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What to buy in August

7/26/2018 (Permalink)

After a bit of a hiatus, we've returned to our monthly installment of what to buy in each month.  Certain items go on sale seasonally, and August is no exception.  Here's what to stock up on:

  • Dorm supplies: Linens, storage containers, and small appliances go on sale just in time for school to start back
  • Craft supplies: It's not just college students!  Small kiddos often need craft supplies for school
  • Swing sets: Large stores are clearing out their summer selection of these and other outdoor play equipment
  • Swimsuits: Sadly, summer is almost over, and stores are clearing out their summer clothes to prepare for fall.  

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About SERVPRO of Huntington

SERVPRO of Huntington specializes in the cleanup and restoration of residential and commercial property after a fire, smoke or water damage event. Our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration. From initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regular IICRC-industry certification, rest assured our staff is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property.

Thanks!

7/12/2018 (Permalink)

Recently, after completing a job, we received a lovely thank you note.  Our owner Bob wanted to share this note with the rest of our SERVPRO of Huntington friends and family:

"I just wanted to send a note to express our gratitude to you and your team for their work and craftsmanship in putting the South Point property back together.  We could not have done the work so quickly - nor so well! Please convey our appreciation for a job well done to your team.

With kind gratitude,

Terry and Teresa K."

Thank you, Terry and Teresa! We appreciate the kind words and are always happy to help! 

Need Emergency Service? Call Us 24/7 – 304-429-2233 

About SERVPRO of Huntington

SERVPRO of Huntington specializes in the cleanup and restoration of residential and commercial property after a fire, smoke or water damage event. Our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration. From initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regular IICRC-industry certification, rest assured our staff is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property.

What to buy in April

4/11/2018 (Permalink)

April is already here and the weather is slowly warming up.  If you're looking for some deep discounts, here's what you should buy:

  • TVs and Home Theater Setups: Did you know Japan's fiscal year ends in March? Because of this, several brands of TVs and home theaters will go on sale to get ready for the new models
  • Athletic Shoes: Spring sales anticipate the upcoming nice weather.  Let's go for a run!
  • In season produce: You can munch on some asparagus, avocados, broccoli, and mushrooms
  • Thrift Store Goods: Donations usually spike in March and April (thanks, spring cleaning!) so now's the time to go thrifting

Need Emergency Service? Call Us 24/7 – 304-429-2233 

About SERVPRO of Huntington

SERVPRO of Huntington specializes in the cleanup and restoration of residential and commercial property after a fire, smoke or water damage event. Our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration. From initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regular IICRC-industry certification, rest assured our staff is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property.

Spring clean your yard

3/19/2018 (Permalink)

Spring has sprung, and that means it's time for spring cleaning!  While you probably haven't thought about your yard in a few months, you'll be using it more in the upcoming warm weather.  Now's the time to start prepping:

  • Clean your yard of any debris: twigs, leaves, dog waste
  • Use last year's leaves and twigs for composting if you garden
  • If there's no more snow, pour some fertilizer and grass seeds on any bald spots in your yard
  • Change your oil and spark plugs in your lawn mower
  • Prune your trees and bushes
  • Prep plant beds if you're going to have a garden
  • Manage any gravel in your driveway or walkway
  • Patch and repaint your fence

Need Emergency Service? Call Us 24/7 – 304-429-2233 

About SERVPRO of Huntington

SERVPRO of Huntington specializes in the cleanup and restoration of residential and commercial property after a fire, smoke or water damage event. Our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration. From initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regular IICRC-industry certification, rest assured our staff is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property.

Uncommon Spring Cleaning Tips

3/12/2018 (Permalink)

We all have our typical cleaning routines.  Some may be simple, some may be more complex. Whatever your cleaning checklist may be, there are probably some things you've missed.  Here are some less commonly cleaned items you may be missing:

  • Refrigerator coils: cleaning these can extend the life of your fridge and even lower your electricity bill!
  • Dishwasher: running a cycle with baking soda on the bottom and a cup of vinegar will make your dishwasher smell a lot nicer in the long run.
  • Toothbrush holder: You don't typically see the inside bottom of your toothbrush holder, and it can be a hotbed for mildew and mold.
  • Pillows: You may wash your sheets once a week, but it's also recommended to wash your pillows once every three months or so.
  • TV remotes:  Wipe down your remotes with a disinfectant wipe once a week
  • Phone: Same as the TV remote.  Your phone touches your hands and face almost constantly, picking up germs.
  • Trashcans: No wonder the trash smells so bad!  Small trashcans can be put in the dishwasher, but bigger ones will need a garden hose to wash out.

CE Class April 12 from SERVPRO of Huntington

2/16/2018 (Permalink)

Are you an insurance agent looking for Continuing Education credits?  SERVPRO of Huntington is offering a 4 hour CE credit course in Restorative Drying for Water Damage.  Here are some of the key elements of the class:

  • How water damage impacts the insurance industry
  • Understanding water damage
  • Inspection services
  • Emergency services
  • Monitoring the drying process
  • Psychromentrics: the science of drying
  • Water restoration services

Date: April 12, 2018

Registration time: 7:30 AM

Class time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Prince of Peace FWB Church, 4637 Piedmont Road, Huntington WV, 25704

Breakfast muffins and lunch provided!

For reservations, call us at 304-429-2233 or email n.lyons@SERVPROhuntington.com.

About SERVPRO of Huntington

SERVPRO of Huntington specializes in the cleanup and restoration of residential and commercial property after a fire, smoke or water damage event. Our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration. From initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regular IICRC-industry certification, rest assured our staff is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property.

Recycling cell phones

2/9/2018 (Permalink)

With income tax refunds coming up, many folks out there may be upgrading their cellphones.  But what to do with the old phone?  Throwing away a cellphone in a traditional landfill is a no-go, as the battery can leech dangerous chemicals into the ground.  Here are some things you can do to get rid of your cellphone and keep the environment safe:

  • Cellphones for Soldiers: This charity gives cellphones to troops overseas so they can call their families.
  • Domestic violence shelters: many places that help women and children from abusive situations accept cell donations. 
  • Recycling for Charities: This organization flips phones and gives the proceeds to a charity of your choosing.
  • ecoATM: this is a kiosk that recycles your phone and pays you for it in some cases.  There is one in the Route 60 Wal-Mart and another in the Barboursville Kroger.
  • Best Buy: If you're simply wishing to get rid of the thing, Best Buy recycles most electronics, including cell phones

Need Emergency Service? Call Us 24/7 – 304-429-2233 

About SERVPRO of Huntington

SERVPRO of Huntington specializes in the cleanup and restoration of residential and commercial property after a fire, smoke or water damage event. Our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration. From initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regular IICRC-industry certification, rest assured our staff is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property.

Chance of snow X3

1/31/2018 (Permalink)

Old man winter still hasn't released us from his grips.  Coming up over the next few days, we have three opportunities for possible big snows.

Starting Thursday afternoon, the Huntington tri-state is slated for a 90% chance of rain.  This will continue for most of the evening.  The rain has a possibility of turning to snow when the temperature drops.  Friday, according to WSAZ weather, will be a cold and blustery day.

Our next chance of snow is Super Bowl Sunday.  WSAZ states snow is likely, while nonprofit site Wunderground shows a mix of snow and rain with accumulation at under an inch.  This may make road conditions slick on Monday.

Although it is more difficult to predict weather further out accurately, Tuesday the 6th has a 20% chance of rain and show flurries right now.  This will continue into Wednesday, where the snow will pick up the pace and possibly accumulate up to one inch.  

Hopefully our friend Punxsutawney Phil will have some good news for us after all this snow!

Need Emergency Service? Call Us 24/7 – 304-429-2233 

About SERVPRO of Huntington

SERVPRO of Huntington specializes in the cleanup and restoration of residential and commercial property after a fire, smoke or water damage event. Our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration. From initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regular IICRC-industry certification, rest assured our staff is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property.

Bomb Cyclone

1/4/2018 (Permalink)

This weekend we'll be getting our first major storm of the winter.  The weather is shaping up into a "bomb cyclone" as meteorologists have dubbed it.  A large storm is shaping up on the East Coast, which will hit Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina with an atypical amount of snow and ice.  From Virginia to New England, the storm will resemble a hurricane, with blustering winds accompanied by the cold and snow.  The National Weather Service is warning residents of those areas about potential power outages and flooding.

In the Huntington area, this storm won't impact as harshly but will still have a bit of an effect.  The WSAZ weather team forecasts snow flurries Thursday and Friday with bitter cold. Sunday will bring a mix of snow, rain, and ice going into Monday, with some leftover winter weather on Tuesday.  

SERVPRO of Huntington hopes you stay warm and safe this weekend!  Be careful on roads and stay home if you don't absolutely need to be out.  

Need Emergency Service? Call Us 24/7 – 304-429-2233 

About SERVPRO of Huntington

SERVPRO of Huntington specializes in the cleanup and restoration of residential and commercial property after a fire, smoke or water damage event. Our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration. From initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regular IICRC-industry certification, rest assured our staff is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property.

Meet our new Estimator!

12/28/2017 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Huntington is proud to welcome our newest Estimator Diego Clark!  Diego is from Huntington.  He has been with the company since 2009, where he worked as a temporary worker during his high school summer break.  After high school, Diego went into the Marines for six years and spent some time at Marshall University.  

Fun fact! Diego is the son of our Sales and Marketing Representative Nancy Lyons!  Although Nancy has worked here the longest continually, Diego was employed here first.  In his spare time, Diego enjoys hunting and spending time at the gun range.  

Need Emergency Service? Call Us 24/7 – 304-429-2233 

About SERVPRO of Huntington

SERVPRO of Huntington specializes in the cleanup and restoration of residential and commercial property after a fire, smoke or water damage event. Our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration. From initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regular IICRC-industry certification, rest assured our staff is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property.

Huntington Christmas tree recycling program

12/21/2017 (Permalink)

For those of us with real trees this Christmas season, it's important to dispose of it once the holiday season is over.  Dried out tree branches and needles can create a fire hazard.  The City of Huntington asks for you not to set trees out with your household garbage, as the sap can damage their trash collecting trucks and equipment.  So what can you do?

Luckily Huntington participates in a program to recycle old trees.  The trees get used by our WV park system to create habitats for fish in our lakes.  There are five free drop-off locations for the trees:

  • St. Cloud Commons (upper parking lot)
  • Harris Riverfront Park (upper parking lot on the 12th Street end)
  • Altizer Community Park
  • West end of the former Olympic Pool property
  • Deitz Hollow drop-off site. The times for this specific location are 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month.

Recycling your Christmas tree is a benefit for the environment and for our state and national parks.