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The Grossest Profit

6/17/2019 (Permalink)

Toilets overflow with sewage from time to time due to a sewage backup, and commercial properties are just as vulnerable as a home, apartment complex, condominium, ext. That means if the main sewer line to your office building gets clogged, then your entire office will be grossly contaminated with sewage water. If you are a business owner and have to close your office for any period of time this could be detrimental to your business. In moments like this, it is important to remember to think calmly and act quickly. Contacting your property owner is usually a priority. Next to that you need to contact SERVPRO of Jackson & SERVPRO of Madison County, MS to handle this type of emergency. SERVPRO of Jackson & SERVPRO of Madison County's team is highly trained to mitigate and restore any size property loss. Also, SERVPRO operates 24/7. Isn't it relieving to know you have a SERVPRO in your community who can respond to an emergency like this?

Storm in Sight

6/17/2019 (Permalink)

Spring showers can lead to severe storms and the flooding of your home. We’re #HeretoHelp mitigate the resulting water damage to keep your shelter sturdy and safe. If a storm tears though Hinds County, SERVPRO of Jackson & of Madison County is here to get your home or commercial business back in working order. SERVPRO of Jackson & of Madison County can handle any size disaster. If you have any questions or concerns, let us know by calling 601-353-2286. Don't hesitate to call us when disaster strikes. We are always #HereToHelp at SERVPRO of Jackson!

SERVPRO of Jackson & of Madison 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.

Freezing Pipes: How You Can Prep Now for Later

6/12/2019 (Permalink)

It’s the Summer in the middle of Mississippi, and the last thing on your mind is freezing cold winter nights!   By taking a few steps now, and learning a few tips for the colder months, you can protect yourself from busted pipes leading to water damage!  

DO NOW:

  1. Check your faucets and pipe heads to make sure they are functioning properly.
  2. Check to see that your pipes are installed properly.  This can be cool summer or fall night project BEFORE it gets cold and dark.  Reward yourself with a popsicle!
  3. Clean your gutters.  Unclogged gutters make it easier for rain to drain.  This prevents ice buildup that could damage your gutters or even your roof.



REMEMBER LATER:

  1. Drain water from outside faucets.  When water freezes and becomes ice, it expands which could cause your pipes to break.
  2. Disconnect hoses from outside faucets.  This ensures no more cold water is being stored.


In January of 2018, many homeowners and businesses were all taken by surprise by the severity of our cold weather here in Mississippi.  Don’t let that be you! But if it is, Call SERVPRO of Jackson & Madison County at 601-353-2286.  We are always here to help!

Kitchen Fire in Madison, MS

6/12/2019 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Kitchen Fire in Madison, MS Fire and smoke damage due to a kitchen fire.

SERVPRO of Jackson & Madison County recently cleaned up a house fire in Madison.  When we first arrived on the scene the house had sustained significant damage due to a grease fire in the kitchen.  The kitchen was left unattended, and the smoke was too much for the homeowner to fight. The fire department arrived and did a fantastic job putting out the fire before it completely destroyed the home.  Four rooms sustained major fire damage and water damage, while the entire house was covered head to toe in smoke and soot.

Losses like these happen all too often, but our crew is more than capable of getting your home back to “Like it never even happened.”  From fire restoration to water mitigation to reconstruction our technicians were able to restore the home so the family could move back in.  Add while many items were lost due to fire and smoke damage, we were able to clean and salvage most of the families belongings. We even packed and stored them in our warehouse, and delivered them once it was time to move back in!  If you have a house fire, call the professionals. SERVPRO of Jackson & Madison County. 601-353-2286.

Commercial Damage? Ain't Nobody Got Time For That!

6/12/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Jackson & of Madison County was founded in 2015.  As part of a well established, industry leading, world class franchise that began in 1967, we have proven that no job is too big or small for our qualified team.  

When your business has suffered a damage of any degree, we understand that it is of the utmost importance that you are up and running as quickly as possible.  Because there are over 1,700 other SERVPRO® Franchises across the US, we can mobilize in order to respond to damages to commercial structures.  

We know that when it comes to your business, time is of the essence.  Our services are 24/7/365. SERVPRO of Jackson & of Madison County is IICRC certified.  We are at the ready to extract water, remove odor, begin remediation, or mitigation for any of your commercial losses!  Give us a call so we can help answer any questions: 601-353-2286

Holy Crud, It's A Flood!

6/12/2019 (Permalink)

Your garden needs a little rain every once in a while in this hot, dry Mississippi weather.  Sometimes you get more than you bargained for. When heavy rains hit central Mississippi an unprepared home can stand little chance.  For this reason SERVPRO of Jackson & Madison County advise you to stay ahead of the game by preparing yourself and your home.

Check Roof:  Look for missing shingles.  Also look for sagging and aging.  This will help prevent leaks in your home.

Check Gutters:  Make sure gutters are clear of debris.  This will help prevent them from clogging.

Sump Pump:  If you have one, make sure it is properly working, and that you have a battery back-up in case of a loss of power.

Outdoor Equipment:  Cover the grill and bring in lawn and patio furniture.

If you have water damage due to heavy rain of flooding, call SERVPRO of Jackson & Madison County at 601-353-2286.  We’ll make it “Like it never even happened”, and we’re always here to help.

A Plan to Protect in Case of Fire

6/10/2019 (Permalink)

Does your family have an evacuation plan in case of a fire?  No one thinks it will happen to them, but household fires are more common than you think.  The average number of residential fires each year is 374,000! Please know that fire can get out of control and cause injuries and even death.  Therefore it is important for you and your family to have a plan in practice.

The Many Potential Causes of Household Fires:

  1. The top leading cause cause of a household fire is cooking.
  2. Next comes faulty heating systems.
  3. The third most likely cause of household fires is an electrical malfunction.
  4. The fourth most common cause is open flames in or around the house.

Evacuation Plan

An escape plan should be created for a home and an office building.  Everyone should be aware of the plan, and have a common meeting place that is a safe distance from the building.  This plan should be practiced so that no one is confused in case of an emergency.

Check Smoke Detectors Monthly

Some think that once their smoke detectors are installed, their work is done.  Wrong. In order to ensure everyone’s safety, smoke detectors should be checked for functionality once a month.  Write the date you checked them on a calendar so that you remember next month. Also, not to be forgotten, change the batteries twice a year!

Accessible Fire Extinguisher

Because hazardous situations like cooking or using electricity occur on a daily basis, you must have a fire extinguisher in a visible and easy to access space.  

If a fire occurs in your home or office, SERVPRO of Jackson & SERVPRO of Madison County is ready to help!  601-353-2286

Electrical Fire Prevention

6/10/2019 (Permalink)

Electrical fires are one of the leading causes of house and business fires in the United States.  

You may lessen your chances of an electrical fire with a few simple steps:

  1. Closely examine electrical equipment and their cords.  
  2. Change out cords that are old, rotting, or becoming frayed.  These are hazardous!
  3. Hire a licensed electrician to survey your home or business.  She or he will check your outlets and any wires that could lead to fire.  

Older Building are Especially at Risk

If your home or commercial business is older, it is crucial that you take the steps listed above.  Wires and outlets may have been damaged since last time your property was inspected.

We strive to keep you informed in hopes that this type of emergency never occurs.  If it does occur and you need assistance, SERVPRO of Jackson & of Madison are here 24/7 to answer your calls, and have our trained professionals help in your time of need. You can reach us by dialing 601-353-2286.

The 3 Types of Damage that Come with Fire

6/10/2019 (Permalink)

The Damage You May Not Foresee

Home or commercial business fires lead to more damage than the obvious burning of furniture, walls, and other objects.  Some believe that only the items the fire touches need to be replaced.

Soot

As a fire grows, the smoke it puts out begins to cover every surface in the room.  This smoke leaves soot that can damage many structures and surfaces.

Odor

The smoke that inevitably occurs when there is fire leaves an odor that is extremely hard to get rid of.  Thankfully SERVPRO of Jackson & of Madison County have world-class equipment that will make it smell “Like it never even happened.”

Water Damage

As the fire burns, firefighters and sprinklers work diligently to put it out and keep everyone safe.  In the process, your possessions are subject to water damage.

SERVPRO of Jackson & of Madison County is a restoration company with trained professionals experiences with all three of these types of damage.  We are here 24/7, and 365 days a year because we know that fire is a traumatizing event and you want to get back in your home as soon as possible.  We promise to restore your fire loss and make it “Like it never even happened.”

Mississippi Storms

6/5/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Jackson & Madison County, MS, understands the importance of quickly removing contaminated drywall before further damage occurs.  After drywall is wet for a period of time, microbial growth begins. In Mississippi, we experience hurricanes, tornadoes, and thunderstorms that result in flooding. These flood waters may contain bacteria that can damage your home or your health if it is not taken care of in a timely manner.  

If the water is gray, it most likely is filled with germs.  At SERVPRO of Jackson & of Madison County, our trained professionals know how best to remove the affected materials.  Our training ensures our technicians perform every job using the safest and most cost efficient method possible.

We ensure that you, as a homeowner or a business owner, are safe during demolition and satisfied with the finished product.