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Lake Worth Residents Seek Emergency Services for Water Damage

4/16/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO Technician pulling back carpet to dry We have state of the art equipment necessary to dry the water damage in your home. Call us right away to prevent further damages.

SERVPRO addresses water cleanup rapidly so your Lake Worth home receives the best, fastest results

A water emergency of any kind will put a homeowner in a state of panic. SERVPRO features skilled water restoration technicians ready to handle everything from overflowing bathtubs to burst pipes. Our proven methods get the job done faster than DIY, all while saving Lake Worth residents money in the long run. 

If your carpeting throughout your Lake Worth home took on water damage, we offer a selection of techniques to restore versus replace whenever possible. It begins with water removal services followed by drying and any specialty work to ensure that your carpeting is like new once again. Some of the approaches that we may use on carpeting and other contents in your home include:

  • Immersion cleaning
  • Damp wiping
  • Spray and wipe
  • Hot water extraction
  • Shampooing, and more

With any water damage remediation, moisture management is critical to lessen the length of time your structural elements are exposed. Air-flow management and dehumidification work in unison to pull wetness from belongings and materials faster than trying to let them air dry on their own.

Water damage cleanup is something we specialize in here at SERVPRO of Lake Worth. Call us at (561) 588-9777 so that we can send out a crew as soon as possible to begin your project.

Lake Worth Restaurateurs Need Qualified Fire Restoration

4/9/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO vehicle We understand the dangers that come with fire damage and the need for rapid response and restoration to your business property. Call us right away.

Your Lake Worth commercial kitchen requires the proven methods for fire damage restoration that SERVPRO has to offer

After a fire in your restaurant, strong odors are often present due to pungent protein residues. Lake Worth restaurant owners need powerful cleaning agents and skilled technicians to handle the fallout after a fire in their kitchen, be it big or small. SERVPRO gets to work quickly to eliminate invisible protein residues that consumer-grade cleaning agents cannot touch.

Smoke remediation and fire restoration in Lake Worth go hand-in-hand. Our technicians get trained following the teachings of the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC). When you have burnt proteins leaving behind strong odors in your restaurant, we have specialized cleaning solutions to address them.

  • Strong enzyme digesters work on protein residue, turning them into a water-soluble byproduct, making it much easier to clean.
  • We have EPA-registered antimicrobials that help to clear the residues away.
  • Powerful equipment such as hydroxyl generators works to break down various volatile organic compounds (VOCs) within your restaurant.

There is no project too big or too small for SERVPRO of Lake Worth. We handle fire restoration and smoke damage so that your business does not miss a beat. Call us 24/7 for emergency service at (561) 588-9777. We’re Faster to Any Size Disaster!

Rapid Storm Flood Restoration for West Palm Beach Homes

3/22/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO Equipment and technicians We have the experience, specialized training, and state-of-the-art equipment to restore your home to pre-damage condition.

SERVPRO addresses each flood damage call with precision to give West Palm Beach residents peace of mind

When you hear of West Palm Beach, the chances are high that you think of vacation and incredible weather. With this region, you are not wrong! The West Palm Beach, Florida, area is situated within Palm Beach County. Here, you will find plenty of beach-front views to enjoy, along with great local businesses, impressive nightlife, and fantastic dining. 

West Palm Beach claims a spot as the three major cities located in South Florida, with a population of just over 100k when the 2010 United States Census got taken. As part of the Miami Metropolitan area, you are always within a short distance of some of the hottest clubs, historical sites, resorts, and job opportunities.

Never a Single Dull Moment in West Palm Beach

Given the location and it being a top travel destination in the state, you will always have something new to explore in West Palm Beach. Some of the top attractions and sites include:

  • Norton Museum of Art – Whether you want to view a pop-up art show or one of the traditional installations, this institution is well-known for incredible showings and impressive artist displays.
  • Palm Beach Zoo – Dedicated to conservation and learning, this zoo features incredible animals like jaguars, tigers, otters, koala bears, parrots, and much more.
  • Palm Beach Outlets – If you love to shop for high-end goods but don’t like the steep price tag, this outlet destination has all of the goods at a fraction of the cost. Some of the most popular brands available here include Lacoste, Coach, Calvin Klein, Nike, Swarovski, and more.

There are also several unique entertainment and retail districts in the area, such as:

  • Antique Row – Featuring over 40 antique shops filled to the brim with hard-to-find goods, all within walking distance. 
  • Northwood Village – Known for one-of-a-kind wares, delicious eateries, and great hang-out spots to take in the local flavor.
  • Rosemary Square – Whether you are looking to take in some live music or you want to get a CrossFit workout in, there are many things to see and do in this neighborhood. From shopping to unique dining options, this is a must-visit district.
  • Clematis Street – Fun, vibrant, and always overflowing with happenings year-round, this neighborhood features waterfront views and stunning fountains. Be sure to take the free trolley in so that you can explore it all. 

After a Storm, West Palm Beach Residents Deserve SERVPRO’s Rapid Cleanup and Skilled Flood Damage Restoration

A storm often brings flash flooding that may send water into the first floor of your West Palm Beach home. Not only is SERVPRO available 24/7 to address your leaking roof from the storms, but we bring with us proven methods for restoration and cleaning.

Flood damage in West Palm Beach brings the potential for a range of contaminants entering your home, including:

  • Fecal matter
  • Pesticides and Herbicides
  • Chemicals
  • Debris and Silt
  • Viruses, and more

SERVPRO offers emergency services for water damage to ensure your home gets the attention it needs. Our team arrives to get to work while:

  • Wearing the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Treating surfaces with EPA-registered agents
  • Performing water removal services while using extraction tools and drying equipment in tandem to achieve the best results

By calling SERVPRO of Lake Worth at (561) 588-9777, you will have our Green Fleet at your door and ready to get to work within a few short hours. We take all flood damage calls seriously to help you restore your home to pre-storm condition, “Like it never even happened.”

Who Can Assist Property Owners with Water Damage Repair?

3/8/2021 (Permalink)

water stains on ceiling of home Water leaks upstairs can cause water damage downstairs. Check your fixtures often for signs of leaks.

SERVPRO Handles Water Damage Repair in Lake Worth Properties to Make it “Like it never even happened.”

Water damage is among the most devastating experiences that property owners go through at times. Some causes of water loss include pipe burst, leaking dishwasher or washing machine, and leaking faucets, among many others. When you notice a leak in your property, it is essential to contact SERVPRO technicians for professional restoration.

Excess moisture and water in your home can cause bacteria to multiply or cause mold infestation. Our team of restorers can perform water damage repair in your Lake Worth home to eliminate the water and moisture. The benefits of our water damage repair services include:

  • A rapid restoration that helps prevent further destruction.
  • Eliminating potentially harmful mold
  • Reducing restoration costs
  • Professional advice

How do you dry a property?

We use hi-tech equipment to dry properties within the shortest time possible. We begin by extracting the excess water, then dry out the moisture in the affected area. We can use axial air movers to move a large volume of dry air into your property and move the humid air outside. Our restorers allow the equipment to run overnight to ensure all surfaces dry effectively.

Efficient water damage repair involves the use of advanced equipment and unique techniques. SERVPRO of Lake Worth can help you restore your home to its original condition. Talk to us today at (561) 588-9777.

Whom Should Property Owners Call to Help with Flood Damage Restoration?

3/1/2021 (Permalink)

storms with lightning flashing Spring storms are just around the corner. You can on the SERVPRO team to restore any flood damage you incur.

SERVPRO Technicians are Always Ready to Help Homeowners Handle Storm Flood Damage Restoration in West Palm Beach

When a severe storm hits, flood damage can occur in your property. Flooding is a significant issue that necessitates various restoration techniques and special equipment to treat the affected area effectively. This event demands the attention of a restoration firm like SERVPRO. We can mitigate the damage and remove the floodwater safely.

Unlike water damage caused by a burst pipe or a leaky roof, floodwater may contain raw sewage that can complicate the restoration process. Our highly trained flood damage restorers have the necessary equipment to handle the storm flood damage in your West Palm Beach residence. We can remove the floodwater and use antimicrobial products to eliminate the harmful bacteria.

After a flooding incident, it is essential to do the following:

  • Turn off the gas supply in the property.
  • Switch off the electricity supply.
  • Turn off the water supply.
  • Ensure the structure’s stability is not affected.

With that, you can reduce the chances of more damage taking place. After extracting the floodwater, we can use air moving and dehumidifying equipment to eliminate moisture. We can also clean the affected area with synthetic phenolics mixed with a detergent. Before leaving your property, we ensure that it is safe for occupation.

SERVPPRO of Lake Worth can restore even a severely damaged property. Contact us today at (561) 588-9777 to get your home back to its preloss state. Our goal is to make it “Like it never even happened.”

Prompt Fire Damage Repair for Affected Properties

2/22/2021 (Permalink)

fire damaged dryer sitting outside of home Should fire damage occur in you home, SERVPRO is standing by to help.

SERVPRO is Always Ready to Perform Fire Damage Restoration in Lake Worth Homes

Lake Worth is located in Palm Beach County, Florida. Formerly known as Lake Worth, the city was named after the Lake Worth Lagoon, a water body along the eastern border. General William J. Worth, who led the U.S army during the Second Seminole War, named the lake after himself.

The city is located 64 miles north of Miami and hosts a population of 34,910 according to the U.S Census Bureau calculations of 2010. Lake Worth Beach is the principal city of the Miami metropolitan area. In 2015, the metro area hosted an estimated population of 6,012,331.

Places to visit in Lake Worth

The city provides tourists and residents all the water-soaked fun they need during a vacation. The 7 square mile city is between action-packed waterways in the palm beaches. Lake Worth Beach city has its unique charm that is worth discovering.

The city’s streets are palm-dotted and lined with: 

  • Eclectic boutiques
  • Restaurants with various local foods
  • Antique stores
  • Art galleries
  • Music venues

Attractive bed and breakfast facilities are on the quiet side of the city streets. In the same area, there is a historic playhouse that hosts Broadway and ballet. The roads are often packed with colorful events throughout the year. The most common events include the biggest LGBTQ celebrations in the region, the Palm Beach Pride, and Lake Worth Beach Street Painting Festival.

The city also boasts of a boater’s playground across Lake Worth Lagoon, which stretches to West Palm Beach, restaurants on the beach, a new fishing pier, and postcard-perfect shores where tourists and residents can enjoy the endless views of the Atlantic Ocean.

At Lake Osborne, one can enjoy the local side of Florida to the west. The well-stocked freshwater lake is perfect for fishing with piers and boat launching ramps at John Prince Memorial Park. For those who enjoy camping, the city has the best campground with tennis and volleyball courts, grills for a juicy steak, and everything else that can make your vacation in the Palm Beaches more pleasant.

One happening you should not miss is the Lake Worth Street Painting Festival. During the event, the asphalt is transformed into a canvas in a temporary, open-air museum. The resident of the city also holds cultural activities around the tree-shaded square on Lucerne and Lake Avenues.

Golf enthusiasts can sink a birdie after going through Lake Worth’s golf courses. The city boasts of the 85 feet elevated Lake Worth Beach Golf Club, which provides beautiful views. Unfortunately, fires occur sometimes, leading to property damage and disruption of the usual way of life.

How SERVPRO restores fire-damaged properties in Lake Worth Beach

Immediately after receiving an emergency call from a property owner, we dispatch our team of responders right away. We get to the affected property within the shortest time possible to save as much stuff as possible.

Can property owners handle smoke and odor removal in unaffected areas?

Soot and smoke spread fast and can reach about anywhere, including the unaffected areas. Soot and smoke can cause damages such as:

  • Surface staining
  • Corrosion of metals
  • Discoloration

Our restorers use special cleaning techniques and solutions to clean the smoke residues from various surfaces. Our restorers are experienced and can respond to the challenges created when odors and smoke residues affect different surfaces and materials.

Do not let fire cause irreversible damage to your property. Act fast by contacting SERVPRO of Lake Worth at (561) 588-9777 to get your property to its former glory within a brief period. We’re Faster To Any Size Disaster.

Looking for Lake Worth Cleanup After a Water Leak?

2/8/2021 (Permalink)

water pooled on living room floor; sofa and other furniture shown It didn't take long for this water damage to occur. Call SERVPRO for fast remediation.

Three Ways to Deal with Excess Water After a Leak

Water leaks can damage your home, especially if they go unnoticed. After detecting the water, it's essential to eliminate excess moisture to mitigate further damage to your residence, such as mold growth or warped wood or drywall.

SERVPRO technicians have multiple ways for water cleanup in Lake Worth. After ridding the affected area of visible water, technicians remove excess hidden moisture and thoroughly clean and restore the site.

Here are three things that our trained technicians do to clean up excess water:

  1. Extract as much water as possible through portable or truck-mounted extraction equipment.
  2. Use Dehumidifiers to pull excess moisture out of the air and lower relative humidity (RH) in your home.
  3. Remove contaminated materials that could foster microbial growth, then spray the area with professional-grade antimicrobial products to limit further development.

For assistance with home restoration, Contact SERVPRO of Lake Worth anytime 24/7 at (561) 588-9777. We make your home, "Like it never even happened."

Need Damage Control after a Flood?

2/1/2021 (Permalink)

flooded home. Standing dirty water SERVPRO has the know-how and equipment to restore your flood damaged home.

Dealing with Your Hardwood Floors in Your West Palm Beach Home After a Flood

Any Florida resident knows the risk of sustaining a flood. It is crucial to understand that all may not be lost if your home floods. There may be a way to rescue your hardwood flooring before it begins to buckle. It is essential to remove debris and floodwater right away while waiting for the professionals to arrive for further assistance.

If your West Palm Beach home experiences flood damage, there are several things technicians can do to help preserve your hardwood floors.

Here are a few things they may do:

  • Reduce humidity as quickly as possible. Excessive moisture in the air prolongs the drying of the floors.
  • Place air movers on the floor's surface so air reaches underneath the flooring.
  • If the finish acts as a vapor barrier, technicians can perforate the finish or use specialized drying mats to force airflow under the flooring.

If your home is suffering from a flood, contact SERVPRO of Lake Worth at (561) 588-9777 for 24/7 assistance.

Deodorizing After a Fire in Your Lake Worth Home

1/25/2021 (Permalink)

boats in water beyond long pier Don't let fire damage ruin your day at the beach. Call SERVPRO!

Methods to Ensure Your Home Does Not Retain the Malodor of Smoke

Lake Worth is a city in Palm Beach County, close to the Atlantic Ocean and 64 miles north of Miami. Recreation activities centered around the beach and art are attractions for locals, snowbirds, and vacationers. Included in the area lovely beaches, a fishing pier, and a downtown shopping area. Open-air markets and art festivals are typical occurrences in Lake Worth. Many murals, illustrating the town's vibrant art scene, reside in the downtown area. You can enjoy an art walk to view the murals, or you can find eclectic vintage shops and fashion boutiques.

Some of the original settlers in the area were former slaves Samuel and Fannie James, who arrived in 1885. Fannie wrote to the Postmaster General in Washington DC to approve a post office in the area. She decided that the town should be called Jewell. Homesteaders lived in the area at that time, but she was the first official postmistress once establishing the post office. Before that, the region was home to Indigenous People known as Jaega. Unfortunately, there is not a lot of written history about the Jaega after the Spanish settlement in the late 1600s. Finally, In 1909 when Dade County became too large, it expanded and became Palm Beach County. Jewell was incorporated as the "Town of Lake Worth" in June 1913.

A historic building of interest is the Casino and Beach Complex. Despite the name, it is no longer a casino but a shopping and event complex with 1920s architecture. The event space hosts weddings and other events, featuring a 3,000 square foot ballroom with a wrap-around terrace and scenic views of the Atlantic Ocean.

Like any beachside towns, water sports are a huge draw to the area. You may prefer quiet time relaxing ocean-side, or you may like to go on a deep-sea fishing charter.

Here are some everyday water activities in the area:

  • Enjoying live music and entertainment
  • Kayaking or paddleboarding in the intercoastal or the ocean, if you're brave
  • Fishing charters or boat rentals for a full or half-day 

Encountering Fire Damage in Your Lake Worth Condo

After visiting the beach, you may come home to find that you left something on the burner and have a small kitchen fire. No matter the fire's size, you often are left with a terrible strong smell, especially if you burnt meat or fish. It may not be a substantial, visible mess, but it typically creates an unnaturally strong odor and leaves a clear sticky residue throughout your kitchen.

SERVPRO technicians can tackle strong smoke odors by:

  • Removing the source of the smell as quickly as possible
  • Wet cleaning the impacted area to remove the sticky residue
  • Use masking and absorbing agents to reduce the smell
  • Use thermal fogging equipment to reach and remove the odor throughout the home

For assistance with restoration after a fire in Palm Beach County, contact SERVPRO of Lake Worth at (561) 588-9777. 

Be Educated and Surprised with A Unique Exhibition Near Lake Worth This Year

1/19/2021 (Permalink)

fish in aquarium We are looking forward to the Real Bodies exhibit at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium.

Learn About the Human Body in This Exhibit Near Lake Worth

If you are looking for something different to do, look no further than the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium Real Bodies Exhibit.

  • Tour real, preserved human bodies.
  • Explore more about what it means to be alive.
  • Explore anatomy through the lens of culture and emotion.

The exhibits have been preserved using a unique technique known as polymer impregnation to create vividly lifelike specimens. The display is suited for all ages and was designed to be enlightening and educational.

Real Bodies runs until April 2021. The entrance fee is $17.95 for adults and $13.95 for children. Science center members and children under three go free, and special senior rates are available.

We all hope that our homes will be safe and secure while we are out and about. However, if you suffer a leaking appliance and find yourself in need of water removal and cleanup, call SERVPRO of Lake Worth at (561) 588-9777.