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Inner wall cavity drying

Inner wall cavity drying

It is possible to pump HEPA filtered air into damp wall cavities to dry the interior space. This makes it possible to not have to remove large sections of gypsum board.

Mold covered beam cleaned.

Mold covered beam cleaned.

A mold infested beam in a school classroom was cleaned, sanded and stained. It was made to look as good or better than new. All of this was done over a weekend so class time was not interrupted. 

Smoke & Soot Removal

Smoke & Soot Removal

Removing soot from a ceiling may look easy, but unless you use the right cleaning agents and techniques you can "set" the soot. It is important to use a professional service and cleaning products to solve the problem.

Automobile Salvage Services

Automobile Salvage Services

SERVPRO of Belmont / San Carlos provides drying, cleaning, deodorizing and mold removal services for auto dealers and for a major automobile brand. Sometimes, even new cars get damp and require  cleanup services. We travel around Northern California providing this service. 

Sheetrock Removal

Sheetrock Removal

When water flows through a structure it often ruins portions of sheetrock (drywall). When the sections of damaged material has to be removed we always make straight cuts in two foot increments so it is easy for the construction team to perform the replacement.

Forest Fire

Forest Fire

El Nino rain from this past winter have caused grasses and forests to grow. This could be a huge fire danger year with plenty of fuel for fire.

SERVPRO is ready to help cleanup smoke and soot fallout from wildfires that could damage houses and structures.

Mold might look pretty, but....

Mold might look pretty, but....

Close up pictures of microscopic mold are impressive, even pretty... but some molds can be toxic and pose health threats to certain people. When mold is growing indoors it needs to be removed. Many time this can be done by the occupant. When professional help is required call SERVPRO at: 650-589-7045

Storm Team on the Way

Storm Team on the Way

SERVPRO is sending skilled technicians who are part of the nation Storm Response Team to Oklahoma. Over the past number of years, SERVPRO of Belmont / San Carlos has sent talented and experienced crew members to many events across America. 

Thermal Fogging

Thermal Fogging

A thermal fogging machine is an important tools used in removing smoke odor from fire damaged buildings. An odor neutralizing treatment is heated and becomes a "smoke vapor" that is able to penetrate everywhere that the smoke and soot from the fire went.  

53 Foot "storm" trailer

53 Foot "storm" trailer

Loaded and ready for property damage cleanup action locally or anywhere in the country. These large trailers contain hundreds of pieces of drying equipment, cleaning supplies and other materials for large restoration jobs.

Tool crib and repair shop

Tool crib and repair shop

This is our storage crib for power tools, and our tool repair shop for servicing our drying equipment. Keeping our equipment in good working order is just another way we are ready to serve our clients.

Printing company water drying

Printing company water drying

This photo shows a SERVPRO truck and power generation parked by a printing company in Washington D.C. We were pleased to have been able to travel on storm duty to participate in cleanup in our nation's capitol.

SERVPRO award.

SERVPRO award.

SERVPRO of Belmont / San Carlos (Cleanair Image, Inc.) has been one of SERVPRO Industry's  top one hundred franchises (out of 1,700) for the last seven years. We are proud of our commitment to be big enough to serve our clients, but small enough to care.

Detail Cleaning

Detail Cleaning

Cleaning a slate and tile floor often requires the use of a "floor machine" and hand cleaning techniques followed by applying a sealer coat and floor finish. Detail work like this brings the best results... happy customers.

Sewage Overflow Cleanup

Sewage Overflow Cleanup

Hard to believe this was once a sewage spill cleanup job. After the dirty water extraction, cleaning process and the polishing this floor is better than before.It was like brand new.

Storm Damage in Burlingame

Storm Damage in Burlingame

Note the temporary support beam being used to prop up a wall that was damaged by a mudslide in Burlingame.... making a location safe while we work is just pat of what we do.

Contamination to an Oil Painting

Contamination to an Oil Painting

A small electrical fire caused soiling to a large oil painting. SERVPRO of Belmont / San Carlos provided expert cleanup using natural cleaning agents such as potatoes... not joking.

Soot Cleanup

Soot Cleanup

Our technician, Onofra is seen hard a t work cleaning contents to remove soot contamination requires skill and attention to detail. We use a combination of automated equipment and good old fashion hand labor.

Bathroom remodel in Foster City

Bathroom remodel in Foster City

A thirty-five year old bathroom was transformed by SERVPRO's construction team. A water damaged vanity room was gutted and rebuilt. It feels great to be able to repair damage and make it better than before.

Biohazard Cleanup

Biohazard Cleanup

SERVPRO technicians wear a variety of safety gear (personal protective equipment-PPE) to keep them safe from bacterial, toxic chemicals and microbial contamination. These yellow suites are moisture proof rubber and are safety yellow colored... they are for working on sewage cleanup and other wet spills and hazardous situations. Note, our technician pictured is also wearing a mask with filter cartridges... this job scene was a sewage spill with mold contamination! 

Working in the San Carlos Hills

Working in the San Carlos Hills

We maintain a fleet of service vehicles that are within a size range to be able to service the Peninsula hills in San Carlos and Belmont. "There's little point in trying to get a semi tractor and 53 foot trailer into the hills", said Robert Marshall SERVPRO Fleet and Facilities Manager.

On location document drying.

On location document drying.

During a large commercial water damage drying event, we spotted books and paper materials that were damp. We were able to set up an emergency drying proceedure as we dried the structure... as a bonus for the customer. Costs were controlled and damage was kept to a minimum. 

Grow house cleanup

Grow house cleanup

Recently our SERVPRO of Belmont/San Carlo team worked in Fremont, California to cleanup the damage caused by a large four-bedroom house that was turned into a "grow house". Pot farmers had flooded this house and caused mold damage throughout. This plant was just one of several hundred seized by the authorities as evidence.

Emergency Ready Application

Emergency Ready Application

SERVPRO is proud to offer an Emergency Ready Plan (ERP) that is cloud based and can be accessed on a smart phone. This application allows a company owner, building manager of facility manager to have helpful information at their finger tips during an emergency propertry damage event.

Pressure Washing the USS Hornet Aircraft Carrier

Pressure Washing the USS Hornet Aircraft Carrier

SERVPRO of Belmont / San Carlos provided cleaning services to help restore and maintain the World War II aircraft carrier USS Hornet docked in Alameda at the former “Naval Station, Alameda”. The team of SERVPRO volunteers, working hard is Manny Gomez, performed power washing of the hangar deck. The team also dusted many of the interior rooms including operational equipment that are on display to the visitors to this Museum.

Chris Peterson believes in continuing education

Chris Peterson believes in continuing education

Chris Peterson, our Business Development and Customer Service Representative participated in a recent SERVPRO e-Learning opportunity. From initial training to regular online webinars, continuing education is a priority for our experienced team. The goal is to keep up to speed on industry standards and provide our customers the most professional residential and commercial restoration options available. Chris is a member of The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) and is active with commercial facilities managers in San Mateo and San Francisco Counties. To find out how to prepare your commercial property for a quick recovery when unexpected water, mold or fire damage occurs, Call Chris at 650-591-4137.

New Additions and Equipment to Our Fleet

New Additions and Equipment to Our Fleet

Partner, Roy Drake and Production Operations Manager, Manny Gomez flew back to Nashville to bring two new vehicles filled with restorative drying equipment back to our SERVPRO of Belmont/San Carlos franchise in time to service potential El Nino storm damage in Belmont, San Carlos, and Redwood City. Along the route they endured a winter storm in Nebraska, but made it safely home in time to press the vehicles into use in our local service areas that also include Pacifica and Half Moon Bay. Flood and storm damage require specialized restoration techniques and equipment. Our restoration process puts an emphasis on scientific drying techniques, progress monitoring and documentation. We guarantee results. (650) 591-4137

Half Moon Bay Fishing Boat Engine Fire

Half Moon Bay Fishing Boat Engine Fire

One of our most interesting and unique cleaning jobs was aboard a commercial salmon fishing boat. Our technicians cleaned up the contamination of an oily soot fire that started in the engine room and spread to the galley, sleeping berths, and wheelhouse, and removed the odor, in three days. The captain was happily back on the water for the first day of salmon season. You can count on SERVPRO of Belmont/San Carlos to float your boat.

A Dedicated employee performing content cleaning

A Dedicated employee performing content cleaning

Few restoration companies are willing to perform content cleaning. It is tedious and detailed work. At SERVPRO of Belmont / San Carlos we take pride in the talented and hard working team of dedicated technicians who perform this work for our customers who have experienced a fire in their home or place of business. Over the years we have cleaned contents on location and in our shop. Be assured, if you suffer smoke and soot damage, we can make it like it never even happened.

Fire Damage – Belmont Content Storage Procedure

Fire Damage – Belmont Content Storage Procedure

Fire damage to a San Carlos home led to content removal. We cleaned and stored the homeowners belongs at our facility. Content cleaning near our specialized equipment is an efficient method of restoring the homeowner's belongings with the added benefit of preventing more damage during the restoration process required after a San Carlos Fire loss. When fire and water damage restoration involves tearing out ceilings and walls, this is common practice. If your home or office suffers fire damage or water damage, call SERVPRO of Belmont/San Carlos 24/7 at (650) 591-4137. We are always ready to help.