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Commercial & Residential Services

2/25/2021 (Permalink)

Experience your property at its finest! 

We appreciate that your home or business is more than property — it’s an investment. And we’re proud to deliver services that are worthy of it. SERVPRO® of Tuscaloosa proudly offers exterior property cleaning, fire and water damage restoration, low-pressure roof cleaning, wood and deck pressure washing, interior power washing, and water extraction for commercial and residential clients! 

Residential

Residential services include exterior sidings, driveways, sidewalks and patios, fences, and roofs. Regular cleaning such as pressure washing, patio washing, and concrete or driveway washing can help to prevent premature aging which reduces maintenance costs and saves you money. When you compare the relatively low price of proper residential pressure wash cleaning to the high cost of home repairs or even replacement, it is easy to see why homeowners choose to have this type of work done on a regular basis. Not to mention, it just plain looks better when it’s clean. 

Commercial

We offer our commercial property owners comprehensive power washing solutions. No two businesses are alike. That’s why we provide tailored commercial services that will fulfill your needs. Shopping malls, banks, restaurants, and convenience stores typically require unique services at different times. We take pride in offering flexible service plans and scheduling to accommodate your needs.

Let us keep your business looking picture-perfect. We always ensure that our work is implemented at a time that will minimize interference with your business operations. What’s more, our team will always come to your property with the specialized commercial services equipment needed to complete the task and provide professional results. 

Apartment and Homeowners Association (HOA)

At some point during every interview, a potential resident will tour the neighborhood. The first impressions that are made during this tour can go a long way towards filling the unit or letting it sit empty. Are the common areas and parking lots of your apartment complex or HOA community clean and inviting? What about the units themselves? Do they reflect a clean and properly maintained community?  If you have been looking for a company to handle all of your properties' exterior cleaning and maintenance needs look no further!

We have the experience and the equipment to get the job done right! 

Call SERVPRO® of Tuscaloosa today at 205-553-8377! 

High Rise Buildings + Damage = Call SERVPRO!

2/1/2021 (Permalink)

It's something you never want to imagine. Water damage to your office building. Fire damage to your office building. Storm damage to your office building. 

When this unfortunate damage does happen, do not hesitate to hire a professional company that will not only remediate correctly but will take measures to do so in a way that will not disrupt your customers or employees.

At SERVPRO® of Tuscaloosa, we have the expertise and training to get your business back to looking "Like it never even happened." In the event of an emergency, SERVPRO® of Tuscaloosa is always "Here to Help." We are quick to respond so that your commercial building can be back up and running as soon as possible! This will help minimize the amount of cleaning and restoration that will be needed. Doing this not only cuts down the downtime it takes to finish, but also minimizes cost. 

Call SERVPRO® of Tuscaloosa at 205-553-8377!

Chasing the Water

2/1/2021 (Permalink)

Tons of commercial properties in Downtown Tuscaloosa that have multiple businesses in a single building structure. SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa has seen the top floor business suffer from all types of damage, causing at least one business below to also suffer from a water or fire loss. SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa's team will "chase" or follow the water making sure we do not leave any part of the building untreated. This will help prevent the possibility of secondary damage in the building such as odors or microbial growth. Long term, untreated water or fire damage can cause discoloration; as well as warping or de-lamination of flooring, the structure/strength of drywall or ceiling tile.

If your business suffers from water damage, please call SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa at 205-553-8377. We are always "Here to Help."

What's Growing in My Office?!

12/30/2020 (Permalink)

Microbial growth can be seen on the surface but there is more underlying mold not visible. This vent shows just a fraction of the mold present.

Finding microbial growth in your business can be very alarming. Get it removed as soon as possible to prevent any more growth. The safest and best way to do that? Simply call SERVPRO® of Tuscaloosa! We can quickly and safely remediate your microbial growth. 

Microbial growth of any type can spread quickly. Visible mold on a wall or floor likely has a source where more mold can be found in a place that is not visible. Professionally removing the mold ensures that you prevent it from spreading any further and doing any more damage to your workplace.

Removing microbial growth is time-consuming and must be performed by a professional remediation company to prevent cross-contamination. Trying to do it yourself can be very difficult and also can put your safety at risk. Having the microbial growth professionally removed ensures that the job is done right and that your safety and health are protected.

Call SERVPRO® of Tuscaloosa at 205-553-8377! 

What Caused That Little Bubble Under My Office Carpet?

12/30/2020 (Permalink)

A ripple is shown with a bubble underneath it, from carpet delamination, caused from water damage. Carpet delamination from water damage, causing a ripple.

Have you ever been walking through your office building or the apartment complex, and you stepped on something that felt like a "bubble" in the flooring? This is called Carpet delamination. This is a condition where the secondary backing of the carpet is detached from the primary backing or where the glue loses it's stick to your sub-flooring. If this were to happen to your carpets during a water damage situation, we would be required to remove any carpet affected by the water as the carpet has become irreparable and once we have removed the damaged carpet we would place the appropriate drying equipment down to remove any remaining moisture in the area.

With SERVPRO® of Tuscaloosa being a preferred vendor of multiple insurance agencies and many local property management companies, feel confident in knowing we are always "Here to Help." Call us at 205-553-8377

IICRC... It Matters!

8/3/2020 (Permalink)

When water damage in Tuscaloosa or Northport impacts your property, you must take action immediately! Many homeowners and business leaders know that contacting a professional water damage restoration company is typically the first step to restoring your property. However, many individuals do not know how to select the most exceptional, ethical company. If this is the case for you, it's important to know that hiring an IICRC-certified company will prove advantageous. Learn more about why this is the case by reviewing this short outline:  

What Is The IICRC?

As many water damage restoration experts know, the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) is a professional certification organization within the restoration, cleaning, and inspection industries. 

How Do Companies Obtain Certification?


To obtain IICRC certification, water remediation companies have to conform to specific criteria. Some of the criteria include:

1. Provide consumers with accurate data
2. Conduct business processes with integrity and honesty
3. Ensure that a trained technician is present for all work assignments
4. Ensure that a continuing education program is in place
5. Maintain policies for written complaints
6. Hold liability insurance

Why Choose an IICRC-Certified Company?

There is a wide variety of forms of water damage can take. Some of them include a burst pipe, flooding, sump pump overflow, and sewage backup. Irrespective of the cause, however, the end result is substantive damage. In fact, the standing liquid can lead to severe property damage as well as mold infestation. For this reason, it's essential that you attain water damage restoration services from a qualified team of professionals. 

The process of selecting the right Tuscaloosa water damage restoration company can be challenging. This is the case for several reasons, including the fact that doing a Google search for the key phrase "water damage restoration" will produce over 500,000 results. To narrow your selection, it's a good idea to limit your search to companies that have obtained their certification from the IICRC. Because the IICRC is efficient in establishing reference guides and industry standards regarding water damage restoration and mold removal, companies that have been certified by the organization will likely offer you the excellent, effective services you want. 

About SERVPRO

When you begin your selection for an IICRC-certified company, be sure to consider SERVPRO® of Tuscaloosa. In addition to offering all of our customers 24/7 emergency services, we employ a team of trained professionals with extensive industry experience. Our technicians possess advanced skills in monitoring and documenting drying processes. We're ready to offer you the exceptionally efficient services you need and deserve! Call us immediately at 205-553-8377. 

Cleanings: Commercial AND Residential!

3/6/2020 (Permalink)

Experience your property at its finest! 

SERVPRO® of Tuscaloosa proudly offers exterior property cleaning, fire and water damage restoration, low-pressure roof cleaning, wood and deck pressure washing, and interior power washing and water extraction for commercial and residential clients. We appreciate that your home or business is more than property — it’s an investment. And we’re proud to deliver services that are worthy of it. 

Residential

Residential services include exterior sidings, driveways, sidewalks and patios, fences, and roofs. Regular cleaning such as pressure washing, patio washing, and concrete or driveway washing can help to prevent premature aging which reduces maintenance costs and saves you money. When you compare the relatively low price of proper residential pressure wash cleaning to the high cost of home repairs or even replacement, it is easy to see why homeowners choose to have this type of work done on a regular basis. Not to mention, it just plain looks better when it’s clean. 

Commercial

We offer our commercial property owners comprehensive power washing solutions. No two businesses are alike. That’s why we provide tailored commercial services that will fulfill your needs. Shopping malls, banks, restaurants, and convenience stores typically require unique services at different times. We take pride in offering flexible service plans and scheduling to accommodate your needs.

Let us keep your business looking picture perfect. We always ensure that our work is implemented at a time that will minimize interference with your business operations. What’s more, our team will always come to your property with the specialized commercial services equipment needed to complete the task and provide professional results. 

Apartment and Homeowners Association (HOA)

At some point during every interview, a potential resident will tour the neighborhood. The first impressions that are made during this tour can go a long way towards filling the unit or letting it sit empty. Are the common areas and parking lots of your apartment complex or HOA community clean and inviting? What about the units themselves? Do they reflect a clean and properly maintained community?  If you have been looking for a company to handle all of your properties exterior cleaning and maintenance needs look no further!

We have the experience and the equipment to get the job done right! 

Call SERVPRO® of Tuscaloosa today! 205-553-8377

Follow the Water!

1/23/2020 (Permalink)

A SERVPRO technician measuring the walls for moisture after a water damage.  A SERVPRO technician using a Moisture Meter.

Downtown Tuscaloosa has commercial properties that house multiple businesses within a single building. At SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa North, we have seen the top floor business suffer from damage, causing at least one business below to also suffer from a water or fire loss. SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa 's team will "chase" or follow the water making sure we do not leave any part of the building untreated. This will help prevent the possibility of secondary damage in the building such as odors or microbial growth. Long term, untreated water or fire damage can cause discoloration; as well as warping or de-lamination of flooring, the structure/strength of drywall or ceiling tile. If your business suffers from water damage, please call SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa at 205.553.8377. We are always "Here to Help."

Carpet De-Lamination and How We Can Help

1/23/2020 (Permalink)

Carpet delamination happens after water is between the primary and secondary backings under the carpet, causing a ripple. Carpet delamination from water damage, causing a ripple.

Have you ever been walking through your office building or the apartment complex you managed to feel a "bubble" in the flooring? Carpet delamination is a condition where the secondary backing of the carpet is detached from the primary backing or where the glue loses it's stick to your sub-flooring. If this were to happen to your carpets during a water damage situation, we are required to remove any carpet affected by the water as the carpet has become irreparable and once we have removed the damaged carpet we would place the appropriate drying equipment down to remove any remaining moisture in the area.

With SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa being a preferred vendor of multiple insurance agencies and many local property management companies, know we are always "Here to Help." Give us a call at 205.553.8377

Office Growth

1/23/2020 (Permalink)

Microbial growth on an air vent in an office building in Tuscaloosa, AL. Air vent with microbial growth, in an office building.

When you find microbial growth in your business, it is important to have it removed as soon as possible. The best and safest way to do that is to use SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa to remediate your microbial growth needs. 

Any type of microbial growth can spread quickly. If you have mold you can see on a wall or floor, there likely is more mold in places that you can't see. Getting the mold professionally removed ensures that you prevent it from spreading any further and doing any more damage to your workplace.

Removing microbial growth is time-consuming and must be performed by a professional remediation company to prevent cross-contamination. Trying to do it yourself can be difficult and also can put your safety at risk. Having the microbial growth professionally removed ensures that the job is done right and that your safety and health are protected.

Call SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa at 205.553.8377

Commercial Properties... We Can Help With That

1/23/2020 (Permalink)

When a problem arises at a commercial building do not hesitate to hire a professional company that will not only remediate correctly but will take measures to do so in a way that will not disrupt your customers and employees. At SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa, we have the training and expertise to get your business back to looking "Like it never even happened." In the event of an emergency, SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa is always "Here to Help." We are quick to respond so that your commercial building can be back up and running as soon as possible. This will help minimize the amount of cleaning and restoration that will be needed. Doing this not only cuts down the downtime it takes to finish, but also minimizes cost. 

Call SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa at 205.553.8377

Why is being IICRC important?

8/28/2019 (Permalink)

When Tuscaloosa water damage impacts your property, you must take action immediately. As many homeowners and business leaders know, contacting a professional water damage restoration company is typically the first step to restoring your property. However, many individuals do not know how to select the most exceptional, ethical company. If this is the case for you, it's important to know that hiring an IICRC-certified company will prove advantageous. Learn more about why this is the case by reviewing this short outline:  

What Is The IICRC?

As many Tuscaloosa water damage restoration experts know, the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) is a professional certification organization within the restoration, cleaning, and inspection industries. 

How Do Companies Obtain Certification?
To obtain IICRC certification, water remediation companies have to conform to specific criteria. Some of the criteria include:

1. Provide consumers with accurate data
2. Conduct business processes with integrity and honesty
3. Ensure that a trained technician is present for all work assignments
4. Ensure that a continuing education program is in place
5. Maintain policies for written complaints
6. Hold liability insurance

Why Choose an IICRC-Certified Company?

There is a wide variety of forms of water damage can take. Some of them include flooding, a burst pipe, sump pump overflow, and sewage backup. Irrespective of the cause, however, the end result is substantive damage. In fact, the standing liquid can lead to severe property damage as well as mold infestation. For this reason, it's essential that you attain water damage restoration services from a qualified team of professionals. 

The process of selecting the right Tuscaloosa water damage restoration company can be challenging. This is the case for several reasons, including the fact that doing a Google search for the key phrase "water damage restoration" will produce over 500,000 results. To narrow your selection, it's a good idea to limit your search to companies that have obtained their certification from the IICRC. Because the IICRC is efficient in establishing reference guides and industry standards regarding water damage restoration and mold removal, companies that have been certified by the organization will likely offer you the excellent, effective services you want. 

About SERVPRO

When you begin your selection for an IICRC-certified company, be sure to consider SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa. In addition to offering all of our customers 24/7 emergency services, we employ a team of trained professionals with extensive industry experience. In fact, our technicians possess advanced skills in monitoring and documenting drying processes. We're ready to offer you the exceptionally efficient services you need and deserve, so contact us immediately at (205) 553-8377

Commercial & Residential Cleanings

3/26/2019 (Permalink)

Experience your property at its finest! SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa proudly offers exterior property cleaning, fire and water damage restoration, low-pressure roof cleaning, wood and deck pressure washing, and interior power washing and water extraction for commercial and residential clients. We appreciate that your home or business is more than property — it’s an investment. And we’re proud to deliver services that are worthy of it. 

Residential

Residential services include exterior sidings, driveways, sidewalks and patios, fences, and roofs. Regular cleaning such as pressure washing, patio washing and concrete or driveway washing can help to prevent premature aging which reduces maintenance cost and saves you money. When you compare the relatively low price of proper residential pressure wash cleaning to the high cost of home repairs or even replacement, it is easy to see why homeowners choose to have this type of work done on a regular basis. Not to mention the fact, it just plain looks better when it’s clean. 

Commercial

We offer our commercial property owners comprehensive power washing solutions. No two businesses are alike. That’s why we provide tailored commercial services that will fulfill your needs. Shopping malls, banks, restaurants, and convenience stores typically require unique services at different times. We take pride in offering flexible service plans and scheduling to accommodate your needs.

Let us keep your business looking picture perfect. We always ensure that our work is implemented at a time that will minimize interference with your business operations. What’s more, our team will always come to your property with the specialized commercial services equipment needed to complete the task and provide professional results. 

Apartment and Homeowners Association (HOA)

At some point during every interview, a potential resident will tour the neighborhood. The first impressions that are made during this tour can go a long way towards filling the unit or letting it sit empty. Are the common areas and parking lots of your apartment complex or HOA community clean and inviting? What about the units themselves? Do they reflect a clean and properly maintained community?  If you have been looking for a company to handle all of your properties exterior cleaning and maintenance needs look no further! We have the experience and the equipment to get the job done right! Call us SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa today! 205-553-8377

When Problems Arise in Your High Rise Building

1/24/2019 (Permalink)

When a problem arises at a commercial building do not hesitate to hire a professional company that will not only remediate correctly, but will take measures to do so in a way that will not disrupts your customers and employees. At SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa North we have the training and expertise to get your business back to looking "Like it never even happened." In the event of an emergency, SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa North  is always "Here to Help." We are quick to respond so that your commercial building can be back up and running as soon as possible. This will help minimize the amount of cleaning and restoration that will be needed. Doing this not only cuts the down time it takes to finish, but also minimizes cost. 

Growth in the Office

1/24/2019 (Permalink)

When you find mold in your business, it is important to have it removed as soon as possible. The best and safest way to do that is to use SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa North to remediate your microbial growth needs. 

Any type of Mold can spread quickly. If you have mold you can see on a wall or floor, there likely is more mold in places that you can't see. Getting the mold professionally removed ensures that you prevent it from spreading any further and doing any more damage to your work place.

Removing microbial growth is time consuming and must be performed by a professional remediation company to prevent cross contamination. Trying to do it yourself can be difficult and also can put your safety at risk. Having the mold professionally removed ensures that the job is done right and that your safety and health are protected.

When Those Carpet Squares Just Won't Stick

1/24/2019 (Permalink)

Have you ever been walking through your office building or the apartment complex you manage and felt a "bubble" in the flooring? Carpet de-lamination is a condition where the secondary backing of the carpet is detached from the primary backing or where the glue loses its stick to your sub-flooring. If this were to happen to your carpets during a water loss situation, we are required to remove any carpet affected by the water as the carpet has become irreparable and once we have removed the damaged carpet we would place the appropriate drying equipment down to remove any remaining moisture in the area.

With SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa North being a preferred vendor of multiple insurance agencies and many local property management companies, know we are always "Here to Help."

When the Ceiling Rains

1/24/2019 (Permalink)

Downtown Tuscaloosa has commercial properties that house many businesses within a single building. At SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa North, we have seen the top floor business suffer from a damage causing at least one business below to also suffer from a water or fire loss. SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa First Responders will "chase: or follow the water making sure we do not leave any part of the business untreated. This will help prevent the possibility of secondary damage in the building such as odors or microbial growth. Long term, untreated water or fire damage can cause discoloration; as well as warping or de-lamination of flooring, the structure/strength of drywall or ceiling tile. If your business suffers from a water damage, please call SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa North. We are always "Here to Help."

Commercial Sewage Back Up

8/22/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial buildings tend to have multiple restrooms and with that comes an infinite opportunity for plumbing issues. 

SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa North has responded many times throughout town on issues with plumbing. Whether it be the indefinite construction work on our roads or tenants that forget what is considered biodegradable and allowed to go in the plumbing system. SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa North was there and cleaning up the mess. We are here to make sure your business is not stopped longer than it needs to be. Getting you back up and running faster. We use a combination of cleaning, deodorizing and antimicrobial chemicals so that your hallways look Like it Never Even Happened®

Call SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa North 24/7 for your commercial emergency service needs. 205-553-8377

Pin Hole Leaks

5/29/2018 (Permalink)

According to repairmyleak.com, there are a couple forms of corrosion in copper pipes, but pitting corrosion is most likely to culminate in pinhole leaks in plumbing systems made of copper. 

"Pitting corrosion is the non-uniform localized attack of the wall of a copper tube, pipe, or fittings initiated on the inside surface of copper water pipes. Usually, only small areas of the metal surface are attacked.

Pitting corrosion can be classified into three types:

Type I 
cause: Hard Water
Type I pitting is associated with hard or moderately hard waters with a pH between 7 and 7.8, and it is most likely to occur in cold water. The pitting is deep and narrow, and results in pipe failure.

Type II 
cause: Soft Water
Type II pitting occurs only in certain soft waters, with a pH below 7.2 and occurs rarely in temperatures below 140° F. The pitting that occurs is narrower than in Type I, but still results in pipe failure.

Type III 
cause: Cold, Soft Water High PH
Type III pitting occurs in cold soft waters having a pH above 8.0. It is a more generalized form of pitting, which tends to be wide and shallow and results in blue water, byproduct releases, or pipe blockage."

Call SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa North if your commercial building suffers from a pinhole leak. 

Continuing Education Courses

1/31/2018 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa North can offer your business continuing education credits. We can teach everything from Molde Remediation, Water Restoration, Decontamination and more to ensure that your agents get the education they need to assist clients. 

We are working towards a facility to host open classes, but currently offer in office  courses. With the in office courses, we are able to work around your busy schedule and set a course or a marathon based on when your office has the least traffic. 

We enjoy being able to do these one on one courses with the local insurance agents and adjusters and would be happy to schedule a course or two. Please give us a call at 205-339-5022 and a representative will call and assist with scheduling. 

Fire Damage to Your Belongings

1/24/2018 (Permalink)

Fire Damage to artificial plants and hanging wall art

The importance of contents coverage whether you are renting or you own your property is so important. Making sure your coverage is enough to cover even the little items is just as important. These things add up when you are having to replace your entire home.

We may protect our homes as best as we can from a fire, but surrounding homes or apartments can also be the cause. A small fire turned into a huge fire very quickly in this property because it could not be contained in time. 

Some contents can be saved by a textiles company or by SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa with soot cleaning or refinishing. There are some items, however, that go beyond the ability of even experienced restoration companies. To have a professional look at your soot damaged property and find out if it can be saved, call 205-339-5022.

When a Commercial Sprinkler System Goes Off

1/10/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial Fire Sprinkler Damage

A commercial sprinkler system is a great way to put a small or large fire out very quickly. In condos or apartments, when you get cooks that are not Michelin star chefs, these sprinkler systems can protect your building from major fire damage. 

These sprinklers, however, have the power to release 250 gallons of water per minute. Which can cause a major water damage. Especially if you have multiple heads start going off at one time. 

SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa has responded to several local commercial businesses that have experienced sprinkler heads going off. In this picture, you will see some of the damage a large amount of water can do to ceilings and walls. While this is inconvenient for the business and for a tenant, the safety it provides versus the damage a fire can cause is well worth the inconvenience. 

If your commercial business suffers a fire or water loss such as this, please give us a call. We can help from start to finish with mitigation and reconstruction! 205-229-5022

Commercial Vehicle Water Damage

12/6/2017 (Permalink)

Staining from liquids in a vehicle.

Occasionally, you may leave your sun roof open after to much fun at a University of Alabama sports game! We have seen it happen a time or two. Maybe three... Depending on your environment and how much water invaded your car, you may actually have a water damage that you should handle with care. Mildew or soured smells happen often in the south when it is hot and muggy outdoors and your car upholstery is wet. SERVPRO® of Tuscaloosa has handled many water damage claims in vehicles for some of our commercial clients. Ensuring proper deodorization and getting rid of major staining within the vehicle. If your commercial business vehicles suffered and need some major deodorization, do not hesitate to call us at 205-339-5022. 

Tuscaloosa Apartments

8/8/2017 (Permalink)

Our Veteran Carpet Cleaner with 25 years experience 2017 Turn Season.

With over 25 years experience, SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa has a strong team of individuals ready to handle your commercial carpet cleaning. Each year, the last few weeks of July and first of August, students begin moving out. As a property manager, you know how busy this gets with paperwork, keys, deposits, etc. It tears on your staff physically and mentally. SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa is prepared to help your apartments be prepared for the new round of students!

Be sure to call and get your rep to get you on the carpet cleaning schedule before we reach capacity. In 2017, we have started early on some smaller complexes and will be doing multiple buildings for a few of the larger Tuscaloosa apartment complexes. 

Call us at 205-339-5022

Dirty Odor. . . Clear it Up

5/22/2017 (Permalink)

Hack for Stinky Garbage Disposals

Odor Removal


Your basic cleaning service is not going to have the expertise to effectively deodorize your home. Take advantage of SERVPRO’s residential cleaning services to remove unwanted odors.


We have the training and equipment to identify and eliminate these offensive odors. By identifying the cause of the odor and determining the conditions in which it contacts surfaces, the odor can often be removed over time without a trace. Our technicians have access to several odor removal products capable of penetrating surfaces to neutralize an unpleasant odor thoroughly.


The science of identifying and eliminating odors can be a tricky thing, so give us a call, and leave the restoration to us.


Life happens.


Kids spill drinks, pets have accidents and homes get dirty. SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa has the expertise to provide a deeper clean than your basic house cleaning service.


We want to make things easier on you this year. Put your feet up and give us a call.


Need Commercial Cleaning Services?


                       205-339-5022

Flooding from Heavy Rains

1/4/2017 (Permalink)

Commercial Flooding in Tuscaloosa County

There's never a convenient time for water damage to strike your Tuscaloosa commercial property. Every hour spent cleaning up is an hour of lost revenue and productivity. When Alabama has suffered a severe drought in 2016 and 2017 has decided to bring heavy rainfall, many businesses and homes were not prepared. When the need for professional emergency restoration services arises, we have the training and expertise to respond promptly with highly trained technicians to get your property back to business. Our company is IICRC in Water Restoration and can help get your Tuscaloosa County business back up and running quickly, saving you time and from losing more revenue.


Call SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa for all your commercial water emergencies today!


        205-339-5022


We are always "here to help" our Tuscaloosa community.

Is your business ready?

12/20/2016 (Permalink)

Over 50% of businesses never reopen once a disaster has struck. The thought process is “what is the likelihood it would happen to me.” We get busy in our work life and home life and just expect everyone to know how to handle an emergency situation.


 



  1. Implement an ERP (emergency ready program {plan}

    1. Show your employees emergency exits

    2. Fire extinguishers

    3. First aid

    4. Water shut-off valve

    5. Fire alarms




If you do not know where these are in your building, SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa can do a free ERP program that links to your phone. Instantly giving you access to information you need in the event of a fire or water emergency.


 



  1. Designate one or two people to make sure emergency necessities are in date.


Did you know items expire? Fire extinguishers, first aid kits, smoke alarms all of these things can go out of date. Make sure to set a schedule to monitor these things. A great tip is when your filters get changed check the dates or batteries in the smoke alarms. Don’t rely on the alarms to notify you when the batteries are low!


 



  1. Know who to call in emergencies. There are changes that your employees may be in office and you be out of office. Make sure they know who to call in the event of a fire or water damage. That is another great asset of SERVPRO’s ERP app. You can list the names and numbers off all important contacts during and after emergencies. Even you SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa rep!!


Call SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa 205-339-5022 for a commercial ERP appointment for free or talk to your rep the next time they are in!

Why your business wants an IICRC restoration company.

12/20/2016 (Permalink)

 When Tuscaloosa water damage impacts your commercial property, you want professionals to help get you back in business. SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa works closely with insurance companies to get you back up and running in a quick manner.  As business leaders know, contacting a professional water damage restoration company is typically the first step to restoring your property. However, many individuals do not know how to select the most exceptional, ethical company. If this is the case for you, it's important to know that hiring an IICRC-certified company will prove advantageous. Learn more about why this is the case by reviewing this short outline: 


 What Is The IICRC?


The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) is a professional certification organization within the restoration, cleaning, and inspection industries.


 How Do Companies Obtain Certification?


To obtain IICRC certification, water remediation companies have to conform to specific criteria. Some of the criteria include:


 



  1. Provide consumers with accurate data

  2. Conduct business processes with integrity and honesty

  3. Ensure that a trained technician is present for all work assignments

  4. Ensure that a continuing education program is in place

  5. Maintain policies for written complaints

  6. Hold liability insurance


 


Why Choose an IICRC-Certified Company?


 


There is a wide variety of forms water damage can take. Some of them include flooding, a burst pipe, sump pump overflow, and sewage backup. Irrespective of the cause, however, the end result is substantive damage. In fact, standing liquid can lead to severe property damage as well as mold infestation. For this reason, it's essential that you attain water damage restoration services from a qualified team of professionals.


 Doing a Google search for the key phrase "water damage restoration" will produce over 500,000 results. To narrow your selection, it's a good idea to limit your search to companies that have obtained their certification from the IICRC. Because the IICRC is efficient in establishing reference guides and industry standards regarding water damage restoration and mold removal, companies that have been certified by the organization will likely offer you the excellent, effective services you want.


 SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa also offers a 24/7 365 service for their customers. You can call 205-339-5022 for your commercial emergency.

ERP and Why Your Business Needs One

12/7/2016 (Permalink)

Emergency Ready Plan and why you need one:


 



  1. SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa will do one for your business for F-R-E-E

  2. It can provide those in your office with the knowledge at their fingertips to get a handle on the disaster.

  3. Your supervisor will have a list of emergency contacts at their fingertips.

  4. Your staff will be prepared on what to do to get your doors reopened faster keeping YOU from losing clients and money.


More than 60% of small businesses in the U.S. do not have formal emergency response plans & do not back-up their data off site.


No Plan Means You Are Less Likely to Recover



  • 80% of companies that do not recover from a disaster within 1 month are likely to go out of business.

  • 75% of companies without a business contingency plan fail within 3 years of a disaster.

  • 70% of small business that experience major data loss go out of business within a year.

  • 43% of companies that experience catastrophic data loss never reopen.

  • 51% of companies with data loss closed within 2 years.

  • 80% of companies that do not recover from a disaster within 1 month are likely to go out of business.

  • 75% of companies without a business contingency plan fail within 3 years of a disaster.


The SERVPRO® Ready Plan is a tool for property managers and owners, both residential and commercial. It allows for the creation of an Emergency Ready Profile. Please contact SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa today to setup your FREE Emergency Ready Profile 205-339-5022.