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The Southern Tier

Rainbow International of The Southern Tier

Rainbow International of The Southern Tier

Rainbow International® of the Southern Tier provides professional restoration, cleanup, remediation and mitgation services to the Jamestown and Olean, NY areas and throughout Cattaraugus County, Chautauqua County or Southern Erie County. What exactly are professional restoration services? It is more than just restoring property and belongings from water damage, fire and smoke damage, and mold damage, it is about restoring value, stability and peace of mind back to your homes and businesses.

Peace of mind starts before you actually need our services, but if you do we won’t rest until we bring your life back to normal. Here are a few tips we would recommend:

Talk to your insurance agent about how you are covered specifically for each of the following:

  • Smoke or Fire Damage
    According to the National Fire Protection Association you can expect 5 household fires to occur in your lifetime. These aren’t always devastating fires, but can often require some form of restoration. According to various studies, up to 60% of homes may be underinsured. Have a serious discussion with your insurance agent how your home is covered in case of fires both large and small.

  • Water Damage
    Water damage in homes is more common than you would expect...yes even in Jamestown, NY. While we aren’t as susceptible to weather, you probably aren’t aware that most water damage in homes is caused by plumbing issues. Read this information sheet about water damage in your home and how your contents and property can be restored. Read more information about water damage including some common misconceptions.

  • Flood Damage
    Most homeowners insurance does not cover your home in case of flood damage. If you live in Chautauqua, Cattaraugus or Southern Erie County in NY, there are specified flood zones. If you live in or near these flood zones ask your insurance agent if your plan covers flood damage restoration.

  • Mold Damage
    Studies have shown that up to 65% of homes have some extent of a mold problem and this includes new homes. Ask your insurance agent if your plan covers mold restoration,  and also learn about mold prevention.

Immediate Restoration, Cleanup, or Mitgation Services Needed?

If you are a homeowner or insurance agent in Chautauqua, Cattaraugus or Southern Erie County in NY,  give us a call us today at (716) 296-5237 for more information or request a service appointment.

Water Damage Restoration Services

We use aggressive mitigation methods to dry your structure quickly and thoroughly after a water loss, with as little tear-out of building materials as possible.  With our state-of-the art equipment and Certified Service Professionals, We restore, You recover.

Air injected into wall cavity to dry out water Injectidry placed over the flooring to eliminate having to remove floor Drying equipment
Air was injected in this wall cavity to dry water damage without having to remove drywall. Injectidry was placed over parquet flooring to dry, eliminating the need to tear-out & replace it. Drying equipment set up after a water loss.


Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration Services

In the unfortunate event that you experience a fire in your home or business, call Rainbow International of the Southern Tier for professional restoration services.  Rainbow International's service professionals will work quickly to stop the damage and restore your home and contents back to pre-fire condition.

House fire damage                Content pack up and restoration
This apartment was restored by removing soot and odor before repainting These contents were restored, wrapped and stored in our climate-controlled facility after a house fire.


Mold Remediation Services

Concern about mold growth has increased as homeowners, government agencies and business owners have become better educated about the health risks of excessive mold exposure.  Rainbow International of the Southern Tier can eliminate these worries through the following Mold Remediation Services:

  • Advanced  equipment, technology, and established processes needed to identify mold problems where they exist
  • Certified mold remediation technicians
  • Use of proper containment procedures and protective equipment to control the spread of mold spores
  • Measures taken to prevent the problem from reoccuring
Water/Mold Damage Mold restoration
These photos are from a home with sustained water damage that was not discovered for many weeks.

 In this case, the drywall was removed and the studs were sanded and treated with anti-microbial agents to prevent further mold growth.


Biohazard Clean-Up and Restoration Services

Proper and safe responses to any biohazard scene clean-up requires the presence of trained professionals.   Rainbow International of the Southern Tier offers service technicians skilled and trained in the safe and efficient clean-up and decontamination of biohazard scenes.  However, they also bring the most important elements such jobs require: customer focus, care and respect.  We offer the following biohazard clean-up, restoration and materials disposal services:

  • Crime scene clean-up and decontamination
  • Suicide, homicide and unattended death scene clean-up and decontamination
  • Accumulated filth and odor removal (hoarding & animal infestation scenes)
  • Blood and air-borne pathogen clean-up and decontamination
  • Microbial site clean-up and decontamination
  • Bodily fluids and tissue clean-up and decontamination

Our service technicians are educated to exhibit sensitivity, discretion and professionalism required when working biohazard jobs.

Carpet, Oriental Rug, Upholstery and Hard Surface Cleaning Services

Rainbow International of the Southern Tier knows that a healthy home and business starts with clean carpets.  Nothing cleans more thoroughly or protects your investment better than the Rainbow steam cleaning method, also known as hot water extraction.  With this method, drying times are reduced to 2-6 hours, depending on the degree of soiling and type of carpet.  Our service professionals follow the Institute of Inspection Cleaning & Certifications (IICRC) standards for professional carpet cleaning.