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Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned with SERVPRO of Gresham & SERVPRO of Oregon City/Sandy

6/17/2020 (Permalink)

When we talk about clean, there are many different levels and standards of "clean"  Do you know the difference between sterile, disinfected, and sanitary?  Sterile: Removal of 100% of soils & microorganisms Disinfected: When at least 99% of the soils and microorganisms are removed from a surface. Sanitary: Soils & microorganisms are removed to point that general good health is protected.  SERVPRO of Gresham & SERVPRO of Oregon City/ Sandy knows that as our communities get back to business, we all have a new sense of what it means to be clean. In fact, 89% of consumers are uneasy about going back to brick-and-mortar locations. At SERVPRO of Gresham and SERVPRO of Oregon City / Sandy, we’re dedicated to inspiring confidence in communities across the country as we find our way to a new normal. And we’re doing just that with Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned.

SERVPRO Clean from SERVPRO of Gresham & SERVPRO of Oregon City/Sandy

6/1/2020 (Permalink)

COVID-19 has tested us as individuals and as a community. We know that these past months have been scary, confusing, and challenging for many of us. As our area beings to enter into phased openings it is important to stay safe through regular cleanings that promise you the SERVPRO Clean. 

SERVPRO of Gresham & SERVPRO of Oregon City/Sandy recommends that as difficult as it is right now to be reopening businesses there are steps you can take to help. 

 Here are tips to consider for a new way of operating.

1?? Identify a workplace coordinator to handle COVID-19 issues that impact the workplace
2?? Examine policies for leave, telework, and employee compensation
3?? Register for Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned service with SERVPRO of Gresham & SERVPRO of Oregon City/Sandy. 

Gresham Area business Begin To Re-Open

6/1/2020 (Permalink)

As we adjust to a new normal, so should your business. We know it may feel strange to go back to work or even a little scary. But there are things that you can do to help ease some of the worry that your team and customers may be feeling. 

Here are tips to consider for how you operate.

1?? Identify essential employees, business functions, and other critical inputs

2?? Prepare business continuity plans

3?? Register for Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned service

SERVPRO of Gresham & SERVPRO of Oregon City/Sandy are Here To Help you by providing you with Certified: SERVPRO Clean. Our team of trained, experienced, knowledgeable, and empathetic  technicians are prepared to help you. Call us 24/7, 365 to discuss how we can help clean your business and provide you with peace of mind. 

How To Make Sure Your Family Is Prepared

5/21/2020 (Permalink)

infographic about creating a plan When disaster strikes its important to have a plan of action for you and your family.

Is your family prepared? Put together a plan by discussing these four questions with your family, friends, or household to start your emergency plan. We have had some recent training and experience with making emergency plans and sheltering in place. Now, we need to figure out how much of what we have practiced can be used in response to other natural disasters like floods, earthquakes, or wildfires.  Here are a few things that SERVPRO of Gresham & SERVPRO of Oregon City/Sandy suggest you begin to think through and make a plan for. 

  1. How will I receive emergency alerts?
  2. What's my shelter plan?
  3. What's my evacuation route?
  4. What's my family communication plan? For more information visit ready.gov/plan

SERVPRO of Gresham & SERVPRO of Oregon City/Sandy is Here To Help you when disaster strikes. 

 

5 Ways To Make The Carpets Last Longer in Your Gresham Area Home

5/18/2020 (Permalink)

We know that wether it be your home or office, the carpet can take a beating. Our trained and professional technicians from SERVPRO of Gresham & SERVPRO of Oregon City/Sandy have the training, experience and equipment needed to help restore the clean to your carpets. 

Here are SERVPRO of Gresham & SERVPRO of Oregon City Sandy's 5 Tips for Making Your Carpet Last Longer

  1. Vacuum regularly. This helps to prevent dirt and odor from getting trapped into carpet and pad fibers. 
  2. Spot removal. From pets, spilled drinks, or high traffic areas we can help remove hard stuck in stains. 
  3. Groom carpet to prevent matting.
  4. Move furniture to change traffic patterns to limit high traffic areas and evenly disperse wear and tear. 
  5. Use welcome mats and walk off mats to limit the soil tracked in from entry points. 

SERVPRO of Gresham & SERVPRO of Oregon City/Sandy

5/13/2020 (Permalink)

SERVPRO technicians cleaning fire damage We are Here To Help when disaster strikes.

As the fire restoration professionals, SERVPRO of Gresham & SERVPRO of Oregon City/Sandy use two primary methods to eliminate odors in homes and buildings due to fires from electrical issues or from home fires from unattended cooking. No matter the cause of the soot, smoke, and fire, the deodorization methods stay the same. Dry Fogging Dry fogging dispenses solvent based deodorants as a very small particles that do not require any wiping or cleanup afterwards. Ozone Activated oxygen quickly dissipates odors including stubborn odors leaving no residue, fragrances, or chemicals that some can be sensitive to.  SERVPRO of Gresham & SERVPRO of Oregon City/Sandy is the trusted community team dedicated to delivering the best cleaning, customer service and restoration services for customers. We are ready to help you make it "Like it never even happened."  

Isolation Vs. Quarantine

5/6/2020 (Permalink)

orange infographic SERVPRO of Gresham & SERVPRO of Oregon City/Sandy is your trusted community partner.

These past few months we have probably used the terms isolation and quarantine more than any other time. Many people are still unclear on what the different terms are and how they are similar and different. 

So what is the difference between isolation and quarantine? 

Isolation separates sick people that are contagious from those not sick. Quarantine separates and restricts the movement of people exposed to a contagious disease to see if they become sick. 

We know that our time alone in our homes has been much longer then we thought when everything started and it will still be a while before things are back to normal. During this strange and difficult time, SERVPRO of Gresham & SERVPRO of Oregon City/Sandy are Here To Help you 24/7, 365. 

Storm Damage in Oregon City/Sandy

4/3/2020 (Permalink)

wind damage SERVPRO of Gresham & SERVPRO of Oregon City/Sandy are Here To Help.

When things like heavy rain and strong winds rip through the gorge area the, the damage can be great. We know that when storm damage happens it can be overwhelming to know where to start and what to do. That is where SERVPRO of Gresham comes in to help. We have trained, experienced and knowledgeable technicians who are ready twenty four hours a day, even days a week to respond to your emergency.  So even if wind gusts come in and cause damage on a holiday weekend we are able to spring into action and help you restore your property.

SERVPRO of Gresham & SERVPRO of Oregon City/Sandy have been a leader in the restoration industry for nearly 30 years in our community. We are Here To Help you make it “Like it never even happened.”

April Showers bring May Flowers

3/31/2020 (Permalink)

We know that April showers bring May flowers but they also cause water damage to your residential or commercial property. Heavy rains can cause damage to roofs, flooding through foundations or low entry points like under garage doors or doors. 

It's important to know where the possible issue areas of your home area and how to stop or slow down the flow of water. Once the water has been stopped its important to call SERVPRO of Gresham & SERVPRO of Oregon City/Sandy to help you make it "Like it never even happened." 

Our teams of trained, professional and experienced technicians are ready to help you when disaster strikes 24/7, 365.  Call us when disaster strikes and let us restore your residential or commercial property. 

Fire Damage in Gresham

3/26/2020 (Permalink)

home on fire with firefighters' hoses When fire and smoke damage take their toll on your property, make sure to call SERVPRO of Gresham & SERVPRO of Oregon City Sandy.

Homes can have issues from fire or smoke damage for various reasons. In the Holiday season home fires often occur from unattended candles and cooking accidents. In winter months they often occur due to fireplaces and wood stoves or from space heaters. In the spring and summer months fires often occur from issues related to barbecues and grills.

Fires from barbecues and grills typically cause the most damage to the outside of a home or building but damage can also occur inside due from fire or smoke but also from water damage from fire fighting efforts.

If fire or smoke damage take their toll on your home or building make sure to call the team with nearly 30 years of experience helping customers to make it “Like it never even happened.”