WHAT IS WATER MITIGATION?
Water mitigation is the process of reducing or preventing the amount of water damage that happens after a flood, a leaking roof or any number of water-related reasons.
By taking fast action, you can prevent additional damage and costs. From leaking faucets to burst pipes and flood damage, water damage is one of the most common and potentially destructive problems people face as home and/or business owners today.
With one call, we’re at your side providing expert guidance on what to do and the experience to fix the problem, fast. ServiceMaster Cleaning & Restoration by SteamExpress service all communities in Routt, Moffat, and Grand counties, including Steamboat Springs, Craig, and Kremmling.
Water mitigation involves preventing water damage in case a pipe bursts; roof leaks or a natural disaster takes place.
We’re specialists in water mitigation and water damage restoration. Give us a call and let us work our magic!
Our water mitigation process involves the following:
What to do
- Removal of wet rugs and other floor surfaces that aren’t attached permanently.
- Wipe the furniture dry and prop up any cushions and other upholstery on top of aluminum foil sheets.
- Removal of water using absorption, pumping, draining and vacuuming of surfaces.
- air movers and dehumidifiers to evaporate and dry the water as fast as possible.
- Our technicians will constantly monitor the atmosphere to ensure that the water is being dried as quick as possible and that the humidity levels remain low.
SPEED IS THE KEY TO SUCCESSFUL WATER DAMAGE RESTORATION.
When water is on the move, time is critical. We recognize the shock and emotional disruption that most people suffer in these situations. Our goal is to help homeowners & business owners overcome their feelings of helplessness by clarifying what is happening, explaining our process, and giving unlimited support.
FAST MITIGATION IS THE ANSWER TO WATER DAMAGE.
When a water loss is left unaddressed, even a small amount of water or moisture can cause serious damage to carpets, cabinets, wood, floors, drywall, and wood framing of a house or business. Moisture in the right environment can cause mold spores to start rapidly spreading within 48 hours, affecting air quality. Even if you believe you have soaked up the water, the area might still be wet underneath. Moisture detection equipment is imperative for hidden water in structural materials. Our techs are equipped with moisture meters and thermal cameras. We can identify all affected areas to prevent future damage.
Our 5-Step Drying Process
- Inspect and assess
Using state-of-the-art instruments, our certified technicians will inspect your home for damage, identify the source, and outline the work required
- Remove water
We use various methods to extract the water including absorbing, draining, pumping and vacuuming
Using equipment such as air movers, we help the water to evaporate more quickly
We use dehumidifiers to extract the moisture from the air and expedite the drying process
Our technicians take atmospheric and moisture content readings that indicate if the area is drying, at what rate and what adjustments, if any, need to be made to expedite the drying process and avoid excessive uncontrolled humidity levels