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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Burst Pipes in South Miami Kitchen Need Fast Action From SERVPRO

The amount of water that can flow into a South Miami kitchen from burst pipes can add up to gallons upon gallons as the pressurized water leaves its confined space. One of the first actions by SERVPRO is to isolate the work site during the water damage restoration services to inhibit the potential of airborne water vapor circulating and affecting other areas of the home. As seen in the Before Photo, SERVPRO Applied Structural Drying techs (ASD) put up a plastic barrier while performing the water clean-up. The dam also stops dampness from deteriorating cabinets, fixtures, and other structural elements in the South Miami kitchen during water damage remediation by SERVPRO. The After Photo shows a carefully wrapped hanging light fixture.

Fast Action by the South Miami Homeowner Limited Water Damage Repairs Needed

SERVPRO has emergency services water damage available 24/7 to local South Miami properties as home water damage events are never planned and need water removal services as rapidly as possible to limit the ruination of both building materials and articles the South Miami home. After the containment gets applied, SERVPRO techs extract the water while the homeowner makes arrangements to get the burst pipes fixed by their regular plumber. SERVPRO's water removal services work to lessen the drying time needed in the South Miami kitchen. The technicians do multiple passes over the same spot and remove the maximum amount of moisture. Then, using different moisture detection equipment types, SERVPRO techs determine the percentage of residual moisture still embedded and estimate how long it will take to dry. This timetable is the heart of the drying phase of the water damage restoration in the South Miami kitchen.

Drying the Water Damage After Burst Pipes in South Miami Kitchen

Once SERVPRO technicians move from the water removal services to drying, they set up multiple equipment types in the South Miami property to ensure the interior air moisture levels get brought down according to the drying goals set after the initial water extraction, which also takes into consideration the humidity levels and how much outside South Miami climate affects the interior. Along with air movers, SERVPRO technicians often rely on Directed Heat Drying units that deliver controlled heat and evaporation, resulting in shortened drying times. Industrial dehumidification equipment is on the scene in the South Miami kitchen. In the Before Photo, the drainage tube where the captured airborne water vapor gets disposed of down the drain.

Leaving the South Miami Kitchen Spotless and Ready for Meal Prep Without a Sign of the Water Damage Remediation

Once the South Miami kitchen verifies as meeting the drying goals set by the SERVPRO techs, the kitchen gets a deep cleaning to ensure it is left without any residual water odors. Bacteria cause odor. The use of biocides and antimicrobial cleaning agents on surfaces ensures that all the kitchen areas are sanitary and safe for use by the South Miami homeowner again. Once completed, SERVPRO takes the homeowner through the work done to ensure the outcome of the water damage restoration services has not only met but exceeded expectations.