Monthly Archives: December 2017

New Year’s Safety 2018

Countdown to the new year! And with that, drinking, partying, and celebrating. We all enjoy bonfires, sparklers, and fireworks to start off the new year with a bang! Fire and fireworks can be fun, but they can also be dangerous if used carelessly. in fact, fireworks alone were responsible for some 11,000 injuries in 2016 alone.… Read More »

SERVPRO Emergency Ready Profile

Is your business ready for disaster? We here at SERVPRO Ft. Lauderdale North and SERVPRO of Plantation have always emphasized how important it is to have disaster plans in place for your home or business, but did you know that we have an app that can make disaster mitigation easier for you and your business?… Read More »

5 Mold Myths Debunked with Mold Fact

There are a lot of misconceptions and misunderstandings about mold in Fort Lauderdale and Plantation. Today, SERVPRO Ft. Lauderdale North and SERVPRO of Plantation are going to debunk the old mold myth with some mold fact! Mold Myth: I can just get rid of mold with bleach. Mold Fact: Not true! Although some types of mold can be killed… Read More »

Killing VS Removing Mold: Proper Mold Remediation

So you may be thinking “I have mold, why don’t I just spray it with chemicals like bleach or fungicides? That’ll take care of it, right?” The answer: “No way!” There’s a big difference in killing VS removing mold- and it could impact your health! Working in South Florida, SERVPRO Ft. Lauderdale North and SERVPRO of… Read More »

Water Class: What Does It Mean?

When it comes to water damage restoration, part of SERVPRO Ft. Lauderdale North’s and SERVPRO of Plantation’s assessment process includes categorizing the water loss into four standardized classes. Knowing the water class makes it easier to treat and mitigate a water loss.   Water Class 1 The IICRC defines class 1 water as: “The lowest and… Read More »

Holiday Fire Safety Tips 2017

During this time of year, we cannot stress enough how important fire safety is. Almost every wintertime holiday celebration involves candles, bonfires, or other potential fire hazards. In 2016 alone, 3,390 civilians died in fire-related incidents- the majority of which occur around the holidays. Stay safe this holiday season by following these holiday fire safety… Read More »

Water Damage? Here’s What You Need To Do

So you found some water damage in your home or business and don’t know what to do next. SERVPRO Ft. Lauderdale North and SERVPRO of Plantation are here to help!   Step one: Identify and fix the source of the water Has it been raining a lot lately and flooded your kitchen? Did the storefront… Read More »