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Archived Before & After Photos

Storm Damage in Norton Shores, MI

This commercial structure was damaged by a severe storm that swept threw Norton Shores, MI in June 2016. The roof of the building was peeled back by strong win... READ MORE

Biohazard Clean up in Muskegon, MI

This Bio-hazard Clean up resulting from an accidental fall that occurred over a holiday weekend in Muskegon County. The Landlord for this rental property called... READ MORE

Electrical Fire - Heavy Soot Damage in Whitehall

This three story summer home on Lake Michigan was effected by a fire loss that was caused by an electrical malfunction in a dehumidifier. This dehu was hard wi... READ MORE

Commercial Sewer back-up in Muskegon County

This commercial building had a sewer line that backed up thru a floor drain in the lower level in Muskegon County. Notice in the before picture, there was appro... READ MORE

Mold Remediation in Twin Lake, MI

Mold was discovered on the floor joists and sub-floor in a concrete crawl space of a rental property in Muskegon County. The possible cause of this mold growth ... READ MORE

Vandalism of commercial building in Holland, MI

This commercial building in Holland, MI was vandalized recently with spray paint on both the stone and aluminum surfaces. Notice the extent of the graffiti all ... READ MORE

Pet vomit on carpet in Twin Lake, MI

The stain on this residential carpet was caused by dog vomit. Notice in the before picture, the stain was deep and dark in color almost similar to an ink stain.... READ MORE

Strip & Seal at Commercial Restaurant

The flooring in these before and after photos were taken at a seasonal restaurant/parlor in Muskegon County. This business owner has been scheduling a Strip &am... READ MORE

Candle Fire in Residential Property in Muskegon MI

This residence was damaged by a candle fire that started in the front room of the home filling the property with thick black smoke. Every square inch of this h... READ MORE

Strip & Seal at a Commercial Retail Business

This is a Commercial Retail Business where we performed a Strip & Seal to help bring the flooring back to "almost new" condition. This commercial property h... READ MORE

Fire Damage in a Commercial Structure

This Commercial Structure suffered a smoke damage due to an electrical malfunction that smoldered filling the entire structure with thick smoke leaving behind m... READ MORE

Smoke Damage in a Manufacturing Company

The Smoke Damage you see in this manufacturing company was caused by an electrical fire. Notice the thick layer of soot on the metal beams of the structure. We ... READ MORE

Municipality Fire Damage

A vehicle fire caused major smoke and soot damage to one of the local Municipalities. This 20,000 square foot structure with 23 foot high ceilings sustained dam... READ MORE

Broken Pipe in Crawl Space of Commercial Building

Broken Pipes can be devastating to any business even if that pipe is in a dirt crawl space. In a matter of minutes, water from the broken pipe can cause substan... READ MORE

Sewer Backing Up into Unoccupied Property for 1-2 Weeks

This Unoccupied Property had a sewer that was backing up for a minimum of 1-2 weeks from a lower level toilet. This type of loss should be considered very dange... READ MORE

Commercial Grade Carpet with Smoke and Soot Damage

This room sustained smoke and soot damage after a fire started in a manufacturing facility during non business hours. The entire building was filled with smoke ... READ MORE

Years Worth of Dirt & Debris

This home was recently purchased by an elderly couple that normally do their own cleaning however because the previous owners lived in the home for over 20 year... READ MORE

Commercial Strip & Seal on Textured Flooring

The Strip & Seal performed at this manufacturing plant was requested for a commonly used area where the flooring is painted and textured for added grip. Thi... READ MORE

Raccoon Feces & Urine Damages Commercial Property

This business owner called SERVPRO of Holland/W. Ottawa Co. after discovering a raccoon family in the attic of his commercial property. After the family was rem... READ MORE

Irrigation Line Flooded Educational Facility

The Educational Facility had an irrigation line that broke causing flooding on 3 levels of the building. Notice the pools of water on top of the commercial grad... READ MORE

Water Line Break in Educational Building

A water line break in this Educational Building caused some major damages to many classrooms and hallways thru out this facility. In some areas of the building,... READ MORE

Water Ankle Deep in Local Classroom

This flooded classroom was the result of a clean water pipe that broke inside the educational facility just hours before the doors opened for the day. In some a... READ MORE

Mold Discovered Throughout Home on Sub-floor

For this particular Mold Remediation, the homeowners kept smelling mold and musty odors with NO visible signs of mold. Homeowners called SERVPRO of Holland/W. O... READ MORE

Mold Remediation for a Boat Coming Out of Storage

The deck of this boat had a leak which caused the boat to take on water. The boat SAT for a long period of time and because the water was not extracted, the res... READ MORE

MOLD in Attic on Painted Surface due to Poor Ventilation

This homeowner discovered MOLD in their attic while making some improvements. Visible MOLD was seen at the peak of the attic which appeared to be from poor vent... READ MORE

Multiple Storms Damage Church

Whether the Storm Damage is from High Winds that compromise the structure or High Water tables that cause flooding, it's the water you don't see that causes the... READ MORE

High Winds Causes Collapsed Ceiling

Spring storm with high winds the cause of a ceiling to collapse in a local township hall. Employees came to work the next day to their office area full of debri... READ MORE

High Winds Compromises Roof and Shingles

A spring storm with 60 mph winds the cause for many residential properties to sustain wind damage to siding, shingles and roofs. When the damage to your home is... READ MORE

Brighten Up Your Commercial Grade Carpeting

SERVPRO of Holland/W. Ottawa County offers a range of cleaning methods specialized for your carpet cleaning needs. Those include:Bonnet Cleaning Hot Water Extra... READ MORE

Sewer Back Up From Every Drain Possible

The homeowner at this home explained she smelled an odor and after checking the basement, she discovered that the sewer had backed up not only from the toilet b... READ MORE

Secondary Water Damage After Fire Loss

Whenever you have a Fire Loss, chances are there could also be water damage depending on what the fire department used to extinguish the flames. In this situati... READ MORE

Outdoor Water Spigot Broke Flooding Finished Basement

For the last two weeks, we have had non-stop calls for flooded basements due to broken water lines from water spigots that were damaged over the winter months. ... READ MORE

Water Pump Leak Fills Unfinished Basement With Over a Foot of Standing Water

When your Water Pump is leaking and fills your unfinished basement with a foot of water, call SERVPRO of Holland/W. Ottawa County 231-733-7601. We have highly t... READ MORE

Home Remodel Turn Mold Remediation

During the remodeling stage, this homeowner discovered mold in many areas of the home. There was a brief time the that home was condemned so the cause of the lo... READ MORE

Hoarding AND Mold Issues for this Residential Home

Family members were faced with not only a hoarding situation in this home but also MOLD. They called SERVPRO of Holland/W. Ottawa County to help out in their ti... READ MORE

House Cleaning After Messy Tenant

SERVPRO of Holland/W. Ottawa Co. was called by this Previous Customer to clean a property she owned after tenants moved out leaving the house a disaster. Becaus... READ MORE

Deep Cleaning Needs In This Rental Property

This home was in need of deep cleaning services after tenants vacated the premises. The Property Owner called SERVPRO of Holland/W. Ottawa Co. to assist in this... READ MORE

Final Carpet Cleaning After Fire/Water Damage

This lower level sustained water damages after a fire in the laundry room of a clubhouse at a mobile home park. Although there was no smoke damage to the lower ... READ MORE

Refrigerator Left Unplugged With Food Inside

This working refrigerator was left unplugged for a long period of time with food left inside. As you can imagine, not only was the food rotten, but it was also ... READ MORE

SEWER Back Up From Main Sewer Line

When the sewer backs up in your home or business from the main sewer line, what do you do? Raw sewage is grossly unsanitary with a high risk of bacteria and vir... READ MORE

"Dirty Cobwebs" or Soot Webs

When inspecting a home or business after the property has experienced a fire damage, owners sometimes mistake soot webs as being "dirty cobwebs". During a fire... READ MORE

Soot Stained Block Wall From Electrical Fire

This fire started from a dehumidifier that had an electrical issue causing the unit to smolder and melt the plastic. Soot from an electrical fire or from melted... READ MORE

No Matter The Time Or Day, SERVPRO Is On The Way!

When it comes to your home or business, there's no such thing as a small disaster. If your home or business is effected by a storm or an everyday mishap and it ... READ MORE

Mushrooms Growing Under Commercial Tile

Musty Odors are typically signs of MOLD. After further testing with a hygienist, SERVPRO of Holland/W. Ottawa Co. was called to evaluate moisture levels in this... READ MORE

Dog Urine on Upholstery

In Michigan when humidity levels start to rise, homeowners can tell when a pet has urinated in the house. Whether your pet urinates on the carpet or upholstery,... READ MORE

Mushroom: Natural vs Unnatural

When you see a mushroom growing in the woods, you don’t think anything of it. If it is a morchella mushroom, you may even feel a hint of joy or excitement... READ MORE

Post Construction Cleanup

When constructing or remodeling your home or business, the work getting done right won’t be your only concern. Construction is a messy job and tends to le... READ MORE

Roof Leak

A mild storm may seem harmless, until you find out you have a roof leak. That is the case for this home in Muskegon, Michigan. Roof leaks can go undetected for ... READ MORE

Coffee & Carpet

You know what they always say, "Accidents Happen." Usually when a dark liquid is spilled on carpet, extraction is not easy, especially when that dark liquid is ... READ MORE

Appliance Leaks

When an appliance breaks, it can create a mess. That is the case for this West Michigan home. The washer sprung a leak and damaged the carpet in two rooms. What... READ MORE


Bio-hazard cleanups are nothing to take lightly. It poses a health risk for anybody who is exposed to it. In situations such as this, most traditional cleaning ... READ MORE

Dog Urine

We all love our furry friends; however, sometimes they can make a mess. These messes can pose a bio-hazard risk. The before picture is carpet stained with dog u... READ MORE

Mold Growth Resulting From Water Damage

It is not uncommon for homeowners in West Michigan to experience water damage at some point in their life. More than not, these leaks tend to be smaller and do ... READ MORE

Mold Resulting From Appliance Leaks

Three of the most common sources of water damage that we come across are pipe breaks, roof leaks, and water supply lines such as those connected to your washing... READ MORE

Sewer Backup

When it comes to home disasters, sewer backups rank pretty high on the list. That is the case for this homeowner. A sewer backup resulted in a flooded basement ... READ MORE

Flooded Classroom Due To Water Line Break

An outside water line controlled by the city broke, flooding a school in Zeeland, MI. When it comes to educational institutions, disasters such as this can thro... READ MORE

Car Accident Cleanup

Car accidents happen; unfortunately, it is not uncommon for the operator of the vehicle to sustain an injury. Body shop and repair companies will often refuse t... READ MORE

Commercial Strip & Seal

Commercial tile eventually gets to the point where it can no longer be cleaned to the point of perfection. This West Michigan company was badly in need of a str... READ MORE

Plugged Storm Drain

Having a balcony on the third floor of an office building is nice, as long as it drains water correctly. During a large rain storm, the drain was not clean enou... READ MORE

Toilet Supply Line Leak

If you have ever had a supply line leak, it may be worth taking the time to investigate where the water from that leak ended up. This family in Grand Haven, MI ... READ MORE

Bird Feces In Apartment

We all enjoy having pets. Whether it be a dog, cat, fish, bird, etc. Although we love them dearly, they can often make a mess. This customer had a pet bird that... READ MORE

Protecting Against Blood Transmitted Diseases

Whenever an accident results in the presence of blood, there are precautionary measures that need to be taken. That is why our technicians have the training and... READ MORE

Accidents Happen

It is not uncommon to become more of a fall risk as you get older. It is very important to do all that you can to install safety rails and other devices in your... READ MORE

Sewer Line Break

When a sewer line breaks, it usually makes a mess. When a sewer line breaks above all the storage in your basement, it usually makes a bigger mess. That is the ... READ MORE

Attic Fire From Fireplace

House fires can start from a variety of sources. One of the most common are fireplaces. Open flames anywhere in a home are a fire hazard. This West Michigan hom... READ MORE

Rain Floods Basement

It is not uncommon to experience flooding after a rain storm. Water will find the lowest point possible which often means locating cracks and crevices in your s... READ MORE

Thermal Image Of Ceiling

A large amount of residential water damages go unnoticed. Often times, homeowners do not realize they have a problem until it has already become fairly serious.... READ MORE

Sewer Line Break In Crawlspace

A sewer line break is never a good situation. The biohazard mess that comes with it can seem unbearable. This West Michigan family experienced a sewer line brea... READ MORE

Pipe Break In Church

When water pipes break, lots of damage can occur. If it floods to the point where drywall is effected, there is often the fear of having mold issues. When drywa... READ MORE

Commercial Pipe Burst

If you have ever experienced a pipe burst, you know how much of a mess it can be. If the pipe resides in the wall, it can often go unnoticed for awhile resultin... READ MORE

Moisture Within Wall

When a pipe break effects a home, it is not uncommon for water to enter the interior of the walls. The only way to successfully dry this situation is by removin... READ MORE

Bat Feces In Attic

Critters do occasionally find their way into our home. The smaller they are, the longer it usually takes to realize that they have taken up residence. This West... READ MORE

Cat Feces In Laundry Room

We all love our furry family members; however, they can make quite the mess if they are not properly maintained. While this West Michigan resident was absent fr... READ MORE

Apartment Biohazard Cleanup

Bloodborne pathogens are a very serious concern when dealing with a biohazard cleanup. According to the United States Department of Labor:"Bloodborne pathogens ... READ MORE

Sewer Backup In Basement

When a sewer backup occurs, many individuals view it as simply a mess that needs to be cleaned up. They do not realize the variety of health risks that come alo... READ MORE

Roof Repair Leak

It is not uncommon for every commercial facility to have to repair or replace their roof at some point. This church was having some roof work done when they exp... READ MORE

Ground Water Floods Basement

Moving homes is already stressful enough. A basement flood is the last thing that you want to deal with. This West Michigan homeowner experienced a sump pump fa... READ MORE

Furnace Puff Back

If you have ever experienced a furnace puff back, then you know the mess that it can create. Puff backs occur when an oil-burning furnace doesn't ignite when it... READ MORE

Soda Blasting Pole Barn

When a vehicle catches fire within a structure, the aftermath usually isn't pretty. Luckily, this homeowner in Coopersville didn't lose their pole barn. Unfortu... READ MORE

Flooded Auditorium

There is never a good time for an auditorium to flood, especially the day before a choir concert. Ground water had sept under the stage resulting in 2-3 inches ... READ MORE

Raccoon Feces

Raccoons have a way of making quite the mess. This homeowner had an outbuilding used to house bird cages. When raccoons decided to take up residency in the loft... READ MORE

Stained Carpet After Water Loss

If you experience a water loss, it is best to address it immediately. The longer the carpet remains wet, the more damage and staining it can experience. Dependi... READ MORE

Soot On Exterior Of Home

This home in Spring Lake experienced a fire that began in the garage. A breezeway that attached the garage to the home caused extensive soot damage to the side ... READ MORE

Soot Damage: Open Rooms vs. Closed Rooms

When it comes to fire safety, there are a variety of reasons that you should keep your bedroom door closed at night:Slow the spread of flames Reduce toxic smoke... READ MORE

Utility Sink Overflow

It is not uncommon to forget stuff when working around the house. Unfortunately, they can sometimes be costly. This homeowner accidentally left the utility sink... READ MORE

River Floods Office Space

When employees of this Grand Haven business showed up on a Monday morning, they found their office flooded. When a business experiences flooding, it is importan... READ MORE

Commercial Deep Clean

When it comes to owning a business, you want everything to look presentable. This business knew that it was time to have their bathrooms deep cleaned. Our crews... READ MORE

Improper Window Install Causes Water & Mold Damage

There are many situations that can lead to water and mold damage. This homeowner experienced severe water damage to their bathroom wall when a window was improp... READ MORE

Heavy Soot Damage in Allendale, MI

When a stove caught fire, this customer's townhouse in Allendale, MI experienced severe soot damage. It is very important to not attempt to clean the soot yours... READ MORE

Basement Sewer Backup in Coopersville, MI

Sewer backups not only threaten the structure of your home, but raise health concerns as well. An older homeowner in Coopersville, MI experienced a sewer backup... READ MORE

Garage Fire in Zeeland, MI

A house fire can result in more extreme damage than just soot and smoke. This homeowner in Zeeland, MI was having a fire outside and happened to catch the exter... READ MORE

Vacuum Causes Soot Damage

There are many ways that your home can experience soot damage. However, most people wouldn't expect damage when an actual fire isn't present. This homeowner in ... READ MORE

Heavy Rain Floods School Basement

Throughout the month of May, Michigan experienced extremely heavy rains that resulted in water damage throughout the state. When it comes to flooding and a high... READ MORE

Ceiling Collapse in Grand Haven, MI

You know SERVPRO of Holland/W. Ottawa County as a leader in Fire and Water Cleanup and Restoration, but our professional cleaning services can also make a ceili... READ MORE

Soot Stained Wall in West Michigan

Before using your fireplace make sure to check the flue damper or your walls could look like this cottage in West Michigan. The damper should always be fully o... READ MORE

Soot Filled Garage in Spring Lake, MI

This detached garage in Spring Lake, MI filled with heavy black soot after a heater malfunctioned. This customer knew that it was too much for them to handle. ... READ MORE

Soot Covered Ceiling in Spring Lake, MI

Beware of what you have stored around your water heater. This homeowner in Spring Lake, MI thought nothing of it when she had clothing on the floor in her laun... READ MORE

Soot Covered Concrete Floor in Grand Haven, MI

This soot covered concrete floor in Grand Haven, MI was a result of a vehicle fire in a commercial garage. Our technicians mopped using Bright-N-Neutral Cleane... READ MORE

Soot and Smoke Damage in Holland, MI Home

If you have a gas fireplace, make sure your damper is working properly. This homeowner in Holland was using their gas fireplace through the winter with a broke... READ MORE


Archived Before & After Photos