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Our Review Word Cloud

7/12/2023 (Permalink)

bright clouds in blue sky Word clouds are a valuable tool for customer sentiment analysis.

As we step into the middle of 2023, we find ourselves overwhelmed with gratitude for the continuous support and appreciation we have received from our valued clients. At the core of our success lies the genuine connection we have built with each and every one of you.

Today, we proudly unveil the common thread that weaves through the fabric of our reviews, revealing the six most frequently used adjectives to describe us from customer reviews: punctual, excellent, great, highly recommended, amazing, and helpful.

Punctual - Delivering on Our Commitments

Andy and his crew were very professional & punctual, handled the 3 leaks with ease.

Excellent - Setting the Bar High

Andy and crew did an excellent job remediating my water damage.

Great - Embracing Your Enthusiasm

The SERVPRO team we had (Andy, Stephen & all others) were simply amazing! They immediately came out, started water damage control & fan install. Their demo work was clean, precise, and not over done; they took great care in how they packed things & covered flooring to keep what wasn't damaged clean; thank you for caring about the salvaged items! Daily check ins on residual moisture and removed/changed fans as needed. Amazing communication and integrity. Thank you for being so kind & helpful in a stressful situation!

Highly Recommended - Building Trust and Loyalty

The techs that came to my home were Travis & AJ. They were awesome, very professional, great communication, and they did a great job. I would highly recommend them!

Amazing - Inspiring Awe and Wonder

Meki and Javaan were amazing employees. Gave me very clear directions and were on time. Went above and beyond.

Helpful - Aiding and Assisting

Very helpful and professional.

Choose SERVPRO® for Fast and Effective Flood Damage Restoration in Central Seattle

7/17/2022 (Permalink)

a mom and child in the laundry room Nobody in Central Seattle wants to face the nightmare of flooding, contamination, and property damage.

Nobody in Central Seattle wants to face the nightmare of flooding, contamination, and property damage. Unfortunately, Mother Nature can be unpredictable, and when storms hit, floodwater can invade your home unexpectedly. How you respond in such a situation can make all the difference in restoring your property to its pre-flood condition. That's why SERVPRO® is your trusted partner, offering round-the-clock assistance to the residents and businesses of Central Seattle when powerful flooding strikes.

Why should you avoid tackling flood damage in Seattle on your own? The answer lies in the numerous inherent risks associated with flooding. Quick water mitigation is crucial to prevent contaminated water from infiltrating hidden areas, causing secondary damage, and promoting mold growth. Moreover, you need to be cautious about potential structural damage that could pose safety hazards.

SERVPRO's Expertise in Water Mitigation and Cleanup At SERVPRO, our team of IICRC-certified water restoration technicians (WRT) possesses the knowledge and skills needed to address flooding situations effectively. Here's why you should choose us:

  1. Thorough Flood Zone Containment: We use specialized barriers to contain the flood zone, preventing further water spread.

  2. Antimicrobial Treatment: Our experts treat pooled water with antimicrobials to ensure it is free from harmful contaminants.

  3. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): All our technicians wear personal protective equipment (PPE) to maintain safety during cleanup.

  4. Complete Water Removal: We meticulously extract standing water, remove unsalvageable items, and clear away flood debris.

  5. Comprehensive Moisture Management: We follow the water's migration path to address hidden moisture. Subfloors and baseboards are thoroughly inspected, and if necessary, we perform flood cuts in drywall to remove and replace unsalvageable materials, ensuring a thorough drying process.

  6. Professional Cleaning: Cleaning is paramount in flood restoration. We utilize powerful EPA-registered cleaning agents and disinfectants to ensure all surfaces meet the Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned standards. Our odor control technicians (OCT) work to eliminate odors rather than masking them, leaving your property odor-free.

SERVPRO is your trusted partner for water and flood damage cleanup. Our commitment to being Faster to Any Size Disaster sets us apart. When you need assistance, don't hesitate to call us at (206) 282-9500. We're here to restore your peace of mind and your property.

Comprehensive Mold Remediation by SERVPRO® in Seattle

6/17/2022 (Permalink)

mold growing on the wall Mold issues in your Seattle property demand a multi-faceted approach for effective resolution.

Mold issues in your Seattle property demand a multi-faceted approach for effective resolution. While DIY cleanup may address the surface problem, professional mold removal companies like SERVPRO® utilize a range of resources and techniques to ensure a thorough and lasting solution.

Why Choose SERVPRO in Central Seattle

  1. Comprehensive Approach: We employ a multi-step process to tackle mold infestations, ensuring that every aspect is addressed for a complete resolution.

  2. Advanced Resources: SERVPRO has access to advanced tools and equipment, enhancing our ability to eliminate mold and prevent its return.

  3. Specialized Cleaning Methods: Our team uses specialized cleaning methods tailored to different surfaces and materials to achieve optimal results.

Standard Mold Remediation Approach

The typical approach used by mold removal companies in Seattle involves a series of essential steps:

  • Drying Wet Materials: Addressing the moisture source is crucial to mold remediation. We use dehumidifiers with minimal airflow to dry wet materials without spreading mold residues.

  • Containment of Residues: To prevent the spread of mold spores during cleanup, we establish containment barriers and utilize negative air pressure machines.

  • Cleanup of Affected Areas: Cleaning is a key component of mold remediation. Different cleaning methods are employed based on the type of surface and material being treated.

  • Removal of Moldy Materials: In some cases, materials affected by mold may need to be removed and replaced to eliminate the infestation completely.

Effective Cleaning Methods

When cleaning affected areas, SERVPRO employs various methods to achieve the best results:

  • Abrasive Methods: For semi-porous surfaces, abrasive methods such as damp wiping, sanding, and wire brushing are effective in removing mold residues.

  • HEPA Vacuuming: HEPA vacuuming is utilized to capture settled spores released during cleanup or material removal, preventing their spread.

  • Airflow Considerations: Taking precautions like cleaning in the direction of airflow when using a negative air pressure machine helps enhance the effectiveness of the cleanup process.

Trust SERVPRO of Central Seattle

SERVPRO is your trusted partner for mold remediation, ensuring a satisfactory resolution to mold issues in your home. Our comprehensive approach, advanced resources, and specialized cleaning techniques make us a top choice among mold removal companies in the area.

For effective mold remediation, contact us at (206) 282-9500. Choose SERVPRO for a thorough and lasting solution to mold infestations in your Seattle property.

Why Central Seattle Trusts SERVPRO® for Effective Mold Abatement

3/7/2022 (Permalink)

microscopic close up of mold SERVPRO removes mold stains from Seattle area homes and helps prevent future moisture problems

Mold growth in a Seattle home can be a sneaky problem, often lurking without the presence of visible leaks. Inadequate ventilation is a common culprit, trapping moisture and creating an ideal environment for mold colonies to thrive. The signs of an ongoing mold issue can include a persistent musty odor, visible mold on walls or ceilings, and even mold on cardboard boxes or paper products.

The Pitfalls of DIY Mold Remediation

Property owners may attempt DIY mold remediation, but this can lead to unintended consequences. Without proper containment and the right tools, mold spores can become airborne and spread throughout the home, especially through ductwork. This can exacerbate the problem and lead to more extensive damage.

Why Choose SERVPRO® for Mold Abatement?

  1. Professional Expertise: When SERVPRO tackles mold remediation in Seattle properties, our highly trained technicians bring their expertise to the table. We begin by identifying the root cause of the mold infestation, which is essential for effective abatement.

  2. Proper Containment: We take containment seriously, using techniques such as plastic barriers over vents and doorways leading outside the affected area. In more severe cases, we set up negative air chambers to capture airborne spores and transport them off-site.

  3. Humidity Control: Monitoring and controlling humidity levels are key to mold abatement. Our technicians ensure that indoor humidity drops below 50%, preventing the conditions that support mold colonies.

  4. Effective Abatement: Once humidity is controlled, and visible mold colonies are dried, we employ manual abatement methods. Our technicians use hand vacuums equipped with HEPA filtration to remove remaining dry matter, ensuring thorough cleanup.

  5. Preventing Future Infestations: We don't just address the current mold problem; we also assist homeowners in identifying the root cause to prevent future issues.


When it comes to mold abatement in Central Seattle, SERVPRO is the name residents trust for effective and reliable service. Contact us at (206) 282-9500, and let us tackle your mold problem with professionalism and expertise. Your home's well-being is our top priority.

Choosing SERVPRO® for Optimal Water Damage Restoration in Central Seattle

2/9/2022 (Permalink)

Water Drops On Window The first step to resolving water damage is calling your local trained professionals at SERVPRO of Central Seattle.

Facing water damage in your Central Seattle home can be a distressing experience, with one of the foremost concerns being the potential harm to undamaged belongings due to excess moisture. In such challenging times, residents in Central Seattle can find respite in SERVPRO®'s efficient and organized approach to safeguarding their property and possessions.

SERVPRO understands the importance of minimizing disruption to your home's layout during water mitigation services. In certain situations, it becomes necessary to relocate contents to protect them from further damage. That's where SERVPRO's exclusive Contents Claim Inventory Service (CCIS) comes into play.

How Does CCIS Benefit You?

Our skilled technicians employ a specialized software program to meticulously compile a client list within the Contents Claim Inventory Service database. This comprehensive inventory allows us to keep a record of items removed from your home during the water cleanup process, offering several advantages:

  1. Efficient Tracking: We carefully monitor the movement of your items.
  2. Barcode Technology: We employ state-of-the-art barcode technology to identify and locate articles swiftly.
  3. Seamless Entry: As items are relocated, they are scanned and entered into the system for easy retrieval.

A Detailed Process for Your Peace of Mind

At SERVPRO, we go the extra mile to ensure the safety of your belongings. Each box is meticulously tagged and identified as items are securely sealed. Our technicians generate individual barcodes using advanced technology, which are then scanned into our system. This meticulous organization means that if you ever need a specific item from a stored box during the mitigation process, our technicians can promptly locate it based on the description, ID, and barcode.

Upon completing the mitigation service, our technicians carefully return your items to your home. As part of our meticulous documentation process, we provide a detailed description of the item's location within your house to ensure it is returned to its original place.

Choose SERVPRO with Confidence

When Central Seattle property owners require water mitigation services, they place their trust in SERVPRO of Central Seattle. Our dedicated team is just a phone call away at (206) 282-9500, ready to restore your home and peace of mind.