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Are My Floors Doomed After a Flood?

6/17/2020 (Permalink)

Hardwood flooring in hallway After water damaged this floor, we were able to make it, “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO Can Help Save Your Floors After a Flood in Your Lafayette Home

Flooding in Lafayette can damage much of your home. Your belongings, documents, and priceless memories can all suffer after a weather event invites water into your house. Deciding where to focus your energy after the incident can be overwhelming but calling a professional cleanup service lends expertise to your decision making.

Our neighbors in Lafayette suffering due to flood damage can call our SERVPRO team for expert advice. Are My Floors Doomed After a Flood? Because of our training and experience, we are ready to assess your home's levels of damage caused by outside water seeping into it. Our team reviews that damage to your structure and building elements just as it looks at your flooring, cabinets, and furniture. Even your documents can be part of the restoration process, all to disrupt your life as little as possible.

How do I know what I need to remove from my home after a flood?

When you rely on a professional service like SERVPRO, you gain insight into our expert opinion. We advise you on items we need to remove to protect your family and health as we measure moisture levels and use industry-grade tools to determine where water is hiding. Porous surfaces, including upholstery and carpets, are not salvageable, and we remove them to prevent the proliferation of bacteria in your home. In terms of flooring, we apply industry techniques to achieve the best results, which may include some of the following:

  • Adding air movers to restore relative humidity
  • Removing flooring finish if it is acting as a barrier to evaporation
  • Using polyethylene to create a drying chamber for hard-to-dry sections

Our SERVPRO of Lafayette is an invaluable resource when emergencies happen. Our team is devoted to mitigating your loss, and we are reachable 24/7 by calling us at (765) 420-0077. When you reach us, you can be sure that we are committed to leaving your home, "Like it never even happened."

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