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Very Happy Water Damage Customer in San Ysidro?

Our local team in Otay Mesa and San Ysidro is committed to providing the highest customer service possible. Please read our latest blog here to learn what our customers are saying about us.

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Thunderstorms Warning Issued for Otay Mesa?

When you have a storm damage emergency, you can rely on our local team in Otay Mesa and San Ysidro to arrive quickly. We typically arrive within four hours of your call for help. Please read our latest blog here to learn about thunderstorm safety.

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Can Smoke Damage Be Restored in My San Ysidro Home?

Our local team in Otay Mesa and San Ysidro is trained and certified to clean and restore fire-damaged properties of all kinds. Please read our latest blog here to learn more about our fire damage restoration services.

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Happy Water Damage Customers in San Ysidro?

Our local team in Otay Mesa and San Ysidro aims for five-star reviews in all that we do to help people with water damage. Please read our latest blog here to learn more about what our customers say about our services.

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Comprehensive Cleanup and Restoration Training in Otay Mesa?

Our local team in Otay Mesa and San Ysidro is trained and certified by the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC). Please read our latest blog here to learn more about our training and certification programs.

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Pets in Otay Mesa Suffering From Heatstroke?

Summer is here, and that means hot temperatures. With excessive heat warnings come the chance of heatstroke for our pets. Our local team in Otay Mesa and San Ysidro wants everyone to stay safe and cool this summer. Please read our latest blog here to learn how to prevent heatstroke in pets.

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Fire-Damaged Business in San Ysidro?

Our local team in Otay Mesa and San Ysidro is Here to Help ® when your business experiences fire damage. Please read our latest blog here to learn more about our fire restoration process.

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How Often Should I Test the Smoke Alarm System in My Home in Otay Mesa?

Fires can break out anytime, and when you have fire damage, you can count on our local team in Otay Mesa and San Ysidro teams to restore the damage “Like it never even happened.” Please read our latest blog here to learn more about smoke alarms.

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Very Happy Water Damage Restoration Customers in Otay Mesa?

When you have a water damage emergency, you can rely on our Otay Mesa and San Ysidro teams to arrive quickly and immediately begin the cleanup and restoration process. We typically arrive within four hours or less of your call for help. Please read our latest blog here to learn more about these services.

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Full Service Restoration Company in San Ysidro?

Our local team in Otay Mesa and San Ysidro is trained and certified to perform a full range of building and construction services when required to complete a restoration. Please read our latest blog here to learn more about these services.

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Failed Refrigerator Supply Line Floods Kitchen in Otay Mesa?

Our local team in Otay Mesa and San Ysidro responds to water damage emergencies often. Please read our latest blog here to learn how to prevent refrigerator supply line failure.

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Evacuation Planning for Otay Mesa Residents?

Our local team in Otay Mesa and San Ysidro wants everyone to be prepared to evacuate in the event of a natural disaster. Please  read our latest blog here to learn some tips for creating an effective evacuation plan.

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What Can I Do When I Have a Water Damage Emergency in San Ysidro?

Our local team in Otay Mesa and San Ysidro respond to water damage emergencies throughout the year. Please read our latest blog here to learn some tips for things you can do when you have water damage and are waiting for professional help to arrive.

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Happy Customers Raving About Our Water Restoration Services in Otay Mesa?

Our local team in Otay Mesa and San Ysidro is on-call to respond to water damage emergencies 24-hours a day. Please read our latest blog here to read some recent Google reviews about these services.

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Commercial Restoration Services Keep Otay Mesa Businesses Operational and Looking Great?

Our local team in Otay Mesa and San Ysidro is on-call to respond to storm damage emergencies day and night. Please read our latest blog here to learn how we extract and dry water-damaged areas in homes and businesses.

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Flooded Home in Otay Mesa?

Our local team in Otay Mesa and San Ysidro is on-call to respond to storm damage emergencies day and night. Please read our latest blog here to learn how we extract and dry water-damaged areas in homes and businesses.

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Washing Machine Supply Line Leak in Otay Mesa?

Do you know that our local team in Otay Mesa and San Ysidro restores water damage every hour and day of the year? Please read our latest blog here to learn how we extract and dry water-damaged areas in homes and businesses.

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Water Intrusion Prevention Tips for San Ysidro Businesses?

Our local Otay Mesa and San Ysidro team mitigates and restores water damage 24-hours a day. Please read our latest blog here to learn what our customers say about our services!

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Top-Notch Water Damage Restoration Team in Otay Mesa?

Water damage is a common form of property damage in Otay Mesa. Our local Otay Mesa and San Ysidro team mitigates and restores water damage 24-hours a day. Please read our latest blog here to learn what our customers say about our services!

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Pacific Hurricane Season in Otay Mesa?

Our local Otay Mesa and San Ysidro team mitigates and restores storm damage quickly and efficiently. Please read our latest blog here to learn about the Pacific hurricane season.

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Wildfire Preparation Tips for Otay Mesa Homes?

Do you know what you can do to improve your home’s survivability in a wildfire? Our local Otay Mesa and San Ysidro team wants everyone to be ready for the upcoming wildfire season. Please read our latest blog here to learn more.

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Damaged Downspout Causing Water Damage in Otay Mesa Home?

Our local Otay Mesa and San Ysidro team responds to all kinds of water damage emergencies each year. Blocked or damaged downspouts can cause water to back up onto roofing systems and cause severe water damage. Please read our latest blog here to learn more.

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Five-Star Reviews for SERVPRO of Otay Mesa / San Ysidro?

High customer satisfaction is critical to our success. Our local Otay Mesa and San Ysidro team has received only five-star Google reviews! Please read our latest blog here to learn what our happy customers say about us.

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Chemical Spill in Front of Otay Mesa Business?

When a car crash leaves oil and gas residue on the ground in front of your commercial business, we can help! Our local team in Otay Mesa and San Ysidro has the training, equipment, experience to clean and restore chemical spills efficiently. Please read our latest blog here to learn about these services.

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Roof Damage from Storm-Damaged Tree in Otay Mesa?

Last month brought inclement weather to San Diego County, and with it storm damage. Our local team in Otay Mesa and San Ysidro has the training, equipment, and years of experience restoring storm damage of all kinds. Please read our latest blog here to learn how having a home inventory of your belongings can help

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Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips for Otay Mesa Homes?

You can rely on our local team in Otay Mesa and San Ysidro to arrive quickly to immediately start the cleanup and restoration process when you have fire damage. Please read our latest blog here to learn about preventing carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Mold Infestation in Otay Mesa Home?

Do you know that microscopic mold spores are always floating around in the air? Our local team in Otay Mesa and San Ysidro restores mold damage throughout the year. Please read our latest blog here to learn more about our mold mitigation and remediation services.

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Hidden Mold Infestation in San Ysidro Business?

Our local team in Otay Mesa and San Ysidro restores commercial mold damage 24-hours a day. Please read our latest blog here to learn more about our commercial mold remediation services.

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Wind-Damage Prevention Tips for Otay Mesa Homes?

SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro responds to wind and other storm damage emergencies 24-hours a day. Please read our latest blog here to learn some wind damage prevention tips.

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Smoking Fire in Otay Mesa?

Do you know that one in twenty home fires are started by smoking materials? SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro responds to fire damage emergencies 24-hours a day. Please read our latest blog here to learn more about smoking safety.

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Water-Damaged Kitchen in Otay Mesa?

Do you know that SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro follows a comprehensive six-step process when restoring water damage? Although each restoration is unique, we follow the same steps for each job. Please read our latest blog here to learn more.

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Deep Cleaning Services in Otay Mesa?

Do you know that SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro offers a full range of deep cleaning services that ordinary cleaning services do not do? Please read our latest blog here to learn more about some of our deep cleaning services.

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Flooding in Apartment Complex in Otay Mesa?

Do you know that SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro typically responds to commercial water damage emergencies within four hours of your call? Please read our latest blog here to learn more about our commercial water damage services.

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Home Heating Fire Facts for Otay Mesa?

Do you know that you should have heating equipment and chimneys cleaned and inspected every year by a qualified professional? SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro responds to fire damage emergencies involving heating equipment each year. To learn about heating equipment safety, please read our latest blog here.

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Clogged Rain Gutters in San Ysidro?

Do you know that you can use binoculars to look for visible signs of damage to your rain gutters? Over the years, SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro has seen the damage clogged, or damaged rain gutters can do to a home. Read our latest blog here to learn how to inspect your rain gutters for damage.

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Deep Cleaning And Disinfecting Services in Otay Mesa?

Do you know that SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro provides deep cleaning services that exceed what a routine cleaning service can do? Our technicians are trained and certified to provide a full range of deep cleaning services. To read what a recent customer has to say about these services, read our latest blog here.

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: Storm-Damaged Business in San Ysidro?

When your business has storm damage, SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro is Here to Help. ® Our technicians are on call 24-hours a day to assist you. Read our latest blog here to learn more about our storm damage restoration services. 

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Storm Damage in Otay Mesa?

Do you have an emergency supply kit ready in the event of severe weather? SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro responds to storm damage emergencies each year, and sometimes power outages are involved. To learn tips for creating a survival kit, read our latest blog here. 

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Ember Fire in Otay Mesa?

The Santa Ana winds have left our region dry and vulnerable to fire. SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro urges everyone to stay vigilant and cautious around fireplaces and firepits. To learn some fire safety tips, read our latest blog here. 

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Property Damage in Otay Mesa?

SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro responds to commercial damage emergencies throughout the year. Otay Mesa businesses rely on us to get their businesses functional again after a fire or water damage loss. To learn more about our commercial restoration services, read our latest blog here. 

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Santa Ana Winds in San Ysidro?

SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro responds to storm damage emergencies throughout the year. The Santa Ana winds are known to cause severe damage and create dangerously dry conditions. To learn more about the Santa Ana winds, read our latest blog here. 

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Holiday Lights Safety Tips for Otay Mesa?

SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro has the equipment, training, and experience to clean and restore fire damage. To learn some tips for outdoor electrical safety, read our latest blog here. 

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Hidden Water Damage in San Ysidro?

SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro has the equipment, training, and experience to locate and restore hidden water damage. To learn more about the kinds of technology and equipment we use, read our latest blog here. 

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Black Water Contamination in Otay Mesa?

Sewer water, or “black water,” is grossly unsanitary and can carry infectious bacteria and dangerous viruses. SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro has the equipment, training, and experience to restore black water contamination safely. To learn more about black water, read our latest blog here. 

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Pest Damage in Otay Mesa?

Do you know that rats can squeeze into small spaces and take up residence inside the walls of your home? SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro can clean and restore areas damaged by rats and other pests. To learn more about our cleaning and decontamination services, read our latest blog here. 

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Dirty Offices in Otay Mesa?

Are your offices looking kind of dull even though you use a janitorial service? SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro provides deep cleaning and deodorization services to keep your business looking its best. To learn about our commercial deep cleaning services, read our latest blog here. 

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Fire Extinguisher Safety Tips for San Ysidro?

Do you have a fire extinguisher in your home? SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro witnesses the difference a fire extinguisher can make in a fire emergency. To learn fire extinguishers and how to operate one, read our latest blog here. 

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Advanced Water Drying Techniques in Otay Mesa?

SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro uses advanced techniques and technology to ensure water damage is thoroughly dried, and normal moisture levels are returned. To learn more about our water damage drying services, read our latest blog here. 

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Mold Discovered in Otay Mesa Home?

Do you know that a small water leak can cause mold to grow in your home or business? SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro follows local and state laws and documentation protocols. We will walk you through the process and provide guidance based on your unique situation. To learn more about these services, read our latest blog here. 

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Mold Infestation in San Ysidro Business?

Do you know that mold can become visible in 48 hours and spread rapidly to other areas of the structure? SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro has been mitigating and remediating mold-damaged properties for years. To learn about our mold remediation services, read our latest blog here. 

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Wind-damaged Home in Otay Mesa?

SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro has been mitigating and restoring storm-damaged properties for years. To learn about our storm damage restoration services, read our latest blog here. 

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Water-Damaged Belongings in San Ysidro?

When your belongings and keepsakes are damaged by water you can rely on SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro to treat them with great care and consideration while we restore them to pre-water damage condition. To learn about our contents restoration services, read our latest blog here. 

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Water-Damaged Belongings in San Ysidro?

When your belongings and keepsakes are damaged by water you can rely on SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro to treat them with great care and consideration while we restore them to pre-water damage condition. To learn about our contents restoration services, read our latest blog here. 

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Technology Advances in Otay Mesa?

SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro uses advanced technology and techniques to restore property damage more effectively. To learn how we use technology to restore property damage, read our latest blog here. 

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Fallen Tree in Otay Mesa?

Have you ever seen a tree blow over in a storm? SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro responds to storm damage emergencies 24-hours a day. To learn about our tree removal and storm damage restoration services, read our latest blog here. 

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Fire-damaged Home in Otay Mesa?

Sometimes fire damage requires extensive repairs before a family can move back into the home. SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro provides move-outs and pack-outs services when needed. To learn about our move-out services, read our latest blog here. 

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Flooded Home in San Ysidro?

Walking into a house flooded with water? You’ll need to act quickly to minimize the potential for further damage. SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro responds to water damage emergencies 24-hours a day. To learn about our water restoration services, read our latest blog here. 

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Electrical fire in Otay Mesa?

Electricity makes our lives easier, but it can cause fires, too. SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro responds to fire damage emergencies 24-hours a day, every day of the year. To learn about electrical safety, read our latest blog here. 

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Highly Trained Restoration Technicians in San Ysidro?

SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro responds to commercial water damage emergencies 24-hours a day, and we typically arrive onsite within four hours of your call. To learn about our commercial water restoration services, read our latest blog here. 

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Water-damaged Business in Otay Mesa?

SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro responds to commercial water damage emergencies 24-hours a day, and we typically arrive onsite within four hours of your call. To learn about our commercial water restoration services, read our latest blog here. 

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Power Outage Safety Tips for San Ysidro?

Do you know how to stay safe during a power outage? SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro responds to storm damage emergencies 24-hours a day, and in some cases, there has been a power outage. To learn about power outage safety, read our latest blog here. 

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Barbeque Safety Tips for Jamul?

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Rebuilding Services for Otay Mesa Businesses?

Did you know that SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro are licensed contractors, and can provide a full range of rebuilding services when required to restore a fire or water-damaged property? To learn about our rebuilding services, read our latest blog here. 

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Wildfire Preparedness in San Ysidro?

SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro responds to storm damage emergencies 24-hours a day. To learn about preparing your home for wildfire season, read our latest blog here. 

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Smoke Alarm Safety Tips for Otay Mesa?

Do you know if you have enough smoke alarms installed in your home? SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro responds to fire damage emergencies 24-hours a day. To learn more about smoke alarms and smoke alarm safety, read our latest blog here. 

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Washing Machine Flood in San Ysidro?

Did you know that a burst supply line is the cause of many washing machine flooding incidents? SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro responds to water damage emergencies 24-hours a day. To learn about minimizing the potential for a washing machine supply line failure, read our latest blog here. 

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Advanced Cleaning and Restoration Training in Otay Mesa?

Did you know that SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro’s office team and restoration technicians participate in continuing education to stay up-to-speed on technological advancements and industry trends? To learn more about how our employees stay current with industry standards, read our latest blog here. 

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Storm Safety Tips for San Ysidro?

Are you prepared in the event of a storm damage emergency? SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro responds to storm damage emergencies 24-hours a day in San Ysidro. To learn more about our storm safety, read our latest blog here. 

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Dryer Fire Damage in Otay Mesa Home?

Clothes dryer fires are responsible for an average of 13,820 home structure fires each year in the United States. SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro has a team of fire restoration technicians on call 24-hours a day, every day of the year to respond to fire damage emergencies. To learn more about clothes dryer fires, read our latest blog here. 

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Storm Safety Tips for San Ysidro?

SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro is on-call 24-hours a day to respond to storm damage emergencies in San Ysidro. To learn more about the storm safety tips link.

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Washing Machine Flood in Old Town?

Did you know that SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro uses advanced technology to detect hidden water damage? Our water restoration technicians are on call 24-hours a day to respond to any size water damage emergency. To learn about how we find hidden water damage, read our latest blog here. 

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Satisfied Customers in San Ysidro?

SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro has been serving the restoration needs of the San Ysidro community for years. We are committed to providing the highest level of service possible.

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Emergency Water Damage Service in Otay Mesa

Rain has been known to fall in Otay Mesa frequently during the Spring At SERVPRO of Otay Mesa / San Ysidro, we know that our fast response time can help to minimize the damage water and flooding can do to your home or business. 

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Storm Damage Cleanup

When a storm hits your San Ysidro home, you need the company with storm damage experience and expertise. SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro has years of experience restoring properties in the area and can respond to your call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Leading Restoration Company in San Ysidro, CA

SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro specializes in the cleanup and restoration of residential and commercial property after a fire, smoke or water damage as well as mitigate mold, mildew and microbial growth from your San Ysidro home or business. Our crews are ready to help you make it "Like it never even happened." 

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Residential Water Restoration

Water damage can strike your San Ysidro home in various ways. Pipe bursts, roof leaks, or even just a clogged shower drain can cause thousands of dollars in damages. SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro are the water damage restoration experts in the San Diego area, so give us a call if you need help.

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Checking For Moisture

It only takes a small water leak, or even excess humidity, for mold to form in your Otay Mesa home or business. Black mold growth can cause damages to your property, so you'll want to deal with it immediately. SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro employs IICRC certified technicians who have the training and expertise to remediate the mold problem on your property.

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Flood Water Removal in San Ysidro, CA

When a storm hits your San Ysidro home, you need a company with storm damage experience and expertise. A fast response is crucial to flooding and storm damage, because it reduces secondary damage and restoration costs. SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro is available 24 hours a day to remove the water from your property when it ends up where it's not supposed to be.

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Commercial Water Restoration

Water damage in your San Diego business can be tricky. Every hour that is spent restoring the damage is an hour of lost revenue.  That's why SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro is available 24 hours a day to restore your property when you need our help.

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Mold Growth in San Diego

When your San Diego home suffers a water damage event, a mold infestation can quickly arise and spread throughout a home in 48-72 hours. At SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, we are trained mold damage specialists who get started quickly to get your home or business back to normal, with specific training and certifications to handle your restoration needs.

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Fire Restoration Experts

Fire and smoke damage is especially destructive, and in many instances, your San Ysidro property will also suffer from water damage from firefighting efforts. SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro specializes in fire and water restoration. We’ve received advanced training in restoration techniques, and we have the experience and specialized equipment to quickly restore your property.

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Water Extraction in San Ysidro

When your San Ysidro area home has water damage, look no further than SERVPRO Otay Mesa/San Ysidro. We are water damage restoration experts with years of experience in dealing with water damage in the San Diego area and we are available 24 hours a day to respond to your call when you need us.

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Cleaning Smoke and Soot Damage in San Ysidro

SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro can clean up damage from smoke and soot in your San Ysidro home.  


Smoke is a mixture of gases and small particles. The small particles are also called ash, and they include soot. Soot is the collection of particles left from incomplete burning of products that contain carbon. These products include wood and coal. Smoke and soot do not destroy materials the way fire does. They leave behind greasy films and have an unpleasant odor.

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Commercial lighting equipment safety information for Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro

According to the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association), one of the most common causes of commercial fires is electrical and lighting equipment. This type of fire is not easily predicted, as the lighting equipment can look totally fine on the outside in your Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro business.

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Mold in Rental Property in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro

If you have a small amount of mold on a dish, you can clean it. You can even throw it away. However, if you have a large amount of mold, you need licensed mold remediation. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines a “large amount” as 10 square feet or more.


SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro are the best mold remediation team in San Diego.

Tips for Staying Safe During a Storm

Tips for Staying Safe During a Storm

SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro wants you to stay safe when a storm hits Otay Mesa

  • Stay away from all windows or glass walls, especially during a lightning storm
  • Unplug appliances if possible
  • Pay attention to all alerts and warnings, as a thunderstorm can develop into a tornado if powerful enough
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How to prepare an emergency kit for a severe storm in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro

Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro is no stranger to severe storms. Emergency kits for home and businesses should include some of the following:

  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • First aid kit
  • Any medicine currently being taken
  • Emergency food and water
  • Extra change of clothes and shoes
  • Pet supplies if you are taking care of an animal
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Why SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro

In a crisis, you usually only get one shot at doing things right. Things are moving fast and happening suddenly and the choices we make can’t be second-guessed while the catastrophe is in full swing. That being said, choosing your cleanup and restoration company is something that you only want to do once.

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Ease your Burden when Disaster Happens in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro

When disaster strikes…

For many, your home in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro represents a lifetime of hard work and a place where roots are important. It is where family gathers, and where your most endearing and important memories are made. When a disaster strikes; whether it be fire, storm, mold, or other water damage/flooding, it will likely be one of the most traumatic experiences of your life.

…we’ll be there to ease your burden.

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Sharing the SERVPRO History in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro

SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro performs residential & commercial cleanup of these specialties, including:

  • Water Restoration
  • Fire Restoration
  • Mold Removal
  • Biohazard
  • Sewage
  • Trauma and Crime Scene Cleanup
  • Vandalism and Graffiti
  • Air Ducts and HVAC
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How to Use Fire Extinguishers in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro

Here at SERVPRO of  Otay Mesa/San Ysidro we hope you never experience the devastation that comes with fire damage. However, in the event that disaster strikes, be aware that our IICRC certified technicians are qualified in all aspects of cleaning up the damage left by smoke and fire in your Otay Mesa business or residence in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro.

Fire extinguishers may help prevent fire damage or smoke damage, but only if you know how to use them.

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Different Types of Extinguishers in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro

Just to be safe, SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/ San Ysidrorecommends you keep, maintain, and know how to use fire extinguishers.  

A fire-extinguisher may prevent fire damage and smoke damage from spreading throughout the office.

If you see a small fire that you can take care of yourself, use the following tips.  If you have any worries, you and everyone else should leave the office and call 9-1-1 when you are outside.

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Tips to Prevent Kitchen Fire in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro

SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro understands that cooking equipment is a leading cause of fire damage and fire injuries in your Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro home.

To help prevent fire damage:

  • Never operate the stove or oven when you are tired or have been drinking alcohol
  • Keep flammable items at least three feet from the stove top
  • Do not allow children within two to four feet of the stove or oven
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Safety Tips when using Candles in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro

SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro  offers these Tips for Fire Prevention from Candles:

  • Do not let children near candles
  • Make sure candles are not near window curtains or blinds that could catch fire
  • Keep lit candles in safe candle holders
  • Do not leave children alone in a room with lit candles
  • Do not light candles in the bedroom. You might fall asleep. One-third of all candle fires start in the bedroom. 
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Tips for Standing Water in Otay Mesa/San Ysidro

A flood doesn’t end once the storm stops. We still have to deal with all that standing water. The floodwater can take up to 11 days to disappear. It’s not time to go fishing.

Be careful driving in Otay Mesa/San Ysidro.  Remember to “Go around. Don’t Drown!” The water may still be too deep for safe travel.

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Possible Causes for Water Damage in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro

Causes & Categories of Water Damage in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro 

Causes can include:

  • Leaky dishwashers or washing machines
  • Clogged pipes
  • Leaking roofs
  • Broken toilet pipes
  • Heavy rain

Category: 

Category 1- Clean Water

Category 2- Gray Water 

Category 3- Black Water 

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Commercial Flood Insurance in Otay Mesa/San Yisdro

Things to know in Otay Mesa/San Yisdro. Check to see if you might be required to have flood insurance.

  • Standard commercial insurance doesn’t pay for flood damage
  • Rates depend on:
    • whether you live in a flood plain
    • flood risk in your area
    • building’s age
    • building’s construction
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Tips to Stay Safe During a Storm in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro

Floods can develop slowly or quickly. Floods that come with no warning are known as flash floods.

Floods:

  • Can cause power or water outages
  • Damage buildings
  • Create landslides
  • Make roads impassable
  • Sweep away people, animals, or cars
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Evacuation when Medical Supplies Are Needed for your Well-being in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro

SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro suggests having these items prepared in the event you would need to evacuate your home in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro.

  • Copies of medical insurance & Medicare cards
  • Warm blankets
  • Extra clothing, especially socks & undergarments
  • Bottled water
  • Batteries for your electronic devices
  • Written contact list
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Emergency Kit for Evacuation in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro

SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro has these tips:

 Have an evacuation emergency kit ready.  You can also use it at home.

For people who have low hearing or deafness in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro, consider the following:

  • Extra batteries for hearing aids
  • TTY
  • If you Sign, have a pen and paper for people who do not know Sign
  • Backup batteries for any augmentative communication devices
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Plan ahead for evacuation in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro

SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro has these tips for people in our community dealing with disabilities during an evacuation. You may want to consider, during times of flooding, to pack a bag to have ready in case the worst happens.

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Be prepared for power outages from storms in Otay Mesa/San Ysidro

During a power outage in Otay Mesa/San Ysidro be sure to:

  • Keep freezer & refrigerator doors closed. It will reduce the chance of food spoilage
  • User generators only outdoors and away from windows
  • Have already set up a plan to refrigerate medicines
  • Do not use a gas stove or oven to heat your home or business
  • Check on your neighbors
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Together We Restore your Home in Otay Mesa/San Ysidro

Together we get it done.

Life is full of mishaps and otherwise unwanted stress creators such as storms. Did you know that wind can reach speeds of up to 60 mph in severe cases?  This kind of wind in your Otay Mesa/ San/Ysidro home or business can cause several different kinds of damage, as well as leave areas of the structure vulnerable to rain and another water crisis such as broken pipes. SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro can work together with you to lower chances for incurring injury and/or cost due to storm damage.

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How To Use SERVPRO For Your Restoration Needs

Emergency situations usually call for quick reaction. In cases where a home or business structure in Otay Mesa/San Ysidro is being compromised by unhealthy and/or unsafe conditions, SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro is the fast response you need to get relief.  Chaotic situations can be handled or endured in an orderly fashion with professionals and the right tools applied.

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Fire Extinguishers Save Lives

Smoke and fire damage is something all of us at SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro would like to see you avoid. In the event the worst happens and you are faced with this kind of disaster, you can count on us to lend a helping hand. We have a team of highly trained professionals to walk with you each step of the way when repairing the damage from smoke, water, and fire in your Otay Mesa/San Ysidro home.

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Flood Insurance 101

Water Damage & Insurance in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro.

Did you know that most property insurance does not cover flood damage?

Most insurance rates vary by company. While the rules for insurance varies by state, flood insurance is an exception.

Some homeowners’ policies will cover water damage if the damage comes from:

  • sewer or drain backup
  • sudden & accidental damage from plumbing, heating systems, or air conditioning 
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What To Do When Water Damage Strikes in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro

If your home or business in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro has water damage, you can do some things before help arrives.

Make sure that the building or home is safe.

SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro Wants You to Remember:

  • Waterlogged materials are very heavy
  • Wet surfaces are slippery
  • Make sure electrical power is off before you handle devices
  • Make sure you are standing on a dry area before you turn on the electric power
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Storm Response in Otay Mesa/San Ysidro

When storm damage occurs from heavy winds or wildfires SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro is ready to help you make it "Like it never even happened." We are ready 24/7, 365. 

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We are Here To Help With Any Size Disaster

No disaster is to big for SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro. Our crews of trained and professional technicians are ready 24/7, 365 to come out and make it "Like it never even happened."

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Here To Help.

Disasters can happen at any time, to any one and due to so many different sources.  We at SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro are Here To Help you when disaster strikes, 24/7, 365. 

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Is your business ready for any size disaster?

When a disaster strikes your business every hour that you are closed is an hour where you may be loosing a customer. We at SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro want to make sure that you have a plan in place. 

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Smoke Alarms Keep You Safe

Smoke alarms can help to save lives. Make sure that smoke alarms are mounted outside of every sleeping space and in common areas. 

In addition to having them mounted, make sure that you change the batteries every six months.