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Delay Worsens Water Damage in Pottsville Homes

4/2/2023 (Permalink)

Water removal and drying after a storm in Pottsville are essential to restoring the property to preloss condition. "Like it never even happened."

SERVPRO Facilitates Speedy Water Removal in Pottsville

After a storm, many homeowners struggle to cope with water damage restoration. Water intrusion can compound problems resulting in damages which, if not promptly addressed, can cost thousands of dollars in remediation. The damage could impact the structural components and cause other issues that may threaten the occupants. If you are aware of an impending storm, you could take appropriate measures to protect your home from water intrusion. But if it happens quickly and water intrudes your home, SERVPRO is here to help with restoration.

Water damage in Pottsville requires significant effort and resources for a complete restoration. Also, there is a need to determine what is salvageable and what should be discarded. Removing materials include insulation, baseboards, drywall, carpeting, or flooring. Our teams use proven water removal and drying techniques to help restore your belongings and minimize structural damage to your property. We provide prompt services, ensuring we extract obvious and hidden moisture deep within your floors, walls, and other hard-to-reach areas.

Some problems water can cause when not promptly addressed

  • Microbial growth
  • Wood rot
  • Rusting

Speeding up water restoration

A delayed response may arise for various reasons, including the disorganization and clutter that follows water intrusion. Establishing order can speed things up by eliminating task repetition and hazards like obstacles or slick surfaces. Our SERVPRO crews ensure an organized workspace by creating staging areas to hold all the equipment and items in case of a move-out and provide a convenient place for mixing cleaning products. Crucial time may also lapse even as you work on the damage if you do not have appropriate resources. SERVPRO crews use specialized equipment to speed up cleaning, drying, and other time-consuming tasks.

Handy equipment that speeds up tasks includes:

  • Drying mats for removing moisture trapped beneath floorboards
  • Ride-on rovers for in-place carpet drying
  • LGR and desiccant dehumidifiers for improved humidity control

SERVPRO of Pottsville responds rapidly to water damage “Like it never even happened.” Call us at (570) 622-8991.

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