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Why SERVPRO? SERVPRO of The Hill Country is at the Forefront of Continuing Education for the Insurance Industry for Damage Restoration

3/23/2020 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO? SERVPRO of The Hill Country is at the Forefront of Continuing Education for the Insurance Industry

SERVPRO of The Hill Country offers complementary continuing education credits for insurance and real estate industry professionals.  Call today to find out when and where the next class is.

SERVPRO of The Hill Country offers both credit and noncredit courses for: insurance agents, real estate professionals, insurance adjusters, and franchise staff. These programs are designed to improve familiarity of emergency mitigation. Class topics include:

  • Fire Damage Restoration
  • Water Damage Restoration
  • Mold Restoration and Remediation
  • Restorative Drying for Loss Control
  • Mitigation Awareness Response Seminar (non-credit course)

When we all work together for our clients, everyone wins. Striving for the most efficient and cost-effective restoration process is always the goal. SERVPRO of The Hill Country is happy to offer Continuing Education credits in our specialty lines of business.

Why SERVPRO? SERVPRO of The Hill Country Employees are Well-Trained

3/23/2020 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO? SERVPRO of The Hill Country Employees are Well-Trained

Back in 1992, SERVPRO Corporate developed a National Training Center to teach restoration and mitigation skills to Franchise Owners, employees, and insurance industry professionals.

The National Training Center offers employee training as a self paced program designed specifically for the franchise employee. Certification is awarded after successful completion of course materials and an examination. Modules include:

  • Crew Training
  • Fire Restoration
  • Water Restoration
  • Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning

SERVPRO is an approved IICRC (Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning) Training School that offers year-around classes in the following categories:

  • Fire Restoration
  • Water Restoration
  • Carpet Cleaning
  • Upholstery Cleaning
  • Applied Structural Drying

In addition, SERVPRO of The Hill Country is bio hazard and mold certified as well. Click HERE to view our full list of certifications and affiliations. 

Why SERVPRO? SERVPRO of The Hill Country Can Clean and Sanitize for COVID-19 Safely

3/23/2020 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO? SERVPRO of The Hill Country Can Clean and Sanitize for COVID-19 Safely

SERVPRO of The Hill Country is HAZMAT and Bio Hazard removal certified. The industrial grade chemicals that SERVPRO of The Hill Country uses to clean, disinfect, and sanitize are high-grade and effective. If you are looking to have your business cleaned and sanitized, please give us a call today. If you are looking to have your business cleaned and sanitized after COVID-19 has infected your office, business, or commercial space, please give us a call today. Because we are HAZMAT certified, we are able to clean areas with known COVID-19 contaminations. SERVPRO of The Hill Country is available and here to help. We would also like to thank our community’s medical personnel and essential workers for helping us all to get through this time together.

Why SERVPRO – SERVPRO of The Hill Country Has Been Locally Owned and Operated in San Antonio for Years

3/21/2020 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO – SERVPRO of The Hill Country Has Been Locally Owned and Operated in San Antonio for Years

The owner of SERVPRO of The Hill Country is a resident of San Antonio himself and has been helping home and business owners in the San Antonio area for over a decade. We have worked with all the insurance companies and know many of the agents. We are here to help not only you and your home/business, but The Hill Country as well. When The Hill Country is successful, we are all successful. We service the surrounding areas of: Kerrville, Boerne, Bandera, Blanco, and Fredericksburg as well. Each franchise of SERVPRO of individually owned and operated. Click HERE to view our team and HERE to learn more about us.

Why SERVPRO? SERVPRO of The Hill Country Understands That When It Comes to Business, Time is Money

3/21/2020 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO? SERVPRO of The Hill Country Understands That When It Comes to Business, Time is Money

When SERVPRO of The Hill Country restores commercial spaces from water damage, mold, fire damage, and other damage, we understand that the longer a business cannot operate, the longer it cannot generate revenue. SERVPRO of The Hill Country will work emergency hours and around the clock to get your business back up and running as fast as possible while working with your insurance company the entire way. No commercial job is too big or too involved for SERVPRO of The Hill Country. We are faster to any size disaster and are here to help. To learn more about SERVPRO of The Hill Country commercial restoration click HERE or call today to learn more: (210) 361-3235. We are here to help.

Why SERVPRO? SERVPRO of The Hill Country Can Help Get Rid of Odors in Your Home or Business

3/21/2020 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO? SERVPRO of The Hill Country Can Help Get Rid of Odors in Your Home or Business

Did you have a water damage that has left your home with a bad smell? Do you have smoke damage in your home from a fire or from cigarettes? SERVPRO of The Hill Country can take care of that musty, smokey, or foul smell in your home or business.  Are you smelling a musty smell that may point to hidden mold in the walls or behind the sink? Whatever odor is in your home, SERVPRO of The Hill Country of The Hill Country can help you identify it and get rid of it. SERVPRO uses air movers, ionizers, and industrial grade cleaning solutions to clean, sanitize, and remove odors from your home or business. SERVPRO will help to make it "Like it never even happened." Call today to get the process started: (210) 361-3235

Why SERVPRO? SERVPRO Uses Industrial Grade Equipment and Cleaning Products on your Home or Business

3/27/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO?  SERVPRO Uses Industrial Grade Equipment and Cleaning Products on your Home or Business

If your home or business has suffered a water damage event, simply cleaning up the water and opening up the windows will not completely dry the space, leaving your home or business vulnerable to future mold growth (known as secondary damage).  SERVPRO of The Hill Country uses industrial grade dehumidifiers and fans to completely dry your home or business.  SERVPRO of The Hill Country uses moister testing devices to make sure your walls, closets, and floors are dry before we leave your home and close out the job.  In addition to drying, commercial grade anti-fungal treatments are applied in order to prevent mold from forming.

If your home or business has suffered a fire damage event, air scrubbers are brought in to the area to "scrub" the air clean and remove the chemical and smoke odor. In addition to air scrubbers, special cleaning agents are used to save as many smoke-affected items as possible in your home or business.

If your home or business has suffered a water damage, fire damage, or mold growth event, please do not hesitate to call us today.

Why SERVPRO? SERVPRO is Hazmat and Bio Hazard Removal Trained

3/26/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO?  SERVPRO is Hazmat and Bio Hazard Removal Trained

Bio hazard clean up is considered: blood clean up, urine clean up, human feces clean up, animal feces clean up, vomit clean up, and other human fluids.  General maid and janitorial services will not remove these items due to their potentially hazardous nature.  SERVPRO of The Hill Country technicians are trained and properly uniformed to safely remove bio hazardous materials. This is why you can rely on SERVPRO of The Hill Country to get the job done quickly, safely, and to sanitation standards.  Many homes and buildings that have been left unattended and/or improperly cared for will generally require this type of service. SERVPRO of The Hill Country will remove all hazardous items and properly dispose of them. If you or your business is in need of bio hazard removal, please do not hesitate to call today.

Why SERVPRO - SERVPRO's Mold Technicians are Mold Certified

3/26/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO - SERVPRO's Mold Technicians are Mold Certified

Are you smelling mildew or a musty odor in your home or business?  Can you visually see mold growth? SERVPRO of The Hill Country can perform your Mold Remediation using a Mold Certified Technician so you know it's done right. Mold remediation means the removal, cleaning, sanitizing, demolition, or other treatment, including preventive activities, of mold or mold-contaminated matter. The industry is regulated to ensure that persons conducting mold assessment and remediation services are properly trained and licensed, and are following minimum standards that protect the health of workers and building occupants. Don't hesitate to give SERVPRO of The Hill Country a call today to set up a time to start the mold remediation process.

Why SERVPRO? SERVPRO® Will Work with Your Insurance

3/21/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO? SERVPRO® Will Work with Your Insurance

In the unfortunate event your home or business suffers: water damage, fire damage, mold damage, or bio-hazard clean up needs,  SERVPRO® of The Hill Country will work seamlessly with your insurance company.  This means less hassle and less worry for you. Our employees talk with insurance adjusters every day to make sure things are billed correctly with your insurance and the job is properly documented to ensure things are going according to plan. Being in business for years and years, whatever property and casualty insurance you or your company uses, odds are we have worked with them in the past.  If you need the job done right and less hassle for you, please do not hesitate to call SERVPRO® of The Hill Country.

Why SERVPRO? SERVPRO is "Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certified"

3/21/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO? SERVPRO is "Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certified"

If you or your business has suffered a water damage, fire damage, mold damage, or bio hazard damage, odds are it has affected some sort of fabric or textile in your home.  The IICRC is a certification and Standards Developing Organization (SDO) non-profit organization for the inspection, cleaning and restoration industries. In partnership with regional and international trade associates, the IICRC serves more than 25 countries.

When you see a IICRC logo, you can be confident that an IICRC-certified experienced, qualified professional is caring for your valuable property.

Do you need upholstery cleaning or carpet cleaning for your home or business performed by a company that is llrc certified?  SERVPRO of The Hill Country cleans upholstery for general cleaning , pet dander, smoke damage, office carpet tile, and more. 

Source: http://www.IICRC.org

Why SERVPRO? SERVPRO is Faster to Disaster

3/21/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO? SERVPRO is Faster to Disaster

SERVPRO of The Hill Country offers a 24 hour emergency service.  Our office is open Monday through Friday, however there will always be someone to answer your call after hours and on the weekends.  If the event is classified as an emergency, SERVPRO of The Hill Country will be out right away regardless of time or day.  When hurricanes, floods, wild fires, and other disasters strike all around the country, SERVPRO franchises band together and travel sometimes thousands of miles to come to the disaster area to help restore homes and businesses affected. If there is a catastrophic event in your area, SERVPRO will call in "extreme teams" that will arrive in your city or town to help cover more ground and to help more home and business owners. If your home or business has suffered a water damage or other emergency event, please do not hesitate to call.