Water Damage Control
With a series of storm systems bringing in cooler air, rain and even snow in some areas this week, we thought it would be a good time to review water damage tips.
Remember, water can seriously damage your property in a very short amount of time. Call for professional help as soon as possible to limit the amount of damage and begin the restoration process.
Things To Do:
- Call for professional help. Bacteria growth can begin within hours.
- Remove as much water as possible by mopping and blotting.
- Remove wet area rugs.
- Lift draperies off the floor, loop through a coat hanger and place the hanger of a drapery rod.
- Wipe furniture, prop up wet furniture cushions, and place aluminum foil under furniture legs.
- Move photos, paintings, and art to a safe DRY location.
- Open drawers, closet, and cabinet doors to enhance drying.
Welcome, Mike Isakson!
ServiceMaster's President Visits
Recently, we were honored to get a visit from Michael Isakson, President and COO of ServiceMaster Franchise Services Group.
Mike started off as a franchise owner for 13 years and was the recipient of the prestigious Marion E. Wade Award of Honor. Now, Mike is responsible for more than 5,000 franchises across the world.
Ask An Expert
What You Want To Know
Some of our most common questions, asked by our professional technicians!
About how long does the drying process last?
The length of time that the drying process takes varies from job to job. There are a number of factors that affect the time it takes to fully dry everything out, including the types of building materials, the location, the length of time the water has been standing, the amount and source of the water, the weather conditions, and how quickly the drying process began.
Each incident is different, but most drying jobs take about three to five days to completely dry out.
An up-to-date and accurate inventory of your home and business is an absolute necessity these days. In the event of any type of disaster, a recent inventory of your property allows you to be confident should any type of disaster hit.
Check out KnowYourStuff.Org for a free, on-line software to get you started. It's a great tool to help keep an accurate and up-to-date inventory of all of your personal and professional property.
Cool Stuff That Works
Dri-Eaz Dri-Force Interair Drying System is one
of the specialized drying systems used by our technicians. This system forces high-pressure air into wet walls for wall drying with only minimal disruption and damage. With specialized equipment like this, our technicians can safely dry hard-to-reach areas, such as inside of walls, behind cabinets, and under stairwells.
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Great game with great folks!