Water Damage Photo Gallery

Proper planning is important all the time

While dealing with major water loss is always difficult. Many times proper planning can prevent some serious damage. 

This photo shows an area underneath a hand drying system in a bathroom. 

By not placing a non Permiable surface under the area, coupled with improper cleaning techniques. As you can see this over times creates builds up of damage. 

Plan accordingly for all situations and proper training staff on cleaning procedures can reduce the amount of damage over time. 

Containment Chamber

This containment chamber was set up to help dry marble floors in the room above. This method aids in drying efforts of expensive floor to salvage a floor rather than having to rip it up and start over. All too many times people are so quick to want things ripped up when it can be saved. In conjunction with drying mats above this floor should be back to normal in no time.

Mushrooms growing in 2 days

Water Damage is always a devastating problem. Making matters worse is when that water comes from a toilet or sewer back up. This water is very contaminated and is an immediate health hazard. Never assume you will be able to handle this type of damage on your own. Here is an example of a client who was going to leave everything as they had cleaned it up to avoid a weekend emergency call. Monday morning they woke up and had mushrooms growing from the ceiling. This is very contaminated water Do not attempt to clean it up, walk through it our touch things it has come into contact without protective gear.

Ice Dams

In the winter a clogged gutter will push the water back towards the home. When this happens the water will find the path of least resistance and usually that will mean into your attic. Keeping your gutters cleaned out will help avoid problems in the future.

10,000 Gallons of water =

When 10,000 yes 10,000 gallons of water dumps into a restaurant .. There is bound to be some trash. This is only half a days worth of debris removal. Water Damage can be tremendous

Multi- Level Water Damage

Water does not just stay on one floor. When it gets in between the walls and floors the damage can remain unseen unless the rooms, corridors and hallways are gutted. Many times the walls crumble to the touch when there is too much water inside which is what happened here.