HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Mich., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The disaster response teams from Jarvis are on the move again, traveling to Florida to assist members from the company's Florida office with flood cleanup caused by Tropical Storm Debby. Several semi trailers filled with specialty drying equipment, water extraction pumps and large dehumidifiers were sent to the region on Monday following a weekend of severe weather and predictions for numerous communities to receive upwards of thirty inches of rain this week from the slow moving storm system. As one of the country's foremost experts in repairing commercial properties from flooding, Jarvis has committed resources and personnel from several states to ensure property owners can recover quickly from this early season storm.
Jarvis has a strong track record of being one of the first companies on scene following catastrophic storm disasters. The company spent several months in 2011 assisting communities in New York, North Carolina and Virginia recover from flooding brought on by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. Jarvis has been working in FEMA declared disaster zones for over twenty years and has worked extensively in Florida following some of the state's worst disasters. The disaster response team is filled with dozens of water damage restoration specialists, certified by the IICRC, the industry's highest standard in restoration training. Jarvis's water damage restoration team is involved with all phases of repair, from water extraction, thru drying and on to reconstruction.
Jarvis will focus repair and recovery efforts for commercial and industrial properties. The company's large fleet of power generators and desiccant dehumidifiers will enable it to tackle projects in excess of one million square feet. Jarvis has extensive experience with repairing hospitals, retail stores and high rise buildings following disasters caused by fires, storms, floods and hurricanes. This year Jarvis has already assisted with several large commercial property restoration projects, including an 80,000 square foot food processing plant in Minneapolis, a large parts distribution facility in metro Detroit and several hotels throughout Florida.
Jarvis Property Restoration in a privately held company founded in Detroit, Michigan in 1979 by Sheryl and Bill Jarvis. Jarvis presently has offices in the states of Illinois, Iowa, Florida and Michigan. In the summer of 2008, Jarvis spent over six months in the city of Cedar Rapids, Iowa leading a team of 1600 workers to cleanup flood damaged government buildings after the Cedar River flooded the entire city and caused hundreds of millions of dollars in damages.
If you own or manage a commercial property that has been damaged by Tropical Storm Debby, you can reach a member of Jarvis first responders by calling 1-866-452-7847 or by visiting Jarvis Property Restoration online.
SOURCE Jarvis Property Restoration