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What Type of Water Damage Restoration Mitigation is Needed in Glen Head Homes After a Water Tank Failure?

11/26/2021 (Permalink)

Man looking at leaking water heater When your water heater start leaking water, you need the help of SERVPRO. Our water damage specialists are here for the help you need for your home.

SERVPRO Helps Extract Moisture, Perform Water and Remove Deteriorated Materials Damage Repairs as Needed in Glen Head Properties

The average size water heater in a Glen Head home runs between 30 and 55 gallons. Stored in the tank, it does not look like a lot of water; if the tank fails and releases the water, many gallons on the floor can look daunting for where to even start for the water clean up.

When SERVPRO handles water damage removal in Glen Head homes, the technicians act quickly to trace the path of the water and begin the extraction process; when tens of gallons of water get released suddenly in a home, the placement of where the tank plays a role in where the water goes and the areas of the house that received the damage.

Suppose the tank is in a utility room on the bottom level of the home. In that case, there is nowhere for the water to drain off, and the subfloor often gets saturated, requiring removal of the carpet, tile, or another flooring type so the substrate can get dried. In older properties, the tank may be located in a crawlspace or attic. In the cases of a crawlspace, encapsulation may be needed to dry it out and prevent further moisture buildup. Attics can ruin the insulation and ceiling below from the drip-through of the water. SERVPRO technicians can handle all of these situations with their knowledge and experience.

Once the water gets extracted and the affected areas dried, the techs scope the rooms again to ensure no signs of moisture remain and the property verifies as attaining drying goals. The extensive restoration training of the technicians enables them to: 

SERVPRO of Glen Cove / Jericho at (516) 671-1919 works to support the Glen Head community with their professional water damage restoration services.

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