Storm Emergency Supply Kit
These are just a few of the recommended items to include in a basic emergency supply kit:
- Water- at least a gallon per person per day for several days
- Non-perishable food (at least a 3 day supply)
- A manual can opener
- A battery operated radio, preferable with a tone alert and extra batteries
- Flashlights and extra batteries
- First aid kit
- A whistle to signal for help
- Dust masks or bandanas
- Plastic sheeting and duct tape
- Wrench or pliers for turning off utilities
- Moist towelettes
- Garbage bags
- Plastic ties
- Sleeping bags or blankets
- Local maps
- Hygiene items
- Any necessary medication
- Books, games, puzzles or other activities
- Important documents such as copies of insurance policies, identification, and bank account information
- A fire extinguisher
- Matches in a waterproof container
The Steps to Fire Restoration
Step 1: Emergency Contact
The restoration process begins as soon as you call SERVPRO of Edison. We are open 24/7, and our technicians are trained and equipped to respond to any size disaster. Our representative will ask a series of questions regarding the damage which will help ensure that the SERVPRO team is properly equipped with the right materials needed to help restore your property to pre-fire condition.
Step 2: Inspection and Fire Damage Assessment
Inspection and assessment are important so that you can understand what the remediation and restoration process will entail, and other SERVPRO of Edison team will diligently inspect every aspect of your property so that they can understand the depth of the damage and develop a plan of action.
Step 3: Immediate Board-Up and Roof-Tarp Service
Fire damage can often damage the structure including roofs, windows, and exterior walls. SERVPRO of Edison will board up exterior damage and/or tarp the roof for additional security and to protect your home from more damage.
Step 4: Water Removal and Drying
If there is water damage as a result of putting out the fire, it is important that the extraction process begin immediately to prevent further damage. The SERVPRO of Edison team will then assess the extent of the damage, and place equipment such as dehumidifiers or air movers where they deem it necessary.
Step 5: Removal of Smoke and Soot
The SERVPRO of Edison team will use specialized techniques and equipment to remove smoke and soot from all impacted surfaces.
Step 6: Cleaning and Sanitation
As a part of the remediation process, our team will clean the affected items and structures using a variety of specialized techniques perfected over years in the remediation industry to make your property look "Like it never even happened."®
Step 7: Restoration
Restoration is the final step in the remediation process and may involve large or small repairs. Regardless of the size of the restoration, our technicians are trained and equipped to restore your house or business to pre-fire conditions and will work with you to ensure that it is done properly and quickly.
Have Questions About Fire, Smoke, or Soot Damage?
Call SERVPRO of Edison at 732-248-9555
Faster to Any Size Disaster
As the leader in water damage restoration, SERVPRO of Edison knows that fast mitigation is key to limiting interruption to your home and business. Floods rank as one of the most common and widespread national disasters. Even small floods have the potential to cause long-term damage if not handled properly, and after a storm like Hurricane Henri, it is important to make sure that your home and business are taken care of correctly and efficiently. With over 16 years experience in the water damage restoration industry, SERVPRO of Edison is prepared to handle any sized flood damage, and help make your home “Like it never even happened.”
SERVPRO of Edison’s experience and outstanding reputation are just a few of the reasons why homeowners in Monroe Township called us after Hurricane Henri struck, devastating their entire neighborhood. Our highly trained technicians responded quickly, and got to work ensuring that the damaged content was removed and getting started returning the home to preloss condition. To learn more about the flooding or the work we did, you can check out https://www.nj.com/galleries/EZB5V7YRJREQXEJYH7RFCJRKII/, which featured a few of our technicians hard at work in a Monroe Township home.
SERVPRO of Edison works diligently to be faster to any size disaster, and can be onsite within a few hours to help reduce future damage standing water can cause. We have the right equipment, procedures, and training to help ensure the structure is dried properly the first time, saving you time and money. To learn more about the services we offer or to schedule an appointment, give us a call at 732-248-9555.
Specializing in Single Source Restaurant Solutions
SERVPRO of Edison is a multi-service independent franchise. We provide 24/7 residential and commercial emergency restorations services and take additional precautions to ensure that your property is returned to picture-perfect quality, making every disaster "Like it never even happened." SERVPRO is well-know and respected by all insurance agents, adjustors, and companies. We can handle all of your normal scheduled maintenance needs. Our highly trained technicians can handle any potential property issues with ease, and are well equipped to deal with any potential issues that could arise from a restaurant loss. Our certified technicians are prepared 24/7 to assist you in any aspect of your emergency and restoration needs no matter the size or type of loss. That includes necessary repairs, estimations, and always using the industry standard claim pricing. Give SERVPRO of Edison a call at 732-248-9555 to find out more about the services we offer.
The Best Way to Reduce Business Interruption Following a Disaster is to Plan for it NOW
As many as 50% of businesses may never recover following a disaster, according to the latest industry research. Of the businesses that survive, the overwhelming majority of them had a preparedness plan in place. Pre planning can serve as an insurance policy aimed at peace of mind. By developing a SERVPRO Emergency READY Profile for your business, you minimize business interruption by having an immediate plan of action. Knowing what to do and what to expect in advance is the key to timely mitigation and can help minimize how water and fire damage can affect your business.
Are You Ready?
Preparation is a key component for making it through any size disaster, whether it's a small water leak, a large fire or an area flood. The best time for planning for such events is not when the event happens, but well before it happens. No one ever plans on a disaster, but you can plan for it. Now is the time to ask yourself, "Are you ready for whatever could happen?"
The SERVPRO Emergency READY Profile is a start-up approach that provides the critical information needed to begin mitigation and recovery services. It is designed to serve as a quick reference of important building and contact information. By setting up a SERVPRO's Emergency READY Profile, your business will receive the benefit of over 15 years of experience in reducing the impact of any natural or man-made disaster. SERVPRO of Edison is a leader in water and fire damage response and can help you quickly get your property back in working order.
Give SERVPRO of Edison a call at 732-248-9555 to schedule your Emergency READY Profile setup today
SERVPRO of Edison Celebrates its Sixteenth Anniversary
Danny and Karen Aller in the warehouse on SERVPRO's sixteenth anniversary.
Sixteen years ago today, Danny and Karen Aller started SERVPRO of Edison with one van, three Dehumidifiers, twelve Air Movers, and one employee waiting anxiously for the phone to ring.
Since that day, SERVPRO of Edison has helped countless families and businesses recover from unexpected disasters. Whether the water damage was caused by something as catastrophic as Hurricane Sandy or as mundane as a leaky faucet, SERPVRO of Edison was ready for anything. We have seen a lot over the years – basement floods, kitchen fires, moldy homes, and sewage backups – you name it, we’ve cleaned it.
We have been consistently expanding our knowledge base and equipment inventory. Now, in addition to Water Damage Restoration, we are able to serve the Edison area with Carpet Cleanings, HVAC Duct Cleanings, Mold Mitigation, Odor Remediation and Smoke Damage restoration.
Over time, SERVPRO of Edison has become a staple in the community. SERVPRO of Edison participates in local events such as street fairs, and enjoys sponsoring other local events such as golf outings. SERVPRO of Edison is also a member of the Metuchen Chamber of Commerce.
Today, SERVPRO of Edison has a warehouse full of equipment, a fleet of vehicles, and a crew of highly trained technicians who are on call 24/7, ready for whatever disaster comes next.
We have come a long way in 16 years. Here’s to many more years to come.
Not only does SERVPRO of Edison provide emergency and restoration services on a 24 hour basis, we also take the necessary steps to ensure proper site management and safety control. SERVPRO is a well-known and respected name in the remediation and restoration industry, and SERVPRO of Edison can take care of all the insurance issues that can come with a residential or commercial loss. Our certified technicians are ready to assist you in any aspect of your emergency and restoration news on any sized loss, and are on call 24/7 so we can best meet your needs. This includes complete repairs if needed, and we always use the industry standard for claim pricing and estimating programs. With over 1600 SERVPRO franchises in the country you have peace of mind in knowing that we are part of a network that will provide you with total confidence in your emergency, restoration, hand repair needs being done correctly. Give us a call to learn more about the services we provide at 732-248-9555 or email us at info@SERVPROofedison.com.
Commercial Water and Flood Damage
Flooding and water emergencies don’t wait for regular business hours and neither do we. SERVPRO of Edison provides emergency cleaning and restoration services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week—including all holidays.
Faster To Any Size Disaster
If a flood does strike your business, give SERVPRO of Edison a call. Flooding and water damage is very invasive. Even a minor flood has the potential to cause major damage when not treated quickly and properly, and the cleanup can be an overwhelming task. Water quickly spreads throughout your home and gets absorbed into floors, walls, furniture, and more. SERVPRO of Edison arrives quickly and starts the water extraction process almost immediately. This immediate response helps to minimize the damage and the cleaning and restoration costs. The SERVPRO of Edison team is prepared to handle any size disaster and make it "Like it never even happened."
Need Emergency Service? Call Us 24/7 at 732-248-9555
Commercial Fire Damage
SERVPRO of Edison has the training, experience, and equipment to handle large commercial fire damage emergencies. Fire damage can be especially devastating for a business or commercial property. Every hour spent restoring your business back to pre-damage condition is an hour of lost revenue and productivity. If your business experiences a fire loss, call the fire and water damage restoration experts at SERVPRO of Edison and we’ll respond immediately to get you back to business. Whether the fire emergency occurs in a hotel, restaurant, or office building, we will respond quickly to mitigate the damage, manage the restoration project through to its completion, help get you back to business and make the loss "Like it never even happened."
SERVPRO of Edison specializes in:
- 24 Hour Emergency Service
- Faster to Any Size Disaster
- A Trusted Leader in the Fire and Water Restoration Industry
- Highly Trained Fire and Water Damage Restoration Specialists
Commercial Fire Damage? Call SERVPRO of Edison at (732) 248-9555
Stay Safe While Grilling this Holiday Weekend
Charcoal grill safety tips to consider:
- Grill outside and away from any structures
- Make sure your grill is stabl
- Keep your grill clean
- Check for propane leaks on your gas grill
- If the flame goes out, wait to re-light
- Take care around the grill
- Be careful with charcoal starter fluid
- Wear the right clothing
- Be ready to put out the fire
Other things to keep in mind:
- If you use a starter fluid, use only charcoal starter fluid. Never add charcoal fluid or any other flammable liquid to the flames.
- Keep charcoal fluid out of the reach of children and away from heat sources.
- Electric charcoal starters do not use fire. Be sure to use an extension cord for outdoor use.
- When you are finished grilling, let the coals completely cool before disposing in a metal container with a lid.
- Have baking soda on hand to control a grease fire and a fire extinguisher nearby for other fires.
- If you don’t have a fire extinguisher, keep a bucket of sand next to the grill.
- Never use water to put out grease fire.