Water Damage Restoration

Water Damage Restoration

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Water damage restoration is an emergency business. That’s why ServiceMaster Restore®
is on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Our rapid emergency response minimizes the disruption to your life and helps save you money. The damage from a water disaster increases dramatically if restoration does not begin immediately. The cleaning professionals at ServiceMaster Restore® use advanced products, procedures, and equipment to assure the highest level of cleaning performance and protection for property and furnishings.

ServiceMaster Restore® 6-Step Water Damage Restoration Process

Inspection and Assessment

Thorough inspection of the structure to determine what type of materials are affected and determining the best strategy to dry the entire structure.
Categories of Water Damage | 
Classes of Water Damage

Water Removal

The first step in the process is to stop the source of moisture. Once the source is stopped our crews will proceed with removing the water from the affected areas.

Anti-Microbial Application

In order to prevent bacterial growth and speed up the process of drying an application of an antimicrobial is used on affected areas.

Drying: Air Movement

Air movement is a necessity in the drying process. The proper airflow across wet areas helps expedite the drying process.

Drying: Dehumidifying

Dehumidification is the most critical piece of the drying process. The use of air movement dries the materials and the dehumidification pull the moisture out of the air to lower the humidity in the affected areas of the structure to prevent secondary damage.

Drying: Monitoring

In order to properly dry your home it is essential that we evaluate daily to monitor your home and all material affected.

In the event your home suffers a water loss, there are steps to take to help minimize the damage and ensure your safety before the professional’s at ServiceMaster Restore® arrive.

Do’s
  • Contact a doctor if you have any health concerns
  • Be cautious of slip hazards
  • Eliminate the source of water if possible
  • Remove books, shoes, paper goods, fabrics, potted plants and other items that may stain the carpet or be damaged by water
Don’ts
  • Use personal hygiene items left in the affected area, especially if the water was from an unsanitary source
  • Consume any food in the loss area, especially if water was from an unsanitary source
  • Use home fans to dry wet surfaces
  • Use vacuum equipment to remove water

When the unforeseen happens, call on ServiceMaster Restore®. Our emergency call center is prepared to handle your call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Call us now at (301) 972-9100.