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Commercial Property Restoration Services at SERVPRO West Oklahoma City

5/27/2021 (Permalink)

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Commercial Property Restoration

SERVPRO of West Oklahoma City specializes in commercial property restoration working alongside Property Owners, Managers, and Adjusters during large and small property loss events while always making the claims process quick and easy for our customers. 

If your business suffers a major commercial loss, call (405) 265-7299.

With access to national resources there is truly no job too big or too small. Our crews are ready to dispatch in a moment's notice to all of your property needs. From storm events to faulty plumbing, SERVPRO of West Oklahoma City has the commercial restoration experience and equipment you need to properly document, mitigate and restore your commercial building. 

Commercial Services Offered:

  1. Water Damage Restoration
  2. Fire Damage Restoration
  3. Mold Remediation
  4. Storm Damage Cleanup
  5. Biohazard/Trauma
  6. Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned
  7. Air Ducts & HVAC

Have any questions about our services? Contact us today!

Why Choose SERVPRO of West Oklahoma City in Yukon, Oklahoma

5/12/2021 (Permalink)

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Fast Response

Located in Yukon, Oklahoma we are within 45 minutes away from the furthest point of Oklahoma City. We take pride in our fast response time. When our customers need us the most we respond quickly in order to mitigate further damages on their property. Our team is trusted by insurance carriers, property owners and property management companies as we have a proven track record working with them bringing covered residential and/or commercial properties back to preloss conditions after experiencing a property disaster. 

Trained Technicians

The insurance process can get a bit confusing for those who have not experienced a property loss. During this process proper documentation is vital to the overall outcome of your claim. Working with an IICRC certified technician will ultimately provide the best claims experience. We understand the standard when it comes to restoring your property. We stand by our customers to ensure they get access to all of the services their policy covers. With proper documentation and standard compliance we can bring your property back to pre loss condition without issue.

National Resources

What makes SERVPRO so great? Well that's an easy answer. Its access to resources. Did you know SERVPRO has more drying equipment in its network than any other restoration company on the planet? With almost 2000 franchises across the nation we have access to more tools and equipment for any size project. Imagine someone calling our office to perform a one million square feet water extraction. This would exceed most capacities in our industry but not for us. Lucky for you, we have 8+ locations throughout the OKC area and almost 2000 nationwide on standby and ready to serve. 

Tornado Safety & Preparedness

5/4/2021 (Permalink)

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Understanding the Storm

At SERVPRO of West Oklahoma City we are quite familiar with damaging storms. After responding to hurricane damage, flood damage, fire damage and tornado damage we have seen the scope of each devastating event. Tornadoes are much different than hurricanes leaving a more narrow and more violent path of damage. A Tornado can destroy well made structures and also send harmful high speed objects flying through the air. We want to share tips on how to stay safe and prepared during a tornado. 

Preparation 

Before such events, we recommend having a plan in place. Identify a safe place in your home as far to the center as possible and away from windows. No mobile homes are safe during a tornado. If you have a basement or storm shelter that would be the safest place. Make sure to find something sturdy to sit under like a table or workbench. 

You will want your shelter or reinforced room stocked with emergency supplies. Have any bicycle helmets laying around? Grab them to protect your head from falling debris. You will want to also store batteries, medicine, water and non perishable items in your safe area. Make sure when the storm starts everyone in the house has shoes on their feet or close-by. 

Awareness

There are countless apps that allow you to monitor weather conditions and we recommend apps that have a built in notification system that will alert you when such events happen. Staying alert and up to date with local weather conditions will be crucial to allowing time for preparation. If you hear the warning, take shelter.

More Resources

Red Cross Tornado Safety

Weather Gov Tornado Safety

Ready.gov Tornadoes

Refrigerator/Freezer Cleaning & Deodorization

4/26/2021 (Permalink)

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Refrigerator/Freezer Cleaning & Deodorization

Many times customers will contact us with a need to disinfect or deodorize their refrigerator. This is usually caused by power going out and food spoiling within the refrigerator. SERVPRO of West Oklahoma City has trained technicians to handle such issues. Below we will share the proper cleaning procedures when dealing with foul odors inside a refrigerator or freezer.

This two part process will help you clean and disinfect your refrigerator. First you must clean out any material present in the refrigerator. Next you will need to apply a bio neutralizer and let it dwell for 24 hours. Completing these steps will insure the proper cleaning and deodorization of your appliance. 

Area Preparation:

  • Remove spoiled materials. 
  • If able, move the appliance outside. 

Cleaning:

  • If there are liquids from the spoiled food, use a disinfectant.
    • Apply using pump up or hand-held sprayer.
    • Dwell for 15 minutes.
    • Dispose of any liquid materials.
  • Mix Content Cleaner.
  • Clean appliance with soft bristle brush or cleaning sponge. 
  • Allow the detergent to dwell for 15 minutes. 
  • Clear water rinse.

Deodorizing:

  • Mix Bio Neutralizer.
  • Apply using sprayer.
  • Close the door and allow the chemical to dwell for 24 hours. 
  • Wipe surfaces down with Content Cleaner.
  • Ventilate.

Fire Cleanup & Restoration: Working with SERVPRO of West Oklahoma City

4/24/2021 (Permalink)

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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration™: Working with SERVPRO of West Oklahoma City

Fire Damage

After a fire, contaminants like soot may be present throughout a home or business. SERVPRO of West Oklahoma City has trained personnel ready to respond to handle these situations all while working alongside your carrier providing proper documentation and knowledge of industry standards.

Getting Started

First we walk through the structure and identify areas that need to be addressed. This would include structure and content related damages. During this process we will gather all of the required information and documentation necessary to support your claim. 

After given authorization to perform services we start removing surface material with a chem sponge. We then apply a proprietary SERVPRO chemical to the affected areas and rinse as needed. Areas directly affected by fire and heat will require the demolition of building materials and could possibly be affected with water damage. Read more.

Water Damage

During a commercial fire loss sprinkler systems will activate causing water damage throughout the structure. Also, water damage can occur after the fire department hoses down a building to put the fire out. During such events we specialize in water mitigation and would have experts onsite to address the situation.

Damaged Contents

When contents are damaged we identify what is salvageable and what is non-salvageable. After the inventory and identification process we are able to clean any items deemed salvageable. This reduces the cost burden of replacement items and we are able to achieve preloss conditions if not better. 

Here to Help

If your home or business suffers a fire loss, give us a call. Our team is experienced and able to navigate you through the claims process. We hope you never have to deal with this situation but if you do, know you have a local team that's here to help. 

5 Steps for Cleaning and Maintaining Your Gas Range

4/11/2021 (Permalink)

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Keeping Your Kitchen Clean Can Prevent Grease Fires

While more and more homes have electric stoves and ovens, a gas range is still a popular choice for many people, especially those who are serious about home cooking in West Oklahoma City, OK. One downside to a gas stove over a flat-top electric stove is that the cleaning process is more involved. However, not only does regular cleaning keep your kitchen looking spic and span, but it can also prevent smoke and grease fires.

  1. Remove Grates
    On a gas range, you can remove the grates around the burners. Soak them in a sink of warm, soapy water while you work on the rest of the stove. Later, scrub them clean.
  2. Clean Crumbs
    Loose crumbs on your stove are what cause a smoke smell while you're cooking. Charred bits of pasta, crusted on sauce, and other mysterious tidbits that always end up right under the flames not only smell bad, but can lead to a fire.
  3. Spray Cleaner
    Choose your favorite cleaning products but keep in mind that some more abrasive chemicals might strip the temperature markings from your stove's dials. A mixture of vinegar and water works well to cut grease from your stovetop. Spray it on, let it sit for a bit, and then wipe clean.
  4. Scrub Stains
    For stubborn stains usually caused by grease, dish soap and a toothbrush can work wonders. This is the part where regular maintenance makes this chore much easier. By taking care of a couple of grease spots now, you save yourself hours of work later if you let the stains build up.
  5. Degrease Burners
    Even the burners need some love. The burner tops can soak with the grates while the toothbrush can help get grease out of the burner heads. Where there is grease buildup, there's a fire risk. While a fire restoration company can help you put your kitchen back together after a fire, proper range cleaning will prevent many problems.
    A gas range is a great tool for your home cooking endeavors. Proper maintenance will keep your kitchen looking tidy as well as a safe place to turn out gourmet meals.

Veteran Program: Driven to Serv

4/6/2021 (Permalink)

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Veteran Program: Driven to Serv

SERVPRO is committed to hiring and retaining veteran employment. We have established an initiative and point system for hiring veterans and would encourage all Veterans to consider working with us after being released from their military duties. 

The Mission

“We want to help stabilize their lives because people go off to face real danger and real uncertainty and, if we can help them regain their lives when they come back to civilian life, we should be proud of ourselves.”

- Steve Schwarzman, Blackstone Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder, Veteran

Why are we interested in hiring Veterans? Well most importantly we want to give back to those who have sacrificed so much for the freedoms we enjoy today. We understand veterans have a specific skill set that might be difficult to match when seeking employment. At SERVPRO of West Oklahoma City we thrive in team environments and understand that hard work is at the core of who we are and how we serve others. 

We value the skills our men and women in uniform established while serving and we want to bring those skills here where they can be utilized in a professional environment. 

Finding Military Talent

Government data shows that unemployment among U.S. military veterans remains far higher than the national rate for the civilian population according to the labor department. This doesn't sit well with us and we want to make a difference in the lives of those who have sacrificed so much for our country. If you know of any veterans in the Oklahoma City area looking for a career opportunity we want you to know that SERVPRO of West Oklahoma City is interested in offering them employment. 

SERVPRO has made a goal of hiring 1,000 veterans, military spouses, and caregivers of disabled veterans by the end of 2022. As of today there are only 200 registered veterans in our system and with your help we can achieve this goal. Help us make this possible by sharing this information with friends and family who might be interested in a career with SERVPRO. 

Did you know...

U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia recognized SERVPRO Industries, LLC as one of the 675 recipients of the 2020 HIRE Vets Medallion Award during an award ceremony at the U.S. Department of Labor.

Mold Regulations in Oklahoma

3/31/2021 (Permalink)

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Mold Remediation Regulations in Oklahoma

Did you know there are no mold regulations in Oklahoma as there are in other states.

With the recent events, mold became an issue for many businesses and homeowners. During catastrophic events like hurricanes and ice storms many commercial and residential properties can be affected by water damage due to rising water and/or faulty plumbing. During such events high demand in the restoration industry leaves many customers on the waiting list for services due to full capacity. During this time on the waiting list microbial growth may start to develop. 

In States like Texas where mold is regulated companies are limited to 25 contiguous square feet of microbial remediation before a state license is required. During this event (and events in the past) the state of Texas was able to lift the mold licensing restrictions and allow unlicensed mold remediation companies the opportunity to take part in the recovery efforts. 

Many of these unlicensed mold remediation companies have the training and basic understanding of water damage and biological contamination to successfully perform remediation activities greater than 25 contiguous square feet. We were glad to hear the restrictions were lifted and the industry was utilized in full force.

To learn more about getting your Mold Remediation Contractors Certification, visit GEBCO.

National Accounts Activity

3/29/2021 (Permalink)

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National Accounts and Commercial Clients Activity

Scott Gettelfinger was able to provide updates on national accounts activity for Q4 2020. Overall volume has increased by 33% from companies like State Farm. We saw a 20% increase in volume with State Farm and a 16% increase in volume with Farmers Insurance. Working alongside commercial property management companies we additionally saw a 50% increase in volume with Cushman and Wakefield.

Scott shared that last year we established 90 new commercial clients including companies like FedEx, Lockheed Martin, Henry Schein, and AmerisourceBergen. With all of the Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned during this recent pandemic we saw commercial lead generation up 84% YTD over 2019.

With SERVPRO Large Loss Response Teams on standby we are able to support any size commercial project nothing too big or too small. 

SERVPRO of West Oklahoma City looks forward to serving you and your commercial property needs!

SERVPRO of West Oklahoma City

3/23/2021 (Permalink)

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SERVPRO of West Oklahoma City is located in Yukon, Oklahoma specializing in fire, water, mold, cleanup and restoration helping property owners and management companies mitigate damage after natural disasters, storm events and all other types of property losses. We are able to equip operations to support any size project, nothing too big or too small. From a 200 square-foot residential loss to a million-square-foot commercial large loss we have the resources and infrastructure to support your every need. SERVPRO is the trusted leader in property restoration and we are always here to help.

Other Services Offered:

  1. Air Duct Cleaning
  2. Bio-hazard Cleaning
  3. Carpet Upholstery Cleaning
  4. Cleaning Walls
  5. Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned
  6. Drapes & Blinds Cleaning
  7. Odor Removal & Deodorization
  8. Sewage Cleanup
  9. Trauma Crime Scene Cleanup
  10. Vandalism & Graffiti Cleanup