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Marina Del Rey Fire Damage Restoration When You Need It

4/14/2021 (Permalink)

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Your Marina Del Rey Commercial Space Requires Prompt Attention for Fire Damage Restoration – Call SERVPRO First!

You rely on your Marina Del Rey business to be open according to schedule. Even a small fire could set you back and make it so that your employees are out of work. Fire and smoke damage restoration and cleanup with SERVPRO ensures you have less downtime so that you can return to your routine faster.

There are several steps that SERVPRO technicians follow while handling fire damage in your Marina Del Rey commercial space. The principles of cleaning so that we can tackle harsh residue left after fire and smoke damage include:

  • Locate all the smoke and soot residues left behind to identify them.
  • Determine the surface-type the residue is on
  • Work to capture the residues either in solution or particulate form.
  • Carefully remove all residues and dispose of them.

If necessary, we also offer pack-out services as part of our fire restoration package, allowing you to have your business's contents carefully packed up and moved off-site for cleaning so that the rest of the project goes forward without issue.

(310) 333-0654 is the number to call when you need commercial fire damage restoration. We're Faster to Any Size Disaster and ready to get to work at SERVPRO of Marina Del Rey/Westchester/El Segundo.

Los Angeles Flood Damage Help When You Need It

4/7/2021 (Permalink)

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Flood Restoration with SERVPRO Ensures Your Los Angeles Property Gets the Damage Repair it Needs

Much can happen with a storm, including ceiling leaks and the need for emergency services water damage assistance. When the wind begins blowing, and water starts to enter your Los Angeles home, the panic may start to set in. Just know that SERVPRO has emergency crews on standby to tackle all your water clean-up needs.

Because flood damage in Los Angeles could come without warning, it is best to have our contact information handy. If your carpeting is saturated, we always perform pre-testing to determine the right way to proceed. Our pre-inspection includes:

  • Colorfastness of the carpeting
  • Style and type of fibers
  • Any existing damage
  • Overall stain resistance
  • Soiling – both the type and level
  • Care instructions and manufacturer warranty

You can trust us to quickly remove water from your ground floor and go through all the motions of water damage remediation. If your carpeting and the subfloor below get damaged beyond repair, we offer controlled demolition services to replace all unsalvageable materials - California State License Board (CSLB) #: 837225.

SERVPRO of Marina Del Rey / Westchester / El Segundo is the team to call when you require rapid flood damage assistance after a storm. You can reach our flood restoration professionals 24/7 by calling (310) 333-0654.

When Your Marina Del Rey Eatery Needs Rapid Water Mitigation

3/25/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO tech using water extraction equipment in water damaged retail outlet When water damaged this business, SERVPRO was there. Call us today!

SERVPRO Offers Commercial Water Mitigation Services – Call us First to Your Marina Del Rey Business!

If you have ever wanted to explore a lovely seaside community, Marina Del Rey is an excellent choice. This community happens to be the largest man-made harbor for small craft in the world – home to eight basins able to hold up to 5,300 boats, and the home port for roughly 6,500 watercrafts.

Before Marina Del Ray, California, became a small craft harbor, the land here was salt-marsh fed with the fresh-water coming in from Ballona Creek – making it an area frequented by local duck hunters.

Exploring a Bit of Natural Beauty in the Marina Del Rey Area

You cannot visit Marina Del Rey without taking in views of the marina as well as some of the beautiful outdoor parks and courtyards. Significant points of interest include:

  • Burton W. Chace Park –Located on Mindanao Way, this is a stunning 10-acre park right on the marina that juts out into the main channel. Many people like to come through for a walk, a morning jog, or take in views of the breathtaking sunset. You will find pergolas, picnic tables/picnic shelters, harbor viewing areas, guest dogs, and facilities for barbecues and outdoor events within the park.
  • Yvonne B. Burke Park –Located on Admiralty Way, this park features 8 acres with brand-new benches, pet stations, and drinking fountains, making this the perfect place to bring your canine friend for a bit of fresh air with others in the natural surroundings.
  • Edgington Park –Located between Marina and Admiralty Way, this is a memorial park for Harold L. Edgington, who worked as harbor patrol and gave his life while in the line of duty. As a nice break from the downtown area's hustle and bustle, this park includes seating, pathways, and a beautiful memorial.

Taking in Local Flavors at Marina Del Rey Establishments

Spending time with friends for dinner out or having lunch on the water while surrounded by salty sea air – these are just a few of the amazing things about eating and drinking at favorite spots in Marina Del Rey. Some of the top locations in the area include:

  • SALT Restaurant & Bar
  • Tony P's Dockside Grill
  • Warehouse
  • Beachside Restaurant & Bar
  • Baja Cantina
  • C & O Cucina

No matter the type of eats you are interested in, there is something for everyone. American fare, fresh-caught seafood, raw bar, and every other kind of food you can imagine. Many restaurants and walk-ups along the marina make a trip to the area just right for a full-day adventure.

Water Mitigation by SERVPRO Ensures Your Marina Del Rey Business Sees Less Damage

If you have a pipe burst or an appliance causes a substantial water emergency, you must have skilled technicians at your Marina Del Rey restaurant fast. SERVPRO offers water removal services to mitigate the damage and get results more quickly, including water damage repair with controlled demolition making it, "Like it never even happened."

Water mitigation in Marina Del Rey is crucial, which is why SERVPRO follows proven steps - Some of the water cleanup tools we use include:

  • Portable or Truck-Mounted Extractors
  • Light Wands
  • Self-Propelled or Stationary Deep Extraction Tools 
  • High-Pressure Pumps, Self-Priming Trash Pumps, or Electric Submersible Pumps

Call SERVPRO of Marina Del Rey/Westchester/El Segundo at (310) 333-0654 when you need commercial water mitigation you can trust.

How Veteran SERVPRO Staff Helps with Marina Del Rey Mold Remediation

3/10/2021 (Permalink)

Mold damage on ceiling Mold can quickly grow, and if not correctly remediated, will quickly multiply. SERVPRO continually trains to restore your mold damaged home.

Temporary Move-Outs may be the Way for Mold Cleanups

Some mold damages may be so extensive that we recommend temporarily moving out while removing the contaminating fungi. In these circumstances above all others, the experience and expertise of our staff shines.

When organizing a move-out for your home in Marina Del Rey before mold remediation work begins, we take several measures to safeguard your belongings. All items are tagged or scanned. Before moving anything, we consider a few things, such as:

  • Whether we can store your belongings on your property, such as in your garage
  • Whether some belongings should be cleaned and sanitized during the move-out
  • Use of containment rooms at our warehouse for cleaning
  • Legal documentation and forms for your insurance company

We understand that keeping track of so many things at once can be challenging. We do not expect our clients to juggle all these considerations – SERVPRO representatives are trained and experienced with this process and can guide you through. Follow what our veteran staff has to say, and you should be moving back in no time.

SERVPRO of Marina Del Rey / Westchester / El Segundo has years of experience helping local homeowners with mold problems. Call us at (310) 333-0654.

Air Filters Improve Safety During Marina Del Rey Water Damage Mitigation

3/3/2021 (Permalink)

Part of water damaged ceiling removed, exposing pipes Water damage can happen at any time. SERVPRO is standing by, ready to remediate the damage.

These Powerful Tools Help Us Handle Water Damage with Better Safety

As part of our emergency response strategy, one of the first things we do when assessing the situation is check for possible safety hazards. Some of our safety control methods include:

  • Checking electrical systems before we work
  • Looking for broken glass and other sharp objects
  • HEPA filtered air scrubbers

Air filtration devices help make your home in Marina Del Rey safer during water damage mitigation by removing microbial contaminants brought in and fed by the water damage. These machines contain powerful motors that change the air pressure within a room (in this case, negative air pressure), forcing the air to pass through a filter before exiting out of a window. Depending on the situation, air filtration devices may conflict or work in tandem with our dehumidifiers, potentially delaying the dehumidification process. As a result, water damages involving dirty water sources (such as a septic tank overflow) may take longer to treat, as we prioritize returning your home to a safe state before continuing our work.

Contact SERVPRO of Marina Del Rey / Westchester / El Segundo at (310) 333-0654 for our help with your water damage situation.

Saving Los Angeles Gym Equipment from Flood Damage

2/24/2021 (Permalink)

Looking into gym showing rows of equipment Does your workout routine include cleaning flood damage? Call SERVPRO!

How will the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles look?

Once again, Los Angeles prepares to host the Summer Olympics, along with the countless thousands of tourists, athletes, and journalists that accompany them. The Olympics invariably change the cities hosting them, but this time around, the changes may differ from what other towns experience.

One of the most significant differences is Los Angeles will see no permanent construction to support the Games. Instead, the planning committee intends to utilize our many existing fields and stadiums (with some temporary modifications) to host the wide variety of events required for the Olympics. Thus, residents can expect no colossal construction projects in their neighborhoods.

Another significant change that will happen when athletes begin arriving in 2028 is the heightening of security. Police, private security, and possibly other elements such as the National Guard will become regular sights in the appropriate areas. The Secret Service will lead these security forces and work closely with other authorities to stop potential threats. Most people in Los Angeles will never see these forces, but those working in or near the Games should expect to encounter them.

The Games may disrupt daily routines, but they are sure to provide a healthy boost to many local businesses. We expect the Olympics to be an enjoyable and positive experience in 2028.

Los Angeles Professional Sports Expands Further

After gaining two new NFL teams in the past few years, it might surprise some people to hear that our professional sports scene is about to expand once more. Starting next year, Angel City Football Club plans to bring professional female soccer back to Los Angeles. As soccer grows in America, the National Women’s Soccer League believes that expanding into Los Angeles will help bring even more supporters to the sport.

The team plans to use the existing Banc of California Stadium to host their matches, granting them the same capacity and venue as the male Los Angeles Football Club. Few roster announcements have been made, but the owners and managers all have considerable experience with professional sports franchises. They intend to create one of the best teams in the NWSL. Check for more news next year when dates and rosters become finalized.

Salvaging as much as possible from flood damage in Los Angeles

Flood damage in a Los Angeles gym may appear to be a daunting financial burden, even with insurance payments factored in. However, we have observed that local gyms recover magnificently following our flood damage mitigation. Thanks to our strategies, we can most likely recover and restore weights, machines, and building materials. These restorations help you to avoid costly replacements.

We also understand that your damage situation may be time sensitive. The longer you stay closed, the more memberships you may lose. Our modern mitigation strategy revolves around rapid responses and treatments, with our crews remaining ready 24/7 to react to developing situations.

Call SERVPRO of Marina Del Rey / Westchester / El Segundo at (310) 333-0654 for emergency mitigation services or a quote.

Does Fire Mitigation Help Save More Items in Los Angeles Properties?

2/10/2021 (Permalink)

Fire Damaged Foyer; debris on floor Even though the fire was contained to the foyer, smoke and soot traveled throughout the house. SERVPRO knows how to restore your home.

SERVPRO Can Help You Address All Cases of Fire Damage Conveniently

Unless a fire guts your entire property down, mitigation efforts can help save different items, thus reducing the cost of making replacements. It may be challenging to determine which possessions can be restored. This delay can hamper efforts to save some items.

When SERVPRO handles fire mitigation in Los Angeles, our technicians use different approaches to ensure better outcomes. For instance, we use:

  • Advanced cleaning techniques such as soda blasting.
  • Group items based on the levels of damage.
  • Remove questionable items for offsite restoration.

Fire affects materials differently. For instance, smoke residues tend to penetrate deeper into materials with unfinished surfaces. Using specialized cleaning techniques such as soda blasting helps remove such residues without scratching the surfaces or leaving other damages. We also use immersion methods such as ultrasonic cleaning.

Grouping items based on damage helps expedite the process. For instance, we can tell immediately whether an item is salvageable or not. We can schedule restorative procedures for questionable items after finishing everything at the loss site.

SERVPRO of Marina Del Rey / Westchester / El Segundo is well-versed in the restoration of fire damage in Los Angeles properties. Call us at (310) 333-0654 to help.

Can Water Restoration in Marina Del Rey Residences Save Upholstery Items?

2/3/2021 (Permalink)

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When You Need Water Restoration Call SERVPRO

Water spills can affect any section of your property. While most of the water is confined to structural elements such as the floors, walls, or ceiling, the contents are sometimes affected. If your upholstery items soak up the water, you might be uncertain whether it is possible to save them.

Upholstery items present more challenges during water restoration in Marina Del Rey properties because they are made up of different materials, including solid wood and fabrics. Our SERVPRO technicians can help save your upholstery items because:

  • We can probe moisture penetration without taking the items apart.
  • We can pretest the materials to determine the best cleaning and drying approaches.
  • We have different drying equipment.

Upholstery items are affected in different ways by water intrusion. For instance, even if the water does not spill directly on your possessions, damage can occur because the fabrics have hygroscopic properties, thus absorbing moisture from the air. Alternatively, the water that spills on the surface may penetrate deep into the item, leaving a seemingly dry surface, yet the item is wet. Our SERVPRO technicians probe all these issues.

SERVPRO of Marina Del Rey / Westchester / El Segundo offers a wide range of water restoration services in Marina Del Rey properties. Call us at (310) 333-0654.

What Is Expected from Mold Removal Companies in Marina Del Rey?

2/1/2021 (Permalink)

Mold on wall and ceiling Yikes! But no worries. SERVPRO quickly remediated this mold damage and left the home, “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO Helps Identify and Remove Mold from Marina Del Rey Properties

Spending time in Marina Del Rey should be exciting since there is a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities one can partake. Typical activities include spending a day at the beach, hiking, walking, and bike tours. During winters, holiday lights at the public parks are a great attraction. The seaside community and the eponymous harbor provides a great boating and water recreation destination in the Los Angeles area. The port has been distinguished as the largest man-made, small craft harbor in North America.

Marina Del Rey is an unincorporated community that started in the mid-19th century. In the early days, the area was a wetland made up of salt marshes fed by the Ballona Creek. 

Moye C. Wicks initiated the first effort to turn the area into a commercial port in 1888 when he started the Ballona Development Company. However, after three years, the company was declared bankrupt. The idea of a commercial port was revisited by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1916 but deemed unfavorable. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors set up the Marina in 1953.

Parks and Recreation Areas in Marina Del Rey

There are several parks in the Marina Del Rey area that visitors can explore:

  • Burton Chace Park
  • Yvonne B. Burke Park
  • Marina Del Rey Inlet & Park
  • Glen Alla Park

The Burton Chace Park is the largest public park in the area, named after Burton W. Chace, a former mayor of Long Beach. The 12-acre park is surrounded on three sides by water, and a green knoll rises at the center. It has picnic grounds, barbecue grills, shelters, and restrooms. The Yvonne B. Burke Park used to be known as the Admiralty Park but was renamed in 2009 in honor of Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, a long-time Los Angeles County Supervisor.

Glen Alla Park is a popular playground with basketball courts. It also has picnic stands for those who would like to relax. The Marina Del Rey Inlet & Park offers an excellent place for relaxation or walks along the ocean. Most people who visit love to sit on the benches or in their cars watching the Pacific.

How Do Mold Removal Companies Help Maintain Marina Del Rey Properties?

Mold can develop and remain hidden in a property for an extended period. Such mold can be detrimental to the structure since it hastens the deterioration of organic materials such as wood. Mold removal companies help in different ways, including identifying the early signs of a mold infestation. Applied Microbial Remediation Technicians from SERVPRO can identify an infestation from subtle signs such as:

  • Dark grout lines between tiles
  • Colored spots on wall surfaces
  • Peeling or cracking wall paint
  • Musty smell

After identifying a mold infestation case, SERVPRO technicians take various steps to resolve the situation. The actions taken depend on the level of infestation and the type of materials affected. Our technicians use mechanical processes such as vacuuming and wire-brushing to remove mold residues from surfaces. Alternatively, we use advanced methods such as soda-blasting to remove mold residues. In case the infestation affects porous materials, we remove the material entirely.

Mold infestations make houses unsightly and uncomfortable. SERVPRO of Marina Del Rey / Westchester / El Segundo can help with removal. Call us at (310) 333-0654 to help.  

Virtual Monday Meditation with Don Cadora in Los Angeles, CA

1/18/2021 (Permalink)

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Los Angeles Public Library Presents Online Monday Meditation with Don Cadora

People like to use different meditation styles for a variety of reasons, including but not limited to stress-relief, balance, calm, inspiration, and more. If you are missing out on meeting with others in the Los Angeles area for in-person meditation, you now have the chance to enjoy online classes with Monday Meditation with Don Cadora. Each Monday, people can participate in guided meditation via Zoom classes hosted by the Los Angeles Public Library. Get in touch with the library for registration and link information before class start.

  • Date: Monday, January 18th, 2021
  • Time: Noon to 1 pm
  • Where: Online with Don Cadora via Zoom, sponsored by the Los Angeles Public Library
  • Cost: Free class for adults

Here at SERVPRO of Marina Del Rey/Westchester/El Segundo supports the local community and all efforts to maintain health and wellness. There may come a time when high winds and rain from a storm-front wreaks havoc on your property. Should you have a storm come through that leaves your home damaged, our team is ready to assist. Call us 24/7 for emergency storm and debris removal service at (310) 333-0654, and we can send out our Green Fleet within hours. We are Faster to Any Size Disaster!