Commercial Water Conservation Tips
Commercial Water Conservation tips.
In the United States, it is estimated that more than half of the available water is consumed through business use. These three tips can help your commercial business conserve water.
- Measure Water Consumption
To improve the amount of water your business is using you first need to know how much water it is currently consuming. If you can, you should install meters that measure the area of your business that uses the most water. It is also a good idea to determine your water cost. It will be helpful to show management that the upgrade will save the company money.
- Define Issues and Outcomes
Before you begin drafting your water conservation plan, you first need to identify the water issues you need to plan for and the outcomes you hope to solve. For example, you might identify that you need to establish a regular maintenance plan and hire SERVPRO of Mount Ephraim / Bellmawr; they are a highly rated company with experience in commercial and residential water restoration, also they have experienced and IICRC certified technicians, to assist you with problems caused by leaky plumbing.
- Improve Water Consumption
Once you have your current issues, goals, and consumption documented you can begin implementing strategies to improve your water consumption. Strategies to consider include fixing leaks, installing low flow restrictors on faucets, upgrading toilets to high efficiency models, reclaiming wastewater, and re landscaping with plants that need less frequent watering.
Identifying and addressing water issues at your company can significantly reduce your negative impact on the environment and save your company money on water costs. With these tips and SERVPRO of Mount Ephraim / Bellmawr by your side you will always be ready for any disaster that strikes your company.
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How to Handle Water Saturation Problems
How to handle water saturation problems.
Unfortunately, plumbing wears down over time. Older material or simply heavy wear and tear damage the structure, exposing the commercial property to leaks and breaks. The water damage requires prompt attention as it could lead to further damage therefore, property owners should do the following three things when faced with water saturation.
- Determine How Much of the Space Was Impacted
Rely on a trusted and experienced company like SERVPRO Mount Ephraim / Bellmawr to examine how much of the room was impacted. When soaked drywall or flooring sits too long, the area grows musty and becomes a breeding ground for fungus. A SERVPRO technician uses sophisticated equipment to diagnose contaminated sections, avoiding future growths. Following established guidelines and protocols, the examiner can provide a thorough overview of the space’s issues.
- Assess Materials
Mold thrives on water damage, quickly multiplying and spreading with the building. Minimize trouble by eliminating drenched, porous objects. These things cannot be thoroughly disinfected since the organisms absorb deep within. SERVPRO of Mount Ephraim / Bellmawr will follow standards put in place, to dispose of infected material.
- Focus on Drying Out Space
Effective water cleanup treatment is possible for certain items. Extract as much water as possible. Then make a call to SERVPRO who will utilize the appropriate equipment to handle the situation.
When water damage is spotted, move into action, focusing on getting rid of the dampness as best as possible. Controlling that factor is vital to getting things back in order. Water damage doesn’t have business hours and disaster can strike at any time, luckily, SERVPRO of Mount Ephraim / Bellmawr is open 24/7 ready to help you and give you the best experience when dealing with disaster. For more information on water restoration click here
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What is Secondary Water Damage?
What is Secondary Water Damage
Hidden moisture can do significant damage to many components in your home. If moisture is left behind after a water issue arises, the following long-term damage can begin to fester.
Mold: This quick growing microorganism only needs 24 hours to start growing which can lead to its spores spreading within days. Even a small patch of wet carpet left unchecked can create the right conditions for black mold to grow.
Electrical: Water that has seeped into the wall can affect the outlets. If water gets trapped, it may increase the potential for electrical shock.
Corrosion: Hidden pipes and fixtures in the home made of metal can begin to rust and corrode in wet conditions, eventually leading to potential bigger water issues like a pipe burst.
Wood Rot: As well as being an inviting place for black mold to grow, the wood elements of your home will begin to rot if not properly dried. This may lead to a loss in the home’s structural integrity.
Mitigate the Risk
SERVPRO of Mount Ephraim / Bellmawr provides timely and professional assessments and cleanup which can be necessary to avoid hidden damage from becoming a catastrophic accident. When there is high humidity, it is even more important to ensure that dehumidification is done to stop water damage from spreading everywhere. Upon their arrival SERVPRO of Mount Ephraim / Bellmawr will extract any standing water, remove saturated materials from the affected areas, and use air movers. Opening windows, depending on the humidity levels outside may slow down secondary damage until SERVPRO Mount Ephraim / Bellmawr arrives.
While a small water issue may not seem like anything to worry about, hidden damage may be lurking. Immediately addressing the issue can help keep the situation from escalating to a huge problem. SERVPRO of Mount Ephraim / Bellmawr will address the situation and answer any questions you have, through the drying process.
How Can Smoke Damage Can Affect Your Business
How smoke damage can affect your Business.
- How Does Smoke Impact Your Building?
Smoke reacts differently with each material in your building. Also, the type and temperature of the fire can lead to different types of smoke damage. One way that all types of smoke affect your building is by hiding in tiny cracks. There, they go undetected and can lead to your business smelling like smoke. Special products SERVPRO of Mount Ephraim / Bellmawr provides are necessary to get rid of these particles.
- What Is the Cleaning Process for Smoke?
The cleaning process starts by placing air scrubbers in the affected area. Then, every surface will be thoroughly cleaned of soot and smoke. Special products will be used to deodorize the surface. This must be done as soon as possible after a fire. Thankfully SERVPRO of Mount Ephraim / Bellmawr is a 24/7 highly rated company and can get to you quickly.
- What Can Be Salvaged?
Depending on the extent of the damage, some items may not be salvageable. When looking to save certain items, several factors must be considered. An IICRC certified SERVPRO technician who understands smoke damage will be able to look at your items and tell you if they can be cleaned or not.
- Can Upholstery Be Cleaned?
Today, some special equipment and products can find hidden smoke particles and remove them from porous upholstery. This is something that must be done by a professional cleaning technician which SERVPRO of Mount Ephraim / Bellmawr provides. Attempting to clean upholstered items by yourself may cause more damage.
If you wish to reduce the amount of damage in your building after a fire, you should use smoke damage services by SERVPRO Mount Ephraim / Bellmawr. Click here for more information.
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Recent Snow Storms in New Jersey
Due to recent winter storms, it is important to keep yourself and your property safe in these current conditions. Here are some ways to stay safe:
- Protect your pipes from freezing by insulating them
- Make sure your home heating sources are installed according to local codes and permit requirements and are clean and in working order.
- Make sure your home is properly insulated. Caulk and weather-strip doors and windowsills to keep cold air out.
- Install storm windows or cover windows with plastic from the inside to provide an extra layer of insulation to keep cold air out.
- Keep in your vehicle: - A windshield scraper and small broom - A small sack of sand for generating traction under wheels and a set of tire chains or traction mats - Matches in a waterproof container - A brightly colored (preferably red) cloth to tie to the antenna - An emergency supply kit, including warm clothing.
These are just some tips to get you safe during winter storm conditions. For more information go to the Red Cross Website. If a winter storm does call for our services to be needed SERVPRO of Mount Ephraim/ Bellmawr is here to help. We are industry experts in restoration and remediation.
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Why SERVPRO of Mount Ephraim/ Bellmawr Is Better Than The Rest
Why you should choose SERVPRO of Mount Ephraim / Bellmawr and what sets us apart from other companies.
Well, SERVPRO goes by one important rule, the "1-4-8" rule...
- 1 Hour – Within one hour of your call, SERVPRO will contact you to arrange for service
- 4 Hours – Within four hours of loss, SERVPRO will be on-site to start mitigation services (if necessary).
- 8 Hours – Within eight hours of your call, SERVPRO will initiate a verbal briefing of the scope of damage and needed mitigation efforts.
SERVPRO is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year for all your water, fire, and smoke damage emergencies, large or small. SERVPRO works together for larger disasters making no job too big to handle.
SERVPRO of Mount Ephraim / Bellmawr specializes in restoration and remediation of residential and commercial property after a fire, smoke, or 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.
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Safety Tips - Candles
Home fire caused by candle.
Here are some candle safety tips.
- Never leave a burning candle unattended
- Never burn a candle without a candle holder
- Don’t light a candle with anything flammable or anything that can catch fire
- Keep candles out of reach of pets and children, and ensure they will not fall off of a table
- Put out any candle when leaving your home or room
If you detect any fire or smoke damage contact SERVPRO of Mount Ephraim/Bellmawr for an experience “Like it never even happened.”
For more information - https://www.redcross.org/get-help/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies/types-of-emergencies/fire.html
Why Your Business Needs An Emergency Ready Plan (ERP)
Fire and water damages are never scheduled
From a burst pipe in an office building to faulty wiring in an apartment complex, fire and water losses are never planned, but they do occur. SERVPRO of Mount Ephraim Bellmawr knows there is no such thing as a small emergency when it threatens the welfare of the tenants and the revenue of the property owner. Have you developed a plan to get back up and running in case of an emergency? Is the emphasis on the first 24-48 hours to get you back in the building faster?
SERVPRO of Mount Ephraim Bellmawr can provide you with the means to develop an Emergency Ready Profile. As part of a well-thought-out plan, your Emergency Ready Profile will contain information that you need in the event an emergency occurs.
SERVPRO HAS THE EXPERTISE YOU NEED TO GET THE JOB DONE RIGHT:
- 24-Hour Emergency Service
- Over 40 years of business in the cleanup and restoration industry
- Detailed communication throughout the cleaning and restoration process to help keep you informed and in control
- Experience and training in mitigating damages ranging from single-family homes to skyscrapers
- Highly Trained Restoration Technicians
- Fast response time to minimize damages and inconvenience to tenants
- Minimizes the cost while letting you get back to work quickly
- Professional equipment and industry-approved techniques can save you time and money
SERVPRO of Mount Ephraim Bellmawr can manage the damage while you focus on your business. Call today to schedule your Emergency Ready Profile! (856) 349-7318.
Fire Damage Restoration In Camden, New Jersey
Camden County Residents! SERVPRO in Camden County specializes in Fire, Smoke, and Soot Damage. For Immediate Service, Call (856) 349-7318.
SERVPRO of Mount Ephraim/Bellmawr provides 24-Hour Emergency Fire Damage Restoration Services and is dedicated to being faster to any-sized disaster in Camden County, NJ. We can respond immediately to your Fire Damage Emergency and have the expertise to handle your restoration and cleaning needs.
Your home or business contains many of your most valuable possessions. SERVPRO of Mount Ephraim/Bellmawr understands the trauma that follows a loss. When fire damage takes over your life, SERVPRO of Mount Ephraim/Bellmawr helps you take it back!
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Although it is rarely talked about, there are times when a professional may need to be called in to clean up blood, bodily fluids, tissue, or other pathogenic substances resulting from accident, trauma, crime, or death.
SERVPRO of Mount Ephraim / Bellmawr not only knows the physical job that needs to be done, but our compassionate technicians consistently deliver quick and reliable service to get you back in your home or business during a difficult time. Our Highly Trained Restoration Technicians are IICRC certified in Trauma and Crime Scene Cleanup and will follow the latest standard which includes; thoroughly clean, disinfect and deodorize the structure to get you back to preloss condition as quickly as possible.
We provide cleanup and recovery services for many biohazard situations. These include the following:
Has your family experienced an unattended, unexpected, or untimely death and needs biohazard cleanup services? Contact SERVPRO of Mount Ephraim Bellmawr today… WE ARE HERE TO HELP.
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