The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

December 19, 2011

Business Spotlight: Servpro of Limestone and Lawrence Counties

By Lora Scripps

ATHENS — Name of Business: Servpro of Limestone and Lawrence Counties

Location: 17477 U.S. 72 W. in Athens

Date established: April 2011

Owner: Jordan and Margaret Hendon

Telephone: 256-233-4033

Hours of operation: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays with 24-hour emergency service

Describe what your business offers: Fire and water damage cleanup and restoration, carpet and upholstery cleaning, duct cleaning, mold remediation, biohazard cleanup, deodorization

Brief history of business: Servpro is a franchise started in 1967.

Owner’s background: Jordan Henton has 11 years experience at Servpro. He graduated from UAH with a degree in mechanical engineering. He participated in multiple, large-scale storm events including Hurricane Irene in 2011, Hurricane Charley in 2004, the Dallas freeze in 2011 and the April 27 tornadoes in 2011. He is a second-generation Servpro franchise owner. The Henton family owns three other franchises in Cullman, Jasper and Hamilton.

Owner’s qualifications: Servpor is IICRC WRT and ASD certified and EPA lead abatement certified.

To find out more about business spotlights in The News Courier, contact Lora Scripps at 256-232-2720 ext. 104 or email