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Is a Wet-Dry Vacuum Enough to Remove Water From my Home?

7/30/2020 (Permalink)

Water heater caused a flood No matter when you make the call, we have technicians who can assist you.

Protect your Sandwich Home by Inviting a Professional Service and their Water Removal Equipment.

Imagine the water heater of your Sandwich home breaking and leaking all over your kitchen and living areas. It may leak overnight, allowing the water to travel freely throughout your home, soaking walls, carpets, and baseboards. Your first reaction could be to go to your local store to rent a wet-dry vacuum to resolve the situation. Even though this is a logical step, you may fall short and leave water hiding throughout your home, which can later cause issues such as mold or a weaker structure.

For our neighbors in Sandwich, water damage restoration is a job for our SERVPRO team. We are certified by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC), which parallels our experience in restoring homes like yours. Even if your water damage does not appear extensive, call our 24-hour hotline for our expert opinion. You might be surprised by how quickly water can seep into your home and set the stage for significant damage.

What is the best equipment to extract water?

Water extraction is not a one-size-fits-all approach. The volume of water, the materials in your home, natural humidity and many other factors play into our ability to restore your home. It is not uncommon for Sandwich homeowners to feel like excess moisture is under control only to realize later that water was hiding under baseboards or within a wall cavity. Our SERVPRO crew has several measuring tools at its disposal, including infrared technology, which can pinpoint problem areas. We can also use one or several of the following to remove water and restore optimal humidity levels-

Truck-mounted pumps which we can connect to municipal sewers as needed

Submersible pumps to place within your home

Wand extractors to access the hard to reach corners of your home

Don't underestimate the impact of water to your home. SERVPRO of Upper Cape Cod and the Islands is available at (508) 888-5985 whenever a leak occurs. Let us work with you to leave your home, "Like it never even happened." 

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