ServiceMaster Restore is ready to respond quickly 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to ensure that your home, business, or other property is restored to the pre-loss condition as soon as possible after a La Crosse, WI water damage. Once on site, we do an assessment of the damage to begin the most efficient water damage clean up processes to mitigate loss and get you up and running again.
ServiceMaster Disaster Restoration Services has trained and IICRC certified technicians who understand that when water disasters strike, time is of the essence. As little as a few inches of standing water in a home or business can cause serious problems not only to the structure of the building but also to the residents or employees in the building. Even if the water is from a clean source, mold can begin to grow in a matter of hours. For unsanitary water breaks, the threat is even more serious and requires specialized removal of contaminated items as well as specialized cleaning and sanitizing services.
No matter what your emergency is, we can take care of your flooding problem fast. We have helped mitigate and restore homes and businesses from damage from storms, broken, leaky or burst pipes, toilet or sink overflow or a malfunction of an appliance that caused the flooding. No matter how big or how small the water damage is, we can help restore it.
We can pump away residual water, pack out furniture and other valuables and begin the remediation immediately to prevent further damage to home or property. Our trained technicians have the knowledge to factor in the condition of the materials damaged, the airflow and humidity levels to remove the water in the fastest way possible, keeping you informed of the process step by step. With ServiceMaster Disaster Restoration Services in La Crosse, WI, we have the tools, the technicians, and the resources to alleviate your stress when it comes to disaster situations.
What to do if you’re in the middle of a La Crosse, WI water damage:
- Damage from water and bacteria growth can begin within hours. Call ServiceMaster Disaster Restoration Services for help
- Remove as much water as possible by mopping and blotting
- Remove wet area rugs or other floor coverings not permanently attached. Do not attempt to start removing wall-to-wall carpet
- Lift draperies off the floor, loop through a coat hanger and place the hanger on the drapery rod
- Wipe furniture, prop up wet furniture cushions for even drying and place aluminum foil under furniture legs
- Move photos, painting and art objects to a safe, dry location
- Keep books on shelves. Pack them tightly to prevent warping of pages until a restoration professional can begin this specialized drying
- Open drawers, closets and cabinet doors to enhance drying
What not to do
- Do not enter a room with standing water until electricity has been turned off
- Do not use a regular household vacuum to remove water
- Do not lift tacked-down carpet without professional help
- Do not use electrical appliances while on wet carpet or flooring
- Do not disturb visible mold
- Do not remove books from shelves