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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Flooded Home in San Ysidro?

9/6/2021 (Permalink)

Water is shown coming out onto a walkway from inside a house. We have the equipment and experience to quickly mitigate water damage in San Diego.

Do you know that water can cause serious damage to a home in as little as one hour? SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro’s technicians have the experience, advanced training, and equipment necessary to quickly and efficiently mitigate water damage. Here is a water damage timeline that describes the damage water will do within a week:

Within Minutes

  • Water quickly spreads throughout your property, saturating everything in its path
  • Water is absorbed into walls, floors, upholstery, and belongings
  • Furniture finishes may bleed, causing permanent staining on carpets
  • Photographs, books, and other paper goods start to swell and warp

Hours 1 - 24:

  • Drywall begins to swell and break down
  • Metal surfaces begin to tarnish
  • Furniture begins to swell and crack
  • Dyes and inks from cloth and paper goods spread and stain
  • A musty odor appears

48 Hours to 1 Week:

  • Mold and mildew may grow and spread
  • Doors, windows, and studs swell and warp
  • Metal begins to rust and corrode
  • Furniture warps and shows signs of mold
  • Paint begins to blister
  • Wood flooring swells and warps
  • Serious biohazard contamination is possible

Call Us!

When you have a water damage emergency, SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro has a team of highly trained restoration technicians on-call 24-hours a day. Call us today at 619-439-2407.

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