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Unpredictable Weather Causes Damage to Your Edwardsburg, MI Home

3/11/2020 (Permalink)

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Michigan weather can be unpredictable. When temperatures fluctuate, unforeseen problems may arise in your Edwardsburg home. Rapidly melting snow can cause flooding.  The water, needing somewhere to go, can quickly seep into your home through windows, cracks, and other openings. If unresolved, water can collect inside the flooring and walls creating more damage. Handling water damage by yourself can be overwhelming. Luckily, you don’t have to. SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties is here for you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, allowing us to remediate the problem quickly. Highly trained in water damage restoration, our crew is equipped for the job. Our use of state of the art equipment ensures that your home is left moisture free. 

If flooding occurs in your home, call SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties at (269)273-8777. We are always here to help!

Restoring Belongings in Your Mendon, MI Home.

3/11/2020 (Permalink)

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Going through your home after a fire can be devastating. Homes are filled with pieces of history, photographs, and other sentimental items. Don’t throw out your precious keepsakes just yet. SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties may be able to save them. We specialize in restoring fire, water, and mold damaged contents. Our crew maintains a repair versus replace mentality, helping restore your keepsakes and saving you money.  Your home may also require a move out of the affected area to protect your belongings from further damage. Our crew will move out necessary items during the restoration process, and place them back into the home once restoration is complete. 

We understand that the process can be overwhelming. Our team is here for you every set up the way. If fire damage occurs in your home, Call SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties at (269)273-8777.

Getting Your Children Involved in Your Sturgis, MI Home.

3/6/2020 (Permalink)

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If a fire occurs in your home, do you have a plan? Fire can spread quickly throughout the home, leaving as little as a few minutes to escape. A fire escape plan is an essential part in keeping everyone safe. When creating a plan, don’t forget to involve your kids! Informed children are more likely to stay calm during a fire, because they know what to do. When talking to your kids about your family escape plan, make sure to include the following.

  •  All exits and escape routes
  • Designated meeting spot to reconnect incase of separation.
  • Emergency numbers to call
  • What a fire alarm sounds like and how to react.
  • Set up fire drills to practice your plan.

Once everyone in the home gets out safely, Call SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties at (269)273-8777. Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, our experts are always here for you. We make fire damage “Like it never even happened.”

Spring Cleaning in Your Constantine, MI Business

3/6/2020 (Permalink)

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Spring seems to be just around the corner. As the warm weather approaches, so does the desire to clean. When planning your spring cleaning to-do list, don’t forget about your business! If you’re not sure where to start, check out these commonly deep cleaned areas.

  • Dust your blinds, light fixtures, and the tops of doors. These are generally missed during routine cleaning.
  • Clean the inside and outside of windows and window sills.
  • Deep clean carpets, flooring, baseboards, and trim.
  • Wash walls thoroughly.
  • Disinfect all surfaces such as countertops, desks, filing cabinets, and more.
  • Deep clean upholstery. 

Spring cleaning your business can be overwhelming. Did you know SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties offers general cleaning? We will clean your business so you don't have to. Our cleaning professionals will leave your business sparkling and refreshed. 

Call us today at (269)273-8777.

Involving Your Pets in Your Cassopolis MI, Home

3/6/2020 (Permalink)

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Pets are an important part of the family in your Cassopolis, MI Home. When creating a fire escape plan, they can often be overlooked. Establishing a fire escape plan can save your pet’s life. If possible, bring your pets with you. Your pet may be scared during a fire and try to hide. Identifying your animals' favorite spots may help you locate them quickly during a fire. Assign a designated person to grab your pets and take them outside. This will help avoid confusion and get everyone out quickly. It is also important to have a plan in place for after the fire. If you are not able to relocate with your pets, do you have someone they can stay with? It is always good to have a backup plan, or two. 

After your family is taken care of, let us take care of your home. Call SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties at (269)273-8777. Our experts work quickly and efficiently to make fire damage “Like it never even happened.” 

Carpet Cleaning in Your Constantine, MI Business

3/2/2020 (Permalink)

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Keeping the carpets in your Constantine, MI business clean is no easy task. High traffic areas can become heavily soiled and may seem impossible to clean. Luckily, SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties specializes in commercial carpet cleaning. Let us take care of your carpets so you don’t have to. Our experts are IICRC certified in the latest carpet cleaning techniques. Using state of the art equipment and professional cleaning products, our team removes dirt that standard equipment can’t. We also offer soil protection for those high traffic areas to reduce the frequency of future visits. Our professionals can help you find the right solution based on your needs. 

Don’t hesitate to Call SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties, for all your commercial carpet cleaning needs. Call us today at (269)273-8777 to schedule services!

Winter Weather in Sturgis, MI

2/24/2020 (Permalink)

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When winter weather in Sturgis, MI hits hard, freezing temperatures often follow. When temperatures drop, it is important to stay inside and stay warm. Frostbite and hypothermia are always a major concern. Hypothermia occurs when your body temperature drops to a dangerously low temperature. If found with symptoms of hypothermia and frostbite, get medical attention immediately.

  • Signs of Hypothermia
    • Shivering 
    • Slurred speech 
    • Drowsiness 
    • Apparent exhaustion
    •  Disorientation 
    •  Incoherence
  • Signs of Frostbite
    • Loss of feeling and pale color in fingers, nose, toes, face, and toes.

While inside keeping warm, it would be good to keep an eye on your home as well. Like you, your home can also fall victim to freezing temperatures. Keep an eye out for pipes that are cold to the touch, faucets that aren’t working, and wet areas on the ceilings, walls, and floors, as these can be signs of frozen pipes. 

When winter weather hits hard in your home, Call SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties. Our professionals are equipped for the job. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, we are “faster to any size disaster.” Don’t hesitate to call us at (269)273-8777.

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Class of Water Damage in Your Sturgis, MI Home

2/20/2020 (Permalink)

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SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties is a leader in water mitigation services. Our professionals create a specialized drying plan for every job. Our crew uses a number of factors when determining the best way to dry out your home. One of these factors is the class of water present. There are 4 classifications of water.

  • Class 1
    • A small amount of water is present in the home. 
    • Less than 5% of absorbent materials such as carpet and pad are wet. 
  • Class 2
    • A moderate amount of water is present in the home. 
    • Only 5% to 40% of the combined floor, wall, and ceiling are wet.
    • Water has wicked up walls less than 24 inches. 
  • Class 3
    • A large amount of water is in the home.
    • More than 40% of the combined floor, walls, and ceiling are wet.
    • Water has wicked up walls more than 24 inches.
  • Class 4
    • Specialty drying situation involving deeply held or bound water, such as a saturated subfloor or soil in a crawl space.
    • May require longer dry time or specialty equipment.

SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties is here for you. Our experts dry your home quickly and efficiently, making water damage “Like it never even happened.” Don’t hesitate to call us at (269)273-8777.

Document Restoration in Your Constantine, MI Business

2/14/2020 (Permalink)

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Did you know that SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties offers document restoration? When disaster strikes your Constantine, MI business, we are here for you. While most documents are now stored digitally, it may not be possible for all. Don’t throw away your important documents thinking they can’t be saved. Leave them to our restoration professionals. Our vacuum freeze drying technology allows us to restore almost any type of document including photos and books. Our process is the only method approved by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) and the General Services Administration (GSA). Not all documents can be restored to pre loss condition, however many can be saved.

SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties is here for your commercial restoration needs. Don’t hesitate to call us at (269)273-8777. 



Soot Webs in Dowagiac, MI

2/12/2020 (Permalink)

Soot web covering part of ceiling and wall. Don't hesitate to call SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties in the event of a fire. We're always here for you! Call us today at (269) 273-8777.

When walking through your home after a fire, you may be surprised at what you find. Often mistaken for spider webs, soot webs are actually a result of the fire. They form when ionized particles stick together forming chains. Attracted to cold air, soot webs generally form along the edges between the ceiling and wall. These areas of your home tend to be cooler. If you discover webs, do not try to clean them yourself. If they are not handled properly, cleaning can cause the soot to spread throughout the home.

In the event that fire damage occurs, call SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties. Highly trained in fire restoration, our experts make fire damage “Like it never even happened.” Call us today at (269)273-8777. We are always here to help!