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We Give Your Contents the Care They Deserve

12/23/2020 (Permalink)

To many, the word “home” means much more than its dictionary definition, which is “one’s place of residence” according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Instead, what makes your house your home is the contents and belongings that lie inside. At SERVPRO, we’ve seen countless instances of emergency water events such as leaks and floods significantly damage homes and the cherished contents that they hold. We understand the value that you and your family place in your belongings, which is why our team strives to take the utmost care of your home’s contents after a water damage event, working to restore them rather than replace them.

We also know that every water loss is different and requires a unique plan of action. As a result, we offer multiple different types of contents restoration services that fit a variety of scenarios in order to provide the best protection for your belongings. Continue reading to take a closer look at the ways in which we look after and care for your home’s water-damaged contents.

Contents Restoration

Here at SERVPRO, we provide 7 types of contents restoration services in order to ensure that we have a service that will fit your needs, depending on the nature of the water damage that your home’s contents have sustained. Depending on the volume of residue, we may use dry cleaning or wet cleaning if the residue is light or moderate to heavy, respectively. In the event that the damaged contents cannot be restored with wet cleaning, spray and wipe or foam cleaning may be utilized. Foam cleaning is often appropriate for fabric items. Immersion cleaning or abrasive cleaning may also be a good option, depending on the type of items affected.

Move-Out and Pack-Out

When the amount of water damage to your home’s contents is significant, our move-out and pack-out services may be useful, as they help prevent your belongings from undergoing any further damage during the process of restoration. After the job has been completed, we also provide move-in day services, but these may vary depending on your insurance.

Electronic Cleanup

From T.V. sets to computers and DVD players, your electronic devices can become hazardous if they come into contact with water. If your home has experienced water damage, it is crucial that you stay away from your electronic devices and refrain from using them until they have been properly inspected because the combination of electricity and electronics can be deadly. Our team is experienced in caring for water-damaged electronics and we work carefully to properly clean the exterior of each device in an effort to prevent damage to their interiors. Finally, following our cleaning, a trustworthy electronics technician will inspect the device or devices in order to make sure that they are safe for use.

Document and Photograph Drying

Photos and documents often hold our most cherished memories, so it is critical that they receive the best care in the event that they come into contact with even the smallest drop of water. Our team will take every action to completely and thoroughly dry photos and documents. It’s not always possible to restore documents and photos to their pre-water loss condition, as water damage can sometimes be irreversible, but we are committed to preventing them from enduring further water damage. We offer 5 different drying services, vacuum thermal drying, vacuum freeze drying, freezer drying, dehumidifier, and air drying, so that we are able to dry any type of water-damaged contents. In this way, we strive to be able to provide drying services for as many of your belongings as possible.

Contents Claim Inventory Service (CCIS)

Because every water emergency is stressful, whether it’s a small leak or an overwhelming flood, SERVPRO’s Contents Claim Inventory Service (CCIS) is here to help. By compiling a detailed list of your home’s contents, complete with photographs and barcoding, you can keep track of your belongings. Included in the inventory is each item’s preloss value in addition to details describing any damage that they have sustained. The CCIS is a tool that will aid in relieving stress and restoring your peace of mind in a time in which you need it most.

Need More Information?

In the event that your home endures water damage and your contents are affected, don’t hesitate. Pick up the phone and call SERVPRO of Metro Pittsburgh East at (412) 672-5400 today to schedule a consultation and click here to find answers to any questions that you may have about the ways in which we care for your water-damaged belongings. Beyond caring for your belongings, we also offer many other types of water damage restoration services, which you can learn more about here. Here at SERVPRO, we understand the threat that water damage poses to your valued belongings. Remember that SERVPRO is only a call away and always ready to get to work caring for your home’s contents, making it “Like it never even happened.”

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