Recent Water Damage Posts

So Stressed -- How Do Homeowners Choose Among Concord Water Restoration Companies?

8/9/2021 (Permalink)

burst pipe When a water supply line bursts, SERVPRO should be the team to call. IICRC certified technicians are trained for every size disaster.

Have Confidence that Water Clean Up Success Will Follow Your Call to SERVPRO After Burst Pipes Cause Basement Flooding in Concord

As if you do not have enough on your plate when the supply line to your home ruptures, the task of sifting through dozens of Concord water restoration companies now delays recovery efforts. Finding a reputable local firm is vital for arranging water removal services and regaining your peace of mind. 

How Does SERVPRO Stand Out Compared to Other Concord Water Restoration Firms?

The sum and substance of premier water mitigation and remediation company is high-caliber workforce training and a scalable inventory of commercial-grade water removal and drying equipment. SERVPRO insists on the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) training for all our managers and technicians. Our evaluations, plans, and interventions for your project offer you a clear advantage by prioritizing:

  • Assessments by managers and crew chiefs with extensive experience in resolving residential basement flooding cleanup
  • Licensed and certified crews and fully stocked service vehicles are ready to ready to roll around the clock.
  • Openness to learning and implementing innovative and advanced resources and technology for both residential and commercial customers
  • Honesty, transparent communication, and integrity

What Does SERVPRO’s Response Look Like at Your Concord Residence?

SERVPRO delivers the assistance you and your water-damaged property needs, not only adhering to the industry’s best practices for restoration but also working closely with you and your family to minimize disruptions and stress. Our on-site crews use state-of-the-art equipment to extract all water, clean and disinfect thoroughly and dry all wet materials and contents to proper specifications. At the same time, our office staff facilitates insurance claims and finds answers to all of your water damage restoration questions.

The team at SERVPRO of Concord awaits 24/7. Call us at (603) 225-2825 for prompt and professional water damage repairs.

Water Damage Can Come from the Smallest of Leaks in Concord

6/24/2021 (Permalink)

water damage on ceiling When a water leak damages your Concord residence, contact SERVPRO to make it "Like it never even happened."

Water Damage from Leaks

Small leaks around pipes or drains are often ignored. Many homeowners and tenants feel that the water can evaporate faster than it can accumulate because there seems to be no or very little puddling under the leak.

If you own a home in Concord, water damage protection is required. While it may seem that evaporation is going on at a rate that would not allow such harm to result, this is only because the water is being absorbed by the materials closest to where the water drops are landing. If the water runs down a vertical surface such as a pipe or wall, this can only add to the sustained damage.

Water that seeps behind walls and under floors eventually makes its presence known in other ways. Mold growth, the development of water stains, and dry rot of weight-bearing support structures can all harm your home and create expensive repair problems. Repairing the leak, even a tiny one, is almost always beneficial in more than one way. After the leak is repaired, the damage can be stopped from advancing, and the area can then be successfully repaired.

Water Damage Repairs

When water damage has not shown any signs, our technicians can use moisture meters to detect where elevated moisture levels exist. Trained according to IICRC standards, SERVPRO professionals know where to look for water damage even when it is invisible. A wall may seem sound because of how it looks while it is damaged and needs repair or replacement. We always repair, along with cleaning and sanitizing, before resorting to removal and replacing, as this is the least intrusive, least expensive route to take when restoring someone's home.

Remember, the absence of a wet surface in the presence of a small leak only means that the water is being hidden under the surface but still present. SERVPRO of Concord can help you and your family locate these types of leaks and restore the area so no trace of water damage remains. Call us at your earliest convenience, even in the middle of the night or during a holiday, at (603) 225-2825

Window Leaks Can Mean Double Water Damage to a Concord Property

5/27/2021 (Permalink)

carpet and subfloor damaged by water Water damage remediation services by SERVPRO are top-notch. We use the latest technology and techniques for any size water disaster.

SERVPRO Restores Water Damaged Homes Expertly

Dramatic architectural details poorly installed or maintained translate to the risk of structural damage both in and outside your home. Leaky windows allow water to enter your house and infiltrate siding and insulation. It would be best to have the restorative touch of SERVPRO to bring them back to preloss condition.  

Window frames and the surrounding interior and exterior structures show severe signs of water damage to your Concord residence. Driving rains leak inside, and water seeps under the siding at a variety of weak points. We stand ready to assess the problem and provide reliable solutions to reverse the damage.  

Ill-fitting windows allow water to soak through the window sills and trim. Inside your home, this spreads to the surrounding wallboard, furnishings, and floor coverings. SERVPRO’s water damage team arrives and gets immediately to work extracting water and setting up air movers to dry out the affected areas. Careful examination of the structural materials indicates whether a thorough drying will suffice or if sections of trim, drywall, or carpeting require removal and replacement. We look for buckling and warping with wood or drywall and the risk of mold or delamination with carpeting to help make the decision. Our aim is always to restore rather than replace, but we discuss all options with you as we complete the work. Your wishes are followed.

Outdoors, wrongly installed windows funnel water under siding and trim. The window frames potentially pull away from the exterior, increasing the flow of water that now saturates insulation. SERVPRO identifies the problem, costly to repair and hazardous to the integrity of your home. Our technicians train regularly to sharpen their skills in drying out either exterior or interior areas of your home. 

Troubleshooting installation mistakes or material failures ensures SERVPRO makes the recommendations that avoid future water incursion. Our staff finds the weak seals, loose or missing flashings, or incompletely attached or sheathed joints between the windows and your building’s framing. The professional and practiced eye of an experienced IICRC and trained water damage technician provides the information necessary to resolve the window installation issues. 

Work with SERVPRO of Concord to solve all manner of water damage issues. Contact us 24/7 at (603) 225-2825 to schedule an inspection.

How Can Property Owners Dry their Homes After Water Damage Takes Place?

3/26/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO Equipment SERVPRO has the proper equipment needed to fight against water damage in your Concord home. Call on our experts for assistance.

They Can Hire Reliable Restorers Like SERVPRO to Perform Water Damage Restoration in their Concord Homes 

When you have an unexpected leak in your property, it is essential to act fast. Water can cause damages such as mold growth, odors, peeling paint, and warping of wooden floors. To avoid these damages, hire a reputable restorer like SERVPRO, who can get your property to its preloss state, “Like it never even happened.”

Can SERVPRO Restorers Work with my Insurance Company?

We can work with your insurer during the process of water damage restoration in your Concord residence. Our friendly and highly trained restorers offer a contents claim inventory service (CCIS). This involves taking an inventory of the contents in every room, including taking pictures and barcoding in some cases. Our CCIS offers an accurate report, the value of contents detailed, and a preloss list. To prevent your water damage claim from being denied, make sure you do the following:

  • Maintain repair records
  • Understand the coverage on your policy
  • Provide detailed evidence

Can Restorers Dry Moisture on my Wooden Floor?

We have access to state-of-the-art equipment and tools that we use to extract moisture in hard-to-reach areas. We can use portable electric heaters to heat the wooden floor. Heating materials or surfaces with moisture increases the rate of evaporation, leading to faster drying.

If you want water damage restoration done right and on time, contact SERVPRO of Concord immediately. We respond fast and begin restoration immediately. Call us today at (603) 225-2825. 

SERVPRO Brings Professional Water Damage Restoration to Concord

2/19/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO Equipment and technician You can count on our professionals with state of the art equipment to quickly restore your property so you can return safely after a fire incident.

Local Concord Residents Trust SERVPRO for Water Damage Restoration

One of the biggest challenges for cleaning up water in a property is locating it. SERVPRO techs accomplish this by using equipment that detects moisture and devices that read heat signatures to determine cool areas that are likely places where water collected. 

When SERVPRO techs take on water damage restoration in Concord homes, the tracking of the water's migration path is a crucial part of the mitigation. After a roof leak, pipe break, or toilet backup, the water in the home can wind up in many places. The techs look for: 

  • Seepage under flooring or behind walls
  • Evidence of water stains or sagging sheetrock
  • Delaminated tiles 

The speed at which the restoration services begin has a direct bearing on the outcome for both the structure and contents, after handling any temporary repairs to halt further water from entering the property, such as found with a roof leak allowing rainwater into the home. SERVPRO techs often perform controlled demolition, removing only the damaged portion of building materials, leaving the rest of the structure intact. This technique saves property owners in terms of replacement materials. 

SERVPRO of Concord at (603) 225-2825 handles water damage restoration of any size in Concord properties. 

Bow Rotary Meets Virtually Every Friday

12/8/2020 (Permalink)

Duck in a park with her duckling in the water Water damage restorations are our specialty at SERVPRO. Call now if you need help with the water damage in your property.

Events Supporting Bow NH Sponsored by the Bow Rotary

Community clubs are the lifeblood of all villages and towns across the country. The Bow Rotary 6444 is well known and makes many contributions to the town of Bow, NH. Currently, they are meeting virtually every Friday at 7:30 am until further notice. The Bow Rotary sponsors many events over the year, including:

Bow Rotary Holiday Tree and Wreath Sale

  • Foundation Auction Raffle (Cash Raffle Held this year)
  • Banner Installation thanking First Responders for their work and risks they take in keeping us all safe
  • New 2021 Car Show set for May 15th, 2021
  • Celebrating 50 Years of Service June 2020 through June 2021
  • Food Drives to assists those in need within our community

The Bow Rotary is always looking for opportunities to help our community and make it a better place for everyone. New members are welcome to help the town's Rotary club participate in vocational, community, and international activities.

SERVPRO of Concord provides water damage restoration services to Bow residential and commercial business customers and the surrounding area. Call (603) 225-2825. We respond 24/7 to help with all your water damage restoration needs.

Large Amounts of Water Spilling onto Wood Floors, What Now?

10/7/2020 (Permalink)

water damaged hardwood flooring.  some planks removed Do you know how to dry hardwood floors? SERVPRO does. We have the equipment and knowledge to make it, "Like it never even happened."

Wet Flooring Can Frequently Return to Good Condition by Using Water Damage Restoration Services. SERVPRO has Qualified Technicians for the Concord Area

Do wood floors dry quickly?

Wood floors can vary significantly in the material, making each Concord restoration service different. Hardwood floors respond in other ways to drying methods than those that use laminate. Equally, the type of varnish on the floor can influence how much moisture it absorbs. When water intrudes into your property, it begins to migrate and soak into materials immediately. The length of time a water restoration takes is dependent on how long items have exposure to moisture and how much moisture is absorbed. SERVPRO technicians have several techniques to ensure that your home returns to dry state as quickly as possible.

What equipment is useful for drying floors efficiently?

  • Moisture probes to enable technicians to understand the extent of water intrusion
  • Air-movers and dehumidifiers to create the ideal drying conditions
  • In some cases, stripping agents to remove part or all surface finishes

How can floors dry faster?

The principle of water damage restoration in your Concord home relies upon creating the ideal conditions for drying. These conditions are created by adjusting the psychrometric atmosphere within the area to maximize drying efficiency. Flat-lay drying can make a smaller drying area that increases the speed that floors dry. SERVPRO technicians can seal an airtight plastic sheet across the floor, sticking it down with either water-proof tape or sandbags. Air-movers can then be adapted with a flex hose to inflate the sheet creating a concentrated drying tent. Using smaller drying areas can improve the speed of drying and prevent floors from sustaining permanent water damage.

What other methods help to dry flooring?

  • Placing drying mats across a large surface area to draw out moisture
  • Wet/dry vacuuming of the affected area
  • Removing floorboards to dry the subfloor below

Wooden floors are recoverable after most types of water intrusion. Contact SERVPRO of Concord at (603) 225-2825 now.

A Burst Pipe Led To Water Damage In My Concord Living Room – Is Everything Lost?

8/19/2020 (Permalink)

flood in building Our crews understand how crucial immediate water extraction is to restoring your home quickly.

Water Damage Mitigation in Concord is One of SERVPRO’s Specialties – We Can Work with You to Establish What Can Be Restored

Things like burst pipes are common reasons for water intrusion in Concord homes. Gallons of water can stream into your home in a very short time. If your living room was impacted, it could mean water damaged furniture, carpets, and bookcases.

My Carpet is New – Can It Be Saved?

Water from pipes is typically clean water, which means your carpet has a good chance of restoration. Water extraction in your Concord home is going to be the initial priority. Three methods work well in restoring carpets to preloss condition. These include:

•    Deluxe precondition and rinse works well on moderate to heavily soiled carpets. Our technicians use a cleaning product that is applied to the rug and remains on it for 10 – 15 minutes. An extraction wand can then be used along with a rinsing solution or water.
•    Rotary jet extraction does much of the same as the Deluxe method, but an RX-20 device is used. This is a rotary jet device that agitates the carpet while compressing the fibers to extract water.
•    The Showcase method is an excellent choice in carpet cleaning as the rug gets cleaned twice. The technicians use a special cleaner and rinsing agent to improve the PH levels making the item easier to clean.

Furniture & Drapes

If you caught the plumbing problem in time, the furniture might not have suffered much damage. Our water damage restoration experts are often able to mitigate any water damage that affected upholstered furniture, wood furniture, and drapes. They can dry the content and carpet using powerful air movers and dehumidifiers.

There is no reason your living room content should be lost. Our crews understand how crucial immediate water extraction is to restoring your home quickly. Contact SERVPRO of Concord at (603) 225-2825 for service that is, Faster to Any Size Disaster.

Who Can Clean Up the Water from My Concord Home?

7/30/2020 (Permalink)

pipe spewing water Not all water damage is obvious like this pipe spewing water. Sometimes slow drips go unnoticed. Inspect your home often for signs of leaks.

Contact SERVPRO for All Your Water Cleanup Needs

Everyone encounters this issue at one time or another. Maybe it is a leaky pipe in your Concord home that was not too noticeable, and you just let it go because it did not seem like a big deal. But before you knew it, the wall and baseboard around it were discolored, and there was a moldy, damp smell that would not go away. After removing the water, what is the next step so that your home is as good as new? SERVPRO has the answer.

What can the experts at SERVPRO do to help you clean up the water problem?

Once there has been water damage in your Concord home, you might think that using conventional cleaning methods will eliminate any underlying damage; however, this is not the case because there are several steps to clean water damage thoroughly. We use the following processes:

Contents Restoration

We train the professionals at our company to restore what items they can rather than leave you to replace them. Some possessions are irreplaceable, such as photos and other family heirlooms. Our team knows how to remediate these situations. These experts will also monitor and keep records of the drying process, ensuring proper completion.

Odor Removal and Deodorization

Water damage can leave behind odors that are unwanted and unhealthy. Our experts can permanently remove these odors by using high tech equipment and leave your home smelling fresh. The machinery they use for these services is fogging equipment and air scrubbers, which effectively remove lingering odors from the air. The services to remove unwanted smells are deodorization and odor removal. These services take care of lingering odors that air fresheners barely cover or cannot cover at all.

Sanitizing Treatments

While all sanitizing treatments used depend on the extent and amount of water damage, you can be sure that they will ensure complete sanitization of your home. We offer the following deep cleaning treatments:

  • Disinfectant and Sanitizing Treatments
  • Antibacterial and Antimicrobial Treatments

The amount of water damage determines which services are needed to treat your home effectively.

Disposal

Since some items and materials are not reparable, our company offers a disposal service. They will remove irreparable materials and items under your and your insurance agent's supervision to ensure proper disposal.

So, for any water damage cleanup, be sure to contact our company. Your home is where you should be the most comfortable without worrying about water damage and the problems that come because of it. Make the call, and you will never regret contacting the professionals that treat your home as if it is their own. Do not delay, call (603) 225-2825 and talk to a SERVPRO of Concord specialist today.

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What Must Happen Immediately to Protect My Concord House After a Water Loss?

6/8/2020 (Permalink)

Home floating in water SERVPRO Can Help Homeowners in Concord with any kind of water damage.

Mitigation helps to reduce losses and expenses for a customer and can encompass many specific tasks. 

After a water loss emergency, there is a finite timeline to address many of the pressing concerns and immediate damages in your Concord residence. As challenging and overwhelming as this might initially feel, it is the focus of efforts like mitigation.We begin valuable efforts that protect your belongings, your structure, and the occupants of the residence from potential health hazards and dangers that could result from the growing loss incident.

To get water mitigation in Concord homes started as quickly as possible, it is vital to reach out to our SERVPRO technicians as soon as possible after the discovery of the disaster. Because we fixate on a fast response, we have technicians available and ready to mobilize at any time. The majority of our roster has the necessary training and education to be certified Water Restoration Technicians (WRT) through the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) firm.

Why is Mitigation Important? 

Mitigation is one of the most consistent elements across any loss incident that our professionals seek to address. With water losses and their ability of water to move quickly from one damaged area to another, fast mitigation and attention in the affected portions of the house are critical to saving both time and money. There are a few distinct ways to regulate the effect of water losses in your residence, and these include:

  • Extraction – As you might expect, removing surface water is one of the first objectives of our responding restoration professionals. Damage cannot get adequately assessed, and structural elements remain persistently at risk with standing water. Multiple tools can help to get this surface water threat under control, but this typically falls to electric submersible pumps or wet vacuums with attachments. 
  • Content Management – To many homeowners, the belongings, keepsakes, and treasures in the house are more valuable than the walls and flooring. With any loss incident, our mitigation approach ensures that the appropriate precautions get taken to protect your belongings as much as possible through on-site and off-site recovery efforts. 
  • Controlled Demolition – With a team of in-house contractors experienced in nearly all of the general contracting building trades, we can work to limit the number of damaged materials that require discarding. After build back of these removed materials, the loss incident is “Like it never even happened.”

Is Extraction Always Necessary? 

Many think of extraction as the removal of substantial standing water that occupants of the home or technicians might have to wade through to get any work done, extraction is a broader term than this. Water removal in materials like carpeting, wood flooring, and wall systems can require specialized tools and equipment, and be an equally vital process in the final drying of your property. Some of these include:

  • Carpet Wands
  • Weighted Extractors
  • Floor Mat Drying Systems

Is Content Management Needed After Clean Water Incidents? 

Protecting your belongings is an essential element of the full mitigation services that our SERVPRO team offers. After a water loss incident, contents in your home can become saturated, soiled, or even carry a foul odor. Addressing all of these concerns can take the steps needed to prevent irreparable damages to these valuable keepsakes, heirlooms, and treasures. Some of the steps that can protect your belongings from both the immediate damages after water exposure and secondary effects like microbial growth include:

How Fast Can Mitigation Begin? 

Because We’re Faster To Any Size Disaster, we commit to our customers to reach their damaged addresses as soon as possible following a loss incident. We can maintain production vehicles and trailers stocked with our inventory of air movers, dehumidifiers, extractors, and other water management equipment. Also, we have a staffed response line to ensure that you are reaching a human being amidst your loss. Not only does this help to convey the appropriate information to our technicians preparing to respond, but it also helps to offer you some peace of mind amid the crisis.

No matter how severe water losses can be in your home, we have a dedicated roster of restoration technicians that can respond quickly and confidently. Mitigation is a vital service that we offer designed to reduce out-of-pocket expenses and the time that restoration takes. Our SERVPRO of Concord team can begin this mitigation as soon as we arrive. Give us a call anytime disasters strike at (603) 225-2825.

Who Cleans Up My Concord House After a Water Emergency?

5/10/2020 (Permalink)

water dripping into a bucket Water damage can create unneeded stress upon the residents of the home. Contact SERVPRO to mediate the damage.

Our SERVPRO Professionals Have Skilled Water Restoration Approaches as Well as Thorough Cleaning Techniques to Help.

Knowing who is responsible for what aspect of restoration and recovery in your home after a loss incident can be stressful and overwhelming. Our responding SERVPRO technicians can make it easy by offering a comprehensive approach encompassing nearly every phase of restoration and later build back necessary.

Even basics like water cleanup for Concord homes can indicate different tasks that professionals like ours need to complete. We can work with your insurance provider to offer you a fast and reliable service that follows the boundaries of your coverage and limits any out-of-pocket expenses for you.

Are Cleaning and Drying Related to One Another?

Your home needs to get thoroughly dried after a loss incident, and this can have a direct effect on the speed and final product of cleaning processes. We have multiple tools that can begin drying out damaged areas of your house quickly. With units like high-velocity air movers and desiccant dehumidifiers, we can provide customers with effective drying solutions that can return their property to its original condition sooner than expected.

Would It Be Cheaper to Clean Myself?

Many homeowners consider cutting out the middleman when it comes to restoring their houses, but there are potential pitfalls to this approach. Not only can DIY cleanup be ineffective when the full spectrum of moisture damage does not get addressed, but without the appropriate potent products and technologies for cleaning, your home might not look like it used to after a disaster cleaned by inexperienced homeowners. We can offer:

  • Efficient Service
  • Potent Cleaning Products
  • Thorough Results

Cleaning up after a water loss can be a necessary step in making disasters “Like it never even happened.” Our professionals can help with efficient tools and potent cleaning agents. Give our SERVPRO of Concord team a call today at (603) 225-2825.


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Handling Water Removal in a Concord Rental Home After Bathtub Flooding

3/3/2020 (Permalink)

Bathroom flooded "We’re Faster to Any Size Disaster."

SERVPRO’s how to for water damage

For many students, college is a time where they adapt to the responsibilities of adulthood during their studies. However, things may not always go as planned: lapses in memory and judgment are liable to happen, as they are with any home. Students living in a rental house with roommates may not know what to do right away when their second-floor bathroom floods because they left the water on in the bathtub. 

When accidents require water removal in Concord, certified SERVPRO technicians are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to address it. These cleanup specialists use tried-and-true, eco-friendly methods to take care of disasters quickly and efficiently.

Stopping a Bathroom Flood

In the event a water-related mishap occurs in your home, use these guidelines for cleanup:

Turn off the water supply immediately. It may be necessary to hit the shutoff valve on the wall behind the fixture. If this valve is stuck, use the house's water main shutoff valve instead.

Use your circuit breaker. Electrocution is always a potential hazard with indoor flooding, so turn off bathroom electricity safely.

Remove standing water. Use mops, sponges, and towels to clean water. Wet/dry shop vacs can make the job easier. If the disaster is a toilet flood or other disaster involving unclean water, call a professional right away.

Keep the bathroom well-ventilated. Use fans and open windows to keep clean air continuously moving through the area. 

How SERVPRO Can Help

When a SERVPRO team comes to your home, these certified experts are you able to go in with state-of-the-art technologies to address water-related disaster safely and effectively. If walls and carpeting have been affected by water from bathroom flooding, SERVPRO can use commercial wet/dry vacuums, mops, and back-mounted extractors to eliminate water.

Eco-friendly, OSHA-approved, and EPA-registered antimicrobials are used to disinfect while minimizing allergens. Air movers, dehumidifiers, and industrial box fans are utilized to ventilate and dry residual moisture in walls, carpet, and tile. If water has leaked through tile grout and into the subflooring, drying from underneath the subfloor is a possible way to address moisture. 

SERVPRO of Concord is always available for disaster mitigation. The goal is to ensure that your home looks, "Like it never even happened." If you need fast clean up for your disaster, call (603) 225-2825 today.

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Avoiding Water Damage In Concord

1/8/2020 (Permalink)

water damage in home We’re Faster to Any Size Disaster.

Avoiding Health Related Issues After A Water Damage Incident In Concord

One of the first things clients think about when there is a water leak in their homes is the damage the water does to their floors and the contents of their homes. This kind of damage is important; however, any delay in removing the water and moisture in the home can lead to increased populations of microbes – mold, bacteria, and viruses. Depending on the conditions, some or all of these microbes can cause health issues for your family.

SERVPRO is very aware of how water damage in Concord can affect how quickly microbes can invade and multiply. Warm and humid conditions, along with abundant food sources, are perfect environments for infestations to occur.

Food Sources
Your home can be a perfect source of food for microbes. Organic materials such as skin cells, dirt with organic material in it, the structure of your home, even your furniture and contents can be excellent sources of nutrients.

Temperature
Most molds can exist quite comfortably inside buildings within temperature ranges from 68 degrees F to 86 degrees F. There are molds, of course, that can grow outside these temperatures; however, these molds are typically not found in homes.

Moisture
Mold, in particular, likes a humidity level above 65%, which often exists after the water has overflowed or leaked from a pipe, spreading water across floors and penetrating carpets and walls.

When mold spores and microbes are in the air we breathe in significant quantities, significant health problems are possible. We can breathe the spores into our lungs, swallow the microbes or even absorb microbes through our skin. Your family's health could be at risk, especially if their immune system is weak or if a family member experiences an allergic reaction.

Preventing the Growth of Microbes including Mold
It is almost impossible to remove all of the potential food sources or lower the temperature in a home below 68 degrees. However, by acting quickly to reduce the humidity level below 65%, microbes and mold infestations can be controlled. Avoid delays. Call SERVPRO for assistance. We can help in all areas of water removal and prevent further damage from the growth of mold and microbes.

Call SERVPRO of Concord at (603) 225-2825 for 24/7 service. We proudly serve Bow, Penacook, and the surrounding areas. We’re Faster to Any Size Disaster.

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Our Crew Will Spot and Prevent Water Damage in Your Concord Home

10/18/2019 (Permalink)

Water damage in a home caused by a leak Call us today at SERVPRO of Concord at (603) 225-2825, and we can take a look for you!

Spotting and Preventing Water Damage in Concord

Fall is often known for the rainy season in New England, so this means that you may be worried about dealing with the fallout of water damage in your Concord home. If there is more rain in the forecast, all homeowners should know what they are up against to protect their property.

Excessive rain can have a massive impact on both homes and businesses. The great news is that you can look to the help of trained professionals at SERVPRO for preventing and treating water damage in Concord. These are a few examples of how water can turn into a significant issue:

Freezing

When the water cools, it expands instead of shrinking to create a variety of problems if you have even the smallest leak that is festering. Cold weather sets in, and the leaking water can freeze and cause damage. Water expanding as it freezes in an area can allow more water to come in or materials to crack. Susceptible areas include wood framing, your roof, the home’s foundation, and more.

Solution: SERVPRO can come to your home to inspect for potential water damage around your crawlspace, basement, and attic to determine if anything is out of the ordinary. If there is damage to your insulation, flooring, ceiling, and other areas, we can find it!

Soil Saturation

Any soil that becomes oversaturated for an extended period can damage the trees around your home. The roots of trees have a difficult time holding steady in overly saturated soil. If there is high wind mixed with excessive rainstorms, they could topple onto your vehicle or structures on your property.

Solution: Walk around your property regularly to inspect the ground. If necessary, SERVPRO recommends consulting tree care professionals for trimming or removal of any trees that seem precarious.

Excessive water intrusion and water damage due to heavy rains do not have to be a big issue. Call us today at SERVPRO of Concord at (603) 225-2825, and we can take a look for you!

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Types of Cleaning Products Used in Cleanup for Concord Homes

10/1/2019 (Permalink)

Soapy bubbles on blue surface. SERVPRO will have your home properly clean from water damage in Concord.

We know how serious water can contaminate your Concord home.

We never settle for a singular approach to any effect that our professionals must overcome after a disaster strikes your Concord residence. With cleaning being a vital element of every restoration project, we understand the value and worth of pursuing the best possible cleaning agents and products to make this task efficient and safe. After water damage, surfaces can become marred, and residues can get left behind.

We do not expect our customers to know our cleaning products and the wide range of antibacterial agents that we employ when performing water cleanup in Concord homes. Part of the training and ongoing education that we encourage for our technicians involves recognizing the threats present in damaged property and the best products to use to address them. We classify our cleaning agents into specific categories, and some of the most popular options include:

Botanicals 

We understand the need and want for businesses and homeowners to have a greener approach. Even with the cleaning of the property, our SERVPRO professionals can take an active stance on the effect to the environment by the use of specific botanical-based cleaning agents, disinfectants, and antimicrobial sprays.

Chlorines

Chlorine-based cleaning agents are powerful options that can be highly effective for the removal and elimination of bacteria, viruses, and germs. These products can even help to reduce the presence of fungi, which can be an effective antimicrobial effort after a widespread water loss incident. As potent as these options might be, they do not come without some risk of use, namely the potential to strip dyes and finishes from certain surfaces and materials. Additionally, without the appropriate ventilation, this cleaning product can be a health hazard.

Quaternary Ammonium 

These options are the ones most readily selected for disinfection purposes by our SERVPRO professionals, as they have a wide range of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and contaminants that they can eliminate. This substance mixes easily with certain detergents, which can allow them to be more versatile with their application in a home after a loss incident.

Cleaning up your home from the residues and debris that water losses can leave behind involves our qualified team and the advanced products available to them. No matter when disaster strikes, you can count on our SERVPRO of Concord team to make it “Like it never even happened.” Give us a call today at (603) 225-2825.

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Drying Your Bow Residence Quickly Is Vital

8/13/2019 (Permalink)

Call us any time at (603) 225-2825 for restoration services.

Why Drying Your Bow Residence After Water Damage Quickly Is Essential

One problem that property owners dread is water damage. Water can cause costly destruction to wood furniture, electronics, flooring, upholstery, plumbing equipment, and household appliances. Some common causes of water loss in homes are leaky dishwashers, overflowing washing machines, broken pipes, and leaky water heaters. Water intrusion can escalate mold and bacterial growth issues in a few days, compromising the health of the inhabitants of your home.

You need quick structural drying to restore your water damaged home in Bow to its normal condition with minimal money and time put into the restoration process. Rapid structural drying employs specific principles to dry a building effectively and quickly. The principles of applied structural drying (ASD) include:

Rapid drying
The priority is to get the water out of a home. Our SERVPRO team uses powerful pumps to extract the water. Depending on contamination potential and origin, we can extract water from carpets and other materials without having to remove them. We use vacuum squeegees to remove water from hard surfaces and structural cavity drying systems to dry moisture, which has spread to hard-to-reach areas. Thorough extraction reduces drying time and limits the chance of furniture stains and rust.

Reducing humidity
When high humidity spreads throughout a house, it exacerbates water damage by causing secondary destruction to areas water has not contacted. We can use centrifugal air movers to remove water vapor from your home and high-volume dehumidifiers to dry circulating air.

Continuous monitoring
Our crew takes measurements throughout the home at scheduled intervals during the drying process. We use non-penetrating and penetrating moisture meters to take spot measurements and moisture sensors to detect moisture in carpets and padding. We also use thermohygrometers to measure the relative humidity and temperature of air masses. We set drying goals by taking moisture content readings of dry materials in areas without water exposure. Precise measurements provide our ASD technicians with the necessary data to confirm when drying goals have been achieved.

Our drying process takes every building element into account, ensuring that you get over the water intrusion incident quickly and resume your normal life. Getting your home dried speedily also helps reduce restoration expenses. It can minimize your insurance claims, and this can keep your premiums from increasing. Our technicians know how water exposure affects various materials negatively. That means that after assessing your home, we know what the job entails and can apply efficient practices from the beginning to ensure savings.

Fast-drying also reduces replacement expenses since you are less likely to replace valuable contents or structural components of your home. Homeowner’s insurance policies provide coverage for most water loss incidents. SERVPRO works with all insurance providers, and we can assist you in filing the paperwork for a hassle-free claims process.

When there is damage in your home, you can trust SERVPRO of Concord to clean up and dry the affected areas promptly. Call us any time at (603) 225-2825 for restoration services.

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Our Experts Can Prevent Further Water Damage To Your Concord Property

6/26/2019 (Permalink)

Call (603) 225-2825 at any time of the day and have all your questions answered.

Prevent Further Damage In Your Water Damaged Concord Property

The use of the right tools and equipment make a massive difference during water damage restoration. The goal is to minimize damage and return your property to its initial state through water extraction, cleaning, dehumidification, deodorization, and mold remediation. To achieve all that, we perform thorough restoration procedures in your Concord home.

Our SERVPRO technicians move, and block boxes, appliances, and furniture and other items within your water damaged Concord property. The reason as to why we remove the items such as papers, rugs, curtains, and books from the floor is to lower the possibility of transferring stains. Once the site is clear and accessible, it is time to extract water from the area. Depending on the type of surface and the amount of water, our SERVPRO technicians may decide to use a portable extractor or submersible pumps. When working on hard surfaces, we make use of a squeegee attachment. This step is crucial since it reduces the drying time and limits the development of furniture stains and rust.

Never panic even when your furniture has developed stains since our SERVPRO technicians know the right procedures to use to deal with such situations. It is always easy to remove the stains when the carpets or garments are still wet. We have the tools to remove the pad. When disengaging the carpet, we can use a knee kicker and a carpet awl. We check out for pre-existing damages on the carpets and other conditions such as mold growth and delamination.

To effectively dry the site, we have to introduce a balanced drying system. We can set up air movers and dehumidifiers to speed up the drying process. Where necessary, we ventilate the inside of ceiling and wall cavities and appropriately position dehumidifiers to absorb excess water vapor. It is the role of our SERVPRO technicians to continuously monitor the site and take the relative humidity and moisture content readings.

SERVPRO of Concord offers reliable cleaning and restoration services that suit the needs of both residents and businesses. Call (603) 225-2825 at any time of the day and have all your questions answered.

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Our Specialists Explain How We Address Water Damage In Your Concord Rental Home

5/3/2019 (Permalink)

If you need our services to restore your home at any time of day, including all holidays, give us a call today at (603) 225-2825.

Addressing Water Damage In A Concord Rental Home

Bathrooms in any home are built to withstand lots of moisture compared to the rest of the home. However, when the shower pan in your second-floor bathroom starts to leak, it can cause first-floor ceiling stains, rotten wood, and potential mold growth that is difficult to address on your own.

When an unexpected leak in your bathroom causes water damage in your Concord rental home, certified SERVPRO technicians are ready to come to your home 24/7 to address the damage and restore your ceiling to its previous condition.

After assessing the extent of damage with our moisture measurement tools, such as sensors, meters, and even infrared cameras, our team can get to work. Weep holes may be drilled to extract water and improve ceiling air flow during drying. If your furniture, carpet, or other items in your home have been affected by water, we can move and dry them as well. For porous surfaces such as fabric or wood, this is especially vital for preserving your possessions, preventing stains, mitigating mold growth, and keeping finishes from eroding.

There are several types of air movers that can be used for drying, though centrifugal ones are quite common and prized for their increased static pressure for a given air volume when compared to axial models. As drying goes on, our SERVPRO team can continually reposition air movers for more efficient, targeted drying of water-damaged areas in your home. For wet ceilings, air movers must be positioned directly across from instead of at 45-degree angles to target moisture and allow for optimal airflow. Precise placement calculation allows for air movers to pull moisture away from surfaces for dehumidifiers to absorb. The moist air pulled from wet surfaces is then passed over components like refrigerated coils or silica gel in industrial-grade dehumidifiers to isolate moisture and collect it for removal.

SERVPRO of Concord is Faster to Any Size Disaster. If you need our services to restore your home at any time of day, including all holidays, give us a call today at (603) 225-2825.

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Don't Wait For Water Damage to Strike Your Bow Home

3/12/2019 (Permalink)

Stop water damage issues in their tracks. Call SERVPRO before any damage accumulates.

Water Cleanup and Future Proofing your Home Against Further Damages in Bow

When excess water enters your home, it can saturate furnishing causing stains. Although the priority is to get your property dry as quickly as possible, it is also vital to take preventative measures to ensure there are no further issues after the event. A lot of odor or fungi related issues come from a water spill that has not been remediated the first time correctly. Taking an approach that accounts for both primary and secondary damages is essential to making a property problem "Like it never even happened."

Rooms in need of water cleanup in Bow should be treated with professional care and attention. Sometimes that means placing physical barriers to ensure that damages do not contaminate other areas of the home. At other times, it is necessary to take measures against future damages. SERVPRO uses technicians with IICRC qualifications to achieve both.

Water naturally migrates from wet spots to dry ones. In a home environment, that could mean migration into cavities, under fittings or absorbing into insulation and upholstery. However, the same process can be used to dry an area effectively. By creating an airflow in a controlled area, water can be drawn out of fabrics and ensuring they are dry within and without.

In dealing with carpets, the standard SERVPRO procedure is to remove the carpet along with the subfloor mat. Subfloor mats absorb water rapidly and in the majority of cases must be demolished if excess quantities of moisture have been absorbed. Carpets, on the other hand, have a strong chance of being restored to preloss conditions using techniques like floating- where a wet carpet is attached to a rapid air mover and dried by running hot air through it at speed.

When your SERVPRO technicians replace the carpet, they can apply an anti-microbial treatment on the underside of the carpet to ensure that a reduction in mold or mildew buildup. We can also use anti-microbial paints to help guard against moisture absorbed by walls or fittings does not go on to become a severe secondary issue.

Use a two-step solution for your property restoration needs, contact SERVPRO of Concord at (603) 225-2825 now.

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Drying by Water Removal and Evaporation Are Key to Restoration in Concord Condos and Homes

1/1/2019 (Permalink)

How Do You Spell "SERVPRO" for Moisture and Water Removal in Concord?

Water Drying Removal Technicians In Concord Explain How To Create The Best Environment For Drying

Any time objects get wet inside your townhome, your building materials, and contents can get ruined. If water drying removal does not get performed by a professional company like SERVPRO, then the problems can quickly get worse. If items stay saturated, they can lose their structural integrity and degrade. If organic substances stay wet for more than 48 hours, fungi can develop and ruin more of your building materials and contents. Elevated humidity levels can also cause secondary damage if water drying does not get completed promptly.
 
Our SERVPRO technicians know that time is always of the essence when it comes to moisture damage mitigation. We always respond quickly after we receive your call for a water drying removal project in Concord. We immediately begin following through with steps that are designed to remove all moisture inside any building. When rapidly drying out a structure, there are a few main principles that our team always follows.
 
First, we use extraction equipment to remove water while it is in liquid form. Pulling out water right after it gets inside your townhouse is 500 times more efficient than just drying out building materials. We have specialized extraction tools that we can attach to our heavy-duty truck-mounted extractors and use for several different situations.
 
The next important phase is to create airflow and speed up evaporation. We have access to high-velocity air movers that are designed specifically for structural drying. The air movers get placed so that they push air in a counterclockwise direction and speed up the natural evaporation process.
 
Once moisture gets removed from carpet and upholstery, it does not just disappear; it gets put into the air as water vapor. The dehumidification stage removes moisture from the air so that raised humidity levels cannot cause secondary damage — we use established measuring goals to achieve comfortable RH relative humidity levels indoors.
 
The last principle our SERVPRO technicians follow when removing moisture from your structural components is to control the temperature in the area we are drying. Warm air is essential for the drying process and maintaining temperatures between 70 and 90 degrees Fahrenheit can help speed up evaporation. If you ever need rapid structural drying at your residence, call SERVPRO of Concord at (603) 225-2825 any day of the week.

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How to Clean Water Damage in Your Bow Home

11/28/2018 (Permalink)

Clogged drains can backup and cause an unexpected water event in your house. Call SERPVRO when this happens to remove the water and restore your home.

Water Damage Restoration and Cleanup for Your Home in Bow

Any kind of water disaster in your home in Bow can be stressful and overwhelming. One minute your home is safe and dry, the next it could be underwater from a leaking pipe, overflowing tub or toilet, or a broken washing machine. Whatever the cause, you need help cleaning up the mess and restoring your home.  

Water damage to your Bow property requires fast action to get it cleaned up before additional damage occurs. When you call our professionals at SERVPRO, you get trained staff who do not hesitate to get to you quickly. Once we get all the excess water out and your home dry again, our job is to clean and sanitize everything that was affected.  

Structural items like subflooring and walls may need cleaning. We use appropriate cleaning methods for each restorable material that was affected by the water using professional products made just for the job. For carpeting, we use a method of cleaning that is right for the level of soiling. We inspect the carpets to see if the dirt is primarily on the fiber tips or ground down into the fibers. We also see if the threads are very matted, or sticky and stiff.  

SERVPRO technicians evaluate all contents of your home t exposed to water or high humidity for cleaning needs. Some wooden furniture can require cleaning and polishing from high humidity exposure. We check all storage areas, closets, and clothing for anything needing deodorizing and cleaning. We also look at wall hangings and photographs for damage from high humidity and condensation. Electronics might need special cleaning and drying services to restore them, as might sensitive items like pool tables, pianos, and clocks.  

When all our restoration services are complete, we finalize the job by ensuring you are happy with our work. We do one last check on the moisture levels to make sure your home is dry and do a complete walk-through as well, and if any issues are found we fix them before leaving.  

SERVPRO of Concord prides ourselves in communication and maintaining a relationship with you throughout the restoration process of your home in Bow, Concord, or Penacook. When you reach out to us at (603) 225-2825, you are getting a trusted company who cares about our customer.  

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Our Essential Tips For Homeowners Dealing With A Water Damage Emergency In Their Concord Home

10/19/2018 (Permalink)

Water removal in the Concord location does require the help of expert technicians.

Some Water Removal Tips Before The Experts Arrive At The Concord Location

If you have just gone through water damage from a leaky pipe or plumbing issues, then you know how complicated the water removal procedure can be. It can be stressful to see a large amount of water ruining your home structure, belongings, and appliances. Luckily, there are some tips and strategies that you can take before the experts come in to help you.

Water removal in the Concord location does require the help of expert technicians. However, there are several steps you can do before we arrive. Before anything happens, it is essential to think about safety. Because mold and bacteria can be present anywhere, it is vital to wear protective clothing and gears at all times. The first thing is to get damage items and electrical appliances out of the area. This task can be very exhausting, but it can make the water removal process faster and more convenient. If you want to prevent bacteria and other microbial organisms from growing, it is vital to turn on the fans in the affected area. This process can get water granules to evaporate into the air, and the dehumidifier can remove humidity from the air.

Once the SERVPRO technicians arrived, they can inspect and organize a strategy to protect your belongings from further damage. These highly trained technicians can begin the water removal process through the mitigation procedure. They can use powerful submersible pumps with an industrial-strength vacuum. The staff can help reduce the drying time significantly to prevent mold growth. SERVPRO tech can inspect the carpet pad and remove it if it is unsalvageable. They can use other water removal equipment such as moisture detectors, hygrometers, and other meters to measure the moisture content in the air. Infrared cameras can detect hidden water behind the walls and ceilings. After they have completed their task, they can walk you through your residential establishment to ensure that you are satisfied with the results.

If you are ready for a powerful water removal process, then give SERVPRO of Concord a call at (603) 225-2825, and we can send our skilled technicians to your residential location.

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Determining The Appropriate Water Cleanup Methods For Your Concord Property

8/16/2018 (Permalink)

After a water damage event, there is a need to clean your items such as subfloors and walls.

Water Cleanup Methods

After a water damage event, there is a need to clean your items such as subfloors and walls. One cleaning method cannot clean all items and achieve the set cleaning goal, so, we have to choose an appropriate cleaning procedure which fits the type of item or surface. Though cleaning seems straightforward, there are instances where the use of specialized equipment and methods is necessary – which is why restoration service providers undergo training. We are going to explain some of the work that we do when restoring your Concord property.

Water damage events can cause some soiling to the carpeting of your Concord home, and our SERVPRO technicians have to choose a cleaning method or equipment depending on the level of soiling. Remember, we have to clean the entire carpet even when it is a small portion that is affected. For heavy soiling, we can use rotary jet extraction, showcase, or a deluxe pre-conditioner and rinse. When the soiling is moderate, we can use shampoo, hot water extraction, or a deluxe pre-conditioner. Also, we can use hot water extraction, bonnet, and shampoo when dealing with light soiling cases.

At the start of the restoration process, our SERVPRO technicians make a list of all the contents that need cleaning. Different contents have different cleaning needs, even after exposure to the same humidity or moisture content. For instance, we might clean and polish some wood furniture after exposure to moisture. We can also check your closets and other storage locations for items that need cleaning and deodorization. Your electronics may also need special cleaning and drying services as a way of returning them to their preloss state. Where necessary, we may advise on subcontracting service providers to clean your some of your electronics and artwork.

At the end of our restoration process, our SERVPRO technicians make sure you are satisfied with the work we have done. We also perform a final moisture level check to make sure we have achieved the drying goal. We correct any existing problems and remove our supplies and equipment.

At SERVPRO of Concord, We're Faster To Any Size Disaster whether it is on your residential or commercial property. Call us at (603) 225-2825 when you need to work with a trusted and experienced restoration industry leader.

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Dealing With Water Removal On Your Bow Area Property

6/15/2018 (Permalink)

When dealing with water damage on your Bow area property immediate action is crucial.

Dealing With Water Removal

When dealing with water damage on your Bow area property immediate action is crucial. Delaying just a few hours can have a drastic impact on the amount of damage you suffer in your home. The cleanup and restoration of your home deserve the attention of a fully licensed professional with IICRC industry certification, never settle for less.

The water damage technician that arrives at your home in Bow can help you identify and stop the source of water causing the problem. Besides identifying the type of water category affecting your home they can survey water damage and perform a complete safety inspection that involves blocking furniture and other items to help reduce rust or stains that develop on your carpeting.

SERVPRO technicians have access to a variety of advanced equipment that can remove the majority of water from your home quickly. We use extraction pumps and truck-mounted vacuum units that make removing hundreds or thousands of gallons of water from your property fast. Specialized equipment such as industrial air movers, dehumidifiers, and monitoring techniques help remove water retained in building materials and reduce drying times.

SERVPRO can use moisture detectors, hygrometers, and measuring equipment to determine the extent of moisture saturation in your home. Infrared cameras make it easier to find water hidden in your walls or ceilings, further reducing water retained in your home. We monitor the affected area throughout the restoration process, continually checking for warping, swelling, or secondary damages that often lead to the development of mold in your home.

SERVPRO also specializes in restoring damaged contents, helping you preserve precious keepsakes and restoring contents back to an original condition. We use several cleaning methods and deploy a variety of services that help protect your items from potential damage.

Make the call to SERVPRO of Concord for access to cleanup and restoration services 24/7; we have emergency service representatives available immediately to answer your call. Our highly trained restoration technicians have access to the equipment, personnel, and resources necessary to provide you with quality services you trust. (603) 225-2825.

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Water Heater Water Damage in Your Concord Home

4/17/2018 (Permalink)

Water Removal and Cleanup After an Appliance Leak in Concord? Call SERVPRO

Concord Homeowners Turn to SERVPRO for Water Cleanup and Restoration

Water heater failure is more common in Concord homes than most realize. It can occur from a slow leak that you do not notice right away, instead of the water rushing out all at once. If the water heater is on an upper level of your home, the damage can be much more extensive since water always travels downhill. Even though regular inspections can help you prevent such a disaster; however, sometimes problems can still arise.

A water heater failure in your Concord home can create a significant amount of water damage to your house, especially if the appliance is on an upper floor. Either way, you do not want to hesitate in getting the mess cleaned up. Our SERVPRO techs are here to help you for this reason. The longer you let the water sit, the more damage there is.

Once we remove the water from your home, we need to clean the structure as well. Items like subfloors and walls may need cleaning. We clean materials that are restorable with a method that is right for the kind of material we are restoring.

Our SERVPRO technicians use professionally formulated products, following all the label directions. Our end goal is to ensure that your home looks as good, if not better, then it did before the water damage, "Like it never even happened."
 
If any carpeting was affected, SERVPRO teams dry, clean and deodorize it. We choose a cleaning method that is right for the amount of soiling that happened. Other contents might need to be cleaned as well if they were affected by the water. Sometimes, your wooden furniture requires cleaning due to exposure to high humidity. We also check closets, clothing, and areas of storage for contents that may be damp. Photographs and wall hangings are checked for damage from condensation and high humidity as well.
 
We ensure you are satisfied with our work before finalizing the job. Moisture levels are rechecked to assure your home is dry, and a complete walkthrough is completed for this purpose. If any problems are found we correct them, and lastly, we remove any equipment and supplies.
 
SERVPRO of Concord prides ourselves in communicating with you as we restore your home in Penacook, Concord, or Bow from water damage. When you contact us at (603) 225-2825, you can be sure you are getting a company who is thorough and cares about each job individually.

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Learn To Secure Your Concord Property From Water Damage Related Problems

2/22/2018 (Permalink)

Don't Waste Money on Leaks in Your Concord Home--SERVPRO Tip

Preventing Leaks to Your Concord Home Is Better Than Mitigating Damages

Water damage can occur in many ways and all we have to do it to know our options to mitigate the effects. For instance, think about the kind of challenges that a clogged gutter can make your Concord home experience. By failing to address it in good time, the water leaks and accumulates around the foundation of your house. Within no time, cracks appear, and that means foundation damage could be the end-result.

Even when the foundation of your Concord home does not suffer from water damage, there are chances that the resulting dampness may lead to mold growth. Mildew growth may lead to health effects and to avoid that you need to work with a restoration company like SERVPRO. This is the time when you need the right equipment to extract that water within the shortest time possible. When there is stagnant water on your property, our team may use vacuuming. Vacuum pumps work in such a way that they remove the water from a given area and direct it to a distant place or in a tank outside the house.

One of the most important activities we undertake during a typical water removal exercise is to identify concealed areas that might contain the moisture. Our SERVPRO technicians use specialized equipment such as infra-red cameras, moisture meters, and detectors to sense the presence of water in such areas and work towards removing it. In the process, we inspect whether the ceilings and wooden floors in your property are safe, and if not, we recommend a replacement.

While some water-related challenges are hard to prevent, there are some that our SERVPRO team can help you reduce their chances of happening. I am referring to having inspected your plumbing system, washing machine, water heater and air conditioning units which are known to cause moisture build-up.

SERVPRO of Concord is a proven industry leader in water damage restoration. Call us at (603) 225-2825 at any time of the day for service.

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Steps That Must be Completed When Dealing with Water Removal in Concord

1/15/2018 (Permalink)

Don't Ignore Leaks in Your Concord Home--Call SERVPRO to Mitigate Water Damage

SERVPRO Offers Swift, Professional Water Extraction to Mitigate Damages

Water damage might occur in your residence in Concord when you least expect. It can be a shattering experience, and not too many individuals may know what to do when it happens. Note that it demands reaction as soon as possible to help reduce damage and salvage as much property as possible.
 
Homeowners in Concord may not have the know-how to deal with water damage efficiently. You are better off working with professionals who have the training and equipment to extract the water and restore your home to its preloss condition.
 
SERVPRO is your go-to partners when seeking a reputable water damage restoration company that offers 24-hour emergency service and has the expertise and training to handle the removal and drying services. A Trusted Leader in the Restoration Industry, our SERVPRO technicians, can arrive swiftly to identify the source of moisture in your house. If the water intrusion is caused by a plumbing or appliance issue, we can attempt to shut-off the valve, preventing further water was spilling onto your home.

From here, our experts identify the category and classification of water damage. We do this to ensure that correct techniques are utilized that are based on industry guidelines. Contamination levels affect the restoration process. Many water issues do not soak large areas of possessions and building elements but require a vacuuming to mitigate damage and then the removal of lingering moisture.

Our SERVPRO WRT water damage restoration technicians move property contents and furniture from the affected areas to mitigate secondary damage. We also can block the items to prevent further stains, rust, and degradation. We inspect the carpet pad to determine if it can be salvaged or discarded. We try to restore rather than replace whenever possible. Depending on the extent of damage, experts may also utilize deodorizers and disinfectants as part of the treatment process.
 
Our SERVPRO crew typically discards non-salvageable items with the approval of the homeowner and if involved, the insurance adjuster. Our aim is complete customer satisfaction with our services. Our technicians go the extra mile.
 
Contact SERVPRO of Concord anytime you need professionals to handle a water problem. We proudly serve Penacook, Bow, and other surrounding areas. Reach us at (603) 225-2825.

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Thawing Freezers Can Create Water Removal Needs For Your Concord Home

12/8/2017 (Permalink)

Water Leaks from Freezers in Your Concord Home? Contact SERVPRO

Water Damage in Concord Properties Has Many Different Causes

You likely haven’t stopped to look at the random appliances in your house and wondered what would happen if they somehow malfunctioned. When it comes to those appliances that you have that store water (or frozen water), a failure of these machines could mean a great deal of clean up for you. Typically, when people think of appliances that can leave large volumes of water of their Concord homes, they think of washing machines and water tanks. While this is undoubtedly correct, another often overlooked potential culprit would be a stand-alone freezer.
 
While these units can be quite a help to your house, they can also cause a need for water removal in your Concord home. While it might not seem like much water, the ice that has formed along the sides of your freezer has quite a large mass to it once it has thawed back to a liquid. A simple short in the power to this appliance and you have the makings of a water emergency.
 
There are several reasons why stand-alone freezers might lose power or malfunction. Sometimes it is just as simple as the unit getting too old for its components to continue working as they should. You might have the freezer plugged into an outlet that is going bad or unable to provide a stable supply of the right level of power the freezer needs to function. The list goes on and on. The result is usually the same, leaking several gallons worth of water onto the floor of your home where it sits.
 
Fortunately for you, our SERVPRO response team is available at all hours of the day to handle these kinds of situations and to restore the damage that they create. Even generous levels of preventative maintenance can only take you so far with these appliances, so you just have to be diligent with keeping track of how they are performing over time. When this kind of situation arises, know that we have the kind of tools and expertise to clean up the mess and to make it "Like it never even happened."
 
If you have any water removal emergency in your home, do not hesitate to call SERVPRO of Concord. We can be reached 24/7 at (603) 225-2825.

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Hidden Water = Big Headaches

11/29/2016 (Permalink)

This finished basement flooded and with the SERVPRO team onsite immediately, it was restored back to normal within days.

All to often homeowners are told "it's just a little water, clean it up yourself". Sometimes advise like that can create BIG HEADACHES!!! Moisture that seeps deep into wall cavities and sub-flooring can cause mold to develop if not dried out properly and potentially cost thousands of dollars in unnecessary clean up down the road. Let the Professionals from SERVPRO evaluate your home or business and make sure that all the moisture has been addressed giving you peace of mind knowing that it has been taken care of in the most detailed manner. You will receive documentation proving that the property has been returned to its original state. Next time you experience a water damage to your home or business call the TEAM that does it all. SERVPRO "Like It Never Even Happened".