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Commercial Flood Cleanup – Port Washington, NY

Commercial flood cleanup in Port Washington, NY requires a prompt and prepared response. Pictured is a SERVPRO of Hicksville / Plainview truck that is equipped with water damage restoration equipment. Our industry certified technicians are always standing by 24/7 ready to respond to our client's needs.

SERVPRO truck parked in front of a flood damaged commercial facility

Commercial Flood Cleanup – Port Washington, NY

Commercial flood cleanup at a Port Washington, NY site is handled as an emergency. Our trucks are loaded with water restoration equipment and ready to roll 24/7. Our industry certified technicians can be at your commercial site quickly to begin flood damage remediation.

concrete floor in a home with water damage

Concrete floor in a home with water damage

Storm damage in your Syosset home is no match for our crew of specialists. With years of storm damage experience, we can handle any size disaster. Our swift response will limit mold growth and prevent further damage. SERVPRO of Hicksville / Plainview has the equipment and specialized training to restore your home to pre-damage condition.

Hicksville Fire Cleanup

A devastating fire in a Hicksville home first needs a cleanup and removal of all debris, charred and otherwise. SERVPRO techs respond quickly to mitigate the damages from getting even greater. By discarding non-salvageable material, we eliminate some odor-causing sources and the board up secures the property from the elements, animals, and the curious. One step at a time and we keep our customers informed to lighten the stressful burden they already bear. Here to help our local neighbors!

Storm Damage In Woodbury

After a storm in Woodbury, you can depend on our crew for fast and professional restoration services. SERVPRO of Hicksville / Plainview has the equipment and advanced training to restore your home to pre-damage condition. We are locally owned and operated, Faster to Any Size Disaster, and standing by 24/7.

Water Damage – Hicksville

Water damage in Hicksville can be brought on very quickly and sometimes in large quantities. If your home or commercial property is affected by water damage, you will want to select a restoration company that can respond quickly with sufficient staff and equipment to remediate your problem. SERVPRO of Hicksville / Plainview would be a wise choice. We provide 24/7 emergency service and could dispatch a well-equipped team of industry certified technicians immediately.

Water Damage - Hicksville Home

Water damage at this Hicksville home was mostly hidden from view. Damage assessment would require the latest hi-tech equipment to pinpoint hidden pockets of water and allow for a precise plan for water damage restoration. SERVPRO of Hicksville / Plainview industry certified technicians are equipped with the most up-to-date equipment and procedures to identify and restore water damage.

Plainview Smoke Damage

The heater cooked closeby cosmetics, and the result was a sticky residue of smoke in this Plainview bathroom. The Tracks show the grey film made by the homeowner. He realized, the professional cleanup of the smoke residues and odors was a job for SERVPRO. We soon had the bathroom back to its preloss condition.

Storm Damage in the Plainview Area

This Photo illustrates the method of using "flood cuts" to remove ruined drywall material after a storm soaked this Plainview home. The contaminated Black Water rendered the building components hazardous plus the removal quickened the drying process, thereby mitigating secondary water damage. Notice that we left the baseboard heating intact as we strive to restore rather than replace whenever possible.

Fire Damage Restoration In Plainview

A fire can destroy your home in Plainview quickly, and our team is here to pick up the pieces. Our technicians are ready 24/7 and Faster to Any Size Disaster. SERVPRO of Hicksville / Plainview has what it takes to restore your home to pre-damage condition.

Hicksville Drain Line and Water Damage

The Photo depicts our SERVPRO technician's skillful controlled demolition of a sagging ceiling in this Hicksville home. We arrived swiftly after receiving the call for help, scoped the situation, and got to work. By carefully cutting out only the non-salvageable section of sheetrock, we saved our customer time, money, and the inconvenience of a many days of having us for house guests. Rely on us for fast and fair service, every time.

Storm Damage Repair In Plainview

You need to call our crew if your Plainview home experiences a storm damage emergency. We are ready 24/7, locally owned and operated, and Faster to Any Size Disaster. SERVPRO of Hicksville / Plainview has the expertise, advanced training, and state-of-the-art equipment to restore your home in Plainview to pre-damage condition.

Queens Village Large Water Loss

This Photo illustrates the great lengths that SERVPRO goes to mitigate water damage in a Large Loss situation. Our Green Fleet, stocked with advanced equipment and products and manned by highly skilled technicians who can leap tall buildings at a single bound (well, almost) responded to this water flooding incident at Creedmore Psychiatric Hospital in Queens Village, NY. A failed sprinkler system head resulted in a flooding of several floors in a vertical tower. Our rapid response team assessed and executed the removal and drying to preloss conditions "Like it never even happened."

Water Damage In Hicksville

If water has damaged your Hicksville home, our experts are here to help! Our water damage technicians are standing by 24/7 and are Faster to Any Size Disaster! SERVPRO of Hicksville / Plainview has the training, state-of-the-art equipment, and water damage experience to restore your home to pre-damage condition.

Personal Protective Equipment

SERVPRO of Hicksville/Plainview restorers in an environment where health and safety concerns arise are require to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) This helps protect our technicians from the many hazards associated with contaminated water, biohazard etc. 

Items protect for all potential exposures to the body and include:

  • Chemical-resistant gloves
  • Splash Goggles
  • Appropriate Respirator
  • Hard hat
  • Rubber boots with hardened shank 
  • Protective clothing

Drying Affeced Areas

Restorative drying

SERVPRO of Hicksville/Plainview manipulate and control as many factors as possible in our drying system to produce the most efficient drying.

Once as much water as possible has been extracted, evaporation of remaining moisture is enhanced by:

  • Lowering humidity in the affected air
  • Increasing airflow across wet surfaces.
  • Controlling temperature of air and surfaces
  • Using outside air when possible 
  • Creating a drying chamber.  

Evaporated moisture must be removed from the affected areas by dehumidification or ventilation.

Technicians in Personal Protective Equipment Cleaning in a hospital operating room

Levels of Clean - Sterile

  • 100% of pathogens & contaminates removed
  • Sterile environments required for special circumstances – hospitals and ‘clean-rooms’.
  • Special chemicals, equipment & procedures required to achieve.

In any cleaning situation call in our SERVPRO professional to make it "Like it never even happened."

Levels of Clean - Disinfect

  • At least 95% of soils & contaminates removed, pathogens eliminated.
  • Requires special chemicals, equipment, procedures to achieve.
  • Situations requiring disinfection:
    • Bloodborne pathogen
    • Sewage backflows
    • Medical facilities

Call us if you need a hand with any level of cleaning!

Gloved hands holding cleaning products and a cloth while cleaning a sink to make it sanitary

After a Storm Flooding in Plainview Your Home Must be Sanitized

Ground water flooding from a storm can bring microbes and harmful chemicals into your Plainview home. Proper personal protective equipment must be worn, and non-porous surfaces must be cleaned to restore a sanitary living environment.  "Sanitary" is a level of clean that can be described by the following:

  • Enough soils and contaminates removed to protect general health.
  • A ‘clean’ environment is sanitary.
  • Cleaning must always achieve at least a sanitary level.
  • Requires extraction & containment of soils.
  • Requires right cleaning agents.

Hurricane season is just around the corner

Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) today May 24, 2018 released their forecast for this year's Atlantic hurricane season, predicting a near normal or above normal season. What does that mean? 

Well.... The forecasters predict a 70 percent likelihood of 10 to 16 named storms with winds of 39 mph or higher.

Of those named storms, the forecasters predict five to nine could become hurricanes, including one to four major ones.

Hurricanes have winds of 74 mph or higher and major hurricanes are considered to be at least Category 3.

An average hurricane season brings 12 named storms, of which six become hurricanes.

For full story check it out 

Supporting Tricounty IIAA

Our SERVPRO of Hicksville/ Plainview ladies Supporting Tri-County Independent Insurance Agents Association back in October for the annual Oktoberfest in support of Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.  We were proud to support the cause as well as the association . 

Merrick Pipe Burst

Take a look at the way the pipe burst from the fluctuating temperatures during this winter season. These pipes were what caused the loss for this Merrick Home. If you happen to have a unfortunate pipe burst, call our professionals 516-733-1800

CANDLE SAFETY RULES

  • Always keep a burning candle within sight. Extinguish all candles when leaving a room or before going to sleep. Be sure the wick ember is no longer glowing.
  • Never burn a candle on or near anything that can catch fire. Keep burning candles away from furniture, drapes, bedding, carpets, books, paper, flammable decorations, etc.
  • Keep burning candles out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Trim candlewicks to ¼ inch each time before burning. Long or crooked wicks can cause uneven burning and dripping.
  • Always use a candle-holder specifically designed for candle use. The holder should be heat resistant, sturdy, and large enough to contain any drips or melted wax.

Holiday Cooking Safety

Cooking Safety Tips

• Put a lid on a grease fire to smother it, then turn off the heat. Baking soda will also work.

• Never throw water or use a fire extinguisher on a grease fire. Water will only spread the fire and the force of the extinguisher can splash flaming grease out of the pan.

• Wear short or tight fitting sleeves when cooking. Loose fitting clothing can easily catch fire.

• If your clothing catches fire, STOP, DROP & ROLL to put out the flames. Put burns in cool running water. Call 9-1-1 for help.

• Keep pot handles turned inward to prevent accidental spills of hot contents.

• Create a three-foot “child-free zone” around the stove. Keep children and pets away from the stove while cooking to prevent burns and scalds. 

Halloween Safety

Is Your Family Smart About Halloween Safety?
Children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween than on any other day of the year. Use our 5 Halloween Safety Tips to prevent tragedy and ensure your family puts safety first this Halloween #Smart911

SERVPRO of HIcksville Plainview CE Course 2.21.17

On February 21, 2017 SERVPRO of Hicksville/Plainview provided a Water Damage: Risk, Diagnosis, & Mitigation Seminar for IPALI (Insurance Professional Association of Long Island). SERVPRO of Hicksville/Plainview is not only a service to your cleaning needs but is dedicated in educating all in prevention & restoration of any damaging cases.  Inquire today for our next CE Course! 516-733-1800

SERVPRO of Hicksville/Plainview at the Dragon Boat Festival. September 17,2016

Port Jefferson Chamber of Commerce Held there 3rd Annual Dragon Boat Festival.  SERVPRO of Port Jefferson/Stony Brook & Hicksville/Plainview attended/volunteered at this event and supported all teams who participated. We couldn't have asked for a nicer day.  

Community Involvement

Risa Kluger, Owner of SERVPRO of Port Jefferson/Stony Brook & Hicksville/Plainview  & Serina Allen volunteered to attend the Summer Concert Series August 30, 2016. On behalf of the Rocky Point Lions Club. Ending the Summer Right. 

SERVPRO of Hicksville/Plainview takes part in the Plainview-Old Bethpage 9/11 Memorial

SERVPRO of Hicksville/Plainview attended The Plainview-Old Bethpage Chamber of Commerce debut of a Memorial to 9/11. The memorial is dedicated to all those who died in the World Trade Center; and is a monument to their memory.   

Kitchen Fire in Hicksville, NY

This was the aftermath of a kitchen fire in Hicksville when we arrived on the scene. There was significant smoke and soot damage. The owner couldn't believe how quickly and completely we were able to clean the soot from the walls and ceiling. We make disasters "Like it never even happened."

TriCounty Installation Diner

A few of SERVPROs finest Women attending the TriCounty Agents Installation Diner at the Chateau Briand. SERVPRO would also like to Congratulate James Bastian, Advantage Partners, Inc., as he begins his term as President of TriCounty Independent Insurance Agent.

CN Guidance & Counseling Services Annual Golf Outing 7.18.16

Today, James Feustel a Production Manager for SERVPRO of Hicksville/Plainview attended Central Nassau guidance & counseling services annual golfing outing. The golf outing provides essential funding to CN Guidance & Counseling Services for the over 2,000 children, adults and families they serve annually.

Red Cross

Paul Mauro of SERVPRO of Hicksville/Plainview is an American Red Cross Community Relations Ambassador. This past weekend she attended the Army Reserve, first battalion in Farmingdale, For a seminar on Annual Training Emergency Services.

June 7, 2016 Library Seminar at Plainview- Old Bethpage Library

Our SERVPRO of Hicksville / Plainview Team Presented an Emergency Readiness Seminar to local town constituents at the Hicksville-  Old Bethpage Library. Be on the lookout for our Seminars in the future.

PIA- Annual Conference Professional Insurance Agents

Risa Kluger, Franchise Owner of SERVPRO & Paula Mauro Marketing Manager, attended PIA Annual Conference at Harrah's Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. June 5-7. We made a lot of great connections. 

8.8.16 Golf Outing Honorable Order of The Blue Goose

Yesterday August 8,2016. SERVPRO of Port Jefferson/Stony Brook & Hicksville/Plainview attened The Blue Goose Memorial Golf Outing at Towers Country Club in Floral Park. By sponsoring the event we raised money for the building of the World Trade Center Memorial & for supporting our wounded/disabled veterans through the Marine Corps League. ????

August 22, 2016 - Independent Adjusters & Brokers of Suffolk County

Today SERVPRO of Hicksville/Plainview & Port Jefferson/Stony Brook attended Independent Agent & Brokers of Suffolk County Annual Golf Outing Benefitting The IIABSC Scholarship Endowment Fund at Stony Brook University College of Business. We met some great people & had a wonderful day for a good cause!