Flood Damage Cleanup | ServiceMaster of Greater Pittsburgh

Flood Damage Cleanup

Flood Damage Cleanup | A flood is a scary and devastating force of nature that can severely damage a building easily. A professional cleaning crew that specializes in flood damage cleanup is necessary to fix all the damage done. Flooring and furniture commonly take the most damage during a flood, which is incredibly expensive and time-consuming to replace without a professional cleaning crew. Oftentimes, flood damage can be cleaned and flooring and furniture can be saved.

Flooding can also happen anywhere. Heavy rains are the cause of most flooding incidents, but there are many instances where a foundation will crack, causing the water underground to flood into a basement. Any underground structure is prone to flooding, and it is imperative that the owners of those buildings have a professional flood damage cleanup service on speed dial for when it occurs. The quicker the cleanup crew can get there, the less damage there will be, and the faster the owner can have peace of mind.

The cleanup crew will use some heavy equipment to first remove all the standing water from the building while preventing more water from entering the building at the same time. Once the standing water is removed, the cleaning process can begin. Large vacuums are used to remove water from carpeting and other floorings, and the rest of the crew will get to work on removing any water from everywhere else in the building, including furniture. The process can take a while to complete, depending on the size of the building and the severity of the flooding. The owner of the building can expect follow up appointments to check for water damage after cleanup, and mold inspections to ensure the building is properly cared for.

Flood damage can be devastating, but not all will be lost, because there are professionals that are dedicated to preserving everything within the building and making sure that further damage is prevented.

If you are in need of flood damage cleanup services, call Service Masters of Pittsburgh at (412) 419-3253 today.