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4 Ways to Determine the Trustworthiness of a Disaster Restoration Company

3/23/2020 (Permalink)

So much of your decision to hire the most qualified water, fire or mold restoration firm hinges on the quality and reputation of the company you choose to work with.  At SERVPRO of Bordentown/Pemberton—we value our reputation and track record of success, and, our commitment to customer service. The same can not be said of other restoration companies. 

Part of our mission at SERVPRO is to not only inspire confidence and trust but to also build long-term relationships.  We accomplish these goals by the following characteristics:

    • With over 50+ years in business and 1700 nationwide locations, SERVPRO is well established in the cleaning and restoration industry.  Our Motto is “Faster to any size Disaster” and, we are proud of our 24/7 emergency services for cleaning & restoration, including all holidays. 
    • Our dedicated team is uniquely qualified, and we hold many industry certifications held by the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC)  and our technicians are certified by American Bio Recovery Association (ABRA).  Some of the certifications we hold are; WRT, ASD, AMRT, FSRT, CBRT and RRRP.  Additionally, we hold both the 10 and 30-hour OSHA certifications.
    • SERVPRO’s ability to rapidly respond to water, fire and mold disasters both locally and nationwide are unique to the industry.  We have highly trained and certified technicians in storm damage restoration that have deployed our Disaster Recovery Team in many recent storm catastrophes in the US including: 2017 Hurricane Harvey-Houston floods; 2016 Hurricane Matthew; 2015 Siberian Express; 2014 Mid-Atlantic Flooding; 2012 Hurricane Sandy, to name just a few. 

    • We are fortunate to earn the trust and high regard of many customers.  Our 5-star reviews support the level of confidence our clients place in SERVPRO’s ability to make it “Like it never even happened”. 

When disaster strikes, call SERVPRO of Bordentown/Pemberton, 609-894-8555.  We are ready to respond 24/7 and all holidays. 

We Are Cleaning Experts

3/18/2020 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Bordentown/Pemberton is here to help during this time of need

During this unprecedented time caused by the global pandemic of coronavirus, this is a reminder to our customers that we are specialists in cleaning services, and we adhere to the highest cleaning and sanitation standards.

Specialized Training

We are prepared to clean and disinfect your home or business, according to protocols set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We have years of experience in dealing with biological contaminants, and we will go beyond the scope of work that regular janitorial staff perform on a daily basis.

The CDC encourages cleaning of high-touch surfaces such as counters, tabletops, doorknobs, light switches, bathroom fixtures, toilets, phones, keyboards, tablets and tables. Other spaces mentioned in the CDC’s guidance for commercial spaces include:

  • Kitchen/Food Areas
  • Bathrooms
  • Schools/Classrooms
  • Offices
  • Retail Spaces
  • Water Fountains
  • Shelving/Racks
  • Sales Counters
  • Carpets and Rugs
  • Stair Handrails
  • Elevator Cars
  • Playground Equipment
  • Fitness Equipment

Specialized Products

The CDC recommends usage of a labeled hospital-grade disinfectant with claims against similar pathogens to the coronavirus. Multiple products in the SERVPRO product line carry the EPA-approved emerging pathogens claims. While there is currently no product tested against this particular strain of the coronavirus, we are following all guidelines as provided by the CDC and local authorities.

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If your home or business needs deep cleaning services, call the experts today – SERVPRO of Bordentown/Pemberton

Helping Schools Provide a Clean, Safe Environment

3/2/2020 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Bordentown/Pemberton is in a ‘class’ by ourselves.  Educational institutions can depend on us for fast, dependable and trusted services in the event of fire, water and mold damage.

With 24-hour emergency response, our SERVPRO professional team provides mitigation, cleanup, and restoration services to reduce recovery costs and to help ensure minimal interruption to your school curriculum and events.  

In addition, our highly trained technicians are capable of providing expert cleaning for emergencies or special needs that might exceed routine janitorial capabilities, including stain removal, upholstery and drapery dry cleaning, indoor air quality and vandalism clean-up.  We clean and sanitize building materials, surfaces and contents following restoration industry standards and EPA registered cleaners and disinfectants.  We are a LEAD safe certified firm.

SERVPRO of Bordentown/Pemberton is also proudly affiliated with the following organizations and associations:

We believe in respect, integrity, empathy, and teamwork while adding a personal approach to any disaster.  For assistance with any of our services please call 609-894-8555, or, visit our website

When Burlington County Storms Roll Out—Our Expert Team Rolls In

2/29/2020 (Permalink)

If you have storm damage to your Bordentown Township home or business, the highly trained team at SERVPRO of Bordentown/Pemberton will quickly respond to your needs and provide timely mitigation....

all with the goal to minimize secondary damages caused by severe storms. No storm is too big for SERVPRO professionals.  

Our technicians are trained, and certified by the IICRC, the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification, among other industry certifications, to restore and clean quickly, helping make your damage concern “Like it never even happened.”  

SERVPRO of Bordentown/Pemberton adheres to our 1-4-8 Service Response Guidelines:

  • Contact you within 1-hour from notice of loss to arrange for service
  • Be on-site to begin mitigation services within 4 hours of notification
  • Provide verbal briefing of scope to you within 8 business hours of on-site arrival

Our responsive team is ready to act when a storm disaster strikes.  Call us: 609-894-8555

Proper Mold Mitigation Protects Your Cherished Possessions in Hamilton, NJ

2/24/2020 (Permalink)

So, you've discovered there's a mold outbreak in your Hamilton, NJ house.  What do you do?  Some websites would tell you to just spray bleach or similar chemicals everywhere, but that's rarely effective.  In all likelihood, the mold would just return after a short span of time because basic household chemicals usually aren't able to kill off enough mold spores.

Having frequent mold outbreaks can become a major danger to the people and your property.  Every outbreak increases the chance of things you value going moldy, so it's important to engage in proper mold mitigating the first time.  That's why you want to call in a Mercer County mold mitigation expert, rather than trying to do it yourself.

How Genuine Mold Mitigation Experts Protect Your Hamilton, NJ Home And Property

1 - Professional assessment

There are hundreds of different types of mold that can potentially infest a house, many with different causes or best-practice cleanup methods.  By professionally identifying the mold, the odds of mitigating it are far higher.  Plus, your mold mitigation service will often be able to work to remove the factors that caused the mold outbreak in the first place.

2 - Proper safety gear

Cleaning up mold can be dangerous if too much mold is touched or inhaled!  This is one of the biggest reasons you want professional help.  They'll have proper safety equipment, and you won't be putting yourself at risk.

3 - Advanced sealing and negative-pressure gear

When cleaning up mold, it's important to seal off the area so that your mitigation efforts don't simply spread spores everywhere.  Professional mold services have the tools to do this properly, along with gear to create negative pressure and airflow that pushes any loose spores outside the house.

4 - Strong antimicrobial Solutions

Professional mold cleanup services have access to EPA registered solutions that remediate and prevent mold without any harmful chemicals. This gives them a big advantage over methods utilizing bleach or ammonia, which are less reliable.

5 - Powerful filtered vacuums

To properly remove mold spores from a room, you need a HEPA-certified filtering vacuum.  These are available on the market, but few people have one in their house.  Regular vacuums will, again, just blow the spores around rather than capturing them.

In short,  professional mold mitigation services have the tools and the talent to clean up your mold outbreak the first time.  If you have mold in your home, don't wait - call SERVPRO of Bordentown / Pemberton today!

Expert Tips for Identifying Toxic Black Mold in Your Springfield, NJ Home

2/17/2020 (Permalink)

One of the most pernicious threats to a home - and its occupants - is the possibility of mold growing on the site.  In particular, black mold is known to be toxic.  An infestation can spread quickly, creating a genuine danger to humans and pets.  In worst case scenarios, a home with an out-of-control mold problem could potentially even be condemned.  

You're most likely to see mold if you've experienced some sort of flooding or water damage event which was improperly cleaned up, but that isn't the only source.  Black mold can potentially start growing whenever there's a cool, damp place in your house for it to begin taking hold.  You should know the risk factors, and how to identify black mold if it ever begins to grow in your Springfield, NJ home.

How To Recognize If Your Springfield, NJ Home Has A Black Mold Problem

1 - Know where mold is likely to grow

Mold spores are all around us, all the time, but usually there's nowhere for them to settle down and start multiplying.  Mold can only grow under certain conditions, which are:

  • Damp
  • Dark (or at least away from sunlight)
  • Cool
  • Minimally ventilated 

So, you're much more at risk of getting mold in your basement than your living room, for example.  You should be aware of areas in your house which could potentially meet these conditions, and keep an eye on them.

2 - Visual identification

There are many different kinds of mold, and it takes expert testing to be certain of the species of any given mold outbreak.  However, black mold has some distinguishing characteristics.  First, of course, it's black - or extremely dark green.  It tends to grow in irregular blobby semi-circles, rather than in any sort of regular or geometric pattern.  Also, it is not fuzzy, like many molds, instead looking slick and gooey.

(Don't touch!  Just look.)

3 - Smell

Black mold tends to be among the more aromatic molds, with a very strong musty smell. (Think "old bookstore.")  This is a good thing, because it helps you identify hidden mold outbreaks!  If you smell something damp and musty, but can't find a source, you could easily have black mold in the walls.

If you think you have a mold problem in your house, it's important to seek expert help.  "DIY" solutions like bleach are rarely very effective at mold remediation.  SERVPRO of Bordentown/Pemberton, is your Mercer County black mold experts.

Preventing Mold in Your Bordentown, NJ Basement Home

2/8/2020 (Permalink)

If there's one area in a Bordentown NJ  house more likely to develop mold than any other place, it's the basement.  Most basements immediately have all the elements mold needs to thrive: cool, damp, dark places without airflow where the mold can potentially grow for weeks - or months - without being spotted.

Of course, a mold infestation can do significant damage to a home, and involve costly cleanup.  In worst case situations, the mold may be of a type to trigger allergies in people, such as the toxic black mold.  This is a situation where prevention is called for, and we have some professional tips.

How To Keep Mold Out Of Your Bordentown NJ  Basement:

1 - Be watchful

Don't neglect your basement.  Make sure to go down and have a look around at least once a month, with an eye towards the corners and out-of-the-way areas where people might not normally go.  Caught early, a mold infestation is easier to contain.

2 - Dehumidify your basement

It's easy for basements to trap a lot of moisture, and that directly contributes to mold breeding grounds.  Think about getting a hygrometer to measure the humidity levels - anything above 45% is conducive to mold.  If you see those levels regularly, a dehumidifier is an inexpensive way to reduce the chances of outbreak.

Exhaust fans can also help reduce humidity.

3 - Reduce clutter

How well organized is your basement?  In general, the messier a basement is, the more opportunities mold has to start growing.  An orderly basement where everything is on a shelf, and little or nothing is directly on the floor, is much less likely to develop mold.

4 - Keep wood, cardboard, paper, and similar products off the floor

If nothing else, never store soft organic products - like anything derived from trees - directly on the ground in your basement.  These are a buffet for mold, giving them plenty of food along with all the other ideal conditions.

5 -Always clean up spills and leaks immediately

Standing water, along with water soaked into objects or walls, makes for a mold breeding ground.  If you ever have a leak, it should be cleaned ASAP.  

Have Basement Mold In Your Bordentown, NJ Home?  We Can Help!

SERVPRO of Bordentown / Pemberton are your experts in mold remediation and cleanup.  Don't risk long-lasting damage to your home; call in the pros to clean your basement properly!

What's Involved in Mold Removal for Your Burlington County NJ Home

1/22/2020 (Permalink)

Mold is one of the most dangerous infestations a building can have.  Mold grows quickly in dark and damp places, while potentially creating a major health hazard to everyone within the building.  If you discover your property has mold, it's vital to hire mold remediation experts to make the building safe again.  

Here's what happens.

What Is Mold Remediation?

Property cleanup specialists prefer the term "mold remediation" to "mold removal," because mold can never be 100% removed.  Microscopic mold spores are everywhere, all the time, floating in the atmosphere.  Only the most sterile of scientific clean rooms are ever totally free of mold.  So, we say "mold remediation" to be clear on the point.  

How Does Mold Remediation Work?

Once the Source has been identified the remediation process can quickly and safely remove a Mold infestation this generally takes two to seven days. During the process, the room(s) being treated will be sequestered, and you will need to keep all people and animals away from that area.  

  1. Preparation. Expert workers will contain the mold-infested area, protect all surrounding areas with Plastic Sheeting, change into head-to-toe hazmat suits to protect themselves from any potential contamination, then safely remove all contents and contaminated materials.
  2. Specialized Equipment.  Professional mold remediation services have access to Specialized HEPA Air Filtration Systems, HEPA Vacuums and high-powered biocides, which are capable of killing, live mold growth. 
  3. Encapsulation.  The biocide will kill active mold growth, but the leftover spores are nearly indestructible. Once the affected area has been remediated a Fungicidal, Mold Resistant coating is applied, this prevents the mold from regrowing.

When the job is done.  They pick up the plastic sheets, remove the containment and equipment Then you can safely enjoy the clean room once again.

SERVPRO of Bordentown/Pemberton Are Your Mold Cleanup Experts

With over 1,700 franchises across North America, there's always a SERVPRO nearby if you need mold, water, or fire damage cleanup.  Click here to find your nearest SERVPRO location!

Tips on How To Prevent Mold in Your Burlington County, NJ Home

1/15/2020 (Permalink)

Mold is, unfortunately, just a fact of life.  Microscopic mold spores are constantly in the atmosphere, getting onto our clothes, and making their way into our buildings.  It's impossible to completely eliminate mold spores - but you can take steps to deny those spores a place to grow in your Burlington county, NJ home.

Should you ever have a mold outbreak, mold remediation specialists in New Jersey can contain the infestation.  However, your best approach is to prevent it in the first place!

Five Important Tips For Preventing Mold Growth In Your Burlington County Home

First, just a quick reminder:  Mold thrives in damp, dark places.  Fundamentally, any mold prevention strategy boils down to removing such environments from your property.

1 - Reduce humidity

If you live in an area with a lot of rain or atmospheric humidity, some dehumidifiers are a solid investment.  If you can keep the building's humidity between 35%-40%, mold is much less likely to grow.

2 - Immediately fix any leaks

Any water leaks within a building will become a magnet for mold, and it'll happen quickly.  Mold can start forming in saturated walls or floorboards within 24 hours. Whenever a leak is spotted, it should be fixed immediately, followed by drying out the affected area.

3 - Improve the building's ventilation 

When air is constantly moving around, it becomes far harder for mold spores to settle into place and start growing.  Anything which improves airflow within the building will discourage mold, from a better HVAC system to just opening some windows.

4 - Do repairs and maintenance with anti-mold products

Many common building materials, such as drywall, paint and countertops, can be purchased in variations which are explicitly designed to inhibit mold growth.  These are excellent investments when building or renovating a property.

5 - Never store damp items 

If you're putting something into storage, such as in the basement or a closet, be sure that item is thoroughly dried.  Otherwise, it's a perfect mold habitat.

If you do have a mold outbreak, don't worry!  Expert mold remediation specialists in New Jersey can take care of it.  Contact SERVPRO of Bordentown / Pemberton for an appointment.

Reduce Downtime in Your Mercer County Business

1/13/2020 (Permalink)

Water damage by flooding, a ruptured pipe or ice dam can impact your Mercer County business in several ways. 

Standing water can cause loss of equipment, and disruption of your business requires swift immediate action of professionals.  Connect with a restoration firm that has a trained team to assess your needs and offer solutions to restore your commercial property and curb your losses. 

Each water damage event is unique, whether you have a small contained water clean-up or a large natural disaster flood.  We will work to contain, mitigate and isolate the damage. 

Water contributes to excessive moisture that is absorbed into drywall, ceiling tiles, carpets, draperies. This creates a secondary damage that can dramatically increase your damage claims. 

We have state of the art equipment to remove water, moisture and deodorize your facility. 

Why is it imperative to act quickly?

  • Remove moisture to eliminate MOLD spores to colonize
  • Remove moisture to prevent hardwood floor damage
  • Moisture causes drywall and ceiling tiles to buckle
  • Vinyl or carpet tiles loosen 

SERVPRO has state of the art equipment to remove water, moisture and deodorize your commercial property. The right tool for the job is vital and our trained professionals understand the importance of drying the property thoroughly and effectively.  

From Psychrometrics which include moisture sensors, moisture meters and thermohygrometers to dehumidifiers and odor enhancing thermal foggers.  We work neatly and efficiently to have you back in your property and back in control. 

The ability to mobilize equipment is a crucial aspect of restoring a commercial business. Let SERVPRO of Bordentown/ Pemberton be your partner when disaster strikes.  Call us at 609-894-8555.