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Join a Winning Team

12/22/2020 (Permalink)

SERVPRO® of The Andovers Production Technician. Help your local communities in Andover, North Andover, and beyond. 

 Our Franchise is seeking someone who is comfortable working hard in challenging situations, enjoys meeting new people, has excellent communication skills, and is a serious multi-tasker. If you are self-motivated and have superb interpersonal skills, then you’ll thrive in this work environment. Are you highly dependable and super-excited about routinely exceeding expectations? Then you may be our perfect hero!

As a valued SERVPRO® Franchise employee, you will receive a competitive pay rate, with opportunity to learn and grow.

Primary Responsibilities

Inventory and load the work vehicle with equipment, products, and supplies needed for each project.

Maintain a clean and organized vehicle and clean equipment appearance.

Prepare rooms/areas for work activities. Set up staging area and equipment for each project.

Leave jobsite with a clean and orderly appearance.

Perform production processes following SERVPRO® production guidelines per work order per crew chief directions.

Ensure clear two-way communication with crew chief and other technicians (especially regarding customer needs and concerns).

Perform end-of-day/end-of-job cleanup and breakdown. Leave jobsite with a clean and orderly appearance.

Position Requirements

Effective oral communication

Basic math skills

Experience in cleaning/restoration preferred

High school diploma/GED

IICRC certifications preferred

Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds regularly, occasionally up to 100 pounds with assistance

Ability to climb ladders, work at ceiling heights, work in tight spaces (e.g., crawls spaces, attics)

Ability to sit/stand/walk for prolonged periods of time

Ability to repetitively push/pull/lift/carry objects

Ability to work with/around cleaning products/chemicals

Ability to travel locally and out of state when necessary

Ability to successfully complete a background check subject to applicable law

Please visit our website, www.SERVPROtheAndovers.com, for additional information.

Required license or certification: Drivers License

So You Didn't Call SERVPRO of The Andovers...

11/17/2020 (Permalink)

wall damaged drywall with paint bubbling from damages. Don't wait and allow a small water damage to turn into a demo project. Call the trusted professionals.

Picture this...

You come home after a long day of work, head towards the fridge to start the process of figuring out dinner only to step into a puddle of water on your way. You discover your ice maker water line has failed and you rushed to find the water main shut off. After finding some towels you set up a few fans and attempt to dry everything out. After a few days, everything seems fine and you start to work on getting someone to reinstall the water line. 

The repairman comes out and pulls away the fridge only to find some black mold and bubbling paint. He tells you he can't fix the problem until the mold is gone. Now you need to call SERVPRO of The Andovers. 

We come out and fully inspect the property. Our team finds that there is still water trapped between the subfloors and the wall is insulated and is reading wet against our moisture meters. 

Now demo is involved along with costly repairs. The kitchen is now quickly becoming a construction site. Calling our trusted brand fast more often than not is the cheaper option! We work hard to restore not replace and have built strong relationships with major insurance companies.

Don't wait - call us for a free inspection and estimate. SERVPRO of The Andovers - 978-475-1199.

Speed up Mother Nature

11/4/2020 (Permalink)

So often we hear “You can’t control Mother Nature.” But what if you could speed up the process of drying when your home or business in Andover or North Andover suffers an unfortunate event such as water damage from putting out a fire or burst water pipe? Did you know there is an actual science behind the process of drying? Before reaching for the towels, a mop, and a few fans, read on to learn more about this process.

Psychometrics or the "science of drying" is essential to restoring a water damaged structure to it preloss condition. The SERVPRO® of The Andovers professionals are trained in this science of drying and follow strict industry approved standards to help lower the chances of secondary damages. We will:

  • Inspect the building to detect every component that is wet to help prevent secondary damage from happening.
  • Measure how much moisture is in wet materials and monitor whether the materials are drying properly.
  • Speed up Mother Nature by using professional drying equipment.

What does it mean to “speed up Mother Nature”? A wet building can often dry naturally because the environment always seeks equilibrium. When materials are wet, moisture will naturally move to drier air at the surface of the material, but only if the air is drier. The problem here is nature often takes too long and secondary damages may occur while the building is drying out.

Thankfully, the SERVPRO® of The Andovers professionals have the tools and equipment to help Mother Nature along to dry tough to reach places, hardwood floors, inside walls, and so much more. Using state of the art monitoring equipment and a proven scientific process we help speed up the drying process in your home or business. With the help of technology and our proprietary tool DryBookTM Mobile, you have the ability to know exactly where your Dracut property is in the drying process. 

The bottom line? SERVPRO of The Andovers 978.475.1199 has the professional training and equipment to help make it “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO is Faster to any Disaster!

11/4/2020 (Permalink)

Mitigation requires quick action. The faster SERVPRO® of The Andovers arrives on-site to perform water, fire, smoke, and soot cleanup and restoration, the better the results— including lower claim costs.

Within four hours of a loss notification, a crew member of SERVPRO® of The Andovers will be on-site to help ensure a water or fire damage is handled properly by utilizing the following services:

Structural Cleaning After the damage has occurred, your experienced SERVPRO will inspect to determine the extent of damage, then use the specific equipment and cleaning products required to extract, clean, disinfect and protect the different types of surfaces found within the structure.

Contents Cleaning All of the restorable contents in the affected areas will be professionally cleaned and deodorized. Finally, SERVPRO can provide an inventory list of all “to be claimed” items for agents and their policyholders.

Deodorization SERVPRO of The Andovers provides specialized services that rid your insured’s home or place of business of offensive odors left behind due to the water or fire damage. We do not merely cover up lingering odors with a fragrance; they seek out the sources of the odor and remove them. 

When your home or business suffers from water damage - call SERVPRO @ 978.475.1199

Your Commitment to Clean

11/3/2020 (Permalink)

Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned shield orange and green When our Logo is on your Door, Your Commitment to Clean is Clear.

Being open for business is just the beginning of out journey forward. Employees may be hesitant to return to work and customers may wonder whether the businesses they patronize are safe. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed what is means to be clean. Are you ready to communicate to your customers and employees that you've chosen a higher standard of clean for all Americans? Are you ready for Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned? 

Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned is a defensive cleaning program that SERVPRO offers to commercial locations to address the current COVID-19 global pandemic. The level of clean that goes far beyond janitorial or carpet cleaning. The is a proactive viral pathogen cleaning. When you choose Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned, you, your employees, your customers, and your community can rest assured that you've selected a higher level of cleaning standard. 

Call SERVPRO of The Andovers for more information. 978.475.1199

Is your Andover Business Prepared?

11/2/2020 (Permalink)

National Preparedness Month is the perfect opportunity to share the benefits of having a readiness plan in place with your customers, business and family.

The SERVPRO® of The Andovers Emergency READY Profile® (ERP) will help ensure you and your business are always “Ready for whatever happens.”

In the event of an emergency, the SERVPRO® Emergency READY Profile® can help minimize business interruption by having an immediate plan of action in place for your facility. The ERP is a comprehensive document containing critical information about your business, including emergency contact information, shut-off valve locations and priority areas. The ERP is also accessible online using your computer or tablet; download SERVPRO’s free Ready Plan app to access this information at any time using your smartphone or tablet.

The ERP establishes your SERVPRO® of The Andovers as your disaster mitigation and restoration provider, giving you access to over 50 years experience and a System more than 1,700 Franchises strong. Knowing what to do and who to call in advance is key to quick response and timely mitigation. Having a plan in place may help minimize the amount of time your business is inactive and get you back in the building following a disaster.

Preparation is the key to making it through any size disaster, whether it is a small water leak, a large fire or an area flood. The best time to plan for such events is not when the event happens, but well before it happens. No one ever plans on a disaster, but now, you can plan for it.

The ERP is a no-cost assessment; all it requires is a little time, making it a great value that could save a lot of time in the future. Call us today at 978-475-1199 to establish your Emergency READY Profile®.

SERVPRO on National Preparedness Month

11/2/2020 (Permalink)

Tedy bear icon with the words National Preparedness Month Make sure you are prepared!

As a business owner in Andover or North Andover, MA, insurer or property manager, you are a leader in your community and have the opportunity to set an example for your employees, customers and community to follow.

This year for National Preparedness Month, join your community in preparing for emergencies and disasters of all types, and leading efforts to encourage the community as a whole to become more prepared. “Disasters happen” and not only devastate individuals and neighborhoods, but entire communities, including businesses of all sizes.

As an employer in your community, having a business continuity plan can help protect your company, its employees and its infrastructure, and maximizes your chances of recovery after an emergency or disaster. You can do this by taking three simple steps:

  • Plan to stay in business
  • Encourage your employees to become ready
  • Protect your investment

We must work together as a team to ensure that our families, businesses, places of worship and neighborhoods are ready. At Ready.gov/business, companies can find vital information on how to begin preparing their organization and addressing their unique needs during an emergency. You can also contact your SERVPRO® of The Andovers Professional to find out more on how to be ready when disaster strikes with the Emergency READY Program®.

Where to Turn when Your Business Floods

11/2/2020 (Permalink)

A water damage or flood can occur at any time, although flooding most often occurs during heavy rainfall. Basements are inherently prone to flooding because they are the lowest level of a building and are normally built partly or entirely below ground level. There are a number of reasons why your Andover/North Andover basement could flood, including: 

  • A blocked or failed sewer lateral pipe
  • Heavy rain causes surface water to pool around your home
  • Storm sewer backup
  • Sanitary sewer backup
  • Foundation drainage failure
  • Water supply-line break or hot-water tank failure
  • And many more

Have Questions about Basement Flooding?

Call Today - 978-475-1199

If flood water is not handled quickly and properly, it can jeopardize your health and safety, and cause severe damage to your home’s structure. Remember, the longer you wait, the worse the problem will get.

The bottom line: a flooded basement can jeopardize your health, safety, and your home’s integrity. It’s worth making a call to SERVPRO of The Andovers and let our trained, professional crews handle the situation safely and correctly. We have earned the trust of hundreds of homeowners, business owners, and property professionals.

We are Flooded Basement Specialists:

  • We are Available 24 hours/7 days per week
  • We’re a Preferred Vendor to many National Insurance Companies
  • We Bill The Insurance Directly – One Less Thing For You To Worry About
  • Our Technicians are Highly-Trained  in Water Restoration Techniques
  • We use s500 IICRC Restoration Standards
  • Advanced Inspection and Extraction Equipment

Company suffer from a floor? Call Us Today – We’re Ready To Help 978-475-1199

Thanksgiving Safety Tips from SERVPRO

11/2/2020 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of The Andover's top priority is always safety. We are always a phone call away when unexpected troubles arises in your home or business, but we wish everyone to use caution and adhere to these tips!
Top 10 safety tips
  • Stay in the kitchen when you are cooking on the stove top so you can keep an eye on the food.
  • Stay in the home when cooking your turkey, and check on it frequently.
  • Keep children away from the stove. The stove will be hot and kids should stay three feet away.
  • Make sure kids stay away from hot food and liquids. The steam or splash from vegetables, gravy or coffee could cause serious burns.
  • Keep knives out of the reach of children.
  • Be sure electric cords from an electric knife, coffee maker, plate warmer or mixer are not dangling off the counter within easy reach of a child.
  • Keep matches and utility lighters out of the reach of children — up high in a locked cabinet.
  • Never leave children alone in room with a lit candle.
  • Keep the floor clear so you don’t trip over kids, toys, pocketbooks or bags.
  • Make sure your smoke alarms are working. Test them by pushing the test button.
Thanksgiving fire facts
  • Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, followed by Christmas Day, Christmas Eve, and the day before Thanksgiving.
  • In 2017, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 1,600 home cooking fires on Thanksgiving, the peak day for such fires.
  • Unattended cooking was by far the leading contributing factor in cooking fires and fire deaths.
  • Cooking equipment was involved in almost half of all reported home fires and home fire injuries, and it is the second leading cause of home fire deaths.  

Call SERVPRO of The Andovers to make any damages "Like it never even happened."

Tips sourced from:https://www.nfpa.org/Public-Education/Fire-causes-and-risks/Seasonal-fire-causes/Thanksgiving

Looking for our Next Hero!

8/14/2020 (Permalink)

Green SERVPRO trucks and orange logo Come join a winning team!!

Our Franchise serving Andover and North Andover is seeking someone who is comfortable working hard in challenging situations, enjoys meeting new people, has excellent communication skills, and is a serious multi-tasker. If you are self-motivated and have superb interpersonal skills, then you’ll thrive in this work environment. Are you highly dependable and super-excited about routinely exceeding expectations? Then you may be our perfect hero! 

As a valued SERVPRO® Franchise employee, you will receive a competitive pay rate, with opportunity to learn and grow. 

Position Requirements 

  • Effective oral communication
  • Basic math skills
  • Experience in cleaning/restoration preferred
  • High school diploma/GED
  • IICRC certifications preferred
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds regularly, occasionally up to 100 pounds with assistance
  • Ability to climb ladders, work at ceiling heights, work in tight spaces (e.g., crawls spaces, attics)
  • Ability to sit/stand/walk for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to repetitively push/pull/lift/carry objects
  • Ability to work with/around cleaning products/chemicals
  • Ability to travel locally and out of state when necessary
  • Ability to successfully complete a background check subject to applicable law 

Pay Rate: negotiable based on experience, with possibility of overtime pay and increases based on merit. 

Please visit our website, if you think you are our next hero and want more information.

Required license or certification: Drivers License