Water Damage Restoration

Water Damage Restoration Services

Service Areas: Alachua, Columbia, Dixie, Lafayette, Levy, Marion, Gilchrist, Bradford, Union, Clay, Duval, St. John, and Pinellas Counties

Water damage is the single most long-term destructive substance in the indoor environment. Excess moisture or flood water can cause business structures and personal properties to rapidly deteriorate. The problem becomes more serious when the water is unsanitary or clean-up services are delayed.

Causes of Water Damage

  • Bursting or leaking pipes
  • Issues with the plumbing system
  • Build up in areas prone to collecting water, such as crawl spaces, attics, and basements.
  • Faulty or malfunctioning household appliances.
  • HVACs (Heating, ventilating and air conditioning units) issues.
  • Natural disasters and other weather-related water problems.

Water is one of the most destructive forces on earth. At ServiceMaster by PWF in Northeast Florida, whether trying to recover from 2017’s Hurricane Irma, a leaky pipe, a broken toilet, or a broken water heater, water damage is one of the most difficult types of damage to recover from, and one that home or business owners should not tackle on their own. Water damage is more than just getting the carpet dry. Depending on the source of the water, there might be bacteria or microbes that could ultimately lead to mold damage.

Not only can water cause mold and mildew damage that can be harmful to your health and well-being, but it can also cause physical damage to your structure. It often causes the worst damage in areas not readily visible, so after you have had water incursion, make sure that you have ServiceMaster by PWF come in and evaluate your building. They will check for the hidden damage that will cause problems if left untreated.

  • Whatever the cause, fast mitigation is key to restoration.
  • MINUTES
Water damage can spread to other areas of your home
  • HOURS
Pressed wood swells and disintegrates and bacterial odor spread throughout your home.
  • DAYS
Water can cause severe complications and secondary damages resulting in disruptive and costly repairs

Water Damage Restoration Process

Structural drying is a scientific process that requires professional water damage restoration process and the use of specialized equipment.  It is very site-specific and one size never fits all.  ServiceMaster by PWF’s water damage technicians are highly trained and certified by IICRC. Our water damage restoration process includes:

  • Remove standing water and recover assets
  • Measure moisture and record damage
  • Non-invasive leak detection
  • Drying of buildings by technical means
  • Conservation of machinery, electrical appliances, equipment and furniture, files and documents
  • Disinfection by destroying micro-organisms and mold
  • Odor neutralization

What To Do During Water Damage

  • Stop the flow of water. If the flooding has been caused by a burst pipe or a water heater failure, shut off the main water line for your home.
  • Turn off the power.
  • Assess the damage.
  • Rescue your most valuable possessions.
  • Get rid of standing water.
  • Clean up debris.
  • Allow appliances to air dry.
  • Damage from water and bacteria growth can begin within hours. Call for professional help.

What NOT TO DO During Water Damage

  • Do not use your vacuum cleaner to remove standing water
  • Do not place any newspaper on the floor
  • Do not enter any room with electrical or structural damage
  • Do not lift any carpeting that is tacked down
  • Do not hesitate to call a water restoration professional
  • Do not try to clean up any sewage water yourself
  • Do not use any electrical appliances while standing on wet floors or carpets

With rapid response, your floors, walls, and priceless possessions can often be preserved and restored. Let ServiceMaster by PWF complete the job from beginning to end from water removal, structural drying, and dehumidification, construction, and repair, to content cleaning and sanitizing, due to flood, and water and storm damage. From start to finish, we’re with you at every step, until the last piece of furniture has been put back in place and you’re safely back in your homemade sound again. Call anytime our emergency 24-hour water damage team is ready to assist you now!

Why Choose ServiceMaster by PWF?

  • 24/7 Emergency Service Available

Seven days a week, 365 days a year, daytime or nighttime, we quickly respond to get your life back to normal.
  • Over 30 Years of Experience

For over 30 years we have consistently provided top quality guaranteed satisfaction to our clients during catastrophic home or business damage situations.

  • IICRC Certified Firm

ServiceMaster Restoration by PWF works with the IICRC to help set the standards by which the industry operates.
  • Insurance Capabilities

We offer comprehensive water mitigation services and have a long history of working with insurance companies to help get your claims processed as quickly as possible.
  • Advanced Technology

We use state-of-the-art products to ensure the best results for your home.
  • 45 Minutes Respond Time

Fast response time within 45 minutes to an hour, we will send our team to restore your property

Service Areas

Pinellas

Gilchrist

Alachua

St. Johns

Duval

  • Jacksonville
  • Jacksonville Beach
  • Atlantic Beach
  • Neptune Beach
  • Baldwin
  • San Marco

Columbia

Bradford

Marion

  • Belleview
  • Dunnellon
  • Ocala
  • McIntosh
  • Reddick
  • Silver Springs Shores
  • The Villages
  • Summerfield

Levy

  • Cedar Key
  • Chiefland
  • Fanning Springs
  • Otter Creek
  • Williston
  • Yankeetown
  • Bronson
  • Inglis
  • Andrews
  • Morriston
  • Raleigh

Clay

Dixie

Lafayette

  • Mayo
  • Day
  • Airline
  • Alton
  • Cooks Hammock
  • Hatchbend
  • Midway

Union

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