As I write this, the sun has yet to come up to reveal the full damage cause by tropical storm Michael as it passed through Southern Maryland over night. SERVPRO of Calvert County has been receiving a high number of phone calls with reports of flooded basements. The majority of the calls regard water damaged basements from sump pump failures due to power outages. The overwhelming majority of the home owners in Southern Maryland that experiencing water damage still do not have power restored to their homes. In the event you are experiencing a water damage, contact SERVPRO of Calvert County right away, ensure the health and safety of the homes occupants, and take measures to salvage personal belongings and valuables. SERVPRO of Calvert County will be out ASAP to make it "Like it never even happened."
Due to its uncomfortable nature, Trauma scene cleanup is a topic that is rarely considered until something happens.
Once the need for trauma scene cleaning is required it is generally accompanied by a high level of emotional distress, which is compounded by the fact that most people have no idea what options they have.
That's where the Trauma Scene and Bio-recovery experts at SERVPRO of St. Mary's and Calvert County come in. SERVPRO of St. Mary's and Calvert has been providing trauma scene cleaning services in St. Mary's and Calvert county for more than 15 years. SERVPRO production managers have been independently trained and certified through the American Bio Recovery Association. This training allows them to provide the highest level of technical expertise and professional service.
SERVPRO of St. Mary's and Calvert County sincerely hopes that no-one ever has to deal with a trauma scene situation. But, we take pride in knowing that, if the unthinkable happens, we are always here to help.
HVAC System Cleaning
Duct cleaning equipment
SERVPRO of Calvert County just took delivery of our new duct cleaning system produced by Nikro Industries.
SERVPRO of Calvert County has been providing HVAC system cleaning services to the homes and business of Southern Maryland for over 20 years.
With NADCA (North American Duct Cleaning Association) certified and background checked technicians, following industry standard processes and using the latest in HVAC system cleaning and inspection equipment. We are confident that, when given the opportunity, SERVPRO of Calvert County will perform to the highest standards.
Whether your're in a brand new home, or office building, or it's been at least 5 years since the system was cleaned, duct cleaning can greatly improve indoor air quality and increase the efficiency of your HVAC system.
Give SERVPRO of Calvert County a call today to schedule your no cost estimate and start enjoying cleaner air and a more efficient HVC System.
Celebrating 34 years
Vince and Sherry Whittles Enjoying Seattle at the 2017 SERVPRO Convention
2017 marks the 34th year in business for SERVPRO of St. Mary's and Calvert owners Vince and Sherry Whittles. Over the past 34 years SERVPRO has witnessed the tremendous growth experienced throughout Southern Maryland. The business was originally operated from the basement of a local home with 4 employees and route 235 was two lanes each way. Since that time SERVPRO of St. Mary's and Calvert has grown to be a pillar of the business community, owning commercial space, employing over 20 people and the Whittles family has raised 4 children. Never one to settle, SERVPRO has plans for expansion and even great involvement in the Southern Maryland community.
"Being part of the business community in Calvert and St. Mary's county has been a huge honor and we look forward to the next 34 years in business" V. Whittles
Carpet Cleaning in Progress
Did you know that SERVPRO of St. Mary's and Calvert offers carpet cleaning.
SERVPRO of St. Mary's and Calvert has been providing residential and commercial carpet cleaning services since we opened our doors in 1984.
With our list of production managers averaging 13 years of experience providing carpet cleaning services. We are confident our level of service is second to none.
SERVPRO of St. Marys and Calvert also provided no cost estimates. This gives our production managers the opportunity to inspect the areas to be cleaned, and provide an accurate cost without using high pressure sales methods.
Using state of the art equipment and IICRC approved cleaning methods SERVPRO of St. Mary's and Calvert can improve the appearance and condition of the carpets in your home or business.
Call SERVPRO of St. Mary's and Calvert today to schedule your free estimate!
Southern Maryland Residence: Follow These Mold Safety Tips If You Suspect Mold.
Be careful! Without proper training, you could be spreading mold throughout your home.
If you see visible mold, do not disturb it. You can inadvertently spread the mold infestation throughout your home. When mold is disturbed, the mold can release microscopic mold spores which become airborne and can circulate inside your home.
What to Do:
- Stay out of affected areas.
- Turn off the HVAC system and fans.
- Contact SERVPRO of St. Mary's and Calvert for mold remediation services.
What Not to Do:
- Don’t touch or disturb the mold.
- Don’t blow air across any surfaces with visible or suspected mold growth.
- Don’t attempt to dry the area yourself.
- Don’t spray bleach or other disinfectants on the mold.
About Our Mold Remediation Services
SERVPRO of St. Mary's and Calvert specializes in mold cleanup and restoration, in fact, it’s a cornerstone of our business. Our crews are highly trained restoration professionals that use specialized equipment and techniques to properly remediate your mold problem quickly and safely.
If You See Signs of Mold, Call Us Today – 301-862-9500 or 410-535-4733
IICRC Certified Firm
SERVPRO of St. Mary's and Calvert is an IICRC firm. The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) creates the standards for the restoration industry and provides training and certification to restoration companies. IICRC Certified Firms have the right to display the IICRC Certified Logo.
IICRC Certified Firms must
• Present accurate information to consumers and conduct business with honesty and integrity.
• Require a technician on all jobs who has been formally trained and passed all required tests.
• Require a continuing education program to keep technicians up-to-date on the latest changes in the industry.
• Maintain liability insurance to protect all parties in the event of an accident.
• Maintain a written complaint policy and agree to Better Business Bureau or similar arbitration to resolve disputes, and accept the conclusions and recommendations of arbitration.
The IICRC Develops The Standards For The Restoration Industry
The IICRC has been the driving force in establishing the main industry standards and reference guides for professional carpet cleaning, water damage restoration and mold remediation. These IICRC standards take years to develop and require the coordination of experts in the field: manufacturers, industry organizations, insurance professionals, training schools, contractors, and public health professionals.
Every five years, the standards are reviewed and updated. The water damage restoration field changes rapidly with advancements in technology and science, and therefore the standards must evolve to keep pace.
About SERVPRO of St. Mary's and Calvert
SERVPRO of St. Mary's and Calvert specializes in the cleanup and restoration of residential and commercial property after a fire, smoke or water damage event. Our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration and we are an IICRC Certified Firm. We believe in continuous training: from initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regular IICRC-industry certification, rest assured our staff is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property.