The Water Damage Restoration Process
A storm, flood, or plumbing problem are three of the main culprits that can leave your home or business with extensive water damage. When this happens immediate water removal is the most necessary step to mitigate the damage and possibility of mold growth. SERVPRO’s professionals specialize in water removal and water damage cleanup, then providing water damage restoration to your residence. Our professional SERVPRO Tech's will assess the water damage to your property at no charge. Following the assessment, we’ll help you understand the severity of the property damage so you’re able to make the best decisions for the water damage restoration of your home. At SERVPRO we use the most advanced equipment to detect hidden moisture and perform water extraction of any standing water. We are here to help, including helping you navigate the insurance process and directly communicating with adjustors saving you time and worry.
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Every water damage event is a little different and requires a unique solution, but the general process stays the same. You can click on any of the steps below to learn more about that process.
Step 1 - Emergency Contact
The restoration process begins when you call us. Our representative will guide you through the crisis and may ask several questions to help us better understand the equipment and resources.
Step 2 - Inspection and Water Damage Assessment
We determine the scope of your water damage at this stage. We inspect and test to determine the extent of damage and how far the moisture has traveled to ensure proper and complete restoration.
Step 3 - Water Removal / Water Extraction
The water removal process begins almost immediately and removes the majority of the water. We use powerful pumps and vacuum units to quickly remove hundreds or thousands of gallons from your property, which helps prevent secondary water damage and mold growth.
Step 4 - Drying and Dehumidification
We use specialized equipment to remove the remaining water that is harder to access. Our Professionals will use room measurements, temperature, and relative humidity to determine the optimal number of air movers and dehumidifiers needed to dry your home or business.
Step 5 - Cleaning and Sanitizing
We clean all of the restorable items and structures damaged by the water. We are adept at cleaning contents using a number of techniques. Our professionals are trained to provide sanitizing treatments and to remove odors and deodorize your property.
Step 6 - Restoration
Restoration is the process of restoring your home or business to its pre-water damage condition. Restoration may involve minor repairs, such as replacing drywall and installing new carpet, or may entail major repairs, such as the reconstruction of various areas or rooms in a home or business.