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Follow These Water Mitigation Procedures When You Spot Flooding or Leaks

3/11/2019 (Permalink)

Water Damage Follow These Water Mitigation Procedures When You Spot Flooding or Leaks Wood floors was damaged by water. SERVPRO was able to help from start to finish.

You rely on what extensively for your everyday living. You use it for drinking, cooking, showering, and bathing, and for keeping the grounds of your Dawsonville, GA, home looking nice. But it’s also the last thing you want to see on your floors, walls, ceiling or other areas of the house. Without proper response and attention, something such as a leaking water heater can lead to extensive damage and catastrophe.

What Will the Pros Do?

Fortunately, you don’t have to handle a flooding nightmare by yourself. A residential water cleanup team has the expertise, experience, and equipment to solve even the most troubling problems. Here are the steps the team will follow:

  • Inspect the damage and cause of the problem
  • Remove water from affected areas and items
  • Dry and dehumidify where the damaged occurred
  • Clean and sanitize
  • Restore

Identifying the Culprit is Essential

Whether you have a failed water heater, or whether heavy rains brought flooding to your home, the experts will assess what went wrong and ensure the problems doesn’t repeat itself. This step is important because it will also help the company formulate a game plan of how to attack the water damage and get things back to normal in your house.

Cleaning Up

A broken water heater can spill gallons of water onto your floors. The team will use commercial-grade extractors to ensure there is no leftover water on your floors, furniture or walls. To discourage the growth of mold, the team will also thoroughly dry and sanitize any concerning areas, especially near a leaking water heater.

The Restoration Process

The team may not be able to safely salvage some portions of your property. If this is the case, the crew will immediately begin work on the removing rotten drywall, ruined flooring, or any other areas beyond repair. Experts will replace these portions of your house to make everything as good as new.

Don’t let a leaking water heater kick you out of your home for good. These efficient processes can make your home safe and sound again.

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