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Restoring Your Commercial Property After A Water Damage Event

4/10/2017 (Permalink)

Flooding and water damage events in commercial properties are often complex with numerous issues that require a knowledgeable and flexible response. Whether we’re dealing with a relatively small water cleanup scenario or a large scale event, we work quickly to assess each unique situation and isolate the damaged area. In many instances, normal operations can continue in a temporary space while we restore your facility.

Restoring Commercial Properties Presents Unique Challenges

Our professionals are trained to be mindful of legal and environmental concerns and strive to fully restore the damaged area while working within your budgetary constraints. We understand that every hour spent cleaning up is an hour of lost revenue and productivity. So when an emergency situation arises in your business, give us a call and we’ll be there fast with the help you need.

Here at SERVPRO of Bath/Brunswick we  specialize in the cleanup and restoration of commercial and residential property after a water damage event. Our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration. From initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regular IICRC-industry certification, rest assured our staff is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property.

Getting Ready to Move? Let us help you by doing the cleaning.

4/10/2017 (Permalink)

Selling your home can be an overwhelming experience as you coordinate between realtors, inspections and potential buyers. SERVPRO of Bath/Brunswick is happy to help clean your house and get it ready for showings and its sale. With our highly trained crews we are prepared to help with any cleaning task ranging from mold remediation to deodorization to general cleaning services. We have helped many homeowners prepare and sell their homes on the Midcoast with a top to bottom cleaning.  Our thorough cleaning services can include wiping ceilings and walls, trim, the exterior of baseboard registers, and cleaning the inside and outside of kitchen and bathroom appliances. Window cleaning and floor cleaning are a great way to finish the project up and add the final sparkle to your fresh home.

We would be happy to set up a time for an estimator to come onsite to answer any questions you may have, and to get you a good idea of what the project would entail and cost. SERVPRO of Bath/Brunswick is always here to help.

Call us today at 207.721.8500 to set up an estimate.

Mud Season = Messy Carpets- Let us help you clean them up!

4/7/2017 (Permalink)

Cleaning Mud Season = Messy Carpets- Let us help you clean them up! Muddy boots = muddy carpets, no reason to worry SERVPRO of Bath/Brunswick is on it's way to help!

SERVPRO of Bath/Brunswick is on the road every week day taking care of carpet and upholstery cleaning jobs in both homes and business spaces. This time of year in Maine can be tough as the snow is melting and mud is in the making, which means it is being tracked on to your carpets.

Our truck mounts are fully equipped with the newest technology and chemicals to provide you with the best results and our highly trained crew will be able to freshen your carpeted stairs, area rugs and/or wall to wall carpeting efficiently and professionally.  

Here are a couple of types of carpet cleaning we can offer you:

  • Steam cleaning: recommended for light to moderate soiling. The crew will first vacuum the carpet, and then use their Carpet Pre-spray shampoo to loosen and clean the carpet fibers. Then, using hot water extraction, the crew will rinse the fibers of the shampoo and soils.
  • Showcase cleaning: recommended for heavily soiled carpets and high traffic areas. This is our most aggressive form of carpet cleaning. After vacuuming, the crew will use a roto that applies Showcase Cleaner and Rinse and Carpet and Upholstery shampoo at the same time as using a bristled pad to further agitate the carpet fibers. Once the roto has scrubbed the carpet, the crew will use hot water extraction to remove the shampoo and soils from the fibers.

We are equipped and ready to help you lighten your carpet stains, and can even provide you with a Spot Cleaning Kit for minor spills to take care of on your own. Our Deodorizer has proven to be a popular option to keep musty or pet odors at bay, and a protective layer of Scotchgard can be applied to help your carpets stay clean, for longer.

We are also equipped for upholstery cleaning services. We are happy to help freshen any of your furniture and cushions including: recliners, sectional couches, sofas, living chairs and ottomans, dining room chairs, mattresses, etc.

Please don’t hesitate to contact the office at 207-721-8500 to schedule a free estimate.

Are you READY for an Emergency?

4/7/2017 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Bath/Brunswick: Is Your Business Prepared for an Unexpected Fire or Water Damage?


Does your staff know where to start when they discover a fire/water/ or mold damage to your property? Did you know 50% of businesses that have a disaster do not reopen? Disasters strike every day; the faster your team responds, the less damage to your structure will occur, and fewer headaches for all.


 Help your team be prepared for the unexpected with our free and easy to use mobile app! This convenient app also provides your business with a way to keep a history of incidents that have occurred onsite. You are under no obligation to use SERVPRO of Bath/Brunswick in your time of need (although we hope you will call us at 207-721-8500 to let us help you through the traumatic experience), we simply want you and your staff to be knowledgeable and prepared for the worst.


The SERVPRO® Ready Plan is a tool for owners, property managers, and staff that allows for the creation of an Emergency Ready Plan (or ERP). Each plan is specific to the property on file, and will help your team know where and how to access shut off valves, circuit breakers, emergency exits and other important utilities/details of the building(s) with photos and detailed notes to help guide them there. Shaving these seconds and minutes off by simply knowing where to look can help save your property from extreme damage. The app will also provide an organized list of your choice of emergency contacts (plumbers, electricians, local police and fire departments, etc.) for an easy one-stop resource when panic hits.


A member from our team will come to your property, answer all your questions, take photos and assemble the information for you so you and your team have access to one all inclusive, user-friendly document on your phone or mobile device. We also provide a hard copy!


Tips for Creating a Successful Emergency Ready Plan



  1. Let the professionals help you. Work with SERVPRO of Bath/Brunswick for free assistance in creating your ERP.

  2. Identify and label utility shut-off locations.

  3. Identify local utility contact information.

  4. Identify local emergency contact information such as fire, police, and hospital contacts.

  5. Establish main internal contacts for purposes of employee safety and emergency work authorization.


As a trusted leader in the restoration industry, SERVPRO of Bath/Brunswick has highly trained technicians that are dedicated to responding faster to any size disaster. We provide 24-hour emergency service 365 days a year. Our team is highly experienced and has helped thousands of businesses and homes with their emergency restoration and cleaning needs on the Midcoast alone.


Contact us today to learn more about the ERP, our services, and to set up an appointment to get your team prepared for disaster.

Got Spring Cleaning on the mind?

3/22/2017 (Permalink)

Cleaning Got Spring Cleaning on the mind?  Spring Cleaning is not always what you think it is...

When you think SPRING CLEANING- what do you think of? Cleaning your home, opening the windows to get the fresh air in that was missing all winter? Dusting and cleaning all surfaces? Getting your carpets cleaned? All of the above?

The first day of spring was on Monday 3/20 and here in the mid coast area it just does not feel like spring with a blanket of snow still covering the ground. Here at SERVPRO of Bath/Brunswick we can help when you do not feel like doing the clean-up yourself.

We service not only residential clients but also commercial. Our general cleaning projects range from a complete cleaning top to bottom of your home or business, deodorization, power washing the winter dirt off, cleaning your windows as well as carpet and upholstery cleaning and more.

We have also had unique projects like the one the pictured, a client had tons of old client documents stored in an attic space and they needed help removing the materials and then do a deep clean of the space after.

So... when you think, I do not want to tackle this cleaning project- think SERVPRO of Bath/Brunswick and then ask yourself, can they do this? Give us a call and we are happy to talk through your project and what we can do to help.

Home Fire Campaign Awareness

3/22/2017 (Permalink)

Community Home Fire Campaign Awareness Cara Lamb, Amanda Wellito- both Crew Chiefs and Barb Rapoza, Marketing Manager pictured with other Red Cross Volunteers.

With March being American Red Cross month, it is important to think of your safety should you have a fire.

We had five team members from SERVPRO of Bath/Brunswick volunteer to help install smoke detectors in the greater Bath, Brunswick and Topsham area this past October. A BIG thank you to Amanda Reibel, Amanda Wellito, Barb Rapoza, Cara Lamb, and Karen Coffill for taking time out of their schedules to help out that day.

Remember, it is important to check your batteries in your smoke detectors and make sure they are working. It is also equally important to plan a safe evacuation route for when an emergency occurs.

We have been partners with our local Central Midcoast Maine Chapter for the past ten years and encourage you to also get involved. Here is a link to the American Red Cross Home Fire Campaign for more details and tips to help you:  http://www.redcross.org/get-help/prepare-for-emergencies/types-of-emergencies/fire/prevent-home-fire#Progress

You can also always check in with the Central Midcoast chapter at 16 Community Way in Topsham or by calling: 207.844.6096.