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We Have The Proper Techniques To Restore Your Lafayette Home After A Water Damage Disaster

8/2/2019 (Permalink)

Water damage started in this home when a pipe burst. We arrived right away with our advanced equipment and started restoration.

Water Removal Lafayette – Drying Important Documents

Water damage can occur for many reasons – overflowing sinks, broken water pipes, plugged toilets, and torrential rainstorms. Inevitably books, personal documents, pictures, and other paper-based items can be soaked and possibly damaged beyond repair. However, most materials can be recovered and dried to the best condition possible. The critical element in document recovery is to stop further damage as soon as possible after the initial water damage event. 

SERVPRO provides water removal services in Lafayette as well as surrounding areas. In addition to water extraction and restoration of your home, we provide document drying services. Our skilled technicians are trained in the best methods to dry books and relevant documents. We apply the best method for each type of material to dry important papers considering their value and importance to the homeowner. 

Drying methods after water damage include: 

  • Air drying 
  • Dehumidification 
  • Freezer drying 
  • Vacuum freeze drying and 
  • Vacuum thermal drying. 

Recovery of all documents may not be needed. Newspapers, magazines, and general reading material may not be of importance to the homeowner. Wedding pictures, family pictures, and milestone pictures carry far more significance to the family and in most situations, be assigned a high value. Documentation such as birth certificates, marriage certificates, wills, and related financial information are also considered essential to save and recover to the best condition possible. 

Our SERVPRO technicians can work closely with the homeowner to prioritize and recover those documents that are most important to the homeowner. We inventory and log all items along with the stored location logged. It is relatively easy to find the materials if needed. The log also assists in prioritizing the drying process. Legal documents, including receipts for damaged items, can be recovered to support insurance claims. 

Call SERVPRO of Lafayette at (603) 765-0077 for 24/7 service. We can meet all of your water removal requirements. We serve Indian Village, Battle Ground, Dayton, and surrounding areas. We’re Faster to Any Size Disaster in your area. 

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