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Giving Back to our Volunteers

Throughout 2020, and into 2021, our team is committed to giving back. Most recently we've provided free SERVPRO: Certified Cleaned services to the local volunteer fire companies in Homeville and Monroeville. We feel honored to help our volunteers in anyway we can. 

Toys for Pittsburgh Tikes

We have been actively involved as a member of the Greater Pittsburgh Business Connection by supporting Toys for Pittsburgh Tikes. 

Last year our SERVPRO of Metro Pittsburgh East employees donated cash and gifts for the holiday season!

Staff delivered the gifts in our trucks to the different police departments for distribution.

Check out a video about Toys for Pittsburgh Tikes!

Example of Room Updates

An example of work. To understand what you can expect in an updated location in Pittsburgh.

Visit our Blog section and follow us on Facebook for tips on your home or business!

Example of Reconstruction

An example of work. To understand what you can expect in an updated location in Pittsburgh.

Visit our Blog section and follow us on Facebook for tips on your home or business!

Example of Kitchen Updates

An example of work. To understand what you can expect in an updated location in Pittsburgh.

Visit our Blog section and follow us on Facebook for tips on your home or business!

Commercial Restoration

SERVPRO of Metro Pittsburgh East has the tools to help your business recover if a disaster strikes. Contact us today for commercial restoration.

Visit our Blog section and follow us on Facebook for tips on your home or business!

Water Damage

We make water damage, “Like it never even happened.”

One technique that can be used to tackle soot is water pressure and air pressure. These advanced techniques help to dislodge soot from the surface, which can then be washed away. If there is significant structural damage, we could use sandblasting to rapidly smooth the affected area and remove charring or ingrained soot.

Fire Damage

After effects of fire, such as smoke odor and soot, can be hard to remove. Let us restore your home to pre-fire condition, #HereToHelp.

SERVPRO professionals have specialized fire and water damage restoration training and experience to quickly clean up and restore your home to pre-fire condition.

Manufacturing Plant

We just concluded a 5 day fire clean up in a manufacturing plant in Pittsburgh PA!

With the help of:
SERVPRO of West Erie
SERVPRO of Indiana PA
SERVPRO of South Washington
SERVPRO of West Beaver

Storm Damage – Pittsburgh Home

Storm damage occurred at this Pittsburgh home during a thunderstorm when high winds caused flying debris which broke this window. SERVPRO of Metro Pittsburgh East was called to board up the window on a Saturday as the window could not be replaced until Monday.

Water and Moisture Removal from a Nursing Home

A sprinkler system had gone awry wetting the corridor of this Nursing Home in Shadyside. The heated air movers and conduit helped to quickly dry out the excess moisture from the air, critical for the senior residents of this commercial establishment.


Gateway High School's 2nd Annual Mini-THON

The Mini-THON idea was formed by Four Diamonds, a Pennsylvania organization that assists children treated at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital through care, support and research.

Mini-THON is a 10-hour event, hosted by the Gateway High School Student Government Association that raises money for pediatric cancer research.

We Do Not Test For Mold – We Only Remediate

Given that we are a Cleaning and Remediation Company, we have determined that being certified to be an Industrial Hygienist(IH) is veering too far from our profession.  Mold remediation and mold testing require different sets of training, certifications, and professional equipment.  For remediation purposes, the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) offers a course called, Applied Microbial Remediation Technician (AMRT).  In this course technicians learn how to properly remediate mold, but not test for it.  For testing purposes, you must have a 4 year bachelor’s degree in the particular field as well as specific IH courses. Click here for more about becoming an Industrial Hygienist.

Wait... TOXIC? WHAT?

You may have seen sensational news reports that warn about the dangers of “black mold” or “toxic mold”. These reports can be alarming and confusing so it’s beneficial to get the facts to better understand mold.

Stachybotrys chartarum is the type of mold often called black mold, and it does produce allergens and irritants. However, many types of mold can produce allergens and irritants. Treat any mold with caution – stay out of affected areas and don’t touch or disturb the mold.

Learn more about mold and what to do until help arrives by visiting our page on Mold.

If You See Signs of Mold, Call Us Today – (412) 672-5400

Understanding Mold

The Toxic Intruder 

  • Mold is present almost everywhere, indoors and outdoors.
  • Mold spores are microscopic, float along in the air, and may enter your home through windows, doors, or AC/heating systems or even hitch a ride indoors on your clothing or a pet.
  • Mold spores thrive on moisture. Mold spores can quickly grow into colonies when exposed to water. These colonies may produce allergens and irritants.
  • Before mold remediation can begin, any sources of water or moisture must be addressed. Otherwise the mold may return.
  • Mold often produces a strong, musty odor, and that odor can lead you to possible mold problem areas.
  • Even higher-than-normal indoor humidity can support mold growth. Keep indoor humidity below 45 percent.

Mold in Your Commercial Property?

Every mold damage scenario is different and requires a unique solution, but the general mold remediation process stays the same. Learn more about our mold remediation process.

  1. Emergency Contact - 412-672-5400
  2. Inspection and Mold Damage Assessment
  3. Mold Containment
  4. Air Filtration
  5. Removing Mold and Mold-Infested Materials
  6. Cleaning Contents and Belongings

Mold Remediation Using Air Scrubber

SERVPRO of Metro Pittsburgh East technicians set up a containment in this Pittsburgh home and placed an air scrubber to remove mold spore particles from the affected area.

Air Scrubbers use a HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filter to capture the small particles of the mold spores. The HEPA air scrubbers essentially replace the dirty moldy air with clean fresh air through ventilation

Mold Found Under Kitchen Sink After A Water Loss In a Pittsburgh Home

SERVPRO of Metro Pittsburgh East was called out for emergency services after a home in Bethel Park suffered a water loss due to a leak from the supply line under the sink. Upon removal of wet cabinets under the sink, out technicians discovered mold. We sent our mold crews to treat the area. They set a containment for the affected area and placed a dehumidifier and air scrubbers to treat the area with mold. 

Marketing Representatives Spread Knowledge At Local Trade Show

We are so lucky to have knowledgeable staff at SERVPRO of Metro Pittsburgh East.

Accidents happen, but there are ways to help prevent your home or office from experiencing water and fire damages.

Visit our Blog section and follow us on Facebook for tips!

Greater Pittsburgh Business Connection

SERVPRO of Metro Pittsburgh East is proud to have members in recognized groups throughout the Pittsburgh region.

Our franchise representative, Becky, standing front in center, at one of our favorite networking meetings! 

Think Green!

As one of the largest SERVPRO's in our region, we find ourselves traveling all over the Pittsburgh area, providing services to those in need and helping out other local franchises. 

You just can't miss us! 

Contaminates and Odors in Your Air

Make it a priority to inspect the ductwork of your home or business. If your HVAC has been operating for sometime without attention, it could be circulating odors, dust, and other contaminates.

Marketing Representatives Meet WTAE's Andrew Stockey

While attending a recent Chamber luncheon, our lucky Sales and Marketing Representatives, Becky and Danielle, had the chance to eat and talk with WTAE network, and Pittsburgh star, Andrew Shockey!

SERVPRO Gold Sponsor of Fire Rescue and EMS Expo 2017

Isn't this the best booth you have ever seen? Here at SERVPRO Metro Pittsburgh, we think so too! 

As a proud GOLD sponsor, for the 30th annual Fire Rescue and EMS Expo, our team was able to create awareness and share knowledge on all the different types of fire damages.


SERVPRO Knows How to Party!

Marketing representative, Jim Teti and his team, play a challenging tug of war game at a local event, completed with a few hours of jumping around on the one and only SERVPRO Bouncy House!  

We challenge you to a tug of war! 

Chalfant Borough VFD Annual Car Cruise

Supporting our Second Responders is critical. They are the lifeline of our community- dedicated to protecting and serving our friends, family, and loved ones. 

We are always happy to donate our efforts and resources to making our community a better place. 

Contact our Marketing Department at (412) 672-5400 for Volunteer needs. 

Fire Damage in Pittsburgh

Fire Damage? We can help!

After the fire trucks leave, your home likely suffers from extensive damages. These damages not only affect your belongings, but also the structure of your home.

SERVPRO Professionals are Here:24 Hours a Day365 Days a YEAR

iPhone Charger Causes Fire in South Hills

An iPhone charger caught fire after being left plugged into an extension cord on a patio at a Pittsburgh home. SERVPRO of Metro Pittsburgh East was dispatched for emergency services. Our technicians were able to clean and treat the areas of the enclosed patio that were affected by the fire.

Here to Hydrate!

Support Your Local VFD

SERVPRO of Metro Pittsburgh East has committed to supporting our local Volunteer Fire Departments throughout our Pittsburgh region by providing essential donations such as water.

If your local department is in need of water, please call:


House Fires put Life on Hold

There's nothing convenient about experiencing a house fire. Although we may see more fire damage situations than the average person does, it doesn't change the fact that each house fire puts life on hold for families. Trust the company to know exactly what needs to be done to make it "Like it never even happened."

Proud Supporters of American Red Cross

Each year the American Red Cross provides services to families affected by nearly 66,000 disasters and maintains a force of more than 58,000 trained disaster volunteers and workers, ready to respond at a moment's notice. 

SERVPRO is proud to be a part of those numbers. We can't prevent disasters from happening, but we can be ready. READY TO HELP24/7/365To learn more or find out how you can volunteer for our Pittsburgh Chapter, please visit: Red Cross - Western PA

Safety, Our #1 Priority

Personal Protective Equipment is an important aspect to many of our jobs here at SERVPRO of Metro Pittsburgh East. 

Biohazard contaminates, such as sewer and flood water, can pose very serious health risks, making safety our number one priority.

SERVPRO Professionals have the training, protective gear, and equipment necessary to safely clean and restore this type of contamination.

SERVPRO of Metro Pittsburgh East Storm Team

SERVPRO Storm Teams are always here to help - All Across the Nation! 

Recently, SERVPRO of Metro Pittsburgh East was dispatched to help with Hurricane Harvey in Texas, and Hurricane Irma in Florida. 

Our SERVPRO team travels all over the nation, and when you choose SERVPRO, you choose Trained Professionals from all over the NATION.

Commercial Roof Damaged During Storm

A roof collapsed at a large warehouse in the city of Greentree during a late night rain and hail storm. Our crews responded in the middle of the night and began clearing contents so that they could set containment and begin the water removal process. 

Storm Damage Submerges Water Tank


They can easily cause your power to go out, which can cause your sub pump to fail...which brings you the joy of having to deal with a flooded basement.

We aren't afraid to do the dirty work and make sure the damage doesn't hurt any other systems in your home (much like this risk pictured here).

SERVPRO of Metro Pittsburgh is here to help! We work with your insurance for an easy claims process, insuring we take care of things, so you don't have to!

Call (412) 672-5400 to learn more or get in touch with our SERVPRO Trained Professionals.

Sunlight Peeks Through Roof Damage

Storm damage seems to have a way of making some unwanted additions to your home. For instance, a storm punctured a hole in a master bathroom ceiling. This sizable crater looks like a makeshift skylight, if you ask us. These inconvenient losses to your home can cause a lot of frustration, which is why we make the restoration process so simple! 

SERVPRO Storm Team- 24/7 Emergency Services

We Answer the Phone Ready to Help! Call Today - (412) 672-5400

We understand that when you call us, you may be feeling confused, stressed, and vulnerable. You need an expert to guide you through this crisis. SERVPRO of Metro Pittsburgh East has the specific water damage training and experience to help you through this tough time. We specialize in water damage restoration—in fact, it's the cornerstone of our business.

Backflow Water Damage

Accidents do happen, but there are plenty of ways to help prevent your home from experiencing water damages, like the backflow damages shown in this South Hills home.

SERVPRO of Metro Pittsburgh 

(412) 672-5400

Apartment Building Faces Water Damage

If you’re facing water damage in your building or apartment complex, you can count on SERVPRO of Metro Pittsburgh East to get you back in business faster.

  • 24-Hour Emergency Service 
  • Thorough Inspection Procedures
  • Superior Procedures And Equipment

Broken Pipe Floods Pittsburgh Property

When a water main pipe located on the 3rd floor, ruptured recently on a Friday Night, SERVPRO of Metro Pittsburgh East sent 3 emergency crews to handle the task of water extraction on this commercial property.

Always #HereToHelp

(412) 672-5400

Carpet Delamination

When water damage situations are left unaddressed, affected porous materials will rapidly start to deteriorate. This picture shows what will happen when soaked carpet is left unaddressed. At this point, the carpet delaminates, causing it to become unsalvageable because it was not mitigated properly. Don't let this happen to you! Call SERVPRO of Metro Pittsburgh East the next time you experience a water damage and we'll help save as much of your property as possible!

Long-Term Mold

The water heater closet is one of the most common places in the home to have water damage happen. Unless properly dried out, mold growth can start to form. Make sure you call in the professional the first time to avoid unnecessary secondary damages in the future.

Precision Techniques

Each damage scenario poses unique complexities and challenges. However, we approach each job with an open mindset and ready to apply the industry's best in structural drying techniques to get your house back to preloss conditions as quickly and professionally as possible.

Dealing with a Business Disaster

We know that 50% of businesses that suffer a major catastrophic loss, such as fire or water damage are never able to reopen. Out of those that re-open, the overwhelming majority have a plan in place. Make sure SERVPRO of Metro Pittsburgh is at the top of the list to call in the event of your next emergency- (412) 672-5400

Extraction Wands

Water Extraction is the first step of the Mitigation process for most water damage scenarios. Our commercial extractors are equipped with industrial strength Extraction Wands like the one in this picture. Once SERVPRO of Metro Pittsburgh East is called to the scene, we make water damage "Like it never even happened.

Advanced Drying Methods

Here at SERVPRO our goal is to always attempt to restore first, and if necessary, replace building materials once decided salvageable. In certain situations however, we use our state-of-the-art drying equipment like the Injectidry System to target hard to dry areas such as wall cavities behind drywall. Instead of cutting costly amounts of affected building material, we insert small hoses into the wall and 'inject' air into the wall cavity. In some cases, this option may prove to be the cost-effective alternative to demolition.

Emergency Services this Holiday Season

Cooking. Candles. Decorations. Fireplaces...

The holidays can be a dangerous time in your home.

That is why SERVPRO of Metro Pittsburgh East is here to help 24/7, even during the holiday season.

Call Us at (412) 672-5400

Our Highly IICRC Trained Restoration Specialists

The IICRC has been the driving force in establishing the main industry standards and reference guides for professional carpet cleaning, water damage restoration and mold remediation. These IICRC standards take years to develop and require the coordination of experts in the field: manufacturers, industry organizations, insurance professionals, training schools, contractors, and public health professionals.

Every five years, the standards are reviewed and updated. The water damage restoration field changes rapidly with advancements in technology and science, and therefore the standards must evolve to keep pace.

Crew Chief Abbey Smola

Crew Chief Abbey Smola, pictured here going through her vehicle checkpoint list for overnight loss preparations. We know that water and fire damage doesn't just happen during the day, and that is why SERVPRO of Metro Pittsburgh East is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 

SERVPRO Hosts 2016 Golf Outing

Our team members and clients spent the day on the Golf course at Latrobe County Club for SERVPRO's Annual Golf Outing. Pictured here are some very lucky employee's talking with the one and only- the King, Arnold Palmer.

Our SERVPRO Family

Our 3 Pittsburgh Region Franchises come together for a team photo. The franchises are owned by the Katofsky family and provide CleanUp & Restoration for the entire Pittsburgh area. 

Call (412) 672-5400 for Fire, Water, Storm, Mold

Pittsburgh Community Outreach 2017

One fact that makes SERVPRO of Metro Pittsburgh stand out from our competition is our community outreach efforts. We love our Pittsburgh community and believe that YOU are the reason for our success here. To show our appreciation, our Sales Team started water donation deliveries, to local Volunteer Fire Departments throughout the area. Through this outreach we are able to thanks to those who risk their lives to help our communities. 

If you know of a Fire Station in need of water donations, please contact our office at (412) 825-5480. 

SERVPRO Gold Sponsor of Fire Rescue and EMS Expo 2017

Isn't this the best booth you have ever seen? Here at SERVPRO Metro Pittsburgh, we think so too! 

As a proud GOLD sponsor, for the 30th annual Fire Rescue and EMS Expo, our team was able to create awareness and share knowledge on all the different types of fire damages.