Monthly Archives: September 2017

Ozone Generators and Fire Restoration

Ozone is triatomic oxygen or enriched oxygen. Rather than having two atoms like in the oxygen we breathe, ozone has three bonded oxygen atoms. It is a strong oxidizing agent as well as a sterilizing agent most commonly used in fire restoration to eliminate smoke odors. We at SERVPRO Ft. Lauderdale North use machines known… Read More »

Water Loss Restoration Equipment

When water damage threatens your property, it’s important to call in a restoration company like SERVPRO Ft. Lauderdale North to mitigate the water right away, so no secondary damages occur. Since some water can be contaminated (such as flood waters or sewage leaks), do not try to clean it yourself. The professionals at SERVPRO Ft. Lauderdale… Read More »

Bonfire Safety: Keeping Your Family Safe This Season

Halloween candy is flooding into the stores, pumping spiced everything is approaching, and in South Florida, bonfire season is upon us! In the colder months when people have fun around outdoor fires with friends and loved ones, bonfire safety is the most important to ensure everyone has a good time and stays out of harm’s way.… Read More »

Lightning Safety and Education

Lightning strikes the Earth approximately 100 times every second. At up to one billion volts, it is one of the most powerful forces of nature. Due to the high amount of thunder storms, Florida is sometimes called the lightning capital of the world. It’s important for everyone living here in South Florida, or even just… Read More »

Mold Prevention: What You Can Do

Mold is everywhere- in the air, the water, the dirt, and even in the foods we eat. Molds and fungi can be beneficial to humans in a number of ways, but some molds that can form in buildings can be a huge health hazard. In south Florida, it’s impossible to be completely mold-free, but this… Read More »

Flood Preparation and What it Means for You

Flooding and flash floods can happen anywhere and to anyone. You may not think you’re at risk for flood damage, but even the highest and driest of places can be at risk, so it’s important to have a flood preparation plan. But first, let’s take a closer look at flooding and why it happens: Causes… Read More »