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Caring for You & Your Home

6/9/2019 (Permalink)

Water Damage Caring for You & Your Home Technician using air scrubber to eliminate airborne contaminants in Brookline, MA Home

Don't let water take over!

We are here to make sure you don't feel like you're alone when facing an emergency in your home.

This Brookline home had to undergo water and mold remediation after a ceiling leak was discovered. Our techs used high quality equipment, such as the HEPA 500 Airscrubber shown in the picture, to ensure air quality is safe by removing air contaminants in your home while we resolve your issues.

SERVPRO of Allston, Brighton & Brookline can simplify the restoration process by handling both the initial water damage mitigation and rebuilding the affected areas. This will not only be less stressful on you, but also on your pocket.

We are available 24/7 with any assistance you need - mold, fire, water...we have you covered!  Call now 

Don't Overload Your Outlets!

6/5/2019 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Don't Overload Your Outlets! MA home experienced fire due to overloading outlet

Don't add more than what your outlet can handle!

This is a major cause of residential fires since electrical circuits handle a limited amount of electricity and people tend to overload their outlet. The conductor starts to heat up to disperse the energy that it can’t conduct. This heat can build up until the conductor, whether it’s a wire, an outlet, or any other part of the circuit, gets hot enough to start a fire.

We are here to help in the event of a fire in your home or commercial space. 24/7 support and expertise right in your backyard to ensure you are taken care of! Give us a call at 617-903-5055.

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Sewage Back-Up? No Problem!

5/30/2019 (Permalink)

Biohazard Sewage Back-Up? No Problem! Sump pump failure

Pathogens are disease-causing agents, which can be in the form of bacteria, viruses, mold spores, or protozoans, and which are normally present in large numbers in sewage wastes.

Call SERVPRO today if you are facing a bio-hazard issue in your home or business! We are open 24/7 to ensure that once sewage comes in, we take the bacteria out.

#Massachusetts #Sewage #Bacteria #AlwaysOpen #LocalBusiness

https://www.mass.gov/guides/flooding-and-sewage-back-ups-home-care-guide

Dust & Particle Containment

5/28/2019 (Permalink)

Building Services Dust & Particle Containment Dorchester home under demolition after extensive water leak

Containment is a vital process during construction and renovation of a home and should be done with proper care. There are many pollutants generated that can possibly harm someone, so keeping areas secured is something we take very seriously. 

In the picture shown, we used the proper techniques to ensure the client's home is safe for use and protected from harmful material.We monitor these areas daily to make sure the barriers are in place and progress is recorded. 

We take Health and Safety very seriously at SERVPRO.

You can learn more about containment & safety procedures at this link!:

https://www.mass.gov/service-details/construction-and-renovation-generated-pollutants-in-occupied-buildings

Memorial Day

5/27/2019 (Permalink)

Community Memorial Day Boston Commons

To Our Fallen Hero’s 

We at SERVPRO would like to take this time to honor those who have bravely fought for our country. It takes strength and courage many fail to sustain in order to keep America safe that has been exemplified effortlessly in your hands. 

For those serving, we give you our support and prayers as you embark on a fight for peace and stability for our nation.

Lo and Behold: The Thermal-Hygrometer!

5/23/2019 (Permalink)

General Lo and Behold: The Thermal-Hygrometer! Thermal-Hygrometer

The thermal-hygrometer is used in almost all of the work sites we come out to! It is used to measure the humidity and temperature of the affected area in order to ensure the work that needs to be performed is accurate and efficient. For example, if there is a water leak we have to attend to, we would be able to measure the moisture of the material, such as wood, to know the expected time needed to dry. 

This is one of many tools we use to give you results you want and need. At the click of a button, our workers have access to data that allows us to provide you with stellar service.

Our techs have access to the best technology and resources, which is a reason why we are #1 in both USA & Canada!

Give us a call and our experts are on stand-by, waiting to help.

Decrease your Electric Bill AND Chances of a Fire

5/17/2019 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Decrease your Electric Bill AND Chances of a Fire Fire damage in Dorchester home

Electricity - a blessing and curse. We tend to forget about the use of lights and can cause your bill to go up, along with the risk of a fire. In this Dorchester home, a lamp fire took place, causing extensive damage to the wall and ceiling, as depicted in the picture.

What can you do?

Turn your lights off! This is the simplest way to avoid a fire starting in your household, and make sure the bulb wattage is compatible with the lamp. Also, be cautious of how you are using your extension cords - the more you plug in, the higher the chances.

Sometimes things get clogged and can lead to a mess!

5/15/2019 (Permalink)

Water Damage Sometimes things get clogged and can lead to a mess! Water damage to ceiling of Weston home.

We get it - life happens and sometimes the mess is too big to handle. In this Weston home, the classic overflowing sink unfortunately took a toll on the ceiling. 

SERVPRO of Allston, Brighton, & Brookline swooped in and handled the situation with professional care! We work around the clock to make sure you are always in good hands.

Mold and mildew can show up anywhere given the right conditions. What do you do?

5/9/2019 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Mold and mildew can show up anywhere given the right conditions. What do you do? Before & After of Downtown Home

Mold is a fungus that exists virtually everywhere and once you open your door, they can move right in. As a homeowner, it is important to understand where it can be found and how to control it. Basements and attics are the best places to catch these fungi - they lurk in areas that may have experienced a leak and spread out due to the spores released into the air. We have 5 tips you can use when you come face to face with mold:

  • Fix any water leaks you may have ASAP (Including your roof!)
  • Decrease humidity in your home to 30%-50% - as instructed by professionals
    • You can do this by using air conditioners & dehumidifiers
  • Remove any wet carpeting, bedding, or furniture that cannot dry within 24-48 hrs
  • Open doors in the home to create air circulation and prevent moisture
  • Dry any surfaces that are wet in the household




When faced with a mold issue, do not hesitate to give SERVPRO a call! We have the devices needed to ensure that the problem is handled with professional care, such as the HT-4000 Hygrometer, which our  highly trained mold remediation specialists use to measure the humidity levels in the affected areas of your home. We are leaders in the restoration industry in both US & Canada and our expertise is number one - with 24/7 service by your side, there is always help on the way!



Water Damage & 48 Hour Has Passed:

1/13/2019 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Water Damage & 48 Hour Has Passed: Moldy Closet in Condo in Boston, MA

In as little as 48 hours, mold can quickly become a problem in your home or business when there's a water intrusion, like a roof leak or leaking water line. Mold can cause health effects and can also cause significant damage to your property. Fortunately, SERVPRO of Allston, Brighton & Brookline has the training, protective gear, and specialized equipment necessary to handle your mold problem.

Although every mold damage scenario is different requiring a unique solution, the general mold remediation process stays the same. Knowing who to contact that is prepared to follow the appropriate steps is key for a less stressful remediation for you.

The mold cleanup and restoration process begins when you call SERVPRO of Allston, Brighton & Brookline at 617.903.5055. A representative will ask a series of questions to help determine the necessary equipment, resources, and personnel needed.

Our Techs are alway ready to help. #24/7