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Essential Steps to Prevent Wildfire Damage to Your Home in Palm Springs?

6/25/2024 (Permalink)

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Our local Palm Springs team responds to fire damage emergencies throughout the year in Palm Springs. Wildfires pose a threat to homes and communities, particularly in areas prone to dry, hot conditions. However, homeowners can take proactive measures to safeguard their property from the devastating effects of wildfires. Here are some crucial steps to enhance your home’s defenses against wildfires.

Create a defensible space: Maintain a minimum distance of 30 feet between your house and any flammable vegetation. This buffer zone should be clear of dead plants, leaves, and debris, which can easily ignite. Use non-combustible materials such as gravel, brick, or concrete in this area to further reduce fire risk.

Choose fire-resistant building materials: Minimize the risk to your home’s exterior by selecting fire-resistant roofing, siding, and decking. Products like treated wood, metal, or composite materials offer greater resistance against fire and can be crucial in preventing fire from spreading.

Regularly clean out gutters and roofs: Clear leaves and other debris that could catch embers. Install metal mesh screens over vents, eaves, and under decks to prevent embers from entering or gathering in hidden areas.

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When your home or commercial business sustains fire damage, our Palm Springs team is always Here to Help®. Call us today at 760-327-7700.

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Common Causes of Water Damage in Palm Springs

3/13/2024 (Permalink)

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Nestled in the stunning Palm Springs area, homeowners face a distinctive set of challenges, with water damage being a prevalent concern. Despite the arid surroundings, several factors contribute to potential water-related disasters. In this blog post, we'll delve into these common causes to empower you in safeguarding your property. If you find yourself facing water damage, remember that SERVPRO® of Palm Springs is just a call away, ready to provide prompt and professional restoration services.

  1. Monsoonal Rains and Flash Floods: Palm Springs experiences occasional monsoonal rains that can swiftly escalate into flash floods. The desert's struggle to absorb heavy rainfall can lead to surface flooding and water intrusion into homes. Recognizing seasonal patterns helps residents prepare for potential risks. In case of emergency, don't hesitate to reach out to SERVPRO of Palm Springs at (760) 327-7700.

  2. Old or Damaged Roofing: The desert's harsh elements take a toll on roofing materials over time. Aged or damaged roofs may develop leaks, allowing water to seep into attics and ceilings. Regular roof inspections and timely repairs are crucial in preventing water damage from above. For roofing concerns, contact SERVPRO of Palm Springs today.

  3. Poorly Maintained Irrigation Systems: Lush landscapes in Palm Springs often depend on irrigation systems. However, if not properly maintained or facing malfunctions, they can lead to overwatering and water pooling around the property, risking foundation damage and water intrusion. Reach out to SERVPRO of Palm Springs for assistance in addressing water damage concerns caused by irrigation issues.

  4. Broken or Leaking Pipes: Even in the desert, plumbing issues are common culprits of water damage. Cracked, corroded, or burst pipes can lead to leaks inside the home. Regular inspections and addressing plumbing concerns promptly can help prevent extensive water damage. If you notice a pipe issue, call SERVPRO of Palm Springs immediately for expert assistance.

  5. Faulty Appliances and Fixtures: Malfunctioning appliances, such as washing machines and dishwashers, can cause significant water damage if left unattended. Regular checks for signs of wear and tear, along with prompt replacement of faulty components, can prevent water disasters. In case of appliance-related water damage, contact SERVPRO of Palm Springs for immediate assistance.

Being aware of common water damage causes in Palm Springs is key to proactive prevention. By staying vigilant, maintaining your property, and promptly addressing potential issues, you can protect your home. Should water damage strike, remember that SERVPRO of Palm Springs is ready to respond 24/7. Call us at (760) 327-7700 for swift and professional restoration services tailored to the unique needs of our Palm Springs community.

Quick Action to Minimize Water Damage in Palm Springs Homes

3/11/2024 (Permalink)

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Water damage can strike unexpectedly, posing a significant threat to homes in Palm Springs. Whether it's a burst pipe, leaky roof, or flooding, taking quick action is crucial to minimize the extent of the damage. In this blog post, we'll explore the importance of swift response and the steps homeowners in Palm Springs can take to mitigate water damage with the help of SERVPRO®'s expert services.

The Sooner, the Better: Time is of the essence when it comes to water damage. The longer water sits, the greater the potential for structural damage, mold growth, and costly repairs. Palm Springs residents need to act promptly to limit the impact on their homes and belongings.

Identifying the Source: The first step in mitigating water damage is identifying the source. Whether it's a broken pipe, malfunctioning appliance, or roof leak, pinpointing the origin allows for a more focused and effective response.

Emergency Water Extraction: SERVPRO of Palm Springs offers 24/7 emergency water extraction services. Our team utilizes advanced equipment to swiftly remove standing water from affected areas, preventing further saturation of walls, floors, and belongings.

Professional Assessment: After initial extraction, our experts conduct a thorough assessment of the damage. This involves using moisture meters and infrared technology to identify hidden pockets of moisture that could lead to long-term issues.

Drying and Dehumidification: Effective drying and dehumidification are critical components of the water damage restoration process. SERVPRO employs industrial-grade equipment to expedite the drying process, reducing the risk of mold growth and secondary damage.

Content and Belongings Restoration: Palm Springs homeowners can trust SERVPRO to restore damaged belongings. From furniture to important documents, our team employs specialized techniques to salvage and restore items whenever possible.

Mold Prevention Measures: Swift action not only minimizes water damage but also helps prevent mold growth. Our professionals apply antimicrobial treatments and take proactive steps to inhibit mold development in affected areas.

Insurance Assistance: Navigating insurance claims can be overwhelming. SERVPRO of Palm Springs works closely with homeowners to document the damage, providing comprehensive reports to facilitate the claims process and ensure a smoother restoration journey.

Community-Focused Solutions: Living in the unique climate of Palm Springs, our restoration strategies are tailored to address the specific challenges posed by the desert environment. This local expertise allows us to provide effective and targeted solutions for water damage in the area.

Call SERVPRO® of Palm Springs Today: If you're facing water damage in your Palm Springs home, don't wait. Call SERVPRO of Palm Springs now at (760) 327-7700 for immediate assistance. Our team is ready to respond 24/7, helping you minimize damage and restore your home to its preloss condition. Don't let water damage disrupt your life – contact us for swift and professional restoration services.

Palm Springs Mold Removal Services: Trust Our Local Team

5/4/2023 (Permalink)

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Palm Springs residents can rely on our local team for effective mold mitigation and removal services. We follow a comprehensive process that ensures every customer receives the same high-quality service.

In case of emergency, give us a call. We will ask you questions to determine the necessary equipment and resources for the job.

Our team follows local and state laws regarding inspection and documentation, which helps us to assess the extent of mold damage based on your unique situation.

To prevent the spread of mold spores during the cleanup process, we may use advanced containment procedures like negative air chambers that isolate the contaminated area with physical barriers and negative air pressure. Additionally, we utilize powerful “air scrubbers” and HEPA vacuums for air filtration purposes.

Our team uses antifungal and antimicrobial treatments to eliminate mold colonies and to prevent new colonies from forming. We also clean furniture, decorative items, curtains, and other restorable items affected by mold.

In case of significant damage, we offer restoration services that may include minor repairs like replacing drywall, painting, and installing new carpet, or it may require the reconstruction of various areas or rooms in a home or business.

If you need mold removal services in Palm Springs, contact our team today at (760) 327-7700. We are Here to Help ®. 

Franchises are independently owned and operated.

Be Prepared: Fire Safety Tips and Services for Palm Spring Homeowners

4/28/2023 (Permalink)

fire safety tips We respond to fire damage emergencies 24-hours a day in Palm Springs and Riverside County

Fire prevention and safety should always be a top priority for homeowners in Palm Springs. A house fire can occur at any time, and it can cause significant damage to your property and harm to your loved ones. While no one wants to experience a fire, it is essential to be prepared and take steps to prevent fires from occurring.

One of the easiest ways to prevent fires is to ensure that your fire alarms are functioning correctly. You should check your fire alarms regularly to ensure that they are in working order. It's recommended that you test your smoke alarms every month to ensure that they are working correctly. Don't forget to replace the batteries annually to keep them working correctly.

Another essential step to prevent fires in Palm Springs is to be cautious with the use of open flames, such as candles, fireplaces, and outdoor fire pits. Make sure to keep flammable items away from open flames, and never leave them unattended. If you use space heaters, make sure to keep them away from flammable materials and turn them off when you leave the room or go to bed.

In the event of a fire, it's crucial to have a plan in place in Palm Springs. Make sure that everyone in your home knows how to evacuate quickly and safely. Have a designated meeting place outside of the home, and make sure that everyone knows where it is.

Even with the best prevention and safety measures in place, accidents can still happen. That's why it's important to have access to 24/7 emergency fire damage restoration services in Palm Springs. These services can help minimize the damage to your property and help you get back on your feet as quickly as possible.

At SERVPRO Team Brogdon, we understand the importance of providing fast and efficient emergency fire damage restoration services in Palm Springs. Our team of experts is available 24/7 to assist you in the event of a fire. We can help with everything from initial cleanup to reconstruction and restoration services.

If you experience a fire in Palm Springs, don't hesitate to call SERVPRO Team Brogdon at (760) 327-7700. Our team is ready to assist you with emergency fire damage restoration services. Remember, fire prevention and safety should always be a top priority in Palm Springs, but if the worst does happen, we're here to help.

Water Damage Emergency Can Ruin Your Palm Springs Home Ceiling!

4/14/2023 (Permalink)

A picture of water damage in the ceiling We respond to water damage emergencies 24-hours a day in Palm Springs, Cathedral City and the Coachella Valley

Our team in Palm Springs has been providing water damage restoration services to residents of the Coachella Valley for several years. Water damage can cause severe damage in a short time, and it's crucial to act fast. Below is a timeline of how water can damage your property over time:

Within Minutes Water spreads quickly, saturating walls, floors, upholstery, and belongings. Furniture finishes bleed, causing permanent staining on carpets. Photographs, books, and paper goods start to swell and warp.

Hours 1 - 24 Drywall begins to swell and break down. Metal surfaces tarnish. Furniture starts to swell and crack. Dyes and inks from cloth and paper goods spread, causing stains. A musty odor appears.

48 Hours to 1 Week Mold and mildew may grow and spread. Doors, windows, and studs swell and warp. Metal begins to rust and corrode. Furniture warps and shows signs of mold. Paint begins to blister. Wood flooring swells and warps. Serious biohazard contamination is possible.

In Palm Springs, water damage can occur due to various reasons, including pipe breaks, plumbing system failure, and sewer backups. Our team is always Here to Help® in case of water damage emergencies in your commercial or residential property. Please call us today at 760-327-7700 for quick and effective restoration services.

Our franchises are independently owned and operated.

Air Conditioning Unit Causing Water Intrusion in Palm Springs Home?

2/21/2023 (Permalink)

Water leaking from ceiling We respond to water damage emergencies 24 hours a day in Palm Springs.

Have you checked your air conditioner unit for signs of water intrusion? This is an often overlooked area where rain can enter a home and cause damage. Our local team in Palm Springs is on call to respond to water damage emergencies 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in Palm Springs. Here are some helpful tips from the Institute of Business and Home Safety for protecting your home from heavy rain:

Check wall air conditioners

Internal Drain

If the air conditioning unit has an internal drain, make sure the pipe size is adequate and water is running and flowing freely in order to handle a high volume of water.

Caulking of Air Conditioning Unit Sleeve: Look for any gaps, cracks, or other damage that indicates improper caulking around the edge of the sleeve to the exterior of the building. This increases vulnerability to water entry.

Orientation: Tilting the air conditioning unit sleeves slightly (two degrees) towards the exterior wall can significantly reduce the water’s entry.

Weather Stripping: Proper weather stripping between the air conditioning unit and the sleeve can reduce the water from entering.

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When your home or commercial business in Sleepy Hollow has rain damage, our Palm Springs team is Here to Help. ® We’ll restore your damage “Like it never even happened.” Call us today at (760) 327-7700.

Franchises are independently owned and operated.

Vandalism Damage: What To Do

5/28/2020 (Permalink)

How to handle Vandalism Damage is not easy but we are here to help at SERVPRO of Palm Springs.


  • Hose or wash egg damaged from building exterior as soon as possible.
  • Vacuum glass particles from carpets and upholstery.
  • Save containers which reveal the ingredients of spilled inks, cosmetics and paints.


  • Attempt to remove ink, paint, or cosmetic stains.
  • Operate damaged lamps or appliances.
  • Discard furniture wood chips, broken pieces from porcelain, furniture or art objects.

If you have any questions or concerns about how to handle a Vandalism Damage situation contact your local franchise, SERVPRO of Palm Springs to find out more information or to schedule an inspection.

We Are Cleaning Experts

4/24/2020 (Permalink)

SERVPRO is Here to Help during this time of need

During this unprecedented time caused by the global pandemic of coronavirus, this is a reminder to our customers that we are specialists in cleaning services, and we adhere to the highest cleaning and sanitation standards.

Specialized Training

We are prepared to clean and disinfect your home or business, according to protocols set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We have years of experience in dealing with biological contaminants, and we will go beyond the scope of work that regular janitorial staff perform on a daily basis.

The CDC encourages cleaning of high-touch surfaces such as counters, tabletops, doorknobs, light switches, bathroom fixtures, toilets, phones, keyboards, tablets and tables. Other spaces mentioned in the CDC’s guidance for commercial spaces include:

  • Kitchen/Food Areas
  • Bathrooms
  • Schools/Classrooms
  • Offices
  • Retail Spaces
  • Water Fountains
  • Shelving/Racks
  • Sales Counters
  • Carpets and Rugs
  • Stair Handrails
  • Elevator Cars
  • Playground Equipment
  • Fitness Equipment

Specialized Products

The CDC recommends usage of a labeled hospital-grade disinfectant with claims against similar pathogens to the coronavirus. Multiple products in the SERVPRO product line carry the EPA-approved emerging pathogens claims. While there is currently no product tested against this particular strain of the coronavirus, we are following all guidelines as provided by the CDC and local authorities.

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If your home or business needs deep cleaning services, call the experts today SERVPRO of Palm Springs, (760)327-7700


Water Damage: What To Do

4/24/2020 (Permalink)



  • Shut off the source of water if possible or contact a qualified party to stop the water source.
  • Turn off circuit breakers for wet areas of the building, when access to the power distribution panel is sage from electrical shock.
  • Remove as much excess water as possible by mopping and blotting.
  • Wipe excess water from wood furniture after removing lamps and tabletop items.
  • Remove and prop up wet upholstery cushions for even drying.
  • Place aluminum foil or wood blocks between furniture legs and wet carpeting.
  • Remove to a safe, dry place any paintings, art objects, computers, documents and other materials that are valuable or sensitive to moisture.
  • Use wooden clothespins to keep furniture skirting off damp floors.
  • Hang draperies with coated hangers to avoid contact with wet carpeting or floors.
  • Hang furs and leather goods to dry separately at room temperature



  • Avoid all contact with sewage and items contaminated by sewage.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly after contact with contaminated items.

Contact your local SERVPRO of Palm Springs for more information on Water Damage procedures (760)327-7700