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Challenges of Water Damage Restoration in New Orleans

12/2/2022 (Permalink)

water damage in a furniture store SERVPRO rescues furniture from a New Orleans shop after a water leak "Like it never even happened."

SERVPRO Is a Reliable Water Repair Service in New Orleans

Water can find a way inside your business premises in different ways, whether it is a pipe that bursts, a sprinkler system that fails, or a roof gap letting in water. The volumes vary depending on the source, and so is the impact on the premises – you might only endure some inconvenience, such as soiling and limited access. The moisture might also cause wood to swell and warp or drywall to crumble, thus necessitating significant water damage restoration.

Several factors determine the impact of moisture on your property, so water damage restoration in New Orleans properties varies. An incident that would have just caused inconveniences might end up inducing long-term or permanent damage to structural areas when they rot or the valuables you have within the facility. When SERVPRO intervenes, we aim to optimize all the factors that improve the outcome.

Factors Impacting Water Restoration

  • Response time
  • Restoration approaches
  • Repair equipment

Taking action as soon as you discover an intrusion is a helpful way to limit severe deterioration. Many factors, including the fear of stopping operations or inconveniencing clients, can prevent you from responding properly. Since stopping the water source only offers temporary relief, SERVPRO schedules a full restoration at the earliest opportunity. We can set up containment barriers that serve as temporary walls and set warning signs around the property to minimize inconveniences to the others on the property as we work.

Helpful Restoration Techniques

Moisture soaks soils and causes physical changes in materials. You need more than one approach to fix all these problems. Even a single task, like soiling, may require several cleaning approaches before being fully executed. Our SERVPRO crews have sufficient resources, like skills and tools, to handle any restoration task. Our teams include Structural Drying Technicians, Microbial Remediation Technicians, and Odor Control Technicians.

Essential Repair Equipment

  • Moisture sensors and meters
  • Thermal imaging cameras
  • Water extractors
  • Dehumidifiers and air movers

SERVPRO of The New Orleans Westbank takes appropriate action to facilitate water damage restoration reinstating your business operations "Like it never even happened." Call us at (504) 348-7526.

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