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April Theme of the Month

4/14/2021 (Permalink)

April Theme of the Month

Biohazard is a service that SERVPRO of Hardin/LaRue Counties provides that is often overlooked because of the nature of it. It is hard to discuss.

But it is also a service that if you had the need for it, would be really important to know who does it. Without the knowledge, many times people might try to clean this up themselves without first finding out the risks associated. There are many reasons why it is best to have a certified company come and take care of the problem, but two big reasons are listed below- 

  • Safety: Any remains or fluids that come out of a human or an animal are considered biohazard. Biohazard means that they could carry life threatening pathogens to the person cleaning up the area or whoever is simply exposed to them. When working with SERVPRO, you can trust that the cleanup will be done in the safest manner possible for everyone involved. Our staff has completed all of the proper trainings, including being registered and compliant with OSHA and FEMA guideline to clean up any type of biohazard.
  • Traumatic: Whenever we are called for this type of job, it is typically a very traumatic experience for the family, and it would be emotionally difficult to clean up the area when it is a traumatic loss. Having someone else come in will be easier on any family or loved ones.

Trust SERVPRO of Hardin/LaRue Counties with all your Water needs!

4/7/2021 (Permalink)

Trust SERVPRO of Hardin/LaRue Counties with all your Water needs!

What can SERVPRO do for me?

When calling us, you can expect both timely and friendly service on the phone. Our trained customer service representatives are ready to help the second you are connected. Our goal is to make the loss as easy as possible to help put your mind at ease every step of the way.

SERVPRO also strives to…

Quick Response Time

Being onsite as quickly as possible can help prevent more damage from happening to your home, business or contents. We do this by being open 24/7/365, even on holidays and weekends.

Fast Service Time

Unless otherwise requested by the home or business owner, emergency jobs will have a crew member onsite within 4 hours of the initial call.

Visual Inspection / Verbal Briefing

“Should I file an insurance claim or pay out of pocket?” is a common question we get.

Once onsite, our trained professionals have the ability to walk a property and to see what would be the best course of action for the home or business owner when it comes to payment method. We can help advise the insured on if it would be beneficial or not to file a claim.

Our goal is to make it “Like it never even happened."

BIG NEWS – WE ARE GROWING

3/30/2021 (Permalink)

BIG NEWS – WE ARE GROWING

After owning SERVPRO of Hardin/LaRue Counties for over 10 years, owners Dewayne and Lisa Cox, decided it was time for a new adventure.  As of March 25th, 2021, they are now officially the owners of 3 more franchises over the state of Kentucky. If you see Dewayne and Lisa Cox, give them a big congratulations, or send them a message showing your support. Continue to support local by calling us with any of your cleaning and restoration needs!

Message from Dewayne Cox:

“I am finally able to share the news! An adventure, and it’s official! We have expanded our SERVPRO services in KY.  We are very excited about the future and this certainly would not be possible without my family, friends, our amazing TEAM COX members & my SERVPRO corporate family.

Now proudly providing fire and water restoration in:

Allen, Barren, Hart, Green & Taylor Counties.

Butler, Ohio, Hopkins, Muhlenberg & Edmonson Counties.

Daviess County”

March Theme of the Month

3/18/2021 (Permalink)

March Theme of the Month

Hardin/LaRue Counties has been involved in something that is life changing for those we are serving: we have been on Storm. This term is when we travel to other places that have had damage caused by major disasters. In this case, our crews have been in Katy, Texas for almost a month working on cleaning and drying out homes and businesses. While being away from home is tough, it is well worth it to see the before and after of these homes and businesses and to know how much of a blessing it is to these worried home and business owners.

While Kentucky was not hit this time, it could be us next. Whenever anything goes south, remember SERVPRO. No matter the size, big or small, we can help and handle whatever you have going on.  Our goal is to make it “Like it never even happened.”

7 Ways to Prevent a Fire or Smoke

3/16/2021 (Permalink)

7 Ways to Prevent a Fire or Smoke

Dryer Lint

Clean filter each load you dry.

Frayed Cords

Frayed cords can easily combust and turn into a fire. Check for any issues before plugging in.

Safely Store Products 

Read labels and make sure to follow them accordingly, as some products are flammable if put near heat.

Fireplace Safety  

Make sure the flame is always under control and there is an adult present.

Smoke Alarm Batteries

Regularly test and replace your smoke alarm batteries.

Flammable Kitchen Items

Keep these items away from all heat sources. This includes food and crumbs!

Fire Extinguishers

Have working fire extinguishers in easy to access locations. Also, make sure that anyone in the area that could use one knows how to do so safely!

Space Heater Preventative Fire Safety

2/25/2021 (Permalink)

Space Heater Preventative Fire Safety

Here are 5 preventative measures to take when using a space heater-

  1. Level Surface

A tipped over space heater can quickly overheat and cause a fire.

  1. Up to Date Safety Features

Make sure any space heater being used is up to date with the latest safety technology.

  1. Flammable Materials

Being used close to flammable materials can make them quickly go up in flames if exposed to too much heat quickly.

  1. Unattended Heaters

TURN OFF WHEN UNATTENDED! Leaving a heater running by itself is a surefire way to cause an emergency. Simply turn off and unplug when leaving the room.

  1. Children / Pets

Both young children and pets cause a safety hazard when around space heaters. It is best to keep them completely away from any heaters that are on. If it is unavoidable, you can purchase a safety screen that will put a three-foot barrier around the device.

SERVPRO of Hardin/LaRue Counties – 270.360.0448

LOOKING FOR CONTRACTORS!

2/22/2021 (Permalink)

LOOKING FOR CONTRACTORS!

SERVPRO of Hardin/LaRue Counties has a goal of making the process of any type of loss as smooth as possible for our clients. While we started with only a mitigation department, we quickly grew to include a rebuild department! Our goal is to make it “Like it never even happened,” when it comes to your home or business.

We are looking for Electricians, Drywallers, Tiling / Stonework, Masonry, Carpenters, Flooring, Framing, Plumbers, Roofers, Handymen, Painters, HVAC, and more. All trades are welcome to contact us and apply.

 If you are a contractor looking for more work, give us a call and see if we would be a good fit to work together.

For more information, contact Lisa at 270-670-2346.

*Must be licensed and insured, and willing to travel around our area*

WINTER ROAD CONDITION WARNING!

2/10/2021 (Permalink)

WINTER ROAD CONDITION WARNING!

From today through Friday, Kentucky is experiencing major winter weather in the form of both ice and snow. There is an Ice Storm Advisory throughout the rest of the week spanning into the weekend. During these days, it is advised to take extreme caution while traveling, and staying home is encouraged to prevent accidents on the roadways.

Weather.com states that significant ice and snow mixture will be hitting us during these days, and there is a large chance of both power loss and tree damage.

Throughout this week, temperatures are predicted to continue to stay low. Because of the possibility of power outages, it is even more important to prevent frozen pipes in your homes or businesses. Here are a few ways to do this below.  

Garage door closed to trap warm air inside the building.

Cabinet doors with pipes should be opened to promote warm air flow inside.

Continually drip faucets inside to keep water moving through pipes.

Outside faucets should be covered with specialized covers. You can get these at most stores or online.

Open interior doors to promote air flow throughout the rooms.

SERVPRO of Hardin/LaRue Counties are here to help if you do fall a victim to a frozen pipe burst! We can make it “Like it never even happened.”

Fire Prevention

2/8/2021 (Permalink)

As the winter months bring in the cold weather, SERVPRO of Hardin/LaRue Counties know to expect additional calls to come in about smoke and fire damage. These calls can come from both large and small homes and businesses in our area. Many of these issues are caused by the fact that more fire hazards being used to heat both homes and businesses on a daily basis.

Make plans against fire damage today!

Here are 5 ways to help protect your home and business:

  1. Take out trash regularly to prevent a buildup of flammable materials.
  2. Have dedicated escape routes for each room of the building.
  3. Have fire extinguishers available around the office (and home) and check them regularly. Replace ASAP if there are signs of wear and tear or they are empty.  
  4. Install sprinklers or a fire suppression system throughout your business and train all employees on how to disarm them in case of accidental triggering.
  5. The equipment used in your business can cause problems when not kept clean too. Dirty equipment can easily throw sparks and ignite other items, or the dust buildup can catch flame if sparks come their way.

February Theme of the Month

2/3/2021 (Permalink)

February Theme of the Month

For this February’s theme of the month, head over to our Facebook and Instagram pages to keep up! We are doing things a little differently this month, as we are spotlighting OTHER businesses in our community!  

We are normally showcasing the different services that SERVPRO of Hardin/LaRue Counties provides, but we want spread the love this month, and spotlight other small, locally owned businesses in our counties. In the past year, many small businesses have adapted their business plans, and are now offering more curbside services. We will be working with these businesses to make “Spotlight Videos” over the products and services that are currently offering the public.

*If you would like to be a part of our spotlight, send us a message! We would love to meet you and learn more about you! *  

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