Recent Water Damage Posts

Water Extraction

6/19/2018 (Permalink)

After a leak in your home from a supply line, slab leak, or pipe break, it’s time to call professional team to extract the water from your home.  Many people take water extraction into their own hands to dry the surface. However, it might feel dry to the touch but without the proper equipment it is impossible to determine how much moisture is still within the structure and its contents.  Also, extractors are a great resource in water emergency services since they help to extract water quick from a wet environment, and help to dry the area much more faster. The water should be extracted as soon as possible to avoid bacteria and mold growth in the structure of the home. Therefore, proper drying and dehumidifying the affected area is very important.  Keep in mind, the faster a professional water extraction company comes out the faster we can save and restore whatever got wet during the process of the loss.

Water Damage Restoration Services

6/1/2018 (Permalink)

Water is an essential to everyday life, but a small water damage can be horrible for a home.  Water damages can be a huge headache to fix from a small leak in a pipe, leaky faucets, water damage is a huge safety concern.  A small leak in your home can cause a huge water damage, take immediate action so your water damage will not be as severe. SERVPRO of San Jacinto/Idyllwild/Lakeview are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, for any water emergencies, big or small.  Also, SERVPRO of San Jacinto/Idyllwild/Lakeview trained technicians that have there certifications of Applied Structural Drying (ASD), Applied Microbial Remediation (AMR), and Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC).  Below are a list of steps to follow if your home has water damage.

Stop the flow of water.

If the flooding has been caused by a burst pipe or a water heater failure, shut off the main water line for your home.  Get in touch with an expert immediately if you cannot tell from where the water is coming.

2.  Turn off the power.

If your home is flooded, cut off the electricity and gas from the main source. This isn’t as essential for small leaks or puddles, but for large floods turn them off to be safe.

3.  Contact your insurance company

If your home has water damage you shouold contact your insurance compantyimmediately. Ask them about your homeowners policy coverage (what is covered and what is not covered.)

We Answer the Phone Ready to Help

We understand that when you call us, you may be feeling confused, stressed, and vulnerable. You need an expert to guide you through this crisis. SERVPRO of San Jacinto/Idyllwild/Lakeview has the specific water damage training and experience to help you through this tough time.

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