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Water Damage Restoration in Forest Hills

12/18/2016 (Permalink)

Water Damage Water Damage Restoration in Forest Hills Water damage can be tricky to handle on your own. Call SERVPRO to assess and handle the process to lessen the possibility of secondary damage!

SERVPRO Technicians are Trained Thoroughly to Handle Water Damage Assessments and Restoration

Training for water damage restoration is one of the most important skill sets which a professional team of cleaners, such as our staff at SERVPRO, need to give their customers comprehensive services. This includes going to your home after a water disaster like burst pipes or flooding. The technicians will not just clean the mess but will dry and repair the substructures which high volumes of moisture can affect like wood, plaster, drywall, metal and concrete. Mold is also a concern; however, there could be other problems related to moisture damage like crumbling plaster and drywall, weakening supports and beams, rust and so on. By having a professional with the proper water damage training, a cleaning crew can come out to assess your damage and create the best plan for repair.

The training involved in teaching water restoration for our SERVPRO technicians for water damage in Forest Hills teaches the difference between categories and classes of water damage and destruction, plus how to make a restoration plan based on these factors. It is important that technicians have the correct tools and knowledge for the job. Infrared probes are used to figure out the extent of destruction, and other tools like air scrubbers, air movers, different kinds and sizes of dryers and blowers, dryers made for drying inner wall and sub-floor cavities and special hardwood dryers are also used. Most situations are salvageable with the right water damage restoration training and the correct tools.

Thorough training will include hands-on activities using up to date equipment and techniques to make jobs go more smoothly and efficiently. Technicians will learn how to be more productive and profitable when completing water damage jobs. Some topics to be covered may include:

  • The three categories of water loss
  • Psychrometry, or the science of drying
  • Contents cleaning and restoration methods
  • Important Antimicrobial guidelines
  • Moisture meters and additional innovative tools
  • Dehumidification
  • S-500 water damages restoration standard

Water damage restoration is a process that you should not attempt on your own. If you have experienced any type of water damage in your home, contact the professionals at SERVPRO of South Nashville right away. We can be reached by dialing (615) 331-0200 anytime that an emergency arises.