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STEPS To Clean a Washing Machine contaminated with Mold

1/4/2021 (Permalink)

inside of washing machine, chrome colored inside, mold inside rubber part around the door of washing machine You may need to consult a mold remediation specialist.

When mold ends up in your washing machine the smell can soak into your clothing and never come out. Before getting rid of your washing machine, try these steps to eliminate the mold issues.

1) Scrub the mold away thoroughly until you see clean metal throughout the machine. Afterwards run an empty wash cycle.

2) Run a cycle of Water and Baking Soda and then another cycle with Vinegar into the detergent tray. These everyday products kill the mold and eliminate the foul odor.

3) The final step is to Bleach everything. bleach can be the final resort to removing the mold issue in your washing machine.

If you have tried these techniques and your machine still has that strong musty odor you may need to contact a Mold remediation specialist at SERVPRO. We can recommend solutions and expert techniques to save your washing machine and get your clothes smelling fresh and clean.

SERVPRO's Commercial Fire Restoration Process

1/4/2021 (Permalink)

two story brick building, 12 windows and doors boarded up with wood, located on vacant street SERVPRO provides Commercial board-up when fires occur

SERVPRO is here to help our clients when disaster strikes in Bullitt & N. Nelson County Commercial locations. We offer storm, water, mold repair and fire restoration for any business in the area.

STEPS to the Rebuilding Process

1) BOARD-UP and ROOF-TARP

Commercial restoration specialists board-up holes in windows, doors, and walls. We also put up tarps on broken or roof sections that are missing.

2) SMOKE, SOOT & WATER REMOVAL

The next step is for the technicians to remove hazardous residue such as smoke and soot. SERVPRO uses special equipment and methods to remove the hazardous material. If there is water damage caused by the sprinkler system, then the water is removed by using ventilation and dehumidifiers to dry the area.

3) CLEANING & SANITIZING

Fires and water damage leave behind bacteria that are harmful to customers and employees in commercial settings. Our technicians will clean and sanitize items and the damaged structures. We also use products such as industrial air scrubbers to remove strong smelling odors.

4) FINAL PHASE- BUILDING RESTORATION

The restoration or "Fire Rebuild" is when the professionals conduct full reconstruction of the commercial office. Minor repairs such as replacing carpets, painting and adding new dry wall are completed. The fire restoration process when conducted by SERVPRO can help your business get back to operating quickly and efficiently. 

SERVPRO Provides Roof Tarping & Board Ups After Storms

11/16/2020 (Permalink)

Severe weather such as high winds and heavy rain storms can happen anytime in Central Kentucky. You never know what kind of weather can strike during the fall months. Falling tree limbs, high winds and hail damage can cause severe destruction to your roof. Safety is your first priority, do not try to evaluate the roof damage but stay on the ground.

This picture is an example of how our SERVPRO team tarped a roof in Nelson County after high winds rolled through Bardstown. When this occurs call the highly trained professionals at SERVPRO of BULLITT & N. Nelson Counties at 502-904-0710. We provide emergency Roof Tarp Installation and Board Up Services. This will help eliminate more damage caused by weather. We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to secure your property and begin the process of making your home "Like it never even happened."

Risks of Storm Damage & Insurance Coverage

10/26/2020 (Permalink)

2 SERVPRO air movers, brown dresser, bare concrete floor, baseboards removed Storm Damage to Nelson County Basement

A Homeowner's policy usually covers standard weather patterns. Homeowners may also choose to invest in Hurricane or Flood insurance. There are certain disasters related to severe weather.

1) Sewage backup

2) Roof damage

3) Flooding

4) Mold Growth

You will need a specific policy for flood damage because a typical insurance plan will probably not cover flooding related to storms.

High winds can lead to structural concerns such as damaged rooflines. Flooding can weaken your home's foundation in addition to mold growth due to increased moisture and humidity.

When a flood or severe weather effects your home you will need help in cleaning up the damage. SERVPRO of Bullitt & North Nelson Counties can help by putting up tarps around the property to eliminate further damage.

Certain areas are more prone to flooding requiring specific policy upgrades. Make sure you have coverage for the structure, water, wind and property loss.

When Storms Hit Bullitt City SERVPRO is Ready

10/12/2020 (Permalink)

two story home, brick and siding, two vehicles in driveway, large tree laying on top of roof Storms strikes large tree causing severe damage to second floor of home

SERVPRO of Bullitt & N. Nelson Counties specializes in storm damage restoration. Our technicians are highly trained and we use specialized equipment to restore your home. When storms hit Bullitt County lightning struck a large tree causing damage to the second floor of this house.

Since we are locally owned, we are able to respond very quickly to your emergency. A fast response time can lessen the damage, limit any further damage and reduce the restoration cost.

According to the National Storm Damage Center (NSDC), damage caused by trees during severe weather account for over $1 billion in property damage. Broken trees can cause large amounts of damage to your property if they make contact. Damage can be done to roofing, siding, windows and even structure to the home.

When Disaster Strikes in Bardstown Distillery Office

10/12/2020 (Permalink)

2 SERVPRO air movers, 1 brown leather wing back chair, large brown empty wooden bookcase, flooring removed, bourbon barrell Water Damage Destroys Office in Bardstown Distillery

When water damage happens to your business SERVPRO of Bullitt & N. Nelson Counties is the only name you need to know when water disasters happen. We design a full estimate for all the mitigation and repairs and we keep you involved with timely updates.

The longer a facility sits with water damage, the more time and money it takes to be restored. If needed, SERVPRO can set up tarps on rooftops and board up exterior walls and entry doors to prevent further damage. If your commercial office has drywall, carpets or carpet pads, these will need to be discarded. Water damaged walls and installations must be removed and repaired. Also remember mold growth could take a few days to appear as it thrives in moist conditions.

So if your commercial facility experiences water damage there is No disaster job in Springfield, Bardstown or Bullitt County that is TOO BIG for US.

Restoring Mt. Washington Bank after water damage

10/5/2020 (Permalink)

Blue walls, blue carpet, white square tile, 6 air movers, tv on wall, 3 large trashcans, wet carpet in pile on floor WATER DAMAGE at LOCAL BULLITT CTY BANK

Water damage that occurs in commercial buildings can present unique challenges. Flooding and water damage in commercial buildings requires in depth knowledge and urgent response time. SERVPRO of Bullitt & N. Nelson Counties can handle small water clean ups along with very large scale water damage and flooding. In many situations the normal operations of the business can continue while we restore the facility.

Our SERVPRO Technicians are trained to be aware of legal concerns and make concerted efforts to restore the water damaged area in a timely manner. We understand the importance that every hour spent in the clean up process has the potential for lost revenue to the business.

So when a water emergency occurs in your place of business give SERVPRO of Bullitt & N. Nelson Counties a call at 502-904-0710.

Water damage destroys offices in Bardstown Distillery

10/5/2020 (Permalink)

two SERVPRO technicians moving office dividers, wet carpet cut up in big piles in middle of room, floor tile is covered SERVPRO Technicians cleaning up after water damage at Bardstown Distillery

SERVPRO of Bullitt & N. Nelson counties specializes in the restoration and clean up of Commercial property after water damages occur.

We are highly trained in property damage restoration. Our technicians utilize the on going training at SERVPRO's corporate training facility so you can be confident that we have the expertise to restore your commercial building as if "It Never Even Happened."

SERVPRO of Bullitt and N. Nelson counties is locally owned and operated. When you have flooding or a water emergency, we're nearby and ready to help. We take great pride in being apart of the Bardstown, Mt. Washington, Hillview, and Shepherdsville Community.

We are located in the heart of Mt. Washington and if you should need any assistance just give us a call. Remember here at SERVPRO we are "Always here to help."

Smoke and Soot Cleanup

9/28/2020 (Permalink)

ceiling fan hanging in middle of room, drywall completely removed, open ceiling, debris on concrete floor ELECTRICAL FIRE DESTROYS FAMILY ROOM

Fire and smoke damage is different in every situation. When looking at the damage SERVPRO experts determine the best solution for your home. Our expertise in smoke damage along with our experience in handling fire losses allows us to develop a plan after such devastation.

Smoke and soot are two different elements in a fire that can invade several crevices of your home. This is a perfect situation to conceal hidden damage and odors.

The two different types of smoke are WET and DRY. Because they are different the soot they leave behind is also different. Wet smoke is sticky and has a foul odor. Dry smoke is extremely fast burning with high temperatures.

SERVPRO of BULLITT & North Nelson Counties will test the soot to discover which particular smoke damaged occurred in the fire. We then base our decision found during the pretesting.

We Specialize in Flooded Basements in BULLITT County

9/28/2020 (Permalink)

grey walls, tan couch, some brown hardwood floor planks, air movers BASEMENT FLOOD IN BULLITT COUNTY

SERVPRO of BULLITT & N. Nelson Counties provides water damage restoration service in Mt. Washington, Shepherdsville, Hillview and Bardstown.

Water emergencies and flooding in your home can occur anytime. That is why SERVPRO of Bullitt and N. Nelson counties provides emergency restoration services 24 hours a day everyday of the week including holidays and weekends.

Water spreads very rapidly within your home and absorbs into walls, furniture and floors. To help minimize the water damage the SERVPRO technician will arrive on the scene and begin the water extraction activity immediately. This short reaction time helps decrease the cost of the restoration process to the homeowner.

Water damage can occur within minutes of the event.

1) The finish on furniture can cause stains to the carpet.

2) Books and photographs start to warp.

3) The water can within minutes absorb into floors, upholstery and walls.

Contact SERVPRO at 502-904-0710 for all your restoration needs