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Strong Winds cause Major Damage

10/29/2019 (Permalink)

Living-room ceiling that has collapsed from strong rain and storms. One white ceiling fan remains hanging from the ceiling. Lone White Ceiling Fan

Hurricane in Panama City, FL

Take a look at this photo. Notice that the violent winds and rain from this storm caused major damage in this living-room ceiling. SERVPRO of Bullitt & North Nelson Counties worked hard to help clean up all of the debris and water damaged materials left behind from this powerful storm. It is important to remove wet materials as soon as possible, to prevent the growth of mold spores and any further structural damage. If you should need assistance with any water damage call the professionals at SERVPRO of Bullitt & North Nelson Counties. We use IICRC technicians, the latest technology in cleaning chemicals and equipment, and we always stand behind our work. We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

"Like it never even happened." 

Birds of Paradise

10/18/2019 (Permalink)

Commercial building filled with bird droppings in-between the metal framing. Bird droppings throughout a commercial building.

Commercial Building in Indiana invaded with Birds

Most people enjoy watching the birds gracefully soar through the sky, feed their young, and bathe in puddles. However, this business owner was not a fan, when a flock of birds migrated into their warehouse. Do you notice the piles accumulated in-between the metal framing posts? That is just one small portion of the bird droppings that covered the entire building. SERVPRO of Bullitt & North Nelson Counties worked hard to remove the contaminants from this building. SERVPRO uses the latest technology in cleaning chemicals and equipment. If you are needing any assistance, residential or commercial, call the professionals at SERVPRO of Bullitt & North Nelson Counties. 

"Like it never even happened."®

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Cold, Dark & Damp Crawlspace

10/17/2019 (Permalink)

Cold, dark and damp space under a house Mold in crawlspace.

Mold In Crawlspace

Do you ever think to talk a look under the house?  Most don't! Take a look at this photo taken of a crawlspace in Shepherdsville that our team of professionals at SERVPRO of Bullitt and North Nelson Counties went in and cleaned up. Crawlspaces are great spaces that mold can grow in because of the cool, dark and damp conditions. Having mold in your home can cause some health issues so it is important to get it cleaned up asap.

Tips for Defending Against Mold

  • Keep the humidity between 30 and 60 percent
  • Correct any water leaks or standing water
  • Inspect plumbing and appliances for leaks on a regular basis
  • Respond to all water intrusions as soon as you notice them. 

Electrical Fire in Mt Washington KY

10/16/2019 (Permalink)

Hallway destroyed by fire, soot and debris covering the house from top to bottom. What remains of a hallway after a devastating fire.

Home Engulfed in Flames

Take a look at this image you can almost smell the smoke through this photo. This shows the devastating damage left behind from an electrical fire. SERVPRO of Bullitt & North Nelson Counties arrived at the destination and immediately started the fire restoration process. Our team of highly trained fire restoration technicians worked hard on this house in Mt. Washington, KY to restore it back to its former glory.

Fire Restoration Tips

  • Don't turn on ceiling fixtures if ceiling is wet. Wiring may be wet or damaged and cause electrical shock, and air movement may create secondary damage.
  • Do not send clothes to dry cleaner, improper cleaning may set in smoke odor.
  • Keep hands clean. Soot on hands can further soil upholstery and carpet traffic areas.  

Floating ABC's

10/15/2019 (Permalink)

Styrofoam ABC's floating in flood water from a failed sump pump. Floating ABC's in Flood Water

Mt. Washington, KY Basement Floods

Take a look at these floating ABC's. This is not vegetable soup folks, but a flooded basement from a faulty sump pump. This may be some kids ideal playroom, but for the homeowners this was a devastating sight. SERVPRO of Bullitt & North Nelson Counties arrived on the scene and immediately began extracting water. SERVPRO uses the latest technology in restoration equipment, cleaning chemicals, and IICRC technicians; helping us to be the leading restoration company in the United States. If you should need any assistance contact the professionals at SERVPRO of Bullitt & North Nelson Counties. We make it look, "Like it never even happened." 

Water Restoration Tips

  • Avoid all contact with sewage and items contaminated by sewage.
  • Shut off the water source if possible or contact a qualified party to stop the water source.
  • Wipe excess water from wood furniture after removing lamps and tabletop items.

Electric Chair starts Ablaze in a local Retirement Home

10/14/2019 (Permalink)

Electric Chair burned, exposing wires and the remaining furniture padding, due to a faulty wire. Electric Chair removed from Residents room after a faulty wire caught it on fire.

Mt. Washington, KY Retirement Home catches Fire 

Take a look at this fire damaged electrical chair that was removed from one of the residents room. A faulty wire set this chair ablaze in a matter of seconds. Thankfully, the staff got the flames under control before anyone was injured. SERVPRO of Bullitt & North Nelson Counties arrived on the scene, removing fire damaged materials, cleaning the affected areas, and setting up SERVPRO equipment. 

Tips for Fire Restoration 

  • Place aluminium foil or wood blocks between furniture legs and wet carpet.
  • Do not wash any walls or painted surfaces.
  • Limit movement in the home to prevent soot particles from spreading.
  • Coat faucets, trim, and appliances in petroleum jelly.

Remember if you should need any assistance call the professionals at SERVPRO of Bullitt & North Nelson Counties. "We are always here to help." 

Busted Water Valve Damages Two Apartment Units

10/11/2019 (Permalink)

Ceiling caving in from the upstairs apartment units busted water valve. Water pocket in ceiling from busted water valve in an upstairs unit.

Apartment Residents in Louisville, KY had a major headache from Water Damage

Take a look at this water pocket that caved in the ceiling of a lower apartment units laundry room. SERVPRO of Bullitt & North Nelson Counties began removing the water damaged materials, setting up equipment, and restoring as much of the structural materials as possible. Gaining access to several apartment units can be quite the challenge and SERVPRO greatly appreciates the residents cooperation in the affected units. If you should find yourself needing assistance in water restoration, fire damage cleanup and restoration, or mold remediation, call the professionals at SERVPRO of Bullitt & North Nelson Counties. We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Remember here at SERVPRO, "We are always here to help." 

Sump Pump goes out on a Rainy Night

10/9/2019 (Permalink)

Carpet and padding removed with SERVPRO equipment placed throughout the area in a finished basement. SERVPRO equipment working hard.

Basement in Mount Washington, KY Floods

The rain was coming down on a cold Fall night in Kentucky; when a sump pump decided it was time to call it quits. These homeowners could not believe their eyes when a small pond developed in their basement. SERVPRO of Bullitt & North Nelson Counties loaded up the water extraction van and rushed to the scene. Extracting water from homes and businesses is one of the specialties SERVPRO performs. SERVPRO has been equipped with the latest technology in equipment, cleaning chemicals, and IICRC technicians. Remember, when you call SERVPRO of Bullitt & North Nelson Counties you are getting the professionals in restoration services. We make it look, "Like it never even happened." ®

Open 24 hrs. a day, 7 days a week.

A/C Unit starts to Sweat in Mt. Washington, KY

10/3/2019 (Permalink)

Water flowing from the duct work in the ceiling causing major damage in drywall and plaster. Overheated A/C Unit getting Sweaty

Condensation Line causes Homeowners in Mt. Washington, KY major Problems

Take a look at the water flowing through this homeowners duct-work from a busted condensation line. Notice that the ceiling has been removed and the amount of repairs that will be needed to restore the ceiling and duct-work. SERVPRO of Bullitt & North Nelson Counties arrived on the scene and immediately began removing water damaged materials.  After properly drying out the structure, an HVAC contractor fixed the A/C unit, and the repairs were underway. SERVPRO uses the latest technology in equipment, cleaning chemicals, and restoration techniques. 

If you should need any assistance with water, fire, or mold, call the professionals at SERVPRO of Bullitt & North Nelson Counties. We are open 7 days a week, 24 hrs. a day. "Like it never even happened." ®

Chemical Fire in Garage covers House in Soot and Debris.

10/2/2019 (Permalink)

Fire damage in downstairs kitchenette with soot covered areas and drywall hanging down. Fire Damage from Chemical Fire in Garage

Chemicals set Bardstown Home Ablaze 

Take a look at the fire damage in this downstairs kitchenette in Bardstown, KY. This fire was started by chemicals that were improperly disposed of in a garage garbage can. SERVPRO of Bullitt & North Nelson Counties arrived on the scene immediately taking precautions, to salvage as much structural material as possible. When dealing with soot it is imperative to not cause further damage by spreading soot throughout the unaffected areas.  

Tips

  • Coat faucets and handles with petroleum jelly.
  • Lay mats in heavy traffic areas to protect flooring.
  • Contact a professional fire restoration service to ensure proper cleanup and prevent further damage.

SERVPRO of Bullitt & North Nelson Counties works hard to serve our community and we want all of our customers to know that, "We are always here to help."