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Best of Bolingbrook Business Award

4/4/2018 (Permalink)

We, at SERVPRO of Woodridge/Bolingbrook, are humbled to announce that on March 8th we received the 2018 Best of Bolingbrook Business Award in the category of Contracting and Home Repair from the Bolingbrook Area Chamber of Commerce. We are proud to receive such recognition and it is truly an honor. We are proud to be part of such a great community.

Summertime Means Grilling Time!!

5/12/2017 (Permalink)

Community Summertime Means Grilling Time!!  Grilling Safety

Grilling safety tips


 


Fire in the grill, under hot dogs and burgers, is a welcome sight at the family cookout. But fire anywhere else can make your summer kick-off barbecue memorable for all the wrong reasons. To keep you and your family safe while grilling, follow these general guidelines:


General grilling tips



  • Propane and charcoal BBQ grills should only be used outdoors.

  • The grill should be placed well away from the home, deck railings and out from under eaves and overhanging branches.

  • Keep children and pets away from the grill area.

  • Keep your grill clean by removing grease or fat buildup from the grills and in trays below the grill.

  • Never leave your grill unattended.



Before you use your grill:



  • Check the major connection points between the gas (propane) tank hose and the regulator and cylinder, and where the hose connects to the burners. Tighten if loose.

  • Check the gas (propane) tank hose for the potential (gas) leaks. To do that:

    • Apply a light soap and water solution to the hose using a brush or spray bottle.

    • Turn the propane tank on. If there is a gas leak, the propane will release bubbles around the hose (big enough to see).

    • If there are no bubbles, your grill is safe to use.



  • If there are bubbles, turn off the tank and check connections, then have your grill serviced by a professional before using it again.

  • If the leak doesn’t stop, call the fire department immediately.


When the grill is on:



  • As you are cooking, if you smell gas, turn off the gas tank and burners.

  • If the leak stops immediately, get the grill serviced by a professional before using it again.

  • If the smell continues, move away from the grill and call the fire department immediately. Do not move the grill.


Charcoal grills



  • There are several ways to get the charcoal ready to use. Charcoal chimney starters allow you to start the charcoal using newspaper as a fuel.

  • If you use a starter fluid, use only charcoal starter fluid. Never add charcoal fluid or any other flammable liquids to the fire.

  • Keep charcoal fluid out of the reach of children and away from heat sources.

  • There are also electric charcoal starters, which do not use fire. Be sure to use an extension cord for outdoor use.

  • When you are finished grilling, let the coals completely cool before disposing in a metal container.


 


 

2017 CE Classes!!!

4/11/2017 (Permalink)

Community 2017 CE Classes!!! Need Continuing Education credits....Look no further!!

Register NOW for our upcoming CE Classes being held on April 26th!!  Limited space available- call us at 630-771-1720 or email Cindy at Cindy_SERVPRO@yahoo.com