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DIY Remediation Techniques

11/22/2021 (Permalink)

Natural disasters, sewage leaks and leaky pipes are just some of the examples that often leave your property or business severely damaged following a disaster.  Damages incurred during a disaster are rarely easy to deal with. SERVPRO of Napa County, your premier restoration and remediation company is ready and willing to respond to disaster and has highly efficient technicians ready to respond. While SERVPRO heads out to assist you in your time of needs, it is a good idea to try a few of these DIY remediation techniques.

  1. Remove all damaged materials such as carpets, rugs, and furniture . Your focus should be to remove all materials and expose the subfloor . Ensuring you do this will help in the remediation and potentially save the structural integrity of your house. 
  2. disconnect electrical outlets surrounding the water damage. Unplugging your electronics could potentially save your precious electrical belongings as well mitigate any potential for electrical shocks or even explosions. Using damaged or faulty outlets when you experience a water loss , is extremely dangerous to you and your residence. 

Using household fans and residential dehumidifiers will not completely mitigate mold growth, however it is imperative to reduce the moisture in your house until trained professionals like SERVPRO of Napa County can come in and start industry standard remediation techniques

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