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Water leak in Foster, RI basement home.

4/19/2022 (Permalink)

When there is water leakage in your basement home, don’t wait to get it fixed. Even just a small water damage can lead to a larger one in the future. It is best to call right away to get it fixed, to ensure the damage won’t create more problems.

Waiting to get it fixed, water leakage can lead potentially lead to more damage.

Enough water damage can create moisture in the air, a perfect hotspot for mold to start developing and later growing and spreading around the place. 

When water damage hits, don’t wait, SERVPRO of Northern Rhode Island will arrive and are ready to start the process of any water damage emergency.  

If you need emergency service, Call us 24/7 - (401) 415 6988

  • We are fast to any size of the disaster

We are available 24/7 just for you, and our team works faster and is always ready for water damage or water damage emergencies.

  • We are water damage restoration specialists

Our teams have advanced training and expertise.

  • We use advanced drying equipment.

Smoke Damage in Rhode Island

4/6/2022 (Permalink)

After the fire SERVPRO of Northern Rhode Island, professionals will test the soot to determine which type of smoke damage occurred. Cleaning procedures will then be based on the information identified during fire damage pretesting.

We will clean with care to make it clean and we can be your single source for all your clean & disaster needs!

Types of Soot Include:

  • Wet Smoke Residues - Result from smoldering fires with low heat. Residues are sticky, smeary, and with pungent odors. Smoke webs can be difficult to clean.
  • Dry Smoke Residues - Result from fast-burning fires at high temperatures. Residues are often dry, powdery, small, non-smeared smoke particles.
  • Protein Residues - Virtually invisible residues that discolor paints and varnishes. Extreme pungent odor.
  • Fuel Oil Soot - Furnace puff backs distribute fuel oil soot.
  • Other Types of Residues - Tear gas, fingerprint powder, and fire extinguisher residues also need cleanup.

If you need emergency service, Call us 24/7 - (401) 949-9955

Storm flooding damage in Rhode Island Libraries

4/1/2022 (Permalink)

Have you gotten flooding in your library? Storm flooding is much more different than plain water damage as it can have more bacteria in the water, and it is best to get your loss restored quickly.

Storm Damage can affect many things in a library, but most importantly, you could lose hundreds of books and files to water. One service we offer at SERVPRO of Northern Rhode Island is books, documents, and file drying. All that stress over important information won't be lost for good.

When storm damage hits, don’t wait, SERVPRO of Northern Rhode Island will arrive and are ready to start the process of any storm flooding damage emergency.  

If you need emergency service, Call us 24/7 - (401) 415 6988

  • We are fast to any size of the disaster

We are available 24/7 just for you, and our team works faster and is always ready for flood damage emergencies.

  • We are storm damage restoration specialists

Our teams have advanced training and expertise.

  • We use advanced drying equipment.

Hey Rhode Island - What does WRT mean?

3/17/2022 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Northern Rhode Island is IICRC certified in many things. One of them being water restoration.

Before we get into the certifications, you might be wondering, "What's IICRC?" 

IICRC stands for the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification. They set the standards for the cleaning and restoration industry, which we do comply with. 

Our teams study IICRC standards and practices in water restoration, mold remediation, carpet and upholstery cleaning, and fire restoration, just to name a few. 

What does WRT mean?

WRT stands for water damage restoration technician. 

The IICRC states "the Water Damage Restoration Technician course is designed to teach restoration personnel that performs remediation work to give them a better concept for water damage, its effects and techniques for drying of structures." 

This course gives them the resources and information to do work at commercial and residential properties. 

The next step to get hands-on training is to get ASD certified. ASD stands for applied structural dryingBefore you can take the ASD course, you must be WRT certified. 

Being WRT certified means our technician, project manager, or crew chief is certified to take care of your water damage, no matter if it's in your living room or your retail store!

If you suffer a commercial or residential disaster and need to clean up call us and we will clean with care and can be your single source for all your clean up needs - Rhode Island

SERVPRO of Northern Rhode Island is proud to be able to serve our local communities. We're here to help you! Call us 24/7 at (401) 949-9955

Have a frozen pipe? Use SERVPRO of Northern Rhode Island

3/1/2022 (Permalink)

When temperatures drop below freezing point, pipes have the chance of freezing in these temperatures. You may have a frozen pipe and currently are unsure whether it is frozen or not.

Tips to tell if pipes are frozen:

  1. There is frost on pipes
  2. It’s not at the right temperature
  3. Little to no water is flowing from drains.
  4. A strange smell is coming from the drain or faucet.

If your pipes in your commercial office building, commercial property or residential home in Cranston, Warwick, East Providence have these signs, don’t wait, SERVPRO of Northern Rhode Island will arrive and are ready to start the process of any frozen pipe damage.  

We direct bill your insurance company

  • Chubb
  • Preferred Mutual
  • USAA
  • Catholic Mutual 
  • AMICA
  • Safety Insurance
  • Arabella Insurance
  • Bunker Hill Insurance Company
  • Peerless Insurance Company
  • Foremost Insurance Company
  • Safeco
  • New London Insurance
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Philadelphia Insurance
  • Modern Home
  • EMC Insurance Companies
  • Narragansett Bay Insurance Company
  • The Hartford
  • Pawtucket Mutual
  • Pure Insurance

If you need emergency service, Call us 24/7 - (401) 949-9955

  • We are fast to any size disaster
  • We are water damage restoration specialists
  • We use advanced drying equipment.

Office Building has Soot

1/18/2022 (Permalink)

Soot is small particles of the result of combustion and they are not always visible to the human eye.

There is are special methods in the cleaning of soot and smoke damage. Air scrubbers should be set up in the affected areas right away to work on reducing the particles in the air before the cleaning begins and set and operating during the duration of the work. In addition, contents and furniture must be properly cleaned.

If you suspect soot in your commercial building call SERVPRO Northern Rhode Island right away. 

We can be your single source for all your disaster cleanup for water damage, fire damage, sewer damage, soot damage, and smoke damage. We always try to clean with care and explain everything that needs to be done and get the job scope approved by the insurance company.

East Providence, Pawtucket, Central Falls, Lincoln, Smithfield, North Providence, Cranston, South Kingstown, West Warwick we can help.

f you need emergency service, Call us 24/7 - (401) 949-9955

  • We are fast to any size disaster

We are available 24/7 just for you, and our team works faster and is always ready for fire damage or smoke damage emergencies.

What you should do and not do after a flooding in Rhode Island

1/7/2022 (Permalink)

After having a flood on your property or any water damage situation, you should learn what to do after flooding in Rhode island and learn what not to do after flooding. Below is a list of 5 things you should and shouldn’t do after a flood.

What to do after flooding:

  • Remove excess water by mopping and blotting.
  • Remove excess water on furniture and prop up upholstery and cushions.
  • Gather loose items from the floors.
  • Place aluminum foil or wood blocks between furniture legs and wet carpeting.
  • Turn on air conditioning for maximum drying.

What not to do after flooding:

  • Don't leave wet fabrics in place
  • Don't leave items on the wet carpet or floors.
  • Don't use a household vacuum to remove water.
  • Don't use any household appliances that have been in contact with the water.
  • Don't turn on ceiling fixtures if the ceiling is wet

Have A  Water Damage Emergency? Call (401) 949-9955

Easy things to prevent a fire in your Cranston, RI home

12/30/2021 (Permalink)

Anyone knows that a fire can be scary to imagine your home stuffing from the disaster as fires can cause little or large damage. Although you can’t control everything, there are some easy things you can do to reduce the risk of a fire.

  • Check your smoke alarms regularly

If you don’t have smoke alarms, be sure to get them installed. If you have fire alarms check the batteries to make sure they are working.

  • Inspect your heating sources

Whether that be cleaning your air filters, unplugging your space headers after use. Not leaving your indoor fireplace unattended.

  • Check your dryer.

Be sure to always empty out the lint basket before putting a new load in.

  • Maintain your cord

Keep your wires/cords well kept, and clean. Make sure the hot cords are not touching anything that could cause a spark

If you need emergency service, Call us 24/7 - (401) 949-9955

  • We are fast to any size disaster

We are available 24/7 just for you, and our team works faster and is always ready for fire damage or soot damage emergencies.

  • We are fire damage restoration specialists

Our teams have advanced training and expertise.

We are ready to help you with Commercial Property, Apartment houses, Commercial Office Buildings, City or Town Buildings, Commercial Facilities Managers, Airports, Hospitals, Federal Government Buildings. 

Why Apartments in Warwick should use SERVPRO of Northern Rhode Island

12/28/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Northern Rhode Island has mastered our services to please our clients and customers. At our company, we offer numerous services, some include; water, fire, and storm damage, and different types of cleanups such as mold removal, air ducts, sewage, and soot.

Why you should choose SERVPRO of Northern Rhode Island.

  • We are fast to any size disaster

We are available 24/7 just for you, and our team works fast and are always ready for any cleanup or restoration damage

  • We are cleanup and damage restoration specialists

Our teams have advanced training and expertise.

  • We have and use advanced equipment.

At SERVPRO of Northern Rhode Island, we are here to help Warwick and West Warwick RI. We will restore it quickly "Like it never even happened."

Contact us at (401) 949-9955

Why use SERVPRO of Northern Rhode Island for water damage restoration

12/27/2021 (Permalink)

We offer 24-hour Emergency Service

At SERVPRO of Northern Rhode Island, we have mastered our services within repairing and restoring water damage.  We offer many water damage services including, flooding, leaky pipes, basement water flooding, soaking wet carpets/upholstery, and more. 

Our team at SERVPRO of Northern Rhode Island is always ready to respond to your flood or water damage emergency. We work locally around Rhode Island including; Warwick RI, Cranston RI, Lincoln RI, Woonsocket RI, and many more locations.

Why you should choose SERVPRO of Northern Rhode Island.

  • We are fast to any size disaster

We are available 24/7 just for you, and our team works faster and are always ready for water damage or water damage emergencies.

  • We are water damage restoration specialists

Our teams have advanced training and expertise.

  • We use advanced drying equipment.



SERVPRO of Northern Rhode Island will arrive and are ready to start the process of any water damage emergency. 

If you need emergency service, Call us 24/7 - (401) 949-9955