When your business is crippled by flood damage, the urgency to get back to business is stressful. With customers and employees depending on your business, the fastest way to servicing your customers and assuring your employees of their job security is to hire a reliable commercial water restoration company.
Whether an office, warehouse, restaurant, school, or other commercial building, a professional water damage restoration firm such as SERVPRO is prepared to handle all aspects of restoration –big or small.
One of the first critical steps to flood damage restoration is responding quickly. The longer your business is exposed to excess moisture, the more extensive the water damage will be. Water degrades furniture, weakens structures, and can permanently damage electrical items such as computers and printers. Calling on a water damage restoration company with a fast response time will give you the best chances of saving the things you need to service your customers.
When you call SERVPRO of Malibu/Topanga Canyon/ Pacific Palisades, the technicians arrive at your place of business ready to assess the damage. With equipment to detect moisture levels and a professional visual inspection, SERVPRO can give you an initial estimation of what it will take to dry and restore your business as well as an estimate of how long it will take and if insurance claim should be filed.
This preliminary inspection also serves to begin an insurance claim process. SERVPRO has a dedicated department that deals directly with insurance companies. SERVPRO database securely stores all the information that your insurance will need to expedite the restoration process.
Soon after this initial inspection, technicians work on removing standing water. Using powerful pumps mounted on SERVPRO’s familiar bright green vans, all traces of standing water is removed. Extracting excess water in less than 24 hours from primary exposure is ideal. Water can cause warping of wood and cause carpeting to deteriorate. However, quick and efficient drying will give you the best chances of salvaging your flooring.
The drying process continues with the use of other professional grade equipment such as high-speed air movers and dehumidifiers. The drying process is a fundamental part of water damage restoration, including mold damage prevention. The key to doing this critical role both quickly and efficiently is to train. SERVPRO Malibu/Topanga Canyon/ Pacific Palisades technicians are considered some of the highest trained commercial restoration professionals.