Water Damage Restoration Services
ServiceMaster Recovery by CGI Restoration: The Right Choice for Water Damage Repair
From leaking faucets to burst pipes and flooding, water damage is one of the most common and potentially destructive problems you can face as a homeowner. If not taken care of immediately, excess water in your home can promote electrical hazards, cause expensive damage to your home's structure and furnishings, and can even lead to the growth of hazardous mold. When the worst happens, call the experts at ServiceMaster Recovery by CGI Restoration.
With one call, we're at your side, providing expert guidance on what to do and the experience to fix the problem fast.
What is water mitigation?
Water mitigation is the process of reducing or preventing the amount of water damage that happens after a flood, a leaking roof, or any number of water-related incidents. By taking fast action, you can prevent additional damage and cost.
Water Damage Dos and Don'ts
What To Do if You're in the Middle of a Loss
- Damage from water and bacteria growth can begin within hours. Call for professional help.
- Remove as much water as possible by mopping and blotting.
- Remove wet area rugs or other floor coverings not permanently attached. Do not attempt to start removing wall-to-wall carpet.
- Lift draperies off the floor, loop through a coat hanger, and place the hanger on the drapery rod
- Wipe furniture, prop up wet furniture cushions for even drying and place aluminum foil under furniture legs.
- Move photos, painting, and art objects to a safe, dry location.
- Keep books on shelves. Pack them tightly to prevent warping of pages until a restoration professional can begin specialized drying.
- Open drawers, closets, and cabinet doors to enhance drying.
What Not To Do
- Do not enter a room with standing water until electricity has been turned off.
- Do not use a regular household vacuum to remove water.
- Do not lift tacked-down carpet without professional help.
- Do not use electrical appliances while on wet carpet or flooring.
- Do not disturb visible mold.
- Do not remove books from shelves.