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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

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4/5/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Franklin, Vance & Granville Counties specializes in water damage restoration, the cornerstone of our business. When the storm hits, we're there! Our process emphasizes regular monitoring, and documentation of the drying process from beginning to end will give you the confidence that you have chosen the best.

Water Damage Timeline

Storm Water is particularly invasive, quickly spreading throughout your property and being absorbed into floors, walls, furniture, etc, immediately. SERVPRO of Franklin, Vance, and Granville counties arrives as fast as we can to start the water extraction process.

Within Minutes

  • Water quickly spreads throughout your property, saturating everything in its path.
  • Water is absorbed into walls, floors, upholstery, and belongings.
  • Furniture finishes may bleed, causing permanent staining on carpets.
  • Photographs, books, and other paper goods start to swell and warp.

Hours 1 - 24:

  • Drywall begins to swell and break down.
  • Metal surfaces begin to tarnish.
  • Furniture begins to swell and crack.
  • Dyes and inks from cloth and paper goods spread and stain.
  • A musty odor starts.

48 Hours to 1 Week:

  • Mold and mildew may grow and spread.
  • Doors, windows, and studs swell and warp.
  • Metal begins to rust and corrode.
  • Furniture warps and shows signs of mold.
  • Paint begins to blister.
  • Wood flooring swells and warps.
  • Serious biohazard contamination is possible.

More Than 1 Week:

  • Restoration time and cost increase dramatically; replacing contaminated materials and structural rebuilding may be extensive.
  • Structural safety, mold growth, and biohazard contaminants pose serious risks to occupants.

Call 252-433-0005 if the storm moves from outside to inside! We're always here to help!

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