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What Water Mitigation Steps Does SERVPRO Take in Manhattan Residences?

5/20/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO equipment at work. SERVPRO techs are ready 24/7 365 days a year. Water damage restoration services are our specialty.

Fast actions taken quickly can reduce the damage to Manhattan area homes and apartments. 

As leading water damage restoration professionals for the greater New York City area, we are available to help millions restore and recover their property after water damage events. We have experienced technicians available to mobilize whenever emergencies occur and assist with:

  • Flood restoration
  • Basement flooding
  • Emergency services water damage
  • Burst pipes
  • Ceiling leaks
  • Water damage remediation

How Does Mitigation Play a Critical Role in Water Damage Restoration?

Water damage restoration in Manhattan homes or apartments relies most heavily on water mitigation services and emergency services water damage that our professionals can implement. From eliminating the surface water concerns with extractors to the strategic placement of air movers and dehumidifiers for later drying efforts, each phase must happen as quickly as possible to prevent greater loss for the customer.

Getting Water Removal Services Started

After any water damage incident occurs, one of the focuses of our responding technicians is to implement water removal services as soon as possible. Standing water can be a substantial threat to area homes, namely when aging structures with several porous materials can allow absorption and oversaturation. Once water becomes trapped in these floors or wall systems, moisture can migrate quickly to less accessible areas of the property. Water removal often hinges on several tools used in succession, beginning with submersible pumps and completing with wet vacuums and their attachments.

What Materials Require Controlled Demolition or Repairs? 

Because we have a general contractor license, we can oversee actions like controlled demolition that can be highly beneficial in water damage restoration for area properties. Often, naturally porous materials such as drywall or carpeting can become over-saturated and require removal or replacement. After situations like burst pipes, our technicians often need to replace portions of the plumbing network and nearby exposed materials such as framing and insulation.

Can SERVPRO Protect and Restore Damaged Personal Belongings?

One of the advantages of choosing SERVPRO professionals for water damage restoration in area homes and apartments is our technicians' focus on content recovery. We understand that even smaller water damage events could have destructive impacts on the exposed personal belongings of the residence.

Often our priority in this situation is to relocate the potentially damaged contents to a new point in the house, successfully averting potentially irreparable damage. When these items have already become affected by spreading moisture and water concerns, our pack-out process can transport these contents to our nearby SERVPRO facility for focused cleaning and drying attention.

There is no mistaking how devastating water damage can be to homes and businesses throughout the borough. When water damage restoration is required, you can depend on our trusted SERVPRO of Upper West Side team to be with you every step of the way on your journey back to a restored property. Give us a call today at (917) 498-1362.

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