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CE Class, Property Fire Damage Restoration complete!

3/27/2017 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Lincoln Park / Allen Park hosted it's annual CE Class on Property Fire Damage Restoration.  It was taught by a very knowledgeable member of the SERVPRO team, and well attended by a great group of insurance professionals from the area.  Nice to meet you all!

Everyone in the class gained a greater understanding of how involved property restoration can be in a fire loss, as well as how to better handle a fire emergency.

The class was motivated to learn about the many steps that are taken in the restoration process in a fire damaged property.  Fire losses can vary greatly, from smoke damage that results from a small kitchen fire to a total loss.  

The demonstrations shown in class on the restoration of highly valued, irreplaceable family heirlooms was particularly interesting.  Sometimes being able to restore a personal item can make a devastating loss more bearable.

In addition to learning about the restoration process for fire damage, the class also learned a little bit about fire safety.  The SERVPRO Lincoln Park / Allen Park team wants you to know these important facts of a fire timeline (based on a taped, timed and measured fire):

  • 0 minutes - fire started in a wicker basket with an incompletely extinguished object 

  • 2 minutes - smolder turned to flames

  • 5 minutes - temperature inside main room was ~1400 degrees F

  • 5.5 minutes - smoke went from floor to ceiling and visibility was at zero feet, making escape unlikely

  • 7 minutes - stairways were filled with smoke and noxious gases had reached deadly levels

It was clear how little time you have to react to a fire emergency and that every second does count.  They don't teach fire safety in schools anymore so please be sure to come up with a family plan in case this should ever happen to you.

SERVPRO of Lincoln Park / Allen Park is here around the clock to serve you.  If you have any property restoration needs, please call us at (313) 914-7388 or email us at and above all stay safe!



Continuing Education Class in Allen Park, MI

1/11/2017 (Permalink)

General Continuing Education Class in Allen Park, MI Course Flyer

SERVPRO of Lincoln Park / Allen Park will be hosting a Free CE Credit Course Understanding the Restoration Industry: Property Fire Damage Restoration. This class will provide you with four (4) hours of insurance course credits, course number 71142.  The class will be held at the Quality Inn 3600 Enterprise Dr. Allen Park , MI 48101 on March 2, 2017 8am-12pm.  Registration begins at 7:30pm. Coffee/Bagels/Pastries Available Prior to Class. If you are interested in attending or want more details please email us or call (313)914-7388. We need an accurate head count for course materials. Also note that late arrivals will not be admitted so please arrive on time, if not early! We look forward to seeing you there!! 

Crime Scene Cleanup

1/11/2017 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Lincoln Park / Allen Park crew members are trained to safely and effectively remove bodily fluids and other substances from residential and commercial structures following acts of violence or suicides. 

Dealing with blood spills or other kinds of biological contamination means dealing with the potential for the spread of diseases, some of which may life-threatening, such as: swine flu, E. coli MRSA and hepatitis.  All of these pathogens are bloodborne and some can stay in affected environments for years before they become active.

Any waste or affected material will be properly disposed according to OSHA and EPA regulations.  Our crew members will properly contain, sanitize, disinfect and remove waste to return your indoor environments back to usability.