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Leaky Appliances Can Spell Trouble For Your Home In Columbia

3/21/2019 (Permalink)

Water Damage Leaky Appliances Can Spell Trouble For Your Home In Columbia Call us at (931) 388-4248, so we can help mitigate water damage and protect your home.

Water Damage Can Happen When Your Columbia Home Has Leaky Appliances

Having the convenience of different appliances in your Columbia home makes completing household chores much easier. As long as these appliances continue to run correctly, they do no damage to your home. This is why regular maintenance of appliances becomes crucial to protect both the machines and your home.

Leaky appliances can cause water damage to your Columbia home. This damage can come from ongoing drips underneath the water heater, or from a water line that comes loose, resulting in hundreds or thousands of gallons of water to soak the property. SERVPRO technicians are always ready to help you in either of these situations.

Because any amount of water can cause serious and costly damage to your house, SERVPRO specialists are always Faster to Any Size Disaster. The more quickly we respond and start with mitigation and restoration work, the less damage occurs to the immediate and adjacent areas.

Before removing the water from your home, we always ensure that the source or sources no longer pose a problem by shutting them off. In the rare situation that we need a plumber for more complicated situations, we have certified and licensed plumbing professionals we partner with, to make the process smoother and less costly for our customers.

When called for, we have large capacity truck-mounted pumps that can quickly rid your home of any standing water. For smaller spills, we use heat and air movers that force water into the air by turning it into water vapor. Our desiccant machines can then extract it from the air. We are experts at scaling our equipment to the customer's exact needs, reducing the time required to complete the job.

We check with our high-precision moisture meters to ensure once-wet or damp areas become dry, even those that feel dry when touched. Moisture can remain encased inside materials like drywall, only to cause problems later. Other equipment, such as our infrared devices, detects moisture, giving us the knowledge of how far water spread at the beginning of our work. Many times, what seems dry on the other side of a room holds hidden moisture that we can easily eliminate along with the water closer to the area that caused the problem.

SERVPRO of Maury / Giles Counties is ready to help make your home in Lynnville and Pulaski “Like it never even happened.” Call us at (931) 388-4248, so we can help mitigate water damage and protect your home.

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Who Else Wants to Know the Mystery Behind Water Removal in Columbia?

1/30/2019 (Permalink)

Water Damage Who Else Wants to Know the Mystery Behind Water Removal in Columbia? When your home carpeting gets wet, drying it fast becomes critical. Contact our certified SERVPRO team to start the job right away.

Efficient Water Removal for Carpeted Columbia Homes 

Carpets can be a nice addition to your Columbia home, but they also become a magnet for dust, dirt, and debris that can collect within its fibers. Even more challenging is the presence of water damage, which can saturate carpets and the subflooring material beneath quickly and prove difficult to remove without specialized equipment and expertise. Our professionals can help by responding quickly to water loss incidents to save carpeted areas of your home from irreparable damage.
While carpets remain a staple feature for home construction, they can also be a hurdle to overcome when your residence requires professional water removal in Columbia. Our SERVPRO team can respond quickly to emergencies, offering the full measure of our advanced equipment and trained technicians to offer effective mitigation and rapid drying efforts. With the right response to the situation, we can often preserve the material without resorting to replacement.
Our team focuses on protecting original materials used in your home’s construction where we can because this saves our customers both time and money. We have efficient extraction equipment designed to work on carpeted areas such as our remote-controlled weighted extraction system called the ROVER. This tool forces water and moisture to the surface of the carpet to get pulled out by the high-powered vacuum system on board.
We also can work to dry out the affected areas quickly through the combined use of air movers and dehumidifiers. By pulling up the carpeting around the walls, we can set up this high-powered heat exhaust to blow underneath the carpeting layer to affect the subflooring and material above the air mover simultaneously. These techniques can help to reduce moisture present in these areas fast, which can preserve this material when possible from removal and replacement.
While you might enjoy the look and feel of carpeting in your home, water loss incidents can saturate these materials quickly to pose real threats to your house and its occupants. Give our SERVPRO of Maury / Giles Counties rapid response team a call anytime that you need us at (931) 388-4248.

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How Our Experts Can Save Your Water Damaged Home In Columbia

12/4/2018 (Permalink)

Water Damage How Our Experts Can Save Your Water Damaged Home In Columbia SERVPRO of Maury / Giles Counties offers highly-qualified technicians with the equipment and products to reverse the effects of a water catastrophe.

What To Expect From Professional Water Damage Restoration Services In Columbia

When a Columbia homeowner first experiences a water loss, the destructive power of the scenario can be overwhelming. Homeowners often share a sense of fear and helplessness as they watch structural components deteriorate and personal possessions face ruin. A seasoned and well-qualified water remediation company can halt the harm and return a property threatened with permanent destruction to preloss condition -- “Like it never even happened.”

Water damage to your Columbia home must be addressed as soon as possible. Relying on professional remediation services ensures management of the crisis with deliberate speed, fast but efficient steps taken to remove the water and dry out building materials and personal belongings. Our team also works directly with your insurance company, providing necessary documentation and limiting your out of pocket expenses.

The SERVPRO crew sent to your house travels with all the essential water remediation equipment in our familiar green service trucks. Our crew chief assesses your needs, and then our technicians get right to work without further delay. For standing water deeper than 2 inches we use submersible pumps, switching to wanded water extractors as the depth decreases. For safety reasons, electricity is often temporarily shut off during a water emergency. Our removal tools can be powered by alternative means, gas motors or truck-mounted generators filling in for the power grid.

We monitor building materials for moisture levels and use thermal scanning devices to find hidden caches of water. SERVPRO has high expectations for each of our production employees, supporting their training through IICRC courses in all aspects of water detection, removal, and applied structural drying. Our crews master strategies to release and extract trapped moisture, crucial because water that lingers can encourage mold growth within 24 to 48 hours.

Water removal is phase one of a water damage remediation project. Appropriate drying of affected spaces must follow, or the moisture continues to damage both structures and belongings. SERVPRO service vehicles stock the air movers and heaters needed to force moisture trapped inside porous materials into the air as vapor. We then position dehumidifiers to condense or absorb the water vapor so it can be removed permanently from your living spaces.

EPA registered antimicrobials can be a final treatment for the SERVPRO crew. The disinfectant agents inhibit any growth of molds or mildews. Application of these products adds a layer of protection, although we also work with you to arrange for repair or replacement of the source of water invasion. Proper maintenance of appliances, plumbing, gutter systems, roofs, and more minimizes the risk of future water damage.

SERVPRO of Maury / Giles Counties offers highly-qualified technicians with the equipment and products to reverse the effects of a water catastrophe. Call us 24 hours a day at (931) 388-4248 to schedule an assessment.

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