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SERVPRO Press Release

1/25/2018 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Downers Grove / Oak Brook is the local choice for your restorations needs.


SERVPRO® Extends PGA Tour Sponsorship through 2020.

(Grassroots Newswire) —SERVPRO has extended their sponsorship with the PGA Tour through the 2020 season, retaining their designation as the official cleanup and restoration company of both the PGA Tour and the Champions Tour according to local entrepreneur Marcus Smith, owner of SERVPRO® of Downers Grove / Oak Brook. SERVPRO’s first event of the 2018 PGA Tour season tees up this week with the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course.

“We are proud, both personally and as a part of the SERVPRO family, to be associated with the prestigious and well-respected PGA Tour,” said Smith. “This sponsorship allows us to showcase our capabilities not only to the communities where PGA events are held, but also to the huge television and online audience that follows the Tour. Both individual property owners and commercial facility owners will have the opportunity to learn about SERVPRO and the services offered as they enjoy watching the world’s best players compete on the world’s most beautiful golf courses.”

Sue Steen, SERVPRO Industries, Inc., Chief Executive Officer, reveals that SERVPRO will have a presence at several PGA Tour tournaments in 2018, including The Players Championship and The TOUR Championship. “In addition, we plan to be involved with First Responder events throughout the PGA Tour year,” said Steen.

“SERVPRO is a national leader and provider of fire and water cleanup and restoration services, but each SERVPRO Franchise is a local business, operated by a local business person with ties to the community he or she serves,” says Steen. “The wide and growing audience the PGA Tour commands will learn a SERVPRO professional is available in their local community, ready to respond at a moment’s notice if things go wrong at their home or business.”

SERVPRO of Downers Grove / Oak Brook specializes in disaster restoration, cleanup and repair services, helping to remediate damage, making it “Like it never even happened” for both commercial and residential customers. For more information on SERVPRO of Downers Grove / Oak Brook, please contact us at 630-573-4290.


Founded in 1967, the SERVPRO® Franchise System is a leader and provider of fire and water cleanup and restoration services and mold mitigation and remediation. SERVPRO’s professional services network of more than 1,700 individually owned and operated Franchises responds to property damage emergencies ranging from small individual disasters to multi-million dollar large-loss events. Providing coverage in the United States and Canada, the SERVPRO® System has established relationships with major insurance companies and commercial clients, as well as individual homeowners.

National Preparedness Month

8/22/2017 (Permalink)

Disasters don't plan ahead. You can!

September is National Preparedness Month and SERVPRO of Downers Grove / Oak Brook is a committed to helping to promote the importance of preparedness planning.

The theme this year is Disasters don’t plan ahead.  You can!

The first step is to make a plan.  With the help of the resources available from, you can be ready for a disaster before it strikes. 

Your family may not be together if a disaster strikes, so it is important to know how you’ll contact one another and reconnect if separated. Establish a family meeting place that’s familiar and easy to find.

Step 1: Put together a plan with your family to discuss a communication plan & an evacuation route.

Step 2:  Consider specific needs in your household.

Step 3: Fill out a Family Emergency Plan

Step 4: Practice your plan with your family/household

Contact SERVPRO® of Downers Grove / Oak Brook for more information and tools to help you be “Ready for whatever happens.”

Emergency Ready Profile (ERP)

8/16/2017 (Permalink)

Emergency Ready Profile

Did you know that 50% of businesses may never reopen after suffering a damage?  Of the ones that do survive, the majority have a preparedness plan in place.  Pre-planning can serve as an insurance policy aimed at peace of mind.  By developing a SERVPRO® Emergency READY Profile for your business, you minimize business interruption by having an immediate plan of action.

Having a plan in place not only lets you know how to handle emergencies timely and efficiently but helps speak trust to your clients and employees by knowing that should your business be affected by a disaster, they don't necessarily have to be.

Advantages of having an ERP:

  • A no cost assessment of your facility
  • A concise Profile Document that contains only the critical information needed in the event of an emergency.
  • Provides facility details such as shut-off valve locations, priority areas, and priority contact information.
  • Establishes SERVPRO of Downers Grove / Oak Brook as your disaster mitigation and restoration provider.
  • A guide to help you get back into your building following a disaster.

No one ever plans on a disaster, but you can plan for it. Now is the time to ask yourself, "Are you ready for whatever happens?"

Call us today at 630-573-4290 to set up a free appointment and get started.