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Water damage can be a major problem in the Bay Area as many homes and businesses might get excess water or moisture from a range of different sources. Weather conditions including floods, rain, and high humidity can result in water damage as well as other problems including plumbing leaks, sewage backups, and burst pipes. Regardless of how the damage starts, it must be immediately contained and removed because it will spread through absorbent building materials to cause significant damage and increase the chance of mold growth. ServiceMaster Disaster Restoration and Recovery provides water damage restoration services to thoroughly remove water and moisture from homes and businesses in Palo Alto, CA, and clean up or repair the resulting damage.
Water Damage Restoration in Palo Alto, CA
The IICRC-certified technicians that provide water damage restoration services for ServiceMaster DRR have over 35 years of combined experience and can effectively dry and remove excess water from any commercial or residential setting.
Our state-of-the-art drying equipment includes dehumidifiers, air movers, hydroxyl technologies, and floor mat systems that can effectively extract water and moisture from the structural elements and furnishings in your home as well as the air space.
It is very important that all excess moisture is removed because any amount of moisture can lead to mold or mildew growth which can cause a whole separate set of issues.
Our water damage restoration services also include additional carpet and upholstery cleaning services and content cleaning and pack-outs as needed.
How to React to Water Damage in Palo Alto, CA
- Do not remove any water with a regular vacuum cleaner
- Do not use electrical appliances if you are standing on a wet floor.
- Make sure the power is shut off before entering rooms with standing water.
- Leave it to the water restoration professionals to remove carpeting and other permanent floorings.
- Call ServiceMaster DRR immediately to stop the spread of excess water and moisture.
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Sewage backups are one possible cause of water damage and it is very important to treat sewage backups with caution. Any flooding that contains sewage could possibly have dangerous materials such as bacteria and waste that could lead to disease or infection if handled improperly. It is best to avoid contact with any sewage backup and call ServiceMaster DRR for sewage cleanup. We have the training and equipment to remove sewage water safely and we will also thoroughly disinfect the area to prevent the spread of infection or disease.
Contact Us for 24/7 Water Restoration in Palo Alto, CA
Any amount of water damage can become a bigger problem if ignored so do not hesitate to call ServiceMaster DRR if there is water damage in your home or building in Palo Alto, CA. Our experienced technicians will be on the scene within 1-2 hours of your call to stop the excess water or moisture from spreading any further.
You can reach us 24 hours a day at (800) 439-8833 for water damage restoration services in Palo Alto, CA.
Frequently Asked Questions About Water Damage
Yes, in general, a standard homeowners insurance policy provides coverage for sudden and accidental damage that originates from within your home. However, it's important to note that you may not be covered if the water damage is a result of external flooding or neglecting necessary repairs. However, if you live in a flood-prone area, you may consider purchasing a separate flood insurance policy through the National Flood Insurance Program.
Furthermore, some policies may not automatically cover sewer and drain backups. However, you have the option to purchase a separate sewer backup rider, which can be added to your homeowners or renters' coverage to provide protection against such incidents.
- Increase ventilation and decrease the humidity level by opening up all the doors and window
- Clean the areas as much as you can by wiping the porous areas, getting rid of debris, and extracting water from water absorbents items like carpet
- Dry out the area using a fan, vacuum, and dehumidifier
- Call a water damage restoration professionals to schedule an on-site inspection for any potential water damage-related mold growth
- Discoloration: One of the noticeable indications of water damage in walls is discoloration. If you observe yellow, brown, or dark stains on your walls or ceiling, it could be a sign of water damage.
- Peeling or bubbling paint or wallpaper: Water damage often leads to paint or wallpaper bubbling, peeling, or becoming discolored. If you notice these changes in your walls, it could indicate the presence of water damage.
By being aware of these visual cues, you can identify potential water damage in your home or property. If you notice any of these signs, it's important to investigate the cause and address the issue promptly to prevent further damage.
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Review by Lawrence A.
“We had a major damage when the water pipe from the ceiling burst (see attached pictures 1 to 3 before restoration). Our insurance company (All State) referred us to Service Master. We were so happy about the subsequent clean up, remediation and restoration performed by Service Master. Raja Devini and his crew were outstanding! We highly recommend Service Master!!!”
Review by Brian S.
“We had these guys out to take care of our moisture remediation after our upstairs neighbor’s washer hoses broke, sending water all over a portion of her unit and then leaking through our bathroom ceiling. The two techs who initially came were very professional, knowledgeable, kind, and thorough, leaving nothing to chance. They checked everywhere with their moisture detectors in and around the bathroom. Once the insurance work was squared away, they returned along with a very nice technician, Lennard who is just the same as they are. After their humidifier, and other heat apparatuses were installed, another technician, Julio returned a couple times to check on the abatement and today to take everything out; he too is very thorough, knowledgeable, kind, and knows his stuff. As another Yelper said, they only do clean up and abatement, not repairs and painting. If you are ever in a situation like this, call these guys. You will be glad you did. Keep up the good work guys.”