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Flooded Business?

8/1/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial Flooded Business? Business owners understand why they need to mitigate against flood risk and some of the challenges they may face.

Floods can occur anywhere, often with little or no warning, and with devastating consequences. Protecting the bottom line in order to remain open, or to re-open quickly after a flood disaster, requires taking steps now to prevent or reduce flood damage should your business be in the path of rising water. 

Types Of Flooding

Topography and weather conditions play a prominent role in the impact different types of flooding have on specific locales. The following are some examples of specific types of flooding.

  • Rising water may be the greatest risk to inland areas away from a river bed after a heavy snow pack begins to melt or after heavy rainfall.
  • Moving water is a serious risk in areas near rivers or in coastal storm surge areas because it creates significantly larger lateral forces on a building.
  • Overtopping, breaching or opening of dams, levees, and other flood control mechanisms, which are designed to divert the flow of water to provide protection, can lead to flood damage that may be more significant than if the levees were never installed. The Mississippi and Missouri River floods of 2011 included breaches of levees, as well as controlled flooding by the opening of various flood gates on levees. The result was thousands of acres of farmland, crops, livestock and fish farms being destroyed to protect urban areas.
  • Flash flooding can occur in every region as a result of slow-moving thunderstorms or excessive rainfall from any storm system.
  • Large, slow-moving tropical storms can dump excessive amounts of rain on coastal locations and then move inland to continue the devastation, resulting in widespread flood damage.

Lufkin Restaurant Suffers Fire Damage

7/2/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial Lufkin Restaurant Suffers Fire Damage  Lufkin Restaurant Suffers Fire Damage

After the fire trucks leave, your business likely suffers from fire and smoke damage and extensive water damage from firefighting efforts. SERVPRO of Lufkin / S. Nacogdoches County have the specialized fire restoration training needed to restore your business to pre-fire condition.

Have Questions About Fire, Smoke, or Soot Damage? Call Today – (936) 559-0404

Every fire damage event is a little different, and requires a unique solution, but the general process stays the same. The steps listed below illustrate our process for the “typical” fire damage emergency.

Step 1: Emergency Contact

The restoration process begins when you call us. Our representative will ask questions regarding the fire damage event that will help us respond immediately with the appropriate equipment and resources. 

Step 2: Inspection and Fire Damage Assessment

We carefully inspect and test adjoining rooms of your property to determine the extent of the fire, smoke, and soot damage. This step is crucial to developing a plan of action. 

Step 3: Immediate Board-Up and Roof-Tarp Service

Fire damage can often compromise windows, walls, and roofs. To maintain security and to protect against further damage, we can board up missing windows and walls and place tarps on damaged roofs. 

Step 4: Water Removal and Drying (if water damage is present)

The water removal process begins almost immediately and removes the majority of the water. We then use dehumidifiers and air movers to remove the remaining water and complete the drying process. 

Step 5: Removal of Smoke and Soot from All Surfaces

We use specialized equipment and techniques to remove smoke and soot from ceilings, walls, and other surfaces. 

Step 6: Cleaning and Sanitizing

We clean, sanitize, and disinfect all of the restorable items and structures that were damaged by the fire. We use a variety of cleaning techniques to restore your belongings to pre-fire condition. We’re also trained to remove odors using industrial air scrubbers and fogging equipment.

Step 7: Restoration

Restoration is the final step—getting your home or business to its pre-fire condition. Restoration may involve minor repairs, such as replacing drywall, painting, and installing new carpet; or it may entail major repairs such as the reconstruction of various areas or rooms in a home or business.

SERVPRO Is the Leader in the Storm Recovery Field!

6/4/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial SERVPRO Is the Leader in the Storm Recovery Field! Here at SERVPRO we are dedicated to being faster to any size disaster.

At SERVPRO, we are leaders in the storm and water damage industry. We have a tremendous amount of hands-on experience, training, and expertise to quickly restore your property back to its pre-storm condition. Whether you have experienced a tree falling on your property or severe water damage from heavy rains, we have the knowledge to take care of it quickly and efficiently. We are available 24 hours a day, so even in the middle of the night we are here for you and your home. We'll treat you and your property with the respect and care it deserves. So if your property has sustained water or storm damage, you already know who to call –  SERVPRO of Lufkin / S. Nacogdoches County. No property or damage is too big or small for us! 

Should you have your Commercial Air Ducts Cleaned?

5/11/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial Should you have your Commercial Air Ducts Cleaned? Dirty HVAC VS Clean HVAC

Indoor air can get polluted with dust, allergens, and other small particles. If you are concerned about your indoor air quality, you might benefit from having your air ducts cleaned. Having your air ducts professionally cleaned may make a difference in the overall quality of your indoor air. And, cleaning your air ducts may also help your HVAC system function more efficiently.

When it comes to air duct cleaning, homeowners often have many questions. Here are a few of the most common:

Does a professional air duct cleaning really make a difference?
A professional air duct cleaning can benefit you in more than one way. First, the cleaning will remove dust, debris and other pollutants from your air duct system. This can be beneficial to anyone living in the home who suffers from allergies, has breathing problems, or is sensitive to pollutants. Second, clean air ducts can result in a more efficient HVAC system. When your home’s ventilation system is clean, it can function more efficiently – which may ultimately save you money on your monthly energy bill.


How often should I have my air ducts cleaned?
Unless you are in the midst of a home renovation project or you live in an area with extremely high pollution, you should not need to clean your air ducts more than once a year. In fact, after your air ducts are professionally cleaned, you may not need another thorough cleaning for several years. For advice on how often you should have your air ducts cleaned, make sure to ask your air conditioner repair company. If the air conditioner company does not offer air duct cleaning services, they should be able to provide you with the name of a reputable company to call.


Can I clean the air ducts in my home myself?
Many homeowners wonder if they can clean their home’s air ducts with their own vacuum cleaner. In reality, it is practically impossible to clean an air duct system with a regular vacuum. Air duct cleaning companies use special equipment that is designed to specifically clean air ducts. As a homeowner, one of the best things you can do to prevent pollutants from infiltrating your air ducts is regularly change your HVAC system’s air filters.

Is a professional air duct cleaning expensive?
The cost of air duct cleaning services varies. Factors that are taken into consideration when an air duct cleaning company provides you with a quote include the number of air ducts in your home, the age of your home, the length of time since the air ducts were last cleaned, the current condition of the air ducts, and more. 

The benefits of servicing your HVAC unit include:

  • Helps to restore peak energy efficiency.
  • May help to eliminate offensive odors.
  • Helps reduce the potential for mold growth.

For more information on HVAC and air duct cleaning, call us today, (936) 559-0404.

Our Quick Response Ensures Open Doors For Your Nacogdoches Texas Customers.

5/8/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial Our Quick Response Ensures Open Doors For Your Nacogdoches Texas Customers. Our Quick Response Ensures Open Doors For Your Customers In Nacogdoches Texas.

IICRC - Pursuit Of Perfection in Nacogdoches Texas

SERVPRO of SERVPRO of Lufkin/S. Nacogdoches County is always looking for ways to better serve the Deep East Texas Community. In this pursuit, the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certifications (IICRC) have declared the SERVPRO of Lufkin/S. Nacogdoches County team have met the standards and requirements for the Commercial Drying Specialist (CDS) title!

Since 1972, The IICRC has certified and developed certifications and standards for inspection, cleaning and restoration. The IICRC also serves as valuable consumer referral source for certified technicians and firms. They provide education and testing in a similar fashion to a university. There are prerequisites that must be met before an individual or a company can gain certification in a particular course or track. The course and description page even resembles a college coursework curriculum! All of this means SERVPRO of Lufkin/S. Nacogdoches County always works to exceed industry standards.

Having the ability to offer companies commercial drying is a huge benefit for Nacogdoches County businesses of any size. SERVPRO of Lufkin/S. Nacogdoches County can dry buildings in a more efficient and effective manner than ever before. This is especially true in emergency situations where businesses need their doors open quickly.

Keep our number in your cellphone in case an emergency arises!

Call Us Anytime 24/7 - (936) 559-0404

SERVPRO of Nacogdoches Uses the Best Equipment for the Job

2/14/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial SERVPRO of Nacogdoches Uses the Best Equipment for the Job Using the FLIR thermal camera on commercial jobs, I can tell these file folders are affected with water damage.

When your home or commercial property has water damage from flooding or leaks, we have the expertise and equipment to properly restore your property. Our experience and scientific approach to water removal and water cleanup enable us to properly dry and restore your property.

Our advanced equipment helps to detect hidden moisture, extract the standing water quickly, and thoroughly clean and dry your home and belongings. We use the very best in technological equipment like our FLIR camera. We can see if there is any water damage and tell exactly where the damage is by using the FLIR cameras. We also finish the job with professional deodorization and sanitizing agents for your comfort and safety.

But our equipment is only half the formula, our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration. From initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO’s Corporate Training Facility to regular IICRC industry certifications, rest assured our staff is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property.

Water or Flood Damage?
Call Today – (936) 559-0404

Commercial Building Restoration and Cleaning Services in Lufkin

2/8/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial Commercial Building Restoration and Cleaning Services in Lufkin Working to restore you and your business to full it's potential.

SERVPRO of Lufkin / S. Nacogdoches County is ready to respond immediately and work quickly to clean or restore your business. We understand that your property’s appearance is important and that every hour spent restoring is an hour of lost productivity. When you need a restoration or cleaning professional, SERVPRO of Lufkin / S. Nacogdoches County has the training and expertise to help make it “Like it never even happened.”

  • Small Office Buildings
  • Large Office/High-Rise Office Buildings
  • Apartment Buildings
  • Restaurants
  • Hotel/Motels
  • Small Retail Stores
  • Large Retail/Big-Box Stores
  • High-Rise Residential
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Government/Military

Every commercial property experiences wear and tear, including dirt and grime that accumulates from ordinary use. You can count on SERVPRO of Lufkin / S. Nacogdoches County to make your workspace look its very best. Professional cleaning helps to protect your carpet and upholstery and increase its life-span. Learn more about our commercial cleaning services:

Have Questions? Call Today – (936) 559-0404

Warehouse Floods Because Sprinkler Head Broke

2/8/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial Warehouse Floods Because Sprinkler Head Broke The unexpected will happen without warning.

SERVPRO of Lufkin / S. Nacogdoches County responds quickly to your Lufkin fire, water, or mold damage emergency, 24 hours a day. Whether the damage occurs in a small business building or a large warehouse, we have the training, experience, and equipment to handle the situation. The restoration process begins when you call us. Our representative will guide you through the crisis and may ask several questions to help us better understand the equipment and resources. We determine the scope of your water damage at this stage. We inspect and test to determine the extent of damage and how far the moisture has traveled to ensure proper and complete restoration.

The water removal process begins almost immediately and removes the majority of the water. We use powerful pumps and vacuum units to quickly remove hundreds or thousands of gallons from your property, which helps prevent secondary water damage and mold growth.

We use specialized equipment to remove the remaining water that is harder to access. Our Professionals will use room measurements, temperature, and relative humidity to determine the optimal number of air movers and dehumidifiers needed to dry your business.

We clean all of the restorable items and structures damaged by the water. We are adept at cleaning contents using a number of techniques. Our professionals are trained to provide sanitizing treatments and to remove odors and deodorize your property.

Restoration is the process of restoring your business to its pre-water damage condition. Restoration may involve minor repairs, such as replacing drywall and installing new carpet, or may entail major repairs, such as the reconstruction of various areas or rooms in a home or business.

So, when the unexpected strikes SERVPRO will be there to make it, “Like it never even happened.”

Restoring Your Lufkin Texas Commercial Property After A Water Damage Event

7/12/2017 (Permalink)

Commercial Restoring Your Lufkin Texas Commercial Property After A Water Damage Event Commercial Water Damage Events Present Unique Challenges 

Flooding and water damage events at Lufkin commercial properties are often complex with numerous issues that require a knowledgeable and flexible response. Whether we’re dealing with a relatively small water cleanup scenario or a large scale event, we work quickly to assess each unique situation and isolate the damaged area. In many instances, normal operations can continue in a temporary space while we restore your facility.

Restoring Commercial Properties Presents Unique Challenges

Our professionals are trained to be mindful of legal and environmental concerns and strive to fully restore the damaged area while working within your budgetary constraints. We understand that every hour spent cleaning up is an hour of lost revenue and productivity. So when an emergency situation arises in your business, give us a call and we’ll be there fast with the help you need.

About SERVPRO of Lufkin/S. Nacogdoches County

SERVPRO of Lufkin/S. Nacogdoches County specializes in the cleanup and restoration of commercial and residential property after a water damage event. Our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration. From initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regular IICRC-industry certification, rest assured our staff is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property.

Document Restoration

6/14/2017 (Permalink)

Commercial Document Restoration Emergency HIPPA Document Restoration

In the aftermath of disaster, some of your most valued contents—documents, photographs, and books—could be lost forever. As a leader in the restoration industry, SERVPRO knows that timely mitigation is the key to recovering damaged possessions. With years of experience and state-of-the-art technology, SERVPRO’s restoration professionals will help you recover your paper goods before it is too late.

Our Document Restoration Facility:

  • Innovative: we use the latest vacuum freeze-drying method, as well as gamma irradiation technology for sterilizing
  • Secure: managed by HIPPA Master-certified technicians, under 24/7 surveillance
  • Digital: we use a computerized inventory system for digitizing your documents
  • Flexible capacity - we can accommodate large commercial losses or small residential jobs
  • Full Service: we offer a range of services including drying, cleaning/disinfecting, re-jacketing, digitizing, and deodorization

Need your valuable documents restored? Call Today - 936-559-0404

Our Technology

Then SERVPRO document restoration team uses innovate vacuum freeze-drying techniques; in fact, we use the same freeze-drying methods used by the Library of Congress to dry valuable historic documents and books. Our vacuum freeze-drying process is the only method approved by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) and the General Services Administration (GSA).

24 Hour Emergency Service in Nacogdoches Texas

6/14/2017 (Permalink)

Commercial 24 Hour Emergency Service in Nacogdoches Texas Emergency Service Anytime Day Or Night

The SERVPRO Commercial Large Loss Division is composed of our best of the best in restoration. Our elite large-loss specialists are pre-qualified and strategically positioned throughout the United States to handle any size disaster. Every large loss is supervised by a commercial operations manager to help ensure seamless communication and timely mitigation. 

Locally Owned Company with National Resources

SERVPRO of Lufkin / S. Nacogdoches County can respond immediately to your commercial water damage emergency regardless of the size or scope of the damage. We are part of a national network of over 1,600 Franchises with special Disaster Recovery Teams placed strategically throughout the country to respond to large scale events and disasters.

If your business suffers a major loss, call us anytime day or night (936) 559-0404.

My business is flooded, now what?

5/19/2017 (Permalink)

Commercial My business is flooded, now what? Don't let water damage bring your business to a screeching halt! Call us at (936) 559-0404

SERVPRO of Lufkin / S. Nacogdoches County is ready to respond immediately and work quickly to clean or restore your business. We understand that your property’s appearance is important and that every hour spent restoring is an hour of lost productivity. When you need a restoration or cleaning professional, SERVPRO of Lufkin / S. Nacogdoches County has the training and expertise to help make it “Like it never even happened.”



  • Small Office Buildings

  • Large Office/High-Rise Office Buildings

  • Apartment Buildings

  • Restaurants

  • Hotel/Motels

  • Small Retail Stores

  • Large Retail/Big-Box Stores

  • High-Rise Residential

  • Manufacturing & Industrial

  • Government/Military


SERVPRO of Lufkin / S. Nacogdoches County is available 24 hours a day to restore your Lufkin property and get you back to business. We have the expertise, equipment, and highly trained personnel to handle your commercial water, fire, or mold damage. We can also access the resources of our national network of 1,700 Franchises to handle large commercial projects and major storm events.


Have Questions? Call Today – (936) 559-0404

Be Ready and Prepared for that Emergency!

5/17/2017 (Permalink)

Commercial Be Ready and Prepared for that Emergency! Be prepared with an Emergency Ready Profile

It's always a good time to plan on the future. Book your free Emergency Ready Planning lunch today! Watch the SERVPRO ERP for a quick overview in action! 


SERVPRO of Lufkin/S. Nacgdoches County utilizes the latest technology in order to expedite the mitigation process further increasing our value to our customers. The SERVPRO Ready Plan is a tool for property managers and owners, both residential and commercial. It allows for the creation of an Emergency READY Profile. By developing a SERVPRO Emergency Ready Profile for your home or business, you minimize business interruption by having an immediate plan of action. Knowing what to do and what to expect in advance is the key to timely mitigation and can help minimize how water and fire damage can affect your home or business.


Preparation is the key to making it through any sized disaster, whether it is a large fire or area flood, or just a minor water leak. Having an Emergency READY Plan may help minimize the time your business is inactive, and get you back in the building following a disaster.

Restoring Your Lufkin or Nacogdoches Commercial Property After A Water Damage Event

2/9/2017 (Permalink)

Commercial Restoring Your Lufkin or Nacogdoches Commercial Property After A Water Damage Event Commercial Water Damage Events Present Unique Challenges 

 

 

Flooding and water damage events to Lufkin or Nacogdoches commercial properties are often complex with numerous issues that require a knowledgeable and flexible response. Whether we’re dealing with a relatively small water cleanup scenario or a large scale event, we work quickly to assess each unique situation and isolate the damaged area. In many instances, normal operations can continue in a temporary space while we restore your facility.

Restoring Commercial Properties Presents Unique Challenges

Our professionals are trained to be mindful of legal and environmental concerns and strive to fully restore the damaged area while working within your budgetary constraints. We understand that every hour spent cleaning up is an hour of lost revenue and productivity. So when an emergency situation arises in your business, give us a call and we’ll be there fast with the help you need.

About SERVPRO of Lufkin/S. Nacogdoches County

SERVPRO of Lufkin/S. Nacogdoches County specializes in the cleanup and restoration of commercial and residential property after a water damage event. Our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration. From initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regular IICRC-industry certification, rest assured our staff is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property.

Certifications

  • IICRC Certified Firm
  • ECTP - Employee Certification Training Program
  • SRT - Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration Technician
  • ASD - Applied Structural Drying Technician
  • WRT - Water Damage Restoration Technician
  • RRRP - Lead-Based Paint Activities and Renovation
  • UFT - Upholstery & Fabric Cleaning Technician
  • CCT - Carpet Cleaning Technician

Restoring Your Lufkin and Nacogdoches Commercial Property After A Water Damage Event

7/11/2016 (Permalink)

Commercial Restoring Your Lufkin and Nacogdoches Commercial Property After A Water Damage Event Commercial Water Damage Events Present Unique Challenges

Flooding and water damage events at Lufkin or Nacogdoches commercial properties are often complex with numerous issues that require a knowledgeable and flexible response. Whether we’re dealing with a relatively small water cleanup scenario or a large scale event, we work quickly to assess each unique situation and isolate the damaged area. In many instances, normal operations can continue in a temporary space while we restore your facility.

Restoring Commercial Properties Presents Unique Challenges

Our professionals are trained to be mindful of legal and environmental concerns and strive to fully restore the damaged area while working within your budgetary constraints. We understand that every hour spent cleaning up is an hour of lost revenue and productivity. So when an emergency situation arises in your business, give us a call and we’ll be there fast with the help you need.

About SERVPRO of Lufkin/Nacogdoches

SERVPRO of Lufkin/Nacogdoches specializes in the cleanup and restoration of commercial and residential property after a water damage event. Our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration. From initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regular IICRC-industry certification, rest assured our staff is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property.

 Meet our crew of Servro Heroes

Certifications

  • ECTP - Employee Certification Training Program
  • ASD - Applied Structural Drying Technician
  • SRT - Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration Technician
  • WRT - Water Damage Restoration Technician
  • IICRC Certified Firm

Affiliations

  • Contractor Connection
  • Leadership Lufkin Alumi Association
  • NISD Adopt A School Program
  • TAA
  • Piney Woods Apartment Association
  • American Red Cross
  • Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce
  • IICRC
  • Lufkin Citizen Fire Academy
  • Lufkin Rotary Club
  • Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce

Awards

  • Chairman's Bronze
  • Millionaire's Gold
  • Directors Gold
  • Directors Silver
  • Millionaire's Gold
  • Million Dollar Club
  • Highest Growth
  • Directors Gold
  • Directors Gold

Emergency Ready Profile Saves The Day!

1/13/2016 (Permalink)

Commercial Emergency Ready Profile Saves The Day! SERVPRO is Faster to Any Size Disaster in Lufkin-TX, Nacogdoches-TX and Deep East Texas!

Emergency Ready Plan Intro

According to the latest research, as many as 50% of businesses close down following a disaster,. Thanks to Pre-planning, Aarons in Nacogdoches, TX, where "Ready for whatever happens." They already had an Emergency Ready Profile in place with our office, so when their store flooded they knew exactly who to call and what to do.

Can your business afford to be closed due to a fire or water loss? Minimize business interruption today by having an immediate plan of action. Knowing what to do and what to expect in advance is the key to timely mitigation and can help minimize how water and fire damage can affect your business. Call us to schedule your no cost ERP today, in Lufkin call Candice Stott 936-465-0560 and in Nacogdoches call Patrick Castillo 936-645-4513.