Water Damage Restoration In Montrose
Montrose Bathrooms Require a Stringent Post Water Leak Inspection and Cleanup
Water is a most destructive force, more damaging to homes than any other. It does not matter how the water entered your house or how extensive the problem appears at first glance. The quicker the water damage abatement, the more successful the restoration. SERVPRO responds fast and is prepared to do the tasks necessary to return your home to pre-damaged condition.
The extent of water damage to your Montrose home after a toilet leak surprises you. Replacing the seal stops the water from seeping around the base and onto your bathroom floor. Still, the plumber suggests calling a restoration company is the next step. We take the time to evaluate the bathroom itself and all areas where water migrated, ensuring no lingering water issues continue to threaten your house. We apply antimicrobial agents as a precaution against gray or black contaminated water or remaining debris.
When the SERVPRO team arrives, we take moisture readings in all areas around the initial leak. The water often pools up in hard-to-access areas between walls and under the subfloor. Water follows pipes and electrical lines, causing damage to surfaces many feet or yards away from where the homeowner expects. Without a plan to find and remove that hidden water and dry out the wooden framing, drywall, and ceilings, secondary water damage is probable. This can include deterioration of building materials, crumbling of sheetrock, bubbling and peeling of paint, and dry rot.
Water that remains unabated for more than 24 to 48 hours puts your home at risk of mold growth. Avoiding mold is preferable to remediating it, so we work hard to start drying all affected areas. We extract any hidden water using flexible tubing after cutting access holes or carefully punching through a bowed ceiling to release moisture. Then our crew positions air movers to dry out the structure. Dehumidifiers add to the effort, and all the while, our trained technicians monitor moisture levels using state-of-the-art probes and scanning techniques.
In the bathroom, the crew extracts any water remaining around the toilet and examines the flooring, possibly pulling up a few tiles to verify the subfloor is drying out. We use air movers and dehumidifiers in the bathroom as well. When moisture falls to acceptable levels, we repair any areas we disturbed in our water search, ensuring everything looks “Like it never even happened.”
SERVPRO of Montrose / Telluride is your partner to restore water damage after the plumber leaves. Call (970) 240-6970 immediately after knowing water is the culprit in any damage you notice in your home.