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SERVPRO is Here to Help with Water Damage Needs, Day or Night

4/18/2022 (Permalink)

SERVPRO restoration equipment being used on kitchen floor Our IICRC trained team has the know how to restore your water damaged room.

Why Poughkeepsie Residents Use Professionals for Water Damage Restoration

Those unexpected times when water damage occurs, the timer starts ticking for more losses, which equals more costs, and the more prolonged exposure to excess moisture exists for both contents and building materials. Besides the fact that water weakens and destroys the longer it remains, there is also the potential for secondary issues such as mold and foul odors, so outsourcing cleanup from water loss to professionals is a smart move.

When SERVPRO addresses water damage in a Poughkeepsie home, several layers of cleanup ensure secondary losses do not pose a problem later. We have different kinds of equipment to extract water quickly, ranging from portable pumps to standing wet vac units known as "Rovers" that utilize the weight of the technician and are highly maneuverable for quick water extraction. For large scale water-removal, our truck-mounted pumps perform the function in short order. 

The lack of professional equipment and knowledge for tracking water migration limits the cleanup abilities of many homeowners. It is vital to remove moisture from areas such as behind baseboards, floor joists, or subflooring. Hidden moisture sets a home up for potential mold colony growth, which requires professional remediation to eradicate the problem and stop the spread of spores.

Our SERVPRO technicians hold certifications and training in various restoration sciences taught through The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC). A significant part of that instruction relates to water removal techniques and moisture reduction through actions such as weep holes drilled in saturated cabinetry or sheetrock to perform the dual function of drainage and letting adequate airflow into wall cavities for complete drying. 

Drying a room with excess moisture requires more than turning on fans. Knowing how to set up air movers to angle air up and out where dehumidifiers can capture it and port away quickly lowers moisture and results in more potential for restoration of the property and contents. Our goal is always to assist homeowners in restoring as much as possible and saving items from water loss with our proprietary cleaning techniques.

SERVPRO of NW & SE Dutchess County handles water damage of all types in residences and commercial properties. Call us at (845) 635-4550, and we will arrive within hours of your initial call 24/7 because We're Faster to Any Size Disaster.

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