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SERVPRO of Reno NW/Truckee/Tahoe Vista Here For You When You Suffer Fire and/or Water Damages

2/17/2020 (Permalink)

House Fire with Roof Burn Open with Blue Sky showing through burnt 2x4's SERVPRO of Reno NW/Truckee/Tahoe Vista is here to assist and support you when working through a house fire, reconstruction and rebuild.

When you have suffered a house or property fire with water damages, it's stressful, to say the least.

If it's a house fire, your first step is to secure your basic needs of food, water, and shelter.  Your insurance will cover much of this under your Additional Living Expense portion of your insurance policy, also called ALE.  Whatever you do, keep every single receipt for reimbursement purposes.

Once you have secured your basic needs, you will need to go over your insurance policy and make sure you are 100% clear on the limits and what it covers and what it doesn't cover.

SERVPRO of Reno NW/Truckee/Tahoe Vista has been helping people in the Reno, Truckee, and Tahoe areas work through the process of reconstruction and rebuild after fires and water damage for over 10 years. 

We will partner with you and represent your needs to your insurance company.  We work with all insurance and we are very knowledgeable about how the procedures work.

Call us when you need a partner to assist you to get the most from your insurance and get you back to normal, ASAP.

Commercial Loss? We Service ALL Sizes of Fire Damage, Water Damage and Mold

2/4/2020 (Permalink)

Large burnt out roof with blue sky SERVPRO of Reno NW/Truckee/Tahoe Vista backed by SERVPRO Corporate Emergency Response Team for all Large Losses, no job is too big.

If your business suffers fire damage, water damage or the surprise of mold growth, SERVPRO of Reno NW/Truckee/Tahoe Vista is very experienced in a commercial large loss. 

Our IICRC certified team has managed many large commercial large loss projects and our owner and general manager all have construction backgrounds.  We have all the equipment needed to immediately respond to a commercial large loss.

We offer restoration through our SERVPRO franchise and we also offer reconstruction through our General Contracting business, Diamond G Construction.  We are a full-service Restoration and Rebuild company that will get your commercial property up and running ASAP!

SERVPRO of Reno NW/Truckee/Tahoe Vista has been servicing the Reno, Truckee, and Tahoe areas for over 10 years, we know the area, know the insurance companies and adjusters.  We know how to represent YOU and YOUR needs.

When it comes to getting a business back up and running after a large loss, we have the experience, knowledge, and equipment to get you back to normal in the quickest time possible.

Call us at 775 747-2800.

When You Suffer Storm Damage We Know How to Clean It Up

1/28/2020 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Reno NW/Truckee/Tahoe Vista Google Review Have you suffered Storm Damage? Call SERVPRO of Reno NW/Truckee/Tahoe Vista we will get you back to normal ASAP!

If you have lived in the Reno or Tahoe area very long, you know that the storms that roll over the Sierras can cause storm damage which can, in turn, lead to water damages. 

SERVPRO of Reno NW/Truckee/Tahoe Vista has been servicing the Reno and Tahoe area for over 10 years.  Our professionally IICRC trained team knows how to clean up and restore your property, no matter what the size as quickly as possible.  We work with all Insurance Companies and have relationships with many of the Insurance Adjusters in the Reno and Tahoe area.  What does that mean for you?  Efficient communication and an efficiently managed job that is completed ASAP!  We know what is required to represent you and get your property back to "Like it never even happened."

If you ever suffer storm damage in the Reno and or Tahoe areas, call SERVPRO of Reno NW/Truckee/Tahoe Vista, we will take care of your every need.

SERVPRO of Reno NW/Truckee/Tahoe Vista Cleans Up Fire Damage

1/20/2020 (Permalink)

Fire Damage to a Roof with the Blue tarp covering roof shot from the inside of the fire damaged building SERVPRO of Reno NW/Truckee/Tahoe Vista Your Fire Damage and Clean Up Experts

If you ever suffer fire damage, no matter the size of the fire, from a stove fire to a whole house fire, you will benefit from hiring the professionals at SERVPRO of Reno NW/Truckee/Tahoe Vista.  

Don't just take our word for it, here's what a General Contractor that we work with frequently had to say about our team:

"Oscar and his team are a very useful tool to keep on hand. I am in construction and have used them many times in different ways. From their incredible containments to keep work dust from spreading. Construction cleaning, construction demo. Even turning a house affected by fire and smoke into a beautiful looking and smelling house again. It’s good to see Oscar and crew pull up at the jobs because I know it will get done correctly and on time with our deadlines. Very trustworthy group!"

So no matter the damages you have suffered, know that the professional team at SERVPRO of Reno NW Truckee Tahoe Vista, know how to get you normal ASAP!

We partner with you, represent your needs to the insurance company when needed.  We have experience working with all insurance companies.

Suffered fire damage?  Water damage?  Call us at 775 747 2800.

Water Heater Leaks

1/13/2020 (Permalink)

 Mold Growing on Walls and Floor of a Closet in a Home If you ever suffer damages due to a Water Heater leak, call SERVPRO of Reno NW/Truckee/Tahoe Vista

Water Heaters can be a very common cause of water damage and cause mold growth.  It's common for us to deal with Water Heater leaks and many times, they are a slow leak, just enough to slowly get drywall damp or wet, then the framing and if left too long, mold will start to grow very quickly.

Please note the location of your Water Heater and the walls around it.  The picture of the mold is from a Water Heater that was leaking for quite some time in a closet that backed up too many other rooms.  The result of this water heater leak not being discovered for quite some time is many rooms had water damage and mold.

Never ignore any Water Heater leaks, even a very small amount of water can cause a lot of damage over time.

If you ever find your Water Heater has been leaking and caused damages, call us.  We know just how to repair and prevent any more damages from happening.

SERVPRO of Reno NW/Truckee/Tahoe Vista, 775-747-2800.

When You Need Water Clean Up Know the Water Classes and Categories

1/7/2020 (Permalink)

flooded basement with papers and boxes and furniture floating around When you need water cleanup call the professionals at SERVPRO Reno NW/Truckee/Tahoe Vista 775-747-2800.

Have you suffered Water Damages?

Step 1, educate yourself about the Classes and Categories of Water Damages.

Classes of Water Damage

    • Class 1 damage involves part of a room that has absorbed little moisture. It’s the least level of damage.
    • Class 2 damage has affected an entire room and has absorbed into carpeting and walls.
    • Class 3 damage has absorbed up into the walls, saturated most of the area, and may have come through the ceiling. Class 3 damage is considered the worst.
    • Class 4 damage requires specialty drying due to damage done to materials such as hardwood, stone, and concrete.

Categories of Water Damage

    • Category 1 involves damage from a clean water source such as toilet tanks, broken pipes supplying clean water. Category 1 water damage can degrade into category 2 or 3 if it sits too long.
    • Category 2  involves damage from “grey water,” such as washing machine or dishwasher water containing detergents. It may also involve water containing urine from toilet overflows.
    • Category 3 involves completely unsanitary water that can easily cause illness, disease, or death. Category 3 water comes from sewage, river flooding, and standing water that has begun growing bacteria and other microbes.

We at SERVPRO of Reno NW/Truckee/Tahoe Vista are experts at all water clean up.  Call us and we will get you back to normal, ASAP.  We are available 24/7 for all your fire and water damage emergencies, 775-747-2800.

Yes, We Clean Up and Restore Fire and Water Damage

12/30/2019 (Permalink)

Large home stripped down to foundation and flood cut on drywall SERVPRO of Reno NW/Truckee/Tahoe Vista is experienced in servicing all sizes of fire, water, and mold cleanup and restoration and remediation.

Whether you have suffered a small fire with some water damage or an extensive fire with extensive water damage, we at SERVPRO of Reno NW/Truckee/Tahoe Vista specialize in fire and water cleanup and restoration.  No job is too big or too small.  We will clean and restore one bathroom or bedroom or one 300,000 square foot warehouse; we have experience in it all.  

Our General Manager Shaun Mihaila has extensive experience in large warehouse flood and mold remediation and our team is well taught on the IICRC best practices for residential and commercial water cleanup and restoration and mold remediation.

When we say no job is too big or too small, it's because we have experience in all sizes of jobs.

Call us when you need the trained professionals to get your property back to normal ASAP.  We are available 365/24/7 for all of your emergency and non-emergency needs.

Flooded Home, Basement or Crawl Space? Avoid Exposure to the Water

12/16/2019 (Permalink)

Two Men in Yellow Hazmat Suits Standing Outside of a Building When you suffer a flooded home, basement or crawl space, call SERVPRO of Reno NE/Truckee/Tahoe Vista

If you ever experience a flooded area in your home, such as a flooded crawl space, or flooded basement or especially a flooded bathroom, avoid any exposure to the flooded area.  You never know what the water is contaminated with.

Too often we are called to flooded homes, basements, crawl spaces, bathrooms, etc. and the Customer has walked in and tracked the floodwaters in the dry areas of the home.  What does this do?  It contaminates more of the home and causes more damages and clean up to be done.  

You never know what it is floodwaters, you also don't want to expose your skin to unknown floodwaters.  Too often sewage can be part of the floodwaters.  There are many reasons our team suits up, prior to entering any floodwaters.

Bottom line, when you suffer any kind of flood in your home, stay out of the water and call the professionals at SERVPRO of Reno NW/Truckee/Tahoe Vista.  We will get the water cleaned up safely and as quick as possible and ensure that you and your family are not exposed to any contaminated floodwaters.

Tips to Avoid Water Damage and Flooding from Winter Storms in the Reno, Truckee and Tahoe Areas

12/10/2019 (Permalink)

Grey scale picture of water droplets on glass looking out If you ever suffer Storm Damage, call SERVPRO of Reno NW/Truckee/Tahoe Vista, we are available 24/7, including Holidays

So far our winter in the Reno, Truckee, and Tahoe area has been fairly mild.   If you haven't already you still have time to plan for stormwater runoff.  We all know the worst happens when we get a cold storm, lots of snow and then a warmer storm comes with lots of rain.  The result, a lot of snowmelt and water runoff.

Stormwater runoff is one of the top causes of flooded crawl spaces, flooded basements, and flooded houses.  You want to look around and ask yourself when it snows and or rains, or worse yet, snows than then rains, where is the water going to go?

Make sure all of your gutters are cleaned out and the water is going to flow away from your house.  If you have sump pumps in a basement, make sure they are all in good working order and are ready to pump out the water.  

We hope you never suffer a flooded crawl space or basement or home, but if you do call SERVPRO of Reno NW/Truckee/Tahoe Vista.  We have been servicing the Reno, Truckee, and Tahoe areas for over 10 years and will take care of you and get you back to normal, ASAP!  

How to Avoid Your Christmas Tree Causing a House Fire

12/2/2019 (Permalink)

Decorated Christmas Tree in a Living Room Top Causes of House Fires caused by Christmas Trees

Putting a Christmas tree up? We all know that trees can be a fire hazard and can cause house fires. What are the most common reasons for tree caused house fires?


1. Faulty Electrical, check that plug and those lights, make sure everything is in good working order. These issues account for the most tree caused house fires, 44%.


2. Heat source, space heaters too close and or candles, fires too close, account for 21%, of Christmas tree house fires.


3. Intentional fires account for 21%. Who would have thought, right?  

4.  Other accounts for 14%


Enjoy your tree and be safe!


If you ever need fire and water clean up and restoration of your property, call SERVPRO of Reno NW/Truckee/Tahoe Vista.   We have been servicing the Reno, Sparks, Truckee, and Tahoe areas for over 10 years.  Our IICRC Certified Team has the best training and equipment to clean up and restore your property, ASAP!

We are here for you 365/24/7, call 775 747-2800.