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Commercial Water Damage Requires Quick Remediation

6/4/2016 (Permalink)

Frozen Copper Pipe Leak

SERVPRO Has The Equipment And Experience To Handle Loss Properly

Mehlville commercial damage from water damage can strike at anytime and anywhere. Instances are usually quite unexpected and sudden, and can be quite difficult to detect depending upon the sort of loss. In the insurance industry, it is widely reported that the most seen kinds of loss are from water. Things such as broken pipes, frozen pipe leaks, sewage backup, leaks from appliances, water getting into roofs and other elevations of a building from driven or torrential rains are common water loss that is covered under a majority if risk property policies. For anyone without prior experience handling insurance claims, the language of policies can be confusing in the least. To get the right compensation for a loss, it is a good idea to have a claims advocate advising you who has experience, since the methods for adjusting such losses can be quite technical and impact how your settlement gets determined.

After the water damage near Mehlville has happened, the most important step is to start emergency mitigation, which our experienced staff at SERVPRO can assist you with. Removal and dry out needs to start right away, which we will do for you. Water loss needs to be handle din the first twenty-four hours and is critical for the outcome of your claim for damages. Baseboards and other furnishings will need to be removed so allow air to circulate and dry the area, and wet carpeting needs to be pulled out to prevent any conditions which could lead to mold growth or more damage. Carpet padding will likely be soaked and need to be replaced, so it is not enough to just lift a corner of the carpeting and put a fan there.

The insurance carriers preferred vendor for extraction and cleanup is not always the best choice since they may be operating under cost constraints which limit their ability for doing the best job. That is why it is wise to call SERVPRO of Oakville/Mehlville, as we can perform the work that is needed with all the right equipment, experience, and training.

Equipment such as hygrometers, moisture detectors, and infrared cameras will be necessary to find the exact location of the water source. We can go through your property with all of this equipment so your damage can be properly assessed and taken care of. Your insurance adjuster might not follow this protocol and the settlement outcome will be impacted a great deal, plus the total restoration and dry out process of the property insured could be in jeopardy.

We will also need to use the right disinfectant to stop any fungi, bacteria, or mildew from causing more damage. If this step is not followed, the next approach of the insurance company could be to examine the claim according to the mold limitations and provisions of the policy.

Commercial damage in Mehlville should be taken care of right away by the experts at SERVPRO Oakville/Mehlville. You can reach us anytime you need by dialing (314) 846-0600.

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