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SERVPRO Of Mountain View

3/21/2022 (Permalink)

Time Savings

Restoration is typically faster than refurbishment or repair and, in some instances, can be faster than replacement, particularly for assets such as equipment and machinery.

Prompt action taken at the outset of a loss can mean dramatic time savings down the line. In some instances, if the correct Immediate Measures are not taken quickly, unnecessary secondary damage can occur and restoration and recovery may not be possible at all.

If it’s your home that’s been affected, restoration can mean you get back into your home and back to normal quicker, with less disruption and significantly less upheaval.  If it’s your business that’s been affected, restoration can mean you get back in business quicker, or sometimes even mean staying in business altogether.

Cost Benefits

Failure to act quickly or act at all can mean the difference between a successful recovery or a lengthy and costly road to recovery.  In some scenarios this can even result in a ‘total losses.

Restoration is often the most economical way to recover with costs typically only 10% - 30% of alternative replacement or repair costs.

Costs associated with alternative accommodation and storage, or business interruption costs can also account for a significant proportion of the overall costs on a loss.  These costs can also be significantly mitigated or even
avoided all together with an effective restoration program.

At SERVPRO Of Mountain View, Los Altos we pride ourselves on working closely with customers sharing our technical expertise and know-how.  We will guide, support and help you choose the optimum recovery route, even if this doesn’t include restoration.

We offer solutions to often very complex and challenging problems based on years of experience working with customers to find the best recovery options.

Whether it’s the installation of an advanced drying system meaning you can stay in your home or restoring your business-critical machinery meaning you can continue production on a temporary basis our experts will work closely with you to meet your needs when you need us most.


5/12/2021 (Permalink)

What can I catch from raw sewage

The main danger raw sewage presents is from Pathogens, which are biological agents that spread disease result in in serious illnesses, the three most common pathogens found in sewage are bacteria, parasites, and viruses.

Pathogens can cause a wide variety of acute illnesses these include sickness, diarrhoea and infections. Although aggressive and unpleasant with treatment should pass after periods of time lasting several days or weeks usually without lasting effects, however in certain circumstances pathogens can cause serious long-term illnesses or even death.

Diseases that can be caught from raw sewage include:

  • Cryptosporidium and Giardia
  • Gram Negative Bacteria
  • Hepatitis A
  • Leptospirosis
  • Tetanus
    Whether you are experiencing sewage related problems in your home or office, SERVPRO Of Mountain View/Los Altos/Los Altos Hills  is IICRC Certified Biohazard cleaning and  here to help you.


5/12/2021 (Permalink)

- Clean Up After Death

What are the potential diseases from exposure to bodily fluids?

Extreme caution must be taken when dealing with bodily fluids due to the risk of infection and exposure to diseases.

Direct exposure to body fluid spills do not result in infection. In general, the risk of human infection from spills is very low. However, risk of contracting a disease from direct contact to blood, urine, vomit and feces is based on many factors, including but not limited to the following:

  • The infectious agent involved
  • Duration and type of exposure
  • The amount of body fluids/feces involved in the exposure
  • The amount of infectious agent in the body fluids/feces at the time of exposure

The 3 main diseases that can be transmitted by exposure to body fluids are:

AIDS, Hepatitis B & HIV

SERVPRO Of Mountain View/Los Altos/Los Altos Hills is IICRC Certified Biohazard cleaning and  here to help you.

Cleaning and Hoarding

5/12/2021 (Permalink)

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Cleaning and Hoarding.

Hoarding is a complex problem often occurring over many years, the person usually has levels of difficulty that may have no identifiable cause, it may occur from mental illness or personality issues leaving the hoarder unable to stop. Their illness propels them to hoard everything from personal items to personal waste creating dangerous and unhealthy living environments; our specialist teams are trained to work respectfully when clearing and cleaning a property and sensitive attention is given to the difficulties faced by everyone involved in the operation.

SERVPRO Of Mountain View/Los Altos/Los Altos Hills will ensure the property is returned in a safe and hygienic state, items for removal will be agreed and confirmed, pre-photographs are taken of all the areas particularly when dealing with a deceased hoarder. We are experts in managing hoarding cleaning using specialist products to sanitize  and clean the affected surfaces removing the potential for contamination. On completion we will furbish post photographic evidence with certification if required for insurance.

SERVPRO Of Mountain View/Los Altos/Los Altos Hills is IICRC Certified Biohazard cleaning and  here to help you.

Certified Cleaning Services company

5/10/2021 (Permalink)

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1-SERVPRO Of Mountain View/Los Altos/Los Altos Hills is
Specialist Certified  Cleaning Services company,

As well as the more common types of industrial, commercial  we also get involved with unique specialist cleaning jobs ,These Jobs involve a high degree of expertise and need to meet various credentials. Our fully certified Technicians can assist here.

Occasionally there is no method or process. In these circumstances, we research possible methods, conduct trials, produce samples, predict results and outcomes and then support our proposals with cost analysis and environmental impact reports.

We work closely , professionally  with our clients to understand their business, objectives and safety procedures and understand the importance of getting it "Like it never even happened." Some of our specialist services include:

1-Crime Scene Cleaning
2-Biohazard Cleanup Services
3-Sewages Cleanup Services
4-Cleaning   Hoarding  services
5-COVID-19 Disinfecting/Sanitizing

Residential/Commercial Leak Detection

5/4/2021 (Permalink)

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What to Do When a Leak Is Suspected

If you discover, or even suspect, that there is a water leak in your home, you will benefit greatly from some professional assistance. And it will take more than just a plumber. A plumber can fix the leak but can they find it? And what must be done to prevent mold?

This is when you need the help of a professionally certified water damage restoration company, like SERVPRO Of Mountain View. Our water damage specialists have the necessary tools to pinpoint any leak and remediate any damage the leak has caused. Structural drying is always necessary to prevent mold from growing. Simply removing what is wet and replacing it without proper drying is a recipe for disaster. In nature, wet always goes to dry if it can. Any moisture that is not removed from structural materials (wallboard, subflooring, wall studs, etc.) will be absorbed into any replacement materials and may result in mold growth.

Commercial Emergency Ready Profile

3/8/2021 (Permalink)

For many businesses closing your doors for an unexpected amount of time can be devastating. There are many business owners that do not have a preparedness plan in place. Having disaster protocols in place can give your business a peace of mind. 

SERVPRO of Mountain View/Los Altos/Los Altos Hills can help your Business develop an Emergency READY Profile to minimize business interruption by having an action plan. 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. 

· A no cost assessment of your facility. This means there is no need to allocate funds, giving you a great value at no cost. 

· A concise Profile Document that contains only the critical information needed in the event of an emergency. It will only take a little time to complete and will not take you away from current projects. But it will save a lot of time if ever needed. 

· A guide to help you get back into your building following a disaster. This can help lessen the amount of time your business is inactive by having an immediate plan of action. 

· Establishes your local SERVPRO Franchise Professional as your disaster mitigation and restoration provider. You have a provider that is recognized as an industry leader and close by. 

· Identification of the line of command for authorizing work to begin. This saves time so we can begin the work of mitigating the damage which can save you time and money. 

· Provides facility details such as shut-off valve locations, priority areas and priority contact information. Having a quick reference of what to do, how to do it and who to call provides solutions in advance of an emergency so that during the emergency you are "Ready for whatever happens." 

Please contact us today to get started on your FREE Emergency Ready Profile.