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Work In Progress Meeting

Work In Progress Meeting

The most important meeting of our day is the Work In Progress meeting we have each morning. During this time we all get on the same page about all the jobs we have for the day. Even Dixie gets involved.

Gym Floor Buckling up from Water Damage

Gym Floor Buckling up from Water Damage

This is a gym floor that SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin was called out to dry.  When we were  complete the floor was resting back in place with very little repairs needed.  

Commercial Water Damage - We are Ready

Commercial Water Damage - We are Ready

Here are SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin we understand and recognize how critical fast response is for our commercial clients.  We are ready to roll with a team of people to keep your business running even when a disaster strikes.  

Heavy Fire cause full rebuild

Heavy Fire cause full rebuild

A heavy fire may not burn your home to the ground or all the walls of a room.  However job like the requires SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin to remove all that charred drywall causing for all new drywall throughout the areas. 

Mold Containment is a Critical part of the Job

Mold Containment is a Critical part of the Job

SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin understand the importance of not spread a bad thing.  Mold Remediation required the setup of a good containment barrier protecting other areas of your home from what were are trying to get rid of.  

Mold Encapsulate Product and Proceedure

Mold Encapsulate Product and Proceedure

Many people want to wipe the mold off and cover it up with a sealer.  The proper product is an encapsulant made for mold.  Most of these product have a pigment to them.  Here at SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin if we are given the choice we use a clear encapsulant.  This way one can actually see how clean the areas are were the mold remediation took place.  

Storm Evacuation Orders

Storm Evacuation Orders

If your area is under water from a heavy storm chances are that a Government official has issued an evacuation order.  Following the evacuation order may save your life.  If you don't get out and then need rescued later think about the resources being utilized to save you that could be put towards other causes had you just followed the evacuation order.  

Do you live in a Flood area?

Do you live in a Flood area?

Storm waters often leave hundreds to thousands of people stranded.  If you live in a flood area be prepared.  Have a plan of what you need to take and where you will go.  The last thing you want is to risk your own health and safety.  

Leaking Shower Tub Surround

Leaking Shower Tub Surround

Here at SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin I have seen 1000's of tub shower surrounds that look like this one.  Usually when surround tile and grout look like this there is grout failure somewhere that is leaking water back behind your tub.  Get it repaired.  Its a great time for an upgrade on your tile.  

Slow Water Leaks May Not Be Covered by Your Insurance

Slow Water Leaks May Not Be Covered by Your Insurance

Ongoing slow water leaks can often go overlooked for long periods of time before the damage is noticeable. These sorts of leaks are often not covered by insurance.  Musty odors and high humidity are clues to watch out for!  SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin can help you determine the extent of the damage.

We can dry out just about anything

We can dry out just about anything

Here is a photo where SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin is drying the subfloor decking from underneath the living space above.  This method of containing the floor from underneath and ducting dehumidifiers to blow hot dry air directly into the contained area will speed this drying process up by days vs conventional drying methods.  

Hidden Water Damage

Hidden Water Damage

SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin can fix a problem like this.  It is not uncommon to find water damaged drywall in a bathroom.  This photo is the backside of a tub / shower. 

Moisture Inspections for Water Damage

Moisture Inspections for Water Damage

SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin will perform a free moisture inspection if you had a water loss.  Give us a call.  We will come out and show you with our meters what the moisture content is in the areas of concern.

Storm Damage...Be Prepared

Storm Damage...Be Prepared

SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin is always ready for the storm that floods the city.  Are you ready?  You know if you are in an area that either does flood or may flood during a storm.  Be prepared "weather" you have to move to higher ground or get all your belongs off the floor.  

Tree Limbs Fall on Roof in recent Storms

Tree Limbs Fall on Roof in recent Storms

SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin can assist if you have a tree fall on your roof.   This particular job was fairly easy.  This was mainly branches and not the tree trunk.  

Heavy Winds and Storms Cause Severe Roof Damage

Heavy Winds and Storms Cause Severe Roof Damage

SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin has seen all kinds of wind and storm damage.  I really like metal roofs on homes.  However when the wind takes its toll on them they can get mangled pretty bad.  

Storm Damage?  Need Roof Tarp

Storm Damage? Need Roof Tarp

SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin can tarp your roof if you have a leak.  But don't wait for it to rain and call us to come out and tarp it up.  Get it fixed now before you have to spend the money for the tarping.  

Water Damage - Mold Under the Cabinets

Water Damage - Mold Under the Cabinets

Majority of home have water damage at the kitchen sink area.  Not all but some may also have mold.  If the water damage is severe enough and you don't call out SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin you could cause mold grow under the cabinets.  This photos is looking under the cabinets after we removed the toe kicks.  

Mold in crawl space under the house

Mold in crawl space under the house

Here in Austin TX we have a lot of pier and beam homes with crawl spaces.  Many are damp and dark with minimal air flow.  Its the perfect breading ground for mold.  SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin has remediated lots of crawl spaces.  

Is this mold or just water damage?

Is this mold or just water damage?

Leaking window that have water damage will usually cause an air quality sampling to test high in mold counts.  First fix the leak and then call SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin.

Mold Remediation done right the first time

Mold Remediation done right the first time

SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin has been remediating mold since before there were regulations.  We take great pride in our work.  Clean demo work and quality containment is something that really makes our jobs stand out.  

Attic Fire in Austin Texas

Attic Fire in Austin Texas

Attic Fires or fires that affect the attic rafters often don't look to several.  They still require a lot of work.  Call SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin to get the odor out.  We usually remove all the insulation, clean and encapsulate heavy smoke damage wood materials.  

Can we clean the fire and smoke soot off everything?

Can we clean the fire and smoke soot off everything?

SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin will come out and test clean items and assist your insurance adjuster in determining what is salvageable and what is not.  We are here to help.

Kitchen Fire

Kitchen Fire

Kitchen fires are some of the most common fires we clean up.  It usually starts with the stove or range.  Be careful to not get so distracted when cooking that you forget and have to call SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin to come clean it up.  

Commercial Mold Damage

Commercial Mold Damage

This is a photo of an area we where we performed mold remediation.  See the metal studs.  That is common in commercial buildings.  Notice the rust?  That tells us this has been leaking a while.  

Cleaning Outside Event Tent

Cleaning Outside Event Tent

We have been in the restoration business for 18 years in Austin, TX.  This is a first for us.  We were asked to clean a temporary event tent that was set up. 

Commercial Water Losses can cost you Business Revenue

Commercial Water Losses can cost you Business Revenue

This commercial water loss was very small.  A local Dry Cleaners had a leak that affect almost their entire suite.  As you can see they are fortunate their inventory was not affected and the drying of their structure was only and inconvenience.  They never stop servicing customers.  

Document Drying and Recovery

Document Drying and Recovery

Did you know you can Dry wet documents?  That includes photos.  It a process called Sublimation.  Its freeze drying.  It is an amazing process that is very effective.  It is a recovery not a restoration.  So if the docs or photos are damaged the drying process will not removed the damage but it will cease the continuation of damage from the water.   This photo is part of a library we packed out.  Semi trailer full of books. 

New Flir Thermo Image Technology

New Flir Thermo Image Technology

A photo from our newest Flir Thermo Camera. The thermo camera is a must on commercial water damages. Note the darker the area the cooler the temperatures are indicating we need be looking in those areas for moisture. SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin uses these to find hidden moisture on commercial and residential jobs. Great for slab leaks too.

Fire so hot the computers melted down

Fire so hot the computers melted down

This photo was taken at a AISD fire in North Austin that SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin packed out. The fire was so hot in this room it melted these computers with burning the tables they were sitting on.

Fire and Smoke damage while devastating it can do some amazing things.

Esporta wash system

Esporta wash system

SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin acquires the new Esport IS4000.

We are able to clean your soft goods from Fire and Smoke Damage, Sewage Floods, Mold Remediation.

The Esporta's ability to restore previously irrecoverable soft contents is unparalleled in the industry.

The Exporta wash systems's unique patented technology sets the new standard for the restoration of textiles and soft contents. The Esporta technology is five times more effective than traditional laundry with 50% less water consumption.

It removes bacteria, viruses, odor, soot, grime, mold, bio waste and mildew from clothing, bedding, comforters, pillows, sleeping bags, linens, rugs, leathers, jackets, suedes, furs, linens, stuffed animals, shoes, hats, belts, purses…and restores them to pre-loss condition, and FOOD GRADE CLEAN

Ultrasonic Clean Line now in action

Ultrasonic Clean Line now in action

SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin acquires Ultrasonic cleaning machine lineup.

The Ultrasonic lineup helps our crews clean contents from Fire and Water Damage jobs. It allows us to clean items we never could before. Very detailed and intricate pieces can not be thoroughly and easily cleaned.

SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin has expanded their Office / Warehouse

SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin has expanded their Office / Warehouse

SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin has opened up their new office / warehouse. We now have 12,000 sf of office, classroom and warehouse.

The new office has enough space for everyone to sit comfortably at their own desk. The warehouse space has allowed for us to expand our cleaning equipment by adding a new Ultrasonic machine line and Esport wash system.

With the new equipment additions we can now handle our Fire and Smoke damaged content better once if arrives here. Plus we now have all our drying equipment racked neatly ready to go fast for any Water Damage.

SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin is a family business

SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin is a family business

Meet Dixie. She is a 10 week old registered yellow lab.

Did you know puppies can sleep up to 20 hours a day. Do you know what they do the other 4 hours? Hint...Her nick name the staff has given her is "Dixie the Destroyer"

Now if we can just train her to help on the Water Damage and House Fires.

SERVPRO - Classroom

SERVPRO - Classroom

Here at SERVPRO of Hyde Park / Central Austin we take training serious. We have a large unfinished space above our office that we are finishing out to be used for training. We are not finished but we are working to make improvements. The current finished out area is about 1100 sf.

We use the training area for CE courses for insurance agents and adjusters as well as training our own personnel. The room is very nice to have and a great area just to sit and meet for discussion with a larger group.