How Building Structure can Affect Water Damage
Rely on the Building Knowledge and Expertise of SERVPRO to Perform the Water Cleanup in Your Clifton Commercial Building
Many variables must be accounted for when performing water cleanup in a commercial building. These include the shape of the structure, the building materials, the movement of moisture, and so on. A thorough knowledge of how these variables work is an important part of an effective cleanup.
How Do Restorers Use This Knowledge in a Water Cleanup?
SERVPRO professionals performing a commercial water cleanup in Clifton implement their knowledge of different variables to formulate an inspection plan, and the variables are also part of the water removal and cleanup procedures.
What are some of the specific variables of a given commercial building?
• Building structure and materials
• Mechanical systems
• Airflow and water flow
How does water flow and moisture movement affect a water cleanup?
SERVPRO professionals understand the path water will take in a commercial building, and this path is used to determine many of the specifics of a cleaning and drying strategy as well as the equipment to be used.
What materials and structures are evaluated as part of the cleanup?
• Structural wood
• Ceiling, floor and wall assemblies
• Windows, doors and other openings
How do the specifics of materials and structures become part of a water cleanup?
SERVPRO professionals know that moisture and water have different effects on different materials. This information is used to help restore these materials as water is removed, and it also helps them determine the best way to dry the building.
What other issues must be accounted for in a commercial water cleanup?
Unanticipated problems are common in this kind of cleanup, but SERVPRO professionals have the expertise to minimize or eliminate these. Simply put, the expertise of the restorer is critical to get the job done right.
Rely on SERVPRO of Clifton for a comprehensive water cleanup of your commercial building. Call us at (973) 928-3705 to get an inspection and an estimate.
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