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How Do I Clean My Hermitage/Donelson Property After Water Damage?

1/3/2022 (Permalink)

Water damage can come in many different forms, and each one can be equally damaging. Whether your water damage is caused by recent storm damage, a burst pipe, fire fighting efforts, or from any other sources, the results will be the same: extreme damage to property that can disrupt your daily life.

Mold will often follow a water damage event if not handled immediately, so it’s essential to know how to clean your property afterward. You may want to rely on a professional water damage restoration company to help you get your premises cleaned up after a flood or other type of water damage.

What Are Some Important Steps To Take When Cleaning My Hermitage/Donelson Property After Water Damage?

Here are some things you can do while you wait for your professional water damage restoration company to arrive:

  • Remove excess water by mopping and blotting.
  • Wipe excess water from wood furniture after removal of lamps and tabletop items.
  • Remove and prop wet upholstery and cushions.
  • Place aluminum foil or wood blocks between furniture legs and wet carpeting.
  • Turn air conditioning on for maximum drying in summer.
  • Remove colored rugs from wet carpeting.
  • Remove art objects to a safe, dry place.
  • Gather loose items from floors.

What Does The SERVPRO Water Damage Restoration Process Look Like?

Step 1 - Emergency Contact

The restoration process begins when you call us. Our representative will guide you through the crisis and 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 content using several techniques. Our professionals are trained to provide sanitizing treatments and 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.

Here at SERVPRO of Hermitage/Donelson, we are water damage restoration specialists, and we have the equipment and know-how to help restore your Nashville home or business to its original state. Using state-of-the-art equipment and techniques, our team of technicians can quickly extract the water from your property and begin the drying process, all while dealing with any mold growth that has occurred. In addition to water damage, we handle many other cleanup projects, such as mold remediation, ceilings, floors, walls, air ducts and HVAC, and much more. Call us at (615) 885 3906 for more information.

This franchise is independently owned and operated.

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