Saving Heirlooms in Woodbury After Storm Flood Damage
SERVPRO Technicians Help Save Prized Possessions After Your Woodbury Home Has Flood Damage
It used to be that a flood or house fire meant that you had to toss everything and start over again. All of the innovations in cleaning and restoration open up the possibility for repair rather than replacement. SERVPRO understands that flooding during a storm presents challenges regarding your structural materials and your contents and personal belongings. We have a water extraction team with an impressive success rate for saving items that may have been impacted by floodwater.
Cleaning items with flood damage in Woodbury is a multi-step process, and our skilled technicians have the training to handle a variety of situations. When we arrive, we may take steps such as:
- Pack-Out – Our pack-out services help us get the process started as soon as possible. Our team logs each item for inventory purposes so that we can track them throughout the process. Some things get moved off-site for storage, while others may require specialized cleaning methods. We provide the CCIS Contents Cleaning Inventory System to provide you and your insurance company with professional documentation.
- Cleaning – There are many ways that items can be cleaned during flood restoration. Solid, non-porous items can get cleaned using ultrasonic bath immersion devices that have deionized water. Other items can be washed and wiped by hand, depending on fragility and value. For books, photos, and important documents, we have drying techniques to try salvaging as much as possible. The process lyophilization--free drying--can often salvage documents.
- Odor Removal – Floodwater is known for creating musty odors. Our odor control technicians (OCT) have a variety of products and equipment to address such smells to restore your interior “Like it never even happened.”
Why Clean Items Rather Than Replace?
Working with SERVPRO of Woodbury, Cottage Grove can save you time and money by repairing or restoring items rather than replacing them. We value the impact of precious possessions and photographs are clients wish to preserve. When you have contaminated storm waters coming into your home, we are the team to call for flood damage restoration. Call us at (613) 314-4631 to mobilize a crew.