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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Has the Weather caused Water Damage to your Home of Business?

10/11/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of North Highlands and Rio Linda are there 24 hours, 7 days a week to be your emergency service specialists, because we know Storm damage can happen at any time!

When it comes to water damage (and especially when it is due to natural disaster, or weather), it is important to act fast.

Within Minutes

  • Water will quickly spread throughout your property, and saturating everything in its path.
  • Water will absorbed into walls, floors, upholstery, and belongings. Basically anything it touches.
  • Furniture finishes may bleed, causing permanent staining on carpets.
  • Photographs, books, and other paper goods start to swell and warp.

 Hours 1-24:

  • Drywall begins to swell and break down.
  • Metal surfaces begin to tarnish.
  • Furniture begins to swell and crack.
  • Dyes and inks from cloth and paper goods spread and stain.
  • A musty odor will start to fill rooms.

 48 Hours to 1 Week:

  • Mold and mildew may grow and spread throughout your property.
  • Doors, windows, and studs swell and warp.
  • Metal begins to rust and corrode.
  • Furniture warps and shows signs of mold.
  • Paint begins to blister.
  • Wood flooring swells and warps.
  • Also serious biohazard contamination is possible throughout the property.

 More Than 1 Week:

  • Structural safety, mold growth, and biohazard contaminants pose serious risks to occupants.
  • Restoration time and cost increase dramatically; due to need of replacing contaminated materials.
  • To remove all biohazard contaminants Structural rebuilding may be needed.

SERVPRO of North Highlands / Rio Linda has the knowledge and experience dealing with many different types of Storms throughout the years. We understand the stress and confusion it causes. We are here when you need help. Call us 24/7 at (916) 991-1522, we are more than happy to address any confusion or concerns you may have in your time of need.

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