The Water Damage Restoration Process

Colorado is no stranger to water damage. Severe thunderstorms, wind, and hail storms are commonplace here, and often result in costly water damage to homes and businesses. 4 out of 8 of the most expensive hail storms in Colorado history have occurred in the past decade, with that May 2017 storm causing a staggering $2 billion in damages.

Severe weather events aren't the only culprit for water damage. Any household water-based appliance, toilets, washing machines as well as dishwashers, can spring a leak or rupture, causing massive amounts of water to flow out and damage floors, walls, personal belongings and more. If the water damage isn't dealt with quickly and properly, it can lead to even worse issues down the road such as mold and permanent structural damage.

When water damage does occur in your Colorado home, it's best to leave it to the experts. While you may be tempted to resolve the issue yourself, chances are that you don't have the skills, knowledge or expertise to do so, not to mention the proper tools for assessing and restoring extensive water damage. Let the water damage professionals at SERVPRO of Denver West do what they do best.

When your home or commercial property has water damage from flooding or leaks, we have the expertise and equipment to properly restore your property. Our experience and scientific approach to water removal and water cleanup enable us to properly dry and restore your property.

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Every water damage event is a little different and requires a unique solution, but the general process stays the same. You can click on any of the steps below to learn more about that process.

Step 1 - Emergency Contact

The restoration process begins when you call us. Our representative will guide you through the crisis and may ask several questions to help us better understand the equipment and resources.

Step 2 - Inspection and Water Damage Assessment

We determine the scope of your water damage at this stage. We inspect and test to determine the extent of damage and how far the moisture has traveled to ensure proper and complete restoration.

Step 3 - Water Removal / Water Extraction

The water removal process begins almost immediately and removes the majority of the water. We use powerful pumps and vacuum units to quickly remove hundreds or thousands of gallons from your property, which helps prevent secondary water damage and mold growth.

Step 4 - Drying and Dehumidification

We use specialized equipment to remove the remaining water that is harder to access. Our Professionals will use room measurements, temperature, and relative humidity to determine the optimal number of air movers and dehumidifiers needed to dry your home or business.

Step 5 - Cleaning and Sanitizing

We clean all of the restorable items and structures damaged by the water. We are adept at cleaning contents using a number of techniques. Our professionals are trained to provide sanitizing treatments and to remove odors and deodorize your property.

Step 6 - Restoration

Restoration is the process of restoring your home or business to its pre-water damage condition. Restoration may involve minor repairs, such as replacing drywall and installing new carpet, or may entail major repairs, such as the reconstruction of various areas or rooms in a home or business.

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