be tempting to try to manage the problem yourself. Mold damage can feel like you are not in control of the fundamentals of home ownership. Many times homeowners feel that mold colonies are evidence of inadequate maintenance or cleaning. In most cases, this notion could not be further from the truth. Our training and expertise in remediation help you understand why our professional services are crucial.
Learning the truth about mold damage in Oxnard from remediation experts clarifies what a homeowner can do to limit the chance that mold growth recurs. Our microbial abatement technicians complete a comprehensive course underwritten by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification. The pervasiveness of mold spores is understood to be a given in homes and outdoors. Instead of an attempt to reduce mold spores as a remediation strategy, our team works with property owners to minimize the excess moisture that activates spores instead.
SERVPRO avoids the use of diluted bleach or other over-the-counter methods to remediate mold growth. Household bleach is already mostly water, and diluting it increases the risk that its use as an antimicrobial might actually increase mold damage. The active ingredient rarely penetrates deeply enough into porous building materials to kill all parts of the mold. It might lighten a residual mold stain, does not remove the entire organism.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) developed a mold remediation protocol our team follows. Adherence to this effective procedure is why SERVPRO delivers a reliable result when we take on your mold damage project. Instead of using broadcast antimicrobial treatments on their own we work in each mold case to locate the extent of the mold growth, contain it within a manageable area, and remove and properly dispose of the mold material.
Our mold removal techniques are straightforward -- brushing or scraping off the growth or using gently abrasive techniques like soda blasting that removes the mold and its intricate hair-like hyphae “roots” from even porous materials. Mechanical removal is why SERVPRO mold remediation is successful as long as efforts are made to limit moisture from saturating the materials again.
Our research-based approach is why SERVPRO of Oxnard delivers successful outcomes on mold remediation projects. Call us at (805) 984-2347 to set up a consultation to remove current mold and avoid its resurgence.
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Could You be Making a Mistake in Ignoring the Obvious Signs of Water Damage in Your Oxnard Home?
If water damage from a leak has destroyed an area of your home, contact SERVPRO technicians to investigate the cause and mitigate the damage.
How SERVPRO's Restoration Process Makes Short Work of Water Damage in Oxnard
Developed through decades of helping millions of people nationwide recover from the effects of water damage in places like Oxnard, the SERVPRO water damage mitigation and restoration process has become renowned for its excellent ability to provide some of the fastest turnaround times and most effective results in the industry. Our multifaceted approach to every case we receive allows us to remain adaptive while still adhering to a reliable standard that keeps our crews on their toes and our restoration practices modern. Here are a few ways that our damage mitigation and restoration process can help you overcome the disaster.
Rapid Responses and Drying
Thanks to our extensive staffing and cache of resources, we can respond to water damage calls in Oxnard within only a couple hours of your first contact, even in the middle of the night or during inclement weather. By arriving at the scene quickly, we prevent much of the most expensive damage from happening and can immediately set to work drying the place out. With the help of this strategy, SERVPRO has one of the most effective drying processes in the industry.
Varied and Effective Approaches
We take care not to slip into a rigid routine when handling water damage, as this could leave us under-prepared to handle any complications that can arise in the process. Our crews keep their eyes, ears, and noses open for additional issues while they work, often uncovering problems like mold damage or additional water leaks that may have existed for long before the original reason for our work. We take care of these issues as we find them and only leave your home once it is in the best shape it has ever been in.
If an issue arises after we leave the property, a quick phone call can have our crews returning to issue a rapid fix. However, return visits are rare, and you can expect our work to completely take care of the issue without seeing us again.
SERVPRO of Oxnard can help reverse the effects of any water damage that might hit your home. Call us 24/7 at (805) 984-2347.
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