Recent Posts

Handling a Grease Fire in Your Climax, MI

12/19/2019 (Permalink)

Food cooking in pan. If fire damage occurs in your home, Call SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo at (269)342-2366. We make fire damage "Like it never even happened."

Cooking is one of the leading causes of house fires and home injuries. One of which being the common household grease fire. Grease fires burn hot and can spread quickly. If not handled properly they can be dangerous. If a grease fire occurs in your home, remember these tips. 

  • Turn off the heat source.
  • Cover the flames with a metal lid or pan to cut off oxygen to the fire. 
  • If the fire is small, use baking soda to smother it.
  • Do not pour water onto the flames.
  • Do not fan the fire. It could spread the flames.
  • As a last resort, use a chemical fire extinguisher to extinguish the flames.

As a leader in fire restoration, SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo is equipped for the job. Our crew responds quickly, making fire damage “Like it never even happened.” Call us today at (269)342-2366.

Flooding in Your Climax, MI Home

12/9/2019 (Permalink)

Inside of home flooded with water. SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo is always here for you. Call our team at (269)342-2366 for your water damage clean up.

SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo understands that water damage can be devastating to your home. Floods are one of the most common natural disasters in our area. They are usually a result of water tables rising, causing rivers and lakes to overflow. A preparation plan can help keep you and your family safe. When preparing for a flood, here are some things to keep in mind. 

  • Check your insurance policy for flood coverage.
  • Practice an evacuation plan.
  • Know your risk of flooding.
  • Never walk or drive in flood water. Moving water can knock you down or sweep you away. 

SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo takes care of your home, so you can focus on your family. Our 24 hour emergency response team ensures that we arrive on site quickly. Call us at (269)342-2366 for your water damage clean up.

Disaster Recovery Team in Parchment, MI

12/6/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO log with storm in background SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo is "Faster to any size disaster. Don't hesitate to call us at (269)342-2366.

Wherever disaster strikes, SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo is close behind. Every year, we coordinate a disaster recovery team. Storm season can often be chaotic. Local crews can become over extended and not able to meet all of their communities needs. Our disaster recovery team travels to help meet those needs. Our goal is to assist as many residents and businesses as possible. SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo is proud to serve all communities.

We understand storm damage can be devastating. Our crew is “Faster to any size disaster” with our 24-hour, 365 days a year availability. We provide detailed information to help keep you informed and in control. If storm damage ravages your home, Call SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo at (269)342-2366. We are always here to help.

Christmas in Your Parchment, MI Home

12/6/2019 (Permalink)

Christmas tree with ornaments If fire damage disrupts your holiday cheer, call SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo at (269)342-2366. We are always here to help.

Christmas can be the most wonderful time of the year in your Parchment, MI home. SERVPRO of  East Kalamazoo wants you to have a safe and joyful holiday. While putting up your Christmas tree is exciting, it can also be potentially hazardous. Here are some things to keep in mind while decorating this year.

  •  Place your Christmas tree away from heat sources.
  • Always use non flammable decorations.
  • Make sure your tree is properly watered at all times.
  • Check your lights. Frayed cords need to be thrown away.
  • Never leave Christmas lights on unsupervised.

SERVPRO East Kalamazoo is here for you this holiday season. If  fire damage does occur, call our office at (269)342-2366. Our professionals will arrive at your home quickly, giving you peace of mind. Our crew makes fire damage “Like it never even happened”, so you can get back to celebrating.                     

Mold Prevention in Comstock, MI

12/6/2019 (Permalink)

Mold on cabinet. If water damage occurs in your home, Call SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo at (269)342-2366.

Mold can spread anywhere that moisture is present. In as little as 48 hours, mold can travel throughout the home. Attempting to clean the mold yourself can be more harmful than helpful. Mold spores are easily disturbed causing them to spread and grow quickly. SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo is trained to remediate mold without further spreading mold spores to other areas. Because certain molds can pose potential health concerns, it is important to reduce moisture within the home. Here are some tips to keep moisture and mold out of the home.

  • Correct any water leaks or standing water immediately.
  • Remove standing water under cooling coils or air handling units.
  •  Properly maintain humidifiers, if used. 
  • Call SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo if you notice signs of water damage.

If water damage occurs in your home, Call SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo at (269)342-2366. With our 24 hour emergency response team we get to your home quickly. Our professionals are trained and properly equipped to handle water damage and remediate mold if necessary. 

Emergency Ready Plan in Scotts, MI

12/6/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO vehicles Begin planning for disaster today! Call SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo at (269)342-2366.

Did you know that as many as 50% of businesses never reopen following a disaster? The majority of businesses that survive have a preparedness plan in place. It is vital to be prepared for any size disaster. If you're unsure where to start, SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo can give you peace of mind with our Emergency Ready Profile.

 Our ERP is at no cost to your facility and is even accessible on your mobile device. It contains all the critical information needed in an emergency. A member of our staff will walk through your facility and help you identify shut off valve locations, priority areas, and priority contacts. Identifying these areas will allow us to begin work quickly in case of disaster, saving you time and money. The Emergency Ready Profile helps you get back into your building faster.

 Disasters and emergencies strike without warning. Don’t let a disaster catch you off guard. Call SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo at (269)342-2366 to begin your emergency ready plan!

Kitchen Chaos in Your, Richland MI Home

12/6/2019 (Permalink)

Woman holding a pan that is on fire. SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo is here for you 24 hours a day. Don't hesitate to call us at (269)342-2366 for your fire restoration needs.

The holiday season is just around the corner. Celebrations are often filled with wonderful food and family. A day full of celebration can quickly turn disastrous if precautions aren’t taken. Not only is cooking the leading cause of home fires, but Thanksgiving is the leading day. The kitchen can get chaotic, but being aware of your surroundings can prevent a fire. Make sure that you keep anything away from your stove that is flammable, such as dish towels or oven mitts. If you are frying, broiling, or grilling food, never leave it unattended. If you’re doing some holiday baking, check your oven frequently and never leave home while the oven is on.

SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo wants you to have a wonderful and safe holiday season. If a fire does occur, call us at (269)342-2366. Our 24 hour response team ensures we arrive to your home quickly. You will be back to celebrating the holidays “Like it never even happened.”

Winter Storms Hit Hard in Comstock, MI.

12/6/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO logo with snowflakes in the background. SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo is here for you this winter. If winter storms hit hard, call us at (269)342-2366.

Winter is quickly approaching in Comstock, MI. Winter storms can lead to potentially dangerous situations and it is important to be informed.The National Weather Service issues advisories, watches, and warnings. Learning these terms can help you understand how the storm will impact you.

  • Winter Storm Watch: A storm has not yet occurred but it is likely.
  • Winter Storm Advisory: Winter conditions are expected but aren’t severe enough for a warning.
  • Winter Storm Warning: Severe weather will occur. Conditions may make travel difficult or hazardous. 

SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo knows that winter storm damage can be unavoidable. If storm damage devastates your home, we are  here to help. Our crew arrives onsite quickly with our 24 hour emergency response team, giving you a peace of mind. Don’t hesitate, call us at (269)342-2366 for your storm damage clean up.

Ice Dam on your Scotts, MI Roof

12/6/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO logo with icicles in background Winter weather can be tough. Don't worry, SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo is here for you. Call our experts at (269)342-2366.

SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo knows that winter can be tough. Winter weather can cause a variety of disasters. Ice dams are a common issue and can be a problem during the winter months. When snow melts on your roof, it can run off unevenly and refreeze creating a dam on the edge of your roof. The dam creates a barrier preventing melted snow from running off. The water, searching for a place to travel, begins to seep into the shingles. Once through the shingles, the water begins to leak inside the home. If left unnoticed, the leak can cause significant damage to your home. 

SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo will be here for you this winter. Our professionals respond quickly to make sure water damage is resolved “Like it never even happened.” Call us today at (269)342-2366.

Controlling Fire Damage in Your Richland, Michigan Home

11/29/2019 (Permalink)

Family standing in front of fire. Once the fire it out, SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo is there to help put the pieces back together!

To our customers, they’re not just contents; they are pieces of their family history.  SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo understands the feelings of frustration and overwhelming concern our customers may experience when trying to pick up the charred pieces of their memories and belongings.  Our priority is helping our customers regain control and to help them close the claim quickly.  Within 8 business hours of arriving to your home, SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo will discuss the extent of the damage and the steps we will need to take to restore the home and personal belongings.  This information will be provided electronically to your insurance company using a claims reporting system that expedites the process and reduces the work load for your agent and adjuster. Our professionals will make every effort not only to restore your home, but also, your peace of mind. 

Call us today at (269) 342-2366.  We make fire damage “Like it never even happened.”