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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration


9/19/2022 (Permalink)

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Water is essential to humans, but when it shows up in a different form can cause casualties and destroy properties. The damage could be a cause of a natural disaster like storms or flooding and internal sources like a burs pipe, sewage back up and appliance malfunction. With over a decade of experience restoring homes, we outlined the industry’s best water damage restoration tips to help you get back on your feet as quickly as possible

  1. Eliminate all water and moisture

Obviously, removing all water and moisture us essential for restoring and repairing the damaged areas of your property. Use water pumps and dehumidifiers to remove water from the ground and moisture particles from the air.

  1. Watch out for mold

You must remove water and moisture before mold has a chance to grow and spread throughout your property. But if the indoor air stars to smell musty, then you have a whole new problem on your hands.

  1. Replace damaged Materials

When you have materials that have been damaged beyond repair, you must remove and replace the immediately. This could mean replacing your drywall carpets, insulation, furniture, flooring and ceiling.

  1. Disinfect Everything

Water damage encourages bacteria and mold growth. Sometimes you cannot see the bacteria, but it is there. That is why after your cleanup efforts are complete, it would be wise to disinfect everything to eliminate any possible bacteria present.

If you need commercial or residential water damage repair, give us a call today. Contact SERVPRO of Ventura at (805) 656-3911.

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