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Water Damage in Valparaiso, IN School

When it comes to the learning environment of children, it is important to hire the best.  We are proud to say that our SERVPRO technicians removed the water damaged materials and restored safe and healthy classrooms conditions.  

Church Floods in Lowell, Indiana

SERVPRO of Benton, Jasper, Newton and Southern Lake Counties is able to help on both commercial and residential losses. This photo shows a church basement being stabilized after it flooded and went undiscovered for 5 days. The crews removed the affected drywall, insulation and carpet on Sunday in preparation for steam cleaning on Monday.

Water Damage in Saint John, Indiana

Sump pumps can struggle to keep up during heavy rain events. The basement of this Saint John home flooded when it rained for several days in a row and water was coming in faster than the pump could pump it out. In the photo, you can see the water traveling throughout the carpet. If you want to prevent this from happening in your home consider installing a secondary backup sump pump.

Content Packout for Mold Remediation In Lowell, Indiana

This home had so much mold in the crawlspace that the subfloor and flooring of multiple rooms had to be removed. To facilitate that removal SERVPRO of Benton, Jasper, Newton and Southern Lake Counties packed and stored the contents sitting on the floor. This photo shows our crew wrapping the furniture so that it does not get damaged in transit or storage.

Storm Damage in Lowell, Indiana

Sewage backed up in this Lowell, Indiana home after heavy rains. Crews removed the affected drywall, insulation, carpet and carpet pad. Then they cleaned the concrete and wood framing. This after photo shows the home after SERVPRO completed the cleaning.

Basketball Court In Basement Floods in Saint John, Indiana

When this homeowner built a basketball court in his basement in Saint John, Indiana he knew that someday his sump pump might fail. When it did he called SERVPRO of Benton, Jasper, Newton and Southern Lake Counties to do the water mitigation. Crews came the same Saturday he discovered the damage to detach the plastic floor tiles and remove the rubber pad. After the structure was dried they cleaned the tiles with antimicrobial so that they could be reinstalled. The tiles were labeled and kept in order so that the reinstallation would go quickly. The photo shows the tiles being detached and stacked so that the rubber pad can be torn out.

Preventing Mold in Crown Point

The homeowner was very concerned about potential mold growth after his home flooded in Crown Point, Indiana. SERVPRO of Benton, Jasper, Newton and Southern Lake Counties was onsite within 24 hours of the water coming in. SERVPRO was able to extract the water, dry the home and apply an antimicrobial to prevent mold from growing. If water causes damage in your home call us at 219-779-7577 to do the cleanup before mold can take root!

Removing Drywall and Insulation in Lowell After Pipe Break

This photo shows our SERVPRO technician removing insulation after a pipe broke in the wall of this Lowell, Indiana home. He is removing the drywall and insulation so that he can dry the structural wood behind it.

Crown Point - Big Storms Call for Multiple Crews

This Crown Point, Indiana basement flooded after a recent storm. SERVPRO of Benton, Jasper, Newton and Southern Lake Counties had multiple crews working around the clock to dry out homes in Saint John, Cedar Lake, Dyer, Lowell and Crown Point. In this photo, a second crew stopped by to help the first crew finish up before they each headed to their next ones.

Commercial Water Damage in Cedar Lake Crawlspace

Not many spaces are too tight for our crews or equipment. This property owner called SERVPRO of Benton, Jasper, Newton and Southern Lake Counties when his tenant's told him their crawlspace flooded. In this photo you can see our dehumidifier working hard to dry the space after our crews removed the wet insulation. The building owner was happy we were able to help make it "Like it never even happened." all while he was in another time zone.

Mold Removal in Cedar Lake, Indiana

SERVPRO of Benton, Jasper, Newton and Southern Lake Counties technicians had to remove drywall, insulation and trim at this cedar lake home. Mold grew when the homeowner's sump pump failed and the home wasn't promptly dried. The crew removed the microbial growth and treated the structural wood so that the home is ready for repairs.

Mold After House Fire

Microbial growth was spotted at this home in Olympia Fields, Illinois after firefighters used hundreds of gallons of water to put out the flames. SERVPRO technicians were dispatched to set air scrubbers to reduce the amount of mold that spread throughout the home.

Removing Tile Floor After Water Damage in Crown Point, Indiana

A drain backed up in this Crown Point, Indiana home, ruining the floor. In this photo, you can see our technician removing the affected flooring and bagging it for disposal.

Lead Testing Before Demolition after Fire in Cedar Lake, Indiana

At SERVPRO of Benton, Jasper, Newton and Southern Lake Counties we take lead seriously. Anytime we need to remove building materials which could contain lead paint we test prior to starting demolition to make sure the demolition is done safely.

Hurricane Irma Floods Jacksonville, Florida Homes

SERVPRO of Benton, Jasper, Newton and Southern Lake Counties sent two crews to help clean up after hurricane Irma flooded homes in the Jacksonville, Florida area. The pictured home had to have the bottom 4' of drywall, insulation, paneling and trim removed. All the contents were packed and brought to a nearby facility for storage.

Mold After Hurricane Irma

Mold grew throughout this home in Saint Augustine, Florida after flooding from Hurricane Irma. SERVPRO of Benton, Jasper, Newton and Southern Lake Counties sent two crews to help with the cleanup.

Fire Damage in South Holland, Indiana

Fire spread quickly throughout this home in South Holland, Indiana. The homeowner was elated that SERVPRO was able to save a large wooden trunk that was close to the source of loss. If your home has a fire, call 219-779-7577 to have our technicians make it, "Like it never even happened."

Nursing Home Sprinkler System Break

This nursing home in Dyer Indiana had high praise for our Project Manager after he mitigated their structure. The nursing home was able to stay open throughout the project. This photo shows SERVPRO's state of the art drying equipment in action.

The Icicle in the Pipe

An icicle formed in the sprinkler system of a hospital after temperatures dropped well below freezing. Fortunately, no one was hurt when the pipe burst and the icicle shot across the room. Our crews were called out to clean up the water from the pipe that flooded dozens of rooms in Crown Point, Indiana.

Initial Inspection

The initial inspection of the property allows our crews to determine what has been affected by the fire/smoke/water/mold damage and what steps need to be taken to restore your home. In this photo, you can see our Production Manager meeting with a homeowner after walking through the property. SERVPRO of Benton, Jasper, Newton and Southern Lake Counties always walks through the property to assess the damage because often there is more damage than is visible to the naked eye.

The Production Manager was able to dispatch several crews to complete the mitigation quickly and efficiently because the initial walk-through allowed her and the customer to determine all of the necessary steps to restore the property and make it "Like it never even happened."

Commercial Water Damage Training

We take training very seriously here at SERVPRO of Benton, Jasper, Newton and Southern Lake Counties. Above is training of a new employee on the best practices of water extraction. The extraction wand is one of the most useful tools that our employees use. This employee is correctly moving the wand from a forward to back motion that helps gather excess moisture into one isolated area. The wand comes in several different sizes for all types of extraction jobs and connects to a central pump inside our water vans. Our water vans can be placed up to 200 feet away for water extraction, which means less noise and less crowding when you are conducting business.

Call us today for all of your commercial clean up jobs!

Flood Cleanup After Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma brought over a foot of water into the garage and laundry room of this St Augustine, Florida home. The residents contacted SERVPRO of Benton, Jasper, Newton and Southern Lake Counties to set drying equipment and apply antimicrobial after they removed the wet drywall and insulation.

Small but Powerful Equipment

Like in any business, every hour of downtime can have devastating effects on your company’s overall functionality. In every hour that you are not able to conduct business stresses not only your bottom line, but also stresses your employees. This means longer days for your employees and more stress keeping them motivated. The best course of action is to efficiently and effectively conduct remediation efforts as soon as a problem is realized – that means calling SERVPRO.

Here at SERVPRO of Benton, Jasper, Newton and Southern Lake Counties, we understand your company’s concerns. Our highly-trained technicians utilize the most efficient, low volume and low profile machines to effectively restore your business back to normal. These state of the art air scrubbers, air movers, vacuums, and dehumidifiers allow our technicians to place equipment out of the way so you can still conduct business while the restoration process is completed. Call us today!

Floor Drying Systems

This photo shows our specialty floor drying system in action. It is used to vacuum out air from the grout between the tiles so that the floor can be saved. Both the insurance adjuster and customer were very concerned about the tile floor because it continues from the bathroom into the hallway and kitchen. The adjuster did not want to replace it unless absolutely necessary because replacement would come at a high cost. The homeowner did not want to live through a several room home renovation. Both were ecstatic that we were able to use our equipment to save the floor.

DIY Project

Sometimes, the “do it yourself” jobs are better be left to the professionals. There are three categories of water that without the proper equipment and training can led to numerous disease-ridden problems. SERVPRO of Benton, Jasper, Newton, and Southern Lake Counties is at the ready to help with our team of highly trained technicians who are ready to tackle even the largest commercial job with and state-of-the-art equipment a propriety anti-microbial spray.

The above picture looks like a simple fix, right? WRONG. Very wrong. These are disease carrying category 3 waters (the same category as sewage waters) that have flooded into this client’s studio. If he would have let the water sit, his floors would have been ruined and his business would have had significant downtime. Luckily, our team was able to quickly mitigate the waters, sanitize the affected areas, and get their business back up and running.

Containment to Protect Unaffected Level During Mold Remediation

SERVPRO of Benton, Jasper, Newton and Southern Lake Counties technicians are trained to protect your home while we work. In this home, the main level was affected by mold after a water damage went undetected. The crews erected containment to prevent mold spores from spreading to the upper level, which was unaffected. They also set an air scrubber to remove mold spores from the air because they can become airborne during remediation. The homeowner was thrilled to see the precautions our crews took to prevent the damage from spreading. If you suspect mold is in your home, call us at 219-779-7577

Packout After Vehicle Accident in Ritchton Park, Illinois

This home was struck by a vehicle. The vehicle destroyed several windows and scratched the hardwood floors. SERVPRO of Benton, Jasper, Newton and Southern Lake Counties is packing the contents and storing them while the home is being put back together. This will make the repair process easier because the contents will not need to be moved between the affected rooms to access the flooring. The customers were very happy to learn their contents would be stored in our secure, climate controlled facility while their walls are being rebuilt.

HEPA Vacuuming During Mold Remediation

This home's furnace broke when a bird flew into the exhaust. Several pipes froze and burst while the homeowner was out of town, which led to water damage throughout the main level of the home. All of the affected floor, drywall and insulation had to be removed. The majority of the subfloor had to be removed as well due to swelling. In this photo, you can see our SERVPRO technician HEPA vacuuming the affected framing to remove mold spores. If suspect that there might be mold in your home don't hesitate to call us at 219-779-7577!

Unloading the Water Van After a Fire Loss

One of our technicians is unloading the van after cleaning a house in Saint John, Indiana. The customer had accidentally left her burner on low instead of turning it off when she ran next door to check on her neighbor. Her bacon continued to cook and left a greasy black soot on everything in her kitchen. Our technician was able to use SERVPRO chemicals, which are specially formulated to remove soot, to get her house back to preloss condition. Now that the house has been restored, our technician is unloading the van and restocking it for the next job.

Mold on Drywall in DeMotte Indiana

Our crews are trained to look for mold while they are removing building materials. On this loss, they had to remove the drywall because it got wet. Once they removed one side they discovered mold growing on the inside of the wall of an adjacent room. Mold growth like this is common after slow leaks.

Air Scrubber on Sewage Loss in Demotte

When sewage backs up into your home, your safety is our top priority. We place air scrubbers on all sewage losses to reduce the chance that anyone will get sick from the water.

Ultrasonic Cleaning Contents After a Fire

These contents were affected by soot after a fire in Lake Village Indiana. SERVPRO of Benton, Jasper, Newton and Southern Lake Counties was able to restore the contents with our state of the art ultrasonic system.

Weighted Extraction

After a water damage we need to remove as much water from the structure as quickly as possible. This weighted extractor lets us see the water as it is being removed from carpet and pad.

Extracting Water After a Storm in Schererville

In this photo you can see our van set up to extract water in a basement in Schererville, Indiana after a recent storm. Our truck mount can pump and haul water after a sump pump fails.

Board Up and Tarping in Lowell, Indiana

This customer's shingles blew off during a particularly windy storm. SERVPRO of Benton, Jasper, Newton and Southern Lake Counties was able to replace the shingles within hours of receiving the loss to prevent additional water from getting into the home. In this photo you can see the crew hard at work.

Tearing Out Carpet Pad After a Sump Pump Failure

When your sump pump fails the water that floods your basement can be filled with bacteria. We always recommend removing carpet pad if it has gotten wet after a sump pump failure. In this photo you can see the crew has lifted the carpet and removed the pad where it got wet. After everything is dried the torn out pad can be replaced and the carpet can be reinstalled.

Benton, Jasper, Newton & Southern Lake Counties Content Restoration

At SERVPRO® we have a restore first mentality. That means what matters to you matters to us, too. If you have a fire or water damage our trained crews will walk through the property with you to make a list of which items are the most valuable to you.

Benton, Jasper, Newton & Southern Lake Counties Emergency Ready Plan App

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. By developing a SERVPRO Emergency READY Profile for your home or business, you minimize business interruption by having an immediate plan of action. Knowing what to do and what to expect in advance is the key to timely mitigation and can help minimize how water and fire damage can affect your home or business. Give our office a call at 219-779-7577 to get assistance in setting up your home or business with our Emergency READY Profile app.

Benton, Jasper, Newton & Southern Lake Counties Storm Damage

The SERVPRO Disaster Recovery Team can provide help whether it’s a tornado, hurricane, blizzard or flood.  The SERVPRO System has a network of strategically positioned storm teams on standby should a disaster strike near you.  Available 24 hours a day and 365 days a year, SERVPRO of Benton, Jasper, Newton & Southern Lake Counties Professionals are prepared for the unpredictable.  Give us a call at (219) 779-7577.  We're here to help!

Benton, Jasper, Newton & Southern Lake Counties Mold Remediation

If your home or business has a mold infestation, you need to call us immediately.  Mold can cause health issues and should be removed asap!  Our team answers calls 24/7.  Give us a call at (219) 779-7577.  We're here to help!

Benton, Jasper, Newton & Southern Lake Counties Fire Damage

Do you have a significant amount of smoke and soot from a recent fire?  Are your family memories damaged?  Our SERVPRO of Benton, Jasper, Newton and Southern Lake Counties Professionals are able to quickly and completely clean the soot and clear the air of smoke odors.  We make disasters "Like it never even happened."  Our team answers calls 24/7.  Give us a call at (219) 779-7577.  We're here to help!

Benton, Jasper, Newton & Southern Lake Counties Water Damage

Got sewage backup?  Toilet overflowed? Busted Pipe?  We make it "Like it never even happened."  Our team answers calls 24/7.  Give us a call at (219) 779-7577.  We're here to help!