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Fire Escape Planning Tips

5/13/2020 (Permalink)

  Fire Escape Planning Tips

Through some fires are unbelievable acts of nature or unpredictable accidents, many fires int the home or workplace are available. The following tips, courtesy of the NFPA, can help reduce the likelihood of a fire in your business or home. 

The following are several tips that could potentially save your life or the life of a loved one should a fire break out in your home or business. 

  • Install a smoke alarm on every level of your home. 
  • Test smoke alarm batteries every month and change them at least once a year. 
  • Consider installing a 10-year lithium battery-powered smoke alarm. 
  • Practice finding your way out of the house with your eyes closed, crawling or staying low and feeling your way out of the house. 
  • Remember to escape first, then notify the fire department. 

We are Cleaning Experts

5/6/2020 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Westlake is Here to Help during this time in need

During this unprecedented time caused by the global pandemic of coronavirus, this is a reminder to our customers that we are specialists in cleaning services, and we adhere to the highest cleaning and sanitation standards.

Specialized Training

We are prepared to clean and disinfect your home or business, according to protocols set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We have years of experience in dealing with biological contaminants, and we will go beyond the scope of work that regular janitorial staff perform on a daily basis.

The CDC encourages cleaning of high-touch surfaces such as counters, tabletops, doorknobs, light switches, bathroom fixtures, toilets, phones, keyboards, tablets and tables. Other spaces mentioned in the CDC’s guidance for commercial spaces include:

  • Kitchen/Food Areas
  • Bathrooms
  • Schools/Classrooms
  • Offices
  • Retail Spaces
  • Water Fountains
  • Shelving/Racks
  • Sales Counters
  • Carpets and Rugs
  • Stair Handrails
  • Elevator Cars
  • Playground Equipment
  • Fitness Equipment

Specialized Products

The CDC recommends usage of a labeled hospital-grade disinfectant with claims against similar pathogens to the coronavirus. Multiple products in the SERVPRO product line carry the EPA-approved emerging pathogens claims. While there is currently no product tested against this particular strain of the coronavirus, we are following all guidelines as provided by the CDC and local authorities.

Call Today for a Proactive Cleaning

If your home or business needs deep cleaning services, call the experts today – SERVPRO of Westlake - 213-315-5136

Water and Fire Damage Restoration

3/2/2020 (Permalink)

SERVPRO is the industry leader in the cleanup and restoration industry. Whether is your home or business, we provide emergency mitigation services. If your property experiences a water or a fire loss. With nearly 1,700 U.S and Canadian Franchise locations, we are strategically positioned throughout the nation to be faster to any size disaster. This allows us to restore properties faster and get you back into you home or business quicker. 

Call the Cleanup Team!

3/1/2020 (Permalink)

Call the CLEANUP TEAM that's faster to any size disaster. 

THERE IS NEVER A GOOD TIME for storm waters to flood your property or fire to smoke out your home or business. Disasters seem to strike at the worst possible moment. 

According to statistics gathered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), residential structure fires peak between 4 p.m and 6 p.m - right when manny offices are closing up for the day. 

Fires don't abide by the 9-to-5 work day, that's why you need a cleanup and restoration company that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. No matter what time of night or day, help is just a phone call away. 

Call Us Today 213-315-5136

Fire Restoration

3/1/2020 (Permalink)

SERVPRO is the industry leader in the cleanup and restoration industry. Whether is your home or business, we provide emergency mitigation services if your property experiences a fire loss. With nearly 1,700 U.S and Canada Franchise locations, we are strategically positioned throughout the nation to be faster to any size of disaster. This allow us to restore properties faster and get you back into your home or business quicker. 

Timely, efficient mitigation is the key to reducing cost and minimizing business interruption. The sooner restoration and cleanup begins, the sooner your home or business can resume your everyday lives. 

When fire and water take control of your life, contact SERVPRO of Westlake Professionals to help you take it back. 

"Like it never even happened." 

Did you Know?

3/1/2020 (Permalink)

When fire and water take control of your life, SERVPRO of Westlake helps you take it back. 

Did you know, one of the easiest way to protect yourself during severe weather is to have a weather radio in your home? A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) weather radio is just as important as having a fire alarm. A weather radio design to alert you to dangerous weather situations such as an approaching tornado. It allows you to be warned ahead of approaching storms providing you time to seek shelter. A weather radio is the most reliable source for weather alerts. 

There are many different weather radios available for purchase, but there are a few key features to consider before selecting one. 

Call Us Today 213-315-5136 

Fire Prevention

3/1/2020 (Permalink)

Hear the BEEP where you SLEEP

Every Bedroom Needs a Working Alarm!

Half of home fire deaths happen between 11 p.m and 7 a.m.. when most people are asleep. 

  • For the best protection, install interconnected smoke alarms in your home. When one sounds, they all sounds. 
  • Install smoke alarms in every bedroom. Outside each separate sleeping area, and on every level of the home, including basement. Larger homes may need more alarms. 

Test alarms at least once a month by pushing the test button. Replace all smoke alarms when they are 10 years old or if they do not sound when tested. Some people specially children and older adults, may need to help to wake up. Make sure someone will wake them if the smoke alarm sounds.

When the smoke alarm sounds, get outside and stay outside. Go to your outside meeting place. 

Call the fire department from a cellphone or a neighbors phone. Stay outside until the fire department says its safe to go back inside. 

Key Fire Safety Tips

3/1/2020 (Permalink)

Some fires are unavailable acts of nature or unpredictable accidents, many fires in the home and workplace are avoidable. The following tips , can help reduce the likelihood of a fire in your business or home. 

  • Watch your cooking- stay in the kitchen if you are frying, grilling or broiling food.
  • Give space heaters space- Keep space heaters at least three feet from anything that can burn. 
  • Smoke outside- If you must smoke inside, have a sturdy, deep ashtray. Never smoke in bed. 
  • Inspect electrical cords- Replace cords that are cracked, damage have broken plugs or have loose connections. 
  • Be careful when using candles- Keep candles at least one foot from anything that can burn. Blow them out before you leave the room or go to sleep. 
  • Install smoke alarms- Install smoke alarms on every level of your office or home and inside bedrooms.
  • Install Sprinklers- Sprinklers can help maintain and sometimes even extinguisher fires, giving your local fire department a better chance of saving your property.  

Key Fire Safety Tips

3/1/2020 (Permalink)

Some fires are unavailable acts of nature or unpredictable accidents, many fires in the home and workplace are avoidable. The following tips , can help reduce the likelihood of a fire in your business or home. 

  • Watch your cooking- stay in the kitchen if you are frying, grilling or broiling food.
  • Give space heaters space- Keep space heaters at least three feet from anything that can burn. 
  • Smoke outside- If you must smoke inside, have a sturdy, deep ashtray. Never smoke in bed. 
  • Inspect electrical cords- Replace cords that are cracked, damage have broken plugs or have loose connections. 
  • Be careful when using candles- Keep candles at least one foot from anything that can burn. Blow them out before you leave the room or go to sleep. 
  • Install smoke alarms- Install smoke alarms on every level of your office or home and inside bedrooms.
  • Install Sprinklers- Sprinklers can help maintain and sometimes even extinguisher fires, giving your local fire department a better chance of saving your property.  

Flooded basement in Los Angeles

3/1/2020 (Permalink)

A basement can flood at any time, although most often occurs during heavy rainfall. Basements are inherently prone to flooding because they are the lowest level of a building and are normally built partly or entirely below grown level. There are a number of reasons why your Los Angeles basement could flood. including:

  • A blocked or failed sewer lateral pipe
  • Heavy rain causes surface water to pool around your home
  • Storm sewer backup
  • Sanitary sewer backup
  • Foundation drainage failure 
  • Water supply-line break or hot-water tank failure 
  • And many more

We use advance inspection and monitoring equipment to determine your home structure is actually dry. 

If water damage is not handle quickly and properly, it can cause severe damage to your home structure not to mention the potential harmful health effects of mold. 

Have Questions? Call Us Today- 213-315-5136