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Flood Clean Up

Water damage restoration is an emergency business. That's why ServiceMaster DCS is on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Emergency Water Damage Restoration

ServiceMaster DCS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year for emergency water damage restoration. We understand that  water damage is something that must never be overlooked which is why we have set up a quick response team to handle all emergency calls regarding water damage jobs. ServiceMaster DCS uses only advanced and proven products alongside the most effective equipment in cleaning and restoration of homes, businesses and furnishings.
Do you have any questions regarding our services? We are ready to handle all inquiries and quotes for water damage restoration. Our services include the following:

  • Structure drying for homes, offices and business establishments

  • Deodorizing and removal of odors due to water damage

  • Board-up services for residential and commercial properties

  • Document drying

  • Removal of debris left by water damage

  • Replacement of drywall

  • Packing and storage of salvageable materials and furnishings

  • Mold remediation

  • Interior and exterior remodeling and repainting

Carpet Drying

One of the biggest problems with water disasters is its effect on carpets and floors. ServiceMaster Clean understands these issues and provides fast, on-site carpet and wood floor drying.
Here's what your ServiceMaster Clean professional considers when drying carpet:

  • Age and condition of carpet

If a carpet is so old that it is a better value to replace than attempt restoration, we"ll let you know what makes the best financial sense. ServiceMaster Clean uses industry resources to help determine the exact value of carpet.

  • Length of time carpet was exposed to water

Most carpets can withstand water for up to three days, but immediate response to your loss is critical. In most cases ServiceMaster Clean can be at your site within two to four hours.

Type of water

Types of water affect the restoration process.

  • Clean water: Water from a clean source with no debris.

  • Grey water: Water that is not necessarily clean but is not hazardous (washing machine and dishwasher overflow, for example).

  • Black water: Sewage backup or runoff water. These losses are hazardous and should be handled with caution.

Water temperature

The temperature of the water is important to consider. For example, a hot water heater with very warm water will affect the glue used to hold carpet fibers together.

Here's what we consider when drying wood floors:

  • Wood floors are very sensitive, so proper drying is critical.

  • Wood naturally holds water—up to 10% depending on the type of floor.

  • Wood can absorb another 5% to 10% without showing any noticeable effects. Within a few days, however, floors that cannot hold the water any longer will expand, causing cupping or crowning. Both are very difficult to restore.

  • Emergency response is critical for any damage to wood floors.

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