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Commercial Training Center Disinfection and Sanitation

12/29/2020 (Permalink)

worker in hazmat suit sanitizing weights rack Technician spraying down

SERVPRO of Lancaster East provides Certified COVID-19 Cleaning, for both residential and commercial. In this photo, our crew wiped down each of the high contact weights individually, followed by utilizing the ULV Sprayer in order to finish the disinfection and sanitation process.

UVL Sprayer is one of the many state of the art equipment sets that SERVPRO of Lancaster East utilizes, specifically for large areas of residential and commercial cleaning services. This machine utilizes SERVPROxide, which is a CDC approved cleaning supply that has a 60-second kill rate on non-porous areas, and a 5-minute kill rate on all other surfaces.

By equipping the highest quality of cleansers and equipment, we can guarantee your residence or commercial business will be Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned. 

SERVPRO of Lancaster East, CA
661 644 9505

Christmas Maintenance

12/23/2020 (Permalink)

fire in Christmas tree Christmas Tree Fire Hazard

The end of the year holidays is one of the jolliest days of the year. Here at SERVPRO of Lancaster East CA, we are here to provide some tips and suggestions, to keep the happiest days of the happy.

Christmas Trees are one of the greatest traditions of the holidays and should be one of the most maintained as well. Reports state that over 300 devastating house fires are caused by Christmas trees. Here are a couple of tips to keeping your Christmas Tree shining brightly, without the fire. It's extremely important to keep natural Christmas trees hydrated and fresh throughout their usage. Requiring daily inspections to ensure the leave aren't too brittle.  Next, is to inspect light decoration for proper age and likelihood of causing too much heat for the tree. A faulty set of lights can be damaging, drying out sections of the tree and creating a fire hazard that could cause detrimental effects.

SERVPRO of Lancaster East, CA wishes you and your loved one a safe holiday time. Even on the holidays, we are here any day, for any size, 24/7. "Like it never even happened."

Source:https://www.accuweather.com/en/accuweather-ready/how-to-prevent-christmas-tree-related-fire/432866

Large Water Loss in Residential Home

12/9/2020 (Permalink)

White walls removed from water damage The restoration process of water damaged home

In this event, there was a massive water loss within the home that spread throughout all major hallways.

Here our team arrived quickly and got right to work. We removed the excess water and helped dry out any remaining moisture from the area damaged before beginning the restoration process. This is a critical component to ensure no remaining moisture is left that may create potential mold growth or exposure to a beneficial environment.

During this process, our team removed the damaged flooring and began to section out the areas of the wall that required removal. Once the reconstruction and reflooring are completed, the restoration process is ready to be completed.

In the case of any minor or major water loss in your home, call SERVPRO of Lancaster East any day, 24/7. 661-644-9505

Wildfire Damage in Local Home

12/4/2020 (Permalink)

wood slides burned Charred outdoor deck

Within very dry and high-temperature environments, natural disasters like Wildfires are becoming increasingly common, and pose a severe threat to surrounding areas and structures. One of the larger threats that can come from a wildfire is active embers, carried by the high winds, that almost always manage to reach surrounding areas, local homes, and structures. 

During the Bobcat fire that occurred earlier in the year, SERVPRO of Lancaster East received multiple calls for inspections and restoration services of impacted structures. This homeowner called for an inspection for fire damage caused by the near wildfire, as embers reached their home and managed to char their deck. 

SERVPRO of Lancaster East provides thorough inspections upon every visit. If your home has been impacted by fire damage, call SERVPRO of Lancaster East today for inspection and restoration. 661644-9505

Ventilation System Fire

12/2/2020 (Permalink)

Charred metal casing of ventilation output Burned Vent Casing

As ventilation issues rise with the temperatures dropping, when was the last time you had SERVPRO of Lancaster East, CA check your ventilation system out for potential fire hazards?

Over time, with the build-up of dust, particles,  and other carcinogenic content, and with the addition of high temperatures inside this vent, the likelihood of a ventilation fire is dangerously high if not cleaned and mechanically maintained regularly. Since the heat of these systems runs throughout the house, a potential fire may not just stay in one room, but quickly spread within other areas. 

Here at SERVPRO of Lancaster East, we can inspect your home or business this autumn and coming winter, and provide professional cleaning for all ducts and vents.

Call us today and schedule your next inspection to take your worry away! 661-644-9505

Inspection for Fire Damage

12/2/2020 (Permalink)

Sponge with dark smudges of soot Chemical sponge detecting invisible soot within a residential home.

After SERVPRO of Lancaster CA received a call about fire damage in a home, our team was sent out to provide a thorough inspection of the damage and its potential spread to other areas.

One of our trained technicians performed a walkthrough within the home and checked for any visual signs in rooms where the fire wasn't directly involved in. After the visual inspections were performed, our technician used state of the art SERVPRO supplies such as this chemical sponge, to detect soot clinging against the walls that would not have been uncovered without this chemical sponge. 

Without thorough inspections such as these performed by SERVPRO of Lancaster East, the harmful effects of inhaling soot particles would have plagued this home if not properly removed. We maximize the potential of all our equipment, to provide the best inspection and never missing a thing. 

Call SERVPRO of Lancaster East today! 661-644-9505

Disinfection and Sanitation Cleaning Service

10/12/2020 (Permalink)

Man in SERVPRO cleaning suit cleaning doorknob. Sanitation of high traffic door lock in commercial building.

Here at SERVPRO of Lancaster East, we understand the difficulty of working at home or even working back at the office. In order for us to be able to help, SERVPRO of Lancaster East offers Sanitation and Cleanup for both commercial locations and residential homes. Our team certified in professional cleaning can come on-site and provide a thorough process, taking their time to ensure every inch is disinfected and safe to return to once again. We can sanitize and disinfect all surfaces that handle large numbers of traffic and areas for cleanup and disposal. We are here to put your mind at ease with regular cleaning and sanitation services for your facility or home, no size too big and no spot left unclean.

Call and schedule a Sanitation Cleaning today! 661-644-9595

Air Duct Cleaning

10/12/2020 (Permalink)

Cleaing tube inside metal duct. Air Duct Cleaning

As the temperatures start to drop, folks are getting ready to utilize their heater systems. However without proper management and cleaning of these systems, it can lead to a mess of dust, pollen, and dirt being let loose around your facility or home,  and increase the risk of poor indoor air quality. But before you do, let SERVPRO of Lancaster Eas help with this matter. Our crew can provide a deep cleaning of your ventilation system, removal of any dust, dirt, and pollen at your convenience. SERVPRO of Lancaster East prepares you for fall and winter with maintenance along the way. We make sure your air duct ventilation system is ready to go, so you can stay comfortable and cozy this winter. 

Call us today for an air duct vent cleaning! 661-644-9505

Air Quality Update and How SERVPRO of Lancaster East Can Help

9/16/2020 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Lancaster East Logo over wildfire image. Wildfire smoke covering entire sky

Due to the current states of ongoing events from the West Coast Wildfires, air quality within several states, including California, has worsened and created safety hazards from poor air quality. Smoke for these major fires has affected air quality for many major metropolitan areas and cities near active these active and rampant wildfires. The Antelope Valley is one of these areas affected.
Antelope Valley area has been greatly impacted by the recent Lake Fire as well as the current Bobcat and El Dorado Wildfires that have been within a 50-mile radius of the AV. Air quality is at a current poor/unhealthy range of 115-120.

According to the United States Environment Protection Agency, smoke from fires has been proven to affect overall health and worsen underlying respiratory conditions. If smoke from distant fires can aggravate these conditions, smoke from your home or business can be far more lethal.

Here's how SERVPRO of Lancaster East, CA can help. If a disastrous fire big or small erupts in your home or business, the smoke itself is a collection of airborne particles that are harmful when inhaled and can have lingering detrimental effects even when a fire is no longer active or present.
SERVPRO of Lancaster East, CA is trained in Post-Fire Damage Cleanup & Restoration to remove all toxic particles in the air and help to prevent negative health effects that these incidents can create. Our team is also trained in Emergency Preparedness to help mediate home and business owners to practice safety tips to prevent fires from happening. Another great reason for how SERVPRO of Lancaster East, CA can help.

Info retrieved from epa.gov/ & fire.ca.gov/

SERVPRO of Lancaster East - Site Location Update

9/16/2020 (Permalink)

Photo of Overhead Sign and Door Signage SERVPRO of Lancaster East, CA Site Signage

Dear valued customers,

In order to successfully be of complete service to you, our team has recently been focused on the capability of easily locating our site. Therefore from the care for our clients, SERVPRO® of Lancaster East, CA has officially installed visible signage that can be seen from afar.
This new installment of signage includes our overhead business sign as well as information about our location and services within the visible areas of the entrance. As you approach our location via smartphone map applications (Google Maps, Apple Maps, etc.), you will easily be able to determine where our site is located between other units of the business park.

In addition, we have also taken the initiative to ensure customer parking can be available during hours of office operation to access our location more conveniently.

Thank you for choosing SERVPRO® of Lancaster East, CA.

SERVPRO® of Lancaster East, CA 42156 10th St. W Unit R, Lancaster, CA 93534 (661) 644-9505

Commercial Water Flooding of City Transit Advertisement Center

9/16/2020 (Permalink)

Water Extraction Service Crew Technician Travion, using SERVPRO of Lancaster East water extraction equipment to complete a flood job.

One of our trained and certified crew technicians, Travion, is performing water damage services where the entire warehouse that stores city buses for advertisement flooded. 

This water damage was caused by an installment error of a water heater from a previous company. Water heaters require special material for fittings and parts that are made to withstand the high temperatures of any water heater. This commercial business had plastic fittings on their water heater, which ultimately melted from the high temperatures, causing a massive leak and flooding to the entire warehouse ground floor. 

Our technician Travion is extracting water from a large water loss, using state of the art equipment of SERVPRO in order to complete this service successfully for Water Damage Cleanup and Restoration by SERVPRO Lancaster East, CA.

Commercial Water Damage of Local Business

9/16/2020 (Permalink)

Drying Equipment placed around water damage location SERVPRO of Lancaster East drying equipment spread out to dry all traces of water.

This job took place within one of Antelope Valley's commercial businesses. This incident of water leakage spread throughout this floor of offices and workrooms through the floor.

As seen in the photo, our team place SERVPRO equipment throughout the area in order to dry all traces of water to be able to begin the restoration service. When areas of a commercial business or residential homes are flooded, some areas of water flooding or leakage can be salvaged thanks to our team's quick response. Our crew arrives swiftly and efficiently to dry out the water and tend to more impacted areas, keeping restoration services at a minimum and low cost. 

SERVPRO of Lancaster East, CA is dedicated to arriving quick to any water damage site, any size, and any day 24/7.