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Commercial Water Damage

8/12/2020 (Permalink)

Commercial restoration experts know water damage  is a frequent cause of anxiety and inconvenience for business owners in Anchorage. Unfortunately, many business owners do not know what steps to take to defend their commercial property against the challenges fostered by water damage. Many of these owners aren't certain who to call once the water damage has occurred. We suggest SERVPRO of Anchorage. Luckily, there is a wide range of effective measures that you can implement to lessen the possibility of commercial water damage.  Following are some suggestions for awareness and preparation to prevent or mitigate commercial water damage to your business.

Assessing Your Risks

One of the best ways to decrease your susceptibility to water damage is to assess your company's risks. In many cases, commercial properties are more susceptible to stubstantive water loss than their residential counterparts. The fact that most businesses and office buildings are closed during the evening and nighttime hours allows for a leak to persist undetected for an extended time. If this unwanted water intrusion is a burst pipe or other structural failure, the  result can be far more severe. 

Although every commercial property will be at least somewhat different, most of them have a water heater, toilet, and working sink. In some cases, you may have specialty equipment and appliances that are plumbed to the water. Commercial water damage potential is much greater in food processing plants due to the substructure required for large water usage. Many other factory type settings are typically in the same position. Additionally, your property may be at increased risk of flooding due to storms or melting snow.

SERVPRO of Anchorage can respond immediately to your commercial water damage in Anchorage, Eagle River, Palmer and surrounding areas, regardless of the size or scope of damage.  Call us at 907-688-3001.

Perfecting Commercial Drying

8/10/2020 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Anchorage is always looking for ways to better serve our communities. In this pursuit, the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certifications (IICRC) have declared our teams have met the standards and requirements for the Commercial Drying Specialist (CDS) title!

Since 1972, The IICRC has certified and developed certifications and standards for inspection, cleaning and restoration. The IICRC also serves as valuable consumer referral source for certified technicians and firms. They provide education and testing in a similar fashion to a university. There are prerequisites that must be met before an individual or a company can gain certification in a particular course or track. The course and description page even resembles a college coursework curriculum! All of this means SERVPRO of Anchorage is always working to exceed industry standards.

Having the ability to offer companies commercial drying is a huge benefit for businesses of any size.  SERVPRO of Anchorage can dry buildings in a more efficient and effective manner than ever before. This is especially true in emergency situations where businesses need their doors open quickly.

Whether it is a hotel or a condo complex, SERVPRO of Anchorage can respond quickly to reduce downtime. Keep our number in your cellphone in case an emergency arises!  907-688-3001

We Thank YOU

8/6/2020 (Permalink)

So far, 2020 has been a rollercoaster of fear and emotions, and a lot of uncertainty.  The world was thrown into a state of change that had not been seen for several generations.  At the front of this battle, our heroes stood strong, not wearing tights or capes, but uniforms, scrubs, masks and gloves, all ready to fight this for all of us.

The words "Thank You" don't seem enough.  We don't have enough words to convey our gratitude to those of you that have put your lives on the line so that we were able to stay home with our loved ones and try to help flatten the curve.  

Our staff at SERVPRO of Anchorage sincererly thanks you for facing this head on!

COVID-19

7/6/2020 (Permalink)

During this unprecedented time, our staff at SERVPRO of Anchorage is taking every precaution to protect both our staff and our customers' health and safety.  

Your local SERVPRO of Anchorage team  wants you to know that we are here for you, in the same capacity that we always have been.  In addition to our everyday services, we are also trained in biohazard clean-up, which includes cleaning of your facilities for any issues including COVID-19.

Since the end of January, even before the statewide “Stay-at-Home” orders, our franchise has been working through a government contract to set-up and run all nationwide quarantine sites across the United States.  We also off-loaded the numerous cruise ships that docked on the West Coast, and were also called to clean the Life Center Care Home in Kirkland, Washington, which had one of the biggest outbreaks in the nation. Working closely with both the CDC, and the Department of Health and Human Services, we have a lot of first-hand experience that only SERVPRO of Anchorage can say that they have. 

Please reach out to us if you have any questions or concerns, we are just a phone call away.

Stay Healthy!

Embracing our "New Normal"

5/20/2020 (Permalink)

During this time of uncertainty, SERVPRO of Anchorage wanted to reach out to you to let you know that we are here for you, in the same capacity that we always have been.  In addition to our everyday services, we are also trained in biohazard clean-up, which includes cleaning of your facilities for any issues including COVID-19.

Since the end of January, even before the statewide “Stay-at-Home” orders, our franchise has been working through a government contract to set-up and run all nationwide quarantine sites across the United States.  We also off-loaded the numerous cruise ships that docked on the West Coast, and were also called to clean the Life Center Care Home in Kirkland, Washington, which had one of the biggest outbreaks in the nation. Working closely with both the CDC, and the Department of Health and Human Services, we have a lot of first-hand experience that only SERVPRO of Anchorage can say that they have. 

Please reach out to us if you have any questions or concerns, and know that as soon as it is safe for everyone, we will be back out to visit you on our normal monthly routes.  In the meantime, we are just a phone call away.

Stay healthy!!!

Crater High School - Central Point, Oregon

8/5/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team was called in for emergency services at Crater High School in Central Point, Oregon after a water supply line broke, resulting in major water damage in multiple classrooms.  Our SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team was able to perform a full extraction, dry out and odor removal, with as little disruption as possible. 

Our SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team is ready to help anywhere in the United States at any given moment.  Our Extreme Response Team helps with commercial, storm, fire and water losses, along with large bio cleaning jobs.  Our large, 53' trailers are loaded and ready to respond at any given moment to have your commercial property operating under normal procedures ASAP.  If your commercial property suffers from any type of damage, call SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team 907-688-3001.

Sutherlin High School Gymnasium ~ Sutherlin, Oregon

7/25/2019 (Permalink)

After an unexpected snow storm left our town with up to 15" of snow,  the subsequent snow melt created leaks inside of our local high school gymnasium.  With a quick response, SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team was able to shovel the remaining snow off of the roof to prevent any further damage, and begin our drying process, bringing in huge generators as there was still no power available. 

Our SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team is ready to help anywhere in the United States at any given moment.  Our Extreme Response Team helps with commercial, storm, fire and water losses, along with large bio cleaning jobs.  Our large, 53' trailers are loaded and ready to respond at any given moment to have your commercial property operating under normal procedures ASAP.

NAS JRB Building #45 ~ Belle Chasse, Louisiana

7/15/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team was called in for emergency services at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Belle Chasse, Louisiana after a heavy storm caused significant amounts of mold growth. Our SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team was able to mitigate and remove and dispose of all contaminated materials in addition to a heavy cleaning, with as little disruption as possible. 

Our SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team is ready to help anywhere in the United States at any given moment.  Our Extreme Response Team helps with commercial, storm, fire and water losses, along with large bio cleaning jobs.  Our large, 53' trailers are loaded and ready to respond at any given moment to have your commercial property operating under normal procedures ASAP.  If your commercial property suffers from any type of damage, call SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team 907-688-3001.

Ineos ~ La Porte, Texas

6/30/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team was called in for emergency services due to flooding from Hurricane Harvey.  This 300-acre facility was flooded with 50,000 square feet of water damage.  SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team was able to mitigate damages and help get the facility back into production as quickly as possible.  

Our SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team is ready to help anywhere in the United States at any given moment.  Our Extreme Response Team helps with commercial, storm, fire and water losses, along with large bio cleaning jobs.  Our large, 53' trailers are loaded and ready to respond at any given moment to have your commercial property operating under normal procedures ASAP.  If your commercial property suffers from any type of damage, call SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team 907-688-3001.

Springfield, Oregon ~ Broyhill Home Collections

6/20/2019 (Permalink)

After a large storm flooded the area, the furniture store suffered from major water damage.  With a quick response, SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team was able to salvage the furniture and achieve a complete dry out to the building and contents.  Our Extreme Response Team was able to work in certain areas of the store, without disrupting daily business throughout the facility.

Our SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team is ready to help anywhere in the United States at any given moment.  Our Extreme Response Team helps with commercial, storm, fire and water losses, along with large bio cleaning jobs.  Our large, 53' trailers are loaded and ready to respond at any given moment to have your commercial property operating under normal procedures ASAP.

Bremerton Naval Base ~ Bremerton, Washington

5/10/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team was called in for emergency services at Bremerton Naval Base after a fire started in a 6th floor room.  With Bremerton Naval Base being the third largest Naval base in the U.S., our SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team was able to perform a full extraction, dry out and odor removal in the barracks, with as little disruption as possible. 

Our SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team is ready to help anywhere in the United States at any given moment.  Our Extreme Response Team helps with commercial, storm, fire and water losses, along with large bio cleaning jobs.  Our large, 53' trailers are loaded and ready to respond at any given moment to have your commercial property operating under normal procedures ASAP.  If your commercial property suffers from any type of damage, call SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team 907-688-3001.

Anchorage Alaska, 7.2 Earthquake

3/19/2019 (Permalink)

Alaska Regional Medical Center in Anchorage Alaska suffered damages after a 7.2 earthquake occurred in the fall of 2018.  Our SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team was called out to provide mitigation services for the medical facility. Our SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Team was able to work in certain areas of the hospital without disrupting patients in other areas of the building.  

Our SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team is ready to help anywhere in the United States at any given moment.  Our Extreme Response Team helps with commercial, storm, fire and water losses, along with large bio cleaning jobs.  Our large, 53' trailers are loaded and ready to respond at any given moment to have your commercial property operating under normal procedures ASAP.

Fire, Smoke and Water Damage ~ Albany, Oregon

9/20/2018 (Permalink)

An exhaust fan in a basement bathroom resulted in heavy smoke damage throughout the 1910 church building.  Our SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team was brought in immediately to perform extensive cleaning, content manipulation and reconstruction of the 90,000 square foot building.  Our SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team was able to meet a deadline to open the church school within a time frame that didn't disrupt classes for any longer than needed.

Our SERVPRO of Anchorage  Extreme Response Team is ready to help anywhere in the United States at any given moment.  Our SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team helps with any type of commercial, storm, fire, or water loss.  Our trailers are loaded and ready to head out to help your business resume normal operating procedures ASAP.

Fire and Smoke

9/20/2018 (Permalink)

Due to heavy fire and smoke damage, our SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team was called out to Amy's Kitchen in Pocatello, Idaho to mitigate this 75,000 square foot manufacturing facility and get the factory back up and operating immediately. 

Our Extreme Response Team was able to mitigate this loss, and/or dry out all affected materials for subsequent repairs in order to get the business operating back to normal standards as quickly as possible.

Our SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team is ready to help anywhere in the United States at any given moment.  Our team helps with any type of commercial, storm, fire, or water loss.  Our trailers are loaded and ready to head out to help your business resume normal operating procedures ASAP.

Extreme Response Team ~ Homestead, Florida

9/20/2018 (Permalink)

Our SERVPRO of Anchorage, Extreme Response Team was called in to perform emergency services in Homestead, Florida due to storm water entering the structure through a damaged roof, which occurred from a recent storm.  The affected area of the commercial building was in the range of 72,000 square feet.  Our SERVPRO of Anchorage, Extreme Response Team, was able to mitigate all damages and meet the schools prearranged time schedule to minimize displacement of students/faculty.

Our SERVPRO of Anchorage, Extreme Response Team is ready to help anywhere in the United States at any given moment.  Our team helps with any type of commercial, storm, fire, or water loss.  Our trailers are loaded and ready to head out to help your business resume normal operating procedures ASAP.

Document Recovery

9/20/2018 (Permalink)

At SERVPRO of Anchorage, we have the ability to save or recover your most important documents after a loss.  Whether it be a fire loss, water loss or flooding, or smoke damage, we have the capabilities to clean and dry those documents to have your commercial or residential property back to its original state as soon as possible.

SERVPRO of Anchorage will start by taking inventory of your documents at your home or office before we package them to transport for drying.

Once the documents arrive at our facility, they will go through a decontamination process to remove any bacteria left behind, depending on what type of loss has occurred. 

We will then go through each box, page by page, to wipe down and remove dirt, soot, or other contaminants.  We have 3 levels of cleaning based on the type of soiling, and how heavy it is.

Many times documents that have been affected will hold residual smells of contaminants, or mildew, and should be deodorized before being returned to your client. 

With the new age of technology,  digitizing records and documents has become a standard practice in most industries. This eliminates the need to have massive file storage rooms and allows us to access records at the click of a button. If your file room was damaged by water, or smoke, and needed to be cleaned, dried, or decontaminated, digitizing might be a good choice to eliminate the need to have 100’s or even 1000’s of documents and records in storage.

During the aftermath of your loss,  often times facilities will find that they have documents they no longer need and would simply like to have them disposed of properly.  SERVPRO of Anchorage is able to help with this process as well.

Your Anchorage, Alaska Disaster Recovery Specialists

9/20/2018 (Permalink)

Did you know that your local SERVPRO of Anchorage franchise has a Disaster Recovery Team that will respond to large commercial jobs?  Our Disaster Recover Team travels all over the United States helping with large losses of all kinds. 

When you call SERVPRO of Anchorage, we will determine what type of help and in what capacity we can best help you get your commercial property back to its original state, and a lot of the time, that means sending out our large loss team. 

Our Disaster Recovery Team can handle commercial sized jobs stemming from fire, smoke, water, mold, biohazard and vandalism, having all of our equipment and resources ready to go in a moments notice. 

If you are looking for a team that can handle commercial sized losses, no matter how big or small, call SERVPRO of Anchorage at 907-688-3001.

Commercial Water Damage ~ Bonanza Oregon School District

9/20/2018 (Permalink)

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Our DISASTER RECOVERY TEAM was called in to the Bonanza, Oregon School District after a major rain storm hit their area. 

On this loss, there were 10 classrooms and the gymnasium affected. 

We had our DISASTER RECOVERY TEAM on the road and headed that way within an hour, and were there until this job was completed.  We were able to extract and dry all areas that were affected, unless major damage was done.  We needed to remove the entire gym floor due to the amount of water damage.

Once the entire facility had been dried out, or repairs had been started, we were able to clean the areas affected and get the school ready to reopen.

We have a DISASTER RECOVERY TEAM that can and will travel all over the United States.  We are always loaded and ready to go.

Pacific Cheese Factory ~ Reno, Nevada

9/19/2018 (Permalink)

Pacific Cheese Factory in Reno, Nevada suffered damages from a commercial fire, which also lead to smoke damage as well. Our SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team was contacted to provide mitigation services to the manufacturing facility and to get the factory back in working order as quickly as possible. Our SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team professionals were able to do so while working in other areas of the building, as well as assisting with packaging in Pacific Cheese's other location in Hayward, California. 

Our SERVPRO of Anchorage  Extreme Response Team is ready to help anywhere in the United States at any given moment.  Our SERVPRO of Anchorage Extreme Response Team helps with any type of commercial, storm, fire, or water loss.  Our trailers are loaded and ready to head out to help your business resume normal operating procedures ASAP.

Why SERVPRO is the Best for Commercial Cleaning

7/31/2017 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO of Anchorage is the Best for Commercial Cleaning and Commercial Damage Remediation

Did you know SERVPRO of Anchorage is not just for disasters such as floods, water damage, or fires in the home?  We also help Commercial Businesses! 

SERVPRO employees are certified to clean and sanitize: Upholstery, Carpeting, Flooring, and other hard surfaces.  SERVPRO of Anchorage is even certified to remove biohazard contaminants such as blood, urine, feces, and other things no one else wants to clean.  Refresh your carpeting and office cubical- we also specialize in odor removal and deodorization!   Additionally, SERVPRO of Anchorage is available after hours if services are needed when customers and/or clients are not present.

SERVPRO means reliable, certified professionals will show up at your door.  Please call today for a quote; we would be very happy to serve you on a reoccurring basis.

How To Be Proactive to Handle Commercial Water Damage in Anchorage

10/1/2015 (Permalink)

Don't Let Ice, Snow, or Water Close Down Your Business

Call SERVPRO for Commercial Water Damage in Anchorage

Commercial restoration experts know water damage is a frequent cause of anxiety and inconvenience for business owners in Anchorage. Unfortunately, many business owners do not know what steps to take to defend their commercial property against the challenges fostered by water damage. Many of these owners aren't certain who to call once the water damage has occurred. We suggest SERVPRO. Luckily, there is a wide range of effective measures that you can implement to lessen the possibility of commercial water damage. Following are some suggestions for awareness and preparation to prevent or mitigate commercial water damage to your business.

Assessing Your Risks

One of the best ways to decrease your susceptibility to water damage is to assess your company's risks. In many cases, commercial properties are more susceptible to substantive water damage than their residential counterparts. The fact that most businesses and office buildings are closed during the evening and nighttime hours allows for a leak to persist undetected for an extended time. If this unwanted water intrusion is a burst pipe or other structural failure, the  result can be far more severe.

Although every commercial property will be at least somewhat different, most of them have a water heater, toilet, and working sink. In some cases, you may have specialty equipment and appliances that are plumbed to the water. Commercial water damage potential is much greater in food processing plants due to the substructure required for large water usage. Many other factory type settings are typically in the same position. Additionally, your property may be at increased risk of flooding due to storms or snow melts.

Create Your Water Damage Prevention Plan

After you have developed an awareness of your company's water damage risks, it is time for you to develop a proactive, preventative plan, and initial actions to mitigate water damage. This plan will help determine your course of action in the event that water damage befalls your property.
1. Where is the fire extinguisher? Fire suppressant sprinklers release water that may damage sensitive electronics or materials.
2. Where are the emergency exits?
3. Do employees know how to use the water shutoff valves?
4. The numbers of important contacts such as your insurance company, the fire department, and a water remediation specialist like SERVPRO?


Once you have the basic concept for your water damage plan, put it in writing and periodically update it as necessary. Make sure that you place the plan in a highly visible place that is easily accessible to your employees.

The professionals of SERVPRO are pleased to provide clients with comprehensive commercial water damage services. We have over 55 years of industry experience and employ dedicated, diligent, IICRC-certified technicians. We have the equipment to extract unwanted water from your building and quickly get you back to business.

Locally Owned Company with National Resources

SERVPRO of North Anchorage can respond immediately to your commercial water damage emergency in Anchorage, Eagle River and Palmer, regardless of the size or scope of the damage. We are part of a national network of over 1,600 Franchises with special Disaster Recovery Teams placed strategically throughout the country to respond to large scale events and disasters. We're first to any size disaster. Call. 907 688-3001