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SERVPRO and the PGA TOUR partner together to bring you FANTASY GOLF

5/24/2017 (Permalink)

General SERVPRO and the PGA TOUR partner together to bring you FANTASY GOLF SERVPRO and PGA TOUR Partnership

Are you into Fantasy Sports? Do you love golf?

We have a game for you.
SERVPRO and PGATOUR.COM have partnered together to announce two new fantasy golf games, PGA TOUR Fantasy One & Done and PGA TOUR Champions One & Done. Both games are free to play and can be found in both the Apple iTunes Store and Android Play Store or on the web at

The games are simple and fun to play. Players simply pick one golfer each week and accumulate the most points in the FexExCup or Charles Schwab Cup Cup, over the course of the season.

The top in finisher in the PGA TOUR game will win a new set of golf clubs, while the top prize for the PGA TOUR Champions game will win a trip for two to the Charles Schwab Cup Championship at Phoenix County Club in Phoenix, AZ in November.

Again these games are free and fun…Check it out.


Brick residents, we specialize in Water Damage Cleanup

4/6/2017 (Permalink)

You ever have a leaky pipe in your home?  Unfortunately, for this Brick resident, a pipe leak in their kitchen caused severe water damage to their home.  Several areas of their home were affected by this leak including their entire finished basement which consisted of ceiling tile, carpet, pad & personal belongings were affected, as were kitchen flooring & cabinets.


We started the road to recovery for this homeowner by manipulating a lot of content in the basement, and although we had to dispose of the wet carpet pad, we were successfully able to lift, dry and ultimately salvage the carpeting.  Being able to salvage the carpeting was great news for the homeowner and a testament to the advanced quality of SERVPRO’s equipment and training of our crew. 


There was also significant damage to the kitchen.  We need to remove the laminate floor in order to dry the plywood subfloor.  As with all our losses, we try to preserve and protect as much as possible and fortunately for the insured and their insurance company, we were able to clean, dry and salvage much of the content.


After using our advanced techniques and fleet of dehumidifiers and air movers, this house had a “dry” bill of health.  Thank you to this homeowner for trusting SERVPRO of Howell/Wall when disaster struck and we are thrilled to have put their home well on its way to making this leaky kitchen pipe “Like it never even happened.”

Home Maintenance Checklist to be Ready for Spring

3/21/2017 (Permalink)

General Home Maintenance Checklist to be Ready for Spring Spring is Here!

Punxsutawney Phil said we would have six more weeks of winter and he was right.  But winter has past and now its time for spring.  Here is a checklist of things to check on your home this spring from your friends at SERVPRO of Howell/Wall


1:  Examine the shingles on your roof.  Now that winter is gone, you want to check to make sure that you haven’t been damaged or lost.  Any shingles that cracked, buckled or loose need to be replaced in order to keep your house dry through April showers.


2: While your up there, examine your chimney, if you have one, for damage.  Also, its not a bad idea to get a chimney sweep to examine and clean the flue.


3:  Check your wood, including the trim around windows, doors, railings and decks with th a screwdriver to probe for trouble spots.  Be sure you make your repairs before the spring storms do more damage to your wood.


4:  Check your gutters to make sure they are still secure or leaking.  Also, make sure gutters are unclogged, free of debris, and that they are not draining into the foundation.


5:  Inspect your concrete slabs for cracks.  If you have cracks, fill them silicone caulk or concrete crack filler, then, when the weather cooperates, power wash and seal the concrete.


6:  Time to check the outside faucets that may have been damaged in the freezing temps of winter.   Turn on your faucet and try and stop the flow of water with your thumb.  If you can stop the water, that is an indication the pipes inside the home are damaged and need to be replaced. 


7:  Have your outside AC unit serviced by a qualified HVAC contractor.  Have your unit cleaned annual to keep your system running efficiently and at peak performance.


Thanks for reading and enjoy your Spring.


Your Friends at SERVPRO Howell/Wall

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Asbury Park: We Specialize in Water Damage

3/8/2017 (Permalink)

Water Damage Asbury Park:  We Specialize in Water Damage Damage to the ceiling due to water pipe burst

Recently disaster struck for one resident in Asbury Park when a pipe burst on the 3rd floor of their home.  The pipe burst caused major damage to the lower floors and over a foot of water in the basement.  SERVPRO of Howell/Wall was called to begin emergency water mitigation services.


First, we accessed the damage and packed out all the salvageable items from the home and are storing them for the duration of the clean-up and rebuilding process.  Unfortunately for this home owner there was a lot of personal items that could not be saved.  Those items were inventoried and disposed of in multiple on site 30 yard dumpsters. 


This Asbury Park home was constructed with drywall over plaster on every wall.  The demolition of the water damaged walls was a extremely labor intensive and down right back breaking for the team of SERVPRO of Howell/Wall, but as always, the team was up to the task!  After several days, the demolition of the water damaged first and second was complete and we could begin the next phase of this project…drying.  


SERVPRO of Howell/Wall needed to use our industrial-sized drying equipment to remove the remaining moisture left behind by the breaking of this 3rd floor pipe.  We worked with the homeowner and utility company to get the power restored to the home to allow us to complete the drying process with our dehumidifiers and air movers.  After several days of drying, our work was complete and the homeowner was ready to begin the rebuilding phrase. 


We want to thank this homeowner for trusting SERVPRO of Howell/Wall when disaster struck and we kept our promise to make it “Like it never happened”, a promise we make to everyone who trusts us with their homes.

Howell and Wall Residents: We specialize in Fire Damage Cleanup

2/28/2017 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Howell and Wall Residents:  We specialize in Fire Damage Cleanup Extensive damage to ceiling

SERVPRO of Howell/Wall is your go to professional when disaster strikes.  Recently we were called to action for SERVPRO’s expert fire mitigation services.  We were on the scene of a house fire in Wall Township.  The fire started in the attic and caused extensive damage throughout the home. 

We started our work by conducting an initial inspection of the fire damage throughout the home.  Upon our inspection, we immediately mobilized air scrubbers to begin filtering the inside air of all the impurities left behind by the fire and to help with odor control.

Next, we arranged for on-site storage of our homeowner’s salvageable belongings.   We cleaned and packed the items that could be saved.  After storing and cleaning, clean up on the structure damage began.  We demolished the affected areas of the house, which included fire and water damaged floors, walls and ceilings.  In order to prevent disaster from striking again during cleanup, the utilities were turned off, but at SERVPRO of Howell/Wall, we are fully equipped with an on-site generator to power our drying equipment which includes dehumidifiers and air movers to help prevent microbial growth.

These are just some of the services we are committed to providing you at SERVPRO of Howell/Wall.  We are available 24/7, 365 days a year to help you when disaster strikes.  Call us anytime at 732-577-1010. 

We are happy to report; the reconstruction of this house is well underway and as we promise; SERVPRO of Howell/Wall will help make it “Like it Never Even Happened”

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Large Water Loss in Wall, NJ

3/16/2016 (Permalink)

Water Damage Large Water Loss in Wall, NJ This was a portion of the flooded basement. The water seen here flowed through two stories in this house.

You never know when disaster is going to strike and here we have the victim of a broken supply line in an upstairs toilet, causing a whole house flood in Wall, NJ.  Aside from a couple of bedrooms on the second floor, the entire first floor and basement were fully affected.  SERVPRO of Howell/Wall was called in to clean up the aftermath.  We arrived onsite within 1.5 hours of receiving the call and began our emergency services of water extraction and controlling temperature & humidity.  We were onsite well into the evening, only to return the following day with more hands on deck for demo day. 

With the dumpster onsite early, we began removing affected drywall, flooring, ceilings, etc.   

Work was completed in under 5 days including demo & drying.  The owner was thrilled to see how quickly we responded and completed the job. 

SERVPRO of Howell/Wall is always available 24/7/365 to attend to needs of our local communities.  We are always here to help!

Water Damage in Spring Lake, NJ

3/7/2016 (Permalink)

Water Damage Water Damage in Spring Lake, NJ Removal of laminate flooring. Notice the moisture that was trapped beneath the flooring.

A toilet supply line cause this 1st floor in Spring Lake, NJ to flood.  Using our moisture meters, we noticed the water wicked up the majority of the walls, requiring we cut out wet drywall and wet insulation.  This photo was taken during mitigation.  Notice how much moisture was trapped beneath the laminate flooring? 

SERVPRO of Howell/Wall was called in to clean up this aftermath.  The owner was thrilled to see how quickly we responded and completed our mitigation/drying efforts.

Frozen Pipe in Ocean, NJ

3/2/2016 (Permalink)

Water Damage Frozen Pipe in Ocean, NJ Close up of damaged pipe

We were called to the scene of a vacant townhome in Ocean, NJ that that was a victim of a broken pipe.  Fortunately there was no furuture to be damaged, however carpet and laminate flooring was removed along with perimter cuts of drywall. 

The owner was thrilled we were able to limit the damages of his loss and getting the home back to "like it never even happened"

Water Loss in Spring Lake Heights, NJ

1/27/2016 (Permalink)

Water Damage Water Loss in Spring Lake Heights, NJ This living room was one of many rooms affected by this water loss.

A broken toilet caused an extensive flood in this home in Spring Lake Heights.  Water was flowing for 14 hours before the homeowner arrived in complete shock.  The homeowner was advised to call SERVPRO of Howell/Wall to clean up the aftermath.  After several days and countless man-hours, the house was dry and ready for reconstruction.  The owner was in awe by the professionalism and prompt service provided by SERVPRO of Howell/Wall.  Fortunately, this customer is well on her way to a fully restored home. 

Sewer loss in Sea Girt, NJ

1/11/2016 (Permalink)

Cleaning Sewer loss in Sea Girt, NJ Pre-mitigation sewer loss in a crawl space

We were called to service a sewer loss in a crawl space in Sea Girt, NJ.  The customer had an extensive odor issue which lead to the source being 2" if sewer water throughout the crawl space. 

After extracting the contaminated water, we thoroughly cleaned and disinfected the affected area.  After a few days of proper drying, this crawl space looked like nothing ever happened.  And fortunately, the house smelled "like it never even happened".