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Dishwasher Pains in Mt. Washington, KY

9/14/2018 (Permalink)

Water Damage Dishwasher Pains in Mt. Washington, KY Dishwasher causes Water Damage in Mt. Washington, KY

Dishwasher causes major problems in Mt. Washington, KY

This homeowner in Mt. Washington, KY was facing several repairs, until SERVPRO of Bullitt and N. Nelson Counites arrived on the scene. Notice in the photo the Dehumidifier and Air Movers working hard to save the hard wood floors and island cabinet. Luckily, this homeowner had very minimal repairs due to the equipment placement and timing of the SERVPRO technicians.

Remember to Check Dark and Covered Spaces for Water Leaks

  • Underneath Cabinets and Sinks
  • Underneath Dishwashers and Washing Machines
  • Storage Closets
  • Basements
  • Crawl Spaces
  • Attics

Should you notice anything that needs attention, call the experts at SERVPRO of Bullitt and N. Nelson Counties. We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Here at SERVPRO, "We are always here to help."

Busted Pipe creates Havoc in New Haven, KY

9/12/2018 (Permalink)

Water Damage Busted Pipe creates Havoc in New Haven, KY New Haven, KY home with Water Damage.

Busted Pipe creates Havoc in New Haven, KY Home

This homeowner in New Haven, KY woke up to a disaster when a pipe busted within their home. Notice in the picture the flooring had to be removed in order to dry out this structure. SERVPRO of Bullitt and N. Nelson Counties works hard to help homeowners save as much of the structural material as possible but, in this loss the flooring was to damaged. However, all is not lost, as you can see SERVPRO equipment throughout the room drying out the subfloor and drywall.

Strategies of Equipment Placement

It may appear in the photo that SERVPRO equipment has been placed randomly throughout the room, but that is not the case. The technicians go throughout the room with a moisture meter detecting the levels of moisture and determining the equipment needed in each area.

Guest Room full of Mold in Louisville, KY

8/3/2018 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Guest Room full of Mold in Louisville, KY Mold in Guest Room

Mold in Guest Room

This homeowner in Louisville, KY rarely went into the guest room of their house. SERVPRO of Bullitt and N. Nelson Counties arrived quickly to the scene and began inspecting the home for Mold. Notice in the photo the leak from the ceiling destroyed the mattress and caused Mold growth. It is always important to randomly check the areas of your home that are not used often. If a water leak is found early, the chances of Mold growth are reduced greatly. SERVPRO of Bullitt and N. Nelson Counties wants everyone in our community to know that, "We are always here to help."

Tips for Mold Treatment and Prevention

  • Always fix water leaks.
  • Remove standing water under cooling coils or air handling units.
  • Replace any saturated material, such as insulation, carpet, and drywall.
  • Use Dehumidifiers.

Cigarette Improperly Disposed of in Louisville, KY

7/19/2018 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Cigarette Improperly Disposed of in Louisville, KY Apartment Fire in Louisville, KY

Apartment Fire caused by Cigarette

This tenant in Louisville, KY almost completely burned down their apartment when they disposed of a cigarette improperly. Take a look at the damage in this photo. SERVPRO of Bullitt and N. Nelson Counties was quick to arrive to the scene and took immediate action in the fire restoration process. Here at SERVPRO we follow strict guidelines to insure our customers the fastest service and best response possible.

Tips When Dealing with Fire Damage

  • Coat chrome faucets, trim, and appliances with petroleum jelly to prevent soot build-up.
  • Place towels or blankets on high traffic areas to prevent the spread of soot.
  • Do not clean any electrical equipment.
  • Do not try to wash paintings, walls, and carpet as improper cleaning can cause further damage.

Fire in Shepherdsville, KY

6/15/2018 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Fire in Shepherdsville, KY Overheated Fireplace in Shepherdsville, KY Home

Fireplace catches Shepherdsville, KY Home on Fire

These homeowners were extremely fortunate to have caught this fire before it spread throughout the whole house. Notice in the photo that the back corner of the house suffered the most damage. SERVPRO of Bullitt and N. Nelson Counties worked hard to restore this home back to its original beauty, provide customer care, and as always work with compassion. Remember here at SERVPRO, "We are always here to help."

Fire Damage Tips

  • Limit movement in home to prevent the spread of soot.
  • Coat faucets, trim, and appliances with petroleum jelly to prevent soot.
  • Do not shampoo carpets or furniture.
  • Do not send clothing to dry cleaners since improper cleaning may set in odor.
  • Do not clean any electrical equipment.

Fire in Mt. Washington, KY

6/14/2018 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Fire in Mt. Washington, KY Faulty Wires cause extensive Fire damage in Mt. Washington, KY Home

House Fire caused by faulty wires in Mt. Washington, KY

This homeowner suffered a major loss when a faulty wire sparked a massive fire throughout their home. Notice in the photo how the roof was engulfed in flames and the homeowners possessions were left in ashes. SERVPRO of Bullitt and N. Nelson Counties understands the heartache of losing your home and possessions in devastating fires, such as this. We work hard to make every individual feel valuable, important, and cared for. Our fire technicians are IICRC certified and treat every customer as if they were their own family members. Our community is a big part of who we are, and we stand behind our work and commitments. Here at SERVPRO, we make it look, "Like it never even happened."

Flooded Basement in Mt. Washington, KY

5/31/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Flooded Basement in Mt. Washington, KY Mt. Washington, KY Floods due to torrential downpours.

Flooding in Mt. Washington, KY

This homeowner had a beautiful finished basement in Mt. Washington, KY. Carpet, Tile, and Vinyl Flooring were used throughout the area creating a very cozy environment. However, when torrential downpours and failing sump pumps team up, disaster occurs. Thankfully, SERVPRO of Bullitt and N. Nelson Counties arrived quickly to the scene, lifting carpet, setting up equipment, and pulling up saturated vinyl. Notice in the photo below the Air Movers and Dehumidifier working hard to salvage the carpet in this area. SERVPRO works hard to restore and protect as many items as possible. Remember here at SERVPRO, "We are always here to help."

Tips for Water Damage Prevention

  • Shut off water source if possible.
  • If safe turn off circuit breakers.
  • Remove as much water as possible with towels and mops.
  • Prop up furniture, remove upholstery cushions, and use aluminum foil or wood blocks to separate from saturated carpet.
  • Remove art, electronics, and other valuable materials to a safe and dry place.

Heavy Rains Cause Flooding in Lebanon Junction, KY

5/30/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Heavy Rains Cause Flooding in Lebanon Junction, KY Heavy Rains cause Flooding in Lebanon Junction, KY

Flooding in Lebanon Junction, KY

When this homeowner walked into their basement they were surprised to see their belongings floating in six inches of water. Notice in the picture how the water has flooded two rooms that connect. SERVPRO of Bullitt and N. Nelson Counties arrived quickly to the scene, pumping out water, salvaging their belongings, and preventing any further damage. This was the first flood that this homeowner had ever experienced and SERVPRO was happy to relieve the stress and bring this homeowner a peace of mind. We work hard to gain the loyalty of our customers and to make it look, "Like it never even happened."

Major Flood Zones

Costal areas, Rivers, and Lakes are the most susceptible areas for flooding. However, heavy rains can cause flooding in almost any area. It is important to have a plan in place incase of a water emergency. If you should need any assistance call SERVPRO of Bullitt and N. Nelson Counites for a name you can trust and work you can rely on.

Mold in Louisville, KY Home Grows out of Control

5/24/2018 (Permalink)

Mold Grows Wild

This new homeowner in Louisville, KY was thrilled to buy an older home to renovate and restore back to its former glory. However, as the renovation begin it became clear that Mold was going to be a major issue. Take a look at this photo. Notice the Mold growth on the ceiling joist. As the ceiling and walls came down, more Mold began to be exposed. SERVPRO of Bullitt and N. Nelson Counites quickly arrived on the scene to help this homeowner with the Mold Remediation process.

Mold Treatment Plan for Home in Louisville, KY

  • Cleaning the Floor Joist and Walls with Peroxide Wash.
  • Sealing the Salvageable Wood.
  • Running HEPA Air Scrubbers
  • Removing and Replacing all Non-Salvageable Material with New.
  • Air Quality Testing

Mount Washington, KY Spring Festival

5/11/2018 (Permalink)

Community Mount Washington, KY Spring Festival Mount Washington, KY Spring Festival

Mount Washington, KY Spring Festival

SERVPRO of Bullitt and N. Nelson Counties is out at the Mount Washington, KY Spring Festival today. We want to make sure and meet everyone in our community and share with them what SERVPRO can do for local businesses and homeowners. If you are out in our area today please stop by and meet some of your local SERVPRO Heroes.

Importance of Community

SERVPRO of Bullitt and N. Nelson Counties understands the importance of community involvement. We offer our support to all of our local businesses, police officers, firefighters, and residents. Here at SERVPRO, "We are always here to help."