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Can Water-loss Contents Return to Pre-loss Condition in Germantown?

9/29/2020 (Permalink)

puddles of water on the wooden floor by a couch Removing the water completely from your home after water damage can seem insurmountable. Contact SERVPRO for professional remediation.

SERVPRO is the Expert Water Damage Restoration Service for Germantown Residents

What is content restoration?

There are many circumstances when Germantown residents may require contents restoration with two of the most common reasons being water or fire damage. These issues are usually divided into separate stages to allow professional technicians to control and organize an efficient restoration effort. A water loss scenario, for example, may first require emergency services, then water mitigation to dry the Germantown property before moving onto the final stage, restoration. Restoring contents is activities that return dry contents to their original condition. These activities may include spot and stain removal or other cleanings, deodorizing, and drying methods.

What restoration techniques are used for content?

  • Cleaning and deodorizing materials in the home to remove soiling
  • Resurfacing or refinishing natural materials like wooden furniture
  • Replacing some or all of the affected contents that non-savable

Is content restoration possible on site?

Contents that require water damage restoration can often be restored in your Germantown home. SERVPRO technicians appreciate that time may be a significant factor during the repair. It is more time-efficient to conduct contents restoration on-site compared to packing out large amounts of possessions to an external storage facility. We can set up a clean, dry area for contents restoration using water-proof polyethylene sheets. On-site contents restoration could include cleaning, buffering, power-washing, sanding, or refinishing. With a wide range of tools and techniques, we are confident of returning your home and contents to a preloss condition.

How do I plan content restoration?

  • Sort through items based on salvageable, non-salvageable, and disposable
  • Remove any disposable items from home using double-sealed bags
  • Perform demolition of non-salvageable materials found if necessary

If your house gets wet, you may need to consider a professional water restoration team. Contact SERVPRO of Gaithersburg / Germantown at (301) 963-8474 now.

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