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Flu Season in your Vandalia, MI Business

11/22/2019 (Permalink)

Kermit the frog blowing his nose with a tissue. If you need help fighting flu season, SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties is here for you. Call us at (269)273-8777, for your cleaning needs.

It’s that time of year again. Flu season is just around the corner for your Vandalia, MI business. Did you know SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties does professional cleaning? Our Professionals will come into your business to clean and sanitize building materials.  We use professional cleaning products, and EPA- registered cleaners and disinfectants. While stopping the spread of germs may seem like an impossible task, there are steps you can take.

  • Wash your hands often to prevent germs from spreading.
  • Always cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing.
  • Stay home if you are sick to prevent spreading illness to your coworkers.
  • Try to avoid close contact with those who are sick.

SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties makes keeping your business clean, effortless. Our professional cleaning services have been part of SERVPRO for more than 50 years. Don’t hesitate to call us at (269) 273-8777. We clean it up so you don’t have to.                                                                                                                                       

Prepare Your Cassopolis, MI Business for Winter

11/15/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO Semi When winter weather hits hard, call SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties at (269)273-8777.

As Michigan residents, we know winters can be harsh. That’s why preparing your business for winter weather is more important than ever. When preparing your business for winter, make sure to check out these tips.

  • Check your business property for downed tree limbs and branches. Winter weather can cause limbs to fall down and can cause harm to you or your business.
  • Inspect walkways and parking lots for proper drainage to check for flood hazards.
  • Inspect handrails, stairwells, and entryways for potential slippery areas.
  • Ask SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties about starting an Emergency Ready Profile for your business. It is at no cost to you.

If winter weather takes a toll on your business, call SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties at (269) 273-8777. Our experts are highly trained in water mitigation, mold remediation, and fire restoration. Available 24 hours a day, we are always here for you. Call the professionals you trust, to make it “Like it never even happened.”

When Winter Strikes, It May Hit Your Pipes, in Centreville, MI

11/8/2019 (Permalink)

Outdoor faucet on side of home If winter strikes, Call SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties at (269)273-8777. We make water damage "Like it never even happened."

Winter is quickly approaching in Centreville, MI. SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties wants to make sure you’re ready. Typically, a pipe bursts because of the backflow pressure between the water source and the blockage. If gone unnoticed, the burst pipe can cause extensive damage to your home. Here are some simple tips to prepare your home.

  • Keep cabinet doors open to allow warm air to circulate around your pipes.
  • Keep a slow trickle of water flowing through the facets, especially through unheated areas of your home.
  • Consider shutting off outdoor faucets. You can find the shut off valve in the basement or crawlspace. If you decided to shut off your outdoor faucet, make sure it is drained completely.

SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties is here for you this winter. We help you regain control of your home and belongings quickly. Call us at (269)273-8777 for all your water mitigation needs! We make water damage “Like it never even happened.”

National Fire Prevention Week in Three Rivers, MI

10/30/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO marketing manager, office manager, and local firefighter at smoke detector giveaway. If a fire occurs, Call SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties at (269)273-8777. We make fire damage "Like it never even happened."

In honor of National Prevention Week, SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties hosts their annual smoke detector giveaway in October. Our franchise donated over 200 smoke detectors at the Three Rivers Fire Department. In case someone couldn’t attend the event, we also distributed smoke detectors to several local fire departments. Our partnership with these fire departments allows us to donate around 1,000 smoke detectors every year. We care about our community and feel strongly about their safety. Smoke detectors are a vital part of any fire safety plan. Not only do smoke detectors save lives, they also help you react faster preventing further damage.

If a fire does occur, call SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties. Fear and uncertainty can sweep over you in times of disaster. Our 24 hour, 365 day emergency response team allows us to respond quickly to give you a peace of mind. Don’t hesitate to call us at (269) 273-8777.

Emergency Ready Profile in Mendon, MI.

10/25/2019 (Permalink)

Electronics featuring the emergency ready plan on the screen. Are you prepared if disaster strikes your business? Call SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties to set up your Emergency Ready Profile today.

As many as 50% of businesses may never reopen after a disaster. Of the businesses that survive, a majority have a preparedness plan in place. Preparation is key in making it through any size disaster. SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties’ Emergency Ready Profile provides the information needed to begin mitigation quickly. It can minimize the damage done and the amount of time your business is inactive. The Emergency Ready Profile consists of the following:

  • The ERP is at no cost to your facility.
  • A document that only contains the critical information needed in an emergency.
  • A guide to help you get back into your building after a disaster.
  • Establishes SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties as your disaster mitigation and restoration provider.
  • Identification of the line of command for authorizing work to begin. This allows us to begin work quickly, saving you time and money.
  • Provides facility details such as shut off valve locations, priority areas and priority contact information.

It is estimated that 95% of disasters affecting regular business operations are internal or man made.  Disasters and emergencies strike without warning. The best time to plan for a disaster is before it happens. Don’t wait until it’s too late. Are you ready? Call SERVPRO at (269)273-8777 to begin your emergency plan today!

What You Can Do Until Help Arrives in Three Rivers, MI

10/22/2019 (Permalink)

Soot covered walls in kitchen If a house fire devastates your home, Call SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties at (269)273-8777. We make fire damage "Like it never even happened."

SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties knows there is no such thing as a small fire. To avoid risking further damage in your home, stop and call a SERVPRO professional. SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties will provide a timely response. Before we arrive, here are some do’s and don’ts.

  • Always keep your hands clean to avoid spreading soot around the home.
  • You should limit movement in the home as much as possible to prevent further damage.
  • Place clean towels or linens on carpeted areas to prevent more soiling. Only attempt these things if there is no safety risk.
  • Do not attempt to wash walls or painted surfaces.
  • Do not attempt to shampoo carpet or other surfaces without consulting a SERVPRO Professional.

SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties is here for you. We understand that your belongings are important to you. Response times can make the difference between restoration or replacement. Our 24-hour response team lets us get to you quickly. Our services allow us to restore your belongings when possible. Call SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties for all your restoration needs at (269)273-8777.

Water Damage in Mendon, MI

10/18/2019 (Permalink)

Toilet overflow causing water damage to floor. If water damages your home, SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties is here for you. Call our professionals at (269)273-8777.

Your toilet overflowing may be more likely than you think. It can be caused by sewage backups, septic tank issues, or a simple blockage. If not caught right away, a toilet can damage your entire home. The water can travel through the home, and cause additional problems if not taken care of. SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties’ focuses on getting your life back to normal quickly to reduce stress. Our service response guidelines result in timely mitigation and can reduce claim loss expense.

  • Within one hour from notice of loss, a SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties will contact you to arrange for service.
  • Within four hours of loss notification, a SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties l will be on site to start mitigation services.
  • Within eight hours of on-site arrival, a verbal briefing scope will be communicated to the appropriate person.

Water losses are never planned, but they do occur. SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties is here for you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Don’t hesitate to call us at (269)273-8777.

Flooding in Centreville, MI

10/11/2019 (Permalink)

Picture of flooding outside home. SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties is always here to help. If flooding occurs, call us at (269)273-8777.

Flooding plays a huge role in storm season. You may not be able to control the weather, but you can always be prepared. The National Weather Service may issue a flood watch or warning. It is important that you know the difference.  

  • Flood Watch: Tells you to be prepared. The conditions are favorable for the flooding to occur. It may not happen but it is a possibility.
  • Flood warning: The weather event is imminent or occurring.

If you experience flooding, never drive or walk in flooded areas. It is impossible to know how deep the water is. People often underestimate the current and can get swept downstream. If contaminated with human or animal waste, flood water can cause infection to open wounds. It is best to avoid exposure whenever possible. You should also be aware of electrical hazards inside or outside the home. Down powerlines may be easy to miss and can cause electrocution. Being aware of these hazards can help you stay safe during a flood.

 If flooding occurs in your home, you are not alone. Call SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties, we’re always here to help. Our experts will make flood damage “Like it never even happened.” Call us at (269)273-8777.

Fire Prevention Plan in Three Rivers, MI

9/9/2019 (Permalink)

Soot covered walls and pictures If fire strikes your home, call SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties at (269)273-8777.

According to national fire statistics, a residential fire occurs approximately every 90 seconds in the United States. Fire can spread quickly through your home, giving you as little as two minutes to escape. It is important to have a plan in place for your household. Make sure you have planned several exits on all levels of your home. The priority is to get everyone out safely. Designate a spot for the family to meet up once you are out of the house.  It can be used as a tool to make sure everyone is accounted for. Once you are out of the house stay out and call for help. Review your plan and practice it frequently. A house fire can be a scary and frantic situation, but having a plan in place will give you peace of mind.

Here at SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties, we understand how a fire can disrupt your life. SERVPRO Restoration Professionals are here for you 24 hours a day with our emergency response team.  We respond quickly with fire, smoke, soot cleanup, and other restoration services. We know how much your belongings mean to you and we have the ability to help restore them. If a fire occurs in your home, call SERVPRO of Cass & St Joseph Counties at (269)273-8777. We are here to help.

Spring Floods in Constantine, MI

6/5/2019 (Permalink)

It is bad luck to use umbrellas inside. Don't let your home fall prey to water damage. Call us today!

Spring is here. That means lots of rain, and potentially, lots of flooding. What is your plan if your basement floods?

Basements and crawlspaces can be a treacherous place this time of year. When water levels rise, no home is guaranteed to come out unscathed. Water can come in through windows, leak the roof, or even seep in through the foundation of the home.

When an incidence such as this occurs in your home, call SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties! We are the experts in water damage clean up.

Don't stress about water damage when you don't have to. Call us at (269) 273-8777. We are always here to help.