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Did You Know That SERVPRO® Arrives with Equipment to Help Detect Hidden Water in Your Rio Rancho Home?

3/1/2019 (Permalink)

Why SERVPRO Did You Know That SERVPRO® Arrives with Equipment to Help Detect Hidden Water in Your Rio Rancho Home? We use advanced moisture meters and thermal imaging cameras to detect hidden moisture

Professional Assistance Helps Homeowners Cope with Water Damage

When water spills into a property, it can cause a wide range of damages. Common damages include stains which can form on carpets or other fabrics, while structural components such as drywall can lose their structural integrity becoming weak and soft. Stains can be caused by debris dissolved in the water or rust from metallic items affected by the water. Our IICRC certified restoration services can help you cope with the damages caused by water spillage in your Rio Rancho property.
 
Most of the specific aspects of water damage can be prevented by extracting the water within a short period. For instance, drywall and other structural components are sturdy enough to withstand exposure to water for some time before severe damages occur. Since our SERVPRO® technicians have sophisticated pumps to extract water immediately we start the restoration process. It is possible to avoid demolition, and instead only use drying equipment to save the affected materials.
 
When water seeps into wall cavities and reaches the insulation, it can cause the loss of R-value. On your own, the only way to establish the level of damage in these cavities is to tear down the walls. Our SERVPRO® technicians use penetrating moisture meters to gauge the level of penetration before tearing everything down. FLIR thermal cameras also help us establish all moisture problem areas, and especially if we suspect additional leak sources.
 
Sometimes, and especially if the water leak happens when no one is home, it might not be possible to extract the water immediately. In such cases tear down, and removal of affected materials is the best solution to avoid problems such as mold. Our SERVPRO® crews cut the drywall and insulation 2 feet above the point where the water reaches making it easier to remove all affected materials. We also have enough expertise and tools to remove wet carpets because extended exposure to water can cause carpets to delaminate.

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Having a company that can coordinate the whole process from start to finish to make your life easier and gets you back in your home or business faster. “Like it never even happened.”®

If you would like more information on hiring a team experienced in Water Damage Restoration Call SERVPRO® of Rio Rancho/Sandoval County Today at (505) 891-2345

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