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SERVPRO can take care of multiple Smoke odors inside your Home or Business

8/8/2022 (Permalink)

smoke Smoke restoration requires trained Professionals

Tobacco and Smoke Smell Removal In Your Sparta Home or Business

SERVPRO of Cumberland, Morgan & White Counties is asked on a regular basis as to whether we can expel cigarette or tobacco smoke scents. For example, a home should be aerated when it is being sold; a flat may require the administration between inhabitants; a car may require scent evacuation; and so forth.

According to the EPA, Natural Tobacco Smoke (ETS) is the smoke that originates from the cigarette, pipe, or stogie, in addition to the smoke breathed out by the smoker. It is an unpredictable blend of more than 4,000 mixes, more than 40 of which are known to cause malignancy in people or creatures, and a significant number of which are solid aggravations. ETS is regularly alluded to as "used smoke," and presentation to ETS is frequently called "aloof smoking."

The smoke from tobacco spreads through the air and attaches itself to each surface of the area. This is what causes people to observe, smell, and feel a yellowish-darker, sticky substance that is left on all surfaces and furniture in areas where smoking has occurred. This is an amazingly difficult-to-evacuate deposit that can stain painted surfaces and plastics. It can completely alter the appearance of backdrops, blinds, paint, and numerous different things in the zone. The smoke can enter furniture, floor coverings, dividers, windows, and every other nook and crevice in the area it touches. Also, the building's HVAC framework will carry the smoke smell and the deposits all through the structure. The contaminants are unattractive as well as can off-gas scents that many individuals essentially find excruciating.

The final product of long-haul smoking in enclosed areas is much the same as that of a genuine fire. One distinction is that the smoke from a fire is sometimes simpler to expel from walls or different surfaces than tobacco smoke. Expelling tobacco buildup can be a genuine test. It is extremely tedious, as buildups happen throughout the home or business.

Rebuilding professionals, protection experts and property proprietors ought to know, toward the start of a tobacco-smoke cleanup venture, that there is no magic spell that just whisks away deposits and smells. It just doesn’t exist. The main approach to expel tobacco buildup and smell is through extremely careful cleaning and afterward fixing every single surface. Even though buildups may seem to be gathered in just a single zone, once cleaning begins it will typically be discovered that all regions are affected, and cleaning all surfaces will be important to expel contaminants and scents. The exceptionally little particles of tobacco smoke discover their way into all zones. The cleaning procedure will incorporate aerating operators to help with that procedure. Indeed, even after careful and fruitful cleaning, it is generally important to seal surfaces with a sealant intended to secure in the remainder of the stains and scents. Recognize that typical groundwork isn't adequate, and an item intended to seal smoke buildups is required. At long last, the surfaces will be prepared to paint, resurface, or to apply new covers.

The "delicate" things in a home, for example, upholstery, bedding, window covers, garments, and so forth will require unique consideration. Since they assimilate smells so well, and are frequently effectively harmed, they will be extremely hard to effectively reestablish and may require outside pros. Testing ought to be directed to assess the accomplishment of such endeavors. Much of the time, the choice is made to just supplant these materials and things.

After the professional from SERVPRO of Cumberland, Morgan & White Counties has completed the cleaning, it might be important to utilize proficient hardware to help evacuate the remainder of the smells, frequently in territories that can't be cleaned (inside joints, inside walls, and so on.) This will regularly include hydroxyl generators or ozone generators. Both are proficient hardware that makes atoms which can take after the smoke into little spaces, and the two procedures successfully decimate the rotten particles.

Similarly, as with each property misfortune, SERVPRO of Cumberland, Morgan & White Counties rebuilding experts cause take property back to a pre-misfortune condition. SERVPRO of Cumberland, Morgan & White Counties restoration experts are exceptionally prepared and talented in strategies to cure tobacco smoke smells, as well as to return property proprietors to their reestablished property cost-adequately and in the most limited time conceivable. Call us today at 931-250-5333.

SERVPRO Can Help You with the Appropriate Steps for Water Restoration in Your Crossville Home or Business

7/22/2022 (Permalink)

water SERVPRO knows how to handle your water damage

Important Info for Effective Water Cleanup in Crossville

When there is a water loss accident in your Crossville property, you need to take fast and appropriate action. Incorrect procedure or taking too long to start cleanup are two known causes of additional damages. Some common issues that can show up later include failure to identify hidden moisture pockets, such as water that seeps into wall cavities, or cleanup efforts fail to match the specific conditions present in an incident.  SERVPRO of Cumberland, Morgan & White Counties’ restoration services are dependable since we are IICRC certified.

Water cleanup in Crossville should involve moisture evacuation as fast as possible. If left in place for, mold can start forming within 24 to 48 hours complicating the cleaning process further. Moisture is usually the only missing ingredient for the mold spores, which are always present. They require different conditions to thrive, including food sources and the right temperature. Therefore, any increase in moisture or humidity levels leads to growth. Our SERVPRO crew uses special equipment to extract water before this crucial period of time is gone.

Different kinds of soiling happen during a water spill. The most common form is staining which can arise from rusting of metals close to fabrics and bleeding dyes transferred from non-colorfast materials. Our SERVPRO technicians understand the need for fast action when dealing with stains because waiting too long sets them. In addition to removing them early, we also use the appropriate professional cleaning product because using the wrong one can cause them to set.

Water can spread debris around the property depending on the source. If an appliance such as a dishwasher is the source of the spill, the debris may include food and detergent. To eliminate these waste materials, it takes a thorough restorative process. Our SERVPRO crew has the training to eliminate these remains easily. Our water extractors also have heating capabilities that help ease restorative cleaning.

Cleanup after a water spill requires the correct process and tools. With help from SERVPRO of Cumberland, Morgan & White Counties, you do not have to worry about the steps to take. Call us at (931) 250-5333 any time.

Soot Remediation in Your Sparta Home or Business

7/13/2022 (Permalink)

soot on floor SERVPRO can take care of Soot in your Sparta Home or Business

A fire in your home or business is devastating in itself. The mess that it leaves behind is a nightmare. One of the most annoying and troublesome products of a fire is soot. If there is anything left of your home or business after a fire then there is a very good chance that it has soot on it.

Soot is the black residue left behind on fireplace walls and charcoal grills after the flames go out. A house fire creates a great deal of it because wood, plaster, natural fibers, synthetics, foams and plastics all create soot when they burn and most homes are full of these materials. Soot sticks to any surface that’s cooler than the fire itself, usually walls, ceilings and other hard surfaces.

Different Fires Produce Different Soot

Different types of fires produce different types of soot, which in turn requires different cleaning methods, so it’s best to leave it to the professionals at SERVPRO of Cumberland, Morgan & White Counties. High oxygen fires produce soot that is best cleaned with a dry-cleaning sponge or dry chemical sponge.  Low oxygen fires can be cleaned with a wet sponge. However, if soot from fire high in oxygen is cleaned with a wet sponge, it can smear and cause even more damage. If you do decide to vacuum up soot before the professionals arrive, DO NOT use an ordinary household vacuum cleaner, which is not designed for that type of cleaning. Use a shop vac, or other type of heavy-duty vacuum cleaner. Always hold the nozzle about a half inch away from the surface that’s being cleaned. Making contact with the soot can smear it and make an even bigger mess.

While waiting for experts to arrive, there are a few things to keep in mind.

  • Never touch anything during your initial inspection, to avoid spreading the soot.
  • Wear gloves, a mask and long sleeves and pants when working in soot covered room to protect your skin and lungs.
  • Keep the room ventilated to minimize breathing in soot particles and allow smoky smells to dissipate.
  • Remove as much debris as possible to allow for easy cleanup.

If you’ve just experienced a fire at your home or business in Cumberland, Morgan, White, Fentress, Bledsoe, Van Buren, Rhea, or Overton Counties call SERVPRO of Cumberland, Morgan & White Counties at 931-250-5333.

SERVPRO of Cumberland, Morgan & White Counties is trained and ready to help you get rid of soot and all other damage after a fire.

Crossville Business are Prepared with an Emergency Ready Plan

6/24/2022 (Permalink)

ERP Be Ready When You Need It Most With An Emergency Ready Profile From SERVPRO

Emergency Ready Plan & Your Commercial Properties

Preparing in advance for the unexpected is something SERVPRO of Cumberland, Morgan & White Counties stands by and encourages property owners all across the Crossville area to do the same. We encourage property owners to prepare for the unexpected by starting their Emergency Preparedness Plan and keeping it up to date as your business and properties grow and change over time.  

SERVPRO of Cumberland, Morgan & White Counties' Emergency Ready Profile (ERP) covers all time-critical information your properties will need available to all your employees. Our ERP covers:

  • Location of Shut-Off Valves
  • Fire Suppression System Controls
  • Emergency Contact Numbers
  • Service Contact Numbers
  • Building History
  • Building Layout
  • Local Police Department, Fire Department, and Hospital

SERVPRO of Cumberland, Morgan & White Counties offers Emergency Ready Profiles (ERP) for free as a tool for commercial properties to help minimize damage and recover quickly from emergencies.

If you would like to set up a time to go over an ERP for your business, please call us at 931-250-5333.

Restoring Your Sparta Home or Business After a Fire

6/20/2022 (Permalink)

Flames SERVPRO of Cumberland, Morgan & White Counties can help you in more ways than one after a Fire in Sparta Home or Business

What can SERVPRO do for Sparta Residents after a Fire

A fire in your home or business can be one of the most devastating events of your entire life. So many things that you cherish and have worked for can be gone in an instant. If the fire is able to be put out, you have water damage on top of the fire damage. This is where we step in and take some of the stress off of an already stressful situation.

Structural Damage Restoration

After a fire, SERVPRO of Cumberland, Morgan & White Counties offers many services to restore your home/office/building back to its pre-fire damage state. One of which is Structural Cleaning. This includes cleaning of the ceilings, walls, woodwork, carpeting, and floors as well as paint preparation cleaning. Our technicians are trained in the latest methods of removing all of the staining and damage a fire can cause.

Content Cleaning After a Fire

We also offer Content Cleaning. Content cleaning is the cleaning of the items that were affected by the fire, which includes electronics, wood furniture, artwork, kitchen items, bedding, clothing, and much more. If your content is salvageable, we will try everything in our power to restore it to pre-fire conditions. This includes cleaning and deodorization.  

Deodorization After a Fire

The odor that a fire leaves behind is unmistakable, but it can be taken care of. After our main Structural Cleaning, SERVPRO of Cumberland, Morgan & White Counties offers Deodorization, which is conducted using our leading technology that attacks the source of smell rather than just covering it up. You can rest assured that not only will your home or business look like it did before the fire, but the smell from the fire will also be gone.

Additional Services After a Fire

Beyond these services offered when our customers endure a fire, we also offer other related services. These services include Board-upsInventoryContent Pack-Outs, and cleaning of Duct Work. As a full-service restoration company, SERVPRO of Cumberland, Morgan & White Counties can address the actual charring, smoke, and soot issues along with the remnants of the water and chemical extinguishing agents used to knock down the flames. Water removal and damage recovery precede the fire debris cleanup because moisture leads to secondary damage like mold growth and porous material decomposition so quickly. Once the water damage is under control, we begin cleaning surfaces with effective methods matched to the type of sooty residue. Odor removal is the last step and is the key to making your now-restored house feel like home again.

SERVPRO of Cumberland, Morgan & White Counties can respond to all the tasks necessary to restore your home after the fire. Call (931) 250-5333 for our speedy dispatch service. "Like it never even happened".

SERVPRO can get Your Crawlspace or Basement Dry after Heavy Rain and Flooding

6/7/2022 (Permalink)

hard rain Heavy Rain Can Cause Basement or Crawlspace Flooding

Heavy Rain Causing Problems in Your Crawlspace or Basement

Storm season can bring unexpected downpours. Is your home or business ready?

How often do you check under your house?

If you have a full, finished basement then chances are you go under your house often. That is a good thing. By being in the area you can notice if there are any changes in smell or appearance. If you have a crawlspace, you may not go under your house as often as you should. By not checking your crawlspace you may be missing some major issues. These may include unknown leaks in plumbing, cracks in the foundation letting ground water in, standing or pooled water, microbial growth, etc. Having a schedule to get in your crawlspace or basement can save you a lot of unnecessary headaches.

Start at the Foundation

The foundation that your home or business sits on may shift over time. This shift may be so subtle that you don’t even notice. The blocks that make up the foundation, though, may show signs of movement through cracks. If this is the case you may need to contact a foundation repair company. Do your research and find one that is right for you. After you have the damaged block repaired call SERVPRO® of Cumberland, Morgan & White Counties a 931-250-5333 to perform a moisture check. If necessary, we can get everything dried and treated.

Sump Pumps

It is a good idea to invest in a sump pump for your home or business. The following are some good things to know about the device.

  1. Homes with a basement or crawl space are perfect candidates for sump pumps.Does your basement or crawl space flood when it rains? If so, you should invest in a sump pump for your home. The sump pump will help prevent flooding nightmares that many homeowners face during the rainy months.
  2. Sump pumps should be installed at the lowest level of the basement.Your sump pump pushes water away from the house before water even reaches the basement floor level. Many times, the sump pump removes the water by pumping it into a dry well or storm drain.
  3. Battery backup sump pumps are a wise investment.Do you find that your sump pump stops working when you need it the most? When a bad storm strikes, lightening and strong winds can knock out power lines. Having a battery backup sump pump helps keep your basement from flooding when the electricity goes out. You can call a professional like Hope Plumbing to install your backup sump pump.
  4. Sump pump lines can freeze just like water lines. If sump pump lines aren't buried at the proper depth, lines can begin to freeze once temperatures hit the freezing mark.
  5. Test your sump pump at least once every three months. You don't want to find out your sump pump isn't working during the middle of a storm. At minimum, you should test your sump pumps once a year. Testing your system is really simple. Grab a 5-gallon bucket, fill it with water, and slowly pour water into the sump pump until the float triggers activate your pump. Watch the water level drop and if everything is working properly, the sump pump will shut back off once the water drops below the shutoff level.

Vapor Barrier

A vapor barrier is typically thick plastic materials that are installed across the soil to prevent ground moisture from ever entering the space. Some of the benefits of a vapor barrier are as follows: 

  • Keep Moisture Out.
  • Prevent Mold and Structural Damage.
  • Get Rid of Pests.
  • Avoid Wiring Hazards.
  • Prevent Rust and Corrosion.
  • Improve Energy Efficiency.
  • Create a More Comfortable Home.
  • Enable Better Crawlspace Access.

These are a few ways that you can help ease the strain of a strong storm that produces heavy rain. If you find yourself in need of water extraction and/or structural drying please call SERVPRO of Cumberland, Morgan & White Counties at 931-250-5333. We will make it “Like it never even happened.”

Preparing Your Home or Business for Vacation

5/31/2022 (Permalink)

Beach Preparing your Home or Business for your Vacation is Extremely important

Preparing your home or business for Vacation

With warmer weather comes VACATION! Be sure to prepare your home or business for an extended vacancy.

Consider asking someone to watch your home

Depending on where you live and what your home needs, think of asking a neighbor, a friend or family member, or a home sitter for help. Ask them in advance, just in case they also plan to travel in the same period or cannot assist you for other reasons. Consider these chores:

  • Watering plants/mowing the lawn
  • Retrieving the mail (consider leaving an authorization for mail that requires a signature)
  • Throwing out ads from the mailbox
  • Opening the taps and flushing the toilets from time to time

If your home should look lived in, to avoid burglars, consider also:

  • Putting out the garbage bin
  • Parking a car out front from time to time
  • Turning the lights on in the morning and evening

Turning the lights on and off could be automated with a timer.

Decide what appliances and electronics to unplug

Before leaving for a long trip, take your time to research and decide what devices to unplug. It may require reading the instructions.

In general, consider that unplugging appliances saves energy and money, and helps lower the risk of fires.

Go through the rooms, look at all the appliances in your house, and make a “departure day list” of what to unplug. Keep it handy on your phone by using my template checklist, or write it on a post-it and stick it to the door – so you’ll be quick at unplugging on the day of departure.

Some standard appliances are:

  • TV
  • Stereo
  • PlayStation and consoles
  • Internet router
  • Lamps
  • Electric toothbrush/razor
  • Computer charger
  • Printer
  • Phone chargers
  • Robot vacuum cleaner
  • Fridge and freezer
  • Coffee maker and kitchen appliances
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Air conditioner/fan

Check your plumbing and taps

Do the pipes in your home or business have recurring problems? Maybe it’s worth closing the main tap. But is there any machine, like the water heater, that draws water automatically? Look it up in advance.

If you are unsure, consider closing individual water valves, like the ones of the toilets, sinks, washing machine and dishwasher.

Don’t close the main tap if a home sitter will need to use the toilet.

Should you leave the lawn watering on? Do you have any hoses to wrap or disconnect? Add everything to your Leaving Home checklist:

  • Heater
  • Water heater
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Sink valves
  • Toilet valves
  • Garden hoses etc.

Figure out what to do with the heating/air conditioning

Depending on where you live, and on your heating/air conditioning devices, find out the best solution so your pipes don’t freeze, or you don’t come back to a furnace. If you have a “vacation mode”, make sure it works.

Do all necessary maintenance

This could be a long list, but it will definitely prevent headaches and expensive damage.

Start checking in advance, so you have time to fix whatever requires fixing.

  • Check windows, make sure they don’t leak
  • Check all locks
  • Clean the gutters
  • Check the car
  • Check the air conditioning
  • Check smoke detectors
  • Check the alarm system

Make plans for your plants/pets

If your leafy friends and fur babies can’t make the trip with you, you’ll need to have a backup plan ready.

Most, if not all boarding services require that your pet have proper vaccinations. Keep this record handy so that you won’t have to take up time finding it when it is vacation time. It is also important to make sure ahead of time that your pet will get along with the boarder. Most places gladly welcome a visit before hand to test the waters and make sure they are the right place for your animals.

There are also plant sitters. Yes. You read that right. It is possible to hire someone to take care of your plants while you are away.

Do your research and figure out who can help you.

Have a great vacation!

Once you have marked everything off of your checklist, then you can rest easy knowing that you do not have to worry about anything back home while you are away. In the event that an emergency does happen, call SERVPRO of Cumberland, Morgan & White Counties at 931-250-5333.

Sparta Residents: We Specialize in Flooded Basement Cleanup and Restoration!

5/23/2022 (Permalink)

Flooded basement This Sparta home’s basement flooded due to heavy rains.

A basement can flood at any time, although flooding most often occurs during heavy rainfall. Basements are inherently prone to flooding because they are the lowest level of a building and are normally built partly or entirely below ground level. There are a number of reasons why your Sparta basement could flood, including: 

  • A blocked or failed sewer lateral pipe
  • Heavy rain causes surface water to pool around your home
  • Storm sewer backup
  • Sanitary sewer backup
  • Foundation drainage failure
  • Water supply-line break or hot-water tank failure
  • And many more

Have Questions about Basement Flooding?

Call Today - 931-250-5333

If flood water is not handled quickly and properly, it can jeopardize your health and safety, and cause severe damage to your home’s structure. Remember, the longer you wait, the worse the problem will get.

The bottom line: a flooded basement can jeopardize your health, safety, and your home’s integrity. It’s worth making a call to SERVPRO of Cumberland, Morgan & White Counties, and let our trained, professional crews handle the situation safely and correctly. We have earned the trust of hundreds of homeowners, business owners, and property professionals.

We are Flooded Basement Specialists:

  • We are Available 24 hours/7 days per week
  • We’re a Preferred Vendor to many National Insurance Companies
  • We Bill The Insurance Directly – One Less Thing For You To Worry About
  • Our Technicians are Highly-Trained  in Water Restoration Techniques
  • We use s500 IICRC Restoration Standards
  • Advanced Inspection and Extraction Equipment

Basement Flooded? Call Us Today – We’re Ready To Help 931-250-5333

SERVPRO® Provides Storm Cleanup in Crossville, TN

5/16/2022 (Permalink)

funnel cloud SERVPRO is always on standby to clean up storm damage in Crossville.

With Tornado season in full swing, it is important to make sure everyone in your home or business knows how to keep safe. These storms can cause a lot of damage to structures and people.

  1. Pay Attention to Warnings

The first and foremost tornado safety tip is to stay alert when bad weather moves through your area. That includes tuning in to weather reports, knowing when there is a tornado watch, and immediately taking shelter when a tornado warning is in effect.

  1. Move to the Basement Quickly

There is no space that is 100 percent safe during a tornado, rooms below ground like a basement offer you the most protection. If you don’t have a basement, your best bet is a room on the lowest floor of your home, preferably an interior one that doesn’t have windows like a bathroom, closet, or center hallway. You should also avoid sheltering where there are heavy objects like appliances on the floor above you.

Getting to the lowest floor is also the best bet if you’re in a high rise. However, the average lead time for a tornado warning is only about nine minutes, so that may not be possible. Your next option is to find the safest room in your apartment. Again, this could be a bathroom, central hallway, or interior closet.

  1. Crouch Low to the Ground

When you find a suitable spot to shelter, lay face down on the ground and cover your head with your hands to protect yourself from flying debris. You might also want to get under heavy blankets and pillows. Even winter coats can act as a cushion if anything falls on you, plus they may keep you warm once the storm is over. Avoid lying next to objects that are heavy or unsecured that might fall on you.

  1. Get Under Something Sturdy

You need to be prepared for the building to collapse. You don’t want to be next to heavy objects that might fall on you. Being under something sturdy like a heavy table, workbench, or desk is the preferred option. This can create a pocket of safety for you if the entire room collapses.

  1. Monitor Storm Alerts

There are several ways to get updates on whether tornadoes continue to pose a danger in your area. Your local news will post updates, as will the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) via its network of radio stations. You may also be able to sign up for community alerts on your mobile phone if available in your area. Try to have one of these handy so you know when it is safe to go back outside.

  1. Do Not Stay in a Mobile Home

Mobile homes are particularly susceptible to damage in a tornado. Many mobile home communities have storm shelters for their residents. If yours doesn’t, or if you live on private land, then you may need to find other shelter, preferably a building with a foundation. You’ll need to act fast if a tornado is approaching, so be sure to have multiple safe-place options ready to go to.

  1. Go Inside

You are much more susceptible to being swept up by tornado winds if you are outside, so you want to find a building to shelter in. If possible, choose a building that has a basement where you will be safer from a chance of collapse and debris.

If there isn’t preferable shelter, or there isn’t enough time to get to it, then go to the lowest ground you can find and lay flat with your hands over your head. Try to stay away from cars or trees.

  1. Don’t Try to Outdrive the Tornado

As a general rule, you don’t want to try to outrun a tornado, but some situations may require you to get in your car to drive to a safer location. When that happens, take the most direct route to shelter.

If you’re caught in your car during a tornado, do not get out. Stay in it with your head below the windows and your seatbelt on. Only leave your car if you can safely get to ground that is clearly lower than your car. If you can safely make it to lower ground, lay face down and cover your head.

  1. Avoid Overpasses if Possible

You may think that an overpass is a safe structure for sheltering, but it can actually put you in greater danger during a tornado. The shape creates a tunneling effect that can increase wind speeds, so do not shelter below overpasses or bridges.

  1. Prepare an Emergency Disaster Kit

Being prepared for a tornado includes thinking about what you might need after one has touched down. You need to plan as if it may be days before assistance arrives, so you want to build a disaster kit that has important supplies, such as:

  • Bottled water.
  • Nonperishable food.
  • A NOAA radio.
  • Bandages, gauze, and other first aid supplies.
  • Cell phone charger.
  • Prescription medications.
  • Copies of your identification.

Put these and other must-have items in a bag and keep it in the area you’ve designated for shelter.

Sometimes weather events provide enough warning to prepare for the potential impact, tornadoes can hit within minutes. Having a disaster preparedness plan in place can make a huge difference for the safety of you and your family.

Cleaning Up After the Storm

The immediate aftermath of a tornado can come with confusion, anxiety, and sadness. SERVPRO of Cumberland, Morgan & White Counties is here to help. Our crew is trained in storm cleanup. We will take care of the damage so you can focus on yourself and your family.

If you would like more information on hiring a team experienced in Storm Cleaning Call SERVPRO® of Cumberland, Morgan & White Counties at 931-250-5333.

Commercial Duct Cleaning in Crossville TN

5/6/2022 (Permalink)

ductwork Clean Ducts Improve Air Quality in Crossville Restaurants

SERVPRO® Provides Commercial Cleaning and Sanitizing of Ductwork in Your Crossville Business

Keeping a restaurant running efficiently is something that business owners in the food service industry strive to do. You do your best to keep the costs and outgoing expenses down so in turn your overall profit margin is better. One of the ways that you can do this, and also improve the experience that customers have in your establishment, is to ensure that all aspects of your facility are running at optimal levels. 

Something that is commonly overlooked is the ductwork attached to your HVAC system. Between use and time, these pathways become partially blocked and clogged with debris, dust, dirt and even germs or bacteria. Duct Cleaning is a service that our SERVPRO of Cumberland, Morgan & White Counties professionals can perform for your business, which can lead to reducing your overhead and providing a better eating experience for your customers. 

Each time your HVAC unit kicks on, air is moving through the ductwork with built-up debris and dust. These particles are circulating through the dining areas and kitchen of your restaurant. While a lot of this can’t be seen by even the most perceptive of observers, most business owners do not consider this possibility to be acceptable in their food preparation or serving areas. Indoor air quality is a sometimes-forgotten feature that adds to the pleasantness of a restaurant. 

Cleaning the ductwork in your business can give the air conditioner and heating units a lighter workload making it easier to get air through the system. Less strain on the system leads to less electricity use, which leads to a lower utility bill.  

It is important to know that your Crossville SERVPRO professionals can work around your schedule. Often your restaurant does not need to close or reduce operating hours to complete a duct cleaning. With special equipment that seals tightly over vents, dust, mold spores, pollen, and debris pulled from the ducts do not get spread throughout the building. The additional benefits of protecting against microbial growth and keeping the air in your business smelling pleasant for customers is something that will be beneficial to your bottom line.

If you would like to experience the benefits of duct cleaning for your restaurant or any other commercial or residential building, our professionals can plan the whole process from beginning to end. This will make it easier for you and get you back in your home or business faster. “Like it never even happened.”

If you would like more information on hiring a team experienced in Duct Cleaning Call SERVPRO® of Cumberland, Morgan & White Counties at 931-250-5333.