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Can Hardwood Floors Be Restored After Coral Gables Water Damage?

2/18/2021 (Permalink)

Hardwood floor/ damaged by water Water can quickly damage the flooring in your home. Contact SERVPRO for water removal and remediation efforts.

SERVPRO Delivers Wet Flooring Mitigation and Remediation Options

When your treasured hardwood floors flood after a plumbing leak, appliance malfunction, or storm event in Coral Gables, you might fear that tear-out and replacement is the only solution. Our Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC)-trained managers and technicians learn many strategies to remove water and dry the hardwood carefully, often resulting in a return to the previous condition over the whole or most of the floor.

What Procedures Do Professional Water Restorers Follow with Wet Hardwood?

Genuine hardwood flooring is more resilient than you might hope, its natural resistance to moisture supporting skilled and well-equipped technicians as they pursue water damage restoration in Coral Gables. SERVPRO crews will:

  • Assess for hazards
  • Adjust the conditions to proceed safely
  • Remove standing water with pumps and extractors, assisted by squeegees.
  • Use negative pressure moisture suction methods such as floor mats to pull water from several layers.
  • Consider removing some strips or planks to gain access for water removal and drying.
  • Use moisture detectors and meters (both in the damaged area and in an affected space) to determine the damage’s extent and help set drying goals.
  • Devise and implement a drying plan

Have confidence that SERVPRO of South Miami can return your hardwood floors to “Like it never even happened.” Call us at (305) 269-8900.

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