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Monmouth Junction Residents Require Skilled Fire Damage Restoration

4/21/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO vehicle and equipment We understand the need for rapid response and restoration to minimize the loss of your property. Call us right away we are available 24/7.

SERVPRO Follows Best Practices for Fire Restoration and Smoke Damage – Call us First in Monmouth Junction!

There is a lot to love about Monmouth Junction, New Jersey – All you have to do is ask some of the residents who have called this place home. Monmouth is both a census-designated place (CDP) and an unincorporated community nestled within South Brunswick Township. Known as an area with small-town charm, people love living in the area due to the convenient proximity to countless shows, restaurants, and shops within the nearby cities of Newark, NJ, downtown NYC, and Manhattan, NY. 

Monmouth Junction is Becoming a Top Option for Families Looking to Relocate

You will find many great things about the beautiful Monmouth Junction area. Many families looking to get out of the busy city life are starting to consider the many reasons why the Monmouth Junction area is so livable and enticing. Top takeaways for those looking to relocate here include:

  • Looking to rent before buying? Monmouth Junction features rental pricing that is 100% lower than the average across New Jersey state.
  • Looking to avoid crime? The crime rates within Monmouth Junction come in at 59% lower than the average in the state.
  • Looking for an exceptional livability score? Monmouth Junction boasts a livability score that is 77 out of 100.

There is No Shortage of Natural Sites and Hiking Trails to Enjoy in Monmouth Junction

If you are an adventurer, hiker, cyclist, or nature lover, you will find plenty of cool places to experience in and around Monmouth Junction, including:

  • Merchantville Bike Path – This is a bike path that spans over a mile and features a nice asphalt surface, including a route loaded with shade trees and tall pines.
  • High Line Trail – If you are a trail-lover, you will find easy-to-navigate concrete pathways that meander over 30 feet above the bustling city streets below. This area is just perfect for sightseeing and snapping pictures.
  • Smithville Park Trails – This park is open beginning at 8 am up until 30 minutes after the sun goes down. In this historical park, you will find bike trails, walking paths, and lots of places to stop and enjoy the natural scenery.

Handling Tough Smoke Residue for Monmouth Junction Residents is Critical to Fire Damage Restoration

Fire and smoke damage undoubtedly leave any home in disarray and in need of prompt attention. When SERVPRO gets called to fire damaged homes in Monmouth Junction, we take it one step at a time, ensuring nothing gets missed, and everything is back to its pre-fire condition – “Like it never even happened.”

We have fire and smoke restoration technicians (FSRT) with training through the IICRC to help with your need for fire damage restoration in Monmouth Junction. A sampling of the equipment and products we bring to each fire-related project include:

  • A full selection of cleaning chemicals to dissolve and rinse away stubborn soot and smoke residue from ceilings, walls, and other surfaces.
  • Smoke damage removal using ultra-low volume (ULV) thermal foggers to put out a fine mist that traps odorous particles for removal.
  • Diligent OSHA training to ensure careful, meticulous procedures for the repair and restoration of your home.

SERVPRO of East Brunswick/Princeton Meadows is here when you need prompt fire damage restoration. Call us at (732) 432-9800 for house fire cleanup and smoke remediation.

Water Damages Occur to Wet Carpets, Get Help Quick!

4/1/2021 (Permalink)

carpet and subfloor damaged by water Floor and carpet can be salvaged after a water damage situation. SERVPRO has the team you need for the water remediation service.

SERVPRO Can Often Restore Carpets to a Good Quality Following Water Damage in Monmouth Junction

Water impacts the structure of a carpet in two ways. The primary causes for concern are delamination and latex deterioration. Delamination is when the backing for the rug begins to separate. Latex deterioration occurs as a result of age and exposure to natural gases or moisture. Latex connects carpet fibers to the carpet backing.

When performing water damage restoration in Monmouth Junction, it is essential to recognize that carpets are often a core area of potential damage. A wet carpet can be up to 50% weaker when it is wet. Over-extraction or detaching of a carpet can cause delamination to occur. This usually results in requiring a complete replacement of the carpet.

  • Nylon cut carpets are among the most saveable and respond well to general water extraction, carpet floating, and reinstallation. 
  • Multi-layered carpets such as Olefin Berber carpets are among the most challenging to restore as the extraction process is slow. 
  • Carpet pads almost always need to be replaced following a water intrusion incident.

We can often return carpets to a good condition. Contact SERVPRO of East Brunswick / Princeton Meadows for water damage restoration at (732) 432-9800.

In Plainsboro Homes, Can Floorboards Be Repaired after Water Damage?

3/22/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO equipment drying floor Water cleanup in your home should be left to the professionals. SERVPRO uses the latest technology and equipment necessary for your home remediation.

SERVPRO Can Effectively Restore a Range of Water-related Damages in your Plainsboro Home.

Wooden materials have a natural moisture content. In North America, most structural woods are lumber which has a moisture content of around 10%. When water intrudes in your home, this moisture content may rise, which can cause cupping, crowning, warping, or buckling. 

Restoring floorboards is a part of water cleanup in your Plainsboro home. The goal is to use specific drying equipment, such as desiccant dehumidifiers, to return floorboards to their natural moisture content. Often this is the first step in returning them to a preloss condition. Once moisture content is under control, technicians can begin the process of restoring them.

  • Cupping is when the floorboard arches upwards at the edges, forming cups. Once appropriately dried, cupping can be sanded out in most cases, preventing demolition.
  • Crowning is when the floorboard arc from the center is frequently a result of overdrying or dehydrating the wood. Crowning damage is usually permanent.
  • Buckling and warping can often be permanent damages. Although SERVPRO can dry and refinish these where possible to avoid expensive replacements.

Most floorboards are saveable after water exposure. Contact SERVPRO of East Brunswick / Princeton Meadows for water cleanup at (732) 432-9800.

Is it Possible to Mitigate Fire Damaged Businesses in East Brunswick?

3/16/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO employee in PPE, soda blasting a soot covered ceiling Fire damage to your business is not an easy task to handle. Call SERVPRO and let the IICRC certified techs do the dirty work for you.

SERVPRO is a Qualified Fire Remediation and Restoration Service for East Brunswick

East Brunswick is a collection of residential neighborhoods that make up a township in Middlesex County, New Jersey. Despite being outside of New York State jurisdiction, the town is considered a part of New York City's metropolitan area. Excellent transport services and infrastructure into New York have grown Brunswick as a popular bedroom community away from the busier suburbs. There are currently 43,538 residents living in East Brunswick, making it one of the larger villages in New Jersey. The history of this township in New Jersey dates back to 1677, when the first physical legislature regarding the land is dated. 

The Raritan River area was initially Lenape Indian land until purchased by New York baker Thomas Lawrence. On the southernmost tip of this land grew a small community of settlers. By the nineteenth century, the settlements essentially cropped up around the Old Bridge neighborhood, still in existence today. Residents would have to wait for a near half-century before receiving official incorporation as a town in 1860. The modern suburban community here is represented by its excellent local theater, nearby tower complexes, and accommodation at the New Jersey Turnpike. There are several fairs and festivals that celebrate the town's rural roots occurring throughout the year. 

  • East Brunswick plays host to the Middlesex County Fair on Cranbury Road each year. The annual event is a favorite in the local community and runs with a mission to celebrate, educate and advance traditional agriculture in the region. Typical attractions include its rotating mix of food trucks and fairground rides.
  • Also on Cranberry Road is Playhouse 22. The contemporary theater plays seasonal productions throughout the year and supports New Jersey's upcoming actors, playwrights, and directors. The playhouse also doubles up as a concert venue for popular music. 
  • Crystal Springs Family Water Park on Durham's Corner is reasonably large with regular swimming pools, water slides, kids pools, and a lazy river. The waterpark is well-known for its excellent service, lifeguards, and peaceful atmosphere. Resident discounts apply with up to 40% off. 

SERVPRO is an Experienced Fire Mitigation Service that Can Reduce Damages in your Business

A property fire at your East Brunswick business can slow productivity, reduce revenue and cause stress to the workforce. Our technicians have extensive experience in managing the process of damaged property and returning it to its preloss condition. Access to leading industrial equipment like exterior fired furnaces and direct expansion units allows us to perform a quick restoration, even in larger commercial spaces. Contact us twenty-four-hours a day on our emergency phone line. 

  • SERVPRO can fit emergency ducting over the affected area and control indoor temperature, humidity and apply negative air pressure.
  • Our experts can assess the damages inside industrial heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC.)
  • Using proven cleaning methods, we can remove most smoke residue, soot, ash, and odor from your premises. 

Limit loss and business interruption. Contact SERVPRO of East Brunswick / Princeton Meadows at (732) 432-9800.

What Can We Do For Your Drapes During Water Cleanup?

3/1/2021 (Permalink)

3 green SERVPRO vans sitting in a warehouse filled with equipment Water clean up should be left to the professionals. SERVPRO has the man power and equipment for any size water restoration service needed.

SERVPRO takes care of Plainsboro window coverings

It is unfortunate that drapes quickly absorb water, and if you find yourself needing water cleanup in your home, your drapes might well suffer from the damp.

If you need water cleanup in Plainsboro, it is vital to choose a firm that takes care of every aspect of remediation. It is not enough to remove water or even dry your home – you need a service that also takes care of your belongings.

There are many things we can do to help restore your drapes:

  • We can clean them on-site using a range of hot water extraction techniques.
  • If they need a deeper clean, we can send them to our facility for powerful hydraulic ESPORTA wash system cleaning.
  • If the odor is a problem, we can use spot applications or even ULV fogging to deodorize the material.

If your drapes are too damaged to salvage, we can provide photographic evidence to your insurance company.

If you are worried about your drapes during water cleanup, call SERVPRO of East Brunswick / Princeton Meadows at (732) 432-9800.

Restoration Crew Chief - Immediate Hire Positions

2/25/2021 (Permalink)

Servpro Restoration Crew Chief SERVPRO of East Brunswick looking for Crew Chiefs to join our Team.

Our Franchise is seeking individuals who are comfortable working hard in challenging situations, enjoy meeting new people, have excellent communication skills, enjoy supervising others, and are serious multi-taskers. If you are self-motivated, dependable and have superb interpersonal skills, then we want to hear from you.

Overall Responsibilities for Restoration Crew Chief:

  • Explain, monitor, communicate and respond to customer needs/concerns.
  • Communicate clear expectations to Production Technicians and supervise their activities.
  • Perform production processes as scheduled and ensure quality control.
  • Manage electronic job file documentation to ensure complete and accurate product details.
  • Manage assets by protecting and using equipment and materials properly.

Position Requirements:

  • Effective written and oral communication.
  • Experience in cleaning/restoration preferred.
  • IICRC certification 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 (ie. crawl spaces, attics).
  • Ability to repetitively push/pull/lift/carry objects.
  • Ability to work with/around cleaning products/chemicals.
  • Valid driver’s license a must.
  • Because we provide 24-hour emergency service, must be willing to be on call when needed.
  • Some night and weekend work is required. Flexibility is a necessity.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $33,000.00 - $40,000.00 per year


  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Overtime Pay
  • Bonus Pay

Please email your resume to

Can We Salvage Carpets after Flood Damage in Plainsboro?

2/22/2021 (Permalink)

wet tan carpet in a living room Storms are known for flooding properties. SERVPRO has the team of experts you need to get your life back on track.

SERVPRO understands homeowners' worries

When dealing with a storm's after-effects, it is natural to want to know how much of your belongings you can save.

SERVPRO is here to help with flood damage in Plainsboro. Our philosophy is to save as many belongings as we can, rather than replace them. This is more cost-effective for our customers, and also makes it easier to deal with insurance companies.

Unfortunately, in many cases, it is not possible to salvage carpets after flood damage. That is because water damage has three categories:

  • Clean water comes from burst pipes, overflowing tubs or sinks, or sometimes leaking appliances. It does not usually contain many contaminants.
  • Gray water might contain contaminants or microorganisms. Gray water includes water from dishwashers, freezers, toilets, and fish tanks.
  • Blackwater might contain toxic chemicals, bacteria, or viruses. Blackwater includes water from rivers and streams, sewage leaks, and groundwater.

Because stormwater is classified as black water, it is safer to dispose of carpets. SERVPRO is equipped to decontaminate and clear the area, and we can also oversee carpet replacement.

If you need help with flood damage, call SERVPRO of East Brunswick / Princeton Meadows at (732) 432-9800.

Does Your East Brunswick Business Need Fire Damage Help?

2/15/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO technician at work. Fire damage to your business is not a good thing for profits or customers. SERVPRO technicians will have you up and running A.S.A.P.

SERVPRO is here to help businesses deal with fire damage

East Brunswick is a large township in New Jersey, with a population of 47,512. The town is close to the Raritan River, which offers lovely views and walks, yet conveniently located for New Brunswick and New York City.

The local government formed East Brunswick from different townships, including North Brunswick, Monroe, and Old Bridge. East Brunswick started life as a farming community. In the 1930s, better road access attracted suburban settlers. The town grew rapidly and is now a popular commuter town for New Brunswick and New York. It is also the birthplace of several eminent people, including:

  • Jessie Eisenberg, the actor who played Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network
  • The nineteenth-century children's author Henrietta Christian Wright
  • Jim Vallely, who is an Arrested Development writer and Emmy award winner
  • NFL Super Bowl-winning punter Josh Miller.
  • Three-time Olympic Women's Soccer Gold Medalist, Heather O'Reilly

Attractions for kids of all ages

East Brunswick is also a fantastic place to come for a family vacation. It is close enough to New York to enjoy all the Big Apple has to offer but without the constant stress or the high price of Manhattan vacation rentals! East Brunswick and the surrounding areas provide a wealth of family attractions. You might like to check out:

  • Six Flags Great Adventure offers all the thrills and spills you could wish for! In addition to thrilling rides, you can experience a 350-acre safari adventure, complete with the chance to see kangaroos, lions, bears, and tigers. The Wild Walkway show lets you get up close and personal with some of the more exotic animals. There are also plenty of rides for little kids who are not ready for the bigger coasters.
  • The Jumping Jungle has an outstanding claim to fame – it was voted the best place to hold a children's birthday party for five years in a row. Kids will love the 10,000 square feet of inflatable play, bouncing, laser tag, and more. There is even a hurricane simulator for the brave-hearted visitor.
  • Kidz Village is a play and activity center designed to spark children's' imaginations. Besides soft play and inflatables, kids can visit tons of themed rooms and let their imaginations run wild. Themed rooms include a movie theater, grocery store, castle, beauty shop, tool shop, and more.

If you need some fresh air after all that time indoors, East Brunswick will not disappoint you. The township boasts many beautiful parks, with recreation and family facilities. 

How can you keep your business safe from fire damage?

With so many family attractions in the area, good fire safety is vital. Our customers often ask us if there is anything they can do to prevent fire. The answer is yes; there are several things you can do:

  • Carry out a fire risk assessment to look for potential danger spots.
  • Ensure staff receives adequate fire training.
  • Install a good sprinkler and fire alarm system.
  • Test sprinklers and fire alarms regularly to keep them in good working order.

It is also a good idea to set up your free SERVPRO Emergency READY Plan (ERP.) Your ERP lists the chain of command and what to do in an emergency, making it easier for staff to act in the event of a fire.

If you need help with fire damage in your business, call SERVPRO of East Brunswick / Princeton Meadows at (732) 432-9800.

What Should Homeowners Do Following Storm Damage to their Plainsboro Home?

2/5/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO Equipment We have state of the art equipment necessary to dry the water damage in your home. Call us right away to prevent further damage.

Flood damage to your Plainsboro home requires a certified and experienced team.

Heavy storms can cause many problems outside and inside your home. Your instinct may have you removing water from your home yourself, but you may want to reach out to a professional restoration team before you do it. Floodwater carries debris and contaminants that could be harmful, and it is best to let the experts handle the situation.

In Plainsboro, flood damage situations are suitable for our experts at SERVPRO. Regardless of the time of day, reach out to our staff as soon as the emergency happens. We are available around the clock so the restoration process can begin as quickly as possible, which helps mitigate the damage. Any prolonged exposure of your furniture, walls, and home to floodwater will only aggravate the consequences, which is why swift action is imperative. Some of the issues we should try to prevent include-

  • Weakening of drywall
  • Mold growth
  • Compromised ceiling

SERVPRO of East Brunswick/Princeton Meadows is your ally when disaster strikes. Call us at (732) 432-9800 and let us leave your home, “Like it never even happened.”

Addressing Mold Damage in your East Brunswick Home

1/27/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO technicians loading equipment into van SERVPRO professionals are trained to handle every level of mold damage, Including the odors that come with it. Call us today, we are always available.

SERVPRO Helps assess the damage to your East Brunswick home and takes action

The threat of mold is present in virtually all homes, particularly older structures where humidity levels can change with weather patterns or due to structural damage.  Often times, leaks can go undetected for a long time and mold can start spreading without you even noticing.  Your attic, insulation and roof can all fall victim to its effects before you realize you need expert help.

You can rely on SERVPRO to address mold damage in East Brunswick homes.  Our staff trains to handle the intricacies of mold removal to prevent its spread, and you can appeal to our knowledge and expertise through our 24/7 hotline.  Some of the methods available to us include-

  • Use of HEPA filters
  • Air scrubbers
  • Soda blasting

Regardless of the specific factors affecting your home, SERVPRO of East Brunswick/Princeton Meadows is ready to help.  Call us at (732) 432-9800 and let our expert team bring your home back to mint condition.